Concert on the Common April 27

A Concert at the Common will be performed Sunday, April 27, 4 p.m., at the Harvard Unitarian Universalist Church, 9 Ayer Road.

Tickets: Adults: $25; seniors: $20; students under 18: $15 or 978-779-2876.

The Baroque Duo -- harpsichordist Suzanne Cartreine and violinist Joy Grimes Wallace, will include works by J.S. Bach, Håndel, Corelli, Telemann, D'Angelbert, plus a selection of early 20th century American popular songs. Don't miss the performance of these two accomplished musicians!

Suzanne has performed with several chamber ensembles and as soloist with the Boston University Baroque Orchestra, the Sounds of Stow Orchestra, and the Macalester College Symphony Orchestra. She holds a DMA in historical performance/harpsichord from BU, an MMus in piano performance from Temple University, and a BA in physics from Macalester College.

Joy performs regularly with both baroque and modern violins. She presently performs with many area orchestras and ensembles, and is active with early music festivals in Boston, Amherst, and the Utah Shakespearean Festival. She has masters and doctorate degrees in viola performance, and is on the faculty of Newton Suzuki School.

Garden Club meets April 28

Learn all about hostas! The Garden Club of Harvard will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 28. The guest speaker is Sue Anderson, master gardener and co-president of the New England Hosta Society.


She will give advice on growing and propagating hosta, managing common diseases, and using hosta with companion perennials in your garden.

The meeting begins at 11:15 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish/St. Theresa's Church and is open to the public. Lunch and a business meeting will precede the speaker. New members are welcome.

Harvard Conservation Trust

Come Birding with us

The Harvard Conservation Trust invites you to go birding with us on May 3 at the Brown property.

Join expert birder Pat White to explore the variety of bird species found on the Trust's recently preserved property. Meet at the end of Murray lane at 7 a.m.

All are welcome!


The Harvard Conservation Trust's annual Tree-for-all coming May 3 and 4! This year's selection is Black Chokeberry, which produces an edible berry. The plant grows easily in wetlands and upland habitat.

The Chokeberry will be handed out free to members on Saturday, May 3, at the Transfer Station from 8 a.m. to noon. On Sunday, the trust will be handing out plants in the Town Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Festival and Ducky Wucky Race May 10

The annual Apple Blossom Festival and Ducky Wucky River Race will take place May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the Harvard Common. The festival features arts and crafts, and live music and entertainment all day.

Time is running out to buy your ticket to the Ducky Wucky River Race and win dinner for two anywhere in the world. The Ducky Wucky River Race starts at 4:30 p.m. off Still River Depot Road, Harvard. Sponsored by Ayer Rotary Club.

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Well adult clinic May 20

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Harvard Board of Health and D'Ambrosio Eye Care Inc., announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Tuesday, May 20, from 1-2 p.m. at the Hildreth House, COA, 15 Elm St., Harvard. D'Ambrosio's Eye Care Team will offer FREE vision screenings, including glaucoma screening and personal consultation with an ophthalmologist. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary. For further information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333 or visit us at

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