Events at the Gilford Public Library. Open Painting at the Library 1:30-3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m.
Free Sit n' Sew at the Quilted Frog. 2-5 p.m. For more information call 366-5600.
Free Device Workshop held by U.S. Cellular from 5-7 p.m. at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton. Workshop will allow current or potential smartphone users can learn more about the features, tips and tricks of their specific device. Fore more information or to RSVP call 603-286-2388.
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.
Little Learners Pre-school skating lessons. 10-10:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. Adult chaperone $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.
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.
Events at the Meredith Public Library. Cabin Fever Reliever, 10–11 a.m. play date at the library with toys, crafts and refreshments. Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon. Brown Bag Book Group, noon to 1 p.m., featuring Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Lego Building Blast, 2:30–4:30 p.m., this is an all-ages event. Adult Writer's Group, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Burger stand operated by local Boy Scout to raise funds for an Eagle Scout project. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Belmont Bogie Busters snowmobile trail as it crosses Jamestown Road.