November 21, 2014
Northborough – Children ages 7 and up are invited to participate in a Create Together Makespace Program, to be held Friday, Nov. 21, from 2:30-4 p.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Whether you like to build something or break it down, this is the program for you! The library will have laptops, keyboards, old cell phones, and more to take apart, as well as lots of tools and materials to build with. Sewing, knitting, and crafts stations will also be available.
No registration is necessary. To find out more, call the Northborough Free Library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Northborough – Children ages 3-5 are invited to a Totally Turkeys Story & Craft to be held Friday, Nov. 21, from 10:15-11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Listen to a story before making a craft totally about turkeys. Registration begins Nov. 1. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.
Hudson – Members of the community are invited to come to the Hudson Senior Center, 29 Church St., Friday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m., for a movie and a discussion. “My Mother’s Garden” is the story of Eugenia Lester whose hoarding disorder has entered a dangerous and life threatening stage. Directed by her daughter, Cynthia, it documents how one family comes together to cope with their mother’s disorder and rebuild a lost sense of family.
The 60-minute documentary will be followed by a discussion of help with hoarding behavior. For more information, email ClearPathMA@gmail.com or call Ana at 978-568-9638.
Marlborough – Join Hannaford nutritionist Karen White Friday, Nov. 21, at 1:30 p.m., for a tasty afternoon of crock pot cooking for one (or two) at the Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St. White will be demonstrating recipes that you can quickly and easily put together in a crock-pot for one or two people. Also, a raffle will be held for a small crock pot.
Call the Marlborough Senior Center at 508-485-6492 to reserve your seat or for more information.
Northborough – Juniper Hill Turkey Day will be held Friday, Nov. 21, beginning with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. at Juniper Hill Golf Course, 202 Brigham St. Bring a turkey and the green fee is free. Carts are $15 per player. Turkeys will benefit Veterans, Inc., Northborough Food Pantry, Northborough Nurses Association and the Worcester County Food Bank. Call 508-393-2444 for reservations.
November 20, 2014
Westborough – The Literary Arts Open Mic is proud to showcase poet Tasha Halpert as the featured artist Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Tatnuck Bookseller, Gift Gallery & Café, 18 Lyman St., Westborough Shopping Center.
Poet, mother, and grandmother Tasha Halpert writes a weekly Internet column as well as one for her local newspaper and has produced and hosted a variety of local cable shows. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications. She is Staff Poet for The Unicorn. Her book, Heartwings: Love Notes for a Joyous Life, is available from the publisher, Galde Press, on Amazon.com and from her web site, www.heartwingslovenote.com. She is married to artist and writer Stephen Halpert and lives with him in North Grafton.
To participate in the Literary Arts Open Mic event, contact Zorina Frey at email@example.com.
Westborough – The Westborough Newcomers Club has announced its annual Westborough Night of Holiday Shopping will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6-10 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St. For more information on vendors – or a sneak peek at some of the items available for purchase – find “Westborough Night of Holiday Shopping” on Facebook.
All proceeds from the event will be placed in the Westborough Newcomers Club’s giving fund and donated throughout the year to a variety of causes within the town.
Northborough – Children ages 8-12 are invited to the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., to make Fall Fairy Houses Thursday, Nov. 20, from 2-4 p.m. Make a creative fairy house out of fun fall materials. Registration begins Nov. 1. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.
Worcester – UMass Memorial Medical Center and the New England Amputee Association (NEAA) have announced they have joined forces to provide resources and informational meetings for amputees and their families. Amputees will have a place to go each month to gather information, share experiences and meet other amputees. The meeting is free of charge and open to all amputees and their families. Valet parking is free and refreshments will be provided. This will be a Meet & Greet meeting – a time to learn about our programs and share insights to living a full life as an amputee.
The first meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6-8 p.m., at UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus, 55 N. Lake Ave., Worcester, in the Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building on the first floor; valet will start at 5:45 p.m. (Campus map is at www.umassmed.edu/about/directions/campusmap).
The NEAA organizes regular meetings, schedules guest speakers, hosts meet-ups, cookouts and other events, conducts peer visits, and provides education and demonstrations. For more information or to get involved, visit www.NewEnglandAmputeeAssociation.com or call 978-365-2580.
Southborough – The Southborough Genealogy Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m., at Southborough Library, 25 Main St. Call the library at 508-485-5031 to find out more.