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Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
 
  Last day to register for State Primary. Contact the Town Clerk for voter registration info:
Andover: townclerk@andoverma.gov
N. Andover: jbradshaw@townofnorthandover.com
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
7:15 pm
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, September 8, 2008
1-2:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Environmental Action Committee Meeting. The Environmental Action Committee will meet to discuss possible projects and plans for the upcoming year. The committee welcomes new members and encourages interested citizens from Andover and North Andover to attend.
Friday, September 12, 2008
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
7 am-8 pm
North Andover: High School

Andover
  • Precincts 1, 7, 8: Senior Center
  • All other precincts: High School
State Primary.
Friday, September 19, 2008
 
  October Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@comcast.net.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
9:30-11:30am
20 Ironwood Rd
N. Andover, MA 01845
N. Andover Hot Topics. Informal chat about what's going on in North Andover. All members welcome.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
9:15 am
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
7:00-9:00 pm
North Andover High School
430 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845
Mid-sized Municipalities: Do we have a voice in the MA Economy?. How confident are you about your town's financial future? A panel discussion followed by by Q & A. Featured speakers are Michael J. Widmer, Pres., MA Taxpayers Foundation & Sen. Bruce Tarr (R), MA Senate Ways and Means Committee. Co-sponsored by LWV of Andover/North Andover and North Andover United. Free and open to the public. Registration and networking from 6:30-7:00. RSVP to rsvp_forum@northandover.org. Questions? Email sgleed@northandover.org.
Sunday, October 5, 2008
5:30-9 p.m.
Coldwell Banker
305 N. Main St.
Andover, MA 01810
LWVMA Phonathon. Come join other League members for this fundraiser for the state League. Our local League receives 10% of funds raised.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
 
  Last day to register for Presidential & State Election. Contact the Town Clerk for voter registration info:
Andover: townclerk@andoverma.gov
N. Andover: jbradshaw@townofnorthandover.com
Thursday, October 16, 2008
7 pm
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
State Ballot question forum. Learn about the three ballot questions that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot:
  • Repealing the state income tax
  • Decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana
  • Banning greyhound racing
Friday, October 17, 2008
 
  November Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@comcast.net.
Saturday, October 18, 2008
9 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Worcester Crowne Plaza LWVMA Fall Conference: Finding the Common Wealth. We will be hearing from Lt. Governor Timothy Murray, Senator Stephen Brewer and Worcester Mayor Konstantina Lukes during our morning sessions. Our Luncheon speaker, Peter Meade, Managing Director of Rasky Baerlein, will talk about Question 1 and our communities. The LWVMA will also thank Senator Edward Augustus for his election reform advocacy and his good work in the Massachusetts legislature.

Membership and Training will hold a workshop on Membership Recruitment as part of the Membership Initiative Program. Afternoon workshops include Ballot Question 1, Healthcare for All, Consensus Discussion Leader & Recorder Training, League Moderator Training, and Effective League Lobbying. A chance to meet League members from around the state. Open to all members. Register at http://www.lwvma.org.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
7:30-8:30pm
School Committee Room
Whittier Court
Andover, MA 01810
Candidates' Night. Lawrence (Lonnie) Brennan and Barbara L'Italien, candidates for State Representative from the 18th Essex, will participate. Will be taped for rebroadcast. Eva Valentine, president of Greater Haverhill LWV will moderate. There will be time for Q&A from the audience. Open to the public.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Alpers Fine Art
2 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Chocolate at Alpers Fine Art. An evening of chocolate tasting, art and networking. Open to all League members and friends. $5 suggested donation. RSVP to heatherkbelson@gmailcom.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
7 am-8 pm
North Andover: High School

Andover
  • Precincts 1, 7, 8: Senior Center
  • All other precincts: High School
Presidential & State Election. NOTE: North Andover's polls open at 6:00 a.m. for this election.
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
7:15 pm
145 Argilla Rd.
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, November 10, 2008
1:00 pm
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Environmental Action Committee Meeting.
Friday, November 14, 2008
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Monday, November 17, 2008-Friday, November 21, 2008
 
Andover schools Community Read-Along. League members, town officials, and leaders of civic groups go into elementary school classrooms to read favorite books and discuss town involvement with the students.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
7:00 pm
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Town of Andover Mid-Year Review. The League will co-sponsor this annual report to citizens about Town projects and other issues.
Thursday, November 20, 2008
 
  December Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@comcast.net.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
9:15 am
Memorial Hall Library
3rd floor
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregration
6 Locke Street
Andover, MA 01810
Holiday Potluck Dinner. Social event followed by a discussion with members Sen. Sue Tucker and Rep. Barbara L'Italien. Canned goods will be collected for a local food pantry. All members encouraged to join us! RSVP to jandjduff@verizon.net.
Friday, December 12, 2008
 
  January Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@comcast.net.
Friday, December 12, 2008
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
9:15 am
Memorial Hall Library, 3rd floor
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
7 pm
Andover Town Hall
3rd floor conference room
36 Bartlet St.
Andover, MA 01810
Running for Office Workshop. For declared candidates and also for people who are just considering running for local office. Michael Sullivan, Director of the Office of Campaign Finance, will discuss the legal issues of campaign finances. Elected officials will discuss the day-to-day life of a candidate. The Town Clerks from both Andover and North Andover will discuss filing deadlines and other must-know aspects of running for office.
Saturday, January 10, 2009
10am-noon
Memorial Hall Library
Activity Room
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
LWVMA Program Planning. Join us as we review current state League positions and offer recommendations to retain, update or drop them. We will also seek recommendations for new studies at the state level, as well as what issues should be emphasized for action at the state level. Open to all League members.
Monday, January 12, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Friday, January 23, 2009
 
