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Friday, June 22

Breakfast: 9 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Donation of $2 requested; Guest speaker from Registry of Motor Vehicles to speak about “Safe Driving For Elders.”

Men’s Group: 10:30 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Guests will be 4-H club members with their horses. All are welcome.

Sunday, June 24

Motorcycle benefit: 10 a.m., Pepperell VFW; Benefit motorcycle ride for leukemia victim Ayva Rose Parsons; Requested donation of $20 for the three-hour ride and $10 for the barbecue to follow.

Fatima event: 2 p.m., Our Lady of Fatima shrine, 47 Heald Street; Rev. Paul Ring form St. Joseph’s Church will speak. Free admission. For more information call Noel Dube at (978) 433 9332.

Monday, June 25

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

Planning Board: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Hand-and-Foot: 9:30 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center, card game, followed by exercise class, drama group and knitting class. Call (978) 433-9326.

Tuesday, June 26

Yoga class: 9:30 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center.

Personnel Board: 5 p.m., Town Hall.

Board of Appeals: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Board of Health: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Wednesday, June 27

Lunch: Noon, Pepperell Senior Center; Macaroni and meat sauce, prepared by the Friends; followed by bingo until 2 p.m. and bridge.

Thursday, June 28

Rotary Club: 12:15 p.m., Groton Country Club; weekly meeting of the Groton-Pepperell Rotary Club. Call Martha at (978) 448-1170.

Line dancing: 10:30 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center.

Finance Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Friday, June 29

Men’s Group: 10:30 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Guest will be newly-elected Selectman Joe Sergi. All are welcome.

Class of ’76: 7 p.m., Marriott at Devens Common Center; North Middlesex High Class of 1976 30-year reunion. Call Susan (Gummerus) Presby at (603) 444-0335 or e-mail to

Saturday, June 30

Ham & Beans: 5-6:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial United Methodist Church, 1 Chapel Place (behind Dunkin’ Donuts); ham and bean supper with drinks and dessert, $6 for seniors and children, $7 for adults.


Summer Playground

Calling all kids, ages 5-14! Come check out this year’s Summer Playground at Town Field!

Events will be held at the field from July 9 through Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

Again this year there will be specific activities for all ages, including sports, arts & crafts, contests and games. There are also weekly field trips, for an additional fee.

All groups are based on the grade just completed: Foxes (K-2), Eagles (grades 3-5), and Falcons (6-8). The cost for the entire summer (six weeks) is $100 per child. There are also weekly options ($30 per child), and five-day ($35) or 10-day ($70) passes.

All children are additionally required to purchase a playground T-shirt for $5, to be worn on any trips off the Town Field.

Flyers were sent home through the schools, but can also be obtained at the Town Hall and library, or are downloadable at Registration forms should be mailed to the Town Hall, One Main St., Pepperell, MA 01463.

Payments should be by check only.

Watering restriction

Effective until Oct. 1, outdoor watering of any kind is restricted to even-numbered days of the month for houses with even-numbered addresses, and odd days for odd numbered houses.

The restriction is voluntary at this time but could be made mandatory by the Board of Public Works, at which time fines could be imposed.

Fourth of July

Pepperell will celebrate the Fourth of July on Saturday, July 7 with an all-day event.

Parade: 12:30 p.m., from town hall, down Main Street to the VFW on Leighton Street.

Craft fair: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., over 60 of the area’s most talented artisans on Town Field.

Bicycle contest: 11:45 a.m., Bicycle procession with awards for the best decorations. All participants must wear a helmet and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Chicken barbecue: Chef-On-Wheels offers its famous chicken barbecue with all the fixins.

Battle of the Bands: 2 p.m., with five bands competing for prizes.

DJ and dancing: 4 p.m. (back field).

Fireworks: at dusk.

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