Wednesdays through Sept. 12
Haverhill P.M. Play, noon to 1:30 p.m. at Family and Community Connection, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Open play for children ages newborn to 8. Includes play, art and gross motor activities set up to encourage children’s exploration. Parents stay in the room to supervise their children, but are encouraged to mingle with other parents. Aug. 15 is Water Play. 978-914-7893.
Through Aug. 31
Vista Preparatory School’s 10th Anniversary tutorial services, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 863 Turnpike St., North Andover. For students who have encountered difficulty in traditional school settings or need tutorial services. Free. 978-237-5922.
Aug. 22 & 23
UP Academy Lawrence Middle School Parent Orientation, 6 to 8 p.m. at the James F. Leonard School, 60 Allen St., Lawrence. UP Academy Lawrence is a new sixth grade program opening in the Leonard building. Opportunity for parents to learn about the school. Uniforms will also be sold (cash only). 978-707-9147.
Thursday, Aug. 23
Second Annual Ladies’ Shopping Event, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant and Lounge, Salem, N.H. Open to the public. All interested outside vendors welcome. 603-870-0045, email JocelynsResraurant@yahoo.com, JocelynsRestaurant.com.
Rebel Shakespeare Company: “The Tempest,” 5 p.m. outdoors at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Bring chairs, blankets, insect repellent etc. Pre-show workshop 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration requested. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.
Thursday’s Monday Knitting Circle, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Lancaster Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.
KidsPlay Yoga, 1 p.m. at Family and Community Connection, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Promotes coordination, flexibility and focus. Class limit: 10. For ages 5–8. 978-914-7893.
Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in The Eagle-Tribune’s Education Center, 100 Turnpike St., North Andover. Positive ID required. Call or go on-line to make an appointment. 1-800-RED-CROSS, redcrossblood.org.
Back to School Open House, 4 to 6 p.m. at Lawrence High School Campus, 70-71 North Parish Road. Open to all parents of students in the Lawrence High School Performing and Fine Arts School (PFA). 978-946-0766.