Dunstable Conservation Commission is offering "Cut your own" Christmas Trees Saturday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at two locations
Loaves & Fishes' annual "Shop for Your Kids Day" will be held Dec. 20 at Devens Community Center, 100 Sherman Ave., Devens. We are looking for donations of new, unwrapped gifts valued up to $25, or gift cards in denominations of $10, $15 or $25.
Visit www.loavesfishespantry.org for a list of most desired toys, books, stocking stuffers and gift cards. We particularly need gifts for teens and 'tweens.)
Ayer, Groton, Harvard, Littleton and Shirley Police Departments are collecting toys for Shop for Your Kids; so are local post offices. Toys may also be dropped off at Ayer's Cottage Restaurant, Shirley Public Library, Littleton's Reuben Hoar Library, Littleton High School, and Donelan's Supermarkets in Groton and Littleton. Middlesex Savings Bank and North Middlesex Savings Bank have collection boxes, too. (We will update our list of drop-off locations on our web site, so check it regularly to see location closest to you.)
If you would like to deliver toys yourself, stop by the pantry (234 Barnum Rd., Devens) any Wed. or Fri., 9:45 a.m.-noon, Dec. 1 or 15, 8:45 a.m.- noon; and Dec. 11,6-8 p.m. Toys may be dropped off at the Community Center Mon., Nov. 26, 6-8 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Mon., Dec. 2, 6- p.m.; and Sun., Dec. 9 (time to be determined - check the web site.) Last day for toy donations is Sat., Dec. 15, at the pantry or at the Community Center, 10 a.m. -noon.
We need volunteers to inventory toys, do toy pick-ups and deliveries, set up or work at Shop for Your Kids day. If you can help, please e-mail Deb Roufos (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call her at 978-448-0447.