Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


November 7, 2013

Out & About


Admission is free. For more, call the bookstore at 978-475-0143 or visit

Famous ham and beans at West Parish

West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road, Andover, will host a Ham and Bean Supper on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will feature Carando spiral ham, navy and kidney beans, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, hot dogs, bread and dessert. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Sharing music to mark Alzheimer’s Month

In recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Spectrum Adult Day Health Program in North Andover presents Liz Longley, with Annalise Emmerick and Gus Berry, on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at the facility at 1820 Turnpike St.

The afternoon concert benefits the day health program, which provides compassionate and specialized daytime services for people in the Merrimack Valley with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. For tickets or more information, call 978-712-1162 or visit or

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ ready to rock

The comedy-horror rock musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” about a hapless florist shop worker who skyrockets to fame by raising a man-eating plant from outer space, hits the stage next weekend at the Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College courtesy of the student-run Onstagers Dramatic Society.

The musical is based on the low-budget, 1960 black comedy film directed by Roger Corman. Fr. Richard Piatt, O.S.A., directs the Merrimack College production, which features a cast of college students.

Performances are Thursday and Friday, Nov. 14 and 15, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover.

General admission tickets are $12; students, seniors and college employees get in for $10. For tickets or information, visit or call 978-837-5355.


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