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March 24, 2013

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Fundraiser for the Essex Chamber Music Players, 2 p.m. in Northern Essex Community College’s Hartleb Technology Center, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Pianist David Alan Pihl will perform the works of Mozart, Brahms and McKinley. Admission is $15, $10 for seniors, $5 for students. Free to NECC students with an ID. 978-470-1584, email ECMP314@comcast.net, ecmp.org.

Irish Music Concert, 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library. Performers are Terri and George Kelley along with Larry Melia Jr. The concert is a tribute to the late Larry Reynolds, Irish fiddle virtuoso. Presented by the Irish Foundation and the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library. Free admission. 978-683-8222.

Evangelist Danny Johnston, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at The River Church, 26 Parkridge Road, Haverhill. Families and friends welcome. theriverhaverhill.org.

Palm Sunday Ecumenical Candlelight Meditation Service, 7:30 p.m. at the Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St. The service will consist of Scripture, prayers, songs, petitions and an extended period of silent prayer. All are welcome. 978-372-3463.

Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Atkinson Community Center. Hosted by the Atkinson Lions Club. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children, $15 for families of four. 603-489-9609.

16th Annual Spring Craft & Specialty Food Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rockingham Park Racetrack, Rockingham Park Boulevard, Salem, N.H. $7 for adults, free for ages under 12. One admission good for all three days. Ample free parking. castleberryfairs.com.

Sundays

Sunday Morning Meditation, 8 a.m. at 85 Essex St., second floor, Haverhill. Offers meditations of healing, kindness, goodwill and spiritual development. The nonsectarian meditations cleanse, relieve stress, energize, heal, and activate inner potential. 978-457-6900.

Monday, March 25

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Attend the movie and enter to win the DVD. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Movie Afternoon, 12:30 p.m. in the Groveland Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St. “Young at Heart” will be screened. Call to reserve a seat. 978-372-1101.

Pasta Fundraiser, 6 to 8 p.m. at the VFW, 26 River St., Methuen. Hosted by the Methuen High School Key Club. Tickets are $10 or $35 for a family pass (four or more people). Tickets will be sold at the door. There will also be raffles. All of the money raised will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

March 25 through April 29

Beginner’s Genealogy 101 Class, noon to 2 p.m. in Library Building A, Pailes Room, Northern Essex Community College. No class on April 15. Cost is $30. Learn how to trace one’s ancestors and family history. 978-659-1225.

March 25 & 28

Auditions for Summer Theatre Ensemble’s “Peter Pan — The Musical,” 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Monday and 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday at the J. Everett Collins Center for the Performing Arts, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover. For students entering grades 6-12. Email STEAndover@hotmail.com for an audition appointment.

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.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Chris Taylor Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

CPR certification class, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. For anyone who is not a healthcare provider. Includes adult and child CPR, choking and AED training. Class fee is $40. Advance registration and payment is required. Space is limited. 603-329-6411, email jarden@hampstead.lib.nh.us, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Annual Heirloom Tomato Planting, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Slides of over 20 Heirloom tomato varieties will be presented while attendees take notes and make their top choices. Seeds, donated by Beaver Valley Farms, will be handed out. Registration fee is $1. Open to the public. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Noche Mexicana for Team Boston Medical Center (BMC), 4 to 10 p.m. at Margarita’s Restaurant, 1 Keewaydin Drive, Salem, N.H. Fifteen percent of receipts will be donated to Team BMC. Heather Melito-Dezan is running the Boston Marathon with the team from Boston Medical Center to raise funds for the community services it provides. Email melitodezan@comcast.net.

Esperanza Academy Admissions Open House, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the academy, 198 Garden St., Lawrence. The tuition-free independent middle school for Lawrence girls is open to low-income Lawrence residents who have daughters entering the fifth grade this fall. The school inspires students to become active learners and responsible global citizens. 978-686-4673.

March 26, April 2 & 9

Workshops on Autism, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Programs include “Strategies for Teaching Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders” on March 26, “Visually Designed Instruction” on April 2, and “Behavior Is Communication” on April 9. Certificates of attendance will be given at the end of each workshop. Reservations requested. When calling, state one’s name, agency (if appropriate), the title of the workshop(s) one will be attending, and the number of people who will attend. Once this information is given, registration will be complete. There will be no confirming phone calls. Free. 978-722-9075.

