Andover Community Calendar

July 27, 2017 - Picnic Time


July 31 to Aug. 4, Aug. 7 to 11

COACH MIKE’S TENNIS ACADEMY, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday by Friday, Recreation Park, 147 Abbot St. Offered through Andover Recreation, a academy is open to residents and nonresidents, ages 6 to 14, of all ability levels; participants will learn all aspects of a diversion including front and backhand, serve, volley, diversion plan and scoring; a academy is divided by a individual’s ability; includes contests and competitions; participants are speedy to move a H2O bottle and their possess racquet, nonetheless some racquets will be available; a T-shirt is included; sign adult for one or any week; $140 for residents, $150 for nonresidents;, 978-623-8340, 978-476-6053, email

July 31 to Aug. 4

ANDOVER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2017, 9 a.m. to noon, Free Christian Church, 31 Elm St. Titled “Maker Fun — Created by God, Built for a Purpose,” a module is geared for children ages 4 by class six; sponsored by St. Augustine Parish, Free Christian Church and St. Michael’s Parish; register during, 978-475-0700, ext. 8.


Thursday, Aug. 3

OFF-BEAT ANDOVER TOUR, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St. Experience Main Street in a whole new approach with a Andover Historical Society; the tour will prominence a architecture, story and stories of Main Street in a fun, fast-paced and rarely participatory way; participants are speedy to take photos, move a clarity of humor, and share their practice around amicable media; snacks will be provided; $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration is compulsory as space is limited; 978-475-2236,

HUNGRYTOWN CONCERT, 7 to 8 p.m., Stevens Memorial Library, 345 Main St., North Andover. Vermonters Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make adult Hungrytown, have been furloughed professionally for scarcely 15 years; their songs and song have seemed in countless radio programs, including IFC’s “Portlandia,” Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” and Neftlix’s new comedy, “Lady Dynamite,” as good as several documentaries and vital sporting events trimming from NASCAR to Hockey Night in Canada; their latest album, “Further West,” done a tip 10 on a American Folk DJ charts for dual months, and during slightest 14 “Best of a Year” lists; acknowledgment is free; sponsored by a Friends of Stevens Memorial Library; 978-688-9505,

Sunday, Aug. 6

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC, 1 to 3 p.m., Stevens-Coolidge Place, 137 Andover St., North Andover. Activities will embody a scavenger hunt, crafts, sing-a-longs and light refreshments for cruise time; pressed animals are speedy to attend; mural photographer Cristen Farrell will be on palm to take interrelated portraits of children with their pressed animals; a parking lot is located opposite a travel from a property; acknowledgment is $5 for Trustees member children, $10 for nonmember children; preregistration is requested as space is limited;, 978-356-4351, ext. 3202, email

Wednesday, Aug. 9

DEATH CAFE, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, 2 N. Main St. Join Richard Davis of Andover and other adults for an open, sharp-witted and judicious contention about death; while not a support organisation nor a venue for bereavement, a Death Cafe seeks to yield an unscripted, non-judgmental height for those wishing to try a many facets of this mostly banned subject; come with an open mind, a healthy curiosity, and a eagerness to share one’s thoughts, feelings and questions; socializing, refreshments during 6:30 p.m.; registration is requested as seating is limited; details, and registration,

Thursday, Aug. 17

MVPASAP’S QUARTERLY MEETING, 6:30 p.m., Greater Lawrence Technical School, 57 River Road. Learn about Merrimack Valley Prevention and Substance Abuse Project’s endeavors during

Fridays by Aug. 25

YOGA IN THE GARDENS, 9 to 10 a.m., Stevens-Coolidge Place, 137 Andover St., North Andover. Tina Wilhelm, a approved yoga teacher, will teach participants respirating techniques to ease a mind, postures to change and dilate a body, and decrease to ease a soul; wear gentle garments and move a vast towel or pad and copiousness of water; come early to check in; before knowledge is not necessary; this program, presented by The Trustees, will be hold sleet or shine; $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; preregistration is not required; 978-356-4351, ext. 3202, email

Aug. 26 and 27

FLOWER CROWN MAKING, 2 to 4 p.m., Stevens-Coolidge Place, 137 Andover St., North Andover. Cut flowers during a Flower Fields Cutting Garden and afterwards use them to emanate a flower crown; all reserve and instruction will be supposing and participants of all ages are speedy to attend; a parking lot is located opposite a travel from a property; $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration is not necessary; 978-356-4351, ext. 3202, email

Aug. 26 and Sept. 30

STEVENS-COOLIDGE PLACE OPEN HOUSE, 137 Andover St., North Andover. Step behind into a 1920s and learn a story of a elementary plantation residence incited superb nation estate; join The Trustees for full residence tours and garden tours of a property; residence tours will be offering any half hour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on a initial come, initial served basis; a final residence debate will start around 1:30 p.m.; guided tours of a gardens will take place during 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; as partial of a event, grass games will be set adult around a skill for visitors to enjoy; $5 for Trustees members, $10 for nonmembers; a Trustees membership can be purchased a day of a event; preregistration is not required; email, 978-356-4351, ext. 3202.


