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June 18, 2012

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Monday, June 18

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence Annual Golf Tournament, at Indian Ridge Country Club, 73 Lovejoy Road, Andover. Morning and afternoon flights available. Includes raffles, contests, an auction, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Call or email to become a sponsor or reserve a foursome. 978-683-2747, ext. 128, email shogue@lawrencebgc.com.

Non-Fiction Book Group, 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. "Paul Revere's Ride" by David Hackett Fischer will be discussed. Copies are available at the front desk. Newcomers welcome. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Judy Pancoast Music Concert, 6 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. For pre-kindergarten through fifth grade with parents/caregivers. An adult or caregiver must remain with their child/children at all times during the program. Online registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Talk & Appraisal Session with Kenneth Gloss, 7:30 p.m. in the Edgewood Retirement Community Clubhouse Auditorium, 575 Osgood St., North Andover. Gloss is owner of Boston's Brattle Book Shop and a frequent appraiser on PBS's "Antiques Roadshow." The free talk will be followed by Q&As and a book appraisal session. Bring favorite old and rare books. 1-800-447-9595, edgewoodrc.com, brattlebookshop.com.

Through Aug. 16

"Strike! — On the Occasion of the Centennial Anniversary of the Bread & Roses Strike" exhibit, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Chester F. Sidell Gallery and Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery, Essex Art Center, 56 Island St., Lawrence. Free. 978-685-2343, essexartcenter.org.

Tuesday, June 19

AARP meeting, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Foot Care Clinic, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. By appointment only. $25 fee. 978-983-8825.

Jocko's Jazz: Vocalist Giacomo Gates with The Tim Ray Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $12 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

The Barry Faye Memorial Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Windham Country Club. Registration and breakfast at 7 a.m. Lunch and auction after the tournament. 978-975-8587, ext. 1227, email nkieran@classinc.org.

June 19 & 20

Lunch Time Knitting Group, noon to 2 p.m. in the Lancaster Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

June 19 & July 10

Infant/Toddler Play, 10 to 11 a.m. at Family and Community Connection (FCC), 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Join us for free play, art and gross motor activities for children ages birth to 2 ¬. Parents stay in the room to supervise their children but are encouraged to mingle with other parents. Free, but registration required. 978-914-7893.

Tuesdays through July 10

Way of Life - Family Karate, 4:30 p.m. at Family and Community Connection (FCC), 346 Broadway, Haverhill. For parents and kids to keep active and healthy while learning self-respect and discipline. $5 per class. No karate June 26. Registration required. 978-914-7893.

Wednesday, June 20

2012 Organ Recital Series with John Robinson, 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.

Free Legal Clinic with Atty. Karol Bisbee, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Appointment required; 15-minute maximum. 978-983-8825.

Adult Evening Book Club, 6:45 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. "Maine — A Novel" by J. Courtney Sullivan will be discussed. Copies available at the library. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Informational Health Talk: Shingles Vaccine Information, 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St., Methuen. Sponsored by Walgreens. 978-983-8825.

Lawrence Chess Club, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, corner of Haverhill and Lawrence streets. Free. Bring a friend and a chess set. For all ages and abilities. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Eagle Tribune, 100 Turnpike St., North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Woodmeadow Drive Association meeting, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Kelley Library Board of Trustees meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the library's Lancaster Room, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

June 20 & 27

Zumba Gold, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. With Stephanie Smith. All ages welcome. $5 per drop-in class. 978-372-1101.

Through June 2o

"Visions" art exhibit, at the Sage Art Gallery, 136 Washington St., Haverhill. Features the detailed quill dip pen and ink art of Elaine Asplind Russell. 978-973-6648, email sageartgallery@yahoo.com, sageartgallery.com.

Wednesdays beginning June 20

"Reggae Wednesdays," 8 p.m. at Archie's Little River Ale House, 27 Lafayette Square, Haverhill. Live reggae with JAH-N-I Roots Band. No cover. Free parking. Presented by Tuff-E-Nuff Promotions. 978-521-5680, 978-469-8010.

