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SATURDAY, FEB. 27

Mardi Gras! A Mardi Gras! party will be hosted by the Pepperell 4th of July Committee on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Pepperell VFW. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dancing * Crawfish Boil * Costume Contest * Music * Cash Bar * Trivia.

Limited tickets at $15 each are available. For tickets, please call 978-433-5230 or e-mail Pepperell4thofjulycommittee @yahoo.com. Tickets available at Brown & Brown Ins., open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MONDAY, MARCH 1

Capital Programs Committee: 5:30 p.m., Town Hall Conf. room B

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

Board of Assessors: 7 p.m., Town Hall, Assessors office

TUESDAY, MARCH 2

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

Conservation Commission: 7 p.m., Town Hall Conf. room B.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3

Well adult clinic: Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Pepperell Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center on Senior Center Rd. (off Rte. 111) Drop in for Blood Sugar check, Blood Pressure and Pulse Screening and Diet Teaching. No appointment necessary. For further information, please contact Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice at 978-425-6675 or 1-800-698-3307 or visit us at www.nashoba.org.

Lawrence Library Board of Trustees: 7 p.m., Lawrence Library break room

THURSDAY, MARCH 4

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

Briefs

Pet Food & Supply Drive

Second grade Brownie Troop #34014 is sponsoring a pet food & supply drive. We are looking for donations of pet supplies, including canned or dry IAMS & Fancy Feast (turkey or chicken), new collars or leashes, non-clumping clay cat litter, and new cat or dog beds. Cleaning and medical supplies (latex/non-latex gloves, Q-tips) would also be appreciated. Donations may be brought to collection boxes at Donelan’s of Pepperell, Pet-i-cure, and the Lawrence Library through March 9. All items collected will be donated to local charities.

Town Meetings set

The Board of Selectmen wishes to announce the date of the Annual/Special Town Meeting, Monday May 3, 2010 (and Tuesday May, 4 2010 if needed) 7:30 p.m., Nissitissit Middle School, Articles are due to the Board of Selectmen no later than 3 p.m. on March 4, 2010

Scholarships applications now being accepted

The Pepperell Women’s Club is now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors that will be graduating in 2010 who are residents of Pepperell and will be continuing their education in the fall.

Seniors who attend either North Middlesex Regional High School or Nashoba Valley Technical in Westford can contact their respective guidance office to receive a copy of the application package.

All other high school seniors can contact pwc_info1@yahoo.com for further information.

Save the Date

Baby-sitting Nights!

This fun-filled event is a perfect time for your children to have a chance to socialize among peers while you have a few hours to yourself. The event will take place at North Middlesex Regional High School, and drop off will be in the back circle near the Administration Building. The price is $15 per child, and $40 dollars for 3. Also, for $50 you can send your child for all six baby-sitting evenings!

We are a group of 33 students fundraising to travel to Louisiana. We will be working in New Orleans, rebuilding the damage from Katrina, which after four years is still devastating. Ours is a worthy cause and we hope that you will support us in our efforts. If you are unable to attend our events, please consider donating, by contacting us through the school at 978-597-8721, or our adviser, Mr. Kane, at rkane@nmiddlesex.mec.edu.

Activities Include:

Movies, cupcake decorating, video games, interactive games and much, much more!

Dates are March 5 and 19, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Please pay for this event in advance. Send your completed registration form to your school with your child, and bring payment to the main office. All checks can be made payable to NMRHS.

Jonathan Edwards Trio

to benefit Project Graduation

Nationally known recording artist, Jonathan Edwards (www.jonathanedwards.net), will be performing with the Jonathan Edwards Trio on March 13 in a fundraiser concert presented by the Project Graduation Parent Group. The show will be at Nissitissit Middle School at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and are available at the North Middlesex Regional High School, at the Pepperell Music Center, and other locations in Townsend (Evans on the Common, The Townsend House Tavern, Klever Klippers Hair Salon) and Ashby (31 Store).

Please join in on a fun adult night out to support Project Graduation. This will be a great show for a great cause.

For more information, please visit Project Graduation 2010.

Just for Seniors

In February…

Love Cards? We have lots of excitement to choose from:

Mondays at 9:30 a.m. play Hand and Foot; Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Cribbage and at 12:30 p.m. Gin Rummy.

Love Yoga? You can come to the Center on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. for Yoga with Patsy and Thursdays at 9 a.m. for Yoga with Elise.

Wii Sports continues with bowling on Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. and golf on Fridays at 9:30 a.m.

Singing — with the Hot Shots is at 9:15 on Wednesday mornings.

Lunch — Join our lunches on Wednesdays at noon. There is always something delicious to eat!! Follow lunch with a bit of bingo fun. $1 buys you 3 cards.

Exercise — Monday mornings at 10 a.m. and Friday mornings at 11:30 a.m. with Elaine.

Play harmonica — on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Pickled Players Drama Group — continues on Mondays at 1 p.m. New members welcome!

Tax Preparation: AARP has volunteers to help seniors complete their tax returns free of charge on Friday mornings from 9-12. Please bring last year’s tax return, W2 forms, 1099 forms, social security benefits statement and any other income or interest statements. If you are filing for Circuit Breaker, bring your 2009 property tax, water and sewer bills with you. The Circuit Breaker is a state refund program for homeowners and people who rent. You could qualify for up to $960 a year. Please call the center (978-433-0326) to make an appointment.