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November 4, 2012

Community Calendar


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Sundays through Nov. 18

Free Running Clinic, 8 a.m. at Starbucks, 14 Main St., Andover. Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Striders. For individuals and families to get ready for the Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race. Trainees will get a T-shirt. Email lanappv27@gmail.com.

Monday, Nov. 5

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Shawsheen Village Woman’s Club meeting, 1 p.m. at Tactician Corporation, 305 North Main St., Andover. The topic will be “Andover History.” 978-475-4481.

Coffee Time with Kathleen O’Connor Ives, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. 978-983-8825.

“14th Annual Turkey Day,” at Campbell’s Scottish Highlands Golf Course, 79 Brady Ave., Salem, N.H. Bring a frozen turkey (minimum of 12 lbs.) to the Clubhouse Proshop on Nov. 5 and golf for free that day. In lieu of a turkey, gift certificates of $20 or more, valid at a local supermarket, will be accepted. Turkeys and gift certificates will be donated to the local food pantry. 603-894-4653, ext. 13.

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.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Jocko’s Jazz: The Ron Savage 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.

Tuesdays

Yoga Playtime Class, 10:30 a.m. at 44 Hampshire St., Methuen. For parents and children. Yoga poses are presented through games, stories, songs, and poems. Registration required. Limited to 10 children. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Informational Talk: Medicare 2013, 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by Susan Cripps of Elder Services’ SHINE program. 978-983-8825.

Wednesdays through Nov. 21

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Maternal Health & 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, Nov. 8

Meet Mariposa’s renowned artist/designer/sculptor Michael Updike, 5 to 8 p.m. at Rose & Dove, 579 Chickering Road, North Andover. Includes an artist signing reception. If unable to attend the event, stop by the store any time before Nov. 8 and pick out pieces to be signed. All participants will be entered into a raffle drawing to win one of four Mariposa 2012 holiday collection pieces. 978-689-4141, roseanddove.com.

Adult Flu Clinic, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Town Hall Center Meeting Room, 183 Main St., Groveland. For ages 19 and up. A pediatric vaccine will not be given this year. 978-372-1101, GrovelandMA.com.

Visit by author Hilary Weisman Graham, 6:30 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Weisman Graham is the author of the young adult novel, “Reunited.” Eat pizza and ice cream. Bring a friend (or ex-friend) for a chance to win an autographed copy of “Reunited.”603-329-6411, email pfalconer@hampstead.lib.nh.us, HampsteadLibrary.org, hilarygraham.com.

“Girls Have a Dream & Birthday Bash Celebration,” 5 p.m. at the Renaissance Golf Club, Haverhill. Hosted by Girls Inc. of Greater Haverhill. Features guest speaker U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz. The event marks the 99th year of operation for the girls-only organization. The event will also honor three women from the community with Strong, Smart and Bold awards. Attendees will also get a sneak preview of “Haverhill Through My Eyes,”an exhibit of pictures taken by the girls at Girls Inc. These photos will be available for purchase in mid-November at the Shops at 90 Washington St. Tickets and donation opportunities are still available. 978-372-0771, ext. 225, girlsinchaverhill.org.

Nov. 8, 9 & 10

“Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Presented by the Onstagers Dramatic Society of Merrimack College. Tickets $10. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

Friday, Nov. 9

Seventh Annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in St. Lucy’s Church Hall, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. Hosted by Foster Kids of the Merrimack Valley, the event will benefit local foster children. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. Buy tickets at the Giordano Family Methuen Karate Association, 76 Bonanno Court, Methuen. Donations are welcome in lieu of tickets. 978-683-2220, fosterkidsmv.org.

Fuel Assistance registration, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. By appointment only. 978-983-8825.

Nov. 9 & 10

Snowflake Fair, 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Groveland Congregational Church, junction of Main and King streets. A roast beef dinner and prize drawing will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased at the fair or by phone. Includes homemade baked goods and treats, handmade crafts, jewelry, and more. Local artisan crafters will also offer handmade items. Meals will be available throughout both days. 978-372-3463.

