American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cedardale Health and Fitness, 931 Boston Road, Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Feb. 1 & 2
Two-day Red Cross Babysitter Training Course, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Dance Connection, 8 Rockingham Road, Windham. Attendance on both days is required. $45 per person. Space is limited to 12 students. Full payment is required at the time of registration. Deadline to register is Jan. 25. Sponsored by the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce Health Resources Committee, Santo Insurance and Dance Connection. 603-890-6392, 603-505-1952.
Saturday, Feb. 2
Hospice Volunteer Training, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Fidelis Hospice office in Haverhill. Free and open to community members interested in becoming hospice volunteers or who would like to learn more about hospice care. Topics include “Hospice History and Philosophy,” “Care and Comfort,” “Communication Skills” and “Spirituality in Hospice.” Volunteers provide caring companionship to people with terminal illnesses. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Volunteers also need background and drug tests which will be provided at no cost. 855-816-4777, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child Find Check, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampstead Central School. Sponsored by the Hampstead School District to screen children between the ages of birth and 6 for possible educational disabilities. The screening will be done by trained professionals. All results will be kept confidential and will only be released to other professionals, i.e. school system or physician with parental consent. Free to Hampstead residents. A parent or legal guardian must accompany the child. Appointments are required. Call 603-329-6326, ext. 102 the week of Jan. 21, between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Matinee Movie, 1:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitor Center, 1 Jackson St. “Horse Feathers” will be screened. Free admission. Door prizes. Popcorn and refreshments will be available. Presented by the Friends of the Lawrence Heritage State Park. 978-794-1655.