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September 30, 2014

Westborough: Talk on food blogs to be presented at Westborough Library

Westborough – The Westborough Public Library presents “Food, Glorious Food: Exploring the Exciting World of Food Blogs” Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m., as part of the Discover Your Next Chapter: Lifelong Learning project.

 

Shelley Quezada, consultant for the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, adjunct professor at Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, lifelong gardener, and enthusiastic cook, will explore the history of blogging and how the food blog has developed over time. She will share numerous examples of successful and varied food blogs and explore how blogging and food blogs in particular have been a back door into publishing for many; several successful cookbook writers started out by writing food blogs.

 

This program is being funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from the Library Services and Technology Act, a federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

Registration is required by calling 508-366-3050. The Westborough Public Library is located at 55 West Main St.

 

 

Start: September 30, 2014
End: September 30, 2014
Venue: Westborough Public Library
Phone: 508 366 3050
Address:
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55 West Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: Registration is required.

Marlborough: Senior Center presents silent film comedies

Marlborough – Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m., the Marlborough Senior Center will be holding an afternoon of good old-fashioned laughs by showing great silent film comedies, complete with live piano accompaniment.

 

Sign up at the Senior Center, 250 Main St., or call 508-485-6492 for more information.

 

 

Start: September 30, 2014
End: September 30, 2014
Venue: Marlborough Senior Center
Phone: 508 485 6492
Address:
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250 Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Sign up at front desk

Marlborough: Marlborough Chamber of Commerce hosts business expo

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2014 MRCC Business Expo Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott, 75 Felton St., from 4-7 p.m.

 

Attendees will find many new products and services, meet regional area business and community leaders, and enjoy delicious hors d'seuvres and desserts. They will also receive a complimentary event bag.

 

Sponsors for this year's expo are Hologic, Boston Scientific, the MetroWest Daily News, DCU, WCRN Radio, Visual Images, Doctor's Express, VIP Freelance Studios, and the Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott. Walmart Supercenter in Hudson is giving away a large screen HDTV at this year's expo. Stop by their booth to enter the drawing.

 

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. Bring business cards for registration and raffles.

 

For more information, call 508-485-7746.

 

Start: September 30, 2014 4:00 pm
End: September 30, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott
Phone: 508 485 7746
Address:
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75 Felton St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Admission is free

October 1, 2014

Hudson: Social media for small businesses presentation at Hudson Library

Hudson – The Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St., will hold a presentation, “Five Steps to Social Media Success for Small Businesses,” Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. Participants will learn real strategies for using social media in their own businesses.

 

Registration is required for this program by calling 978-568-9644.

 

 

Start: October 1, 2014
End: October 1, 2014
Venue: Hudson Public Library
Phone: 978 568 9644
Address:
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3 Washington St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

October 2, 2014

Marlborough: Annual Meeting of Marlborough Education Foundation

Marlborough – The Marlborough Education Foundation will be holding its Annual Meeting Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the Marlborough High School Media Center, 431 Bolton St. The public is invited.

 

Start: October 2, 2014
End: October 2, 2014
Venue: Marlborough High School
Address:
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431 Bolton St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Hudson: Talk on Social Security at Hudson Library

Hudson – On Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m., the Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St., will hold a presentation, “Maximize Your Social Security Income.” The Spartan Group will discuss ways to maximize social security income and answer questions.

 

For more information, call 978-568-9644.

 

 

Start: October 2, 2014
End: October 2, 2014
Venue: Hudson Public Library
Phone: 978 568 9644
Address:
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3 Washington St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

Marlborough: Senior Center trip to ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ performance

Marlborough – A trip to the Huntington Theater Company to watch “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” will be held by the Marlborough Senior Center Thursday, Oct. 2. The bus will leave the senior center at 1 p.m. Malcolm-Jamal Warner (“The Cosby Show”) makes his Huntington debut in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.

 

The cost is $44, and includes transportation and ticket. Space is limited. Sign up at the Senior Center, 250 Main St., or call 508-485-6492 for more information.

 

 

Start: October 2, 2014
End: October 2, 2014
Venue: Huntington Theater Company
Phone: 508 485 6492
Address:
Boston, MA, United States
Cost: $44. Space is limited.

October 3, 2014

Shrewsbury: Shrewsbury Woman's Club hosts Hank Phillippi Ryan

Hank Phillippi Ryan. Photo/Submitted

Hank Phillippi Ryan. Photo/Submitted

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman's Club will meet Friday, Oct. 3, at 12 p.m., followed by featured speaker Hank Phillippi Ryan at 12:45 p.m. The group meets in Gifford Hall of First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury, 19 Church Rd. Members and their guests are welcome.

 

Hank Phillippi Ryan, on-air investigative reporter for NBC Boston affiliate?WHDH-TV (Channel 7), has won 50 awards from news organizations all over the world, including 32 Emmy's and 12 Edward R. Murrow awards for excellence in electronic journalism. The best-selling author of six mysteries, she has also won three Agatha (Christie) Awards, including the 2013 Agatha for Best Contemporary Novel and the 2013?Mary Higgins Clark Award.

 

Post meeting, Ryan's books will be available for sale; proceeds of which will?go to the New England Mobile Book Fair. For more information, call 508-845-7286.

 

Start: October 3, 2014
End: October 3, 2014
Venue: First Congregational Church
Phone: 508 845 7286
Address:
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19 Church Rd., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545

Region: Women Veterans Retreat

Region – Oct. 3-5, a Women Veterans Retreat will be held at Grotonwood Camp and Conference Center, 167 Prescott St., Groton. The retreat is free, the only expense is transportation. To register or for more information, visit www.projectnewhopema.org/retreats/women-veterans-retreat.

 

 

Start: October 3, 2014
End: October 3, 2014
Venue: Grotonwood Camp and Conference Center
Address:
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167 Prescott St., Groton, MA, United States, 01450

Southborough – Quabbin area foliage tour offered by Southborough Senior Center

Southborough – Friday, Oct. 3, the Southborough Senior Center will be holding a foliage tour of the Quabbin Reservoir area with a meal at West Brookfield’s Salem Cross Inn. The bus leaves the senior center, 9 Cordaville Rd., at 9 a.m. before returning by approximately 5:30 p.m.

 

The cost is $35 per Southborough Senior Center Friends member or $50 per non-member. To sign up or for more information, stop by the senior center or call 508-229-4453.

 

 

Start: October 3, 2014
End: October 3, 2014
Venue: Quabbin Reservoir Area
Phone: 508 229 4453
Address:
MA, United States
Cost: $35 per Southborough Senior Center Friends member or $50 per non-members.