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March 16, 2014

Community Calendar


Penny Social, 6 p.m. at the VFW, 26 River St., Methuen. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Doors open at 5 p.m. Raffle tickets are $1 per sheet. Bring a friend. Donations are welcome.

Communion Breakfast, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. Theresa Church, Duperry Hall, 22 Plymouth St., Methuen. Roman Catholic Mass celebrated by Bishop William J. McNaughton, MM, followed by a meal to meet old and new friends. Menu includes honey glazed ham, mashed potatoes, vegetable medley, bread and butter, apple crisp with toasted oatmeal streusel, coffee, tea, soda and water. Free door prize drawing, 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will benefit Lawrence Knights of Columbus charities. Free will offering. Call 855-949-5632.

March 22 & 23

“Snow White” ballet, 1 and 6 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday in Merrimack College’s Rogers Center for the Performing Arts, North Andover. Performed by the New England Civic Ballet (NECB), a local nonprofit dance company. All young attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character. After each 1 p.m. show, the characters will be out in costume for autographs and pictures. Tickets are on sale at a reduced price to encourage whole families to come and enjoy the performances. Tickets may be purchased online at newenglandcivicballet.org or by calling 978-975-0289.


Meat Raffle, 2 to 4 p.m. at VFW Post 8349, 26 River St., Methuen. Hosted by the Methuen Ladies Auxiliary. Open to the public.

Sunday, March 23

Author Visit, 2 p.m. in Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitors Center, 1 Jackson St. Professor Christine Kinealy, author, professor and director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, will speak on her new book, “Charity And The Great Hunger in Ireland, The Kindness of Strangers.” Sponsored by Division 8 AOH and the Irish Foundation. Free admission. Handicap accessible.

Organ Recital, 3 p.m. at Corpus Christi Parish, 35 Essex St., Lawrence. Members of the Merrimack Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will play works by Bach, Walther, Vierne, Langlais and others. Free admission. Call 978-263-3979.

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