Monday, Nov. 12
Veteran’s Day Observance, 11 a.m. to noon in the Hampstead Middle School cafeteria. The program will consist of patriotic songs and music, Air Force Junior ROTC Color Guard, and conclude with a wreath laying at the Veteran’s Memorial Park. 603-329-4288.
Tuesday, Nov. 13
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Brooks School, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
New Suffolk University president to meet with alumni, 6 p.m. at the Andover Country Club, Trumpeter Room, 60 Canterbury St. President James McCarthy will hold a reception to meet with alumni in the North Shore/Merrimack Valley and New Hampshire areas. Free admission. RSVP, email email@example.com.
Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.
“Holiday Arrangements from your Yard,” 7 p.m. in St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Main Street, North Andover. Hosted by the North Andover Garden Club. Betty Sanders, master gardener, will give the presentation. Learn how to make evergreens into the basis of decorative arrangements. All of the arrangements made by Sanders will be raffled off to audience members. This meeting is shared with the Village Garden Club of Andover. 978-689-9318, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jocko’s Jazz: The Tim Ray Quartet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Andover Garden Club membership meeting, 10 a.m. at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Gloria Lieberman, an expert on antique jewelry, will present the program, “Immortal Garden.” Free for members, $10 for guests. Includes refreshments. 978-247-8960, email email@example.com, 978-475-4451, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Hampshire Writers’ Group, 10 a.m. to noon in the Conference Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.
Lunch Time Knitting Group, noon to 2 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.