ARTHRITIS TALK, Dr. Condon hosts an informative talk on arthritis, 9:30 a.m., Andover Senior Center, 36 Bartlet St.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13
LIVE MUSIC, Ivy Chord Coffee House, located in Reading, presents Matt and Shannon Heaton, singing timeless Irish ballads and offer traditional and updated Irish music with voices, Irish flute, accordion, guitar and bouzouki. The Ivy Chord Coffee House is located at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading (handicap accessible), 239 Woburn St, Reading. Tickets are $16 and $14, and can be purchased at uureading.org/concerts or at the door. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., and the concerts begins at 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17
LIVE MUSIC, the Phillips Academy Music Department will present Kayden Guest Artist Cantus, 6:30 p.m., Cochran Chapel located on the Phillips Academy campus. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults and will be available at the door. This event is made possible by the generosity of the Bernard & Mildred Kayden Fund, established by the Kayden Family to bring distinguished artists to Phillips Academy. Former Kayden Guest Artists have included Bobby McFerrin, Wynton Marsalis and Denyse Graves; 978-749-4260, firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY, APRIL 18
GENEALOGY TALK, Getting Started in Genealogy, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall Library. This informative talk by noted genealogist, Rhonda McClure, is great for those who are new to genealogy, as well as those who have some experience but would like to make sure they haven’t missed anything. Register at mhl.org/eventcalendar, 978-623-8401 Ext. 31.
FREE AUTHOR READING, Jennifer Haigh reads from her latest book, News From Heaven, 7 p.m., Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St. Andover; 978-475-0143.
FRIDAY, APRIL 19
LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC, with The Band Perry, performing the spring concert at the Merrimack College Lawler Arena, 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. The performance will showcase the band’s hit singles, “If I Die Young,” “You Lie,” and “Better Dig Two,” $30, open to the public, Lawler Arena, Volpe Athletic Center, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; tickets at etix.com.