Hear the story of “Miss Lyla’s Banana Pancakes to the Rescue,” which encourages volunteerism and a healthy lifestyle.
Visit kingston-library.org or call 642-3521 for details.
New Year’s party at Castleton
HAVERHILL — The Council on Aging and Best of Times will hold a New Year’s Eve Day party at Castleton in Windham, N.H. Entertainment will be provided by “One for the Road,” a Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin tribute. Guests have their choice of maple Dijon glazed pork loin w/apple chutney or chicken Marsala. Dancing will be to the music of the Ray Cavicchio band. Tickets are $54 per person, and transportation is on your own. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.
Langley-Adams Library offers
GROVELAND — The Langley-Adams Library in Groveland is offering a variety of programs this winter. They include Beginner’s Watercolors with Christina Kelly on Jan. 7, from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Materials will be provided. Registration is required as space is limited to 12 people.
Local author Andre Dubus will discuss his latest book “Townie: A Memoir” Jan. 12, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by a book signing and question and answer session.
A community pie making and tasting contest is Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. in recognition of National Pie Day. Pies will be judged by librarians, members of the Council on Aging and several known members of the community. The winner will be appropriately rewarded. Bring your pies and your appetites.
NECC professor Kevin Comtois will present “From Spirituals to Hip Hop: The Evolution of American Music” Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Diana Cummings at 978-372-1732 or firstname.lastname@example.org.