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Native Trees

2023-03-23 19:00:00 2023-03-23 20:30:00 America/New_York Native Trees Andover Pollinator Pathway Speaker Series featuring Marc Fournier Memorial Hall Library - Memorial Hall

Thursday, March 23
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-23 19:00:00 2023-03-23 20:30:00 America/New_York Native Trees Andover Pollinator Pathway Speaker Series featuring Marc Fournier Memorial Hall Library - Memorial Hall

Memorial Hall Library

Memorial Hall

Andover Pollinator Pathway Speaker Series featuring Marc Fournier

Marc Fournier, a Massachusetts Certified Arborist, will discuss the value of native trees, shrubs, and other plants to our ecosystem including pollinators, birds, wildlife, and us. Learn more about the Andover Pollinator Pathway program, how to find the right native plants for the right locations, and how messy yards with less mowing are better.

Bring your favorite plant guides and any questions you have to this exciting workshop, and you might receive a special prize!

Marc Fournier is a past seasonal Property Manager at the Massachusetts Audubon Society and the former Arborist/Horticulturist at The Trustees of Reservations’ Mytoi Japanese Garden. Marc has extensive experience in arboriculture, landscape design, sustainability, energy efficiency, building construction, recycling, organics diversion, materials management, public works, and facilities management.  He is a Massachusetts Certified Arborist, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a member of the USDA Forest Service Urban Forest Strike Team.

Marc is a former Deputy Director of Public Works & Highway Superintendent in the Town of Andover, MA, Director of Plant Operations & Sustainability at Lasell College, Director of Public Works in Hull, Assistant Director for Grounds Management at UMass Amherst, Environmental Analyst with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Senior Environmental Specialist with Haley & Aldrich, Inc., and Executive Director of WasteCap of Massachusetts.

He is also a consulting arborist and carpenter, enjoys spending time with his family, and restores vintage tools.  He also serves as a volunteer on the Board of the Andover Center for History & Culture, and the Advisory Committee of the Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary on Martha’s Vineyard.

This presentation was recorded by AndoverTV- watch the recording

View slides and resources from the presentation

This program is sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library, Andover Seed Library, Andover Pollinator Pathway, and Andover Garden Club.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Library Program--Adults |

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Sat, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Activity Room
A fun storytime for the whole family!
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Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Books and experiments on scientific concepts and themes!
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Sat, Jul 13, 3:30pm - 3:45pm
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Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!
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Sat, Jul 13, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
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Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!
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Sat, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
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Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!
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Sat, Jul 13, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
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Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!
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Sun, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Memorial Hall
The Morning Book Discussion Group generally meets on the third Monday of the month in Memorial Hall.
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Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Room
Drop in to play with some LEGOs!

Mon, Jul 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Room
This week's activity is: washer necklaces and keychains.

Mon, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teen Room
Watch anime, eat snacks, and discuss your favorite manga!

Mon, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Activity Room
Join a conversation group for English language learners.
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Mon, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Memorial Hall
Join MA Master Gardener Barb McIntosh for a discussion on composting.

Tue, Jul 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Activity Room
Come to an early literacy storytime with songs, rhymes and stories for birth to 18 months with their caregivers!
Registration opens Monday, July 15 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Activity Room
Stories, songs and crafts for ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers!
Registration opens Monday, July 15 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Room
Stop by the Children's Room to cool off and play some board games!

Tue, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Activity Room
Teen Body Balms Workshop

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Memorial Hall
The Poop Museum is the place to come for those who are curious and have questions about poop, and also, if like Susie Maguire, they LOVE poop, and think it’s fascinating!

Tue, Jul 16, 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Activity Room
Beginner level D&D for kids!
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Wed, Jul 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Activity Room
Come to an early literacy storytime with songs, rhymes and stories for birth to 18 months with their caregivers!
Registration opens Tuesday, July 16 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 12:15pm
Memorial Hall
Join us for a relaxed film screening in Memorial Hall.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Activity Room
Stories and crafts or activities for ages 3-5 and their caregivers!
Registration opens Tuesday, July 16 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Room
Use a variety of art supplies to express yourself!