  February Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@comcast.net.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
8:30am-5pm
Town Clerk's Office Last day to submit nomination papers - Andover. Nominations papers can be picked up from the Town Clerk's office as late as this same day, but for the candidate's name to appear on the ballot, the papers must be returned to the Town Clerk's office by 5 p.m. on this day.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
7:15 pm
6 Snowberry Rd.
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting: NOTE DATE CHANGE. All members welcome. We moved the meeting date so it wouldn't conflict with the Get SMART forum.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
7:00 p.m.
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
SMART Waste Reduction Public Forum. Learn more about the SMART Waste Reduction program being proposed for Andover. Hear from other towns who have implemented similar programs. Speakers are being lined up. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
8:30am-5pm
Town Clerk's Office Last day to submit nomination papers - North Andover. Nominations papers can be picked up from the Town Clerk's office on or before Fri, Feb 6th, but for the candidate's name to appear on the ballot, the papers must be returned to the Town Clerk's office by 5 p.m. on this day (Feb 10).
Friday, February 13, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Friday, February 20, 2009
 
  March Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@comcast.net.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
8:30am-8pm
Town Clerk's Office Last day to register to vote for town elections.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
9:00-2:00 p.m.
State House, Boston Day on the Hill. Join fellow League members for an informational and lobbying day on Beacon Hill, also a buffet lunch with our legislative delegation. Check the Bulletin or contact steftraina@comcast.net for carpool information.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
7 pm
N. Andover Town Hall
Selectmen's Room
120 Main St.
N. Andover, MA 01810
Candidates Forum - North Andover. Q&A with candidates for local office (Bd. of Selectmen, School Com, etc). Come be part of a live audience. The evening will also be televised on community cable.
Thursday, March 5, 2009
9:15 a.m.
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting.
Saturday, March 7, 2009
10 am-noon
Stevens Memorial Library
345 Main St.
North Andover, MA 01845
National Voter Compact Study - Members Unit. At this meeting, League members will reach consensus on whether the national LWV should support the National Voter Compact:
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
8:45 am
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Board meeting. Rescheduled from 3/5/09.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
6:30 p.m.
Boston Marriott Copley LWVMA Guardian of Democracy Award Dinner. Honoring Paul Guzzi, President & CEO Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, former Secretary of Commonwealth of MA; featured speakers are Congressman Barney Frank and Ralph C. Martin, former District Attorney, Suffolk County. Reception at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets go to http://www.lwvma.org. RSVP by February 20, 2009. Tickets are $150, $75 of which is tax-deductible.
Friday, March 13, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
7 pm
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Candidates Forum - Andover. Q&A with candidates for local office (Bd. of Selectmen, School Com, etc). Come be part of a live audience. The evening will also be televised on community cable.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
7am-8pm
Andover High School - all precincts Town Elections - Andover.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
 
  April Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@comcast.net.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
7:30 pm
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Budget Forum: Tough Times, Tough Choices. The LWV and Service Club of Andover are co-sponsoring the annual budget forum. Free and open to the public. Will be televised live and taped for rebroadcast. Can't attend? Email your questions to presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org by 3/25/09.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
7am-8pm
North Andover High School - all precincts Town Elections - North Andover.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
7:00 pm
20 Ironwood Rd.
North Andover, MA 01845
Board Meeting & Local Program Planning. During "local program planning," from 7-8 pm, the League selects issues to concentrate on in the upcoming year. The regular board meeting follows at 8 pm. All members welcome.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
7:30 pm
Phillips Academy
Kemper Auditorium
Andover, MA
Asian Longhorned Beetle Talk by Peter Alsop. Peter Alsop, a PA alumnus, has been investigating the Asian Longhorned Beetle outbreak in Worcester for the past few months, and wrote an article on the outbreak that will be published shortly in the Smithsonian Magazine. This insect has the potential to decimate our hardwood forests. Other outbreaks have been quarantined in Illinois, New Jersey and New York, as well as in isolated warehouses in several additional states. The talk is free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
7:00 p.m.
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Open Space and Recreation Plan 2009 Goals Forum. The Andover Conservation Commission is joining with the League for a forum on the goals of a new Open Space and Recreation Plan for the Town of Andover. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, April 25, 2009
9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall Library
Elm Square
Andover, MA 01810
Arbor Day Celebration. Celebrate Arbor Day by attending free tree selection and care workshops at the library. There will be a raffle and tree sale and grass seed sale in front of Old Town Hall from 10:30-12:30 p.m.
Friday, May 1, 2009
 
  May Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to steftraina@verizon.net.
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
8:30am-8pm
Town Clerk's Office Last day to register to vote for Andover's Town Meeting.
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
9:15 am
23 Oak St.
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
7 pm
N. Andover High School Town Meeting - North Andover.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
7 pm
N. Andover High School Town Meeting - North Andover.
Thursday, May 14, 2009
7:00 p.m.
Andover School Committee Room
Whittier Court
Andover, MA 01810
Town Meeting Preview - Andover. At this annual event, League members will present their research about selected Warrant articles and discuss the pros and cons of each. A budget presentation will be included. Will air live and be taped for rebroadcast before Town Meeting. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, May 14, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Friday, May 15, 2009
10-noon
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Town Meeting Member Warrant Unit. For League members only. We will hear presentations about upcoming Town Meeting Warrant articles and decide whether the League will take positions on them.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
6 pm
Atria Marland Place
15 Stevens Street
Andover, MA 01810
Annual Meeting. Social hour with dinner, followed by election of new board and other League business. All members welcome!
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
7 pm
Field House
Andover High School
Town Meeting - Andover.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
7 pm
Field House
Andover High School
Town Meeting - Andover.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
7 pm
Collins Center
Andover High School
Town Meeting - Andover (if 3rd night needed).
Friday, May 29, 2009-Saturday, May 30, 2009
 
Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
LWV of MA -- Convention 2009: Health Care RX. The theme of Convention 2009 is health care. Speakers include former State Rep.Patricia Walrath, President & CEO of Boston Medical Center, Elaine Ullian, and Harvard School of Public Health's Nancy Turnbull. Workshops include Election Day Registration, Health Care Reform, Running for Office, League Tech, Leadership, Membership Successes. Early Registration ends May 11, 2009. Late Registration ends May 27, 2009. Visit http://www.lwvma.org for details.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
7:15 pm
197 Shawsheen Rd.
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, June 6, 2009
10am
23 Oak St. Mystery.
Friday, June 12, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Saturday, June 13, 2009-Monday, June 15, 2009
 
