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7-5-14 Calendar

Grand opening, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Bead Divine store, 54 Canal St., Laconia.

Fourth annual Fairy Land Festival sponsored by the Wolfeboro Children's Center. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cate Park in Wolfeboro. Admission is $5 per person.Proceeds benefit the Wolfeboro Area Children's Center 569-1027.

Open houses at historic Grange Hall and Rowe House, Belknap Mountain Road, Gilford Village, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; sponsored by Gilford Historical Society.

Annual Ice Cream event put on by Neal Shore Improvement Association, 3 p.m., 45 Neal Shore Road, Meredith. The life of the late Margaret "Peggy" Flynn will be celebrated. All who knew and loved Margaret are invited to come and share in the remembrance of Margaret. The rain date is Sunday, July .

Family Carnival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Town Square, Waterville Valley.

Chicken barbecue, 6 p.m., Ball Field, Ashland, put on by Common Man.

Ham and Bean Supper, 5-7 p.m., Squam Valley Masonic Building, Route 3, Center Harbor-Holderness line. Hosted by Ellacoya Chapter of the Eastern Star. Tickets available at the door.

Band concert by 39th Army Band, 7 p.m., Alton Bay Christian Conference Center Tabernacle. Free.

Gospel music program, 7 p.m., Rumney Bible Conference, Rumney; performed by Southern gospel trio the Hyssongs.

Alton fireworks display, 9:20 p.m., Alton Bay.

Ashland fireworks display, 9:30 p.m., Ball Field. Rain date Sunday, July 6, at dusk.

Bristol fireworks display, dusk, Kelley Park.

Sandwich fireworks display, dusk, Fairgrounds, Center Sandwich.

Fireworks over Meredith Bay, 9:30 p.m. Hosted by Greater Meredith Program.

Production of Larry Shue's "The Foreigner," presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "42nd Street," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith. Call: 888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheater.com

Gunstock Craft Fair featuring an array of arts and crafts and live music with Just Harry Ensemble. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 528-4014 or email www.joycescraftshows.com.

Lego Club at the Hall Memorial Library 10-11:30 a.m.

The Love Dogs band performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia.

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. .

Separated/Divorced Persons Support Group meeting. 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Compassion and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. Refreshments. Scholarships available. For more information call the rectory at 267-8174 or Ginny Timmons at 286-7066.

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7-4-14 Calendar

Pancake breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Ball Field, Ashland. Put on by Common Man.

Ashland Fourth of July Parade, 10 a.m., route of march along Main Street (Route 3).

Laconia Fourth of July Celebration, parade, 4:30 p.m., musical entertainment, food concessions, climbing wall in Opechee Park, 5:30-10 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m.

Book sale, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Gilmanton Corner Library.

Chicken barbecue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Meredith; put on by Griggs-Wyatt American Legion Post 33.

Storyteller Odds Bodkin, 3 p.m., Taylor Community, Woodside Building, Laconia. Free. Call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to save a seat.

24th Annual Meredith Lions Club Rubber Duckie Race. 4 p.m. at Hesky Park in Meredith. Ticket sales end at 3:30 p.m. the day of the race. Ticket prices are $5 for one ticket and $20 for five. Cash prizes of up to $1,000 awarded. Proceeds help the purchase of eyeglasses and hearing aids for those in need in the area. For more information or to order duck tickets call 279-6016.

The Moultonborough Women's Club will conduct its annual 4th of July Bake Sale. All bake sale proceeds will go directly into MWC scholarship fund.

Outdoor band concert, New Horizons Band performs, 7-9 p.m., Hesky Park, Route 3, Meredith.

Fireworks over Wolfeboro Bay, 9:30 p.m. Hosted by Brewster Academy.

Fireworks in Center Harbor, 9:15 p.m.; rain date Saturday, July 5.

Center Harbor fireGilmanton Fourth of July events: Parade (in Gilmanton Corners), 10 a.m., (parade forms 9:30 on High Street); post parade activities on the lawn of the Town Offices (Academy building) with food and vendor tables; fireworks, at Crystal Lake Park in the Iron Works, grounds open 6:30 p.m. (food, vendors, and live music), fireworks display begins at dusk (Rain date Saturday, July 5). Free parking/entry; donations toward 2015 fireworks accepted at the gate.

