ALONG ROUTE 16 ONGOING EVENTS

Art for You, 2nd Thurs. of the month, 4:15 pm, ages 5 & up, Gafney Library, Sanbornville, 522-9735. 

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

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

Character Breakfast Series, Saturdays from March 2-April 20, 9:30 am, bring the family to Theater in the Wood to meet some favorite storybook characters, have pancakes, storybook reading with meet and greet to follow, walk 100 Acre Wood Trail System, Believe in Books Foundation, 41 Observatory Way, Intervale, 356-9980, www.believeinbooks.org.

Common Threads, Mondays from 9:30-11 am, group of needle crafters, Rochester Public Library, 65 S. Main St., Rochester, 332-1428. 

Conway Historical Society Monthly Program, 2nd Tues. of each month, Conway Congregational Church, Conway, 447-5551, www.conwayhistoricalsociety.org

Eco-Forum Lecture Series, speakers on the second Thurs. of each month, discussions about environmental issues, Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, info/time for programs: 447-6991. 

Fiber Gatherings, Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, Community Room, Samuel Wentworth Library, Center Sandwich. 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 pointers. Info/questions: 284-7168. 

FIKA, every Saturday from noon to 1 pm, experience the custom of FIKA, with a complimentary slice of Scandinavian Almond Cake, Betty Schneider's Scandinavian Baking, Rt. 113 East, 12 Deer Hill Road, Chocorua, 323-2021.  

First Wednesday Movies, a different movie each month, 6:30 pm, Sept.-June, for adult patrons, free popcorn during the movie, Effingham Public Library, 30 Town House Rd., Effingham, info: 539-1537. 

Forgotten Arts: Fiber Arts Group, meets every other Tuesday, 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 access to the Museum.) 323-7591. 

Great Glen Kids Ski Club, winter long program Sundays from 1:30-3:30 pm, emphasis on fun of skiing and friends, kids learn and improve ski skills, Great Glen Trails, 1 Mt. Washington Auto Rd., Gorham, 466-3988. 

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

Jackson XC Touring Center, XC trails, 153 Main St., Jackson, info: 383-9355, www.jacksonxc.org

Knit Wits, meets Mondays from 10 am-noon at Gafney Library, 14 High St., Sanbornville, 522-3401, www.gafneylibrary.org. Bring knitting, crochet projects. 

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.  

Lego Club, 3rd Tues. of the month, 4:15-5:15 pm, geared to school age, Gafney Library, Sanbornville, 522-9735. 

Lego Club Jr., 5th Friday of the month, 10:15 am, ages 1-5, Gafney Library, Sanbornville, 522-9735. 

Lyceum Sunday Folk Series, free, all ages welcome, every Sunday at 1 pm; song circle, song circle 2 pm, bring instruments and join in, Tamworth Lyceum, 85 Main St., Tamworth, 323-5120. 

Mad Scientists Club, 4th Thurs. of the month4 pm, ages 5 & up, Gafney Library, Sanbornville, 522-9735. 

Maker Madness, Tuesdays, school aged kids invited to explore making and buildings useful objects and crafts every Wed. after school, free, Conway Public Library, 15 Greenwood Ave., Conway, 447-5552. 

Masonic Breakfast, second and fourth Sundays, 7:30-11 am, Ossipee Valley Lodge, 535 Route 25 East, Ossipee (across from Abbott & Staples). Omelets, pancakes, sausage, bacon, ham, home fries and more, 539-1984. 

Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, interactive science museum, open daily 10 am-5 pm, (closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day). Explore the science of climate and weather through interactive exhibits. 2779 White Mt. Highway, N. Conway, 356-2137. 

New England Ski Museum, traces history of skiing and snow sports in New England, Eastern Slope museum location in N. Conway is at former N. Conway Community Center, Rt. 16, N. Conway.  

Paws to Read with Nessie, 10 am-noon, sing up to read with Nessie, certified therapy dog, Gafney Library, High St., Sanbornville, 522-9735. 

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, info/events: www.remickmuseum.org. Monday-Friday, 10 am-4 pm. 

Sandringham Sundays, British TV on the Big Screen, every Sunday evening, tea at 6:30 pm, program at 7 pm, Effingham Public Library, 30 Town House Rd., Effingham, info: 539-1537. 

Senior Meals & Bingo, Mon., Wed. & Thurs. bingo at 9 am, lunch at noon, Greater Wakefield Resource Center, $3 donation requested, www.greaterwakefieldresourcecenter.webs.com

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

Story Time Jamboree, first and third Fridays of the month from 10:15-10:45 am, ages 2-5, Gafney Library, Sanbornville, 522-9735. 

Tamworth Adult Book Group, meets 4th or 5th Wed. of each month, 10:30 am, Cook Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Tamworth, info: 323-8510. 

Team Trivia Tournament, benefits Children’s Center, Wolfeboro, takes place at Inn on Main Street, Wolfeboro, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, 2019, food and teams for trivia competition, 569-1027. 

Thurs. Night Book Group, meets fourth Thurs. of every month for discussions of books, 7 pm, Mystery Book Group meets second Thurs. of the month, White Birch Books, N. Conway, 356-3200, www.whitebirchbooks.com

Tin Mountain Conservation Center, programs, nature trails, winter children’s camp, Bald Hill Rd., Albany, info: 447-6991, www.tinmountain.org

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

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

Writer’s Night, third Thurs. of each month at 7 pm, music, poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction, Effingham Public Library, 30 Town House Rd., Effingham, info: 539-1537 or 651-9796. 

JANUARY 2019 

Through Jan. 17, Catching the Light, exhibit of works by Peter Jeschke and Eric Trulson, Art Works Gallery, 132 Rt. 16, Chocorua, info/hours: 323-8041. 

Through Jan. 27, Mama Mia! Musical, timeless music, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, tickets/info: 335-1992. 

Through Jan. 30, From Found Objects to Abstracts, exhibit of art by Bob Farrell, Gafney Library, High St., Sanbornville, free, public welcome, 522-3401. 

Through Feb. 1, Matthew Wolcott art exhibit, Bernier Room, Rochester Community Center, 150Wakefield St., Rochester.  

Through Feb. 1, Tracy Hayes art exhibit, Andrew Carnegie Gallery, Rochester Public Library, 65 S. Main St., Rochester.