Sunday, May 19
21st Greater Hampstead/Plaistow CROP Hunger Walk, 1 p.m. step-off ceremony beginning at Hampstead Congregational Church, 61 Main St. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. All are welcome to participate in the 1 mile or 10K walk around Sunset Lake. Held rain or shine. The goal is to reach $21,000 and take on the challenge grant from Feinstein that ends on April 30. Participating congregations/churches include: Hampstead Congregational Church, St. Anne’s Catholic Church, St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, First Baptist Church of Plaistow, Holy Angels Catholic Church, Atkinson Congregational Church, and Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
41st annual Sheep Shearing Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Old North Andover Common. Crafters are needed. 978-685-5320, 978-682-5212.
Monday, May 20
Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.
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.
Tuesday, May 21
Exchange Club of Haverhill’s second annual Recognition Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Maria’s Family Restaurant, 81 Essex St., Haverhill. This annual event celebrates education, community, patriotism and partnerships and is exclusively sponsored by Pentucket Bank. Names of the award winners will be announced in April. Tickets are $20 per person. Includes hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, presentations and award ceremonies. Tickets will be on sale in early April. 978-373-5663, email email@example.com, HaverhillExchangeClub.com.
Wednesday, May 22
2013 Organ Recital Series — Susan Ferré, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by The Savings Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.
Singer Tommy Rull will perform, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery Council. 978-983-8825.
Thursday, May 23
Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Kathryn Miles will read from her book, “All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, The Legendary Irish Famine Ship.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.