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September 3, 2015

Shrewsbury: Cruzzin’ Dreams presents open cruise night

Shrewsbury – In the lead up to the Spirit of Shrewsbury 2015, to be celebrated Sept. 25-27, Cruzzin’ Dreams will be holding an open cruise night (no special cars featured) Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5-8 p.m., at the Hebert Candy Mansion, 575 Hartford Tpke. (Route 20).

 

Free, with donations gladly accepted to run cruise nights. To find out more, visit www.cruzzindreams.com.

 

 

Start: September 3, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 3, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: The Hebert Candy Mansion
Address:
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575 Hartford Tpke., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545
Cost: Free, with donations accepted.

September 5, 2015

Shrewsbury: Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade to be held Sept. 5

Participants in the 2013 boat parade.  Photo/Bonnie Adams

Participants in the 2013 boat parade. Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury – A popular tradition, the Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade, will be held Saturday, Sept. 5 starting at 2 p.m.

 

The theme of this year’s parade is “Favorite Cartoon.” Participants are encouraged to dress themselves and their boats accordingly. Top boats will earn honors, bragging rights and gifts from USA Marine, Ski Chair, Shore Side Docks, Padvano’s Place or Madulka’s Ice Cream.

 

Boaters will meet at the north end of the lake near the Route 290 bridge at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to watch and cheer on their favorite entries. All boats must comply with the rules and regulations of the lake and a life vest must be supplied for every person on the boat.

 

Registration is free and may be done by visiting www.lqwa.org/eventcalendar.html and clicking on the Eventbrite link.

 

 

Start: September 5, 2015
End: September 5, 2015
Venue: Donahue Rowing Center
Address:
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237 N Quinsigamond Ave., Sherwsbury, MA, United States, 01545

Ashland: Lobster Fest at Ashland Farmers Market

image001Ashland – Ashland Farmers Market (AFM) will thank its customers with a special Lobster Fest Saturday, Sept. 5. A lobster roll, corn and coleslaw will cost only $13. Customers are encouraged to pre-order online Thursday, Sept.3 at www.ashlandfarmersmarket.org.

 

Also at the Sept. 5 market, kids will be able to view a whole live lobster and do a lobster craft at the Kids’ Corner, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Visitors will be able to feast at the picnic area while listening to indy folk singer/songwriter Jesse Hanson and Friends at the Arts! Ashland Alliance Music Stage, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

AFM is located at 125 Front St., on the grass across from the library, every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 10. For more information, visit www.ashlandfarmersmarket.org or email info@ashlandfarmersmarket.org.

 

 

Start: September 5, 2015
End: September 5, 2015
Venue: Ashland Farmers' Market
Address:
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125 Front St., Ashland, MA, United States, 01721
Cost: $13. Online pre-registration is encouraged.

Westborough: Author Judy Nordstrom at Tatnuck Bookseller

Judy Nordstrom pic copyUncle Axies's Ugly TieWestborough – Judy Nordstrom, the author of “Uncle Axie’s Ugly Tie,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Sept. 5, from 1-3 p.m. Have you ever heard the saying, “You can’t judge a book by its cover”? Well, Uncle Axie may have looked strange, but he sure can teach us that… it’s easy to be kind!

 

Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.

 

 

 

 

Start: September 5, 2015 1:00 pm
End: September 5, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
Address:
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

September 6, 2015

Westborough: Historical Society holds open house

Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society will hold its monthly open house Sunday, Sept. 6, from 2-4 p.m., at the Sibley House, 13 Parkman St. This event is free and open to the public. “Like” the Westborough Historical Society on Facebook or visit www.westboroughhistory.org.

 

 

Start: September 6, 2015 2:00 pm
End: September 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Sibley House
Address:
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13 Parkman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

September 7, 2015

Region: UMass organizes September events to benefit infants and children

Region – The University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center will hold several volunteer-organized fund raising events during September.

 

The 12th annual Bullfinchs Rubber Duck Race to benefit the Child Life Program at UMass Memorial will be held Monday, Sept. 7, at 12 p.m. at Grist Mill – Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, 220 Wayside Inn Road, Sudbury.

 

The Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament to benefit the UMass Memorial Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be held Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Charter Oak Country Club, 394 Chestnut St., Hudson, beginning at 10 a.m.

