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October 14, 2012

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Sports Cards & Bruins Autograph show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gaythorne Knights of Columbus Hall, 462 Broadway, Methuen. Boston Bruins legend, Gilles Gilbert, will sign autographs from 10 a.m. to noon. Dealer tables with sports card memorabilia will be on display for sale. $2 admission, $15 for autographs. 508-265-4440.

Crop Walk for Hunger, 1 p.m. beginning at the Londonderry Middle School. Registration starts at 12:30 p.m. A celebration will be held at the finish line on the Londonderry Town Common. A percentage of this year’s walk will benefit St. Jude’s Food Pantry and Derry Sonshine Soup Kitchen with the remaining funds going to Church World Services for hunger programs around the world. The 3-mile walk is being sponsored by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and Londonderry United Methodist Church. All are invited to participate. Form a team, join an existing team or walk independently. No minimum donation is required to walk. Sign up online at cropwalkonline.org. 603-437-8333, email lcropwalk@gmail.com, facebook.com/greaterlondonderry.cropwalk.

Prospective Day Student Open House, noon at Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. Area eighth graders and high school students interested in attending Phillips Academy beginning in fall 2013 are invited to spend the afternoon on the Andover campus. Parents are invited to accompany them for an informational session from 1 to 2 p.m. in Cochran Chapel on Chapel Avenue. This session will include discussions of the application process and life as a day student at Phillips Academy. andover.edu.

Methuen Rail Trail Walk, 8:30 a.m. in the IHOP parking lot nearest the trail. View the changing foliage and see migratory animals as they visit the area. T-shirts will be available to buy as well as forms to join the Methuen Rail Trail.

Oct. 14, 21 & 28

“The Art of Icon Painting” workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. at Nichols Village, 54 Main St., Groveland. With Marina Forbes, Russian icon maker, teacher and lecturer. The hands-on studio workshop is for students interested in learning how to create traditional Russian icons. The program will include a discussion and demonstration of traditional materials and methods of icon making. Students will create their own icons using a combination of traditional and contemporary materials and methods. No painting experience is required. Experienced artists are also welcome. 603-332-2255, email marina@anylanguage.org, MarinaForbes.com.

Sundays through Nov. 18

Free Running Clinic, 8 a.m. at Starbucks, 14 Main St., Andover. Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Striders. For individuals and families to get ready for the Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race. Trainees will get a T-shirt. Email lanappv27@gmail.com.

Oct. 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 & 28

“CASTLE of FEAR,” after dark at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Coupons online. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Oct. 14 & Nov. 4

Free Piano Workshops, 4 to 6 p.m. in Northern Essex Community College’s Technology Center, Haverhill campus. Offered by NECC music faculty member Christina Dietrich. Piano players will have the chance to perform and learn in a cooperative group setting. Solo piano works and instrumental and vocal works with piano accompaniment of various levels of difficulty will be explored. Various aspects of piano performance and preparation will also be discussed. necc.mass.edu.

Monday, Oct. 15

Flu Shot Clinic, 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Rite Aid Pharmacy. Call for an appointment. 978-983-8825.

Free Legal Advice with Atty. Elaine Dalton, 10 to 11 a.m. in the COA Outreach Office, Groveland. Part of “15-Minute Legal Mondays.” Atty. Dalton will answer brief questions on any elder legal issue. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Movie afternoon, 12:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. “Snow White and the Huntsman” will be screened. Call to reserve a seat. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

“Meet the Candidates Night,” 7 p.m. in the Haverhill Public Library auditorium, 99 Main St. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Haverhill. Every candidate for State Representative or State Senate running in the Nov. 6 election to represent a district which includes Haverhill has been invited to participate. Moderator will be from the North Andover chapter of the League of Women Voters. 978-702-4502.

Mondays

“Holy Yoga,” 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Led by Amanda Souliotis, whose ministry incorporates prayer, meditation, and Bible reading with yoga. Open to the public. The program benefits men and women. No experience necessary. A free will offering will gratefully be accepted. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a friend. 978-374-8029, FirstPresbyterianHaverhill.org.

Oct. 15, 22 & 29

Learn to Draw with Frank Sadowski, 10 a.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

AARP meeting, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Foot Care Clinic, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. By appointment only. $25. 978-983-8825.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Ray Santisi 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.

North Andover Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church Parish Hall, 196 Main St., North Andover. Julie McIntosh Shapiro, Harvard University Herbaria, will present “Compost: The Sweet Smell of Success.” She will discuss her methods of composting, how to recycle lots of things with a backyard composter, and how to prevent one’s compost pile from having unpleasant odors. Free and open to the public. 978-689-9318, email northandovergardenclub@yahoo.com.

