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June 30, 2013

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Educational family show, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Jackson Gillman will present “Nature in Action, Story and Song.” He won’t be bringing a live animal show, but as the Stand-Up Chameleon, he will become them, and so will the audience. Join in as slithering snakes, curious turtles, spouting whales, hip-hopping kangaroos and much more in this playful romp. 978-521-1686, email winnekenni@yahoo.com, winnekenni.com.

Sundays

Sunday Morning Meditation, 8 a.m. at 85 Essex St., second floor, Haverhill. Offers meditations of healing, kindness, goodwill and spiritual development. The nonsectarian meditations cleanse, relieve stress, energize, heal, and activate inner potential. 978-457-6900.

Sundays through October

Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake Street Garden Center, 37 Lake St., Salem, N.H. Vegetables, fruits, flowers and plants, dairy, maple, baked goods, meat, crafts. Live entertainment. Rain or Shine. A winter market is planned. 603-339-8424, email salemfarmersmarket@comcast.net, salemnhfarmersmarket.com.

Monday, July 1

Wacky Water & Beach Games, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at Windham Town Beach. For ages 3-6. Cost is $5 for one child; $8 for two children, $12 family maximum. Includes water/beach games with beach staff, a few minutes of water safety. Registration deadline is June 14, unless spaces fill prior. Late registrations accepted on a first come, first served basis, as space allows. Parents must stay at the beach. Rain date is July 5. Call 603-965-1208 to find out if cancelled due to weather. There may still be a program if there is a little rain. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Toddler Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This program is only open to cardholders of the Nesmith Library. Toddler Time lasts about 20-25 minutes with 30 minutes following the session for parent/child social interaction. Parents are encouraged to participate, but asked to limit personal conversations until the 30-minute social period. For ages 18 months to 36 months with a caregiver. No pre-registration necessary. 603-432-7154, nesmithlibrary.org.

Canada Day, noon at Krueger Flatbread, 142 Essex St., Haverhill. The mayor has been invited for lunch. 603-819-9929.

Upcycle Crafts, 3 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. For students who will be entering middle school. Attendees will transform recyclable materials into art, jewelry, and other useful treasures. No advance sign-up is necessary and the event is free. 603-329-6411.

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.

Take an ordinary rock & make it into a pet or friend, 6:30 p.m. at the Gale Library, Newton. This pet doesn’t take make a mess or fuss. 603-382-4691.

Drop in Crafts, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Children’s Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Stop in and do a fun craft project. 603-898-7064.

“Dig into the Deep Blue Sea,” 11 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire will present the program for children who love the ocean and all the amazing things that can be found in it. Call to register. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

July 1 & 2

Kelly Miller Circus, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. shows on the field at North Andover Middle School. Hosted by the North Andover Lions Club. Everyone is invited to come out and watch the animals being unloaded and fed, as well as the elephant raising of the big top. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Monday. The tent will be raised at 9 a.m. Guides will be furnished for groups and anyone in attendance. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children under 12. The circus is sponsored in part by Wheelabrator Inc. northandoverlions.com.

Mondays

Adult Knit-A-Bitters, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Join other knitters for a bit of knitting and a bit of chat. All levels welcome. Open to all community members. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Tuesday, July 2

Wacky Water & Beach Games, 5 to 5:30 p.m. at Windham Town Beach. For ages 6-9. Cost is $5 for one child, $8 for two children, $12 family maximum. Includes water/beach games with beach staff, a few minutes of water safety. Registration deadline is June 21, unless spaces fill prior. Late registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, as space allows. Parents must stay at the beach. Rain date is July 25. Call 603-965-1208 to find out if cancelled due to weather. There may still be a program if there is a little rain. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Kids Dig Into The Past, 2 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Be an archeologist and explore an excavation site. Reconstruct artifacts, make fossils and take part in creating a time capsule for the library. No advance sign-up is necessary and the program is free. 603-329-6411.

Prayer Group/Padre Pio Prayer Group, 6:30 p.m. at St. Monica Parish, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen. July is the month dedicated to the most precious blood of Jesus. Come and receive prayers for this devotion. Pamphlets will be distributed on various subjects. A relic of Padre Pio will be available for veneration. 978-683-1193.

Painting Party, 7 to 9 p.m. at Jocelyn’s Restaurant, 355 South Broadway, Salem, N.H. Arrive early for food and drinks at the bar. The painting portion of the evening will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Create a flower painting. Attendees will be given a demonstration. No painting experience necessary. Cost is $45. Reservations requested. theartistbar.com.