Online LWV US Council.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
6:30-8:00pm
North Andover Senior Center
120 R Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
North Andover Membership Evening. An evening focused on the League in North Andover, including a discussion of local League history; a summary of current League activities (Voter Services, Educational outreach efforts on important issues on the Local, State and Federal levels, and Environmental advocacy issues); and sharing and solicitation of new ideas to improve voter services in North Andover.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Friday, August 14, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
7:15pm
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, September 14, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
9:15am
11 Lavender Hill Lane
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
7pm
AHS Collins Field House Andover Special Town Meeting.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
10am
Memorial Hall Library Tree Workshop. Friends of Andover Community Trees (FACT)presents this workshop by arborist Melissa LeVangie. She will discuss current threats to our urban forest. Sponsored by the Andover Garden Club, Spade & Trowel Garden Club and Village Garden Club.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
10:00-2:00pm
Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Know Your Town Fair. Learn about volunteer opportunities in Andover at this Main Street celebration. For information contact Heather@HeatherHolman.com. Rain Date: October 18.
Friday, October 23, 2009
 
  November Bulletin Deadline.
Sunday, October 25, 2009
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Andover Historical Society
97 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Fall Membership Event. Join us for a "Look Through the Years" tea. Enjoy socializing and networking with League members and friends as we reflect on the League's involvement in our communities over the past 90 years. RSVP Stefani Traina steftraina@verizon.net
Sunday, November 8, 2009
7:30 p.m.
UMASS Amherst
Bowker Auditorium
Amherst, MA
Pre-Primary Candidate Forum for U.S. Senate Seat. The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts and WFCR FM are sponsoring a candidates' forum before the primary election on December 8, 2009. Free and open to the public.
Friday, November 13, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Monday, November 16, 2009-Friday, November 20, 2009
 
Andover Schools Community Read-Along Week.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
7-9pm
Memorial Hall Library Andover Mid-Year Review. Co-sponsored by the Board of Selectmen and the League. Topics to include: Town Yard Update; H1N1 Update; Shawsheen River Restoration Project (dam removal); Andover Economic Recovery Plan (a long-range planning presentation).
Friday, November 20, 2009
 
  December Bulletin Deadline.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
7:15pm
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Andover polling locations: precincts 1 & 7& 8 vote at Andover Senior Center; precincts 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 9 vote at Andover High School Field House.

North Andover: all precincts vote at North Andover High School.
Special Primary, U.S. Senate.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
6pm
Unitarian Church
6 Locke St
Andover, MA 01810
Holiday Dinner. Dinner followed by a presentation by Barbara Brown, local historian, on Women in Our Area's History. Brown will spotlight Black Lucy, a freed slave who lived in Ballardvale; Adelaide Bullen, the archaeologist and Phillips Academy resident who excavated Black Lucy's Garden; and Eartha Dengler, founder of the Immigrant City Archives (now Lawrence History Center). Members have the opportunity to bring a donation of canned goods for local food banks. Items requested: canned meat & tuna fish; canned vegetables, fruit, and soup; macaroni & cheese; canned spaghetti sauce, and peanut butter.
Friday, December 11, 2009
 
  January Bulletin Deadline.
Monday, December 14, 2009
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
 
  Last day to register to vote for Special Election.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
7:15pm
6 Snowberry Road
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
6:30pm
North Andover Town Hall Running for Office Workshop. Learn how to run for elected office, including how to file nomination papers and report campaign finances. Contact the Town Clerk's Office at clerk@andoverma.gov or 978-623-8259 for more information.
Thursday, January 14, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Andover polling locations: precincts 1 & 7& 8 vote at Andover Senior Center; precincts 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 9 vote at Andover High School Field House.

North Andover: all precincts vote at North Andover High School.
Special Election, U.S. Senate.
Friday, January 22, 2010
 
  February Bulletin Deadline.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
9:15am
23 Greybirch Rd.
Andover,MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, February 6, 2010
10:00 am-noon
Memorial Hall Library
2 Main St.
Andover, MA 01810
National Program Planning. This is our opportunity as a grassroots organization to inform the LWVUS about what we consider to be critical issues. League members will discuss and recommend both issues for study or re-study and priority action items for the 2010-2012 biennium.
Friday, February 12, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Sunday, February 14, 2010
 
  LWVUS Turns 90!.
Friday, February 26, 2010
 
  March Bulletin Deadline.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
 
  Last day to register to vote in Andover & North Andover Town Election.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
7:15pm
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
7:00 pm
NACAM
North Andover High School
430 Osgood St.
North Andover, MA 01845
North Andover Candidates Forum. Free and open to the public.
Friday, March 12, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
2:00 pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Andover Candidates' Forum. Learn more about the candidates and issues. The League's annual Candidates' Forum provides residents an opportunity to meet and question the candidates running for local office. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
AHS Collins Field House Andover Town Election. All precincts vote at Andover High School Collins Field House for this election.
Friday, March 26, 2010
 
  April Bulletin Deadline.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
7:00 am-8:00 pm
North Andover High School
430 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845
North Andover Town Election.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
7:00 p.m.
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting & Local Program Planning. Local Program Planning is an opportunity for members to suggest new local studies, updates to existing positions, and priority action items for the next year. The regular board meeting will follow program planning. All members welcome.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
7:30 pm
Memorial Hall Library
3 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Budget Forum. The League and the Service Club of Andover are co-sponsoring this opportunity for citizens to learn about budget issues prior to Town Meeting. Free and open to the public. Will be televised live and taped for rebroadcast. Can't attend? Email your questions to presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org by 4/2/10.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
7:00 pm
Andover School Committee Room
Whittier Court
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Town Meeting Preview. An overview of the budget, and the pros and cons of selected Warrant articles will be presented by League members to help voters make informed decisions at the upcoming Town Meeting. The program will be aired live on the school department channels and taped for rebroadcast on the school department local cable channels.
Friday, April 16, 2010
10:00-noon
Activity Room
Memorial Hall Library
Andover, MA 01810
Member Warrant Unit Meeting. League members discuss Warrant articles and decide whether to take a position on them at Town Meeting.
Saturday, April 17, 2010
11am
Andover Memorial Hall Library Healthy Trees Enhance Your Home. Learn how to select, plant, prune, and care for trees that will thrive on your property. Presented by Patrick Smith, National Grid Arborist.
Friday, April 23, 2010
 
