Bridge Group, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Experienced players are encouraged to join the group. Stop in, have fun and make new friends. Call 978-983-8825.
Children’s Community Choir, 4 to 5 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 163 East Haverhill St., Lawrence. For ages 7-14. Free admission. Call 978-682-4215.
Friday, Oct. 4
American Training’s 16th annual LIFE Matters Awards Gala, 6 to 11 p.m. at the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane. Cocktails and entertainment at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets $50. Call 978-685-2151, ext. 6806, email email@example.com or visit AmericanTrainingInc.com/gala.
Saturday, Oct. 5
Teamwork Trivia Night with DJ Ed, 7 to 11 p.m. at Sts. Constantine and Helen Church, 71 Chandler Road, Andover. Doors open at 6 p.m. for pizza and dessert. Cost is $25 per person for games, pizza and dessert. Reservations only. The deadline for reservations is Sept. 21. Adults only. Put together a team of 10 people per table/team or be added to a team. Call 978-314-0528, 978-475-4330 or visit teamworktrivia.andoverorthodox.org.
Merrimack Valley/Haverhill Out of the Darkness Walk, at Winnekenni Park in Haverhill. Presented by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), proceeds will benefit communities in the Merrimack Valley area. AFSP provides educational programming for high school and college students, teachers and staff to learn the signs of depression and provides support to families who have lost a loved one to suicide. AFSP also works to advocate and educate leaders in Massachusetts to continue funding and support for returning veterans and their families. Email HaverhillMerrimackWalk@gmail.com if interested in participating as a walker or volunteer. Call 978-764-8525.
Penny Sale Fundraiser, in the Chester Multi-Purpose Room, 84 Chester St., Chester. Hosted by the Chester Congregational and Baptist Church. Tickets are $1 for 25 tickets and raffle tickets for larger items are $1 each. Tickets will go on sale at noon and doors will open at 2 p.m. to start putting tickets in the containers for the items attendees wish to take a chance to win. Drawing begins at 7 p.m. Patrons must be present to win. Tickets will be drawn until a winning ticket holder comes forward. Various household, toy and gift items will be available to win along with gift certificates from local businesses. Families welcome. All proceeds will benefit the church. Call 603-887-4799, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit chesternhchurch.org.