the three members of scottish folk band 'north sea gas' against a smokey backdrop and text 'north sea gas - october 3rd'
 
We will be hosting an evening with North Sea Gas, a Scottish folk band from Edinburgh, on Thursday, October 3rd at 7:00 pm. This free concert will be held at Chocksett Middle School, 40 Boutelle Road, Sterling. North Sea Gas performs across the globe and is one of Scotland’s most popular folk bands, blending great vocals, a variety of instruments, and good-humored storytelling into a truly entertaining performance. No registration is required.

members of 'toe jam puppet band' performing in front of a crowd and text 'toe jam puppet band - october 18th'
 
New date! Jam out with Toe Jam Puppet Band! We will be sponsoring a free concert on Friday, October 18th at 6:30 pm at the First Church in Sterling. The Toe Jam Puppet Band is a hands-on children’s entertainment group that encourages both kids and adults to get up, dance and sing along! All ages are invited to attend. No registration is required. Originally part of the Sterling Department of Recreation's Summer Concert series.

a pastel pencil depiction of a boat at sea with text 'pastel workshop - november 12th'
 
Do you have an interest in art? Join us for "Sail Away on the Craft of Pastel Painting," a free hands-on workshop where participants will create their own 12 x 18 pastel painting. Great for all skill levels, the pastel workshop offered by the Conant Public Library will be held at the Sterling Senior Center on Tuesday, November 12th from 6 pm - 8 pm. This workshop is designed for ages 18+ and registration is required. This program is supported by a grant from the Sterling Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

A man meditating on the shore of a lake view with text 'meditation'
 
We are offering a free meditation program at the Sterling Senior Center at 36 Muddy Pond Road. Meditation will be held on Monday, September 23rd and 30th at 6:00 pm. Adults of all ages are invited to attend. No registration is required.

a bright orange tablecloth covering a table filled with homemade chinese soul food dishes and text 'cookbook club - september 25th'
 
Enjoy homemade Chinese food at the Cookbook Club on Wednesday, September 25th at 6:30 pm. Choose a delicious recipe from Chinese Soul Food: A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir-Fries, Soups, and More by Hsiao-Ching Chou. Enjoy great conversation and rich, colorful recipes to sample. Cookbooks are available at the library for checkout. Registration is required.

an illustration of a prestigious looking family portrait with text 'parent's night out book club - october 1st'
 
Enjoy a night out with a good book and great discussion! The Parent’s Night Out Book Club will be reading The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson for the meeting on Tuesday, October 1st at 6:30 pm. The Family Fang is a darkly humorous novel about surviving a chaotic childhood and learning to navigate adulthood. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. No registration is required.

a soft pastel watercolor of a field and sunset with text 'classic book club - october 9th'

The Classic Book Club will be reading the mesmerizing and enduring novel East of Eden by John Steinbeck for the meeting on Wednesday, October 9th at 1:00 pm. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. No registration is required.

an illustration of a young woman entering a glowing cabin with text 'contemporary book club - november 21st'
 
The Contemporary Book Club will be reading the fantasy novel, The Bear and the Nightingale, by Katherine Arden for the meeting on Thursday, November 21st at 6:30 pm. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. No registration is required.

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