September 9, 2014
Hudson – Are you separated, going through a divorce, or already divorced? If so, Grace Baptist Church invites you to attend a 13-week DivorceCare Seminar beginning Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Room 217 of the church.
Each Tuesday during the DivorceCare Seminar, a video by nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery will be presented on such topics as loneliness, depression, financial struggles, childcare, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Each session is “self-contained,” so those interested in attending can do so on any week. Through the DivorceCare Seminar, you will learn how to deal with the pain and look forward to rebuilding your life.
DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) Seminar will also start Sept. 9, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Room 111. DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) helps children ages 7-13 heal from the hurt of divorce. It provides for a safe, fun place where your children will learn to understand their feelings, express their emotions appropriately, feel better about themselves and develop coping skills.
The DivorceCare Seminar cost is $15 for materials. All are welcome. For additional information, contact Grace Baptist Church at 978-562-8550 ext. 100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Grace Baptist Church is located at 353 River Rd. in Hudson, and online at www.gracehudson.org.
Southborough – All girls interested in becoming Girl Scouts are invited to a Southborough Girl Scout registration night Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 7-8:30 p.m., at the Mary Finn Elementary School, 60 Richards Rd.
For information, call 508-481-3022 or e-mail email@example.com.
Shrewsbury – Learn How to Maximize Your Social Security Income will be presented by David Aditays Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 7:30-8:30 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St. Participants will learn when may be the best time to start taking Social Security benefits, how taking payments now or later can impact the amount of your Social Security income, what married couples can do to increase their overall benefits, how you can build an effective bridge to help increase Social Security benefits, and what the best long-term strategy for your situation is.
Registration is required. Call 508-842-0081 to register or go to the Calendar and Passes link on the Shrewsbury Public Library web site at www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/department/division.php?fDD=17-47.
September 10, 2014
Northborough – An Early Childhood Music Seminar with Apple Tree Arts will be presented for all parents and caregivers Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 6:45 p.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Join speaker Jan Barlow from Apple Tree Arts in this “Music as a tool for learning” themed parent/caregiver training. Participants will explore how music helps us focus, brain development, creative expression, and more.
Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.
Hudson – The Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St., will hold a presentation on tree and bark identification Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Join naturalist Michael Wojtech for an exploration of bark, the tree characteristic that is always visible, in every season. In addition to learning about species identification, participants will also begin to discover why such a variety of bark characteristics exist.
For more information, call 978-568-9644.
Marlborough – The Quinsigamond Community College/Assabet Adult Education Program offers free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes. The next ESOL registration will take place Wednesday, Sept. 10. Subsequent registration dates in 2014 are Oct. 8, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10, with 2015 dates of Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, and May 13. ASE registration dates for 2014 are Sept. 15, Oct. 20 and Nov. 17, with 2015 dates of Jan. 19, Feb. 23, March 16 and April 10.
The registrations will be held at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, 215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough. To find out more, call 508-263-9673.
Northborough – Mother Goose on the Loose, a special storytime for the littlest patrons, takes place Wednesday, Sept. 10, 17 & 24, from 10:30-11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Children birth through 2 years old can join in for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays. Musical instruments and puppets will be used to further children’s early learning skills.
Registration is not required. To find out more, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Shrewsbury – How to Decrease Stress During the Job Search will be presented by Sarah Dubois Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St.
Join Dubois, a Certified Health Coach, to discover easy strategies to decrease stress and increase your energy and vitality while in career transition. She has studied over 100 dietary theories, and practical lifestyle management techniques with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. With this knowledge, she supports her clients in reaching their goals, including reducing stress, improving their confidence, increasing energy, and living healthy lifestyles.
Registration is required. Call 508-841-8531 or go to the Calendar and Passes link on the Shrewsbury Public Library site at http://www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/department/division.php?fDD=17-47.
Shrewsbury – Thinking of joining Cub Scouts? Families with boys in grades 1 to 4 are invited to attend Pack 62’s fall registration and open house Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7-8 p.m., at the American Legion Ray Stone Post, 2 School St. (corner of School and Main streets beside Dean Park). Leaders will provide an overview presentation at 7:15 p.m. and will be available to answer your questions.
For more information, email Cubmaster Mike Robillard at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pack62shrewsbury.com.
September 11, 2014
Northborough – “On My Own” storytime is a monthly program at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., for 3- to 5-year-olds who participate “on their own” – adult caregivers remain outside of the library’s story room. The theme for the month of September is “Eggciting,” with egg-themed stories and crafts. The storytimes will be taking place Thursday, Sept. 11, 18 & 25, from 10:30-11 a.m.
Registration is required. Call the Northborough Free Library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.