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FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER
SALISBURY: WOW Conference
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 / www.haverhillchamber.com
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 / www.nevinslibrary.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 brownpapertickets.com
Info: 978-685-0693 / www.mmmh.org
SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER
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 / www.awc-nh.org.
HAVERHILL: Farmers’ Market
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 / www.facebook.com/events/320623446878888
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: www.AndoverDays.com
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: www.necc.mass.edu/apply/check-necc-upcoming-event/necc-open-house
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 / email@example.com
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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: www.teamhaverhill.org/projects/community/river-ruckus
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 / www.essexartcenter.org
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 / www.cleanriverproject.org
SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBER
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: https://p2p.onecause.com/hike2022
ANDOVER: Art Matters: Post-Impressionism
2 p.m., Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct
About: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services
MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER
GROVELAND: Adult Knit-a-Bitters
6-7:30 p.m., Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main Street
No registration required.
Info: 978-372-1732 / www.langleyadamslib.org
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 / www.langleyadamslib.org
TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
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 / email@example.com
GROVELAND: Movie Tuesday
Screening of “Elvis” with Austin Butler and Tom Hands (PG-13)
11:00 am Aging Council, Boardroom
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 / www.mhl.org
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 / www.mhl.org