An Evening with Hank Phillippi Ryan, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Ryan will discuss and sign copies of her newest thriller, “The Wrong Girl.” She will also talk about her career as both an award-winning TV reporter and a successful crime fiction author. Registration is requested. Call 978-686-4080 or visit nevinslibrary.org.
Friday, April 11
Informational session & tour, 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. All are invited. Call 978-983-8825.
Saturday, April 12
Department of Safety’s Boating Education Class, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Windham Fire Department, 3 Fellows Road. New Hampshire has a mandatory boating education law. Everyone 16 years of age and older who operates a motorboat over 25 horsepower on New Hampshire waters must have a boating education certificate. This program is designed to assist the boating public in having a safer, more enjoyable experience on the water through boating education. There is a $30 non-refundable fee per person for the class. Seating is limited; pre-registration is required. Call 603-293-2037 or 888-254-2125.
Author visit, noon at the Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St. A.J. Smith will discuss “Even Monsters.” Call 978-475-0143 or visit hugobookstores.com/andover.
Thrift Shop Saturday Sale — Stuff a Bag event, 9 a.m. to noon at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Call 978-983-8825.
Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. With The Entertainers. Cost is $9 per person. Call 978-983-8825.
Bean Supper, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Methuen Rod & Gun Club, 240 Tyler St. Menu includes ham, beans, hotdogs, desserts, coffee and more. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children under 10. Call 978-815-2083.
Actor J.T. Turner portrays Robert Frost, 7 p.m. at the Trinitarian Congregational Church, 72 Elm St., North Andover. Turner will bring America’s poet to life with the stories behind his work. He will also read some of Frost’s most popular poems including “Mending Wall,” “Birches,” “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” “Late Walk,” “Desert Places,” “Road Not Taken,” and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Admission is $10. Ticket reservations can be made my emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the church office.