HAVERHILL -- Northern Essex Community College's student club Bacon Board Gamers will host its fourth semiannual all-day gaming marathon on Friday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., on the campus at 100 Elliot St. The event is free and open to anyone who enjoys board games. Diversions Games of Portsmouth, Myriad Games of Salem, and Josh's Toys & Games of Nashua have sponsored door prizes for the event.
The college has a large selection of board games, according to Mike Cross, faculty adviser to the club, and those attending are also invited to bring their own games.
"We'll have tables set up for tournaments as well as cooperative board games," says Cross.
The Board Game Convention will be held in room 260 in the E Building at the college.