Wednesdays through July 11

Haverhill PM Playgroup, noon to 1:30 p.m. at Family and Community Connection (FCC), 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Play, art and gross motor activities for children ages 1-8. Parents must stay in the room to supervise their children but are encouraged to mingle with other parents. No playgroup on June 20, 27 or July 4. Free, but registration required. 978-914-7893.

Thursday, June 21

Third Thursday Book Group, 1 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. "The Paris Wife: A Novel" by Paula McLean will be discussed. Copies are available at the front desk. Newcomers welcome. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at the Atkinson Resort and Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive. Presenting donors will receive a free Red Sox T-shirt. Bring a driver's license or two other forms of identification, as well as a list of any medication currently being taken. 603-362-8700, 1-800 RED CROSS, redcrossblood.org, atkinsonresort.com.

"Dreaming of a Tropical Paradise" Family Event, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Part of the library's summer reading program. Learn to hula dance with the Ohana Hula School, make a shell necklace, try surfing, play beach volleyball. Be prepared to get wet. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Middle School Book Group "Pizza & Pages," 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. All students who will attend middle school in the fall are welcome to participate. The group will be lead by Mrs. Griffin. The children will be able to choose which books they want to read. Email pfalconer@hampstead.lib.nh.us to sign up. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

KLAS, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Robert Hesse, professor at UNH, will present "The Founding Fathers: What Were They Thinking?" This program is the final KLAS for the season and will be a presentation in partnership with the Salem Historical Society. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Thursday's Monday Knitting Circle, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Lancaster Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Rockingham Community Action Outreach Open House, 2 to 4 p.m. at 9 Crystal Ave., Derry. Remarks at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments. RSVP by June 19. 603-668-8010, ext. 6057, email dmarston@snhs.org.

June 21 & 28

Zumba Plus/Low Impact Zumba, 1 p.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. $5. Open to all. 978-372-1101.

June 21 & July 9

Gardening Fun, 11 a.m. at Family and Community Connection (FCC), 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Bring gardening gloves to dig, water and weed the FCC garden. Dress for mess. Free, but registration required. 978-914-7893.

Friday, June 22

Adult Scrabble, 10:30 a.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Relay For Life of Greater Derry/Londonderry, 6 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy track, Derry. More than 700 people will gather to celebrate, remember, and fight back against cancer. Currently, 65 survivors have registered to participate at this year's event, but committee members are hoping that more survivors will sign-up. This year's survivor's dinner will be provided by Amphora. Also includes the luminaria ceremony. Rain or shine. 603-471-4113, email Brigit.Ryan@cancer.org, relayforlife.org.

June 22 & 29

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 at the end of the evening. Pre-registration required. 978-994-1692, email farmcook1@verizon.net.

June 22 & 29

Free Film Series, 6:30 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. Screenings: "The Future of Food" on June 22, "Food Inc." on June 29. A group discussion, refreshments and raffles will follow. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

June 22 & 29

Yoga, 11:30 a.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. Includes chair exercises, gentle stretching. With Mary Van Abs. $5 per class. 978-372-1101.

Saturday, June 23

"Golf "Fore" a Cure: Our Family & Friends Fighting MS," 1 p.m. shot gun start at Merrimack Valley Golf Club, 210 Howe St., Methuen. Cost is $125 per person, $500 per team. Includes green fees, cart, shirt, sandwich at the turn. A full buffet dinner will follow the tournament. Raffles, prizes and a car for a hole in one. Fees are due by June 15. 978-973-9159, 978-689-4628, nationalMSsociety.org.

Performance by Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals, 7 p.m. in the Children's Room, Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. 603-382-6733.

Wheels of Windham Car Show & Family Fun Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windham High School, 64 London Bridge Road. Includes trophies, children's activities, food and refreshments, door prizes, entertainment. All proceeds will go to the children in Windham participating in Destination Imagination. Proceeds will help offset the expenses of travel and lodging to the teams that advanced to the Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn. Rain date is June 24. windhamdi.org.

