First and foremost, we are praying that everyone receiving this message are safe, sound and secure.

With the tragic events that occured last night in Lawrence, North Andover & Andover and continue as of this morning, we will be postponing the ANDOVER BLOCK PARTY & POOCH PARADE. Check back for updates on rescheduling of this event.

Please stay safe and we know that our communities will come together to support those effected by this horrible event.

Stay Safe,
Denise Wall
Andover Cares
Rotary Club of Andover

The Rotary Club of Andover is starting a Go Fund Me page for those effected by this tragic event. The page will be up and running soon.



The 4th annual Andover Cares Community Block Party will be held on Saturday September 15, 2018.

DATE:  SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 (Saturday), rain date, Sept. 16 (Sunday)

TIME:  11am - 3 pm

LOCATION:  The Park, corner of Bartlet & Chestnut St., Andover, MA

WHO: All are invited

CO-SPONSORED BY: the Rotary Club of Andover and the Town of Andover's Department of Community Services.

  • Pooch Parade & Best Trick Contest (FREE - PRE-REGISTER HERE)
  • Bouncy houses
  • Face painting & other activities/games
  • Jousting
  • Local performances by dance studios, gymnastics, music studios,etc
  • Great music
  • Dunk Tank
  • Competitive family games (tug of war, balloon toss, pie eating)...
  • combined with food, family fun, resources, and more!

The Block Party will start with an INCREDIBLE Pooch Parade and Best Trick Contest at 11:00  (Pre-registration required & check-in starts at 10:30).

After the Dog Parade and Best Trick Contest, stay to enjoy all the family fun activities, stage performances, field games, and more.

Sign up NOW to reserve your spot in the Pooch Parade, or to support our cause.

Andover Cares...A fight against addiction.  Raising awareness, hosting educational events, and supporting great work in Andover to tackle addiction in our community!

100% of the Andover Cares Fund supports grants that address Andover's multi-tiered approach to this crisis in our community: education, prevention, intervention, and enforcement. 
The Rotary Club of Andover Charitable Trust d/b/a Andover Cares Fund is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. No goods or services were provided for this gift. Please consult your tax advisor regarding specific questions about your deductions.