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Items should be sent to Libbie Payne, Globe NorthWest, PO Box 55819, The Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd., Boston 02205-5819 or epayne@globe.com. Photographs and high-resolution jpegs welcome. MUSIC

Acton: Acton Jazz Cafe at 452 Great Road. March 23, 7 p.m., dinner show with the Dameron Project. Cover $7; 9:30 p.m., Ben Shir Group. Cover $11. Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Gwenn Vivian Quartet and pianist Molly Flannery; 9-11:30 p.m., Jerry Bergonzi Group. Every Thursday 8:30 p.m. -midnight, blues jam with B.J. Magoon. Every Saturday at 2 p.m., Next Generation, teen-led rock jam. Every Sunday, 4-7 p.m. jazz jam with rotating hosts. March 24, 7 p.m., Gabriel Guerrero Trio; 9:30 p.m., No Static. actonjazzcafe.com; 978-263-6161. Acton: Patti Casey, lead singer for the Bluegrass Gospel Project, will perform March 30, 7:30 p.m., at South Acton Congregational Church, 35 School St. Colin McCaffrey opens. $12.50-$15. 978-263-7227.

Arlington: Violinist Mimi Rabson and bassist Bruno Raberg will perform original compositions and improvisations March 23, 7:30 p.m., at Arlington Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Ave. Free. orbismusic@rcn.com

Arlington: Pianist Jacqueline Schwab will perform March 25, 3 p.m., at Park Avenue Congregational Church 50 Paul Revere Road. $8-$15. pacc-ucc.org; 781-643-8680.

Burlington: Southern Rail will perform a bluegrass concert March 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Armagh Coffeehouse at St. Malachy Parish, 99 Bedford St. $10-$15. 781-272-5111.

Concord: The American Recorder Society will host an open playing session led by Lisette Kielson, Mark Davenport, and Sheila Beardslee, March 24, 7:30 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm St. Free. 508-793-2295.

Concord: Colonial Inn at 48 Monument Square. At 8 p.m., unless noted. Mondays, Roots music jam session. Wednesdays, Jimmy Mazzy and the Last Minute Men. Thursdays, alternative acoustic pop hits. Friday and Saturday, Workingman's Jazz Band and guests. Sundays, 5 p.m., family sing-along with John Fitzsimmons; 7 p.m., Folk Tradition. March 22, Seth Connelly. March 27, Bruce Marshall. March 29, Bret Talbert. concordscolonialinn.com, 978-369-9200.

Lawrence: Terri and George Riley will perform a Celtic Celebration concert March 25, 2 p.m., at Lawrence Public Library, 51 Lawrence St. Free. lawrencefreelibrary.org; 978-682-1727.

Lexington: At the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road. March 25, 2 p.m., "More Love," Shaker spirituals. $8-$10. nationalheritagemuseum.org; 781-861-6559.

Lexington: The Claire Lynch Band and Tony Trischka will perform bluegrass March 24, 7:30 p.m., at the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road. $21-$23. bbu.org; 617-782-2251.

Littleton: Indian Hill Music Center at 36 King St. March 25, 3 p.m., Indian Hill Chamber Orchestra performs Barber, Bartok, and Mozart, $25. indianhillmusic.org; 978-486-0540.

Medford: Tufts University's Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Ave. March 31, African Arts Festival: 1-4 p.m. free workshops with the Berklee West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, SUNY Binghamton Nukporfe Dance-Drumming Ensemble and Kinewe, the Tufts University African Music and Dance Ensemble; 4:30-7:30 p.m. African street bazaar, vendors, educational programs, and food, free; 8 p.m. evening performance. $5. 617-627-4042.

North Andover: Augustana and the A.J. Edwards Band will perform March 22, 7 p.m., at the Sakowich Student Center at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St. $10-$20. 978-837-5421.

Shirley: Southern Rail will perform a bluegrass gospel concert March 23, 7:30 p.m., at Shirley Middle School, 1 Hospital Road. $10. tickets@shirleyarts.org.

Winchester: The Winchester Unitarian Society will present "Music for a Monday Evening," a recital of works by Haydn, Shostakovich, Purcell, and Mozart, performed by Dana Russian and John Kramer, March 26, 7:30 p.m., at Winchester Unitarian Church, 478 Main St. $5-$10. winchesteruu.org; 781-729-0949.

THEATER

Acton: Open Door Theater of Acton will perform "big, The Musical" March 23, 30, and 31 at 7:30 p.m., March 24, 31, and April 1 at 2 p.m. at R.J. Grey Junior High School on Charter Road. $8. opendoortheater.org; 978-266-0148.

