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May 24, 2015

Marlborough: Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services’ Create A Better Day Café

Marlborough – Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementia? Create A Better Day Café encourages socialization with other caregivers and loved ones where you can just be yourself. This is a wonderful opportunity to get out with your loved one and have an enjoyable afternoon. It’s a time to step out of the daily routine, leave the disease at the door, and enjoy a positive experience in a supportive environment. The next Café will be Sunday, May 24, from 1-3 p.m., at Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services, 195 Reservoir St. Also, pet therapy dogs Kodiak and Athena will be at this month’s café.

 

Call Tammy for more information at 508-481-0809 or visit www.pleasantriesads.com.  Due to possible cancellation from inclement weather or illness, please call prior to attending and listen to the voice message.

 

 

Start: May 24, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 24, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services
Phone: 508 481 0809
Address:
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195 Reservoir St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Marlborough: Annual March for Miracles to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital

Marlborough – The Assabet Valley Student Council is hosting its annual March for Miracles event to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital. The event will be held Sunday, May 24, beginning at 11 a.m., at the Assabet Valley Regional High School track, 215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough.

 

The two-mile walk around the track is only part of the day. Families are invited to come by and enjoy carnival style games, music, a concession stand, the annual Chance to Win raffle, a live animal show from Animal Adventures, and a dunk tank with five brave Assabet Valley teachers and staff ready to be dunked!

 

Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. All proceeds go directly to the Boston Children’s Hospital. For more information on March for Miracles, find them on Facebook.

 

 

Start: May 24, 2015
End: May 24, 2015
Venue: Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School
Address:
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215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under

Westborough: Chabad to hold Shavuot celebration

Westborough – Chabad of Westborough, 54 South St., will hold an event to celebrate Shavuot Sunday, May 24, at 11 a.m. Shavuot is the day that celebrates the receiving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. An ice-cream party for kids is planned, with a special traditional reading of the Ten Commandments and eating of “Mount Sinai Sundaes.”

 

For more information, call 508-366-0499 or email Dvora@chabadwestboro.org.

 

 

Start: May 24, 2015
End: May 24, 2015
Venue: Chabad of Westborough
Phone: 508 366 0499
Address:
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54 South St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

May 23, 2015

Northborough: Teddy Bear Picnic at Northborough Library

Northborough – Ms. Tracey and the Children’s Room Teddy Bears are hosting the 2nd annual Teddy Bear Picnic Saturday, May 23, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Families with young children are invited to join in for stories, songs, fingerplays, and games. Bring your bear or favorite stuffie, and don’t forget your picnic blanket! Snacks and water will be available.

 

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

 

 

Start: May 23, 2015 10:30 am
End: May 23, 2015 11:30 am
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
Address:
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Registration is required.

Shrewsbury: Medication Take Back Day

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Health and Police departments are hosting a Medication Take Back Day Saturday, May 23, from 8 a.m. to noon. Bring in expired or unused medications for safe and proper disposal at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave.

 

 

Start: May 23, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 23, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Shrewsbury Senior Center
Address:
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98 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545

Worcester: Red, White and Blue Flagg 5K and Kid’s Fun Run

Worcester – The Red, White and Blue Flagg 5K and Kid’s Fun Run will take place Saturday, May 23, starting at 9 a.m., at the Flagg Street School in Worcester. Support public education and honor local military! And, your public school can benefit, too, with $5 of the 5K registration fee going to the school of your choice! The family-fun event includes raffles, a silent auction, and a Wall of Wine raffle.

 

The fee is $5 for the kid’s run, and for the 5K is $12 for ages 12 and younger, $20 for ages 13 to 19, and $25 for ages 20 and up. Register online at www.flagg5k.racewire.com, or find them on Facebook www.facebook/RWBB5k for more information.

 

 

Start: May 23, 2015
End: May 23, 2015
Venue: Flagg Street School
Address:
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115 Flagg St., Worcester, MA, United States, 01602
Cost: $5 for kid's Fun Run; $12, $20, $25 for 5K

May 22, 2015

Westborough: American Red Cross blood drive

Westborough – The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive Friday, May 22, from 2-7 p.m., at the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. For an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

 

 

Start: May 22, 2015 2:00 pm
End: May 22, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Westborough Senior Center
Phone: 800 733 2767
Address:
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4 Rogers Rd., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Northborough: Toddler Time at Northborough Library

Northborough – It’s Toddler Time at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St.! Children ages 2-3 with a caregiver are invited to a storytime Friday, May 22, from 10-10:30 a.m., developed to keep the physical and cognitive interests of your toddler with fun stories and other activities.

 

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

 

 

Start: May 22, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 22, 2015 10:30 am
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
Address:
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

Worcester: Serenity Coffeehouse meets

Worcester – The Serenity Coffeehouse will meet for worship Friday, May 22, at 7:15 p.m., at Salem Covenant Church, 215 East Mountain St., Worcester (park in the back). The coffeehouse starts at 8 p.m. and will feature the salon parlor repertoire of Gigi Turgeon, violinist. A potluck dinner starts at 8:45 p.m.

 

 

Start: May 22, 2015
End: May 22, 2015
Venue: Salem Covenant Church
Address:
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215 East Mountain St., Worcester, MA, United States, 01606

Marlborough: Senior Center hosts pantry staples talk

Marlborough – “Pantry Staples – The Health Benefits and Culinary Uses of Star Nutrition Ingredients” will be presented Friday, May 22, at 11 a.m., at the Marlborough Senior Center, 40 New St. Everyone has an opinion about what to feed your body. You need to be only the slightest bit interested in food shopping to see the mind-boggling selections in your supermarket of ingredients that can answer the big food-health equation for you. Join Barbara Gold, RD, CPC, BayPath’s Nutritionist, to learn more.

 

Sign-up is required. Stop by the senior center or call 508-485-6492 for more information or to register.

 

 

Start: May 22, 2015
End: May 22, 2015
Venue: Marlborough Senior Center
Phone: 508 485 6492
Address:
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40 New St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Sign-up is required