Monday, Jan. 28
E reader instruction night, 6 p.m., T.O.H.P. Burnham Library; learn how to download free books from the library catalog.
Wednesday, Jan. 30
Yankee Networkers Chapter of BNI business networking breakfast, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Periwinkles, 74 Main St. Visitors welcome.
Multigenerational knitting group begins, 3 to 4 p.m. Meets Wednesdays until Feb. 20. Knitting supplies, instruction and snack provided. Ages: first grade and up.
Friday Feb. 8
“The Love Letters of John and Mary Adams,” 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 39 Main St. Followed by a Winfrey’s chocolate buffet. Presented by Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum. Features Adams’ scholars and living history performers Patricia Bridgman and Thomas Macy. Advance tickets are $10 per person; visit www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org. $15 at door, $5 for students.
Saturday, Feb. 9
Essex Democratic Committee Caucus, 9:45 a.m., Senior Center, 17 Pickering St. Doors close at 10 a.m. To elect delegates for the Massachusetts Democratic Convention to be held on June 1 in Lowell. Refreshments served. Call Lysa Leland at 978-768-7006.
Cursillo Ultreya pot-luck, 5 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church Hall. Followed by ultreya at 6 p.m. Call Al Mitchell at 978-879-3655.