Art/Exhibits

Chelmsford Center for the Arts - 1 North Road. Get Yourself Painting, Mondays, Aug. 5,12,19,26, 7-9 p.m., $125 for all four sessions; www.chelmsfordarts.org.

Fitchburg Art Museum - 25 Merriam Parkway. Free First Thursday, Thur., Aug. 1, 3-7 p.m., free admission.

Museum of Russian Icons - 203 Union St., Clinton. Free First Sundays, Sun., Aug. 2, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Western Avenue Studios - Western Avenue, Lowell. Open Studios, Sat., Aug. 3, noon-5 p.m.

Children

Discovery Museum — 177 Main St., Acton (programs are free with admission unless noted). Summer Friday Nights Free, 4:30-8 p.m. Open Studio, Thur., Aug. 1, 10-11 a.m. Music and Movement with Miss Bernadette, Fri., Aug. 2, 9:30-10 a.m. Forest Fridays, Fri., Aug. 2, 10-10:45 a.m. Stomp Rockets, Fri., Aug. 2, 2-4:30 p.m. Member Morning, Sat., Aug. 3, 8-9 a.m., free. Air Play, Sat., Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fairyborough, Tues., Aug. 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wed., Aug. 7-Sun., Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Silver Unicorn Bookstore — 12 Spruce St., Acton. Saturday Morning Storytime: Gisela Hernandez-Skayne, Sat., Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-noon. Friday Nights Free, 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday Morning Storytime: David Biedrzycki, Sat., Aug. 10, 11 a.m.-noon.


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Comedy

Blue Ocean Music Hall — 4 Ocean Front, Salisbury. Juston McKinney, Fri., Aug. 9, 8 p.m., $22.50.

Hampton Beach Casino — 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton, N.H. Trevor Noah, Fri., Aug. 9, 7 p.m., $57-$87.

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.

Luna Theater — Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson St., Lowell. Weirdo Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. The Last Black Man in San Francisco, drama, Fri., Aug. 2, 7:35 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 3, 8:05 p.m. Magical Mystery Movie, Sat., Aug. 3, 11:05 a.m.; Sun., Aug. 4, 11:05 a.m. Deconstructing The Beatles: Abbey Road Side 1, music/documentary, Sat., Aug. 3, 2:05 p.m. Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, documentary, Sat., Aug. 3, 5:05 p.m., Tues., Aug. 6, 7:35 p.m. Fight Club, drama, Sun., Aug. 4, 2:05 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 8:05 p.m.

Libraries

Chelmsford Public Library — 25 Boston Road. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Summer Season Tournament, Fri., Aug. 2, 3-5 p.m.

Nashua Public Library — 2 Court St., Nashua, N.H., 603-589-4610, www.nashualibrary.org. Immigration Advice, private meetings with an expert from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Wednesdays, Aug. 7, Oct. 9, Dec. 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sci-Fi Trivia Night, Tues., Aug. 13, 7 p.m. Bryson Lang, comedian-juggler, Tues., Aug. 13, 2 p.m. Nashua Reads: One City, One Book, "Lilac Girls" by Martha Hall Kelly, who will speak Sun., Sept. 29, www.mktix.com/npl. Photographer Ed Ting talks about how to use a telescope and recognize constellations, Thur., Aug. 8, 7 p.m.

Pollard Memorial Library — 401 Merrimack St., Lowell. No registration required except where noted. Explorers Club Storytime, Mon., Aug. 5, 10:30 a.m., ages 3-6. Mother Goose on the Loose, Tues., Aug. 6, 10:30-11:30 a.m., up to age 3. Out of This World Family PJ Storytime, Tues., Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m., all children welcome. Interactive Fiction Club, Wednesdays, Aug. 7,14,21, noon-1 p.m. Drop-In Craft, Wed., Aug. 7, 2-4 p.m., ages 3 and older. STEAM Wars, Thur., Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-noon, grades K-4.

Tewksbury Public Library — 300 Chandler St. An Evening with The Museum of Bad Art, Thur., Aug. 1, 7-8 p.m. Evening with Rudyard Kipling, Wed., Aug. 7, 6:30 p.m.

Reunions

Lowell High School Class of 1969 — 50th Reunion, Fri., Aug. 16, Mt. Pleasant Golf Club, Staples Street, Lowell, dinner and dancing, catered by Steve's Kitchen, DJ, 50-year retrospective video, 50/50 raffle to support scholarship fund, photos, games; $50, benefits LHS Class of 1969 Scholarship Fund given annually to a Lowell High senior who will be going to UMass Lowell or Middlesex Community College; call Steve Hartigan at 978-995-3637 or Bill Nickles at 978-454-9808.

Sales, Fairs, Meals

St. Casmir's Parish Hall — 268 Lakeview Ave., Lowell. Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, Sun., Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-noon; adults $8, families with children $15; benefits St. Casimir's Scholarship Fund.

Theater

Greeley Park — Concord Street, Nashua, N.H. 27th Annual Shakespeare in the Park, Much Ado About Nothing, Sat., Aug. 3, 5 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 4, 2 p.m.; free; presented by Nashua Theatre Guild; www.nashuatheatre guild.org.

Hanover Theatre — 2 Southbridge St., Worcester. "The Music Man," Fri., Aug. 16, 7 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 17, 2 p.m., 7 p.m.; $20.