Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


February 28, 2013

Events Calendar


FREE COMPUTER SAVVY TALK, Miklos Jako will give a presentation on “Solving Computer Aggravations,” addressing 20 of the most common aggravations a normal person experiences when using a computer. These include finding a file, the cost of ink cartridges, problems with spelling and shading, 3 p.m., Flint Memorial Library, 147 Park St., North Reading. A former teacher, Miklos Jako has also written a book, Computer How-To for Normal People. Copies of his book will be available at his presentation. In addition to working with special needs adults for many years, he also taught tennis, and tutored high school students for SAT preparation; 978-664-4942.


LIVE THEATER, The Phillips Academy Department of Theatre and Dance, Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs. The character of Eugene is played by Adam Brody ‘14 of Andover. Eugene’s father, Stanley, is played by Hemang Kaul ‘13, also of Andover. Brighton Beach Memoirs will be performed in Tang Theatre on the Phillips Academy campus, 7:30 p.m., $5 and tickets can be reserved by calling the Phillips Academy box office at (978) 749-4433; Also being performed on March 2.

EXHIBITS OPENING, “down to sleep,” curated by Joetta Maue, a group fiber art exhibit and “its’ mine!,” a video, soft sculpture and installation by Francesca UlivI, through April 12, with an opening reception tonight, 5-7 p.m., with Artist Talk by Francesca Ulivi at 5 p.m., reception and galleries are free and open to the public, The Essex Art Center, 56 Island St., Lawrence; Cathy McLaurin, 978-685-2343.


LIVE MUSIC, the Phillips Academy Music Department will present the Phillips Academy Chamber Music Society comprised of faculty and students. This concert, free and open to the public, 6:30 p.m., the Timken Room at Graves Hall on the Phillips Academy campus, 180 Main St., Andover. Graves Hall is handicapped accessible; 978-749-4260,

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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 6 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 6 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

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    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 13 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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