Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


August 29, 2013

Events Calendar


ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” presented on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, opening Sept. 1 through Jan. 12, 2014; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” incorporating natural history painting with more contemporary influences, opening Sept. 1 through Jan. 5, 2014; gallery admission free. Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.; 978-749-4000.

MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by hooked rug artist Happy DiFranza of North Reading, through Aug. 31. Coming Sept. 1 through 30, “Soaring,” featuring works by students from seven local elementary schools, first floor; Zentangle art by community services librarian Emily Classon, second-floor display case; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401,


BALLET, New England Civic Ballet open auditions for “The Nutcracker,” Sunday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m., NECB studios, 4 Dracut St., Lawrence; ages 8 to adult welcome; $15 registration fee, no production fee; performances will be Dec. 13 to 15 at Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover;, 978-975-0289.

CHORAL SINGERS, New England Classical Singers’ open rehearsal, singers with prior choral experience and music reading ability welcome; Wednesday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m., South Church, 41 Central St., Andover;, 978-474-6090.

TREBLE CHORUS, Treble Chorus of New England fall auditions for three choirs — Training, ages 6 to 9; Concert, ages 9 to 13; and Schola, ages 13 to 18 — Monday evenings, Sept. 9 and 16, West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road, Andover; additional dates may be available; Anna Choi, 978-470-8263 or e-mail, to schedule audition;


APPLE PICKING, Smolak Farms apple orchard opening, Saturday, Aug. 31, and hosting fall festivals every weekend in September, featuring hay rides, kids activities, animals and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 315 South Bradford St., North Andover;, 978-682-6332.

INDIA DAY, India Association of Greater Boston hosts India Day 2013 featuring Indian food, musical performances and Bollywood dance, Sunday, Sept. 8, 4 to 8 p.m., Collins Center for the Performing Arts at Andover High School, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover High School; free,

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