Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

June 6, 2013

Events Calendar

The Andover Townsman

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CHAPEL HARMONIES. Sunrise Singers of Center at Punchard perform spring concert, 2 p.m., chapel at West Parish Garden Cemetery, 129 Reservation Road, Andover; advance tickets only $10; 978-623-8321.


KIDS FASHION EXPO. Kids Boutique and Fashion Show celebrating mothers and daughters, noon to 4 p.m., outside dresscode and SoleAmour, 2 Elm Square and Post Office Avenue; percentage of sales to support Andover Youth Services.

LANTERN FESTIVAL, 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,

ORCHESTRA CONCERT, Phillips Academy Music Department presents a Commencement Orchestra Concert under the direction of James Orent, 3 p.m., Cochran Chapel; free, 978-749-4260,

SECOND ANNUAL ACRE FESTIVAL, In celebration of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Lowell, the festival offers performances, food and informational programs from more than 25 individuals and organizations; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., North Common Amphitheater, Fr. John Sarantos Way off Fletcher Street, Lowell, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free admission.

LITTLE LEAGUE BENEFIT, North Andover Booster Club Little League hosts its eighth annual Food and Wine Festival featuring stand-up comedy by Lenny Clarke and Christine Hurle, wine and food tastings, dancing and music by DJ Hank Morse and silent and live auctions, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m., Stevens Estate, North Andover; tickets $45 in advance, $50 at door; available at Rose & Dove, 579 Chickering Road, North Andover, or via


OPERA AUDITIONS FOR KIDS, “Hands On Opera” program of Treble Chorus holding final auditions for Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., West Parish Church in Andover; Anna at 978-470.8263 or


SPANISH FIESTA. Harvard Club of Andover presents a Membership Open House hosted by Sam Messina, owner of the Wine ConneXtion featuring a sampling of various Spanish wines, cheeses and breads Wednesday, June 12, 7 to 9 p.m., Wine ConneXtion, 117 Main St., North Andover; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; Steve Chapman at, Dennis Vecchi at or visit

CUB SCOUT REGISTRATION, South School’s Pack 76 Cub Scout Parent Information & Registration Night, 7 to 8 p.m., South School Cafeteria, 55 Woburn St., Andover; Cubmaster Nick Warne; contact Christine Mergendahl at


YOUTH ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS. Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestra, which involves numerous Andover musicians, auditioning for all ensembles for 2013-2014 concert season, including symphony orchestra and other orchestras, wind ensemble, flute choir and more, for 2013-2014 concert season; Trinity Episcopal Church, 124 River Road, Tewksbury; $25 audition fee for new members; email or call 978-309-9833 for appointment.


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