Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

August 22, 2013

Events Calendar

Compiled by Chelsea DeFusco
The Andover Townsman


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; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401,


CHAMBER CHORUS, Cantemus Chamber Chorus under music director Jane Ring Frank auditioning for new singers for 40-voice ensemble Monday, Aug. 26, 6 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 27, 6 to 7:30 p.m., by appointment; First Church, 1 Arbor St., Wenham;

DISNEY MUSICAL, Andover Youth Services’ TheatreWorks program auditioning children in grades 3 through 8 for Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Sunday, Aug. 25, 5:30 to 8 p.m., and Monday, Aug. 26, 5 to 7 p.m., AYS building, 37 Pearson St., Andover; show dates Nov. 8 through 10;

MUSICAL THEATER, Pentucket Players, Inc., open auditions for Rogers & Hammerstein’s “The King & I” Saturday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 6 to 12 and Sunday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for teens and adults; Lawrence Heritage Museum, 1 Jackson St., second floor, Lawrence; production in November at Rogers Center, Merrimack College, North Andover; 978-521-9259,

ORCHESTRA, Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras auditions for the 2013-2014 season Thursday, Aug. 22, at Ipswich High School, 134 High St.; $25 audition fee; or 978-309-9833.


CLASSICAL CONCERT, Lawrence Public Library hosts free concert featuring music by Mozart, Brahms and Leonard Bernstein with Michael Rosenbloom, concert master of Boston Ballet and teacher at Phillips Academy in Andover on the violin and Rebecca Plummer on the piano, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m., 51 Lawrence St., Lawrence; 978-683-8222.

BRASSERIE 28, Singer-songwriter Adam Payne, soul, acoustic, Thursday, Aug. 22; singer-songwriter Aaron Chase, pop, Friday, Aug. 23; Joey Vellucci, rhythm and blues, rock, Wednesday, Aug. 28; Marc Fleury, classic rock, blues, country, Thursday, Aug. 29; all music 8 to 11 p.m., 2 Elm Square, Andover;

PARK BANDSTAND, Department of Community Services’ annual summer concert series finale featuring Windham Community Band, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6 p.m.; Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover; free, 978-623-8279.

POPS VISIT, Keith Lockhart and Friends present composer Igor Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale,” a talk and performance featuring seven musicians, Saturday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.,Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover High School, Shawsheen Road; tickets $35, to benefit Northern Essex Community College’s Endowment Fund; 978-556-3870,,


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


CLASSIC CAR SERIES, Wingate Healthcare hosts classic car show with giveaways and raffles, music, food and ice cream, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 4 to 8 p.m.; free admission, proceeds from sales support The One Fund Boston; 80 Andover St., Andover; Eric Brunette, 978-470-3434, ext. 5227.


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