Sept. 4 & 5
Open House: preschool openings for fall, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Bradford Children’s Center, 10 Church St., Bradford. 978-912-7461.
Tuesdays through Sept. 11
Way of Life — Family Karate, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Family and Community Connection, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Opportunity for kids and parents to keep active and healthy while learning self-respect and discipline. $5 per class. 978-914-7893.
Wednesday, Sept. 5
Methuen Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m. in Nevins Memorial Library’s Garden Room, 305 Broadway, Methuen. The speaker, Andi Ross, will present “The Call of the Wild.” She will discuss landscaping for wild life as a fun and beneficial theme for gardens. The public is invited
to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Dance Social, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Paul Iannuccillo, candidate for Register of Deeds. Entertainment provided by DJ Dick Arsenault. Refreshments. 978-983-8825.
Read to Dixie, 6 to 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Sign-up for one 15-minute session with Dixie the READ dog. Registration required. Sign-up in the Children’s Room. 603-898-7064.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. This month’s title is “Diving Into the Wreck” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. 603-898-7064.
through Sept. 12
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Maternal Health and Fitness, 7 Hodges St., North Andover. The class will teach the phases and stages of labor, relaxation techniques, comfort measures and labor support. 978-738-8080, maternalhealthandfitness.com.
Haverhill P.M. Play, noon to 1:30 p.m. at Family and Community Connection, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Open play for children ages newborn to 8. Includes play, art and gross motor activities set up to encourage children’s exploration. Parents stay in the room to supervise their children, but are encouraged to mingle with other parents. 978-914-7893.
Thursday, Sept. 6
Mystery & Suspense Book Club, 7 p.m. at Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. Janet Evanovich’s “Explosive Eighteen” will be discussed. Stop in and pick up a copy. 603-382-6733.