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March 1, 2015

Westborough: 36th Annual Troop 100 Pancake Breakfast

Westborough’s Boy Scout Troop 100 will hold its 36th Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. This is Troop 100’s only fundraiser for the entire year. Everyone is welcome.


Tickets, available at the door, are $5 per person ($4 for senior citizens and per person for families of four or more). Also, breakfast items for the Westborough Food Pantry will be collected during the breakfast.



Start: March 1, 2015 7:30 am
End: March 1, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Knights of Columbus Hall
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17 Willow St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: $5 per person ($4 for senior citizens and per person for families of four or more)

Region: Sunshine Club announces March trips

Region – March will be here before you know it, but it’s never too early to sign up for Sunshine Club trips, including a March 1 show, “I Love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” at the Stageloft Theatre in Sturbridge. Lunch will be held at the Publick House before the show. The price is $69, with a choice of baked scrod or Yankee pot roast for lunch. March 18 features a trip to Providence to tour the John Brown House and then have a grilled pizza demonstration at Geppeto’s on Federal Hill. There will be time for a little exploring to some of the other places there after lunch. Space is limited to 40 people and the cost is $63.


The Sunshine Club trips are run by the Douglas Senior Center, but the bus also picks up at the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd., and the trips are open to everyone.  Call Sue at 508-372-9266 for more information.



Start: March 1, 2015
End: March 1, 2015
Venue: The Sunshine Club
Phone: 508 372 9266
MA, United States

Westborough: Organ rededication concert at Unitarian Universalist Church

Westborough –An organ rededication concert will be held Sunday, March 1, at 4 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 64 West Main St. Music Director Leonardo Ciampa will play a varied program on the recently renovated historic 1895 George F. Ryder Pipe Organ, Opus 180.  Featured singer will be soprano Maria Ferrante.


The public is invited and free-will offerings will be accepted for the Organ Maintenance Fund. For information, call the church office at 508-366-2635. Handicap accessible.



Start: March 1, 2015
End: March 1, 2015
Venue: Unitarian Universalist Church
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64 W Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: Free-will offerings accepted

Region: Pedal to End Cancer fundraiser

Region -  The 11th annual American Cancer Society’s Pedal to End Cancer, a three-hour spinning event in which participants solicit sponsors and test their endurance to raise funds for cancer research and patient services, will be held Sunday, March 1 at health clubs across New England.


Since Pedal to End Cancer began as Spin for Hope in New England in 2005, close to $3 million has been raised for the fight against cancer. What started with six clubs raising $100,000 has grown to more than 60 clubs raising nearly $325,000 in 2014. Funds raised from Pedal to End Cancer contribute to the American Cancer Society’s lifesaving work in the areas of research, patient services, education and advocacy.


For more information on Pedal to End Cancer and to find a participating club, visit, or contact Melissa Kosman at



Start: March 1, 2015
End: March 1, 2015
Venue: Various participating clubs
United States

February 28, 2015

Westborough: Siloam Lodge Association holds Pasta Supper Extravaganza

Westborough – Join the Siloam Lodge Association Saturday, Feb. 28, from 5:30-8 p.m., for a Pasta Supper Extravaganza at 12 Church St., Westborough. The menu will include spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread, coffee, and more!


Tickets – $7 for adults and $5 for children 13 and under – will be available at the door. Proceeds will be used for the lodge’s 150th anniversary celebrations.



Start: February 28, 2015 5:30 pm
End: February 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Siloam Lodge of Masons
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12 Church St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: $7 for adults and $5 for children 13 and under

Shrewsbury: Library hosts Georgia O’Keeffe painting program

Shrewsbury – Paint poppies like Georgia O’Keeffe with Greg Maichack will be hosted by the Shrewsbury Public Library Saturday, Feb. 28, from 2-4 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. Sheer beginners and advanced students will focus on O’Keeffe’s famous poppy paintings and Maichack’s pastel versions, and work in tandem with the artist utilizing techniques O’Keeffe used in her paintings.


Maichack, nominated twice for a Massachusetts Gold Star Program Award, will demonstrate the essentials of painting with pastels. Scumbling, feathering, blending, slurring, edges, and layering will be taught in this direct tactile medium of pure and nuanced color. All take home their original pastel painting.


Limited spots are available, so register by going to the Calendar link on the library website or by calling 508-842-0081. This project is supported in part by a grant from the Shrewsbury Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.



Start: February 28, 2015 2:00 pm
End: February 28, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Shrewsbury Senior Center
Phone: 508 842 0081
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98 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545
Cost: Space is limited.

Westborough: Maple syrup event at Westborough Community Land Trust

Westborough – The Westborough Community Land Trust will host a maple syrup discovery event Saturday, Feb. 28, from 1:30-3 p.m. Ever wonder if you could make maple syrup in Westborough? Making syrup from the sugar maple tree in your own yard, evaluate a sugar maple tree, buy the necessary equipment for a few dollars at your local hardware store, tap the tree, collect sap, and boil it to make syrup.


Reconnect with a sweet early spring New England tradition – samples will be given! Limited to 20 participants; pre-register to receive directions by emailing



Start: February 28, 2015 1:30 pm
End: February 28, 2015 3:00 pm
Westborough, MA, United States
Cost: Space is limited and registration is required.

Westborough: ‘Overcoming OCD’ author Janet Singer at Tatnuck Bookseller

Westborough – Janet Singer, the author of “Overcoming OCD, a Journey to Recovery,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Feb. 28, from 1-3 p.m. The book is a mother’s account of the courage and perseverance of a young man who at times was hindered by the very people who were supposed to help him.


Janet Singer is an advocate for OCD awareness, with the goal of spreading the word that obsessive-compulsive disorder, no matter how severe, is treatable. At the age of 18, her son Dan suffered from OCD so debilitating he could not even eat. Today, thanks to exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, he is a young man living his life to the fullest.


Singer writes regularly for Psych Central as well as, and has been published on many other web sites including Beyond OCD, Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and Mad in America. She has also been an invited speaker at OCD conferences. She started her own blog, ocdtalk ( in 2010 and it currently reaches readers in 162 countries.


Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.



Start: February 28, 2015 1:00 pm
End: February 28, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Northborough: Winter teddy bear picnic at Northborough Library

Northborough – Families are welcome to a winter teddy bear picnic Saturday, Feb. 28, from 10:30-11 a.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Ms. Tracey and the Children’s Room teddy bears are hosting the indoor picnic for families with young children. Bring a blanket and a stuffed animal to have a snack, listen to some stories, and sing a few songs.


Registration begins Feb. 2. To find out more, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.



Start: February 28, 2015 10:30 am
End: February 28, 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 begins Feb. 2

Southborough: Lucky Bob magic & juggling show at Southborough Library

Southborough – Lucky Bob will amaze and amuse you with his magic & juggling show Saturday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m., at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St. Come and be a part of non-stop action, awesome magic, and cool juggling stunts! All are welcome, and registration is not required. To find out more, call the library at 508-485-5031.



Start: February 28, 2015
End: February 28, 2015
Venue: Southborough Library
Phone: 508 485 5031
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25 Main St., Southborough, MA, United States, 01772