Tuesdays

Yoga Playtime Class, 10:30 a.m. at 44 Hampshire St., Methuen. For parents and children together. Yoga poses are presented through games, stories, songs, and poems. Class is geared toward ages 3-6. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Wednesday, March 27

Tambakos Film Series: “Meet Me in St. Louis,” 7 p.m. at the Roger Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Refreshments and expert commentary at 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Subject to change. 978-837-5355.

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

N.A.R.F.E. meeting, 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

March 27, April 17 & May 7

Chinese Buffet, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chief Wok Restaurant & Lounge, 224 North Broadway, Route 28, Salem, N.H. Join the extended Sherry family team to help fight cancer. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Salem. Suggested donation is $20 for adults, $1 per year of age for those under 18. chiefwok.com, main.acsevents.org/goto/sluggers2013.

Thursday, March 28

“Moving On,” 6:30 p.m. at The Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court, Andover. With Johanna Webster. Pre-registration requested. Light refreshments. 978-623-8321, boomerventure.com.

GreyCourt Poets Event, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Garden Room, Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Featured poets will read selections from GreyCourt Poets’ first anthology, “Songs From The Castle’s Remains.” Also includes an open mike, refreshments and a book signing.

“Book Chat,” 10 to 11 a.m. at the Haverhill Public Library. Hear which new fiction and nonfiction titles are getting the best reviews, take part in good conversation. Sign up for the monthly Book Chat e-Newsletter on-line. 978-373-1586, ext. 608, haverhillpl.org.

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Christopher Castellani and Randy Susan Meyers will read from their latest novels, “All This Talk of Love” and “The Comfort of Lies.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Haverhill Republican City Committee meeting, 7 p.m. in the Haverhill Public Library’s Johnson Auditorium. Lenny Mirra and Tim Imholt, 2014 Republican Congressional candidate, have been invited to speak. The committee will discuss having a fundraiser/straw poll before the April Republican primary. Field personnel for the three Republican candidates will be looking for volunteers. Open to the public. 978-521-1130.

March 28, April 2 & 4

First Time Homebuyer Education Workshop, 6 to 9 p.m. in the Presidential Gardens Community Room, 140 Evergreen Drive, Bradford. Offered by Community Action Inc. for area residents. Participants will receive comprehensive information offered by housing professionals including bank lenders, buyer/seller real estate brokers, housing attorneys, insurance agents home inspectors and credit counselors. A state approved certificate is awarded after completion of the three-night course. Cost is $60 per household. There are no income requirements to take this training. 978-373-1971, 978-317-8998.

Friday, March 29

Smooth Friday Music Series, 8 p.m. at Maria’s Family Restaurant, Haverhill. The Smoothies, a dynamic jazz-pop duo, features Matt Davis on trumpet, trombone, guitar and vocals, and Lee Lewis Machucca on vocals and tenor saxophone. The series will be held on the last Friday of each month. Free admission. 877-576-5092.

Basics of Microsoft Excel, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Learn more about the basics of creating spreadsheets and using functions. Registration requested. Free and open to the public, but priority will be given to Pelham card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Latitude Sports Club, 116 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Annual Good Friday Walk, 8:30 a.m. beginning at St. Augustine Parish, Essex Street, Andover. The walk will be approximately two hours long and stop at eight prayer points. Clergy from Andover Baptist, Ballardvale United, Christ Church, Free Christian, St. Augustine’s, St. Robert’s and South Church will lead prayers for peace in the world, schools, veterans, government, the elderly, fire and police departments, and for local churches. Coffee, orange juice and hot cross buns will be served at 8:15 a.m. All are welcome. 978-475-0050.

Friday, March 29

“The Crucifixion,” 7 p.m. at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Features the music of John Stainer. Performed by the combined choirs of South Church, West Parish Church and Christ Church, with guest soloists, James Giessler and Mathew Wight, and guest organist, Barbara Bruns. Open to the public. A voluntary goodwill offering will be accepted following the service.

Saturday, March 30

Seventh annual Animal Rights Day, 8 a.m. at Massachusetts School of Law, 500 Federal St., Andover. Includes a discussion of animal issues, animal demonstrations, children’s activities. Free admission. 978-681-0800.