Armenian Food Fair, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Jaffarian Hall, Saint Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of Merrimack Valley, 158 Main St., North Andover. Sponsored by the Saint Gregory Ladies Guild. Come for lunch or dinner. Menu includes assorted kebabs, pilaf, salads, kheymas, a vegetarian plate, Armenian pastries for dessert. Takeout available. 978-685-5038.

The Sandown Garden Club's "Pot Recycling Day," 9 a.m. to noon at the Depot off Main Street. Anyone with used flower pots is asked to drop them off. The pots will then be cleaned and stored for next year's sale. New members welcome. 603-887-6784, sandowngardenclub.org.

Essex Rowing Club Free Open House, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pirates Cove Marina, 656 Lowell St., Methuen. Meet the coaches and learn about the summer and fall programs. No experience necessary. All fitness levels welcome. essexrowing.org.

"Taste of the Town & Family Fun Fair" Event, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BJ's Wholesale Club, 25 Shelley Road, Haverhill. Sample dishes from local restaurants and vendors. The Haverhill Fire Department will be on hand to discuss fire safety. Parents can also have their children fingerprinted free of charge. Live entertainment, children's coloring contest, chances to win giveaways. 978-241-1050.

"Believe in the Blue Health & Wellness Fair," 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Commons. The fair will be set up with tables of local resources geared towards children. Sponsored by the Methuen Exchange Club and the Lawrence Exchange Club. 978-685-2549.

Sunday, June 24

Second annual Sunday "Reggae On The River" Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore's, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Classic Vibe. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Bus Tour: Elizabeth Park & Connecticut Rose Society Rose Show, 6:30 a.m. departure from Pelham Street Park and Ride, Methuen. Return at approximately 5 p.m. $49 per person. Rain or shine. Dress for inclement weather. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk. Once payment is received there will be no refunds. No refunds for no shows or for any unused portion of the tour. Tour is subject to a minimum number of people. If minimum is not reached and organizer cancels tour, money will be refunded in full. No food or beverages are included, except morning snack pack. Bring a bag lunch. Make checks payable to Roseanna Ansaldi, mail to Teresa Mosher, 18 Blueberry Lane, Methuen, MA 01844. Email purplerosesinbloom@yahoo.com.

Monday, June 25

Movie Afternoon, 12:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. "Hugo" will be screened. Popcorn and soft drinks available. Call to reserve a seat. 978-372-1101.

Author Visit, 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Meet Molly Birnbaum, author of "Season to Taste" and a finalist for this year's Massachusetts Books Award for Non-Fiction. Registration requested. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

June 25-29

Vacation Bible School "Tumble Weed Gulch," 6 to 8 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 957 Kenoza St., Haverhill. For children ages 4-11. 978-374-1203, email haverhillnazvbs@gmail.com.

Tuesday, June 26

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Jocko's Jazz: The Bill Vint Quartet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

"Rene J. Morissette Service to Seniors Award" Banquet, 6:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St., Methuen. The Methuen Exchange Club and the Methuen Council on Aging will present this year's award to Phyllis Hutton. Tickets are $7.50 and are available in the office. Includes a complete chicken dinner provided by Mike's Family Catering. 978-983-8825.

American Red Cross Babysitter Training Course, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. For ages 11-14. Pre-registration required. Cost is $40. Class space is limited. Registration deadline is June 18. 603-329-6411, email pfalconer@hampstead.lib.nh.us, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Meetinghouse Park Summer Music series, 6 p.m. at the park, adjacent to the Town Meeting House at the corner of Emerson Avenue and Main Street, Route 121, Hampstead. Features the John Penny Band and The Reminisants. Sponsored by the Hampstead Cable TV Advisory Board. Free admission and parking. Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested. Rain or shine. 603-329-6047, 603-560-5069.

Buttonwoods Museum/Haverhill Historical Society annual meeting, 6 p.m. at the museum, 240 Water St., Haverhill. Haverhill resident, Arthur Veasey, will present a program on "Lost Haverhill" at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. haverhillhistory.org.

Kids' Yoga, 10 or 11 a.m. at Family and Community Connection (FCC), 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water. Free, but registration required. 978-914-7893.

