September 10, 2014
Shrewsbury – How to Decrease Stress During the Job Search will be presented by Sarah Dubois Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St.
Join Dubois, a Certified Health Coach, to discover easy strategies to decrease stress and increase your energy and vitality while in career transition. She has studied over 100 dietary theories, and practical lifestyle management techniques with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. With this knowledge, she supports her clients in reaching their goals, including reducing stress, improving their confidence, increasing energy, and living healthy lifestyles.
Registration is required. Call 508-841-8531 or go to the Calendar and Passes link on the Shrewsbury Public Library site at http://www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/department/division.php?fDD=17-47.
Shrewsbury – Thinking of joining Cub Scouts? Families with boys in grades 1 to 4 are invited to attend Pack 62’s fall registration and open house Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7-8 p.m., at the American Legion Ray Stone Post, 2 School St. (corner of School and Main streets beside Dean Park). Leaders will provide an overview presentation at 7:15 p.m. and will be available to answer your questions.
For more information, email Cubmaster Mike Robillard at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pack62shrewsbury.com.
September 11, 2014
Northborough – “On My Own” storytime is a monthly program at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., for 3- to 5-year-olds who participate “on their own” – adult caregivers remain outside of the library’s story room. The theme for the month of September is “Eggciting,” with egg-themed stories and crafts. The storytimes will be taking place Thursday, Sept. 11, 18 & 25, from 10:30-11 a.m.
Registration is required. Call the Northborough Free Library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.
Region – A tribute dinner is being planned to recognize all military members, veterans and their families, including Blue and Gold Star families, while also remembering the heroes and victims of 9/11. This non-political event is to thank them for their service and sacrifices. The free dinner will be held Thursday, Sept. 11, from 6 – 8 p.m., at the Double Tree Hotel, 11 Beaver St., Milford.
Help is needed to locate and invite military members, veterans, and their families. If you know someone to invite, send their contact information to Michael Shain, a private citizen who feels strongly that a “thank you” is due all military families, at email@example.com, call 508-330-8487, or ask them to contact Shain directly.
For further information, visit www.thankstoyanks.org or visit Thanks to Yanks on Facebook.
September 12, 2014
Shrewsbury – The annual Saint Mary Family Festival will be held Friday, Sept. 12 to Sunday, Sept. 14 at the corner of Main and Summer streets in Shrewsbury. Volunteers are needed!
Festival hours are 6-10 p.m. Sept. 12, 12-8 p.m. Sept. 13, and 12-5 p.m. Sept. 14. Special events on Sept. 13 include a 5K Run and 5K Fitness Walk at 10 a.m. and a Pub Quiz at 8 p.m., with teams competing for the title of “Smartest in the Parish.
To learn more about the Saint Mary Family Festival or volunteer opportunities, visit www.stmarysparish.org and click the Family Festival Volunteer Registration link on the right. For any questions regarding volunteering, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northborough – A fall drop-in craft for children of all ages will be held Friday, Sept. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Make your very own apple tree with fun materials provided by the library.
No registration is necessary. To find out more, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Marlborough – The River’s Edge Arts Alliance is very excited to present Synergia 2014, an engaging moveable exhibit of local history, poetry, art, and theater which will move from town to town in order to be enjoyed by multiple communities. Marlborough, Hudson, Bolton, Framingham, Northborough, and Sudbury, as well as surrounding community residents, are welcome to attend a wine and cheese reception Friday, Sept. 12, from 7-9 p.m., at the Main Street Café, 182 Main St., Marlborough.
For additional information, visit www.upwitharts.org or call the River’s Edge Arts Alliance at 978-562-1646.
September 13, 2014
Shrewsbury – Come and enjoy two silent movies presented by Arts on the Green Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 19 Church Rd. The family-friendly event for all ages will feature the 1916 Charlie Chaplin film “The Rink” in Gifford Hall, with the J.W. Walker box organ and Baldwin piano, and the 1928 “Steamboat Bill, Jr.,” starring Buster Keaton, in the sanctuary with the three-manual Casavant organ.
The films will be accompanied by internationally celebrated silent move organist Peter Krasinski. Popcorn will be for sale, and a complimentary dessert reception will be provided between the two films. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children and students, with a $20 special family rate.
Shrewsbury – The Fall Multicultural Festival to be held Saturday, Sept. 13, at 2:30 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Public Library, will feature eastern woodlands and Anasazi flute music. This is part of the quarterly multicultural programs at the library that the whole family can enjoy. Terry Bradley, the artist, will bring about 15 flutes, describe how the flutes are made, share the history of the Wampanoags, and explain the music that he plays. Learn more about him and his music from his website, http://flutemeditations.com.
All are welcome to attend this drop-in program. The Shrewsbury Public Library is located at 609 Main St.
Westborough – The Friends of Westborough, Inc. are sponsoring a community yard sale Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Friends will be selling gently used items and individuals/organizations can rent a space for $10. Tables are not provided. Items may be sold out of your car trunk.
The yard sale will be held at the Tufts Lot on East Main Street. Space is limited and reservations and payments must be received by Sept. 7. For reservations, call 508-870-1895 or email TheFriendsofWestborough@gmail.com. Donations of gently used items, books, etc. are appreciated. Call 508-870-1895 to donate any items.
The Friends of Westborough, Inc. were organized in 1986 to provide help for community members. Referrals are made through the Westborough Youth and Family Services, community outreach organizations and individuals.