Moriarty on the Hot Seat During Haverhill Rotary’s Roast and Toast

A local pillar of the community will be in the hot seat during a “Roast and Toast” fundraiser. The Haverhill Rotary Club will serve up compliments and comedic jabs at fellow Rotarian George Moriarty during what promises to be an entertaining night. One highlight of the night is Matt Belfiore’s premiere Rotary video that he describes as “more insane than anything you’ve seen yet.” It features a familiar cast of characters from Historic Highlands’ Lynda Brown to Northern Essex Community College President Lane A. Glenn. A buffet dinner will be served. Tickets are $75 each or $700 for a table of 10.

Free Tour of Historic Bradford Burial Ground Takes Place Saturday

Buttonwoods Museum volunteer Doug Jenkins conducts a tour this Saturday of Haverhill’s first site listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The Bradford Burial Ground, founded in 1665, is steeped in history. Now owned by the city, veterans from the King Philip’s War of 1675 through World War II are buried there. The tour is free and no registration is required. Those interested should meet at the Salem Street entrance Saturday, Sept.

Art in Bloom Designer Cindy Knight Provides Atkinson Garden Club Demonstration

Cindy Knight, a member of the Atkinson Garden Club and a Museum of Fine Arts’ Art in Bloom designer will recreate six to eight of her designs during the next open meeting of the Atkinson Garden Club. A drawing will take place for some of the designs with proceeds benefiting the garden club scholarship and community beautification projects. The meeting takes place Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m., at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main St., Atkinson, N.H. Admission is $10 and light refreshments will be served.

English Language Learners Circle Meets Monday Nights at Haverhill Public Library

English Language Learners are invited to practice conversing in English with native speakers. The English Speakers of Other Languages conversation circle meets Mondays this month, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Milhendler Room at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. No registration is necessary. For more information visit under Calendar of Events.

Spillman Discusses Reality of Artificial Intelligence During Haverhill Library Talk Tonight

An industrial research chemist will speak tonight to the realities of artificial intelligence. Bob Spillman will raise awareness of the benefits and risks of AI. The technology has the potential to revolutionize much of the modern world. Spillman will try to shed light on AI so that people can make informed decisions about it and its use. The presentation will be held on Thursday, Sept.

Common Ground Ministries Plans Fundraising Dinner Sept. 21 to Support Needy

Common Ground Ministries of Haverhill is planning its annual fundraiser dinner to help it provide food, clothing and shelter to Haverhill’s needy residents. The dinner will be served Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Michael’s Function Hall, 12 Alpha St., Haverhill. There is no cost for the meal, but donations will be accepted at the end of the event. All proceeds go toward food, clothing and shelter for the homeless and the needy in Haverhill.