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November 10, 2012

Community Calendar


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---- — Sunday, Nov. 11

Timberlane Youth Soccer League’s (TYSL) annual election of officers, 6:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center, Room 2. The quarterly board meeting will follow the election. Elected officer positions include president, vice president, treasurer and secretary. In 2013, officers will meet every second Sunday (with the exception of July and December) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sandown Town Hall. Write a short summary of qualifications and email nhtysl@timberlaneyouthsoccer.org if planning to run for a position.

Israeli Folk Dance Workshop, 7 to 10 p.m. at Osgood Landing, 1580 Osgood St., North Andover. Presented by Ira Weisburd, internationally recognized dance choreographer and teacher. Open to the public. Admission is $10 with pre-registration before Nov. 7 or $12 at the door. The program, geared for dancers of all ages, has been arranged by the Merrimack Valley Israeli dance group. It is co-sponsored by the Merrimack Valley Jewish Federation. Both circle and line dances will be taught, so no partner is needed. 978-388-6995, email arlineferguson@gmail.com.

Third Annual Veterans’ Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Reliefs’ Inn, The Firefighters Club, (former Knights of Columbus), 1 Market St., Lawrence. Hosted by Lawrence City Councilor-At-Large Roger Twomey. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, ham, muffins, doughnuts, fruit, coffee, tea, juice and more. $5 donation per person, free for veterans.

“Hillies Havoc,” 9 a.m. at Winnekenni Castle. Four divisions will compete for first through sixth place. All competitors will receive a T-shirt. Overflow parking and bus shuttle available from Pentucket Lake Elementary, 252 Concord St. The endurance and agility test is a product of the partnership of the Haverhill YMCA and Haverhill Athletic Department. Proceeds will support Haverhill YMCA youth and teens and the athletic department, Haverhill High School user fees and the Haverhill YMCA Teen Leaders Club. Division start times: ages 0-12 (youth), 9 a.m., $10; ages 13-18 (teen), 9:30 a.m., $15; ages 19 and up (adult), 10 a.m., $20; ages 65 and over (senior), 10:30 a.m., $15. Day of event fee additional $5 HPS faculty and Y staff discount $5. Registration required. All registrations are to be made at the Haverhill YMCA, 81 Winter St. 978-374-0506, ext. 1604, email allenr@northshoreymca.org, northshoreymca.org.

“The Hobbit — A Musical,” 2 p.m. in the Doherty Memorial Middle School auditorium, 50 Bartlet St., Andover. Presented by Andover Youth Services TheatreWorks. Tickets $10. Tickets are available from Learning Express and at the Andover Youth Service office, 37 Pearson St. A limited number will be available at the door. 978-623-8241.

Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Monica School Hall, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen. Features a raffle for a 42” LED flat screen TV. Items for sale include holiday gifts, decorations, Christmas ornaments, quilts and wall hangings, a bake sale, knitted items, jewelry, and parish cookbooks. Santa Claus will visit from 1 to 3 p.m. Lunch/dinner includes meatball subs, hot dogs and more. 978-587-5333.

William Shakespeare’s “Pericles — Prince of Tyre,” 3:30 p.m. in the North Andover High School auditorium. Presented by the NAHS Drama Guild and Shakespeare & Co. Tickets $10. Group rates available for groups of 10 or more. brownpapertickets.com/event/283429, email friendsofdramaguild@gmail.com, nahsdrama.com.

New England Craft & Specialty Food Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rockingham Park, 79 Rockingham Park Blvd., Salem, N.H. Features American made arts and crafts such as quilts, candles, pottery, fine jewelry, photography, knits, doll clothes, stained glass, ornaments and more. $7 for adults, free for ages under 14. castleberryfairs.com.

Nov. 11 & 18

Free Running Clinics, 8 a.m. at the intersection of Route 133 and Route 28, Andover. Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Striders to help individuals and families get ready for the Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race. Email lanappv27@gmail.com.

