Calendar of Events
April 19, 2014
Natick – Saturday, April 19, at 2:30 p.m., the monthly concert series at Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences in Natick will feature Gail Gallagher. The free concerts will take place in the Harriet Beecher Stowe Community Room at Whitney Place.
By creating characters and dialogue, singer Gail Gallagher transforms beloved songs into lively theatrical performances. Her show I s timeless journey through romance and nostalgia, featuring the musical best of Broadway, Hollywood, and the Big band era. She has performed for hundreds of audiences and her work has been celebrated by music and theatre critics from the Boston Herald, Variety, WGBH, PBS, and NBC.
The last concert in the series will be held Saturday, May 17, featuring the Golden Tones Chorus.
Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences is located 3 Vision Dr. (Route 9 West) in Natick, with plenty of free parking available.
Caroline is a little girl struggling with the change of soon moving to her new home in Boston. Concerned with the city’s size and the uncertainty of the unknown, her fear converts to excitement when her parents tell her a bedtime tale comprised of ten reasons, which make “Boston Strong.” The character visits several special places throughout the tale, convincing Caroline that she will love saying, “Boston, You’re My Home!”
All are welcome to stop in to meet the author.
Southborough – This year’s Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, April 19 on the Community House lawn. In the case of inclement weather, the event will be at the Fay School in the Harlow gym. If the decision is made to move the event indoors, an email will be sent to all registered participants and posted on the event page. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with Easter activities and games from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., the Easter egg hunt begins. Bring a basket to collect a dozen Easter eggs each!
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all participants. The cost is $5/child, $10/family (2 or more participating children). Please register no later than Friday, April 11.
Don’t forget your camera to capture your little ones in action and to snap a picture with the Easter bunny! Donations will be collected for Southborough Food Pantry.
Visit www.SouthboroughEggHunt.com to register.
Westborough – An Easter vigil will be held Saturday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough. An Easter egg hunt and breakfast will be held in the morning from 8 – 10 a.m.
For more information, call the church at 508-366-4910.
Northborough – Moms (or a special female grown-up) and their little ones are invited to Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., for a Moms & Munchkins Storytime Saturday, April 19, from 10 – 10:30 a.m. This will be a storytime conducted in a sensory friendly manner, with stories read, a sensory-related fun craft, and a snack.
To register or for more information, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Westborough – Sohum Yoga, 30 Lyman St., Suite 108B, will host a workshop, “Mindful Living for Peace and Happiness Based on the Buddha’s Teachings on Mindfulness,” Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. In this workshop, participants will explore mindfulness of the feelings, of mind, and of the framework of key Buddhist teachings.
For more information, call 508-329-3338 or visit www.Sohum.org.
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.