FRIDAY, JAN. 25

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

Concert: Pepperell Music Center presents the band "Middle of Nowhere." Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the music starts at 8. Come on by for a night of some great live music; 4 Hotel Place, Pepperell, 978-433-8247 for more info.

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.

MONDAY, JAN. 28

Planning Board: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

Skype class: 12:15 p.m., Senior Center. Skype is a way to see your family and friends through your computer screen. Bob will show us how.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

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.

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

THURSDAY, JAN. 31

Tech Talk ~ MuseScore: 6:30 p.m., Library. Please see below for details.

FRIDAY, FEB. 1

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

SATURDAY, FEB. 2

Veterans breakfast: 8:30 a.m., Pepperell VFW, sponsored by the Pepperell Lions Club.

Blood drive: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Community Center. The drive is in honor of Trent Kelley, 10, a fifth grader at Nissitissit Middle School. Trent was five when he was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma, going through 25 months of chemotherapy plus radiation. This is the fifth annual drive to honor Trent.

Nashoba Valley Artists reception: noon to 2 p.m., Library Art Gallery. Light refreshments will be served. Exhibit continues through March 2.

Kids Valentine Cookie Decorating: 1-2 p.m., Library. For kids from kindergarten through fourth grade. Please register at 978-433-0330 or klewin@cwmars.org. (Same event for grades five through 12 Feb. 14.)

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.

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.

SAVE THE DATE

Concert

Pepperell Music Center is pleased to announce the return of Sarah Blacker on Friday, Feb. 15. Come on by and listen to one of Boston's Best singer songwriters. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the music starts at 8. Tickets are available at PMC, 4 Hotel Place, Pepperell, 978-433-8247.