Calendar of Events
April 22, 2014
Marlborough – A Matter of Balance will be presented Tuesday, April 22, from 1 – 2 p.m., at the Marlborough Senior Center. Parmenter Community Health Care will be on hand to tune up wheel chairs, walkers, and canes to ensure safety, and will conduct a program on balance with tips on fall prevention. Educational materials will be provided.
Call 508-485-6492 to reserve your seat.
April 21, 2014
Westborough – Westborough Youth and Family Services (WYFS) has scheduled a Red Cross Certification Babysitter Training Course for Monday, Wednesday and Friday, April 21, 23 and 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Room 23 of the Forbes Municipal Building, 34 W. Main St.
WYFS runs the babysitter course several times a year. Participants must be 11 years old and attend all nine hours of training to be certified. Preference will be given to Westborough residents. Classes are limited to 12 participants.
The cost is $65. Scholarships are available by calling 508-366-3090. Registrations will not be taken by phone, email or online. Registration forms are available at the office or online at http://town.westborough.ma.us/Public_Documents/WestboroughMA_Youth/Babysitting.
If your child cannot attend this session, but would like to be notified of upcoming sessions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508.366.3090 to be put on the notification list.
Marlborough – Marlborough Moves, a free year-long health and wellness program from the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, is offering the opportunity to try a ZUMBA class for free! The Wayside Racquet and Tennis Club has extended all Marlborough Moves members the invitation to join a ZUMBA class for free from April 21 through May 2, 2014.
The dates and times for the classes are Mondays, April 21 and April 28, from 7:15 – 8 p.m., and Wednesdays, April 23 and April 30, from 9:30 – 10:25 a.m.
To ensure a spot in a class, interested attendees must RSVP two days before the class they intend to join by emailing Julie@marlboroughwellnesscenter.com. On the day of the class, upon arrival at the Wayside Racquet and Tennis Club, 80 Broadmeadow St., attendees must inform the front desk that they are a Marlborough Moves member participating in the free ZUMBA class.
Natick – Occupy Natick invites the public to a free screening of the documentary Chasing Ice Monday, April 21, from 7 – 9 p.m., at Sherrill Hall, 39 East Central St., Natick (back of St. Paul’s Church). The group is screening the film as part of its monthly What Went Wrong? film series and as a prelude to the town’s recognition of Earth Day on April 27.
After the screening there will be an open discussion facilitated be Ken Weiss of 350MA, highlighting local efforts that communities can get involved with to help slow down global warming. There is ample parking in the adjacent lot, and light refreshments will be served.
April 20, 2014
Region – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School will hold its Easter brunch Sunday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the school’s Epicurean Room, 215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough. Patrons can plan to feast on carved meats, seafood, made to order omelets, waffles, desserts and other brunch fare.
The cost is $17.95 for adults, $10.95 for children 5-10, and free for children 4 and under. This price includes beverage and tax. Reservations may be made by calling 508-263-9870. Leave a message on the voice mail by Tuesday, March 25, and your call will be returned and reservation confirmed.
Shrewsbury – First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury, 19 Church Rd., will observe Easter Sunday April 20 with services at 6:30 a.m., 9 a.m., and 11 a.m. For more information, call 508-845-7286 or visit www.fccsm.org.
Westborough – First United Methodist Church of Westborough will celebrate Easter Sunday, April 20, with a 6:30 a.m. sunrise service at Tufts, Route 30 at the border between Westborough and Grafton; an Easter breakfast from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. served by ASP volunteers; and church services at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
First United Methodist Church is located at 120 West Main St., Westborough. Call 508-366-4910 or visit www.firstumchurch.com to find out more.
Hudson – Holy Week celebrations culminates at First Federated Church in Hudson with 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 a.m. 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 about the church, or to get directions, call 978-562-9207.