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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America
??"It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such." - Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the European American experience in the "New World." Focusing on the 19th century, an era that witnessed both the extreme and violent exploitation of the land and its peoples and the birth of a modern conservation movement, this exhibition will unfold chronologically and move from New England to the West. Paintings, works on paper, sculptures, photographs, and decorative arts by artists both familiar and unknown from the Addison's collection will enter into dialogue with a selection of objects from the Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology and compelling natural history specimens generously lent by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University to bear witness to the complex histories and persistent impacts of the 19th-century European American relationship with the natural world.?

When: Sep 1, 2019 12am to Jul 31, 2020 12am in Andover, MA
Estate Planning Seminar
At the seminar we will discuss: Nursing home cost protection and the myth of the 5 year look back.Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney- why you may or may not need them.Avoiding death taxes.How to protect your estate against court involvement if you are injured or get sick. (Hint: not all Powers of Attorney will help protect assets!)Why putting property in your children’s name may be reckless and dangerous.How to protect one spouse when the other needs nursing home care.How to protect your children’s inheritance against ex-spouses or lawsuits.How to protect special needs child who inherits your estate.How probate works and, more importantly, how you can avoid probate.

When: Mar 3, 2020 6:30PM to Mar 3, 2020 8:30PMin Andover, MA
LIKE - Andover Public Schools

LIKE is an IndieFlix Original documentary that explores the impact of social media on our lives and the effects of technology on the brain. The goal of the film is to inspire and help equip us to self-regulate. Social media is a tool and social platforms are a place to connect, share, and care … but is that what's really happening? thelikemovie.com



When: Mar 3, 2020 7pm in Andover, MA
Telecast-MNE-Issues in the Professional Regulation of Behavior Analysts with Jim Carr, Ph.D., BCBA-D
This workshop will be broadcast from our Melmark PA site. Bio: James E. Carr, PhD, BCBA-D is the Chief Executive Officer of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. His professional interests include behavior analyst credentialing, behavioral assessment and treatment of developmental disabilities, verbal behavior, and practitioner training. Dr. Carr has published over 150 journal articles and book chapters on these and other topics. Dr. Carr is a Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and received the 2017 Jerry Shook Award from APBA and the 2017 Azrin Distinguished Contributions to Applied Behavior Analysis Award from APA’s Division 25. He is the past editor-in-chief of The Analysis of Verbal Behavior and has served on the editorial boards of 10 other behavior analysis journals, including 4 appointments as associate editor. Dr. Carr is the past president of the Colorado, Alabama, and Mid-American Associations for Behavior Analysis. He received his doctorate in 1996 from Florida State University under the mentorship of Dr. Jon Bailey and previously served on the behavior analysis faculties at University of Nevada-Reno (1996-1999), Western Michigan University (1999-2008), and Auburn University (2008-2011).

When: Mar 5, 2020 4pm in Andover, MA
Boston Gay Men's Chorus present Born This Way at Wood Hill MS
The evening begins with a performance of Andover Public School's two Middle School A Cappella groups followed by a preview of BGMC's new show entitled A Peacock Among Pigeons. This award-winning story teaches the importance of celebrating our differences and learning to love the feathers we live in. The first act showcases music and stories that rejoice in how we are “Born This Way.” The Boston Gay Men's Chorus will be joined with the MS A Cappella groups for a culminating performance. While tickets are free, donations will be accepted at the door to support Andover High School Gay-Straight Alliance. General Admission - $0.00

When: Mar 5, 2020 7pm in Andover, MA
Cost: $0
2020 New England Show Choir Showdown
Join us for the 7th annual NEW ENGLAND SHOW CHOIR SHOWDOWN on Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st, 2020!Come see groups from all over North America perform for the #NESCS20 Grand Championship! Experience amazing show choir performances with high-end lighting and sound! NESCS20 Schedule will be posted shortly! All-Weekend Pass - $30.00 Unisex & Small Mixed Divisions (Sat AM Only) - $20.00 Middle School Division (Fri PM Only) - $15.00 Saturday All-Day Pass - $28.00 Large Mixed Division (Sat PM Only) - $20.00 Andover Public School Student - $10.00

When: Mar 20, 2020 5pm in Andover, MA
Cost: $10.00 - $30.00
North Shore Bridal Bash
North Shore Bridal Bash – $1000s in giveaways, Best Wedding/Life

