Calendar of Events
April 19, 2014
Westborough – On Saturday, April 19, from 8 – 11 a.m., Benjamin Franklin DeMolay will again be holding its all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet at Siloam Lodge of Masons, 12 Church St., Westborough. The monthly event is offered as a community service and is an opportunity for those interested to learn about DeMolay & Masonry.
The breakfast buffet is free, but donations will be accepted from anyone wishing to help support DeMolay and Masonic charities. Donations of non-perishable food items for the Westborough Food Pantry will also be collected.
April 18, 2014
Westborough – First United Methodist Church of Westborough will be participating in the ecumenical Good Friday service April 18, at 12 p.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 183 West Main St., Westborough.
Members of First United Methodist Church should call 508-366-4910 to find out more.
Hudson – Holy Week will be celebrated at First Federated Church in Hudson with a series of services, culminating with Easter Sunday April 20. On Good Friday, April 18, an outdoor service will be held at noon followed by a simple meatless luncheon served indoors. All are welcome to attend the services.
On Easter Sunday, April 20, a 6 a.m. sunrise service will be led by Dr. Virginia Gray at the cross on the hill behind the church, weather permitting. In the case of inclement weather, the service will be held inside. An Easter breakfast will follow at approximately 6:30 a.m. The Easter service celebrating the Lord’s resurrection will be held later that morning at the usual 10:30 time.
First Federated Church is located at 200 Central St., 1 mile from I-495, and 1 mile from the center of Hudson. To learn more, or to get directions, call the church office at 978-562-9207.
Northborough – Children ages 6 – 10 years old are invited to a sock bunny craft Friday, April 18, from 3 – 3:40 p.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Come and make an adorable sock bunny craft!
Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to register or for more information.
Hudson – Good Friday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will be celebrated April 18, at 12 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (Stations of the Cross).
St. Luke’s is located at 5 Washington St., in Hudson, at the rotary on Wood Square. To find out more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, call 978-562-2701, visit www.stlukeshudson.org, or find St. Luke’s on Facebook.
April 17, 2014
Hudson – All who are grieving a loss are welcome to attend a facilitated bereavement circle at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson, 80 Main St. Each month participants will gather to share memories and stories within a community of love and mutual support.
People of all faith backgrounds are welcome to join in an experience led by the Rev. Alice Anacheka-Nasemann that will have spiritual components without promoting any particular set of religious beliefs. Upcoming meetings will be Thursday, April 17 and May 15, at 7 p.m.
For more information, visit www.ucmh.org or call the church office at 978-562-9180.
Shrewsbury – First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury, 19 Church Rd., will observe Maundy Thursday April 17 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 508-845-7286 or visit www.fccsm.org.
Northborough – Preschool-aged children and their parent/caregiver are invited to a preschool sensory integration program Thursday, April 17, from 9:30 – 11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St.
Join Barrett Family Wellness Center for fun sensory stations known to stimulate both occupational and speech learning in preschool-aged children. The program will be staffed by pediatric occupational and speech therapists (as well as graduate students).
Registration is not needed. To find out more, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Westborough – There will be a Christian Passover Seder before the Maundy Thursday service, April 17, at 5:30 p.m., in Webb Hall at First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St. The Seder will include a walk through the Haggadah, and a light meal of soup and bread. The service will follow at 7 p.m.
To attend and/or to volunteer with the setup, contact Sabina Terrades, Operations Manager at First United Methodist Church, at 508-366-4910 Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 508-450-1614; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.