Lots going on this Saturday, Sept. 10

In honor of International Literacy Day and the Saturday reopening of the City of Attleboro Public Library, the Attleboro Farmers Market, the Attleboro Youth Commission, the YMCA, The Literacy Center, the Rotary Club of Attleboro and community volunteers will recruit individuals to whitewash a picket fence from 9 am to 11 am at 74 North Main Street, Attleboro.

To get your chance to paint, bring a non-perishable food item to trade! Library staff and volunteers will be presenting old-time fun from the 1800s from 9 am to 11 am. Play classic family games from Tom Sawyer’s time! Join us on the lawn of the Attleboro Library. Additional non-perishable food item donations are welcome all day. A limited supply of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, the 2011 Big Read choice, will be given away, one per family.

Chef Lester EsserFresh Catch SeafoodPersonal Chef Lester Esser will demonstrate how to make seafood paella at approximately 10 am at the Farmers Market. Tasting samples will be available after the demonstration.  The seafood being used in the cooking demo is being provided by one of our vendors, Fresh Catch Seafood.

Chef Esser will then give Market tours with nutritional facts during Market hours.

For all of you who have been waiting so patiently Hub Grinding will be back on September 17 to sharpen all of those dull knives in your drawer!! Mark it down and don’t forget!

Also, AFM Inc. is still seeking original recipes from the public to produce a cookbook in early 2012. There is no limit to the number of recipes that may be submitted. Please send them by e-mail or fax to 508.223.4835.

The Attleboro Farmers Market is open weekly on Saturdays at 74 North Main Street in the library parking lot, from 8 am to 1 pm through October 29. Free parking is available in the YMCA lot, the Parking Garage or next to the Community Garden on Riverbank Road. For vendor information contact market manager Heather Porreca at AttleboroFarmersMarket@gmail.com or 508.736.9061