Informational Health Talk: “MRSA,” 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by Amy Ewing, city of Methuen health nurse. 978-983-8825.
Jocko’s Jazz: The Be-Bop Guitars, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Wednesday, Sept. 26
Musical performance by Greg Curtis, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery. Refreshments. 978-983-8825.
Fall Book Sale Preview Night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. $20 admission per person, free for Friends members. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.
Thursday, Sept. 27
Public Forum with Mayor Zanni, 10:45 a.m. to noon at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. The September forum will include Methuen’s city treasurer, Ann Guastaferro, and city assessor, Michele Mastrangelo. Guastaferro and Mastrangelo will give an overview of what the city assessor’s and treasurer’s offices do and the services they provide. They will also detail the local tax policy and different programs that are available to residents. All are invited to attend.
Author Visit, 7 p.m.
at the Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Michael Lowenthal will present “The Paternity Test.” Free and open to the public. 978-475-0143, andoverbookstore.com.
Friday, Sept. 28
Comedienne Loretta LaRoche — “Authentic Happiness: It Takes Courage to be Happy,” 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover. Tickets $35. Proceeds will go towards the Northern Essex Community College Fund. 978-556-3789, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.
Saturday, Sept. 29
Third Annual Dodo 5K Run/Walk, at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital, 145 Ward Hill Ave., Bradford. In conjunction with the rehabilitation hospital’s 30th birthday celebration. The money raised will benefit Dana Farber. $5 for the Dodo run/children’s events, $25 for adults for the 5K. Free admission to the health fair. 978-372-8000, email email@example.com.