AIRBORNE. Concord-Carlisle High School students launch their production of the musical Wonderful Town on Friday, February 26. See story on page 10. (Photo by Nancy Roberts)

TASTE TEST. During last Saturday’s tree-tapping demonstration given by Verena Wieloch of Gaining Ground, two-and-a-half-year-old Thomas Livens verifies that sugar maple sap is noticeably sweet even before being boiled down into syrup. (Photo by Beth Clarke)

FRENCH FETE. The Carlisle Cineclub celebrates its first aniversary with a raclette dinner at the home of Sol Garfunkel and Laurie Aragon. Around the table from left are Leoni and Phil Henshaw, Wendy Wheeler, Laurie, Sol, Lura Taylor, Peter Connolly, Cecile and Lee Sandwen, Marta Rosso-O’Laughlin, Michael O’Laughlin and Rebecca Alexander. The Cineclub is open to anyone with an interest in French cinema and conversation. For more information contact Lura Taylor at (Photo by Andrew Gill)

A ten-person tent from a ShelterBox was set up in Union Hall at FRS along with a display of its other contents (not shown) on Sunday. (Courtesy photo)

LOOKOUT SPOT. A Red-tailed Hawk surveys the terrain near Log Hill Road. (Photo by Beth Clarke)

Barb St. Onge (on right) and local expert George Bishop lend a hand during the maple tapping demonstration held at Towle Field on February 20.

(Photo by Beth Clarke)

Members of the CCHS team show off their robot without its cover. Shown (left to right) are Daniel Beckwith, Douglas Chan, Doug Gouchoe, Ben Anderson, Randy Chin, Marcus Kulik and Julia Gwinn. Other team members are Paul Titchener and Bennett Hartnett. (Photo by Beth Clarke)

Turning a wonderful chaos into a Wonderful Town.

(Photo by Nancy Roberts)

Carlisle members of the orchestra. Back row left to right: Margaret Perko, Julia Margolies, Lucy King, Alex Sayde, Chloe Vilain, Victoria Abel, Christianna Marks, Kevin Barrow. Front row left to right: Sarah Rush, Nina Boxer, Kelly Xing, Catherine Liu. (Photo by Nancy Roberts)

Margot Kissinger and Erin Cox are ready to hit the trail at Great Brook

(Photo by Jane Hamilton)

James Sibley is right on track.

(Photo by Beth Clarke)

(Photo by Alan Ankers)

David Driscoll

(Photo by Elaine Burke)

THE HEART OF THE MATTER. Crafty participants at the Gleason Library’s Valentine Party commemorate the holiday in their own way, creating hearts and flowers and enjoying cookies. (Photo by Cassandra Malik)

Weezie Petrie (right) poses with her sister D’Anne Nosowitz of Maple Street.

(Photo by Nancy Roberts)

THE WIZARD OF OZ COMES TO CARLISLE. The Carlisle Public Schools’ seventh grade will present The Wizard of Oz next month. Here, Johnathan Spence (left), as a flying monkey, helps Caroline Crouse (right), another flying monkey, kidnap Dorothy (Reilly Harring.)

There will be a matinee performance on Thursday, March 11 at 3:30 p.m. Evening performances will be on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available now and may be obtained at Ferns, from any seventh-grader, on the Plaza each Wednesday 2 to 3:15 p.m., at the Transfer Station and on Ferns’ porch on Saturday mornings February 27 and March 6; at the door at the event or through

(Photo by Beth Clarke)