“A Shopping Boutique,” 6 to 9 p.m. at the Wyndham Andover Hotel. Vendors will display and sell jewelry, make-up, skin care, books, handbags, clothing, Pampered Chef items and more. There will also be product demonstrations, a cash bar and raffles. Tickets are $5 in advance and at the door on the night of the event, but will be three for $10 if purchased in advance. Presented by Merrimack Valley Partners in Service (MVPS). The money raised will go toward the MVPS Scholarship Fund. Email mvpsinc@hotmail.com.

“Hepatitis C & Baby Boomers — A Medical Meet the Expert” seminar, 6 to 7 p.m. in Merrimack Valley Hospital’s first floor auditorium, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. Gastroenterologist Bridget Jennings Seymour, MD, will help attendees understand why hepatitis C is feared, who is at risk, what is involved in testing and how hepatitis C is managed. One free contact hour for nursing. Light refreshments. Free, but registration required. 978-420-1168, email jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.

Men’s Breakfast, 8 to 9 a.m. at the Fire Station Meal Site, Groveland. Gus Reusch will speak about Norman Rockwell. Call to sign up. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Poetry reading, noon to 1 p.m. at Northern Essex Community College, Lecture Hall A, Spurk Building, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. With Tom Sexton, professor emeritus of English at the University of Alaska and former poet laureate of Alaska. Sexton will read from his books, “Bridge Street at Dusk” and “A Clock with No Hands.” Sexton will be available to answer questions and sign copies of his books which will be for sale. Free admission. 978-556-3621, email lmayo@necc.mass.edu.

Coffee Time with City Councilors Jennifer Kannan & Sean Fountain, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

“Pamper Yourself Pink,” 5 to 8 p.m. at Revive Salon and Spa, 1 1/2 East Broadway, Derry. Complimentary salon service will be offered: shampoo blow-dry with scalp massage, pink hair extensions, make-up application, nail shaping and polish of hands or feet and table massages. Also includes food from local restaurants, wine tasting from Moonlight Meadery, silent auction. $20 donation at the door, $5 for children. Funds raised will benefit the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition, which works toward prevention and assisting N.H. residents currently being treated for breast cancer. All are welcome. Bring family, friends and coworkers. 603-425-2484.

Tuesdays

Yoga Playtime Class, 10:30 a.m. at 44 Hampshire St., Methuen. For parents and children. Yoga poses are presented through games, stories, songs, and poems. Registration required. Limited to 10 children. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Free Legal Clinic with Atty. Karol Bisbee, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Appointment required; 15-minute maximum. 978-983-8825.

Meet with Methuen Veteran’s Director Tom Hargreaves, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Musical performance by Ruth Harcovitz, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Harcovitz will sing “The Sunny Skies of Italy.” Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery. Refreshments. 978-983-8825.

“Grab Your Passports! Destination: Germany,” 7 p.m. at Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park, 4 Gleason St. Dave Caponigro will stroll with his accordion as part of the evening. Free, but advance registration encouraged. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.

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.

Lawrence Chess Club meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, corner of Haverhill and Lawrence streets. Free. Bring a friend and a chess set. All ages and abilities welcome.

Powwow Pond Council annual meeting, 7 p.m. at the Kingston Library, Marshall Road. Tom O’Brien, president of the New Hampshire Lakes Association, will address various options for lake management and control of invasive plant species with non-chemical or noninvasive mechanical means. There will also be a question and answer period. A general meeting of the council will follow the presentation. An election of officers to the Board of Directors will be held. New volunteers are welcome and anyone interested in serving on the board is invited to announce their candidacy at the meeting. Refreshments will be served.

Candidates’ Night for State Offices, 7 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Hosted by the League of Women Voters Andover/North Andover. Candidates will make opening and closing statements and answer questions from voters. Citizens may submit questions in advance to VoterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org. Written questions will also be accepted. Free. wheredoivotema.com, lwv-andovers.org.

Hampstead Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m. at the Congregational Church, Hadley Hall, 61 Main St., Hampstead. Linda Zukas, from Churchill’s Gardens in Exeter, will discuss how to close one’s garden for the winter, plant bulbs, outside containers and planning for next year. Open to the public. 603-382-5177, email pleocha@gmail.com, hampsteadgarden.org.

Oct. 17, 24 & 31

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. $5 per class. Open to all. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1:30 to 7 p.m. in Merrimack College’s Sakowich Center, Turnpike Street, North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Coffee Hour with State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell, 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Members of the public are invited. Refreshments will be served. As a result of redistricting, State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell will be representing Methuen and Haverhill in 2013.

Merrimack Valley Quilters meeting, 7 p.m. in the Holy Angels Church gym, Route 125, Plaistow. Susan Smith will talk about “Zentangles.” New members are welcome. $5 for guests. mvquilters.wordpress.com.

“Go Public,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Haverhill High School auditorium, 137 Monument St., Haverhill. Area high school students and their parents are invited to learn about opportunities available at state colleges and universities. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. A panel of students currently enrolled in the state’s public higher education system will share their experiences followed by breakout sessions on financial aid and career planning. Admissions representatives will also be available to answer questions. mass.edu.

