Hound, Rod & Gun Club Annual Ice Fishing Derby Feb. 4

Haverhill Hound, Rod & Gun Club is having its Annual Ice Fishing Derby on the first Saturday in February with a $250 first prize. First place will be awarded for the Biggest Fish, any species, by weight, followed by $100 for the second biggest; and $50 for the third biggest. There are also awards for children under age 15. The Ice Fishing Derby takes place Saturday, Feb. 4, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., with sign-in beginning at 6 a.m., at Chadwick Pond, 19 Larch Road, Haverhill.

Wildflower Montessori Schools in Haverhill Invite Families to Information Session

Local Wildflower Montessori preschools, Marigold and Wisteria, as well as the newly opened infant and toddler program, Snowdrop Montessori, are inviting families to learn more about children’s enrollment. Snowdrop, Marigold and Wisteria Montessori Schools are part of the Wildflower network, a network of decentralized Montessori micro-schools that support children, teachers and parents. Marigold Montessori School is located at 26 White St., while Wisteria operates from 76 Merrimack St., Haverhill, and Snowdrop, 181Washington St, all in Haverhill. The information session takes place Thursday, Feb. 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at Wisteria Montessori School, 76 Merrimack St.

NH Phil Plans ‘Winter Serenities Concert’ Feb. 18-19

New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra presents its “Winter Serenities Concert” as an escape from winter. The concert features Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis” for double string orchestra and string quartet, Arvo Part’s “Summa,” Alicia Rockenhauser performance of Eugene Goossen’s Oboe Concerto and Gustav Mahler’s First Symphony. Concerts take place Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m., at Seifert Performing Arts Center, 44 Geremonty Drive, Salem, N.H. Admission is $5 for students from kindergarten through grade 12, $8 for all other students, $25 for seniors and $30 for adults.

AgeSpan Prepares for 12th Annual LGBTQ+ Elders in an Ever-Changing World Conference in June

Dr. Imani Woody, a nationally known thought leader who has advocated for the rights of women, people of color and those in the LGBTQ+ community for more than 25 years, will address the 12th Annual “LGBTQ+ Elders in an Ever-Changing World” Conference in June. Woody is the founder and CEO of Mary’s House for Older Adults in Washington, D.C., and has served on the board of directors of the Mautner Project for Lesbians, Women in the Life Association, Whitman Walker Lesbian Services and is the former chair of SAGE Metro DC. AgeSpan, formerly Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore, is one of several organizers of the one-day conference described as “focusing on interdisciplinary practice and community engagement for people working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning + older adults and caregivers.”

Those looking for alternative resources, services or community programs to help support individual aging or caregiving needs are also invited to attend the online forum Thursday, June 15, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fees are $95 with continuing education unit, $75 without credits and $25 for seniors and students

There’s more at lgbtqeldersconference.org.

Craftivism Artwork on Display at Haverhill Public Library; Reception Jan. 25

The art of local teens who joined Creative Haverhill’s “Craftivism” class last fall is on display at the Haverhill Public Library through January. The exhibition is on display in the library’s second floor gallery. A free reception to celebrate the students’ artwork and passions takes place Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 5-7 p.m., at the library. 99 Main St.

Stuck Indoors? Find Household Items to Donate to Rocks Village Yard Sales

If the weather has you stuck in the house, this may be a good time to find and set aside unwanted items for the Rocks Village Memorial Association biennial fundraiser/yard sales in June and September. Suggested donations include toys, tools, quilts, linens, lamps, jewelry, artwork, pet items, china sets, vintage items, small appliances, sports equipment, garden and outdoor items, small and midsize furniture, kitchen and houseware items and decorative and holiday décor. Sale proceeds benefit the Hand Tub House and Toll House Museum in Rocks Village. Donations are due by June 3 for sales June 10 and 11 and Sept. 23 for sales Sept.

Miniatures Fashioned from Scrap Metal Subject of Talk and Display at Nevins Memorial Library

Methuen resident Robert Megerdichian talks about his late father’s hobby of machining solid scrap metal into his interpretations of everyday objects during an in-person presentation tomorrow. The talk, “Love in Metal: Abraham Megerdichian Machined Metal Miniatures,” takes place Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 6:30-8, in the Garden Room at Nevins memorial Library 305 Broadway, Methuen. The miniatures are also on display. Abraham Megerdichian was a U.S. Navy sailor, avid gardner, stamp collector, promoter of Armenian culture and language, bicyclist around Fresh Pond, and machinist.