2. Jamie Oxendine, a speaker, writer, educator, and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, will present an interactive program about the experiences of Native Americans during and after the War of 1812 at 6 p.m. at the USS Constitution Museum, 88 Constitution Rd. Reception to follow. Sponsored in part by The Lowell Institute.
3. Whole Foods Market's Healthy Eating Specialist Hannah Grenier will show you how to eat healthfully without sacrificing the rich flavors of the season. Whole Foods Charlestown store at 51 Austin St. is hosting classes at 6 p.m. on using fall apples and pumpkins, making chili classics and healthy Halloween treats, all using nutritious and delicious ingredients.
4. Every Wednesday, join the Charlestown branch of the Boston Public Library After School Club for Lego Wednesdays where kids can create with Lego and Duplo blocks from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
5. On this day in 1958, The Smurfs, a race of blue dwarves later popularized in animated cartoons and movies, appear for the first time in the story La flute à six schtroumpfs in a weekly French magazine.