Methuen Veterans’ Director Tom Hargreaves’ monthly office hours, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.
Ice Cream Social, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by Bob Leblanc, candidate for city council. Music by DJ Dick Arsentault. 978-983-8825.
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.
Thursday, Sept. 19
KLAS presentation: “It’s Not About the Hike,” 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. With Nancy Sporborg and Pat Piper. This presentation tells the adventures of two non-hikers who decided to climb the mountains of New England. Open to the public at no charge. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.
Friday, Sept. 20
Scrapbooking with Melissa, 9 a.m. in the Center Meeting Room, Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1101.
Saturday, Sept. 21
Children’s Program: “Peter & the Wolf,” 10 a.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. With Joyce Painter Rice, organist. English and Spanish narration. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.
Fall Artisan Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the First Calvary Baptist Church Hall, 586 Mass. Ave., North Andover. Sponsored by Quota International of Lawrence, a women’s professional organization since 1935. Items include handmade gifts, jewelry, decorated flip-flops, pastries, creative finds, face painting tables, a drawing table/gifts, a luncheon cafe and more. Profits will go to the annual scholarship awards that Quota gives out to deserving high school seniors and a Northern Essex Community College student who is pursuing deaf studies. Quota’s mission is to aid the speech and hearing impaired in the Merrimack Valley community. 978-689-0667.
Presentation of Mary Academy’s Giant Indoor Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Dupre Center, located on the school grounds, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. Cost is $25 for an 8-foot table. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a table.