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May 5, 2015

Worcester: UMass Memorial Health Care to present atrial fibrillation seminar

Worcester – UMass Memorial Health Care will hold a seminar, “Atrial Fibrillation: Get in the Rhythm,” Tuesday, May 5, from 6-8 p.m., at the Beechwood Hotel, 363 Plantation St, Worcester. Space is limited and registration required. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

To register or for more information, call 855-862-7763 or visit www.umassmemorial.org/livewell.

 

 

Start: May 5, 2015
End: May 5, 2015
Venue: Beechwood Hotel
Phone: 855 862 7763
Address:
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363 Plantation St., Worcester, MA, United States, 01605
Cost: Space is limited and registration is required.

Northborough: Garden Club hosts Master Gardener Cheryl Monroe

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club will meet Tuesday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m., at the Northborough Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Rd. Master Gardener Cheryl Monroe will hold a hands-on workshop using pressed flowers, both dried and fresh, to create lovely artwork that will then be computer scanned and sent back to participants as a greeting card. All materials will be provided.

 

The $5 fee includes all materials. You may sign up via email at northboroughgardenclub@yahoo.com.

 

 

Start: May 5, 2015
End: May 5, 2015
Venue: Northborough Senior Center
Address:
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119 Bearfoot Rd., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Registration is required.

Northborough: Preschool Storytime at Northborough Library

Northborough – Children ages 4-5 are invited to a Preschool Storytime at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., to be held Tuesday, May 5, from 10:30-11 a.m. Fun stories, flannelboard, action rhymes will help your preschooler make connections and interact with peers.

 

Registration is required. To sign up or to find out more, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.

 

 

Start: May 5, 2015 10:30 am
End: May 5, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Registration is required.

Ashland: Ashland Business Association networking social

Ashland – The Ashland Business Association (ABA) and Ashland resident and artist Cheryl Cohen will host a business networking social Tuesday, May 5, from 6-8 p.m., at Cohen’s studio, 360 Woodland St., Holliston. ABA members and their guests are invited to attend. Beer, wine and other refreshments will be served.

 

For more information, contact the ABA at 508-380-0555 or info@AshlandBusinessAssociation.com, or visit www.AshlandFirst.com.

 

 

Start: May 5, 2015 6:00 pm
End: May 5, 2015 8:00 pm
Phone: 508 380 0555
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360 Woodland St., Holliston, MA, United States, 01746

May 6, 2015

Charlton: Veterans Inc. holds Best Ball Charity Golf Classic

Charlton – Veterans Inc. will hold its 18th annual Best Ball Charity Golf Classic Wednesday, May 6 at the Heritage Country Club, 85 Sampson Rd., Charlton, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost per golfer is $150. For more information or to register, visit, www.veteransinc.org, call 508-791-1213 ext. 123, or email golf@veteransinc.org.

 

 

Start: May 6, 2015
End: May 6, 2015
Venue: Heritage Country Club
Phone: 508 791 1213 x123
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85 Sampson Rd., Charlton, MA, United States, 01507
Cost: $150 per golfer

Northborough: Lama Surya Das to speak at First Parish Unitarian Universalist

Northborough – The Lama Surya Das will be in Northborough Wednesday, May 6 at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Northboro, 40 Church St. The program, entitled “Renew Your Relationships: Co-meditations for seeing through the illusion of separateness, distraction, and feelings of overwhelm,” will be followed by the world premiere book launch/signing of Make Me One with Everything: Buddhist meditations to awaken from the illusion of separation. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 7 p.m.

 

Lama Surya Das is one of the most learned and highly trained American-born lamas in the Tibetan Dzogchen tradition. He is the founder of the Dzogchen Center in Cambridge, Mass. and Austin, Texas, and the author of many books, including the international bestseller Awakening the Buddha Within (Broadway Books, 1997) and Awakening to the Sacred (Harmony, 1999).

 

For more information and to purchase tickets, which are $45, visit www.confident-directions.com/events.html, email marilyn@confident-directions.com, or call 508-460-0044.

 

 

Start: May 6, 2015
End: May 6, 2015
Venue: First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Northboro
Phone: 508 460 0044
Address:
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40 Church St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: $45

Northborough: NSPAC hosts public benefits presentation

Northborough – Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) announces a presentation by Gail Havelick from the MA Department of Public Health will be held Wednesday, May 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. (parking on Patty Lane).

