Ice Cream Social and Music: 1-2 p.m. Townsend Public Library will hold its annual summer reading kick-off event! Don't miss the fun! Open to everyone up to age 12. Ice cream donated by Cherry Hill Too.

Songs of Summer with Amy Conley: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Townsend Library. Fun and friendly music for all ages with Amy Conley. Ice Cream Social at 1 p.m. and then an outdoor concert, paid for by the TPL Endowment!

Board of Selectmen: 7 p.m., Memorial Hall.


Town offices closed.

Independence Day Band Concert: 6:30 p.m., Lawn Party, 7:30 p.m. Band Concert, Townsend Common.


Townsend Methodist Church to Host Vacation Bible School

Townsend United Methodist Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School on Monday, August 5, through Friday, August 9, from 9-11:30 a.m.

The curriculum, "Everywhere Fun Fair" takes children to a global celebration with the look and feel of a world's fair. The VBS is open to all children of the area ages 4-12. The cost is $5 for the entire week and pre-registration is requested.

The church is located at 265 Main St., at the corner of Routes 13 and 119 in Townsend Center. For information or to sign up, call 978-597-2486.