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The Main Calendar and the Community Development & Planning Meetings Calendar show public meeting notices for Andover board, committee, commission, and council meetings. The Community Events Calendar is to publicize any event located in Andover sponsored by the Town, by a non-profit, or by a for-profit organization running a charitable fundraiser, where the general public is invited to attend. The Elder Services Calendar shows the dates and times of programs and events at the Senior Center at Punchard additional information about these programs may be found here. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar.

Andover Community Events

  1. Addison Gallery Tour: Contemplating the View: American Landscape Photographs

    October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Addison Gallery of American Art

    Curator Allison Kemmerer will lead visitors through the galleries to discuss the themes and works presented in this exhibition, which features images of the American landscape, both natural and manmade, by photographers such as Carleton Watkins, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Robert Adams, Lois Conner, Marcia Resnick, and Katherine Wolkoff. Meet in the lobby of the Addison Gallery of American Art on the campus of Phillips Academy. Free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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  2. American History with Don Robb: The Civil War Era, 1850-1880

    October 25, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ MHL - The Hall

    In 1861, both the Union and the Confederacy claimed to be fighting for freedom. Both used the same marching song, 'The Battle Cry of Freedom.' Join Andover historian, Don Robb, for a fascinating series and discover why compromise failed, the real causes of the war, why we remember battles such as Antietam, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Spotsylvania, how the war changed America, and what Reconstruction meant to African Americans and the South. Registration is required. Sign up at Memorial Hall Library or at the Senior Center. Room locations may vary.

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  3. Peek "Behind the Scenes" at the Andover Center for History & Culture

    October 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Andover Center for History & Culture

    Peek inside closets, pull aside curtains, and explore behind the scenes in the Blanchard House and Andover Center for History & Culture. Here’s your chance to give in to that irresistible urge to look behind the “staff only” and “no entry” signs you always see in museums. What will you find? What treasures lie in store rooms and archives? As you tour the Blanchard house attics, closets, nooks and crannies, you’ll also hear stories about rarely seen collections items. The stories will change with every tour, so there will always be something new to learn. Private Behind the Scenes” group tours are available by calling 978-475-2236. Register online www.andoverhistoryandculture.org/behind-the-scenes. Call 978-475-2236 to register by phone. Email inquiries info@andoverhistoryandculture.org

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  4. DOUBLE FEATURE: Night of the Living Dead and Shaun of the Dead

    October 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ The Rogers Center for the Arts

    Night of the Living Dead (1968): Panic ensues when a disparate group of people who've taken shelter in an abandoned house become prey for reanimated corpses. A true horror classic. Shaun of the Dead (2004): A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. Comedy.

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  5. Freedom of Expression on Academic Campuses

    October 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy

    Do educators have a responsibility to create and sustain a campus environment of open discourse and rigorous examination of a range of viewpoints? How can schools prepare students to engage as active, curious, respectful citizens? In an era when speakers are being heckled or disinvited by campus groups whose perspectives differ, how can schools emphasize a culture of open-minded listening and vigorous debate? Under President Zimmer, an advocate of free expression as an essential element of American education, the University of Chicago has articulated a commitment to “free, robust, and uninhibited debate and deliberation among all members of the University’s community.” John Palfrey will interview President Zimmer about The Chicago Principles, the importance of academic freedom to our society, the relationship between free expression and privilege, and the future of free speech on American campuses before opening the floor to questions and comments from the audience.

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  6. Write Poetry with Andover's Poet Laureate is Cancelled

    October 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ MHL - Activity Room

    Try your hand at writing a poem or two. Linda Flaherty Haltmaier will guide you through exercises to get the creative juices flowing. Space is limited. Registration required.

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