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March 8, 2013

Andover South to present play


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — ANDOVER — South Elementary School’s South Cooperative Theater will be performing Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” today and tomorrow at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. at West Middle School, 70 Shawsheen Road, Andover.

This amazingly talented group of almost 60 South School Students in third through fifth grades is under the direction of Beth Kennedy.

Other South Cooperative Theater staff includes Charles Gracy, Amanda Potts, Hillary Brooks, Crystal O’Keefe, Joellen DeFeo and Sherril Tjalsma.

Together they will take you away to a faraway land filled with enchanted objects and charming villagers.

Cast members include Olivia Adilman, Alexandra Ardini, Francesca Ardini, Addison Baldwin, Haley Brenner, Isaac Brickman, Chloe Brussard, Chad Cao, Emily Capone, Tommy Casey, Gianna Coppola, Michael Feeney, Sam Garth, Hailey Garvey, Teddy Gorrie, Margaret Gould, Emily Grady, Maxwell Hetherington-Young, Nikki Iamonaco, Lauren Jeffrey, Andrew Jones, Lukas Kaufman-LaDuc, Sarah Kelly, Julia Kole, Lauren Kole, Emily Kowalski, Michelle Leibman, Julia Leland, Michael Long, Sarah Long, Anna MacDonald, Laura Mahaniah, Nicole Major, Eliza Marcy, McKenzie McIntyre, Georgia Mellor, Abigail Miller, Camille Miner, Jacob Mini, Kyle Mittelman, Rebecca Modderno, Chloe Newell, Luke Newton, Ellie Nowak, Aidan O’Connor, Anneli Ornes, Meg Palaniappan, Julie Purtschert, Justina Reppucci, Julia Rice, Hannah Rowe, Danielle Seifer, Colleen Shay, and Somin Virmani.

Tickets are $9 person and are available at Learning Express, the Andover Bookstore, Sweet Mimi’s and at the door. For further information, please contact 978-623-8833 ext. 1260.

‘What’s it Worth?’ back in Andover

ANDOVER — Back by popular demand, the Andover Historical Society will host “What’s it Worth?” — an appraisal event with appraiser, auctioneer and owner of Royka’s Gallery in Boston, Paul Royka.

“What’s it Worth?” will be held March 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation located at 6 Locke St., within a block of the Historical Society.

Guests may bring one item to be appraised or come to listen and enjoy Royka’s entertaining and enlightening appraisals.

Tickets for the event are $15 for Andover Historical Society members and $20 for non-members. Guests may bring items such as Fine art, Chinese art, Jewelry, art glass and Tiffany pieces.

Furniture may be brought in, though pictures will suffice. Firearms, coins and stamps will not be appraised at this event. To register call the Historical Society 978-475-2236.

NECC College for Older Learnersschedules seminars

HAVERHILL — Adults 50 and older who are interested in learning for the fun of learning are invited to attend Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) seminar showcase on March 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. in room 103B in the David Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

Attendees will learn more about each seminar and meet the seminar leaders. This event is free and open to the public.

CoOL is designed for individuals over 50 who are interested in attending educational seminars for the joy of learning. Seminar topics for the spring include Making Mandalas and Kaleidescopic Designs; Six More Countries in Six Weeks, Gardening with Perennials, Exploring Poetic Form, The Lives of the Impressionists, Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation, From the Small Screen to the Silver Screen, Aging as a Spiritual Journey, What’s Mine is Mine or You Earned It, You Keep It, Journal Writing for Beginners, Why is the Sky Blue and Exotic Destinations.

All of the seminars meet from 2 to 4 p.m. on a designated weekday for six consecutive weeks, unless otherwise noted, in a Haverhill campus building. The cost is $25 for each seminar.

For additional information visit the CoOL website at necc.mass.edu/community-engagement/cool

Or, contact CoOL through the email address coolnecc@gmail.com or call 978-556-3110 and leave a voice-mail message. You can also contact Ruth Young at ruth.young01@verizon.net If you have an idea for a future CoOL seminar visit necc.mass.edu/community-engagement/cool/contact

Pavement work scheduled on I-93

SALEM — Pavement repair work is planned for early tomorrow morning on Interstate 93, just south of the Exit 2 interchange.

Work is scheduled for 6 to 9 a.m., according to the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.

Traffic will be restricted to one lane at this location on I-93 southbound. This work is weather dependent.

Uniformed officers and traffic control devices will be used to assist motorists through the work zone.