Easter Story Time, 11 a.m. at the Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. With a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. Share Easter stories and make Easter crafts. All who attend can participate in an outdoor Easter egg hunt. Bring cameras. Registration requested. 603-382-6733.

Saturdays

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 31

Free Easter Meal for the Community, 12:30 p.m. at Somebody Cares New England, 358 Washington St., Haverhill. Includes a puppet show, face painting and Easter goodie bags for the children. 978-912-7626.

Monday, April 1

Free eReader Class, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Haverhill Public Library. Learn how to use the OverDrive Media Console App to download library eBooks to one’s eReader. Open to people with eReaders that have “App” capability. One-on-one classes will be offered for patrons with other eReaders. Classes are limited to eight people. Registration required. 978-373-1586, ext. 608.

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

Book Discussion Session, 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. “Alice Bliss” by Laura Harrington will be discussed. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

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, April 2

Career Strategies Series: Technology Skills Survey, 2 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. The focus will be on the broader aspects of the types of technology skills employers are looking for in today’s job market. This class will survey important technologies including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, social media, etc. By understanding what employers expect, one can create a plan to improve one’s skills. Registration requested. Free and open to the public, but priority will be given to Pelham card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Informational Talk: “Shifting Gears — Rules of the Road/Defensive Driving & Safe Driving Tips,” 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by Methuen TRIAD. 978-983-8825.

Andover Garden Club meeting, 10 a.m. to noon at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. The program “The Fragrant Garden” will be presented. Through photographs, examination of historical precedent, and discussion of specific plant varieties, landscape and interior designer, author, illustrator, and photo and film journalist, Kim Smith, will provide the key elements for creating a fragrant garden. Free for members, $10 for guests (includes refreshments). 978-470-2627, email bettychapman@verizon.net.

Senior Breakfast Series, 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Atria Marland Place, Stevens Street, Andover. The series will be held on the first Tuesday of each month. A featured speaker will offer a presentation on topics relevant to seniors. Atty. Raymond Cannon of North Andover will present “Protecting Your Nest Egg” for the April program. A light breakfast will be offered. RSVP by March 26. 978-475-4225.

Prayer Group meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Saint Monica Parish, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen. The evening will consist of group prayer, recitation of the rosary and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Religious topics will be discussed. 978-683-1193.

April 3, 10, 17 & 24

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Wednesday, April 3

Free Breast Health Screening, by appointment at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. 978-683-4000, ext. 8103.

Thursday, April 4

Open House, 3 to 6 p.m. at Physical Sciences Inc., 20 New England Business Center, Andover. In celebration of their 40th anniversary. Registration requested by March 25. 978-689-0003, email Lamb@psicorp.com.

“Rock Legends,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. All tickets are $35 at the door, $30 in advance, $25 for seniors and students in advance. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

Mystery & Suspense Book Club meeting, 7 p.m. at the Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. Kathy Reich’s “Death Du Jour” will be discussed. Copies are still available at the library and all are welcome to join. 603-382-6733.

Creative Café: Monthly Craft Night, 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Join a group of fellow crafters for a creative evening. Meet other crafters and work on one’s own projects. Open to adults who knit, crochet, scrapbook, and create other portable crafts. The Creative Café meets on the first open Monday of each month. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Career Networking Group meeting, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. The topic will be “Age Proof Your Job Search.” 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Friday, April 5

Learn the Basics of eReaders, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Learn how to use one’s new device as well as access e-books available through New Hampshire Downloadable Books. Registration required. Space is limited. It’s recommended that participants bring their eReaders. Free, but precedence will be given to Pelham Public Library card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Author & activist Wes Moore to Speak, 8 p.m. in the Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy, Chapel Avenue, Andover. The event, which is free and open to the public, kicks off a weekend-long 45th anniversary celebration of the Phillips Academy Af-Lat-Am Society.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at the Advent Christian Church of Haverhill, 160 Carleton St. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Free Kids’ Reading, 3:30 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Tom Angelberger will read from his latest book, “ART2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling: An Origami Yoda Activity Book.” For ages 6 and up. Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Genealogy Lock-In, 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Register for an evening of after-hours genealogy research with exclusive access to databases, computers, microfilm, and the Andover Room. A light dinner will be served. $10 fee. Space is limited. 978-623-8401, ext. 31, mhl.org.

