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May 28, 2015

Northborough: Donations wanted for Northborough Garden Club plant sale

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club is now accepting donations of perennials from community members’ gardens through Thursday, May 28. If you have plants to donate, fill out the form at www.NorthboroughGardenClub.com or call 508-351-9373.

 

The annual plant sale will be held Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee Park on Route 135 in Northborough. The sale will feature hundreds of sun and shade plants, including perennials, herbs, vegetables, wildflowers, ornamental grasses and daylilies. Club members will be on hand to answer questions and help customers.

 

Proceeds from the plant sale are used for civic beautification, scholarships and grants for horticulture-related school projects.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Phone: 508 351 9373
Address:
Northborough, MA, United States
Cost: Plant donations accepted through May 28. The plant sale will be held June 6.

Southborough: Teen Crafternoon begins at Southborough Library

Southborough – Teen Crafternoons begin Thursday, May 28, at 6 p.m., at the Soutborugh Library, 25 Main St. The first craft is Mosaic Mirrors with Terry Monteith. The program is limited to the first 12 teenage participants.

 

For more information, contact Terry Monteith at monteithtl@yahoo.com. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a local agency which is supported the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Venue: Southborough Library
Address:
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25 Main St., Southborough, MA, United States, 01772
Cost: Space is limited.

Westborough: Literary Arts Open Mic hosts international speaker Barbara Joy Hanson

Westborough – International speaker, author, advocate of the Coalition of Prison Evangelists Chaplain Barbara Joy Hanson will perform Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m., as the featured artist at the Literary Arts Open Mic at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough Shopping Center.

 

Hansen is an international speaker, author of Listen to the Cry of the Child, facilitator of Beauty of Ashes support group, and an advocate of the Coalition of Prison Evangelists Chaplain. She is a domestic violence survivor of childhood incest, preteen crime, and infidelity. Her story has been featured on various television and radio talk shows including the Boston Globe, Metro West News, Milford News and Hopkinton Crier. Hanson has received attention from Montel Williams, Dr. Phil, Steve Harvey and Oprah Winfrey producers.

 

The first half hour of this event, which will be televised by Westborough Television, will include an open mic session for artist to participate.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
Address:
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Hudson: Initial public meeting to form HudDog committee

Hudson – The initial public meeting to form a committee to start a dog park in Hudson will be held Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m., in the Tavares Meeting Room at the Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St. A dog park is for dogs to exercise and play off-leash in a controlled environment under the supervision of their owners. An added benefit is that they provide a community setting in which people can gather and socialize. Those interested in finding out more are invited to attend the meeting.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Venue: Hudson Public Library
Address:
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3 Washington St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

May 30, 2015

Marlborough/Hudson: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Marlborough/Hudson – The city of Marlborough and town of Hudson will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 400-402 Hudson St., Marlborough.

 

Items that will be accepted include: acids/bases, aerosols, antifreeze, auto batteries, brake fluid, corrosives, drain openers, flammables, computers, furniture stains, household cleaners, household polishes, household batteries, kerosene, lighter fluid, paints (oil based), propane tanks, monitors, pesticides, photo chemical, poisons, pool chemicals, thinners, used motor oils, weed killers, wood preservative, and TVs/VCRs.

 

Items that will not be accepted include: asbestos, explosives, drums, latex paint, medical waste, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), radioactives, reactive or unstable materials, tires, or unknown or unlabeled materials.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015
End: May 30, 2015
Address:
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400 - 402 Hudson St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Boylston: Tower Hill holds annual Plant Sale

Boylston – The 30th Annual Plant and Garden Accessory Sale at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., is Saturday, May 30. The public is invited to attend one of the region’s largest plant sales from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors will find a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants, including annuals, perennials, small trees, shrubs, roses, herbs, vegetable seedlings, cacti, daylilies, hostas, ferns, conifers, hanging plants and more. Vendors and plant societies will also have plants and items for sale.

 

Visitors can take advantage of the annual Shop Mega-Clearance Sale offering deeply discounted items from the Shop at Tower Hill as well as the Library Book Swap. There will be several food vendors on site and Twigs Cafe will be open too.

 

Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for seniors, $7 for youth 6 to 18, and free for children 5 and under. The entry fee includes the sale as well as full access to Tower Hill’s 132 acres from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015
End: May 30, 2015
Venue: Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Phone: 508 869 6111
Address:
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11 French Dr., Boylston, MA, United States, 01505

Northborough: Car wash to support church youth group

Northborough – Saint Rose of Lima Church will hold a car wash Saturday, May 30 (rain date June 6) from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the church parking lot, 244 Main St.  Cost: $5 per car. Funds raised will assist over 70 teens from the Young Neighbors in Action (YNIA) to participate in four different volunteer service trips this summer. The teens will be working with Habitat for Humanity, Camp Sunshine and at local sites in Boston and central Massachusetts.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 30, 2015 12:30 pm
Venue: Saint Rose of Lima Parish
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244 West Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

Northborough: Wii U gaming at Northborough Library

Northborough – Children ages 7-11 are invited to Wii U gaming Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Test out the library’s new Wii U gaming system! There will be several games to choose from, so partner up with a new friend and have some fun!

 

No registration is needed. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for more information.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 30, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
Address:
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

Shrewsbury: Relay For Life of Shrewsbury Grafton to honor survivors, remember loved ones

Shrewsbury – Hundreds of cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and teams of walkers from schools, companies, places of worship, and more will come together Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Shrewsbury Grafton. The opening ceremony and a celebratory cancer survivors lap will happen at 10 a.m., and a touching luminaria ceremony, where candles are lit in honor and memory of locals who have battled cancer, will take place at 9 p.m.

 

The event is free and open to the public at Oak Middle School, 45 Oak St., Shrewsbury.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Oak Middle School
Address:
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45 Oak St., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545
Cost: Free and open to the public.

Brighton: MDCR holds Accessible Recreation Fair

Brighton – The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation will be hosting an Accessible Recreation Fair Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Rd. The Universal Access Program (UAP) will offer a free fun-filled day of celebrating Accessible Outdoor Recreation available for individuals, families and friends of people with disabilities. Activities will include a cycling fair with an assortment of accessible cycles available for use; other adaptive recreational activities, including power soccer, hiking, letterboxing, face painting, kite decorating/flying, DJ music; snacks, and more!

 

Join the DCR rain or shine (call 617 626-1294 for recorded status in case of severe weather) and enjoy the accessible recreation fair and the beauty of the Charles River running along the park. Enjoy the camaraderie while learning about DCR’s inclusive, accessible programs and resources available to people of all abilities around the state.

 

Pre-registration is highly recommended, especially for use of equipment. Call 413-577-3840 to pre-register.  Please RSVP to request an ASL interpreter. For more information on DCR’s Universal Access Program and a schedule of activities, and to confirm program status, call 617-626-1294 or visit www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/accessibility.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 30, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Artesani Park
Phone: 617 626 1294
Address:
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1255 Soldiers Field Rd., Brighton, MA, United States, 02135