Mondays through Aug. 20
Drop-in Story Time, 6:30 to 7 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover. All ages welcome, especially pre-kindergartners. Adult/caregiver must stay with their children. Sponsored by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Free. 978-688-9505.
Tuesday, July 31
Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. For ages 7 and up. 978-373-1586, ext. 626.
Teen Craft, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Make a friendship bracelet. 978-373-1586, ext. 626.
Love Signs: Relationship Astrology with Sally Craigin, 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Free. 978-686-4080, ext. 13.
Jocko’s Jazz: vocalist Rebecca Parris, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Informational Talk: “Eat Well On A Budget,” 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St., Methuen. With Beth Cronin, dietician at Holy Family Hospital. 978-983-8825.
Wednesday, Aug. 1
2012 Organ Recital Series with Paul Murray, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.
Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, Ingalls Court, Methuen. Free admission. 978-682-7611.
Presentation on Spiders, 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Guest speaker Prof. Ed Tillinghast will bring a few spiders, including a black widow, to talk about and demonstrate spider behavior. Appropriate for adults and children. Free. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.
Aug. 4, 7, 10, 16, 21, 24 & 28
Cooking Classes, in Methuen and Groveland. These farm-to-table classes focus on using ingredients from local farms. Classes are hands-on with instruction and include recipes and a meal. Pre-registration required. 978-994-1692, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Aug. 5
Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Jah-N-I Roots Band. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.