Friday, Feb. 22
Bridgman/Packer Dance Company presents “Voyeur,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. $25 at the door, $20 in advance, $15 in advance for seniors. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.
Free Bodhi Meditation Group Practice, 10 a.m. to noon at the Asian Center of the Merrimack Valley, 1 Ballard Way, Lawrence. Hosted by NH Bodhi Meditation, a nonprofit organization. The refined and modernized product of Meditation Master JinBodhi’s 18 years of traditional meditation training, Bodhi Meditation enhances physical and psychological health. 603-425-2380, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Feb. 23
Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. With The Mel-Tones. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.
Erban Lane, 9:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Free admission. For all ages. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.
Keep Sound Minds Comedy Night, 8:30 p.m. in the Lots of Laughs Comedy Lounge at China Blossom, 946 Osgood St., North Andover. Hosted by Johnny Pizzi. Cash bar and 50/50 raffle. The kitchen will be open during the show. Tickets $25. Purchase tickets at least four days in advance. KeepSoundMinds.org.
Purim Family Service & Megillah Reading, 6 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover. A pizza dinner will be available prior to the services, beginning at 5 p.m. for a small fee. Bring a box of macaroni and cheese as a grogger. All boxes collected will be donated to the Merrimack Valley Foodbank. 978-470-1356, templeemanuel.net.
Fiction Writers’ Group meeting, 9:15 a.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Local writers share their work, help each other by talking about their process, and offer editorial suggestions to each other. If interested in attending a meeting, email HampFicWriters@comcast.net.
Free concert of “Kafka Fragments” by Gyorgy Kurtag, 2 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium, Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Soprano Aliana de la Guardia and violinist Gabriela Diaz will perform. A brief discussion about this work by composer and scholar Christian Gentry will precede the concert and a reception will follow. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. 978-373-1586, ext. 621, DirtyPaloma.com.