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Calendar: Aug. 29-31

Published: 8/28/2019 9:32:11 PM
Modified: 8/28/2019 9:32:07 PM
Thursday, Aug. 29

11 a.m. — North Quabbin Community Picnic, Silver Lake pavilion in Athol. Hamburgers, hotdogs, salads, desserts, drinks. Music provided by “The Relics.” Tickets are $7 per person, and available at the Council on Aging Office, 82 Freedom St., Athol, and COA office at 135 East Main St., Orange.

Friday, Aug. 30

9:30-Noon — Story Walk sponsored by Valuing Our Children. Sign boards with pages from books on them are set up along Millers River Park for participants to read at their own pace. Afterward, participants can do a fun activity in the Children’s Library. No registration. All ages can participate.

3-6 p.m. — Petersham Friday Market provides fresh locally grown food, craft vendors, information from health care and social service groups and live music on the town common. Music provided this week by L&M Rhythm Kings. For information call Roy Nilson 978-724-6662 or email to

Saturday, Aug. 31

11 a.m. — Field Day at Orange Gun Club, off West River Street, Orange. 11 a.m. — clam chowder, hamburg stew; noon - roast corn; 2 p.m., full chicken barbecue. For tickets, $14, call Mark Kovalsick 978-320-7371.

7-10:30 p.m. — Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club dance, Ellen Lambert Murphy Memorial Community Center, 21 Durkey St., Winchester, NH. Pot luck supper. With live music by Champagne Jam. All are welcome; $8 members, $10 non-members. Refreshments will be served. Info: 978-249-6917, 802-722-9205, 603-876-4469.

7 p.m. — The Tool Town Live 2019 concert series continues at the Uptown Common, near 1500 Main St. Athol. The show will feature classic rock/R&B legends the Terryriffics, with special guest the “Boston Piano Kid” Bradley James opening the show and performing with the group. If there is a chance of rain in the forecast, the concert will be held in Memorial Hall at 584 Main St. Hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks, dessert bars and more on sale. Free candy while supplies last.

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