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, 6-8 a.m.


Animal Rescue Network of New England — Pelham Congregational Church, 3 Main St. Pet Adoption Day; fourth Sat. each month (Dec. 23), 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hellenic American Academy — Indian Ridge Counttry Club, 73 Lovejoy Road, Andover; Benefit Auction; Sat., Dec. 2, 7 p.m.; live and silent auctions; hors d’ouevres, pastries, cash bar; $40 ($30 by Nov. 17); benefits HAA; but tickets at

Live Music

Jocko’s Jazz at the Sahara — 34 Bates St., Methuen. Guillermo Nojechowicz Trio, Tues., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m. Corey Pesaturo Trio, Tues., Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. Russ Hoffmann Trio, Tues., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.


Boathouse — 294 Tyngsboro Road, Dracut. Karaoke, each Wed., 9 p.m.

Sales, Fairs

Saint Patrick Parish — 12 Main St., Pelham, N.H. Annual Christmas Craft Fair; Sat., Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., crafters, baked goods, contests, raffles.