Sunday, Oct. 13
27th Annual Bobby Bell 5-Mile Road Race/Walk, at the Lasting Room Grille, 122 Washington St., Haverhill. The walk begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the race at 11 a.m. Fee is $25 for pre-entry and $30 post entry. Free T-shirts to the first 70 walker entries and first 260 runner entries. Numerous awards in various age, weight, and specialty categories. Gender graded scoring. A huge buffet will follow along with a DJ, and raffle prizes. The event benefits two local scholarships, the Haverhill Police Auxiliaries, Haverhill’s Brightside and the Andover Striders. Call 978-373-3408, 978-376-8289, email firstname.lastname@example.org, yankeetiming.com/Bbell.
“Tip Your Bartender” a fundraiser for Bobby Riordan, 4 to 10 p.m. at Dylan’s Bar and Grill, 18 Park St., Andover. Mr. Riordan will be undergoing surgery for the treatment of his cancer and will be out of work for 10 weeks. “Tips” at the door will be a minimum of $10, all going directly to Mr. Riordan.
Author talk, 10 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 514 Main St., Haverhill. Stuart Tower will discuss his latest book, “Branko.” Breakfast will begin at 9:30 a.m. Admission and breakfast are free. The program is open to all. Call 978-373-3861 or email email@example.com.
Sunday Morning Meditation, 8 a.m. at 85 Essex St., second floor, Haverhill. Offers meditations of healing, kindness, goodwill and spiritual development. The nonsectarian meditations cleanse, relieve stress, energize, heal, and activate inner potential. Call 978-457-6900.
Sundays through October
Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake Street Garden Center, 37 Lake St., Salem, N.H. Vegetables, fruits, flowers and plants, dairy, maple, baked goods, meat, crafts. Live entertainment. Rain or Shine. A winter market is planned. Call 603-339-8424, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit salemnhfarmersmarket.com.
Weekends in October
Annual Family Pumpkin Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chris’ Farm Stand, 436 Salem St., Haverhill. Children’s activities include face painting, a hay maze, hay rides, barbecue. Free admission.