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4-30-14 Calendar

U.S. Cellular offers a free demonstration to introduce the company's Home Phone Service. Noon to 1 p.m. at Wesley Woods in Gilford. For more information or to RSVP for the event call 528-2555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lakes Region Community College offers Climanomics: The Good, the Bad, and the Opportunities from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Academic Commons on Prescott Hill. Free and open to the public.

Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work.
Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.

 Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert 10 a.m. to noon.

The Laconia High School Class of 1948 lunch, noon, Lyons Den Restaurant and Tavern, 25 Dock Road, Gilford.
Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks.
Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Call/ leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9969 for more information.
Zentangle workshop held every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Vynart Gallery located at 30 Main Street in Meredith. For more information call 279-0557.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 18 Veterans Square in Laconia.
Franklin VNA & Hospice will hold a free Hospice volunteer training class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the VNA office in Franklin. For more information or to register for Hospice volunteer classes, contact Beth or Bruce at Franklin VNA & Hospice at (603) 934-3454. (Through December 18th)
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

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4-29-14 Calendar

Presentation on the geological factors which influenced the evolution of the neighboring states' topography presented by Dr. Bryon MiddleKauff of Plymouth State University.  11 a.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. Free and open to the public. To RSVP call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Talk by humorist Rebecca Rule, 6:30 p.m., Meredith Public Library. Light refreshments.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club meets at the Laconia Public Library on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.)
Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.
GriefShare session held for those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. Sessions includes a video seminar and group discussion. For further information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up from 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre-registration is required. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia conducts a Tuesday Night Meditation Group. 6-7:15 p.m. This group is designed to create a community where you can develop your own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community.  No experience necessary.  Sessions consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly discussions (no preparation required). Those joining for the first time are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction.  Free will donations accepted.
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.

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4-28-14 Calendar

Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. The program is held Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69 Pleasant St.), Laconia, NH 03246. Use back entrance. Call/leave a message for Paula at 998-0562 for more information.
Barbershop chorus meets every Monday at Gilford Community Church, lower level. 7:15 p.m. For more information, call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.
Chess Club at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-7 p.m.
Free one on one internet and computer instruction every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tilton Senior Center, 11 Grange Road, Tilton.  
Adult Pick-up Basketball offered by Meredith Parks & Recreation Department held at the Meredith Community Center Monday nights from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. $1 per person - sign in and out at the front desk.
Bingo at the VFW Post 1670 located at 143 Court Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m.

NAMI-NH Family Support Group. Meets the first and third Mondays of every month at 7 p.m. at the Pease Public Library, downstairs.  Open to anyone who is dealing with a close friend or family member who has mental illness.  For information, call Marcia at 254-5090, email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Carol at 536-2699.

Lakes Region Planning Commission meeting to discuss household hazardous waste disposal program. 6 p.m. at the Northfield Town Hall.

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4-27-14 Calendar

Dollhouse Show at the Benz Center in Sandwich featuring three dozen antique to contemporary dollhouse displays. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit the Benz Center. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

Easter Seals Scramble scavenger hunt held at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton. Registration begins at 9 a.m. followed by the Scramble run from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 per person or $85 per team of four. Teams must include at least one adult. Pizza lunch at UNO's provided. To register in advance call 1-888-368-8880 or visit www.eastersealsme.org/events.

Streetcar Company presents the musical Les Miz. 2 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at Inter-Lakes High School. Tickets are available online at www.streetcarcompany.com.

Plymouth State University symphonic band performance. 3 p.m. at Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for adults and youth, $6 for seniors. Call the box office at 535-2787 for tickets.

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4-26-14 Calendar

Streetcar Company presents the musical Les Miz. 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at Inter-Lakes High School. Tickets are available online at www.streetcarcompany.com.

Indoor Community Yard Sale hosted by the Gilford Youth Center. 8 p.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more information call 524-6978 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 Campton Congregational Church holds an Italian Supper from 5 - 6:30 p.m. The menu includes homemade lasagna, various pastas & sauces, garlic bread, salads, beverages, and homemade pies for desert. Cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children.

Dollhouse Show at the Benz Center in Sandwich featuring three dozen antique to contemporary dollhouse displays. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit the Benz Center. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the first-floor conference room  Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
All compulsive eaters are welcome to attend the Overeaters Anonymous meeting held each Saturday morning from 11 to 12 at the Franklin Hospital.  
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia.  
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

Friends of Gordon-Nash Library Annual Meeting and Program. 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting is followed by light refreshments and a Nature Under Our Noses presentation by photographer-naturalist Barry Draper.  The program features selected slides and stories from the Drapers' trips to South America, Kenya, and Costa Rica.  The program will be held at the Gordon-Nash Library, 69 Main Street, New Hampton.  For more information, call 744-8061.

Radio Silence-Death on the Air performed at Franklin Opera House. 7:30 p.m. Mystery Dessert Theater show includes sweets. Seating ranged from $24 to $14, with an additional $2 discount for seniors. Call box office at 934-1901 or visit franklinoperahouse.org for tickets.

Spring benefit auction hosted by Tilton-Northfield United Methodist Church. Viewing at 1 p.m., auction begins at 1:15.

Prescription drug take-back event in the Franklin CVS parking lot at 861 Central Street. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Safe, free and anonymous disposal of unwanted, unused or expired medications.

Rabies and microchip clinic hosted by N.H. Humane Society. 10 a.m. to noon. Rabies vaccinations will be available for $12 per animal, microchipping for $25. Cats must be in a carrier, dogs must be on a leash.

Meet and Greet with Republican candidate for governor Andrew Hemingway. 10 to 11 a.m. at the Gilman Library in Alton.

Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks performing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. show time, admission is $12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for optional $10 buffet dinner. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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