THURSDAY, JULY 19
FREE LIVE MUSIC, the Backyard Music Series in Lowell, with Jilly Martin, 6 to 8 p.m., on the back lawn of the Tsongas Center along the Merrimack River, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at each show, every Thursday through Aug. 23.
DUELING PIANOS WITH HONKY CATs, 7 to 11 p.m., a high-energy, interactive and all-request driven rock & roll event featuring Jon Abrahms from the Billy Joel-inspired Broadway play "Movin' Out" and pianist extraordinaire Bill Conner, Surfside Deck, Salisbury Beach.
FRIDAY, JULY 20
music show for kids, Imajine That, every Friday through Aug. 24, 6 to 8 p.m., Paying Ages: 1 & up, Members, $8/child, $3/adult; Non-Members, $12/child, $6/adult (Includes admission into Imajine That).
LIVE BANDS ON THE DECK, featuring Boston Common, 9 p.m., Surfside Deck, Salisbury Beach.
SATURDAY, JULY 21
BEACHHEAT DJ DANCE PARTY, with Good Vibes DJ Koko P, Flex and others 9 p.m., Surfside Deck, Salisbury Beach.
SUNDAY, JULY 22
LIVE REGGAE, with Hot Like Fire, on the oceanfront deck at Salisbury Beach, 4 to 8 p.m.,
MONDAY, JULY 23
BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT, for Melmark New England, Andover Country Club, 60 Canterbury St.
Hike and Lecture, "My Merrimack: Eat Wild," 6 to 8 p.m., Den Rock Park, Lawrence, Registration required; 978-655-4742, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, JULY 24
Talk on A Gift of Dreams, "Growing Up in Essex in the 1950's," with Robert Benjamin, Essex Shipbuilding Museum 7:30 p. m., at Waterline Center, Essex Shipbuilding Museum, Rear 66 Main St., Essex, $8 members, $10 nonmembers; info@essexshipbuildingmuseum, 978-768-7541.
LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC, 7 to 10 p.m. Arrive early and drop in on a free country line dance lesson, on the oceanfront deck at Salisbury Beach,
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
LIVE OUTDOOR MUSIC, the Department of Community Services offers free summer concerts on Wednesdays in July and August, 6 to 8 p.m. with 4 Guys in Tuxes (requests). Residents are invited to stop by with their picnic suppers, chairs or blankets, held in the Park at the corner of Bartlet and Chestnut streets. In the event of rain on Wednesday, the concert will be rescheduled. Call the DCS information line for weather updates after 3 p.m.: 978-623-8279.