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Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy 3 Chapel Ave, Andover; open Tues.Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Mark Tobey: Threading Light; through March 11. Conver-gence: Anila Quayyum Agha, Lalla Essaydi, Yun-Fei Ji, and Fred Han Chang Liang; through July 31.

Indian Hill Music 36 King St., Littleton, 978486-9524, ext. 116,

Paintings by Melba Juez-Perrone: Harmony of Col-ors and Notes, through Feb.; Mon-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. 4 p.m.); free.


Discovery Museums 177 Main St., Acton (programs are free with admission unless noted).

Backyard & Beyond: Tracking with PrimiTim, Sat., Feb. 10, 10-11:30 a.m. Doggy Days: Abby Gets a Checkup, Thur., Feb. 15, 10-11 a.m.

Dracut Access Television 91 Mill St., Suite 7. Television Camp for Kids, Tues., Feb. 20-Fri. Feb. 23, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; ages 10-13; $60; call 978957-5522, email, visit www.dracuttv. org.

Lowell Memorial Auditorium 50 East Merrimack St. Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!; Thur., March 1, 10 a.m.; 866-722-8881,


JESUS aCROSS the Border St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 300 Haverhill St., Lawrence.

Latin Dance Party, Fri., Feb. 16, 8 p.m.-midnight; email

St. Theresa Church 466 Billerica Road, Billerica. Why Prayer and Fasting is a Team, guest lecture by Andrew LaVallee, found of Live the Fast, Sun.


, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.; all welcome.


Chelmsford Stamp Club Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Road; first and third Mon. (Feb. 19), 7:30-9 p.m.

Dracut Community Band Christ United Church, 10 Arlington St. Rehearsals, Thursdays, 67:15 p.m.; new members welcomed; 978-4540055.

Dracut Community Chorus Dracut High School, 1540 Lakeview Ave. Rehearsals, Wednesdays, 6-8 a.m.


Hanover Theatre 2 Southbridge St., Worcester. Chefs: The Sizzling Kitchen Showdown, Sat., Feb. 17, 8 p.m.; $28-$38.

Luna Theater Mondo Monday Comedy, Mon., Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m., Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson St., Lowell.

Films, Books, Lectures

Hearing Room 119 Chelmsford St., Lowell.

Choose Your Adventure Reading and Discussion Group; Mondays, 6-7 p.m.; discuss books you have read with others.

Health & Wellness

Blaire House 10 Erlin Terrace, Tewksbury.

Protecting the House: Elder Law Educational Semi-nar, Tues., Feb. 27, 6 p.m.; free; dinner and refreshments;

Bridges by EPOCH 108 Littleton Road, Westford. Benefits of Early Detection, Thur., Feb. 15, noon-1 p.m.; presentation on early detection of dementia; free; 978-692-9541.

Westford Health Department Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant St. (unless otherwise noted). Hearing Screenings, Mon., Feb. 12, 9:3011:30 a.m.; free. Adult Health Maintenance Clinic, Tues., Feb. 13, 9-10 a.m.; free. Dementia Work-shop, series for sufferers, caregivers, family and friends; Thur., Feb. 15 (Effective Communication Strategies); Thur., March 15 (Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior); 3:304:30 p.m.; free; 978-692-5509.


Chelmsford Public Library 25 Boston Road. Tech Talk: Computers 101, Thur., Feb. 8, 10-11 a.m. Gender Roles and Relationships During the Annees Noires, UMass Lowell associate professor of history Patrick Young; Fri., Feb. 9, 1-2 p.m. One Book Chelmsford, Fri., Feb. 9, 7 p.m.; bestselling author Kristin Hannah will speak; author of The Nightingale, the book that is the focus of One Book Chelmsford; free; 978-256-5521; free; // A Survivor s Story with Dr. Anna Ornstein, Sun., Feb. 11, 2-4 p.m.; Holocaust survivor discusses her life. Dinner with Eleanor Roosevelt, Thur., Feb. 15, 6-7:30 p.m. Chinese New Year Fes-tival, Sat., Feb, 17, 1-3 p.m. A Journey Through the Loire Valley and Normandy with the Traveling Librar-ian, Sun., Feb. 18, 2-4 p.m.

Nashua Public Library 2 Court St., Nashua, N.H., 603-589-4610,

What's Your Story?, six Thursdays, Feb. 8,15,22, March 8,15,22, 7 p.m.; each week, a presenter from Nashua will share a life story, followed by a discussion; free; no registration. Seed Swap, Thur., Feb. 22, following a talk on organic gardening at 7 p.m. Human Book Festival, Sun., Feb, 25 (snow date, Sun., March 11); people with stories to tell will speak fir 15 minutes, from 2-4 p.m., followed by refreshments and a brief discussion.