Waterville Valley Fourth of July events: Parade, 10 a.m.; band concert, Town Square gazebo stage, 6:30-9 p.m.; fireworks, 9:30 p.m.

Production of Larry Shue's "The Foreigner" presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 2 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

The Laconia Youth Soccer League holds sign-ups for the fall 2014 season from 5-7 p.m. at a registration table set up at Opechee Park. For more information or to sign up online visit www.lysl4u.com.

Tilton Farmers' Market open for the 2014 summer season. 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday.  Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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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7-3-14 Calendar

Fireworks, midnight, Weirs Beach.

Thursday of Discovery, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1:30 p.m. Conduct all sorts of experiments with us while learning a ton of scientific facts.

Rock-climbing demonstration, Squam Lakes Association, Route 3, Holderness.

Cook-out, Plymouth Senior Center, music begins at 11 a.m., food service begins at noon, dancing follows.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Open painting, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.

Technology Night, 5 p.m., Irwin Automotive Group, Laconia; opportunity to learn about technology features in Ford/Lincoln, Toyota and Huyndai vehicles.

Production of Larry Shue's "The Foreigner" presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "42nd Street," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith.

Performances of Rumpelstiltskin featuring professional actors from Jean's Playhouse Children's Theater in Lincoln. 2 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University. Seats are $7 per person or $5 for a group rate of 15 people or more. For more information call 535-2787. To purchase tickets online visit http://silver.plymouth.edu.

Art Blocks at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 3:30 p.m. For kids ages 10-12. To participate in the Art Block program call 286-8971.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
Magic, the Gathering, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6-8 p.m.

Energy Share, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6-8 p.m.

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.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided.
Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child's drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital's Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533.
Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-6 p.m. in the Municipal Parking Lot in downtown Laconia. Vegetables, breads, local meats, eggs, raw milk, flowers, wine, wool, maple syrup, embroidery, crafts, soaps, jewelry, coffee, treats, plants, herbs, live entertainment, and guest demonstrations.
The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith from 7-9 p.m. Meetings and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information visit www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon. Lego Time, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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7-2-14 Calendar

Production of Larry Shue's The Foreigner presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Outdoor band concert, New Horizons Band performs, 6:30 p.m., Moultonborough Bandstand, Route 109, Moultonborough.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "42nd Street," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring a catapult project 3:30 p.m.

Sailing demonstrations, Squam Lakes Association, Route 3, Holderness.

Read to Me story time and crafts, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 10:30 a.m.

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.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line dancing for beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Check-out-an-Expert!, 10 a.m-noon.

  Reception to celebrate opening of nature photography exhibit by former Laconia resident Bill Laforme, 5-7 p.m., Belknap Mill Gallery, Beacon Street East, Laconia. Exhibit on display through July 31.

Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
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.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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.
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.

 

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

 

The Country Village Quilt Guild meets 1:30pm  on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building behind the Police and Fire Station on Rt 25 in Moultonborough, NH. All are welcome. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.

 

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7-1-14 Calendar

Secrets of Cellar Holes, 1 p.m., Meredith Public Library. Historian Adair Mulligan talks about how contents of old cellar holes often provide clues about a town's past.

Fly-fishing demonstration, Squam Lakes Association, Route 3, Holderness.

Ecology cruise of Lake Winnipesaukee, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., depart from Weirs Beach. Charge. Sponsored by Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association. Call 603-581-6632 for more information.

Production of Larry Shue's "The Foreigner" presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "42nd Street," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith.

Project Teen featuring a Messy Twister game. 1 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield.

Events at the Gilford Public Library, Rug-hooking, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; author John Keller speaks, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Family Fun Event, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1 p.m. Bring the whole family and join in the fun activities.

RYStorytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
Magician Peter Boie performs at Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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.)
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. .
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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
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.

Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

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