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SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

ANDOVER: Farmers Market

Saturdays through October 15

10am – 2pm, 41 Central Street

ANDOVER: Lunch Hour Live (Virtual)

11 am, via Zoom, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Register for link: 978-623-8320 / www.myactivecenter.com

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

ANDOVER: Senior Programs

Mondays

Quilting Group, 9 a.m.; Sunrise Singers, 9 a.m.; Rhythm Aires, 10:15 a.m.; Monday Matinees, 1 p.m.; Short Stories, 1 p.m.; Ping-Pong, 2 pm

Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Stop the Bleed

Get prepared to make a difference. Learn to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

9:30 a.m., Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Family Caregiver Support Group

Support for family caregivers to connect with others, share concerns, and learn about available resources.

1:30 p.m., The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Registration required: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Game Time (Virtual)

Mondays

4 pm, via Zoom, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Register for link: 978-623-8320 / www.myactivecenter.com

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16

ANDOVER: Senior Programs

Tuesdays

Billiards, 8 am – 4 pm; Comfort Critters, 9am (group is full); Mah Jong, 1-3 pm; Social Bridge, 1-3:30 p.m

Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Cooking Workshop

Learn to prepare potato gnocchi with a savory sauce. Seats are limited.

1:30 p.m., Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Registration required: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

ANDOVER: Warning Signs of a Stroke Presentation

1:30 p.m., Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Concerts in the Park

Free performance by Rico Barr

6-8 pm, corner of Bartlett Street and Chestnut Street

Info: www.andoverrec.com

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

ANDOVER: Craft Sale

All proceeds go back to support the Crafting Group at the Robb Center

9 am – 6 pm Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Blood Pressure Clinic

Thursdays

10-11:30am, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Dull Men’s Club

No strings attached, no skills required. Come enjoy and discuss the simple, everyday, run of the mill things.

10 a.m., Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Andover Summer Jams

Performance by Tad & Valerie

6-8 pm, outside in the front plaza of Old Town Hall, 20 Main Street

Info: 978-623-8262 / www.andoverma.gov

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

ANDOVER: Benefit Car Show

All vehicles welcome, goody bags, cookout, popular choice trophies, live DJ, grass parking, plenty of spectator parking. No registration necessary.

9 am – 1 pm, Melmark New England, 461 River Road

Rain date: Sat., August 27

Donations gratefully accepted.

ANDOVER: Farmers Market

Saturdays through October 15

10am – 2pm, 41 Central Street

MONDAY, AUGUST 22

ANDOVER: Senior Programs

Mondays

Quilting Group, 9 a.m.; Sunrise Singers, 9 a.m.; Rhythm Aires, 10:15 a.m.; Monday Matinees, 1 p.m.; Short Stories, 1 p.m.; Ping-Pong, 2 pm

Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

ANDOVER: Senior Programs

Tuesdays

Billiards, 8 am – 4 pm; Comfort Critters, 9am (group is full); Mah Jong, 1-3 pm; Social Bridge, 1-3:30 p.m

Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Men’s Breakfast

Enjoy pancakes, sausages, home fries, orange juice and coffee. After breakfast Paul MacKay will present “The Birth of a Legend: The Story of America’s Sports Car”.

8:30am, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Cost: $6 per ticket

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Technology Workshop

“There’s an App for That!”

11:15am, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Storytelling with Patrick (Virtual)

Tuesdays

6:30 pm, via Zoom, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Register for link: 978-623-8320 / www.myactivecenter.com

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

ANDOVER: Healthy Eating Discussion Group

Seating is limited

1 p.m., Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Register: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Vincent Van Gogh Lecture

This lecture will focus on Van Gogh’s life, character, and spiritual emptiness.

1:30-3 p.m., The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Register: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

ANDOVER: Blood Pressure Clinic

Thursdays

10-11:30am, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: August Birthday Social

Lunch entrée will be pot roast. Music provided by Jon Mansfield

12 p.m., The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Register: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Extraterrestrial – The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth (Virtual)

Bestselling author Avi Loeb will discuss his book in this Zoom webinar

7-8 pm, via Zoom, Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street

Register for link: 978-623-8400 / www.mhl.org

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

ANDOVER: Farmers Market

Saturdays through October 15

10am – 2pm, 41 Central Street

MONDAY, AUGUST 29

ANDOVER: Senior Programs

Mondays

Quilting Group, 9 a.m.; Sunrise Singers, 9 a.m.; Rhythm Aires, 10:15 a.m.; Monday Matinees, 1 p.m.; Short Stories, 1 p.m.; Ping-Pong, 2 pm

Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30

ANDOVER: Senior Programs

Tuesdays

Billiards, 8 am – 4 pm; Comfort Critters, 9am (group is full); Mah Jong, 1-3 pm; Social Bridge, 1-3:30 p.m

Robb Center, 30 Whittier Court

Info: 978-623-8320 / www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Storytelling with Patrick (Virtual)

Tuesdays

6:30 pm, via Zoom, The Robb Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Register for link: 978-623-8320 / www.myactivecenter.com

ONGOING:

ANDOVER: Al-Anon Family Group: Meets Wednesdays, 7:30 pm, Christ Church, 29 Central Street

Info: www.al-anon.org

ANDOVER: The Massachusetts Library Collaborative’s 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30-11:30 am, via Zoom. Two registry: www.mhl.libnet.info/event/5994663

ANDOVER: Non-Fiction Book Group: Meets on the 1st Wednesday, from 7-8 pm at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street

Info: 978-623-8400 / www.mhl.org

ANDOVER: Senior Programs

Mondays

Fitness Room Open: 8 am – 4 pm; Quilting Group: 9 a.m.; Sunrise Singers: 9am; Rhythm Aires: 10:15am; Monday Matinees: 1 p.m.; Short Stories: 1 p.m.; Ping Pong: 2 p.m

Tuesdays

Billiards: 8 am – 4 pm; Comfort Critters: 9am; Fitness Room Open: 10:30 am – 4 pm; Mah Jongg: 1-3 pm; Social Bridge: 1-3:30 p.m

Wednesdays

Fitness Room Open: 8 am – 4 pm; Morning Crating Group: 9:30-11:30 am; The Write Stuff: 10:30am; Knit Wits: 12:30 p.m

Thursdays

Fitness Room Open: 8 am – 8 pm; Andover Chroniclers (first and third Thursday): 9 am; Scale Modeling Club: 10am; Open Art Studio: 10am; Meditation with Chip via Zoom: 10 am; Duplicate Bridge: 1-4pm; Billiards: 2-8 p.m.; Ping Pong: 2-8 pm

Fridays

Fitness Room Open: 8 am – 4 pm; Le Petit Dejeuner, French Conversation Group: 8:30 am; English Listening Skills Series for Chinese Speakers: 10 am; 45’s Card Playing” 1-3:30 pm; Social Bridge: 1-3:30 p.m

Location: Andover Senior Center, 30 Whittier Ct

Info: 978-623-8320 /www.andoverma.gov/elder-services

ANDOVER: Writers Group Meeting: Meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 7-9 pm, Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street

Info: 978-623-8400 / www.mhl.org

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