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.
Jack-O-Lantern BBQ at DAK Financial in Meredith. 5-7 p.m.
Project Teen featuring a Halloween Party featuring 6 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield.
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.
Gilford Public Library events. Annual Halloween Parade & Party and Face Painting 101 for teens held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m.