TRIAD meeting, 11 a.m. in the Groveland Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. 978-372-1101.
Lawrence Chess Club meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, corner of Haverhill and Lawrence streets. The club meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Bring a friend and a chess set. Free. All ages and abilities welcome.
Open Innovation Conference 2013, 6 to 9:30 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on NECC’s Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. Hosted by Northern Essex Community College, the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce and the Haverhill Horizons Hardware Challenge. Designed to unite Merrimack Valley partners, including entrepreneurs and startups, students and universities, government leaders, investors, and established companies. Email email@example.com.
Evening Social event, 6:30 p.m. in the Central Fire Station Meeting Room, Main Street, Groveland. Hosted by The Friends of the Groveland Council on Aging. Members of the public from any community who are interested in the goals of the Friends are invited to attend this free event. Friends’ goals are to raise money to fund programs and services for Groveland elders, and to support the Council on Aging. A presentation will illustrate the “Joys and Benefits of Volunteering.” A discussion will follow and refreshments will be served. 978-374-6225.
March 20 & 27
Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.
Thursday, March 21
“The Pollinator Garden,” 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Landscape designer Kim Smith will present a slideshow and lecture demonstrating how to create a welcoming haven for bees, birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Sponsored by the Friends of MHL and the Village Garden Club of Andover. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.
Career Networking Group meeting, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Includes the presentation “Effective Elevator Pitches.” 78-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.