Tuesdays through Sept. 11
Way of Life — Family Karate, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Family and Community Connection, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Opportunity for kids and parents to keep active and healthy while learning self-respect and discipline. $5 per class. 978-914-7893.
Aug. 21, 24 & 28
Cooking Classes, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
2012 Organ Recital Series with Anne Horsch, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.
Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery. Refreshments. Free. 978-983-8825.
Screening of “The Kid,” 7 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Commentary at 6:30 p.m. Free. 978-837-5355.
Merrimack Valley Quilter’s Guild meeting, 5:30 to 9 p.m. in the Lancaster Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.
American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. Call to make an appointment. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Free Bodhi Meditation Session, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, Room 4, 39 West Broadway, Derry. Water and snacks will be provided. Bring a lunch and wear loose clothing. Refrain from packing any oranges or orange-flavored food items. 603-437-3239, email email@example.com.
Wednesdays through Sept. 12
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Maternal Health and Fitness, 7 Hodges St., North Andover. The class will teach the phases and stages of labor, relaxation techniques, comfort measures and labor support. 978-738-8080, maternalhealthandfitness.com.
Aug. 22 & 29
“Zumba Gold,” 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. With Stephanie Smith. All ages welcome. $5 per class. 978-372-1101.