Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


April 25, 2013



NEW EXHIBITS OPEN, The Addison Gallery of American Art, located on the campus of Phillips Academy, opens a series of new exhibitions, including “For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” through July 31.

CRAFT FAIR, students and staff will be selling their creations, including handmade jewelry, original photography, headbands, sewing creations, knitted pieces, ceramics, baskets, hats, denim accessories, gift boxes, veggie seedlings, potted plants, leaf skeleton origami, furniture, sea glass jewelry, handmade soaps, recycled items, beaded mobiles, ornaments, decoupage frames, glasses and more, 5 to 8 p.m., Wood Hill Middle School, 11 Cross St., Andover.

AFTER-SCHOOL HISTORY, series kick off with “A Lesson in Victorian Etiquette,” Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St.; 978-475-2236.

FREE AUTHOR READING, Elizabeth Graver and Hester Kaplan read from their latest novels, “The End of the Point” and “The Tell,” 7 p.m., Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St. Andover; 978-475-0143.


BESTSELLING AUTHOR TALK, Michele McPhee, a true crime author, Emmy-nominated investigative reporter, radio show host and award-winning columnist, speaks at the Rotary Club of Andover regular meeting, 7:30 a.m., Lanam Club, 260 North Main St., Andover. Breakfast fee $15; public welcome.

VOLUNTEER RECEPTION, hosted by The Center at Punchard, 2 to 4 p.m., The Town House on Main Street. More than 100 seniors from The Center’s volunteer program will be honored; 978-623-8321.

SIMPLY SINATRA, starring Steve Lippia who interprets some of the most well-known and beloved Frank Sinatra hits; 7:30 p.m., Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North Andover; $35 door, $30 advance, $25 seniors/students; 978-837-5355,

EXHIBIT OPENS, The Mark T. Fowler Exhibition, through Sept. 7; reception tonight, 6 to 8; The Museum of Printing, 800 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover.

DANCE CELEBRATION, Northern Essex Community College’s “Stillpoint Dance XL” celebrates 40 years of dance with student and faculty choreographed pieces, 8 p.m., Sport and Fitness Center, Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. Also happening April 27. Tickets at the door $7 adults, $5 students and seniors, $3 children under 12; Michelle Deane, NECC dance program coordinator,

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