  May Bulletin Deadline.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
State House, Boston League Day on the Hill.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
7 pm
AHS Collins Field House Andover Town Meeting.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
7pm
AHS Collins Field House Andover Town Meeting.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
9:15am
23 Oak Street
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
7:00 pm
North Andover High School
430 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845
North Andover Town Meeting.
Friday, May 14, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
6pm
Marland Place
15 Stevens Street
Andover, MA 01810
Annual Meeting. Sen. Sue Tucker is our featured speaker. Short business meeting to follow. Members and guests are welcome.
Saturday, May 22, 2010
11:00 am-7:00 pm
Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
LWVMA Council: 90 Years of Making a Difference. Business Meeting and Workshops on Running for Office,and Candidates' Forums. Local and state League honors and a 90th birthday celebration/reception will close the day. Visit http://www.lwvma.org for more information.
Friday, June 11, 2010-Tuesday, June 15, 2010
 
Atlanta, GA LWVUS Convention.
Monday, June 14, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
7:15pm
6 Snowberry Road
Andover, MA 01810
Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread Rt 133 & Rt 114, N Andover, MA 01845 Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
7pm
85 Summer St, Andover, MA 01810 Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
7pm
For directions, RSVP to
presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, August 16, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Friday, August 20, 2010
 
  September Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to kerri.ford1@verizon.net.
Monday, August 30, 2010
7:00 pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library
2 N. Main St.
Andover, MA 01810
State Legislative Primary Candidates' Forum. Democratic and Republican candidates for the 17th Essex Representative seat, the 18th Essex Representative seat and the 2nd Essex & Middlesex Senate seat have been invited to this Pre-Primary Forum. Will air live on local cable channels and be taped for rebroadcast.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
7am-8pm
North Andover: High School

Andover
  • Precincts 1, 7, 8: Senior Center
  • All other precincts: High School
State Primary Election.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
7pm
For directions, RSVP to
presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
 
  October Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
 
Main Street, Andover Know Your Town Fair.
Friday, October 8, 2010
6-9pm
Andover Old Town Hall Sustainability Celebration. Culminating event for 10/10/10 work parties.
Sunday, October 10, 2010
 
TBA Culminating Event for 10/10/10.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
 
  Last day to change party enrollment for November election.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
7pm
For directions, RSVP to
presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread Rt 133 & Rt 114, N Andover, MA 01845 Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Friday, October 22, 2010
 
  November Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
12:00-1:30pm
North Andover Senior Center Candidate Meet and Greet. Mingle with the candidates and enjoy light refreshments. Candidate statements to begin at 12:20.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
2:00-4:00pm
Memorial Hall Library
Andover, MA
Candidates' Forum. Candidates for the 17th Essex District State Rep, 18th Essex District State Rep, and Second Essex & Middlesex District State Senate will participate.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
7am-8pm
North Andover: All precincts vote at North Andover High School

Andover: There are 2 polling locations
  • Precincts 1, 7, 8: Senior Center
  • All other precincts: Andover High School
State Election.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
7pm
For directions, RSVP to
presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, November 15, 2010-Friday, November 19, 2010
 
Andover Schools Community Read-Along. League members, town officials, and leaders of civic groups visit elementary school classrooms to read favorite books and discuss town involvement with the students.
Monday, November 15, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
7pm
Memorial Hall Library Town of Andover Mid-Year Review.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
7pm
North Andover High School Auditorum North Andover Special Town Meeting.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
 
  December Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Monday, December 6, 2010
7pm
Andover High School Collins Center Andover Special Town Meeting.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
6-9pm
Phillips Academy, Log Cabin. Holiday Dinner & 90th Anniversary Event.
Friday, December 10, 2010
 
  January Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread Rt 133 & Rt 114, N Andover, MA 01845 Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
5-6:30pm
For directions, RSVP to
presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
7pm
For directions, RSVP to
presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Friday, January 14, 2011
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread Rt 133 & Rt 114, N Andover, MA 01845 Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
 
  February Bulletin deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
 
  Andover Special Election.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
7pm
Memorial Hall Library, 3rd floor
Elm Square
Andover, MA
Running for Office Workshop-NEW DATE. Are you or someone you know thinking about running for local elected office? Come learn about the nuts and bolts at this workshop featuring Jason Tait of the Office of Campaign and Political Finance, Andover's Town Clerk, Lawrence Murphy, and Andover and North Andover elected officials who have been invited to talk about their experiences running for local office. Contact Stefani Traina at 978-470-3140 or voterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org for more information.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
12:00 noon
Memorial Hall Library Trustees Room
2 N. Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, February 14, 2011
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread Rt 133 & Rt 114, N Andover, MA 01845 Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Friday, February 18, 2011
 
  March Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
 
  Last day to register to vote for town elections..
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
6:45pm
North Andover Senior Center, 120 Main Street, North Andover, MA 01845 North Andover Candidates' Forum. This event provides residents with an opportunity to know more about where the candidates for local offices stand on various issues in advance of the March 29th election.

Submit questions ahead of time to voterservicenandover@lwv-andovers.org.

Saturday, March 12, 2011
1:30 pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 N. Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Candidates' Forum. Come hear from the candidates who are running for local office in Andover. Audience questions will be submitted on index cards. This event is free and open to the public. Email voterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org for more information.
Monday, March 14, 2011
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread:
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Monday, March 14, 2011
11:30am
Panera Bread:
Rt 133 & Rt 114,
N Andover, MA 01845
Monthly Board Meeting. Held in conjunction with Lunch & Conversation. All members welcome.
Monday, March 21, 2011
 
  April Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
7am-8pm
Andover High School Richard Collins Field House Andover Town Elections.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
7am-8pm
North Andover High School North Andover Town Elections.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
 
  Last day to register to vote at Andover Town Meeting.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
 
  Andover Town Meeting Warrant posted no later than today.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
9:15am
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
7pm
Board of Selectmen Room at the Andover Town Offices Andover Town Meeting Preview.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
7 pm
Memorial Hall Library
3 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Budget Forum. Hear presentations about the budget by the Town Manager, Superintendent, Finance Committee Chair and others. There will be time for audience questions. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
 