 

The sixth annual TDD Triathlon also to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be held at Douglas State Forest, Wallum Lake Road, Douglas, Saturday, Sept. 19. At 9 a.m. The triathlon is a memorial race for Tyrus, Dante, and Daniel Vescio, triplet sons of local racers Don and Elaine Vescio.

 

Details for all events can be found on the “Your UMass Medicine” events page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourumassmedicine/events?key=events.

 

 

Start: September 7, 2015
End: September 7, 2015
Venue: Grist Mill - Longfellow's Wayside Inn
Address:
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220 Wayside Inn Rd., Sudbury, MA, United States, 01776

Grafton: Grafton Public Library to host Historic Book Sale

Grafton – The Grafton Public Library regularly weeds out materials for accuracy, condition and relevance to library mission. They are in possession of a number of historical items no longer of use to the community, and will be making them available for sale to the public. Items to be sold include maps and posters as well as monographs, series and collections.

 

The sale will be held Monday, Sept. 7, at the library, 35 Grafton Common, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entry is through the green door adjacent to the parking lot; the library will not be open to the public at this time.

 

Early Bird Special: Pay $10 to get in at 10 a.m. for exclusive access to materials for sale, a Friends of the Grafton Public Library membership through June 30, 2016, and a free Grafton Public Library tote bag. Friends members may enter at 10 a.m. with no additional charge.

 

Doors open to the public at 11 a.m.; the first 25 people will receive a free Grafton Public Library tote bag. A signup list for entry will be posted at 8 a.m. on the day of the sale.

 

Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Grafton Library. For more information, contact Beth Gallaway, library director, at 508-839-4649, ext. 1105.

 

 

 

 

Start: September 7, 2015
End: September 7, 2015
Venue: Grafton Public Library
Phone: 508 839 4649
Address:
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35 Grafton Common, Grafton, MA, United States, 01519

September 8, 2015

Northborough: Northboro Area Community Chorus begins rehearsals

Northborough – The Northboro Area Community Chorus (N.A.C.C. ) will begin rehearsals for its annual Christmas Concert Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the choral room of Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St. New members are welcome. Auditions are not required.

 

The chorus, under the direction of founder Anthony Volpe with pianist David Rose, represents 18 area communities. The N.A.C.C. is supported in part with grants from the Northborough, Westborough, Southborough, and Shrewsbury cultural councils, which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information, call 774-249-2497 or 508-366-7307.

 

 

Start: September 8, 2015
End: September 8, 2015
Venue: Algonquin Regional High School
Address:
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79 Bartlett St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

Hudson: Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament to benefit neonatal ICU

Hudson – The Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament to benefit the UMass Memorial Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be held Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Charter Oak Country Club, 394 Chestnut St., Hudson, beginning at 10 a.m.

 

Also, the sixth annual TDD Triathlon to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be held at Douglas State Forest, Wallum Lake Road, Douglas, Saturday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. The triathlon is a memorial race for Tyrus, Dante, and Daniel Vescio, triplet sons of local racers, Don and Elaine Vescio.

 

Details for the events can be found on the “Your UMass Medicine” events page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourumassmedicine/events?key=events.

 

 

Start: September 8, 2015
End: September 8, 2015
Venue: Charter Oak Country Club
Address:
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394 Chestnut St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

Southborough: Heritage Chorale seeks new singers for Southborough concert

The Heritage Chorale. Photo/Submitted

The Heritage Chorale. Photo/Submitted

Southborough – Love to sing? Join Heritage Chorale for the open rehearsals of its new season. The fall concert will be at St. Mark’s School in Southborough. It will be a 70th birthday tribute to British composer and arranger John Rutter, featuring the very beautiful “Mass of the Children,” collaborating with “VOICES Boston,” the wonderful children’s chorus that often sings with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as well as professional soloists, and an ensemble of brass, woodwinds, string bass, multiple percussionists and harp.

 

Heritage Chorale is an adult community chorus with 95 members from over 20 area towns. The rest of the chorale’s season will consist of a Pops concert in February and a spring concert in May, also at St. Mark’s. Open rehearsals will be held Tuesdays, Sept. 8 and 15, at 7:30 p.m., at First Parish UU Church Framingham, 24 Vernon St., Framingham Center.

 

Visit www.heritagechorale.org, call 508-270-3999, or find Heritage Chorale on Facebook for more information.

 

 

Start: September 8, 2015
End: September 8, 2015
Venue: First Parish UU Church
Phone: 508 270 3999
Address:
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24 Vernon St., Framingham, MA, United States, 01701