Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


September 12, 2013

Towns Briefs


Sign-ups for baby-sitting course

The Andona Society is once again offering its popular baby-sitting course for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in Andover who want to prepare to be mother’s helpers and baby sitters.

Topics for the four-week course include: First Aid, Child Development, Safety, and Baby-sitting as a Business. Fun, hands-on activities will provide practical experience.

The class meets either Tuesdays starting Oct. 1 from 6:30 to 7:50 p.m. at West Parish Church or Thursdays starting Oct. 3 from 6:30 to 7:50 p.m. at Marland Place.

Registration forms are available under the Events section on the Andona website, They will be accepted on a first-come basis, with class sizes limited to 30 students. Registrations for eighth-graders received before Sept. 20 will be given preference. Sign-ups close on Sept. 24.

`High-dose’ flu clinics for seniors

Three “high-dose” flu clinics for seniors ages 65 and up have been scheduled for this fall in town.

The clinics will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24; Thursday, Sept. 26; and Tuesday, Oct. 1, by appointment only from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at The Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court.

Call the Health Department at 978-623-8295 to schedule an appointment. Consent forms will be available at the Health Department, Town Offices, senior center and online at


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