American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Andover Place, 650 Bulfinch Drive. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Sept. 7, 8 & 9
Gilbert & Sullivan: “The Pirates of Penzance,” 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Presented by the Methuen Young People’s Theatre (MYPT). Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for children. For advance tickets, mail order with check made payable to MYPT, c/o Janet Jaber, 205 Forest St., Methuen, MA 01844-2333. Specify whether tickets are to be held at the door or mailed back. Stamped return envelope appreciated. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.
Sept. 7 & 8
Two-Day Flea Market & Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First-Calvary Baptist Church, corner of Route 125 and Massachusetts Avenue, North Andover. No early birds. Light refreshments will be offered for a nominal fee. Free admission. Proceeds will benefit mission programs. 978-685-1502.
Lone Tree Scout Reservation 65th anniversary celebration, at Lone Tree Scout Reservation, 12 West Shore Park Road, Kingston. Hosted by The Lone Tree Spirit Foundation. Campers, former staff and the public are welcome to attend. Bring the whole family. Camp program areas will be open. Tour the camp and see what’s new. Includes a Lone Tree “history” and “future” presentation. There will also be a dress retreat ceremony. ltsf.org.
Saturday, Sept. 8
Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features The Entertainers. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.
Pancake Breakfast & Thrift Shop Yard Sale, at Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St. Rent a table for $20. 978-372-5301, 978-372-3463.
Bean Supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 26 River St., Methuen. Menu includes baked beans, kidney dogs, ham, potato salad, coleslaw, dessert. $8 per person, $5 for children under 12. Proceeds will benefit the building and maintenance fund. 978-688-6647.