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Toastmasters (Updated)

Meets second and fourth Wednesday night of each month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the Holloway's at the Black Swan. Develop your speaking and leadership skills. Ace a job interview. Ignite your career. membership not needed to check it out.

 

Calling All Singers

Students are invited to join a special chorus group that will perform God Bless America at a professional hockey game in January. We need to know which children would like to perform by November 11. Details The Manchester Monarchs are a professional hockey team in Manchester, NH. January 17 is the biggest night for the Monarchs -- it's LA Kings night. The Monarchs will honor the Stanley Cup Champions and give away Alex Martinez bobbleheads to the first 2,500 attendees. We will have great seats in the Monarchs gold section, right near the ice. Normally $31.50, members of the Georgetown Community will get tickets for $20. Everyone in the district is invited to attend the game. Details on how to get tickets coming soon. If your child would like to sing, please sign up by November 11 here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4ea4ad29abfe3-chorus

 

Teen Open Studios

The Scala Art Center has created teen open studios. Starting October 2014! Fridays 2:30- 5:00pm Saturdays 11:30-4:00pm. We want to creates an environment where local teen artists can have use of an art studio also to have positive role models and inspiration around them. The teens can work together on collaborative projects plus an assortment of their own individual art projects . It also allows the students to get their work displayed and noticed. We here at Scala Art Center want the local teens to have a chance to express their inner artist. We will supply the space, inspiration and some of the art supplies. They supply the creative energy!

 

New Music Store Supports Our Schools

Clemenzi Music is a new music store in town and they donate 10% of any profits on merchandise sales to the Georgetown School System.

 

CD/DVD Recycling

The Georgetown Girl Scouts are recycling CDs and DVDs. You can bring them to the Georgetown Peabody Library and place them in the green collection boxes. You can read about why recycling CDs and DVDs is important here.

 

Georgetownopoly

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest updates: October 22, 2014 - this page and calendar

 

New in pictures, Freshman Football, Donohoe Road Race, Public Safety Open House, High School Football, PTA River Cruise, GMHS Music Program Car Wash, Links for Learning, and September 11th Remembrance

 

We have a new videos page with HD videos from the Donohoe Road Race.

 

Events for the next 30 days (see our calender page for events out to June 2015)

 

Friday, October 24th - First Congregational Church Fall Fair, 10am to 6pm.

 

Saturday, October 25th - First Congregational Church Fall Fair, 8am to 3pm.

 

Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th - 2 Day Wilderness First Aid, sign up here.

 

Saturday, October 25th - Halloween Cemetary Tours - Union Cemetery, East Main Street, 2:00pm. Learn about early soldiers and ministers, slaves and abolitionists, and young victims of a tragic epidemic. See the evolution of gravestone carving since 1731 and learn about early burial customs. Tours last about an hour. Admission $5. All proceeds to benefit the Georgetown Historical Society. For more information, contact: info@georgetownhistoricalsociety.com

 

Friday, October 24th - First Congregational Church Fall Fair, 10am to 6pm.

 

Saturday, October 25th - First Congregational Church Fall Fair, 8am to 3pm. Turkey dinner at 5pm, read the flyer here.

 

Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th - 2 Day Wilderness First Aid, sign up here.

 

Saturday, October 25th - Halloween Cemetary Tours - Union Cemetery, East Main Street, 2:00pm. Learn about early soldiers and ministers, slaves and abolitionists, and young victims of a tragic epidemic. See the evolution of gravestone carving since 1731 and learn about early burial customs. Tours last about an hour. Admission $5. All proceeds to benefit the Georgetown Historical Society. For more information, contact: info@georgetownhistoricalsociety.com

 

Saturday, October 25th - Trail Life USA Troop 254 is planning a Pine Car Derby for families, 10:00 a.m. at New Life Community Church, 186 East Main Street, Georgetown. This event is open to boys and girls up to 16 years of age. Cars can be purchased at Pratts Hobby Shop. For more information, contact Trail Master Brian Petrie at 978-377-7713

 

Sunday, October 26th - Halloween Cemetary Tours - Union Cemetery, East Main Street, 2:00pm. Learn about early soldiers and ministers, slaves and abolitionists, and young victims of a tragic epidemic. See the evolution of gravestone carving since 1731 and learn about early burial customs. Tours last about an hour. Admission $5. All proceeds to benefit the Georgetown Historical Society. For more information, contact: info@georgetownhistoricalsociety.com

 

Tuesday, October 28th - In a Certain Light: Castles, Cathedrals and Monuments of England and Scotland, Georgetown Peabody Library, 6:30pm. The Photographer, Darrell Eifert, and his wife, Library Director Ruth Eifert, will host an artist talk, travel log and travel tips for independent travelers. This program will feature photographs of the Eifert’s 30th Anniversary trip to England and Scotland, highlighting the details and planning stages, including photographer’s tips, to create this three-week trip.

