Cholesterol screening clinic Aug. 8

The Board of Health is holding a cholesterol screening clinic for Andover residents only on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. until noon. The simple finger stick test costs $5 and does not require fasting. An appointment is necessary.

The program is made possible through a grant from the Andover Home for Aged People. For an appointment, call the Health Department at 978-623-8295.

Kingdom Rock for Vacation Bible School

Three local churches are teaming up to present a Vacation Bible School July 29 through Aug. 2. The program will welcome 270 children for the elementary session and 80 high school staff attending at Free Christian Church in Andover, as well as 70 pre-kindergarten/kindergarten children with 50 high and junior high staffers at St. Augustine’s in Andover.

St. Michael’s Church in North Andover is joining the program with students participating at all levels.

The theme for the week is Kingdom Rock, where children can stand strong. The churches will be converted into giant castles with knights/horses for the occasion. For more, call Free Christian Church at 978-475-0700.

Sept. 11 Ceremony to honor victims

Andover will hold its Sept. 11 Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m. in the Andover Town Offices. There will be a brief ceremony honoring the victims of 9/11 and marking the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. For more information, call the Veterans Services’ Office at 978-623-8218.

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