Service Information For Seniors, 9:45 a.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. A representative from ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County will present an overview of the organization and share how they can help families. ServiceLink is a source for information on aging, adult disabilities/chronic illness and family care giving. Free and open to the public. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Meet & Greet with Kevin Cuff, 7 p.m. at Three Dogz Diner, 12 South Broadway, Lawrence. Cuff is a candidate for State Representative in the 17th District (Lawrence, Methuen, Andover). Free admission. Light refreshments will be served.

Oct. 18 & Nov. 1

“Do It Yourself Part D” Workshop, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Southern New Hampshire University, 25 Pelham Road, Room 311, third floor, Salem, N.H. Hosted by Rockingham County ServiceLink. Learn how to enter one’s own medications, compare Medicare drug plans and enroll in a drug plan using the Medicare Plan Finder. Participants are requested to bring a list of their medications with dosage and frequency information and their Medicare card. Enrollment for both sessions is limited. Call to register. 603-893-9769.

Friday, Oct. 19

Scrapbooking, 9 a.m. at the Town Hall, Selectmen’s Office, 183 Main St., Groveland. $5 per class. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Membership Pizza Party, noon to 1 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover. Hosted by the Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel of Andover. All interested potential and existing members are welcome to bring their children. Pizza, beverages and dessert will be served. Call if planning to attend. 978-470-1356, templeemanuel.net.

Halloween Double Feature, 6 p.m. at Sanborn Regional High School, 17 Danville Road, Kingston. Hosted by the Sanborn ice hockey team. Includes an all-you-can-eat social hour in the cafeteria, 6 to 7 p.m. Enter to win some Halloween raffles. Then enjoy a complimentary showing of two Halloween movies: “Halloween” (1978) and the Rob Zombie remake of “Halloween.” Both movies are rated R and not appropriate for young children. $7 donation.

Through Oct. 19

New art exhibitions, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Essex Art Center, 56 Island St., Lawrence. “Lives Transformed: A Celebration of Marvin Sweet and his Students” in the Chester F. Sidell Gallery, and “At Home: New Work by Heidi Hogden” in the Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery. Free admission. 978-685-2343, essexartcenter.org.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Fifth Annual Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hall of St. Lucy Parish, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. Crafters needed. Space includes an 8-ft. table for $30. 978-685-8818.

Second Annual Knights on the Run 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Run, at North Andover High School. Sponsored by the North Andover Athletic Association (NAAA). The Kids’ Run (for ages under 12) begins at 9 a.m. The 5K race starts at 9:30 a.m. For runners and walkers of all ages. Awards will be given to first and second place winners in each age category. Registration fees: $25 for preregistered runners/walkers, $30 for walk-in registrations, $5 for Kids’ Run. Online registration deadline is Oct. 18. Free T-shirt for the first 150 5K registrations. knightsrun5K.com.

Andover Marching Band Redeemable Bottle Drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the West Middle School parking lot, 70 Shawsheen Road, Andover. Start saving bottles and cans now.

Fifth Annual Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Lucy Parish, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. Includes demonstrations by The Eagle-Tribune’s “Pat’s Kitchen” columnist, Pat Altomare, 9 a.m. to noon. Shop a variety of homemade crafts. There will be raffle prize drawings every hour. Lunch, snacks and refreshments will be available. There will also be a book sale.

Second annual Bake Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the old Town Hall, Main Street, Andover. Hosted by the Greater Lawrence Italian Women’s Club.

The Rockaholics Perform, 2 p.m. at Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park, 4 Gleason St. The band will play classic music from the 1960’s and beyond. Free, but advance registration encouraged. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.

Fall Festival & Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Presentation of Mary Academy campus, Dupre Center, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. Includes children’s activities (games, face painting and make-your-own crafts table), a penny social, holiday table, a white elephant table, grab bags and food. Children dressed in Halloween costumes will get a surprise treat. pmamethuen.org.

Park cleanup in preparation of Veterans Day ceremonies, 9 to 11 a.m. at Patriots Memorial Park, North Andover. Bring shovels, rakes, pruners. Doughnuts and coffee will be provided. 978-683-9282.

Colored Pencil Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Presented by area artist and teacher, Ann Perkins. Open to beginners and experienced artists. Bring paper and colored pencils. For adults and children aged 13 and up. Registration required. 603-329-6411, email programsHPL@gmail.com, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Jez Lowe in concert, 8 p.m. at the New Moon Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church, 16 Ashland St., Haverhill. Local duo Bennett and Perkins will open the show. Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for ages 18 and under. Tickets will be available at the door starting around 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. 978-459-5134, newmooncoffeehouse.org, jezlowe.com.

“The Great Dog Rescue New England,” 10 a.m. to noon at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Offers the chance to see some dogs and puppies in need of loving homes. Applications will be accepted. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Family History Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lawrence History Center, 6 Essex St. Residents and former residents are invited to donate their materials (diaries, letters, business records, photographs, etc.) to the organization in celebration of the city’s history. Free admission. 978-686-9230.

