Third Annual Summer's End Celebration hosted by the Gilford Youth Center, 4-7 p.m. on the MS Mount Washington. For guests 21 and up. Attire is casual. For more information call 524-6978.
Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.
Poet Laureate of NH from 1999-2004, Marie Harris, shares her adult poetry and children's books at the Clark House Museum in Wolfeboro from 1-3 p.m. For more information or to reserve a space call 569-2428 or 569-4997.
Cultural Arts Program featuring the presentation by Kevin Gardener, "The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls" co-sponsored by the Community Garden Club of Meredith and the Altrusa International Club of Meredith, 7 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Program cost is $10 per person. Reservations suggested by calling 253-3120.
Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of the Library Book Sale, 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Comedy/murder mystery titled "Knock EM Dead" presented by the NH Lakes Region Italian Cultural Club and performed by The Streetcar Company, 7:30 p.m., at the Belknap Mill. Tickets are $20 per person. For more information call 496-3839.
Job Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Plymouth Armory, Route 3, Plymouth; sponsored by the state Department of Employment Security.
Events at Gilford Public Library: Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m. Brown Bag Book Discussion, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Docent Guided Tours, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; in-depth look at the center's live animal exhibit trail. For all ages.
Illustrated talk about Maine's Allagash River, 7 p.m., Sanbornton Public Library. More information, call the library 286-8288.
Outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Odell Park, Franklin; Music with the Mayor. Free.
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.
American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at6:30.
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.
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.
Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-7 p.m. in the Municipal Parking Lot in downtown Laconia. Vegetables, breads, local meats, eggs, raw milk, flowers, wine, wool, maple syrup, embroidery, crafts, soaps, jewelry, coffee, treats, plants, herbs, live entertainment, and guest demonstrations. (June 5th to September 25th
The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith from 7-9 p.m. Meetings and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information visit www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.
Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Project Teen, 1 p.m. Art Blocks featuring a Paper Mache project, 3:30 p.m., open for kids ages 10-12. To become involved in Art Blocks call 286-8971.