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Veterans breakfast April 12

The next Veterans Breakfast will be held this Saturday, April 12, from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the Pepperell VFW. Our sponsor this month is MASY SYSTEMS. Please come join us!

Project Prom Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Students from North Middlesex Regional High School have organized a FREE Prom Boutique with dresses, shoes and other prom-related accessories available to the public at no cost. All of the items will be lightly used or purchased at second-hand stores.

Project Graduation fundraiser April 12

PROJECT GRADUATION presents local band ANOTHER ROUND, featuring lead singer Rob Cutts at the Pepperell VFW on Saturday, April 12. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by contacting Jackie at 978-433-3098 or projectgraduation.nmrhs@yahoo.com.

Art in Bloom reception April 17

Join us for the third year of Art in Bloom, a festival of fresh floral arrangements and fine art at the Lawrence Library Art Gallery. This splendid spring celebration highlights the talents of local floral designers, and members of the Pepperell Garden Club, whose work will be on view next to the works of art that inspired them.

You're invited to experience the floral fragrance in the Art Gallery, and meet the designers at the opening reception on Thursday, April 17, from 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served, sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


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The exhibit will run through Saturday, April 19.

For information, call the library at 978-433-0330, or visit www.lawrencelibrary.org.

Free concert April 19 at Lawrence Library

Local musicians Rick Cooper and Pat Kenneally play an entertaining mix of roots, folk-rock, rockabilly, country and blues. They have opened for Ernie and The Automatics, Ronnie Earl and David Buskin & Robin Batteau.

Aurelia Perry and Joel Hooks will open the Saturday, April 19, program at 7 p.m., with the music and history of banjos!

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Coffee provided by Starbucks Coffee, Nashua, NH.

Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a free concert! For information, call the library at 978-433-0330, or visit www.lawrencelibrary.org.

Food Allergies: Deciphering Fact from Fiction, April 23

...presented by Amit Kumar, MD, Southern New Hampshire Asthma & Allergy.

Wednesday, April 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell.

Food allergies are increasing at an alarming rate. Recent studies suggest that 1 out of 12 children have some form of a food allergy. Dr. Kumar will speak about his experiences with treating food allergies.

The focus of the talk will be to educate patients and caregivers about food allergies and dispel some common myths. A question-and-answer session will follow.

This program, brought to you by the Southern New Hampshire Health System and Lawrence Library, is free and open to the public. For information, call the library at 978-433-0330 or visit www.lawrencelibrary.org.

Mother's Day flower sale April 26

The 4th annual Boy Scout Troop 26 Pepperell Mother's Day Flower Sale will be held at the Pepperell Family Pharmacy on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds help to fund scout outdoor programs such as summer camp and various high adventure trips.

There will be New Guinea Impatiens and combinations, each in 10 inch baskets for sale, as well as 6 and a half inch geraniums & gallery dahlia plants and a nice selection of 4-inch potted herbs.

The Friends of the Library Toy Yard Sale Saturday, April 26

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join us on the front lawn of the library for the Used Toy Sale, held in conjunction with the Town Wide Yard Sale day. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

You can donate your old toys during the library's operating hours from Saturday, April 19, to Friday, April 25. Just leave your items in the meeting room. Please, no stuffed animals!

Annual Town Election Monday, April 28

7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Varnum Brook Elementary School.

There will be a Candidates Night at the Senior Center on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m.

Coming up...

Annual Town Meeting May 5

Annual Town Meeting is Monday, May 5 (and Tuesday, May 6, if needed), at 7:30 p.m. in Nissitissit Middle School.

Plant sale May 17

Annual plant sale by Pepperell Garden Club -- 8 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, May 17, at (NEW location) the Pepperell Senior Center, Route 111, on Nashua Road. Beautiful healthy unusual annuals, member's hardy perennials, wildflowers and groundcovers, shrubs and trees, vegetables and herbs, and hanging baskets. Plenty of parking at the Senior Center location. This plant sale is always a sell out. Rain or shine. For more info: Lisa 433-3672

Strawberry Festival in Hollis June 22

The Hollis Woman's Club and the Hollis Town Band have begun preparation and planning for the Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 22. The annual event will be held on Hollis Town Common from 2-4 p.m.

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