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Enjoy a day of inspiration, growth, networking and camaraderie among Greater Haverhill’s strongest women. Guest speakers will discuss how they overcame personal and professional obstacles to succeed.

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front N

Cost: $125 for members, $150 for non-members

Tickets: 978-373-5663 /

METHUEN: Farmers’ market

Every Friday through October

Pick up fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers from local farmers on the front lawn of the library.

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., rain or shine, Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway

Info: 978-686-4080 /

DERRY: CONNECT at the Derry Public Library

Every Friday for parents/child (age 0-6)

CONNECT with other parents, grandparents and caregivers while your kids participate in craft, story, play and snack time.

No registration required.

11pm-12pm, Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway

About: 603-437-8477 x27 or email

BYFIELD: “Ink + Print = Prints” art reception.

Come and enjoy the work of local graphic artist Chris Robinson. Open to the public and on display until October 7th.

5:30-7:00 p.m., at the Remis Lobby Gallery of the Wilkie Center for the Performing Arts on the Governor’s Academy campus at 1 Elm Street

Info on social media @govsarts and @govsacademy

METHUEN: organ concert

Katelyn Emerson performs works by Laurin, Elgar, Sowerby, Parry, Widor, Boely, Karg-Elert and Reger.

7:30 p.m., Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway

Cost: $15 for adults, $5 for children

Tickets at the box office or at

Info: 978-685-0693 /


ATKINSON: Citywide flea market

Atkinson Women’s Civic Association

8am-3pm, rain or shine, citywide

Maps are available at the Community Center, the Kimball Library, and the Atkinson Village Store

Info: Donna 603-494-8653 /

HAVERHILL: Farmers’ Market

Support locally!

Saturdays through October 29th

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 51 Merrimack St


HAVERHILL: Artist workshop on Saturday

2nd and 4th Saturday of the month

Set up your easel, work at a table, on your lap, or on the floor. Young and old enjoy the camaraderie and support of fellow artists. Bring your own materials; Chairs and tables are available.

9am – 12pm, Greater Haverhill Arts Association, behind First Church of Christ on Bradford Common

A contribution of $5 is requested and appreciated


LAWRENCE: LHC Annual Meeting and Open House

Free and open to the public.

9:00am – 3:00pm, Lawrence History Center, 6 Essex Street

business meetings, 10-10:30 am; Book event, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Smithy demonstration, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

Info: 978-686-9230 /

LAWRENCE: Forge Saturday at the Essex Company forge

9am – 3pm, Lawrence History Center, 6 Essex Street


SANDOWN: Citywide flea market

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., citywide


ANDOVER: Andover Days 2022

This family-friendly day celebrates everything Andover has to offer with free entertainment, outdoor fun, over 200 local clubs and businesses, and great food vendors.

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Downtown Andover, 36 Bartlett Street

Calendar of Events:

ANDOVER: Farmers’ Market

Saturdays through October 15th

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., 41 Central Street

ANDOVER: Sustainability fair

Andover WECAN brings together companies and organizations like MRWC that are doing great work to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and educate us about sustainability.

10am – 2pm, Main Street, in the parking lot between UBurger and Cafe Nero


HAVERHILL: Open Day in North Essex

Employees of various offices are available for questions about student life, sports, career services, student financing and student counseling. The event includes complimentary food and one lucky attendee will also receive $1,500 in study credit.

10am – 1pm, Northern Essex, 100 Elliott Street

Must answer:

Lawrence: Farmers’ Market

Saturdays through October

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Lawrence Catholic Academy parking lot, 101 Parker Street


PELHAM: Farmers’ Market

Saturdays, June to October

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., First Congregational Church, 3 Main Street

Info: 603-401-3596 /

LAWRENCE: Book event

“Where are the workers? Labor Stories in Museums and Historic Sites”

10:30 am, Lawrence History Center, 6 Essex Street


HUDSON: Veterans appreciation picnic

Open to all NH Veterans and their families. Enjoy horseshoe, bocce ball and corn hole games, as well as games for the children

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Hudson Memorial VFW Post 5791, 15 Bockes Road

About: 518-330-3314 /

Salem: Fall Harvest

Derry Salem Elks presents 35 merchants and craters, food trucks and face painting. All are welcome!

