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Friday, May 9

Men’s Group: 10:30 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Tom McGrath has all the news worth talking about.

Friday matinee: 12:30 p.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Free movie screenings on the big flat-screen TV, this week, “Becoming Jane” with Anne Hathaway in a biographical portrait of Jane Austen.

Saturday, May 10

Yard sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Church of Pepperell; Yard sale with book table, plant sale, jewelry, lunch on the grill and more. Call (978) 433-2055 or e-mail to info@pepperellchurch.org.

Townwide yard sale: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., townwide; The Friends of Pepperell Recreation seek to register every yard sale in town, with a goal of 50 yard sales or more. Map showing all yard sales is available for $2 at Pepperell Community Center. Shopping begins at town field!

Monday, May 12

School Committee: 7:30 p.m. meeting, North Middlesex Regional High School, 19 Main St., Townsend; Regular meeting of the North Middlesex Regional School Committee.

Board of Selectmen: 7 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, conference room A.

Recreation Commission: 7 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, conference room B.

Planning Board: 7 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, conference room C.

Senior fashion show: 1 p.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Annual Spring Fashion Show featuring the latest from JL Plum. Light refreshments served.

Tuesday, May 13

Board of Health: 7 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, conference room A.

IST Committee: 7 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, conference room B.

Senior drivers: 7 p.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Free workshop on older drivers and concerns that relatives might have.

Jim Ogonowski: 7:30 p.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Former candidate for Congress will speak about running for U.S. Senator against John Kerry. Public is cordially invited. Contact Pat Osten at (978) 433-9414.

Wednesday, May 14

Council on Aging: 2 p.m. meeting, Pepperell Senior Center.

Thursday, May 15

Board of Public Works: 7 p.m. meeting, Town Hall, conference room A.

Board of Health: 8 a.m. staff meeting, Board of Health office.

Ice Cream Social: 2 p.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Inaugural Ice Cream Social to recognize the work of the many volunteers. Call the Senior Center at (978) 433-0326 and let the volunteer coordinator know you’re coming.

Friday, May 16

Used book sale: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., “Sis” McGrath Community Center; Start of the 15th annual used book sale by the Friends of the Lawrence Library, with excellent values on gently used books.

Men’s Group: 10:30 a.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Tentative plans include a visit to the new Water Department offices at the former Pepperell Springs plant.

Friday matinee: 12:30 p.m., Pepperell Senior Center; Free movie screenings on the big flat-screen TV, this week, “The Water Horse.”

Saturday, May 17

Used book sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., “Sis” McGrath Community Center; Day two of the 15th annual used book sale.

Plant sale: 8 a.m. to noon, Lawrence Library, Main Street; Pepperell Garden Club plant sale, rain or shine, no early birds. Sale features plants from member’s gardens including annuals, perennials, vegetables, ground covers and more. Bring your own tray, please.

Scout Yard Sale: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pepperell VFW; Annual yard sale by Boy Scout Troop 26, with furniture, housewares, toys, books you name it.

Sunday, May 18

Used book sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., “Sis” McGrath Community Center; Final day of the 15th annual used book sale.

Briefs

Raffle winners

The following is a list of the latest winners in the Fourth of July Committee’s calendar raffle drawing. The raffle is a fund-raiser for this year’s Fourth of July festivities.

April 26: Claire Regan, $25 Gift card for Rite Aid.

April 27: Belinda Manley, $50 Gift certificate to Donelan’s grocery store.

April 28: Debra Rodland, One free month of karate at Luth’s Family Karate.

April 29: Jeanie Nevard, Half-hour massage at Therapeutic Massage of Pepperell ($40 value).

April 30: John Matley, $25 Gift certificate for White Hen Pantry.

Water restrictions

Effective May 1 through Oct. 1, outdoor watering is restricted to even numbered days of the month for even numbered addresses and odd numbered days for odd numbered addresses. Violators are subject to a fine.

Should conditions require, the Board of Public Works may declare a water emergency and ban all outdoor watering.

The Pepperell Water Division has implemented a new billing tier structure which will significantly increase water bills for those customers whose water use is excessive.

Save the date:

Thursday, May 22

Hampton Beach trip: 10 a.m. departure, Pepperell Senior Center; Trip includes a scenic coastal drive past the estates in Rye, N.H., a walk along the beach and lunch (on your own) at Brown’s Lobster Pound. Cost $21 per person. A similar trip is planned for Thursday, May 29. Call the center at (978) 433-0326 to learn more.

Saturday, June 7

Senior yard sale: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pepperell Senior Center, Nashua Road; Annual yard sale is one of the biggest around. Donations accepted on Friday, June 6, but no heavy items or computers, please.

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