FRIDAY, MARCH 29

Good Friday Walk: The 29th annual Good Friday Walk will take place to benefit Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry and Sharing Inc. The Good Friday Walk leaves Harvard Congregational Church and follows a scenic 5-mile loop. Walkers can register any time that morning from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For questions or information, contact Jeanie Colony 978-456-1239, jecolony@charter.net or Becca Day-Newsham 978-456-8717, newsha@aol.com

Good Friday Baked Haddock Supper: 5-7 P.M., Christian Union Church in West Groton. Join us and all your friends, relatives and neighbors at this traditional meal during Lent; you won't be sorry. The meal is served plated; reservations not required and take-outs are available. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 under 12; under six eat free. The church is located on West Main St. (Route 225) in West Groton, across from the fire station. Information available by calling 978-448-5480.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Electronic & appliance recycle day -- all towns welcome: Sacred Heart Church, 279 Main Street, Groton, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring these items to the parking lot: Any kind of electronics -- computers, scanners, copiers, etc., $5; any kind of appliance -- dishwashers, dryers, stoves, microwaves, dehumidifiers, refrigerator, air-conditioner, exercise equipment, lawn mowers, small engine items, snow blowers, lawn mowers, etc.


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, $10 each; TVs $10-20, projection TV $30; monitors $5-$10; no fee: car batteries and cell phones. Sewing machines are no cost and will go to Ghana. Questions: Contact Dennis 508-277-7513 denwaynewood@yahoo.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

Breakfast: 8-11 a.m., Ayer Sportsman's Club, 255 Snake Hill Road, every Sunday until Mother's Day. Free coffee and juice.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

Job fair: Mount Wachusett Community College's Career Planning and Placement office will host Job Fair 2013 in the Commons, open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for students, and from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the general public. More than two dozen companies and organizations will be on campus to provide attendees with an opportunity to explore career opportunities in a diverse range of fields.

Drug war: 7-9 p.m. Jack Cole will speak about ending the drug war and treating drug abuse as a health problem rather than a crime problem at 500 Great Road in Littleton. Cole retired as a detective lieutenant of the New Jersey State Police, and served as an undercover drug officer during his 25-year career. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. The building is handicap accessible. The event is co-sponsored by the Council of Social Justice of First Church Unitarian Littleton and LEAP, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, www.leap.cc. For information, contact Susan.Tordella@gmail.com, 978-772-3930.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Children's sale: Gently used children's items including baby equipment, toys, clothes, books and more! 8 a.m. to noon; $1 admission, under 14 free. Central Congregational Church, 1 Worthen St., Chelmsford. Cash only. Sponsored by the Nashoba Valley Mothers of Multiples, a nonprofit organization. For information visit us at www.nashobavalleymom.org or call 978- 376-2939.

COMING UP...

Pre-foreclosure clinics

FITCHBURG -- The Home Ownership Center of North Central Massachusetts is hosting a pre-foreclosure clinic April 4, 10 and 25 at the Twin Cities CDC office.

The Home Ownership Center staff will help homeowners evaluate pre-foreclosure options at no cost, which include: refinancing your mortgage, modification of your existing mortgage, a repayment plan, short sale and deed-in-lieu.

To register for the April 4 or 25, 5:30 p.m., or the April 10, 10 a.m. class, please email info@homesncm.org or call the Home Ownership Center at 888-978-6261. Twin Cities CDC is located at 470 Main St.

First-time home buyer class

FITCHBURG -- The Home Ownership Center of North Central Massachusetts is hosting a first-time home buyer class beginning April 9 at the Twin Cities CDC office.

The first-time home buyer program includes four classes per session: April 9, 11, 16 and 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Twin Cities CDC, 470 Main St. The fee for the class is $50, which includes the course book and all program handouts. To learn more or to register call 888-978-6261 or homesncm.or.

The Flocker's Ladies Night

Come and shop for a good cause: The American Cancer Society.

The Flocker's Relay for Life Team is holding a shopping night at St. Mary's Church Hall in Ayer, on Friday, April 12, from 7-9 p.m. A percentage of the profits will be donated to The Flocker's Team.

Vendors attending include Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, South Hill Designs, Mary Kay, Scentsy and Pampered Chef. Youtopia Day Spa will be offering paraffin hand treatments and chair massages. Come one, come all!

Annual clothing sale

The First Parish of Bolton, located at 673 Main St. in Bolton, will hold its Annual Clothing Sale on Friday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gently worn clothing for all seasons including tons of kids clothes, stylish name brands, as well as maternity, plus sizes and men's suits will be available for purchase. In addition there will be some household and decorative items. The consignment part of the sale will be held in the main hall and there will be a rummage sale in the vestry at the same time. On Saturday, April 27, at noon, all items remaining will be marked to half price and that portion of the sale will end at 2 p.m. From 2-3 p.m. on Saturday there will be a bag sale --two different size bags with as many items as you can fit in a bag for one small fee of $2 or $3 per bag! Come and be part of the best recycling around! For information contact Linda Skinner Austin at 978-779-6076 or boltonpan@verizon.net.