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June 15, 2014

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11th Printing Arts Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Museum of Printing, 800 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover. The steamroller will print large 3x5 feet prints from 28 individual linoleum blocks cut by local artists. Families will enjoy the clang of the working printing press, marvel at art prints being made and children can get ink on their fingers when they set their name in wood type then print it. Children of all ages can print their own Father’s Day card. Also includes continuous demonstrations of intaglio printing, lithographic print making, stone carving, paper making as well as viewing Lance Hidy prints. Rare letterpress accessories will also be available to collectors. Call 978-985-3073 or visit museumofprinting.org.

“The Sound of Music,” 2 p.m. in the West Middle School Auditorium, Andover. Presented by ACT Theater Company. Tickets are $22 and are available at acttheatercompany.com or through a cast member.

Sundays

Sunday Morning Meditation, 8 a.m. at 85 Essex St., second floor, Haverhill. Offers meditations of healing, kindness, goodwill and spiritual development. The nonsectarian meditations cleanse, relieve stress, energize, heal, and activate inner potential. Call 978-457-6900.

Monday, June 16

Teen Anime Club meeting, 4 to 5 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Toddler Story Times, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. The parent/caregiver must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Mondays

Adult Knit-A-Bitters, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Join other knitters for a bit of knitting and a bit of chat. All levels welcome. Open to all community members. Call 978-372-1732 or visit langleyadamslib.org.

Mondays

Music Academy for Homeschool & Preschoolers, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Classes on the recorder, guitar, music and movement, drumming, music theory, rock/jazz ensemble and beginning winds/brass. Email vwalton@mvmusicschool.org.

Tuesday, June 17

“Stem Cell Research & Modern Medicine: A Dialogue,” 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Join Andover resident and MGH physician/scientist, Dr. Khalid Shah, as he shares his perspective on how stem cell research is changing the face of modern medicine. He will also discuss research from his own group on brain tumors at Massachusetts General Hospital. A question and answer session will follow. Call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32 or visit mhl.org.

“The Beehive: Buying & Selling on Craigslist,” 3 to 4 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to buy and sell items locally using the online classifieds site Craigslist. Staff librarian, Curtis Wyant, will walk attendees through the process. Registration required. Call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32 or visit mhl.org.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Ferdinando Argenti Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. Wheelchair accessible. For tickets or reservations, call 603-898-1591, 978-683-9200 or visit jockosjazz.com.

Sen. Bruce Tarr’s District Office Hours, 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Center Meeting Room, Groveland Town Hall, 183 Main St. With Dick Curran. Call 978-372-1101 or visit GrovelandMA.com to learn more.

Book Group Discussion, 1 p.m. at the Chester Public Library, 3 Chester St., Chester. “All-girl filling station’s last reunion” by Fannie Flagg will be discussed. The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Call 603-887-3404, email chesterpubliclibrary@gmail.com or visit chesterlibrary.com.

Informational Talk: Scams and Fraud, 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by Amy Schram of the Better Business Bureau. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

AARP meeting, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Open to the whole community. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Tuesdays

Line Dancing Class, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Call 978-983-8825.

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Story Times, 11:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Chester Public Library, 3 Chester St., Chester. Hear Miss Diane read some stories and make some crafts. Call 603-887-3404, email chesterpubliclibrary@gmail.com or visit chesterlibrary.com.

Wednesday, June 18

Organ Recital: Henry Lowe, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Widor, Simonds, Bach, Buxtehude, Vierne and Duruflé will be featured. This performance is in memory of Lawrence Allen Young. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors will have a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

COA Board of Directors meeting, 9 a.m. in the Police Station Conference Room, Groveland. Visit GrovelandMA.com for more information.

An Evening with Best-selling Author Nancy Thayer, 6:30 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Thayer, whose works include “The Hot Flash Club” series, “Summer Breeze” and “Heat Wave,” will talk about her latest novel, “Nantucket Sisters.” Books will be available for sale and for signing. Light refreshments will be served. Call 978-686-4080, ext. 16 or visit nevinslibrary.org.

Read with Dixie, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Sign your child up for a 15-minute slot to read to Dixie the READ dog. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Informational Talk: PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly), 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Actor Steven Collins presents “Unlaunched Voices: An Evening with Walt Whitman,” 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Wednesdays

Line Dancing Class, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Methuen VFW, River Street. Cost is $3 per class. Call 603-329-5904.

Wednesdays

Meat Raffle, 6 p.m. at the French Social, Railroad Street, Methuen.

Wednesdays

Zumba Fitness, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room, 84 Chester St., Chester. Offered by the Chester Recreation Department. The cost is $55 for 10 classes, $90 for 20 classes and $6 to drop in per class. Join anytime. For a free one-time guest pass, email sharon@chesternhrec.org or call 603-887-5773.

Wednesdays & Sundays

Free Adult Co-Ed Pick-up Volleyball, 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays in the Multi-Purpose Room, 84 Chester St., Chester. Offered by the Chester Recreation Department. Open to all. Call 603-887-5773 or email sharon@chesternhrec.org.

Thursday, June 19

American Red Cross blood drive, 3 to 8 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, 12 Main St., Pelham. During the month of June, all presenting donors can enter for a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

American Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at the Atkinson Resort and Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive, Atkinson. During the month of June, all presenting donors can enter for a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

Read with Dixie, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Sign your child up for a 15-minute slot to read to Dixie the READ dog. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Biography Book Club, 7 to 8 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. The group will discuss Maya Angelou’s memoir “Mom and Me and Mom.” If interested in joining, contact the library to get a copy of the book, access it through NHDB or bring a copy acquired elsewhere. Attendance has the privilege of helping to select the next book to read. Bring suggestions. For more information, call 603-483-5374 or visit griffinfree.com.

“The Founding Fathers — What Were They Thinking?” Program, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Richard Hesse, Professor Emeritus at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and historian, will discuss the problems they faced, and the solutions they fashioned. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

The English Beat, 8 p.m. at the Tupelo Music Hall, 2 Young Road, Londonderry. Tickets are $35 and $40. For tickets or more information, call 603-437-5100 or visit tupelohall.com.

“Remember When,” 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by the Methuen Fire Department and the Methuen TRIAD Senior Safety Program. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Thursdays

Gentle Yoga Class, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. All ages and all fitness levels welcome. Stretch and relax the mind. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Mats are available to use for those who don’t own one. $5 drop in fee. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Thursdays

Bridge Group, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Experienced players are encouraged to join the group. Stop in, have fun and make new friends. Call 978-983-8825.

Thursdays

Children’s Community Choir, 4 to 5 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 163 East Haverhill St., Lawrence. For ages 7-14. Free admission. Call 978-682-4215.

Thursdays

Children’s Community Choir, 4:30 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 163 East Haverhill St., Lawrence. For ages 7-14. Free admission. Call 978-682-4215.

