Adult Learner Study Group. If you are 18 years or older and have wanted to earn your GED, now is the time. There will be a free adult learner study group meeting by appointment on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Carroll Academy at 11 Runnell's Hall in Chocorua, NH (across from the Chocorua Library). The focus will be on all five content areas: reading, social studies, science, math and writing. If you are interested, call Elisabeth Swiriduk at 323-5100. There are a limited number of seats available, so call now to reserve your place.
Effingham Preservation Society Bake Sale. Effingham Preservation Society's opening day for the 2013 season of bake sales is today. The sales take place Saturday mornings throughout the summer, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., with home-made goodies, coffee and conversation, in the historic setting of the former Grange Building, in the Center Effingham Historic District, at the corner of Route 153 and Townhouse Road.
Eastman-Lord House Museum. The Conway Historical Society's Eastman-Lord House Museum is open for guided tours from Memorial Day to Labor Day on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. and by appointment from May through October. The 1818, Federal Home of The William K. Eastman Family was later occupied by the George A. Heath family and from 1900 to 1967 by the Eben Lord family. Rooms are decorated in periods from 1818 to 1945. There is no charge for admission, but donations are accepted. Groups of more than six people should call ahead to insure that enough guides are on hand. The Museum is located in Conway village, on Route 16, across from the fire station. Call (603) 447-5551 and leave a message. The office is only open on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
White Mountain Art Exhibit. The Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson presents its inaugural exhibition "The Road to Jackson: a Journey through the White Mountains of New Hampshire." The exhibition features 44 nineteenth century paintings of artists of the White Mountain School of Art from private collections. The museum is open Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and other days by chance or appointment. The museum is in Jackson's historic Town Hall, which also houses exhibits illustrating the history of Jackson.
Thrift Shop In Fryeburg. The thrift shop at the First Congregational Church on Main Street in Fryburg, Maine is open from 9 a.m. to noon, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Free Doggie Playgroups. Join Four Your Paws Only on Route 16 in North Conway every Saturday morning for puppy or dog socialization and playtime from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. is Tiny Tots, 11 a.m. to noon is pups and quiet dogs, noon to 1 p.m. is larger more energetic dogs. The event is open to the public; dogs must be up to date on vaccines and on a leash. Four Your Paws Only is located on Route 16 in North Conway. For more information call 356-7297 or visit www.fouryourpawsonly.com.
Conway Contra Dance. Conway contra dance is held in Tin Mountain Conservation Center's hall on Bald Hill Road in Albany. There will be a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m., followed by the dance starting promptly at 7:30 p.m. and running through 9:30 p.m. All dances are taught. Music will be provided for this dance by Puckerbrush, with Eric Rollnick calling. Dances will be scheduled third Saturdays of the month, September through May. Call (603) 447-2295 or (207) 625-3334 for more information.
Conway Peer Support Center Open. Conway Peer Support Center is open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays. The center is located at 486 White Mountain Highway (across from the Tech College) and holds a peer support group and crafts group on Saturdays. ) Call 447-1765 or visit www.alccenters.org for details.
Kids Tree House and History Tree. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum located on Route 16 in North Conway has a safe indoor tree house for kids to play in with near by History Tree exhibit for children to learn about history. Free admission with Healthy Kids Gold card. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org.
Thrift Shop. The thrift shop at Christ Episcopal Church, on Pine and Main Streets in North Conway is open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and on Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ReTails Resale Shop To Benefit Animals At Conway Shelter. Retails Boutique features upscale clothing and accessories and is located in Norcross Place across from the Courtyard Cafe. ReTails is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Harrison House Resale Shop To Benefit Animals At Conway Shelter. The Harrison House is located at 223 East Main Street at the driveway entrance to the shelter and features household goods and more. The Harrison House is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please Call 447-5605 for more information.
Prayer Meeting. Ossipee Valley Bible Church in West Ossipee will hold a prayer meeting at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday morning. For more information call 323-8212.
Thrift Shop In Lovell. The thrift shop of the Lovell United Church of Christ on Route 5 in Center Lovell, Maine is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information call Peg at (207) 935-7528.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous is meeting at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 8 to 9 p.m.
Al-anon. Al-anon Family Group meets every Saturday from 8 to 9:15 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church on Whittier Road in Tamworth.
Story Time. There is story telling for children with Marion Posner at 11 a.m. every second Saturday of the month. Located at 2936 Route 16 north of the village next to Stan and Dans. For more information call 356-2992 or www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org.