Monday, Nov. 12

Veteran’s Day Observance, 11 a.m. to noon in the Hampstead Middle School cafeteria. The program will consist of patriotic songs and music, Air Force Junior ROTC Color Guard, and conclude with a wreath laying at the Veteran’s Memorial Park. 603-329-4288.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Brooks School, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

New Suffolk University president to meet with alumni, 6 p.m. at the Andover Country Club, Trumpeter Room, 60 Canterbury St. President James McCarthy will hold a reception to meet with alumni in the North Shore/Merrimack Valley and New Hampshire areas. Free admission. RSVP, email acoletta@suffolk.edu.

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

“Holiday Arrangements from your Yard,” 7 p.m. in St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Main Street, North Andover. Hosted by the North Andover Garden Club. Betty Sanders, master gardener, will give the presentation. Learn how to make evergreens into the basis of decorative arrangements. All of the arrangements made by Sanders will be raffled off to audience members. This meeting is shared with the Village Garden Club of Andover. 978-689-9318, email northandovergardenclub@yahoo.com.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Tim Ray Quartet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Andover Garden Club membership meeting, 10 a.m. at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Gloria Lieberman, an expert on antique jewelry, will present the program, “Immortal Garden.” Free for members, $10 for guests. Includes refreshments. 978-247-8960, email yglendon@comcast.net, 978-475-4451, email dmmm51@yahoo.com.

New Hampshire Writers’ Group, 10 a.m. to noon in the Conference Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.

Lunch Time Knitting Group, noon to 2 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

45’s Tournament, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. $2 per person. 978-983-8825.

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Municipal training workshop, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission offices, 160 Main St., Haverhill. Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission and Citizen Planner Training Collaborative. “Special Permits & Variances” will be presented. Atty. Pamela Brown of Brown & Brown, PC, will be the instructor. Cost is $30 per workshop and attendees will earn MIIA credits. On-line registration available. 413-545-2188, umass.edu/masscptc, email nlavallee@mvpc.org.

Women of Northern Essex Community College annual Membership Tea, 1 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Fashion designer Denise Hajjar will be a guest. Open to the public. Tickets $45 per person. Seating is reserved. 978-556-3789, email lsmerdon@necc.mass.edu.

Lunch Time Knitting Group, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.

Read to Dixie, 6 to 7 p.m. in the Children’s Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Sign-up for one 15-minute session with Dixie the READ dog. Registration required. 603-898-7064.

Non-fiction Book Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Quiet Study, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. “Shadow Divers” by Robert Kurson will be discussed. Copies of the book are available at the library. New participants welcome. 603-898-7064.

American Legion (Nathan Webster Post 248) meeting, 7 p.m. at Veasey Memorial Park, 201 Washington St., Groveland. 978-360-8107.

Wednesdays through Nov. 21

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Maternal Health & Fitness, 7 Hodges St., North Andover. The class will teach the phases and stages of labor, relaxation techniques, comfort measures and labor support. 978-738-8080, maternalhealthandfitness.com.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Psychic Readings, 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. $20 for each 15-minute session. Appointments are booked at the door only. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

“How to Conduct Oral Interviews & Connect With the Living Past,” 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Lori Lyn Price, a professional genealogical speaker, will focus on connecting with ancestors via social history, an aspect of genealogy that brings ancestors’ traditions and culture to life. Free. 978-686-4080, ext. 12.

Zumba Plus, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Social Media Bootcamp, 8 to 10:30 a.m. at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., Building 9, Entry K, Lawrence. Cost is $25. Includes light refreshments. The workshop will explore Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Foursquare, as well as the importance of having a robust website. It is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, Northeast Region at Salem State University. Registration requested. 978-556-3700, necc.mass.edu.

Thursday’s Monday Knitting Circle, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.

