Friday, July 27

Tune in to the Beat: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Groton Public Library, Sibley Hall; Singer/storyteller Tim Van Egmond will perform, for ages 4 and up. Advance sign-up required at

Summer concert: 7 p.m., Town field bandstand (behind Groton Public Library); Music by “Shot in the Dark.” Free for everyone.

Monday, July 30

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

Tuesday, July 31

Game night: 6:30-8 p.m., Groton Public Library; Game night for Tweens, ages 8-11. No sign-up required. Bring a game or join one. Refreshments served.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Vintage movie: Noon, Groton Senior Center; Lunch and a movie for only a $2 donation. Movie suggestions needed, call (978) 448-1170.

Greenway Committee: 8:30 a.m., NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main St.

Growth Management Advisory Comm.: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, conference room.

Sewer Commission: 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, first floor.

Zoning Board of Appeals: 8 p.m., Town Hall, second floor.

Thursday, Aug. 2

Planning Board: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, second floor.

Friday, Aug. 3

Summer concert: 7 p.m., Town field bandstand (behind Groton Public Library); Reggae, rock and blues with “Shazam.” Free for everyone.

Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m., Williams Barn, 160 Chicopee Row.


Senior lunch

Lunch is served at the Groton Council on Aging’s Senior Center, 163 West Main St. (Route 225), West Groton, Monday through Thursday at noon. Meals include bread, 1 percent milk and a dessert. To join, call one day ahead before 11:30 a.m. to order the meal, at (978) 448-1170. A donation of $2 is requested for those over 60.

Monday, July 30: Rice & tomato soup with crackers, grilled chicken breast, Harvard beet salad, pita pocket, mandarin oranges.

Tuesday, July 31: Meatballs with sweet & sour sauce, brown rice, green beans, multigrain bread, tropical fruit.

Wednesday, Aug. 1: Stuffed shells with mozzarella cheese, Genoa style blend, honey wheat bread, fresh fruit.

Thursday, Aug. 2: Chicken with barbecue sauce, boiled Red Bliss potatoes, summer blend, seven-grain bread, oatmeal raisin cookie.

Friday: No meal served.

Gift of Friendship

Groton Area Newcomers and Friends will extend a discounted membership fee of $25 to those who register between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30. Starting Oct. 1, annual dues are $30.

To register, or for more information, visit and/or contact Claudia Desrosiers, membership coordinator, at (978) 448-3543. All area residents are eligible for a free trial activity. Buy the gift of friendship. Gift “coupons” are available.