Wed, Jul 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teen Room
Learn to make a collection of tiny books out of paper and cardstock.

Wed, Jul 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Activity Room
Stop by the Activity Room to play cribbage and make some new friends!

Thu, Jul 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Activity Room
Come to an early literacy storytime with songs, rhymes and stories for birth to 18 months with their caregivers!
Registration opens Wednesday, July 17 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Activity Room
Stories, songs and crafts for ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers!
Registration opens Wednesday, July 17 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 18, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Memorial Hall
Join us for table-top role-playing - no experience necessary!

Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alcove 1
A book club for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Join us to enjoy good stories and fun conversations.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Memorial Hall
Ages 5-18 can meet up with their Pokémon cards to trade and battle!

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Memorial Hall
A music program for preschoolers and their caregivers!

Fri, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Activity Room
Play Super Smash Bros on our Nintendo Switch!

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Activity Room
A fun storytime for the whole family!
Registration opens Friday, July 19 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Activity Room
Beginner-level D&D for kids!

Sat, Jul 20, 3:30pm - 3:45pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!
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Sat, Jul 20, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!
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Sat, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!

Sat, Jul 20, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for an outdoor storytime! Please note: this program is held weather permitting.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Room
Drop in to play with some LEGOs!

Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Memorial Hall
The Whalemobile team takes children inside the belly of a whale to explore the captivating world of these majestic creatures while delving into vital environmental lessons.
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Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Room
This week's activity is: "painting" mosaics with stickers!

Mon, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Memorial Hall
The Whalemobile team takes children inside the belly of a whale to explore the captivating world of these majestic creatures while delving into vital environmental lessons.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Memorial Hall
The Whalemobile team takes children inside the belly of a whale to explore the captivating world of these majestic creatures while delving into vital environmental lessons.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Memorial Hall
The Whalemobile team takes children inside the belly of a whale to explore the captivating world of these majestic creatures while delving into vital environmental lessons.

Mon, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teen Room
Watch anime, eat snacks, and discuss your favorite manga!

Mon, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Activity Room
Join a conversation group for English language learners.
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Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Activity Room
Come to an early literacy storytime with songs, rhymes and stories for birth to 18 months with their caregivers!
Registration opens Monday, July 22 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Activity Room
Stories, songs and crafts for ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers!
Registration opens Monday, July 22 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Room
Stop by the Children's Room to cool off and play some board games!

Tue, Jul 23, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Activity Room
Make some cute cacti and succulents with air dry clay.

Wed, Jul 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Activity Room
Come to an early literacy storytime with songs, rhymes and stories for birth to 18 months with their caregivers!
Registration opens Tuesday, July 23 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Memorial Hall
Join us for a relaxed film screening in Memorial Hall.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Activity Room
Stories and crafts or activities for ages 3-5 and their caregivers!
Registration opens Tuesday, July 23 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Room
Use a variety of art supplies to express yourself!

Wed, Jul 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teen Room
Teens, are you interested in volunteering at MHL? Check out our Teen Advisory Board!

Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Activity Room
Come to an early literacy storytime with songs, rhymes and stories for birth to 18 months with their caregivers!
Registration opens Wednesday, July 24 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Activity Room
Stories, songs and crafts for ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers!
Registration opens Wednesday, July 24 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Activity Room
Want to discuss Memorial Hall Library’s Book of the Month pick? Join library staff for a conversation about this month's featured title.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Memorial Hall
Join us for table-top role-playing - no experience necessary!

Thu, Jul 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Memorial Hall
Ages 5-18 can meet up with their Pokémon cards to trade and battle!

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Activity Room
Play Super Smash Bros on our Nintendo Switch!

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Memorial Hall
Bring unwanted fabric for a free exchange.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Activity Room
A fun storytime for the whole family!
Registration opens Friday, July 26 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Room
Drop in to play with some LEGOs!

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 3:45pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!

Sat, Jul 27, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!

Sat, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!

Sat, Jul 27, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Activity Room
Children are invited to come work on their read-aloud skills with Rufus the Therapy Dog!