 

Join NSPAC and Gail Havelick for a presentation on Public Benefits: MassHealth, CommonHealth, SSI, and other potential assistance for families. If you are interested in getting supplemental or secondary medical insurance for your child with a disability or medical condition, this presentation will help guide you through the decision-making processes when applying for benefits for your child. You will increase your understanding about MassHealth/CommonHealth, Secondary MassHealth and the child disability supplement. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and other public benefits for children will be discussed as well.

 

This meeting replaces NSPAC’s monthly Coffee and Connect for May, and is open to the public. RSVP at www.nspac.org so enough handouts are available.

 

 

Start: May 6, 2015 11:30 am
End: May 6, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Northborough Free Library
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: RSVP required

May 7, 2015

Ashland: We Love Ashland civic group presents sixth annual Candidates’ Forum

Ashland – Ashland residents will once again have an opportunity to meet and question the candidates for town office at moderated forums in May. Coordinated by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library and the civic group, We Love Ashland, the sixth annual Candidates’ Forum will feature the Board of Selectmen Thursday, May 7 and the School Committee and Planning Board Tuesday, May 12. Both forums will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Ashland Public Library, 66 Front St.

 

Residents interested in volunteering to help at the event or who wish to suggest questions for the moderators may email candidatesforum@friendsoftheapl.com.

 

 

Start: May 7, 2015
End: May 7, 2015
Venue: Ashland Public Library
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66 Front St., Ashland, MA, United States, 01721

Grafton: Police to host basketball game versus New England Patriots All Stars

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor

Players from both teams pose for a photo at last year’s game. (Photo/submitted)

Players from both teams pose for a photo at last year’s game. (Photo/submitted)

Grafton – The Grafton Police Association/Alliance will be hosting a basketball game Thursday, May 7, as a team of Grafton police officers and other local athletes face off against the New England Patriots All- Stars. The game will be held at Grafton High School, 24 Providence Road, starting at 7 p.m.

 

This is the 16th time the Alliance has held this game. Originally the Grafton team was composed of members of the town’s police department, according to Patrolman James Crosby, who is helping to organize the event. Over the past few years, the team has evolved to also include student-athletes from Grafton High School, Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School and The Grafton Job Corps., to give it a truly community feel.

 

“The kids are thrilled to share the court with professional athletes and we are equally as thrilled to provide the opportunity,” Crosby said.

 

The game is the primary fundraiser for the Alliance with monies raised going back into the community to support local groups and organizations.

 

“In the past years the Grafton Police Alliance has awarded more than $25,000 in academic scholarships to graduating Grafton High School students, supported and sponsored local youth sports teams, donated to local families displaced by fire and raised funds for our local community Food Bank,” Crosby said.

 

“[It] also has supported recognized national charities such as the American Red Cross and the Wounded Warrior Project,” he added.  “It is only through the generous donations from our citizens and local businesses that permit the Grafton Police Alliance to fund these valued causes.

 

We are grateful for the support we receive from the community and we are looking forward to another entertaining game this year.”

 

Tickets for the event are $10 each and are available at the Grafton Police Department, 28 Providence Road or at the door the night of the event.

 

 

Start: May 7, 2015
End: May 7, 2015
Venue: Grafton High School
Address:
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24 Providence Rd., Grafton, MA, United States, 01519
Cost: $10

May 8, 2015

Northborough: Relay For Life of Northborough/Southborough

Northborough – Relay For Life is the signature fundraising event of the American Cancer Society. The community comes together to celebrate those that have won their battle, remember those we have lost, and fight back against the disease. Relay For Life of Northborough/Southborough invites you to join this amazing experience May 8, starting at 6 p.m., to May 9, ending at 6 a.m., on the Algonquin Regional High School track, 79 Bartlett St., Northborough.

 

Register at www.RelayForLife.org/NorthboroughSouthboroughMA. Call Shannon Capozzola at 781-314-2623 for more information or if your business is interested in supporting the cause.

 

 

Start: May 8, 2015
End: May 9, 2015
Venue: Algonquin Regional High School
Phone: 781 314 2623
Address:
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79 Bartlett St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532