March 10, 2015
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library is offering a Beginner’s Spanish class for adults starting Tuesday, March 10, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The ten-week session will run through May 19. Tony Marin, a Spanish and ESL teacher, has taught Spanish at the library for over two years. His class has always been popular with his students, and this class will be for absolute beginners with no knowledge of Spanish or those who know a little Spanish and want to improve their skills.
Limited spots are available, so registration is required. Call 508-841-8531 or go to the online calendar on the library website and scroll down to March 10 to sign up. The class will be held at the Fire Station, 11 Church Rd., Shrewsbury. The Friends of the Library are sponsoring the program.
March 11, 2015
Marlborough – A free two-part home buying seminar will be presented by St. Mary’s Credit Union Wednesdays, March 11 and 18, at 6 p.m., at 46 Lizotte Dr., Marlborough. To reserve your seat, call 866-585-7628 or visit www.abettercreditunion.com.
Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library will present “Prelude to Spring,” the third concert of the 2014-15 Yacyshyn Concert Series, Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m., with the Assabet Valley Chambersingers. The program, to be held in the Bigelow Auditorium, Marlborough Public Library, 35 W. Main St., will include an eclectic repertoire from Renaissance motets and madrigals, to romantic and contemporary art songs as well as vocal jazz
Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. For further information, call 617-524-3775 or 413-648-9663 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southborough – The Southborough Recreation Department, 21 Highland St., invites parents and students to try out its newest equipment – two bikes designed for developmentally disabled children aged 5 to 14 – Wednesday, March 11, from 3-4 p.m. The bikes were purchased from Freedom Concepts through a grant recently received from the Southborough Community Fund. These bikes are able to be quickly adjusted in several ways to accommodate children of all sizes. They are lightweight in design and allow students who are not able to ride a traditional two-wheeled bicycle an opportunity to pedal and propel a safely designed bike to the best of their abilities.
Southborough Recreation is anticipating offering a four-week class for developmentally disabled students to give them an opportunity to ride one of the bikes and engage in other activities. This class will be supervised by Frank Nellenback, Northborough/Southborough Regional District adapted physical education teacher, and volunteers from Trottier Middle School.
To sign up for the March 11 event, call the office at 508-229-4452.
Northborough – Children ages 6-9 are invited to The Science Session – Sink or Float! Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Will it sink or float? That is the question! Join Ms. Tracey for science experiments that explore buoyancy. Hydrofoils, an orange, an egg, and soda cans will be used during the session.
Registration is required. Call 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for more information or to register.
Shrewsbury – Adam Mintz, EAP Counselor, Consultant and Positivity Coach, will present “The Pursuit of Happiness: how embracing positivity can change your life” Wednesday, March 11, from 7:30-8:45 p.m., during the WIN group’s meeting at Shrewsbury Public Library, 214 Lake St.
* Examine findings of positivity research
* Explore numerous avenues to embrace positivity
* Consider the benefits of gratitude
* Look at ways to positively influence others
* Help participants make a commitment to positivity
March 12, 2015
Marlborough – Hoping for spring? If so, join the Marlborough Senior Center for a trip to the 2015 Boston Flower Show Thursday, March 12. The show’s special theme is “Season of Enchantment.” Lunch will be at Maggiano’s. Time of departure TBA. Cost: $82 (Fox Tours).
Sign up at the Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St., or call 508-485-6492 for more information.
Northborough – Children ages 7 and up are invited to participate in an afternoon Makespace Program, to be held Thursday, March 12, from 2-4 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Makerspaces are places where kids gather to create, invent, and learn. The library will have electronics to take apart, as well as crafts, a sewing station, and knitting.
No registration is necessary. To find out more, call the Northborough Free Library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
March 13, 2015
Hopkinton – The 2nd annual Tee-off for the Hopkinton Public Library will take place Friday, March 13, from 2-8 p.m., and Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the library, 13 Main St. Golfers of all ages are welcome! The cost is $5 per player at the door, and toddler clubs are available. All funds raised will go to benefit the renovation and expansion of the Hopkinton Public Library. During the event, the library will be open for normal business.
Westborough – A celebration in support of families in service in Appalachia, the Friends of ASP Gala & Silent Auction will take place Friday, March 13, from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m., at Acacia at Indian Meadows, 275 Turnpike Rd., Westborough. Enjoy an evening of fellowship, refreshments, auctions, cash bar, live swing, jazz, and 1960s/1970s rock n’ roll music and dancing in support of the mission of the Appalachian Service Project.
Tickets are $40 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.westboroughasp.org/gala.html. Tickets may also be purchased at the First United Methodist Church of Westborough, 120 W Main St., or Saint Luke the Evangelist Church of Westborough, 70 W Main St.