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|Party for Susan Wysk|
Please come and celebrate the 25 years of wonderful service that Susan Wysk did for the Town of Stow as Library Director in a party to be held at the Randall Library on March 30th at 6:30 pm . Refreshments will be served as well as a performance by a small group of the Sounds of Stow led by Barbara Jones. This will be a lovely opportunity to thank Susan and wish her luck and good wishes for her retirement. Please mark your calendar for this fun, heartfelt event.
SCT’s Run For The Woods Poster Contest
Artists between the age of 5 and 14 are invited to submit a drawing to be used for the promotional poster for Stow Conservation Trust’s Run for the Woods. The poster should combine SCT’s mission “To lead in the preservation of Stow’s open land and natural and scenic resources” with the fun of running.
The winning poster will be hung throughout Stow and adjoining towns. The artist will receive a gift certificate for art classes (value $95) at Silk and Clay Studio at ArtSpace Maynard. Due Date for submissions is Saturday, March 31.
Details of the contest can be found at www.stowconservationtrust.org
Coffeehouse - Reckless Youth - Sat March 31st 7:30 to 9PM
Stow's own band "RECKLESS YOUTH" featuring: Liam Kelly, Sam Griffin, Colin Willoughby & Brody Miller will be playing. All are 9th graders at Nashoba Regional High School. Reckless Youth is an alternative rock group influenced by Classic Rock artists such as: Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, Back Keys and Eric Clapton. They will perform cover songs and original compositions. The Union Church (with the blue doors) is at 317 Great Rd. /Rt 117. Please join us for this fun evening.
Raising Backyard Chickens
Have you wondered what it would take to raise chickens in your backyard? Where do you get the chicks and can you only get hens? What will you do with them in the winter? How many eggs do they lay? How can you keep them healthy and safe from predation? The Stow Conservation Trust is sponsoring a family program to discuss the ins and outs of raising backyard chickens. Join us on March 31 from 10 to 11:30 at Mistletoe Farm, 149 Whitman Street. Any questions contact us at SCTchickencoop@gmail.com orwww.stowconservationtrust.org.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Good news! This year the Easter Bunny will be joining The Stow Lions for breakfast Sunday morning April 1st, 8:00 a.m.to 11:30 at Hale School Cafeteria.. We hope you will join us for breakfast. We will be serving our homemade breakfast of scrambled eggs, toast, sausage, pancakes, juice, milk, coffee, tea, and fun. If you need additional information please contact The Stow Lions Club at firstname.lastname@example.org, check our web site www.stowlions.org or contact our club president, Andy DeMore at 978-549-9347.
Learn How to Find Reliable Health and Medication Info on the Internet
Learn how to recognize and locate reliable web sites. Basic computer proficiency required. Computers provided. Attendees may bring laptop. Please register at (978) 897-1880. Classes are held at the Stow Council on Aging, Friendship Room, Lower Level of the Town Building, 380 Great Road, Stow. Tuesday, April 3, April 17, & May 1 from 9:30 – 11:30 am. Receive a $30 gift card when you complete all 3 classes. Training brought to you by the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and a grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – New England Region.
Thursday, April 5, 2012; 6:00 – 8:00 PM; Highway Barn 88 South Acton Road. Rabies Vaccinations, Heartworm Tests, and Microchipping will be offered. Rabies Vaccinations - $12.00 per animal. Heartworm Tests - $ 25.00 per animal. Home Again Microchipping- $ 30.00 per animal. Both one and three year rabies vaccinations will be available. In order for your animal to receive the three year inoculation you must bring your animal’s vaccination certificate from the previous year. The Board of Health urges all Stow residents to have their dogs and cats vaccinated. *All dogs must be on a leash and under control at all times and all cats must be in a carrier.
|Come Support the Troops!|
Girl Scout Troop 72521 is hosting a Comfort and Care Workshop for Soldiers and their Families in order to support our troops and veterans. Come out to St.Isidore’s (429 Great Rd in Stow) on Saturday, April 7th 2012 from 2-4 PM and participate in assorted activities. See article on page 1 for details
Registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are allowed. Please contact Karen at email@example.com or 978-568-8126 for more information or to register. No cost for admission, just hands ready to make a difference! Adults and children can participate! Donations are welcome for the toiletry drive.
Town-Wide Litter Cleanup Scheduled for April 7-8 Weekend
We need your help to clean up the town during the 4th annual Stow Cleanup on Saturday, April 7, 2012. Sign up for your cleanup area on the town map at the Lower Common near Papa Gino’s on Saturday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to noon. The Stow Cleanup Group will have garbage bags and gloves (adult sizes) available at no cost.
Be sure to wear gloves to protect your hands from any broken glass or sharp metal cans, long pants and sleeves to protect your arms and legs from any poison ivy, and bright clothes or a reflective vest so passing cars can see you.
Leave the full garbage bags by the side of the road or toss them in your own trash can. The Town Highway Department will pick up bags on Monday, April 9. For more information, go to www.stowcleanup.wordpress.com.
Zoe Lewis at the New Revival Coffeehouse April 14th
Originally from England, ZoŽ now resides in Provincetown, Cape Cod. She plays jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk, funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! She describes her blend of music as WORLDBEAT-VAUDEVILLE.
Her music is upbeat, amusing and perfect for all ages. She's part troubadour, storyteller and accomplished musician and has toured internationally, picking up influences along the way. While at once setting listeners off balance with her quirky spin on things she sneaks in simple, potent messages, leaving audiences worn out and inspired.
Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. For tickets or further information, contact Johanna Pyle at 978-274-2593 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist’s Reception at Air Field Cafe
An artist's reception featuring the photographs by Stow resident Robert Cooke will be held on Sunday afternoon, April 15, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Nancy's Airfield Cafe. The cafe is a favorite gathering place at Minuteman Airfield in Stow, and is currently displaying 20 images of doors -- "Entries and Exits" -- from around the world. The large color photos include rustic "ghost town" doors, brick-arched portals, entries to temple ruins in Cambodia, iron door knockers, and many other images. There are also three additional landscape photos from recent visits to Utah and the Oregon coast.
Admission to the reception is free, there will be refreshments. For information, contact Robert Cooke at 978-897-7062.
New Book Club Meeting
The next meeting of the New Book Club will on Tuesday April 17 at 7PM at the library. We will be discussing The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls. This is a memoir of Walls and her siblings unconventional upbringing at the hands of deeply dysfunctional parents. The book is described as a triumph against all odds but also a tender rendering of unconditional love.
Join us to talk about the possibility of overcoming adversity. What does it take? What do you think? We want to hear from you! 978-897-6055 if any questions.