THURSDAY, APRIL 11
LIVE THEATER, The Onstagers at Merrimack College present “The Producers,” Rogers Center, North Andover; tickets $12, seniors/students, $10; 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu/rogerscenter.
FREE AUTHOR READING, Joan Wickersham reads from her latest book, “The News From Spain,” 7 p.m., Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St. Andover; 978-475-0143.
FREE ART MAKING, hosted by Essex Art Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Essex Art Center Mill Building, 56 Island St., Lawrence. Experience all the art opportunities EAC has available; demonstrations by Venezuelan sculptor Hector Diaz, Methuen painter/illustrator Dennis Hart, Andover sculptor Peter Wood and Methuen potter Diane Collier; 978-685-2343, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, APRIL 12
POETRY READING, featuring award-winning poet Tony Hoagland, presented by the Department of English at Phillips Academy, 7 p.m., Kemper Auditorium, 5 Chapel Ave.; free, open to the public. Hoagland is a professor of creative writing at the University of Houston and this year’s Isham Fellow and the author of four volumes of poetry.
ARTHRITIS TALK, Dr. Chris Condon from Health Source of Andover hosts a talk on arthritis, 9:30 a.m., Andover Senior Center, 36 Bartlet St.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13
LIVE MUSIC, Ivy Chord Coffee House at Unitarian Universalist Church in Reading presents Matt and Shannon Heaton singing timeless Irish ballads and traditional and updated Irish music with vocals, Irish flute, accordion, guitar and bouzouki; doors open at 7:15 p.m., show at 8 p.m. 239 Woburn St., handicapped accessible. Tickets $16 and $14, purchased at uureading.org/concerts or at the door.
TUESDAY, APRIL 16
FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING, Northern Essex Community College’s fifth annual Electronics Recycling Event, Haverhill campus, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, David Hartleb Technology Center parking lot, 100 Elliott St. ACT Secured Recycling of Lawrence will collect outdated personal computers, laptops, fax machines, cell phones, electronics, copiers, wires and cables. No televisions, projection screens or household appliances accepted.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17
LIVE MUSIC, Phillips Academy Music Department presents Kayden guest artist Cantus, 6:30 p.m., Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy campus. Tickets at door $5 students and seniors, $10 adults. Funded by the generosity of the Bernard & Mildred Kayden Fund, established by the Kayden family to bring distinguished artists to Phillips Academy. 978-749-4260, email@example.com.