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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
“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 email@example.com.
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.