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10-4-14 Calendar

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Joyful Footsteps Preschool, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Community church of Alton. Cost is $8 for adults and $6 for children. 

Blues Legend Larry Garner performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. BYOB. Catered dinner available before the show. For more information call 527-0043. 

5th Annual Tee Off for Ta Tas Golf Tournament and Tapas Tasting, registration is at 9 a.m. at Jade Trace Golf Course in Laconia. Tasting is included in the tournament fee of $125 per team. For more information call 528-3057. 

"Celebrate Sanbornton" event held in Town Square, including the library, UCC Church, Old Town Hall, Lane Tavern and Currier Building and field, and Life/Safety Building, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Moulton Farm's Foliage Festival featuring family fun activities, visits with farm animals, tractor rides, food, corn mazes and more, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. Doughnut on a string contest begins at 2 p.m. 

Guided Hike of Red Hill Conservation Area in Moultonborough led by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust. Hike departs at 9 a.m. and will leave at approximately 3 p.m. Participants are asked to arrive at 8:45 a.m. For more information or to register email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 253-3301. 

The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region holds a free family concert at the bandstand in the square of Sanbornton, 1 p.m. 

Belknap Mill Quilters Guild's 37th Annual Harvest of Quilts Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Conference Center at Opechee Inn & Spa in Laconia. Cost is $7 per person.

Princess Tea Party featuring Anna And Elsa from Disney's "Frozen", 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. at the Gilford Youth Center. Tickets are $25 per child. Accompanying parents do not need a ticket. For more information or to make the payment call 524-6978.  

Fundraiser to benefit the NRA Foundation held at 5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Franklin. Door prizes, bucket raffles, silent and live auctions and games. $40 per person, including a meal and the auction. For more information call 968-9944 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Foliage Ride, 9 a.m. to noon from the Laconia Harley-Davidson dealership located at 239 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith. Ride in for your chance to meet our new management team and enjoy free food and music by the band Almost Famous.

Celebrate Sanbornton event held in the Town Square, including the library, UCC Church, Old Town Hall, Lane Tavern and Currier Building and field, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 934-6486. 

The United Baptist Church holds a clothing-shoes-boots sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The church is located at 23 Park Street in Laconia. 

30th Annual Art Show hosted by Friends of the Arts, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Town Common in Plymouth. For more information visit www.friends-of-the-arts.org

Animal Training program held at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, 10-11:30 a.m. Tickets are $7/member; $9/non-member; $10 day of program. For more information or to make a reservation visit www.nhnature.org or call 603-968-7194.

The Inter-Lakes Summer Theater offers a fall show, "Sing Happy, the Wold of Kander and Ebb," 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School auditorium. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets call 1-888-245-6374.

Monte Carlo Night hosted by the Moultonborough Historical Society, 6-10 p.m. at the Lions Club on Old Route 109 in Moultonborough. Tickets are $25 per person. BYOB. Buffet dinner provided. For more information call 253-6250 or visit www.MoultonboroughHistory.org.

Open House at the Franklin Fire Department, 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. a the Fire Station located at 59 West Bow Street in Franklin. 

The Laconia-Gilford Lions Club holds its annual Electronic Waste Collection Day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lowe's parking lot in Gilford. Recycle electronic items of all sizes from phones and computers to dryers and refrigerators. 

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.
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. .

Spaghetti dinner at Alton Community Church to benefit Joyful Step Preschool. 5:30 to 7 p.m. $8 for adults, $6 for children and free for kids younger than 8.

N.H. Marathon, half marathon, 10K and health walk. Events begin at 9 a.m. in Bristol. 10k and marathon begin in front of the Newfound Memorial Middle School, half-marathon participants start at the Sculptured Rocks in Groton.

Northfield-Tilton Congregational Church hosts spaghetti dinner. 5 to 7 p.m. $8 dinner includes pasta with or without meatballs, salad, bread, drinks and dessert. Proceeds will benefit the church’s restoration fund.

The Willie J. Laws Band returns to Tower Hill Tavern, 264 Lakeside Ave, Weirs Beach, to play the "Real Deal" Blues. 8:30 p.m.

Children/Baby Boutique hosted by the LRGH Nursery Guild. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center.

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10-3-14 Calendar

The Jeremy Wallace Blues Trio performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. BYOB. Catered dinner available before the show. For more information or to make a reservation for dinner call 527-0043. 

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Storytime 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Conversational German Class, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

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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10-2-14 Calendar

Food for Friends free monthly community meal, 5-6 p.m. at the Bristol United Church of Christ. For more information call 774-2713. 

Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Time, 10:30–11:15 a.m. Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Conversational French Class, 3:30–4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.

Gilmanton Year-Round Library events; Crafternoon featuring one of a kind button tree creations 3:15-5 p.m. Energy Share, 7 p.m.

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.
Craft night at Belmont Public Library. 6 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.
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.

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10-1-14 Calendar

Presentation on the Civil War and General Thomas hosted by the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, 7 p.m. Free for Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society Members and $5 for non-members. For more information or to RSVP call 366-5950. 

Preschool Storytime at Belmont Public Library, 10:30 a.m. 

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

Gilmanton Year-Round Library Home School Group 1-3 p.m.  All home schooling parents are welcome to join this open forum, where the can share ideas and lesson plans. 

Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet eachWednesday 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.
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.

Lakeport Railroad Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Admission. 5 Railroad Avenue, Lakeport, NH (off Elm Street). For more information call 524-3519.

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9-30-14 Calendar

Program titled Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes, 7 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. Fro more information call 279-4303. 

Events at Belmont Public Library; TAG for Teens, 3 p.m. ; BPL Book Group featuring the book Flight Behavior, 6 p.m. 

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
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.
Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at Gilford Public Library: Storytime 10:30-11:15 a.m. Babygarten, 11:15 a.m. to noon. Greeting Card Class, 6-7:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting GriefShare on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m., starting September 23 and running for 13 weeks through December 16. Participants are encouraged to come all 13 weeks, but each week is independent of the others in content so one can join us at anytime along the way. GriefShare is a Bible-based support group for anyone who is suffering the loss of someone close to them, no matter how recent or long ago the loss is. Even though the teaching is based out of the Christian Bible, the group recognizes and appreciates that not everyone has that viewpoint. All are welcome. Each session consists of a video, workbook and group discussion. The videos feature respected counselors and teachers who have faced their own grief and who share insights on how to walk through grief in a healthy manner. For more information and to register please call Mary at 496-6583 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.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia - Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their 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). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.

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