Civilians in Gettysburg — A Living History Experience, 6:30 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. On this day 150 years ago, a fierce battle was waged through the streets of the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg. New Hampshire Humanities Council presenters, Lew and Ginny Gage, will present the point of view of what it was like to be living in the town during this fierce fight. Ginny Gage will portray Sarah Broadhead, a wife and mother at the time of the battle living with her husband and young daughter. Lew Gage will portray Charlie McCurdy and present a young boy’s perspective. Both roles are based on original diaries and reminiscences of civilians living in the town of Gettysburg in the summer and fall of 1863. The Gages will talk briefly about the demographics of the town in 1863 and what it was like before, during, and after the famous battle. Free and open to the public. pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Jocko’s Jazz: Harmonica virtuoso Mike Turk with The Ben Cook Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Tuesdays

Line Dancing Class, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Wednesday, July 3

2013 Organ Recital Series — Leslie C.S. Teardo, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Broadhurst Tabit LLP. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Independence Day celebration, 4:30 p.m. in Pelham. Nonprofit organizations will be selling goodies to benefit their groups. Music, food and entertainment will be held until the fireworks display at dusk. Rain date is July 6. PelhamCommunitySpirit.org, email info@PelhamCommunitySpirit.org.

Reptiles on the Move, 10 a.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Part of the library’s Summer Reading Program. Families are invited to get up-close and personal with creatures at the “We Dig Reptiles!” show. 603-329-6411.

Fourth of July Celebration, on the North Andover Common. Features Russ McQueen (DJ) on the stage, 5 to 8 p.m., VFW beer tent 5 to 10 p.m., children’s amusements by “All about Fun,” food vendors, and Campbell Highlanders at 8 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m. at the middle school.

Wednesday Lunch time Knitters, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Join in conversation, knitting and crocheting. New faces are always welcome. 603-898-7064.

Story Time for All, 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For ages 4-6. Includes songs, movement activities, music, puppets and books. 603-898-7064.

July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

July 3, 4, 5 & 6

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Thursday, July 4

Free Concert, “Red, White and Blue Festival,” 2 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Organist Chandler Noyes will perform a collection of marches and patriotic music. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Fourth of July Celebration, on the North Andover Common. Children’s Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. 5K Road Race by Borderline Running Club begins at 8:30 a.m., 10K begins at 8:35 a.m. Other activities include the Cochichewick Lodge Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., crafters from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., food vendors from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., VFW beer tent from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Bicycle and Doll Carriage Parade at noon, as well as live entertainment and a dunk tank. Children’s amusements by “All about Fun.”

Thursday’s Monday Night Knitters, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Kelly Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Join in conversation, knitting and crocheting. New faces are always welcome. 603-898-7064.

Thursdays

Free outdoor Latin Dance Event, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Campagnone Common Park, Lawrence. The mission is to provide free and safe entertainment to the community. Sponsored by the City of Lawrence.

Thursdays

Gentle Yoga Class, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. All ages and all fitness levels welcome. Stretch and relax the mind. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Mats are available to use for those who don’t own one. $5 drop in fee. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Thursdays

Bridge Group, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Experienced players are encouraged to join the group. Stop in, have fun and make new friends. 978-983-8825.

Thursdays

Children’s Community Choir, 4 to 5 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 163 East Haverhill St., Lawrence. For ages 7-14. Free admission. 978-682-4215.

Friday, July 5

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St., Lawrence. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

July 5 & 19

Adult Story Time, 10 a.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. This program is for developmentally disabled patrons, but all adults are welcome to attend. Participants will read books, do a craft and have a lot of fun. 603-329-6411.

Saturday, July 6

First Saturday Devotions to the blessed Mother Mary, 8 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 12 Main St., Pelham. Includes a meet and greet with St. Patrick’s new pastor, Father Volney “Von” DeRosia. All women are welcome. Bring a friend. To carpool from Londonderry, call 603-437-2866. Call 603-930-6436 or email WomenOfMaryNH@yahoo.com for more information.

Saturdays

Meat Raffle, 2 to 4 p.m. at VFW Post 8349, 26 River St., Methuen. Hosted by the Methuen Ladies Auxiliary. Open to the public.

July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7 & Oct. 5

Parson Barnard House Tours, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 179 Osgood St., North Andover. Includes tours, the herb and wildlife gardens and local history. Free admission. 978-590-4388.

Monday, July 8

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Drop in Crafts, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Children’s Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Stop in and do a fun craft project. 603-898-7064.

Toddler Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Windham Town Beach, in conjunction with the Recreation Department. A beach pass is required. In case of rain, it will be held at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. 603-432-7154, nesmithlibrary.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, 76 Merrimack St., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Children’s Mini Garden, 2 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Kids are invited to make a soda bottle terrarium, design a butterfly, and create a mural with root vegetable printing. Participants will also enjoy a snack picnic outside in the Storybook Garden. Bring empty liter soda bottles if available. 603-329-6411.

Sanborn Youth Soccer Association (SYSA) annual meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Kingston Town Hall. The SYSA is looking for interested adults with the love of soccer and enthusiasm to inspire others to join its Board of Directors. Elections will be held for the following positions: president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. All interested individuals are encouraged to attend this meeting. 603-642-3365, sanbornyouthsoccer.org.

Career Resources announces the Timmy Grogan Memorial Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. tee off at the Haverhill Country Club. Call or go online to sign up. 978-374-9122, ext. 228, crc-mass.org.

