CALENDAR

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

Park Commission dedication: 10 a.m., Stonebridge Field for dedication of field and name change to Woitowicz Memorial Field.

Baked Haddock supper: Back by many requests, the Christian Union Church will be hosting a Baked Haddock Public Supper from 5-7 p.m. Menu: fish, vegetable, cole slaw, dessert and beverage. Due to the increase in fish prices, we are forced to increase this meal to $12 ; however, if you are a veteran (only veterans) and present your military ID card you will be admitted for $10. The church is located on Route 225 (West Main Street in West Groton) diagonally across from the fire station. Children under 12, $5 and under 6, free. For more information, please call 978 448-5480. No reservations required and take-outs will be available.

Barn dance: The Groton Grange is pleased to present its first Barn Dance of the season from 7:30-10 p.m. at Historic Groton Grange Hall, 80 Champney St. Come and enjoy live music by the Contra Banditos and The Two Fiddles. Caller Dudley Laufman will teach traditional circle, square and New England style contra dances to the beat of old time fiddle tunes. No experience needed. Refreshments provided. Donation at the door is $5 with a family maximum of $20. This dance is sponsored in part by a grant from the Groton Trust Funds Lecture Fund. Groton Grange is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Historic Grange Hall raising awareness of agriculture and farming issues, and offering programs to our community.


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Information www.grotongrange.com or 978-448-3418.

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

Veterans Day

Guided trail hike: 1 p.m. sharp. Join members of the Groton Trails Committee on a guided walk on the Gamlin Esker Trail. We will hike together through the woods, up and over a beautiful esker overlooking Cow Pond Brook and flanking a large wetland area where we may see beaver and herons. This hike showcases one of the many wonderful conservation areas owned by the Groton Conservation Trust. Our walk on the Gamlin Esker Trail will take about one and one-half hours and is suitable for families with children. Dogs must be well behaved and leashed. Wear comfortable hiking shoes. The hike will be held unless it is very stormy. We will meet to start our hike at the end of Cow Pond Brook Road, past the transfer station. Park on the side of the road.

MONDAY, NOV. 12

Town offices closed.

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

Conservation Commission: 6:30 p.m., Town Hall.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

Agricultural Commission: 6:30 p.m., Town Hall.

Zoning Board of Appeals: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Republican Town Committee: 7:15 p.m., Senior Center. Please come and rehash the election results and make plans for the future. The meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome. Please bring a nonperishable food item for Loaves & Fishes with you. For more information, contact Chairman Deirdre Slavin-Mitchell, at 978-448-0488 or deirdresmitchell@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, NOV. 15

Affordable Housing Trust: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

SATURDAY, NOV. 17

Our Lady of Grace Parish Christmas Craft Fair: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., lower Hall of St. Joseph Church, 28 Tarbell St., Pepperell. Handmade crafts, baked goods, music, food, raffles and fun. Get a start on the Christmas season! For info contact Pat Buckjune: 978-433-7897, pbuckjune1@charter.net.

BRIEFS

Ballroom dances

On Sunday, Nov. 18, the Groton Country Club continues its monthly ballroom dances. The "Entertainers" will supply the music, and admission is $10 at the door. The event features a hardwood dance floor, a cash bar, and a door prize.

SAVE THE DATE

Household hazardous waste collection

Harvard residents may bring hazardous materials for disposal to the Devens Regional Household Hazardous Products Collection Center at 9 Cook St. (rear) on the first Wednesday and following Saturday of each month (Nov. 7 and 10), from 9 a.m. to noon, except for holidays and weather-permitting.

The cost for residents is $20 for up to five gallons or five pounds of material.

Businesses must pre-register. 

Go to www.devenshhw.com for information or call 978-501-3943.