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August 1, 2012

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2012 Organ Recital Series with Paul Murray, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, Ingalls Court, Methuen. Free admission. 978-682-7611.

Presentation on Spiders, 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Guest speaker Prof. Ed Tillinghast will bring a few spiders, including a black widow, to talk about and demonstrate spider behavior. Appropriate for adults and children. Free. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Through Aug. 31

Vista Preparatory School’s 10th Anniversary tutorial services, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 863 Turnpike St., North Andover. For students who have encountered difficulty in traditional school settings or need tutorial services. Free. 978-237-5922.

Friday, Aug. 3

Zombie Lock-in for teens, 7 to 10 p.m. at Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. The door will open at 6:45 p.m. Play video games, watch a zombie movie, and engage in zombie-related activities. All participants must have a signed parental permission slip by Aug. 2. The staff is looking for parents to chaperone. 603-382-6733.

Aug. 3, 4 & 5

“Legally Blonde: The Musical,” 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. on Sunday at the J. Everett Collins Center for the Performing Arts, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover. Presented by the Summer Theatre Ensemble. Tickets $14-$16. Handicapped accessible. collins-center.com.

Wednesdays

“Reggae Wednesdays,” 8 p.m. at Archie’s Little River Ale House, 27 Lafayette Square, Haverhill. Live reggae with JAH-N-I Roots Band. No cover. Free parking. Presented by Tuff-E-Nuff Promotions. 978-521-5680, 978-469-8010.

Fridays through Aug. 3

Friday Family Film, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover. The film changes each week and is not the same film shown during the library’s Tuesday/Wednesday movie time. Sponsored by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Free. 978-688-9505.

Aug. 4, 7, 10, 16, 21, 24 & 28

Cooking Classes, in Methuen and Groveland. These farm-to-table classes focus on using ingredients from local farms. Classes are hands-on with instruction and include recipes and a meal. Pre-registration required. 978-994-1692, email farmcook1@verizon.net.

Sunday, Aug. 5

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Jah-N-I Roots Band. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

Jocko’s Jazz: The Oscar Stagnaro 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.

Tots-N-Tykes event, 10 a.m. to noon at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Theme is “Mighty Machines.” Teachers from Little Sprouts and Imajine will guide children through educational and creative workshops. $6 per child. Online pre-registration required. 978-521-1686, email winnekenni@yahoo.com, winnekenni.com, imajinethat.com.

Fourth Annual National Night Out, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park, 4 Gleason St. Holy Family Hospital will bring the Derma View skin screening machine. Includes ice cream and a free skin screening. Free admission, but advance registration requested. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.

Screening of a newly released children’s movie, 4 p.m. at Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. Call for more information. 603-382-6733.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

2012 Organ Recital Series with Peter Kranefoed, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Thursday, Aug. 9

Free screening of “Notorious,” 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Thursdays

Drop-In Yoga Class, 6:30 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. The beginner class is open to men and women of all ages and fitness levels. $5 per class. No class on Aug. 2. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Through Aug. 16

“Strike! — On the Occasion of the Centennial Anniversary of the Bread & Roses Strike” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Chester F. Sidell Gallery and Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery, Essex Art Center, 56 Island St., Lawrence. Free. 978-685-2343, essexartcenter.org.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, through Sept. 29

“Short Pay! All Out!” Bread & Roses Centennial Exhibit, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment, at the Everett Mill, sixth floor, Lawrence. Free admission. 978-686-9230.

Friday, Aug. 10

2012 Hampstead Civic Club Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. shotgun start at the Windham Country Club. Registration from 6 to 7 a.m. Scramble format. Dinner and awards. Entry fee is $125 per player. Includes greens fees, cart, post-golf dinner. Field limited to first 144 golfers. Register on-line. 603-339-1116, HampsteadCivicClub.com.

Fridays through Aug. 17

Friday Morning Crafts Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover. A variety of crafts are offered. Make one or make them all. All ages welcome. An adult or older sibling works with the younger children. Sponsored by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Free. 978-688-9505.

Saturdays through Oct. 27

Haverhill Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 40 Bailey Blvd., Haverhill. Offers local food and artisan vendors supplying fruits and vegetables, meats, seafood, baked goods and more. Music and children’s activities. haverhillfarmersmarket.org.

Sunday, Aug. 12

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Los Three. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Psychic Fair, at the Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St., Haverhill. Fundraiser benefits the American Diabetes Association. Tarot and mediumship readings $20. Free admission. 978-771-2718.

Sport Card & Bruins Autograph show, at Gaythorne Knights of Columbus Hall, 462 Broadway, Methuen. Tables of sports cards and memorabilia will be on display for purchase. Boston Bruins legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Milt Schmidt will sign autographs. Admission $2, $13 for autographs. 508-265-4440.

Monday, Aug. 13

Dream Interpretation, 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Guest speaker Susan Morgan will discuss how to interpret what dreams mean. Free. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

Jocko’s Jazz: The Gray Sargent Quintet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. Features vocalist Kim Marcoux. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Tots-N-Tykes event, 10 a.m. to noon at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Theme is “Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!” Teachers from Little Sprouts and Imajine will guide children through educational and creative workshops. $6 per child. Online pre-registration required. 978-521-1686, email winnekenni@yahoo.com, winnekenni.com, imajinethat.com.

