“The Great New Hampshire CPR & Barbecue-a-thon,” 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. courses at The Live Free or Diner, 5 Plaistow Road, Plaistow. Participate in the diner’s attempt to break the NH record and certify 100 people in CPR and AED. Then enjoy a free cookout. Email email@example.com or Jim.LiveFreeOrDiner@gmail.com.
“Books for Breakfast,” 9 to 11 a.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Designed to give families more time together. Crafts, books to share and breakfast foods will be offered. Miss Laura and Miss Gloria from the Hazel Drive Early Childhood Center will have play dough activities for the children. Books for Breakfast is held on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Attendees will have a chance to win a prize. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.
Annual Community Health Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Merrimack Valley Hospital, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. Includes a free barbecue, music, Essex County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit demonstrations, Curious Creatures, martial arts demonstrations, fitness demonstrations, free bicycle helmets (while they last), face painting, sand art, giveaways and dozens of health-related displays. Health-related organizations and businesses are invited to reserve a free table. 978-521-8140.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bradford Country Club, 201 Chadwick Road, Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Autumn Dance, 8 to 11 p.m. at the Haverhill Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St. Hosted by The Social Life of Haverhill. DJ. Cost is $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers. All welcome; singles and couples. 603-642-5881.
“Treasures on the Lawn,” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Church Congregational United Church of Christ, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. Includes glassware, bric-a-brac, furniture, a bake sale table, gently used and new clothing, snack bar, new and re-gifted items, a silent auction, a treasure chest gift grab, a “Get Away Vacation” drawing to anywhere with spending money, as well as a chicken pot pie dinner from Harrow’s. Proceeds will go to the church’s Handicap Accessibility Project. 978-687-1240, firstchurchmethuen.com.