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April 7, 2013

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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.

Spring Fashion Show, 2 p.m. at the Presentation of Mary Academy Campus/Dupre Center, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. Sponsored by the PMA Alumni Office and PMA National Honor Society. All proceeds will benefit scholarships for PMA students entering college. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Email plaliberte@pmamethuen.org, pmamethuen.org.

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.

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.

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

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.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Joe Mulholland 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.

Men’s Breakfast, 8 a.m. at the Main Street Fire Station Meal Site, Groveland. Pamela Strand will present “2013 Trips with Collette Vacations.” Cost is $4. Reservations are required. Call to reserve a seat. 978-372-1101.

Workshop on Autism, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Program includes “Behavior Is Communication.” 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.

Open Mike Night/April Hoot, 7 p.m. at Cafe Azteca, Lawrence. Features poets Susan LaFortune of Haverhill and Matt Kraunelis of Methuen. LaFortune is the author of a book of poetry titled “Talking In My Sleep.” RSVP, frostfoundation.org.

Lunch Time Knitting Group meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.

Amvets Ladies Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m. at the Amvets Post Headquarters, 576 Primrose St., Haverhill. The president of the auxiliary will preside and conduct the final nomination and election of officers for the 2013-2014 season. All members are requested to attend the meeting to cast their votes. 978-374-7074.

Informational Talk: Neighborhood Healthmart Pharmacy, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Meet Pharmacist Jit Patel and learn about the programs they offer. All are invited. 978-983-8825.

April 9-28

“Spring Brunch” Cooking Classes, offered at several different locations. The brunch menu celebrates all of the fresh foods and flavors of the spring season. The hands-on cooking class includes instruction and recipes, followed by a meal. Online registration and class schedules available. 978-994-1692, carolynsfarmkitchen.com.

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, 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 the 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.

READ to Dixie, 6 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Sign-up for one 15-minute session with Dixie, the READ therapy dog. Registration required. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Family Night: A Bug’s Eye View, 6:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Explore insect life such as bees, dung beetles and many others. For ages 6-10 and their families. Registration is requested, as space is limited. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Non-Fiction Book Group meeting, 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. “One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War” by Michael Dobbs will be discussed. New members are welcome. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

League of Women Voters of Andover/North Andover’s Annual Budget Forum, 7 p.m. in the School Committee Room, second floor, 36R Bartlet St. Leaders of town government will discuss issues and answer questions from citizens around the FY 2014 Budget. Residents may make presenters aware of concerns they would like addressed at the forum by emailing questions in advance. Additional questions will be taken from those who attend in person and can be emailed in during the forum. Send questions to VoterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org. lwv-andovers.org.

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

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

April 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.

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.

Civil War Book Group meeting, noon at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” by Harriet Beecher Stowe will be discussed. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.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.

Thursdays, April 11 through June 27

Alpha Course, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the DeClerck Gallery, 92 Newton Road, Plaistow. Explore the Christian faith. Includes a meal and discussion. Free admission. 603-490-4124.

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.

Classic Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. “All About Eve” will be shown. Free and open to the public. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Free Health Screening, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the office of Dr. Muto, 198 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover. Local residents can get their legs professionally evaluated to determine if they are at risk for or have vein disease, which could require further treatment. Walk-ins are welcome. Call to schedule an appointment. 978-685-5474.

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.

Pop Farmers in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

Bean Supper, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Methuen Rod and Gun Club, 240 Tyler St. Menu includes hot dogs, beans, lasagna, ham, potato salad, coffee desserts and more. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children under 10. 978-815-2083.

“Books for Breakfast,” 9 to 11 a.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Designed to give families a chance to spend time together in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Drop in and enjoy books, crafts, and breakfast all for free. No sign-up is necessary. 603-329-6411.

Methuen VFW Post 8349 Bean Supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 26 River St., Methuen. Menu includes baked beans, kidney beans, hot dogs, ham, potato salad, cold slaw, bread, and dessert. Cost is $8 per person, $5 for ages under 12. Proceeds will benefit the building and maintenance fund. Open to the public.

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, 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.

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.

April 15-19

April Vacation Stop Motion Animation Workshop, at North Andover CAM, 430 Osgood St., North Andover. Students in grades 4-8 are invited to learn how to make their own stop motion videos like “ParaNorman” and “Nightmare Before Christmas.” Space is limited. Cost is $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers. 978-687-6570.

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.

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.

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.

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

Lunch Time Knitting Group meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Beshara Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064.

Early College Planning Evening (K-8) Parent Presentation, 6:30 p.m. in Timberlane Regional High School’s Performing Arts Center, 36 Greenough Road, Plaistow. Hosted by the TRHS Guidance Department in conjunction with the NHHEAF Network Organization. Parents will get information on college planning and savings basics necessary to support their children’s goals for education beyond high school. Attendees will receive a copy of the Early College Planning Guide. 603-382-6541, ext. 3922.

Informational Talk: Real Estate Highlights, 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

Join in with children from The Children’s Place, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. The children will sing songs and do activities. 978-983-8825.

