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October 6, 2015

Northborough: Color Me a Story at Northborough Library

Northborough – The Color Me a Story program for children of all ages at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., will meet Tuesdays, Oct. 6, 13 and 27, with session 1 at 10:30 a.m. and session 2 at 11:30 a.m. Come listen to a story and then color a story-related picture.


No registration is necessary. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for more information.



Start: October 6, 2015
End: October 6, 2015
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

October 5, 2015

Region: Venture Crew 21 holds open house

Region – A Venture Crew open house will be taking place Monday, Oct. 5, from 6-8 p.m., at New England AirGun, 188 Central St., Hudson. If you like adventure, the outdoors and experiencing new skills, join in for an exciting night and meet new friends from 6-8 p.m.


Venture Crew is a co-ed outdoor adventure group for youths ages 14-21 years old. Under the direction of Boy Scouts of America, Venturing provides the skills needed for young adults to make ethical choices, experience a fun program full of adventure and challenges, acquire leadership skills, and to take advantage of opportunities to advance their skills and knowledge in the areas of high adventure, sports, arts, hobbies, and religious life. It gives older youths an opportunity to challenge themselves both physically and mentally.


Venture crew is 100-percent youth run and requires participation from all youth in planning and executing outdoor activities, community service and meetings. Past activities have included white water rafting, rock climbing, backpacking, and biking riding.


Venture Crew meets every week on Monday, from 6:30-8 p.m., at the Hudson Boys & Girls Club, 21 Church St., and communicate regular via email. Frequent attendance is not mandatory.


For more information on registration, attend the upcoming open house. If unable to attend, contact Joan Wordell at 508-283-0412 or Information about the Venture Crew program or Scouting is available on the BSA Knoxtrail website at



Start: October 5, 2015 6:00 pm
End: October 5, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: New England AirGun
Phone: 508 283 0412
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188 Central St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

Northborough: Chatterbooks Book Club meets at Northborough Library

Northborough – Children in grades 1 and 2 are invited to the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., to join the Chatterbooks Book Club Monday, Oct. 5, from 6-7 p.m. Grab a copy of Duck for a Day by Meg McKinlay, read it at home, and come to the library ready to talk about it, do an activity, and enjoy a snack. Several copies of the book are available in the Children’s Room.


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



Start: October 5, 2015 6:00 pm
End: October 5, 2015 7:00 pm
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.

Hudson: ‘Stay Upright with Simple Steps’ program begins at Hudson Senior Center

Hudson – VNA Care Network begins its “Stay Upright with Simple Steps” program Monday, Oct. 5 at the Hudson Senior Center, 29 Church St. The six-week program includes talks, screenings, and more. Appointments are needed for screenings.


To sign up, make an appointment, or for more information, call the Hudson Senior Center at 978-568-9638.



Start: October 5, 2015
End: October 5, 2015
Venue: Hudson Senior Center
Phone: 978 568 9638
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29 Church St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749
Cost: Sign-up/Appointment needed

October 4, 2015

Grafton: St. Andrew’s holds ‘Messy Church’ fest

Grafton – St. Andrew’s Church, 53 N. Main St., North Grafton, will host “Messy Church,” an event centered on food, family and fun Sunday, Oct. 4, from 4-6 p.m. All are invited to attend this multi-generational, family safe event meant to be accessible to everyone. There will be crafts suitable for all ages and ability levels; friendly people to meet, answer questions and assist visitors; and food and fun.


For more information, call 508-839-3453 or email



Start: October 4, 2015 4:00 pm
End: October 4, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: St. Andrew's Church
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53 N Main St., North Grafton, MA, United States, 01536

Marlborough: Girl Scouts hold registration events

Marlborough – Marlborough Girl Scouts will be holding registration events over the next month. Girl Scouting is for girls in grades kindergarten through grade 12. With the guidance of adult volunteers, Girl Scouts earn badges, explore the outdoors, attend fun events and field trips and participate in the Girl Scout Cookie program. Stop by and register your girl at any of the registration events and learn how you can become a Girl Scout Volunteer.


Upcoming registration dates will take place Sunday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Marlborough Heritage Festival on Main Street, and Sunday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Marlboro Fish and Game, 1 Muddy Ln.


Activities for the girls are available at each event. For more information, email the Registrar, Kyla LeConti, at



Start: October 4, 2015 10:00 am
End: October 4, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Marlborough Heritage Festival
Main Street, Marlborough, MA, United States

Westborough: Putting for Purple mini golf fun-raiser

Westborough – Putting for Purple, the second annual mini golf fun-raiser to benefit FACES (Finding a Cure for Epilepsy & Seizures) will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Green Thumb. The donation is $10 per person, with 100 percent of donations going to FACES.


To register or for more information, visit



Start: October 4, 2015 9:00 am
End: October 4, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: The Green Thumb
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187 Turnpike Rd., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Shrewsbury: PJ Library program at Dean Park

Shrewsbury – PJ Library, a program of the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts, “goes to the park” Sunday, Oct. 4, from 12-2 p.m., at Dean Park to celebrate the fall harvest of Sukkot. Meet under the “south pavilion sukkah” where participants will build their own “sweet” sukkah huts to bring home for a treat. Bring a dairy picnic lunch along with your favorite fruit to share during the special PJ Library storytime.


RSVP to Mindy Hall at For a map of Dean Park, visit The program will be held rain or shine, and is free and open to the community.



Start: October 4, 2015 8:00 am
End: October 4, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: South Pavilion
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Dean Park, Shrewbsury, MA, United States, 01545
Cost: RSVP required

Marlborough: 31st annual Jim Forrest Memorial 5K Walk – Run

Marlborough – Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc. has announced that the 31st annual Jim Forrest Memorial 5K Walk – Run will take place Sunday, Oct. 4 at Wayside Racquet & Swim Club, 80 Broadmeadow Rd. Registration will be held from 9:30-11 a.m., with the race start at 11 a.m. All proceeds go to benefit Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc. and MetroWest Special Olympians.


Entry is $20 in advance and $25 day of race. For more information or to register, visit



Start: October 4, 2015
End: October 4, 2015
Venue: Wayside Racquet & Swim Club
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80 Broadmeadow Rd., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: $20 in advance and $25 day of race

Marlborough: Highland City Striders to host Marlborough Main Street Mile

Please Note: Due to the weather forecast, the Heritage Weekend has been re-scheduled for Oct. 23-25. Check the Highland City Striders web site for more information on the race date.

Marlborough – The 2015 Marlborough Main Street Mile race will be hosted Sunday, Oct. 4 by the Highland City Striders running club, with registration at 8 a.m. at 520 Lincoln St. and race start at 9:45 a.m. The race is held in conjunction the Marlborough Heritage Festival.


The one-mile road race is all downhill and starts on the corner of Lincoln and Broad streets. Participants will run down Main Street to an exciting finish in front of City Hall.


Registration is $15 ($20 after Sept. 30) and free for children under 12. T-Shirts to paid participants. To register or for more information, visit



Start: October 4, 2015
End: October 4, 2015
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520 Lincoln St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Registration is $15 ($20 after Sept. 30) and free for children under 12