Halloween Psychic Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion, Post 63, 38 Millville St., Salem, N.H. Offers a variety of psychic readers: tarot, palmistry, angel guidance, ancient runes, spiritual intuitive, and psychic medium. 20-minute readings at a fee. Free coffee and snacks. Lunch will be available. Money raised will benefit the American Legion Auxiliary veteran projects of New Hampshire.

Annual Fall Festival, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Merrimac Savings Bank, 29 South Main St., Newton, N.H. Hosted by the Newton, N.H. Historical Society. Learn a bit of local lore and view historic artifacts on display. Tickets $15 per person or two for $25. Tickets are limited, so advance purchase is recommended. Tickets may be purchased at the Newton Town Hall Clerk’s Office, Gale Library or at Merrimac Savings Bank. 603-382-8693, 603-382-0949. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for interested businesses. Email newtonhistoricalsoc@comcast.net.

Nonviolent Resistance Training Workshop, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 190 Academy Road, North Andover. Includes Nonviolent Civil Disobedience (NVCD), Nonviolent Direct Action (NVDA), strategy development, legal and action support, group process organizing skills, demonstrations, public speaking, peacemaking and training for trainers. $20 admission. 978-470-1362.

Northeast Ice Skating Club’s Second Annual Halloween Open House, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Haverhill Valley Forum Rink, Ward Hill Business Park, 7 Partridge Road, Bradford. Free ice skating from noon to 2 p.m. Learn to skate. Family activities. Prizes for cutest and scariest costumes. 978-478-5213, NortheastISC.com.

Bocce Tournament for Methuen’s Relay for Life (American Cancer Society), 8 a.m. registration on the Burnham Field, Methuen. Sponsored by the Methuen Sons of Italy. 978-683-3175, 978-314-5097, email Lodge902@comcast.net.

Methuen Lions Club will collect used eyeglasses, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mann Orchards, Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. The old glasses will be recycled.

Cardio Walk, 9 a.m. to noon beginning in the Depot parking area, Railroad Street, Methuen. Sponsored by the UMass Nursing Department. 978-424-8026.

Through Oct. 20

Ag & Arts Juried Art Exhibition, at the Sage Art Gallery, 136 Washington St., Haverhill. Presented by the Agriculture and Arts Project. The project’s mission is to increase the awareness and understanding of agriculture and farmland preservation while showcasing and promoting local artists through the visual arts. sageartgallery.com.

Saturdays through Oct. 27

Haverhill Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 40 Bailey Blvd., Haverhill. Offers local food and artisan vendors supplying fruits and vegetables, meats, seafood, baked goods and more. Music and children’s activities. haverhillfarmersmarket.org.

Saturdays through November

Open Houses, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Methuen Village Assisted Living. The building’s model apartment, community amenities and supportive services geared to help seniors remain independent will be showcased. The public is invited to drop in for a tour or book a private appointment. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Children’s Halloween Costume Party, noon to 3 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Includes games, treats, activities by Little Sprouts. Rain date is Oct. 28. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Solstice Sackbuts performance, 2 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. David Lindsey, Alan Johnson, and Leslie Havens on soprano, alto, tenor, and bass trombones. Supported in part by a grant from the Andover Cultural Council. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Free Introduction to Yoga, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at UnionStudio Yoga, 305 North Main St., Route 28, Andover. Open to those who are new to yoga but not quite ready to jump into a class. The free one-hour class teaches principles of correct alignment, guidelines for breathing, and basic poses for strength, flexibility and balance. With instructor, Connie Glore, registered yoga teacher. 978-886-7944, unionstudioyoga.com.

Psychic Fair Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 200 Broadway, Methuen. Sponsored by the Methuen American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary Post 122, in their efforts to support the Haverhill Veterans’ Outreach Program. Free admission. Psychic tarot and oracle card readers, as well as a medium, will offer readings for $20. Several vendor and craft tables will be set up. Additional vendors/crafters needed. 978 771-2718.

Walk for Awareness, 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Park. The walk will begin in the Lincoln Avenue parking lot. Registration and sign in starts at 1 p.m. This is a dog and family friendly fundraiser to support children in the dialysis unit at Children’s Hospital Boston and to raise organ transplant awareness. 978-521-5659.

A Methuen Historical Society Event, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Tenney Grammar School, 75 Pleasant St., Methuen. Daniel Tenney III will give a talk on the Tenney family. Refreshments to follow. methuenhistoricalsociety.org.

Annual Celebrations Expo, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover. Free admission. Meet some of the area’s party specialists who can help make one’s event a success. 978-470-1356, templeemanuel.net.

Ecumenical Taize Service, 7 p.m. at Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St. The candlelight meditation service is modeled on the services held at the Taize community in France. It involves singing and listening to the word of God in an atmosphere of silence and peace. 978-372-3463, grovelanducc.org.