Nov. 9 & 10

50th Village Fair, 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at the First Congregational Church, 15 Lawrence Road in Salem, N.H. Includes handcrafted gifts, quilling, woodcrafts, candy, baked goods, Christmas ornaments, plants and wreaths, as well as an attic treasures room. There will also be a snack bar with soups and light lunch items. A ham and bean supper will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Wheelchair accessible. 603-893-3421, FCC-Salem.org.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Janis Ian in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 Great Pond Road, second floor, North Andover. Tickets $30. 978-397-9453, crossroadscoffeehouse.org, JanisIan.com.

Indoor Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinitarian Congregational Church, 72 Elm St., North Andover. Reserve a 6 foot table for $15 or an 8 foot table for $25. 978-686-4445.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

“Night of Cigars,” 6 p.m. to midnight at the Plaistow Fish and Game, 18 May Ray Ave. Presented by the Plaistow Lions Club and sponsored by Cigars Etc. and Perdomo Cigars. Attendees will be handed a bag of cigars, three tickets to sample various whiskeys or scotch. A steak tip and chicken dinner will be provided by the Chicken Connection. Also includes give-a-ways and a silent sports auction. Tickets $100. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Proceeds will go toward the club’s charitable projects such as Thanksgiving baskets and the Santa Fund. 617-270-3803, 603-498-8266, email plaistownh.lions@gmail.com.

66th Annual Turkey Raffle, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Atkinson Fire Station, 1 Academy Ave. Hosted by the Atkinson Firefighters Association. Area businesses have donated many goods and services that will be included in the auction. The public is invited to an evening of raffles and refreshments. Proceeds generated from this event will be used to purchase much needed life safety equipment for the fire department.

Saturdays through November

Open Houses, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Methuen Village Assisted Living. The building’s model apartment, community amenities and supportive services geared to help seniors remain independent will be showcased. The public is invited to drop in for a tour or book a private appointment. 978-685-2220, MethuenVillage.com.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Timberlane Youth Soccer League’s (TYSL) annual election of officers, 6:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center, Room 2. The quarterly board meeting will follow the election. Elected officer positions include president, vice president, treasurer and secretary. In 2013, officers will meet every second Sunday (with the exception of July and December) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sandown Town Hall. Write a short summary of qualifications and email nhtysl@timberlaneyouthsoccer.org if planning to run for a position.

Israeli Folk Dance Workshop, 7 to 10 p.m. at Osgood Landing, 1580 Osgood St., North Andover. Presented by Ira Weisburd, internationally recognized dance choreographer and teacher. Open to the public. Admission is $10 with pre-registration before Nov. 7 or $12 at the door. The program, geared for dancers of all ages, has been arranged by the Merrimack Valley Israeli dance group. It is co-sponsored by the Merrimack Valley Jewish Federation. Both circle and line dances will be taught, so no partner is needed. 978-388-6995, email arlineferguson@gmail.com.

Third Annual Veterans’ Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Reliefs’ Inn, The Firefighters Club, (former Knights of Columbus), 1 Market St., Lawrence. Hosted by Lawrence City Councilor-At-Large Roger Twomey. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, ham, muffins, doughnuts, fruit, coffee, tea, juice and more. $5 donation per person, free for veterans.

“Hillies Havoc,” 9 a.m. at Winnekenni Castle. Four divisions will compete for first through sixth place. All competitors will receive a T-shirt. Overflow parking and bus shuttle available from Pentucket Lake Elementary, 252 Concord St. The endurance and agility test is a product of the partnership of the Haverhill YMCA and Haverhill Athletic Department. Proceeds will support Haverhill YMCA youth and teens and the athletic department, Haverhill High School user fees and the Haverhill YMCA Teen Leaders Club. Division start times: ages 0-12 (youth), 9 a.m., $10; ages 13-18 (teen), 9:30 a.m., $15; ages 19 and up (adult), 10 a.m., $20; ages 65 and over (senior), 10:30 a.m., $15. Day of event fee additional $5 HPS faculty and Y staff discount $5. Registration deadline is Nov. 4. All registrations are to be made at the Haverhill YMCA, 81 Winter St. 978-374-0506, ext. 1604, email allenr@northshoreymca.org, northshoreymca.org.

