Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

May 23, 2013

Events Calendar

The Andover Townsman

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SYMPHONY SOUNDS, The Symphony and Chamber Orchestras of Phillips Academy perform works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Hoist, Strauss, Billy Joel and more, 7:30 p.m., Cochran Chapel, 180 Main St.; 978-749-4260,

FREE MEMORIAL DAY MOVIE, “One Peace at a Time,” 7 p.m.; popcorn provided, bring portable lawn chair; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 6 Locke St., Andover; 978-475-4454,


LIVE MUSIC, Chris and Karen Payne Taylor of Andover, 8 p.m., Palmer’s, 18 Elm St., Andover; 978-470-1606.


JAZZ MUSIC, Academy Jazz Band with 2012-2013 Chapin guest artist The Steve Hunt Trio, presented by Phillips Academy Music Department, 2 p.m. Cochran Chapel, 180 Main St., Andover; free, open to the public; 978-749-4260,


CHILDREN’S AUTHOR TALK, award-winning Jarrett Krosoczka visits Andover, hosted by Andover Public Schools Fine Arts Department with Andover Coalition for Education, 4:30 p.m., Doherty Middle School Auditorium, free.

NETWORKING OPEN HOUSE, Be A Rainmaker in Your Job Search presented by trainer and consultant Tom Procopio, based on popular book, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover; free, 978-470-1356,


PLANT SALE, Andover Garden Club hosts a varied sale of perennials and annuals in all sizes and shapes as well as filled planters; club members and a representative from Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Master Gardener Program will be on hand to offer advice; 9 a.m. to noon, Old Town Hall, 20 Main St., Andover; free, Yvonne Glendon at 978-247-8960, or Dana MacKay at 978-475-4451,

PLANT SALE, Village Garden Club of Andover offers wide selection of perennials and potted plants from members’ gardens, club members on hand to answer questions; 9 a.m. to noon, 170 Elm St., Andover; rain date Sunday, June 2; Sue Rollfs, co-president, 978-852-4465.

HOUSE TOUR BENEFIT, Gates & Gable House Tour, the Andover Historical Society’s biannual tour of houses, will treat visitors to an inside look at eight Andover homes displaying a colorful diversity of architectural, collecting and decorating styles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; tickets available online at, or calling 978-475-2236.

NEW PAINT AUCTION, Essex Art Center’s annual auction of paintings fresh off the easel, having been painted around the Merrimack Valley that same day, with auctioneer NECN meteorologist Matt Noyes; proceeds benefit Essex Art Center’s art classes; 6 p.m., Osgood Landing, 600 Osgood St., North Andover; featuring buffet dinner, silent auction; tickets $55 advance, $65 door.


CHILDREN’S GARDEN PARTY, 1 to 3 p.m., West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road; 978-475-3902,


LANTERN FESTIVAL, rescheduled from May 11, 7 to 9 p.m., West Parish Garden Cemetery, pond behind chapel, 129 Reservation Road; lanterns to inscribe available for $10; proceeds benefit the chapel roof renovation fund; 978-475-3902,

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