RETURNABLE BOTTLE AND CAN FUNDRAISER. Saturday, Jan. 5, 9 a.m. to noon, New England Engine and Machine, 50 Lowell St., Peabody. For Cub Scout Pack 119 and to help the environment, donors are asked to bring 5-cent returnable or refundable bottles and cans. All proceeds will go toward Pack 119’s Scouting activities, including the Pinewood Derby and the Blue and Gold Banquet. Donors should not bring tin cans, food containers or plastic milk jugs.
COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE. Saturday, Jan. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School cafeteria, 775 Bay Road, Hamilton. The Red Cross is in urgent need of blood donations. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with a signed parental consent form. To make an appointment in advance, call 800-REDCROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
“RECONSTRUCTED: MY HANDS, OUR HISTORY.” Leisure Art, in collaboration with the Gallery at Porter Mill, first exhibition of the year, through Jan. 27. Assemblage and installation work by Brian Thomas and Sarah Rutherford. All are invited to reception to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments in the gallery at 95 Rantoul St., Beverly, today from 5 to 9 p.m., coinciding with Beverly’s First Thursday Art Walk. studiosatportermill.blogspot.com.
NEW MEMBER EXHIBIT, MARBLEHEAD ARTS ASSOCIATION. Work by 32 new members on exhibit at King Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper St., Marblehead, from Jan. 5-21, with free meet-the-artist reception on Sunday, Jan. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. Juried work by abstract artists, painters of traditional landscapes, photographers and artists using three-dimensional media. 781-631-2608, email@example.com or www.marbleheadarts.org.
WINTER ART SHOW. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6 to 8 p.m., Ipswich Middle School, Performing Arts Center lobby, 130 High St. Features more than 200 works in all media forms created by first-trimester middle school students. Refreshments served courtesy of IMADA. firstname.lastname@example.org.
“NIGHT AND DAY.” Paintings by Kevin Kusiolek, Jan. 9 through Feb. 8, with reception on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at ArcWorks Community Art Center, 22 Foster St., Peabody. www.arcworksart.org or. 978-531-7146.