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This week is the Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot. The youth and children of First Parish Church of Groton have built a sukkah, the small temporary shelter that is the symbol of the holiday and a reminder of the story of the years the Israelites wandered after fleeing slavery in Egypt. The sukkah...
The Friends of Groton Elders Discussion Group led by Tom Hartnett will be held Monday, Oct. 24, 10:30 am at Groton Senior Center. Tom will lead a discussion about current events in Groton.  Join us for coffee and bring your questions and concerns. Open to everyone.

The rooster that sits atop the Old Groton Meetinghouse steeple. A reminder of the Biblical "cock that crowed at midnight," usually-gilded roosters were common on Colonial era churches, which also served as meeting houses for cities and towns in New England. Photo by Steve Lieman

In recognition of the essential roles residents and town government have played in Groton's Old Meetinghouse Restoration Project, all are invited to an Open Hopuse to celebrate completion of the first stage of renovation to the town's only Colonial period public structure. Residents will have a...
“Classically Romantic” is how Maestro Bruce Hangen describes the Orchestra of Indian Hill’s 42nd Season opener this month in Littleton. He will be at the podium for works by Sibelius (Symphony No. 2), Bruch (Violin Concerto No. 1), and Kodaly (Dances of Galanta) on Saturday, Oct. 15, 7:30 pm at...
Groton Council on Aging line dancing, all levels., Thur., 10:30-11:30 a.m. with Barb Longfellow. A great way to exercise, upbeat music. To register call, 978-448-1170. Cost $5/class payable to instructor.
Groton History Center and Groton Public Library are celebrating Archaeology Month at GPL Sat., Oct. 8, 2-4pm. Program is called  “What’s in Your Backyard?” Have you ever found something old, an arrowhead or old tool, while digging for a garden or strolling in the backyard? Bring any artifacts you...
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to support those battling cancer and other illnesses. In Groton there will be a blood drive Monday, Oct. 24, 2-7 p.m., at Union Congregational Church, 220 Main St.. To donate, download the ...
Christian Union Church in West Groton will hold their annual pie sale Sat., Oct. 8, 9-1 and Saturday, Oct. 15, 9-1 and 4:30 to 6:30.  There’ll be apple, blueberry and pumpkin and maybe some other varieties, no promises, and other goodies for sale. For more info contact Carole at 978 448-5480 Sat....
Adventure, fun and friendship always go together. Girl Scouts gives girls in grades K-12 a supportive space to try new things. Groton and Dunstable girls will take part in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities while learning new skills and earning awards. Girl membership is $25 annually....
Groton Channel Community Television Station invites community organizations and residents to an Open House, Thurs., Oct. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Groton Channel studios at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School, 703 Chicopee Row. The Opem House includes a tour of Groton Channel’s fully equipped studio...

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