Calendar of Events
March 6, 2014
Westborough – The Westborough Woman’s Club will continue the tradition of sweet treats at the annual Town Meeting Saturday, March 15, in the Westborough High School auditorium, 90 W. Main St. The sale will be open from noon until the snacks are gone. Bake sale funds will support community service projects. There will be finger snacks, coffee, tea and water available for purchase. For information contact Carol at 508-836-4686.
Marlborough – Preschool Yoga with Mandy will be offered Thursdays, March 6, 13, and 20, from 10 – 11 a.m., at Marlborough Public Library, 35 West Main St. Join Certified Kids’ Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she leads kids ages 3 to 6 through fun and imaginative yoga postures. Classes end with an art activity. Mats are provided. Children should wear comfortable clothing.
No registration is required. Free tickets will be given out at 9:30 a.m. on those days to the first 20 kids. Call 508-624-6902 with any questions.
Hudson – Happier and Healthier: Inspiration from the New Brain Science will be presented Thursday, March 6, from 7 – 8 p.m., at Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St.
Health and happiness – something we all want. It turns out the two are closely connected and new science of the brain is showing how. The news is surprising and exciting. The skills of happiness and health are simple, easy to learn and easy to make part of everyday life.
Join Linda Miller for a presentation that will teach simple tools to increase health, happiness and ease in your life. It promises to also motivate and inspire with fascinating new findings of how our brain, mind and body work together as one.
For more information, stop by the library or call 978-568-9644.
March 5, 2014
Region – Wednesday, March 5, join the Young at Heart group for a Polynesian show and lunch at the Hukelau in Chicopee. For $56, you can see a fun show, have lunch, and also stop at Mole Hollow Candles in Sturbridge.
The meal choices are a baked scrod dinner or Polynesian beef and broccoli with fried rice and chicken fingers. The trip will leave from the Westborough Senior Center and Faith Fellowship Church in Uxbridge. Call Sue at 508-372-9266 to find out more or to sign up.
Westborough – Beth Tikvah Synagogue and the Boroughs Jewish Community Center (JCC), 45 Oak St., will host a series of workshops that touch on different aspects of Jewish life and practice.
The dates and topics of the remaining workshops are: Wednesday, March 5 – Jewish traditions, practices, and terminology; Wednesday, March 26 – Pesach; and Wednesday, April 30 – to be determined. Workshops begin at 7 p.m. and run about 90 minutes.
The cost is $10 per person for each workshop. To register, send a check made out to Beth Tikvah Synagogue to: Beth Tikvah Synagogue, PO Box 1042, Westborough, MA 01581, attn: Judaism 101.
This joint program of Beth Tikvah Synagogue and the Boroughs JCC is open to the public and is funded in part by a grant from the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.bethtikvahsynagogue.org or email Wendy Gonsenhauser at email@example.com.
Northborough – Lent begins Wednesday, March 5, at St. Rose of Lima Church will be holding Ash Wednesday masses and distribution of ashes at 8:30 a.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m.
St. Rose of Lima is located at 244 West Main St., Northborough. For more information, call 508-393-2413 or visit www.saintroseoflima.com.
Westborough – Beth Tikvah Synagogue and the Boroughs JCC, 45 Oak St., has been hosting a series of workshops that touch on different aspects of Jewish life and practice. The dates and topics of the remaining workshops are Wednesdays, March 5, (Jewish traditions, practices and terminology), March 26 (Pesach), and April 30 (to be determined).
Workshops begin at 7 p.m. and run about 90 minutes. The cost is $10 per person for each workshop. To register, send a check made out to Beth Tikvah Synagogue to: Beth Tikvah Synagogue, PO Box 1042, Westborough, MA 01581, ATTN: Judaism 101.
This joint program of Beth Tikvah Synagogue and the Boroughs JCC is open to the public and funded in part by a grant from the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.bethtikvahsynagogue.org or email Wendy Gonsenhauser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 4, 2014
Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club will meet Tuesday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m., at the Northborough Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Rd. The program, “Art in Bloom Road Show,” will be presented by the Museum of Fine Arts senior associates.
The power-point presentation depicts the behind-the-scene story of Art in Bloom, the MFA’s festival of art and flower, including stunning images of recent floral interpretations of Museum masterpieces. The presentation will be accompanied with a floral demonstration.
A live floral interpretation of a work of art, accompanied by expert flower arranging tips, will be included.
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Montessori School will be holding a spring open house Tuesday, March 4 at both the Auburn (135 Bryn Mawr Ave.) and Shrewsbury (55 Oak St.) campuses from 5:30-6:30 pm. Call 508-842-2116 for more details.
March 3, 2014
Marlborough – The Marlborough Public Schools is sponsoring a presentation on bullying, cyberbullying, and youth depression, Monday, March 3, in the Whitcomb Middle School auditorium, 25 Union St., from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
John Halligan’s 13-year-old son, Ryan, died by suicide after being bullied by classmates at school and online. Halligan’s presentation will cover how to deal with bullying, cyberbullying, and teen depression. Parents will be empowered with strategies to take preventive actions with their own children.
The presentation is made possible thanks to a grant from the Marlborough Brigham Family Trust. RSVP to email@example.com.