ART AND GALLERIES
ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, through Jan. 12; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” through Jan. 5; “the kids are all right,” exploring family in 21st century, through Jan. 5; free, Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. 978-749-4000, www.andover.edu/museums/addison/Pages/default.aspx.
SCREENING ROOM, BoomerVenture Screening Room Film Festival series, “Searching for Sugar Man,” documentary about ‘70s musician, Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m.; “Kon Tiki,” recreation of Thor Heyerdahl’s raft voyage, Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m.; free, Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court, Andover; 978-623-8321, www.andoverseniorcenter.org.
ANDOVER BOOKSTORE, Sara Farizan, author of “If You Could be Mine,” Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m.; Maryanne O’Hara, author of “Cascade,” Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m.; 89R Main St., Andover; 978-475-0143, www.hugobookstores.com.
GARDEN DECOR, North Andover Garden Club presents “Garden Ornaments with Ashley Rooney,” Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Parish Hall, 196 Main St., North Andover; free, 978-689-9318, www.northandovergardenclub.com.
ARTSPACE, “Banded/Cornered/Assembled,” large-scale art installation by Paul Oberst, through Oct. 12, Bentley Library, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m.; Friday, 2 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
ESSEX ART CENTER, “One of these days ...” featuring paintings by Leon Elitov, Connie McCausland and Patricia Edmonds, through Oct. 18, Chester F. Sidell Gallery; 56 Island St., Lawrence; Leslie Costello, 978-685-2343 or email@example.com; www.essexartcenter.org.
MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by portrait artist Steve DiFranza, first floor; watercolor artist Meg O’Hanlon specializing in food and recipe illustrations, second-floor display case; both exhibits through Oct. 31; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401, www.mhl.org.
COMEDY NIGHT, Rotary Club of Andover’s third annual Comedy Night fundraiser featuring Tony V, Kelly MacFarland and Steve Macone with host Dave Rattigan Friday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., Wyndham Hotel, 123 Old River Road, Andover; tickets $25, www.rotaryandover.org.