Thursday, June 27

Ukulele J-Song Time Fun and Stuffed Animal Parade: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Be prepared to sing, dance, march and have fun with traditional and original children's songs presented with a ukulele twist! Also, bring your favorite stuffed animal; ages infants-5. To register, call 978-534-7522.

Genealogy Help: 12:30-4 p.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main St. Volunteers help with your family tree and ancestry research. 978-829-1780.

Knit and Crochet: 1-3 p.m.; Fitchburg Youth Library, 610 Main St. Bring your project and join the group. 978-829-1789.

Whimsical Weavings: 2-4:30 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Enjoy this weaving workshop with Green Art Workshop focusing on eco-conscious weaving; ages 9-14. To register, call 978-534-7522.

Lego Club: 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Fitchburg Youth Library, 610 Main St. Use your imagination to build and create. Legos provided. 978-829-1780.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party: 4-6 p.m.; Fitchburg Youth Library Garden Room, 610 Main St. Enjoy games, bubbles, ice cream, face painting by Face Escapes and prizes. 978-829-1789

Bookworm Buddies story time: 4 p.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Road. Ages 3-5. To register, call 978-597-1714.


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Yoga for Stress Relief: 5:30 p.m.; Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center, 275 Nichols Road, Fitchburg. To register, call 978-665-5800.

Military Concert and Lawn Party: 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Townsend Common. The Townsend Fire/EMS Relief Association will host the lawn party with food and games; along with the Townsend Military Band performance.

Friday, June 28

STEAM Play at the Garden: 10:30 a.m.; Fitchburg Youth Library, 610 Main St.

Singer/guitarist Dan Kirouac performs: 7 p.m.; RiverStyx Brewery, 166 Boulder Drive, Fitchburg; free.

Saturday, June 29

Shinrin-Yoku Forest Breathing Guided Sanctuary Walk: 10:30 a.m.; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Connect with the natural world in a healing and calming way with Dr. Roxanne Daleo. To register, call 978-464-2712.

Great Hill Detectives: 12:30-1:15 p.m.; Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, 345 Mountain Road, Princeton. Investigate the mysteries of the mountain. 978-464-2987.

A "Peak" Back in Time: 2-2:45 p.m.; Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, 345 Mountain Road, Princeton. Journey through time, explore the geologic history, and more. Ages 10-up. 978-464-2987.

Sunday, June 30

The Forest Before Us: 10-10:45 a.m.; Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, 345 Mountain Road, Princeton. Talk about forest growth from meadow to maturity. Ages 10 and up. 978-464-2987.

Wild! Life on the Mountain: 11-11:45 p.m.; Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, 345 Mountain Road, Princeton. Discover the fascinating lives of the "locals" on Wachusett Mountain. 978-464-2987.

Author presentation: 3-5 p.m.; Lunenburg High School auditorium, 1079 Massachusetts Ave. Andrew Forsthoefel presents Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time. To register, call 978-582-4140.

Dance2Swing: 7:30 p.m.; Leominster Elks, 134 North Main St. Klem & His Swingin Participants will perform; $15. www.dance2swing.com.

Monday, July 1

Under the Sea-Sharks: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Listen to some shark tales and make your own shark; ages 3-7. Registration required by calling 978-534-7522.

Movie Monday-Short Circuit: 1 p.m.; Fitchburg Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave. 978-829-1790.

Tuesday, July 2

Tuesday Volunteer Days: 9 a.m.-noon; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Learn about nature as you assist with a variety of projects; free. 978-464-2712, Ext. 8707.

Pour Paintings: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Learn how to create pour paintings with Art Educator Linnea Romhanyi; ages 8-13. To register, call 978-534-7522.

A Universe of Perler Beads: 2-4 p.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Perler beads is a fun art form that inspires creativity using plastic fusible beads also known as Hama or Nabbi beads; ages 5-12. To register, call 978-534-7522.

Robert Cormier Book Club: 2-3:30 p.m.; Fitchburg Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave. Mariam Cronin will facilitate a monthlong investigation into two of Cormier's famous novels. To sign up, call 978-829-1790.

Wednesday, July 3

Make a Monster Workshop: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Listen to monster stories then make two friendly and funny monsters to take home; ages 4-8. To register, call 978-534-7522.

Friday, July 5

The Snowy Day "Pop-Up" story time: 10 a.m.; Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Enjoy story time filled with songs, freeze pops and fun; ages 7 and younger. To register, call 978-534-7522.

Sunday, July 7

Helping Wildlife for Families: Hummingbirds: 1-3 p.m.; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Enjoy this hands-on introduction to hummingbirds and take a hike. Ages 8-up. To register, call 978-464-2712.

Summer Concert Series: 5-7 p.m.; Winchester Park, 20 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham. Knock on Wood, acoustic folk-rock duo performs.

Salute to Disney Summer Concert: 7 p.m.; Levenson Concert Stage, Salisbury Street, Worcester. Conductor Myron Romanul will lead the ensemble and singers Taylor Lawton and Elisabeth Gondek will perform with the orchestra as vocal soloists; free. 508-754-1234.

Dance2Swing: 7:30 p.m.; Leominster Elks, 134 North Main St. The Tom Nutile Big Band will perform; $15. www.dance2swing.com.

Monday, July 8

Fitchburg Friends of Freedom: 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Fitchburg Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave. Celebrate Independence Day and honoring our veterans. To sign up, call 978-829-1790.

Tuesday, July 9

Tuesday Volunteer Days: 9 a.m.-noon; Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton. Learn about nature as you assist with a variety of projects; free. 978-464-2712, Ext. 8707.

Dollar Store Decor: 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Fitchburg Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave. Create a cute summertime centerpiece! $8 per person. To sign up, call 978-829-1790.

Wednesday, July 10

Health Plan Options for Seniors: 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Fitchburg Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave. This seminar explains your health insurance options, including the rules for Medicare, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts representative. To sign up, call 978-829-1790.

Demystifying City Government: 6:30 p.m.; Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main St. Join City Councilors Amy Green and Anthony Zarrella as they share what a day-in-the-life is like as an Elected Official in Fitchburg. 978-829-1780.