CALENDAR

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

Woman's Club: The Groton Woman's Club will meet at the Union Congregational Church at 11:30 a.m. The hostess chairmen for the luncheon are Carole Carmichael and Dot Hamilton. New members will be inducted, followed by a brief business meeting and program. For information, visit the website www.grotonwomansclub.org, or contact President Susan Slade at 978-448.9389, sslade@charter.net.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

Church supper: Baked Chicken Breast supper will be held at the Christian Union Church in West Groton from 5-7 p.m. The chicken will be served plated but the all the fixings will be family-style. Come try this new menu item; we always appreciate your feed back. The menu includes mashed potato, gravy, stuffing, corn, cranberry sauce, rolls and butter, dessert (brownie and ice cream) and beverage. The price remains the same: $10 for adult; 6-12 $5 and under 6 eat free. Takeouts will be available and no reservations required. The church is located on West Main Street (Route 225) across from fire station. For information call 978-448-5480.

Movie night at Groton Grange Hall: Please join us in "The Screening Room" at Historic Groton Grange Hall at 7:30 p.m. as the curtain goes up for the film "Chicken with Plums." From the Oscar -nominated filmmakers of "Persoplis," comes a captivating live-action fairytale set in 1950's Tehran.


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Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. In French with subtitles. Rated PG-13. Admission is free, however, donations are gladly accepted. Refreshments are available. "Groton Grange is located at 80 Champney St. Visit www.grotongrange.com or call 978-448-3418 for more information.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

Town Hall offices close at 5 p.m.

Finance Committee: 6:30 p.m., Middle School cafeteria.

Spring Town Meeting: 7 p.m., Middle School performing arts center.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

Sunshine School open house: There will be an open house for preschool and pre-K from 1-3 p.m. Sunshine School is a theme-based learning program housed in the new addition of the First Parish Church of Groton. For information, call 978-448-6714.

Conservation Commission: 5:30 p.m., Middle School cafeteria.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

Park Commission: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

SOV Youth Mission Trips Fundraiser: Groton, Mass. + Niagara Falls, NY + Norristown, PA = Spaghetti Supper. Come to the Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser sponsored by the youth of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main St. The middle school youth are painting homes and serving in homeless shelters in Niagara Falls, New York this July. The high school youth are painting and repairing homes in Norristown, PA this June. (You can carbo load for the Groton Road Race the next day!)

BRIEFS

Girls' Softball Spring Registration is Open -- PreK through ninth grade

Spring is here and softball is a great way for girls to get outside, learn teamwork and skills, and make friends. There is still time for girls in grades Pre-K through ninth to sign up for the Groton-Dunstable Youth Softball League, which starts in late April. Previous softball experience is not required. All equipment is provided except for gloves. Visit WWW.GDYSL.COM for more info.

Looking for Groton-Dunstable alumni

The newly formed Groton-Dunstable Alumni Association is seeking enthusiastic alumni in the district and surrounding towns to help plan future events and bring graduates together for social gatherings.

If you are interested, please contact Berta Erickson at berickson@gdrsd.org

SAVE THE DATE

Free Dinner, Live Music, and Good Company

All are welcome to the next Groton Community Dinner on Friday, April 26, at First Parish Church at the intersection of Routes 40 and 119 in Groton. Dinner is served continuously from 5:45-7 p.m. Come for live music, delicious food, and good company. The menu for April 26 includes spinach feta salad, spring chicken with zucchini and tomatoes or zucchini with tomatoes and chickpeas, couscous, and pineapple upside down cake.

For information, visit www.grotoncommunitydinners.org or call 978-448-0116.

Town election April 30

Candidates for the Groton Annual Town Election have been determined by the nomination process. Please visit this page for more information on the seats and candidates.

The Groton Annual Town Election will be conducted on April 30, the same day as the Special State Primary. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The polling locations for Precincts 2 and 3 has been changed, effective with the April 30, 2013, elections. These precincts formerly voted at the Middle School, but will now vote at the Prescott School building, 145 Main St. Precinct 1 will continue to vote at the Groton Senior Center at 163 West Main St.

If you have a question about your voting precinct, please contact the Town Clerk at 978-448-1100 or townclerk@townofgroton.org.