A Writer’s Workshop with author Joe Smiga, 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Smiga will present an interactive discussion on becoming a writer. Topics will include how to start writing, telling one’s story, developing content, coping with writer’s block, editing, proofreading and more. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.
Informal Session on Nevins Memorial Library, 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Mayor Zanni will present the program with guest speaker Krista McLeod. All are invited. 978-983-8825.
Decorate Bird Houses, 3 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Groveland Cultural Council. For all ages. Sign-up is required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.
Gentle Yoga Class, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. All ages and all fitness levels welcome. Stretch and relax the mind. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Mats are available to use for those who don’t own one. $5 drop in fee. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursdays, through June 27
Alpha Course, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the DeClerck Gallery, 92 Newton Road, Plaistow. Explore the Christian faith. Includes a meal and discussion. Free admission. 603-490-4124.
Friday, April 19
Beginner’s Blogging, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Choose a blog topic (i.e. photography or quilting), see what other bloggers are doing, and begin one’s own blog. Call to register. Priority will be given to Pelham Public Library card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.
Sweets Night & Silent Auction, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane. Hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 25, all of the proceeds will benefit MDA. Bid on jewelry, gift baskets, spa certificates, and more. Vendors will also hand out free samples. Cost of admission is $10 per person. 603-819-9038.
Scrapbooking with Melissa, 9 to 11 a.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1101.