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 7: Tuesdays with AVIS, hike, Goldsmith Woodlands, 9:30-noon, led by David Dargie, meet at 491 South Main St.

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 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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