 

Wednesday, October 29th - SEPAC Meeting, GMHS, 9:00am. Chat with the Special Education Director. This is your opportunity to sit with Dr. Straight and ask her those tough questions!! Highly recommended!

 

Friday, October 31st - Halloween - Trick or Treating 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

 

Saturday, November 1st (rain date November 2nd) - Horribles Parade, line up 1:30pm at the GMHS, parade to American Legion Park at 2:00pm. Party in American legion Park from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Celebrate the season at the Horribles Parade The Horribles Parade is one of the most anticipated events of the fall season. Families march together from the Georgetown Middle High School to the American Legion Park. The parade is complete with music, food, a costume contest, and fun at the park. Join the PTA and Parks and Recreation. We need a few volunteers to help with the parade, costume contest, and cake pop table. Please sign up to help out! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4EA5A92DA3FB6-horribles/11382293

 

Tuesday, November 4th - River Rival Wrestling Open Mat Night, Intro to Youth Wrestling / sign-up, Perley Gym, 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Any kids interested in the sport of wrestling or looking to find out more about the sport are invited to swing by and participate in/watch a mini- practice. Multiple coaches will be in attendance to answer questions for both children and adults. Kids looking to participate should wear shorts, t-shirt and a pair of socks, no street shoes allowed on the mat.

 

Friday, November 7th (New Date) - Music Parents Auction, The Black Swan, 6:30pm to 11:00pm. Cost: $100, book:$19.95, registration deadline Friday Oct. 31st Contact: Sue Miller at (978) 430 0886 powerofattraction10@gmail.com. Learn the history and healing techniques of Reiki. Use the energy force that is in all living things to find peace and healing within. This is an introductory level one Reiki training. You will receive your First Degree Reiki certification. The class will cover the Japanese and Western history of Reiki including the Gakkai and the JRT techniques, as well as Takata’s history and the development of Western Reiki. You will receive your Reiki I attunement and practice how to use Reiki. The teacher Susan Miller is a Reiki Master/ Teacher in the Usui Reiki Healing Arts. Susan is also a Registered Karuna Reiki I & II Practitioner, Akashic Records Certified Advanced Practitioner, and Master Teacher in Magnified Healing.

 

Saturday, November 8th - Get your Reiki I Certification, 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Scala Art Center.

 

Saturday, November 8th - GYSA Comedy Night, at the Black Swan. Join Georgetown Youth Soccer for a great night of laughs featuring two hilarious comedians. Held at the Black Swan CC, the night will feature a pair of nationally recognized funny men, door prizes, a 50-50 raffle and more! Don't miss out on this opportunity to see top notch comedy in your back yard and share some laughs with your friends.

 

Saturday, November 15th - Wool Appliqué Class, Georgetown Peabody Library Join Vicki Murphy for a wool appliqué class at the library, 11:30am. Vicki will bring all the supplies for the class and attendees will leave with a kit to finish a small project from the class! Attendees do not need any experience or special talent to try appliqué. Registration is required as space is limited! Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to sign up.

 

Saturday, November 15th - Jin Shin Jyutsu Physio-Philosophy self-help workshop presented by Joan H. Wolf, L.M.T., 9:00am TO 1:00pm, 22 Pleasant St.  Cost: $50 new students, $40 review students. You can download the flyer here.

 

Saturday, November 15th - PTA Holiday Fair, Perley, 9:00am to 3:00pm. There is something for everyone at the Georgetown Holiday Fair. Do some holiday shopping, enjoy music and food, take a stroll down the cookie walk, visit Granny's attic, check out the staff bakery, and get your groove on. Kids can enjoy getting their faces painted, creating masterpieces in the Elf craft room, and taking pictures with Santa. Over 40 vendors will fill up the Perley school. Contact Heidi Begin, beginh@georgetown.k12.ma.us

 

Tuesday, November 18th - St. Mary's Women's Club Annual Live and Silent Auction fundraiser and Raffle Table, at St. Mary's church hall on Andover St, Georgetown. Doors open at 6:00 pm and bidding starts at 6:30 pm. Small household items, gift certificates, books, jewelry, Christmas items, and raffle gift baskets. Free admission and refreshments will be served. Bargains and fun for all.