The Night of the Living Beauty Pageant presented by the Laconia Middle School Drama Club. 7 p.m. in the LMS Multipurpose Room. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Pitman's Freight Room presents the Ervin Dhimo Jazz Trio. 8 p.m. at the Freight Room in Laconia. Admission is $12. BYOB.
Reception for the new Belknap Mill Art Gallery featuring a meet and greet with the artists Jeri Ryan Bothamley, Marian Federspiel, Roger Gagne, Lorraine Gateriewictz, Carole Groenke, Mary Lou John, Devitt Liptak, and Liz Wilson. 6-8 p.m. at Mill Falls in Laconia.
Program about the "New Hampshire Audubon — The First 100 Years — The Musical". 7 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. The Department of Music Theater and Dance at Plymouth State University presents the show The Pleasure Men. 8 p.m. in the studio theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and youth. To purchase tickets or for more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.
Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Tea Time 4-4:30 p.m. Card Class 6 p.m. Advanced registration for the card class recommended. Cost is $5 per person.
Meredith Public Library events. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Lego Time 3:30-4:30 p.m. Library Writer's Group 6:30-7:30 p.m.
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.