Wednesday, June 27

2012 Organ Recital Series with David Carrier, 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.

Meet with Methuen Veteran's Director Tom Hargreaves, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Lawrence City Democratic Committee meeting, 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 51 Lawrence St. Includes reorganization of the committee and election of officers. All registered Democrats of Lawrence are welcome. 978-686-6679.

American College of History & Legal Studies (ACHLS) Open House, 7 p.m. at the college is located on 1 Stiles Road in Salem, New Hampshire. Includes an introduction and welcome, overviews of American History Seminar, writing courses, "Early Admission to Law School" Program, observing American Constitutional History class, and a question and answer period with deans, professors and students Free. A reception will be held at 8:20 p.m. Registration requested. 603-458-5145, ext. 11, email info@achls.org.

American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Free Movie Screening of "Double Indemnity," 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Part of the library's summer "Film Noir Series." Light refreshments will be served. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

"Reach for the Stars," 2 to 3 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Children can listen to Native American tales about the night sky, create a constellation projector, make a northern lights mural and a glow-in-the-dark comet. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

June 27 & 28

"The Jungle Book" Auditions, 6 p.m. at Spotlight Playhouse, 24 Essex St., Haverhill. For ages 10 to 18. Consists of readings from the play. $50 for the first youth, $25 for each additional youth in the same family. Scholarship assistance may be available. Performances will be Aug. 3 and 4. 978-380-8509, email info@spotlightplayhouse.org.

Thursday, June 28

"A Tisket A Tasket" — a Basket Silent Auction fundraising event, at Greystone Farm, 242 Main St., Salem, N.H. Bidding starts at 6 and ends at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy spirits, food and good company while helping to support Silverthorne Adult Day Center. Admission is $5 for a chance at door prizes. 603-893-4799, silverthorneadultday.org.

Digital Hearing Seminar & Free Lunch, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. Sign-up required. 978-372-1101.

Health Programs Information Night, 6 p.m. at Northern Essex Community College's iHealth Building, 52 Franklin St., Lawrence. Attendees will learn about career pathways in the health care industry, tour the new iHealth facility, and explore on campus and online health programs. Free.

978-556-3700, necc.mass.edu.

"Book Chat," 10 to 11 a.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Hear which new fiction and nonfiction titles are getting the best reviews. Also features author-talk alerts, e-reader demonstrations, staff picks, and more. 978-373-1586, ext. 608.

Saturday, June 29

Grace Coffee House, 7 p.m. at Abundant Grace Church, 127 Rockingham Road, Derry. Features Christian and wholesome music, open mike sessions, clean Christian comedy, free coffee and refreshments, and free raffle tickets. 603-432-0510, abundantgracenh.com.

Saturday, June 30

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. With The Mel-Tones. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Essex National Heritage Area Photo Safari featuring Tamron, 8 a.m. to noon at the Lawrence Heritage State Park and North Canal Historic District, 1 Jackson St. Presented by the Essex National Heritage Commission and Hunt's Photo and Video. Photographers of all levels can expand their skills, try the latest camera lenses and gear, and receive personal instruction from visiting professional photographers and Hunt's technical experts. Reservations required. $35 for Essex Heritage members, $45 for nonmembers. 978-740-0444, EssexHeritage.org.

18th Annual Yard Sale/Flea Market, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sandown Town Hall. Hosted by the Sandown Lions Club. A portion of the proceeds will be used for a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior from Sandown and/or Danville for the 2012-2013 school year. Rain or shine. Donations are being accepted. Computers, TVs and clothing cannot be accepted. 603-974-0547.

Hillary Reynolds Band, 8 p.m. at the Sad Cafe, 148 Plaistow Road, Plaistow. $10 for adults, $30 for families. 603-382-8893.

Hampstead Independence Day Festival, 3 p.m. on the Town Green. Activities include children's games, carnival booths, fireworks and a wide selection of food. The Civic Club Scholarship Award winners will be announced, and the Lions Club will crown the next Miss Hampstead. There will also be a DJ to entertain in the evening leading up to the fireworks. Bring the family. Rain date is July 1.

Wednesday, July 4

2012 Organ Recital Series with Brandon Santini, 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.

Wednesday, July 11

2012 Organ Recital Series with Barbara Bruns, 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.

Star Party Astronomy Program, 8:30 p.m. at Veasey Memorial Park, 201 Washington St., Groveland. Registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Thursday, July 12

David Curley 5K Memorial Road Race "Be A Champion," 6:30 p.m. at Trinity EMS Stadium, Haverhill. Free race shirt for the first 225 registrants. Registration fee is $10 for adults, free for children 13 and under. All proceeds and donations will stay in the Haverhill YMCA community. Register on-line at northshoreymca.org/roadrace.cfm. Mail or drop off entry form to: Tracy Fuller, race director, Haverhill YMCA, 81 Winter St., Haverhill, MA 01945. 978-374-0506, email lavignet@northshoreymca.org, fullert@northshoreymca.org.

Kids' Yoga, 1 or 2 p.m. at Family and Community Connection (FCC), 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water. Free, but registration required. 978-914-7893.

Make Fabulous Foam Lacing Wallets, 10:30 a.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. For kindergarten through third grade. Registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Friday, July 13

Derry Garden Club meeting, 10 a.m. at Rockingham Acres Garden Center, Rockingham Road, Derry. Jean Smith, designer, grower, and owner of Rockingham Acres Garden Center, will present "Fairy Gardens." At 11:15 a.m., the club will meet at Robert Frost Farm, Route 28, Derry, for a business meeting. A picnic will follow, with a bagged lunch provided by the food committee. 603-432-7195, derrygardenclub.org.

Park/Play Picnic Series, 11 a.m. at Don Ball Park, Humphrey Road, Bypass 28, Derry. Offered by Family and Community Connection. Pack a picnic lunch. This water-splash park also features a jungle gym and snack bar. Bring swimsuits, towels, sunscreen and water. Free, but registration required. 978-914-7893.

Monday, July 16

Nonfiction Book Discussion, 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. "The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush" by Howard Blum will be discussed. Copies are available at the front desk. Newcomers welcome. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

"World of Bridges," 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Presented by the Museum of Science Boston. Registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

July 16-20

"LEtGO Your Mind 2012 Summer Camp," 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Saint Joseph Regional School, 40 Main St., Salem, N.H. Open to boys and girls 6-13. The year's theme is "Unleash the Magic." Campers will receive a T-shirt and a DVD of their creations. Registration is limited. 603-731-8047, letgoyourmind.com.

Tuesday, July 17

New to Medicare Workshop, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Offered by ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County. The workshop will review the basics of Medicare Part A and Part B, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage, and preventing Medicare fraud and abuse. Space is limited. Call to reserve a seat. 603-893-9769.

Wednesday, July 18

2012 Organ Recital Series with Kevin Birch, 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.

Make Dream Catcher Key Chains, 5 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. For grades 6-12. Registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Thursday, July 19

Third Thursday Book Discussion, 1 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. "The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession" by Allison Hoover Bartlett will be discussed. Copies are available at the front desk. Newcomers welcome. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Saturday, July 21

Annual Lobster Bake Fundraiser, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lawrence Elks No. 65, 652 Andover St. Menu includes boiled lobster, 1/2 roasted chicken, chowder, baked potato, corn on the cob, salad, rolls and butter. Music and dancing, raffles. $25 per person. 978-687-7274.

"Linking Lawrence" Event, noon at Misserville Park, Allen and Summer streets, Lawrence. Hosted by the Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force. Includes a 3 on 3 basketball tournament (male and female), and a skateboard/long board contest (male and female), raffles, activities and prizes. Learn about underage drinking prevention, social host liability laws and more. Open to community members, families, adults and youth. 978-332-8234, email lmccdrivera@gmail.com.

Sunday, July 22

24th annual Cycle for Shelter, beginning at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill. Cycle for Shelter, a fundraiser for Emmaus Inc., helps the nonprofit organization provide emergency shelter, long-term affordable housing and services to men, women and children. This year's event features four rides, including a 24-mile "weekend warrior" route for novice cyclists. Riders are asked to raise a minimum of $200. Registration fee is $85 until July 13, $100 on the day of the event, if space is available. Rain or shine. 978-241-3425, emmausinc.org.

