AVIS 125th CELEBRATION EVENTS

 

ONGOING 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 breathingplaces2019@gmail.com

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 saude@mhl.org for more information. See https://mhl.org/avis-mhl-great-outdoors-reading-program

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

May 10: Hike at Shawsheen and Vale Reservations, 1-4 p.m., led by Jeff LaFountain. Park on Abbott Bridge Drive near Central Street.

May 16: Hike at Sakowich Reservation, 9:30 a.m., led by Essex County Greenbelt Association. Park at 26 Oriole Dr.

May 16: Mass Audubon bird talk, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall Library.

May 19: Bird Hike at Baker’s Meadow, 8 a.m., led by Don and Donna Cooper. Register at avisandover.org

May 19: Hike Shawsheen River Trail, 1-4 p.m., led by Jeff LaFountain. Hike along the Shawsheen River. We’ll visit the Vale and Shawsheen River Reservations on this easy hike. Park on Abbott Bridge Drive near Central Street.

May 21: Tuesdays with AVIS, led by David Dargie. Check at avisandover.org

May 22: AVIS 125th Anniversary Beer Naming Party, Oak and Iron Brewery, Limited tickets, $20 each.

June 4: Tuesdays with AVIS, led by David Dargie. Check at avisandover.org

June 9: Hike at Hammond and Skug Reservations, 1-4 p.m., led by Jeff LaFountain. Park at Skug Reservation, 319 Salem St. or at Wagon Wheel Road.

June 13: Edibles talk by Russ Cohen, at Memorial Hall Library, 7 p.m.

June 18: Tuesdays with AVIS, led by David Dargie. Check at avisandover.org

June 19: Edibles Hike, led by Russ Cohen, 6 p.m. Please check avisandover.org for details.

June 23: Hike at Rafton Reservation, led by Essex County Greenbelt Association, 1 p.m. Park on High Plain Road or in the Town lot at 283 High Plain Rd.

Throughout the summer of 2019: AVIS at the Farmers Market at the Center for History and Culture, many Saturdays.

 

July 14: Hike at Purdon, Lupine, Greene, Burns, Wilkinson, and Stanley Reservations, (with bus), 1-4 p.m., led by Jeff LaFountain.

July 16: Tuesdays with AVIS, led by David Dargie. Check at avisandover.org

Aug 6: Tuesdays with AVIS, led by David Dargie. Check at avisandover.org

Aug. 11: Hike at Bonier, Collins, Lowell and Lawrence Railroad, Smith, and Turtle Mound Reservations. (with bus) 1-4 p.m., led by Jeff LaFountain. Check website avisandover.org for meeting place.

Sept. 1: Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy, Art Exhibition in honor of AVIS’S 125th Anniversary, curated by Gordon Wilkins, Opening Sept. 1- runs through early March.

Sept. 3:Tuesdays with AVIS, led by David Dargie. Check at avisandover.org 

Please check the AVIS website: avisandover.org for up-to-date information on these and more.

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