Bedford: "Guys and Dolls, Jr." will be performed March 22-24, 7:30 p.m. at John Glenn Middle School, 99 McMahon Road. $8. 781-275-3235.

Billerica: The Billerica Friends of Music and Billerica Fine Arts Department will perform "Oliver" March 22, 7:30 p.m., and March 23 and 24 at 8 p.m., at Billerica Memorial High School, 35 River St. $12. 978-436-9329.

Burlington: "Les Miserables," the student edition, will be performed March 29-31 at 7:30 p.m., and April 1 at 2 p.m. at Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge St. $8-$10. 781-270-1861.

Concord: "The Laramie Project" will be performed March 23 at 8 p.m., and March 24 at 2 and 8 p.m., at First Parish Church, 20 Lexington Road. $15. fpdrama.org; 978-369-9602.

Lowell: Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 50 East Merrimack St., through April 15: "Syncopation" by Allan Knee. Performances Wednesday through Sunday. $25-$55. merrimackrep.org; 978-654-4678.

Lowell: Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 E. Merrimack St. March 22, 8 p.m., comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood. $30.50-$49.50. lowellauditorium.com; 978-454-2299.

North Andover: "Grease" will be performed March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m., and March 31 at 2 and 8 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St. $5-$12. 978-837-5355.

Reading: The Quannapowitt Players, 55 Hopkins St., will present "Barrymore" by William Luce and starring Jerry Robbins, April 1, 3 p.m. $25. Proceeds benefit theater's handicap bathroom project. qptheater.com; 781-942-2212.

Winchester: Gary Anderson will perform "Clarence Darrow: The Search for Justice" March 30, 7:30 p.m., at Winchester Unitarian Church, 478 Main St. $15-$20. 781-729-0949.

Winchester: Winchester Cooperative Theatre will perform "The Wizard of Oz" March 23 and 30 at 7:30 p.m., March 24 and 25 at 1 p.m., and March 31 and April 1 at 1 and 4 p.m., at McCall Middle School, 458 Main St. $12. Appropriate for ages 3 and older. 781-721-7529.

CHILDREN

Arlington: At Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St. Billy Jonas will perform a family concert March 24 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., $5-$7. 781-646-4849.

Concord: Concord Youth Theatre presents "Schoolhouse Rock , Live!" March 23 at 7:30 p.m. and March 24 and 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Thoreau Elementary School, 29 Prairie St. $9-$12. 978-371-1482, ext. 1.

Lawrence: The Lawrence YMCA Music Clubhouse, 40 Lawrence St., will hold auditions for "Clubhouse Idol" March 23, 5-8 p.m. Top twelve competition March 30, 6-8 p.m. For ages 13-18. Free to competitors and the public. 978-686-6191.

Lexington: The Alliance for Children will host a multicultural fair, featuring entertainment, raffles, food, and crafts, March 24, noon-3 p.m., at Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Ave. $15 per family in advance; $20 at the door. 781-431-7148.

Lowell: Disney's Cinderella Kids and Jungle Book Kids will perform March 25 at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., and March 26 at 10:30 a.m. $13.50-$20.50. 978-454-2299

Medford: Gentle Dragon Playschool will host a spring festival of games, stories, crafts, food, and prizes March 24, 10 a.m.-noon, at West Medford Congregational Church, 400 High St. $3; children 2 and younger free; $15 maximum per family. 781-391-2301.

Westford: At the Roudenb ush Community Center, 65 Main St. March 25, 2-3:30 p.m., meet "SodaPop" the clown. $5. 978-692-5511.

HISTORICAL HOUSES

Chelmsford: The Concord Museum will present a program on Henry David Thoreau March 25, 2 p.m., at The Barrett-Byam House, 40 Byam Road. Free. 978-319-9144.

Harvard: The Harvard Historical Society, Still River Meeting House, 215 Still River Road. March 30-May 13: "No Longer Hidden: Black Doll Clothes, 1870-1930." Reception March 30, 6-9 p.m. Museum open Thursday, 7-9 p.m.; Sunday, 2-5 p.m. Free. 978-456-8285.

North Andover: The North Andover Historical Society, 53 Academy Road, will offer a "Behind the Scenes" talk exploring the society's resources and methods in conducting research into family, local, and town history. $5, members free. 978-686-4035.

