Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

June 20, 2013

Events Calendar

The Andover Townsman

---- — FRIDAY, JUNE 21

SUMMER SOLSTICE PADDLE, Shawsheen River Watershed Association celebrates summer at Pomps Pond, Woburn Street, 6 to 9 p.m.; boats and gear available, plus campfire cooking s’mores; free.


POMPS POND OPENS, Woburn Street, noon to 7 p.m. Refreshments, boat rentals, $100 season pass; 978-623-8274.

ARMENIAN FOOD FAIR, sponsored by St. Gregory Ladies Guild, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Jaffarian Hall, 158 Main St., North Andover; food, desserts, take-out available all day; Sossy Jeknavorian, 978-256-2538.

YARD SALE, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 360 South Main St., Andover, benefits youth group mission; 978-475-4059.


ISRAELI FOLK DANCING, Beginners Night, open to all ages and levels, 7 to 8:15 p.m., 1580 Osgood St., North Andover (Osgood Landing); no partner needed, $2 per person; Anne Schwartz, 781-942-3659,

BOOK LAUNCH, hosted by Ella’s Way, for a new children’s book about bullying prevention, 2 to 4 p.m., Orange Leaf, Park Street, Andover; Sherry Cerino, co-founder, Ella’s Way, 978-290-0463,,


ABSTRACT ART, “Eye On Abstraction,” featuring the Abstract Artists Group of New England, Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water St., Newburyport; through July 8, reception Saturday, June 29, 7 to 9 p.m., http://artistwebsites.us2.list.


CLASSIC CELLO, local cellist Arkady Beletsky launches new “Casual Concerts at the Center” series, 10 a.m., The Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court; free, 978-623-8321.


WINE TASTING, complimentary tasting at The Wine ConneXtion, 117 Main St., North Andover, 1 to 5 p.m.; ages 21-plus.

GALLERY TALK, Brian T. Allen, director of Addison Gallery of American Art, discusses decisions that go into curating and installing an exhibition, from selecting objects among the 17,000 in the Addison’s collection to choosing the gallery wall colors and graphics, 2 p.m., Phillips Academy, Addison Gallery, 180 Main St., Andover; free, public invited; 978-749-4015.


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