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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 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,

Billiards Club, Monday nights at 6:30 pm, Tapply Thompson Community Center, Bristol, pick-up pool games, chance to socialize, info: 744-8159.

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

Blue Star Program, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, active-duty military and their families enjoy free admission (also National Guard and Reserve). Call for hours/info: 323-7591. Valid May 30-Sept. 2. 

Castle in the Clouds, tours/exhibits/events, café, walking trails, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, open daily, info: 476-5900,

Childrens’ Theatre Camp, with Sharon Arsenault, various dates, visit for dates and times. Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, 335-1992.

Coffeehouse Open Mic Night, 1st Sat. of the month until June, 7 pm, sign up to perform 6-6:50 pm, Doris L. Benz Community Center, 18 Heard Rd., Center Sandwich. Free, open to public.

Concerts at 12 Main, Arts Center at 12 Main, Sandwich village, select concerts/performances. Info: 284-7115,

Country, Bluegrass, and Gospel Music Jam, Tuesdays, 6:309:30 pm, Old White Church, Route 109A, Tuftonboro, across from Tuftonboro General Store and Post Office. Musicians and listeners welcome. Free, 569-3861.

Explore Squam Cruise, daily 1-2:30 pm, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, pre-register info: 968-7194, Also offering Nature of the Lakes Cruise: 7/4-8/31; Loon Cruises: 6/5-8/28; Dinner & Sunset Cruise: 7/20 & 7/27; Lake Explorers Family Cruise: 7/11, 7/25 & 8/8.

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

Finding Place on Paper – Contemporary Poets and Printmakers Explore the Lakes Region & White Mts., on exhibit through Oct. 22, creations of local artists and poets on display, Carriage House, Castle in the Clouds, Moultonboro,, 476-5900.

Ladies Night with James Cody, 7 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841,

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.

Live Blues, every Friday night at 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia. Call 494-3334, 

Live Jazz, every Thursday at 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia. Call 494-3334,

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,

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

Millie B Boat Rides, tour Lake Winnipesaukee from vintage wooden Hacker Craft Millie B, rides run for 45 minutes, departs from Wolfeboro Town Docks, call NH Boat Museum for tickets/info: 569-4554,

Milton Farmer’s Market and Free Museum Admission, last Sat. of each month from May-Oct., 9:30 am-1:30 pm, local crafts, farm produce, homemade bread, jellies, homespun yarn, and many more handmade and locally grown items, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840, 

NH Boat Museum, exhibits: Racing on the Bay: The Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta, Big Dreams; Little Boats: Mid-Century Model Toy Boats and Half Hull Models: Small Plans, Big Boats. Plus new exhibits of vintage boats and cars. 399 Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, Open May 27-Columbus Day. 

Open Mic, every Friday at 7:30 pm, The Back Room at the Mill Fudge Factory, 2 Central St., Bristol, 744-0405,

Open Mic, every Tuesday, hosted by Paul Luff, those interested in performing:, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841,

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

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, info/summer hours: Summer season hours: June 17-Sept. 2 – Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm; Sundays 9 am-4 pm.

River Otter Feeding, (May 1-Nov. 1), Mon., Wed. & Fri. 11:30 am, see two playful river otters enjoy an early lunch, learn about otter biology, included in regular trail admission, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, 968-7194,

Sandwich Historical Society, Elisha Marston House Museum, Sandwich, summer hours from June 24-Sept. 30: Wed.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm for more information: or 284-6269. This year celebrating 100th anniversary of the Sandwich Historical Society!

Sculpture Walk, sponsored by Greater Meredith Program, free, open to public, tour outdoor, juried Meredith sculpture walk year round, info:

Summer Camps – The White Mts. Roots of an Iconic American Experience, through Sept. 13, 2017, history of camping/summer camps in NH White Mountain exhibit, Museum of the White Mountains, 34 Highland St., Plymouth, 535-3210.

Sunday Brunch Cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington, May 21-Oct. 22, cruise Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the Mount. Departs Weirs Beach at 10 am and 12:30 pm. Departs from Alton Bay at 11:15 am. (May 21 through October 22)

366-5531 or 

Tamworth Writer’s Group, meets second Tuesday of each month, 5 pm, Cook Memorial Library, downtown Tamworth. Led by Ed Martinez,, 730-4482.

Team Trivia, every Monday, 7 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841,

The American Soldier, A Photographic Tribute, The Civil War to the War in Iraq, on exhibit from July 1-Oct. 31, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-1212,

Trails Open Daily, (May 1-Nov. 1), Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, 9:30 am-5 pm, admission charge, live animals in enclosures along the trail, info:, 968-7194. 

Wellness Wednesdays Yoga on the Lawn of Lucknow (Castle in the Clouds, 6 pm, every Wed. from July 5-Aug. 30, pre-register (space is limited to 25 participants), Rt. 171, Moultonboro, 476-5900.

Wolfeboro Inn Special Events, Taco Night on Tuesdays 4-9 pm; Sun. Brunch, every Sun. 10 am-2 pm; music on Sat. nights, Wolfe’s Tavern, Wolfeboro Inn, 90 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-3016,

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: