Published: 5/9/2019 1:57:59 PM
Modified: 5/9/2019 1:57:49 PM
Friday, May 10

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. This program is generously funded by Valuing Our Children and Thom Western Regional Consultation Program. Space is limited. Call the Athol Children’s Library to register.

4 p.m. — What’s Taking Over Our Backyard and What Can We Do To Stop Them? A talk by Juli Gould, at 97 South St., Petersham. Learn about non-invasive plants and insects. RSVP to Kim Lynn at or call 978-248-2055X14 if interested in attending.

6 p.m. — Annual Joanna’s Banquet, held in memory of Joanna Fisher, at the South Athol United Methodist Church, 65 Morgan Ave., Athol. Floral arrangement demonstration; auction. Tickets, $10 available by calling Carol at 978-249-9212.

7 p.m. — Royalston Annual Town Meeting in the Royalston Community School. The warrant has 39 articles including several proposed Proposition 2 ½ overrides.

Saturday, May 11

9 a.m. — Duffy Putnum Memorial Kid’s Fishing Derby, at the Petersham Gun Club. Free admission. Derby is 9-10 a.m., ages 0 to 5; 10-11 a.m., ages 6-9; 11 to noon, ages 10-14. 12:30 chicken barbecue $8. Call to reserve tickets at 978-249-7445, or 508-847-7344. All are welcome.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Mother’s Day Craft Fair, Bates Crafters Gallery, Hillcrest Plaza, 90 New Athol Rd., Orange. Call for into: 774-530-1947.

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