The American Legion Post #4 will hold a turkey raffle on Friday, Nov. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1314 Main St. There will be an early bird drawing at 5:30 p.m. Information, call 978-373-6885.
Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post #147: Regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Amvets Post Quarters, 576 Primrose St. President Juanita Marshand will preside. Important on the agenda will be final plans pertaining to the annual Penny Social to be held on Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature many prizes to choose from and crafters to display their work. Coffee and donuts will be serve din the morning, with a luncheon at noon. Proceeds go directly to special holiday parties, hospitalized veterans, coffee hours and bingo parties. Information, call 978-374-6294 or 978-374-7074.
Disabled American Veterans, Hannah Dustin Chapter 20, will meet Tuesday, Oct. 13 at noon in the veteran's room in the basement of City Hall, 4 Summer St. Enter on the side opposite the Elks. The handicap entrance is on Main Street. Lunch will be provided. This meeting is for all members, new members and claims information for non-members. This meeting will include incorporating the chapter and vital business. So, please take this meeting notice very seriously. Information, call Commander Gerard (Jerry) Boucher at 978-521-3982.
The Civil War Roundtable of the Merrimack will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at The Hilton Senior Center, 43 Lafayette Road, Salisbury. The topic will be "Bloody Purge After Lincoln's Death," presented by Thomas and Debra Goodrich. Admission is free and anyone with an interest in America's Civil War is invited to attend. Contact Tom at 978-462-8518.
Children's ice cream social: The Haverhill Elks will host its annual children's ice cream social on Sunday, Oct. 18 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St. The event will include a lunch meal along with a build your own sundae, police dogs, finger printing, face painting, karate demonstration, drug awareness featuring El Roy the Elk, soccer and hoop shoot, and more. Cost is $3.50 for a cheeseburger, chips, soda and sundae; $2.50 for a hot dog, chips, soda, and sundae; $1.50 for a sundae. For more information, call 978-374-5050.