Launch into Fusion Networking event featuring more than 200 members of the community, interactive booths by local businesses, giveaways, refreshments and more. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Margate on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.
39th Army Band closes out the Belknap Mill Rotary Park outdoor summer band concerts. 7 p.m. at Rotary Park in Laconia. Lawn chairs and blankets suggested. For more information visit www.belknapmill.org or all 524-8813.
Guitarist Michael-Louis Smith performs at the Jazz Bar at Tower Hill in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is free. Full bar, dinner, coffee, and desserts are available.
Intrepid traveler and author Meg Peterson presents the program Traveling Through Life Off the Beaten Track. 7 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library. For more information call 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org.
Pat Braxton presents a Billie Holiday Tribute Show at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12 per person. BYOB. For more information visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com
A member of Senator Kelly Ayotte's (R-NH) staff holds office hours at Tilton Town office. 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information call 622-7979.
Informational session for anyone interested in become a hospice volunteer held by the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice. 10 a.m. at the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice Corporate Office in Laconia. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call 569-2729 x 263 or email mhorton@centralvna@org.
The Kid Jazz Band will perform 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.
Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Writer's Group and Card Class both held at 6 p.m. Card Class requires at $5 fee for materials.
Musical performance "Nunsense" presented by the Little Chruch Theater in Holderness. 8 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250.
Meg Peterson will present a program about her experiences hiking solo around the world. 7 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library. Free and open to all. For more information call 569-2428.
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the musical "The Fantastics". 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse's location in Meredith. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333.
Events at the Gilford Public Library. Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:30-1:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Evening Book Discussion featuring the book The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin at 6:30-7:30 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.