Save the date for the Townsend Fire-EMS Relief Association Golf Outing

The 4th Annual Townsend Fire-EMS Relief Association Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6. Last year we raised over $13,000 for MGH Colon and Pancreatic Cancer Research.

More information is available on our website:

Artists, crafters sought

Attention artists, artisans, and crafters! It's time to send in an application for the Townsend Historical Society's 33rd Annual Arts and Crafts Fair to be held Sept. 14 and 15. The fair is held on the beautiful Townsend Common, and both days there will be live music, demonstrations and food from the grill to attract visitors.

Spaces measure 10-foot-by-15-foot, and the fee is $55 for one or both days; $60 if applications are received after July 31.

For an application form or more information, contact the Townsend Historical Society at 978-597-2106 or go to the website

The fair is juried to ensure all work is handmade.


Thursday band concerts

The Townsend Military band will perform a concert on the Townsend Common Thursdays this summer, starting at 7:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. Before and during the concerts, lawn parties will be held on the common offering food and games, sponsored by local nonprofit groups.


All are invited to attend!

Townsend Recreation TheatRecs presents "Once upon a..." variety show Aug. 15

Come to the Townsend Town Hall for an evening of fractured fairytale fun! Created and organized by the young cast, this variety show is sure to be great entertainment for the whole family.

Showtime: Aug. 15, 7 p.m.

Cost: $5 per person, children 5 and under: free.

Thank you for supporting Townsend Recreation!

Funded in part by the Amanda Dwight Entertainment Fund.

St. John's annual fall bazaar Sept. 6

Come and play games and buy wonderful local crafts and baked goods.

Stroll around listening to good music and enjoying great food.

Take a chance to win amazing themed gift baskets and other great raffle prizes.

It's good old-fashioned fun for both young and the old.

It's all happening Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on scenic Townsend Common. Rain date is Sunday, the 7th, at noon.

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