Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous Jackson Step Group meets at Jackson Community Church parish hall, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Young People's Group: Young at Heart meets at St. Margaret's Anglican Church, 85 Pleasant Street in Conway, 7-8 p.m. New Sunlight Group meets at Christ Church Episcopal, North Conway, noon-1 p.m. Big Book Step Study Group meets at Conway Village Congregational Church, Conway Village, 7:30-9 p.m. Come As You Are Group meets at United Methodist Church, Route 302, Center Conway Village, 8-9 p.m.
North Country Camera Club. The North Country Camera Club meets the second and fourth Thursday of every month, September through June. Second Thursday meetings are informational/instructional and fourth Thursday meetings are member competition. The competition meetings open at 6:30 p.m., with showing to begin promptly at 7 p.m. Most, but not all, meetings at Kennett Middle School. For meeting specifics and more information visit www.northcountrycameraclub.org.
North Conway Model Railroad Club Open House. North Conway Model Railroad Club holds a public open house every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from May to Oct. 18 between 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the club's operating HO layout located in the Freight House at Conway Scenic Railroad's yard in North Conway. The club’s 500 square-foot layout features selectively compressed replicas of Conway Scenic Railroad’s North Conway station and yard, Frankenstein trestle and Crawford’s station in Crawford Notch.Other features include a logging railroad, a large paper mill complex, a granite quarry, and a seaport city with a large steamship tied up at a pier.Mainline operations are conducted over a full length upper level loop and a shorter lower level loop. Additional trains are operated over a logging branch, a trolley line and a special section of track devoted to Thomas the Tank Engine. As many as seven trains operate concurrently. All operations are conducted by an all-volunteer crew.Admission is free but donations are gladly accepted.
Civil Air Patrol. The Civil Air Patrol, Wylie Apte Cadet Squadron meets 6:30-9 p.m. every Thursday at Northern Human Services, 626 Eastman Road in Center Conway. Membership is open to children ages 12-18 and adults over 18. Visit www.eaglecadets.org for more information.
Support For Veterans Who Have Served In A Theater Of Combat. The Berlin Vet Center Offers free mental health counseling for combat theater veterans and/or their families every Thursday in North Conway. The Vet Centers are a community-based part of the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs, with the goal of providing a broad range of counseling, outreach and referral services to eligible veterans to help them make a satisfying readjustment of post war life. Eligible veterans include service members who have served in a theater of combat or who experienced sexual trauma/harassment in the military. The center also provides bereavement/grief counseling, for the family of service member who died while on active duty status. Please call the Berlin Vet Center 752-2571 for more information or for an appointment.
Madison Historical Society Meeting. The Madison Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. at the Madison Historical Society Museum, 19 East Madison Road in Madison on the third Thursday of the month, from May through October. All are welcome. This is a free event.
Overeater's Anonymous Step Meeting. An Overeater's Anonymous Step meeting takes place on Thursdays, 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Fryeburg New Church, 12 Oxford Street, Fryeburg Maine.
Women's Group. A women's group meets on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at The Conway Peer Support Center located at 486 White Mountain Highway (across from Granite State College). Call 447-1765 or visit www.alccenters.org for details.
Music For The Soul. Music for the Soul meets on Thursdays at 1 p.m. at The Conway Peer Support Center located at 486 White Mountain Highway (across from Granite State College) Call 447-1765 or visit www.alccenters.org for details.
RSVP Bone Builders. Bone Builders now meets 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at the Conway Village Congregational Church (The Brown Church) 132 Main Street in Conway. Bone Builders is a gentle, effective exercise program to help prevent and slow bone loss. The program is organized and supported by Carroll County RSVP. Call RSVP at 356-9331 for more information.
Rising From The Book. Rising from the Book (an adult read aloud group) meets, 4-4:30 p.m., on Thursdays in November and December. On Dec. 8 and 15 the featured book will be Dickens' "Christmas Carol."
Adult Open Gym. Ossipee Recreation holds an adult open gym time Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m., at Ossipee Town Hall.
Exercise At The Gibson Center. The Gibson Center offers a chair exercise class for those who need assistance getting in and out of the car or a chair, Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Gibson Center. Belly Dance Class is held Thursdays at 9 a.m. at the Gibson Center.
Dress-up Drama Center for Kids. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum in North Conway holds dress-up day for kids ages 1 to 9. Dress-up in a multitude of costumes and explore the museum for hours of entertainment. Free admission with Health Kids Gold card. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org for more information.
Little Green Closet Thrift Store. The Thrift Store is daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., for discounted children/maternity clothes. Located in the Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum on Route 16 North Conway next to Stan and Dan Sports. Call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org for more information.
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.-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 Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 447-5605 for more information.
Food Pantry. Vaughan Community Service, Inc. at 2031 White Mountain Highway in North Conway has a food pantry open 1:30-3 p.m.
Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry. The Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry at Chocorua Community Church meets every first and third Thursday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to knit prayer patches for soldiers and prayer shawls for the sick. Bring No. 11 knitting needles and three or four skeins of yarn. Chocorua Church is located on Route 113, east of Route 16 near Runnells Hall.
Clinical Pharmacist Available for Veterans. On the first Thursday of the month there will be a clinical pharmacist available at the Conway Community-Based Outpatient Clinic to speak with veterans regarding their medications. Appointments will be scheduled between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. A clinical referral is required to meet with the pharmacist. Interested veterans should speak with their VA Primary Care Provider.
Affordable Health Care. Ossipee Family Planning provides gynecological and reproductive health care and HIV/STD testing services, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., by appointment. Sliding fee scale and same day appointments available. For more information call 539-7552.
Survivors of Suicide Support Group. Vaughn Community Services Inc. will be sponsoring a survivors of suicide support group, the second Thursday of every month, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Reverence for Life building at 2503 White Mountain Highway in North Conway. Those who have been affected by the suicide of a loved one are not alone. This group looks to bring this subject out of the shadows and provide a safe place to share stories and begin healing. All are welcome. For more information call Denise at 356-2324.
Music at Mount Washington Valley Children's Museum. Mountain Top Music Center in Conway offers a free pre-school music class for babies, 9:30-10 a.m. This class is free. Babies from birth through 18 months of age play interactive games involving familiar songs, rhymes, and rhythms. Music for toddlers is offered 10:15-11 a.m.; the cost is $8. Children and their caregivers dance, play rhythm instruments, sing, and play games using familiar songs. This class stimulates musical and cognitive development. Call 447-4737 to register.