Through June 20

“Extreme Science,” 9:30, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. For more information, call 603-893-3506 or visit canobie.com. For more information, call 603-893-3506 or visit canobie.com.

Monthly Matinee, 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. “Philomena” will be shown. Free admission. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Saturday, June 21

Annual Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of Mary Queen of Peace, 200 Lawrence Road, Salem, N.H. The large multi-family sale offers toys, furniture, books, decorations, clothing, dishes and more. Proceeds from the sale will benefit Saints Mary and Joseph Parish and the Honduran Mission Team. Rent a space for $25 and bring a table. To reserve a space, call 603-893-8661, ext. 303.

Planting a Butterfly Garden, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Lake Street Garden Center, 37 Lake St., Salem, N.H. Registration is requested, as space is limited. To register for this event or for more information, call 603-893-5858 or visit lakestreet.com.

Free Movie Matinee, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. This free matinee will feature a classic children’s story based on a popular and beloved book. The film is rated G and popcorn will be provided. For more information, call 603-483-5374 or visit griffinfree.com.

Galliens Town Beach Opens for the Season, at 39 Pond Road, Derry. The facility includes a concession stand, bathrooms, changing area, sandy beach area, parking, fishing dock, and picnic tables. Call 603-432-6139, 603-432-6136 or visit derry.nh.us for more information.

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. With the Bob Drinkwater Band. Cost is $9 per person. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

June 21 & 22

Boy Scout Troop 163’s Annual Yard Sale, 8 a.m. at the Wason Pond Recreation Area, 603 Raymond Road, Route 102, Chester. The troop will accept donations from now until the event. To donate items, call 603-370-0989 or email ChesterScoutYardSale@gmail.com.

June 21 through July 6

FOREVER KINGS, 4 p.m. Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Features tributes to Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. For more information, call 603-893-3506 or visit canobie.com.

June 21 through Sept. 1

Tribute to Madonna, 2, 5 and 8 p.m. at the Dancehall Theater, Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. No shows on Mondays. For more information, call 603-893-3506 or visit canobie.com.

June 21 through Sept. 1

Tribute to Michael, 4 and 7 p.m. at the Dancehall Theater, Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. No shows on Tuesdays. For more information, call 603-893-3506 or visit canobie.com.

June 21 through Sept. 1

Tribute to One Direction, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. on the Midway Stage, Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. No shows on Mondays. For more information, call 603-893-3506 or visit canobie.com.

June 21 through Sept. 1

Hagerman’s Vaudeville Magic Show, 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. on the Village Stage, Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. No shows on Tuesdays. For more information, call 603-893-3506 or visit canobie.com.

Saturdays

Meat Raffle, 2 to 4 p.m. at VFW Post 8349, 26 River St., Methuen. Hosted by the Methuen Ladies Auxiliary. Open to the public.

Saturdays

Roll-Off & Meat Raffle, 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the Amvets, 576 Primrose St., Haverhill. Open to the public. Call 978-374-9807.

Saturdays

Poker Bingo, 6 p.m. at the American Legion, 200 Broadway, Methuen.

Sunday, June 22

“Flip Flop Fun,” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Laschi’s Garden Center, 20 Ayers Village Road, Methuen. Come and decorate a flip flop wind chime and enter to win a raffle. Cost is $5. Call 978-683-0309 or visit laschisgardencenter.com.

Concert in Memory of Joni Alicia Finegold, 2 p.m. in the Hartleb Tech Center on Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. Michael Finegold, former Northern Essex Community College music professor and founder and artistic director of the Essex Chamber Music Players in residence at NECC, will share the musical pieces he created, some of which are based on poems written by his late daughter. The concert will also showcase world-famous musicians including clarinetist Richard Stoltzman and violinist Andrew Kohji Taylor, joined by soprano Adriana Repetto, cellists Emmanuel Feldman, Timothy Roberts, Patrick Owen, pianists Lois Shapiro, David Pihl, Stephen James and flutist Michael Finegold. Broadway stars Jenny Powers, an Andover native, and her husband, Matt Cavenaugh, will perform Broadway selections. Pianist Robert “Bob” Lague, former choral and musical director of Andover High School will accompany them. Tickets are $25 and all proceeds will go to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Additional contributions are welcomed and can be made at the concert, online or by check. For more information, visit ecmp.org.

Through June 23

“The Bones Remain Project” on Display, at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. As a way to honor and remember the 800,000 victims of the Rwandan Genocide, a group of students and teachers from Andover High School collaborated to create “The Bones Remain.” Students sculpted human bones out of clay, to install as a collection modeled after genocide memorials in Rwanda, which expose the bones of victims as a means of ensuring that the atrocities of 1994 are never forgotten. The bones in the student exhibit represent all genocide victims around the world, past and present. The exhibit mirrors the One Million Bones Project (onemillionbones.org), which was on display on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in June 2013. The Andover Fund for Education provided a grant for the installation. Call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32 or visit mhl.org.

Monday, June 23

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Comfort Home Care, 147 Pelham St., Methuen. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors will have a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Langley Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors will have a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Monday Movie, 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This month’s free movie will be shown in the Activity Room. Attend and enter to win the DVD. Visit mhl.org/mondaymovies for this month’s selection.

Monday Movie, noon in the Groveland Town Hall, 183 Main St. “Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont” will be screened. Reservations are requested. Call 978-372-1101 to reserve a seat. Visit GrovelandMA.com for more information.

An Evening with Best-selling author Dorothea Benton-Frank, 6:30 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Benton-Frank’s works include “Sullivan’s Island,” “Pawleys Island,” “Porch Lights” and “The Last Original Wife.” Benton-Frank will discuss her latest novel, “The Hurricane Sisters.” Books will be available for sale and for signing. Light refreshments will be served. Call 978-686-4080, ext. 16 or visit nevinslibrary.org.

Nevins PACE and Adult Day Health host Open House, 4 to 6 p.m. at 12 Ingalls Court, Methuen. Summer drinks and hors d’ouevres will be served. PACE is provided through Elder Service Plan of the North Shore, a nonprofit organization that opened its seventh site last November at Nevins Adult Day Health in Methuen. The Methuen location offers PACE to eligible participants throughout the Merrimack Valley. For details about the event and to RSVP, contact csmith@pacenorthshore.org.

Toddler Story Times, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. The parent/caregiver must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Tuesday, June 24

Merrimack Valley Pflag/Transgender Chapter Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Call 781-891-5966, email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com or visit gbpflag.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m. at the YWCA of Greater Lawrence, 38 Lawrence St. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors will have a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

The Beehive: eBook How-To Session, 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on one’s computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle, or other compatible eBook reader. Bring an eBook reader, USB cord, library card, and questions for a hands-on session with Overdrive. If using a Kindle, bring the Amazon login and password. Call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32 or visit mhl.org.

