<< DecemberJanuary 2023February >>
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
       
1234567
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
891011121314
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
15161718192021
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
22232425262728
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Teen Winter Reading Challenge

When: Jan. 1, 9:00AM
Where: Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Mass. Ave.

Description

LUNENBURG: Tweens & Teens, start 2023 off with a new winter reading challenge! For the month of January you can log your minutes or participate in reading badges to earn tickets. Reading badges will encourage you to read some titles outside of your comfort zone, and hopefully introduce you to something new! The tickets you earn can be entered into drawings for themed prize baskets perfect to enjoy during the cold winter months - the more you read, the more tickets you can earn! Open to tweens & teens in grades 6-12 (ages 11-18). Sign up via   lunenburglibrary.org.
 

New Year, New Work

When: Jan. 6, 9:00AM
Where: 6 Bridges Gallery, 77 Main Street

Description

MAYNARD: A group exhibit of new works by member and associate member artists. A reception will be held January 7 from 5-7pm (snow date: February 4). This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For information, visit 6Bridges.Gallery, Facebook and Instagram. Gallery hours: Wednesday through Saturday 10am-5pm.

Toddler Story Time

When: Jan. 6, 10:30AM
Where: Reuben Hoar Library, Shattuck Street

Description

LITTLETON: Join Miss Jennifer for an action-packed story time! Explore a different theme each week with books, songs, movement, and instruments. This story time is most appropriate for children ages 18 months - 3 years. Registration is required for this event. www.littletonlibrary.org.

Words Galore via Zoom

When: Jan. 19, 9:00AM
Where: Acton Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road Rear

Description

ACTON: Open to all seniors free. Join Val Walker via Zoom for this fun and lively hour of word play and brain twisters— a logophile’s paradise! Learn new words, explore the history of old words and delve into the origins of words. Enjoy limericks, riddles, famous quotes, puns, and fascinating trivia about trendy words. Play guessing games with the dictionary and words-within-word games. Val Walker, MS, is an author, educator and consultant. She was a counselor for 20 years, is a contributing blogger for Psychology Today, and author of The Art of Comforting and 400 Friends and No One to Call. Contact the COA at seniorcenter@actonma.gov to register to receive the Zoom link.
 

Seussical, the Musical

When: Jan. 27, 7:00PM
Where: Cannon Theatre, 28 Andrews Parkway

Description

DEVENS: Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage! Show times are January 27, 28, February 3 and 4 at 7pm, with matinees on January 29, February 4 and 5 at 2pm. Tickets are available at www.thecannontheatre.org, and are $25 for adults, $20 for students/seniors, and $15 for children aged 10 and under.

Memory Lane Café

When: Jan. 31, 12:00PM
Where: Acton Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road Rear

Description

ACTON: A welcoming place for people with memory impairment and their care partners /caregivers. Cafés are a place to talk with others, enjoy lunch and an activity or entertainment together. Attendees are asked to bring their care partners. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Concord Park Assisted Living and Memory Care Community and Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. RSVP by calling (978) 929-6652. Groups will be held on the last Tuesday of each month.

Sleeping Well and Living Well Workshop

When: Jan. 31, 1:00PM
Where: Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Rd.

Description

CHELMSFORD: Rm. B07 Join the conversation to get some good tips for sleeping and living well. Through a grant from Mass. Council on Aging and Executive Office of Elder Affairs, workshops to help your mental wellness. Run by professionals from Vinfen Behavioral Health Agency. FREE! Please call 978-251-0533 or email ndussault@chelmsfordma.gov to register.

Scrabble! 

