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Northborough: Scarecrow fun at Northborough Library

August 28th, 2014

Northborough – Children ages 3-5 are invited to the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Friday, Sept. 19, from 10:30-11:15 a.m., for a scarecrow story and a fun scarecrow craft.   Registration is required and begins Sept. 2. To find out more or to register, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.    

Northborough: Monthly poetry program for kids at Northborough Library

August 28th, 2014

Northborough – Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., has announced a new monthly poetry program for kids in grades 4 and 5. Want to create poetry in some fun and interesting ways? Each month, there will be a new way of writing and building poems, so come and find out how!   The program will [...]

Shrewsbury: Friends of the Shrewsbury Center, Inc. kicks off new season

August 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The Friends of the Shrewsbury Center, Inc. will kick off the new season with Harry Hayes and his Life of the Party songbook Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Senior Center. With 175 songs in his repertoire, Harry will fill the afternoon with familiar music to sing along to or [...]

Westborough: Westborough Community Chorus holds annual yard, bake, and book sale

August 28th, 2014

Westborough – The Westborough Community Chorus will present its annual Giant Yard, Bake, and Book Sale Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, featuring hundreds of unique items, will be held at the Harvey School Building, 20 Philips St. Rain date will be Saturday, Sept. 20.   Proceeds benefit chorus activities, [...]

Shrewsbury: Saint Mary Family Festival 2014, volunteers needed

August 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The annual Saint Mary Family Festival will be held Friday, Sept. 12 to Sunday, Sept. 14 at the corner of Main and Summer streets in Shrewsbury. Volunteers are needed!   Festival hours are 6-10 p.m. Sept. 12, 12-8 p.m. Sept. 13, and 12-5 p.m. Sept. 14. Special events on Sept. 13 include a [...]

Worcester: Fourth annual Skating for Hope to raise funds for cancer patients

August 28th, 2014

Region – The Fourth annual Skating for Hope will be held from Friday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m., to Saturday, Sept. 20, at 5 p.m., at the Hart Center at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester.   This 24-hour-long fundraiser was founded by cancer survivor and Westborough native David McGrath, who was diagnosed [...]

Home Instead offers resources for aging parents and their children

August 28th, 2014

Region – Knowing aging parents’ end-of-life wishes in advance can save families years of heartache, bickering and legal issues. Senior care service Home Instead, Inc., gathered renowned experts to help make this potentially difficult conversation easier for families; the result was the 40-70 Rule® program, which encourages adult children approaching 40 to broach a number of aging and end-of-life topics before their parents turn 70.

Region: Registration for ESOL and Adult Secondary Education classes

August 28th, 2014

Marlborough – The Quinsigamond Community College/Assabet Adult Education Program offers free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes. The next ESOL registration will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8. The last two ESOL registration dates in 2014 will be Nov. 12 and Dec. 10, with 2015 dates of Jan. [...]

Region: Registration for Adult Secondary Education, ESOL classes

August 28th, 2014

Marlborough – The Quinsigamond Community College/Assabet Adult Education Program offers free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes.   The ASE registration dates for 2014 are Oct. 20 and Nov. 17, with 2015 dates of Jan. 19, Feb. 23, March 16 and April 10. The ESOL registration dates [...]

Region: Registration for Adult Secondary Education, ESOL classes

August 28th, 2014

Marlborough – The Quinsigamond Community College/Assabet Adult Education Program offers free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes.   The ASE registration dates for 2014 are Sept. 15, Oct. 20 and Nov. 17, with 2015 dates of Jan. 19, Feb. 23, March 16 and April 10. The ESOL [...]

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