Monday, Nov. 12

Veteran’s Day Observance, 11 a.m. to noon in the Hampstead Middle School cafeteria. The program will consist of patriotic songs and music, Air Force Junior ROTC Color Guard, and conclude with a wreath laying at the Veteran’s Memorial Park. 603-329-4288.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at Brooks School, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

New Suffolk University president to meet with alumni, 6 p.m. at the Andover Country Club, Trumpeter Room, 60 Canterbury St. President James McCarthy will hold a reception to meet with alumni in the North Shore/Merrimack Valley and New Hampshire areas. Free admission. RSVP, email acoletta@suffolk.edu.

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

“Holiday Arrangements from your Yard,” 7 p.m. in St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Main Street, North Andover. Hosted by the North Andover Garden Club. Betty Sanders, master gardener, will give the presentation. Learn how to make evergreens into the basis of decorative arrangements. All of the arrangements made by Sanders will be raffled off to audience members. This meeting is shared with the Village Garden Club of Andover. 978-689-9318, email northandovergardenclub@yahoo.com.

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

Andover Garden Club membership meeting, 10 a.m. at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. Gloria Lieberman, an expert on antique jewelry, will present the program, “Immortal Garden.” Free for members, $10 for guests. Includes refreshments. 978-247-8960, email yglendon@comcast.net, 978-475-4451, email dmmm51@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

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

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Municipal training workshop, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission offices, 160 Main St., Haverhill. Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission and Citizen Planner Training Collaborative. “Special Permits & Variances” will be presented. Atty. Pamela Brown of Brown & Brown, PC, will be the instructor. Cost is $30 per workshop and attendees will earn MIIA credits. On-line registration available. 413-545-2188, umass.edu/masscptc, email nlavallee@mvpc.org.

Women of Northern Essex Community College annual Membership Tea, 1 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Fashion designer Denise Hajjar will be a guest. Open to the public. Tickets $45 per person. Seating is reserved. 978-556-3789, email lsmerdon@necc.mass.edu.

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.

“How to Conduct Oral Interviews & Connect With the Living Past,” 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Lori Lyn Price, a professional genealogical speaker, will focus on connecting with ancestors via social history, an aspect of genealogy that brings ancestors’ traditions and culture to life. Free. 978-686-4080, ext. 12.

Zumba Plus, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Social Media Bootcamp, 8 to 10:30 a.m. at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., Building 9, Entry K, Lawrence. Cost is $25. Includes light refreshments. The workshop will explore Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Foursquare, as well as the importance of having a robust website. It is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, Northeast Region at Salem State University. Registration requested. 978-556-3700, necc.mass.edu.

Friday, Nov. 16

Silent Movie Night, 8 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Two comedies will be screened: “The Mystery of the Leaping Fish” and “A Sailor-Made Man.” With organ accompanist, Peter Edwin Krasinski. Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for students. Tickets will be available at the door. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Lee W. Malone and Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Yoga, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Mary Van Abs. 978-372-1101.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Merrimack Valley Idol, 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Andover. Hosted by Quota International of Andover. The singing competition will feature a dinner, silent and live auctions, a wine raffle and a cash bar. For tickets, email lhadad@comcast.net.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 7 High St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Advent Christian Church of Haverhill, 160 Carleton St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Sunday, Nov. 18

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lawrence Masons, 43 Jackson St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Essex Chamber Music Players (ECMP) hold fundraiser, 2 p.m. at Northern Essex Community College’s Hartleb Technology Center, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Also features the Essex Jazz Ensemble. $15 general admission, $10 for seniors, $5 for students. ECMP will continue its season with concerts on Feb. 24, (snow date March 24) and May 19. 978-470-1584, email ecmp314@comcast.net.

