Spicket River Cleanup, 9 a.m. to noon. The Methuen Rail Trail will work with Groundwork Lawrence. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Registration from 8 to 9 a.m. A barbecue lunch will follow the cleanup. Methuen Rail Trail will host a children’s game on the trail. Find answers to the clues along the trail. Sheets will be provided at the Nevins Memorial Library from Sept. 5-15. The Metheun Rail trail will hand out prizes at the depot building on Railroad Street from 10 a.m. to noon. 978-685-3639, email email@example.com.
11th Annual Spicket River Cleanup, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Manchester Street Park, 75 Manchester St., Lawrence. 978-974-0770, ext. 7001.
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.
Sept. 22 & 23
Sixth Annual Kingston Fall Classic, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Greenwood Pond, 12 Church St., Kingston. Kingston Children’s Center (KCC) has once again partnered with the South Shore Outboard Association to host their final races. Food and beverages will be on sale. Meet the drivers and watch the races. Families welcome. All proceeds will benefit KCC and its scholarship fund. Free admission. 603-642-3200, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Sept. 23
Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Dreadrocks. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.
Craft Fair, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at VFW Post 8349, 26 River St., Methuen. Features readings by guest medium, Laurie Xanthos. Open to the public. Proceeds will benefit the building and maintenance fund. 978-688-6647.
“Anne Bradstreet: Founding Mother & First Poet,” 2 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the poet’s birth, Susan Lenoe will give a one-woman performance of Bradstreet’s life. The program is supported in part by a grant from the Andover Cultural Council. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.