Idle Hands Craft Group, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. This Pintrest-inspired craft group will make artfully decorated candy jars with craft tape and mason jars. $2 registration fee. Space is limited. Open to the public. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.
Mardi Gras performance by Dave Caponigro & his jazz band, 7 p.m. at Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park, 4 Gleason St. Free, but advance registration encouraged. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.
North Andover Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m. in St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Main Street, North Andover. Gail Anderson will present “Beautiful Blooms, Fabulous Foliage.” Anderson will demonstrate the artistic elements of garden photography and give examples of how composition can make or break a photo. Free and open to all. 978-689-9318, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jocko’s Jazz: The Paul Broadnax Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Methuen Rail Trail meeting, 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Includes nomination of officers and projects for the year. Email email@example.com.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
League of Women Voters of Andover/North Andover board meeting, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, Andover. All members are welcome. lwv-andovers.org.
45’s Tournament, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sign up in office. $2 per person. 978-983-8825.
American Legion (Nathan Webster Post 248) meeting, 7 p.m. at Veasey Memorial Park, 201 Washington St., Groveland. 978-360-8107.
Thursday, Feb. 14
Valentine’s Day Dance, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the students of Presentation of Mary Academy. 978-983-8825.
Phil Porter “The Piano Man,” 7 p.m. at Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park, 4 Gleason St. Free, but advance registration encouraged. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.
“Gruesome Playground Injuries,” check for show times in the Stevens Auditorium, Cushing Hall, Merrimack College, North Andover. Presented by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. $5 for general Admission Limited Seating. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.