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7-29-14 Calendar

Guided Paddle Excursion to Stonedam Island, participants meet at 8 a.m., Cattle Landing, Meredith Neck; sponsored by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust. Contact LRCT at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; 603-253-3301.

Family Fun Event, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1 p.m. Bring the whole family and join in the fun activities.

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

Events at Meredith Library: Harry Potter Jeopardy, 3:30-4:30 p.m., snacks and prizes; A Theater New You, 6:30-8 p.m., guest speaker Jeffrey Klenotic explores the history of the movie theater in New Hampshire.

Events a Gilford Public Library: Music with Mar, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Teen-Writing Camp, 4-6 p.m.; Destination: John Muir Trail, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Event at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Project Teen, 1 p.m., Mentos and Diet Coke.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.

Animal program by Squam Lakes Science Center, noon, Franklin Public Library.

Archery lessons, Arthur Tilton Ice Rink, Varney Point Road, Gilford; beginners' session, 4-5 p.m., intermediates' session, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Fee. For more information contact Gilford Parks and Rec 527-4722.

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.

Retired computer engineering professor Marlin Mickle present a present a program on the Internet of Things called “Who Is Hacking My Refrigerator?” at the Wolfeboro Public Library at 1 pm. Free and open to all. For more information call: 603-569-2428.

 

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

Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Franklin Regional Hospital lawn, Franklin.

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.

Book discussion, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6 p.m. Author Jessica Landers discusses her book "Driving Backwards."

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.
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
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.

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7-28-14 Calendar

Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Easy Science Experiments, 1 p.m. (Kids ages 6 and up); Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.

Crafternoon arts and crafts activities, Holderness Library, 3 p.m. For ages 8 and up. Call the library, 968-7066, for more details.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m.; Teen-Writing Camp, 4-6 p.m.

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

Meredith Sculpture Walk formal opening ceremony, 5 p.m., Chase House Patio, 300 Daniel Webster Highway. Guided tours of the 23 sculptures will be offered. Sponsored by the Greater Meredith Program.

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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. Donna Dearborn presents 'Every Sunday' program at Moutlonborough Public Library. 7 p.m. 
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.
Talk on fishing Lake Winnipesaukee, 6:30 p.m., Woodside Building, Taylor Community, Laconia; talk given by fishing guide Glen Leathers.

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.
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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7-27-14 Calendar

Putting Kids and Families First Charity Poker Run, Laconia Harley-Davidson, 239 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), in Meredith; onsite registration will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Poker Hands need to be turned in at 1:30 p.m., cookout and raffle follows; hosted by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, along with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares, the company's charitable foundation; proceeds to benefit our military troops as well as several local charities that support families in need of housing and other services.

Summer Fun Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tanger Outlets, 120 Laconia Road.

Annual Bruce Alan Downing B.A.D. Jam Family Fun and Music Festiva, 3-10 p.m., Greenhouse at Italian Farmhouse, 377 Daniel Webster Highway, Plymouth. Barbecue dinner, 5-8 p.m. Charge. Raises money for local music scholarships.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 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

Sufi Teachings on Spiritual Realization class. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia. All are welcome.

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Hebron Fair, starting at 9 a.m., Hebron Common; live and silent auction, used items for sale, food, children's activities, chicken barbecue.

Vintage car show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Weirs Beach Lobster Pound restaurant, Route 3, Weirs Beach; benefits Lakes Region Rotary Club.

Laconia High School Band Boosters yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Laconia Middle School gym, McGrath Street, Laconia.

Lakeport Community Association yard/box car sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Lakeport Freighthouse Museum, Railroad Ave. (off Elm St.), Lakeport; $1 bags, new furniture, porcelain dolls, books. Rain or shine.

Summer Fun Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tanger Outlets, 120 Laconia Road, Tilton.

Bead Weaving Demonstration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith; Deb Fairchild will demonstrate various types of bead work.

Modern Dance Class, 10-11:30 a.m. (beginners/all levels), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (intermediate & advanced), Sandwich Town Hall, Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Fee. For more information, call Paula Vinzi Johnson at 603-726-4205 or B.J. Vinzi at 603-253-7466.

Meredith Library: Batman Day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lego Contest, 11 a.m., Hall Memorial Library, Northfield.

Greek Summer Festival, Taxicarchai Greet Orthodox Church, North Main and Oak streets, Laconia; authentic Greek cuisine, Greek pastries, live music and dancing, dance troupe performance, specialty imports and dry goods, raffle. Free. Rain or shine.

Antiques Appraisal, 2-4 p.m., Laconia Antiques Center, 601 Main St., Laconia. Cost $5 per appraisal. All proceeds benefit the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Talk about Abolitionist fervor in the Lakes Region by Meredith author Peter Miller, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3, Weirs Beach, next to Funspot. Free for Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society members, $5 for non-members.

Household Hazardous Waste collection in Belmont, Franklin, Gilford and Meredith, 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. 

Used book sale, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Bayswater Book Co., Main Street, Center Harbor; proceeds benefit Meredith Altrusa Literacy program.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 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

Advice to the Players presents "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Hamlet," 7:30 p.m., Sandwich Town Hall, Center Sandwich.

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.

Separated-Divorced People's Support Group, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Belmont. For more information, call the church rectory, 603-267-8174 or 630-3855.   
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. .

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge 20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

Third Annual Barnstead Open Farm Day sponsored by the Barnstead Farmers and Gardeners Network. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 10 unique farm locations, including: The Local Butcher, Good Stuff Farm, Five Acre Farm, Sticks and Stones Farm, Frenette Farm, Granite State Alpaca Farm,  Mountain View Farm, Duane Family Farm, Tiz a Miniature Horse Farm, and Veggies Galore and More. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 269-5591.

 

 

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7-25-14 Calendar

Event at Meredith Library: Tot Time Reading Circle, 9:30-10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.-noon; for ages infant-3, snacks served.

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, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Modern Dance Class, 10-11:30 a.m. (beginners/all levels), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (intermediate & advanced), Sandwich Town Hall, Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Fee. For more information, call Paula Vinzi Johnson at 603-726-4205 or B.J. Vinzi at 603-253-7466.

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

Laconia Muskrats AutoServ Night, game starts 6:30 p.m., Robbie Mills Stadium, Meredith Center Road, Laconia: Muskrats vs. Valley Blue Sox. AutoServ will have lots of giveaways and will be going through the stands with freebies. AutoServ will have vehicles on display.

Annie and the Orphans performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia. Show marks band's 50th anniversary.

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.
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.

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!

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.

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

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

Advice to the Players presents "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Hamlet," 7:30 p.m., Sandwich Town Hall, Center Sandwich.

 

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