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.
Civil Air Patrol. The Civil Air Patrol, Wylie Apte Cadet Squadron meets 6:30-9 p.m. every Thursday at the Kennett Middle School from. Membership is open to children ages 12-18 and adults over 18.
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.
Eldercare Options in the Community. Knowing what health and home care services are available in Carroll County can make planning easier for families with older relatives. On the first Thursday of each month, the staff of Visiting Nurse, Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County invites the public to a free hour of discussion about "Eldercare Options in the Community." The program takes place 5-6 p.m. at the agency's office, at 1529 White Mountain Highway (Route 16) in North Conway; no advance registration is necessary. Visit www.vnhch.org or call the office at 1 (800) 499-4171 or 356-7006 for more information.
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. The RSVP program, Bone Builders, meets every Tuesday and Thursday, 10-11 a.m., at the Congregational Church on Main Street in North Conway. Everyone is welcome. Call 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 excercise 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.
Veterans' Service Officer. A veterans' service officer from the Maine Bureau of Veterans' Services will be available on the first Thursday of each month, 9-11 a.m., at the Fryeburg American Legion, weather permitting. It is recommended that interested veterans call ahead at (207) 324-1839.
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.