Laconia municipal candidate forum. 7 p.m. at the Weirs Beach Community Center. Radio talk-show host Neil Young will moderate.
4th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner sponsored by the Inter-Lakes National Honor Society and students from Mrs. Sangudolce's Art Club and art classes. 5:30-7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School Cafeteria. Suggested donation or $10. Participants may take the bowls from the event home.
Plymouth State University's Department of Music, Theater and Dance presents the musical theater version of Victor Hugo's story Les Miserables. 8 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts in the Hanaway Theater. Tickets are $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and $15 for youth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535p2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.
Speare Memorial Hospital is conducting a public flu shot clinic in the Speare Memorial Hospital Front Lobby between 7 a.m. and 7 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.
Inter-Lakes Fifty Plus club will be holding a meeting and program at the St. Charles Parish Hall at 1:30 p.m. Anyone 50 and plus years is welcome. For more information call 253-9916.
Events at the Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time 10:30-11:15 a.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Foreign Movie Night 7-9 p.m.
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.
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.
Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided.
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.
Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class focusing on the Topic of Breath. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Laconia. Classes are free and run one hour. All are welcome. For more information call 832-3550 or email
Better Together meeting. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School.