7-8 p.m., Lawrence Library Meeting Room, Pepperell
The first and third Wednesday of each month.
An Italian conversation group will meet and converse in Italian.
It is free and open to anyone from beginner to more fluent speaker.
The 2nd annual Halloween Bash to SMASH CF Nov. 2
Come help the Tiger Team smash Cystic Fibrosis at the 2nd annual Halloween bash Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Townsend Ridge Country Club.
The night will feature entertainment by DJ Big Daddy Productions, raffles, food, cash bar, costume contest, games and more.
Well adult clinics Nov. 6, 20
Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Pepperell Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 6, and 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center on Senior Center Road (off 37 Nashua Road Route 111). Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary.
For contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.
Christmas Craft Fair Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pepperell United Methodist Church is hosting a Christmas craft fair and luncheon.
We will have USA handmade crafts. Our crafters have been working hard all year long. They have come up with some wonderful gift ideas that you will not want to miss.
Along with all our handmade gifts, we will also be selling a wonderful variety of gift baskets, Rada cutlery, also made in the USA, baked goods and more.
We will be serving hot coffee and muffins in the morning, and you won't want to miss out on our luncheon of ham salad slides, soup, hot dogs, chip and dessert.
Please come join us for this wonderful holiday fair. You will be glad you did.
The church is located at 1 Chapel Place (one block behind Dunkin Donuts).
The Pollinator Garden
6:45 p.m., Senior Center, Wednesday, Nov. 13
Learn what native plants will attract bees, birds, butterflies, and other wildlife to your garden, sponsored by the Pepperell Garden Club. Call 433-5751 for more info.
Refreshments served; $5 guest fee, $2 seniors.
American Girl "Samantha" Tea Party
The Townsend United Methodist Church is hosting the annual American Girl Holiday Tea Party, Saturday, Dec. 7, from noon to 2 p.m.
"Samantha," who represents the year 1904, is the featured guest. There will be short play with Samantha, and you will get to know her as being curious about new inventions and being a kind and generous friend. Everyone will enjoy learning a little bit about the early 20th Century with a light lunch and making crafts of this period.
The cost is $16 per person and prepaid registrations are required. Birthday party tables, as well as family or friend's group seating, may be requested.
Other invited guests are the children's American Girl dolls! Please call the church office at 978-597-2486 for reservations and information.
The United Methodist Church is located at 265 Main St., the "Meetinghouse Church on the Hill," in Townsend Center.
You are invited to dress up and come and meet Samantha. It will be a fascinating and fun-filled afternoon on Saturday, Dec. 7.
Friends of the Townsend Seniors invite you on a Foxwoods Trip
The Friends of the Townsend Seniors are sponsoring a trip to Foxwoods Casino, Thursday, Nov. 7.
The bus will leave the Townsend Senior Center, 16 Dudley Road, at 8:15 a.m. and return at approximately 6 p.m. The price is $28 per person, which includes the bus, coupons for free play and for the buffet lunch.
Seats are still available for this bus trip, which is open to all Townsend adults as well as adults from the surrounding towns.
Foxwoods trips are always fun and popular, so come along and bring a friend! To sign-up for a pre-paid reservation, please call Avis Roy at 978-597-6829 or stop by the Senior Center (978-597-1710.)