Nashoba Tech Offers Programs
WESTFORD -- Nashoba Valley Technical High School is offering its popular Mini-Exploratory program this fall.
Seventh-graders and eighth-graders from the school’s district can sign up to explore nine possible career pathways offered at Nashoba Tech. They are: Arts, Design & Media; Automotive Services; Construction & Trades; Cosmetology; Culinary & Baking Arts; Engineering & Technology; Health Services; Marketing & Finance; and Research & Sciences.
The program is free for district residents, and runs on Mondays and Wednesdays, from Oct. 3 to Oct. 31 (excluding Monday, Oct. 8). Free transportation may also be provided based on enrollment.
For information, call 978-692-4711, ext. 1123, or visit www.nashobatech.net .
Library friends host wine tasting
LITTLETON -- The Friends and Trustees of the Reuben Hoar Library is hosting an evening of light appetizers and wine tasting on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Orange Door Kitchen, 251 Arlington St., West Acton, for those committed to supporting the construction of a new library. Tickets are $60 per person. RSVP by Oct. 27. To RSVP, go to tinyurl.com/RHLFallFundraiser2018 , or go to the library.
Annual harvest supper in Groton
GROTON -- Christian Union Church will host its annual Harvest Supper on Saturday, Oct 13. The menu includes roast turkey with all the fixings. Cost is $12. For more information, call 978-448-5480 or 978-272-0145.
Hellenic culture lecture Thursday
LOWELL -- The Hellenic Culture & Heritage Society will be hosting a lecture this Thursday about the history of Jefferson Street that is no longer in existence. Titled “Remembering Jefferson Street: A little piece of the Greek Acre,” the free event will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lowell National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell. Local historian Lew Karabatsos will be the guest speaker. “Before the North Common Village Housing Project, Jefferson St. was a little neighborhood nestled in the Greek Acre section of the city,” a flyer for the event reads. -- AMARIS CASTILLO
MITRE releases safety playbook
BEDFORD -- The MITRE Corporation, in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, released the “Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook” this week. The playbook outlines a framework for health delivery organizations and other stakeholders to plan for and respond to cybersecurity incidents around medical devices, ensure effectiveness of devices, and protect patient safety.
-- AMARIS CASTILLO
Tyngsboro church celebrates 150
TYNGSBORO -- The Evangelical Congregational Church of Tyngsboro will round out its 150th-anniversary celebration this upcoming Sunday. There will be a regular Sunday service at 10 a.m. with a soup & sandwich potluck following in the church’s Fellowship Hall downstairs, according to Joan Field, a member of the 150th Committee Team.
At 1 p.m. there will be a concert at Old Town Hall by The Needhams, a Christian music group. The event is free.
-- AMARIS CASTILLO