Library book group to meet: Get Lit, the public library’s book group for 20- and 30-somethings, will meet March 20 at 7 p.m. at the Barking Dog Ale House on Washington Street.
The group will discuss Graeme Simsion’s “The Rosie Project.” Visit online at www.haverhillpl.org for more and to register.
B’s Fitness Class for senior citizens: The Council on Aging is offering a 3 B’s Fitness class that will begin on March 21 at 11 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.
Join trainer Brian Coyne and learn to improve balance, increase bone density, and challenge your brain. The first class is free. To register or for more information, contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.
Food pantry collection: Our Neighbors’ Table Food Pantry in Amesbury will be collecting non-perishable food and other needed items outside area grocery stores on March 22.
The program serves people living in Amesbury, Boxford, Byfield, Georgetown, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury, South Hampton and West Newbury. Louise Mills Federal Credit Union is coordinating the drive in this area with the help of Whittier Regional High.
Whittier students are hosting a food drive at their school this week and the school has also contributed a school bus and driver to be at the following locations where food will be collected on March 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Market Basket stores in Central Plaza in Haverhill, Route 1, Rowley, and 25 Storey Ave., Newburyport; and at the Stop & Shop on Route 110, Amesbury. Items needed include canned vegetables, soups, tuna, fruit, beef stew, hash, peanut butter, shaving razors, toothbrushes and toothpaste, paper towels and toilet paper.
Library hosts talk on climate change: The public library will host a talk on climate change on March 24 at 7 p.m. Northern Essex Community College.
Professor Marcy Yeager will discuss climate change throughout the ages, what role humans are playing, and how climate change can impact us all.