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; thetrustees.org, 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, mvjf.org.
LIVE MUSIC, Treble Chorus of New England’s annual Training and Concert Choir, 3 p.m., West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road, Andover.
TUESDAY, MAY 7
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
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, email@example.com.
THURSDAY, MAY 9
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.