Live theatrical adaptation of poems from "The Women at the Well" by Grace Bauer presented at the Belknap Mill beginning at 7 p.m. This is the first night of the three day performance. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets in advance call 524-8813.
Former Portsmouth Poet Laureate John Perrault sings and tells the romantic story of song and poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. 6:30 p.m. at Gilford Public Library.
Fourth annual Wine, Women and Wisdom women's healthy event held by Speare Memorial Hospital. Doors to the Common Man Inn in Plymouth open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Advance ticket purchase encouraged. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.spearehospital.com. For more information call 238-6468.
Events at the Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Adult Writer's Group 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Homeschool Program: All About Series held at the Squam Lakes Science Center in Holderness from 10-11 a.m. The topic of the month is turtles. Registration is requested in advance by calling 603-968-7194. Cost is $9/member child per session, $11non-member child per session. One adult must attend with children for free. Each additional adult pays child fee. For details go to www.nhnature.org or call 968-7194.
Fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish foundation held at UNO's in Tilton. Anyone attending for the event should notify their server that they are there for the Make-A-Wish foundation in order to have 20% of their check donated.
The Huot Career and Technical Center holds a "Prospective Student Open House" for high school aged students and their parents. 5-7 p.m. at the Huot Techincal Center adjacent to Laconia High School. For more information visit www.huottech.org.
The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. Meetings will run from 7-9 p.m. and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. This week's program will be Creative Slideshow with Ida Gould. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information, visit our website at www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.
Events at Gilford Public Library. Drop-In Storytime 11:15 a.m. to noon. Open Painting 1:30-3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. John Perrault: Spring Poets – Barbara Allen to Blackbird 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.
Little Learns 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.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
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.
Zeke Martin Jazz Quartet playing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Show starts at 8 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. for optional buffet dinner. Admission is $12, dinner is additional $10. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.