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Sculpture at the Addison

Take a tour at the Addison Gallery of American Art

Have you been meaning to visit the Addison Gallery, but just haven't gotten there yet? On Thursday, March 2nd at 11am, Curator Susan Faxon will lead a special tour of Taking Shape: Sculpture at the Addison. Space is limited and registration is required...

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Years of Living Dangerously

What can you do about climate change?

Come to the screening of Revolt, Rebuild, Renew, episode 7 of the acclaimed television series, Years of Living Dangerously on Wednesday, March 1 at 7pm. The film tells three stories that provide insight into the economic costs and opportunities of global warming. Discuss the...

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The House We Live In

The community is invited to a film screening and discussion.

On Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm, Memorial Hall Library will show The House We Live In, episode 3 of the 2003 PBS series, Race - The Power of an Illusion. A facilitated discussion will follow the screening, led by Rev. Lee Bluemel of North Andover Parish UU, and Phillips...

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Rock Art

Get your rock (art) on at MHL.

On Wednesday, February 8 at 10am, sign up for a workshop with MHL staff members, Gerry Deyermond and Vicki Murphy. They'll show you how to create simple, personal...

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Sample Pedigree Chart from Family Tree Maker

Intro to Family Tree Maker for Beginners

February 16th, 10-11 a.m. 
Andover resident and MHL Genealogy Club Member Horace Waters will give a broad overview of the robust and popular subscription-based Family Tree Maker software.  A real-time demonstration about how to find, upload, cite and organize vital records, photos and...

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Come to the Thursday Movie on February 9 at 6:30pm.

Suffragette chronicles the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. Stars Carey Mulligan, Anne-marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep. Directed by Sarah...

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Have you always wanted to learn to play chess?

In this seminar for all ages on Monday, January 30 at 6:30pm, Glenn Davison teaches the fundamentals of the world’s most popular game of strategy. In the first hour, he’ll cover setting up the chess board, using the pawns, how chess pieces move to win, special moves, ten tips for playing a...

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American History More than the Crap You Learned in High School

Why knowing American history matters.

On Tuesday, January 17 at 7pm, local author and retired educator, Robert MacDougall, will discuss how and why knowing the history of our country has enhanced his own life. MacDougall taught American history for over 40 years, and the title of his book contradicts  

the famous Paul Simon...

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Andover Seed Library

Celebrate the Andover Seed Library's birthday!

The Andover Seed Library opens on Saturday, January 21st! To celebrate its first birthday and 2017 opening, Claudia Thompson, President of Grow Native Massachusetts, will talk at 10:30am about how to add native plants to your home...

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Me Before You

The Thursday Movie has changed to Me Before You.

On Thursday, January 12 at 6:30pm, we'll be showing Me Before You instead of The Light Between Oceans, which is not available yet. Louisa 'Lou' Clark lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year old goes...

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