Storyteller Jackson Gillman will present “On A Wing & A Song,” 10:30 a.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Groveland Cultural Council. For all ages. Registration requested. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.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.

Lawrence Chess Club meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, corner of Haverhill and Lawrence streets. Free. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month. Bring a friend and a chess set. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Kayden Guest Artist — Cantus, 6:30 p.m. in Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy, Andover. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students. Tickets will be available at the door; no advance ticket sales. Handicapped accessible. 978-749-4260, email music@andover.edu.

Free Legal Clinic with Atty. Karol Bisbee, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Appointment required; 15-minute maximum. 978-983-8825.

Recyclable Jewelry Program, 2 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Make bracelets with water bottles. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration requested. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Bird Walk with Richard Lombard, 2 p.m. at Veasey Memorial Park, Groveland. For all ages. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

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, 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.

“Exploring Art: Flower Power,” 3:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. For children ages 7-12. Participants will look at the art of Georgia O’Keefe and make their own oversized flower paintings. Registration is required. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

A Writer’s Workshop with author Joe Smiga, 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Smiga will present an interactive discussion on becoming a writer. Topics will include how to start writing, telling one’s story, developing content, coping with writer’s block, editing, proofreading and more. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Informal Session on Nevins Memorial Library, 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Mayor Zanni will present the program with guest speaker Krista McLeod. All are invited. 978-983-8825.

Decorate Bird Houses, 3 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Groveland Cultural Council. For all ages. Sign-up is required. 978-372-1732, langleyadamslib.org.

Friday, April 19

Beginner’s 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.

Sweets Night & Silent Auction, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane. Hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 25, all of the proceeds will benefit MDA. Bid on jewelry, gift baskets, spa certificates, and more. Vendors will also hand out free samples. Cost of admission is $10 per person. 603-819-9038.

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

The Social Life of Haverhill Dance, 8 to 11 p.m. at the American Legion, Main Street, Route 121, Haverhill. DJ. For singles and couples. Cost is $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers. 603-382-1362.

Family Movie, 4 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. The library will be showing the movie based on the Spring Read novel, “A Wrinkle in Time.” Children and adults are invited. Snacks will be served. 603-329-6411.

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.

Matt Ryan & Chris Haugh in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

Bean Supper, 4 to 7 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 119 Washington St., Groveland. Cost is $7. 978-373-1270.

First Aid Certification Class, 10 a.m. to noon at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Topics to be covered include first aid basics, injury and medical emergencies, choking and allergic reactions. There will also be a Q&A period. The fee for this class is $25. Advance registration and payment is required. 603-329-6411, email jarden@hampstead.lib.nh.us.

CPR Class, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. For anyone who is not a healthcare provider. The class includes adult and child CPR, and AED training. The fee for this class is $40. Upon completion, participants will earn an American Heart Association two-year CPR certification. Class space is limited. Advance registration and payment is required. 603-329-6411, email jarden@hampstead.lib.nh.us.

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.

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

“Free Legal Monday” with Atty. Elaine Dalton, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. Call to make a 15-minute appointment. 978-372-1101.

Informational Session: Department of Transitional Assistance Listening Tour, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. All are welcome. 978-983-8825.

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.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Eugene Maslov 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.

Ladies’ Tea, 12:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. Features the program “Scams and Fraud — Better Business Bureau” with Amy Schram. Cost is $4. Reservations are required. 978-372-1101.

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.

Book Group meeting, 7 p.m. at the Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. ”Fasting, Feasting” by Anita Desai will be discussed. New members are welcome. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.

Kayden Guest Artist — Time for Three, 6:30 p.m. in Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy, Andover. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students. Tickets will be available at the door; no advance ticket sales. Handicapped accessible. 978-749-4260, email music@andover.edu.

Division 8 — Lawrence Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians fundraiser, 5 to 10 p.m. at the Muddy Waters Pub and Restaurant, 940 Riverside Drive, Methuen. muddywaterspubandrestaurant.com.

“Planet Hunter” Program, 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. An educator from the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will present an entertaining and interactive multi-media program. Free and open to the public. 603-329-6411.

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.

Grand re-opening of the Billiards Room, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Refreshments. 978-983-8825.

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.

Earth Day Cleanup Event, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Campagnone Common, Lawrence. Free. 978-974-0770.

Mike O’Sullivan in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

Priceless Prom Gown Program Boutique Day, 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.

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.

Psychic Fair Fundraiser, at the Methuen American Legion Hall, 200 Broadway. Sponsored by the Women’s Auxiliary Post 122 to benefit K-9 for combat veterans. Mediumship, oracle and tarot card readings for $20. Bring photos of loved ones who have died to have a reading by a medium. There will also be several vendor tables for Mother’s Day shopping. 978-771-2718.

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.

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

“NASA & Alan Shepard” Presentation, 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Presented by Dr. Mark McConnell, professor and chair of the physics department at the University of New Hampshire. Free. 603-329-6411.

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.

Friday, May 3

Special Lottery for grades 3-5, 11 a.m. at Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter School, 675 Washington St., Haverhill. The lottery is for grades 3, 4 and 5 only. Applications are available at the school. All applications must be submitted to the school on or before April 30, in order to be included in the process. 978-374-3448.