Jocko’s Jazz: Vocalist Giacomo Gates, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. Wheelchair accessible. For tickets or reservations, call 603-898-1591, 978-683-9200 or visit jockosjazz.com.

Free Electrical Safety & Ice Cream Social, 1 p.m. in the Center Meeting Room, Groveland Town Hall, 183 Main St. With Ray Gouley. Enjoy a free sundae while learning about important ways to stay safe. This event is being sponsored by the Groveland Light department. Call 978-372-1101 or visit GrovelandMA.com to learn more.

Book Club, 7 to 8 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. For information about the club or to be added to the list of attendees, call 603-483-5374.

Lab Assistants (ages 3-4), 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

“Gravity! Yoyos and Paper Airplanes,” 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Bring a yoyo and explore the law of gravity by learning tricks and designing different paper airplanes. There will be a special demonstration by the New Hampshire Yoyo Club. For ages 4-11 and their caregivers. With Miss Kathryn. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Cooking Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Experiment with homemade caramels, glowing jello, rock candy, and instant sorbet. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Coffee Time with Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Information on the Shingles Vaccine, 10 to 11 a.m. in the lobby area of the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by Walgreens Pharmacy. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Annual Service to Seniors Award Banquet, 6:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by the Methuen Exchange Club. Honorees include Lilian Zakia, Thrift Shop Manager and Barbara Skinner, Gift Shop Manager. Includes a stuffed chicken dinner by Mike’s Family Catering. Tickets are $8 per person. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

June 24, 25 & 26

Children’s Program: “Explore the Summer with Corduroy,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Wednesday, June 25

Organ Recital: Kola Owolabi, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. The Willoughby Frederick and Emma Jacobson Watts Memorial Organ Recital will feature works by Laurin, Parry, Sowerby, Sadoh and Widor. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors will have a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m. at the Wingate, 190 North Ave., Haverhill. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors will have a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

“Renewable Energy: Sources & Choices,” 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Local resident, and Andover Green Advisory Board member, Anil Navkal, will share his extensive research on sources of energy in the second of a two-part series, which addresses the challenges and issues of renewable energy, and the impact on future generations. Call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32 or visit mhl.org.

Jestering Workshop, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Learn some of the skills that Jesters use. For children in grades 2-5. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Alex the Jester, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Kick off the summer with Alex the Jester out of the sun. Just for kids. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Summer Story Time, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. Celebrate the arrival of summer with stories and crafts. For ages 5-8. For more information, call 603-483-5374 or visit griffinfree.com.

Free Summer concert with the Cocabanana Band, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the Pelham Public Library. This concert is being held in conjunction with the library’s Summer Reading Program. Sign up for the reading program and get a free ice cream sundae at the concert. Bring a lawn chair and/or blankets. No dogs or alcohol allowed. In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled to the following Wednesday. For more information visit cocabananaband.com or pelhamweb.com.

Lab Rats (ages 5-6), 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Scribes-Writers Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Between writing prompts, workshops and group story telling, this club is full of imagination. Come ready to read or just stop in to relax and listen. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Methuen Veterans Director Tom Hargreaves’ office hours, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Country Line Dancing with Jason McCollin, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Cost is $2 per person. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Thursday, June 26

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 360 South Main St., Andover. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors will have a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Science of Bridges, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Learn all about how bridges are built and the science behind it through hands-on activities. For kids in grades 2-5. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Register for Summer Reading while enjoying crafts, snacks, raffles and the Toe Jam Puppet Band. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Young Adult Program: “Movie Night,” 5 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: The Science of Sound, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Explore the principles of sound with the percussion family of instruments. Sing and play along with stories using woods, metals, skins and shakers. For ages 4-9 with their caregivers. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Steampunk Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Try creating steampunk-style folios, boxes, goggles and other creations. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Monthly Matinee, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. “Philomena” will be shown. Free admission. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Friday, June 27

American Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Ave., Hampstead. During the month of June, all presenting donors can enter for a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

Saturday, June 28

New Hampshire Police Association Pipes and Drums Band, 6:30 p.m. at the Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St., Manchester, N.H. This concert honors New Hampshire’s fallen police officers and the 20th anniversary of the band. The Glengarry Bhoys, a Scottish rock band, will headline the show. Tickets are $24.50. Call 603-668-5588 or visit nhpolicepipeband.com or palacetheatre.org.

11th Annual Open Golf Tournament, at the Crystal Lake Golf Club in Haverhill. Proceeds from the Hampstead Knights of Columbus’ annual fundraiser will benefit their scholarship fund and charitable events. Call 603-329-6819 for more information or to register.

Kids: Grow Potatoes, 1 p.m. at Lake Street Garden Center, 37 Lake St., Salem, N.H. Registration is requested, as space is limited. To register for this event or for more information, call 603-893-5858 or visit lakestreet.com.

Fireworks in celebration of the Fourth of July, 7:15 p.m. at Windham High School. Music at 7:15 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m. The parking lot will open at 5:30 p.m. and food vendors will be on hand as well. Visit windhamnewhampshire.com for more information.

Windham’s Annual Town Day Parade, 1 p.m. at Griffin Park, 101 Range Road, Windham. Decorate a bike, wagon or doll stroller and join in the parade around the ball field. Prizes will be awarded. Visit windhamnewhampshire.com for more information.

Annual Town Day, noon to 3 p.m. at Griffin Park, 101 Range Road, Windham. Includes a free cook-out, a performance by the Windham Community Band, a kiddie parade, family games, and more. Visit windhamnewhampshire.com for more information.

Square Foot Gardening for the Family, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Rockingham County Master Gardener Laurie O’Connor will present a program on the technique of Square Foot Gardening, developed by Mel Bartholomew. This intensive gardening method calls for a raised bed filled with a blend of compost, vermiculite and peat moss, and makes possible the growing of a lot of vegetables and fruits in a small space. This family program is open to all ages and levels of gardening experience. No registration is required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

’60s Invasion Show/Dance, at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. The band features music of the 1960s and tributes to some of the most popular performers of the time. Enjoy music and trivia from 1960s television shows and the history of rock through the years. Open to the public. Advance ticket purchase only. Tickets are $10 each. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Monday, June 30

Monday Movie, noon in the Groveland Town Hall, 183 Main St. “Lone Survivor” will be screened. Reservations are requested. Call 978-372-1101 to reserve a seat. Visit GrovelandMA.com for more information.

Toddler Story Times, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. Parent/caregivers must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Entomology,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Brewing in New Hampshire, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Glenn Knoblock, independent scholar, author, and historian will present the lecture “Brewing in New Hampshire: An Informal History of Beer in the Granite State from Colonial Times to the Present.” This lecture will be enjoyed by adults of all ages. Registration is not required. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Through Aug. 30

Exhibit by local artist Charlotte Huebner, on display during regular business hours at Salem Cooperative Bank, 3 South Broadway, Salem, N.H. Huebner’s collection includes coastal scenes throughout New England.

