Here is what’s coming up at The Center at Punchard (The Center), 30 Whittier Court, Andover:

Stone Places with Historian Joan Patrakis: Thursday, May 7, 1:30 p.m. Through photographs, the group will explore the beauty of local stone houses, churches, mill buildings and even a castle and learn their architectural and historical significance; $3.

Men’s BreakfastPhillips Academy’s Peabody Museum: Friday, May 8, 8:30 a.m. Ryan Wheeler, director of the Phillips Academy Peabody Museum, one of the nation’s major repositories of Native American archaeological collections, will discuss the museum’s mission, collections and areas of public access and interest; $4.

Older Americans Month85-Plus Birthday Party: Wednesday, May 13, 2 to 3 p.m. Andover residents who are 85-plus are invited for a cake and ice cream party; transportation is available.

Container Gardening at Konjoian’s Greenhouses: Thursday, May 14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Relieve stress and lift your spirits while soaking up some Vitamin D in the healing environment of the greenhouses. Staff will guide participants through material selection for their own container garden. Cost: $9 for container and soil, plus plants available at 25 percent discount for program; registration required by May 11.

For more information or to register, call 978-623-8321 or visit


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