World Championship Sled Dog Derby. Six dog classic race begins at 10 a.m. Open class race begins at 1 p.m. Both races begin and end near the intersection of North Main Street and Parade Road near the former state correctional facility in Laconia.
Community celebration to kick off the 2014 World Championship Sled Dog Derby. 7 p.m. at Patrick's Pub in Gilford.
Belknap County Area Committee on Aging presents a video presentation about the Mill and its history. 10 a.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. For more information call 528-2555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special evening of music presented by The Heather Pierson Quartet. 8 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Admission is $12. BYOB.
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the performance Of Mice and Men. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse at 50 Reservoir Road in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for seating in the orchestra and $10 for seating in the balcony. For more information or to order tickets call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.
Valentine's Day Dinner and Dance hosted by the Wilkins-Smith Unit One Auxiliary. 6 p.m. at the Wilkins-Smith Unit One Auxiliary. $5 per person. Dancing and karaoke hosted by French’s Karaoke Road Show. Tickets available in advance by calling 524-9728.
Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Pick your Flick 3 p.m. Library Live Chat 4 p.m.
Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m. Conversational German 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
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.