Saturday, April 6

”Serenade In Blue”:A Musical Celebration & Farewell to Tony Bova, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Pre show at 7:15 p.m. Tickets $30. 978-657-3968.

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features the Fred Manzi Trio. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Hawk Road Race/Walk, beginning at Sacred Hearts School, Bradford. The 1-mile walk/run is at 9:30 a.m. The 5K walk/run is at 10 a.m. 978-372-5451, sacredheartsbradford.org.

Greater Atkinson Energy Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main St., Route 121. Visit over 20 organizations and vendors with information, products, and advice on heating, cooling, lighting, fuel choice, solar, renewable energy, innovative equipment, and all aspects of energy efficiency for one’s home or small business. Give-a-ways and drawings while supplies last. Presented by the Town of Atkinson Energy Commission. 603-362-4679, 603-362-5562.

North Andover Kitchen Tour, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in North Andover. Presented by Heartwood Kitchens and Saint Michael School PTO. Visit six beautiful kitchens designed by Heartwood Kitchens, each representing a quintessential element of “The Ultimate Dinner Party.” Advance tickets are $25, $35 on the day of the event. Proceeds will benefit the Saint Michael School PTO. Tickets are available on-line, at the Saint Michael Parish office, Rose & Dove, Fisichelli’s Pastry Shop, and Heartwood Kitchens. SaintMichael.com.

First Saturday Devotion, 8 a.m. Mass in the K of C Hall, St. Patrick Parish, Main Street, Pelham. Tom LaValley will present a talk on the Sacred Liturgy Vatican II documents. Rosary at 8:30 a.m., followed by a pot luck breakfast with the guest speaker. Adoration will be available before Mass at 7:30 a.m. in the chapel. For women of all ages. 603-930-6436, email WomenOfMaryNH@yahoo.com.

Armenian Spring Dance, 7 to 11 p.m. at the Armenian Ararat Congregational Church, 2 Salem St., Salem, N.H. In celebration of the church’s 100th anniversary. Features Armenian and American music. All ages are welcome. Tickets are $15. Includes refreshments. Tickets will also be available at the door. Email janigian@comcast.net for reservations.

“Spring Into Fashion” event, 1 to 4 p.m. at The Mall at Rockingham Park, Lord & Taylor Court, Level 1, Salem, N.H. Features runway fashion shows with men’s and women’s ready-to-wear from Lord & Taylor, Banana Republic, Gap, Cache, and White House Black Market, style stations with make-up and beauty treatment tips, accessorizing tips, gifts, prizes and more. Vendors that offer fashion forward clothing and accessories and those that provide personal beauty solutions are invited to participate. 603-894-5526, email ehoang@simon.com.

April 6 & 27

Priceless Prom Gown Program Boutique Days, noon to 5 p.m. in the Stone Mill behind the Everett Mill, 15 Union St., Lawrence. Local financially-challenged students are encouraged to pick out the perfect prom gown and accessories for a $10 donation. 617-719-3328, pricelesspromgownprogram.com.

April 6 & 7

Open House, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Searles Castle at Windham, 21 Searles Road, Windham. Themed baskets valued at approximately $100-$500 will be on display in each room of the castle. Docents will be in each room to give the history of the room and the castle. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for children. Admission gives one an opportunity to win a handmade throw. Tickets will be sold at the ticket window until 3 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Sisters of Mercy in continuing to restore the castle. 603-890-0458.

Sunday, April 7

Andover Chamber Music Concert, 3 p.m. at West Parish Church, Andover. Julie Scolnik, artistic director, will present “Portraits of Genius: Debussy and Ravel.” Tickets are $30. Group and student discounts available. 978-474-6222, email sales@AndoverChamberMusic.org, AndoverChamberMusic.org.

Ruth Harcovitz: “A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein,” 2 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Boston’s “Julie Andrews” will sing selections from “Sound of Music,” “Oklahoma,” “South Pacific,” and “The King and I.” This program is supported in part by a grant from the Andover Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

April 7, May 5 & June 2

Pancake Breakfasts, 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 37 Main St., Salem, N.H. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis of Salem. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Salem. The menu will consist of scrambled eggs, french toast, pancakes, sausages and beans. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children, $12 for a family of three or more.

