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Westborough Garden Club spreads joy of gardening

July 28th, 2014

Westborough Garden Club members Sue Blois, Bev Linnane and Alyce Luippold contribute to maintaining the gardens around Westborough.Photo/Zenya Molnar

Westborough – Flowers in bright shades color the town of Westborough everywhere from the children’s fairy garden inside the library to the veterans’ memorials, to outside of town buildings. Whether they are planting, watering or weeding, the Westborough Garden Club is hard at work maintaining the 21 plots around town. Its 35 members all share a love of gardening and an interest in learning about plants and flowers.

Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade to be held Aug. 30

July 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury – A popular tradition from the past – the Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade – has been revived. The event, sponsored by the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association (LQWA) will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, starting at the Donahue Rowing Center at 2 p.m.

Marlborough: Car wash and bake sale to benefit Marlborough athletics

July 28th, 2014

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams will hold a car wash and bake sale Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Navin Rink, 451 Bolton St. Cost: $5 per car/$10 per minivan or larger vehicles.   The 2014-15 Marlborough High School All Sport School Calendar [...]

Marlborough: Family Fun Festivals conclude at Union Common

July 28th, 2014

Marlborough – Looking for great summer fun for the whole family? Four Family Fun Festivals on Saturdays, Aug. 2, 9, 16, & 23, hosted by the River’s Edge Arts Alliance, are coming to Union Common in Marlborough and all are free to the public. These family friendly themed festivals will take place from 1-4:30 p.m., [...]

Shrewsbury: Life’s a Beach Party dinner and dance

July 28th, 2014

Westborough – Blue Slipper Court No. 18, Order of the Amaranth is hosting a dinner and dance Friday, Aug. 22, from 6-11 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus, 206 South Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury. The event is open to the public with a DJ and a cash bar.   Tickets are $20 per person or $35 [...]

Westborough: Sewing For Hope at Westborough Library

July 28th, 2014

Westborough – Calling all sewers with a heart for children! You are invited to join in with an informative gathering Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m., at the Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of Tanzanian children orphaned by AIDS. Your efforts can [...]

Hudson: Hudson Library presents seminar on gluten

July 28th, 2014

Hudson – The Hudson Library, 3 Washington St., will host a seminar on gluten Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Learn why gluten sensitivity is on the rise, what the symptoms are, and how to avoid an overabundance of it. The seminar will cover the top ten signs of gluten intolerance, differences between gluten intolerance [...]

Marlborough: Family Fun Festivals continue at Union Common

July 28th, 2014

Marlborough – Looking for great summer fun for the whole family? Four Family Fun Festivals on Saturdays, Aug. 2, 9, 16, & 23, hosted by the River’s Edge Arts Alliance, are coming to Union Common in Marlborough and all are free to the public. These family friendly-themed festivals will take place from 1-4:30 p.m., with [...]

Northborough: Music with Bill Roy at Northborough Library

July 28th, 2014

Northborough – Children of all ages are welcome to join Bill Roy from Apple Tree Arts for some musical fun Friday, Aug. 15, from 10:30 – 11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St.   Registration is required. Call 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.    

Westborough: Alzheimer’s discussion at Whitney Place Assisted Living Residence

July 28th, 2014

Westborough – The Long Good-Bye, Help Traveling the Alzheimer’s Road, will be presented at Whitney Place Assisted Living Residence in Westborough Thursday, Aug. 14 by Frank S.P. Yacino, consultant for Alzheimer’s caregivers. Tours and lights refreshments will be offered from 5:30 – 6 p.m., followed by the presentation from 6 – 7 p.m.   Each [...]

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