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The PTA is now selling a Georgetown customized monopoly game. For information on the game and how to purchase it read the flyer here.

 

Adult Fitness

Held at the Georgetown Schools with AM & PM sessions. Email Kortnee for more information.

 

Crosby's receipts for education

Penn Brook School is collecting Crosby’s Receipts for Educations. Parents, friends, Grandparents, anyone can donate their Crosby’s receipts (the receipts can be dropped off at Penn Brook). The receipts are then added up and the school gets FREE school supplies. The program runs until March 31, 2013, the receipts must be dated between September 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013.

 

Georgetown Sports Programs

Buy a car from Jaffarian and tell them you are from Georgetown and they will donate $50 to the Georgetown Sports Programs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest updates: April 23, 2014 - this page and calendar

 

New in our photo gallery, Dancing With The Teachers, World Series Trophy - Part 2, Penn Brook Red Sox Day - Part 2, World Series Trophy - Part 1, Penn Brook Red Sox Day - Part 1, and the GEF Gala

 

Do you hunt, fish, boat, hike or camp? Wilderness First Aid Training is being offered in Georgetown on May 10th and 11th. Read the brochure here. I am both Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder certified and I can tell you this is a great course to take.

 

Pentucket Workshop Summer Program - Running all weeks in July, Mon thru Thurs 9 am – 2 pm. Sign up for as many weeks as you want. Open to children 3 yrs old to going into 1st grade. Cost $160 per week. Sign up before June 9th. 978-352-2398

 

Upcoming events

 

Wednesday, April 23 - 3 PM: Hula Hoop Program Katie from Pinto Bella Hoops will be at the Georgetown Peabody Library to give a teaching demonstration on how to hula hoop! After some brief hula hooping instructions, demonstration, and a short performance of where Hoop Dance can take a performer, the group will get to try hula hooping. Everyone will play with the different types and sizes of hoops where Katie will either teach basic hooping or give challenges and tricks to more experienced hoopers. Everyone will then get together for a couple group games that teach teamwork and creativity with the hoop and then the program will end with a surprise! Don?t miss out! This program is for those in grades 4 and up.

 

Wednesday, April 23 - 6:30 PM: Organic Vegetable Gardening Program Backyard gardening offers an economical way to have nutritious, safe local food, and make positive contributions to the environment. Join Rita Wollmering, founder of The HERB FARMacy, as she covers basic organic growing principles as well as practical steps to build your soil, fight diseases and manage pests. Learn the growing requirements (soil, sunlight, water) of different types of vegetables as well as tips for planting, harvesting, and preserving. Ideas are applicable at any scale ? from patio containers to large garden plots. All are welcome to attend; no registration is required.

 

Friday, April 25 - 2 PM: Children Movie Event Second viewing of the movie Frozen (PG) but all ages are welcome!

 

Saturday, April 26 - : Bee Party, 201 Pond Street. Maureen and Alan Aulson would like to invite their friends and neighbors to the Fourth Annual Bee Party, honeybees placed in hives, sheep being sheared; meet the baby goats and sheep; listen to the music and enjoy the company of your neighbors; bring a chair and maybe a dish to share. You can read the flyer here.

 

Saturday, April 26 - Erie 4 Spring Dinner, 4:30 to 7:00pm. Ring in Spring and support our volunteer fire station and your community at the same time by enjoying a fun family dinner at Georgetown’s Erie Fire Station. We’ll be serving Roast Beef, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, dinner rolls, Caesar salad, brownies and ice cream! Tickets are $9 for Adults and $7 for Seniors and Children. Tickets can be purchased at the door. The Erie Fire Station is located at 474 North Street in Georgetown. Hope to see you there!

 

Sunday, April 27 (new time) - Baseball Parade, the parade starts at 12:30pm and proceeds from the high school through downtown and finally to American Legion Park. The parade will be lead by a special guest. The teams will end on the baseball field where each player will be introduced.

