Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


April 25, 2013



FREE LIVE MUSIC, annual spring concert featuring “The Fauré Requiem” performed by the New England Classical Singers along with the Lawrence High School Girls Ensemble; sponsored by Cathrine McCarthy Memorial Trust, Corpus Christi Holy Rosary Church, Lawrence; 978-683-8222.

OPEN HOUSE, The Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich, 11 a.m., with lawn games, May pole dance, Montserrat College of Art student sculpture exhibit, family treasure hunt and more; Castle Hill’s 59-room mansion Great House open for self-guided tours and refreshments; bring a picnic;, 978.356.4351.

FILM FESTIVAL, Merrimack Valley Jewish Federation’s annual Jewish Film Festival, 3:30 p.m., featuring two films, “The Other Son” and “Hava Nagila;” Osgood Landing, 1580 Osgood St., North Andover; $18; 978-688-0466,

LIVE MUSIC, Treble Chorus of New England’s annual Training and Concert Choir, 3 p.m., West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road, Andover.


CREATIVE GARDEN TALK, Liz Barbour of Liz Barbour’s Creative Feast offers a visual tour of her cottage-sized gardens filled with herbs, edible flowers, fruits and vegetables, followed by Barbour preparing luncheon dishes featuring fresh, healthy ingredients; hosted by Andover Garden Club, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., South Church, 41 Central St.; guests $20 (includes refreshments and lunch), members free; reservations required; Anne Feeney, 978-475-7119,


TOP CHEF VISIT, celebrity chef Kristen Kish of Boston prepares a dish, discusses techniques and takes questions to benefit Emmaus in Haverhill; 7:30 to 9 p.m.; tickets $25; $75 with a VIP reception beginning at 6:15; Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; Donna Capodelupo, 978-994-3450,


COMEDY FUNDRAISER, Priceless Prom Gown program hosts a comedy night featuring three comedians, Gallaria at Maria’s Restaurant, Haverhill, 7 to 8 p.m.; includes appetizers and raffle; proceeds support the organization that collects and distributes prom gowns to high school students in need through its dress-give-a-way boutiques.

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