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FRIDAY, JULY 9

Fitness for seniors: 9:30 to 10:30 p.m., Library Meeting Hall A.

Books and Blocks Storytime: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Ages 1-3 in Library Storytime Room.

Pizza and Pages lunch: noon to 12:45 p.m., for 6th grade, reading “Among the Hidden” in Library Storytime Room. Register online or e-mail sschuttler@cwmars.org.

TPL Summer movie night: 7:30 to 9 p.m., “His Girl Friday,” in Library Meeting Hall A&B. Free.

SATURDAY, JULY 10

Weight Watchers: 7:30 to 9 a.m. in Library Meeting Hall A&B. Grand Opening Celebration today — with gifts, giveaways, and guest speakers.

Pizza & Pages breakfast edition: 9 to 10 a.m., for 10th grade, reading Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope,” in Library Meeting Hall B.

MONDAY, JULY 12

QiGong exercise: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Meeting Hall A&B.

TUESDAY, JULY 13

Weight Watchers at work: 10 to 11 a.m. weekly meeting for seniors. Contact: Judy Concemi at 978-597-1710. In Library Meeting Hall B.

Preschool Storytime and Craft: 11 to 11:45 a.m., ages 3 to 5, in Library Storytime Room

Hands-On Art Day: noon to 8 p.m., all ages, in Library Storytime Room.

Ashby Well adult clinic: Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Ashby Board of Health, announces that a well adult clinic will be held free of charge for the general public from 11 a.m. to noon at the Library, New Ipswich Road, Ashby. Drop in for blood pressure, 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.

Townsend Quilters: 5:30 to 9 ;.m., monthly meeting in Library Meeting Hall A.

Water Stomp Rockets: 6 to 7 p.m., ages 4 and up. Register online or e-mail sschuttler@cwmars.org.

Learn to knit: 6 to 8 p.m., in Library Meeting Hall B.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 14

Drum Circle: 9 to 10 a.m. in Library Meeting Hall B. Cost $4.

Fitness for Seniors: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Library Meeting Hall B.

Qi Gong exercise: 9:30 to 10:30 p.m., exercise, in Library Meeting Hall A&B.

Morning movie: “Planet 51,” 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Bring snacks, pillows, blankets; shown in Library Meeting Hall A&B. Register online or by e-mail to sschuttler@cwmars.org.

Townsend Well Adult clinic: Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Townsend Board of Health, announces that a well adult clinic will be held on Wednesday, July 7 from 1-3 p.m. at the Senior Center, Dudley Road and Wednesday, July 14 from 9-11 a.m. at Atwood Acres, Dudley Road, Townsend. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is 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.

Senior Bingo: 1:30 to 3 p.m., Library Meeting Hall A&B.

Pizza & Pages for 7th grade, reading “Fever 1793”: 5 to 6 p.m. Register online or by e-mail to sschuttler@cwmars.org.

Lego Club: 6 to 7 p.m., in Library Storytime Room. Register online or e-mail sschuttler@cwmars.org

North Middlesex Pop Warner board meeting: 6 to 9 p.m., Library.

TPL long-range planning task force: 7 to 9 p.m. Library Trustees conference room.

THURSDAY, JULY 15

Pizza and Pages for 8th grade: 5 to 6 p.m., reading “The Smugglers.” Bring your own snacks, pillows and blankets, in Library Storytime Room.

Pizza and Pages for 9th grade: 5 to 6 p.m. reading “My Subaru.” Bring your own snacks, pillows and blankets, in Library Meeting Hall B.

Art class for kids: 6 to 7:30 p.m., for ages 10 and up. Register online or via e-mail to sschuttler@cwmars.org.

Townsend Military Band Concert: 6:30 p.m. lawn party, concert starts at 7:30 p.m., on Townsend Common.

FRIDAY, JULY 16

Boston Museum of Science presents science: 9 a.m. to noon, in Library Meeting Hall A&B. Register online or e-mail sschuttler@cwmars.org

Books and Blocks Storytime: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Ages 1-3 in Library Storytime Room.

Pizza and Pages lunch: noon to 12:45 p.m., for 6th grade, reading “Among the Hidden” in Library Storytime Room. Register online or e-mail sschuttler@cwmars.org

TPL Summer movie night: 7:30 to 9 p.m., “Amélie,” in Library Meeting Hall A&B. Free.

SATURDAY, JULY 17

Weight Watchers: 7:30 to 9 a.m. in Library Meeting Hall A&B. Grand Opening Celebration today – with gifts, giveaways, and guest speakers.

Pizza & Pages breakfast edition: 9 to 10 a.m., for 10th grade, reading Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope,” in Library Meeting Hall B.

BRIEFS

Townsend Methodist Church to Host Vacation Bible School

Townsend United Methodist Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School Monday, August 2 through Friday, Aug. 6 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The curriculum, “Galactic Blast” will give children an extraordinary adventure filled with fun, excitement, and creative Bible-based activities. VBS decorations, activities, crafts, skits, games, music and snacks are all part of the week long program.

The VBS is open to all children of the area ages 4 -12. The cost is $5 for the entire week and pre-registration is requested. The church is located at 265 Main St., at the corner of routes 13 and 119 in Townsend Center. For further information or to sign up, please call 978-597-2486.

Softball players needed

Softball skills and games will be included in the training sessions for grades 7-11 for students from Ashby, Pepperell and Townsend. This free introductory softball clinic, sponsored by Townsend Recreation, will be held on Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at a local field. The clinic will run every Sunday through Aug. 29. Several local coaches have banded together to produce a top-notch clinic. This clinic will help when trying out for local and school teams. Those currently on town and school teams, as well as those that want to try the sport are urged to participate. Contact Karen Clement at clem6six@verizon.net or 978-597-5914.

SAVE THE DATE

Townsend 29th Annual Fall Fair Sept. 18, 19

A tradition lives on! The Townsend Historical Society is sponsoring the 29th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, September 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is a very popular event and traditionally attracts artists and crafters from all over New England. The location of the Fair is on highly visible Townsend Common, 263 Main Street, at the junction of routes 13 and 119. There will be a food court, free parking and restroom facilities available. It is a rain or shine event.

Please visit the Society’s Web site www.townsendhistoricalsociety.org for ‘early bird registration and bring a friend discount information. Please download an application, or call the society’s office at 978-597-2106. The Townsend Historical Society, located at 72 Main St. in Townsend, has office hours Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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