Tuesday, April 16
Understanding Facebook & Privacy, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Join the adult services librarian for a discussion about Facebook privacy practices, Internet privacy news, topics, and advice. Registration required. Free and open to the public, but precedence will be given to Pelham Public Library card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.
Jocko’s Jazz: The Louise Van Aarsen Quintet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Wednesday, April 17
Informational Talk: “Medicare Fraud,” 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by ESMV, co-sponsored by the Methuen Chapter of AARP. 978-983-8825.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Lawrence Chess Club meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, corner of Haverhill and Lawrence streets. Free. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month. Bring a friend and a chess set. All ages and abilities are welcome.
April 17 & May 7
Chinese Buffet, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chief Wok Restaurant & Lounge, 224 North Broadway, Route 28, Salem, N.H. Join the extended Sherry family team to help fight cancer. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Salem. Suggested donation is $20 for adults, $1 per year of age for those under 18. chiefwok.com, main.acsevents.org/goto/sluggers2013.
Thursday, April 18
Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Jennifer Haigh will read from her latest book, “News From Heaven.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.
Career Networking Group meeting, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. The topic will be “Innovative Ways to Get a Job.” 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.
“Getting Started in Genealogy,” 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Presented by noted genealogist, Rhonda McClure. Registration requested. 978-623-8401, ext. 31, mhl.org.