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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.