Read to Dixie, 6 to 7 p.m. in the Children's Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Sign-up for one 15-minute session with Dixie the READ dog. Registration required. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.
Thursday's Monday Knitting Circle, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Conference Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.
June 14, 22 & 29
Cooking Classes, in Methuen and Groveland. These farm-to-table classes focus on using ingredients from local farms. Classes are hands-on with instruction and include recipes and a meal at the end of the evening. Pre-registration required. 978-994-1692, email email@example.com.
Friday, June 15
Sacred Hearts School's 20th annual Principal's Cup Golf Tournament, at the Bradford Country Club. Tournament fee of $140 includes golf and cart, lunch, dinner, a gift for each golfer, contests with prizes for the winners, auctions and raffle prizes. 978-372-5451, sacredheartsbradford.org.
"Red Hatters" — North Andover Socialites' annual renewal commitment, 1 p.m. at the North Andover Senior Center, 120R Main St. Entertainment by the Sunset Tappers of Andover. Tea and crumpets will be served.
Free Weight Loss Seminar, 6 to 7 p.m. in the Holy Family Hospital auditorium, Methuen. Presented by Nicole Pecquex, MD, the lecture will explore surgical methods to help patients achieve weight loss goals. Registration requested. 978-687-0156, ext. 2555, steward.org.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at the Haverhill YMCA, 81 Winter St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
June 15, 22 & 29
Free Film Series, 6:30 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. Screenings: "Forks over Knives" on June 15, "The Future of Food" on June 22, "Food Inc." on June 29. A group discussion, refreshments and raffles will follow. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 16
Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. With Pete Saran — New Life. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.
Free seminar "McClellan Takes Richmond! Really?," 9 a.m. to noon at the American College of History and Legal Studies, (ACHLS), 1 Stiles Road, Salem, N.H. Hosted by ACHLS and Massachusetts School of Law (MSL). Led by Prof. Michael Chesson, founding professor and dean of ACHLS, and former professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Open to the public. achls.org.