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 firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
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.
Singer/songwriter Judy Pancoast, 2 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Sing, dance and dream with this Grammy nominated performer. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.
Kid's Craft, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Create Thoreau's Nature Journal. For ages 7 and up. 978-373-1586, ext. 626.
Teen Rocket-Building Workshop, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Launch the rocket on July 13 at Golden Hill Elementary School. Registration requested. 978-373-1586, ext. 650.
American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CBRE Richard Ellis, 1 Tech Drive, second floor, Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.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.