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This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Andover: Ruth Harcovitz presents “A Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein.” Boston’s “Julie Andrews” sings selections from “Sound of Music,” “Oklahoma,” “South Pacific,” and “The King and I.” This concert is suited to audiences of all ages, with narratives covering relevant social issues. Sunday, 2 p.m., Andover Public Library, Memorial Hall, 2 North Main St. Free. 978-623-8400,

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Haverhill: Pianist David Alan Pihl will perform the works of Mozart, Brahms, and McKinley in a fund-raiser for the Essex Chamber Music Players. Sunday, 2 p.m., Northern Essex Community College Tech Center, 100 Elliott St. $15, seniors $10, students $5.

Somerville: Boston-based comedy troupe Awkward Compliment presents Comedy Night, a revue of stand-up, musical and sketch comedy, and improv. Comedic acts from around New England will perform routines of scripted material and some that is made up on the spot. Tonight, 8 p.m., and Feb. 28, Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square. $5. 617-625-5700,

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