Calendar: April 16-17 

Published: 4/15/2019 11:16:16 AM
Tuesday, April 16

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. — Peeps Diorama Contest, Athol Children’s Library.

9:30 a.m. — StoryWalk® sponsored by Valuing Our Children, Story boards are set up through Millers River Park for people of all ages to read. No registration required. A craft goes along with the story walk, in the children’s library.

10-11 a.m. — Playgroup, Athol Children’s Library.

1-2 p.m. — Mike the Bubble Man, Large program room at Athol Public Library. Mixes magic and science in this show. Children and their families can register by calling 978-249-9515,

3-5 p.m. — Speedwing Productions: Roleplay group. Conference room in the TeenSpace at Athol Public Library.

3-5 p.m. — Mandy of Wicked Good Henna will visit the Athol Public Library TeenSpace during April school vacation. Stop by to get an original temporary tattoo from a professional henna artist. This program is funded by Valuing Our Children.  Registration recommended. 978-249-9515.

5-7 p.m. — Mild Knights Chess Club, on the Porch at Athol Public Library. For ages 18 and older. Free and open to players of all skill levels.

6:30-8 p.m. — Grief Share Program, for community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend, held at Crossroads Church, 109 Lumber St., Unit 2, Athol. To register or for more information, call the church office at 978-830-0453

7 p.m. — Celebrate Recovery: A 12-step program open to all seeking freedom from hurts, hang-ups and habits. The program meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Athol-Orange Baptist Church, corner of Church and Walnut streets, Athol. For more information call Mike K. at 978-894-5960.

7:30 p.m. — The Living Last Supper; performance in still life of the famous painting “One of you will betray me!” at the Athol-Orange Baptist Church, 260 Walnut St., Athol. Call 978-249-8697. Free admission. Nursery care provided. Bring a friend.

Wednesday, April 17

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Meeting of the Writers of the Heart, conference room at Athol Public Library.

10:15-1 a.m. — Preschool story time, Large program room, Athol Public Library.

1-2 p.m. — The Eric Carle Museum presents: Picture Book Explorers, larte program room, Athol Public Library. FOr PreK-2. Interactive storytime. Funded by Friends of the Athol Public Library. Call 978-249-9515 to register. Info at

3:30-5 p.m. — Knit-Wits, Athol Public Library. For knitters, crocheters, needle work and the like. Materials provided or bring your own. No registration required. Info: 978-249-9515.

3:30-5:30 p.m. — No-Sew Octopus Plush, activity in the TeenSpace for grades 6-12. Join Emily to create your own plush using socks and simple craft supplies. No sewing skills required. No registration required.

5 p.m. — Sharing Our Father’s Bread, community dinner will be served weekly at the St. Francis Church hall, 105 Main St., Athol. The meals are open to the public.

6:30 p.m. — Book launch at Athol Public Library, with Seeds of Solidarity’s Deb Habib and Ricky Baruch. Includes a reading, conversation with the authors, and book signing. Free, but reservations are required as space is limited. Call 978-249-9515.

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