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Today

AA meeting: 10 to 11:30 a.m., St. Mary’s Church, 31 Shirley St., Ayer.

AA meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., United Methodist Church, Mill Street, Pepperell.

Free Friday Lectures: on various health issues, weekly at noon, The Natural Market, 148 Main St., Groton. For topics, call (978) 448-5075.

AL-ANON Literature Study Group: weekly, 10:30 to noon, St. Anne’s Church (enter rear basement), King Street, Littleton. Call (978) 448-5002.

Saturday

AA meeting: weekly, 7 p.m., Conference Room B, Nashoba Valley Medical Center. Call (978) 784-9219 for more information.

Sunday

AL-ANON women’s group: meets Sundays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Founders Room of Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Ayer. For more information, call (978) 772-5531.

AA meeting: 9 to 10:30 a.m., K of C, 19 Jersey Street, Pepperell.

Adult Children of Alcoholics support group: weekly, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Emerson Hospital Health Center, Route 110 (133 Littleton Road), Concord. Call (978) 448-5002 for more information.

Monday

AA meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., New Patriots Chapel, Devens.

AA meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Church of the Holy Spirit, 1 Tucker St., Pepperell.

AA meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Squannacook Hall, Main Street, West Groton.

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis support group: weekly, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Emerson Hospital, Concord. Call (781) 449-0324, ext. 11 for more information.

AL-ANON: 12-Step, weekly, 10:30 a.m. to noon, St. William’s Church (enter rear basement), Route 38, Tewksbury. Call (978) 256-9391 for more information.

Mended Hearts meetings are held the first Monday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. For more information, Bill Desimone, Chapter 20 Mended Hearts Coordinator can also be reached at (978) 897-7141 or at mhchapter20@comcast.net. Current and future heart patients and their families or friends are invited.

Tuesday

AA meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Unitarian Church, Main Street (Route 40), Groton.

“Step With Strength Training”: Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Groton Senior Center, lower level. The seven-week class must be paid in advance, seniors, $5 per class; non-seniors, $10; walk-ins, $15. For more information, call (978) 448-1170.

La Leche League meeting: La Leche League of Townsend will meet on Feb. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence Library in Pepperell, 15 Main St., in the Toddler Room. The topic of the meeting will be, “Life With Your New Baby.” For more information, contact Daryl at pagan_dar@yahoo.com or (978) 589-0901 or Jen at ELKSMOM@verizon.net or (603) 878-3192.

‘College of the Overwhelmed’: The Center for Parents and Teachers presents an evening with Dr. Richard Kadison, co-author of “College of the Overwhelmed,” and chief of the mental health service at Harvard University Health Services. Kadison will address the issue of college students’ mental health and well-being, and what parents and colleges can do to foster a positive experience. The event is open to the public and will be held at the Concord Carlisle High School Auditorium, 500 Walden St., Concord, on Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. The fee for the event is $5. Please call (978) 202-1146 for more information or e-mail amartinez@colonial.net.

“Exercise Basics” of diabetes discusses how exercise can improve blood sugar control and what patients need to consider before increasing activity levels. Meets first Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon at the Joslin Clinic at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, 200 Groton Road, Ayer. For more information or to register, call (978) 784-9534.

Wednesday

Intermediate yoga is taught Wednesdays, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua. The fee is $50. Call 1 (800) 628-8070 to register.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weight management program meets weekly from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Townsend Methodist Church, 265 Main St. For more information, call (978) 582-6383.

AL-ANON meets 52 Wednesdays a year from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Center Congregational Church, 12 Concord Road, Acton (far rear entrance on ground floor). There are no dues, fees or obligations. Free baby-sitting, concurrent newcomers’ meeting from 11 to 11:30 p.m.

AA meeting: 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Congregational Church on the Common, Harvard.

AA meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Father Mealey Hall, Townsend.

Debtors Anonymous meeting: Wednesdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Parish Unitarian Church, Groton (corner of Route 119 and Route 140), in the Parish House next to the church. For information, contact Joan at (978) 512-9964 or Andrew at (603) 315-1515.

Well adult clinic: Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice, in conjunction with the Townsend Board of Health, will hold a free well adult clinic for the general public on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Atwood Acres, Dudley Road, Townsend. Blood pressure screenings will be available at this time. No appointments are necessary. For more information, call (978) 425-6675 or 1 (800) 698-3307.

“What Can I Eat?” diabetes class covers basic nutrition and diabetes, addressing nutrition misconceptions, impact of food on blood glucose, and importance of food portions and reading food labels. Meets second Wednesday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Joslin Clinic at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, 200 Groton Road, Ayer. For more information or to register, call (978) 784-9534.

“Weights and Measures” diabetes class discusses food choices appropriate for diabetics, how to estimate accurate portions and practice measuring food. Meets second Wednesday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon at the Joslin Clinic at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, 200 Groton Road, Ayer. For more information or to register, call (978) 784-9534.

Thursday

Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Union Congregational Church, 216 Main St., Route 119, Groton. For more information, visit www.gsana.org.

AA meeting: 8 to 9:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church, E. Main Street, Ayer.

Basics of yoga is taught Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua. The fee is $45. Call 1 (800) 628-8070 to register.

Intermediate yoga is taught Thursdays from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua. The fee is $50. Call 1 (800) 628-8070 to register.

Blood drive: An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held in Ayer on Thursday, Feb. 9. It will take place at The Federated Church, 21 Washington St., Ayer, from 3 to 8 p.m. The event is open to the public. For more information or to make an appointment for any Red Cross blood drive, please call 1 (800) GIVE LIFE.

Well adult clinic: Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice, in conjunction with the Littleton Board of Health will hold a free well adult clinic for the general public on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at the COA Meal Site, Shattuck Street, Littleton. Blood pressure screenings will be available at this time. No appointments are necessary. For more information, call (978) 425-6675 or 1 (800) 698-3307.

Friday, Feb. 3

AA meeting: 10 to 11:30 a.m., St. Mary’s Church, 31 Shirley St., Ayer.

AA meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Pepperell Christian Fellowship Church, 17 Main St., Pepperell.

Free Friday Lectures on various health issues, weekly at noon at the Natural Market, 148 Main St., Groton. For topics, call (978) 448-5075.

AL-ANON literature study group: weekly, 10:30 to noon, St. Anne’s Church (enter rear basement), King Street, Littleton. Call (978) 448-5002 for more information.