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 39 Shadow Lake Road

DERRY: Cornhole for a cure

There is a cash prize of $500 for 1st place, $250 for second place and third place will receive a $100 Phantom Gourmet Gift Card! This year’s event includes silent auctions, raffles, great food and DJ entertainment. There are prizes to be won for the three best teams.

Proceeds will be donated to Sophia’s Fund which supports childhood cancer research, awareness and support for her families.

12pm-5pm, Derry Fody’s Tavern, 187 1/2 Rockingham Road


HAVERHILL: Haverhill Fire Brigade Museum

Open Saturdays through October

12pm-4pm, 75 Kenoza Ave (Route 110)

Cost: Adults: $5; Children: $3; Family: $15

Free entry for service members and families


HAVERHILL: River Ruckus

Highlights include a car show, live music, local food, beer, fireworks, Kid Zone and more!

12-8 p.m., Riverfront Park, downtown Haverhill, at Haverhill’s Riverfront Cultural District and Washington Street

Events calendar:

MERRIMAC: Men of the First Light: A Theatrical Performance

Join Annawon Weeden, a Mashpee Wampanoag native, for a live journey through history. Families will be totally immersed and fascinated to learn and live the history of the Wampanoag tribe in Massachusetts. After the presentation there will be an interactive question and answer phase.

1 p.m., Merrimack Public Library, 86 West Main Street


LAWRENCE: Pop-up art exhibition

Art Institute Group of Merrimack Valley Art Installation (September 24-30)

1:30pm-3:30pm, Essex Art Center, 56 Island Street

Info: 978-685-2343 /

ANDOVER: Andover days

The family-friendly day celebrates everything Andover has to offer with free entertainment, outdoor fun, local clubs and shops, and great food.

2-8 p.m., 36 Bartlett St


METHUEN: Live Music and Educational Tour on the Merrimack River

Music provided by Huck and the Hounds. Bring a cool box with drinks and snacks.

5-6:45 p.m., Clean River Project, 1022 Riverside Drive

A donation of $35 per person is requested.

Tickets and information: 978-857-6680 /


NORTH ANDOVER: Farmers’ Market

Sunday through October 2nd

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., corner of First and Main Streets

rain or shine.


SALEM: Farmers’ Market

Open on Sundays – all year round

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Tuscan Village, in front of sleeper number and Drive Custom Fit along S. Broadway) 10 via Toscana


ANDOVER: Hike for Hope 5 km walk/run

1 p.m., The Park at Andover

Must register:

ANDOVER: Art Matters: Post-Impressionism

2 p.m., Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

About: 978-623-8320 /


GROVELAND: Adult Knit-a-Bitters

on Monday

6-7:30 p.m., Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main Street

No registration required.

Info: 978-372-1732 /

GROVELAND: Overbooked: A (Mostly) Adult YA Book Club (Virtual)

We are currently discussing A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Morning by Laura Taylor Namey

7-8:30 p.m., via Zoom, Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main Street

Register for the link: 978-372-1732 /


KINGSTON: Sharing grief

Takes place Tuesdays through November 29th

Christ-centered, biblical support group focused on helping people dealing with the death of a loved one.

9:30-11:00 a.m., First Congregational Church of Kingston, 6 Church Street

Information: Cindy Perkins, 603-642-7256 /

GROVELAND: Movie Tuesday

Screening of “Elvis” with Austin Butler and Tom Hands (PG-13)

11:00 am Aging Council, Boardroom

About: 978-372-1101

HAMPSTEAD: Forty-five for fun

Tuesday to 29.11

For free; Donations very welcome

6-9 p.m., Hampstead Congregational Church, Hadley Hall, 61 Main Street

ANDOVER: Art Tuesdays

From 7-8 p.m., art lecturer Jane Oneail will speak about the work of Sandro Botticelli

Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street

Registration required: 978-623-8400 /

ANDOVER: Great Books Discussion Group

Meets on the 4th Tuesday from September to June

7:30-8:30 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street

Info: 978-623-8400 /

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