Tuesday, Sept. 5

SHAWSHEEN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION’S 24TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, Indian Ridge Country Club, Lovejoy Road. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at 11 a.m., a contest at 12:30 p.m., cocktails at 5:30 p.m., and cooking at 6 p.m.; a contest raises supports for post-secondary college and careers; sum and registration,

Sunday, Sept. 17

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S, 10 a.m., 200 Brickstone Square. Join a quarrel to finish Alzheimer’s illness by participating in the one and three-mile walks; participants will learn about Alzheimer’s, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment, and support programs and services from a Alzheimer’s Association; participants can also join in a reverence rite to respect those influenced by a disease; registration will start during 8:30 a.m., followed by an opening rite during 9:45 a.m.; pointer adult as a organisation captain, join a organisation or register to travel as an particular during



Saturday, Oct. 14

AN EVENING WITH ONNIK DINKJIAN, 7 p.m. to midnight, DoubleTree by Hilton, 123 Old River Road. Armenian Friends of America, Inc. (AFA) will present Hye Kek 5, a five-hour dance; Onnik Dinkjian will be assimilated by John Berberian on oud, Mal Barsamian on clarinet, Ara Dinkjian on keyboard and Ron Tutunjian on dumbeg; suffer dancing, a buffet dinner from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. with coffee and dessert to follow, and a money bar; tickets are $55 if purchased before Sept. 1, $65 after Sept. 1 and $50 for students 21 and under; deduction will advantage a Armenian Churches of a Merrimack Valley, St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of North Andover, a Armenian Apostolic Church during Hye Pointe in Haverhill, Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church of Chelmsford, and Ararat Armenian Congregational Church of Salem, New Hampshire; tickets contingency be purchased in advance and all sales are final; tickets will not be sole during a door; AFA room rates will be accessible until Sept. 16, call 978-975-3600 to inquire; tickets and more, 603-560-3826, 978-683-9121, 978-375-1616, 978-808-0598,

Saturday, Oct. 21

ANNUAL REGGIE AUTUMN CRAFT/VENDOR FAIR, Greater Lawrence Technical School, 57 River Road. Interested crafters and vendors are speedy to participate; email

Saturdays by Oct. 21

ANDOVER FARMERS MARKET, south lawn, Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St. Familiar favorites such as Gaouette Farms, Swiss Bakers, White Gates Farm, Honey Pot Maple Farm and Deano’s Pasta will return again this year; new vendors this year embody Tenuta San Pietro-Olive Oil, Tea is a Way and a accumulation of qualification artisans; products are locally grown and done in New England, permitting consumers to squeeze healthier alternatives to a made dishes and products used in many dishes today; the market will also feature local village nonprofits, party and children’s activities;


FLOWER FIELDS CUTTING GARDEN, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stevens-Coolidge Place, 137 Andover St., North Andover. Visitors might cut and arrange their possess bouquets in the Cutting Garden, for a fee; in further to a zinnias, creation and rudbeckia, visitors will find new varieties to supplement cocktail and aptitude to their bouquets; stop by a tent to pay, squeeze scissors, crater and H2O before creation a bouquet; a garden is fun for all ages and there is always something new to learn; try a other gardens including a French Potager Garden, Rose Garden and recently easy Perennial Garden; steal a sweeping and a book to review underneath a tree or play a diversion of checkers or tic-tac-toe; presented by a Trustees; $5 per 10 stems for Trustees members, $10 per 10 stems for nonmembers;

BALLROOM DANCING, Sundays, 7:30 to 11 p.m., Relief’s In Function Hall, 1 Market St., Lawrence, on a North Andover line. Come Alive After Five has been using this dance for singles and couples for some-more than 30 years; live bands are featured along with bar use and doorway prizes; $13 acknowledgment price includes dessert and coffee during 8:30 p.m.; 781-451-7872. 