Parker Memorial Library 28 Arlington St., Dracut. Chappaquiddick Tragedy Author Event and Book Signing, Mon., Feb. 26, 6-7:30 p.m.

Pelham Public Library 24 Village Green.

Exploring Yoga, Saturday, Feb. 10 (Feb. 17 snow date); free; registration required. Film screening of The True Story of the Queen s Close Confidant and An Unexpected Friendship, Sun., Feb. 25, 1:30 p.m.

Tewksbury Public Library 300 Chandler St.; registration recommended, 978-640-4490, ext. 205,, Author talk, Brian Glyn Williams, The Last Warlord, Thur., Feb. 8, 7 p.m. Film screening, Only The Brave, Fri., Feb. 9, 7 p.m. 10 Things To Know About Long Term Investing with Scott Hawley, Mon., Feb. 12, 2 p.m. An Evening with George Washington, Mon., Feb. 12., 7 p.m. Author talk, Kieran Setiya, Midlife: A Philosophical Guide, Tues., Feb. 13, 7 p.m. Concert with Gui-tarist & Singer Julie Kinscheck, Wed., Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m. Author talk, Lauren Young, Boston Ballerina, Thur., Feb. 15, 7 p.m. Film screening, Wonder, Fri., Feb. 16, 7 p.m. Author talk, Dr. Steven Hatch, Inferno: A Doctor s Ebola Story, Tues., Feb. 20, 7 p.m. Author talk, Rachel Herz, Why You Eat What You Eat, Thur., Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Film screening, The Florida Project, Fri., Feb. 23, 7 p.m. That s Not What I Said! with Clare Harlow, Mon., Feb. 26, 2 p.m. An Evening with John Adams, Mon., Feb. 26, 7 p.m. Author talk, Corrine Smith, Tracing Thoreau s Last Journey, Tues., Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Concert with Pianist & Singer Fiona Corinne, Wed., Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m. Monthly Book Club, A Man Called Ove, Wed., Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.


Boathouse 294 Tyngsboro Road, Dracut.

Karaoke, each Wed., 9 p.m.

Finn s Pub 76 Merrimack St., Lowell. Mill City Karaoke, each Wed., 8 p.m.

Hearing Room 119 Chelmsford St., Lowell.

Reading Group, each Mon., 6-9 p.m. Open Mike, each Tues., 7-10 p.m. Open Figure Drawing, each Wed., 7-10 p.m. Mostly Acoustic Jam, each Thur., 7-10 p.m. Bluegrass Jam, third Fri. (Feb. 16), 7-10 p.m. Songwriter s Club, second and fourth Sat. (Feb. 10), 1-5 p.m. Community Sing & Jam, every other Sunday, 2-5 p.m.

Parish Center for the Arts 10 Lincoln St., Westford. The Vintage Vocal Quartet, Sat., Feb. 17, 7-9:30 p.m.; $18 members and seniors, $20 nonmembers, $5 teens; reservations recommended, 978-692-6333, email, or //; BYOB and appetizers.

Thirsty First 280 Central St., Lowell; Open Mike; nightly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.


Boston Billiard Club & Casino 55 Northeastern Blvd., Nashua, N.H. High Hands Saturday Jack-pot, every Sat., 2-10 p.m.; $500 hourly prize. Poker Lessons, every Fri., 6 p.m.; free.

Chelmsford Senior Center 75 Groton Road.

Ballroom Dancing, Sat., Feb. 17, 7-10 p.m.; $10.

Sales, Fairs

Mill No. 5 250 Jackson St., fifth floor, Lowell. A Little Bazaar, every Sat., noon-4 p.m.

St. Patrick s Church 12 Main St., Pelham, N.H. St. Patrick s Women s Guild Penny Sale, Sat., April 7, 9 a.m-6 p.m., and Sun., April 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; drawing is Sun., April 8, 3:30 p.m.


Blue Ocean Music Hall 4 Ocean Front, Salisbury. The Vagina Monologues, Thur., Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; $35.

Hanover Theatre 2 Southbridge St., Worcester. Somethng Rotten, Feb. 20, 21, 22, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 23, 24, 8 p.m.; Feb. 24, 2 p.m.; Feb. 25, 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m.; $44-$79.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre 50 East Merrimack St., Lowell; 978-654-4678, box_office@,