Hopkinton town crier for March 23, 2019

Published: 3/27/2019 4:13:19 PM

■“Aging well at home” right here in Hopkinton is the topic being discussed at the Slusser Center, 41 Houston Drive, on April 6 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Speakers will briefly address emotional health, community involvement, person-centered planning, de-cluttering and using assistive technology for safety and independence as we age. Representatives from ServiceLink and Assistive Technology in New Hampshire will be joined by local service providers from the Concord VNA, Dial-a-Ride, the town fire and police departments, the Slusser Center and the library. Speakers will be available after introductory presentations to sit and talk with attendees about specific situations. Whether for yourself, your parents, or your neighbors, come and be informed! For more information, call Marilyn at Hopkinton Human Services, 746-8244.

■The Hopkinton Town Library is looking for students (entering sixth-grade and up) to apply for internships for the Summer Reading Program. The program runs from July 2 to Aug. 8 this summer. There will be a mandatory orientation meeting of all interns on June 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A commitment of at least five days is required. This experience will count toward experiential credit at the high school. We will provide you with a letter of recommendation upon request, after successful completion of the program. If you would like to receive high school credit, please ask for additional information. We’ll need interns during the following time slots: Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., and Fridays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. (Friday programs are held for four of the weeks of the program.) Interested? Please obtain a form from Leigh Maynard at the Hopkinton Town Library. The completed form is due on or before April 30. Please call 746-3663 or email lmaynard@hopkintontownlibrary.org.

■The annual Flea Market at the First Congregational Church of Hopkinton will take place on April 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The church is located at 1548 Hopkinton Road, Hopkinton. The wide variety of items for sale include clothes, kitchen items, plates, vases, pictures and jewelry as well as small appliances, furniture, tools, camping equipment and toys.

■Registration for the 2019-20 school year – for children who will be 3 years old and 4 years old on or before Sept. 30 are eligible to attend preschool at the Harold Martin School. Preschool is a tuition based program and enrollment is filled by lottery. Children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30 are eligible to attend kindergarten at the Harold Martin School. Children who will be 6 years old on or before September 30th are eligible to attend first-grade at the Harold Martin School. Call the school office at 746-3473 or pick up a registration packet at Harold Martin School at 271 Main St.

■Senior lunch at the Slusser Center on Wednesdays at noon at the Slusser Senior Center (41 Houston Drive next to the Town Library). Suggested donation $4. The first time a senior attends a Senior Lunch, he or she can ask for a new visitor gift certificate at the front desk, for a free lunch.

■Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hopkinton Town Hall. SNAP/EBT accepted. For more information, visit facebook.com/ContoocookFarmersMarket.




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