By Michele Taranto
Monday Essentials is a quick snapshot of significant incidents occurring throughout Westford in the week ahead.
For a full listing of events and happenings in town, check out the Westford Patch calendar.
There are a number of local meetings this week including: the Permanent Town Building Committee, the Community Preservation Committee, the EBC-Stepinski Naming Study Committee, Planning Board and the Capital Planning Committee. Visit the town of Westford's website for specific dates and times.
Special Olympics Seeking Middle and High School Students
The Nashoba Valley Special Olympics (NVSO) Fall Soccer season begins this Saturday and the organization is looking for middle and high school students to partner with coaching and supporting the program and athletes. The season runs on Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28, and October 5, 12, 19 and 26, at Jack Walsh Field from 4-5 p.m. Young athletes that are available to help with at least four events, contact Clare Cooper, NVSO 2013 Soccer Partner Coordinator, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 978-692-8994.
Westford-Littleton Crew Tryouts This Week
There will be tryouts for the Westford-Littleton Crew Team, September 3-5, for all interested high school students from Westford, Littleton and surrounding towns. The tryouts will be held at Forge Pond, in Westford. Contact Coach B. @ email@example.com or call 978-692-5532 with questions. Registration forms are available on-line.
The schedule is as follows:
Boys:Tuesday: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 4-6 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Girls:Tuesday: 4-6 p.m.
Wednesday 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 4-6 p.m.
Westford Chess Club Resumes
The Westford Chess Club resumes action this fall. For more information, contact Ron at 978-692-8285 or visit www.westford.com/chess.
September is National Senior Citizen's Month!
Kick off National Senior Citizen's Month with many interesting, fun and exciting events. This week's agenda includes mini golf at Kimball Farm on Thursday, Sept. 5. Register at 978-692-5523. Better yet, visit the Westford Senior Center at 20 Pleasant St. to learn of other classes and happenings for Westford's senior community.