WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
TOP CHEF VISIT, celebrity chef Kristen Kish of Boston cooks to benefit Emmaus in Haverhill. Kish will prepare a dish, discuss her technique and take questions from the audience, 7:30 to 9 p.m.; tickets $25; $75 with a VIP reception beginning at 6:15; Rogers Center for the Arts on the campus of Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; Donna Capodelupo, 978-994-3450, email@example.com.
THURSDAY, MAY 9
COMEDY FUNDRAISER, Priceless Prom Gown program hosts a comedy night featuring three comedians, Gallaria at Maria’s Restaurant, Haverhill, 7 to 8 p.m.; includes appetizers and raffle; proceeds support organization that collects and distributes prom gowns to high school students in need through its dress-give-a-way boutiques.
SACRED MUSIC & DANCE, The Mystical Arts of Tibet, 7:30 p.m., performance comprises selections believed to generate energies conducive to world healing. Robed in costumes and playing traditional Tibetan instruments, the Loseling monks perform ancient temple music and dance for world healing, $25 door, $22 advance, $18 seniors; 978-837-5355.
AFTER-SCHOOL HISTORY, learn about life in Andover during the World Wars. Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St.; 978 475 2236.
SUNDAY, MAY 11
LIVE MUSIC, Treble Chorus of New England’s Scholar Choir “Music of the Americas” concert, 7:30 p.m., Free Christian Church, 31 Elm St., Andover. Tickets $16 adults, $10 students and seniors; Anna S. Choi at firstname.lastname@example.org, 978.470.TCNE.
SUNDAY, MAY 12
WINE & MUSIC, “Candlelight, Cabernet, Ballades & Brie,” 6 to 8 p.m., benefits Andover Chamber Music, 64 Bartlet St., Andover; space is limited; reserve by emailing sales@AndoverChamberMusic.org or call 978-474-6222.
SUNDAY, MAY 19
SHEEP SHEARING FESTIVAL, 41st annual North Andover Sheep Shearing Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old North Andover Common; Joan at 978-685-5320 or Jeff at 978-682-5212.