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Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy -- 3 Chapel Ave, Andover; Convergence: Anila Quayyum Agha, Lalla Essaydi, Yun-Fei Ji, and Fred Han Chang Liang; through July 31.

Chelmsford Center for the Arts -- 1 North Road.

Nashua Airport -- 93 Perimeter Road, Nashua, N.H. 11th Annual Nashua International Sculpture Symposium, runs through Sat., June 2.


Discovery Museums -- 177 Main St., Acton (programs are free with admission unless noted). Blossoming Brushwork, Thur., May 31, 10-11 a.m.


Chelmsford Stamp Club -- Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Road; first and third Mon. (June 4), 7:30-9 p.m.

Dracut Community Band -- Christ United Church, 10 Arlington St. Rehearsals, Thursdays, 6-7:15 p.m.; new members welcomed; 978-454-0055.

Dracut Community Chorus -- Dracut High School, 1540 Lakeview Ave. Rehearsals, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.


Luna Theater at Mill No. 5 -- 250 Jackson St., Lowell. Mondo Monday Comedy, third Monday of month (June 18), 7:30-8:50 p.m.

Community Service

Films, Books, Lectures

Chelmsford Center for the Arts -- 1 North Road. Book signing, "My Life in Little Pieces: A Collection of Poetry and Lyrics" by Holly Amber Wolti, Fri., June 1, 7-10 p.m.; free.

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.

Luna Theater -- Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson St., Lowell.


Dracut Access Television -- 91 Mill St., Suite 7. Orientation Session, Tues., June 12, 6-8 p.m.; interested resident invited to learn about the studio; pizza and soft drinks provided; 978-957-5522.

Lowell Humane Society -- 951 Broadway St., Lowell. Muddy Paws 5K Walk/Run, Sat., June 2, 8:30 a.m.; $35 adults, $20 kids; 978-452-7781,

Prospect Hill Farm -- 115 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard. 2nd Annual Hootenanny Hoedown, Fri., June 1, 6-10 p.m.; barbecue, live music, barn dance; benefits Harvard Schools Trust; also food drive for Community Harvest Project; $25,

Saint Louis School -- 74 Boisvert St., Lowell. Bingo, every Tuesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; proceeds benefit students of Saint Louis; 978-458-7594.

Health & Wellness

Cameron Senior Center -- 20 Pleasant St., Westford. Hearing screenings, Mon., June 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; free; 978-692-5509. Adult Health Maintenance Clinic, Tues., June 12, 9-10 a.m.; free.

Haverhill Crossings Assisted Living Residence -- 254 Amesbury Road. Grief Support Group, for men, hosted by Merrimack Valley Hospice,; meets Tuesdays through June 26; 978-552-4510.

Stony Brook School -- 9 Farmer Way, Westford. Crisis Mental Health and the Next Generation, Thur., June 14, 7-9:30 p.m.; free.

Holiday Events


Chelmsford Public Library -- 25 Boston Road.

Lawrence Library -- 15 Main St., Pepperell.

Nashua Public Library -- 2 Court St., Nashua, N.H., 603-589-4610, Spring Book Retreat, Sat., June 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; read "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton, then watch the 1993 movie and compare the two; copies available for borrowing; free lunch; register at or 603-589-4610. Adult Game Night, Tues., June 26, 6:30 p.m. Bach's Lunch Concert Series, Wednesdays, noon; Egle Jarkova, violin, June 27; Danute Milekia, soprano, July 11; North Winds Quartet, July 18; Bloom/Leigton Duo, flute/guitar, July 18; Seven Times Salt, Shakespearean, Aug. 1; Festival Chamber Players, woodwinds, Aug. 8; Amadi and Debby Azikiwe, strings/piano, Aug. 15. Summer Concert on the Plaza, Thursdays, 7 p.m.; Pete Kilpatrick Band, Americana, June 28; Criollo Classic, Latin, July 5; Bullock Brothers, gospel, July 12; Jay Psaros, singer/songwriter, July 19; Nick Goumas Jazz Quartet, July 26; Blue Suede Boppers, retro rock, Aug. 2.

Parker Memorial Library -- 28 Arlington St., Dracut.

Pelham Public Library -- 24 Village Green.

Pollard Memorial Library -- 401 Merrimack St., Lowell. No registration required except where noted. Toe Tapping Thursday, Thur., May 31, 10:30 a.m.; all ages. Non Fiction Book Club, "Rust" by Jonathan Waldman, Thur., June 7; "Washington" by Ron Chernow, Thur., Aug. 2. Lego Club, Sat., June 16, 9:30 a.m. Fairy Houses, Sat., June 16, build your own with found materials; must register, 978-674-1548, Non Fiction Book Club, Tues., June 7, 6:30 p.m., "Rust" by Jonathan Waldman. Independent Film Night, Thur., June 14, "Bad Lucky Goat."

Tewksbury Public Library -- 300 Chandler St.; registration recommended, 978-640-4490, ext. 205,,

Tyngsboro Public Library -- 25 Bryant Lane.

Live Music

Blue Ocean Music Hall -- 4 Ocean Front, Salisbury. Rick Springfield, acoustic, Thur., May 31, 8 p.m.; $49.50-$250.

Bull Run -- 215 Great Road, Shirley. Jon Cleary Band, New Orleans funk, Thur., May 31, 7:30 p.m.; $30.

Chelmsford Center for the Arts -- 1 North Road. Anthony Alexander, classical piano, Thur., May 31, 7:30 p.m.; $5 suggested. Joan Watson-Jones, jazz, Sat., June 2, 7:30 p.m.; $15.

Copper Door Bedford, N.H. -- 15 Leavey Drive, 603-488-2677.

Copper Door Salem, N.H. -- 41 South Broadway, 603-458-2033.

Hampton Beach Casino -- 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton, N.H. The B-52s, classic pop, Sat., June 2, 8 p.m.; $47.

Hanover Theatre -- 2 Southbridge St., Worcester.

Hearing Room -- 119 Chelmsford St., Lowell.

Jocko's Jazz -- Sahara Restaurant, 34 Bates St., Methuen.

Lowell Memorial Auditorium -- 50 East Merrimack St.

Parish Center for the Arts -- 10 Lincoln St., Westford.

Performing Arts Center -- 51 Walden, Concord.

Riverwalk -- 35 Railroad Square, Nashua, N.H.

Tewksbury Senior Center -- 175 Chandler St.

Tsongas Center -- 300 MLK Jr. Way, Lowell.

Tupelo Music Hall -- 10 A St., Derry, N.H.


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. (June 15), 7-10 p.m. Songwriter's Circle, second and fourth Sat. (June 23), 1-5 p.m. Community Sing & Jam, every other Sunday, 2-5 p.m.

Luna Theater -- Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson St., Lowell. Luna Sessions, live jazz, every Tues., 8 p.m.; free.


Boston Billiard Club & Casino -- 55 Northeastern Blvd., Nashua, N.H. High Hands Saturday Jackpot, every Sat., 2-10 p.m. Learn To Play Poker, every Fri, 6-7:30 p.m.; free. Tuesday Trivia Night, every Tuesday, 7:30-10 p.m.

Dom Polski Hall -- 10 Coburn St., Lowell. Beginner Line Dance Class, Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.; 877-92DANCE.

NARA Park -- 25 Ledge Rock Way, Acton. NARA Summer Famiyl Campout, Fri., June 1, 4 p.m.-9 a.m;

Revolution Community Yoga -- 22 Town Farm Road, Westford. Grand Opening, Sat., June 2, and Sun., June 3, free yoga classes, raffles;

The Wine ConneXtion -- 117 Main St., North Andover. Spring Sips, Saturdays through June 30, 1-5 p.m.


Academy of Notre Dame -- 180 Middlesex Road, Tyngsboro. Reunion celebration, Fri., June 1; reunion for graduates of years ending in 3 and 8; tours, live entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, beverages; $35;, 978-649-7611, ext. 323.

Sales, Fairs

Christian Union Church -- 37 West Main St., Groton. Firefighters' Chicken BBQ, Sat., June 9, 4 p.m.; $9; 978-448-5480, 978-272-0145.

Dracut Council on Aging -- 951 Mammoth Road. Indoor Yard Sale, Sat., June 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; free; early birds Sat. only for $5; benefits Council on Aging programs,

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


Middlesex Community College -- Celebrity Forum with Jamie Lee Curtis, Fri., June 8 8 p.m.; $29-$49.

University of Massachusetts Lowell -- Tsongas Center, 300 MLK Jr. Way, Lowell. "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, Fri., Oct. 5; tickets on sale, $58 public, $33 UML students;


Hanover Theatre -- 2 Southbridge St., Worcester.

Lowell Memorial Auditorium -- 50 East Merrimack St. Late Nite Catechism, Sat., June 2, 8 p.m.


Central Congregational Church -- 1 Worthen St., Chelmsford. A Recital of Compositions by Female Composers, Both Past and Present, Sun., June 3, 3-4 p.m.; featuring soprano Michele Kruske and pianist Ilana Joyce Cady; free.

St. Clement Eucharisstic Shrine -- 1105 Boylston St., Boston. JESUS aCROSS the Border monthly meeting, Fri., June 8, Mass at 7 p.m., followed by Christian music until 1 a.m.;