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8-3-14 Calendar

Raft-a-Palooza at LakeFest, Endicott Rock Park, Route 3 and Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach; 10:15 a.m., blessing of the fleet, at 11 a.m. boats raft up in an attempt to set two Guinness World Records. More information at www.lakefest.org or 603-226-0299.

Artisan workshop, 1-4 p.m., Ann Lee demonstrates making lace scarves, Legion of NH Craftsmen Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith.

Chamber ensemble EastWest Trio performs, 3 p.m., Taylor Community (Woodside Building), 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Free. 

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Attic Treasures Roadshow appraisal event, 5:30 p.m., Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough. Fee. This event features antique appraiser Bruce Buxton of Portland, Maine.

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Brenda's Ride, fund-raising motorcycle ride to benefit breast cancer research and programs, Weirs Beach Lobster Pound Restaurant, Route 3, Weirs Beach.

Marshmallow Man Sprint Triathlon, 8 a.m., Opechee Park, North Main St., Laconia; 0.3-mile swim, 14-mile bike race, 5k road race (same-day registration available); children's activities during race, barbecue follows. More information at www.marshmallowman.org

Household Hazardous Waste collection in Bristol, Center Ossipee, Laconia, and Moultonborough, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Residents and taxpayers in Lakes Region communities eligible to participate. For list of collection sites visit www.lakesrpc.org. Sponsored by Lakes Region Planning Commission.

Public celebration of breastfeeding, 10:30 a.m., Laconia Public Library (in the garden outside if weather is good, otherwise in Rotary Hall).

Antique & Classic car show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 305 Whittemore Point Road North, Bridgewater; benefits New Hampshire Wind Watch program.

John Bradley Thompson Charity Regatta, 11 a.m. (registration, coffee, snacks 8-10 a.m.; cookout 4 p.m., benefit auction 5 p.m.), Winnipesaukee Yacht Club, Dockham Shore Road, Gilford; event to benefit research into rare childhood brain cancers. 

I Love Squam Day, Squam Lakes Association, Route 3, Holderness; noon-3 p.m., canoe, kayak, paddleboard demos, snorkeling excursions, sailboat exhibits, and local hikes exploring bird life, forest ecology, and woodland stewardship; 5 p.m., cookout.

Book and Bake Sale, 9-30 a.m.-noon, Gilmanton Iron Works Library, 10 Elm St., Gilmanton Iron Works; proceeds benefit the library.

Artisan workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Alene Sirlott-Cope demonstrates alcohol ink tiles, League of NH Craftsmen Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith.  

Open houses at Grange Hall and Benjamin Rowe House historical landmarks, Gilford Village, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; sponsored by Thompson Ames Historical Society.

Author book-signing, Brenda Reeves Sturgis autographs her newly-released picture book, "The Lake Where the Loon Lives," 2 to 4 p.m., at Innisfree Bookshop in the Mill Falls Marketplace, Meredith.

3rd Annual Dance to Make a Difference, 7 p.m., at Plymouth Regional High School, Plymouth; to reserve seats email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Seabee Veterans Picnic, noon, New Hampshire Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton; open to all Navy Seabee veterans and their guests.

Used items sale and tea, 2-6 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Highland Street, Ashland.

Bean Supper, 5-7 p.m., Squam Valley Masonic Building, Route 3 & 25, Center Harbor-Holderness line; sponsored by Ellacoya Eastern Star Chapter.

Miss Lakes Region-Miss Lakes Region Teen Competition, 6 p.m., Gilford Youth Center, Potter Hill Road, Gilford.

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Traditional Irish musician Eugene Durkee performs, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Back Room at the Mill, 2 Central St., Bristol. More information at www.thebackroomatthemill.com or 603-744-0405.

Boo Groove jazz combo performs, 7-10 p.m., Patio Garden Restaurant, Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach.

Multi-genre group Occidental Gypsy performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem St., Laconia. Charge.

Rock band King Chrome performs, 7-11 p.m., VFW Post 1670, 143 Court St., Laconia. Charge.

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Little Church Theater production of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," a comedy by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Little Church Theater, Route 113, Holderness.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Pie Sale: Fidelis Missionary Society of Bristol Baptist Church holds its annual Homemade Pie Sale, Bristol Shop N Save parking lot, 8 a.m. until sold out. For more information, please call 744-3885.

