Business briefs, Feb. 8 edition
St. Bernadette Parish celebrates Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette
Northborough – Celebrate the Year of Faith by attending the 21st Annual Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette, which will be held at St. Bernadette Parish, 266 Main St. (Route 20), Northborough. It will begin Sunday, Feb. 10, for nine consecutive nights at 7 p.m., and end Monday, Feb. 18. The Feb. 10 opening Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Robert J. McManus, bishop of Worcester. The Feb. 18 closing Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Stephen M. Gemme, pastor, and includes the traditional procession of people and the giving of yellow roses to Our Lady of Lourdes. For more information, call 508-393-2838. All are welcome.
Marlborough Hospital hosts community health education programs
Marlborough – Show that special someone just how much you care! Invite them to join you for one of Marlborough Hospital’s “Love Your Heart” community health education programs in February. All classes are free and taught by experts from UMass Memorial Medical Center and Marlborough Hospital medical staff. Programs are slated for Feb. 12 (Keeping Your Options – and Your Arteries – Open!), Feb. 13 (Facts and Fibs about “Afib”), and Feb. 26 (Pump It Up! How to be Heart Strong & Heart Wise), and run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Leahy Conference Room, 157 Union St. Reservations are required as seating is limited. Call 508-486-5810 for more information or to reserve your space.
United Bank celebrates Northborough grand opening
Northborough – United Bank is celebrating the grand opening of its new office at 6 Church St. in Northborough and you’re invited! Stop by Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., for food, fun, and a chance to win. Meet the Country 102.5 Street team and enjoy CocoBeni Confections pastry demonstrations and free samples. And, you could also win a grand prize gift bag filled with such goodies as a $100 Elizabeth Grady gift certificate, a CocoBeni gift certificate, and more. To find out more about United Bank, visit www.bankatunited.com.
Valentine’s Day comes alive at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Boylston – With Valentine’s Day around the corner, romance is in the air and nowhere more so than at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, an exciting destination for first dates, a stunningly beautiful and award-winning wedding site, and, according to the Boston Globe, one of the most romantic settings for a proposal in all of New England. Stop by Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, for a free chocolate gift for the first 25 couples, a special guided tour that describes the powerful language of flowers and romance, a Valentine’s Day-themed menu at Twigs Café, and a Valentine’s Day section in the shop. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston, can be visited at www.TowerHillBG.org for more information.
Anzio’s Brick Oven Pizza, now serving Beer & wine
Grafton – Anzio’s Brick Oven Pizza, 135 Westborough Rd. (Route 30), Grafton, has announced that they are now serving beer and wine. Anzio’s serves thin crust Italian pizza, and their pizza, along with authentic Neo-Neapolitan cuisine, is made using only the freshest ingredients. The pizza is baked in a brick oven and the high temperature produces a thin crust that is the perfect combination of slightly chewy, crispy light, and airy. Whether you are dining alone, with co-workers or as a family, you may now enjoy a refreshing adult beverage with your meal. To find out about special events or for more information, visit www.anziosbrickovenpizza.com. See their ad in this week’s Dining Guide.
Family fun day at Boroughs Family Branch YMCA
Westborough – Monday, Feb. 18, Presidents’ Day, will be a family fun day at Boroughs Family Branch YMCA in Westborough. There will be fun activities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a Magic Steve Show at 12 p.m., and swim with the swim staff from 1 to 3 p.m. Boroughs Family Branch YMCA is located at 4 Valente Dr., Westborough. To find out more, call 508-870-1320 or visit www.ymcaofcm.org.
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