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Calendar… June 19, 2013

I’m Not Finished Yet!  A Retrospective of 40 Years of Artwork.
In celebrating her 80th birthday,  Stow Artist Judith Jaffe Halprin decided to organize the artwork she has created over the years. She will present  “I’m Not Finished Yet” an overview of 40 years of her artwork that can be seen at: Artspace Gallery, 63 Summer Street, Maynard, June 15 – July 13. Gallery Hours are Wed-Sat 11:00–3:00, or by appointment. 978-897-9828,  For more information and a chance to win, visit
Randall Library  Upcoming Events
Randall Library’s June Book Club Meeting will be Wednesday, June 19th at 4:30pm. This month’s book is Feed by local author M.T. Anderson. Come join Youth Services Librarian Martha for a book discussion and snacks. Registration is not required.
Thursday, June 20th, at 7:00pm- The Little Holocaust Survivors: And the English School That Saved Them-Author Barbara Wolfenden at the Randall Library in Stow- Author Barbara Wolfenden will be at the Randall Library to discuss her research and read from her book The Little Holocaust Survivor: And the English School That Saved Them. Based on dozens of original interviews, Ms Wolfenden has compiled a fascinating history of the Stoatley Rough School in England that became a refuge and shelter for traumatized Jewish children fleeing Nazi persecution in Europe during World War II. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Saturday, June 22, 2013 @ 10:30am-Ed Morgan, “The Music Man”– Music. Come enjoy an interactive sing-along for children ages 1 to 99 at the Randall Library in Stow with Ed Morgan, “The Music Man”. Learn new ways to connect with your family through songs. This family friendly performance will have everyone up moving, dancing and singing. We hope to see you there. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Stow Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency
Dig into Reading Randall Library Summer Reading Carnival, Wednesday June, 26th from 1-4:00pm, 19 Crescent Street in Stow-Come join the fun when the Randall Library kicks off its summer reading program with a carnival of fun on the Stow town green. Activities will include bouncy houses, magic, crafts, face paintings, games with prizes, music, introduction to the Randall Library reading dogs, a petting zoo and much more! Come sign up for the Randall Library Summer Reading and Listening clubs and have the chance to earn prizes as well as earn points for the possibility to wining a new bike, Lego sets, E-readers, an American Girl doll, gift certificates and so much more!
Volunteers needed to help with set up, clean up, and activity supervision during the event 1pm-4pm. Please contact Martha Boksenbaum if interested, (978) 897-8572,
Thursday June 27th at 10:30am- Itsy Bitsy Yoga®  Come enjoy the benefits of practicing yoga with your infant and/or toddler. Not only will you be helping to create a lifelong interest in physical and emotional health and wellbeing in your children, you will also be deepening your parent/child bond.  Limit to 12 participants sign-up at the Randall Library circulation desk.
Car Wash/Bake Sale Fundraiser for One Fund Boston
Fundraiser for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings -a  car wash and bake sale on Saturday June 22, 2013 at the old Pompo school from 11-3. The cost of each car will be $5. All proceeds to benefit the One Fund Boston. For more information 978-793-3633 or email
Summer Pickup Basketball Registration Is Now Open
SYBA (Stow Youth Basketball Association) is now accepting registration for the 2013 Summer Pickup Basketball Program for both boys and girls in grades* 1 through 9.  No weekly commitment needed – come when you can.  Go to to register.  (* Grade for 2013-14 school year.)
Booster Club Brick Fundraiser
Please support the Nashoba Athletics Booster Club in its efforts to enhance the area around the planned NRHS Stadium field concession stand by donating an inscribed brick. To make a donation, visit  Orders will be accepted until 6/23/13. All proceeds benefit the Booster Club, a 501(c)(3) organization.   Contact with any questions.
Fundraiser for Sharyn Borey, Kids-A-Lot
Kids-A-Lot Country Day School in Stow is sponsoring a fundraiser for one of our own.  Sharyn Borey who has been with the Center since 1989 has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.  Sharyn has been a staple at Kids-A-Lot for many years, nurturing many children and families in good times and bad.  Now it is our turn to come full circle and assist and nurture her through this very trying time.  Please mark your calendars for Sunday, June 30th from 1-5pm and join us at the Maynard Rod & Gun (Sportsmens) Club at 45 Old Mill Rd. in Maynard. Funds raised will go to the family for future medical costs and related expenses.  Tickets are available at the event or in advance at Stow Ace Hardware $10.00 per person or $20.00 per family or by contacting Rose Burke at 978-897-8763. Pls. RSVP to to help us plan for enough food and beverages.
Nashoba Regional High School, Class of 1988, 25 Year Reunion!
Saturday, August 10th from 12-4 at the Tiki Bar at Nashoba Valley in Westford. Join your classmates for a huge buffet, beach with life guard, volleyball, horse shoes, bocce, badminton, ladder golf, music by DJ Del and more!  $60 per person (Cash Bar), $20 for kid’s under10. Checks can be made payable to: Laurie Moore 6 Overlook Terrace, Plymouth, MA 02360 or via PayPal – sending the payment to the email address of:  Questions:  contact Laurie Moore at or find us on Facebook at “NRHS Class of 1988”.  Payment/RSVP due by Wednesday July 31st.

Old Fashioned Community Day:  June 23rd 12-4
On the town of Lancaster Green, in the Center and on the Fields Behind the Center. Followed by the Strawberry Festival! Activities to include Family Fireman’s BBQ with old fashioned prices,field games for kids of all ages, music by Paul Della Valle and Liz Narbonne and the gang and Jon Roper,  Arts and Crafts and a flea market. Join us for lots of free or low cost events, something for everyone, all ages and tastes.   Games, crafts, and yummy food! Artisans and Crafters needed; Flea Market spaces available. Reserve your space now. Call 978-733-4076
Concert Series At The Healing Garden
The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden announces the next “Concert at the Garden” on Sunday, June 23 at 3:00pm. The well-known a cappella group Custom Blend, will be singing an eclectic mix of musical styles including pop, jazz, soul, big band, doo-wop, gospel, and classical.   This 11-person semi-professional mixed voice group has entertained many audiences throughout the boston area.  The Garden brings talented musicians and dancers to perform in this monthly series. The Healing Garden, a non-profit organization, is located at 145 Bolton Road in Harvard, MA and offers support, educational and therapeutic services to those affected by cancer.  Admission is $10 for Garden members, $15 for non-members.  All proceeds benefit the services of the Healing Garden.  Visit for event updates or cancellations.
RIPPLES: A Self-Guided Pond Tour for Healing
Delight in the beauty of six featured breathtaking and inspiring gardens, waterscapes and ponds along the Route 2 Corridor from Harvard to Lincoln MA.  This event will take place on Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 from 10:00am – 4:00pm – your first stop will be the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road in Harvard, MA where you will receive the map for the tour.  Tickets are $25 per person (1 adult and 1 child admission) and can be purchased online at  All proceeds are to directly benefit the Healing Garden, which provides therapeutic services and educational programs to those affected by cancer.