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Saturday, Jan. 12

Exhibit begins: Groton Public Library, until March 30; Exhibit of photos by Kate Trump O’Connor, with artist reception on Jan. 26, 12:30-2 p.m., open to all.

Monday, Jan. 14

Board of Health: 7:30 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, second floor.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Housing Partnership: 7:30 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, first floor.

Historic District Commission: 7:30 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, second floor.

Library Trustees: 7 p.m. meeting, Groton Public Library.

Trails Committee: 7:30 p.m. meeting, Town Hall conference room.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Sewer Commission: 6:30 p.m. meeting, Town Hall lunch room.

Board of Assessors: 3 p.m. meeting, Town Hall; Includes public hearing to discuss new assessments.

Senior lunch: Noon, Groton Senior Center; Lunch of pork over rice, provided by Groton Woman’s Club, followed by performance by concert pianist Bruce Platt. Seating limited to 50, call (978) 448-1170.

School Committee: 6 p.m., High School library; Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee meeting opens in executive session, open session begins around 7 p.m.

Llama Lounge: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Groton Public Library; Half day of school so hang out at the library.

Voter registration: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall; Last chance to register for “Super Tuesday” primary voting on Feb. 5.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Sisters in Crime: 7 p.m., Groton Public Library, Sibley Hall; Mystery Book Club hosts free panel discussion “We’re Not Making This Up” with three authors from New England Chapter of Sisters in Crime.

Facilities Task Force: 6:30 p.m. meeting, Middle School North library; Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Facilities Task Force III.

“Around Town” show: 7:30 p.m., Channel 12; Guests include Kevin Kastening, singer, and Rebecca Pike talking about schizophrenia, with host Jane Bouvier.

Friday, Jan. 18

Woman’s Club: 11:30 a.m. luncheon, followed by “Creation of the Painters Cat” by author and artist Sharon Woodling. Call President Ellen Hargraves at (978) 448-5456.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Family barn dance: 7-9:30 p.m., Groton Grange, 80 Champney Street; Music by Two Fiddles and the Contra Banditos. Donation at the door of $5 for adults, $3 for children and seniors, family max $15. Refreshments provided.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Library hours: 1-5 p.m., Groton Public Library; Now open Sundays, until April 13 (except Easter Sunday, March 23).

Save the date:

Monday, Jan. 21

Groton Local potluck: 5-6 p.m. potluck dinner, 6-8 p.m. meeting, Groton Grange, 80 Champney Street; Bring a dish to share, then attend the monthly meeting of Groton Local, with screening of “The Story of Stuff” and talk by Tessa David of the recycling committee. Free and open to all. E-mail Nancy at

Wednesday, Jan. 23

Wonders of Winter: 3:30-5 p.m., Nashua River Watershed Association River Resource Center, 592 Main St. (Route 119); After-school program for ages 7-11 will cover winter survival techniques. Class lasts until March 19. Cost $130 for NRWA members, $160 for non-members. Call (978) 448-0299 or e-mail

Saturday, Jan. 26

Animal tracking: 1-3 p.m., Williams Barn, Chicopee Row, Groton; Join the Nashua River Watershed Association in a family workshop on the art and science of identifying animal tracks. Fee of $6 per person or $18 per family for NRWA members, $8 and $24 for non-members. Registration required by calling Stacey at (978) 448-0299 or e-mail to

Beekeeping class: 9 a.m. to noon, Groton Grange, 80 Champney Street; Six-week course by Al Horton teaches all you need. Fee of $80 includes beekeeper’s manual and membership in Middlesex Beekeeper’s Assoc. Apply by visiting

Sunday, Jan. 27

Free throw champs: 1-4 p.m., Groton-Dunstable Regional High School gym; Annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championships for boys and girls ages 10-14, with chance of advancement to district and state competition. Call Vince at (978) 448-6071 or apply at the door.

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