Calendar…September 2, 2016

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NASHOBA SYMPHONIC BAND REHEARSALS
The Nashoba Symphonic Band (NSB) began rehearsals Sept. 1, but is still welcoming new adult and student members (eighth grade and above). It’s not too late to join! NSB is open to all performers on woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. All regular rehearsals will be on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Instrumental Music Room of Nashoba High School, 12 Green Rd. Even if you missed the first rehearsal, you are invited to come on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. For more information or to register, go towww.nashobamusic.com and click on the Nashoba Symphonic Band tab.

CUB SCOUT KICK-OFF
The kick-off meeting for Bolton Cub Scouts will be Friday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Schartner Farms’ Corn Maze. Registration information will be available for this year’s program. Any boy between the ages of 7 and 11 (first through fifth grade) may participate in the Cub Scouts. For more information, contact the Pack secretary at SecretaryPack37@gmail.com.

PUBLISHING NETWORKING GROUP MEETS 
The next Publishing Networking Group Meeting will be Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:30 am, at Randall Library. This will be a networking and planning meeting. Please bring your ideas for guest speakers and/or topics.   This is a public meeting open to anyone interested in the publishing field. For more information, please contact Eileen Kramer at Kramer@tiac.net.

Gun Safety in the Home
When your children spend a night at your friend’s home would you consider asking – are their guns stored safely? Would your children tell you if they saw a gun in the open at their friend’s home?
Human Services and Safety and Chief Nelson are sponsoring a forum on gun safety in the home on Sept. 21 at the Public Safety Center from 7-9. All are invited especially your children.
If you have questions, concerns, topics you want discussed at the forum, please contact Pat Bensetler@comcast.net.

BOLTON REPAIR CAFÉ
What do you do with a broken toaster or lamp? Or with a shirt or blouse with a seam that is ripped out? Toss it? No way! Bring them to the Bolton Repair Café. The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley, with help from Bolton Local, will host the next Bolton Repair Café on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the cafeteria of the Florence Sawyer School, 100 Mechanic St. in Bolton. (The school is located behind the Emerson School, which is on the same driveway/street.)
Bring items that need repair, and knowledgeable volunteers will help you try to fix them for free. The volunteers can work on items such as clean, mendable clothing; lamps; small appliances; computers and other electronics; bikes; toys; outdoor power equipment; and jewelry. They can also sharpen knives, scissors, and garden tools. You only pay for needed parts. If you know what parts are needed, please get them ahead of time and bring them to the Repair Café to save time.
For more information, contact Ray Pfau at 978-779-5545 or ray.pfau@alum.mit.edu, or visit www.nashobarotary.org.

PMC KIDS RIDE
The Bolton Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Ride will be held Sunday, Sept. 25, from noon to 2 p.m., at Florence Sawyer School, 100 Mechanic St. in Bolton. Riders choose from three bike routes for ages 2 to 14. There will be raffle prizes, face-painting, bike-decorating, free bike checkups by Landry’s Bicycles, music, food, ice cream and more. All donations fund cancer research and treatment at Dana Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund. There is a $10 registration fee and a $25 fundraising minimum. Register at http://www.kids.pmc.org/bolton.aspx by Monday, Sept. 19, to receive a PMC Kids T-shirt and goodie bag. PMC Kids Rides are sponsored by the Yawkey Foundation. For more information, email mortimer.sarah@gmail.com.

OCTOBER TOWN-WIDE YARD SALE
Sign up now to be part of the seventh annual Bolton Town-wide Yard Sale, planned for Saturday, Oct. 15. Participation cost is $8, and forms are available online at www.boltonlocal.org or at several locations around town. Choose to have your sale at home or a central location, Slater’s on Route 117 and possibly a second site. Sign-up deadline is Sept. 24. Send completed forms with $8 fee (payable to Bolton Local) to PO Box 92, Bolton, MA 01740

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