Tuesday, July 1

Color Chaos Gone Square, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Part of the Children’s Art Series, this program is for kids in grades 2-5. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Lab Assistants (ages 3-4): Weather, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Children will learn about wind, rain, clouds, and other weather phenomena. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Story Time — Zoo Day,” 10 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Creature Teachers: Live Animal Show, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Meet a host of amazing animals from different parts of the world, including a wallaby from “Down Under.” The Creature Teachers have a lot of critters to share. For all ages with their caregivers. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Mad Scientist Workshop, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Have fun with messy science projects. Test pop rocks and mentos geysers, create miniature catapults and hover crafts and try a few different invisible inks. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2 and 3 will be introduced to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Registration is not required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Pajama Party, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This evening story time is for preschoolers and their favorite adult. Wear pajamas, bring a stuffed animal, and share stories, songs, and a simple craft. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

July 1 through Aug. 5

Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hood Park in Derry. Enjoy the outdoors with books, stories, songs, and activities. For all ages. Co-sponsored by Taylor Library. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wednesday, July 2

Organ Recital: Kathrine Handford, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Key, Rheinberger, Sowerby, Takle, Sousa, Lefébure-Wély, Boulanger, Saint-Saëns, Tournemire and Jongen will be featured. Sponsored by The Savings Bank. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

Baby and 2’s Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. For ages 9 months through 2 years and their caregivers. This story Time is designed to stimulate children’s minds and prepare them for future reading experiences. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

3-5’s Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. This story Time is full of stories, games, songs and fun for ages 3-5. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Lab Rats (ages 5-6), 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. The “Fizz, Boom, Pop” theme will include simple science experiments and explorations. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Gone Fishing,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Wednesdays in July & August

Art In Nature, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way, Auburn. Join artist Amanda Tempesta for three sessions of sketching. The classes will be held outdoors by the garden, pond or meadow. Learn to sketch from nature. The class dates will be determined by the class members. The suggested materials list will be provided by the instructor two weeks prior to the first class. Cost is $60. For more information, call 603-668-2045 or visit nhaudubon.org.

Drop-In Craft, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Create a spark and be part of the “Fourth of July” Celebration. For all ages. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wiggle Words, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers, 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This is a story time for ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Share stories, songs, and a simple craft. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Afternoon Time, 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2-5 are invited to share stories, songs and a craft. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Nonfiction Book Group, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. The group meets monthly and is open to new members. “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World” by Jack Weatherford will be up for discussion. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Thursday, July 3

Independence Day Celebration, 4 to 10 p.m. at the Pelham Elementary School/Pelham Memorial School, Marsh Road, Pelham. Celebration starts at 4 p.m. with fireworks after dusk. Music and nonprofit vendors from 4 p.m. on. Burgers, sausages and hot dogs benefit the Pelham Fire Auxiliary. Bounce house and activities for the entire family. Call 978-566-1507 or visit PelhamCommunitySpirit.org.

Super Scientist Fun, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Experiments will be displayed and conducted weekly. Get a raffle ticket with each correct conclusion. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Craft Time — create your own puzzle,” 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Young Adult Program: “Worst Case Scenario,” 6 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Thomas the Tank Engine Story Time, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time includes stories, songs and movement all about trains. Stay for the movie “Thomas and His Friends Help Out.” For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. With Miss Kathy. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Little Listeners, 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Enjoy three to four picture books together each week. Group activities such as songs, finger plays, and a story-related craft will complement the listening experience for ages 3-5. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wiggle Words, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Saturday, July 5

Dragonfly Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon at the Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way, Auburn. Presented by Angie Krysiak, program naturalist. Watch a slide show about dragonflies and then head outside to learn the art of catching them. Attendees will learn tricks to catching and handling, what equipment to use, as well as how to identify some of the most common species. Cost is $7 for members, $10 for nonmembers, $15 for member families, $25 for nonmember families. For more information, call 603-668-2045 or visit nhaudubon.org.

Monday, July 7

Toddler Story Time, 10 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. The parent/caregiver must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Oceanology Book Bingo,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Creative Cafe, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Grab craft supplies for a fun, monthly craft night. Meet other crafters, and work on projects. Open to adults who knit, crochet, scrapbook, and create other portable crafts. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

July 7 through Aug. 15

Chester Recreation Summer Program, at the Wason Pond recreational area. Full-day is available (Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) along with half-day (Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon). The summer program consists of weeks of fun activities including field trips, sporting events, special themed days, and arts and crafts. The program is open to all Chester children 4 years old by Jan. 1, 2014, and up through the eighth grade (entering eighth grade by the fall). The full day program is for students entering first through eighth grade only. The fees for the half day program is $150 for one child, $135 for second and additional children, and the fees for the full day program is $395 for one child, $355 for second and additional children. To register or for more information, visit chesternh.org.

Tuesday, July 8

Falcons, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Learn all about Falcons with local falconer, Nancy Cowan. For children aged 6 and up. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Pet Show, 11 a.m. on the Pelham Public Library’s outdoor patio, 24 Village Green, Pelham. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Bring pets of all breeds, sizes, shapes and colors, and parade them down the runway. Prizes will be awarded. Only cuddly, friendly pets are allowed. For all ages. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Drop-In Crafts, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For all ages. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Story Time — Heads/Shoulders/Knees and Toes,” 10 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Beta Sigma Phi Book Club, 1 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Friends of Londonderry Hockey meeting, 7 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Lindsay and her Puppet Pals, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Includes a lot of laughter and audience participation. For all ages and their caregivers. No registration required. This event is co-sponsored by the Taylor Library. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Cooking Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Experiment with homemade caramels, glowing jello, rock candy, and instant sorbet. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Christmas in July Lunch and Dance Social, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features a Yankee Swap, an Ugly Christmas Sweater contest, lunch by Borrelli’s, and dancing to music by DJ Dick Arsenault. Cost is $10 per person. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children ages 2-3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Pajama Party, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This evening story time is for preschoolers and their favorite adult. Wear pajamas, bring a stuffed animal, and share stories, songs, and a simple craft. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wednesday, July 9

Organ Recital: Damin Spritzer,8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28.Works by Tournemire, Becker, Böhm and King will be featured. Sponsored by Christopher Morss. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

60’s Invasion (tunes from the 1960s), 6 p.m. in The Park, corner of Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover. The show is part of the “Concerts in the Park” summer series hosted by Andover DCS. Andover residents, as well as nonresidents, are welcome and encouraged to come to this free concert. In case of inclement weather on the night of the concert, the show will be moved inside to the Memorial Auditorium, 36 Bartlet St., adjacent to The Park and the Town Offices on the same date and time. Visit AndoverDCS.com.

