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Join the ‘Muppet Movie’ watch party

TOWNSEND — The Muppet Movie Interactive Movie Kit will be available Monday, July 27, at Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road.

What is an interactive movie? Get ready for fun! The staff at Townsend Public Library will provide you with instructions and props, as well as a copy of “The Muppet Movie.”

Gather everyone together to watch the movie and join in on the fun. If you already own the movie, let them know so they can pass the DVD on to the next person.

To register or for more information, call Elise Johnson at 978-597-1714 or email ejohnson@cwmars.org.

Don’t just read — move and groove

TOWNSEND — Join Miss Jessie of Townsend Public Library as she moves and grooves her way through your favorite story books.

Embark each week on a new adventure of dancing, singing, reading and movement — all while using your imaginations and props from your very own storytime bag.

Classes will be held Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m., and will run about 30 minutes.

Each bag includes a shaker egg, a magical wand, a plush mini-teddy bear, a beanbag, a flowing scarf and a hop spot. This activity is for children ages 3-6.

For information, contact Molly Benevides at 978-597-1714 or mbenevides@cwmars.org.

Learn 2 recipes using locally grown food

ASHBURNHAM — The modern movement of eating locally grown seasonal fare has its roots deeply planted in historic kitchens.

Chef Liz Barbour explores the modern journey back to the local farm with a discussion about the benefits of buying locally and eating within the season.

Enjoy a slide presentation, followed by a cooking demonstration of two seasonal recipes, Monday, Aug. 10, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., via Zoom, hosted by Stevens Memorial Library.

To register, call the library at 978-597-1714. After registering, you will receive an email containing information about joining the webinar.