April 3, 2015
Hudson – Holy Week will be celebrated at First Federated Church, 200 Central St., with a series of services, culminating with Easter Sunday, April 5. On Good Friday, April 3, a service will be held at noon followed by a simple meatless luncheon served indoors.
And, Easter Sunday, April 5, the church will hold a 6 a.m. sunrise service, led by Dr. Virginia Gray, at the cross on the hill behind the church, weather permitting. In the case of inclement weather, the service will be held inside. An Easter breakfast will follow at approximately 6:30 a.m. The Easter service celebrating the Lord’s resurrection will be held later that morning at 10:30 a.m.
All are welcome to any or all of the services. For further information, visit www.firstfederatedchurch.org or call 978-562-9207.
Marlborough – You are invited to join St. Matthias Parish, located at 409 Hemenway St., for the most sacred time for Catholic Christians: the Easter Triduum. The Holy Week schedule includes: Good Friday Stations of the Cross on Friday, April 3, at 3 p.m.; Good Friday Veneration of the Cross on Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m.; Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 4, at 8 p.m.; and Easter Sunday Mass to be held April 5, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. An Easter Egg Hunt follows the 9 a.m. Mass.
For more information, contact the St. Matthias Parish office at 508-460-9255.
Grafton – The Congregational Church of Grafton will be observing Good Friday April 3, at 12 p.m., with Stations of the Cross at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 53 N Main St., North Grafton. For more information, call the church office at 508-839-4513.
South Grafton – Good Friday at Saint James Parish, 89 Main St., South Grafton, will be observed April 3 with morning prayer 8-8:30 a.m., Stations of the Cross 4-5 p.m., and The Lord’s Passion 7-8 p.m. For more information, call the parish office at 508-839-5354.
Southborough – An Egg-cellent Celebration for children ages 5 and under will be held Friday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Southborough Recreation Department, South Union Building, 21 Highland St. Children should be with a caregiver. Activities will include egg carton flowers, bunny masks and crafts, paper plate East chick, pattern block creation, and drawing a spring mural.
For more information, call the recreation department at 508-229-4452.
April 4, 2015
Grafton – The Friends of the Grafton Public Library will host the annual Spring Egg Hunt fundraiser Saturday, April 4, with sessions at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to be followed by stories, crafts and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Tickets will be available at the Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common, starting in mid-March. For more information, call the library at 508-839-4649.
Marlborough – St. Matthias Parish, located at 409 Hemenway St., will hold an Easter Vigil Saturday, April 4, at 8 p.m., with Easter Sunday Masses to be held Sunday, April 5, at 9 a.m. (Easter Egg Hunt to follow) and 11 a.m. For more information, contact the St. Matthias Parish office at 508-460-9255.
South Grafton – Saint James Parish, 89 Main St., South Grafton, will hold an Easter Vigil morning prayer Saturday, April 4, 8-8:30 a.m., and an Easter Vigil Mass with the adult choir 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information, call the parish office at 508-839-5354.
Southborough – David Garden from Music Together will be at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St., Saturday, April 4, at 11:30 a.m., with music that’s just right for toddlers and preschoolers. All are welcome to dance and sing along!
No registration is required for this drop-in program. For more information, call the library at 508-485-5031. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library.
Northborough – Bring along your dad or other special male grown-up to the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., for a Dads & Donuts Storytime Saturday, April 4, from 10-10:30 a.m. Listen to some new stories and enjoy doughnuts and juice for a morning snack! Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.