When: Jan. 31, 1:30PM
Where: Acton Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road Rear

Description

ACTON: Open to all seniors/free. Also February 14 and March 21, 1:30pm. MaryAnn Melanson of local LifeCare Centers is organizing a Scrabble tournament at the Senior Center. In January, four teams of four will play. In February the winners will play two teams of two. In March, winners from February will play to determine the ultimate winner. Participants are encouraged to continue to attend to cheer others on. MaryAnn will provide refreshments. Space is limited, so sign up. Info: 978-929-6652; seniorcenter@actonma.gov; www.actoncoa.com; www.facebook.com/actoncoa

 

Monday Movie Matinee

When: Jan. 31, 5:00PM
Where: Acton Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road Rear

Description

ACTON: Jerry and Marge Go Large (2022, PG-13). Retired couple Jerry and Marge Selbee win the lottery and use the money to revive their small town of Evart, Michigan. Annette Bening and Bryan Cranston co-star in film based on a true story. Info: 978-929-6652; seniorcenter@actonma.gov; www.actoncoa.com; www.facebook.com/actoncoa

Fowler After Hours: Flowers and Flow Art Reception

When: Jan. 31, 7:00PM
Where: Concord Free Public Library, 1322 Main Street (Fowler Branch)

Description

CONCORD: Take advantage of a last chance to see the Flowers and Flow show at the Fowler Branch Library, a collaboration with ArtScape and West Concord Green Thumbs. To register visit the Library's website.

“Book Smart” Adult Ed Course

When: Jan. 31, 7:30PM
Where: Chabad Center of Sudbury, 100 Horse Pond Road

Description

SUDBURY: Tuesdays. The course offers a panoramic overview of 3000 years of Jewish learning. In person and via Zoom, you will be introduced to the works that have formed the backbone of Jewish teachings and experience for the last few millenniums.  You will experience the different genres that shape Jewish life, including Tanach, Midrash, Talmud, Halachah, Philosophy, Kabbalah, Musar, Chasidism, and meet the influential personalities who drove thirty centuries of Jewish scholarship.
Whether you’re meeting these texts for the first time or as a seasoned scholar, this course will inform and enrich all your Jewish learning. For more info or to register please visit www.chabadsudbury.com/booksmart or call (978) 443-0110.
 

Virtual 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

When: Feb. 1, 9:30AM
Where: Reuben Hoar Library, Shattuck Street

Description

LITTLETON: Session 3 is Create a Marketing Plan & Marketing Brief. Go to the calendar section of the Library website for more information and to sign up directly for the Zoom link. www.littletonlibrary.org
 

Littles and Letters Story Time

When: Feb. 1, 11:00AM
Where: Reuben Hoar Library, Shattuck Street

Description

LITTLETON: In this Story Time, study a letter per week. This week: the letter "Q." Sign up online for a space in this fun story time with a craft. For ages 4 and up. www.littletonlibrary.org
 

Valentine Make &amp; Take

When: Feb. 1, 1:00PM
Where: Stow Community Center, 509 Great Road

Description

STOW: Make small flower arrangements to give to your Valentine or keep for yourself.  Registration requested.  Garden Club members are free and non members are welcome but are asked to pay $10.  There is a limit of 20.  If interested please email Susan Choyce at schoyce@verizon.net.
 

First Connections New Moms Group

When: Feb. 1, 1:00PM
Where: Reuben Hoar Library, Shattuck Street

Description

LITTLETON: Anyone who identifies as a mother with a pre-crawling baby is welcome to attend this group facilitated by Early Childhood Educator, Lactation Counselor, Infant Massage Teacher and Pediatric Sleep Consultant Mary Beilman. This open discussion group is a forum for you to share experiences and resources, connect with other new mothers, learn about your baby's development, and seek guidance about any concerns you might have. Email mbeilman@jri.org to RSVP​. www.littletonlibrary.org
 

Assabet Valley Camera Club Meeting

When: Feb. 1, 7:00PM
Where: Assabet Valley Camera Club Online

Description

HUDSON: AVCC is pleased to host Silvana Della Camera, award-winning photographer, judge, and presenter as well as a member of the Professional Photographers Association (PPA). In her hour-long presentation on Color, Contrast, Lighting, and Composition Silvana will discuss how photography is much more than pointing a camera at a scene and clicking the shutter. It involves a process of weighing the assorted components seen within the viewfinder and realizing how they can be used to capture a powerful image. She will guide photographers on how to evaluate and isolate the various graphical elements before them to create an impactful, visual story. AVCC meetings are being held online. If you are interested in attending this program, contact AVCC at info@assabetvalleycc.com a few days prior to the meeting to request a link to the event. The club’s Zoom room opens at 7pm with a brief business meeting at 7:15pm. Silvana’s presentation will begin at 7:30pm. For more information, visit www.assabetvalleycc.com.
 

