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This Week In Tewksbury: Cardmaking, Tip a Cop for Special Olympics

Planning a wedding? You can fill in a survey for free tickets to next weekend’s Massachusetts Bridal & Wedding Expo at Shriner’s Auditorium. Tickets are $10 at the door, and the event is Sunday from 1 – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 31

School Committee Policy Subcommittee Workshop
When: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: TMHS Large Instruction Room 1

The policy subcommittee will consider updates to rules on public comments at meetings, animals in schools, field trips and other topics. AGENDA

Make Cards with MSM Crafts
When: Library meeting room
Where: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

In this make-and-take class, create three stylish all-occasion cards to bring home with you. Participants will be provided with all necessary supplies. The class will be led by Sandi Garcia, owner of MSM Crafts, one of the vendors at the Tewksbury Community Market. Space is limited, REGISTER HERE.

Wednesday, June 1

Friends of the Tewksbury Library Monthly Meeting
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Library large meeting room

The Friends will discuss recent programs and upcoming events. All residents are welcome to come learn about what the Friends do and opportunities to get involved and help the Library.

North Street Road Closure for I-495 Repairs
When: 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Where: North St.

Mass Highway’s consultant will be working on bridge deck repairs at the North Street overpass on I-495 starting June 1, and work expected to continue until June 4. Work will occur during overnight hours from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Secondary traffic on North Street in Tewksbury will be completely shut off in the area.

Thursday, June 2

Grecian Festival ’22
When: Begins at 5 p.m., runs through Saturday
Where: Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

Come experience the best of Greek food, dancing, shopping, and culture and discover the rich traditions of the Orthodox Christian Faith. Cooking demos, guided church tours, raffle prizes, live music, and more. Free admission and ample free parking. Invite your friends and join the fun! Learn more here.

Thursday, June 2, 5 – 9 p.m.
Friday, June 3, noon – 9 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, noon – 9 p.m.

Tewskbury Applebee’s Tip a Cop
When: 5 – 9 p.m.
Where: Applebees

Applebee’s Grill and Bar in Tewksbury is partnering with the Law Enforcement Torch Run to host a Tip-A-Cop event. Members of the Tewksbury Police Department will serve as your celebrity waiters, waiting your tables and earning “tips” (donations) for Special Olympics Massachusetts. Come on down and support a great night! Learn more.

Tewksbury North St. & Trahan Reuse Committee
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Town Hall

The resident committee considering recommendations for the Trahan and North St. properties will meet.

Tewksbury Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Town Hall

The DEI Committee will review the results of the recent town survey and discuss local events.

PHM Book Discussion: Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Public Health Museum

Dr Scott Podolsky from Harvard Medical School will join us for the book discussion and offer his personal remembrances of the late Dr Farmer. Kathy Hursen, RN and Dr Al DeMaria and Dr Louis Fazen will make up the PHM panel with Dr Podolsky to discuss this book. All are welcomed. The book is available at your local library, on Amazon, Kindle, or wherever you access books. REGISTER HERE.

Friday, June 3

Front Line Initiative Pride Fest
When: 8:30 a.m.
Where: Westford Regency

Pride Fest will bring LGBTQIA+ youth from across Greater Lowell together to network and learn together. Pride Fest will offer participants keynote speakers, breakout sessions, opportunities to make your voice heard and more! Transportation scholarships available on request. REGISTER HERE.

Screening: The Batman
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Library meeting room, Register here

**After a 25 month absence, film screenings at the library are BACK! And the library has a NEW and IMPROVED large movie screen, projector and sound system!** 

Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s latest films — The Batman. When a sadistic serial killer begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city’s hidden corruption and question his family’s involvement. An action crime drama starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Farrell, and Paul Dano. Rated PG-13. 176 minutes. 

Doors will open 15 minutes ahead of the show start time. Candy & water will be served. A $1 donation is suggested. 


Greater Lowell PRIDE Festival
When: 1 – 6 p.m.
Where: Jack Kerouac Park, 75 Bridge St, Lowell

The Greater Lowell Pride Festival features live entertainment, great food, fabulous vendors and more. Directly follows the Pride flag raising at Lowell City Hall from 12 – 1 p.m.! Learn more.

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Lorna is a U.S. Army veteran and 25-year resident of Tewksbury who has written for organizations ranging from the DIA to InformationWeek to a free weekly in New London that sent her to interview the pastry chef at Foxwoods.

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