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August 8, 2012

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2012 Organ Recital Series with Peter Kranefoed, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Aug. 8, 15, 22 & 29

“Zumba Gold,” 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. With Stephanie Smith. All ages welcome. $5 per class. 978-372-1101.

Through Aug. 31

Vista Preparatory School’s 10th Anniversary tutorial services, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 863 Turnpike St., North Andover. For students who have encountered difficulty in traditional school settings or need tutorial services. Free. 978-237-5922.

Wednesdays

“Reggae Wednesdays,” 8 p.m. at Archie’s Little River Ale House, 27 Lafayette Square, Haverhill. Live reggae with JAH-N-I Roots Band. No cover. Free parking. Presented by Tuff-E-Nuff Promotions. 978-521-5680, 978-469-8010.

Thursday, Aug. 9

Free screening of “Notorious,” 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Thursdays

Drop-In Yoga Class, 6:30 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. The beginner class is open to men and women of all ages and fitness levels. $5 per class. No class on Aug. 2. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Through Aug. 16

“Strike! — On the Occasion of the Centennial Anniversary of the Bread & Roses Strike” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Chester F. Sidell Gallery and Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery, Essex Art Center, 56 Island St., Lawrence. Free. 978-685-2343, essexartcenter.org.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, through Sept. 29

“Short Pay! All Out!” Bread & Roses Centennial Exhibit, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment, at the Everett Mill, sixth floor, Lawrence. Free admission. 978-686-9230.

Friday, Aug. 10

2012 Hampstead Civic Club Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. shotgun start at the Windham Country Club. Registration from 6 to 7 a.m. Scramble format. Dinner and awards. Entry fee is $125 per player. Includes greens fees, cart, post-golf dinner. Field limited to first 144 golfers. Register on-line. 603-339-1116, HampsteadCivicClub.com.

Aug. 10 & 24

Adult Scrabble, 10:30 a.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Fridays through Aug. 17

Friday Morning Crafts Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover. A variety of crafts are offered. Make one or make them all. All ages welcome. An adult or older sibling works with the younger children. Sponsored by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Free. 978-688-9505.

Saturday, Aug. 11

August Dance, 8 to 11 p.m. at the American Legion, Main Street, Route 121, Haverhill. Hosted by The Social Life of Haverhill. For singles and couples. DJ. $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers. 603-642-5881.

Eighth annual Tourney for Tim Wiffle Ball Tournament, a.m. at North Andover Middle School. Proceeds will support the Timothy P. Roberts “Reeling in a Dream” Fund. All ages and skill levels welcome. Teams are made up of two to five players who can choose to play in the amateur (fun) division or the pro division (competitive). Pre-registration strongly encouraged. $75 in advance, $100 on tournament day. Festivities include a barbecue, music, basket drawings, silent auctions, a homerun derby, and kids’ zone. reelinginadream.org.

Movies Under the Stars, 6 to 10 p.m. in The Mall at Rockingham Park’s food court parking lot, Salem, N.H. “How to Train Your Dragon” will be screened. Pre-movie family activities include live entertainment by the teen rock band Red Means Go and a live reptile show. Free admission. Snacks and refreshments will be sold. mallatrockingham.com.

Roberto Clemente League’s Awards Night, 1 p.m. at the Roberto Clemente Field, North Common.

Saturdays through Oct. 27

Haverhill Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 40 Bailey Blvd., Haverhill. Offers local food and artisan vendors supplying fruits and vegetables, meats, seafood, baked goods and more. Music and children’s activities. haverhillfarmersmarket.org.

Sunday, Aug. 12

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Los Three. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Psychic Fair, at the Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St., Haverhill. Fundraiser benefits the American Diabetes Association. Tarot and mediumship readings $20. Free admission. 978-771-2718.

Sport Card & Bruins Autograph show, at Gaythorne Knights of Columbus Hall, 462 Broadway, Methuen. Tables of sports cards and memorabilia will be on display for purchase. Boston Bruins legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Milt Schmidt will sign autographs. Admission $2, $13 for autographs. 508-265-4440.

Celebrity Sports Night, 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Golf Club, 377 Kenoza St., Haverhill. Includes access to local sports celebrities Ray Bourque and Cedric Maxwell who will sign autographs, and an audience Q&A. Guests will receive a piece of memorabilia and enjoy a light buffet with a cash bar. $50 tickets admit one adult and one child ($10 for each additional child). Tickets can be purchased at Merrimack Valley YMCA branches, at the Welcome Center or by phone. 978-725-6681.