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, July 8-31

Youth Tennis Lessons, on the Pelham High School outdoor tennis courts. Run by USTA Certified Instructor, Phyllis Morris, the program will emphasize the skills of the game with a fun and challenging environment designed to get the best out of each participant. Classes are from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for ages 7-12 (beginners and intermediates); 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for ages 7-12 (beginners and intermediates); 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 7-12 (intermediates); 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 5-6 only. Each player must bring their own racket and canister of three new unopened tennis balls. Cost is $105 per player, $135 for nonresidents; $180 for two or more in the same family, $210 for nonresidents. Enrollment is limited; first come, first served. Registration required. Offered by the Pelham Parks and Recreation Department. 603-635-2721, email recreation@pelhamweb.com, pelhamweb.com.

July 8-12

Free Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m. to noon each day at King of Grace Church, 28 Chadwick St., Bradford. Features games, experiments, snacks and music. For children ages 3 to 12. Register online at kingofgrace.org.

Tuesday, July 9

Book Discussion For Kids, 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. The featured book will be “Call Me Amy” by Marcia Strykowski. Particularly appropriate for kids who will be entering middle school or high school, but adults are also welcome to attend. Copies are available at the library. Discuss the book with the author and enjoy some homemade treats. Advanced sign-up is required to secure a book and treats. 603-329-6411, email pfalconer@hampstead.lib.nh.us to register. marciastrykowski.com.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Saint Augustine Church, 35 Essex St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Graffiti at the Library, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Part of the Teen Summer Reading Program. PelhamPublicLibrary.org.

eBook How-To Session, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on the computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle, or other compatible eBook reader. Bring an eBook reader, USB cord, library card, and questions for a hands-on session with Overdrive. If using a Kindle, bring the Amazon login and password as well. Free. 978-623-8401.

Lunch Time Knitting Group, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Mark Carlsen/Jon Wheatley 50-50 Band, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Methuen Rail Trail monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Topics to be discussed include ongoing projects and planning for the Essex Heritage weekend in September. The public is invited to attend. 978-685-3639, methuenrailtrail.org.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 9 through Aug. 15

2013 TOT SUMMER PLAYGROUND CAMP, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Elmer G. Raymond Memorial Park Lodge, 35 Keyes Hill Road, Pelham. Open to boys and girls ages 3-5 (by July 1). There will be additional cost for field trips. Enrollment is limited; first come, first served. Cost is $225 per child for residents, $150 for each additional child in the same family; $250 per child for nonresidents; $175 for each additional child same in the same family. Offered by the Pelham Parks and Recreation Department. 603-635-2721, email recreation@pelhamweb.com, pelhamweb.com.

July 9 through Aug. 13

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop, 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Lawrence. The workshop will be held once a week for six weeks. The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required. 978-946-1260, healthyliving4me.org.

Wednesday, July 10

2013 Organ Recital Series — Margaret Irwin-Brandon, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Kenneth T. Morse Memorial Organ Recital. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Salem/Windham Appreciation Day, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Baby Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 9-24 months. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a baby’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Parent & Tot, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For ages 2 and 3. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a child’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Story Time for All, 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 4-6. Full of songs, movement activities, music, puppets and books. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Fountain Square Ramblers in Concert, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the library, police station and town hall, 6 Village Green, Pelham. Free admission. Bring the family, friends, chairs, blankets and sunscreen. Food and drinks will be sold. Concession proceeds will benefit Pelham VFW John H. Hargreaves Memorial Post 10722. PelhamCommunitySpirit.org, fountainsquareramblers.com or email info@PelhamCommunitySpirit.org.

Dig-in — De-clutter — Reorganize, 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Professional organizer, Ann Cope, will offer quick tips on how to improve one’s home or work space. Cope is from A State of Order in Andover, a professional organizing company. 603-329-6411.

Arm Chair Travelers: Ireland, 10 a.m. at The Center at Punchard (The Center), 30 Whittier Court, Andover. Brian Corcoran will show slides and share stories from past trips to Ireland and entertain with a few of his favorite Irish songs. Corcoran will also discuss upcoming trips to Ireland. Cost is $3. Pre-registration is required. 978-623-8321, andoverseniorcenter.org.

45’s Tournament, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Cost is $2. Sign up in the office. 978-983-8825.

The Museum of Science will present “Dig into Dinosaurs,” 2 p.m. at the Gale Library, Newton. Parent registration is necessary for this program as there are only 25 seats for children ages 4 to 8 available. 603-382-4691.

Wool Appliqué Demonstration, 10 to 11 a.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Vicki Murphy will demonstrate how wool is appliquéd with two simple stitches, the blanket stitch and the running stitch. Get a feel for the process and view several of her pieces, including table runners, wall hangings, and a felted bag. Free. 978-623-8401.

