Monday, Aug. 27
Presidential Series: Andrew Jackson, 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Methuen Senior Activity Center’s lobby, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.
Movie afternoon, 12:30 p.m. at Groveland Town Hall, 183 Main St. “The Way” will be screened. 978-372-1101.
Aug. 27 through Sept. 1
Book Sale, check for times in Hampstead Public Library’s second floor meeting room, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. A large selection of books (fiction and nonfiction), audio books and videos will be on sale. Open to the public. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.
Aug. 27 & Sept. 24
MHL’s Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Attend the movie and enter to win the DVD. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.
Tuesday, Aug. 28
Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email firstname.lastname@example.org, gbpflag.org.
Jocko’s Jazz: The Greg Hopkins 16-piece Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $15 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Ice Cream Social, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Councilor Jennifer Kannan. 978-983-8825.
American Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Wingate, 190 North Ave., Haverhill. Call to make an appointment. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Cooking Class, in Methuen and Groveland. These farm-to-table classes focus on using ingredients from local farms. Classes are hands-on with instruction and include recipes and a meal. Pre-registration required. 978-994-1692, email email@example.com.
Merrimack River Watershed Council (MRWC): “Assessing Aquatic Connectivity for Fish Restoration,” 7 p.m. at Cambridge College, 60 Island St., Lawrence. Enter on the Union Street side entrance. The talk will be presented by TNC’s Erik Martin. $10 for nonmembers, $5 for MRWC members. Sponsored by the Greater Lowell Community Foundation and Enel Green Power North America, Inc. Registration required. 978-655-4742, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 28 & 29
Lunch Time Knitting Group, noon to 2 p.m. in the Lancaster Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.