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Calendar: Jan 11-13

Published: 1/10/2019 10:41:30 AM
Modified: 1/10/2019 10:41:40 AM
Friday, January 11

7 p.m. — Royalston author Carla Rabinowitz will discuss her book, “Borderers, becoming Americans on the southern frontier” at the Phinehas S. Newton Library, 19 On the Common, Royalston. Rabinowitz will read from and discuss her 17 years of research. Books available for purchase. Refreshments, provided by the Friends of the Library, will be served.

Saturday, January 12

11:30 a.m. — Discussion on the book “Niagara Fontaine), led by its author J.A. McIntosh of Athol, at the Athol Public Library, 568 Main St., Athol. Free and open to the public. Call 978249-9515 to reserve a space for this event, sponsored by the Friends of the Athol Pubic Library. Light refreshments will be served. Snow date is Saturday, Jan. 19.

6 p.m. — Hunter Supper, Petersham Congregational Church, 21 North Main St., Petersham. Reservations: 978-724-3471.

6 p.m. — Roast pork supper, Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, 40 Island St., Athol. Reservations: 978-249-9208.

6 p.m. — Warwick Souper Supper, in the Warwick Town Hall on the common, Route 78. At 7 p.m. Wooden Fender will present the group She Said in the main hall.

Sunday, January 13

Noon — Scarf bombing! Volunteers will be out and about draping the downtown Athol area with scarves, mittens, hats and gloves for anyone in need to take. Volunteers (the more the merrier) will meet at Deja Vu, 479 Main St., and head out to to their assigned areas from there.

3-5 p.m. — Opening reception and rug hooking demonstrations by Phyllis Lawrence, at the Wendell Free Library, in the Herrick Gallery, 7 Wendell Depot Rd., Wendell. Hooked rug display showing through February.

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