Monday, April 8

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

St. Clare League of Catholic Women Mass & Luncheon, noon at DiBurro’s Restaurant, Haverhill. The Rev. John Delaney, Chaplain, will celebrate the Mass. The luncheon will follow. Guests and new members are welcome. 978-683-3085.

New To Medicare Workshop, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Offered by ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County. For those who are new to Medicare or will be in the next few months. The workshop will review the basics of Medicare Part A and Part B, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage, and preventing Medicare fraud and abuse. Call to reserve a seat; space is limited. 603-893-9769.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 3 to 8 p.m. at the Sacred Hearts School, 32 South Chestnut St., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Tuesday, April 9

Fifth annual “Taste of Spring” Fundraising Event, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Golf Club, 377 Kenoza St., Haverhill. Proceeds will benefit “Homes of Hope” L’Arche Irenicon. Tickets $35, $40 at the door. 978-374-6928, email office@larcheirenicon.org.

Idle Hands Craft Group meeting, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Create sustainable beeswax candles to gift or to keep for oneself. Registration required. Space is limited. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

North Andover Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m. at St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Main Street, North Andover. Master gardener Cheryl Munroe will present “Shrubs for Year-Around Interest.” Munroe will discuss the easiest way to incorporate lots of low maintenance color, texture and appeal, without relying on fussy perennials. This meeting is shared with the Village Garden Club of Andover and the Tewksbury Garden Club. Free and open to all. 978-689-9318, email northandovergardenclub@yahoo.com.

Speaking engagement with author Laura Harrington, 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Harrington is the author of “Alice Bliss.” A book signing will follow her talk. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Wednesday, April 10

Essex Heritage Annual Spring Meeting, 8 to 10 a.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Free and open to the public. Registration requested. 978-740-0444, EssexHeritage.org.

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

Veterans Informational Event, 2 to 5 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Thursday, April 11

Free Presentation About Paying For College, 7 p.m. at Phillips Academy Andover in the Tang Theater. Hosted by Brooks School and Phillips Andover. The seminar is being offered through MEFA, the Massachusetts not-for-profit resource on planning, saving, and paying for college. An experienced MEFA representative will provide an overview of the college billing cycle, options for paying the bill, and understanding financial aid award letters. All college-bound seniors and their families should plan to attend. Visit mefa.org beforehand to register, download the accompanying e-book, and utilize the interactive calculators. Bring financial aid award letters for a personalized consultation after the seminar.

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Joan Wickersham will read from her latest book, “The News From Spain.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Writers’ Group meeting, 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. For writers of adult fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. This group provides constructive advice and feedback on each other’s works in progress. The group meets on the second Thursday of the month. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

April 11, 12 & 13

“The Producers,” 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Presented by The Onstagers Dramatic Society of Merrimack College. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors and students. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

Thursdays

Gentle Yoga Class, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. All ages and all fitness levels welcome. Stretch and relax the mind. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Mats are available to use for those who don’t own one. $5 drop in fee. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Friday, April 12

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Wingate, 190 North Ave., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Poetry Reading by award-winning poet Tony Hoagland on, 7 p.m. in Phillips Academy’s Kemper Auditorium, 5 Chapel Ave., Andover. This event is sponsored by Phillips Academy’s Department of English and the Sandra Isham Vreeland Fund. Free and open to the public. andover.edu.

Saturday, April 13

Singer/songwriter Antje Duvekot in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, Old Center Hall, 3 Great Pond Road, North Andover. Tickets $20. Open to all ages. crossroadscoffeehouse.org.

Annual Chili Cook Off & Dance, 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, in the parish hall, 390 Main St., North Andover. Take part in chili making and cookie baking competitions and enjoy eating them. Participants will conclude the evening with dancing and music provided by a DJ. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children under 10. 978-683-0671.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Go Green Fair/Farmer’s Market/Yard Sale, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windham High School. Enjoy shopping, raffles, and a free family movie. Support earth-friendly businesses, farms, and local vendors. Held rain or shine.

Vietnam Veterans Day Remembrance, 10 a.m. at the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center, 10 Reed St., Haverhill. Includes a ceremony to remember Vietnam veterans. Free admission. 978-521-9668.

