Published DateMeredith Library Happenings. Brown Bag Book Group featuring The Tea Rose by Jennifer Donnelly. Noon to 1 p.m. Feel free to bring a lunch. Dessert and beverages will be provided. For the Love of Paws youth Read-a-Thon to support NH's Humane Society. 4-5 p.m. Sign ups can be found in the Childrens Room.
Lakes Region Chambers of Commerce Business After Hours hosted by Hampton Inn & Suites in Tilton. 4-6 p.m. Cocktails and appetizers provided. For more information or to RSVP call 524-5531 or visit www.lakesregionchamber.org.
Pitman's Freight Room presents The Paul Bourgelais Jazz Quartet. 8 p.m. at the Freight Room in Laconia. Admission is $10 per person. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. BYOB. For more information call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.
Laconia Indoor Market. 3-6 p.m. at Skate Escape on Court Street in Laconia. Various farmers, food vendors, artisans, and independent sales representatives will be present. For a full list of vendors and specials go to http://laconiaindoorwintermarket.weebly.com/index.html.
Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
Gilford Public Library daily events. Toddler Time (18 mo – 3 yrs), 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Conversational French, 3:30 to 4 p.m. Crafter's Corner, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Valentine Craft with Janet Rain, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179.
American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.