October 7, 2014
Hudson – The Hudson Rotary Club will welcome Sajid Baseer Shaikh from Lahore, Pakistan, at its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m., at the Old School House Pub, 17 School St. Rotarians would like to invite the public to this meeting to learn more about the Hudson Rotary Club and hear from Shaikh the many great things that Rotary International is doing globally. Sajid is a Guinness World Record Holder with many Rotary awards and distinctions and they welcome him to Hudson as part of his visit to the United States.
The Hudson Rotary Club meets every Tuesday for education, service, and fellowship. If you would like to attend this event, contact Justin Provencher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hudson – Hudson resident Dr. Brian Lisse will give a presentation on ending malaria Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m., at the Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St. This presentation will focus on malaria, its devastating effects, its treatment, and how projects such as Imagine No Malaria have already helped and will continue to help significantly reduce the number of people with this dreadful disease.
For more information, call 978-568-9644.
Northborough – Books Galore!, a new program at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., will be held Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 3:45-4:15 p.m., for children in kindergarten through grade 2. This is a show-and-tell for books that the children like or recently read. Bring a book that you can tell a little something about.
Registration begins Sept. 22. To register or for more information, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
October 8, 2014
Marlborough – The Quinsigamond Community College/Assabet Adult Education Program offers free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes. The next ESOL registration will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8. The last two ESOL registration dates in 2014 will be Nov. 12 and Dec. 10, with 2015 dates of Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, and May 13.
ASE registration dates for 2014 are Oct. 20 and Nov. 17, with 2015 dates of Jan. 19, Feb. 23, March 16 and April 10.
The registrations will be held at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, 215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough. To find out more, call 508-263-9673.
Maria Centola. Photo/submitted
Marlborough – The first concert of the Friends of the Marlborough Public Library’s 45th Season Celebration will be held in the library’s Bigelow Auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. The concert will feature The Jalapeno Quartet with performing artists Melanie Chrignan, flautist; Chris Langhans, bassist; Dane Scozzari, drummer; and Maria Centola, pianist.
Marlborough Public Library is located at 35 West Main St. For more information, call 508-485-6492.
Hudson – The Hudson High School Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring a college athletics information seminar Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m., in the Hudson High School auditorium, 69 Brigham St. This free event is open to all members of the Hudson community.
The seminar is intended to educate student athletes and parents/guardians on the process and commitment necessary to compete athletically at the next level. Topics will include the importance of academics, setting realistic expectations and how to promote themselves to college coaches, among others.
Kirk McNabb from Head Start College Consulting will be on hand to give this information-packed presentation. McNabb is a former college athlete, college coach and has also participated in the college recruitment process with his own children.
North Grafton – “Making Laboratory Animal Care More Science-Friendly’ will be presented Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 12-1 p.m., in the Varis Lecture Hall at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 200 Westboro Rd., North Grafton. The speaker will be Steven M. Niemi, DVM, DACLAM, Director, Office of Animal Resources, Harvard University and Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Members of the public are invited to the free seminar. Joining remotely is possible. For more information, contact Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy at 508-839-7991 or email@example.com, or visit http://vet.tufts.edu/capp/animal_matters/.
North Grafton – An American Red Cross mobile bus blood drive will be held at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 200 Westborough Rd., Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 12-5 p.m. The blood drive is open to the public, and residents from all surrounding towns are invited to participate. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are also welcome. The Red Cross is hoping to collect at least 26 pints of blood at this drive.
The Red Cross requires a positive ID before donating. You must be at least 17 years old (16 years with a signed parental consent form). You can donate blood every 56 days.
Call 800-733 2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment to donate.
Marlborough – Children of all ages are invited to a Portuguese Story Time Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 6-6:30 p.m., at Marlborough Public Library, 35 West Main St. Join Pollyana de Paula for stories and songs in Portuguese.
No registration is required.
Shrewsbury – The WIN (Work Initiative Network) meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6:30-8 p.m., will host Mike Chase as he presents “Got work? 10 Steps to Shorten the Job Search.” The meeting will take place at the Shrewsbury Fire Station, 11 Church Rd.
Are you getting tired of the “same old, same old” in your job search? Are you finding yourself more distracted and less effective in your daily activities? This presentation will help you revisit the basics in your approach and perhaps help you discover even one new thing that will put you back on track and help you move forward more effectively.
As a current professional in transition, Mike Chase has learned from experience what can get in the way of an effective job search. Professionally, he is a meeting and events manager specializing in executive briefings, meeting management and facilitation.
He has held marketing or sales management roles at Hewlett-Packard Medical Products Group and Bose Corporation, and most recently managed the executive briefing program and conference center at Progress Software. Currently he is an award-winning member of the Friendly Persuasions Toastmasters Club in Haverhill.
To register, go to the Calendar link on the Shrewsbury Public Library website or contact Priya Rathnam at 508-841-8531.