Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

December 19, 2013

Events Calendar

Compiled by Chelsea DeFusco
The Andover Townsman

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ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, through Jan. 12; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” incorporating natural history painting with contemporary influences, through Jan. 5; “Natural Selections,” drawings from Addison’s permanent collection, through March 2014; “the kids are all right,” photography and video exploring notion of family in 21st century, through Jan. 5; free admission; Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.; 978-749-4000. www.andover.edu/museums/addison/Pages/default.aspx.

ALPERS FINE ART, “(Largely) Small Works,” end-of-year exhibit; through Dec. 24 and Jan. 9 through 12. 96 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 978-760-1829, www.alpersfineartonline.com.

DANCE

‘NUTCRACKER,’ Dance Prism production of holiday classic, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2:30 and 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 22, 2:30 p.m., Collins Center, Andover High School, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover; tickets $24 adults, $18 children/seniors; www.danceprism.com, 978-371-1038.

LECTURE

EDUCATION TRENDS, Quota International of Andover presents Lane Glenn, president of Northern Essex Community College, speaking on “Top 10 Trends in Higher Education: How Do We Prepare Students for Careers & Life,” Tuesday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover; free; Marie Flynn, mhflynn.net@gmail.com.

FILM

SCREENING ROOM, BoomerVenture Screening Room Film Festival series featuring “Herb and Dorothy,” documentary on art collecting, Thursday, Dec. 19, 7 p.m., free, snacks available; Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court, Andover; 978-623-8321, www.andoverseniorcenter.org.

MUSIC

ATYPICAL HOLIDAY, “Not Your Typical Silent Night,” Sunday, Dec. 22, 4 p.m., Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; tickets $20 adults, $10 children 12 and under, available at Rogers Center box office, 978-837-5355; Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., 978-475-0143; or call 978-794-3778.

BRASSERIE 28, Thursday, Dec. 19, singer-songwriter, Ryan Fitzsimmons, folk rock, indie, pop; Friday, Dec. 20, Marc Fleury, acoustic, country covers; all music 8 to 11 p.m., 2 Elm Square, Andover; http://brasserie28.com.

ETC.

TREE TIME, Display featuring more than 30 Christmas trees decorated in historical fashion, through Dec. 29, Andover Historical Society, Blanchard House, 97 Main St., Andover. Hours Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; admission $8, $5 members, seniors and children; kids under 5 free; www.andoverhistorical.org.christmas.

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