Adult Knit-A-Bitters, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Join other knitters for a bit of knitting and a bit of chat. All levels welcome. Open to all community members. Call 978-372-1732 or visit langleyadamslib.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mary Immaculate Healthcare Services, 172 Lawrence St., Lawrence. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.
Book Talk, 4 p.m. at the Massachusetts School of Law, 500 Federal St., Andover. Presentation and discussion of new book by award-winning historian Dr. Eliga Gould. Free admission. Call 603-458-5145, ext. 10.
AARP meeting, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.
Jocko’s Jazz: The Ray Santisi Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.
Women’s City Club of Haverhill meeting, at the Advent Christian Church, 160 Carlton St., Haverhill. Coffee hour will begin at 1:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting at 2 p.m. The program, titled “One Billion Rising/Dance” will begin at 2:15 p.m. One Billion Rising is a worldwide anti-violence movement whose hope is to get one billion women across the globe to take a stand against violence. A song titled “Break the Chain” and a choreographed routine were developed to send a message loud and clear that the violence must stop. On Valentine’s Day, people gathered together around the world at the same exact time to dance to the same choreographed routine, to sing the same music to send the message that violence, especially the abuse of women in many parts of the world, must stop.
Medical Meet the Expert seminar with Steward Medical Group, 6 to 7 p.m. in Holy Family Hospital’s ground floor auditorium, 70 East St., Methuen. General Surgeon Robert Moore, MD will present “Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery: We Can, But Does That Mean We Should?” Attendees will be able to understand the advantages and misconceptions of laparoscopic surgery, and describe the types of technology that will help advance laparoscopic surgery in the future. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. One contact hour in nursing. Call 978-687-0156, ext. 4697 or email email@example.com to register.