Friday, March 29
Smooth Friday Music Series, 8 p.m. at Maria’s Family Restaurant, Haverhill. The Smoothies, a dynamic jazz-pop duo, features Matt Davis on trumpet, trombone, guitar and vocals, and Lee Lewis Machucca on vocals and tenor saxophone. The series will be held on the last Friday of each month. Free admission. 877-576-5092.
Basics of Microsoft Excel, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Learn more about the basics of creating spreadsheets and using functions. Registration requested. Free and open to the public, but priority will be given to Pelham card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Latitude Sports Club, 116 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Saturday, March 30
Seventh annual Animal Rights Day, 8 a.m. at Massachusetts School of Law, 500 Federal St., Andover. Includes a discussion of animal issues, animal demonstrations, children’s activities. Free admission. 978-681-0800.
Tuesday, April 2
Career Strategies Series: Technology Skills Survey, 2 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. The focus will be on the broader aspects of the types of technology skills employers are looking for in today’s job market. This class will survey important technologies including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, social media, etc. By understanding what employers expect, one can create a plan to improve one’s skills. Registration requested. Free and open to the public, but priority will be given to Pelham card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.
April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.
April 6 & 27
Priceless Prom Gown Program Boutique Days, noon to 5 p.m. in the Stone Mill behind the Everett Mill, 15 Union St., Lawrence. Local financially-challenged students are encouraged to pick out the perfect prom gown and accessories for a $10 donation. 617-719-3328, pricelesspromgownprogram.com.