KLAS, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. This month’s program will be “My Grandfather’s Lathe: Basic Woodworking with Stephen Carey.” Carey will talk about the basics of woodworking, demonstrate some basic techniques and provide some resources every woodworker should know. 603-898-7064.

“Our Birds of the Merrimack” Talk, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Merrimack River Watershed Council, first floor, 60 Island St., Lawrence. Dr. Dave Larson, from Mass Audubon, will talk about the surprising variety of birds that live along the Merrimack River. Reservations requested. 978-655-4742, email info@merrimack.org.

“Make the Perfect Pie Crust,” 6:30 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. With pastry chef Emily Erickson. Learn the tricks of the trade for the perfect pie crust. Registration is $2. Each registrant will bring home their own two shell pie crust to use or freeze for Thanksgiving. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Nov. 15, 16, 17 & 18

“Urinetown the Musical,” 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover. Presented by the Andover High School Drama Department. Tickets $18 for general admission, $15 for students and seniors, $22 for reserved seating. 978-623-8666, andoverdrama.com.

Friday, Nov. 16

Silent Movie Night, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Two comedies will be screened: “The Mystery of the Leaping Fish” and “A Sailor-Made Man.” With organ accompanist, Peter Edwin Krasinski. Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for students. Tickets will be available at the door. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Lee W. Malone and Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Yoga, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Mary Van Abs. 978-372-1101.

Old Fashioned Turkey Cheer, 7 p.m. at VFW Post 8349, 26 River St., Methuen. Includes raffle prizes. Doors open at 6 p.m. 978-687-9465.

Scrapbooking with Melissa, 9 to 11 a.m. in the Center Meeting Room, Council On Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St., Groveland. 978-372-1101.

Introduction to the Internet, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Learn the basics in browsing the Internet. Topics will include identifying uses for the Internet, using browsers to navigate through websites, and understanding common elements of websites. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Nov. 16, 17, 18, 23 & 24

“Sunset Boulevard,” check for show times at Merrimack College’s Rogers Center for the Arts, North Andover. Presented by the Pentucket Players. Tickets $24. Group rates available. 978-521-9259, pentucketplayers.org.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Merrimack Valley Idol, 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Andover. Hosted by Quota International of Andover. The singing competition will feature a dinner, silent and live auctions, a wine raffle and a cash bar. For tickets, email lhadad@comcast.net.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 7 High St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Advent Christian Church of Haverhill, 160 Carleton St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Fall Penny Sale, 4 p.m. at Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., Haverhill. Doors open at 4 p.m. Includes over 300 items to win, raffles, food. For all ages. Drawings begin at 6 p.m. Free admission. Tickets 25/$1 and six/$5. 603-303-9350.

36th annual Derry Village Elementary School Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 28 Main St. The fair includes over 35 crafters, large themed raffle baskets, children’s games and prizes, pictures with Santa, a bake sale and cookie walk. Lunch will be available in the cafe. Free admission.

Les Sampou in concert, 8 p.m. at the New Moon Coffeehouse, Universalist Unitarian Church, 16 Ashland St., Haverhill. Folk singer Oen Kennedy will open the show. Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for ages 18 and under. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. 978-459-5134, newmooncoffeehouse.org.

Vendor Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plaistow Public Library, 85 Main St. Hosted by the Friends of the Plaistow Library. plaistowlibrary.com.

Saturdays through November

Open Houses, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Methuen Village Assisted Living. The building’s model apartment, community amenities and supportive services geared to help seniors remain independent will be showcased. The public is invited to drop in for a tour or book a private appointment. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.

Sunday, Nov. 18

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lawrence Masons, 43 Jackson St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Essex Chamber Music Players (ECMP) hold fundraiser, 2 p.m. at Northern Essex Community College’s Hartleb Technology Center, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Also features the Essex Jazz Ensemble. $15 general admission, $10 for seniors, $5 for students. ECMP will continue its season with concerts on Feb. 24, (snow date March 24) and May 19. 978-470-1584, email ecmp314@comcast.net.

