Suicide prevention walk planned: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will hold its first Merrimack Valley/Haverhill Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Oct. 5 at Winnekenni Park.
Check-in time is from 8 to 9 a.m. and the walk is from 9 to 11 a.m. These 3- to 5-mile walks take place in hundreds of communities across the country this year, with the proceeds benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. More information is available from Mary Beth Traynor at 978-764-8525.
Bobby Bell walk/race set: The 27th Annual Bobby Bell 5-Mile Road Race/Walk will be held Oct. 13 at the Lasting Room Grille, 122 Washington St.
The walk begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the race at 11 a.m. The fee is $25 for pre-entry and $30 post entry. Free t-shirts go to the first 70 walker entries and first 260 runner entries. Numerous awards in various age, weight, and specialty categories will be presented. There will be ender graded scoring.
A buffet will follow along with a disc jockey and raffle prizes. Thee will be no gender divisions. The event benefits local scholarships, the Haverhill Police Auxiliaries, Haverhill’s Brightside and the Andover Striders. More information is available from David LaBrode at 978-373-3408, 978-376-8289 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit online at www.yankeetiming.com/Bbell.
Trip to BSO rehearsal planned: The Council on Aging has tickets for the Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m. rehearsal of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall.
This is an opportunity to meet new BSO conductor Andris Nelsons. The program includes works by Wagner, Mozart and Brahms. Tickets are $40 for first-balcony center seats and transportation. Seating is limited. To reserve your space or for more information, contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.
Council on Aging to host craft fair: The Council on Aging will hold its second annual craft fair on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.