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What To Know This Week In Tewksbury

The Lions seek Beep Ball sponsors; join a family guided hike on Saturday or watch butterflies take off for Mexico

Brewfest is a new competition for adults 21+ at the Tewksbury Public Library that will run through the end of this month. Participants earn virtual raffle tickets for prizes by logging their reading, attending events, completing activities, and visiting participating coffee shops and breweries in Tewksbury and the greater Merrimack Valley, including nearby towns such as Andover, Lowell, and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library. Learn more and sign up here.

The Tewksbury Lions are seeking sponsors for the annual Beep Ball game between the Boston Renegades and the Tewksbury Firefighters Local 1647. The adaptive sports event operated by the Association of Blind Citizens will be Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. at Livingston St. All proceeds help send the Renegades to the Beep Ball World Series. The Lions are also selling tickets now for the annual Princess Harvest Ball and plan a Meat Bingo fundraiser on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at TJ Callahan’s. Learn more about Beep Ball and all Lions events on their Facebook page. 

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Summer of ’69 — Vietnam, Civil Rights, Stonewall Riots, Moon Landing, Woodstock & More
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Virtual, register here

In 1969, America experienced one of its most extraordinary summers. In addition to the ongoing unrest revolving around the Vietnam War and Civil Rights, three pivotal milestones occurred: The Stonewall Riots, the Apollo moon landing, and Woodstock. Relive the season that changed the face of America forever.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Meditation Class — A ‘Wellness Wednesday’ 4-Week Series
When: 11 a.m. – noon
Where: Library, learn more & register here

Chris Connolly, RN, BSN, owner of “Living My Dream Yoga,” will lead a 4-week series of meditation classes. Classes will take place from 11am to noon over four consecutive Wednesdays — September 6, September 13, September 20 and September 27 — in the library’s Meeting Room. Classes are designed for both those who are new to meditation and regular practitioners. Once you’re registered for one session, you’re registered for the entire 4-week series.

Health Connector for Business: Affordable, Flexible Health Insurance
When: noon – 1 p.m.
Where: Virtual, learn more & register here

Health Connector for Business offers quality, affordable health insurance options to help small businesses (with 1-50 full-time employees) save on their premium costs. This webinar will also review available options for sole proprietors and owner-only groups who do not yet have the employees to qualify for a small group plan through the Health Connector for Business.

Wellness Advisory Committee
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: TMHS LG1

The Wellness Advisory Committee will discuss town and school events and set its goals for the 2023/24 school year. 

Teen Movie: Spiderman: Across the Spider-verse (Grades 6-12)
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: Library, register here

Beat the heat with movies and a snack and watch Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.  The film runs for 2 hours and 20 minutes.  It is rated PG. More info. 

Public Town Hall with Rep. Seth Moulton
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Grand View Farm, 55 Center St., Burlington

Rep. Moulton will take questions from the audience. Open to the public. 

Conservation Commission
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Town Hall or catch the meeting on Tewksbury TV or Comcast (6) or Verizon (33)

The ConCom will welcome new member Linda Darveau, a retired EPA environmental scientist with 32 years’ experience. The agenda includes 2512 Main St., Hobart’s Country Store; Holt & Bugbee; and the proposed overflow Tree House parking lot at 1879 Main St., which is largely within a floodplain.

Friends of the TPLibrary Meeting
When: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Library meeting room

Monthly meeting of the fabulous Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.  All are welcome to attend this meeting of the Friends’ Board. No registration required. Email questions to: friendstplibrary@gmail.com.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Rainbow Social
When: 12:30 p.m.
Where: Senior Center

The monthly Rainbow Social, facilitated by Christina Hess and sponsored by AgeSpan, is a lunch and social gathering for LGBT+ folks and friends. This event had been the third Thursday each month but in June changed to the first Thursday of the month. 

Time To Spare — How To Declutter Your Home, Calendar & To-Do List
When: 7 – 8 p.m.
Where: Virtual, register here

Too much clutter and feeling overwhelmed with all there is to do? Discover how to tame your to-do list, calendar, and clutter hot spots at home. After a short, written exercise, receive tips on how to stop procrastinating. Led by expert organizer Jamie Novak, bestselling author of Keep This, Toss That: The Practical Guide To Tidying Up and host of “The 10 Minute Podcast.”

Friday, Sept. 8

Football Card Show
When: 5 – 9 p.m.
Where: Crowne Plaza Woburn

There will be new and returning dealers. Cost is $2, kids are free. Learn more.

Saturday, Sept. 9 

TMHS Soccer Car Wash
When: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Town Hall Annex

Stop by Town Hall for a $5 donation car wash to support scholarships and team events for Tewksbury Memorial High School boys and girls soccer.

Family Hike At Rogers Park
When: 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Rogers Park. Learn more & register here

The Tewksbury Open Space & Recreation Committee and the Tewksbury Public Library invite you to take a guided hike at Rogers Park. The hike will be led by Open Space & Recreation Committee member Tom Branchaud. This easy hike is 1.6 miles long and will last approximately 75 minutes.

Butterfly Release with Monarch Ranch
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Community Garden @the Library 

Monarch Ranch has been helping monarch caterpillars grow and transform into butterflies all summer! Join them as they tag the latest generation of monarchs — the ones who will migrate all the way to Mexico — and release them for their journey. This event is weather-dependent. No registration required.

Sunday, Sept. 10

TCC Rally Day
When: 8 a.m.
Where: 10 East St.

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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