Sports Cards & Bruins Autograph show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gaythorne Knights of Columbus Hall, 462 Broadway, Methuen. Boston Bruins legend Terry O’Reilly will sign autographs from 10 a.m. to noon. Dealer tables with sports cards memorabilia will be on display for sale. $2 admission, $15 for autographs. 508-265-4440.

Nov. 18 & Dec. 9

Free Intro to Yoga, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at UnionStudio Yoga, 305 North Main St., Route 28, Andover. For those who are new to yoga but not quite ready to jump into a class. The one hour class will teach the principles of correct alignment, guidelines for breathing, and basic poses for strength, flexibility and balance. With instructor, Connie Glore, RYT. 978-886-7944, email contact@unionstudioyoga.com, unionstudioyoga.com.

Monday, Nov. 19

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m. in Presentation of Mary’s Dupre Center, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Learn to Draw with Frank Sadowski, 10 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. 978-372-1101.

“15-Minute Legal Monday,“ 10 to 11 a.m. at the Groveland Council On Aging Outreach Office. Atty. Elaine Dalton will answer questions on elder legal issues. Free. 978-372-1101.

Mondays

“Holy Yoga,” 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Led by Amanda Souliotis, whose ministry incorporates prayer, meditation, and Bible reading with yoga. Open to the public. The program benefits men and women. No experience necessary. A free will offering will gratefully be accepted. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a friend. 978-374-8029, FirstPresbyterianHaverhill.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Jocko’s Jazz: Vocalist Alanna Manning with The Jack Senier Quartet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Tuesdays

Yoga Playtime Class, 10:30 a.m. at 44 Hampshire St., Methuen. For parents and children. Yoga poses are presented through games, stories, songs, and poems. Registration required. Limited to 10 children. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Thursday, Nov. 22

25th Annual Feaster Five Road Race, Kid’s Fun Run at 7:45 a.m., 5 Mile/5K at 8:30 a.m. on Main street at the corner of Route 133 and Route 28 in Andover. The race will end at Brickstone Square. Proceeds will benefit the Merrimack Valley YMCA, and will support the Andover/North Andover YMCA expansion project. Registration closes on Nov. 17 or when the field size limit reaches 10,000. Register on-line, feasterfive.com.

Friday, Nov. 23

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cedardale Health and Fitness, 931 Boston Road, Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Nov. 24 & 25

Sanborn Ice Hockey Holiday Craft Fair, at Sanborn Regional High School, Kingston. Crafters wanted. Reserve an 8-ft. table now for $50. Make checks payable to Sanborn Athletics and mail to Dena Bouzianis, 9 Maple St., Kingston, NH 03848. Include name, address, email, phone number and brief description of the items. 207-351-5338, email sanbornicehockey@comcast.net.

Monday, Nov. 26

Learn to Draw with Frank Sadowski, 10 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. 978-372-1101.

Movie Afternoon, 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. “The Vow” will be screened. 978-372-1101.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Rite–Aid, 176 Haverhill St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Jocko’s Jazz: Eugene Freisen/Tim Ray Duo, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Senior Knitting & Craft Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Hosted by the Council on Aging. Offers an opportunity for knitters and crafters to sell their items and for holiday shoppers to purchase handmade items. 978-374-2390, ext. 11 or 16.

Informational Talk: Learn about the Medicare Program, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by MassPro. 978-983-8825.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Third annual Swap Soiree, at St. Michael’s Church, 196 Main St., North Andover. Proceeds will benefit The St. Michael’s Conference of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul. All un-swapped clothing will go directly to St. Vincent de Paul to help support homeless and low-income families. Tickets can be purchased on-line at swapsoiree.eventbrite.com for $18. 978-807-0577, 978-771-1061.

