Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


January 17, 2013

Events Calendar


EMPTY BOWLS DINNER PARTY BENEFIT, at St. John’s Prep, 72 Spring St., Danvers, 6 p.m., in Memorial Dining Hall. The evening is open to all and proceeds benefit Haven from Hunger in Peabody. Handmade, one-of-a-kind bowls created by students at St. John’s may be purchased at the event to fill with soups donated by local restaurants and food shops, minimum $10 donation per bowl. SwingTown!, the St. John’s a cappella group, will provide musical entertainment;


WOMEN’S SPIRITUALITY, an afternoon of reflection, fun, sharing and making self portraits using different mediums. No art experience necessary to participate, led by Director of Religious Education, Thea Shapiro of Andover, UUCiA, 6 Locke St., Andover, $10- UUCiA Member, $20 non-members. Cost to cover refreshments and materials. RSVP by Jan. 12;, 978-475-4454.

FREE LIVE PIANO CONCERT, the Phillips Academy Music Department will present a Faculty Piano Recital featuring Stephen Porter performing works by Debussy and Chopin, 7:30 p.m., Cochran Chapel located on the Phillips Academy campus; Music Department, 978-749-4260,

LIVE FOLK MUSIC, Cliff Eberhardt performs at the New Moon Coffeehouse, 8 p.m. The coffeehouse is located in the Universalist Unitarian Church, 16 Ashland St, Haverhill. Admission is $20; $10 for those ages 18 and under;, 978-459-5134.

MODEL TRAIN SHOW, the Northeastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) share their expert knowledge of model railroading in a classic HO-scale model train layout with trains traversing bridges, through tunnels and around fine-scale towns and cities. Get expert advice on building a model train layout and simple scenery from model train engineers, $6-8, Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham, 978-468-2377,


PAINTING DEMONSTRATION, The Andovers Artists Guild is hosting a painting demonstration by artist Deirdre Grunwald, 2 p.m., at the East Mill Art Space, 21 High St., North Andover, (Davis and Furber Complex). Guests are welcome for a $5 donation, free to Guild members;

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    FILE PHOTO Kim Stamas at an Arbor Day program this spring at The Park. She took over as Department of Community Services director in March.

    Busy summer for Stamas; Community Services director reflects on strong season Posted 5 days ago 1 Photo

    FILE PHOTO Casey McQuillen, seen here performing at an Andover Youth Services Valentine's Day Dance, is hoping for clearer skies Thursday night for her Concert in The Park.

    Waiting out the storm; McQuillen opts for one-day rain delay for Concert in The Park Posted 5 days ago 1 Photo

    PHOTO CUTLINE: The cast of the Actor's Company will perform Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, a joyful comedy full of mischief, deception and ultimately love, will be performed for free on the North Andover Town Common, Friday, August 22, 6 pm. (Pictured Autumn Buhl as Hero, James T. Turner, III as Claudio, Kerry Anne Kilkelly as Beatrice and and J.T. Turner as Benedick) For details contact Linda Greenstein, 978-352-7315

    Out & About: Local actor high-flying in 'Mary Poppins' on Maine stage Posted 5 days ago 2 Photos

    FILE PHOTO Casey McQuillen, who aims to incorporate an important message for adolescents into her music, takes to the bandstand at The Park in downtown Andover next week. Her appearance will cap off the town's annual summer music series.

    Keeping it real; Hometown 'Idol' sings about what matters most Posted 12 days ago 1 Photo
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    Deena Droubi, 5, poses from the cab of one of the Department of Public Works' mini loaders as she climbs down from the vehicle. Deena got a chance to sit behind the wheel of the piece of heavy equipment.

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    COURTESY PHOTO "The Jungle Book" cast members, from left, Somin Virmani as Mowgli, Sophia Yannolfo as Buzzy the vulture, Jillian Alden as Ziggy the vulture, Meyer Rosen as Flaps the vulture and Caroline Samoluk as Dizzy the vulture, rehearse in ACT's current theater space.

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    COURTESY PHOTO Andover's Alex Hanscom will play Gomez in Boston Children's Theatre's weekend production of "The Addams Family."

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    Ricky Jaime, left, cheers on Isaac Brickman as he works on his moves on stage at the Collins Center.

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    PAUL BILODEAU/Staff photo Volunteer Martha Owen of Andover works in the perennial garden at The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover. A dedicated group of local residents recently restored the perennial beds, which were established at the estate in 1907.

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    Courtesy photo Megan McCann, left, and Melanie Scharn, right, have launched a fundraising campaign to assist Tammy Jusczak, center, a longtime toddler teacher at Bright Horizons in Andover who is battling cancer.

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