The 39th Army Band performs 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.
Pianist and composer Deborrah Wyndham will present a program on the history of Ragtime. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the last show of the summer season the dramatic comedy The Unicycle Life. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnispesaukee Playhouse theater in Meredith. Features a special post-show discussion and Q & A with the cast and crew. Tickets are $20 for seating in the orchestra and $15 for seating in the balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winniplayhouse.org.
Events at the Gilford Public Library. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 p.m. The History of Ragtime with Deborrah Wyndham 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.