Sunday, April 14

Big Band Jazz Festival — Stan Kenton Alumni Big Band, 4 p.m. at the Timberlane Performing Arts Center, 40 Greenough Road, Plaistow. Features the Timberlane Community Jazz Band at 1 p.m., the Freese Brothers Big Band at 2 p.m. and the Bedford Big Band at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10, $5. 603-257-5257, timberlanepac.org.

April 14 & May 19

Free Intro to Yoga, 9 to 10:30 a.m. at UnionStudio Yoga, 305 North Main St., Andover. Open to those who are new to yoga but not quite ready to jump into their first class. This free one hour class teaches principles of correct alignment, guidelines for breathing, and basic poses for strength, flexibility and balance. With instructor Connie Glore, RYT. 978-761-3433.

Tuesday, April 16

Understanding Facebook & Privacy, 6 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Join the adult services librarian for a discussion about Facebook privacy practices, Internet privacy news, topics, and advice. Registration required. Free and open to the public, but precedence will be given to Pelham Public Library card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Wednesday, April 17

Informational Talk: “Medicare Fraud,” 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by ESMV, co-sponsored by the Methuen Chapter of AARP. 978-983-8825.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Thursday, April 18

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Jennifer Haigh will read from her latest book, “News From Heaven.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Career Networking Group meeting, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. The topic will be “Innovative Ways to Get a Job.” 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

“Getting Started in Genealogy,” 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Presented by noted genealogist, Rhonda McClure. Registration requested. 978-623-8401, ext. 31, mhl.org.

Friday, April 19

Beginners Blogging, 10 a.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Choose a blog topic (i.e. photography or quilting), see what other bloggers are doing, and begin one’s own blog. Call to register. Priority will be given to Pelham Public Library card holders. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

April 19, 20, 26, 27 & 28

“Annie,” 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. on Sunday at Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St. Presented by Spotlight Playhouse. Tickets are $20, $18 for seniors. 978-380-8509, email tickets@spotlightplayhouse.org, spotlightplayhouse.org.

April 19, 20 & 21

“Brigadoon,” at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover. Show times are 8 p.m. on April 19 and 20, 2 p.m. on April 20 and 21. Presented by Pentucket Players Inc. Tickets are $24. 978-521-9259, MVArts.info.

Saturday, April 20

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features Pete Saran — New Life. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Hampstead Civic Club Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. at Shop Pond in Hampstead. Free registration 7 to 8 a.m. All boys and girls up to age 15 can enter and win prizes. Prizes for size and number of fish will be awarded by age category with all entrants receiving a gift bag. Only ages 15 and under are allowed to fish on Shop Pond for the week of April school vacation.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rocky Club, 11 Trinity St., Lawrence. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Free Author Reading, 2 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Ellen Spector Platt will present her latest book, “Artful Collage From Found Objects.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

“In Search of Searles” car-pooling tour, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. See historic sites in Methuen associated with Edward F. Searles and the organs and churches he built. Venues include the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, the former Searles estate and three churches. Includes a talk, brief organ demonstration, and time for photos and open console at each site. Reservations required. Cost is $20. A box lunch may be ordered for $8 or bring a lunch from home. Email owenbar@juno.com, mmmh.org.

27th annual Spring Fling Art Show & Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodbury School, 206 Main St., Salem, N.H. Hosted by the Greater Salem Artists Association (GSAA). All proceeds will support the GSAA and fund a scholarship for a local art student. GSAA artists and their guests will share original paintings, prints and note cards for exhibit and purchase. Meet artists and check out the paintings offered for competition. Adult and student artists will compete for ribbons and prizes. Buy a box of homemade cookies for $5 and enter a raffle for a chance to win art and prizes. Live music and refreshments. Free admission. Ample parking. thegreatersalemartistsassociation.org.

Christine Lavin & Don White: Comedy & Concert, 8 p.m. at The New Moon Coffeehouse, Universalist Unitarian Church, 16 Ashland St., Haverhill. Admission is $20, $10 for ages 18 and under. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for a pre-concert knitting circle. 978-459-5134, newmooncoffeehouse.org.

The Stetson Experience Dinner Show, 8:30 p.m. at Salvatore’s Riverwalk Function Facility, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and dinner will be served until 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and include a dinner buffet. 855-255-5750, drinkwaterproductions.com.

Monday, April 22

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Monday Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Attend the movie and enter to win the DVD. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.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.

