American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Adult Evening Book Club, 6:45 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. “The Namesake” by Jumpa Lahiri will be discussed. Copies of the book are available at the library. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.
“Talk The Vote,” 8 to 10 p.m. at Massachusetts School of Law, 500 Federal St., Andover. Features a discussion of the upcoming presidential election with NightSide’s Dan Rea. Free admission. 508-485-0776.
“New to Medicare” Workshop, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Offered by ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County. The workshop will review the basics of Medicare Part A and Part B, Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare supplemental plans, Medicare Advantage, and preventing Medicare fraud and abuse. Space is limited. Call to reserve a seat. 603-893-9769.
Public forum on the local & national movement to reclaim democracy, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Haverhill, 15 Kenoza Ave. Hosted by the Social Justice Committee. 978-469-7085.
Coffee Time with candidate for State Senate Paul Magliocchetti, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.
Franks & Beans Supper for Methuen Seniors, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by the Methuen Fire Department. 978-983-8825.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Career Networking Group, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Topic includes “Library resources for job seekers.” 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.
“Genealogy: Myths & Legends,” 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Michael Brophy will explain and debunk some of the popular fiction about genealogy and family history. Free admission. 978-686-4080, ext. 13.
“Meet & Greet Coffee Hour,” 9:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by Brian Corrigan, candidate for Registrar of Deeds. All are welcome. 978-983-8825.