  May Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
7pm
Andover High School Collins Field House Andover Town Meeting.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
7pm
Andover High School Collins Field House Andover Town Meeting.
Monday, May 2, 2011
7pm
Andover High School Collins Center Andover Town Meeting. If needed.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
7pm
Andover High School Collins Center Andover Town Meeting. If needed.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
7pm
For directions, RSVP to
presidentLWVANA@lwv-andovers.org
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Friday, May 13, 2011
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
6pm
Marland Place, 15 Stevens St., Andover, MA Annual Meeting.
Friday, May 20, 2011
 
  June Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
7pm
North Andover Middle School auditorium at 495 Main St. North Andover Town Meeting.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
11:30am-1pm
Panera Bread
Rt. 133 & Rt 114
N. Andover, MA 01845
Lunch & Conversation. An informal gathering of League members. Everyone welcome. Don't know anyone? No problem, look for LWV logo on tote bag or on card on the table.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
6:30 p.m.
Atria Marland Place
15 Stevens Street
Andover, MA 01810
Annual Meeting. Catch up with League friends, hear from newly elected LWVMA president, Eva Valentine, meet the Cole Scholarship winners and help plan our activities for the coming year. Coffee & desserts only.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
TBA
  Steering Committee Meeting.
Friday, August 19, 2011
 
  Bulletin Deadline. September Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
7pm
6 Roulston Circle, Andover Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, September 24, 2011
 
Main Street, Andover Andover Know Your Town Fair. Learn about volunteer opportunities in Andover at this Main Street celebration. For information contact Heather@HeatherHolman.com.
Monday, September 26, 2011
 
  Bulletin Deadline. October Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
12pm
Panera, Rtes 114 & 133, North Andover Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
7:30-9pm
Edgewood Retirement Community, 565 Osgood St, North Andover Extreme Weather, Global Warming and Your Health. Join us for this members only program. Jean Sideris, Outreach Coordinator for the Climate and Energy Program of the Union of Concerned Scientists, will provide an overview of the latest science and discuss the new UCS report "Rising Temperatures, Worsening Ozone Pollution."
Friday, October 28, 2011
 
  Bulletin Deadline. November Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
1pm
23 Oak Street, Andover Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library, Main St Andover Youth Center Forum. Get answers to your questions about the Andover Youth Foundation proposal for the Cormier Youth Center that will be the focus of a special town meeting on December 5. Email advance questions to league@lwv-andovers.org.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
7:00 pm
Memorial Hall Libray
2 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Mid-Year Review. The focus of the Mid-Year Review will be debt and its relationship to Andover's AAA bond rating. Email questions to league@lwv-andovers.org .
Monday, November 14, 2011-Friday, November 18, 2011
 
Andover Elementary Schools Community Read-Along. League members, town officials, and leaders of civic groups read favorite books and discuss town involvement with Andover's elementary students.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
 
  North Andover Special Town Meeting.
Friday, November 25, 2011
 
Andover Town Offices, 36 Bartlet St Last day to register to vote at Andover Special Town Meeting.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
 
  Bulletin Deadline. December Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery
Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810
Chocolate at the Addison. The League is bringing back this popular event for members and their guests. Enjoy the newly opened Addison Gallery while visiting with League friends. More details to follow.
Monday, December 5, 2011
7pm
Andover High School Collins Center Andover Special Town Meeting.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Town Yard Task Force Forum. Task Force chairman, Rick Feldman, will update residents and answer questions. The session will air live on local cable channels and be taped for rebroadcast and viewing online.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
6:30pm
6 Roulston Circle, Andover Board Meeting.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
noon
6 Roulston Circle Regular Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
12:30 pm
6 Roulston Circle
Andover, MA 01810
Project Planning Meeting. Come hear about and get involved in the voter education and civic engagement projects being planned for Elections 2012. RSVP to voterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
7:00 pm
North Andover Town Hall
Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
Running for Office Workshop. Are you or someone you know thinking about running for local elected office? Come learn about the nuts and bolts at this workshop. Contact voterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org for more information.
Friday, January 20, 2012
 
  February Bulletin Deadline. Bulletin Deadline. Please email submissions to ann@realtor.com.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
noon
Memorial Hall Library, 3rd floor Meeting with Memorial Hall Library Director. Come hear about and see the recent changes at Memorial Hall Library. Director, Beth Mazin, will talk about our new and improved library and how it's changing to better serve our community. All members welcome. A brief business meeting will follow.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
by 5pm
  Last day to submit nomination papers for local elected offices in Andover & North Andover.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
 
  Last day to register to vote in MA presidential primary.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
7:00 pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Political Advertising and the Voter. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Harry Wessel, Political Science Department Chair at Merrimack College.

The 2010 United States Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case has made political advertising a game-changer in political campaigning. With the help of videos of some famous past political ads, Dr. Wessel will explore the role of advertising in the political system and how the new parameters of permissible political advertising may affect our political process.

Dr. Wessel's presentation will address a wide range of issues surrounding political advertising. This promises to be an educational and thought-provoking evening. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
7:00am-8:00 pm
Andover High School
Collins Field House
Precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9

Andover Senior Center
Whittier Court
Precincts 1, 7, 8

North Andover Middle School
All precincts
Presidential Primary Election. Andover's precinct lines changed on January 1. 5% of Andover voters will find that they are in a new precinct, and since there are two polling locations for the March 6 presidential primary, we encourage you to look up your precinct ahead of time by going to http://www.wheredoivotema.com/bal/myelectioninfo.php. Andover now falls within the newly redrawn 3rd and 6th congressional districts. A map of the new voting districts is available at http://andoverma.gov/clerk/precinctmap.pdf.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
1:00 pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Candidates' Afternoon. The League's annual candidates' event is an opportunity for Andover residents to meet and hear from the candidates who are running for local elected offices. Free and open to the public. Will air live and be taped for rebroadcast on local cable channels. Email your questions for the candidates to voterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
11:30 am
Panera Bread LWV Lunch & Board Meeting. Join us for lunch. A brief business meeting will follow.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
7:00 pm
North Andover Senior Center
120R Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
North Andover Candidates' Night. The League's annual candidates' night is an opportunity for North Andover residents to meet and hear from the candidates who are running for local elected offices. Free and open to the public. Will be taped for rebroadcast on local cable channels. Email your questions for the candidates to voterServiceNAndover@lwv-andovers.org.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
7:00 pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover FY13 Budget Forum. Andover's annual Budget Forum gives residents a chance to hear from key town officials and to ask questions about the FY13 budget before Town Meeting. Email questions to league@lwv-andovers.org.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
7:00am-8:00pm
North Andover Middle School (all precincts)
Chickering Road
North Andover, MA 01845

