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In The Gallery Sundays in January, 12 to 2 p.m. Tracy LeBlanc, photography
Free and open to the public. Westford photographer, Tracy LeBlanc brings her work to the PCA gallery in January. LeBlanc moved to Westford at the age of four, graduating from Westford Academy in 1987. She recalls taking pictures of friends and neighbors in Nabnasset as early as age 7, long before digital camera or cell phones. Her love for Westford has been recorded through the years in her photos of the town’s trails, parades, and community events. Tracy especially has a passion for nature and wildlife, and likes to capture the details one might miss in the rush of everyday life. See examples of LeBlanc’s work here, and meet her to learn more about her photos at the Gallery.
Open House on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. and on Sundays in January from Noon until 2:00 p.m.
Nashoba Players perform radio drama, The Maltese Falcon Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21 8 p.m.
Join Nashoba Players for their The Nashoba Players is a dynamic, non-profit community theatre that has been dedicated to providing cultural enrichment through live theatre in drama, musicals and comedy to Westford and surrounding communities. For tickets, call (978) 760-3510 or visit their website, http://www.nashobaplayers.org
Open Mic Night Sunday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for regular Open Mic Nights on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Share a song, tune or poem with a roomful of supportive listeners. If you’ve never played in front of an audience before, this is a great place to start. If you’re an old hand at performing, it’s a great place to meet others and share your talents with new performers. A professional or semi-professional act is featured at each open stage around 9 pm. $5 cover.
WRAE Volunteer Kickoff Reception Wednesday, Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m. (snow date, Thurs, Jan. 26)
The PCA and Westford Regional Art Event committee are seeking help. Residents are invited to join the volunteer kick-off Dessert & Wine Reception and learn more about how they can participate. This is the PCA’s largest event of the year with over 500 pieces of artwork and twice as many attendees. It is run entirely by volunteers. Volunteer opportunities available from March 26 – April 9. For more info, residents are asked to email: [email protected] or [email protected].
Lollipops for Breakfast Saturday, Jan. 28, 4 p.m.
Live theater show for families, presented by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell.
A confection of friendship, invention, and adventure …Residents are asked to join Sylvie as she searches for missing ingredients in a magical pop-up cookbook on her way to make her own amazingly perfect lollipop from scratch. “Lollipops for Breakfast” is an ode to children’s creativity. The performance by the Gottabees, told entirely without words, features multiple styles of puppetry, original music, and a participatory demonstration of puppet pantomime. Internationally touring puppeteer and dancer Bonnie Duncan and the The Gottabees bring this show from Boston to the PCA stage. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Residents are asked to contact [email protected] for tickets, or visit https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/22337.
Evening Barn Dance Saturday, Jan. 28, 7:30 – 10 p.m.
Music provided by OH, CONTRAire! Various callers. Fourth Saturday evenings of the months October – April. Come at 7:00pm for our Beginner’s Workshop and get into the dance for FREE!
Fee: $6 per person. Free to students with ID!
The Parish Center for the Arts is located at 10 Lincoln Street, Westford. Call us at 978-692-6333; e-mail us at [email protected]; visit our Web site at www.Westford.org/PCA. The PCA is handicap accessible. “Like us” on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.