Items can be sent to What's Happening by e-mailing sdion@lowellsun.com. Photo attachments in JPEG format are also welcome; items can be sent to What's Happening by regular mail to: What's Happening, The Valley Dispatch, c/o Suzanne Dion, 491 Dutton St., Lowell, Mass., 01853.

ACTIVITIES

PARKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY: "The Traveling Librarian Visits the Balkans," 6:30 to 8 p.m., Weds., July 24, librarian Jeff Klapes presents a photographic journey through several of the smaller Balkan nations; Pizza and a Movie, "The Shawshank Redemption," 6 to 8 p.m., Thurs., July 25, sponsored by the Friends of th eDracut Library, registration required, go to www.dracutlibrary.org; Discussion and book signing with Boston Globe reporters Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy about their book, "Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice," 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dracut Library. , 28 Arlington St., Dracut, 978-454-5474, www.dracutlibrary.org

AUDITION: ACTORS inc production of "Forever Plaid," 7-10 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 8, Harmony Hall, 1660 Lakeview Ave., Dracut. Revue centers on four young male singers killed in a car crash in the 1950s miraculously revived for the posthumous chance to perform the show that never was.


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Actors must bring a song to sing a cappella and then sing part of "Scotland the Brave" in a group. For information on rehearsal and show schedule contact director Rebecca Galligani at 978-408-9149 or rshanahan@kw.com.

GROUPS

BOY SCOUT TROOP 83: For boys 11-17 who like camping, boating, animal care, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, and a week of summer camp; meet Wednesday nights, 7-8:30, at Christ Church United, 10 Arlington St., Dracut; for more information, email Scoutmaster Grimard, troop83dracut@yahoo.com, http://troop83dracut.com, or on Facebook: Boyscout Troop Dracut.

DRACUT AMERICAN LEGION POST 315: Meets the third Saturday of the month, 1 p.m., 574 Broadway Road; new members welcome.

DRACUT COMMUNITY CHORUS: Rehearsals each Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., Dracut High School Music Room, Lakeview Avenue, Dracut; all adults welcome; no audition required; call 978-501-3016 for more information.

DRACUT COUNCIL ON AGING: Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 951 Mammoth Road; group offers transportation to medical appointments, social services, outreach for the homebound; registered nurse on premesis Thursdays, 1:30-3:45 p.m.; for more information, call 978-957-2611.

DRACUT GARDEN CLUB: Meets second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (March -December) at Moses Greeley Parker Library, 28 Arlington Street, Dracut. New members welcome. Call Juanita Pare @ 978-683-3620 or email dracutgardenclub@gmail.com.

DRACUT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 4225: Meets the first Tuesday of the month; 7 p.m., Dracut Historical Society Building, Lakeview Avenue; new members welcome: for more information, 978-458-2667 or e-mail gertz@msn.com.

DRACUT LIONS CLUB: Meets second and fourth Wednesday of the month; 6:30 p.m., Dracut House of Pizza, 1067 Lakeview Ave.; new members are always welcome; for more information, contact the Dracut Lions Club, P.O. Box 310, Dracut MA 01826.

DRACUT VFW POST 9307: Meets the third Saturday of the month,11:30 a.m., Dracut American Legion Post 315, Broadway Road; new members welcome.