“Lithuanians in the Lawrence Strike of 1912,” 1 p.m. in the Lawrence State Park Visitors Center, 1 Jackson St. Features the third victim of the strike, Jonas Smolskas. Also includes Lithuanian refreshments and music. 978-685-4478.

Methuen rail Trail Cleanup, 8:30 a.m. in the paved area behind the New England Shed Co., off of Union Street. The committee will be cutting back growth on both sides of the trail going south. Get a little exercise and meet the people who maintain the trail. Coffee and snacks will be provided. methuenrailtrail.org.

Pot Luck Supper, 2 to 5 p.m. at the East Parish Meeting House, Middle Road, Haverhill. Neighbors can get together and share recipes. A silent auction will be held to raise monies for a $500 scholarship to be given to a Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School senior at graduation to use toward his/her field of study. Membership dues will be collected at this time, $10 for families, $5 for singles. Everyone is asked to bring a pot luck meal. Standard items on the menu each year are Swedish meatballs, baked beans, mulled cider, chicken/broccoli casserole, squash and desserts. All are welcome. 978-372-2652.

“Italy in Song,” 2:30 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Parish Center, 34 Common St., Lawrence. Features Italian musician Ferdinando Argenti, vocals and piano. Presented by Lawrence Ladies Lodge No. 2026, Order Sons of Italy in America. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Rolling Thunder MA1’s POW/MIA dedication ceremony, noon at Sal’s Restaurant, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. A seat at Sal’s Restaurant will be dedicated to the country’s missing soldiers and will remain empty in honor of each and every one. rollingthuderma1.org.

“Landscape painting in textile” demonstration with artist Carol Dearborn, 2 p.m. at the East Mill Art Space, 21 High St., North Andover. Hosted by the Andovers Artists Guild. Free for members, $5 for guests. andoversartistsguild.org.

Oct. 21, Nov. 18 & Dec. 9

Free Intro to Yoga, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at UnionStudio Yoga, 305 North Main St., Route 28, Andover. For those who are new to yoga but not quite ready to jump into a class. The one hour class will teach the principles of correct alignment, guidelines for breathing, and basic poses for strength, flexibility and balance. With instructor, Connie Glore, RYT. 978-886-7944, email contact@unionstudioyoga.com, unionstudioyoga.com.

Monday, Oct. 22

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Zion Bible College, 320 South Main St., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

“Fostering Animals: A Way to Connect as a Family,” 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. For all Ages. Michael and Kelly McDermott and Danielle Raftery will talk about fostering dogs and cats. They will address concerns, share stories of animals they’ve fostered, and the benefits of helping animals as a family. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Presidential Series, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Video features President William Henry Harrison. 978-983-8825.

Oct. 22 & 23

Senior Flu Clinics, 1 to 3 p.m. on Monday and 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Town Hall Center Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. For ages 60 and over. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

“Let’s Create: Cards,” at 7 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to create handmade cards for the season. Create several cards using rubber stamps, coordinating papers, and embellishments. Presented by Diane Giarrusso, librarian and Stampin’ Up demonstrator. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

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

International Film Series: “Leolo,” 7 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Come at 6:30 p.m. for coffee, cookies and expert commentary. merrimack.edu.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Saint John the Baptist, 110 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. Hosted by the Massachusetts Citizens for Life Haverhill Chapter and Knights of Columbus Council 202. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Ladies’ Tea, 1 p.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. Gus Reusch will speak about Norman Rockwell. Call to sign up. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Coffee Time with Ron Marsan & Paul Iannuccillo, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Informational Talk: Question 2 Forum, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. The talk will provide information on physician assisted suicide. 978-983-8825.

COOKING CLASS: “Root Vegetables...Autumn Dinner,” 6:15 p.m. at Veasey Park, 201 Washington St., Groveland. Prepare a harvest meal using farm-fresh local vegetables. The 2 1/2 hour hands-on class includes instruction, recipes, and a meal at the end of the evening. $55. Pre-registration required. 978-994-1692, carolynsfarmkitchen.com.

Tuesdays Oct. 23 through Dec. 4

Tai Chi Classes, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Timberlane Regional High School, 36 Greenough Road, Plaistow. $75. No class Nov. 6. Practice this gentle motion sequence to reduce stress, improve health, balance, digestion, concentration, immune function, increase energy and bone density. On-line registration form available. 603-382-0464, HealingBalance.net.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Tambakos Film Series: “The Tempest,” 7 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Come at 6:30 p.m. for coffee, cookies and expert commentary. merrimack.edu.

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.

Meet & Greet with Candidate for Register of Deeds Brian Corrigan, 9 to 10 a.m. at the North Andover Senior Center, 120R Main St.

Oct. 24 through Nov. 3

“Art at the Library,” 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturdays at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. An artist reception will be held on Oct. 25, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free admission. Buy original fine art, fine crafts, prints, cards in support of the library’s annual scholarship fund. 978-686-4080, nevinslibrary.org.

