Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


October 22, 2013

Out & About


Tickets for the concert are $25; light fare will be served and a cash bar will be available. The event is sponsored by Lannan Mazda of Lowell. For tickets or more information, visit

Ironstone Farm serving up benefit Bartender Night

An Andover restaurant owner is sharing his lounge for a night next week to help out Ironstone Farm, home to two local nonprofit organizations that provide therapeutic programs for children with special needs, veterans and others.

Brasserie 28 chef and owner Matthew Morello is opening his lounge at 2 Elm Square in downtown Andover for Ironstone Farm Bartender Night on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

Ironstone Farm supporters Steve “Cheeko” D’Urso and Patrick Leyne, both of Andover, will serve as bartenders, with 100 percent of their tips from serving libations courtesy of Berkshire Mountain Distillers, Inc. going to support the Andover organization’s programs.

Ironstone Farm Executive Director Deedee O’Brien said she appreciates Brasserie 28 is opening its doors to raise money for her organization’s kids.

The event is Brasserie 28’s last outdoor-seating event of the season. The evening will include live entertainment by musician Dan Sky, starting around 7:15 p.m. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available.

Ironstone Farm at 450 Lowell St. (Route 133) provides therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities from across Greater Boston, the North Shore and Merrimack Valley, and southern New Hampshire. For more information on the Bartending Night or Ironstone’s programs, call 978-475-4056.

Local actor in college’s ‘Les Mis’

Nicholas Kalantzakos of Andover, a theater arts major at Plymouth State University, will perform in the ensemble for Plymouth State University’s production of “Les Miserables” this weekend in the Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts in Plymouth, N.H.

The show is being produced by the university’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. Performances are Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 24 through 27. For more information, visit


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