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support group

Educational Circles is a new monthly support group.

The goal of Educational Circles is to bring people together to explore and talk about issues around mental health and addiction. Mindfulness, meditation, and supportive small circle conversations will allow families to try new things and walk a path in support of coping with difficult moments....

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Jim Pocock

The Boys in the Boat...The Rest of the Story

On Monday, September 19 at 7pm, George Pocock’s great-nephew, Jim Pocock, will share his personal memories of his great uncle, the development of the sport of rowing in America, and tell many rich stories that are omitted in the book. RSVP...

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MA seal

The Northern Essex Registry of Deeds is coming to MHL.

On Wednesday, September 7, from 10-11:30am, staff from the Registry of Deeds will be on hand to answer questions about the Massachusetts Homestead Act, assist with filling out Declaration of Homestead forms, provide consumer alert information on ongoing scams, and print a copy of a deed or...

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Spotlight

The final Monday Movie is Spotlight.

On Monday, August 29 at 6:30pm, the final Monday Movie will be Spotlight, the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. The film stars...

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The Boys in the Boat

Don't miss the boat! The Boys in the Boat, that is.

The last two book discussions are Tuesday, August 2nd at 7pm and Thursday, August 4th at 11am in Memorial Hall. Come and share your thoughts and insights about the 1936 Olympic rowing team that captured the hearts of the nation. Everyone is welcome, even if you haven't read the book. RSVP online...

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Splendor

Check out the new monthly board game night for adults.

Here's your chance to learn some new games and enjoy a relaxing evening with other adults. On Thursday, August 4th at 6pm in the Activity Room, Andover resident and board game enthusiast, John Totten will be on hand to facilitate. RSVP...

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Brooklyn

Monday Movie @ MHL: Brooklyn

The Monday movie on July 25th at 7pm is about an Irish immigrant who lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Stars Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall...

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Kristen Harnisch

Meet author Kristen Harnisch.

On Wednesday, July 27 at 7pm, author Kristen Harnisch will discuss the inspiration behind her two historical novels,The Vintner's Daughter and The California Wife. She will discuss how she made the transition from banker to at-home mom to author, and share the pleasures and...

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Would you like to be the first Andover Poet Laureate?

A poem begins with a lump in the throat, a homesickness or love-sickness.  It is a reaching out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment.”
       -Robert Frost...

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Green burial

Did you say green burial? What on (in) earth do you mean?

On Thursday, July 28 at 7pm, join other adults for an overview presentation on 'green' burials, co-hosted by Candace Currie of the Green Burial Council and Mount Auburn Cemetery, Ruth Faas, owner of Mourning Dove Studio of Arlington...

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