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Shrewsbury Historical Society to host presentation on Old Sturbridge Village

December 9th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society, 17 Church Road, presents “Even a Small House is a Big Project” by Master Carpenter Tom Kelleher Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. Although early American families were generally much larger than households are today, their homes were usually much smaller. Most of these early “tiny houses,” no longer […]

Hundredth Town Chorus seeks female singers

December 8th, 2016

Region – The Hundredth Town Chorus (HTC) will begin its fall session Wednesday, Jan. 4, and is searching for new female singers to join. There is a need for new voices of all ages and in all parts. No auditions are required. Rehearsals run from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 E. Main St., Westborough. The chorus is not […]

‘The Nutcracker’ to be performed in Hudson with artists from Boston Ballet

December 8th, 2016

Sabi Varga. Photos/submitted

Hudson – Anaïs Chalendard and Sabi Varga, both professional dancers with Boston Ballet, will come to Hudson to perform as the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier in Symphony Pro Musica and MetroWest Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3:30 p.m., at Hudson High School, […]

Friends of the Ashland Library hold year-end membership drive

December 7th, 2016

Ashland – Friends of the Ashland Public Library is holding a membership drive through Dec. 31 to support educational and cultural programming in downtown Ashland. The nonprofit organization provides high-quality, diverse programs, ranging from musicians to films to art classes. The Friends rely on funding from their quarterly book and cupcake sales, grants and individual […]

Marlborough Historical Society presents ‘Christmas at the Farm 1916’

December 1st, 2016

Marlborough – Travel back in time 100 years for the Marlborough Historical Society’s “Christmas at the Farm 1916” Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Peter Rice Homestead, 377 Elm St. There will be period-appropriate costumes, decorations and refreshments, as well as vintage articles and interesting facts about what was going on in Marlborough […]

Annual toy drive to benefit local families

December 1st, 2016

Volunteers hold donated toys to be distributed to needy children. Photo/submitted

Shrewsbury – The 12th annual Holiday Toy Collection benefiting needy families served by Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services and the Worcester County Department of Children & Families, will accept new, non-violent toys through Friday, Dec. 9. Toys may be dropped off at the following Shrewsbury locations: Gymnastics Learning Center, 574 Lake St.; Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave.; […]

Westborough Community Chorus to present annual Holiday Show

November 30th, 2016

Westborough – The Westborough Community Chorus, Inc. will present its annual Holiday Show Friday through Sunday, Dec. 2-4 at the Mill Pond School, 6 Olde Hickory Path, a new venue for the chorus. The show, entitled “Our Holiday Favorites,” features singing, dancing and skits, including an appearance by a special personality associated with the holidays. […]

Book ‘n’ Ephemera sale at Grafton Library Dec. 4

November 30th, 2016

Grafton – The second annual Grafton Public Library Holiday Book ‘n’ Ephemera Sale will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, 12 to 3:30 p.m., at Grafton center. The sale will feature thousands of items $1 and up: maps, first editions, prints, “Beatlemania,” vintage baseball cards and stamp collections, comics and political buttons. Checks and credit cards accepted. Proceeds will benefit Friends of […]

Shrewsbury Library Holiday Open House Dec. 3

November 26th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Friends of the Shrewsbury Library, 609 Main St., will hold the annual Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 3, from 12 to 2:30 p.m. There will be fun for all ages featuring crafts, games, stories and refreshments. Santa will be making a special visit from 1 – 2:30 p.m. This program is free and open […]

‘Home for the Holidays’ on Marlborough Common Dec. 2

November 26th, 2016


Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant announced that Marlborough’s annual Home for the Holidays and Tree Lighting Celebration will be held Friday, Dec. 2, on Union Common (at the intersection of routes 20 and 85) from 6 to 8 p.m. with the tree lighting to take place at 6:15 p.m. All ages will enjoy complimentary hot […]

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