Nov. 18 & Dec. 9

Free Intro to Yoga, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at UnionStudio Yoga, 305 North Main St., Route 28, Andover. For those who are new to yoga but not quite ready to jump into a class. The one hour class will teach the principles of correct alignment, guidelines for breathing, and basic poses for strength, flexibility and balance. With instructor, Connie Glore, RYT. 978-886-7944, email contact@unionstudioyoga.com, unionstudioyoga.com.

Monday, Nov. 19

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m. in Presentation of Mary’s Dupre Center, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Learn to Draw with Frank Sadowski, 10 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. 978-372-1101.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Jocko’s Jazz: Vocalist Alanna Manning with The Jack Senier 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Thursday, Nov. 22

25th Annual Feaster Five Road Race, Kid’s Fun Run at 7:45 a.m., 5 Mile/5K at 8:30 a.m. on Main street at the corner of Route 133 and Route 28 in Andover. The race will end at Brickstone Square. Proceeds will benefit the Merrimack Valley YMCA, and will support the Andover/North Andover YMCA expansion project. Registration closes on Nov. 17 or when the field size limit reaches 10,000. Register on-line, feasterfive.com.

Friday, Nov. 23

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 (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

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.

Monday, Nov. 26

Learn to Draw with Frank Sadowski, 10 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. 978-372-1101.

Movie Afternoon, 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. “The Vow” will be screened. 978-372-1101.

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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Rite–Aid, 176 Haverhill St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Jocko’s Jazz: Eugene Freisen/Tim Ray Duo, 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, Nov. 28

Senior Knitting & Craft Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Hosted by the Council on Aging. Offers an opportunity for knitters and crafters to sell their items and for holiday shoppers to purchase handmade items. 978-374-2390, ext. 11 or 16.

Informational Talk: Learn about the Medicare Program, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Presented by MassPro. 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 (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Third annual Swap Soiree, at St. Michael’s Church, 196 Main St., North Andover. Proceeds will benefit The St. Michael’s Conference of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul. All un-swapped clothing will go directly to St. Vincent de Paul to help support homeless and low-income families. Tickets can be purchased on-line at swapsoiree.eventbrite.com for $18. 978-807-0577, 978-771-1061.

Thursday, Nov. 29

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 360 South Main St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Plus, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Friday, Nov. 30

Tony Kenny’s “Christmas Time in Ireland,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Tickets $30 at the door, $25 in advance, $22 in advance for seniors and students. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Yoga, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Mary Van Abs. 978-372-1101.

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.

Fourth Annual Christmas Carnival & Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph School of All Saints Parish, 56 Oak Terrace, Haverhill. Activities include games, prizes, sweet shop, raffle baskets and a visit by Santa. Presented by the parish’s PTO. All proceeds will benefit the restoration of the school’s Snack Shack. The goal is to make this area a place for the students to sell products and food items. Call if interested in making a donation or renting a table. 978-457-3455.

St. James Parish Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. James School, 415 Primrose St., Haverhill. Many vendors, crafts, food and Santa.

Tuesday through Saturday, Dec. 1-29

“Tree Time,” at the Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St., Andover. Features a collection of Christmas trees, decorated by individuals, groups, and businesses from the Andover community. Each of the trees is inspired by a unique historical object displayed in the historical society’s “Andover Top 40 Exhibit.” $8 for adults, $5 for members, seniors, and children under 12. 978-475-2236.

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.

Friday, Dec. 7

Open House, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features music and displays. Free admission. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Kristen Miller in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 Great Pond Road, second floor, North Andover. Tickets $15. crossroadscoffeehouse.org, kristenmillermusic.com.

Dec. 8 & 9

“A Merry Music Hall Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Ray Cornils, organ, Betty Rines and John Schnell, trumpets. Reserved tickets $20, non-reserved $15, children $5. Call 781-593-5039 for advance tickets after Nov. 1. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Sponsored by Appleton Eye Associates, Demoulas Foundation, Haverhill Rotary, Methuen Co-operative Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

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.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

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.

Tuesday, Jan. 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.

Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Tuesday, March 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.