American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Heritage Place, 439 South Union St., Lawrence. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Jocko’s Jazz: Vocalist April Hall with The Tim Ray Quartet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Lunch Time Knitting Group meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
Career Essentials: Job Search Strategies Series, 2 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. The program is designed to help job seekers develop an effective search strategy. Learn tips on how to organize one’s search, where to look, and how to improve one’s odds in landing a job. Registration required. Session two of the series, led by Pam Duquette on March 7, at 6:30 p.m., will focus on resume creation. Free and open to the public. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Film Series: “Grandma’s Boy,” 7 p.m. at the Roger Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Refreshments and expert commentary at 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Subject to change. 978-837-5355.
African American music presentation, 7 p.m. at the Memorial Library, 2 Main St., Andover. Kevin Comtois, who teaches in the Global Studies Department at Northern Essex Community College, will present “From Slave Spirituals to Hip Hop: The Social and Political History of American Music.” Free and open to the public. necc.mass.edu.
Local author K.D. Mason will discuss his new book “Killer Run,” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Village, 54 Main St., Groveland. Mason will be selling and signing copies of his book. Presented by the Langley-Adams Library and Nichols Village, the event is free and open to the public. Registration requested. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.