Baby and 2’s Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. For ages 9 months through 2 years and their caregivers. This story Time is designed to stimulate children’s minds and prepare them for future reading experiences. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

3-5’s Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. This story Time is full of stories, games, songs and fun for ages 3-5. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Free Summer Concert with the Fountain Square Ramblers, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the Pelham Public Library. No dogs or alcohol allowed. In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled to the following Wednesday. For more information, visit fountainsquareramblers.com or pelhamweb.com.

Lab Rats (ages 5-6): “Science and the Arts,” 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Lindsay and her Puppet Pals, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For all ages. Registration is required and will begin on June 25. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “The Element of Surprise — Animal Defenses,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Northern New England Down Syndrome Congress, 6:30 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Scribes-Writers Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Between writing prompts, workshops and group story telling, this club is full of imagination. Come ready to read or just stop in to relax and listen. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wiggle Words, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

eBook How-To, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on one’s computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle or other compatible eBook reader. Bring an eBook reader, USB cord, library card and questions for a hands-on session with Overdrive. If using a Kindle, bring the Amazon login and password. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers, 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This story time is for ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Afternoon Time, 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2-5 are invited to share stories, songs and a craft. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Critique Group Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Open to adults who write or illustrate children’s books. The group meets monthly to provide constructive advice and feedback on each other’s works in progress. Membership is open and meetings are free. Interested writers and illustrators are asked to review group guidelines on the website and RSVP to the facilitator before attending. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Thursday, July 10

Read with Dixie, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Sign your child up for a 15-minute slot to read to Dixie the READ dog. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Hummingbird Robotics Kit, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Enjoy arts, crafts and robots. For ages 9 and up. Registration is required and will begin on June 26. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Craft Time — decorate your own bucket hat,” 10 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Young Adult Program: “Games Night,” 6 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

The Foolish Frog with the NH Audubon Society, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Features stories, music and real life frogs from the Audubon Society. For ages 4-9 and their caregivers. With Miss Eileen. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Steampunk Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Try creating steampunk-style folios, boxes, goggles and other creations. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Annual carnival night, 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor Library, 49 East Derry Road, East Derry. Play games, win prizes and have refreshments. There will also be face painting. For more information, call 603-432-7186 or visit taylorlibrary.org.

Little Listeners, 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Enjoy three to four picture books together each week. Group activities such as songs, finger plays, and a story-related craft will complement the listening experience for ages 3-5. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wiggle Words, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Writers’ Group, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. For writers of adult fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. This group provides constructive advice and feedback on each other’s works in progress. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Friday, July 11

Mad Scientists (Ages 7 and up): Liquid Launch Day, 11 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Experiment with different liquids. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Sizzling Summer Science, 3 to 3:45 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program combines stories and science for ages 8-10. Share a longer story, experiments, and a craft based on an aspect of science. Registration requested as space is limited. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Monday, July 14

Toddler Story Times, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. The parent/caregiver must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Pizza and a Movie Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Enjoy pizza at 5:30 p.m. and a PG movie at 6 p.m. For ages 8 and up or children entering third grade. Registration is required and will begin on June 30. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Robotics,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

July 14-18 & 21-25

SPOTLIGHT PLAYHOUSE’s Summer theatre workshop for “Willy Wonka Jr.,” 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., Haverhill. For ages 7-15. Performances of “Willy Wonka Jr.” will be on July 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. To register or for more information, call 978-380-8509, email info@spotlightplayhouse.org or visit spotlightplayhouse.org.

Tuesday, July 15

Science of Magic, 2 to 3 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Learn the science behind magic courtesy of the Boston Science Museum. For ages 7 and up. Registration is requested. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Book Group Discussion, 1 p.m. at the Chester Public Library, 3 Chester St., Chester. “The Art Forger” by Barbara A. Shapiro will be discussed. The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Call 603-887-3404, email chesterpubliclibrary@gmail.com or visit chesterlibrary.com.

Lab Assistants (Ages 3-4): “Shapes and Numbers,” 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Traveling Tide Pools, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Presented by the Blue Ocean Society. Explore and discover with this hands-on “Touch Tank” program. For ages 5 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 1. Sponsored by F.L.O.W. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Story Time — Whale Tales,” 10 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Candy Land Party, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-11 and their caregivers. Registration is required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Mad Scientist Workshop, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Have fun with messy science projects. Test pop rocks and mentos geysers, create miniature catapults and hover crafts and try a few different invisible inks. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2 and 3 will be introduced to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Registration is not required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Pajama Party, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This evening story time is for preschoolers and their favorite adult. Wear pajamas, bring a stuffed animal, and share stories, songs, and a simple craft. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wednesday, July 16

Organ Recital: Rudolf Innig, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Handel, Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner and Gershwin will be featured. Sponsored by Edward and Susie Rowland. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

Beyond the Pale (Irish/Celtic Rock), 6 p.m. in The Park, corner of Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover. The show is part of the “Concerts in the Park” summer series hosted by Andover DCS. Andover residents, as well as nonresidents, are welcome and encouraged to come to this free concert. In case of inclement weather on the night of the concert, the show will be moved inside to the Memorial Auditorium, 36 Bartlet St., adjacent to The Park and the Town Offices on the same date and time. Visit AndoverDCS.com.

“Get Ready for Retirement: Medicare Simplified,” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Center Meeting Room, Groveland Town Hall, 183 Main St. With SHINE counselors, Jerry Goldberg and Lynne Stanton. Learn about the four parts of Medicare that are available in Massachusetts, when and how to sign up, and about Prescription Advantage. A question and answer session will follow. Call 978-372-1101 or visit GrovelandMA.com to learn more.

Baby and 2’s Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. For ages 9 months through 2 years and their caregivers. This story Time is designed to stimulate children’s minds and prepare them for future reading experiences. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

3-5’s Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. This story Time is full of stories, games, songs and fun for ages 3-5. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Read with Dixie, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Sign your child up for a 15-minute slot to read to Dixie the READ dog. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Ladybug Houses — Family Night, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Create Lady Bug Houses for the garden. For ages 6-10 and their families. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Lab Rats (Ages 5-6) “Techno Fun,” 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Drop-In Craft, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For all ages. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “On Safari with Annie concert,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wiggle Words, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers, 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This story time is for ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Afternoon Time, 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2-5 are invited to share stories, songs and a craft. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Thursday, July 17

Mad Scientists (Ages 7 and up): “Float your Boat,” 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Build a boat out of scrap wood and materials. Power drills and supplies will be provided. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

LEGO Party, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For all ages. Bring the whole family. Snacks and Raffles. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Craft Time — create your own stained glass volcano,” 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Young Adult Program: “Trivia Thursday,” 6 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Rumble in the Jungle: Rainforests and Rain Sticks, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Celebrate the plants and animals of the rainforest with stories, song and dance. Compose a rainforest symphony after creating rain sticks. For ages 5-11. Registration is required. With Miss Kathy L. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

iRobot, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Join the iRobot team to learn all about robots, hear about careers in robotics and see a robot demonstration. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Dolly and Me Tea Party, 2 p.m. at the Taylor Library, 49 East Derry Road, East Derry. Youngsters are encouraged to bring their favorite doll and dress up for an old fashioned tea party. Along with the tea party, we will also be doing a craft. For ages 3 and up. For more information, call 603-432-7186 or visit taylorlibrary.org.