“Greenscaping,” 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Learn how to reduce outdoor water use with effective yard care and landscaping practices, rain gardens, native plant gardens with drought-tolerate plants, and alternatives to pesticides and herbicides. Sponsored by the Andover Department of Public Works and Greenscapes North Shore. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Wednesday, April 24

Special Education Surrogate Parent Orientation Training, 4 to 7 p.m. St. Ann’s Home and School, 100A Haverhill St., Methuen. Special Education Surrogate Parents volunteer to make education decisions for students whose parents are unable to do so. Federal education law requires that a student’s parents or guardians be included in the special education decision-making process. However, children in state custody whose parents are unknown or unavailable may not have anyone to fill that role. To serve these students, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has contracted with the Federation for Children with Special Needs and the EDCO Collaborative to implement the Special Education Surrogate Parent Program (SESPP). Registration required. Email one’s full name, phone number and the training date to rtsc@fcsn.org or call 617-399-8342. fcsn.org.

Intergenerational Prom, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by the Adopt-A-Grandparent Program. All are welcome. 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 (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Spring Book Sale Preview Night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. $20 admission per person, free for Friends members. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Thursday, April 25

Visit by local author, 6:30 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Titus Plomaritis will discuss and sign copies of his new book, “Titus.” Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Free and open to the public. 603-635-7581, pelhampubliclibrary.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Haverhill Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Elizabeth Graver and Hester Kaplan will read from their latest novels, “The End of the Point” and “The Tell.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Friday, April 26

“Simply Sinatra,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Starring Steve Lippia. All tickets are $35 at the door, $30 in advance, $25 in advance for seniors and students. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

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 (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Spring Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Saturday, April 27

Annual Spring Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 390 Main St., North Andover. The $2-Bag Sale will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Bakery and light lunches will be available. 978-683-0671.

New Black Eagle Jazz Band Concert, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Open seating. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Spring Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Sunday, April 28

Andover Choral Society Concert, 3 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. “An Opera Gala” with arias, choruses, and ensembles from favorite operas will be performed. Tickets $20. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Handicapped accessible. 978-682-4050, andoverchoral.org.

Merrimack Chapter of Hadassah’s Champagne fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wyndham Andover Hotel, 63 River Bend Road. Egypt Expert and Next Generation Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Eric Trager, will speak on the topic of “The Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt’s Islamic Future.” Donations from the event will support the ongoing work of the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel. RSVP by April 14. Email HadassahMV@gmail.com.

Spring Book Sale, 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Monday, April 29

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Andover/North Andover YMCA, 165 Haverhill St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Tuesday, April 30

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

May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Thursday, May 2

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Lauren Scheuer will read from her memoir, “Once Upon a Flock.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Saturday, May 4

Los Sugar Kings in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, Old Center Hall, 3 Great Pond Road, North Andover. Tickets $15. Open to all ages. crossroadscoffehouse.org.

Sunday, May 5

Blue Mass honoring all public safety personnel in Greater Haverhill, 2 p.m. at All Saints Parish in Haverhill. A banquet will follow in the church hall. Awards and prizes will be offered in recognition of service. Family and friends are invited. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 202 in Haverhill. RSVP by April 5. 978-973-0437, email razorsedge1970@aol.com.

Wednesday, May 8

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Local author, Domenica Ruta, will read from her memoir, “With or Without You.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Thursday, May 9

“The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Robed in costumes and playing traditional Tibetan instruments, the Loseling monks perform ancient temple music and dance for world healing. All tickets are $25 at the door, $22 in advance, $18 in advance for seniors. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. William Craig will read from his book, “Yankee Come Home.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Saturday, May 11

The New England Tenors, 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. All tickets are $25 at the door, $20 in advance. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

Monday, May 13

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Tuesday, May 14

Participate in a Regional Community Conversation, 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Sanborn Regional High School cafeteria, 17 Danville Road, Kingston. Sign in and enjoy refreshments at 6 p.m. UNH Cooperative Extension and NH Listens have been asked by NH’s nine regional planning commissions to design and host an opportunity for neighbors to talk with neighbors to identify local assets, local needs, and ways to effectively use limited government resources. Be a part of the conversation. On-site childcare will be available. This free event is open to all members of the greater Kingston area. Registration required. 603-862-0692, email michele.holt-shannon@unh.edu, nhlistens.org.

