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THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, AUG. 11 to 14

Bolton Fair: Lancaster Fairground. See www.boltonfair.org.

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

Church supper: 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Pepperell United Methodist Church, buffet-style supper with variety of dishes: BBQ chicken, pork, meatballs, kielbasa and chili along with a variety of salads. Dessert will be cookies and ice cream. Eat-in or take-out. Please come join us. The coast is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $4 for children. You are automatically entered to win the door prize with purchase of your supper ticket. For information, call 978-433-6892. The church is located at 1 Chapel Place, Pepperell (one block behind Dunkin’ Donuts).

TUESDAY, AUG. 16

Classic car cruise night: 5:30 p.m. till dusk, Depot Square (off Main Street, town center), Ayer, sponsored by members of the Ayer Business Alliance.

“Carrying On” for suicide survivors: The next meeting of the support group “Carrying On” will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Great Room of the Parish House of First Parish Unitarian Church on Powder House Row in Groton. Refreshments are served. Anyone with an interest in the subject matter is welcome. For any further information call Steve or Deb Boczenowski at 978-448-5013.

Final summer event: “One World, Many Stories” is the theme of the state-wide summer reading program. In celebration, storyteller and musician Cliff McGAnn will entertain us at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the Dunstable library, 588 Main St. His program will include audience participation as well as a sing along. Following the program we will be awarding our summer reading prizes along with some delicious ice cream.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUG. 19, 20

Performance in Fay Park: 5 p.m., in gazebo at Fay Park in Littleton. The Nonesuch Players present “Much Ado About Nothing” — a Shakespeare in the Park-style performance of one of Shakespeare’s famous comedies. Admission is free for all ages. The Nonesuch Players is a nonprofit, amateur company. This production is being directed by Weston Kulvete and Emily Pike, two graduates of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School. Audience members are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks to the performance. “Much Ado” is a lighthearted romantic comedy involving wacky schemes and mistaken identity, which is sure to delight all ages.

Upcoming fair looking

for vendors

Early Bird registrations

The Townsend Historical Society is sponsoring the 30th annual Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. -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 St., at the junction of routes 13 and 119.

To make this the best yet, there will be complementary activities with music and artisan demonstrations to attract many visitors to the Common. There will be food and snacks, free parking and restroom facilities available. It is a “rain or shine” event.

Please visit the society’s website www.townsendhistoricalsociety.org for early bird registration through July 31. Download an application or call the society’s office at 978-597-2106. The Townsend Historical Society is located at 72 Main St., Townsend, Massachusetts 01469.

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WEDNESDAYS

Worried About Someone’s Drug Abuse?: Families Anonymous is a group of concerned relatives and friends whose lives have been adversely affected by a loved one’s abuse of drugs or alcohol. Help is available at Families Anonymous on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church of Groton. Meetings will be held in the Parish House next door to the church, at the intersection of Route 119 and Route 40. For more information, call 978-448-3402.

Debtors Anonymous: Wednesdays 6:45 to 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 the church, on the second floor. No dues or fees. Outreach number is 617-728-1426, www.debtorsanonymous.org.

Irish music: The Groton Irish Session musicians meet at The Billiards Cafe in Ayer on Wednesdays to play traditional irish music from 7 to 11 p.m. Musicians, singers and listeners are welcome to join in. For more information about weekly sessions, contact Aisling at aisling44@verizon.net. The Billiards Cafe 39 Main St., 978-772-POOL.

THURSDAYS

Thursdays at Devens Grill: Every Thursday local musicians perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Visit devensgrill.com for a monthly music schedule, or call 978-862-0060. No cover charge. DevensGrill is at 4 Ryans Way in Devens.

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THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, AUG. 11 to 14

Bolton Fair: Lancaster Fairground. See www.boltonfair.org.

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

Church supper: 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Pepperell United Methodist Church, buffet-style supper with variety of dishes: BBQ chicken, pork, meatballs, kielbasa and chili along with a variety of salads. Dessert will be cookies and ice cream. Eat-in or take-out. Please come join us. The coast is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $4 for children. You are automatically entered to win the door prize with purchase of your supper ticket. For information, call 978-433-6892. The church is located at 1 Chapel Place, Pepperell (one block behind Dunkin’ Donuts).

TUESDAY, AUG. 16

Classic car cruise night: 5:30 p.m. till dusk, Depot Square (off Main Street, town center), Ayer, sponsored by members of the Ayer Business Alliance.

“Carrying On” for suicide survivors: The next meeting of the support group “Carrying On” will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Great Room of the Parish House of First Parish Unitarian Church on Powder House Row in Groton. Refreshments are served. Anyone with an interest in the subject matter is welcome. For any further information call Steve or Deb Boczenowski at 978-448-5013.

Final summer event: “One World, Many Stories” is the theme of the state-wide summer reading program. In celebration, storyteller and musician Cliff McGAnn will entertain us at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the Dunstable library, 588 Main St. His program will include audience participation as well as a sing along. Following the program we will be awarding our summer reading prizes along with some delicious ice cream.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUG. 19, 20

Performance in Fay Park: 5 p.m., in gazebo at Fay Park in Littleton. The Nonesuch Players present “Much Ado About Nothing” — a Shakespeare in the Park-style performance of one of Shakespeare’s famous comedies. Admission is free for all ages. The Nonesuch Players is a nonprofit, amateur company. This production is being directed by Weston Kulvete and Emily Pike, two graduates of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School. Audience members are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks to the performance. “Much Ado” is a lighthearted romantic comedy involving wacky schemes and mistaken identity, which is sure to delight all ages.

Upcoming fair looking

for vendors

Early Bird registrations

The Townsend Historical Society is sponsoring the 30th annual Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. -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 St., at the junction of routes 13 and 119.

To make this the best yet, there will be complementary activities with music and artisan demonstrations to attract many visitors to the Common. There will be food and snacks, free parking and restroom facilities available. It is a “rain or shine” event.

Please visit the society’s website www.townsendhistoricalsociety.org for early bird registration through July 31. Download an application or call the society’s office at 978-597-2106. The Townsend Historical Society is located at 72 Main St., Townsend, Massachusetts 01469.

COMING UP…

WEEKLY

WEDNESDAYS

Worried About Someone’s Drug Abuse?: Families Anonymous is a group of concerned relatives and friends whose lives have been adversely affected by a loved one’s abuse of drugs or alcohol. Help is available at Families Anonymous on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church of Groton. Meetings will be held in the Parish House next door to the church, at the intersection of Route 119 and Route 40. For more information, call 978-448-3402.

Debtors Anonymous: Wednesdays 6:45 to 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 the church, on the second floor. No dues or fees. Outreach number is 617-728-1426, www.debtorsanonymous.org.

Irish music: The Groton Irish Session musicians meet at The Billiards Cafe in Ayer on Wednesdays to play traditional irish music from 7 to 11 p.m. Musicians, singers and listeners are welcome to join in. For more information about weekly sessions, contact Aisling at aisling44@verizon.net. The Billiards Cafe 39 Main St., 978-772-POOL.

THURSDAYS

Thursdays at Devens Grill: Every Thursday local musicians perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Visit devensgrill.com for a monthly music schedule, or call 978-862-0060. No cover charge. DevensGrill is at 4 Ryans Way in Devens.

Join the Conversation

We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable to us, and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions.