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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com, eteamz.com/deesultimatecheer.
Eighth annual Ghoul School, noon to 3 p.m. at the North Andover High School. This year’s theme is “Under the Sea!” Features a magic show with magician B.J. Hickman, Winelda the Witch, a cookie walk, games, fortune tellers, entertainment and refreshments. Tickets $10 per child, free for adults. Sponsored by the North Andover Rotary Club. All proceeds will benefit the club’s charitable programs, including scholarships for North Andover students, the Bike Bank, Rotary Youth Exchange and international relief projects.