Through Feb. 27
“Capturing the Beauty” — an exhibition by “The Merrimac Valley Group,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lawrence Heritage State Park, 1 Jackson St. “The Merrimac Valley Group” is comprised of local photographers who enjoy spending time together taking photos locally and on jaunts elsewhere. They include Cinde Perdigao, Gary and Judi Hoyt, Sandy Thomas, Bill Willis, Joe Reardon, Larry Warfield, Ron Wybranowski, Richard Ferland, Roy Haddock, Deb Sullivan, and Bob Ring. The show was organized by Roy Haddock. The exhibit features a varied collection of scenic, nature, and artistically interpreted images. An artists’ reception will be held on Feb. 16, from noon to 3 p.m. with light refreshments. Storm date for the reception will be Feb. 23. Free admission. Call 978-794-1655 or visit mass.gov.
Sunday, Feb. 9
17th Annual Valentine Concert, 5 p.m. at the West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road, Andover. Mistral, formerly Andover Chamber Music, will present “Postcards from Around the World: Viennoisseries.” The Mistral 2013-14 concert season is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Tickets are $30, $25 for seniors, free for students with ID. Group and family discounts available. Order securely online at. Call 978-474-6222, email sales@MistralMusic.org or visit MistralMusic.org.
Sunday Morning Meditation, 8 a.m. at 85 Essex St., second floor, Haverhill. Offers meditations of healing, kindness, goodwill and spiritual development. The nonsectarian meditations cleanse, relieve stress, energize, heal, and activate inner potential. Call 978-457-6900.
Monday, Feb. 10
Movie Matinee, 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Free popcorn. All are welcome. Call 978-983-8825 for movie title.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment.
Informational meeting of the newly formed VFW Men’s Auxiliary, 6 p.m. at The John H. Hargreaves Memorial Post 10722 VFW, 6 Main St., Pelham. Membership in the Men’s Auxiliary is open to husbands, widowers, fathers, grandfathers, sons, grandsons, brothers and half brothers of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the VFW (regardless of present VFW membership status), or active duty members of the military serving in a war zone, or Korea; or deceased veteran who served in the U.S. military and served overseas, stationed in Korea during or after the Korean War, or received the Combat Action Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal, etc., and received an honorable discharge. Members must be at least 16 and not be eligible themselves for membership in the VFW. Questions will be answered and the organizations benefits will be explained at the meeting. Light refreshments will be served. Email email@example.com or visit pelhamweb.org.