“Whim: A Summer Dining Experience,” 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Smolak Farms, North Andover. With Chef Mary Dumont of Harvest in Cambridge. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Tickets $69. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase on site. Held rain or shine. smolakfarms.com.

Wednesday Lunchtime Knitters, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Join in conversation, knitting and crocheting. New faces are always welcome. 603-898-7064.

Nonfiction Book Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Kelly Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. “Krakatoa: the Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1883” by Simon Winchester will be discussed. Copies of the book are available at the library. New participants are welcome. 603-898-7064.

Geocaching event, 2 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. For students who will be entering middle school. Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) or mobile device and other navigational techniques, to hide and seek containers called “geocaches” or “caches.” Participants at this event will learn about this high-tech treasure hunting and the group will create their own geocache. Registration is not necessary. 603-329-6411.

“That Reminds Me of a Story” presentation, 7 p.m. at the Newton Town Hall, South Main Street. With Rebecca Rule, host of the New Hampshire Authors Series on NH Public Television. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Newton Historical Society and the New Hampshire Humanities Council.

Wednesdays beginning July 10

2013 Junior Rifle Program, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pelham Fish and Game Club, 100 Simpson Mill Road, Pelham. Offered to members of the Pelham Fish and Game Club as well as other area youth, ages 12-18. The course is open to both male and female students and will consist of general gun safety education, safe rifle handling, and instruction on handling and firing a .22 rifle. Safety and marksmanship will be emphasized. After safety instruction, there will be live firing on the rifle range. Students may use their own rifle or rifles provided by the club (all rifles must be .22 rim fire caliber only, unless otherwise stated). pelhamfishandgame.org.

Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24 & July 31

Archery, 6 to 7 p.m. at the Center School, 2 Lowell Road, Windham. With New England School of Archery and Supplies. Held indoors at the school in case of inclement weather. For ages 8 to adult (beginners and advanced). Cost is $60 per person, $55 for second person in the same family. Price includes instruction/equipment). Pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is June 21, unless spaces fill prior. Space is limited. Late registrations will be accepted if space allows. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Wednesday, July 11

Kenneth T. Morse Memorial Organ Recital: Margaret Irwin-Brandon, at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Fairy Garden Workshop for Children, 1 to 3 p.m. at Smolak Farms, North Andover. Children will decorate their own pot with fairy sparkles, then plant them with miniature blossoms and adorn with fairy wings. For ages 5 and up. Parents are welcome. Instructor will be Joanne Fiore. $17 fee includes all materials. Registration requested. 978-682-6332, smolakfarms.com.

Boomer Bee Book Group, 7 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. “Lying Awake” by Mark Salzman will be discussed. Free. 978-623-8401.

Thursday’s Monday Night Knitters, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Kelly Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Join in conversation, knitting and crocheting. New faces are always welcome. 603-898-7064.

Indiana Jones Party, 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Open to kids and their parents. Complete an obstacle course, play boulder ball and turn friends into mummies. Join a team and see who wins, the Snakes or the Scorpions. 603-329-6411.

Friday, July 12

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Sixth Annual Outdoor Music Series, 7 p.m. on Bradford Common. Featured act will be Keith Muise and the Telestrators. Opening act will begin at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ. Free and open to the public. 978-590-2119.

Movie Night, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the Beshara Room, at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. This year’s theme is Academy Award Winners by decade. 603-898-7064.

Saturday, July 13

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

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.

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. With entertainment by Pete Saran - New Life. Cost is $9. 978-983-8825.

Sunday, July 14

Mass Street Rod Show in South Grove, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Monday, July 15

Drop in Crafts, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Children’s Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Stop in and do a fun craft project. 603-898-7064.

Toddler Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This program is only open to cardholders of the Nesmith Library. Toddler Time lasts about 20-25 minutes with 30 minutes following the session for parent/child social interaction. Parents are encouraged to participate, but asked to limit personal conversations until the 30-minute social period. For ages 18 months to 36 months with a caregiver. No pre-registration necessary. 603-432-7154, nesmithlibrary.org.

July 15-19

2013 Girls Hoop it Up Basketball Camp, 9 a.m. to noon at the outdoor courts at Lyons Park. For girls only, ages 7-13. The camp will teach a variety of different skills including dribbling, shooting, passing, and rebounding. Instructor will be Bri Caira. Girls should arrive with appropriate sneakers, comfortable clothing, wear sunscreen and bring water/drinks. Cost is $75 per camper. Each camper will receive a T-shirt. Registration required. Offered by the Pelham Parks and Recreation Department. 603-635-2721, email recreation@pelhamweb.com, pelhamweb.com.

July 15-19

Vacation Bible Study, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Brookridge Community Church, 232 Main St., Haverhill. The theme is “God’s Back Yard Bible Camp.” Includes games, crafts, and music. For ages 5-11. A dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Free. 978-372-3933, email Info@brookridge.org.