Little Listeners, 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Enjoy three to four picture books together each week. Group activities such as songs, finger plays, and a story-related craft will complement the listening experience for ages 3-5. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wiggle Words, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Tween Sci Fi Club, 2 to 2:45 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Share pizza and discuss “Among the Hidden” by Margaret Peterson Haddix. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Saturday, July 19

Wiggle Words, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Monday, July 21

Toddler Story Times, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. The parent/caregiver must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Astronomy,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

“What’s Up in Tonight’s Sky?” Program, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Members of the New Hampshire Astronomical Society, Paul Winalski and Gerry Gardner, will talk about the astronomical objects to be seen through telescopes at this time of the year. This slide lecture is open to all ages. Registration is not required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Monday Movie, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Enjoy free film screenings in the Activity Room. Refreshments will be provided. Films in this series may not be appropriate for all audiences. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Tuesday, July 22

Merrimack Valley Pflag/Transgender Chapter Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Call 781-891-5966, email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com or visit gbpflag.org.

Read with Dixie, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Sign your child up for a 15-minute slot to read to Dixie the READ dog. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Lab Assistants (Ages 3-4): “Movement/Kinetics,” 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Parade around the green in a bike parade. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Big Truck Night, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. A variety of trucks, cruisers, fire engines, and more will be on display thanks to the generosity of the Pelham Police and Fire Departments, Woody’s Auto, and others. Stop by to climb aboard and toot the horns. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Fizz/Boom/READ, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Take part in science experiments in this messy, interactive program with Barbara Bald. For ages 6 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 8. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Story Time — Noise makers,” 9 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Miss Spider’s Tea Party, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Listen to a classic tale of friendship and join in the tea party with buggy treats and games. Spider and bug costumes are encouraged. For ages 4-8 and their caregivers. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Cooking Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Experiment with homemade caramels, glowing jello, rock candy, and instant sorbet. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2 and 3 will be introduced to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Registration is not required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Pajama Party, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This evening story time is for preschoolers and their favorite adult. Wear pajamas, bring a stuffed animal, and share stories, songs, and a simple craft. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

eBook How-To, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on one’s computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle or other compatible eBook reader. Bring an eBook reader, USB cord, library card, and questions for a hands-on session with Overdrive. If using a Kindle, bring the Amazon login and password. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Great Books Group, 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. The monthly discussion group welcomes new members. This month’s selection is “A Fable” by William Faulkner. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wednesday, July 23

Organ Recital: Mark Engelhardt, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Langlais, Saint-Saëns, Phillips, Reuchsel, Woodman and Dupré will be featured. Sponsored by Mark Dirksen — Keller Williams Realty. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

4EverFab (Beatles tribute band), 6 p.m. in The Park, corner of Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover. The show is part of the “Concerts in the Park” summer series hosted by Andover DCS. Andover residents, as well as nonresidents, are welcome and encouraged to come to this free concert. In case of inclement weather on the night of the concert, the show will be moved inside to the Memorial Auditorium, 36 Bartlet St., adjacent to The Park and the Town Offices on the same date and time. Visit AndoverDCS.com.

Baby and 2’s Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. For ages 9 months through 2 years and their caregivers. This story Time is designed to stimulate children’s minds and prepare them for future reading experiences. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

3-5’s Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. This story Time is full of stories, games, songs and fun for ages 3-5. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Free Summer Concert with Wayne Potash, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the Pelham Public Library. Features music For Kids. No dogs or alcohol allowed. In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled to the following Wednesday. For more information, visit waynepotash.com or pelhamweb.com.

Lab Rats (Ages 5-6): “It’s Alive,” 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Dinosaur Bedtime Story Hour, 6 to 7 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Bring a favorite stuffed animal. For ages 5 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 9. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Coded Messages,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Scribes-Writers Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Between writing prompts, workshops and group story telling, this club is full of imagination. Come ready to read or just stop in to relax and listen. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wiggle Words, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers, 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This story time is for ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Afternoon Time, 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2-5 are invited to share stories, songs and a craft. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Thursday, July 24

Bubblegut: Tummy Trouble, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. This program explores the science of digestion. For children in grades 2-5. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Crazy Chemistry, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Presented by Top Secret Science and Math. For ages 7 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 10. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Craft Time — decorate your own growth chart,” 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Young Adult Program: Book Discussion, 6 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. “Interworld” by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reave will be discussed. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Disney Princess Party, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Learn to be a princess with games and crafts. Costumes are encouraged. For ages 4-9. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Steampunk Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Try creating steampunk-style folios, boxes, goggles and other creations. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Teddy Bear Sleepover, 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor Library, 49 East Derry Road, East Derry. Children can come dressed in their pajamas and bring a favorite teddy bear. While at the library, they will listen to bedtime stories, do a craft and have a snack. The teddy bears will stay at the library for an overnight adventure. Children will come back the next day to retrieve their bears and each will receive a picture from the overnight. For more information, call 603-432-7186 or visit taylorlibrary.org.

Little Listeners, 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Enjoy three to four picture books together each week. Group activities such as songs, finger plays, and a story-related craft will complement the listening experience for ages 3-5. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wiggle Words, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Friday, July 25

Mad Scientists (Ages 7 and up): “flight night,” 11 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Features a paper airplane contest. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Christmas in July, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Enjoy games, food, music and crafts while getting into the holiday spirit. Bring a $5 wrapped gift for a Yankee Swap. There will also be a special appearance by Santa himself. For ages 7 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 11. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Sizzling Summer Science, 3 to 3:45 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program combines stories and science for ages 8-10. Share a longer story, experiments, and a craft based on an aspect of science. Registration requested as space is limited. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Saturday, July 26

Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. For more information, call 603-483-5374 or visit griffinfree.com.

Dads and Doughnuts, 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This story time, which targets Dads and children ages 2-5, is held on the last Saturday of each month. Share some stories, songs, rhymes and a craft and have some coffee, juice, and doughnuts. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Sunday, July 27

Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. For more information, call 603-483-5374 or visit griffinfree.com.

Mad Scientists (ages 7 and up), 11 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Rock Salt Ice Cream experiments, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For teens and tweens. Stop by the outdoor patio to shake and make ice cream using rocks and other unusual tools. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Teen Event: Ice Cream Laboratory, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Monday, July 28

Toddler Story Times, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. The parent/caregiver must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Movie Matinee, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Enjoy a G-rated movie starring blue birds in the rain forest. All ages are invited for popcorn, candy and beverages. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Paleontology,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Tuesday, July 29

Read with Dixie, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. Sign your child up for a 15-minute slot to read to Dixie the READ dog. Registration is required. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Book Club, 7 to 8 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. For information about the club or to be added to the list of attendees, call 603-483-5374.

