Preschool Story Time, 1:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For ages 4-6. Offers an opportunity to share songs, movement activities, finger rhymes, and books. Children are expected be able to attend without a parent or caregiver. Space is limited, registration required. Call 603-898-7064 or visit kelleylibrary.org.
Book Group, 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Facilitated by Joan Fardella. “The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford will be discussed. Copies are available at the library. New members are always welcome. Call 603-898-7064 or visit kelleylibrary.org.
“Second Taste of the Merrimack Valley,” 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Andover Town House (Old Town Hall), 20 Main St. Proceeds will benefit Youth Development Organization, Inc. (YDO Lawrence) in offering out-of-school enrichment programs for students in Lawrence. A variety of Merrimack Valley eateries will be showcased through tastings of specialty sample foods. It will also highlight local businesses through a raffle and silent auction of donated items. YDO Lawrence will provide entertainment with performances by its musical theatre group, a presentation by students who spent two weeks in India, and slideshows and video of other YDO activities. Tickets are $40 each, $60 for couples. For tickets, call 978-688-4300 or visit TasteforYDO.eventbrite.com, ydolawrence.org.
Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. Call 978-623-8295 or visit andoverma.gov.
River Pines Book Club meeting, 2 p.m. in the River Pines Community Room, Groveland. “Hometown” by Tracy Kidder will be discussed. Call 978-372-1732.
“Friends” Coffee Time, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Learn about the Friends Group to support the senior center. Call 978-983-8825.
Thursday, Sept. 26
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Free Christian Church, 31 Elm St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.