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Sunday, April 21

Earth Day Puzzle Swap: Noon-3 p.m.; Riverfront Park, Fitchburg. Enjoy a puzzle swap and giveaways; hosted by Fitchburg Public Library. 978-829-1780.

Sunday Concert Series: 2:30 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Tutti Quattro will perform originals as well as jazz standards. Register at gpl.org.

Historical Piano Concert: 3 p.m.; New Dawn Arts Center, 84 Main St., Ashburnham. Featuring Yukiko Sekino, piano by Erard et Cie., Paris (1893). $15, children and students free. frederickcollection.org.

Monday, April 22

Me, You, We Playgroup: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Structured early learning with movement, stories and more; ages 3-4. Register at 978-534-7522.

Parachute Playgroup: 10:30 a.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 166 Boulder Drive. 978-829-1789.

Baby/Toddler Story Time: 10:30 a.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. lawrencelibrary.org.

Infant and Toddler Story Time: 10:30 a.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Sing songs and listen to stories with The Family Partnership Center; ages 0-5. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Blocks and Babies Playgroup: 10:30 a.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Register at ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Preschool Story Time: 10:30 a.m.; Hazen Memorial Library, 3 Keady Way, Shirley. Songs, stories, dancing, and crafts; ages 3-5. shirleylibrary.org.

Little Listeners Story Time: 11 a.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Develop a life-long love of reading; ages 0-4. 978-582-4140.

Rachel’s Book Group: 12:30 a.m.; Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St., Lancaster. thayermemoriallibrary.org.

Earth Day Celebration “Open Streets & Greenways”: 2-6 p.m.; MacPherson Road, Ayer. Bike, scoot, roll, skate, and stroll along MacPherson Road and the Nashua River and enjoy nature activities for all ages. Environmental information available. Hosted by the Ayer, Devens, and Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge. For details, visit devensec.com/news.

Homeschool Hangout: 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Meet other families, play games, and more. Register at ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Drop-In Craft – Galaxy Jars: 4-5 p.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Celebrate Global Astronomy Month by making galaxy jars. Register at lunenburglibrary.org.

SWAGLY-North: 4 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Join this welcoming, teen-lead group celebrating LGBTQIA+ identities; grades 7-12. 978-534-7522.

Lego Club: 4:30 p.m.; Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St., Lancaster. Get creative with the library’s Legos and meet fellow builders; ages 5-12. thayermemoriallibrary.org.

Family Fun Night – “Taking Care of Our Planet”: 6 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Listen to earth-friendly stories, and make a craft. Register at 978-534-7522.

Virtual – “Visit with Author Michelle Collins Anderson”: 7 p.m.; Hosted by Groton Public Library. Author Michelle Collins Anderson discusses her new novel, “The Flower Sisters.” Register at gpl.org.

AMVETS Post 38 Meeting: 7 p.m.; Leominster Veterans Memorial Center, 100 West St. Nominations of officers will be held. For information, call 978-537-1541.

Tuesday, April 23

Adult Hula Hooping: 10 a.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Bring your hoop and enjoy a morning of exercise. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Creative Kids Drop-In Craft: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. gpl.org.

Story Time: 10 a.m.; Ashby Free Public Library, 812 Main St. ashbylibrary.org.

Little Kid Creative Drama: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Enjoy this high-energy, imaginative, zany silly, theater experience. Register at 978-534-7522.

Storytime with Miss Jane: 10:30 a.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 166 Boulder Drive. Enjoy songs, finger plays, and more. 978-829-1789.

Zumbini: 10:30 a.m.; Hazen Memorial Library, 3 Keady Way, Shirley. Motivational music, bongo drums, bubbles and more; ages 1-4. Register at 978-425-2661.

Story Time: 10:30 a.m.; Forbush Memorial Library, 118 Main St., Westminster. Enjoy “Feel the Rhythm”-themed stories; ages 3-5. forbushlibrary.org.

The Storytime Gym: 10:30 a.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Make your way through the “obstacle course,” cool down with a story or poem; ages 2-5. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Story Time with Miss Tiffany: 11 a.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Enjoy stories and crafts with an “Earth Day” theme. Register at ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Stitchcraft Knitting and Crochet Group: 3-5 p.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. 978-582-4140.

Lego Club: 4 p.m.; Ashby Free Public Library, 812 Main St. ashbylibrary.org.

