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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. Shawsheen Greenway River Herring Count

    May 20, 2018, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Public pedestrian bridge between Atria Senior Living and Powermill Square.

    What? Watch the river for just 10 minutes to count river herring swimming upstream to spawn. With 2 dams removed from the river early last year, native river herring are once again able to return from the Atlantic Ocean to spawn. As a result of the monitoring efforts of last year's 200+ volunteers, the Mass. Division of Marine Fisheries estimates that more than 1,500 river herring spawned in the newly opened section of the river. How? First, sign up for one or more time slots (http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090448abae29abf58-shawsheen). There are 3 morning slots (7-11 am), 3 midday slots (11-3 pm), and 3 after school/work slots (3-7 pm) for every day of the spawning run. Show up any time during the period you sign up for and watch the river for just 10 minutes. The more counts we get, the better the estimate of the spawning run size will be.

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  2. Phillips Academy Choral Concert

    May 20, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy

    The Phillips Academy Music Department presents the Academy Chorus and Fidelio Society in concert. The concert entitled, All of Us, was inspired by Craig Hella Johnson's "Considering Matthew Shepard." Johnson was nominated for a Grammy Award for this work. The Choirs hope to encourage us to embrace all people and turn tragedy to hope through music. The concert opens with Hans Leo Hassler's Come All Musicians, exhorting us to "(sing) with full measure," followed by the tenors and basses singing, "we are," composed by Craig Hella Johnson. Next, the sopranos and altos will sing Powell's Still I Rise; a Gospel-inspired composition asserting the strength and determination of women. Other works by Dilworth, U2 and Moses Hogan encourage us to "hold on." The concert will close with All of Us, from "Considering Matthew Shepard." This piece is a call to remember the inherent value of every living being, "What could be the song? Where do we begin? Only in the Love, Love that lifts us up

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