Performance by the group Breaking Character as part of the 2013 Franklin Concerts in the Park series. 6:30 p.m. at Odell Park. Rain location is the Franklin Opera House.
Presentation entitled "Lincoln and Liberty Too" hosted by New York Times bestselling author William Martin. 6:30 p.m. at the Gilford Library.
Genealogy Workshop and Training Session presented by the Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group. 7 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library. For more information call 569-2428.
Bestselling author Julia Spencer-Fleming speaks about her writing career and award winning books. 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Meredith Public Library. Light refreshments served.
"Dragons and Damsels of NH" presentation hosted by the Loon Center as part of the Summer 2013 Nature Talk Series. 7:30 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough.
61st Annual Penny sale conducted by the Bristol Rotary Club. 6:30 p.m. at the Newfound Memorial Middle School in Bristol. Food and refreshments on sale during the event.
The Sanbornton Historical society presents musician Don Watson: NH Songs and Stories. 7 p.m. at the Lane Tavern in Sanbornton. For more information call 286-4526.
New Hampshire Veterans Home Annual Classic Cruise Night. Registration if from 5-6 p.m. at the Pavilion followed by the snow from 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments available. For more information call 527-4889.
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the comedic play The 39 Steps. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse campus in Meredith. A special meeting with the Technical Direcotr will be held from 6-6:30 p.m. For ticket prices or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winniplayhouse.org.
NH Music Festival Concert featuring the Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus. 8 p.m. at the Silver Center in Plymouth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 603-535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.
Performance of Just So Stories featuring professional actors from the Papermill theater in Lincoln. 2 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University. Tickets are $6 per person.
Meredith Public Library daily events. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Mystery Book Group featuring author Julia Spencer-Fleming as guest speaker 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Events at the Gilford Public Library. Rocketman Program 10:30-11:30 a.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Get Booked with Author William Martin 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Project Teen featuring Messy Twister – Blobs of wet paint are the spots in this icky, slippery version of the classic game Twister. 1-3 p.m. Writer's Group 6 p.m.
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.
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.