 

Monday, April 28 - Country Gardners Meeting, 7pm at the Georgetown peabody Library. The Kitchen Garden - Herbs & Their Uses"< presented by Denise Galligan. See, smell and taste live herbs. Take home a new appreciation for basic and less common herbs, as well as recipes to enjoy with family and friends.

 

Wednesday, April 30 - Pentucket Workshop Preschool Open House for prosepctive families, 6:00pm to 7:00pm, 161 W. Main St., Georgetown.

 

Wednesday, April 30 - 6:30 PM: Read to Wolfgang Students in grade K through 3rd grade can come and read to Wolfgang. Wolfgang is a certified service dog. This program is designed to help a child develop his/her reading skills. Call the library to sign up for a 15 minute session. Registration is required.

 

Wednessday, April 30 - The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are pleased to host Dyan deNapoli, aka “The Penguin Lady”, from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. deNapoli will talk about her book The Great Penguin Rescue. The event is open to the public free of charge. The book tells the story of the world's largest volunteer animal rescue, which saved more than 40,000 penguins after an oil spill off the coast of South Africa. Dyan's mission is to raise awareness and funding to protect penguins – to that end, she donates 20% of the proceeds from her book and from every appearance to penguin rescue groups. Join us for a lively discussion, Q & A, and book signing. There will be light refreshments and books for sale.

 

Saturday, May 3 - PTA Walk A Thon, 10am to 3pm at teh Perley School. Join us at walk-a-thon -- a fun filled day of walking, activities, music, food, and demonstrati ons. While you are at walk-a-thon you can walk a few laps or for a few hours. Remember that besides walking you can: Race your kids up the rock wall, Learn about bike and helmet safety, Get a chair massage from Massage Experts, Jump in the bounce house (kids), Get your face painted , Participate in a bone marrow drive. It's just a simple cheek swab, Learn some new moves at the complimentary interactive demonstrations by Cheerletics Royalty and Peace, Groove, and Happiness, Win prizes like a Kindle paperwhite, whale watch tickets, and Red Sox tickets. While you are thinking about walk-a-thon please consider helping out for an hour or two the day of the event. Sign up to help out: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/904054DA8AE22A31-walkathon Remember to register by April 16. Late registrations -- and day of walk-a-thon registrations will be accepted but t-shirt availability is only guaranteed for students that register by April 16. Please note t-shirts are for kids only! For more information contact Rachel Neilson (raesak@verizon.net)

 

Saturday, May 3 - Library wine tasting at the Georgetown Peabody Library from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at Georgetown Liquor or the Library. Enjoy a variety of wine, cheeses, and desserts while listening to the Keith Augeri Trio. Proceeds benefit Library programs and events.

 

Wednesday, May 7 - MS Choruses Spring Concerts (6:30 - 6th grade, 7:30 – 7th/8th grades), GMHS Auditorium.

 

Saturday, May 10 -  SPRING FLING 10:00 - 5:00 Downtown Georgetown, Tent Sales, Kids Art Activities, Refreshments and more.. Same day as Plant Sale! Family Fun

 

Saturday, May 10 - Senior Celebration Electronics Recycling Fundraiser, 9am to 12pm, GMHS back parking lot. You can download the flyer here.

 

Saturday, May 10 and Sunday, May 11 - Wilderness First Aid Training in Georgetown, offered by Georgetown's own Summit First Aid. read the flyer here.

 

Saturday, May 10 - Country Gardeners Annual Plant Sale, 9am to 1 pm on the lawn at the corner of Park St & Main St ( RT 133). This event is open to the public and is the Club's only fundraiser. Monies raised are used to plant & maintain 9 gardens around Georgetown. They are: The Town Hall & Traffic Island, the Center St Wall, Harry Murch Park, Mary Nichols Memorial Mini-Park, John C. Perley Monument & Flag Pole, the Window Boxes at the masonic Building on Main St, the Welcome to Georgetown Sign, and the newly planted Children's Garden at the Library Performance Patio.