Thursday, Sept. 27
Public Forum with Mayor Zanni, 10:45 a.m. to noon at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. The September forum will include Methuen’s city treasurer, Ann Guastaferro, and city assessor, Michele Mastrangelo. Guastaferro and Mastrangelo will give an overview of what the city assessor’s and treasurer’s offices do and the services they provide. They will also detail the local tax policy and different programs that are available to residents. All are invited to attend.
Author Visit, 7 p.m.
at the Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Michael Lowenthal will present “The Paternity Test.” Free and open to the public.
Fundraiser features talks on the paranormal, 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Roma Restaurant, Haverhill. The nonprofit Clean River Project is raising funds to help in its clean up of the Merrimack River. Includes a talk by members of Visions of the Paranormal who will show evidence of ghostly apparitions they photographed during their investigations. Psychic-medium April Sheerin will conduct readings and discuss the afterlife. Paranormal investigator Karen Mossey will discuss her experiences with Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP). She will also sell and sign copies of her book, “Spooky Creepy New England.” Also includes a buffet meal. Tickets $65. 978-590-9374.
“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. Also features author-talk alerts, e-reader demonstrations, staff picks, and more. 978-373-1586, ext. 608.
Reiki Level I Class, 6 to 9 p.m. at Timberlane Regional High School, 36 Greenough Road, Plaistow. Reiki offers relaxation and healing. $85 fee includes certificate. On-line registration form available. 603-382-0464, HealingBalance.net.
“How to Dress Every Body Well,” 7 p.m. in the Milhendler Room, Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Emily Neill will present the program. Learn the basics of how to make what’s already in one’s closet work most effectively, and get more deliberate about fashion choices that enhance one’s personal style and figure. 978-373-1586.