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2-26-15 Calendar

Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt reads her award-winning poetry, 7 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts. Held as part of the Eagle Pond Authors' Series at Plymouth State University. Tickets are free and available by calling 535-2787. 

Altrusa of Meredith prepares a community dinner. Guests are asked to arrive no earlier than 4:45 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Seating is limited to 50 guests. For more information call 279-9918.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. 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, 849 North 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.

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. Attendees at the story time are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear.

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.

Little Learners Pre-School Skating Lessons, 11:30 a.m to noon. Price is $10 per person, which includes a lesson and skating during public skate. Adult chaperones must pay an admission fee of $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.

Free Peer Support Groups for Parents of Children, Teens and Young Adults with Substance Use Issues sponsored by F.A.S.T.E.R. Parent Support Group (Families Advocating Substance Treatment, Education & Recovery). The group is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday every month from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Family Resource Center 719 North Main Street in Laconia. For more information call 293-0960

Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class focusing on the Topic of Breath. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Laconia. Classes are free and run one hour. All are welcome. For more information call 832-3550 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Better Together meeting. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School.

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2-25-15 Calendar

Free program led by the director of New Hampshire Funeral Resources, Education and Advocacy, 10 a.m. in the Taylor Community's Woodside Building. To RSVP call 524-5600.

Annual Cardboard Box Sled Derby, 10 a.m. at the Gilford Outing Club in Gilford. For more information call 527-4722.

Laconia High School Class of 1948 luncheon, noon, 405 Restaurant, 405 Union Ave., Laconia.

Belknap County Democrats meeting, 6 p.m. at Lakes Region Community College in Laconia. For more information or to RSVP email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

Cribbage Tournaments held at the Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford, 6:30-7 p.m. Proceeds go towards The Cafe Deja Vu Pub Mania Team. Cost is $10 per person. Weekly cash prizes awarded. For more information call 998-1418.

Concord Transplant Support Group. 7 p.m. in Room 5C at Concord Hospital. Open to all pre- and post-transplant patients, friends and family. For more information call Yoli at 224-4767.

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.

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.

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2-24-15 Calendar

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.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.

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. .

New Hampshire for Haiti, program on habitat restoration in the White Mountains and Haitik, 6:30 p.m., Flying Monkey Theater, Plymouth.

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.

The First Baptist Church will be hosting GriefShare every Tuesday beginning January 20 and running through April 14 from , 6:30-8:30 p.m. GriefShare is a nondenominational, Bible based grief recovery group that ministers to those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. For more information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

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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2-23-15 Calendar

Laconia Historical and Museum Society annual meeting featuring a lecture program "The Historic Organs of Laconia" held at the Laconia Public Library.  Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the lecture at 7 p.m. For more information call 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach.

Bristol Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at the Bristol Fire Department, 85 Lake Street. For more information call 279-5341.

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.

Families Sharing Without Shame support group for parents who have a child/children who have or currently are abusing drugs and/or alcohol, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Gilford Community Church Gathering Room. The group's goal is to provide a safe meeting place where there is no guilt, shame, or blame, just compassion and understanding.

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2-22-15 Calendar

Performance of the comedy Sylvia presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredih, 2 p.m. Cost is $25 for orchestra seating and $15 for balcony. For more information or to purchase a ticket call 297-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Indoor Farmer's Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big Banana, located at 229 Messer Street, Laconia. Food stamps accepted.

 

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