April 6, 2015
Northborough – Tweens are invited to the Northborough Library, 34 Main St., to talk about books, enjoy a snack, and get crafty Monday, April 6, from 6-7 p.m. Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.
April 7, 2015
Northborough – A “Getting Organized and Conquering Chaos, One Step at a Time” workshop will be presented Tuesday, April 7, at 7 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34, Main St. The workshop will give you a step-by-step approach to reducing clutter and increasing the functionality of your space. Jenna Elliott, founder of The Naked Flower, Professional Organizers, will give you such tips as the three categories of disorganization; 5 steps to decluttering a room; room mapping; how to get motivated; and resources: websites, stores, literature.
The workshop is free, but registration is needed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-393-5025 ext. 5 for more information or to register.
Northborough – Color Me a Story for children ages 5 and up will meet Tuesday, April 7, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., at Northborough Free Library for Monster Mess! by Margery Cuyler. Listen to the story and color a picture of the story characters. The April schedule includes Rainy Day! by Patricia Lakin April 21 and Counting in the Garden by Kim Parker April 28.
Registration is required. Northborough Free Library is located 34 Main St. Call 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for more information.
Marlborough – The Art of the Dance with the Cochran-Wrenn Duo will be presented Tuesday, April 7, at 2 p.m., at the Marlborough Senior Center, 40 New St. Come for a relaxing afternoon of music with Bonnie Cochran on flute and Bryan Wrenn on guitar. The performance will feature Leisner’s Dances in the Madhouse, a collection of engaging and dramatic dance pieces for flute and guitar.
Sign-up is required. To register or for more information, stop by the senior center or call 508-485-6492.
April 8, 2015
Shrewsbury – Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St., will hold its Easter Vigil Saturday, April 4, at 8 p.m. The Easter Sunday service will be held April 5, at 10 a.m. All are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 842-2731.
Northborough – Children ages 6-9 are invited to the next Science Session at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., to be held Wednesday, April 8, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This month’s theme is “Electricity.” Explore static electricity, an object’s charge, conductors and insulators, and an electricity generator. Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.
April 9, 2015
Shrewsbury – Visitors and stitchers of all levels are welcome as the Celestial Stitchers Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America meets Thursday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m., at the Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St., Shrewsbury. Embroiderers, learn new stitching skills and techniques or just enjoy some time to stitch with new friends.
Call Donna at 508-560-9425 or visit www.newenglandregionega.org for more information.
Region – On Thursday, April 9, the Sunshine Club will be having lunch overlooking the water of Greenwich Bay, R.I. at Top of the Bay Restaurant. Choices for this trip are steak tips over rice, chicken marsala, or baked scrod. Also, orchestra seats have been reserved for the Ocean State Theatre’s performance of “Lend Me a Tenor.” Be prepared to laugh and have a fun afternoon!
Also, if you love the ocean, plan to join the Sunshine Club on a trip soon. From May 11-15, the club will be going to Ocean City, Md., and will stop at Atlantic City on the way down as an en route stop. Participants will be staying on the water or very close to it for each hotel. There will be ample time to explore the 5-1/2-mile boardwalk.
There will be a tour of Cape May, N.J., a quaint seaside town with a Victorian influence, and a ferry ride from Cape May to Lewes, Del., with the bus going right on it. There will also be a tour of Assateague Island where more than 300 ponies wander freely. The cost is $539 for five days.
Both trips depart from the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd., and also the Job Lot parking lot in Whitinsville. Call Sue at 508-372-9266 for more information.
Clinton – A lecture and musical presentation on “A Brief Introduction to Ethiopian Music” will be presented by ethnomusicologist Danny Mekonnen Thursday, April 9, from 7-8:30 p.m., at the Museum of Russian Icons, 2013 Union St. In the informative lecture and musical presentation (not a concert), Mekonnen guides an exploration of traditional and modern Ethiopian musical styles through audio, visual, and live demonstrations.
Admission is $8 for members and $12 for non-members; $1 off with WOO card. Advance registration suggested by calling the museum at 978-598-5000 ext. 21. The museum will remain open 30 minutes after the program ends. To find out more, visit http://museumofrussianicons.org/.
April 10, 2015
Marlborough – The Marlborough High School Drama Club announced the production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” April 10-12. The spring musical will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12.
All performances will be at the 1st LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School Auditorium, 25 Union St. Tickets are $10 per adult; $8 per student. Tickets can be purchased by visiting http://tinyurl.com/mhscinderella.