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Fall Back into Fitness
It is time to shake that summer heat and get moving! IWP is challenging you to start the season off right with some fall time activity challenge. The Fall Back into Fitness Challenge: Beginning September 1st, start tracking those active minutes with your Fitbit. You must show 30 active minutes per day for five days! You can do them all at once or 15 minutes at a time, whatever works for you. The motivation is in the numbers - five days a week for the month of September, that's 150 active minutes per week, 660 for the month! All participants will be entered into a drawing for special prizes every Thursday. Ready to step it up?  Make sure you use the same e-mail that you use for Fitbit when signing up for this challenge. You must register for these challenges by noon on August 31st . Keep checking the Daily Dose for updates, prizes and more!

When: Sep 1, 2016 12am to Sep 30, 2016 12am in Andover, MA

Eye on the Collection

Eye on the Collection presents a wide range of works, both well-known and lesser-known, from the Addison's holdings. Paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and mixed-media objects by artists such as Albert Bierstadt, Ilse Bing, Isabel Bishop, Mark Bradford, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, George Inness, June Leaf, Charles Sheeler, Paul Strand, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler are included, inviting visitors to experience anew the wealth of the Addison's collection of American art.

When: Sep 1, 2016 12am to Mar 19, 2017 12am in Andover, MA

Manzanar: Photographs by Ansel Adams

This exhibition debuts a recent acquisition of fifty photographs by Ansel Adams documenting the Manzanar War Relocation Center in Inyo County, California. In 1943, Adams was invited to create a photographic record of this government facility, in which hundreds of tarpaper barracks were built to house more than 10,000 people behind barbed wire and gun towers. All residents were of Japanese ancestry, but most were American citizens forcibly removed from their homes and businesses and relocated to the camp by presidential order. While this series includes some of Adams's signature iconic landscapes, it mostly comprises views of daily life, sports and leisure activities, agricultural scenes, and portraits. Describing this project, Adams wrote, "The purpose of my work was to show how these people, suffering under a great injustice, and loss of property, businesses and professions, had overcome the sense of defeat and despair by building for themselves a vital community in an arid (but magnificent) environment." An important--and timely--historical document and work of art, this renowned series touches on a wide range of topics from documentary photography and the politics of representation to U.S. and world history, race, and identity.

When: Sep 1, 2016 12am to Dec 31, 2016 12am in Andover, MA

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About Andover, MA
Andover, MA is a suburban community located 20 miles north of Boston at the intersection of I-495 and I-93. Because of Andover's convenient location it is home to many of the largest high tech firms. Among them are Hewlett-Packard, Raytheon, Digital and Gillette.

Andover offers an excellent highly rated school system along with the highest quality private schools which include Phillips Academy and the Pike School.

Andover provides a small town atmosphere in high quality residential neighborhoods to family homeowners while simultaneously offering big town service to corporate residents in attractive campus settings.