Monday, May 20

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Tuesday, May 21

Exchange Club of Haverhill’s second annual Recognition Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Maria’s Family Restaurant, 81 Essex St., Haverhill. This annual event celebrates education, community, patriotism and partnerships and is exclusively sponsored by Pentucket Bank. Names of the award winners will be announced in April. Tickets are $20 per person. Includes hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, presentations and award ceremonies. Tickets will be on sale in early April. 978-373-5663, email jen@haverhillchamber.com, HaverhillExchangeClub.com.

Wednesday, May 22

2013 Organ Recital Series — Susan Ferré, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by The Savings Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Thursday, May 23

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Kathryn Miles will read from her book, “All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, The Legendary Irish Famine Ship.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

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.

Wednesday, May 29

2013 Organ Recital Series — Karen Electra Christianson, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Edward and Susie Rowland. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

June 1-2

Fifth Annual Relay For Life Methuen/Merrimack Valley, 2 p.m. at the Methuen High School track. The overnight relay event raises money for cancer research through the American Cancer Society. To participate, donate, start or join a team, visit main.acsevents.org. A registration fee is required to participate, but can be paid on the day of the relay. 781-314-2643.

Wednesday, June 5

2013 Organ Recital Series — K. Bryan Kirk, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by William H. Drury. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

June 5, 12, 19 & 26

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Thursday, June 6

Free Author Reading, 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Judith Schwartz will read from her book, “Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth.” Q&A and book signing to follow. 978-475-0143.

Monday, June 10

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Wednesday, June 12

2013 Organ Recital Series — Stephen Hamilton, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Randy Steere. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, June 17

“Look Good Feel Better,” 4 to 6 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. The program teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing or have recently concluded cancer treatment. Receive a free cosmetic kit valued at over $200. Space is limited. Registration required. Free. 978-683-4000, ext. 8090.

Wednesday, June 19

2013 Organ Recital Series — William Ness, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Tallman Eye Associates. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, June 24

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

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.

Wednesday, June 26

2013 Organ Recital Series — Frederick Hohman, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Willoughby Frederick and Emma Jacobson Watts Memorial Organ Recital. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Wednesday, July 3

2013 Organ Recital Series — Leslie C.S. Teardo, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Broadhurst Tabit LLP. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, July 8

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Wednesday, July 10

2013 Organ Recital Series — Margaret Irwin-Brandon, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Kenneth T. Morse Memorial Organ Recital. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Wednesday, July 17

2013 Organ Recital Series — Peter Latona, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Salem Co-operative Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, July 22

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

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.

Wednesday, July 24

2013 Organ Recital Series — Harry Lyn Huff, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Richard A. Kenney. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Wednesday, July 31

2013 Organ Recital Series — Jung-A Lee, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. C. Marshall Caras Memorial Organ Recital. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

2013 Organ Recital Series — David Enlow, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Campbell Steward. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, Aug. 12

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

2013 Organ Recital Series — Martin Schmeding, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Enterprise Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

2013 Organ Recital Series — Yun Kyong Kim, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Monday, Aug. 26

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

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.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

2013 Organ Recital Series — Michael S. Murray, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by Mark Dirksen - Keller Williams Realty. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Sept. 4, 11, 18 & 25

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, Sept. 9

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, Sept. 16

“Look Good Feel Better,” 4 to 6 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. The program teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing or have recently concluded cancer treatment. Receive a free cosmetic kit valued at over $200. Space is limited. Registration required. Free. 978-683-4000, ext. 8090.

Monday, Sept. 23

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

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.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Keith Lockhart & Friends, 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts at Andover High School. This event is presented by the Northern Essex Community College Foundation, Inc., the Women of NECC, and the NECC Alumni Association. Proceeds will benefit NECC’s Endowment Fund. Lockhart will present a talk on composer Igor Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale,” illustrated by periodic interludes of music performed by a group of seven musicians. Tickets are $35. 978-556-3870, mvarts.info, necc.mass.edu.

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

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.

Monday, Nov. 4

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Nov. 6, 13, 20 & 27

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, Nov. 18

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

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.

Dec. 4, 11 & 18

Mini Clinics, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center. No appointment necessary. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, Dec. 9

Mini Clinic, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Andover Commons. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

Monday, Dec. 16

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

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.