Pick-up men's basketball program for people ages 18 and up sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. $2 participating fee. For more information call 527-4722.
The Jared Steer Trio playeds a concert at the Jazz Bar at Tower Hill Entertainment Complex in Laconia. 7 p.m. $10 cover charge. Full bar and menu available. 366-9100.
13th consecutive Lakes Region Foundation Community Spelling Bee. 6:30 p.m. at the Laconia High School Auditorium. For more information call 527-3533.
Moultonborough Academy's Project Safeguard: The Next Step day long event for 10th grade students and their parents. Program held at Church Landing in Meredith. Substance abuse and health issues will be a topic addressed.
Flu vaccination clinic held at Lakes Region General Hospital. 1-7 p.m. Open for people ages three years or older.
National Lights On celebration presented by the Newfound Area School District Project PROMISE and Tapply Thompson Community Center Afterschool Programs. 5-7 p.m. at Kelly Park in Bristol.
Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey at the Gilman Library in Alton. 6-7 p.m. Come dressed in your pajamas and/or bring a favorite stuffed animal or doll.
Speare Memorial Hospital is conducting a public flu shot clinic at Holderness Town Hall between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The clinic is open to all people 18 and older. Cost is $25 per person. Insurance cards requested. For more information call 238-2348.
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.
Events at the Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time 10:30-11:15 a.m. 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 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child's drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital's Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533.