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August 24, 2012

Community Calendar


“A Journey to Historic Armenia II,” 6:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. Edward and Mary Ann Kazanjian will present in pictures, video, and music their 2,000 mile return journey to Armenian lands in modern-day Turkey. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library and the Knights of Vartan. 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32, mhl.org.

Author Visit, 7 p.m.

at the Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover. Eric Jay Dolin will present his latest work, “When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs and Money in the Age of Sail.” Free and open to the public. 978-475-0143, andoverbookstore.com.

Sept. 20 & 27

Reiki Level I Class, 6 to 9 p.m. at Timberlane Regional High School, 36 Greenough Road, Plaistow. Reiki offers relaxation and healing. $85 fee includes certificate. On-line registration form available. 603-382-0464, HealingBalance.net.

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.

Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Features The Fred Manzi Trio. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.

Second annual Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the North Andover Knights of Columbus, 505 Sutton St. Hosted by the North Andover Merchants Association (NAMA). Food vendors, merchants and crafters are sought. Rain or shine. Also includes live music, children’s games and activities, a haunted house for all ages, hay rides, a beer and wine tent, an evening bonfire and hot chocolate at dusk. Booth space for merchants/crafters is $25 for members, $50 for nonmembers. Food vendor fee is $50 for members and $100 for nonmembers. A food permit is required from the town. On-line applications available. Email sylf19@comcast.net or patroche375@comcast.net, northandovermerchants.org.

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