Lab Assistants (Ages 3-4): “Sounds and Music,” 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Sing, clap and dance through this musical, magical story time. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Magic Show with Scott Jameson, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For ages 5 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 15. Sponsored by F.L.O.W. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Story Time — Dog Days,” 10 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Magician Scott Jameson, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Witness incredible feats of magic, juggling and science. Fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome with their caregivers. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Mad Scientist Workshop, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Have fun with messy science projects. Test pop rocks and mentos geysers, create miniature catapults and hover crafts and try a few different invisible inks. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2 and 3 will be introduced to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Registration is not required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Pajama Party, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This evening story time is for preschoolers and their favorite adult. Wear pajamas, bring a stuffed animal, and share stories, songs, and a simple craft. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wednesday, July 30

Organ Recital: Jennifer McPherson, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Bach, Pärt, Buxtehude, Eben, Messiaen, Wammes and Liszt will be featured. This performance is in memory of Lee W. Malone. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

The EastWest Quartet (jazz), 6 p.m. in The Park, corner of Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover. The show is part of the “Concerts in the Park” summer series hosted by Andover DCS. Andover residents, as well as nonresidents, are welcome and encouraged to come to this free concert. In case of inclement weather on the night of the concert, the show will be moved inside to the Memorial Auditorium, 36 Bartlet St., adjacent to The Park and the Town Offices on the same date and time. Visit AndoverDCS.com.

Baby and 2’s Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. For ages 9 months through 2 years and their caregivers. This story Time is designed to stimulate children’s minds and prepare them for future reading experiences. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

3-5’s Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. This story Time is full of stories, games, songs and fun for ages 3-5. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Lab Rats (Ages 5-6): “Kitchen Science,” noon at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. “Build Your Own Lunch Day” will be the theme. Make interesting science discoveries while using materials right out of the kitchen cabinets. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Drop In Craft, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For all ages. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Motion Man,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Steve Blunt: Children’s Musician, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at MacGregor Park, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This event is being sponsored by the Taylor Library, Parks and Recreation and the Derry Public Library. All ages are welcome with their caregivers. No registration is required. For more information, call the Derry Public Library at 603-432-6140, visit derrypl.org or call the Taylor Library at 603-432-7186, visit taylorlibrary.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wiggle Words, 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

“What’s App With That?” Program, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Mobile apps are one of the fastest growing areas of technology. Learn more about what’s available and how to download them to one’s smartphone or tablet device. Share favorites with the group. Asst. Head of Circulation, Gerry Deyermond, will lead the session. Registration is required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Make Way for Toddlers, 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This story time is for ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Afternoon Time, 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Children ages 2-5 are invited to share stories, songs and a craft. No registration required, but attendance is first come first served. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Thursday, July 31

Ronald McDonald’s “Reading is WOW!” Show, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For ages 3 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 17. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Craft Time — create your own rocket wind sock,” 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Young Adult Program: “Book Bingo,” 6 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

All the Colors of the Parachute, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Learn about the colors of the spectrum with music and parachute games. Share stories and make exploding chalk art on the sidewalk. For ages 4-11 and their caregivers. With Miss Kathy L. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Little Listeners, 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Enjoy three to four picture books together each week. Group activities such as songs, finger plays, and a story-related craft will complement the listening experience for ages 3-5. No registration required. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Wiggle Words, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This program introduces children from birth to age 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve. Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Tween Sci Fi Club, 2 to 2:45 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Discuss “Ender’s Game” while doing a related craft and having pizza. Registration requested as space is limited. For ages 10-12. For more information, call 978-623-8400 or visit mhl.org.

Through August

Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS), at the Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way, Auburn. Check with the center for specific dates and times. With Jay Barry, licensed bird bander for 40 years. The MAPS program bands birds in order to collect data. Analyses of the data provide critical information relating to the ecology, conservation, and management of North American land bird populations, and the factors responsible for changes in their populations. Barry will show the banding process from capture to release. Using mist nets to catch birds, attendees will ID, band, and record the findings for the national database. Learn how to identify species, sex, and age with a variety of live subjects. Free. For more information, call 603-668-2045 or visit nhaudubon.org.

Friday, Aug. 1

Mad Scientists (Ages 7 and up): “Let’s Build,” 11 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Legos, straws, cups, and more materials will be available to build towering structures. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Monday, Aug. 4

Toddler Story Times, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This drop-in program is for ages 18-36 months. The parent/caregiver must stay in the room with their child. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Zoology Book Bingo,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

“Becoming Wolf: The Eastern Coyote in New England,” 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Chris Schadler, the representative for Project Coyote in New Hampshire and Vermont, will discuss the ecology and surprising behavior of the eastern coyote. Registration is not required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 5

Watermelon Day, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Play a variety of watermelon games. For all ages. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Drop-In Craft, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. For all ages. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Story Time — Nature Hike,” 10 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Meet Mary Poppins, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Don’t miss Linda Peck’s theatrical portrayal as Mary Poppins. For all ages and their caregivers. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Cooking Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Experiment with homemade caramels, glowing jello, rock candy, and instant sorbet. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 6

Organ Recital: Stephen Buzard, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. The Summer Scholarship Fund Organ Recital will feature works by Elgar, Mendelssohn, Bolcom, Buck, Hancock and Dupré. Sponsored by Methuen Village Assisted Living. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

Ben Rudnick and Friends (bluegrass), 6 p.m. in The Park, corner of Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover. The show is part of the “Concerts in the Park” summer series hosted by Andover DCS. Andover residents, as well as nonresidents, are welcome and encouraged to come to this free concert. In case of inclement weather on the night of the concert, the show will be moved inside to the Memorial Auditorium, 36 Bartlet St., adjacent to The Park and the Town Offices on the same date and time. Visit AndoverDCS.com.

Baby and 2’s Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. For ages 9 months through 2 years and their caregivers. This story Time is designed to stimulate children’s minds and prepare them for future reading experiences. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

3-5’s Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem N.H. This story Time is full of stories, games, songs and fun for ages 3-5. For more information, call 603-898-7064 or visit salem.lib.nh.us.

Free Summer Concert with 4EverFab (Beatles Tribute Band), 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the Pelham Public Library. No dogs or alcohol allowed. In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled to the following Wednesday. For more information, visit 4everfab.net or pelhamweb.com.

