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Friday, February 6, 2009

Carlisle Democrats caucus tomorrow

Registered Democrats in Carlisle will hold their annual caucus at the First Religious Society, third floor conference room, 27 School Street, Carlisle (access through side door on Church Street) Saturday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m. For caucus or meeting information, contact chair Susan Stamps at 1-978-369-8462 or

Real estate firms merge

Carlson/GMAC, a real estate firm that has served Carlisle for many years, has mer ged its four offices with sister firm Hammond Residential Real Estate. Their Concord office will continue to be located at 113 Thoreau Street.

Moomaw speaks at FRS February 8

Environmentalist Professor William Moomaw will be addressing the First Religious Society in Carlisle on Sunday, February 8, at 10 a.m. Moomaw is director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at the Fletcher School of Tufts University. A policy scientist with a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, he has been a lead author on four major Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports and has written extensively on strategies for sustainable energy systems. He will be addressing the topic: “How We Address Global Warming Will Determine More Than Just Our Future.” There will be time for a few questions plus a general discussion after the service. Refreshments are served. All are welcome to attend.

COA doings

• Men’s breakfast: On Thursday, February 12, our mystery chefs will be cooking up a storm at the Sleeper Room at Village Court, starting at 8 a.m. No need to sign up; this event is open to all senior men. A donation of at least $3 is appreciated.

• Shine counselor: Call the COA office at 1-978-371-2895 to make an appointment with a SHINE counselor for February 13 or 27 from 1 – 3 p.m.

• Adult talk time at the library: The COA and the Gleason Public Library are sponsoring a weekly drop-in adult talk time at the library on Tuesdays from 10 – 11 a.m.

• Monthly luncheon: Join the COA on Thursday, February 19 at 11:45 a.m. at Union Hall at the FRS for our third annual COA valentine luncheon and tea followed by an Indian Hill chamber music concert. Call the COA office at 1-978-371-2895 to sign up no later than Friday, February13. The cost is $3 or more. There will be a free blood pressure clinic from 11 – 11:45 a.m. Call the van line if you need a ride.

Chicken Group meets February 7

The Carlisle Chicken Group will meet on Saturday, February 7, from noon to 1:30 p.m. New members or interested folks are welcome to attend; call Judy at 1-978-505-7488 for details and location. This meeting is a potluck with light lunch fare. Discussion will include egg co-ops, ordering chicks and general chicken talk.

Conservation Coffee February 10

The Tuesday, February 10 Conservation Coffee will be held in the Clark Room in the Carlisle Town Hall, 66 Westford Street, from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

District Manager of the Northeast Wildlife District of the Massachusetts Division Fisheries and Wildlife Pat Huckery and Northeast District Wildlife biologist Erik Amati will be available to answer your wildlife questions.

Carlisle Conservation Coffees are held on the second Tuesday of the month during the fall, winter and spring seasons. Their purpose is to provide an informal opportunity for residents to discuss a wide range of land use, conservation and environmental issues. The coffees end promptly at 9 a.m. and attendees are encouraged to arrive and leave as their early morning schedules allow. Continental breakfast is provided.

Save the following Tuesday mornings for upcoming coffees: March 10, April 14, May 12, and June 9.

FNL food drive tonight

Friday Night Live (FNL)is being held tonight, February 6, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Students who make a “can-tribution” will be admitted for $1. Help out the Open Table and come and have a fun-filled night with dancing, basketball, ping pong and chess. As always, pizza and drinks are available for a small fee.

Students who leave prior to 9:30 p.m. must be signed out be a parent. All others should be picked up at 9:30 p.m. For additional information, contact Nicole Bloomfield at 1-978-371-0235 or by email at, or contact any other member of the Carlisle Youth Commission.

CPS artist in residence February 24 to 26

The Carlisle Public School (CPS) Music Department welcomes to the school internationally known woodwind quintet Vento Chiaro on February 24, 25 and 26. Featured in the three-day program will be two workshops/concerts on February 26 in Corey Auditorium: the 5:30 p.m. concert will include members of the Fourth Grade Beginning Band, and the 7 p.m. concert will include members of the Middle School Symphonic Band and the Middle School Concert Band. More information about Vento Chiaro is available at These events are free and open to the public.

Carlisle Women’s spring tennis league

If you are interested in playing tennis this spring with a fun, friendly group of Carlisle women, contact Gail Bernardin at 1-978-318-6972. The Spring League begins in late April and runs through mid June.

CCTV airs panel on globalization

CCTV will air January 22’s panel on globalization, part of the Cover to Cover Community Read, on Saturday, February 7, Monday, February 9 and Wednesday, February 11. Check listings for times and channel.

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