October 24, 2014
Region – The Young at Heart group from Faith Fellowship Church is taking a hiatus, so Sue L’Heureux is now organizing trips for the Sunshine Club in Douglas. There will still be a pick-up point at the Westborough Senior Center. The club holds are bus trips once or twice a month, and all the trips already planned for 2014 will still operate, just under the Sunshine Club, not Young at Heart. All trips are open to anyone who wants to join in on the fun!
There are several day trips coming up in the fall and also a 4-day overnight trip to New York City from Oct. 24 – 27. There will be 3 breakfasts and 3 dinners included in the NYC trip, along with two guided tours of the city. There will be time at the 9/11 Memorial, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Wall Street, a harbor tour, and more, all for $459.
Call Sue at 508-372-9266 for more information.
Leominster – Nearly 20 youth actors from Central Massachusetts will appear in Crescendo Theatre Company’s production of “Into the Woods Jr.” at the Tata Auditorium, 25 West St. in Leominster, Friday, October 24, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
All of your favorite characters – Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch – meet and interact in this whimsical original story. The musical centers on a baker and his wife who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the king’s festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse and wind up changed forever. Disney will also be releasing the film version of Into the Woods this Christmas, starring Meryl Streep.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children and seniors at the door. Advance tickets are $8/$6. For more information, visit www.crescendotheatrecompany.com, email email@example.com, or call 508-762-8957.
Worcester – Opening Night for Music Worcester always promises a capacity crowd. This year’s event, featuring both the Worcester Chorus and the Arcadia Players, will be held Friday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m., in Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. A special announcement will be made that evening to celebrate the Chorus, which has been integral to Mechanics Hall concerts and events since Music Worcester’s founding in 1858.
Tickets, at $49 per adult, $15 per student, and $5 per youth, are available at www.MusicWorcester.org, by calling 508-754-3231, and at door. Ticketing fees apply.
Marlborough – Crafts with Pam and Lisa is back at the Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St., Friday, Oct. 24, starting at 1 p.m. Signup is requested so that there will be enough supplies, seats, and snacks available. Call 508-485-6492 to register or for more information.
Marlborough – Join the Council on Aging Staff and the Friends of the Marlborough Seniors Friday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m., for a farewell tea for Tina Nolin. All are welcome to stop in; there will be a basket available to leave your goodbye cards and best wishes.
The Marlborough Senior Center is located at 250 Main St. For more information, call 508-485-6492.
Southborough – The Southborough Board of Health will be holding a flu clinic for Southborough residents ages 12 and up Friday, Oct. 24, from 2:30-5 p.m., at the Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd. Please bring all your insurance cards and wear short sleeves.
Natick – Celebrate Shabbat with family, friends and PJ Library® in the community room at Whitney Place in Natick, 3 Vision Dr., Friday, Oct. 24, from 5:30-7 p.m. Unwind after the work week, read Shabbat-themed stories, sing songs, and enjoy a fall-themed Shabbat dinner together. Geared for families with young children. No charge.
Register at www.bostonjcc.org/mwharvestshabbat. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.
Hopkinton – HOPtoberfest will be taking place Friday, Oct. 24, from 7:30-10:30 p.m., at St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, 20 Church St. The fun tasting night will feature local microbrews, name brand beers, and food from local restaurants and caterers. And, the oompah band will also be back, as well as the 57-foot mobile humidor! New this year is a Home Brew contest.
If you would like to join brewers showcasing their homemade beer, contact the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation (HPLF) at email@example.com for more information. Tickets ($60 per person or $100 per couple) are on sale at the Hopkinton Library, 13 Main St., or at www.hopkintonpubliclibraryfoundation.org/event/hoptoberfest2014/.
Region – The United Way of Tri-County’s (UWTC) Totally 80’s Costume Bash will be held Friday, Oct. 24, from 8 p.m. to midnight, at the Verve in Natick. Advance tickets are $40 each or two for $75; tickets at the door the night of the event will be $50. Funds raised at the event will help eliminate hunger in our local neighborhoods. The UWTC partners with many food distributors to provide healthy and nutritious groceries and meals to the growing number of individuals and families in need.
Tickets for the event can be purchased online at www.uwotc.org/totally80s or by calling the UWTC office at 508-872-3291.
October 25, 2014
Marlborough – Saturday, Oct. 25, the Creepy Crawl 5K Fun Run/Walk and Costume Contest will be take place at the Immaculate Conception School, 25 Washington Crt. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m., with the costume contest at 9 a.m. and the race start at 9:30 a.m.
Cost is $25 per adult or $10 per child 14 and under. To register, visit www.ICSchool.net or contact Sandi Barrett at 508-481-3910 or Advancement@ICSchool.net.