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November 20, 2014

Westborough: Poet Tasha Halpert featured artist at Literary Arts Open Mic

Open-Mic-Flyer-2014 webWestborough – 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 examinerzjerome@gmail.com.

 

 

Start: November 20, 2014 6:30 pm
End: November 20, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Westborough: Newcomers Club holds Night of Holiday Shopping

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.

 

Start: November 20, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
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120 West Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Northborough: Fall Fairy Houses craft at Northborough Library

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.

 

 

Start: November 20, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Registration begins Nov. 1

Region: UMass Memorial Medical Center, New England Amputee Association join forces

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.

 

 

Start: November 20, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 20, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
Phone: 978 365 2580
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55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester, MA, United States, 01655
Cost: Free

Southborough: Southborough Genealogy Club meets

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.

 

 

Start: November 20, 2014
End: November 20, 2014
Venue: Southborough Library
Phone: 508 485 5031
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25 Main St., Southborough, MA, United States, 01772

Marlborough/Hudson: Local faith communities to celebrate Thanksgiving

Marlborough – Over a dozen faith communities in Hudson and Marlborough are offering the public an hour of music, readings, and reflections, followed by refreshments and fellowship Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. The celebration will take place at the new location of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 472 Lincoln St., Marlborough, and will also include a talk by Fr. James Kodera of St. Luke Episcopal Church. A collection will be taken for Our Father’s Table.

 

Marlborough faith communities participating are the Baha’i Community; Church of the Nazarene; First Church of Christ, Scientist; First Church of Marlborough, Congregational; First United Methodist Church; Saint Matthias Church; Saints Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church; Temple Emanuel; and Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Hudson churches include First Federated Church, First United Methodist Church, Good News Christian Church, Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, Saint Michael’s Parish, and the Unitarian/Universalist Church.

 

 

Start: November 20, 2014
End: November 20, 2014
Venue: Holy Trinity Anglican Church
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472 Lincoln St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Marlborough: ‘The Original Mrs. Drinkwater Presents’ one-woman show at Marlborough Senior Center

Marlborough – “The Original Mrs. Drinkwater Presents – A Comedic One-Woman Show” by Laura Bellusci will be presented Thursday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m., at the Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St. Meet Mrs. Drinkwater, a delightful character living in Boston’s Little Italy in the 1950s, as actress and writer Laura Bellusci draws on her experience growing up in an Italian-American family in East Boston.

 

For more information or to reserve your spot, call the senior center at 508-485-6492.

 

 

Start: November 20, 2014
End: November 20, 2014
Venue: Marlborough Senior Center
Phone: 508 485 6492
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250 Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Reservations are required

November 19, 2014

Hudson: Broadway by the River’s Edge open mic night

Hudson – Join the River’s Edge Arts Alliance Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 7:30-10 p.m., for Broadway by the River’s Edge. The Broadway open mic night will take place at Harvest Café, 40 Washington St. The last date for 2014 will be Dec. 17.

 

For more information, call 978-562-1646 or visit www.upwitharts.org.

 

 

Start: November 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Harvest Cafe
Phone: 978 562 1646
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40 Washington St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

Northborough: Northborough Library hosts Preschool Sensory Integration Program

Northborough – A Barrett Wellness Center Preschool Sensory Integration Program for preschool-aged children and their caregivers will be offered Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 9:30-11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Fun sensory stations known to stimulate both occupational and speech learning in preschool-aged children will be set up. Children can squish shaving cream, search for treasures in rice and beans, fish from a rocking board dock, crawl through tunnels, and do an apple craft.

 

No registration is needed – just stop in. For more information, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.

 

 

Start: November 19, 2014 9:30 am
End: November 19, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
Address:
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

Hopkinton: Lecture series presents talk on bio-identical hormone replacement therapy

Hopkinton – Join Hopkinton Drug’s 4th annual Free Health & Wellness Lecture Series Wednesday, Nov. 19 for a discussion with Dr. Patricia Jay on bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Discover how BHRT is used to treat symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, and loss of libido.

 

The lecture starts at 7 p.m. at the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew St. For more information and to RSVP, call 508-435-4441 ext. 111 or visit www.rxandhealth.com.

 

 

Start: November 19, 2014
End: November 19, 2014
Venue: Hopkinton Senior Center
Phone: 508 435 4441 x111
Address:
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28 Mayhew St., Hopkinton, MA, United States, 01748
Cost: RSVP requested