Manchester Teen Challenge Men’s Choir “Witness In Worship” performances, 9 a.m. at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church, 8 Pleasant St., Salem, N.H.; 11 a.m. at Hannah Tenney United Methodist Church, 290 Main St., Salem, N.H. The choir will bring a message of hope for those struggling with addiction issues. Offers a visual expression of God’s grace and mercy. tcmanchester.org.

Monday, Aug. 13

Dream Interpretation, 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Guest speaker Susan Morgan will discuss how to interpret what dreams mean. Free. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Tom Sager Golf Classic Tournament, 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Golf Club, 377 Kenoza St., Haverhill. Offers an opportunity for sponsors to be involved in and support initiatives that encourage health and wellness in the Merrimack Valley’s youth. An awards dinner will follow. Email mobrien@mvymca.org.

Movie Afternoon, 12:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. “The Artist” will be screened. Popcorn and soft drinks available. Call to reserve a seat. 978-372-1101.

Fifth annual Peter A. Lewis Golf Tournament, at the Atkinson Resort and Country Club. Proceeds benefit the Lawrence Boys and Girls Club. Morning and afternoon registration times. Morning registration includes coffee, pastries, lunch, green fees and cart. Afternoon registration includes lunch, dinner, green fees and cart. Dinner only tickets available. Prizes, raffles. On-line registrations forms available. 603-362-8700, email peter@atkinsoncc.com, atkinsonresort.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

Jocko’s Jazz: The Gray Sargent Quintet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. Features vocalist Kim Marcoux. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Tots-N-Tykes event, 10 a.m. to noon at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Theme is “Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!” Teachers from Little Sprouts and Imajine will guide children through educational and creative workshops. $6 per child. Online pre-registration required. 978-521-1686, email winnekenni@yahoo.com, winnekenni.com, imajinethat.com.

Annual Senior Picnic, 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Includes a rotisserie-style chicken dinner provided by The Chicken Connection. Music by Chet Harnden. As a city-sponsored event, attendance is restricted to Methuen senior residents only. Tickets $8 per person. 978-983-8825.

Summer Concert Series: bluegrass & gospel quartet Southern Rail, 6 p.m. at Meetinghouse Park, intersection of Route 121 (Main Street) and Emerson Avenue, Hampstead. Free admission and parking. Rain or shine. 603-329-6047.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

2012 Organ Recital Series with David Arcus, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Merrimack Valley Tea Party Candidates Night, 7 to 9 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 32 Park St., North Andover. Open to the public. Confirmed speakers are congressional candidates Richard Tisei, Jon Golnik, Tom Weaver; State Senate candidates Paul Adams, Alex Vispoli, Paul Magliocchetti, Sam Meas, Shaun Toohey; State Representative candidates Jim Lyons, Karin Rhoton, Bob Cronin, Gary Fowler, Lenny Mirra and others.

Free Senior Show, noon to 1 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Features Dick Kaplan’s Excellent Jazz Duo. Limited-seating. Reservations required. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Free Legal Clinic with Atty. Karol Bisbee, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Appointment required; 15-minute maximum. 978-983-8825.

Meet with Methuen Veteran’s Director Tom Hargreaves, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Movie Afternoon, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. “The Lucy Show” will be screened. Free. 978-983-8825.

Adult Evening Book Club, 6:45 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald will be discussed. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Informal talk on the history of national party conventions, 10 a.m. at the Lawrence Heritage State Park, third floor community room, 1 Jackson St. at Canal. Presented by Richard Padova, member of the Global Studies Department at Northern Essex Community College and summer historical tour interpreter at Lawrence Heritage State Park. Refreshments, free raffles, and a display of convention items. 978-794-1655.

Screening of “Winchester 73,” 7 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Commentary at 6:30 p.m. Free. 978-837-5355.

Wednesdays, Aug. 15 through Sept. 12

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Maternal Health and Fitness, 7 Hodges St., North Andover. The class will teach the phases and stages of labor, relaxation techniques, comfort measures and labor support. 978-738-8080, maternalhealthandfitness.com.

Thursday, Aug. 16

Free screening of “Shadow of a Doubt,” 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Saturday, Aug. 18

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, 9 to 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. Hosted by the Methuen Youth Hockey Association. Tickets $5 per person, $15 for families. Tickets available at the door. 978-258-1553.

Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 110 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. Hosted by the Haverhill Chapter of Massachusetts Citizens for Life and the Knights of Columbus, Council 202.

