Fran Baron and Lynne Moulton will bring to life Julia Child, the famed French chef. They will take the audience “backstage” to the taping of the television show during an entertaining re-enactment of the beloved chef’s famous cooking program. Guests are always welcome to join members for the 1 p.m. meeting. Following a brief business session, light refreshments will be served. New members are always welcome. The club, founded in 1917, meets Tuesday from September through December and February through April.
Staff development, district-wide
The College of Older Learners (CoOL) at Northern Essex Community College is offering an array of interesting courses and seminars where attendees can learn something new and enrich their lives. The CoOL program is designed for those over 50 with a love for learning. There are no entrance requirements, exams, or term papers, and classes are $35 each. The spring term runs from March 25 through April 22. For more information, contact Sandy Zappala at 978-556-3064 or visit necc.mass.edu/engage/community-educational-programs/college-older-learners.
Once again, the Boosters will host their wildly successful comedy night, with a lineup of professional comics that includes Dave Rattigan, Jason Merrill, Stephen Bjork and, as seen on Conan, Paul Nardizzi. It’s sure to be another hilarious night. They will also be running a raffle and live auction.
Often compared to the MFA’s annual Art in Bloom event, Petals and Palettes provides an opportunity for artists to have their works viewed by the local community and florally interpreted by award winning Garden Club designers. Tickets may be purchased at the event, $10.00 for those 16 years and over. Admission includes a ballot so that each guest may select their favorite presentation and have the opportunity to vote for “Best in Show. Proceeds from the show are funneled into many community programs including college scholarships for Timberlane High School Students, flowers for senior luncheons, seasonal town plantings, holiday decorations, and also for the Garden Club’s educational and entertaining public workshops. For additional information, please contact Marnie Finn 603-489-1380
Mar 29, 1-7 p.m. and Mar 30, 11a.m. – 5 p.m.
She’s been named one of Rolling Stone’s “Top 10 Country Artists You Need to Know” and a CMT’s Artist Discovery Platform “Five Rising Acts.” A Haverhill native turned Nashville resident, Jillian has shared the stage with some of country music’s biggest acts, including Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Easton Corbin, Scotty McCreery, Lee Brice, Willie Nelson and Alabama. Opening act is Jimmy Connor. Emcee is Lori Grande. General admission is $35; V.I.P. tickets are $45. (Prices do not include a service fee.) V.I.P. tickets include preferred seating and a meet-and-greet with Jillian after the show! Tickets are available now, and it is best to buy tickets online or by telephone. Tickets may or may not be available at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit LionsClub.BrownPaperTickets.com or call 1-800-838-3006 and speak to a live representative 24/7.
Jewish musician and educator Ellen Allard will perform with Cantor Vera Broekhuysen as guest vocalist. Allard is one of the most popular and influential Jewish musicians on today’s vibrant contemporary Jewish music scene. With over 40 years of performing experience, Ellen continues to charm audiences with her interactive, infectious and entertaining music. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres at 7 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. A short Havdalah service, marking the end of Shabbat, will follow the performance. Tickets (adults only, please) are $18 per person and will be available on March 1 through the Temple office. Seating is first come, first served. Please contact the office (Nancy@TempleEmanu-El.org or 978.373.3861) with any questions.