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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, pelhamweb.com.
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.