FRIDAY, JAN. 18

Breakfast and Astrology: 9 a.m., Senior Center. Hot breakfast sponsored by the Rotary Club; then Betsy Newman to discuss the basics of astrology and projections for the new year. $2 donation for breakfast.

Baby Lapsit: Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Library. No registration needed.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19

Quintessential brass: 7 p.m., Lawrence Library. Light refreshments, sponsored by Friends of the Library.

MONDAY, JAN. 21

Holiday: Town offices closed.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: NMRHS students will hold a day on, rather than a day off. Join us for a hands-on day of service activities, crafts for a cause, book and food drive, and community projects. Two sessions: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., North Middlesex Regional High School.

TUESDAY, JAN. 22

Jewelry Club: 6:30 p.m., Library. No registration needed; for middle and high school students.

Board of Health: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

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

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

Toddler Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lawrence Library. Stories, music, crafts for ages 18 months and up. No registration needed. Wednesdays through March 27.

THURSDAY, JAN. 24

Board of Public Works: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

Baby Lapsit: Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Library. No registration needed.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

Dr. Who Day: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Library. Join us to watch several episodes of this sci-fi television series while enjoying some Cyberman cake! Enter our trivia contest for a chance to win a special Whovian treat! Come hang out with fellow fans and get your picture taken with the library's very own TARDIS! It is optional but encouraged to come dressed from your favorite time period or as your favorite character.

SAVE THE DATE

Lawrence Library's Tech Talk ~ MuseScore

Thursday, Jan. 31, at 6:30 p.m.

Please join us in welcoming our special guest speaker Cheryl Hayden. Cheryl will share her knowledge of MuseScore (a Free & Open Source Software that runs on Linux, MS Windows and MacOS) used for composing, notating and scoring music. Whether you are an experienced user of similar programs or a newcomer, MuseScore has the tools you will need.

Tech Talk is held on the last Thursday of each month.

Skype class

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 12:15 p.m.

Skype is a way to see your family and friends through your computer screen. Bob will show us how.

BRIEFS

Pepperell Army Community Covenant current list of sponsors for the 2013 Veterans Breakfast:

Feb. 2: Pepperell Lions Club

March 2: Pepperell Department of Public Works

April 6: Masy Systems

May 4: Groton/Pepperell Rotary Club

June 1: Pepperell Business Association

July 13: C&S Pizza

Aug. 3: Pepperell Family Pharmacy

Sept. 7: 1A Auto Parts

Oct. 5: MA State Senator Eileen M. Donoghue

Reminder that all breakfasts are on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. at the Pepperell VFW Post 3291 (55 Leighton St.).

We welcome all our past and present warriors: our veterans, active duty military and reservist, spouses, family and friends.

-- Stephen Themelis

Accepting applications for fuel assistance

This program provides financial assistance to low income households to help with heating bills throughout the winter season. When you book your appointment, be sure to ask what you need for documentation prior to your appointment. The Senior Center's front desk has the list and will be glad to assist you. Reach the center at 978-433-0326.

For more Council On Aging news and events, go to www.town.pepperell.ma.us/coa