March 14, 2015
Southborough – The Steeple Coffeehouse at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 15 Common St., will present Bobtown Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. With their distinctive original songs and vocal arrangements, NYC-based Bobtown is recognized as taking an unconventional and refreshing approach to the tradition of folk and Americana.
Tickets are, in advance, $15 general and $12 for students/seniors. At the door, tickets are $18 general and $15 for students/seniors. Admission is free for children under 5. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.steeplecoffeehouse.org or call 508-281-9995.
Northborough – T. Rose Karate, 386 W. Main St., Northborough, will hold self-defense workshops Saturday, March 14. A class for middle school girls (grades 6 – 8) will be held from 9 – 10 a.m., and for female adults and high school students from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Space is limited to 20 students per class. Admission to the class is non-perishable goods to be donated to the Northborough Food Pantry.
For information or to sign up, contact Janet Alberti at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westborough – Breakfast with the Bunny, hosted by The Friends of Westborough, will be held Saturday, March 14, from 8:30-11 a.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. The organization has sponsored this community breakfast and visit with the Bunny for all ages for several years.
There will be crafts for the children to complete during the event. Tickets are $5 for ages 3 and up, and free for those under 3. Tickets are on sale at the Westborough Recreation Department. Advance sales are recommended. Tickets may also be purchased by calling Judy Wilchynski at 508-870-1895 or Barbara Barnes at 508-366-2773. Tickets will be available at the door.
Guests are invited to bring their cameras for photos with the Bunny. For information, email TheFriendsofWestborough@gmail.com or call 508-870-1895.
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Little League is holding a baseball and softball equipment swap/sale Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at St. Mary’s Church, 20 Summer St. Drop off gently used and clean equipment (helmets, gloves, bats, cleats) in the Parish Hall Activity Center Friday, March 13, from 6-8 p.m., or before 9 a.m. March 14.
Equipment will be available for purchase for $5 per item or $15 for four items. Proceeds will go to Shrewsbury Little League with remaining equipment donated to a local Boys & Girls Club. For more information, contact Jamie Merendino at 508-871-6754.
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Little League is holding a baseball and softball equipment swap/sale Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the St. Mary Parish, 20 Summer St., adjacent to the parking lot.
Residents can donate gently used and clean equipment (helmets, gloves, bats, cleats) that they no longer need and are still in good condition and pick up equipment for $5 per item or $15 for four items. Proceeds will go to the Shrewsbury Little League, with remaining equipment donated to a local Boys & Girls Club. Equipment may be dropped off Friday, March 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the Parish Hall Activity Center or by 9 a.m. Saturday, March 14.
For more information, contact Jamie Merendino at 508-871-6754.
Northborough – The Proctor Elementary School Spring Fair will be held Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Proctor Elementary School, 26 Jefferson Rd. The event is a day the whole family can enjoy, and includes games, prizes, raffles, inflatables, food and so much more. Tickets can be purchased at the school. For more information, email Spring Fair coordinator Alison Cosgrove at email@example.com.
Westborough – Bob Katz, author of “The Whistleblower,” a riveting tour of college basketball, guided by a referee, will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, March 14, from 1-3 p.m.
During a season on the road with college basketball referees, Bob Katz watched the games they officiated, listened in on their candid conversations in locker rooms and hotel lobbies, and explored the challenges they must regularly confront. In this portrait of one consummate professional at the top of his game, Katz pulls off an unbelievable feat: In The Whistleblower, we come to actually root for the ref.
Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.
Framingham – Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton will be hosting its 3rd Annual Fur Ball Saturday, March 14, from 6-11 p.m., at Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, 1657 Worcester Rd., Framingham. Tickets are $50 per person in advance and $55 at the door. Premium tickets and sponsorships are also available. Proceeds will be used to assist the shelter animals.
The Fur Ball will include a sit-down dinner, appetizers, silent and live auction, wine pull and entertainment by the band Bob’s Your Uncle. Live auction will be conducted by special guest Cha-Chi Loprete from 98.5 The Sports Hub and Breakfast with the Beatles on WZLX.
Highlights of the auction and raffle include an Orlando vacation package, Elite Island Resort stay, an autographed Aerosmith guitar, original artwork, a Camp Cody package, a hockey stick signed by the Boston Bruins, an iPad Air, autographed movie memorabilia and much more.
Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton is dedicated to providing shelter, care, humane treatment and loving homes for stray or unwanted companion animals. We serve our community by fostering relationships, educating and making a positive impact on pet overpopulation. For more information please contact Baypath Humane Society.
For tickets and information, email Kandice Glassman at KGlassman@BaypathHumane.org, or visit www.BaypathHumane.org/FurBall2015.
Westborough – Help send kids to camp by dancing the night away, as the Friends of Northborough Recreation present a St. Patrick’s Day Dance Saturday, March 14, from 7-11 p.m., at Acacia at Indian Meadows in Westborough. All tickets sales will be used to provide scholarships for kids to attend Recreation Summer Camp.
The cost of $40 per person/$75 a couple (adults only) includes DJ, dancing, appetizers, and fun with friends! A cash bar will also be available.Tickets can be purchased at the Northborough Recreation Office at 63 Main St. and at Lowe’s Meat Market at 23 Main St. in Northborough.
March 15, 2015
Hudson – On Sunday, March 15, at 10:30 a.m., the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson, 80 Main St., Hudson, will welcome visitors from the Ahmaddiya Muslim community for a special service dedicated to learning more about Islam in general, as well as Ahmadi teachings which emphasize the Islamic values of peace, forgiveness, and sympathy for all humanity. At 12:30 p.m., a two-hour workshop to discuss what was learned and engage in an open, respectful, and honest conversation, including Ahmadi perspectives on some “hot topics,” such as understanding jihad as a spiritual practice and the role of women within Islam.
For more information, visit www.ucmh.org or call 978-562-9180.