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