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.

Pop Farmers in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

“Rose Tea,” 1 to 3 p.m. at Universalist Unitarian Church, 15 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. A $15 donation is requested. 978-374-6253.

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.

Tuesday, May 7

TRIAD meeting, 10 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. All are welcome. 978-983-8825.

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.

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

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.

Free Home Buying Seminar, 6:30 p.m. at 280 Merrimack St., Unit B, Methuen. Meet with experts in the home buying process to learn and understand the steps of purchasing a home in today’s market. The seminar will be presented by realtors, a lender, an attorney and a home inspector. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Call to reserve a seat. 978-835-9859, email cdibiasio@cocoearly.com.

Annual Arts/Crafts & Music Festival, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Includes a craft exhibit, a jewelry table and lunch. 978-983-8825.

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.

Colm O’Brien in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

Berkeley Retirement Home’s Annual May Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in First Calvary Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall, corner of Route 125 and Massachusetts Avenue, North Andover. Jewelry, gifts, silent auction, baked goods, plants, books, and more will be available for purchase. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the residents of the Berkeley Retirement Home and Nursing Center.

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.

Thursday, May 16

Free Senior Supper, at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 4 to 6 p.m. 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Police Department. Guest speaker, Maurice Pratt, will discuss senior bullying. Menu includes ziti and meatballs, bread, cake and coffee. 978-983-8825.

Saturday, May 18

Chris Haugh and Matt Ryan in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

Sunday, May 19

21st Greater Hampstead/Plaistow CROP Hunger Walk, 1 p.m. step-off ceremony beginning at Hampstead Congregational Church, 61 Main St. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. All are welcome to participate in the 1 mile or 10K walk around Sunset Lake. Held rain or shine. The goal is to reach $21,000 and take on the challenge grant from Feinstein that ends on April 30. Participating congregations/churches include: Hampstead Congregational Church, St. Anne’s Catholic Church, St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, First Baptist Church of Plaistow, Holy Angels Catholic Church, Atkinson Congregational Church, and Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church. Email amlake@comcast.net.

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.

Ice Cream Social, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by Rep. Linda Dean-Campbell. 978-983-8825.

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.

Singer Tommy Rull will perform, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Sponsored by the Methuen Arts Lottery Council. 978-983-8825.

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.

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. in Andover. The route will lead from the intersection of Elm and Florence streets to Main Street, to Punchard Avenue, Bartlet Street and end at The Park. There will be a collation in the Doherty Middle School cafeteria at 11:30 a.m. for all parade participants. No political activity can be accommodated in and during the parade. In case of heavy rain, all observances will be held inside the Memorial Auditorium. Any civic, patriotic or fraternal organization wishing to march should call the Veterans’ Services Office, 978-623-8218.

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.

Saturday, June 8

The Locals in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

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.

Saturday, June 15

Colm O’Brien in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

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.

Saturday, June 22

Chris Haugh and Matt Ryan in concert, at The Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., Haverhill. No cover charge. 978-372-9555, thepeddlersdaughter.com.

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.

Thursday, July 4

Free Concert, “Red, White and Blue Festival,” 2 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

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 11

Kenneth T. Morse Memorial Organ Recital: Margaret Irwin-Brandon, at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children. 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.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Concert by organist Chandler Noyes, 3 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Tickets are $5 for adults, free for children. 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.

Sept. 7 & 8

Gilbert & Sullivan: “Iolanthe,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Presented by the Methuen Young People’s Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. For advance tickets, mail order with check payable to MYPT (after Aug. 1), to Janet Jaber, 205 Forest St., Methuen, MA 01844-2333. Specify if tickets are to be held at the door or mailed back. Stamped return envelopes appreciated. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

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.

Friday, Sept. 13

Fall Scholarship Fund Organ & Piano Concert, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Bruce Adami and Brian Jones. Sponsored by Georgetown Bank and Methuen Federal Credit Union. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for students. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

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.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Children’s Program: “Peter & the Wolf,” 10 a.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. With Joyce Painter Rice, organist. English and Spanish narration. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

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.

Friday, Oct. 18

Berj Zamkochian Memorial Organ Recital, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features organist Hector Olivera. Sponsored by the Gomidas Organ Fund, Inc. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.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.

Friday, Nov. 1

Silent Movie: “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Chandler Noyes, organ accompanist. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Sponsored by Norm Jacob. 978-685-0693, mmmh.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.

Saturday, Nov. 9

150th Anniversary Concert, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Diane Meredith Belcher, David Carrier, Douglas Major, Rosalind Mohnsen, Abbey Siegfried, and Peter Sykes, organists. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

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.

Friday, Dec. 6

Holiday Open House & Shopping Night, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features music on the organ, arts and crafts, displays, raffles and light refreshments. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Dec. 7 & 8

“A Merry Music Hall Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Ray Cornils, organist and brass. Reserved tickets are $20, non-reserved tickets are $15, $5 for children. Call 603-893-1544 for advance tickets after Nov. 1. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Sponsored by the DeMoulas Foundation, Christopher Morss, and Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

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.