Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


May 9, 2013

Events Calendar


COMEDY FUNDRAISER, Priceless Prom Gown program hosts a comedy night featuring three comedians, 7 to 8 p.m., Gallaria at Maria’s Restaurant, Haverhill, includes appetizers and raffle; proceeds support the organization that collects and distributes prom gowns to high school students in need through its dress-give-a-way boutiques.

SACRED MUSIC & DANCE, Loseling monks perform ancient temple music and dance for world healing featuring traditional Tibetan instruments; $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.


LIVE MUSIC, Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra, 8 to 10 p.m., Pawtucket Congregational Church, 15 Mammoth Road, Lowell; $10 suggested donation;


CRAFTS IN THE PARK, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Park, Bartlet and Chestnut streets, Andover, free admission.

LANTERN FESTIVAL, West Parish Garden Cemetery hosts event based on ancient Asian tradition to honor living friends and family and honor those who have departed; hosts, 6 to 8 p.m, West Parish Garden Cemetery pond, 129 Reservation Road, Andover;

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, 978-470-TCNE.

LIVE MUSIC, the period-instrument ensemble Les Bostonades with guests performs double concertos by J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach, Vivaldi and Telemann, 3 p.m. Chapel at West Parish, 129 Reservation Road Andover. Tickets $20 general, $15 seniors, $10 students, 17 and under free;


WINE & MUSIC, “Candlelight, Cabernet, Ballades & Brie,” benefits Andover Chamber Music, 6 to 8 p.m., 64 Bartlet St., Andover; space is limited; reserve by emailing or call 978-474-6222.

LIVE MUSIC, the Phillips Academy Music Department will present a spring concert featuring The Fidelio Society, a select a cappella choir, 4 p.m., Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover; free; 978-749-4260 or email

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