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Saturday, July 28

Biathlon: Registration is 9 to 10 a.m., Harvard Sportsmen’s Club, 250 Littleton County Rd. This event includes one endurance portion, such as running, and a shooting component. There is a $15 entry fee, and juniors shoot free. Children aged 12 t o17 must be accompanied by an adult. For information contact Fred Beihold at (508) 655-5902 or muskellunge2@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, July 31

Master Plan and Town Center Planning Committee meeting: 7 p.m., Hildreth House.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Devens focus group: 7:30 p.m., Hildreth House.

Teen tie-dye party: 3 to 4 p.m., Harvard Public Library. For grade seven and up. Have a plain white T-shirt or socks you’d like to jazz up with some color? Bring them to our teen tie-dye party.

Music Together with Alex Andrews: 10:30 a.m., Harvard Public Library. For infants to 5-year-olds. This drop-in series features music, movement and a story with Alex Andrews, of Apple Country Music Together.

Thursday, Aug. 2

Conservation Commission meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Ice-skating exhibition: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Boxborough ice arena. The annual ice-skating exhibition is a fun annual event that is free for seniors. If there is enough interest, a MART van will provide transportation, so call the office to sign up.

“ET: Extra-Terrestrial”: 6:30 p.m., Harvard Public Library. Movie night.

Briefs

Library news

Children’s programs

Aug. 9, from 3 to 3:50 p.m., “Poetry in Motion” for grades three and up. David Zucker’s “Poetry in Motion” combines acting, mime, audience participation, and an old steamer trunk brimming with props, costumes, masks and puppets to bring poetry to life. It is a fanciful journey charted by Zucker’s 33 years of experience performing for children all over the U.S., UK and Greece. He is the recipient of the Young Audiences’ National Artist of the Year award. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Harvard Cultural Council.

Teen programs

Aug. 14, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Teen Book Group for grades nine to 12. The book is “Blue Bloods” by Melissa de la Cruz.

Aug. 15, from 3 to 4 p.m., Origami Fun for children aged 8 and older. We’ll have fun folding a variety of beautiful origami papers to create different animals and objects. This program is limited to 10 participants.

Aug. 16, from noon to 1 p.m., Summer Reading Finale picnic. Celebrate your reading success at this picnic on the library lawn. Bring your own sandwiches, and we’ll supply drinks, snacks and fun! The fire truck will even make an appearance. The rain date for this event is Aug. 17.

Adult programs

Monday Night Classic Movies. Aug. 6, at 7 p.m., “Twelve Angry Men” (Not Rated); Aug. 20, at 7 p.m., “Citizen Kane” (PG).

Information

Visit www.harvardpubliclibrary.org to request, reserve and renew books, or to get information on programs and new books.

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