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Hospital Wellness Program
Athol Hospital hosts a free Community Wellness presentation on Wednesday, October 25. The topic is “Illness: What Symptoms to Watch for in Asthma, Flu and COPD”, presented by Nancy Mallory, RN, BSN and Respiratory Technicians. Community Wellness programs begin at 3:30pm in the Hillis Board Room at Athol Hospital and last approximately an hour. Programs are free and open to the public.Pre-registration is encouraged – please call 978-249-1244. Light refreshments.
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Veteran's Day November 11
The Petersham American Legion Post will honor those who have served their country with a pot luck dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 in the lower town hall. All friends and familes of those who have served are welcome. There will be a program honoring veterans.
American Indian Artifacts
Wednesday, November 8, 2018 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.Petersham Memorial Library
This program is appropriate for anyone interested in history, survival techniques, hunting, food gathering and preparation and sustainable living.
The Two Horses Native Artifact Collection is an example of the skills used in primitive Native American artistry. It is composed of over twenty cases of stone arrow heads, spear and knife heads, tools, and sacred effigies representing a time frame from 12,000 years ago to present.
The presentation includes information about the development of tools and weapons within cultural context, as well as the spiritual components of this artistry. This program is free.
Wood Bank Volunteer Days
Tree Warden Melissa Levangie is organizing volunteer work days to process firewood at the Transfer Station. The first in the state wood bank is entering its third year of operation. Wood bank vouchers for residents will be available at the town office building starting on October 30. Pick up wood starting on Nov. 4. Residents who qualify for fuel assistance programs get preference.
Wood Bank Volunteer Work Days at the Petersham Transfer Station:
Saturday, November 25th – 8-12:30+
Saturday, December 9th – 8-12:30+
Saturday, January 13th – 8-12:30+
Holiday Classes at the Art Center
Sun, November 12, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.. Make fanciful and colorful Paint-A-Pet ornaments with artist Jen Niles. You can make up to three wooden ornaments dedicated to your animal friends for your tree or house decorations. $10 mem/$30 nonmem/$10 materials.
Sat, November 18, 10 a.m.- Noon. Lynn Hartman of Hartman’s Herb Farm will teach you how to make a holiday wreath of boxwood, mixed greens, dried flowers, and berries. Beautiful for your holiday joy! $10 members/$30 non-members/$25 materials.
November 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.. Sue Morello of Sheldon Farm
Baskets will present a class on making a hand-woven holiday centerpiece
basket. Perfect for your family table. $20 members/$40 non-members/$15