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August 21, 2014

Westborough: Sewing For Hope at Westborough Library

Westborough – Calling all sewers with a heart for children! You are invited to join in with an informative gathering Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m., at the Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of Tanzanian children orphaned by AIDS. Your efforts can change these young lives!

 

Call Judy Hall at 508-366-8772 or Barbara Stone at 508-836-4886 for more information.

 

 

Start: August 21, 2014
End: August 21, 2014
Venue: Westborough Public Library
Phone: 508 366 8772
Address:
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55 West Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Southborough: Genealogy Club meets at Southborough Library

Southborough – The Southborough Genealogy Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m., at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St. All are welcome!

 

 

Start: August 21, 2014
End: August 21, 2014
Venue: Southborough Library
Phone: 508 485 5031
Address:
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25 Main St., Southborough, MA, United States, 01772

Westborough: War reporter to speak at Corridor Nine breakfast

Westborough – Doug Grindle, an experienced reporter and photographer who has covered military operations against terrorism, will be the guest speaker at the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce member breakfast Thursday, Aug. 21. The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, 5400 Computer Dr., Westborough, starting at 7:15 a.m.

 

As a war reporter, Grindle spent six years covering U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine units in most provinces of Iraq and Afghanistan. He patrolled with the troops from the streets of Ramadi, Iraq to the hills of Nuristan and Kunar in northeastern Afghanistan.  His reports have been carried on many news outlets, including Fox News Radio and C-SPAN.

 

To register for the event, contact the chamber by Monday, Aug. 18 at www.corridornine.org or call 508-836-4444.

 

 

Start: August 21, 2014
End: August 21, 2014
Venue: DoubleTree Hotel
Phone: 508 836 4444
Address:
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5400 Computer Dr., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: Register by Monday, Aug. 18.

Shrewsbury: Library goes “Outside the Box” with Pete Seeger Songfest

Pete Seeger Songfest 0821_ShrewsburyShrewsbury – Residents of Shrewsbury will soon get the chance to have some outdoor fun at the current library, 609 Main St., and its temporary location at 214 Lake St. The library is partnering with Redbox, Project for Public Spaces, and Online Computer Library Center, Inc., (OCLC) to develop a public space for community events.

 

The following is an upcoming program:

A Pete Seeger Songfest by Shrewsbury resident Jim Scott is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. on the Town Common. Scott collaborated on many projects with the folk legend and will lead a celebration of many songs by Seeger and others. A prolific composer and guitarist, he compiled the “Earth and Spirit Songbook,” 110 songs of earth by many contemporary composers. No registration is required. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to the library. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

More programs are being planned, including a stargazing event, in collaboration with the Aldrich Astronomical Society in Worcester, in October.

 

 

Start: August 21, 2014
End: August 21, 2014
Venue: Shrewsbury Town Common
Phone: 508 842 0081
Address:
Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545

Westborough: Book-folding class at Westborough Library

Westborough – The Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St., is offering upcoming events in August.

 

On Thursday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m. the library will offer a hands-on book-folding class. Registration is required and limited to 20 people with preference given to Westborough residents. This program is part of the “Discover Your Next Chapter: Lifelong Learning” project.

 

This workshop, led by Diane Lightburn, will teach participants the art of book folding. All supplies will be provided. There will be pictures of Diane’s book-folding work on the library website, www.westboroughlib.org. Call the library at 508-366-3050 to register.

 

The library will show the movie, “Non Stop,” Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. as the monthly movie for adults. The movie stars Liam Neeson as an air marshal confronted with a hostile force who plans to kill every passenger on a flight if the government doesn’t pay a hefty ransom. The movie is free and open to adults over the age of 18. Attendees are welcome to bring snacks and beverages. For more information, call the library at 508-366-3050.

 

 

Start: August 21, 2014
End: August 21, 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 Men’s Group to visit Worcester Historical Museum

Marlborough – The Men’s Group at the Marlborough Senior Center will be taking a trip to the Worcester Historical Museum and Armsby Abbey Restaurant Thursday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. The cost will be $10 per person.

 

Join the Men’s Group to Worcester Historical Museum to see In Their Shirtsleeves, which tells the ongoing story of the innovators, workers, and investors who made industry the story of Worcester.  Then enjoy lunch at the famous Armsby Abbey, which represents craftsmanship in its beers and locally supplied food.  Order off the luncheon menu (soft drink on the senior center, beer on you).

 

Call 508-485-6492 to register. The Marlborough Senior Center is located at 250 Main St.

 

 

Start: August 21, 2014
End: August 21, 2014
Venue: Worcester Historical Museum
Phone: 508 485 6492
Address:
Worcester, MA, United States
Cost: $10 per person. Registration is required.

August 22, 2014

Shrewsbury: Life’s a Beach Party dinner and dance

Westborough – Blue Slipper Court No. 18, Order of the Amaranth is hosting a dinner and dance Friday, Aug. 22, from 6-11 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus, 206 South Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury. The event is open to the public with a DJ and a cash bar.

 

Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple before Aug. 20, and $25 per person or $40 per couple at the door. For information and tickets, contact Christina or Steve Qualey at 508-887-8817. Proceeds to benefit Blue Slipper Court’s Ways and Means, which supports the Amaranth Diabetes Foundation.

 

 

Start: August 22, 2014
End: August 22, 2014
Venue: Knights of Columbus Hall
Phone: 508 887 8817
Address:
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206 South Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545
Cost: $20 per person or $35 per couple before Aug. 20, and $25 per person or $40 per couple at the door.

Northborough: Serenity Coffeehouse meets for worship

Worcester – The Serenity Coffeehouse will meet Friday, Aug. 22 at Salem Covenant Church, 215 East Mountain St., Worcester, with worship at 7:15 p.m., followed by the coffeehouse at 8 p.m. and a potluck buffet at 9 p.m. Jim Scott, guitarist and singer, will present “A Pete Seeger Songfest” during the coffeehouse.

 

For more information, visit www.serenitycoffeehouse.org.

 

 

Start: August 22, 2014
End: August 22, 2014
Venue: Salem Covenant Church
Address:
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215 East Mountain St., Worcester, MA, United States, 01606

Westborough: Registration deadline for Westborough Little League and Softball

Westborough – It’s time to register for Fall Ball with Westborough Little League and Softball. The season runs early September through the end of October. Develop your skills, make new friends and have fun! First‐time players are welcome.

 

The deadline to register is Aug. 22. Visit www.westborolittleleague.org for more information and to sign up.

 

 

Start: August 22, 2014
End: August 22, 2014
Address:
Westborough, MA, United States

Marlborough: Senior ‘Diner’ Doo Wop Sock Hop

Marlborough – Come down to the Senior “Diner” Friday, Aug. 22, 1 p.m., at the Marlborough Senior Center for burgers and more and a Doo Wop Sock Hop! Cost is $10 per person or $15 per two people. Bring a friend of any age and  join the senior center Staff, Mayor Vigeant, Fire Chief Fortin and Police Chief Leonard, Commissioner of Public Works John Ghiloni, and more special guests as they flip burgers, serve up french fries and milk shakes.

 

Call 508-485-6492 to register. The Marlborough Senior Center is located at 250 Main St.

 

 

Start: August 22, 2014
End: August 22, 2014
Venue: Marlborough Senior Center
Phone: 508 485 6492
Address:
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250 Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: $10 per person or $15 per two people. Call to register.