Rabbit-rabbit, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Wednesday, Feb. 1, courtesy of Andover News.

A.M. Briefing

4 Things To Know Today:
  1. Monday is the deadline for candidates to return nomination papers to the Town Clerk's office if they want to be on the ballot for the March 23 town election. You can find a complete election calendar at the bottom of this story.
  2. There are two late additions to this week's calendar:
    • St. Augustine Church will hold a mass at 5 p.m. on Friday to celebrate Father Art Johnson's 60 years as a priest.
    • At 3 p.m. on Sunday, the Andover Choral Society will perform "Ein Deutsches Requiem" at West Middle School.
    • Also on Sunday, Duo Amie, a cello/piano pairing, will perform an hour-long concert inspired by fairy tales at 4 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church.
  3. The Town of Andover launched the "Bartlet Street Dispatch" Monday, a weekly newsletter about what's happening around Town Office (sign up).
  4. I'm offering a 10 percent discount on new, one-year and family plan subscriptions through Friday. Enter the code WINTER at check-out to get 10% off the regular annual subscription price. Offer expires Saturday, Feb. 4.
Weather: Mostly sunny, high of 34. Partly cloudy skies turning to cloudy skies overnight. Low of 16. Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

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Happening today:

3:30 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee Executive Session
4:30 pm: Deadline to submit 2023 property tax abatement application
6 pm: Andover Master Plan Forum (Zoom)
7 pm: BallardVale Historic District Commission

Winter Walk/Bike/Roll to School Day
Registration for Andover Public Schools kindergarten opens

At Memorial Hall Library
9 am-4 pm: Friends’ Winter Book Sale Setup
9: 30 am: Toddler Tales
10:15 am: Wiggle Words
11 am: Little Listeners
5:30-8:30 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Book Sale (Preview Night)
7 pm: Nonfiction Book Group

At the Robb Center
9:30 am: Morning Crafting Group
9:30 am: French Discussion Group
10:30 am: The Write Stuff
12 pm: Congregate Lunch
12:30 pm: Knit Wits
6 pm: LGBTQ+ Social

1:30 pm: China: Return to New Places by Jack Holmes

Virtual Events
9:30 am: 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

6:30 pm: Central Catholic at AHS wrestling

Happening tomorrow:
6:30 pm: Zoning Board of Appeals

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
1-4:30 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Book Sale
3:30 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (HS group)
5 pm: Pokemon Club

At Andover Youth Services:
3:30 pm: Music Makers Studio

At the Robb Center
10 am: Scale Modeling Club
10 am: Open Art Studio
10 am: Meditation with Chip on Zoom
10 am: Dull Men’s Club
12 pm: Congregate Lunch
1 pm: Duplicate Bridge
2 pm: Ping Pong

4 pm: AHS boys indoor track vs. TBA (Reggie Lewis Center)
4:30 pm: AHS girls Indoor Track at Merrimack Valley Conference meet (Reggie Lewis Center)
5 pm: AHS boys swimming at Merrimack Valley Championships (Haverhill)
7:10 pm: AHS boys hockey vs. Westford Academy (Breakaway Ice Center)
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