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April 20, 2014

Community Calendar


Saturday Night Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. With the Bob Drinkwater Band. Cost is $9 per person. Call 978-983-8825.

Hampstead Civic Club’s Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. at the Shop Pond in Hampstead. Free registration is from 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 kids 15 and under are allowed to fish Shop Pond for the week of April school vacation. Email ASWoodman@comcast.net or visit hampsteadcivicclub.com.

Electronics Recycling Fundraiser, 8 a.m. to noon at the Atkinson Community Center, Route 121, Atkinson, N.H. Hosted by Atkinson Boy Scout Troop 9. Help the environment and support the local boy scouts by getting rid of unwanted electronics. Visit atkinsonelectronicsrecycling.com.

Lawrence-Andover Friends’ Community Talk, 2 to 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall Library’s second floor Meeting Room, 2 North Main St., Andover. Steve Chase will present “Citizen Activism for Social Justice and Sustainability.” Chase is a longtime Quaker activist, local community organizer for the global Transition Town Movement, and the educational director of the environmental studies master’s program in Advocacy For Social Justice and Sustainability at Antioch University New England, and the author of “Letters to a Fellow Seeker: A Short Introduction to the Quaker Way.” Handicap accessible. Call 978-319-9517 or visit the Lawrence-Andover Friends (Quakers) Facebook Page.


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.


Roll-Off & Meat Raffle, 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the Amvets, 576 Primrose St., Haverhill. Open to the public. Call 978-374-9807.

Sunday, April 27

Andover Choral Society’s Spring Concert “Simple Gifts — An American Musical Landscape,” 3 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover. The concert will feature the music of American composers, Aaron Copland, Randall Thompson and Steven Foster. Visit andoverchoralsociety.org.

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