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Calendar… March 6, 2015

Father Daughter Dance Get ready for Bling and Swing at the 2015 Father Daughter Dance!

Treats, pizza and hot dogs will be available for purchase. And, of course, photography and flowers to make the night extra special. All girls are invited to bring an adult of their choice. Tickets available in advance from any Girl Scout Leader and also available at the door. $3 per person, $10 max per family. Friday, March 6, 6 – 9 pm. Sawyer Gym. Presented by Bolton Girl Scouts. For more information, contact Susan Unger at [email protected] Bolton Lions Florida Citrus Sale The Bolton Lions are selling fresh Florida citrus Saturday March 7 and Saturday March 14 at the Bolton transfer station. Tree-ripened Valencia oranges and ruby red grapefruit are trucked directly from Indian River Groves in sunny Florida to Bolton. Enjoy 20-pound cases of these sweet oranges, succulent grapefruit, or a mix for just $30. For a real bargain, buy a 40-pound case for only $40. Proceeds are put directly back into the community through youth scholarships, heating oil assistance, disaster and hardship relief, and more.


Nashaway Philharmonic welcomes Boston-based Baroque chamber ensemble Seele Musicale to its concert series on Sunday, March 8, at 4:30 p.m. at First Parish of Bolton’s Davis Hall. Seele will be performing Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and an adaptation of J. S. Bach’s “Deathbed Chorale” for strings and recorder. Admission is $10 for individuals and $20 per family. Seele Musicale is composed of professional singers and instrumentalists from throughout Massachusetts. The ensemble’s name combines the German word for “soul” and Italian word for “musical” to honor what they feel is a soulful musical collaboration. Recent performances include Tower Hill Botanical Garden, First Unitarian Church Worcester, Greendale People’s Church, and Trinity Episcopal Church Milford. The March 8 concert will be Seele’s very first performance in Bolton. More information can be found at or


The Nashoba Drama Society announces its spring musical, “Peter Pan.” Performances will take place on March 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Nashoba Regional High School auditorium, 12 Green Rd. in Bolton. Broadway’s timeless classic musical whisks you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years. The NRHS production will feature real flying by Nashoba Drama cast members with “Flying by Foy” aerography! Ticket prices are $14 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. To order tickets in advance, visit: Tickets will also be sold at Snapdragons Party & Gifts, 117 Great Rd. in Stow. For more information, call Jackie at 978-779-8211.


Bolton residents Dan and Faith Senie host Open Mike at the Bolton Public Library on the third Wednesday of every month (except July and August). The next one will take place March 18; the show opens at 7 p.m. This Open Mike is all acoustic, so there aren’t any microphones. The hosts welcome songwriters, instrumentalists, covers and spoken word. The format is relaxed, with each person who wishes presenting two songs, after which there is a song circle where all the musicians play some music together. For more information, visit or contact the Bolton Public Library.


The Nashoba Athletics Booster Club is hosting Casino Night on March 21, 2015 at The International in Bolton.  This will be a really fun opportunity to socialize, enjoy great food and try your luck at running the casino tables.  Invitation and details including directions on how to purchase tickets is available on the Booster Club website –   We are hoping for a full house so grab your friends and make it a fun night out!


Be among the first to see the design of the future Bolton Town Common at an unveiling ceremony and celebration Friday, March 27, from 7 p.m. to midnight at The International, 159 Ballville Rd. in Bolton. The event, featuring a cocktail reception and live entertainment, is the formal kickoff for a capital campaign aimed at raising $1.2 million to transform the “Smith” property into a Town Common. The privately funded community initiative is sponsored by the Bolton Conservation Trust. Cost is $35 per person. For reservations and more information visit Dining for Sight Join the Bolton Lions for dinner at the 99 Restaurant, 255 Washington Street in Hudson, MA on Wednesday April 8. This special fundraiser benefits the Mass Lions Eye Research Fund, dedicated to research related to the prevention and cure of eye-related diseases. Helping this worthy cause is easy! Just bring your family, friends, and appetite to the 99 Restaurant in Hudson between 4:00pm and 9:00pm on April 8, present the Dining for Sight voucher to your server, and 15% of your guest check is donated directly to MLERF. Watch the April 3 edition of the Bolton Independent for your voucher, or check the Bolton Lions web site:



Boston radio personality Jordan Rich of WBZ will join the Concord Band for its Winter Concert at the Performing Arts Center, 51 Walden St. in Concord, on Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m. The theme is Portraits. Rich will narrate Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait and W. Francis McBeth’s Of Sailors and Whales. Other musical portraits chosen by Music Director James O’Dell. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and can be reserved at [email protected]. More information is available on the Band’s website


Legislative Issues Related to Women presented by Representative Kate Hogan. Thursday, March 12, 7:15 pm: at Holy Trinity Parish (formerly St. Theresa’s) Church, 15 Still River Rd in Harvard Hot topics involving women, small business owners and related issues in the upcoming legislative session. Specific topics related to women that are appearing on the legislative docket will be discussed. Rep Hogan is State Representative for the 3rd Middlesex District. Membership includes over sixty women from area towns. For more information, visit  or call Renee Senes 978-456-9600 or contact Joan Finger, [email protected]. Guests welcome.

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