---- — Winnekenni Castle will present a free Father’s Day concert on Sunday at 2 p.m. featuring two bands. The Smoothies, a duo of Lee Lewis Machuca and Matt Davis will present a stylish combination of vocals and horns with a classy, easy-going, smooth, rich and melodic sound.
The Smoothies will perform jazz standards, classic R&B and pop. Mr. Lee and The Chanel Girl Group will bring you back to the sweet sounds of the ‘50s, ‘60s and beyond, including an exciting “Supremes” tribute along with an R&B, Motown, Doo Wop and Soul Review. Winnekenni Castle is located on Castle Road at 347 Kenoza Ave. For more information email the castle at email@example.com, leave a message at 978-521-1686 or visit online at www.winnekenni.com.
Students to perform ‘Apostrophe’s’
Students at the Whittier Middle School will perform in a school play titled “Apostrophe’s” on Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. The play is directed by Whittier musical specialist Gail Pellegrino. This event is open to the public and admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students.
Written by Bradley Hayward, and produced in special arrangement with Theatrefolk (Theatrefolk.com), this one-act comedy that takes place in a school building asks if you are amazed at “how many apostrophe’s s’ome people manage to fi’t into s’entence’s.” Whittier Middle School is at 256 Concord St.
Dog biscuits to benefit rescue group
GROVELAND — As part of St. James Groveland’s participation in the Big Hearted Families Project (www.bigheartedfamilies.org), a group of parishioners will be selling dog biscuits and people treats they baked on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the West Newbury Food Mart. Proceeds will be donated to Sweet Paws Rescue, a shelter-less rescue that works through a network of foster and adoptive families (www.sweetpawsrescue.org). For more information call 978-373-1270. Visit online at www.saintjamesgroveland.org.
Talk on cosmetic medicine planned
Skin Serenity Medispa of Haverhill announced that Dr. Michael Kutka and Dr. Min Ahn, leading experts in the field of cosmetic medicine will be the featured speakers at the company sponsored “Rejuvenate and Transform” seminar on June 20 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane.
Doctors Kutka and Ahn, along with leading skin care product representatives will present the latest advancements in the field at this event, which is free and open to the public. Registration deadline is June 17. For more information call 978-374-8300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist of the Month named
Rocks Village resident William Rogers is Haverhill’s Artist of the Month for June. Rogers has many pieces in public collections throughout the country.
For many years he ran William Rogers Backdrops, creating backdrops of all types for photographers. In Haverhill, he created the faux limestone wall in Saint James Church and is currently working on a carousel with sculptor Jeff Briggs. The carousel will be installed at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston when completed. Rogers is displaying two objects this month in the mayor’s office and the public is invited to stop in and see his work. The Haverhill Artist of Month was created by Mayor Fiorentini to foster and profile Haverhill’s thriving art community. Haverhill artists interested in being considered for Artist of the Month can submit copies of their work and artist’s statement to the mayor’s office. For more information call 978-374-2300.
Library to present summer reading socials
The public library’s Summer Reading Socials program continues with a presentation titled “Nutrition’s Role in Treating Autism and Other Disorders” on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium.
Martha Lindsey, MS,CNE, will discuss the importance of using healthy and targeted nutrition in the treatment of Autism, ADD, and ADHD in children. All are welcome.
A Journey to the Arctic with local educator Emily Sherman is Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium. Sherman will share her recent adventure to the Arctic and will be presenting pictures and videos of her journey. Learn about polar bears, walruses, climate change, and the Arctic tundra. All are welcome.
Author Al Basile will read from his selected works of short stories and poetry on Thursday, June 20 in the Johnson Auditorium.
A summer concert with Hungrytown is Saturday, June 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium. Hungrytown is the musical and married duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson. They have released two highly acclaimed CDs, Hungrytown (2008) and Any Forgotten Thing (2011), both of which continue to receive much airplay on folk and Americana stations worldwide.
Award-winning historical novelist Anne Easter Smith will read and discuss her work on Monday, June 25 at 7 p.m. in the Milhendler Room. Her most recent novel “Royal Mistress” is about real-life figure Jane Shore, the favorite and final mistress of England’s King Edward IV. All are welcome.
For more information visit online at www.haverhillpl.org.