Movies Under the Stars, 6 to 10 p.m. in The Mall at Rockingham Park’s food court parking lot, Salem, N.H. “The Goonies” will be screened. Pre-movie family activities include live entertainment by popALERT, a teen pop band. Free admission. Snacks and refreshments will be sold. mallatrockingham.com.

Sunday, Aug. 19

Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 3 to 4 p.m. at Methuen Village Assisted Living, 4 Gleason St., Methuen. Free admission. 978-685-2220.

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With All Good — Feel Good Collective. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Monday, Aug. 20

Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Haverhill Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St. Sponsored by the Haverhill Elks. 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Author Edwin Lynn, 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Lynn will present his book, “Shorelines: Life Lessons from the Sea Focusing on Attitude, Adversity, and Gratitude.” Copies of the book will be available to buy and have signed. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Jocko’s Jazz: Vocalist Steve Marvin with The Mike Renzi Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Movie Afternoon, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. “Branson” will be screened. Free. 978-983-8825.

Foot Care Clinic, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. By appointment only. $25. 978-983-8825.

Ice Cream Social, 12:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. Musical entertainment by Paul Wayne. 978-372-1101.

Wednesday, Aug. 22

2012 Organ Recital Series with Anne Horsch, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery. Refreshments. Free. 978-983-8825.

Screening of “The Kid,” 7 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Commentary at 6:30 p.m. Free. 978-837-5355.

Thursday, Aug. 23

Second Annual Ladies’ Shopping Event, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant and Lounge, Salem, N.H. Open to the public. All interested outside vendors welcome. 603-870-0045, email JocelynsResraurant@yahoo.com, JocelynsRestaurant.com.

Rebel Shakespeare Company: “The Tempest,” 5 p.m. outdoors at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Bring chairs, blankets, insect repellent etc. Pre-show workshop 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration requested. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Saturday, Aug. 25

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features Pete Saran — New Life. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Movies Under the Stars, 6 to 10 p.m. in The Mall at Rockingham Park’s food court parking lot, Salem, N.H. “Grown Ups” will be screened. Pre-movie fun family activities include live entertainment by Figure 8, a three-piece rock band. Free admission. Snacks and refreshments will be sold. mallatrockingham.com.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Jah-N-I Roots Band. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

End of Summer Celebration Concert & Cars, 1 to 4 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. With The Doo Wop All Stars. Outdoor concert with classic cars. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Monday, Aug. 27

Presidential Series: Andrew Jackson, 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Methuen Senior Activity Center’s lobby, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Greg Hopkins 16-piece Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $15 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Ice Cream Social, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Councilor Jennifer Kannan. 978-983-8825.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

2012 Organ Recital Series with Frederick Teardo, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Presidential Series: Andrew Jackson, 10 a.m. in the Methuen Senior Activity Center’s lobby, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Movie Afternoon, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. “The Queen” will be screened. Free. 978-983-8825.

Author Andy Martinez, 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Martinez, a diver and underwater photographer, will give a presentation. Copies of his book, “Marine Life of the North Atlantic: Canada to New England,” will be available to buy and have signed. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Screening of “Anatomy of a Murder,” 7 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Commentary at 6:30 p.m. Free. 978-837-5355.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Psychic Readings, 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. $20 for each 15-minute session. Appointments are booked at the door only. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Roberto Borrero 2012 Fashion Show, 6 to 8 p.m. at The Path (bridge on Canal Street), corner of Union and Canal streets, Lawrence. Includes performances by local dancers, artist and a local guest designer. $10 for general admission, $15 for VIP admission. facebook.com/RmbDesigns.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Kids’ Wild Animal Kingdom Day, 1 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Curious creatures and more. $5 for adults, free for children. Refreshments available. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Monday, Sept. 3

BLUES Concert, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. The outdoor show features Paul Prue and Friends. The show will be moved indoors if it rains. Bring chairs, blankets. Refreshments available. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

TRIAD Senior Safety Meeting, 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Sept. 4 & 5

Open House: preschool openings for fall, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Bradford Children’s Center, 10 Church St., Bradford. 978-912-7461.

Thursday, Sept. 6

Mystery & Suspense Book Club, 7 p.m. at Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. Janet Evanovich’s “Explosive Eighteen” will be discussed. Stop in and pick up a copy. 603-382-6733.

Saturday, Sept. 8

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features The Entertainers. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Pancake Breakfast & Thrift Shop Yard Sale, at Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St. Rent a table for $20. 978-372-5301, 978-372-3463.