Andover High Collins Field House (all precincts)
Shawsheen Road
Andover, MA 01810
Andover & North Andover Town Elections.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
7pm
Panera Bread Company
58 Peters Street
North Andover, MA 01845
Board Meeting/Local Program Planning. Join us to help plan League activities and projects for the next year.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
8:30am-2:00pm
Andover Town Offices Youth in Town Government Day. Andover High School students shadow town officials and department heads and discuss local government issues.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
7:00 pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Town Meeting Preview. The League's annual preview of selected Warrant articles to help voters prepare for Town Meeting.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
10am-noon
State House League Day on the Hill. Join the League's annual lobbying day at the State House. This year's theme is "Democracy for Sale?"
Monday, April 30, 2012
7pm
AHS Collins Field House Andover Town Meeting.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
 
TBD LWVMA Council Meeting.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
12pm
Panera, Rtes 114 & 133, North Andover Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Friday, June 8, 2012-Tuesday, June 12, 2012
 
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C.
LWVUS Convention. It's the 50th Annual LWVUS Convention.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
7:00pm
North Andover High School North Andover Town Meeting.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
6:30-9:00pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Annual Town Meeting and Local Program Planning. Catch up with League friends and help plan activities for the coming year. Coffee & desserts only. All members welcome.
Friday, August 17, 2012
 
  Last Day to Register for Primary. This is the last day to register before the September 6th Primary Election.
Friday, August 24, 2012
 
  Deadline for September Bulletin. Email content to Maureen at rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
 
  Women's Equality Day. Celebrate the anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment!
Thursday, August 30, 2012
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street, Andover, MA. Candidates' Night for State Primary Elections.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
7am-8pm
Andover High School Field House, Shawsheen Road, and the Senior Center, Whittier Court State Primary Election. Precincts 1,7, and 8 vote at the Senior Center. Precincts 2,3,4,5,6, and 9 vote at Andover High School Field House.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
7am-8pm
North Andover High School State Primary Election. All North Andover precincts vote at the high school.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
9-11am
Andover Public Library, Main Street Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
9am-5pm
Downtown Andover Know Your Town Fair & Andover Day. Visit the League's table!
Friday, September 21, 2012
 
  Deadline for October Bulletin. Email ideas or content to Maureen rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Monday, October 1, 2012
7pm-8:30pm
Andover Safety Center, North Main Street Do Presidential Debates "Seal the Deal?". Join this League discussion of the evolution of candidate debates and become a better debate watcher!
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
9-10:30pm
  First Presidential Debate. Domestic Policy.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
9-11am
Andover Memorial Hall Library, Main St. Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
9-10:30pm
  Vice Presidential Debate.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
9-10:30pm
  Second Presidential Debate. Town Meeting Format; Foreign and Domestic Policy
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library, Main St. Candidates' Night for State Offices. Candidates for Second Essex and Middlesex State Senate, 17th Essex State Rep, 18th Essex State Rep, and Northern Essex County Register of Deeds. Email questions to voterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org
Monday, October 22, 2012
9-10:30
  Third Presidential Debate. Foreign Policy
Friday, October 26, 2012
 
  Deadline for November Bulletin. Submit ideas or content to rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
2-4:00pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library State Ballot Question Forum. Debate and discussion of Ballot Question 2: Prescribing Medication to End Life and Question 3: Medical Use of Marijuana.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
7am-8pm
Andover High School Field House: Precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 9

Andover Senior Center: Precincts 1, 7 & 8
Presidential Election - Andover.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
7am-8pm
North Andover High School Presidential Election - North Andover.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
9-11am
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012-Friday, November 16, 2012
 
Andover elementary schools. Community Read-Along. League members, town officials, and leaders of civic groups read favorite books and discuss town involvement with Andover's elementary students.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
7pm
Memorial Hall Library, 2 Main St. Andover Mid-Year Review. Andover's Town Manager and department heads review selected initiatives and projects.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
7:00-9:30 pm
Harvey Wheeler Community Center
1276 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
LWVMA Moderator Training. One of the valuable services the League provides is a network of trained moderators who help ensure that League candidates' events are nonpartisan, fair and comply with League rules of allowing each candidate equal time. It's a great opportunity to gain public speaking experience and help make democracy work at the same time. The training is open to all League members.

To sign up or for more information, email steftraina@verizon.net or call (978)470-3140.

Friday, November 23, 2012
 
  Deadline for December Bulletin. Email ideas or content to rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
6-8:00pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main Street, Andover Chocolate at the Addison. Join League members and their invited guests at this special membership event. Art, chocolate, and conversation...the perfect combination.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
9-11am
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Running for Office Workshop. For declared candidates and also for people who are just considering running for local office. Jason Tait, Director of Communication & Public Education, will represent the Office of Campaign and Political Finance. Elected officials will discuss the day-to-day life of a candidate. The Town Clerks from both Andover and North Andover will discuss filing deadlines and other must-know aspects of running for office.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
6pm
Andover Historical Society, 97 Main Street, Andover, MA. Winter Dinner & Business Meeting. Members will enjoy dinner and a speaker and will vote on motions to address issues raised at 2012's Annual Meeting.
Friday, January 25, 2013
 
  February Bulletin Deadline. Email ideas or content to rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
5:00pm
Board of Registrars Deadline to submit nomination papers for 2013 Town Election.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
7-9:00pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, February 11, 2013
7pm
Collins Center
Andover High School
Shawsheen Road
Andover, MA
Andover Special Town Meeting.
Friday, February 22, 2013
 
