Solarize Plus Kickoff Party
LOWELL -- The Solarize Plus Lowell program kickoff party is set for Monday evening at Warp and Weft.
Residents are invited to meet officials from ReVision Energy, the selected installer for the Solarize Plus Lowell program -- a community-based, clean-energy initiative formed through a partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the City of Lowell and local volunteers.
Residents will learn about and install solar and/or heat pumps in the “most cost-effective and quality-driven way,” a press release says.
Volunteers from the city and ReVision Energy employees will be available to answer questions and sign people up for free site visits to get involved in the campaign.
The event at 197 Market St. will go from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday. RSVP by emailing email@example.com .
For more information on Solarize Lowell, visit solarizelowell.com , contact firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 978-308-9041.
-- RICK SOBEY
Colonial Craft Day
CHELMSFORD -- Colonial Craft Day will be held at the “Old Chelmsford” Garrison House on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 2-5 p.m.
Demonstrations will include blacksmithing, butter churning, candle dipping, chair caning, quilting, lace and soap making, and more. The Chelmsford Minutemen will also muster.
The circa 1690 Garrison House and circa 1830 barn will be open for tours, and historical collections will be open for viewing.
Admission is free, but donations are welcome. The Garrison House is located at 105 Garrison Road.
For more information, visit www.garrisonhouse.org or call 978-251-8832.
-- ALANA MELANSON
Dracut compost site
DRACUT -- The compost site located at the Dillon Center, 833 Hildreth St., Dracut will be opened Saturdays only this fall on the following dates: Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Nov. 3, and Nov. 17. The site will be closed the holiday weekends of Oct. 6 and Nov. 10, according to a letter from Public Works Director Edward G. Patenaude.
The compost site will accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings only with proof of residency. The hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
-- AMARIS CASTILLO
Tyngsboro website input sought
TYNGSBORO -- A new version of the town’s website is currently in the works, and staff are looking for feedback on what it should be like, according to a notice posted on the Town of Tyngsboro website.
Those with ideas are encouraged to send an email to email@example.com or fill out a feedback form found on the town website, www.tyngsboroughma.gov .
-- AMARIS CASTILLO
Tewksbury pickleball session
TEWKSBURY -- The Tewksbury Public Schools Community Services Adult Education Program will offer an eight-week pickleball session. The sessions will run from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays from Oct. 2 through Nov. 25. The games will take place at the Ryan Elementary School, located at 135 Pleasant St.
All gear will be provided for these sessions and there will be ample time for practice.
This session costs $75. Registration is limited to 16 participants.
To register, visit https://register.communitypass.net/TewksburyPublicSchools .
-- KORI TUITT