PARANORMAL SCIENCE, Paranormal Research Association of Boston highlights paranormal activity, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m., Flint Memorial Library, 147 Park St., North Reading; free, recommended for teens and adults; www.praofb.org/v2/, 978-664-4942.
PARENT TO PARENT, Vicki Hoefle, author of “Duct Tape Parenting,” presents “How Parents Can Help Children to Resolve Their Own Dilemmas Independently,” Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Pike School Auditorium, Andover; Michael Thompson, Ph.D., presents “Best Friends/Worst Enemies: Friendship Development, Popularity and Social Cruelty in Childhood,” Tuesday, Oct. 15, 7:30 to 9 p.m., North Andover High School auditorium; presented by Andover Parent to Parent; free, open to public; www.andoverp2p.com.
BRASSERIE 28, Singer-songwriter Ryan Fitzsimmons, acoustic covers, Thursday, Oct. 10; Marc Fleury, acoustic country, blues, Friday, Oct. 11; Joey Vellucci, blues, rock, Motown, Wednesday, Oct. 16; all music 8 to 11 p.m., 2 Elm Square, Andover; http://brasserie28.com.
CABARET, Andover High School Choral Department presents fifth annual Cabaret, a night of Broadway memories old and new featuring 100 performers, Friday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.; $7 adults, $5 students; http://ahsmusic.ticketleap.com/cabaret, 978-623-8616.
HAPPY HARVEST, Friends of Memorial Hall Library concert series kick-off featuring Áine Minogue on the harp singing songs of the fall season, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2:30 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401, ext. 38.
PHILLIPS ACADEMY, Recital featuring pianist Gabriel Chodos, Friday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.; Orchestra and Band Concert, Friday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m.; Vocal and Choral Concert, Sunday, Oct. 20, 3 p.m.; presented by Phillips Academy Music Department, Cochran Chapel, 180 Main St.; free, 978-749-4260, email@example.com.
ANDOVER BOOKSTORE, Maryanne O’Hara, author of “Cascade,” Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m.; Daphne Kalotay, author of “Sight Reading,” Thursday, October 17, 7 p.m.; free; 89R Main St., Andover; 978-475-0143, www.hugobookstores.com.
ACT THEATER, “Les Miserables,” featuring 80-plus cast, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m., Collins Center for the Performing Arts, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover; tickets $25 premium seating, $20 general admission; www.acttheathercompany.com; firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-994-3358.