The Derry Lions Club, meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Marion Gerrish Community Center in Derry, N.H. Call 603-234-2731.
The Men’s Book Club, meets on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, Hampsead, N.H. Call 603-329-6411.
The Hampstead Garden Club, meets every third Wednesday at the Hampstead Congregational Church, Hadley Hall, Hampstead, N.H., at 7 p.m. Members gather to learn, create, teach and share information about all aspects of gardening with others who love gardening. Call 603-329-6205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Granite State African Violet Society, meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. (except January and July) at the Marion Gerrish Community Center in Derry, N.H. There are regular workshops, plant and leaf sales, and swaps. New members and visitors are always welcome. For more information and/or directions, call Connie at 603-887-3154.
Greater Haverhill Guild for the Blind, meets Saturdays at various locations. Any person who is blind or partially blind is welcome to attend, as are both singles and couples. For more information, or for the location of upcoming meetings, call Marge Brewer at 978-373-5903.
William R. Dewhirst Jr. Post 7366 Veterans of Foreign Wars, welcomes all veterans to join its monthly meeting held every second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. The group meets inside Veasey Memorial Park, 201 Washington St., Groveland.
The Methuen Garden Club, resumes meeting from September through June, first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library. New members welcome. The club is a member of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts and the National Garden Club Inc. Call Susan at 978-682-4783 or visit methuengardenclub.org.
Clan MacPherson, a bagpipe band with about 20 members, began in Lawrence in 1921 to keep alive the tradition of Scottish music and customs. Open to men and women interested in continuing the tradition of piping and drumming, the band meets every Monday, 7 to 9 p.m. at the VFW Post 2104, 32 Park St., North Andover. Call 978-470-1680 or visit clanmacpherson.org.