Sunday, Sept. 9

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With The Dub Down. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Ice Cream Social, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Rep. Linda Dean Campbell. 978-983-8825.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Los Three. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Ladies in JAZZ, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. With Candida Rose and Friends. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Open Auditions for Nutcracker Ballet, 10 a.m. at NECB’s studios, 4 Dracut St., Lawrence. Roles will be cast by age and ability for New England Civic Ballet’s 17th annual production. Call or go on-line for information on age levels, times and proper dress attire. Arrive early for one’s time slot to register and warm-up. $15 registration fee but no production fee. 978-975-0289, newenglandcivicballet.org.

Monday, Sept. 17

Andover Choral Society’s first rehearsal of its 83rd season, 7:20 to 9:30 p.m. at Christ Church, 25 Central St., Andover. All voice parts welcome. Concerts include Haydn’s Creation and an Opera Gala. Rehearsals are on Mondays. 978-688-6353.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

AARP Meeting, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Foot Care Clinic, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. By appointment only. $25. 978-983-8825.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Free Senior Show: Robyn Steriti Music & Song, noon to 1 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Limited seating. Reservations required. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Free Legal Clinic with Atty. Karol Bisbee, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Appointment required; 15-minute maximum. 978-983-8825.

Meet with Methuen Veteran’s Director Tom Hargreaves, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

45’s Tournament, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. $2 per person. All are welcome. Sign up in the office. 978-983-8825.

Lawrence Chess Club, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, corner of Haverhill and Lawrence streets. Free. Bring a friend and a chess set. All ages and abilities welcome.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Psychic Readings, 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. $20 for each 15-minute session. Appointments are booked at the door only. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Informational Health Talk: Brown Bag medication check, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Walgreens Pharmacy. 978-983-8825.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Second Annual Memorial School 5K Run or Walk & Fun Run, beginning and ending at the Newton Memorial School, 31 West Main St. Open to the whole community. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., Fun Run at 9:30 a.m., walkers at 10 a.m., runners at 10:30 a.m. Includes carnival games, face painting, bouncy house, food, raffle prizes and more. All proceeds will benefit the Newton Memorial School PTO. Registration fee is $15 before Sept. 15, $20 after Sept. 15 and on the day of the race. No entry fee for the Fun Run (ages 3-11). Free T-shirts for the first 100 registered adult participants. Email amieandjason@yahoo.com, RunReg.com.

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features The Fred Manzi Trio. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Dreadrocks. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Monday, Sept. 24

Annual meeting of the former Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School Retired Employees, noon at The Roma Restaurant, Middlesex Street, Haverhill. 321-720-3673.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Informational Health Talk: “MRSA,” 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by Amy Ewing, city of Methuen health nurse. 978-983-8825.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Musical performance by Greg Curtis, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery. Refreshments. 978-983-8825.

Friday, Sept. 28

Comedienne Loretta LaRoche — “Authentic Happiness: It Takes Courage to be Happy,” 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover. Tickets $35. Proceeds will go towards the Northern Essex Community College Fund. 978-556-3789, email lsmerdon@necc.mass.edu.

Sunday, Sept. 30

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Jah-N-I Roots Band. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Oct. 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 & 28

“CASTLE of FEAR,” after dark at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Coupons online. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Fifth Annual Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hall of St. Lucy Parish, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. Crafters needed. Space includes an 8-ft. table for $30. 978-685-8818.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Children’s Halloween Costume Party, noon to 3 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Includes games, treats, activities by Little Sprouts. Rain date is Oct. 28. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Thursday, Nov. 15 Psychic Readings, 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. $20 for each 15-minute session. Appointments are booked at the door only. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Nov. 24 & 25

Sanborn Ice Hockey Holiday Craft Fair, at Sanborn Regional High School, Kingston. Crafters wanted. Reserve an 8-ft. table now for $50. Make checks payable to Sanborn Athletics and mail to Dena Bouzianis, 9 Maple St., Kingston, NH 03848. Include name, address, email, phone number and brief description of the items. 207-351-5338, email sanbornicehockey@comcast.net.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Cocoa with Santa, 9 a.m. noon at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Includes activities by Little Sprouts, treats, and cocoa. $7 for children, $5 for adults. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Family Holiday Concert, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Features “Music Maximus.” A freewill offering will be collected to benefit Emmaus, Inc. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Holiday Craft & Gift Faire, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Offers artisans, crafters, vendors, gift items, door prizes and more. Admission $2 per person. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.