See the venue and mock wedding displays * Meet best in class vendors * Learn Bridal basics & tips * Experience – Music, Sampling, Fashions, Dance Upcoming Bridal Bash events – RSVP to any and all 1/12 – South Shore at The Lantana! 2/9 – Salem Waterfront Hotel Bridal Bash 3/15 – Boston Bridal Bash @ Revere Hotel Boston Common 3/22 – Bridal Bash @ Andover Doubletree Hilton Come spend the day meeting some of North Shore’s most distinguished wedding experts as you begin to plan your special day. The Bridal Bash gives you the opportunity to get new ideas and plan with the best in the business to make your day spectacular. Spend the day browsing and planning while meeting face-to-face with our friendly and knowledgeable exhibitors! Mock Wedding: Boston Event Guide is teaming up with our vendors & sponsors to create a special mock wedding reception within the event! Imagine previewing every element to your dream wedding right in front of your eyes. All BRIDES will be entered to win great prizes including wedding bands, honeymoon and much more! Want to participate as a Sponsor/Vendor? Thank you to our Venue Partner: All BRIDES will be entered to win great prizes valued at over $1000’s: Including a honeymoon stay Boston Bridal Bash Vendors & Sponsors – Want to participate?

When: Mar 22, 2020 12pm in Andover, MA
Cost: COMP - $2.50
Anxiety and Habit Disorders: A Behavioral Approach with Patrick C. Friman, Ph.D., ABPP
Bio: Dr. Patrick C. Friman received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He is the current Vice President of Behavioral Health at Boys Town and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine. He was formerly on the faculties of Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania, and Creighton University Schools of Medicine. He was also formerly the Director of the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Nevada as well as the Associate Chairman of the Department of Psychology. He is a Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and in three divisions of the American Psychological Association. He is the former Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and former President of the Association for Behavior Analysis International. He is currently on the editorial boards of four peer-reviewed journals. He has published more than 190 scientific articles and chapters and three books. The primary focus of his scientific and clinical work is in the area of Behavioral Pediatrics and Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Friman’s work in behavioral pediatrics has concentrated on the gap between primary medical care for children on one side, and referral-based clinical child psychological and psychiatric care, on the other. A secondary focus is on adolescent behavior and development. He also specializes in consultation regarding workplace issues such as motivation, dealing with difficult people, change, happiness and pathways to success.

When: Apr 10, 2020 4pm in Andover, MA
APRIL 18- GH FANTASY- ANDOVER, MASS
Join us for our GH Fantasy Weekend on Saturday, April 18, 2020. We are bringing some of the hottest "General Hospital" stars to Andover, Mass! The GH Fantasy Weekend will feature Wil DeVry, Eden McCoy, Katelynn Mac Mullen, Roger Howarth, William Lipton, Coby Ryan McLaughlin, Donnell Turner and 1 more to be named!! You'll get to see all of them for a star studded afternoon in Andover! Come spend the day with your GH favorites!$299.00 tickets, Platinum- includes a 2 hour meet/greet with the actors for autographs and photo ops plus a 90 minute show- limited to 100 tickets. Doors will open at 9 am. for a 10 a.m. Platinum event.  Limit of 3 autographs per star. $159.00 tickets, VIP- includes the 90 minute show as well a group photo op at the end of the show. Doors will open at 12:15pm. for a 1 pm show show. VIP photo op is one photo op per person with the actors in a group, VIP begins immediately following the show. Bring your own camera for the photo op. $118.00 tickets- Doors open at 12:30pm. for  the ninety minute show beginning at 1 pm  featuring Q & A, interviews, and fan fun.    All ticket prices include local sales taxes. Bring your cameras but no videotaping allowed.  Also, please note you must be 10 and over to attend the event. *All tickets are non refundable. *Actors can be subject to change due to Acts of God, illness, means of transportation or anything else beyond the control of the Artist.

When: Apr 18, 2020 10am in Andover, MA
New England Bridal Affair at Andover
Join us at the New England Bridal Affair Wedding Expo! Meet the best wedding professionals all under one roof. Plan the wedding of your dreams with us. One lucky bride will win a trip to Paris, France! Food, prizes, giveaways and much more! Register to attend at www.newenglandbridalaffair.com

When: Apr 26, 2020 1pm to Apr 26, 2020 3pm in Andover, MA