Wednesdays Oct. 24 through Nov. 21

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Maternal Health & 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.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Fuel Assistance Forum, 10:45 a.m. to noon at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by Mayor Steve Zanni. Speakers include Linda Soucy of the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc, Veterans Agent Tom Hargreaves and representatives from National Grid and Columbia Gas. Learn about the different public and private programs that are available to reduce energy costs and provide payment assistance. While primarily focused on programs for seniors, all homeowners are invited. 978-983-8506.

“Paid Up Supper,” 6 p.m. cocktails, dinner at 7 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover. Hosted by the Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel of Andover. 978-470-1356, templeemanuel.net.

Free Senior Supper, at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by Paul Iannuccillo, candidate for register of deeds. Space is limited. Reservations are required and must be made by Oct. 19. Tickets are available in the office. 978-983-8825.

Zumba plus (slower pace), 1 p.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. Includes a variety of dance music and styles for seniors. All are welcome. $4. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Methuen Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Jackson’s Restaurant, Methuen. Includes dinner, business meeting, project plans and guest speakers. Those interested in discovering more about eye research and services for the visually impaired are invited to attend. Email methuenlionsclub@gmail.com.

“Book Chat,” 10 to 11 a.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Hear which new fiction and nonfiction titles are getting the best reviews. The monthly Book Chats also feature author-talk alerts, e-reader demonstrations, staff picks, and more. 978-373-1586, ext. 608.

Oct. 25 & Nov. 14

Municipal training workshops, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission offices, 160 Main St., Haverhill. Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission and Citizen Planner Training Collaborative. “Roles and Responsibilities of Planning & Zoning Boards: Part 2” will be on Oct. 25. “Special Permits & Variances” will be on Nov. 14. Atty. Pamela Brown of Brown & Brown, PC, will be the instructor. Cost is $30 per workshop and attendees will earn MIIA credits. On-line registration available. 413-545-2188, umass.edu/masscptc, email nlavallee@mvpc.org.

Friday, Oct. 26

Berj Zamkochian Memorial Organ Recital: John Scott, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features works by Bach, Schumann and Widor. Sponsored by the Gomidas Organ Fund, Inc. Tickets $20 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

A Moment in Time presents “A Tribute to Benny Goodman,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Features the Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra and Ken Peplowski. Tickets $35 at the door, $30 in advance, $25 for seniors and students in advance. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Boston Sports Club, 307 Lowell St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at the Merrimack Valley YMCA, 129 Haverhill St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Adult Scrabble, 10:30 a.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Yoga with Mary Van Abs, 11:30 a.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. Includes chair exercises, gentle stretching and mats. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Oct. 26-28

“Willy Wonka,” 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover. 978-276-9568, actandover.com.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Free Breakfast for Methuen seniors, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Bill Manzi. 978-983-8825.

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features The Mel-Tones. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Second Annual Harvest Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinitarian Congregational Church, 72 Elm St., North Andover. Attendees will be treated to tables of handmade crafts by local artisans, gifts and treasures for sale, a Country Kitchen, Grammy’s Attic/Chic Boutique, and a sit-down meal at the Delicious Diner. Take a family photo in the pumpkin patch. Free admission. 978-994-1447.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Whittier Rehab Hospital, 145 Ward Hill Ave., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Annual Fall Fair, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Jaffarian Hall, St. Gregory Armenian Church of the Merrimack Valley, 158 Main St., North Andover. Features a country store, Armenian pastries, an Armenian gift table, raffles and a white elephant table. The menu includes shish, losh or chicken kebabs, a kheyma plate made to order, salad and vegetarian plates. Eat in or take out. Children 10 and under wearing a Halloween costume will receive a prize. 978-685-5038.

Tag Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First-Calvary Baptist Church, 586 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover. Refreshment/light lunch will be available for a nominal fee. Sponsored by the Board of Missions.

Sunday, Oct. 28

“Let’s Create: Mandalas,” 2 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Work with colors, shapes, and patterns to create mandalas using pen, pastel, colored pencil, and collage. Presented by Karen Beaver. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

BRUINS ALUMNI BENEFIT GAME, 4 p.m. at The Rinks at Exeter. Boston Bruins alumni will take on the Sanborn Indians, which include players from the new Sanborn ice hockey team, parents and friends. Advance tickets can be purchased at Sanborn Regional High School or at the ice rink. Sanborn ice hockey players will also have tickets for sale. If tickets are not sold out by game day, then they will be sold at the door. Tickets $10, free for children under 4. The money raised will be used to fund the new Sanborn Regional High School ice hockey program. Raffles and Bruins memorabilia will be sold. Email sanbornicehockey@comcast.net.