Tuesday, July 16

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mary Immaculate Healthcare Services, 172 Lawrence St., Lawrence. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Ed the Wizard & “Reading is Magic,” 10 a.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. With the help of many volunteers, using magic, comedy, and suspense, Ed the Wizard will weave together the importance of building and maintaining reading skills. With reading as the emphasis behind each magical performance, Ed the Wizard will encourage people of all ages that reading is indeed the key to his, and to their success. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Methuen Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. edthewizard.com.

Free Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. The film based on Louis Sachar’s award-winning novel “Holes” will be screened. For all ages. 603-329-6411.

Jocko’s Jazz: Frank Tiberi with saxophonist George Garzone & The Joe Barbato Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Wednesday, July 17

2013 Organ Recital Series — Peter Latona, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Salem Co-operative Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Baby Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 9-24 months. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a baby’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Parent & Tot, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For ages 2 and 3. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a child’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Story Time for All, 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 4-6. Full of songs, movement activities, music, puppets and books. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Wingate, 190 North Ave., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

“Whim: A Summer Dining Experience,” 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Smolak Farms, North Andover. With Chef Chris Frothingham of Vine Brook Tavern in Lexington. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Tickets $69. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase on site. Held rain or shine. smolakfarms.com.

Thursday, July 18

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Crazy Container Planting for Children, 1 to 3 p.m. at Smolak Farms, North Andover. Bring in the weirdest container and find the right plants to have all summer long. Some fun container ideas include an old boot, a kitchen pan, a Lego box. For ages 5 and up. Parents are welcome. Instructor will be Joanne Fiore. Fee is the cost of plants and soil, to be purchased on the day of the workshop. Do not bring any soil in the container. Registration requested. 978-682-6332, smolakfarms.com.

Merrimack Valley Hospice’s day-long “Summer Break” program, at Winnekenni Castle. This free program is for children ages 6 to 13 who have experienced a loss. The program, now in its fifth year, was created to give children who have suffered the loss of a loved one a chance to meet others who have had similar experiences. Children need not have any connection to Merrimack Valley Hospice to participate. The day is supervised and directed by Merrimack Valley Hospice trained professional social workers, nurses and grief counselors and expressive therapists. Registration is required. 978-552-4904, email jsharpe@homehealthfoundation.org.

Third Thursday Book Group meeting, 1 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. “Defending Jacob” by William Landay will be discussed. Copies of the book are available at the front desk. Newcomers are always welcome. 603-329-6411.

Busy Boomers Craft It, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Drop in for a creative night. Bring craft projects or play with the library’s supplies. Knitting, crochet, jewelry, quilting, paper crafts, and more. Free. 978-623-8401.

Friday, July 19

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Sixth Annual Outdoor Music Series, 7 p.m. on Bradford Common. Featured act will be Liz Bills and Jesse Cohen. Opening act will begin at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ. Free and open to the public. 978-590-2119.

Saturday, July 20

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Saint Michael Church, 196 Main St., North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Monday, July 22

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Drop in Crafts, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Children’s Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Stop in and do a fun craft project. 603-898-7064.

Toddler Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This program is only open to cardholders of the Nesmith Library. Toddler Time lasts about 20-25 minutes with 30 minutes following the session for parent/child social interaction. Parents are encouraged to participate, but asked to limit personal conversations until the 30-minute social period. For ages 18 months to 36 months with a caregiver. No pre-registration necessary. 603-432-7154, nesmithlibrary.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Rite-Aid, 68 South Main St., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Monday through Friday, July 22-26

“Art Explosion” Camp, 1 to 4 p.m. at Windham Coop, Industrial Drive. Hosted by Wicked Cool for Kids. Get ready for a week full of projects. For boys and girls entering grades 1-6. Cost is $160; includes five days of camp and all materials. Registration deadline is June 21, unless spaces fill prior. Late registrations will be accepted as space allows. wickedcoolforkids.com, windhamnewhampshire.com.

Tuesday, July 23

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Ask the Lawyer: Personalized Legal Guidance, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at The Center at Punchard (The Center), 30 Whittier Court, Andover. The private 10-minute session offers advice and referral only. Free, but advance registration is required. 978-623-8321, andoverseniorcenter.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Osgood Landing & Ozzy Properties, 1600 Osgood St., North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Rich Greenblatt Quintet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Wednesday, July 24

2013 Organ Recital Series — Harry Lyn Huff, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Richard A. Kenney. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Baby Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 9-24 months. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a baby’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Parent & Tot, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For ages 2 and 3. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a child’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Story Time for All, 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 4-6. Full of songs, movement activities, music, puppets and books. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Toddler Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This program is only open to cardholders of the Nesmith Library. Toddler Time lasts about 20-25 minutes with 30 minutes following the session for parent/child social interaction. Parents are encouraged to participate, but asked to limit personal conversations until the 30-minute social period. For ages 18 to 36 months with a caregiver. No pre-registration necessary. 603-432-7154, nesmithlibrary.org.

