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4-2-14 Calendar

Laconia Area Job Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Belknap Mall, 96 Daniel Webster Hwy, Belmont. All level positions, entry to experience and varied industries. Sponsored by New Hampshire Employment Security.

Lakes Region Planning Commission, Transportation Advisory Committee, 2 p.m., LRPC Offices, Humiston Building, Meredith. For more information, call 279-8171.

Sanbornton Congregational Church–UCC/ Sanbornton Town Library presents the film "Five People You Meet in Heaven" from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Library. For more information call 286-3018.

Author Thomas F. Lee speaks about the ethical implications of the human genome project as part of the Sal O Sidore Lecture Series at PSU. 7 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 535-2787.

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

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Animals & Me 9:45-10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served. Teen/Tween Book Club featuring the book Smile by Raina Telgemeier. 3:30–4:30 p.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.
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.
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.

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

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4-1-14 Calendar

Presentation by Jim Gaudet of the American-Canadian Genealogical Society discussing what resources are available to those trying to reach their Canadian ancestors. 4 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. Refreshments served. Hosted by the Meredith Library Genealogy Club. 

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Mexican Train Dominoes 10:30 a.m. Project Teen 3 p.m.

Gilford Clickers 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Gilford Public Library.

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.

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

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3-31-14 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.

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3-30-14 Caldenar

250th Anniversary of the Plymouth Congregational Church celebration featuring an organ/piano concert. 3 p.m. at the Plymouth Congregational Church. The concert will be followed by a supper.

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Laconia Rotary Club. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region at 888 North Main Street. Breakfast is $5 per person or $20 per family. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club for the purchase and renovation of their new home at the former St. James Episcopal Church. For more information call 556-9956 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lakes Region Spring Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Opechee Conference Center, 62 Doris Ray Court, Laconia. Exhibits will include antique restorations, chair caning, hand knits, floral arrangements, gourmet foods, bling clothing, glass art, fine jewelry, prints & acrylic paintings, bat houses, quilts & quilted decor, fabric crafts,  wooden bowls & wooden crafts, birdhouses, seasonal decor, and more. Free. Info Joyce 528-4014.

20th annual JTG Music Memorial Extravaganza at Giuseppe's Pizzaria & Restorante in Meredith. Show kicks off at noon followed by 12 consecutive hours of live musical entertainment performed by more than 38 musicians. $10 suggested donation at the door. Proceeds benefit the Gnerre Music Scholarship Fund. For more information call 603-279-3313.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at Lakes Region Hospital in Laconia, and Franklin Hospital in Franklin. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those planning on taking part in the enrollment process are asked to bring their Social Security number, employer and income information, and a copy of their W-2 or tax statements. For more information call 528-6945.

 

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3-29-14 Calendar

Ben Emmond Memorial Fund 3 on 3 Tournament will be held at Laconia High School. Registration runs from 8-8:45 a.m. Games are scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. Cost is $45 per team with up to 4 people per team. Drinks, raffles, and snacks available. All proceeds benefit the Ben Emmond Memorial Fund. For more information call 494-1579 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Second annual Cupcakes for a Cause Fundraiser held by Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the historic Belknap Mill in downtown Laconia. Admission is $10 and guests will vote on the best flavored cupcake. Tickets can be purchased at All Brite Cleaning and Restoration on Country Club Road in Gilfor or at the door on a first come first serve basis.

The American Legion Post 33 is hosting a Meat Bingo event starting at 3 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith. The event is sponsored by the SAL of the American Legion. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit a unique and worthy charity.

First Roast Beef Dinner of the 2014 season hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church. 5-7 p.m. at the under-croft at the church on Route 25. Cost is $12 per person or $25 per family of four.

PTO Craft Fair held to help raise funds for technology improvements at Belmont Elementary School. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Belmont Elementary School. Includes food and raffles.

Rabies Clinic and Dog Licensing event held by the City of Franklin. 2-4 p.m. at the Franklin Fire Station located on West Bow Street. For licensing a photo ID is required as proof of Franklin residency. Prior rabies vaccination information encouraged. Vaccination costs $12 per cat/dog. Dog license fees range from $2-$9. All dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers. For more information call 934-3109.

Rabies Clinic, 1-3 p.m., Rumney Animal Hospital, for dogs, cats and ferrets, $10 (cash only).

St. Michael's College Choral presents a concert at the First Congregational Church in Meredith beginning at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 279-6271.

Children's Auction fund-raiser, 8 p.m., Blackstone's Lounge, Margate Resort, Lake Street, Laconia. Eric Grant Band, door prizes, raffles, 50/50. Sponsored by Cafe Deja Vu and Team Pub Mania. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Meat Bingo event hosted by the American Legion Post 33 in Meredith to raise funds for the Meredith Village Cemetery. 3 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith.

3rd Annual "Passport To The World" travel trade show hosted by Penny Pitou Travel. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Margate Resort in Laconia. Admission is free.

Lakes Region Spring Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Opechee Conference Center, 62 Doris Ray Court, Laconia. Some exhibits will include antique restorations, chair caning, hand knits, floral arrangements, gourmet foods, bling clothing, glass art, fine jewelry, prints & acrylic paintings, bat houses, quilts & quilted decor, fabric crafts, wooden bowls & wooden crafts, birdhouses, seasonal decor and more. Info Joyce 528-4014.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at Lakes Region Hospital in Laconia and Franklin Hospital in Franklin 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those planning on taking part in the enrollment process are asked to bring their Social Security number, employer and income information, and a copy of their W-2 or tax statements. For more information call 528-6945.

'Music Man, Jr.,' musical performed by Laconia Middle School drama club. 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium, tickets may be purchased at the door.

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. .

Laconia Ice Arena hosts final Saturday Night Meltdown of the season. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Public skating, live D.J., laser light show, games and prizes. All ages, $10 per person.

Laconia Friends of Football host 5th Annual Auction at Beane Conference Center. Silent auction and registration begins at 5:30 p.m., live auction begins at 6.

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