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Weekend Reminder

Contra Dance

Groton Grange #7 invites you to a traditional New England Contra Dance Saturday, March 12, 7:30-10 PM at Historic Groton Grange Hall, 80 Champney St. Come for an evening of live music and dancing with Groton's own Contra Banditos and  caller  Tony Parks,  who will teach traditional New England style contra, square, and line dances to the beat of old time fiddle tunes. Beginners welcome, no experience or partner  necessary.  Donation at door $5/person, children under  3  free,  family maximum $20. Refreshments provided

Gardening to Attract Birds

Groton Garden Club and Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) are co-sponsoring a free presentation "Gardening to Attract Birds" Sunday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m., at NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main St. (Rt. 119), Groton. Presenter will be Ellen Walther Sousa, author of The Green Garden: A New England Guide to Planning, Planting and Maintaining the Eco-Friendly Habitat Garden.  Ellen is an instructor and overseer for New England Wild Flower Society.  Her own property, Turkey Hill Brook Farm, is landscaped for birds, pollinators, and many other forms of intriguing wildlife, Program is free and open to the public, made possible by a grant from Groton Trust Funds' Lecture Fund. In the event of inclement weather, snow date is Sunday, April 24; any postponement will be posted at For questions contact Groton Garden Club at

Free Dinner

The next Groton Community Dinners is Friday, Feb. 26, at First Parish Church, intersection of Rtes. 40/119, Groton. Served continuously from 5:45-7PM, join us for live music, a delicious meal including Chicken Pot Pie or Tofu Pot Pie, Gingerbread Cake, Salad and Rolls, and good company. Come meet your neighbors for a free and lovely evening. Check us out on Facebook for the most up to date information about GCD happenings.

"Pull Up a Chair"

Groton Historical Society presents Pull Up a Chair, Three Centuries of New England Chairs, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. at Boutwell House, 172 Main St. Guest speaker will be John Brooks of John Brooks Fine Furniture, Groton. He will discuss design development, structure, finishes and for more recent chairs, manufacturers, using chairs from Boutwell House collection and photographs. Participants welcome to bring photographs of their own antique chairs for evaluation and questions.

     Brooks has been involved with antiques for over 20 years, and conserves and restores furniture and objects of value.He studied fine art, with focus on sculpture, receiving his BFA from Art Institute of Boston now Lesley College. .

     Event free thanks to a grant from Groton Commissioners of Trust funds. Donations to help preserve and share Groton's history through GHS gratefully be accepted.

Seussical Jr.

Horton the Elephant, Cat in the Hat, and your favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life on March 4 and 5, at 7PM and again on March 6 at 2 PM.

Bring the entire family to the Jungle of Nool and watch Horton the Elephant come to life as he stumbles upon a speck of dust and discovers a group of tiny people called Whos. With the help of his best friend, Gertrude McFuzz, Horton confronts danger head-on and never loses faith in friendship, loyalty, and family.

Back for her 31st year, Joby Jeffery directs cast of more than 100 Florence Roche Elementary students in a musical sponsored by GDCE. Come and watch these amazing kids sing, dance, and have the time of their young lives. All shows performed at Groton Dunstable Middle School Performing Arts Center (PAC) in Groton. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Admission $12 adults and $8 students and seniors. All proceeds directly benefit Florence Roche 3rd and 4th grade students and their play. This is a G rated show and recommended for all ages.

Groton Democratic Town Committee Meeting

The next meeting of Groton Democratic Town Committee will be Sunday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. at Legion Hall, 75 Hollis St. In addition to organizing for the primary, we will be electing delegates to the Senate District Conference March 26 to elect the Conference-elected State Democratic Committeewoman. Any registered Groton Democrat can run, and all Democrats are welcome. . For more or www.Democracy.Com/GrotonDemocrats.

Groton Republican Town Committee Meeting

On the evening following the Massachusetts Presidential Primary, Groton Republican Town Committee will be having their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at the Senior Center. Please attend if you would like to be a part of the post primary election discussion, share thoughts on Candidates Night held Feb. 18, and help make continuing plans for this election year.

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