METHUEN — The MSPCA’s annual Holiday Tree and Christmas Feast for the Horses will be held at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at Nevins Farm.
The public is invited to join in the festivities and children can bring carrots, apples and peppermints to fill the horses’ s Christmas stockings. There will be refreshments, holiday music, a raffle table, tours of the farm’s adoption center and barn and a visit by Santa.
Guests can bring cameras. For more information, contact Julia Pesek at 978-687-7453, ext. 616, at Jpesek@mspca.org.
Center at Punchard Holiday Fair
ANDOVER — The Center at Punchard holds its Holiday Fair on Friday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 30 Whittier Court. The event will feature hand-knitted items, Christmas crafts, jewelry and arrangements by the local garden clubs. There will be holiday plants and a baked good tables.
All proceeds benefit the Center at Punchard, formerly the Andover Senior Center. For more information, call 978-623-8321.
YMCA offering swimming lessons
LAWRENCE — The YMCA, 40 Lawrence St., is offering swimming lessons. The cost is $21 for six weeks.
Children interested in participating will receive a free swimming level assessment. For more information about the swimming lessons, call 978-686-6191 or log on to lawrence.mvymca.org.
Pearl Harbor ceremony at Punchard
ANDOVER — American Legion Andover Post 8 and the town’s Veterans Services Department will have a ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. at The Center at Punchard, 36 Bartlet St. to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It will be followed by a wreath placing and rifle salute at the town’s World War II monument in the Park. All veterans and the public are welcome. For more information, call 978-623-8321.
Lots of strings attached to this project
LOWELL — The UMass Lowell String Project, comprised of more than 80 musicians ages 8 to 18, will present a free concert for the public on Sunday, Dec. 15.