Benefit party for Olivia Dineen: 6 to 8 p.m., Pepperell Family Pharmacy, hosted by Advantage Automotive and Pepperell Family Pharmacy. Pizza, ice cream, raffles fun; refreshments provided by Dolce Wood-fired Italian Grille and Rail Trail Ice Cream. On Jan. 25, Olivia and her brother TJ were helping to shovel a friend out of the snow when both were hit by a vehicle. Today, TJ is well but Olivia is still recovering from serious injuries and hopes to regain full use of her legs. All donations are welcome: Olivia Dineen Fund, 74 Main St., Pepperell, MA 01463. Call 978-888-7590 for information.
Church Yard Sale: Townsend United Methodist Church’s annual Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be something for everyone: furniture, household items, books and toys. The sale is an indoor event and will be held rain or shine. The church is located at 265 Main St., at the corner of routes 13 and 119, in Townsend Center. This is the time of the year for seasonal cleaning and recycling your no longer needed items. Chairman Marcia MacMaster invites area residents to call the church if you have items to donate. The old adage holds true: “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure!” Please, no computers, exercise equipment or encyclopedias. Call 978-597-2486 for information and donation drop-off times.
Special Town Meeting: 7 p.m., Memorial Hall. One article:
Band concert, lawn party: 6:45 p.m., Townsend Common; special patriotic concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Townsend Fire/EMS will host lawn party, grilling hot dogs, hamburgers and sausages plus selling cold soda, bottled water and hot coffee. There will be numerous games for the youngsters.
Methodist Churches plan combined summer worship schedule
Townsend United Methodist Church and Pepperell’s Lawrence Memorial United Methodist Church have planned combined 10 a.m. summer worship services again this year.
July worship will be at Townsend UMC (July 3 to 31.) The church is located at 265 Main St., at the corner of routes 13 and 119 in Townsend Center.
The Aug. 10 a.m. worship service ( Aug. 7 to 28) will be held at Pepperell’s Lawrence Memorial UMC located at 1 Chapel Hill, off Mill Street, one block in from Pepperell’s Dunkin’ Donuts.
If you are interested in singing with the July summer choir in Townsend UMC, please know you are welcome to join on one Sunday or all Sundays.
For more information, please refer to www.townsendumc.com or call Rev. Joan-Anne Westfall, pastor for both churches, at 978-433-2185.
Townsend Recreation Theater auditions coming soon
Townsend Recreation Summer Theatre auditions happening this July for interested teenagers! Auditions will be for “Check Please,” a short one act comedy by Jonathan Rand. This one-act is a hilarious depiction of terrible blind date scenarios and their possible outcomes. There are a lot of roles to fill with each part being memorable and hilarious in their own right, so we welcome everyone in the area entering grades 5-12 to attend auditions, Friday, July 8 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Townsend Town Hall. It is recommended to attend both days, but will not hinder your chances in casting if you can’t make both audition dates. Rehearsals will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the early evening with the show being performed on: Friday, Aug. 12.
If you have any questions, please call Nicholas Lorenzen at 978-855-5690. There is no charge for this program due to a allow received from the Townsend Cultural Council which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Parent/Child Program this summer
Townsend Recreation will host a SUMMER PARENT/CHILD PROGRAM at the Kid’s Kountry Playground. Lisa Bentall will oversee free play, story time, craft time, snack time, music and games, while parents help.
Program will be held June 28, 30, July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, Aug. 2, 4 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Price is $42/child. Parents are responsible for their own child’s morning snack. (Playground is located at the corner of Eastman and Turnpike roads.)
We need five kids to participate in order to run this program. This program is for walkers through age 4 (younger siblings can be present, too). This is a great way to introduce your child to a group of children. Great for parents to get to know other parents from the area, too!
Townsend Rec activities listed on town web site
Townsend Recreation will be offering Summer Rec at Hawthorne Brook Middle School in Townsend.
The program will run Monday, June 27 through Friday, Aug. 5, for ages 5-13. The price for the entire six weeks for the 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. program (bring own lunch) is $250. The entire six weeks of 9 a.m. to noon program is $175. Weekly rate for 9-12 or 9-2 is $55. Daily is $12. We offer sports, crafts and board games; instruction in tumbling, volleyball, sign language, floor hockey and dance, too!
Get form from www.townsend.ma.us and mail with payment to Townsend Recreation, c/o Karen Clement, 101 Main St., Townsend, MA 01469.
Townsend United Methodist Church is hosting a during the week of Monday, Aug. 1, through Friday, Aug. 5, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. This is an early notice so families can include VBS in their summer plans.
The curriculum, “Shake it up cafe,” will give kids an extraordinary adventure filled with fun, excitement and creative Bible-based activities. VBS decorations, activities, crafts, skits, games music and snacks are all part of the week-long program.
The VBS is open to all kids of the area ages 4 through 12. The cost is $5 for the entire week with preregistration requested.
The church is located at 265 Main St., at the corner of routes 13 and 119 in Townsend Center — the “meeting house church on the hill.”
For further information or to sign up, please call 978-597-2486.
Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Townsend Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Wednesday, July 6 from 1-3 p.m. at the Townsend Senior Center and Wednesday, July 13 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Atwood Acres, 66 Dudley Road. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary. For further information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333 or visit us at www.nashoba.org.
Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Ashby Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held free of charge for the general public on Wednesday, July 13 from 2-3 p.m. at the Library. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment necessary. For further information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333 or visit us at www.nashoba.org.
Fall Fair Early Bird registrations being accepted
The Townsend Historical Society is sponsoring the 30th annual Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. The fair is a very popular event and traditionally attracts artists and crafters from all over New England. The location of the Fair is on highly visible Townsend Common, 263 Main St., at the junction of routes 13 and 119.
To make this the ideal yet, there will be complementary activities with music and artisan demonstrations to attract many visitors to the Common. There will be food and snacks, free parking and restroom facilities available. It is a “rain or shine” event.Details :
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