Belmont Public Library: Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals!, 10 a.m., sponsored by Brookside Pizza.

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. .

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8-1-14 Calendar

Event at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Sit and Knit, 2-5 p.m.

Legos at the Library, Holderness Library, 10 a.m. Call the library, 968-7066, for more details.

Job Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Franklin Public Library, Franklin; sponsored by state Department of Employment Security.

Find Out fun Fact Fridays, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 10 a.m.-noon. Answer the question of the week and earn a Fizz! Boom! Beaker!

Computer Class, 9-10:30 a.m., Meredith Senior Center.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social bridge, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Conversational German class, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Teen Writing Camp, 4-6 p.m.

Environmental program, 12:30 p.m. cruise on MS Mount Washington, Jessica Bailey talks about role wetlands play in the region's watershed; sponsored by Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association.

Nature exploration "Below the Surface," discovering the variety of life forms that live below the forest floor and pond surface, 1-2:30 p.m., Squam Lake Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; for families with children ages 7 and up.   

Author book-signing, author and art historian David Adams Cleveland signs copies of "Love's Attraction," 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bayswater Book Store, Center Harbor.

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Author and former Plymouth resident Jennifer Wixson reads from her newest book, 4-6 p.m. at the Pease Library, 1 Russell St., Plymouth.

Musician Michael Nix performs, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Rotary Park, Beacon Street East, Laconia.

Classical pianist Archie M. Richards Jr. presents a program of classical music, Broadway tunes and old-time favorites, 2 p.m., Woodside Building, Taylor Community, 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Free. Call 603-524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a seat. 

Little Church Theater production of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," a comedy by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Little Church Theater, Route 113, Holderness.

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Cheryl Arena Blues performs, 8 p.m., Pitmam's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia. Charge.

Jared Steer Trio performs jazz, 7-10 p.m., Patio Garden Restaurant, Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach.

Fireworks, 10 p.m., Weirs Beach.

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.

Tilton Farmers' Market, 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton.
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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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.

Events at Meredith Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m.-noon; Book to Film Group, noon-2:30 p.m.; Lego Simple Machines, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Children's author Cheryl Bloser, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Open Painting, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Teen Writing Camp, 4-6 p.m.; Sourdough bread-making workshop, 6-7:30 p.m.

Event at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Art Blocks, 3:30 p.m., for kids ages 10-12.

Watercolor workshop, 1 p.m., Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough. Free.

Jeans Playhouse Children's Theater performs "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," 2 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts, Plymouth State University, Main Street, Plymouth.

Nature Program "Becoming Wild: Eastern Coyote in New England," 7 p.m., Sanbornton Public Library, Sanbornton; program given by coyote expert Chris Schadler. Free.

Little Church Theater production of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," a comedy by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Little Church Theater, Route 113, Holderness.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Nature program about peregrine falcons in New Hampshire, 7:30 p.m., Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road, Moultonborough. Free. For more information call the Loon Center at 603-476-5666. 

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.
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.

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.
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. 3-7 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.

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Events at Meredith Library: Family Story Time (geared for ages 4-7), 10-11:30 a.m., snacks served; Friends of the Library Meeting, 3-5 p.m.

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

Laconia High School Class of 1948 luncheon, noon, Top of the Town Restaurant, Ladd Hill Road, Belmont.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line dancing for beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Check-Out-An Expert, 10 a.m.-noon; Wonder Science, 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Teen Writing Camp, 4-6 p.m. 

Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. (Bubbles); Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m. (tin can telephones).

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 meet for social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work.

Watercolor workshop, 1 p.m., Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough. Free.

Talk about history of MS Mount Washington by Capt. Jim Morash, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3, Weirs Beach (next to Funspot). Free for Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society members; $5 for non-members.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Gilford Fall Youth Soccer League final registration, 5:30-7 p.m., Gilford Parks and Recreation Department Office, Town Hall, Route 11A, Gilford.

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.

Friends of the Meredith Library will be holding its monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month beginning at 3 PM, downstairs in the Community Room, at the Meredith Public Library.  For more information please visit: http://www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html.

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

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