Ultimate 5K All-Terrain Ghost Run, 9 a.m. at the Sandlots, 55 North Road, Sandown. Dress like a ghost or in white. Color will be added along the run. Be sure to protect one’s hair. The all-terrain 5K run includes sand dunes, woods, water, mud and grass. Free T-shirt to everyone who finishes. Cost is $25 per person, $75 for teams of four, $50 for families in advance. Add $5 to registration fee on race day. Heats will start 20 minutes apart. All proceeds will go to Ultimate Cheer to cover competition fees and expenses. Go on-line to sign up. Email ultimatectc@hotmail.com, eteamz.com/deesultimatecheer.

Monday, Oct. 29

Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Attend the movie, enter to win the DVD. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Eagle-Tribune, 100 Turnpike St., North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

“Haunted Lighthouses,” 6 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Jeremy D’Entremont will share stories of spooky, spine-tingling lighthouse experiences and photography. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Movie afternoon, 12:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. “My Week with Marilyn” will be screened. Call to reserve a seat. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Halloween Pizza & Bingo Party, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Shaun Toohey, candidate for State Senate and City Councilor Jeanne Pappalardo. Wear a costume to win prizes. 978-983-8825.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Ice Cream Social, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Music by DJ Dick Arsenault. Sponsored by Rep. Linda Dean Campbell. 978-983-8825.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Kenny Hadley 16-piece Big Band, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

“How to Go to College...Without Going Broke,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chateau Restaurant, 131 River Road, Andover. College Planning Services will present a free dinner seminar on college financing. Reservations required. 978-462-1666, CollegePlanningServices.org.

Oct. 30 & Nov. 1

Auditions for “The Full Monty,” 7 p.m. at ACT Andover’s rehearsal space, 250 Canal St., fourth floor, Lawrence. Email charlesgracey@actandover.com, actandover.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

Tambakos Film Series: “The Phantom of the Opera,” 7 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Come at 6:30 p.m. for coffee, cookies and expert commentary. merrimack.edu.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CBRE Richard Ellis, 1 Tech Drive, Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Buffet Luncheon with Sing Along, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Jack Wilson, candidate for register of deeds. 978-983-8825.

Friday, Nov. 2

Fall Wine Tasting & Silent Auction event, at Elks Lodge, 652 Andover St., Lawrence. Hosted by ACT Andover. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Features, live entertainment, wine, and food and desserts from local restaurants and caterers. Open to the public, but space is limited. Call for tickets. 978-276-9568.

An evening with Julie Silver, at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover. Beginning with a shortened Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. with the Junior Choir and the Religious School Chorus. After the service, Silver will perform some contemporary Jewish music. 978-470-1356, templeemanuel.net.

Fall Book Sale, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, 345 Main St., North Andover. Includes a silent auction and sale of select books, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Hosted by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Hardcover, paperback and children’s books will be for sale, as well as VHS videos, DVDs, CDs and audio books; priced from $.25 to $5. Free admission. 978-686-1557.

Nov. 2 & 3

“Hansel & Gretel,” 7 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Doherty Middle School, 50 Barlet St., Andover. Presented by Treble Chorus of New England and its choristers. Tickets $16 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. 978-794-4600, email tcnemanager@treblechorusne.org, treblechorusne.org.

Nov. 2 & 8

Adult Flu Clinics, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Town Hall Center Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. For ages 19 and up. A pediatric vaccine will not be given this year. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Saturday, Nov. 3

Seventh annual Wine & Art Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. in the Main Building, Veasey Memorial Park, 201 Washington St., Groveland. The event is a fundraiser for the park. Price includes all food, drink and live entertainment by the Pentucket Jazz Band. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Must be over 21. 978-521-9345, wineandartreception.org.

Annual Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features assorted crafts, a raffle, a luncheon snack bar, pastry shop, jewelry table, hourly drawings and a gift shop table. Free admission. Crafters are invited to participate. Space is still available. 978-983-8825.

Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library Fall Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, 345 Main St., North Andover. Hosted by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Hardcover, paperback and children’s books will be for sale, as well as VHS videos, DVDs, CDs and audio books; priced from $.25 to $5. Free admission. 978-686-1557.

Fall Open House, 10 a.m. to noon at The Andover School of Montessori (ASM), 400 South Main St., Andover. ASM is a pre-K through grade 8 school. 978-475-2299, ext. 33, andovermontessori.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Calvary Baptist Church, 586 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Sunday, Nov. 4

Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library Fall Book Sale, noon to 3 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, 345 Main St., North Andover. Hosted by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Hardcover, paperback and children’s books will be for sale, as well as VHS videos, DVDs, CDs and audio books; priced from $.25 to $5. Free admission. 978-686-1557.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Temple Emanu–El, 514 Main St., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Monday, Nov. 5

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.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Informational Talk: Medicare 2013, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by Susan Cripps of Elder Services’ SHINE program. 978-983-8825.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Meet Mariposa’s renowned artist/designer/sculptor Michael Updike, 5 to 8 p.m. at Rose & Dove, 579 Chickering Road, North Andover. 978-689-4141.

