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THANK YOU From the ACL Fund

Last spring, we launched our second ACL Fund campaign and over 130 donors have made contributions over the past few months–you are wonderful!!!  
Did you wish to donate but didn’t get around to it yet?  There is still time.  Donations may be securely made online here or you may mail donations to:

The ACL Fund
375 Auburn Street
Auburndale, MA 02466
We are truly touched by our ACL community’s generosity.  Thank you so very much.

Knitting Club Saturday September 17th 10:30 – 11:45 am

The fall season for the ACL Knitting Club will gear up sooon.  Rejoice!

Join our knitters at the ACL!  Veteran and rookie knitters will be on hand to help folks with projects, troubleshoot, or even teach you how to knit from scratch.  Anyone who enjoys knitting or would like to learn how to knit is welcome to come.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.

SAVE THE DATE! Outdoor Concert at the ACL on Sunday, September 25th at 4:30 pm: Back Burner

We are thrilled to usher in our fall season at the ACL with an outdoor concert!  The band is Back Burner, an 8-piece group that plays oldies rock and roll.

Three members are from Auburndale — Jill McNeil (vocals), Alex McNeil (bass), and Lee Joseph (percussion).  One is from Waban — Mel Gluskin (guitar & vocals).  The others are from far and wide — Leo Lauretano (guitar & vocals) is from Winchester, Fred Thorne (keyboards) from Norfolk, Chuck Boisseau (guitar and vocals) from Barrington, Rhode Island, and Bud Marvel (drums) from Wells, Maine.  In addition, Dana Hanson will do a guest vocal (no musical talent, but an ACL person).

Spilling Ink at the ACL: Creative Writing for Kids Grades 5-8 on Sunday, September 11th at 3:00 pm  

Spilling Ink* club is a creative writing club for kids in 5th-8th grade. Do you want to write about other worlds or characters you’ve imagined? This is the place to do it! We will workshop and write individual stories in all different genres. We will come together to use prompts to expand and grow our writing. There will be time to share and receive positive, constructive feedback. This club will meet on the second Sunday of every month and the first meeting is Sunday, September 11th. Contact Charlie Loftus with further questions and to RSVP (12 people maximum). You must register.

*This club is based off of Spilling Ink: A Young Writer’s Handbook by Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter.

WE ARE BACK…Open for Business!

We re-opened on Tuesday September 6 and we’re back to our regular hours and activities:
  • Tuesdays 10 am – 3 pm (Children’s drop-in Story Time at 10:30 am)
  • Thursdays 3 pm – 8 pm
  • Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm (Drop-in Magic the Gathering club from 1 – 3 pm)

Thanks for the Chairs!

The ACL was delighted to receive a terrific gift this week from one of the neighborhood volunteers who tends the fountain garden in Auburndale Square…three colorful Adirondack chairs for our front lawn.  We invite everyone to stop by and have a rest during the dog days of summer!

Save The Date! BackBurner at the ACL on Sunday, September 25th at 4:30 pm

BackBurner, an Auburndale-based band, will be performing an informal gig at the ACL on Sunday, September 25th at 4:30 PM.