Items can be sent to What's Happening by emailing Photo attachments in JPEG format are also welcome; items can be sent to What's Happening by regular mail to: What's Happening, The Valley Dispatch, c/o Suzanne Dion, 491 Dutton St., Lowell, MA, 01853.


CLASS REUNION: Dracut High School, 40th Class Reunion, Nov. 30, 7 p.m., Long Meadow Golf Club, Lowell. Casual, DJ, dinner buffet. Tickets $25. Go to or contact Janet St. Cyr at 978-458-8036.

25TH REUNION: Dracut High School, Class of 1988, Saturday, Nov. 30, Four Oaks Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Lane, Dracut. Tickets are $65 per person. RSVP with payment to Pamela Kotarba at 1034 Hildreth St., Dracut, MA 01826. Hotel room block available at the Wyndham Andover, 123 Old River Road, Andover. Room block rate is $105 standard king room. Request the DHS Class of '88 reunion room block. For information, contact Pamela at

CRAFT FAIR: Pelham Memorial School, 59 Marsh Road, Pelham, Sun., Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., raffles, snacks, music and crafts. Sponsored by Pelham ACES. Still accepting crafters, for information email

BONE-BUILDERS PROGRAM: Developed in conjunction with Tufts University researchers; free classes held Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-11 a.


m., Dracut Council On Aging, 951 Mammoth Road; classes focus on strength training, balance exercises, and education about osteoporosis and fall prevention; registration required; for information, call Judy at 978-957-2611.


BOY SCOUT TROOP 83: For boys 11-17 who like camping, boating, animal care, hiking, rock climbing, fishing and a week of summer camp; meet Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., at Christ Church United, 10 Arlington St., Dracut. For information, email Scoutmaster Grimard,, visit, or on Facebook: Boyscout Troop Dracut.

DRACUT AMERICAN LEGION POST 315: Meets the third Saturday of the month, 1 p.m., 574 Broadway Road; new members welcome.

DRACUT COMMUNITY CHORUS: Rehearsals each Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., Room 120, Lakeview Junior High School; all adults welcome; no audition required; call 978-501-3016 for information.

DRACUT COUNCIL ON AGING: Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 951 Mammoth Road; group offers transportation to medical appointments, social services, outreach for the homebound; registered nurse on premesis Thursdays, 1:30-3:45 p.m.; for information, call 978-957-2611.

DRACUT GARDEN CLUB: Meets second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. (March-December) at Moses Greeley Parker Library, 28 Arlington St., Dracut. New members welcome. Call Juanita Pare at 978-683-3620 or email dracutgardenclub@

DRACUT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 4225: Meets the first Tuesday of the month; 7 p.m., Dracut Historical Society Building, Lakeview Avenue; new members welcome: for information, call 978-458-2667 or email

DRACUT LIONS CLUB: Meets second and fourth Wednesday of the month; 6:30 p.m., Dracut House of Pizza, 1067 Lakeview Ave.; new members are always welcome; for information, contact the Dracut Lions Club, P.O. Box 310, Dracut, MA 01826.

DRACUT VFW POST 9307: Meets the third Saturday of the month, 11:30 a.m., Dracut American Legion Post 315, Broadway Road; new members welcome.

DRACUT SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB: This social club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 1-3 p.m., 951 Mammoth Road; a bingo game follows the meeting, plus various other social functions; anyone 60 or older is invited to join; you need not be a Dracut resident; annual dues are $2, payable on meeting days; for further information, call 978-453-0969.

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE: Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., Dracut American Legion Post 315, Broadway Road, Dracut; new members welcome.

MOMS TO MOM: Meets every other Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Crossroads Baptist Church, Pelham; for information, contact Cindy at or ask for Cindy at the church phone, 603-635-1556.

PELHAM COUNCIL ON AGING: Meets the first Thursday of the month (except July and August), 1 p.m., Pelham Senior Center, 8 Nashua Road, Pelham; meetings open to the public and begin with an open forum.