  March Bulletin Deadline. Email ideas or content to rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
7pm
North Andover Town Hall, Board of Selectman Room Candidates' Forum - North Andover. Q&A with candidates for local office (Bd. of Selectmen, School Com, etc). Come be part of a live audience. The evening will also be televised on community cable.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
8:00pm
Town Clerk's Office Deadline for non-registered voters to register to vote in Town Election.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
 
State House, Boston Day on the Hill. Join fellow League members for an informational and lobbying day on Beacon Hill.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
7-9:00pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
1pm
Andover Public Safety Center
32 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Candidates' Afternoon - Andover. Learn more about the candidates running for local office. Email questions to voterserviceandover@lwv-andovers.org.
Friday, March 22, 2013
 
  April Bulletin Deadline. Email ideas or content to rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
7am-8pm
AHS Collins Field House
Shawsheen Road
Andover, MA

North Andover High School
Chickering Road
North Andover, MA
Annual Town Elections - Andover & North Andover.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
7-9pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
6:45pm
North Andover Town Hall
2nd Floor Meeting Room
120 Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
North Andover Finance Committee Public Hearing. A presentation on the FY14 Budget to this point will be given by Town Manager, Andrew Maylor, and Superintendent, Kevin Hutchinson. Then the floor will be open to citizens who have questions or comments about the municipal and school budgets at this point in the process. This is an excellent opportunity for people to get an overview of the budget and voice their opinions prior to Town Meeting. If you have questions you would like me to bring to the meeting, please e-mail them to lwvforum@lwv-andovers.org.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
7pm
School Committee Room, Second Floor
36R Bartlet Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Budget Forum. Moderated by Bonnie Zahorik. Email questions to VoterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org.
Friday, April 26, 2013
 
  May Bulletin Deadline. Email ideas or content to rrsundberg23@gmail.com.
Monday, April 29, 2013
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
2013 Town Meeting Preview. The League's annually sponsored preview of selected warrant articles that will be coming up at Town Meeting.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
7am-8pm
Polling locations Special Primary - US Senator.
Monday, May 6, 2013
7pm
Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover High School, Shawsheen Road Andover Annual Town Meeting.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
7 pm
AHS Collins Field House
Shawsheen Road
Andover, MA
Andover Annual Town Meeting.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
7 pm
AHS Collins Field House
Shawsheen Road
Andover, MA
Andover Annual Town Meeting.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
7-9pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Friday, May 17, 2013-Saturday, May 18, 2013
TBD
Boston Marriott Peabody
Peabody, MA
LWVMA Convention 2013. This year's Convention is close by. Interesting speakers and workshops are planned. Meet League members from across the state. A group from Andover will be going. For more information email league@lwv-andovers.org.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
7:00pm
North Andover High School North Andover Town Meeting.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
6pm
Andover Historical Society
97 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Annual Meeting. Join us for dinner, a brief business meeting and a Speak Easy Andover program.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
7am-8pm
Polling locations Special Election - US Senator.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
 
Main Street, Andover Andover Day. Visit the League's table at Andover Day!
Thursday, September 12, 2013
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
 
  National Voter Registration Day.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
7pm
Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill Campus
Spurk (C) Building, Lecture Hall A
100 Elliot Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
Money in Politic$: Is Our Democracy at Risk?. An educational forum about the influence of money in politics and public policy, and what average citizens can do to regain their voice in the face of current campaign finance laws and corporate lobbying. Speakers are Dr. Lawrence Lessig and Atty. Jeffrey Clements. Moderated by former Senator Susan Tucker. Sponsored by the LWV of Greater Haverhill. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
7 pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Edible Landscapes: Eat Your Yard!. Edible Landscapes: Eat Your Yard! ~ For Health, Habitat, Families & the Future John Forti, garden historian, ethnobotanist, and Curator of Historic Landscapes at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH, offers meaningful ways to engage ourselves, our kids and our community in cultivating a sense of place from seed to table. Explore how to eat locally and enjoy the fruits of your own labors by planting edible gardens and landscapes that offer healthy alternatives to lawns and hedges.

Co-sponsored by Village Garden Club of Andover and Friends of MHL. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
7pm
North Andover Town Hall, Selectmen's Room
120 Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
Running for Office Workshop. If you, or someone you know, would like to run for local office, learn about the nuts and bolts at this workshop featuring Jason Tait of the Office of Campaign and Political Finance and Andover and North Andover's Town Clerks. You'll also hear from elected officials from Andover and North Andover about their experiences running for local office.

Contact voterServiceAndover@lwv-andovers.org for more information. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Monday, November 18, 2013-Friday, November 22, 2013
 
Andover Elementary Schools Andover Community Read-Along. League members, town officials, and leaders of civic groups read favorite books and discuss town involvement with Andover's elementary students. Want to be a reader? Contact the League: league@lwv-andovers.org.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
7 pm
32 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Tomorrow: A Panel Discussion. A panel discussion about economic development's impact on school families, senior citizens and the business community. Led by Barry Bluestone, Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Andover Board of Selectmen and Andover Economic Development Council.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
7-8:45pm
Reeves Room
Stevens Memorial Library
345 Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
Agriculture Study Group Meeting.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:00-8:00pm
Addison Galley of American Art
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Membership Event. Join us for our annual membership event at the Addison Gallery.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
2:00-4:00pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main St.
Andover, MA 01810
From Farm to Plate: How We Sustain Local Farms. Join the League of Women Voters and three local farmers for a discussion of important issues facing farmers and consumers. From animal welfare and farmland preservation to energy efficiency and immigration reform,this conversation delves into the concerns of local food producers and looks at the actions we can take as consumers to support local food production.
Monday, March 3, 2014
7 pm
North Andover Town Hall
100 Main St.
North Andover Candidates' Night. Candidates running for local office.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
8:00am-8:00pm
Town Clerk's Office Last day for non-registered residents to register to vote for the Annual Town Elections.
Monday, March 10, 2014
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main St.
Andover, MA 01810
Andover Candidates' Night. An opportunity to hear from the candidates who are running for local election. Moderated by North Andover League member, Heather McNeil.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
7pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Monthly Board Meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
7am-8pm
Andover High School
Collins Field House
Shawsheen Rd.
Andover, MA 01810

North Andover High School
Chickering Road
North Andover, MA 01845
Town Elections.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
 