GALLERIES

Acton: Powers Gallery, 144 Great Road: March 24- April 21: multi-artist exhibit opens March 24, with a 4-7 p.m. reception. Gallery open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Free. 978-263-5105.

Andover: Addison Gallery of American Art on the Phillips Academy campus, 180 Main St. Through April 15: "Kara Walker: Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)." Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Free. addisongallery.org; 978-749-4015.

Andover: Lorica Artworks, 90 Main St., through April 30: "A Shade Apart," paintings by American and Irish artists. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday noon-4 p.m. Free. 978-470-1829.

Arlington: Artbeat, 212A Massachusetts Ave. Through March 29, Laura Baltzell, "From the Ground Up." Free. Call for hours. 781-646-2200.

Arlington: Jefferson Cutter House Gallery, 1 Whittemore Park. Through March 25, "Inside Outside," images by Dianne Levine. Reception March 25, 3-6 p.m. 781-275-2143.

Arlington: The Old Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Lane. Through March 24, "Hidden Worlds/Winter Art Show." Reception March 24, 2:30-5 p.m. Open Tuesday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 781-643-0554.

Belmont: At the Belmont Gallery of Art, 19 Moore St., third floor, March 29 through April 27: "Peace and Solitude," paintings of Josie Lawrence. Reception March 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 617-484-5727.

Belmont: The Massachusetts Audubon Society Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, 10 Juniper Road, through March 30: Ash Street Painters. Weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 617-489-5050.

Boxborough: Sargent Memorial Library, 427 Massachusetts Ave, through April 30: works by Bruce Davidson. Free. boxlib.org; 978-263-4680.

Chelmsford: Chelmsford Public Library, 25 Boston Road, through March: photographs by David Fingerhut. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free. 978-256-5521.

Concord: Concord Art Association, at 37 Lexington Road, through March 25: "New England Impressions: The Master Printers." March 22, 7 p.m., Robert Townsend will discuss "From Traditional to Contemporary: 35 Years of Prints." Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Free. concordart.org; 978-369-2578.

Lexington: "Art Without Borders: Preserving and Promoting Artists' Rights in the World" is on exhibit through March at Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Ave. Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. Free. carylibrary.org; 781-861-7471.

Lexington: "Italy and India," works by David J. Emerson and Pamela J. Marshall, is on exhibit through March at RE/MAX Landmark Office, 15 Depot Square. Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 781-861-7300.

Littleton: Gallery at Indian Hill Music Center, 36 King St., through April 29: "It's Not What You Think," digital prints by Sing Hanson. Weekdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 978-486-0540.

Lowell: Brush Art Gallery and Studios, 256 Market St., through April 1: "A Print Is a Print Is a Print." Wednesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Free. thebrush.org; 978-459-7819. Lowell: University Galleries at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. McGauvran Student Center, 71 Wilder St., through April 4: "Shadows," an installation by Randal Thurston, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dugan Gallery, 883 Broadway, through March 29: "The BIG Show." Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 978-970-3556.

Medford: 13Forest Gallery, 13 Forest St., through April 12: "Shine: The Mosaic Art of Ariel Finelt Shoemaker." Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 1-7 p.m., Thursday 1-8 p.m., Saturday noon-5 p.m. Free. 13forest.com; 781-396-0092.

Medford: At Springstep, 98 George P. Hassett Drive, through May 1: "Footprints: Dance Shoes & The Stories They Tell." Weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. springstep.org; 781-395-0402.

Medford: Tufts University Art Galleries at Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Ave., through April 1: "Hero: This Is We," "Jun Yang and Soldier Woods." Also, "Edward Burtynsky: The China Series." April 6-22: MFA Thesis Exhibit. Reception April 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Gallery talks April 12 and 18 at 6:30 p.m., Guided tour April 14, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday until 8 p.m. Free. 617-627-3518.

Pepperell: At the Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., through April 27: "New England Seasons" and "All About Me," quilts from the Squanicook Colonial Quilt Guild. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. lawrencelibrary.org; 978-618-6048.

Westford: The Parish Center for the Arts, 10 Lincoln St., is seeking artists for its 2007-2008 season. Artists in all media that can hang on a wall are welcome to submit 8-10 images of their work and a brief biography via e-mail to pca@westford.com. westford.com/pca.

Winchester: At the Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St., through March: "Glory Days," a group exhibit. Reception: March 29, 6-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 781-721-7171.

Winchester: At the Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road, through April 15: "Close Up," photographs of the famous by Martin Schoeller, and "Rough Beauty," photographs by Dave Anderson. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. $5; seniors $2; students, children, and members free; free Thursdays. griffinmuseum.org; 781-729-1158.

