3Library kickoff: The Friends and Trustees of the Reuben Hoar Library in Littleton 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, covering the cost of the event. Space is limited; RSVP by Oct. 27. Purchasetickets at tinyurl.com/RHLFallFundraiser2018 , or at the library.
Trail tour: Tour Townsend’s trails starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with guides from local organizations. Meet at the top of Meetinghouse Road or at the Harbor Church.
5 Documentary: Groton Council on Aging series, “Cuba and the Cameraman” 1 p.m. at the Lost Lake fire station. Registration: 978-448-1170.
7Paint Party: 6:30 p.m.; Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley St. Learn to create a copy of the Fall in Paris oil canvas painting; $12 materials fee. To register, call 978-597-1714.
Lunch and lecture: Groton Council on Aging series, “Cuba: The Reality Behind the Image,” 12 p.m. at the Groton Country Club. Registration: 978-448-1170.
8Drop Stitch Club: At Ashby Public Library, 6:30 p.m. Do you want to learn to Knit or Crochet? Do you have an ongoing project that you have given up on? Are you stuck and need some advice or help with your knitting? Work on your project with other knitters like you.
DIY Ornament Craft: with Tiffany Call at Ashby Public Library, 6-8 p.m. Help decorate a tree for the library’s storybook trees. The class tree will be up for the month of December. Your ornament can be picked up from the library Jan. 5. Kids are welcome.
13Mom’s letters: Writer and poet Corinne Smith talks about her project to return World War II correspondence with her mother to the writers’ children. 7 p.m at Lawrence Library, Pepperell. Info: 978-433-0330 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Books and discovery: With Miss Jana at 10:30 a.m., Ashby Public Library. Join Miss Jana for a story and craft. All ages welcome. No registration required.
14 Adult Book Group: At Ashby Public Library, 6:30 p.m. Join us for our monthly book group. We will be reading and discussing “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison.
Series: Groton Council on Aging series, lunch with Cuban music, at the Groton Country Club. Registration: 978-448-1170.
17 Christmas crafts: The Lawrence Library in Pepperell invites children 11 years old and under to make a variety of Christmas ornaments using puzzle pieces, popsicle sticks, yarn, origami paper and more. Sessions are 10:30-11:30 a.m., and 12:30-1:30 p.m. Space is limited. Please register for one session only, at lawrencelibrary.org under Upcoming Events or by calling 978-433-0330. Adults must stay with the child(ren). Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.
Holiday fair: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church holds its annual Holiday Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 7 Faulkner St. in Ayer.
Contra dance: Groton Grange #7 invites you to join the fun at our traditional New England Contra Dance on from 7:30-10 p.m. at Historic Groton Grange Hall, 80 Champney St. Donation at the door is $5 per person, children under 3 are free, and family maximum is $20. Refreshments are provided. Made possible by a grant from the Town of Groton’s Trust Fund Lecture Series.
27 Books and discovery: With Miss Jana at 10:30 a.m., Ashby Public Library. Join Miss Jana for a story and craft. All ages welcome. No registration required.
28Lecture: Groton Council on Aging series, “Experience Cuba Travelogue” 12 p.m. at the Groton Country Club. Registration: 978-448-1170.
8Open House: At Ashby Public Library, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, create a craft, listen to live music.
10Documentary: Groton Council on Aging series, “Havana Curveball” at the Lost Lake Fire Station. Registration: 978-448-1170.
11Books and discovery: With Miss Jana at 10:30 a.m., Ashby Public Library. Join Miss Jana for a story and craft. All ages welcome. No registration required.