July 29, 2015
Grafton – The free 2015 Concerts on the Common in Grafton continue Wednesday, July 29, at 7:05 p.m., and the funk and hip-hop, with 1970s and 1980s favorites, of Infractions. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. The rain location is the Grafton Municipal Center. The concert schedule includes Pallet House Aug. 5, the acoustic Americana of Slo Grass Aug. 12, and the youth orchestra Claflin Hill Wind Ensemble Aug. 19.
Hudson – The Wood Park 2015 Summer Concerts continue Wednesday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m., with the Workingman’s Band. Wood Park is located on Park Street. In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be cancelled unless otherwise noted. The concert series concludes Aug. 5 with Flashback.
Worcester – Greater Worcester Opera is presenting a series of concerts this summer at the Briarwood Community, 65 Briarwood Cir. All concerts will be held Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the Birches Auditorium at Briarwood. Tickets are $10 each. The shows include American Songbook July 29; Gilbert & Sullivan & More! Aug. 5, and the Opera Gala Aug 12.
There will also be two presentations of “Love Letters,” the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Broadway play, which chronicles the 50-year relationship of two friends through their letters. Those shows will be held Aug. 19 and 22, at 7:30 p.m.
July 28, 2015
Ashland – The Ashland Day Committee will host a concert series at the Stone Park Gazebo and a family film series at the Stone Park Pavilion throughout the summer. Both concerts and films are free of charge.
The July concert will run Tuesday, from 7-9 p.m., with the August concerts running from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The schedule is as follows: Beatles Band Studio Two July 28, MetroWest Community Band Aug. 4, Show Cause Band Aug. 11, Mason Tyler Trio Aug. 18, and Songs for Ceilidh Aug. 25. Bring a blanket or folding chair.
Family films are rated G or PG and will be held rain or shine Thursday evenings, at 7 or 7:30 p.m. (depending on when it gets dark), at the Pavilion through Aug. 27. Popcorn is free for kids.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.ashlandday.com or www.facebook.com/AshlandDay.
Northborough – Kids entering grade 5 this fall are invited to a book talk Tuesday, July 28, from 6-7 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. To coincide with the library’s Environmental Hero-themed week, participants will read Hoot by Carl Hiaasen.
Stop by the library to sign up and get a copy of the book. For more information, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Shrewsbury – Southgate at Shrewsbury, 30 Julio Dr., continues its summer concert series with Beatles for Sale Tuesday, July 28, from 7-8:30 p.m. The schedule also includes Dan Gabel and the Abletones Aug. 4 and the Reminisants Aug. 11. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be moved inside the Flanagan Theater for Southgate residents and their guests only.
Southborough – The Boston Museum of Science is bringing a great program to the Southborough Library for older children. In Rockets: There and Back Again, children will learn the science behind rockets and space exploration before planning, building, and testing their rockets. There are three sessions for this program. All sessions are on July 28:
Session 1: 1-2 p.m. This session is for children ages 5-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session 2: 2-3 p.m. This session is for children ages 5-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session 3: 3-4 p.m. This session is only for children ages 10 and up.
Registration is required and can be done in the Children’s Room of the Southborough Library, 25 Main St. For more information, call 508-485-5031. Sponsored by the Southborough Community Fund, a Fund of the Foundation for MetroWest.
July 27, 2015
Northborough – Families are welcome to enjoy Monday Movie Madness July 27, from 6-8 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Every hero has a story, and you’re invited to watch them on the big screen every Monday night through the end of summer.
Call the Children’s Room at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for a list of films. No registration is necessary.
Grafton – Candy Taste Test, a free program for teens in grades 6-12, will be held Monday, July 27, from 2-3 p.m., at the Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common. The program is part of the Unmask! summer reading program. Attendees will earn three tickets towards the end of summer raffle.
Sign up for this program in the library or by emailing Teen Librarian Allison Cusher at email@example.com. For more information, call the library at 508-839-4649.
North Grafton – Silly Science Storytime, a 30-minute program featuring math and science concepts for children ages 3.5-5 years, will be presented by the Grafton Public Library Monday, July 27, from 10:30-11 a.m., at UniBank, 89 Worcester St.
Registration is required. For more information, call the Children’s Room at the Grafton Public Library at 508-839-4649.