Annual Senior Picnic, 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Includes a rotisserie-style chicken dinner provided by The Chicken Connection. Music by Chet Harnden. As a city-sponsored event, attendance is restricted to Methuen senior residents only. Tickets $8 per person. Must be purchased by noon on Aug. 3. 978-983-8825.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

2012 Organ Recital Series with David Arcus, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Merrimack Valley Tea Party Candidates Night, 7 to 9 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 32 Park St., North Andover. Open to the public. Confirmed speakers are congressional candidates Richard Tisei, Jon Golnik, Tom Weaver; State Senate candidates Paul Adams, Alex Vispoli, Paul Magliocchetti, Sam Meas, Shaun Toohey; State Representative candidates Jim Lyons, Karin Rhoton, Bob Cronin, Gary Fowler, Lenny Mirra and others.

Free Senior Show, noon to 1 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Features Dick Kaplan’s Excellent Jazz Duo. Limited-seating. Reservations required. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Wednesdays, Aug. 15 through Sept. 12

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

Thursday, Aug. 16

Free screening of “Shadow of a Doubt,” 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

Saturday, Aug. 18

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, 9 to 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, 26 Pleasant St., Methuen. Hosted by the Methuen Youth Hockey Association. Tickets $5 per person, $15 for families. Tickets available at the door. 978-258-1553.

Sunday, Aug. 19

Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 3 to 4 p.m. at Methuen Village Assisted Living, 4 Gleason St., Methuen. Free admission. 978-685-2220.

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With All Good — Feel Good Collective. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Monday, Aug. 20

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

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Jocko’s Jazz: Vocalist Steve Marvin with The Mike Renzi Trio, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 22

2012 Organ Recital Series with Anne Horsch, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Pianist/vocalist Diane Dexter plays Gershwin, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Free admission. 978-983-8825.

Thursday, Aug. 23

Second Annual Ladies’ Shopping Event, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant and Lounge, Salem, N.H. Open to the public. All interested outside vendors welcome. 603-870-0045, email JocelynsResraurant@yahoo.com, JocelynsRestaurant.com.

Rebel Shakespeare Company: “The Tempest,” 5 p.m. outdoors at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Bring chairs, blankets, insect repellent etc. Pre-show workshop 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration requested. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Jah-N-I Roots Band. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

End of Summer Celebration Concert & Cars, 1 to 4 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. With The Doo Wop All Stars. Outdoor concert with classic cars. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 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.

Jocko’s Jazz: The Greg Hopkins 16-piece Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $15 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

2012 Organ Recital Series with Frederick Teardo, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Thursday, Aug. 30

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

Sunday, Sept. 2

Kids’ Wild Animal Kingdom Day, 1 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Curious creatures and more. $5 for adults, free for children. Refreshments available. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Monday, Sept. 3

BLUES Concert, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. The outdoor show features Paul Prue and Friends. The show will be moved indoors if it rains. Bring chairs, blankets. Refreshments available. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Sept. 4 & 5

Open House: preschool openings for fall, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Bradford Children’s Center, 10 Church St., Bradford. 978-912-7461.

Thursday, Sept. 6

Mystery & Suspense Book Club, 7 p.m. at Colby Memorial Library, 7 Colby Road, Danville. Janet Evanovich’s “Explosive Eighteen” will be discussed. Stop in and pick up a copy. 603-382-6733.

Sunday, Sept. 9

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With The Dub Down. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Los Three. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Ladies in JAZZ, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. With Candida Rose and Friends. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Monday, Sept. 17

Andover Choral Society’s first rehearsal of its 83rd season, 7:20 to 9:30 p.m. at Christ Church, 25 Central St., Andover. All voice parts welcome. Concerts include Haydn’s Creation and an Opera Gala. Rehearsals are on Mondays. 978-688-6353.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Free Senior Show: Robyn Steriti Music & Song, noon to 1 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Limited seating. Reservations required. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Thursday, Sept. 20

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

Saturday, Sept. 22

Second Annual Memorial School 5K Run or Walk & Fun Run, beginning and ending at the Newton Memorial School, 31 West Main St. Open to the whole community. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., Fun Run at 9:30 a.m., walkers at 10 a.m., runners at 10:30 a.m. Includes carnival games, face painting, bouncy house, food, raffle prizes and more. All proceeds will benefit the Newton Memorial School PTO. Registration fee is $15 before Sept. 15, $20 after Sept. 15 and on the day of the race. No entry fee for the Fun Run (ages 3-11). Free T-shirts for the first 100 registered adult participants. Email amieandjason@yahoo.com, RunReg.com.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With MasSicker (aka King Mas), Ghetto People Band. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Friday, Sept. 28

Comedienne Loretta LaRoche — “Authentic Happiness: It Takes Courage to be Happy,” 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover. Tickets $35. Proceeds will go towards the Northern Essex Community College Fund. 978-556-3789, email lsmerdon@necc.mass.edu.

Sunday, Sept. 30

Second annual Sunday “Reggae On The River” Series (Live Reggae), 4 to 8 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence. With Jah-N-I Roots Band. Rain or shine. Free admission, family-friendly, free parking. 978-521-5680, 978-291-0220.

Oct. 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 & 28

“CASTLE of FEAR,” after dark at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Coupons online. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Fifth Annual Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hall of St. Lucy Parish, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. Crafters needed. Space includes an 8-ft. table for $30. 978-685-8818.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Children’s Halloween Costume Party, noon to 3 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Includes games, treats, activities by Little Sprouts. Rain date is Oct. 28. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 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.

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

Nov. 24 & 25

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

Tuesday, Nov. 27

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

Saturday, Dec. 1

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

Sunday, Dec. 2

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

Sunday, Dec. 9

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