Babygarten

When: Feb. 2, 10:30AM
Where: Reuben Hoar Library, Shattuck Street

Description

LITTLETON: Also February 9, 16, March 2, 9 & 16. A program that brings caregivers and babies together for an hour of stimulating experiences intended to nurture the bond between caregiver and child, and to increase the caregiver's awareness of their child's development. Primary focus: the healthy development of infants aged 0-18 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills.  The program includes nursery rhymes and songs, book sharing, parenting information, a developmental craft, and a free-play period when babies play and caregivers can talk. Space is limited to 12 babies every week so please sign up for the classes that you are able to attend. We will have a wait list. www.littletonlibrary.org

Toddler Story Team

When: Feb. 3, 10:30AM
Where: Reuben Hoar Library, Shattuck Street

Description

LITTLETON: Join Miss Jennifer for an action-packed story exploring a different theme each week with books, songs, movement, and instruments. Most appropriate for children ages 18 months - 3 years. Registration is required. www.littletonlibrary.org

Mini Golf Fundraising Event

When: Feb. 3, 4:30PM
Where: Trombetta’s Farm, 655 Farm Road

Description

MARLBOROUGH: Hosted by the Northborough Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC). Tee times begin at 4:30pm and continue every 15 minutes. Families can purchase food, participate in our 50/50 raffle, and enjoy camaraderie with other families. Proceeds will go to NSPAC. Cost per golfer is $10. Register at www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4aabac23abf85-nspac1#. Families that cannot attend the Fundraiser but would still like to make a donation can do so at www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4aabac23abf85-nspac2#.

"Marian, or The True Tale of Robin Hood"

When: Feb. 3, 8:00PM
Where: Theatre III, 250 Central Street

Description

WEST ACTON: What if Robin Hood is really Maid Marian in disguise and the Merry Men aren’t actually men?  Consider this in Adam Szymkowicz' gender-bending, patriarchy-smashing, hilarious new take on the classic talesoon to be playing at Theatre III, 250 Central Street, February 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 8pm; February 5 at 2pm. Tickets are available at theatre3.org or by calling (978) 263-9070.

Reporting Our News Workshop

When: Feb. 4, 2:00PM
Where: Acton Town Hall, 472 Main Street

Description

ACTON: Hear from representatives of independent news organizations in neighboring towns about their experience creating and sustaining local journalism. Then we’ll break into smaller groups for guided discussions on various aspects of starting up and sustaining a non-profit and non-partisan news organization. At the end of the day, a group of volunteers will be sought out who are committed and excited about the possibilities who can move an effort forward. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required.  Register at www.eventbrite.com/e/reporting-our-news-how-can-our-community-start-its-own-news-organization-tickets-506680022587

Lego Club

When: Feb. 4, 2:00PM
Where: J.V. Fletcher Library, 50 Main Street

Description

WESTFORD: Do you love to build with Legos®? Visit each month to create something fun.This program is best for any child who will not eat the Legos and takes place in the Meeting Room. Parents stay and join in the fun or visit with other parents in the room. Drop-in; no registration necessary. westfordlibrary.org

Nashoba Symphonic Band Concert 

When: Feb. 4, 2:00PM
Where: Nashoba Regional High School, Route 117 (12 Green Road GPS)

Description

BOLTON: “Unexpected Developments!” features Variations for Wind Band by Ralph Vaughan Williams with Arthur Fracknpohl's Celebration Overture and the Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn by Norman Dello-Joio, plus marches by Kenneth J. Alford and Leon Jessel. Admission is free and open to the public. Info: https://nashobamusic.wordpress.com/nashoba-symphonic-band.

DC's Reflecting Fools

When: Feb. 4, 3:00PM
Where: Cary Memorial Hall

Description

LEXINGTON: The stairway to heavenly political satire originally laid by the Capitol Steps continues upward with DC’s Reflecting Fools—the new musical parody group created by the performers and co-writer from the Capitol Steps.
Tickets are $39-$59 at www.caryhalllexington.com or by calling (617) 531-1257.