ART AND GALLERIES
ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, through Jan. 12, 2014; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” through Jan. 5, 2014; “Natural Selections,” through March 2014; “the kids are all right,” photography and video exploring family in 21st century, through Jan. 5; gallery admission free. 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.
ESSEX ART CENTER, “One of these days ...” featuring paintings by Leon Elitov, Connie McCausland and Patricia Edmonds, through Oct. 18, Chester F. Sidell Gallery; 56 Island St., Lawrence; Leslie Costello, 978-685-2343 or email@example.com; www.essexartcenter.org.
MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by portrait artist Steve DiFranza, first floor; watercolor artist Meg O’Hanlon specializing in food and recipe illustrations, second-floor display case; both exhibits through Oct. 31; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401, www.mhl.org.
COMEDY NIGHT, Rotary Club of Andover’s third annual Comedy Night fundraiser featuring Tony V, Kelly MacFarland and Steve Macone with host Dave Rattigan Friday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., Wyndham Hotel, 123 Old River Road, Andover; tickets $25, www.rotaryandover.org.
HUNGER IN AMERICA, Memorial Hall Library and Neighbors in Need present “A Place at the Table,” a documentary examining hunger in America, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover; food drive at library through October to benefit Neighbors in Need; 978-623-8401, ext. 38, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCREENING ROOM, BoomerVenture Screening Room Film Festival series featuring “Kon Tiki,” a recreation of Thor Heyerdahl’s raft voyage across the ocean, Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m.; “Sweetheart”, a French movie written by Andrew Coburn, local author and crime writer, Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m.; free, snacks available; Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court, Andover; 978-623-8321, www.andoverseniorcenter.org.
EDIBLE LANDSCAPES, Garden historian John Forti explores how to eat locally and plant edible gardens and landscapes, co-sponsored by Village Garden Club of Andover and Friends of Memorial Hall Library, Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401, ext. 49; email@example.com.