CALENDAR

MONDAY, APRIL 1

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

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

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

Well adult clinic: Please see below for details.

Board of Library Trustees: 4:30 p.m., Library.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

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

Finance Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Rabies clinic: 9 a.m. to noon, Jersey Street Fire Station, sponsored by Pepperell Veterinary Hospital in conduction with the Pepperell Board of Health and Nashoba Associated Boards of Health. Dogs and cats will be accepted (it is HIGHLY recommended that cats arrive in a crate). Rabies vaccines are $15. CASH required. Anyone from a Nashoba Board of Health member town is welcome to attend clinic. PLEASE have Rabies Certificate with you, if applicable. Rabies tags will read "Pepperell Veterinary Hospital." The Town Clerk will be available to issue dog licenses and renewals. For information, contact the Board of Health or the Office of the Town Clerk

SAVE THE DATE

7th Annual Used Bike Sale & 6th Annual Town-Wide Yard Sale

The Friends of Pepperell will be holding its 7th Annual Used Bike Sale, Saturday, April 27, 2013.

The Friends of Pepperell Recreation is seeking your gently used bikes for our annual fundraiser sale! In our continued efforts to be "green", we are hosting our 7th Used Bike Sale. Each year, residents have been amazingly wonderful in donating their gently used bikes, trikes, scooters and ride-ons. On average we start our Sale with about 250 bikes!!!!

All unsold bikes at end of sale are donated to Worcester Earn A Bike. Our pay it forward objective keeps the bikes local and ensures area families can purchase a gently used bike for their kids & grandkids at affordable prices, the Earn-A-Bike program benefits, and keeps these bikes out of the landfills! And, we are able to do great things for Pepperell!

Donate your outgrown, no longer used bikes, scooters and bicycle accessories NOW! Drop them off at 152 Heald Street in Pepperell (call 978-835-0133 for other locations to drop bikes.

The Friends of Pepperell will hold its 6th Annual Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, April 27, 2013 (rain or shine) in conjunction with the Used Bike Sale. Sure to be the area's busiest yard sale day of the season!

With registration (fee is $15 and deadline is April 15th to be included on the map), you will receive:

* A brightly colored number corresponding to your registration on our map

* Advertising in multiple area newspapers, banners, signs, yard stakes & more

* Emailed arrow signs for you to hang in the area to bring people to your sale!

* On-line Publicity (craigstlist, americantown.com, Yankee magazine, and more)

Our goal this year is to register at over 50 yard sales throughout town and on town field on that day...Please note if you choose to have your yard sale on Town Field, the hours will begin 7 a.m. or later and end by noon.

Download Town-Wide Yard Sale Registration Form at the town website.

YOU WILL NEED TO PICK UP YOUR YARD SALE NUMBER SHORTLY BEFORE THE DAY OF SALE. THE NUMBER IS HOW YOU WILL BE IDENTIFIED THAT DAY.

Maps available at the Community Center - day of sale - starting at 7 a.m. for $3.

Call 978-835-0133 for information visit: www.friendsofpepperell.org.

Townsend Earth Day, April 27

The Town of Townsend's Earth Day celebration will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, April 28, from noon to 4 p.m. Planners are actively recruiting volunteer entertainers to perform on the gazebo. "Bats, bees, birds, bugs and butterflies" will be the theme this year! We are sure to attract a large, enthusiastic crowd!

If you want to join the group, just send me your Facebook info! Vendor booth space (12 feet by 12 feet) is $25 for profit, and free for nonprofit groups. $25 checks can be made out to the Town of Townsend (Board of Health in memo line) and mailed to Karen Clement, 101 Main St., Townsend, MA, 01469. Please e-mail clem6six@verizon.net to verify your interest.

Spring Fair at Squannacook in Townsend, April 27

Supporters of the Ashby Elementary School will hold a Spring Fair for children and adults at Squannacook Elementary School (right behind the Townsend police station on Route 13) on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get great deals from 70 local crafters, vendors, and comfy tables. Bring the family in for lunch, kid games, bake sale, and prizes.

Any questions call Susan 978-386-7572 or email SUSANCLEMENT49@YAHOO.COM. All proceeds go to benefit Ashby Elementary School's flooring project for our students.

Story Times at the Library

No registration for Story Times -- just come on in!

Baby Lapsit: Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Join Miss Kat for stories, music and playtime. For children 18 months and under.

Toddler Time: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Join Miss Shannon for stories, puppets, music and crafts for ages 18 months and up.

Well adult clinic

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Pepperell Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Wednesdays, April 3 and 17, 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 information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.

BRIEFS

In the Lawrence Library Art Gallery

Squanicook Colonial Quilt Guild

The show will run through April 13.

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

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