Calendar: May 31-June 2

Published: 5/30/2019 8:31:43 AM
Modified: 5/30/2019 8:31:38 AM
Friday, May 31

9:30 a.m. to Noon — Story Walk: Story boards are set up in Millers River Park for people of all ages to read; afterward children can make a craft in the Children’s Library. In inclement weather, the story is set up inside the library. This program is made possible by Valuing Our Children of Athol. No registration necessary.

10-11 a.m. — Baby and Toddler Sign Language Classes: Caregivers and children, birth – 36 months old, can register for American Sign Language classes with Bren Rennie. Funded by Valuing Our Children and Thom Western Regional Consultation Program. Space is limited. Call the Athol Children’s Library to register.  

3:30-5 p.m. — Meet and greet your state legislators, at the Quabbin Harvest Food Co-op, 12 North Main St., Orange, Senator Jo Comerford and others will tour the store at 3:30; Rep. Susannah Whipps will speak at 4. Each legislator will speak about the healthy Incentives Program, land conservation and farm issues, public transportation and education. Info: 978-544-6784.

Saturday, June 1

7:30-10:30  a.m. — Saturday Morning on Royalston Common, Village School pancake breakfast at the Town Hall, Spectacular Silent Auction (First Congo Church), face painting, live Birds of Prey, Millers River Morris Men, Old Fashioned Cake Walk, beer tent, book sale, plant sale. Details at

8 a.m. — Girls Club’s 24th annual Golf Tournament, Northfield Golf Club. Team prizes. Free chili and dogs, raffle. Putting contest. $55 per player. Info: 413-774-7407.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — 68th Annual Country Fair, Athol upper Common, 1225 Chestnut St., Athol. Live musical entertainment, food, crafts, garden booth, games, theme baskets. Rain or shine.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Summer Fair, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 15 Park Ave., Athol. Includes bake sale, snack bar.

Sunday, June 2

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — 11th annual Dick Phillips “Dust Off” Car Show sponsored by the Athol Lions Club, Silver Lake Park, Athol. Rain or shine. Free admission for spectators; bring chairs. Registration for show cars and motorcycles $10.  Live music, food and beverages. 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit the Pavilion fund and Silver Lake Park maintenance.

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