FRIDAY, OCT. 19
Underground Utilities Study Committee: 9 a.m., Town Hall.
100th-year celebration: The Groton Woman's Club will kick off its celebration of the 100th anniversary year of the club with club member, Aurelia Perry, an accomplished musician, speaker and entertainer, who will present her program, "Back in Time: Music of the Early 1900s." A luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program; hostesses will be Jan Dillon and Mildred Wells. The meeting will be held at the Union Congregational Church, 220 Main St., Groton. For information, contact Susan Slade, president, at 978-448-9389 or email@example.com.
SATURDAY, OCT. 20
Turkey dinner: A complete turkey dinner with ALL the trimmings will be served at the Christian Union Church in West Groton at 37 West Main St. (Route 225 in West Groton). As always, the supper will be served family-style, continuous serving from 5 to 7 p.m. No reservations required and take-outs available. For information, call 978 448-5480
SUNDAY, OCT. 21
Democratic Town Committee: 3 p.m., Legion Hall. We will be sending out "Get Out the Vote" postcards. Drop in to help us write postcards or donate stamps. For more information contact: GrotonDTC@gmail.com or www. GrotonDemocrats.com.
MONDAY, OCT. 22
Talk with Tom: 10:30 a.m., Senior Center, presented
Sign Committee: 3 p.m., Town Hall.
Water Commissioners: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23
Agricultural Commission: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24
Free lunch from Shaws with Shingles presentation: noon, Senior Center. Join us for a free lunch of finger sandwiches and chips with cake for dessert. Lunch will be followed by a presentation on Shingles by Stacey Catinella, R.Ph from Shaws/Osco Pharmacy. She will discuss the basics of the virus and it's prevention as well as answer senior's questions regarding risks and the decision to receive the vaccine. Sign-up at the Senior Center front desk or call 978-448-1170.
Wetlands Bylaw Review Committee: 4 p.m., Town Hall.
Zoning Board of Appeals: 7 p.m., Town Hall.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25
Center Fire Station Building Committee: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall.
At the request of the town's political committees, I would like to remind all citizens that removal, vandalism, or destruction of political signage or materials is an arrestabie offense.
The Groton Police Department will prosecute any person(s] found committing these crimes. Furthermore it should be noted that interfering with any voter, election or ability to vote is also an arrestabie offense.
Please support your candidate(s) in a thoughtful, respectful, and legal manner. Let's show our children the democratic process is alive and well In Groton.
Chief Donald L. Palma, Jr.
Chief of Police
A Groton Community blood drive will be held Monday, Oct. 29, from 2-7 p.m. at Union Congregational Church, 220 Main St., Groton. All blood types are needed. Walk-ins welcome.
SAVE THE DATE
The Groton Historical Society will host its annual meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Legion Hall on Hollis Street from 7-9 p.m.
Al Collins, project manager of the Boutwell House renovation, will discuss the accomplishments of the last year and the plans for the future.
A brief business meeting will be held to elect officers and accept the newly revised bylaws, plus a review of the past year, followed by light refreshments.
All members and interested Groton residents are invited to attend.
For more information about the Groton Historical Society, check: www.grotonhistoricalsociety.org.
Trick or Treating
The Groton Police Department announces the Trick or Treating hours in Groton are 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
We ask that you please follow these safety tips:
* Parents should accompany younger children.
* Wear reflective clothing.
* Carry flashlights and/or glow sticks.
* Use care when crossing and walking along the roadways.
* Parents should inspect all treat bags prior to allowing consumption.
Be cautious, be seen and be safe.
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.