Sunday, March 17
Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra concert, 2:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover. Features selections from Gioacchino Rossini, John Rutter and Ludwig Van Beethoven. Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for seniors. 978-685-3505, mvpomusic.org.
Miriam’s Seder will celebrate its Bat Mitzvah, 3 to 8 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond, Andover. Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Jewish Federation (MVJF). The MVJF will honor this year’s Merrimack Valley B’not Mitzvah (daughters of the Mitzvah) and will collect new and used items for Bat Mitzvah age Jewish teens in Cuba. School and art supplies, undergarments, socks, make up and costume jewelry are expensive and hard to come by for these young women. Miriam’s Seder is an annual intergeneration event that celebrates women in Jewish History. Mothers, aunts, grandmothers and girls over 8 are all welcome to attend. The event will begin with Kasbah style shopping and appetizers from 3 to 5 p.m., followed by the Seder and dinner. 978-688-0466, mvjf.org.
Methuen Rail Trail’s St. Patrick’s Day walk, 8:30 a.m. at the end of Pine Street, Methuen. Take an early spring walk. Email email@example.com.
“High School Musical 2,” 2 p.m. in the Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School auditorium, 115 Amesbury Line Road, Haverhill. Tickets are $6 in advance, $8 at the door. 508-735-0684.
“Annie,” 2 p.m. at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Presented by the South Church Players. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door; $40 for families in advance, $48 for families at the door. 978-475-0321.
Open House, at the Claddagh Pub and Restaurant, 399 Canal St., Lawrence. Music all day long. Irish heritage month is sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 8, Division 8 LAOH and the Irish Foundation of Lawrence. 978-688-8337.
Pastel Demonstration by Robin Thornhill from Artists’ Muse Studios, 2 p.m. at the East Mill Art Space, 21 High St., North Andover. Hosted by the Andovers Artists Guild. Free for Guild members, $5 for guests. andoversartistsguild.org.