'Exemplary Country Estates of New Hampshire' program presented by Cristian Ashjain. 7 p.m. at the Franklin Public Library. Refreshments follow the program hosted by the Franklin Historical Society. For more information visit www.franklinnhhistoricalsociety.org.
Informational session for anyone interested in become a hospice volunteer held by the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice. 1:30 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call 569-2729 x 263 or email mhorton@centralvna@org.
Lakes Region Camera Club opens its club year with a presentation by well-known artist Larry Frates of Frates Creative Arts Center in Laconia. 7 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. For more informaiton go to www.lrcameraclub.com or call 340-2359.
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.
Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Tea Time, 4-4:30 p.m. Writer's Group 6 p.m. Author Talk 6:30 p.m.
Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library. 10 a.m. to noon.
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.
Expert horticulturalist Dr. Francis Gouin to give presentation and answer questions at the Wicwas Lake Grange in Meredith Center. 6:30 p.m.
Horizons Quartet plays at the Jazz Bar at Tower Hill in Weirs Beach. 7 p.m. Admission is $10.