Calendar of Events
April 16, 2014
Westborough – The Westborough Public Library will host “An Evening of Frost” with actor Stephen Collins Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. The event features a unique, interactive performance that includes a short biographical introduction to the poet’s life, followed by a presentation and discussion of several of Frost’s popular poems, including “A Tuft of Flowers,” “Mending Wall,” “Birches” and “After Apple Picking.” Participants are encouraged to read the poems before the event, and copies are available at the library.
Stephen Collins grew up in Cambridge, and received a BA in Literature from UMass Boston. He has taught seminars on Walt Whitman, Thomas Hardy, Shakespeare, and Robert Frost at various locations throughout the country. He also works as a professionally licensed tour guide doing narrated historical tours of Boston.
This program is supported by a grant from the Westborough Cultural Council. It is free, open to the public, and recommended for high school students, college students and adults. For more information, contact the library at 508-366-3050 or email email@example.com.
Northborough – Children ages 6 – 10 are invited to Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., for a density tower science experiment from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 16. Learn about density by making layers of liquids sit on top of each other in a density tower. Then make objects float in the middle of the liquid with this amazing science trick.
Registration begins April 1. To register or to find out more, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Marlborough – The Relay For Life of Marlboro-Hudson will be hosting team captain and informational meetings Wednesday, April 16 and Wednesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. each day, at Marlborough High School, 431 Bolton St. The public is invited to join the fight against cancer and learn more about the American Cancer Society’s efforts to find a cure while supporting cancer survivors.
Cancer survivors, caregivers, as well as current and former team members and captains are encouraged to attend in preparation for the Relay, planned for Friday, June 6 at Ghiloni Park. For more details, email Abby Zimage at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 774-276-2376, or go online to www.relayforlife.org/marlborohudsonma.
April 15, 2014
Shrewsbury – The public is invited to a birthday party Tuesday, April 15, at 1 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. The Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center, Inc. will be celebrating everyone’s birthday, regardless of when it is. There will be cake, ice cream, and music performed by Brian’s Sounds of Steel. Bring a friend, or come and make a new friend.
Marlborough – Tuesday, April 15, the Marlborough Senior Center will be holding a trip to Mohegan Sun in Connecticut to see Debbie Reynolds live in concert. The cost is $79 per person, and includes show tickets, a $10 meal voucher, $20 free slot play, and transportation.
Call 508-485-6492 to reserve your seat or to find out more.
Northborough – Children ages 6 and up are invited to join some friends for a game of chess and/or checkers Tuesday, April 15, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. The library does not provide instruction, but participants will be able to learn from playing with others.
Registration begins April 1. To find out more or to register, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Northborough – The Northborough Woman’s Club will meet Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m., at the Northborough Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Rd. Guest speaker will be Jamie Terry, Health Agent for the Northborough Board of Health. Visitors are welcome.
April 14, 2014
Northborough – Children of all ages are welcome to play with Legos at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Monday, April 14, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. There are lots of Legos to play with, as well as Duplos for the younger children.
No registration is needed. Call 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to find out more.
Sudbury – Wayside Quilters Guild will meet Monday, April 14, at 6:45 p.m., at the Goodnow Library, 21 Concord St., Sudbury. Ildi Tary, award-winning quilter who specializes in color planning, precision piecing, hand quilting and appliqué, will be the guest speaker. She will present a trunk show of many of her spectacular quilts, including her 100 fabric scrap quilts.
Don’t miss this wonderful display. Admission is free.
April 13, 2014
Shrewsbury – First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury, 19 Church Rd., will observe Palm Sunday with a service at 9:30 a.m.
For more information, call 508-845-7286 or visit www.fccsm.org.