AVIS (Andover Village Improvement Society) 125th celebration events:
Breathing Places, an exhibit about AVIS at the Andover Center for History and Culture (ACHC) http://andoverhistoryandculture.org/ open until Aug. 29. ACHC is continuing to seek AVIS memorabilia for the exhibit. To send photos to ACHC, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s Hiking Group at The Center at Punchard is offering hikes on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Many are on AVIS Reservations.
G.O.R.P. - The Great Outdoor Reading Program at Memorial Hall Library. Check out favorite reads from the AVIS community and MHL librarians. Contact email@example.com for more information. See https://mhl.org/avis-mhl-great-outdoors-reading-program
Native Wild Edibles with Russ Cohen: Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten, for a 60-minute slide show featuring at least two dozen species of native edible wild plants suitable for adding to your own landscape, or nibbling on as you encounter them in other locales. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Memorial Hall Library, Register at mhl.org.
Tuesdays with AVIS: Hike the Wilkinson Reservation with our leader David Dargie (978-996-4475) (firstname.lastname@example.org). Parking at Woburn Street on left just past Rattlesnake Hill Road.
Wild Edible Walk with Russ Cohen: Peggy Keck Reservation, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. See AVISAndover.org for more information.
Rafton Reservation Hike: Join AVIS and Andover Trails in a collaborative event with Essex County Greenbelt Association, as we hike through the Virginia Hammond and Harold Rafton Reservations. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Meet at the parking lot opposite the town compost site on High Plain Road. Hike Leader, Jeff LaFountain.
Please check the AVIS website: avisandover.org for up-to-date information on these and more