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USO Night

Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 pm
Suggested donation: $10 per family

Kick-off Andover Reads with a USO-themed evening of after-hours fun at Memorial Hall Library.

Wear your favorite 1940s-era costume or your red, white, and blue!

The USO Liberty Bells will perform World War II era hit music and patriotic favorites at 6:30 pm (first floor), 7:15 pm (Children's Room), and 8:00 pm (Hall).

The USO Liberty Bells are part of an American tradition that goes back almost 70 years to muddy camp shows in the South Pacific. Today, the troupe consists of professional Broadway and off-Broadway performers who have appeared in Les Miserables, Hairspray, The Sound of Music, and Cirque de Soleil.

The Libery Bells are:

Kristin MulliganKRISTIN MULLIGAN originally hails from Seattle, WA and graduated from Concordia University. Favorite performances are Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Into The Woods (Cinderella), Guys And Dolls (Sarah), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), and Seussical (Gertrude). Kristin is also regularly seen on TV, most recently starring in the national commercial for Keurig coffee brewers as the "Way to Brew" girl.

Alix PaigeALIX PAIGE most recently played "Eliza Doolittle" opposite Broadway legend Terrence Mann in My Fair Lady and has also starred in the National Tours of Cabaret and Irving Berlin's I Love A Piano. Alix is the creator and star of her own one-woman Jazz-Cabaret entitled A Paige on Men: Songs of Love, Lust, and Loss which ran at The Metropolitan Room in New York City.

Heidi-Marie FerrenHEIDI-MARIE FERREN is a country and gospel recording artist who has performed with Patti LaBelle, Lee Greenwood, and Tony Orlando. Some of her credits include Disneyland, entertaining at President Clinton's inauguration, and the Nashville Palace. Heidi is also an actress most recently seen playing Wonder Woman on HBO's Bored to Death.

The Fairy Tale PlayersEnjoy a family performance of The Ugly Duckling in the Hall at 6:30 pm.

The Fairy Tale Players will present Hans Christian Anderson's story of a homely bird who sees he's different from the rest of his family. He meets other colorful characters who try to teach him their habits. To his delight and surprise, he matures into a beautiful swan. All are welcome.

The Friends of Memorial Hall Library will hold a fundraiser raffle on the first floor throughout the evening. Buy your tickets, and enter to win a Kindle or other prize basket. Drawings will be held at 8:45 pm.

Prizes are donated by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library, Ironstone Farm, The Chateau, Mootone Restaurant, Orange Leaf, Andover Liquors, Dentistry by Design, Dr. Kathleen Chan & Dr. Ivy Chen Orthodontics, Dominos Pizza, Elizabeth Grady, Andover Gulf, J. Christopher Haircutters, Stop and Shop, and Wine Sense.

Play Book Bingo in the Activity Room, and you might win a book! For all ages.

Visit the Teen Room for a USO-style movie.

Refreshments will be served. Regular library services will be available throughout the evening.

Last updated: October 01, 2012
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