Skip to content

GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS.

X

PUBLISHED: | UPDATED:

Today

Live music: Friday nights from 7 to 11 p.m., bluesman singer/songwriter Skip Jackson hosts an evening of acoustic blues and folk music at the Stagecoach Inn in Groton. In addition to feature performers, Five-Star Friday is also an open microphone, so bring your musical talent and sign up at the door or e-mail Skip at glennsd@aol.com.

Saturday

Vernal pool study: The Friends of Willard Brook will host a study of vernal pools, starting at 10 a.m. Meet at the Memorial Hall parking lot in Townsend center.

Sunday

Sunday breakfast: The Ayer Gun & Sportsmen’s Club is offering breakfast from now until Mother’s Day (May 14) on Sundays from 7 to 10 a.m. On the menu is pancakes, French toast, eggs, toast, bacon, sausage, homefries, hash, breakfast sandwiches, coffee and juice. On Mother’s Day, there will be a breakfast buffet.

Monday

Strength training: Mondays at 11:30 a.m.; Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Fridays at 10 a.m., at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Call (978) 448-1170 for information.

Weight Watchers: Mondays at 9 a.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Call (978) 448-1170 for more information.

Quilting: Mondays at 2 p.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main Street. Drop-ins are welcome. Call (978) 448-1170 for more information.

Knit and crochet: Donna Acquaviva teaches knitting and crocheting to all levels of experience on Mondays, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., at the Dunstable Library, 588 Main St.

Tots’ Time: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Harvard Public Library. This is an informal, drop-in story time for children up to age 4 (siblings are welcome). Call the library at (978) 456-4114 for information.

Tuesday

Legion meeting: Ayer American Legion Post 139 meets twice monthly (except in July and August) on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Ayer Council on Aging Center at 18 Pond Street rear, lower level. Post information can be found on the Web at www.pdsawyer.com/american_legion.htm or call Commander Steve Wentzell at (978) 501- 6916.

Tots’ Time: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Harvard Public Library. This is an informal, drop-in story time for children up to age 4 (siblings are welcome). Call the library at (978) 456-4114 for information.

Cards: Play Hand and Foot, Tuesdays at 12:45 p.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Call (978) 448-1170 for information.

Line dancing: All levels. Virginia Butler and Phyllis Garrepy teach line-dancing on Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Call (978) 448-1170 for information.

Bargains in the Belfry thrift shop is open at the Harvard Unitarian Church on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gently-used women’s and children’s clothing and small houseware items are available.

Decorative glass painting class: An art class will be held on Tuesdays at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. The advanced class will meet from 10 a.m. to noon; the beginner class from 11 a.m. to noon.

Painting Club: Meets at 10 a.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. The club is for intermediate and advanced decorative painters.

Wednesday

Beginner strength training: Wednesdays from 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Call (978) 448-1170 for information.

Rotary Club: The Groton-Pepperell Rotary Club meets on Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at the Groton Country Club. For more information call secretary Martha Campbell at (978) 425-0831.

Senior gathering: The community room of the Dunstable Library is reserved on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for use as a senior center, open to anyone age 60 years or over. A luncheon is served weekly from noon to 1 p.m. for $2, and various activities are planned. Call (978) 649-7830 for information.

Debtors Anonymous meeting: Debtors Anonymous meets on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Parish Unitarian Church, Groton, on the corner of Routes 119 and 40. The meetings are held in the Parish House next to the church. Call Joan at (978) 512-9964 or Andrew at (603) 315-1515.

Yoga class: Gentle integral yoga classes are held at Forward Motion Holistic Center, 483A Main St., Groton on Wednesdays, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call Patsy Brightman, RN, MA, IYT, at (508) 451-3001.

Thursday

Singles Club: Montachusett Singles meets at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Church on Route 13 in Leominster on Thursday, April 13. Meetings are non-denominational and all singles are welcome. Club dues are $3 and light refreshments will be served. For information contact Odette at (978) 342-4474 or by e-mail at odette@northeastcontrol.com.

Spanish Club: The Spanish Club for adults meets at the Lawrence Library in Pepperell on Thursdays at 7 p.m., for conversation in a friendly atmosphere. Call (978) 433-0330 for information.

Whist: Whist is played on Thursdays at 12:45 p.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Call (978) 448-1170 for information.

Yoga: Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Yoga is supported by the Friends of Groton Elders and costs $2 per session. Call (978) 448-1170 for information.

Merrimack Valley Chorus: Learn to sing ‘a cappella’ harmony with the Merrimack Valley Chorus. Visit any rehearsal to participate or listen. Rehearsals are held every Thursday night at the Wilmington Arts Council Building, 219 Middlesex Ave. (Route 62), Wilmington, Mass. Call Marie at (603) 882-8400 or Kate at (978) 692-1843 or visit www.merrimackvalleychorus for more information.

ARC meetings: A support group for Groton, Townsend, and Pepperell parents of children with disabilities meets every first and third Thursday, at 10 a.m. at the Lawrence Library in Pepperell. Free baby-sitting is provided and coffee and pastries are served.

Dream wedding: Last chance to register for a dream wedding, valued at $10,000 and sponsored by Devens Common Center, Jackson Road, Devens. Call (978) 772-0188 or visit www.devenscommoncenter.com

Friday

Strength training: Fridays at 10 a.m., at the Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. Call (978) 448-1170 for information.

”Fine Knacks for Ladies” free concert, Groton School (Route 110) in Groton, 7 p.m. in the Gammons Recital Hall.

Join the Conversation

We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable to us, and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions.