Armenian church plans Fall Fair
The Ladies Guild of St. Gregory Armenian Church of the Merrimack Valley will hold their annual Fall Fair on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., in Jaffarian Hall, 158 Main St., No. Andover. The buffet lunch, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will include losh kebab, chicken kebab, salads and a vegetarian plate. The dinner buffet, 5 to 8 p.m., will include a choice of shish, losh or chicken kebab, khema plate made to order and a vegetarian plate. The event will include a Country Store, Armenian foods and pastries (eat in or to go) and hand-crafted gift items. Admission is free. For more information, call the church at 978-685-5038, or Rose Soghigian at 978-256-0594. The church is at 158 Main St., No. Andover.
Candlelight meditation service
The Groveland Congregational Church will host a candlelight meditation service modeled on the services held at the Taize community in France on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the church, 4 King St., Groveland. All are welcome. For more information, call the church at 978-372-3463 or visit www.grovelanducc.org.
Pumpkin Potluck luncheon
The Universalist Unitarian Church will host a pumpkin potluck luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the church, 15 Kenoza Ave. Luncheon will begin downstairs at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a favorite dish to share and bring a pumpkin to carve plus any tools you'd like to use or share. Beverages will be provided. There will be a few extra pumpkins and tools available. For more information, call 978-372-5173.
Children's harvest program
A Pumpkin Patch Harvest Party will be held Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Haverhill Alliance Church, 284 Kenoza Ave. Local children ages 2 to 12 are invited to attend this free, safe and fun event featuring candy prizes. There will be inflatable games, skill games and other creative games for all ages. Come dressed up, but please, no scary costumes. Parents are invited to come too and enjoy hot chocolate and popcorn. Information, call 978-374-0646, visit www.Haverhillalliancechurch.org or e-mail Haverhillalliancechurch@verizon.net.