Upcoming

Creature Catch: 2:30-3:30 p.m. June 14, Harold Parker State Forest, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Free. For information: 978-475-7972; http://bit.ly/HaroldParkerStateForest. Guests will meet at Frye Pond Beach in the campground. Nets and buckets are provided. This activity can be wet and muddy. Guests are recommended to bring water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and cameras. It is appropriate for all ages.

Gone Fishin’: 2-3:30 p.m. June 15, Harold Parker State Forest, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Free. For information: 978-475-7972; http://bit.ly/HaroldParkerStateForest. Guests will meet at Frye Pond Beach and learn the different species of fish that live in the park. Rods and bait are provided, but guests may bring their own. All ages are welcome; children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Birding For Beginners: 9:30-10:30 a.m. June 16, Harold Parker State Forest, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Free. For information: 978-475-7972; http://bit.ly/HaroldParkerStateForest. Guests will meet at Campground Nature Center and learn about the local bird population while doing amateur bird watching. It is appropriate for children 6 and older. Guests can bring binoculars if they have them.

Soapstone Quarry Hike: 1-3 p.m. June 16, Harold Parker State Forest Park Headquarters, 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Free. For information: 978-475-7972; http://bit.ly/HaroldParkerStateForest. Guests will meet at the Campground Nature Center for a moderately guided hike to the remnants of the Jenkins family blue soapstone quarry. It is appropriate for ages 6 and older.

We Walk the Woods: 10 a.m.-noon June 19, Harold Parker State Forest Park Headquarters, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Free. For information: 978-475-7972; http://bit.ly/HaroldParkerStateForest. Guests will meet at Park Headquarters for a slow-paced walk through the forest. Each week the group will hike to a different part of the forest for a series of 12 hikes. It is recommended that guests bring water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. It is appropriate for ages 6 and older.

Creature Catch: 2:30-3:30 p.m. June 21, Harold Parker State Forest, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Free. For information: 978-475-7972; http://bit.ly/HaroldParkerStateForest. Guests will meet at Frye Pond Beach in the campground. Nets and buckets are provided. This activity can be wet and muddy. Guests are recommended to bring water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and cameras. It is appropriate for all ages.

Electronic and Appliance Recycle Day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22, First Calvary Baptist Church, 586 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover. For information: 978-685-1502. A community electronic and appliance recycle day will be held with items such as appliances, computers, TVs and scrap metal can be recycled. A fee will be issued for items other than cables, keyboards, car batteries, bicycles and cellphones.

Ongoing

Zumba gold classes: 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Miami Fitness and Lifestyle, 202 Sutton St., North Andover. Cost: $15, single class; $5, single class for ages 55 or older. For information: 978-208-8214; http://miamifitnessandlifestyle.com. Zumba gold is like a normal zumba class, but with less jumping and impact and at a bit of a slower pace. It is open to the public and walk-ins are welcome.

Overeaters Anonymous: 6-7 p.m. Mondays and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, North Andover Senior Center, 120 R. Main St., North Andover; 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 196 Main St., North Andover. Free. For information: 781-641-2303. Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step support program for those with eating disorders.

Youth writing workshop: 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Merrimack Valley Immigrant and Education Center, 439 S. Union St., Building 2, Level B, Lawrence. Cost: $10 per class. For information and registration: 978-683-7316; http:// mviec.org. Robert Largess will lead a youth writing workshop, during which students grades 6-10, will write short stories, poems, essays and reports and learn about stories from other cultures.

Merrimack Valley Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Atria Marland Place, 15 Steven St., Andover. For information: 978-609-6420, pdllaw@comcast.net. Merrimack Valley Networking Group is a free business networking group. Local business owners are welcome to attend.

Weekly ballroom dancing event: 7:30-11 p.m. Sundays, Relief’s In Function Hall, 1 Market St., Lawrence. For information: 781-452-7872. The night will feature live bands, a large wood dance floor, bar service and door prizes. Complimentary coffee and pastries will be served at 8:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome — singles or couples. Cost: $13. Free parking. This event is sponsored by the non-profit Come Alive After 5 singles group for more than 30 years.

Yoga in the Gardens: 9 a.m. Fridays, The Stevens-Coolidge Place, 113 Andover St., North Andover. Cost: $5, trustee member; $10, nonmembers. For information: http://thetrustees.org/things-to-do; kbibeau@thetrustees.org. Instructor Molly Gring is a retired elementary school teacher who started her journey on her mat in 2011. No prior experience is necessary. Attendees should wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring a large towel or yoga mat.

Special Olympics Unified Sports Soccer Team: 2-3 p.m. Sundays Sept. 8-Nov. 3, North Andover High School, 430 Osgood St. For information: http://bit.ly/UnifiedSoccerTeam; andoverstars@gmail.com. Volunteers, coaches and athletes are invited to join the Special Olympics Unified Sports Soccer Team. Special Olympic Athletes, ages 8 and older, are encouraged to participate. Unified Team Partners are people of similar age and athletic ability who train and compete as members of the same team together with the Special Olympic Athletes.