Thursday’s Monday Night Knitters meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Kelly Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Join in conversations while knitting and crocheting. New faces are always welcome. 603-898-7064.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1:30 to 7 p.m. at Saint Augustine Church, 35 Essex St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Friday, Aug. 9
Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.
Sixth Annual Outdoor Music Series, 7 p.m. on Bradford Common. Mike Cesati and Company. Opening act will begin at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ. Free and open to the public. 978-590-2119.
Movie Night, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. This year’s theme is Academy Award Winners by decade. “Ordinary People” will be shown. 603-898-7064.
Aug. 9 & 23
Adult Scrabble, 10:30 a.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.
Saturday, Aug. 10
Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Monday, Aug. 12
Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.
Movie Afternoon, 12:30 p.m. in the Center Meeting Room, Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. “Safe haven” will be screened. Call to reserve a spot. 978-372-1101.
Visit by author/tradesman/teacher Kevin Gardner, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Gardner will discuss his book “The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls.” 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.
Monday through Thursday, Aug. 12-15
Mad Machines & Crazy Contraptions — Mad Science Camp, 1 to 4 p.m. at Windham Coop, Industrial Drive. For boys and girls ages 7-12. Cost is $125 per child, $120 for the second in the family. Registration deadline is July 19. Throughout this camp, children will overcome a series of challenges using basic materials, simple machines, tips from famous inventors and their minds. With a little bit of ingenuity, children will create catapults and forts, construct working light sticks to take home, and assemble a set of circuits with batteries and light bulbs. windhamnewhampshire.com.