American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1:30 to 7 p.m. in Merrimack College’s Sakowich Center, Turnpike Street, North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Coffee Hour with State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell, 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Members of the public are invited. Refreshments will be served. As a result of redistricting, State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell will be representing Methuen and Haverhill in 2013.
Merrimack Valley Quilters meeting, 7 p.m. in the Holy Angels Church gym, Route 125, Plaistow. Susan Smith will talk about “Zentangles.” New members are welcome. $5 for guests. mvquilters.wordpress.com.
Oct. 18 & Nov. 1
“Do It Yourself Part D” Workshop, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Southern New Hampshire University, 25 Pelham Road, Room 311, third floor, Salem, N.H. Hosted by Rockingham County ServiceLink. Learn how to enter one’s own medications, compare Medicare drug plans and enroll in a drug plan using the Medicare Plan Finder. Participants are requested to bring a list of their medications with dosage and frequency information and their Medicare card. Enrollment for both sessions is limited. Call to register. 603-893-9769.
Friday, Oct. 19
Scrapbooking, 9 a.m. at the Town Hall, Selectmen’s Office, 183 Main St., Groveland. $5 per class. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.
Membership Pizza Party, noon to 1 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover. Hosted by the Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel of Andover. All interested potential and existing members are welcome to bring their children. Pizza, beverages and dessert will be served. Call if planning to attend. 978-470-1356, templeemanuel.net.
Through Oct. 19
New art exhibitions, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Essex Art Center, 56 Island St., Lawrence. “Lives Transformed: A Celebration of Marvin Sweet and his Students” in the Chester F. Sidell Gallery, and “At Home: New Work by Heidi Hogden” in the Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery. Free admission. 978-685-2343, essexartcenter.org.
Saturday, Oct. 20