October 13, 2015
Clinton – The New England Amputee Association will hold its group meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 6-8 p.m., at Clinton Hospital, 201 Highland St. A meeting for Tips, Trends, and Techniques, all amputees and their caregivers to ask any questions they may have or to share their experiences with other amputees.
Group meetings are free and open to all amputees and their families. For more information, visit www.NewEnglandAmputeeAssociation.com or call 978-365-2580.
October 14, 2015
Marlborough – Trish Pope, Executive Director of the Marlborough Senior Center, is launching a new program which will occur on the second Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. “Coffee and Conversation with Trish” will allow the opportunity to get to know everyone better and find out what types of things the Marlborough seniors would like to have offered at the Center.
The first gathering will be Wednesday, Oct. 14. The Marlborough Senior Center is located at 40 New St. For more information, call 508-485-6492.
Shrewsbury – A vigil to remember victims and survivors of domestic violence and to raise awareness for issues of domestic violence in the community will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 6:30-7:15 p.m., at Shrewsbury Town Common, at the corner of Main Street and Route 140. Rain location is First Congregational Church, 19 Church Rd.
The vigil, which is co-sponsored by ADVISE (Against Domestic Violence in Shrewsbury Education Project) and Saheli (Support for South Asian Women), is supported by religious and civic organizations in Shrewsbury. For additional details and updates on this event, call 508-842-0056.
October 15, 2015
Northborough – The Northborough Cultural Council is currently accepting applications for grants to fund programs or events that showcase arts, humanities and interpretive sciences benefiting the community. If you have a program you believe would be eligible for consideration for funding, you are invited to send your application by Thursday, Oct. 15, to Northborough Cultural Council, 63 Main St., Northborough, MA 01532.
Applicants may review the eligibility guidelines on the Massachusetts Cultural Council website at: https://www.mass-culture.org/lcc_public_applicant_guidelines.aspx.
Applications can be downloaded from the Northborough Local Cultural Council website at: http://www.town.northborough.ma.us/Pages/NorthboroughMA_BComm/CulturalCouncil/index.
The Northborough Cultural Council is volunteer-based and was established to promote the arts, to help develop cultural programs throughout the community and to administer Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) grant funds. The council establishes funding priorities that aim to bring community- oriented arts, music, humanities and science projects to Northborough.
Marlborough – A Fall Rummage Sale, sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship of First Church in Marlborough, Congregational, will be held Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6-8 p.m., and Friday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Parish Hall, 37 High St. The tables will be laden with clothes for all the family, as well as white elephant goods, household items, books, toys, blankets, curtains and more. Dollar bags – $2 for everything you can put in the bag – will be available on Friday, noon to 1 p.m.
Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center Men’s Group activity for the month of October will be a Thursday, Oct. 15 tour of the Boston Globe, followed by a visit to Sullivan’s at Castle Island. Participants will depart the Senior Center, 40 New St., at 8 a.m. See what goes on behind the scenes of New England’s top source for news. Sullivan’s at Castle Island is a Boston icon which has been in business since 1951 and a great place to watch the planes come in and out of Logan as you enjoy your lunch.
Seats are limited. To sign up or for more information, call the senior center at 508-485-6492.
Westborough – “Giving Our Veterans Their Due” will be presented Thursday, Oct. 15 by Patty Servaes, Elder Resource Benefits Consulting, Sudbury, at Whitney Place at Westborough, 5 Lyman St. Tours and light refreshments will be offered from 5:30-6 p.m., followed by the program from 6-7 p.m.
Whether you call assisted living your home or not, and are in financial need, veterans who served 90 days or more on active duty and their surviving spouses may be eligible for a pension that is not connected to service disabilities. Have your questions answered at this free, informative session. Learn the eligibility requirements to receive all the assistance you deserve.
RSVP is required. To register or for more information, call Karen Corcoran at 508-898-3490 ext. 5050.
Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center will be hosting a Brown Bag RX for seniors Thursday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m. Bring your medications in a brown bag and a pharmacist from Bouvier Pharmacy will review these medications with you.
The Marlborough Senior Center is located at 40 New St. To find out more, call 508-485-6492.
Framingham – The South Middlesex Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Woman will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Oct. 15 at Wayside Insurance Agency , 60 Nicholas Rd. Networking starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 6 p.m. and then a pot luck supper. The topic will be a CPR class with instructor Karen Capuano of the Tewksbury Police Department.
The class fee is $50 for non-MAIW members. RSVP to JoAnn Anderson at email@example.com by Oct. 12 (cost is $10 per member).
Marlborough – Are you wondering how to get started dealing with a home that is overloaded with possessions? ClearPath, a Marlborough Community Development Corporation program, will provide you with a list of places to turn if you are facing eviction due to hoarding, if you are wondering about local self-help options, or if you want to hear where to turn to find reputable literature on the topic.
Join ClearPath Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the Bigelow Auditorium of the Marlborough Public Library, 35 West Main St. Learn about the good work of the Marlborough Community Development Corporation at www.strongcommunity.org.