Winchester: At the Aberjona Nursing Center, 184 Swanton St., through April 10: photographs by Carolyn A. Dinsmoor. Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. 781-729-9370.

DANCE

Chelmsford: Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Road. March 24, 7-10:30 p.m., Wearing of the Green Dance, music by The Comeback Kids. $8. 978-635-1829.

NATURE

Andover: Naturalist Peter Alden will discuss dangers of invasive plants to the environment March 28, 7 p.m., at Andover Memorial Hall. Free. 978-475-8655.

Arlington: Mark Durrenberger will talk on Al Gore and global warming, March 23, 7 p.m., at Pleasant Street Congregational Church, 75 Pleasant St. Free.

Belmont: The Massachusetts Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, 10 Juniper Road, is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Trails, formal gardens, art gallery. $3-$4 for nonmembers; free admission to gallery. 617-489-5050.

Groton: Programs at the Nashua Watershed Association Resource Center, 592 Main St. March 22, 7 p.m., James J. Czupryna discusses "Valuing Land Under Conservation Easement." April 1, 2 p.m., Anthony Flint will discuss "This Land: The Battle Over Sprawl and the Future of America." Free. 978-448-0299.

Lexington: The Global Warming Action Coalition of Lexington programs at Cary Memorial Library: March 27, 7 p.m., the film "Who Killed the Electric Car?" Free. lexgwac.org.

Lowell: Jungle Jack Hanna will present a live show featuring animals, and footage, and stories about his animal adventures April 29, 2 p.m., at Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 E. Merrimack St. $25. Tickets for the canceled Jeff Corwin show will be honored for this performance. 978-454-2299.

LECTURES

Bedford: Claire Cook, author of "Must Love Dogs," will discuss her work March 28, 12:30 p.m., at Middlesex Community College Campus Center cafeteria, 591 Springs Road. Book signing follows. Free. 781-280-3763.

Burlington: At Borders, 6 Wayside Road: March 24, 2 p.m. Chris Carberry, "Celestial Pursuits." Free. 781-221-2188.

Concord: "The Concord Project: A Conversation with the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community, Families, and Friends," a panel discussion, will be presented March 27, 7:30 p.m., at First Parish Church, 20 Lexington Road. Free. 978-371-0723.

Lexington: Orlando Patterson will discuss "Ordinary Liberties: What Freedom Means to Americans and Its Consequences" March 29, 7:30 p.m., at the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road. Free, RSVP requested: 617-742-6800, ext. 120.

North Andover: "Defining Homeland Security: Whose Responsibility Is It?' a panel discussion, will be presented March 27, 7 p.m., at Alumni Hall at McQuade Library at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St. Free. 978-837-5217.

North Andover: Ronald J. McAllister will discuss "A Sociologist Looks at Augustine" March 28, 7 p.m., at Cascia Hall, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St. Free. 978-837-5217.

BENEFITS/FAIRS

Andover: A wine tasting and art show, to benefit the restoration of North Parish Church, will be held April 7, 4-6 p.m., at 190 Academy Road, Old North Andover Center. $15 at the door. 978-475-5924.

Bedford: The Bedford Friends of the Library will hold a book sale at the library, 7 Mudge Way. March 30, 1-4:30 p.m., March 31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and April 1, noon-3 p.m. 781-275-9440.

Chelmsford: "A Taste of Chelmsford" will be held March 26, 7-9 p.m., at the Radisson Hotel. Tickets $17 in advance at Harrington's Wines and Liquors, $20 at the door. Adults only. Proceeds benefit Center School PTO. 978-250-9937.

Lexington: The Lexington Historical Society will hold a Relinquished Treasures Reception and Auction March 30, 7 p.m., at The Depot on Massachusetts Avenue. $20-$25. 781-862-0295.

Lexington: The Alliance for Children will host a Multicultural Fair March 24, noon-3 p.m. at Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Ave. $15-$20. Proceeds benefit the group's adoption efforts. Reading: Creative Arts will hold a Perform-a-thon March 24, noon-7 p.m., at 25 Woburn St. Donations benefit Creative Arts programming. March 31, 10 a.-2 p.m. arts fair fund-raiser, featuring activities for children and a craft fair. $7 per child for activities; $2 per person for craft fair. 781-942-9600.

Regional: Greater Lowell Good Friday Walk for Hunger, April 6 from St. Mark's Church, intersection of Cold Spring and Graniteville roads. Registration 8-11 a.m.; walk begins at 9 a.m. 13-mile course. For donation and participation information, visit westford.com/walkforhunger; 978-692-3901.