Family Fun Ice Cream Social, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., Haverhill. Includes basket raffles, face painting, children's games and prizes, baked goods, beverages, music, and sundaes provided by Friendly's Ice Cream in Haverhill. One pair of Red Sox tickets will also be raffled. Free admission. Donations are greatly appreciated. Held in memory of Karen Quadros, all proceeds will go to Karen's Krew for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Boston. Email Jasper5085@yahoo.com, facebook.com/karenskrew, main.acsevents.org.

Monday, July 23

"Lighthouses of Southern Maine," 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

July 23-27

Vacation Bible School: "Sky — Where Everything is possible with God," 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Riverside Assembly of God, 15 Lowell Blvd., Methuen. For kindergarten through eighth grade. 978-688-8777.

July 23-27

"LEtGO Your Mind 2012 Summer Camp," 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Central Congregational Church, 14 Crescent St., Derry. Open to boys and girls 6-13. The year's theme is "Unleash the Magic." Campers will receive a T-shirt and a DVD of their creations. Registration is limited. 603-731-8047, letgoyourmind.com.

Tuesday, July 24

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Wednesday, July 25

2012 Organ Recital Series with Nicole Keller, 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.

Thursday, July 26

Growums Garden Program, 10:30 a.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. For ages 3 and up. Bring a paper plate. Registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Saturday, July 28

St. Anne Summerfest, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Hampstead Town Green. Activities include a road race, vintage car show, games for all ages, food and bake sales, bounce tent and obstacle course, live entertainment, silent auction, and raffles. Crafters and artists wanted. Spaces are 10' x 10' (no chairs or tables provided) and cost $40 for an uncovered space, $50 for a covered space. 603-642-3250, saintannechurchnh.org.

Monday, July 30

Guard Up Swordsmanship Program, 6 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. For grades 6-12. Registration required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

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.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

2012 Organ Recital Series with Peter Kranefoed, 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.

Friday, Aug. 10

2012 Hampstead Civic Club Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. shotgun start at the Windham Country Club. Registration from 6 to 7 a.m. Scramble format. Dinner and awards. Entry fee is $125 per player. Includes greens fees, cart, post-golf dinner. Field limited to first 144 golfers. Register on-line. 603-339-1116, HampsteadCivicClub.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

2012 Organ Recital Series with David Arcus, 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.

Sunday, Aug. 19

Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 3 to 4 p.m. at Methuen Village Assisted Living, 4 Gleason St., Methuen. Free admission. 978-685-2220.

Wednesday, Aug. 22

2012 Organ Recital Series with Anne Horsch, 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, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Free admission. 978-983-8825.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

2012 Organ Recital Series with Frederick Teardo, 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.

Monday, Sept. 17

Andover Choral Society's first rehearsal of its 83rd season, 7:20 to 9:30 p.m. at Christ Church, 25 Central St., Andover. All voice parts welcome. Concerts include Haydn's Creation and an Opera Gala. Rehearsals are on Mondays. 978-688-6353.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Second Annual Memorial School 5K Run or Walk & Fun Run, beginning and ending at the Newton Memorial School, 31 West Main St. Open to the whole community. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., Fun Run at 9:30 a.m., walkers at 10 a.m., runners at 10:30 a.m. Includes carnival games, face painting, bouncy house, food, raffle prizes and more. All proceeds will benefit the Newton Memorial School PTO. Registration fee is $15 before Sept. 15, $20 after Sept. 15 and on the day of the race. No entry fee for the Fun Run (ages 3-11). Free T-shirts for the first 100 registered adult participants. Email amieandjason@yahoo.com, RunReg.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Friday, Sept. 28

Comedienne Loretta LaRoche — "Authentic Happiness: It Takes Courage to be Happy," 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover. Tickets $35. Proceeds will go towards the Northern Essex Community College Fund. 978-556-3789, email lsmerdon@necc.mass.edu.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.