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Ongoing Events

ONGOING 2018:

Belknap Mill, programs and self-guided tours of the Power House, 1823 historic former textile mill. Hours/information: 524-8813. The Mill Plaza, 25 Beacon Street East, Laconia.

Belknap Range Conservation Coalition Meetings, 3rd Thurs. of the month, email info@belknaprange.org for meeting time and place.

Benz Center Senior Meals, Sandwich, each Wednesday at noon. Well-balanced meal. Age 60 and older, small donation requested, 284-7211, www.benzcommunitycenter.webs.com.

Book Sale, first Saturday of each month, Cook Memorial Library, Tamworth, 10 am-noon, 323-8510.

Contra Dance, beginner lesson at 7:30 pm, dance starts at 8 pm, Old Town Hall, Rt. 140, Gilmanton, takes place second Sat. of each month, $8 admission, https://www.facebook.com/groups/

Contra Dance, 7 pm, Wolfeboro Town Hall, 84 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, takes place the 4th Sat. of the month, www.galacommunity.org.

Curious George Cottage, open weekends, 7 Noon Peak Rd., Waterville Valley, events, discussion groups, story time, scavenger hunts, etc., 236-3308, info@thereycenter.org. 

Danbury Farmer’s Market, 9 am-1 pm, Grange Hall, North Rd., near junction of Rts. 4 & 104), Danbury, held first Sat. Nov.-April, 768-5579. 

Fiber Friends, Mondays, 10 am-12:30 pm, drop-in fiber arts group, work on rug hooking, needlecrafts, knitting, etc. No formal instruction, participants offer support, free, new members always welcome, or drop by to view fiber projects, Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, 524-6042. 

Fiber Gatherings, first Thursday of the month and third Wednesday of the month, 7-9 pm, fiber enthusiasts gather at Benz Center, Sandwich village. Knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, needle felting, embroidery, crewel, rug hooking, quilting, sewing – no formal lessons provided but if you need help with a project, there is sure to be someone who can give you some pointers. Monthly suggested donation of $5 per participant requested by the Benz Center to help defray the cost of heat and lights. Drop your donation in the donation box at the end of the night. Info/questions: Jen Elliott at lupineblossoms@gmail.com. 

Forgotten Arts: Fiber Arts Group, meets every other Tues., 9:30 am-noon. Fiber artists and/or interested onlookers welcome to join Happy Weavers & Friends group to learn the historic art of weaving, spinning, sewing, quilting, and more. Bring a project to work on, if desired. Group meets monthly on every other Tuesday schedule at Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth Village. Free. (Does not include Museum admission.) 323-7591. 

In the Round, thought-provoking discussion, held at Benz Center Sunday mornings at 8:45 am. All are welcome to discuss wide range of topics. Info: 284-7532. 

Iron Furnace Interpretive Center, Octagonal “Stone Stack,” the only Blast Furnace standing in NH, view any time. Scenic picnic area by Gayle River, Main St., Franconia Village, Rt. 18 junction of Rt. 117 by Sugar Hill bridge.

Irish Music Session, 7 pm, takes place weekly on Fridays, Kathleen’s Cottage, 90 Lake St., Bristol, 7 pm, 744-6336.

Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group, meets last Thursday of the month; weekly morning classes on Wednesday from 10-11:30 am at Wolfeboro Public Library, for information call Cindy Scott: 569-2428.

Lunch Box to Paint Box, noon-1 pm, first Tues. of each month artist Larry Frates demonstrates drawing and painting, free, public welcome, Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, 524-8813, www.belknapmill.org.

Masonic Breakfast, first Sun. of each month, 7-11:30 am, 35 Trotting Track Road, Wolfeboro. Fresh fruit, omelets made to order, scrambled eggs, hash browns, cereal, etc.

 NE Ski Museum, exhibits, tours, tracing NE’s skiing history, free admission, Exit 34B, I-93, Franconia, 823-7177, www.newenglandskimuseum.org. (Museum is next to Cannon Mt. Aerial Tramway.)

 Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, dawndusk, 928 White Oaks Rd., Laconia. Historic farm with 160 acres offers 3 miles of hiking trails, bird and wildlife viewing plus barn. Events and programs throughout the year. Call 366-5695, www.prescottfarm.org.

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org. Monday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm.

 Saturday Writer’s Group, 10 am-noon, join fellow aspiring writers and meet authors for informal weekly roundtable, all ages and genres welcome, Tuftonboro Library, 221 Middle Road, Center Tuftonboro, www.tuftonborolibrary.org., 569-4256.

 Sculpture Walk Tours, self-guided, but get info by calling: 279-9015. Sponsored by Greater Meredith Program, free, open to public, www.greatermeredithprogram.com. 

SnowCoach Trips, adventure trips to Mt. Washington’s summit, www.mountwashington.org, 356-2137.

Storytelling Dinners, Corner House Inn, Sandwich, Thursdays at 6:30 pm, 603-284-6219, info@cornerhouseinn.com.

Tamworth Writer’s Group, meets second Tues. of each month, 5 pm, Cook Memorial Library, downtown Tamworth. Led by Ed Martinez, aboutwritingtamworth@gmail.com.

Wolfeboro Area Children’s Center Trivia Night, every Wed. at 5 pm through Feb. 7, hearty soups, salad bar, bread and dessert, cash bar, coffee, tea, trivia games for teams of 10 people, held at Inn on Main, Wolfeboro, 569-1027.

Wednesday Night Music, Corner House Pub, Sandwich, Roger Sorlein and Doug Hazard are joined by other musicians from Dec.-May. 

Weekly Guided Snowshoe Walks, 1 pm, Saturdays during snow season/winter, along East Branch and Saco Rivers, register/info: 356-9920, Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation, www.mwvskitouring.org.

Wolfeboro Rotary Club Meeting, Mondays, 5:30 pm, 1812 Room at Wolfeboro Inn, 90 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, light dinner, guest speaker on various topics of interest, for more info: www.wolfebororotary.org.