Saturday, Sept. 19

BSA Yard Sale: Pepperell Boy Scout Troop 26 will be holding a Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pepperell VFW. Rain or shine. Donations accepted; contact Joanne at 978-433-6772. No clothing or electronics, please.

Farmers market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Town Field

Church supper: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Pepperell United Methodist Church is hosting a Ham & Bean Supper; cost is $7 adults, $6:50 for seniors and $4.50 for children. We will be serving ham, beans, salad, homemade apple pie and drinks. Located at 1 Chapel Place (one block behind Dunkin’ Donuts) Pepperell.

Monday, Sept. 21

Recreation Commission: 7 p.m., Town Hall

Tuesday Sept. 22

Conservation Commission: 7 p.m., Town Hall

Thursday, Sept. 24

Finance Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall


Fall festival

The Pepperell Community Church will hold its Fall Festival/Yard Sale on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church lawn at Three Townsend St. (Rain date: Oct. 10). The event will feature Grandma’s Attic, Book Table, Lunch on the Grill, Children’s Bounce House and Gently Used Toys.

Tables are available to rent at $20. If you are interested in renting a table for the yard sale or in donating gently used items to the church for the sale, please contact the church office Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at 978-433-2055. For more details, see The fair is sponsored by the Community Church of Pepperell.

Public Safety Day

Public Safety Day in Pepperell is designed to be an educational event for the region. It offers displays of apparatus, demonstrations and educational materials for all in attendance to learn more about the resources available to them. Red Cross, Sheriff’s Dept, Pepperell, Townsend, Groton and Dunstable Fire Depts, Pepperell Police, NEMLEC, US ARMY, Lifeflight, Medstar, Mass State Fire, FEMA, Free Masons, Mass General Hospital, and more will be taking part in this event. Swat displays, Sheriff K-9 demo, lifeflight demo, jaws of life demo, blood drive, pipes and drum band, free child ID kits, vin etching, raffles, food, fire trucks, command vehicles, giveaways and more. Pepperell Public Safety Day will be held on the Pepperell Town Field, located at 2 Hollis St., Pepperell, on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pepperell Woman’s Club to meet

The Pepperell Woman’s Club is well prepared to start the 2009/2010 year. The first Tuesday of each month, meetings are held in the Community Church Vestry.

An evening meeting will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6, beginning at 7 p.m. The other months are day meetings with a start time of 12:30 p.m.

Perhaps you are looking for friendships and new acquaintances with like interests. Pepperell Woman’s Club offers participation in Arts, Home Life, Conservation, Education, International Affairs (Operation Smile) and Public Affairs (monthly visits to Veterans Hospital). We put effort, humor and camaraderie in all our fund raising events, with all money being returned to the community in yearly scholarships, betterment projects and commitment to town spirit.

There are new projects in development and new interests being thought about for the club members. If you find this article hits on some of your favorite topics, come and join us Oct. 6. We welcome you sharing some of your valuable time to seek us out; you may indeed find Pepperell Woman’s Club is the perfect fit for you. Contact information: Club President Elfie Parker — 978 433-6749

Save the Date

Gary Hoey guitar clinic and meet-and-greet: Gary Hoey will hold a guitar clinic and meet and greet at Pepperell Music Center on Sept. 26 from 2 to 4 p.m.

MDA Roadblock: Oct. 10, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Pepperell Fire Department will collect donations to the Muscular Dystrophy Association at highly visible Pepperell intersections.

Pepperell Christian Fellowship: Worship Schedule, 10:30 a.m.; child care provided. Sunday School for children and adults at 9 a.m. (starting Sept. 20). Located at 17 Main St., next to library. For further information, call 978-433-6360 or visit our Web site ( <>).

For seniors only

At the Senior Center

Movie Matinee: Fridays at 12:30 p.m., come enjoy a movie.

Sept. 18 — “The Secret Life of Bees”

Sept. 25 — “17 Again”

Line-dancing: Fridays, Sept. 25 at 9:30 a.m., with Connie Jackson; $2 for Pepperell residents and $3 for nonresidents.

Exercise: Elaine is back for exercise on Mondays at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 11:30 a.m.

Breakfast: Friday, Sept. 18. Come join us for breakfast at 9 a.m. to be followed by the Better Business Bureau that will be hosting “Scams and Frauds at Home, Work and on the Internet.” We are living in risky times. The “bad guys” continually find ways to take advantage of seniors. Learn how to avoid scams and becoming victims of consumer fraud. A $2 donation is requested for breakfast.

Kickboxing: Monday, Sept. 21, at 11:30 a.m. Have you been wondering about kickboxing? Here is your chance to come try out a class free of charge.

Friends cookout: Wednesday, Sept. 23. Join us for the annual Friends of the Pepperell Seniors cookout. You must sign up to attend this event at the Friends bulletin board.

Ice cream and Elvis: Thursday, Sept. 24, at 1:30 p.m. Come down to the center and enjoy ice cream sundaes and an Elvis Presley impersonator at 2 p.m. This event is supported in part by the Pepperell Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. A $1 donation is requested.

If you have any questions, call Lisa at 978-433-0326.