Stoneham: Stoneham Theatre will host a "Backstage Boogie & Auction" March 30, 6 p.m., at the Sheraton Colonial Hotel in Wakefield. $55. stonehamtheatre.org; 781-279-7885, ext. 102.

Westford: The Westford Chorus will hold a cabaret fund-raiser March 24, 8 p.m., at First Parish Church, 48 Main St. $5-$20. 978-692-5112.

Winchester: St. Mary's School will host "Havana Nights," a spring gala and auction, March 31, 7-11 p.m., at Winchester Town Hall. $40, $75 per couple. 781-729-4975.

MUSEUMS

Concord: The Concord Museum at Lexington Road and Cambridge Turnpike. Exhibits: "Why Concord?" and "A Main Street Point of View." Through April 29: "A Splash of Blue." Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 1-4 p.m. $5-$8. concordmuseum.org; 978-369-9609.

Lawrence: The Lawrence Heritage State Park, 1 Jackson St., and the Immigrant City Archives. Ongoing: "City of Workers," "Bread and Roses Strike" video, and changing art and historical exhibitions. Open daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 978-794-1655.

Lexington: The National Heritage Museum at 33 Marrett Road. March 24, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Quilting Bee workshop. Free and open to all. No experience necessary. "For Every Fighter A Woman Worker World War I Posters." "Handled With Care: The Function of Form in Shaker." Opening March 31: "Pets in America: The Story of Our Lives with Animals at Home." Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday until 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Free. monh.org; 781-861-6559.

Lowell: American Textile History Museum at 491 Dutton St. "Textiles in America." Thursday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $3-$4. athm.org; 978-441-0400.

Lowell: Revolving Museum, 22 Shattuck St., through Dec. 31: "Electrifying: The Art of Light and Illumination." Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 978-937-2787.

EXTRA

Arlington: The documentary "Encounter Point: A True Story About Everyday Leaders Who Refuse to Sit Back as the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Escalates" will be shown March 22 at 7:30 p.m., at the Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St. $10. 781-646-4849.

Belmont: "It's All in the Family," international films about families, will be shown at 7:30 p.m., at Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road. March 25, "Illusion." Director's reception 5 p.m. $25; film only $8. March 26, "A Simple Curve." April 1, "Cave of the Yellow Dog." April 9, "Knowledge Is the Beginning." April 22, "Beauty in Trouble." April 23, "A New Day in Old Sana'a." April 29, "Kinky Boots." April 30, "Keeping Mum." $7-$8. belmontworldfilm.org; 617-484-3980.

Burlington: "InnerState," a documentary about living with chronic diseases, will be shown March 24, 10 a.m., at AMC-Burlington, 20 South Ave. Onsite registration at 9:30 a.m. or RSVP at myinnerstate.com.

Chelmsford: Jay Wolcott Hungate will present a sculpture demonstration at the March 27, 7 p.m., meeting of the Chelmsford Art Society at Old Town Hall, 1 North Road. Free. 978-251-3971.

Concord: A festival of short silent movies will be presented March 25, 3-5 p.m., at The Scout House, 74 Walden St. $3-$5. 978-369-3455.

Groton: Todd Davis will introduce and discuss his award-winning short film, "In The Tradition of My Family," March 25, 2 p.m., at Groton Public Library. Free. NEW HAMPSHIRE

Merrimack: The Merrimack Chorus and Merrimack Concert band will perform "Radio Daze" March 31, 7:30 p.m., at Merrimack High School. $10-$12. 603-424-0558.

Milford: Paintings by Barbara Nolan are on display through the end of March at the New Hampshire Antique Co-op, 323 Elm St. Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 603-673-8499. Nashua: On exhibit at the Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., through April: "Nashua Through the Lens of Mike Shalhoup." Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Free. nashualibrary.org, 603-589-4600.

Nashua: The Nashua Symphony Association will host a screening of "In Search of Mozart" March 25, 2 p.m., at Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St. Free. nashuasymphony.org.

Nashua: The Nashua Symphony Orchestra & Chorus will perform "Mozart in March" March 31, 8 p.m., at Immaculate Conception Church. $10-$20. nashuasymphony.org.

Items should be sent three weeks in advance to Libbie Payne, Globe NorthWest, PO Box 55819, Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd., Boston 02205-5819, or epayne@ globe.com. Photographs and high-resolution jpegs welcome.

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