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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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3-28-14 Calendar

Traditional and progressive bluegrass groups the Steep Canyon Rangers and Della Mae perform at the Silver Center at Plymouth State University. 8 p.m. Tickets are $30-35 for adults, and $28-33 for seniors, and $15-20 for youth.

Red Sox World Series trophies from 2004, 2007, and 2013 will be visiting local fans at the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound from 4-6 p.m. Open to the public.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m.

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.

Family Movie Night at the Gilman Library in Alton featuring the Disney film Planes. 7 p.m. For more more information call 875-2550.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at the Hampton Inn, in Tilton from 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.

Line dancing classes with instructor Bonnie Deutch at the Gilford Public Library. Beginner Class is 6 to 7 p.m.; Intermediate Class 7:15-8:15 p.m. $8 fee. NOTE: No classes will be held on April 4th.

Brickyard Blues Band hosts Dance Night at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m., $12 admission. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for $10 optional buffet dinner.

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.
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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3-27-14 Calendar

History of Midwifery, nurse/midwife Wendy Wilson will give a talk at noon at Lakes Region Community College, Laconia (Academic Commons). Program marks college's celebration of Women's History Month. Refreshments served.

Free workshop on learning EFT ( Emotional Freedom Technique), 6:30-8 p.m. at Healing Lakes Chiropractic, 635 Main St., Laconia (above Greenlaws). Call Dr. Valerie Lunnon at 603-965-3642.

The U.S. Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization speaks at Plymouth State University's Welcome Center at PSU Ice Arena. 1 p.m.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Drop-In Storytime, 11:15 a.m. to noon. Open Painting at the Library 1:30-3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Foreign Movie Night 7-9 p.m. This month's movie is from France.

Button Up New Hampshire home energy saving workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., Minot Sleeper Library, 35 Pleasant St., Bristol. Co-sponsored by Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative, Bristol Rotary Club, and Bristol United Church of Christ.  

Business After Hours networking event hosted by the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce. 5 to 7 p.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, in the large conference room on the first floor.

'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.

BooBoo Groove performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Show starts at 8 p.m. and admission is $12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for an optional $10 buffet dinner. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Free Sit n Sew at The Quilted Frog, Weirs Beach. 2 to 5 p.m. Call 366-5600 for more information.

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3-26-14 Calendar

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

Red Cross Bloodmobile, noon-5 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School, Meredith.

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

The Laconia High School, Class of 1948 lunch, noon, Water Street Cafe, 141 Water St., Laconia.

Talk on need for civil discourse on political issues, 11 a.m., Taylor Community Woodside Building, Laconia. Talk by Dr. Krisan Evenson, political psychologist and lecturer at PSU. Those wishing to attend are asked to call 524-5600.

Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours hosted by Patrick's Pub and Eater of Gilford. 4-6 p.m. Live music will begin at 5 p.m. For more information call 524-5531. To register visit www.LakesRegionChamber.org.

How to avoid being a victim of a scam informational program presented by the police chiefs of Holderness and Ashland. 11:30 a.m. at the Holderness Fire Department. For more information call 968-2303.

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.

Lakes Region Blue Star Mothers meeting. 6 p.m. in the conference room at Lakes Region General Hospital. For more information call Joy Hall at (732) 216-3455.

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3-25-14 Calendar

Nooners Book Group featuring the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. Noon at Hall Memorial Library.

Presentation about Hiking With Children held at the Meredith Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

Special presentation by author and comedian Mary Lou Fuller shown as part of her "Aging With Humor" program. 6:30 p.m. in the Gilford Public Library Meeting Room.

Workshop about the open-source currency, Bitcoin, hosted by the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information or to reserve a seat visit www.EnterpriseCenterNH.com or call 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Simple and Effective Event Marketing event hosted by the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce and Constant Contact and the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. 9-11 a.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. For more information or to register for the event call 536-1001.

2014 Juried Student Exhibition reception held from 4-6 p.m. at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery in Plymouth. For more information visit Plymouth.edu/gallery.

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.

Moultonborough Toastmaster meeting. 6 p.m. at the town library. Everyone from surrounding towns also welcome to attend. Toastmasters develop speech practice that is self-paced and specific to an individuals needs. For more information call 476-5760.

The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette' at 524-7624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

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