Pizza & a Movie, at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Ashland Farms Assisted Living. Space is limited; registration is required. 978-983-8825.
Thursday, Oct. 24
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Rite-Aid, 256 Pleasant St., Methuen. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.
Coffee Time with Daniel Grayton Candidate for City Council at Large, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.
Friday, Oct. 25
Halloween Party & Family Movie Night, 4:30 p.m. at the Kingston Community Library. Activities include face painting by Kimberly Connell from The Painted Pineta, trick-or-treating around the library with book characters and Halloween crafts. Bring some food, take some food at the Potluck Dinner. Also includes a screening of “ParaNorman” at 5:30 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring a spooky potluck dish for dinner. Email email@example.com to sign up for potluck dishes. All ages are welcome. Free admission. Call 603-642-3521.
Les Miserables, check for show times at the J. Everett Collins Center, Andover High School, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover. Call 978-994-3358, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit acttheatercompany.com for tickets or more information.
Saturday, Oct. 26
Senior Breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by Jennifer Kannan, candidate for mayor. Call 978-983-8825.
Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Music by The Entertainers. Come in Halloween costumes to win prizes. Cost is $9 per person. Call 978-983-8825.
Self-Defense for Kids, noon at the Kingston Community Library. Join Master Kelly from Alpha Tae-Kwon-Do and Fitness for a lesson in self defense. Children will have a lesson in basic kicking, punching, stances, and self defense. Master Kelly and five of her students will demonstrate these techniques and all participants will have a go at breaking a board. Bring a water bottle and wear loose clothes. For ages 6-12. Free, but registration is required. Call 603-642-3521.