Andover Choral Society, a nonprofit group, has been entertaining local folks since 1930. Allen Combs is the musical director. Call 978-688-6353 for ticket information or visit Andoverchoral.org.
Merrimack Valley Chorus, a women’s a cappella chorus, has open rehearsals every Thursday at 7:15 p.m. at the Arts Council Building, 219 Middlesex Ave., Route 62, Wilmington. Call 800-928-6151 or visit merrimackvalleychorus.org.
Treble Chorus of New England, offers choral training for children ages 5 through 18. In residence at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Call 978-837-5461 or visit treblechorus.com.
Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Society, performs at the Rogers Center, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. For tickets, call 978-685-3505; to join, call 978-687-7098. Also visit mvpomusic.org.
Merrimack Valley Bird Club, sponsors bird walks throughout the year, including the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. Call Al Retelle, president, at 978-475-4412 or Kitty Tremblay at 978-462-3917.
Merrimack River Watershed Council, a nonprofit citizens’ organization working for clean water and wise use of natural resources associated with the river which extends from Laconia, N.H., to Plum Island. Canoe and kayak trips. Located at 600 Suffolk St., fifth floor, Lowell. Call 978-275-0120 or visit merrimack.org.
The Haverhill Garden Club, is seeking new members. The club meets each month from September through June at the public library. Monthly activities include workshops ranging from garden design, organic gardening, container gardening, lawn care and floral arranging to cooking with herbs. The club holds its annual greenery sale in December and its annual plant sale in May to help support ongoing civic beautification projects around Haverhill. For more information, call 978-372-8080 or 978-372-1028.
The Haverhill Marine Corps League William Glynn Detachment, hold meetings in the basement of City Hall the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Enter on the side opposite the Elks Lodge. For more information, call Richard Broadnax at 978-372-9441 or Gerard Boucher at 978-521-3982.
The Boys & Girls Car Campaign, will accept most any car with no restrictions now that the price of scrap metal has risen. Cars will be picked up anywhere in Massachusetts, usually within a week, and are sold at auction. To donate, call 1-800-246-0493. Funds obtained by the sale go directly to help the Massachusetts clubs.