Wacky Water & Beach Games, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at Windham Town Beach. For ages 3-6. Cost is $5 for one child, $8 for two children, $12 family maximum. Includes water/beach games with beach staff, a few minutes of water safety. Registration deadline is June 21, unless spaces fill prior. Late registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, as space allows. Parents must stay at the beach. Rain date is July 26. Call 603-965-1208 to find out if cancelled due to weather. There may still be a program if there is a little rain. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Wayne Potash Music for Kids, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the library, police station and town hall, 6 Village Green, Pelham. Free admission. Bring the family, friends, chairs, blankets and sunscreen. Food and drinks will be sold. Concession proceeds will benefit Pelham VFW John H. Hargreaves Memorial Post 10722. PelhamCommunitySpirit.org, waynepotash.com or email info@PelhamCommunitySpirit.org.

AARP Driver Safety Program, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Center at Punchard (The Center), 30 Whittier Court, Andover. The workshop will explore driving technologies, rules of the road and age-related challenges. Cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers. Payable to AARP, plus $5 payable to The Town of Andover. Lunch will not be included. Pre-registration is required. 978-623-8321, andoverseniorcenter.org.

Afternoon Tea with Author Rose Mula, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Mula will talk about her writings which have been featured in more than 100 magazines and newspapers. Call for reservations and bring a tea cup. 978-983-8825.

“Whim: A Summer Dining Experience,” 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Smolak Farms, North Andover. With Chef Brian Rae of Rialto in Cambridge. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Tickets $69. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase on site. Held rain or shine. smolakfarms.com.

Thursday, July 25

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Concert in the Park — Jandee Lee Porter Band, 6 p.m. at Griffin Park. Bring lawn chairs and blankets, a picnic dinner, and come enjoy a nice evening. For all ages. In case of inclement weather, call 603-965-1208. jandeeleeporter.com, windhamnewhampshire.com.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1:30 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 505 Sutton St., North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

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.

Opening of the Seed Library, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Expert gardener, Marc Duquette, will lead a presentation on the ins and outs of proper seed saving in the Dr. Ernest Matthew Hall Reading Room. Attendees will receive handouts and enter the garden season ready to save seeds. Patrons will be able to “check-out” and “borrow” seeds for their garden. At the end of the season, patrons are encouraged to let a few plants go to seed. From those plants, they will save seeds and return the same amount (or more) as they borrowed at the beginning of the growing season. In this way, a community Seed Library will be maintained at the library and free for all patrons. The lecture is free and open to the public. Email lgratton@pelhamweb.com or call or 603-635-7581, ext. 3062 if planning to attend. PelhamPublicLibrary.org.

Shark Day, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Part of the Teen Summer Reading Program. PelhamPublicLibrary.org.

eBook How-To Session, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on the computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle, or other compatible eBook reader. Bring an eBook reader, USB cord, library card, and questions for a hands-on session with Overdrive. If using a Kindle, bring the Amazon login and password as well. Free. 978-623-8401.

Friday, July 26

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at The Best Western Plus of Haverhill, 401 Lowell Ave., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Sixth Annual Outdoor Music Series, 7 p.m. on Bradford Common. Featured act will be Paul Prue and the Blues Men. Opening act will begin at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ. Free and open to the public. 978-590-2119.

Saturday, July 27

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

St. Anne Summerfest, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Hampstead Town Green. Activities include a five-mile road race, a 5K fun walk, baking contest, children’s games, food and bake sales, a bounce tent, live entertainment, silent auction, and raffles. The Summerfest has been carefully planned to attract people of all ages. Crafters and artists are encouraged to sign up. Spaces are 10’ x 10’ (no chairs or tables will be provided) and cost $40 for an uncovered space and $50 for a covered space. Directions and applications are online. 603-642-3250, saintannechurchnh.org.

21st Annual Lakes Road Race & Fun Walk, 9 a.m. beginning at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Ave., Hampstead. The five-mile race is on a USATF certified course. Check-in and same-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Trophies will be presented to the top three runners from each age and sex division: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over. There will also be refreshments after the race. Pre-registration is $25 and includes a Table Talk Pie and official race T-shirt. Registration within one week of the race is $30 with no guarantee of pie or shirt. Register online at active.com by searching for “Lakes Race.”

Sunday, July 28

Rico Barr with Guest Tyra Penn, 2 to 4 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. 978-521-1686, RicoBarr.com.

Monday, July 29

Drop in Crafts, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Children’s Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Stop in and do a fun craft project. 603-898-7064.

Toddler Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This program is only open to cardholders of the Nesmith Library. Toddler Time lasts about 20-25 minutes with 30 minutes following the session for parent/child social interaction. Parents are encouraged to participate, but asked to limit personal conversations until the 30-minute social period. For ages 18 months to 36 months with a caregiver. No pre-registration necessary. 603-432-7154, nesmithlibrary.org.

