unday, Sept. 2
Kids’ Wild Animal Kingdom Day, 1 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Curious creatures and more. $5 for adults, free for children. Refreshments available. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.
Annual Mahrajan, noon to 11 p.m. at St. Anthony Maronite Church, 145 Amesbury St., Lawrence. Includes live Lebanese entertainment, homemade food and pastries, raffles, baskets, games. Free admission. All are welcome. 978-685-7233, stanthonylawrence.org.
89th Annual Feast of the Three Saints, on Common and Union streets, Lawrence. Hosted by the St. Alfio Society to honor three Sicilian brothers, St. Alfio, St. Filadelfo, and St. Cirino. Includes a torchlight parade, procession of the saints, Italian food, amusements, kids’ carnival rides, games, and musical entertainment by Franco Corso. Free admission and parking. threesaintsinc.org.
Monday, Sept. 3
BLUES Concert, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. The outdoor show features Paul Prue and Friends. The show will be moved indoors if it rains. Bring chairs, blankets. Refreshments available. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.
28th Annual Bread & Roses Festival, noon to 7 p.m. on Campagnone Common, 200 Common St., Lawrence. This year’s festival celebrates the centennial of the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike. Free trolley tou
rs and walking tours highlight historical sites. Free admission. Families welcome. Includes pony rides, jugglers, and face painting. Rain or shine. 301-233-9653, email firstname.lastname@example.org, breadandrosesheritage.org.
Strikers’ Monument Dedication, 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Common, across from city hall. The main speaker will be Dexter Arnold, labor historian. All are welcome. Email Monument1912strike@hotmail.com.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.
Tuesday, Sept. 4
TRIAD Senior Safety Meeting, 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.
Infant/Toddler Play, 10 to 11 a.m. at Family and Community Connection, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. For children newborn to 2 1/2. Includes free play, art and gross motor activities set up to encourage children’s exploration. Parents stay in the room to supervise their children, but are encouraged to mingle with other parents. 978-914-7893.