“Strong Women Stay Young” Series: 4 p.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Learn beginner weight strengthening exercises with Niki Holtzman. Register at lunenburglibrary.org.

Photography Workshop: 5 p.m.; Ashby Free Public Library, 812 Main St. ashbylibrary.org.

Guest Author: 6 p.m.; New Dawn Arts Center, 84 Main St., Ashburnham. Matt Landry, Westminster native, who recently published his sixth book, “One Mountain One Hundred Summits,” will speak. Visit newdawnarts.org.

Spring Foraging: 6 p.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Learn how to identify select wild edibles like mushrooms, berries, and more. Led by Emily Makrez, owner of F-Word Farm. Register at lawrencelibrary.org.

Queen Elizabeth II Program: 6 p.m.; Forbush Memorial Library, 118 Main St., Westminster. Sheryl Faye performs as Queen Elizabeth II, followed by Q&A. forbushlibrary.org.

Legos at the Library: 6 p.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Register at lunenburglibrary.org.

Weekly Meditation: 6:30 p.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Midweek tranquility and renewal with Anita McHugh. 978-433-0330.

Talking Trash & Recycling: 6:30 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Learn what happens to your trash and recyclables. 978-534-7522.

High Flying Book Readers: 7 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Discuss “The Misfits: A Royal Conundrum” by Lisa Yee. Register at 978-534-7522, Ext. 5.

Wednesday, April 24

Pre-K Story Time: 10 a.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Help your child get ready for kindergarten with books, readiness activities, and songs; ages 4-5. 978-582-4140.

Nature Walk for Adults: 10 a.m.; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Discover seasonal happenings and search for wildlife. Register at massaudubon.org.

Storytime with Miss Molly: 10:30 a.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 166 Boulder Drive. Enjoy songs, finger plays, and more. 978-829-1789.

Finger Paint Fun: 10:30 a.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Ready for a colorful mess; ages 2-5. 978-433-0330.

Baby Time: 10:30 a.m.; Forbush Memorial Library, 118 Main St., Westminster. Stories, songs, and activities; ages 0-24. 978-874-7416.

Storytime and Craft: 10:30 a.m.; Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St., Lancaster. thayermemoriallibrary.org.

Right Start Play Group: 10:30 a.m.; Ashby Free Public Library, 812 Main St. ashbylibrary.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose – Spring: 10:30 a.m.; Hazen Memorial Library, 3 Keady Way, Shirley. A fun-filled interactive program with songs, puppets, music and more; ages 0-3. 978-425-2620.

Peapods Story Time: 10:30-11:45 a.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Enjoy a small gathering of caregivers and children; ages 0-2. Register at gpl.org.

Preschool Story & Nature Hour – Worms: 10:30 a.m.; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Story, nature craft, and walk on a trail; ages 2.5-5. Register at massaudubon.org.

Move and Groove Story Time: 10:30 a.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Join Miss Jessie as she moves and grooves her way through your favorite storybooks; ages 2-up. Register at 978-597-1714.

Story Time with Miss Tiffany: 11 a.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Enjoy stories and crafts with an “Earth Day” theme. Register at ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Quilting: Noon-3 p.m. Forbush Memorial Library, 118 Main St., Westminster. 978-874-7416.

Drop-In Game Afternoon for Grown-ups: 1-4 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. 978-534-7522.

Read to Blitzen: 4-5 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Blitzen is a certified therapy dog who loves to hear children read to him. Register at gpl.org.

Science Explorers: 4 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Join Heather Simpson of Hands on Nature for “Owls and Their Prey”; Register at 978-534-7522.

Crafts: 4 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Artist and crafter Mandy Roberge will help you create a succulent nightlight; grades 3-5. Register at gpl.org.

Magic Tree House Book Club: 4:30 p.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Read and discuss chapters of a selected Magic Tree House book and do an activity; ages 6-up. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Community Yoga: 5:30 p.m.; Forbush Memorial Library, 118 Main St., Westminster. 978-874-6154.

Daniel Gay Cacophony: 6 p.m.; Bigelow Free Public Library, 54 Walnut St., Clinton. Enjoy the music of Daniel Gay Cacophony. Register at bigelowlibrary.org.

Teen Dream Tree: 6 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Make a dream tree with a wire sculpture; grades 7-12. Register at leominsterlibrary.org.