Tuesday, July 30

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Comfort Home Care, 147 Pelham St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Ron Zack Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Wednesday, July 31

2013 Organ Recital Series — Jung-A Lee, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. C. Marshall Caras Memorial Organ Recital. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Baby Story Time, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 9-24 months. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a baby’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Parent & Tot, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For ages 2 and 3. Full of songs, movement activities, finger rhymes and books. Designed to stimulate a child’s mind and prepare for future reading experiences. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Story Time for All, 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children aged 4-6. Full of songs, movement activities, music, puppets and books. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

“Whim: A Summer Dining Experience,” 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Smolak Farms, North Andover. With Chef Chris Coombs of Deauxave and Boston Chops in Boston. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Tickets $69. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase on site. Held rain or shine. smolakfarms.com.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Friday, Aug. 2

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Little Red Wagon — “The Tale of Rollie Robin,” 10:30 a.m. at the Windham Town Beach. Presented by the UNH Theatre Group. Geared for ages preschool through fourth grade, but all ages are welcome. In case of rain, call 603-965-1208. Registration is not required, but beach passes are. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Sixth Annual Outdoor Music Series, 7 p.m. on Bradford Common. Featured act will be Lee Lewis and the Ladies of Chanel. Opening act will begin at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ. Free and open to the public. 978-590-2119.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Sunday, Aug. 4

“Sunday Afternoon at the Music Hall” with organist Chandler Noyes, 3 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. The afternoon will feature works by Sousa, Anderson, Williams, Bish, Strauss, and Gershwin. Tickets are $5 for adults, free for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, Aug. 5

Toddler Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road, Windham. This program is only open to cardholders of the Nesmith Library. Toddler Time lasts about 20-25 minutes with 30 minutes following the session for parent/child social interaction. Parents are encouraged to participate, but asked to limit personal conversations until the 30-minute social period. For ages 18 months to 36 months with a caregiver. No pre-registration necessary. 603-432-7154, nesmithlibrary.org.

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill’s Fifth Annual Golf Tournament, 1 p.m. shotgun start at the Haverhill Country Club. Guest is Eric Lastowka, the RE/MAX World Long Drive Senior Champion. Tourney fees are $200 per player and $800 per foursome. Post tourney dinner is $50 per person. Sponsorships/tee signs are available. The event will also include awards and a silent auction. 978-204-0620, 978-374-6171, email kpruett@haverhillbgc.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Summer Reading Show with Steve Blunt, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. 603-635-7581, steveblunt.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

2013 Organ Recital Series — David Enlow, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Campbell Steward. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Irish Music by the Music Makers, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the library, police station and town hall, 6 Village Green, Pelham. With Seamus and Eileen. Free admission. Bring the family, friends, chairs, blankets and sunscreen. Food and drinks will be sold. Concession proceeds will benefit Pelham VFW John H. Hargreaves Memorial Post 10722. PelhamCommunitySpirit.org, facebook.com/seamus.pender or email info@PelhamCommunitySpirit.org.

“Whim: A Summer Dining Experience,” 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Smolak Farms, North Andover. With Chef Alex Saenz of Lineage in Brookline. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Tickets $69. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase on site. Held rain or shine. smolakfarms.com.

Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Concert in the Park — Windham Swing Band, 6 p.m. at Griffin Park. Bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic dinner. Hosted by the Recreation Department. Call 603-965-1208 in case of inclement weather. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Friday, Aug. 9

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Sixth Annual Outdoor Music Series, 7 p.m. on Bradford Common. Mike Cesati and Company. Opening act will begin at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ. Free and open to the public. 978-590-2119.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Monday, Aug. 12

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday through Thursday, Aug. 12-15

Mad Machines & Crazy Contraptions — Mad Science Camp, 1 to 4 p.m. at Windham Coop, Industrial Drive. For boys and girls ages 7-12. Cost is $125 per child, $120 for the second in the family. Registration deadline is July 19. Throughout this camp, children will overcome a series of challenges using basic materials, simple machines, tips from famous inventors and their minds. With a little bit of ingenuity, children will create catapults and forts, construct working light sticks to take home, and assemble a set of circuits with batteries and light bulbs. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

2013 Organ Recital Series — Martin Schmeding, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Enterprise Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

“Whim: A Summer Dining Experience,” 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Smolak Farms, North Andover. With Chef Andy Husbands of Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel in Boston. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Tickets $69. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase on site. Held rain or shine. smolakfarms.com.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Friday, Aug. 16

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Sixth Annual Outdoor Music Series, 7 p.m. on Bradford Common. Featured act will be The Mike Fioretti Band. Opening act will begin at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ. Free and open to the public. 978-590-2119.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

“Time to Clay” – Paint your own ice cream bowl, 9:45 or 11 a.m. at Windham Town Hall. For ages 2 and up. Cost is $12 for one child, $22 for two children, $32 for three children. Registration deadline is July 19, unless spaces fill prior. Late registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, as space allows. Choose your own colors and design your own bowl. After your masterpiece is complete, the Time to Clay staff will glaze and fire your bowl so you can display it. All colors used are non-toxic and wash off clothing. Pottery will be returned to the Recreation Department within seven to ten days. Specify time when registering. windhamnewhampshire.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

2013 Organ Recital Series — Yun Kyong Kim, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Windham Community Band in Concert, 6 p.m. on the Village Green, in front of the library, police station and town hall, 6 Village Green, Pelham. In conjunction with the Southern NH Festival of Trees kick-off. Sign up to decorate a tree. Free admission. Bring the family, friends, chairs, blankets and sunscreen. Food and drinks will be sold. Concession proceeds will benefit Pelham VFW John H. Hargreaves Memorial Post 10722. PelhamCommunitySpirit.org or email info@PelhamCommunitySpirit.org.

