GROTON - The annual Christmas tree burning bonfire will take place at Town Field, behind the library on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.

Those wishing to drop trees off should do so near the opening in the stone wall just up from the basketball court, no later than Jan. 11 at 1 p.m.

Groton Explorer Post 4879 will be picking up Christmas trees. They are asking for a $10 donation to help purchase much needed uniforms and equipment for Post activities. If you would like to have your tree picked up and added to the bonfire, call 978-272-0327 and leave a message including your name, address and the location of the tree and donation.