“Research the History of Your House,” 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Presented by Marian Pierre-Louis. Learn where to find the deeds, how to chain a deed, and locate other sources of information such as the U.S. Federal Census records. The talk is appropriate for beginners and those who have research experience. Free. 978-686-4080, ext. 12.

Thursday, Nov. 29

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 360 South Main St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Plus, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Friday, Nov. 30

Tony Kenny’s “Christmas Time in Ireland,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Tickets $30 at the door, $25 in advance, $22 in advance for seniors and students. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Yoga, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Mary Van Abs. 978-372-1101.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Cocoa with Santa, 9 a.m. noon at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Includes activities by Little Sprouts, treats, and cocoa. $7 for children, $5 for adults. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Fourth Annual Christmas Carnival & Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph School of All Saints Parish, 56 Oak Terrace, Haverhill. Activities include games, prizes, sweet shop, raffle baskets and a visit by Santa. Presented by the parish’s PTO. All proceeds will benefit the restoration of the school’s Snack Shack. The goal is to make this area a place for the students to sell products and food items. Call if interested in making a donation or renting a table. 978-457-3455.

St. James Parish Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. James School, 415 Primrose St., Haverhill. Many vendors, crafts, food and Santa.

Christmas Raffle/Penny Auction Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brookridge Community Church, 232 Main St., Haverhill. Hosted by Ruth’s House. Help support the organization in its efforts to continue to help others. Purchase 25 tickets for $10 in advance, or 25 for $15 at the event. 978-521-5575.

16th Annual Christmas Craft & Bake Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampstead Congregational Church, 61 Main St., Route 121. Over thirty crafters will exhibit their goods, including jewelry, woodworking, handmade purses, quilted items, painted glass, pottery, knitted items, handmade soaps, hand tied fly fishing lures, and more. There will also be a cookie walk, bake table, and a luncheon. Free admission. 603-329-6985, hampsteaducc.org.

Red Bow Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Parish Church, 190 Academy Road, North Andover. Features juried crafters and artisans. Fair includes holiday arrangements, wreaths and kissing balls, handmade crafts, gift baskets, a book shop, culinary corner, kids’ mall, a silent auction, quilt and wine cellar drawings. Photos with Santa from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. 978-687-7948, northparish.org.

Tuesday through Saturday, Dec. 1-29

“Tree Time,” at the Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St., Andover. Features a collection of Christmas trees, decorated by individuals, groups, and businesses from the Andover community. Each of the trees is inspired by a unique historical object displayed in the historical society’s “Andover Top 40 Exhibit.” $8 for adults, $5 for members, seniors, and children under 12. 978-475-2236.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Family Holiday Concert, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Features “Music Maximus.” A freewill offering will be collected to benefit Emmaus, Inc. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Psychic Fair Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St., Haverhill. Event will benefit the American Diabetes Association. Psychic tarot and oracle card readers, as well as a medium, will offer readings for $20. Vendor and craft tables will be set up. Additional vendors and crafters needed. Free admission. 978-771-2718.

Friday, Dec. 7

Open House, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features music and displays. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Kristen Miller in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 Great Pond Road, second floor, North Andover. Tickets $15. crossroadscoffeehouse.org, kristenmillermusic.com.

Dec. 8 & 9

“A Merry Music Hall Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Ray Cornils, organ, Betty Rines and John Schnell, trumpets. Reserved tickets $20, non-reserved $15, children $5. Call 781-593-5039 for advance tickets after Nov. 1. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Sponsored by Appleton Eye Associates, Demoulas Foundation, Haverhill Rotary, Methuen Co-operative Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Holiday Craft & Gift Faire, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Offers artisans, crafters, vendors, gift items, door prizes and more. Admission $2 per person. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

“Antiques in the Attic,” 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Presented by Ron Wackowski. Participants are invited to bring one item for examination; learn its origin and other facts. Learn how to view antiques and be able to discern the real things. Free. 978-686-4080, ext. 13.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, March 26

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, April 23

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, May 28

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, June 25

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, July 23

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.