Nov. 8, 9 & 10

“Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Presented by the Onstagers Dramatic Society of Merrimack College. Tickets $10. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

Friday, Nov. 9

Seventh Annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in St. Lucy’s Church Hall, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. Hosted by Foster Kids of the Merrimack Valley, the event will benefit local foster children. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. Buy tickets at the Giordano Family Methuen Karate Association, 76 Bonanno Court, Methuen. Donations are welcome in lieu of tickets. 978-683-2220, fosterkidsmv.org.

Fuel Assistance registration, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. By appointment only. 978-983-8825.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Janis Ian in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 Great Pond Road, second floor, North Andover. Tickets $30. 978-397-9453, crossroadscoffeehouse.org, JanisIan.com.

Indoor Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinitarian Congregational Church, 72 Elm St., North Andover. Reserve a 6 foot table for $15 or an 8 foot table for $25. 978-686-4445.

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.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Timberlane Youth Soccer League’s (TYSL) annual election of officers, 6:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center, Room 2. The quarterly board meeting will follow the election. Elected officer positions include president, vice president, treasurer and secretary. In 2013, officers will meet every second Sunday (with the exception of July and December) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sandown Town Hall. Write a short summary of qualifications and email nhtysl@timberlaneyouthsoccer.org if planning to run for a position.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Brooks School, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

45’s Tournament, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. $2 per person. 978-983-8825.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Psychic Readings, 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. $20 for each 15-minute session. Appointments are booked at the door only. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Friday, Nov. 16

Silent Movie Night, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Two comedies will be screened: “The Mystery of the Leaping Fish” and “A Sailor-Made Man.” With organ accompanist, Peter Edwin Krasinski. Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for students. Tickets will be available at the door. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Lee W. Malone and Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Merrimack Valley Idol, 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Andover. Hosted by Quota International of Andover. The singing competition will feature a dinner, silent and live auctions, a wine raffle and a cash bar. For tickets, email lhadad@comcast.net.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 7 High St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Advent Christian Church of Haverhill, 160 Carleton St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Sunday, Nov. 18

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lawrence Masons, 43 Jackson St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Monday, Nov. 19

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m. in Presentation of Mary’s Dupre Center, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Friday, Nov. 23

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cedardale Health and Fitness, 931 Boston Road, Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Nov. 24 & 25

Sanborn Ice Hockey Holiday Craft Fair, at Sanborn Regional High School, Kingston. Crafters wanted. Reserve an 8-ft. table now for $50. Make checks payable to Sanborn Athletics and mail to Dena Bouzianis, 9 Maple St., Kingston, NH 03848. Include name, address, email, phone number and brief description of the items. 207-351-5338, email sanbornicehockey@comcast.net.

Tuesday, Nov. 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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Rite–Aid, 176 Haverhill St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Senior Knitting & Craft Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Hosted by the Council on Aging. Offers an opportunity for knitters and crafters to sell their items and for holiday shoppers to purchase handmade items. 978-374-2390, ext. 11 or 16.

Informational Talk: Learn about the Medicare Program, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by MassPro. 978-983-8825.

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.

Thursday, Nov. 29

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 360 South Main St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Friday, Nov. 30

Tony Kenny’s “Christmas Time in Ireland,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Tickets $30 at the door, $25 in advance, $22 in advance for seniors and students. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

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

Saturday, Dec. 1

Cocoa with Santa, 9 a.m. noon at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Includes activities by Little Sprouts, treats, and cocoa. $7 for children, $5 for adults. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday through Saturday, Dec. 1-29

“Tree Time,” at the Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St., Andover. Features a collection of Christmas trees, decorated by individuals, groups, and businesses from the Andover community. Each of the trees is inspired by a unique historical object displayed in the historical society’s “Andover Top 40 Exhibit.” $8 for adults, $5 for members, seniors, and children under 12. 978-475-2236.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Family Holiday Concert, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Features “Music Maximus.” A freewill offering will be collected to benefit Emmaus, Inc. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Friday, Dec. 7

Open House, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features music and displays. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Kristen Miller in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 Great Pond Road, second floor, North Andover. Tickets $15. crossroadscoffeehouse.org, kristenmillermusic.com.

Dec. 8 & 9

“A Merry Music Hall Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Ray Cornils, organ, Betty Rines and John Schnell, trumpets. Reserved tickets $20, non-reserved $15, children $5. Call 781-593-5039 for advance tickets after Nov. 1. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Sponsored by Appleton Eye Associates, Demoulas Foundation, Haverhill Rotary, Methuen Co-operative Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Holiday Craft & Gift Faire, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Offers artisans, crafters, vendors, gift items, door prizes and more. Admission $2 per person. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

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.

Tuesday, Jan. 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.

Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Tuesday, March 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.

Tuesday, April 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.

Tuesday, May 28

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.

Tuesday, June 25

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.