ANDOVER CHRONICLERS, see what’s in store. Past shows can be noticed on Comcast Channel 8 or Verizon Channel 47 Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday during 9 a.m.; Wednesday and Saturday during 7 p.m.; and Friday during 6:30 p.m. The uncover is constructed by a Andover Chroniclers, an all proffer group. For some-more information, call a Center during Punchard during 978-623-8321. New members welcome. No before knowledge needed. Email, theme line: Skip Wilkins. Past shows might also be accessed at

FA (FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS), Wednesdays, 9 to 10:30 a.m. during the St. Augustine Education Center, 45 Essex St.; and Saturdays, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Christ Church, 33 Central Ave. The free, 12-step module is open to anyone who struggles with their weight and/or food; members embody organisation and women who have mislaid some-more than 200 lbs., those who incited to bulimia, over-exercising and recurrent dieting, and those who had no weight to lose, though were spooky with food and/or their weight; all are welcome to share their stories, from newcomers meddlesome in training more to people who have confirmed steady, healthy weights for decades;

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, Sundays, Ballardvale United Church, 23 Clark St.; Mondays and Saturdays during a North Andover Senior Center, 120 Main St.; and Tuesdays and Thursdays during St. Michael Parish, 196 Main St., North Andover. Overeaters Anonymous is a free, 12-step support organisation for people with eating disorders, and is open to a public; 781-641-2303.

FELLOWSHIP/WORSHIP MEETING, Sundays, 5 p.m., North Boston Korean United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 244 Lowell St. Hosted by the Mosaic Christian Movement, everybody is acquire to suffer food, brotherhood and a loose ceremony service; registration is requested; email 

COMMUNITY GIVING TREE’S VAN, will be in a Penguin Park parking lot on Burnham Road from 10 a.m. to noon on a initial Saturday of any month. Donations of kindly used baby rigging and in deteriorate children’s wardrobe will be collected. All donations will go to children in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore. At this time, there is an obligatory need for tot clothing (0 to 3 months) and tot automobile seats underneath 5 years old. For a finish list of excusable donations, revisit

RESEARCH LIBRARY OPEN SECOND SUNDAYS, 1 to 4 p.m., solely Jul and August, Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St. Members of a village are invited to try Andover’s history, family genealogy, and more; proffer staff will be on palm to assistance beam one’s investigate and answer questions; 978-475-2236,

MERRIMACK VALLEY CAMERA CLUB, based in North Andover, a members accost from a Merrimack Valley, North Shore, and a Southeastern and Seacoast areas of New Hampshire. Members operation from beginners to professionals. The bar and a members have been garnering approval and awards via New England and over for decades. The club, that meets roughly any Wednesday evening, binds visit hands-on workshops, margin trips, photo-related activities, presentations and competitions, many of that are open to a public. Socializing starts during 7 p.m. and a module runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. See a calendar of events, directions, membership, foe information and some-more during

TREBLE CHORUS OF NEW ENGLAND, now welcoming singers ages 6 to 18; a spontaneous auditions are discerning and simple; prepared pieces are not required;,

PALMERS RESTAURANT, live music, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to midnight; no cover charge; 18 Elm St.; 978-470-1606,

SPECTRUM CHILDREN’S CHORUS, rehearses on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., Andover North Boston Korean United Methodist Church, 244 Lowell St. The goal of a church’s multicultural carol is to simulate on a farrago of a world, dilate students’ perspectives, and teach cranky informative understandings and harmonization by song and dancing; all children are welcome; registration, auditioning and operation dates are accessible at, email, 978-269-4198.

KARMA, live rope music, Thursday by Saturday; 209 N. Main St. (Shawsheen Plaza); 978-809-3075,

ADDISON GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART, free acknowledgment to a gallery and all programs; located on a Phillips Academy campus, 3 Chapel Ave.; 978-749-4015,

GELB GALLERY, located in George Washington Hall, Phillips Academy campus, 7 Chapel Ave.; open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; parking is accessible on Chapel Avenue and in a lot subsequent to a Andover Inn;

ALPERS FINE ART, located during 96 Main St.; 978-760-1829,

THE NEW ENGLAND CLASSICAL SINGERS, holding auditions for all parts, South Church, 41 Central St. The 30-voice SATB choral group, formed in Andover, performs 3 concerts during a season, in December, Mar and May; rehearsals are hold on Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:45 p.m.; auditions include of voice peculiarity and placement, outspoken operation placement, steer reading ability, and auditory recognition; a solo square is not required; singers should have choral knowledge and steer reading ability;

ANDOVER REC, 36 Bartlet St., offers a series of opposite programs for adults, girl and children;, 978-623-8340.

SEN. BARBARA L’ITALIEN’S OFFICE HOURS, fourth Monday of any month, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Andover Senior Center, 36 Bartlet St. Residents are also acquire to hit a senator’s bureau during 617-722-1612; Sen. L’Italien represents Andover, Lawrence, Tewksbury and Dracut.


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