Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

September 5, 2013

Events Calendar

Compiled by Chelsea DeFusco
The Andover Townsman


ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” on 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, through Jan. 12, 2014; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” incorporating natural history painting with more contemporary influences, through Jan. 5, 2014; “Natural Selections,” drawings from Addison’s permanent collection, Sept. 7 through March 2014; “the kids are all right,” exploring notion of family in 21st century, Sept. 14 through Jan. 5; opening reception for fall exhibitions Friday, Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m.; 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.

ALPERS FINE ART, “THIS to THAT,” opening exhibit for Neil Alpers’ new gallery; artists’ reception Saturday, Sept. 14, 6 to 9 p.m. Alpers Fine Art, 96 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and by appointment. 978-760-1829,,

MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, “Soaring,” Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by students from seven local elementary schools, first floor; Zentangle art by community services librarian Emily Classon, second-floor display case; both exhibits through Sept. 30; 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 Dec. 13 to 15 at Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover;, 978-975-0289.

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;


HOSPICE FUNDRAISER, Off to the Races: Food, Wine, and Beer Pairing, 12th annual Merrimack Valley Hospice fundraiser featuring silent auction and entertainment by George Farrell Group and Nulmage Entertainment, Thursday, Sept. 12, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Black Swan Country Club, 258 Andover St., Georgetown; tickets $55, advance purchase required; proceeds benefit under-insured and uninsured;, 978-552-4927.


ANDOVER DAY. Downtown festival and business showcase along Main Street and side streets Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; free;

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,


SILENT FILM SERIES, Classic silent film series with musical accompaniment featuring “The Cameraman” (1928), Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m.; “Nosferatu” (1922), Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.; free, Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; 978-837-5355.


BRASSERIE 28, Singer-songwriter Ryan LaPerle, folk rock, indie, pop, Thursday, Sept. 5; singer-songwriter Ryan Ftizsimmons, acoustic covers, Friday, Sept. 6, and Thursday, Sept. 12; Alex Raven, soul and blues, classic rock, Wednesday, Sept. 11; all music 8 to 11 p.m., 2 Elm Square, Andover;

CHAMBER MUSIC, Mistral Music, formerly Andover Chamber Music, opens 17th season — “Wanderlust: Postcards from Around the World — with “A Night of Modern Tangos with Pablo Ziegler,” Saturday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; tickets $30, $25 seniors;,, or 978-474-6222.

CLASSICAL CONCERT, Lawrence Public Library hosts concert featuring music by Mozart, Brahms and Leonard Bernstein with violinist Michael Rosenbloom and pianist Rebecca Plummer, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m., 51 Lawrence St., Lawrence; free; 978-683-8222.


AUTHOR READING, Ursula DeYoung, author of “Shorecliff,” Thursday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover; 978-475-0143,


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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