Intro to Astrology: 6 p.m.; Hazen Memorial Library, 3 Keady Way, Shirley. Learn about astrology and our essential nature as individuals with Laura Campagna. Register at 978-425-2620.

Plant Geeks: 6:30 p.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Make moss poles for climbing houseplants. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Virtual – “The Best Small Museums in Massachusetts”: 7 p.m.; Hosted by Groton Public Library. Take a peek inside the collections of the dozens of unique, esoteric, and fascinating museums. Register at gpl.org.

Candidate’s Night: 7 p.m.; Forbush Memorial Library, 118 Main St., Westminster. forbushlibrary.org.

Thursday, April 25

Wild Tales: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Listen to an animal story and meet a live rabbit up close with Mass Audubon Drumlin Farms; ages 4-8. Register at 978-534-7522.

Babygarten: 10:30 a.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 166 Boulder Dr. Enjoy unstructured play time. 978-829-1789.

Mother Goose on the Loose – Spring: 10:30 a.m.; Hazen Memorial Library, 3 Keady Way, Shirley. A fun-filled interactive program with songs, puppets, music and more; ages 0-3. 978-425-2620.

Yoga & Hula Hoop Movement: 10:30 a.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Explore the possibilities with the hoop through games, dance, and movement. 978-433-0330.

Story Time with Miss Jacquie: 10:30 a.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Ages 3-5 welcome to this story time full of laughter and fun. Register at gpl.org.

Story Time & Craft with Miss Jessie: 10:30 a.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Enjoy a story and simple craft; ages 2-6. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Wild Tales: 10:45 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Listen to an animal story and meet a live rabbit up close with Mass Audubon Drumlin Farms; ages 4-8. Register at 978-534-7522.

Story Time with Miss Tiffany: 11 a.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Enjoy stories and crafts with an “Earth Day” theme. Register at ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Knitting Group: Noon-3 p.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 166 Boulder Dr. 978-829-1780.

After School Crafternoon: 2:45 p.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Make tissue paper art; ages 10-up. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Teen Video Game Night: 4-5 p.m.; Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St., Lancaster. Play library games or bring your own; ages 13-17. thayermemoriallibrary.org.

Drumming Six-Week Program: 4 p.m.; Hazen Memorial Library, 3 Keady Way, Shirley. Join professional drummer and educator Matt Steinberg for drum circle fun; grades 2-5. Register at 978-425-2620.

Flip Book Animation – Part 1: 4-5:30 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Use light boxes and flip book animation paper to create your own flip books; grades 6-12. Register at gpl.org.

Historical Fiction Book Club: 5 p.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Discuss “Hamnet: a Novel of the Plague” by Maggie O’Farrell. 978-433-0330.

G.A.M.E.S. Club: 5:30 p.m.; Bigelow Free Public Library, 54 Walnut St., Clinton. Games, anime, movies, entertainment, and snacks. bigelowlibrary.org.

YA Book Club: 5:30 p.m.; Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St., Lancaster. Discuss the book of the month, eat pizza, and play book Bingo. thayermemoriallibrary.org.

Monthly Music Series – Creeque Alley: 6 p.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Creeque Alley, acoustic duo featuring local musicians Sean Fullerton and Dan Kirouac, will perform. Register at lunenburglibrary.org.

Fiction Book Club: 6:30 p.m.; Ashby Free Public Library, 812 Main St. ashbylibrary.org.

Parent Support Group: 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Offering parents and caregivers a time to connect and chat about parenting challenges and strategies. townsendlibrary.org.

Composting 102: 6:30 p.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. This presentation discusses the topics of nitrate vs nitrite, toxic compost, vertical composting, green manures, and more. Register at ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Celebrate National Poetry Month: 6:30 p.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 166 Boulder Drive. Enjoy a visit with Worcester Poet Laureate, Oliver de la Pa. 978-829-1780.

Book Club: 6:30 p.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Read and discuss “Astor.” ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Film Night for Grown-Ups: 6:30 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Watch “The Phantom of the Open” (rated PG-13). 978-534-7522.

A Night of Poetry: 7-8:30 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Local poets Laura Moore, Kate Hanson Foster, and Jeffrey Zygmont read from their own works in celebration of National Poetry Month. Register at gpl.org.

Virtual – “Claude Monet: Impressions from Nature”: 7:15 p.m.; Hosted by Groton Public Library. Trace the artist’s life and career including many of his most beloved works. Led by Jane Oneail. Register at gpl.org.

