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August 15, 2017

The Merrimack Minute

Sep
6
Fri
Essex Art Center Exhibition @ Essex Art Center
Sep 6 @ 10:00 AM – Dec 12 @ 6:00 PM
Essex Art Center Exhibition @ Essex Art Center | Lawrence | Massachusetts | United States

In the Chester F. Sidell Gallery: Hyperrealism of the Carribean

Francisco Collado (San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic), Karina Rodriguez (La Romana, Dominican Republic), Windel González (Venezuela), Magda Torres Gurza (Mexico), Esteban Lachapelle Zapata (San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic)

In the Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery: Stilling Life

Laura Fischman

Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 AM-6 PM

Oct
16
Wed
Coffee Time with Methuen City Council Candidates @ Methuen Senior Activity Center
Oct 16 @ 9:30 AM – Oct 31 @ 11:00 AM
Coffee Time with Methuen City Council Candidates @ Methuen Senior Activity Center | Methuen | Massachusetts | United States

Come to the Methuen Senior Activity Center between October 16 and October 31 to have coffee and talk to Methuen City Council candidates.

October 16 & 30, Nick Dizoglio; October 28, Joel Faretra; October 29, Jessica Finocchiaro; October 31, Joyce Campagnone.

Oct
19
Sat
St. Lucy Parish Craft Fair @ St. Lucy Parish Hall
Oct 19 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
St. Lucy Parish Craft Fair @ St. Lucy Parish Hall | Methuen | Massachusetts | United States

St. Lucy Parish Craft Fair will be held at the parish hall on October 19.

There will be 30 vendors as well as a bake sale, raffles, and lunch. This event is sponsored by the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality.

“To Kill A Mockingbird” Screening @ Pinkerton Academy's Stockbridge Theatre
Oct 19 @ 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
"To Kill A Mockingbird" Screening @ Pinkerton Academy's Stockbridge Theatre | Derry | New Hampshire | United States

The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education will be showing “To Kill A Mockingbird” as part of a multi-year statewide program designed to foster conversations with the public on law, justice, and civics.

10 AM, Registration; 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, Program

Howl-O-Ween 5K @ Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
Oct 19 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Howl-O-Ween 5K @ Northeast Delta Dental Stadium | Manchester | New Hampshire | United States

Howl-O-Ween 5k is a dog-friendly 5k run/walk that benefits the Animal Rescue League of NH. This is a great opportunity to get out and be active with the whole family including your dog(s). Participants are encouraged to get into the spirit and wear their favorite Halloween costume!

Dover Dog Howloween @ Downtown Dover, NH
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Dover Dog Howloween @ Downtown Dover, NH | Dover | New Hampshire | United States

The 1st Annual Dover Dog Howloween celebration will be held on October 19.

Dogs and their people dressed in family-friendly costumes will parade up Central Avenue in Dover, NH to the Cocheco Mill Courtyard competing for hundreds of dollars in prizes. All proceeds benefit Pope Memorial Humane Society (formerly Cocheco Valley Humane Society).

Mary Queen of Peace Harvestfest & Chilifest Cook-off
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Mary Queen of Peace Harvestfest & Chilifest Cook-off @ Salem | New Hampshire | United States

Saint Mary and Joseph Parish is hosting their Mary Queen of Peace Harvestfest & Chilifest Cook-off with local restaurants and parishioners on October 19.

$5 to sample and judge approximately 40 recipes, plus enjoy a bowl of housemade chili. There will also be food trucks, a bake sale, apple pie contest, 50/50 raffles, and a scarecrow contest. Children’s activities include a traveling petting zoo, games, face and pumpkin painting, Salem Police K9 demo with motorcycles and cruisers, and more!

Methuen Family Fall Festival @ Greycourt State Park
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM
Methuen Family Fall Festival @ Greycourt State Park | Methuen | Massachusetts | United States

Mayor James P. Jajuga, the Methuen Recreation Department, and the Methuen Youth Commission are hosting the Methuen Family Fall Festival on October 19.

Schedule:
12 PM: Annual Halloween Costume Contest registration
12:30 PM: Spooky Story Time with the Nevins Library
1 PM: Costume contest begins (prizes for each age group)
1:30 PM: Announcement of contest winners/prizes awarded

Oct
20
Sun
Merrimack Valley Philharmonic 59th Season Premiere Concert @ Timberlane Performing Arts Center
Oct 20 @ 2:30 PM
Merrimack Valley Philharmonic 59th Season Premiere Concert @ Timberlane Performing Arts Center | Plaistow | New Hampshire | United States

The Merrimack Valley Philharmonic 59th Season Premiere Concert features cello soloist Junko Fujiwara.

Fujiwara will perform the renowned Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No.1 in A Minor. Louis Stewart of Berklee College of Music will conduct the program, which will also include Copland’s “The Heiress Suite,” Ravel’s “Pavane for a Dead Princess,” and the Mars, Venus and Jupiter movements of Holst’s “The Planets.”

Cost: Adults, $25; students and seniors, $20; children ages 4-12, $5 available at the door or online.

Sunday Night Ballroom Dancing @ Relief's In Function Hall
Oct 20 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Sunday Night Ballroom Dancing @ Relief's In Function Hall | Lawrence | Massachusetts | United States

Come Alive After Five has been running this dance for singles and couples for more than 30 years. All ages welcome. Free parking.

$13 admission includes coffee and pastry at 8:30 PM.