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FRIDAY, SEPT. 3

Groton Farmers Market at the Williams Barn: The Groton Farmers Market at the Williams Barn is open from 3 to 7 p.m. The market will be held in the field behind the Barn at 160 Chicopee Row in Groton, just 1.5 miles north of Main Street. Check out a map and list of vendors at www.williamsbarn.org.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 4

Groton Summer Concert Series: 6 to 8 p.m. Hard to believe this is the last of the Groton Summer Concert Series, but it’s going to be a hot one! Gary Wilson’s Blues Project: Hard-hitting, rockin’ blues at the Groton Gazebo. Bring your lawn chairs and maybe even a light jacket. For more information contact mscgroton.com.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 5

Summer worship series: 10 a.m. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Groton. Please see below for more details.

MONDAY, SEPT. 6: LABOR DAY

Labor Day Muster and BBQ: starts at 11:30 a.m. with a parade of firefighting vehicles from the Senior Center on West Main Street to Hollingsworth & Vose Field, Townsend Road, West Groton. This annual event is sponsored by the Groton Firefighters Association. Everyone is invited.

Yard sale fundraiser: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hollingsworth & Vose Field. Please see below for details.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 7

Prescott School Reuse Committee: 5:30 p.m., Town Hall

Finance Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall

Board of Selectmen: 7 p.m., Town Hall

Community Preservation Committee: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall

Storm Water Advisory Committee: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall

Lost Lake Sewer Committee: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8

Debtors Anonymous: Wednesdays 6:45 – 8:15 p.m. at First Parish Church of Groton, 1 Powderhouse Road; Route 40 and Route 119. Meeting is in the Parish House, beside church, on second floor. No dues or fees. Everyone welcome! Outreach number is 617-728-1426, http://www.debtorsanonymous.org.

Local Emergency Planning Committee: 1 p.m., Police Department, 99 Pleasant St.

Housing Authority: 7 p.m., 19 Lowell Road

Park Commissioners: 7 p.m., Legion Hall

Station Avenue Overlay District RFP Review Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall

Agricultural Commission: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall

THURSDAY, SEPT. 9

Squannacook River Rail Trail Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall

Planning Board: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall

FRIDAY, SEPT. 10

Groton Farmers Market at the Williams Barn: The Groton Farmers Market at the Williams Barn is open from 3 to 7 p.m.

Fireworks: (rain date Sept. 12) Town Field (behind the library). The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with the John Niemoller Band on the bandstand, playing the music of Dave Matthews and others and from 7 to 8 p.m.; the Nashoba Valley Concert Band will perform Sousa and other marches. Fireworks will begin at sundown. The Groton Fire Department will be serving a terrific barbecue as a fund raiser.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 11

Grotonfest

Electronic Recycling Day: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Our Lady of Grace Church, 28 Tarbell St., Pepperell. Please see below for details.

BRIEFS

New Friday schedule

The Groton Senior Center Van will take you shopping at the Market Basket in Westford on Fridays. Pickup begins at 9:30 a.m. To make an appointment call the van line 978-448-1141. For more information call the Senior Center at 978-448-1170.

Crafters needed

Our Lady of Grace Parish will be having its annual Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hall at St. Joseph Church in Pepperell. Please contact Caroline at cmsmjcollins@gmail.com or 978-804-1851 for more information to register.

Electronic Recycling Day

All towns are welcome to Electronic Recycling Day to be held Saturday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the parking lot of Our Lady of Grace Church, 28 Tarbell St., Pepperell.

We will accept all electronics to include monitors, computers, fax and copy machines, anything with a cord. We will also be accepting all white goods, air-conditioning units, microwaves, lawn mowers and snow blowers with the gas removed as well as exercise equipment and grills.

This is a fundraiser for the church with low fees of $5 per electronic item, $10 per appliance or small TV, $15 per 20-inch or larger TV and $20 per wood console TV.

Items brought to Recycle Day will have a 97 percent recycle rate. Any car batteries, digital cameras or cell phones, power tools, bikes will be free. Receipts to be provided.

Any questions? E-mail J.wood36@yahoo.com.

Veterans services

Veterans Service Officer Robert Johnson: Office: Legion Hall, 75 Hollis St., first floor; 978-448-1175. Hours: Mondays 9 a.m. to noon; Weds. 6 to 9 p.m.; first Friday of each month, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mobile medical clinic by appointment. The veterans service officer is responsible for disbursing benefits to qualified veterans upon application and for generally serving the needs of veterans in town.

SAVE THE DATE

Yard sale fundraiser

Troop 1 West Groton will hold a hard sale fundraiser on Labor Day, Sept. 6, during the firemen’s muster, held at Hollingsworth & Vose Field, Townsend Road, West Groton.

Those interested in donating items to the fundraiser, are invited to bring them to the field on the Sunday before Labor Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Items can also be picked; e-mail Kelly at kboyd182@gmail.com.

Not accepted are: Mattresses, electronics, anything with a cord or motor, or car seats (unless made in the prior three years).

Meet candidate

Sheila Harrington

Enjoy a free ice cream cone and meet Sheila Harrington, candidate for the Mass. 1st Middlesex state representative, on Thursday, Sept. 9, 6 to 7 p.m. at Johnson’s Restaurant & Dairy Bar, 164 Boston Road (Route 119), Groton.

Coming in November…

Crafters needed

Our Lady of Grace Parish will be having its annual Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hall at St. Joseph Church in Pepperell. Please contact Caroline at cmsmjcollins@gmail.com or 978-804-1851 for more information to register.