Water Day, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, Pelham. Features water games for all ages. For more information, call 603-635-7581 or visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Outdoor Science Fair, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. All ages are invited to celebrate science with balloon creations by May Da Twista, a bubble station, a bouncy house, Slush Puppies, games and more. No registration required. Rain date is Aug. 7. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Sing Along with Nappy’s Puppets,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Scribes-Writers Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Between writing prompts, workshops and group story telling, this club is full of imagination. Come ready to read or just stop in to relax and listen. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Thursday, Aug. 7

Children’s Program: “Craft Time — decorate your own binoculars,” 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Young Adult Program: “Science Fiction,” 6 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

The Miniature World of the Borrowers, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Create a miniature house. For ages 6-11 and their caregivers. Registration is required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Steampunk Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Try creating steampunk-style folios, boxes, goggles and other creations. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

End of Reading Program Celebration, 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor Library, 49 East Derry Road, East Derry. The winner of the jelly bean contest will be announced, and the summer reading raffle basket will be awarded. The grand prize winners will be drawn from a basket which includes all the names of the children who have turned in at least one reading chart. For more information, call 603-432-7186 or visit taylorlibrary.org.

Friday, Aug. 8

Kindermusik with Miss Rose, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Move and groove with Miss Rose. For ages 2 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 25. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Library Scavenger Hunt, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Join the hunt for a chance to win two tickets to Canobie Lake Park. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Monday, Aug. 11

Children’s Program: “Polar Worlds,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

Power up with Books, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. The story hour will feature special guest reader Chris Rose. For ages 6 and up. Registration is required and will begin on July 29. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “All Aboard,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Pete the groovy blue cat, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Listen to and read some of Pete’s favorite adventures, play a game of Pin the Shoe on Pete, and create a Pete the Cat paper bag puppet. For ages 4 and up. With Miss Kathy L. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Mad Scientist Workshop, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Have fun with messy science projects. Test pop rocks and mentos geysers, create miniature catapults and hover crafts and try a few different invisible inks. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 13

Organ Recital: Monica Alexandra Harper, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Planyavsky, Bach, Weinberger, Bolcom, Sokola and Dupré will be featured. Sponsored by Campbell Steward. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

Andover singer/songwriter Casey McQuillen, 6 p.m. in The Park, corner of Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover. The show is part of the “Concerts in the Park” summer series hosted by Andover DCS. Andover residents, as well as nonresidents, are welcome and encouraged to come to this free concert. In case of inclement weather on the night of the concert, the show will be moved inside to the Memorial Auditorium, 36 Bartlet St., adjacent to The Park and the Town Offices on the same date and time. Visit AndoverDCS.com.

Live at Frank’s Place — Featuring Truffle, 7:30 p.m. at the Tupelo Music Hall, 2 Young Road, Londonderry. For tickets or more information, call 603-437-5100 or visit tupelohall.com.

Children’s Program: “Bubbleology,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Infant Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For infants from birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language. No registration required. With Miss Kathy. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Thursday, Aug. 14

End of Summer Reading Party, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. Celebrate summer reading with Steve Rudolph and his “Famous Scientists” Magic Show. Fun for the whole family. Grand prize raffles will be drawn for all reading levels. Make ice cream sundaes after the show. No registration required. Sponsored by F.L.O.W. For more information, call 603-432-7154 or visit nesmithlibrary.org.

Children’s Program: “Alligators & Crocodiles of the World,” 11 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Young Adult Program: “Pizza Party & Raffle Draw,” 6 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132, the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Children’s End of the Summer Party, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. The afternoon will include a magic and balloon show with Confetti the Clown at 1:30 p.m., ice cream at 2:30 p.m., and crafts/chalk and bubbles at 3 p.m. No registration required. For infants to age 11. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Teen-End of the Summer Party, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Includes a pizza party, prize giveaways, and a surprise. Bring reading logs. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 603-432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Organ Recital: Dongho Lee, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Stanford, Franck, Rheinberger, Dupré, Buck and Eben will be featured. Sponsored by Carl, Sarah, Martha Evelyn and Christopher Klein. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

Free Summer concert with The Boys of Rockingham, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the Pelham Public Library. Features current and classic country music. This concert is being held in conjunction with the Southern New Hampshire Festival of Trees. Sign up and decorate a tree this year. No dogs or alcohol allowed. In the event of rain, the concert will be rescheduled to the following Wednesday. For more information, visit pelhamweb.com.

Saturday, Aug. 23

Steve Lyons Fund Rock Out Cook-out, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle in Haverhill. The third annual eight-hour music festival will benefit Haverhill High School’s Fine Arts Program. Cost is $20 per person, $50 for a family of six, free for ages 10 and under. Call 978-375-0009.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Merrimack Valley Pflag/Transgender Chapter Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Call 781-891-5966, email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com or visit gbpflag.org.

Book Club, 7 to 8 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. For information about the club or to be added to the list of attendees, call 603-483-5374.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Organ Recital: Nicole Marane, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Works by Bairstow, Weaver, Clokey, Saint-Saëns, Decker, Bolcom and Dupré will be featured. Sponsored by Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Call 978-685-0693 or visit mmmh.org.

Monday, Sept. 15

Children’s Program: “Great Migration,” 4 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Live at Frank’s Place — Featuring Jandee Lee Porter, 7:30 p.m. at the Tupelo Music Hall, 2 Young Road, Londonderry. For tickets or more information, call 603-437-5100 or visit tupelohall.com.

Story Time, 9:30 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Shake/Move and Read, 4 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, 8 p.m. at The Stockbridge Theatre, Pinkerton Academy, 5 Pinkerton St., Derry. For tickets or more information, call 603-437-5210 or visit stockbridgetheatre.com.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Toddler Time, 9:30 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Adult Program: “Writing in Different Genres,” 7 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the adult library at 603-432-1132 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Sept. 20 & 21

Windrush Farm’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, includes two events at the farm, 479 Lacy St., North Andover. The “Angels of Windrush” Golden Jubilee will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday and the Birthday Celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Saturday’s event will benefit children and adults with disabilities. Sponsorship and advertisement opportunities are available. All are welcome. Visit windrushfarm50.org.

Monday, Sept. 22

Children’s Program: “Magic of Jason Purdy,” 4 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Merrimack Valley Pflag/Transgender Chapter Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Call 781-891-5966, email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com or visit gbpflag.org.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Story Time, 9:30 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Shake/Move and Read, 4 p.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Toddler Time, 9:30 a.m. at the Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. For more information, call the children’s library at 603-432-1127 or visit londonderrynh.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Book Club, 7 to 8 p.m. at the Griffin Free Public Library, 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn. For information about the club or to be added to the list of attendees, call 603-483-5374.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Merrimack Valley Pflag/Transgender Chapter Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Call 781-891-5966, email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com or visit gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Merrimack Valley Pflag/Transgender Chapter Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Call 781-891-5966, email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com or visit gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 23

Merrimack Valley Pflag/Transgender Chapter Meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Call 781-891-5966, email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com or visit gbpflag.org.