Friday, April 26

Stories and Songs with Miss Meredith: 10:30 a.m.; Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St., Lancaster. Enjoy stories and interactive activities; ages 0-5. thayermemoriallibrary.org.

Zumbini: 11 a.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Enjoy this motivational, colorful interactive experience; ages 4 months-4 years. Register at townsendlibrary.org.

Petite Picassos: 11:15 a.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Engage in hands-on activities and explore the world around you; ages 2.5-6. Sign up at [email protected].

Spring Bereavement Group: Noon-1:30 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Discuss coping skills, family dynamics, self-care, saying goodbye, and more. Register at 978-660-0126.

Crafternoon: 3-4:30 p.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 166 Boulder Drive. Create thumbprint flowers; ages 4-up. 978-829-1789.

Graphic Novel Book Club: 3:30 p.m.; Forbush Memorial Library, 118 Main St., Westminster. Read a graphic novel and enjoy snacks. forbushlibrary.org.

Horror Book Club: 5 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Discuss “The Return” by Rachel Harrison. Register at gpl.org.

Friends of the Library Mini-Golf: 6-9 p.m.; Bigelow Free Public Library, 54 Walnut St., Clinton. Enjoy a 9-hole indoor golf course, henna tattooing, snacks for sale, and raffles. bigelowlibrary.org.

Friday Night Speaker Series – “Tracking Kestrels with Radio Telemetry”: 6:30 p.m.; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Register at massaudubon.org.

Classical Collective of Pepperell: 7-9 p.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Fanny Lora, Mezzo-soprano and Dave McLellan, guitarist will perform Spanish songs, refreshments. 978-433-0330.

Saturday, April 27

Pannukakku Breakfast: 8-10 a.m.; Finnish Center at Saima Park, 67 Scott Road, Fitchburg. Bacon, sausage, Finnish oven pancake, fruit, juice, Finnish coffee bread, coffee/tea/cocoa; $10. Crafts for sale. Visit saima-park.org.

Flea Market: 8:30 a.m.-noon; Finnish Center at Saima Park, 67 Scott Road, Fitchburg. Proceeds to benefit the center’s scholarship fund. Visit saima-park.org.

Saturday Yoga: 10 a.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Led by yoga instructor Vicki Brunelle. Register at ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Genealogy Help Session: 10 a.m.-Noon; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. A representative of the Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society will assist you. 978-534-7522.

Friends of the Library Mini-Golf: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Bigelow Free Public Library, 54 Walnut St., Clinton. Enjoy a 9-hole indoor golf course, snacks for sale, and raffles. bigelowlibrary.org.

Saturday Craft Camp: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Stevens Memorial Library, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Drop in to make an easy spring craft; ages 6-12. ashburnhamlibrary.org.

Curious Kids’ Lab: 10:30 a.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. Grow wheatgrass, Pre-K and up. Register at lawrencelibrary.org.

Crafty Critters Story Time: 10:30 a.m.; Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St., Lancaster. thayermemoriallibrary.org.

Wyndonshire Renaissance Faire: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Winchendon Community Park, 86 Ingleside Road, Winchendon. History, culture, and magic come alive.

Hive to Honey: 1 p.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Local beekeepers and honey experts from Rainbow’s End Apiary will talk about honey. Register at lunenburglibrary.org.

Trash Bash: 1 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Meet at Katie’s Garden and help clean up the library grounds, playground, and nearby areas; grades 6-12. Register at gpl.org.

Mountains in Spring Painting on Canvas: 2 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Create a beautiful spring landscape using acrylic paint on canvas with Julie Harrold, art teacher. Supplies provided; grades 6-12. Register at gpl.org.

Oceans & Sharks Rock: 3 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Enjoy this fascinating, interactive show and hands-on activities. Register at 978-534-7522.

Flip Book Animation – Part 1: 4-5:30 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 99 Main St. Use light boxes and flip book animation paper to create a flip book; grades 6-12. Register at gpl.org.

Alex Minasian Jazz Trio: 7 p.m.; Lawrence Library, 15 Main St., Pepperell. The Alex Minasian Jazz Trio will perform, light refreshments. 978-433-0330.

Sunday, April 28

Sunday Morning Bird Walk: 8 a.m.; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Register at massaudubon.org.

Wyndonshire Renaissance Faire: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Winchendon Community Park, 86 Ingleside Road, Winchendon. History, culture, and magic come alive.

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