Vetflix and the New Hampshire Veteran's Home are conducting a film festival to celebrate those who defended our freedom. 3:30 p.m. at the Veteran's Home in Tilton. At 6:30 p.m. active duty members of the Navy Moblie Construction Battalions share what it's like serving in today's post 9-11 military in 'SeebeeTV: Meet Today's Active Duty Seabees'. Films are hour long.
Pitman's Freight room hosts Roberto Morbioli Blues Band. 8 p.m. at the Fright Room on New Salem Street in Laconia. Admission is $12. BYOB. For more information visit www.pitmansfrightroom.com.
Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event hosted by the Franklin Opera House in Franklin. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House in downtown Franklin. Refreshments will be served. Live entertainment provided by the Franklin Footlight Theater Company.
Personal financing workshop and potluck dinner, 6-8 p.m., Laconia Middle School. Free. Hosted by Appalachian Mountain Teen Project. For more information, call 273-0861.
Historian Mike Mckinley of Bristol presents a program on the last major battle between two wooden ships The USS Kearsarge and the Confederate Ship Alabama. 7 p.m. at the Lane Tavern in Sanbornton.
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.
Tea Time at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-4:30 p.m.
Meredith Library events. Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to noon. Mystery Book Group featuring the book Winter of the Wolf Moon by Steve Hamilton. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Library Writer's Group 6:30-7:30 p.m.