Sept. 30 or Oct. 7
“Autumn Harvest in New England” Cooking Class, 6 to 9 p.m. at Whittier Vocational School, Haverhill. This hands-on class will incorporate seasonal recipes, classic cooking techniques, and local farm foods to create a harvest dinner to be savored by all. The class includes instruction, printed recipes, and dinner at the end of the evening. Cost is $60. Space is limited. Registration requested. Call 978-994-1692 or visit carolynsfarmkitchen.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 1
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St., Groveland. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.
TRIAD Senior Safety meeting, 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Call 978-983-8825.
Jocko’s Jazz: The Mike Monaghan Quartet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. Call 978-623-8295 or visit andoverma.gov.
Line Dancing Class, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Call 978-983-8825.
Thursday, Oct. 3
“School of Hard Rocks,” 6:30 p.m. at the Kingston Community Library. Learn about rocks, gems and geology from the Seacoast Science Center. This program has hands-on activities that will teach children different types of rocks, classifying rocks and how rocks are made. Each child in attendance will receive a free admission pass to the Seacoast Science Center and a bookmark. Recommended for grades 1-5. Free, but registration is required. Call 603-642-3521.
Free outdoor Latin Dance Event, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Campagnone Common Park, Lawrence. The mission is to provide free and safe entertainment to the community. Sponsored by the City of Lawrence.
Gentle Yoga Class, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. All ages and all fitness levels welcome. Stretch and relax the mind. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Mats are available to use for those who don’t own one. $5 drop in fee. Email email@example.com.