State House Boston Cancelled: Day on the Hill. Join fellow League members for an informational and lobbying day on Beacon Hill.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library Monthly Board Meeting. Join in to help plan upcoming League events. All are welcome.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7-9pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St. Andover Budget and Warrant Preview. Join the League for this discussion of the 2015 Budget and select Warrant articles.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
9am-1pm
Brickstone Square, Andover Andover Zero Waste Day. Find a new home for your old household goods. Click for details. Or, pick up your new pre-ordered rain barrel or compost bin. Click for details.
Monday, May 5, 2014
7:00pm
AHS Collins Center Auditorium, Shawsheen Rd. Andover Annual Town Meeting.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
7:00pm
AHS Collins Center Auditorium, Shawsheen Rd. Andover Annual Town Meeting.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
10am-4pm
Framingham State University LWVMA Council. Civility in Politics: Challenge to Good Government A day of workshops and discussion. Guest speaker: Susan M. Jeghelian, Executive Director of the MA Office of Public Collaboration. Click to find out more.
Monday, May 12, 2014
7:00pm
AHS Collins Center Auditorium, Shawsheen Rd. Andover Annual Town Meeting. Continued if necessary.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
7:00pm
AHS Collins Center Auditorium, Shawsheen Rd. Andover Annual Town Meeting. Continued if necessary.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
7:00pm
  North Andover Annual Town Meeting.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
tbd
Marland Place, 15 Stevens St, Andover, MA. Annual Meeting. Details to follow.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
10am-4pm
Main Street, Andover Andover Days. Contact Heather Holman to help out at the League's table. Heather@HeatherHolman.com
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
7:00am-8:00pm
Varies by town and precinct. State Elections. Andover Precincts 2,3,4,5,6,9,9a vote at AHS Collins Field House, Shawsheen Rd.

Andover Precincts 1,7,7a,8 vote at The Center at Punchard (Senior Center), Whittier Ct.

Sunday, October 5, 2014
2:00-4:00pm
Willard School Auditorium, 185 Powder Mill Road, Concord, MA Federal and State Legislative Candidates Forum. Hear from candidates running for the 3rd Congressional District seat. Andover precincts 2 through 7 and 9 are in the 3rd Congressional District. Andover precincts 1, 7A, 8, and 9A and all of North Andover are in the 6th Congressional District
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
 
Town clerks' offices in Andover and North Andover. Last day to register to vote in the November election..
Thursday, October 16, 2014
12:00 noon
Andover Memorial Hall Library Activity Room League@the Library. Topic: Andover Tomorrow - Let's think about the future of Andover and the broad area around the train station- Dundee Park- the Shawsheen River. Is there opportunity here for your ideas? Come share your thoughts. Tina Girdwood, discussion leader.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
2:00-3:30pm
Willard School Auditorium, 185 Powder Mill Road, Concord, MA State Treasurer & Auditor Candidates Forum. Hear from candidates running for statewide office.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
8:00am-8:00pm
AHS Collins Field House; The Center at Punchard (Andover Senior Center); North Andover High School State Election. Andover Precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 9a vote at AHS Collins Field House, Shawsheen Rd.

Andover Precincts 1, 7, 7a, 8 vote at The Center at Punchard (Senior Center), Whittier Ct

North Andover All Precincts vote at North Andover High School, Chickering Rd.

Monday, November 17, 2014-Friday, November 21, 2014
Throughout day
Andover public and private elementary schools Community Read-Along. League members, town officials, and leaders of civic groups visit elementary school classrooms to read favorite books and discuss town involvement with the students.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
7:00pm
Memorial Hall Library, Activity Room League@the Library. What Happened to Civility? League member, Jo Anne McConaughy will lead the discussion. Have an idea for a discussion? Send an email to league@lwv-andovers.org.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
7pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library, Memorial Hall League@the Library. This month's topic will be Community Gardens in Andover. Have an idea for a discussion? Send an email to league@lwv-andovers.org.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
7:00pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library, Activity Room League@the Library. This month we continue the discussion of civility. Click to find out about readings and other details.
Have an idea for a discussion? Send an email to league@lwv-andovers.org.
Friday, January 30, 2015
4:30pm
  Andover Town Warrant Closes.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
5:00pm
  Last day to submit nomination papers to the Board of Registrars for Town Election.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
6:30-8:30pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, 180 Main Street, Andover Membership Event at the Addison. Enjoy beautiful art and the company of League members. There will be a short gallery talk at 7:00. Look for an Evite in your inbox. Be sure to rsvp. Question: league@lwv-andovers.org.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
7:00pm
Andover Memorial Hall Library League@the Library. Forest Management: Nature or Nurture?
Have an idea for a discussion? Send an email to league@lwv-andovers.org.
Monday, March 2, 2015
7:00 pm
North Andover Town Hall
120 Main St.
North Andover, MA 01845
North Andover Candidates' Forum. Meet and hear from the candidates running for local office. Email questions to lwvforum@lwv-andovers.org.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
8:00pm
Town Clerk's Office Last day to register to vote in Andover Town Election. The Town Clerk's office will be open from 8:30am until 8:00pm for non-registered voters to register to vote in the Town Election to be held March 24, 2015.
Monday, March 16, 2015
7:00-8:30pm
Bancroft School
Bancroft Road
Andover, MA 01810
Candidates' Forum. The Bancroft PTO and LWV of Andover/North Andover are co-sponsoring a forum featuring the 6 candidates running for School Committee. Email your questions to candidateforum@bancroftpto.org.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
7:00 pm
Memorial Hall Library
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
LWV @ the Library: Andover Historic Mill District Proposal. An opportunity to discuss the proposed Andover Historic Mill District, coming before voters at Town Meeting. Learn about and contribute to the conversation, covering topics including the reasons behind creating the Andover Historic Mill District, lessons learned from other communities, results of the input from over 100 Andover site walks and many sessions with Andover groups, the process of bringing many voices together, and how it led to the proposal for a new Andover Historic Mill District Zoning Overlay. The panel includes Tina Girdwood, Andover Coalition for Education, Don Robb, Council on Aging, and local resident, Charlie Kendrick. The LWV @ the Library discussion series aims to promote thoughtful discussion of important civic issues. Free and open to the public.