“Whim: A Summer Dining Experience,” 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Smolak Farms, North Andover. With Chef Kevin O’Donnell of The Salty Pig in Boston. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Tickets $69. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase on site. Held rain or shine. smolakfarms.com.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Friday, Aug. 23

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Monday, Aug. 26

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

2013 Organ Recital Series — Michael S. Murray, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Mark Dirksen - Keller Williams Realty. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Thursday, Aug. 29

Canobie Talent Search, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Friday, Aug. 30

Friday Night Dance Party, at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. at Canobie Lake Park, 85 North Policy St., Salem, N.H. Weather permitting. 603-893-3506, canobie.com.

Sept. 4, 11, 18 & 25

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Sept. 7 & 8

Gilbert & Sullivan: “Iolanthe,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Presented by the Methuen Young People’s Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. For advance tickets, mail order with check payable to MYPT (after Aug. 1), to Janet Jaber, 205 Forest St., Methuen, MA 01844-2333. Specify if tickets are to be held at the door or mailed back. Stamped return envelopes appreciated. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, Sept. 9

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Friday, Sept. 13

Fall Scholarship Fund Organ & Piano Concert, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Bruce Adami and Brian Jones. Sponsored by Georgetown Bank and Methuen Federal Credit Union. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for students. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Old Home Day, in Pelham. Sponsored by The First Congregational Church. Activities include a craft fair, auction, 5K Race and Walk, the Doll Carriage and Bike Parade, pie contest, church supper, children’s games, a White Elephant Table, the Grand Parade and Pet Parade, live entertainment and demonstrations, Country Store, raffles, food and more. Email pelhamoldhomeday@yahoo.com.

Monday, Sept. 16

“Look Good Feel Better,” 4 to 6 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. The program teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing or have recently concluded cancer treatment. Receive a free cosmetic kit valued at over $200. Space is limited. Registration required. Free. 978-683-4000, ext. 8090.

Tuesdays, Sept. 17 through Nov. 5

Free Eight-week Workshop: “A Matter Of Balance,” 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. This program is designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Registration is requested. 978-946-1260.

Friday, Sept. 20

Scrapbooking with Melissa, 9 a.m. in the Center Meeting Room, Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1101.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Children’s Program: “Peter & the Wolf,” 10 a.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. With Joyce Painter Rice, organist. English and Spanish narration. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, Sept. 23

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Keith Lockhart & Friends, 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts at Andover High School. This event is presented by the Northern Essex Community College Foundation, Inc., the Women of NECC, and the NECC Alumni Association. Proceeds will benefit NECC’s Endowment Fund. Lockhart will present a talk on composer Igor Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale,” illustrated by periodic interludes of music performed by a group of seven musicians. Tickets are $35. 978-556-3870, mvarts.info, necc.mass.edu.

Sunday, Sept. 29

2013 ConvenientMD 10K, 8:30 a.m. beginning at the Windham Depot, 6 Depot Road. Food and refreshments will be served after the race. Includes a $100 cash prize to the top male and female, as well as age group awards. The race will start and finish at the Windham Depot. This is a paved rail trail that is generally shaded and passes along wetlands, through ledges and has no road crossings. Registration required. roadracerunner.com.

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Friday, Oct. 18

Berj Zamkochian Memorial Organ Recital, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features organist Hector Olivera. Sponsored by the Gomidas Organ Fund, Inc. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Friday, Nov. 1

Silent Movie: “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Chandler Noyes, organ accompanist. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Sponsored by Norm Jacob. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, Nov. 4

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Nov. 6, 13, 20 & 27

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Saturday, Nov. 9

150th Anniversary Concert, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Diane Meredith Belcher, David Carrier, Douglas Major, Rosalind Mohnsen, Abbey Siegfried, and Peter Sykes, organists. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, Nov. 18

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Dec. 4, 11 & 18

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Friday, Dec. 6

Holiday Open House & Shopping Night, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features music on the organ, arts and crafts, displays, raffles and light refreshments. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Dec. 7 & 8

“A Merry Music Hall Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Ray Cornils, organist and brass. Reserved tickets are $20, non-reserved tickets are $15, $5 for children. Call 603-893-1544 for advance tickets after Nov. 1. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Sponsored by the DeMoulas Foundation, Christopher Morss, and Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, Dec. 9

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, Dec. 16

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.