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April 25, 2014

Northborough: Sensory friendly movie time at Northborough Library

Northborough – The Friday flick at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., will feature a sensory friendly movie Friday, April 25, at 2 p.m. To accommodate children who have sensory sensitivities, the library will show the movie in a sensory friendly manner. A snack will be provided.

Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for the movie title or to register.

Date: April 25, 2014
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
34 Main St., Northborough, MA, 01532, United States
Cost: Registration is required.

April 25, 2014 – April 26, 2014

Marlborough: Yard & rummage sale at First United Methodist Church

Marlborough – The First United Methodist Church of Marlborough will hold its annual spring yard sale and rummage sale Friday, April 25, from 6 – 8 p.m., and Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be lots of household goods and toys, as well as gently used clothing at excellent bargain prices.

The sale will be held rain or shine. FUMC is located at 52 Church St., behind Dairy Queen, in Marlborough.

Start: April 25, 2014
End: April 26, 2014
Venue: First United Methodist Church
52 Church St., Marlborough, MA, 01752, United States

Marlborough: Crafts with Lisa and Pam at Marlborough Senior Center

Marlborough – Join Marlborough Senior Center’s own Dynamic Duo, Lisa and Pam, for a fun craft-making session Friday, April 25, from 1 – 3 p.m.

For reservations, call 508-485-6492. Marlborough Senior Center is located at 250 Main St.

Start: April 25, 2014 1:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Marlborough Senior Center
Phone: 508 485 6492
250 Main St., Marlborough, MA, 01752, United States
Cost: Call for reservations.

Northborough: ‘Making a Living in the 19th Century’ at Northborough Historical Society

Members of the Northborough Historical Society in costume as 19-century Northborough residents. (Photo/submitted)

Members of the Northborough Historical Society in costume as 19-century Northborough residents. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. The evening’s program will be “Money, Money, Money – Making a Living in the 19th Century,” presented by society members Ellen Racine, Cynthia Atwood and Kathleen Pierce.

The presenters will don period costumes and portray a number of 19th-century Northborough residents including Farmer Lewis Fay, Dr. Henry Jewett, millworker Nettie Johnson and Sarah Flagg Bailey, who taught school in one of Northborough’s one-room school houses.

Meetings are held at the Historical Society building, 50 Main St. There is no charge to attend. All are welcome.

Start: April 25, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 25, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Historical Society Building
50 Main Street, Northborough

April 26, 2014

Northborough: Annual Northborough Town Cleanup

Northborough – All are invited to the Louise Houle Annual Town Cleanup Saturday, April 26, 7:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. sponsored by the Northborough Community Affairs Committee and Northborough Women’s Club. Rain date is Sunday, April 27.

Registration and passing out of trash bags and gloves will be at the Robert E. Melican School, 145 Lincoln St., from 7:45 to 10 a.m. The Knights of Columbus St. Augustine Council is hosting a cookout for all volunteers from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the Ellsworth-McAfee Pavilion on South Street.

Sign up for specific areas to clean at http://northboroughcac.weebly.com; morning check-in still required. Contact northboroughcac@gmail.com with any questions.

Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Robert E. Melican School (location where gloves and trash bags will be passed out)
145 Lincoln St., Northborough, MA, 01545, United States

Southborough: Sparky’s Puppets perform at Southborough Library

Southborough – On Saturday, April 26, at 2:30 p.m., Sparky’s Puppets will be at Southborough Library to perform “The Land of Enchantment.” You never know what might pop up…an elf? A goblin? A wise old woman? Find out in the Land of Enchantment!

To find out more, call 508-481-5031. Southborough Library is located at 25 Main St. Sponsored by Fay School.

Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Southborough Library
Phone: 508 481 5031
25 Main St., Southborough, MA, 01772, United States

Westborough: ‘The Girl with a Clock for a Heart’ author at Tatnuck Bookseller

GIRL WITH A CLOCK FOR A HEART coverWestborough – Peter Swanson, the author of “The Girl with a Clock for a Heart” (William Morrow), will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, April 26, from 1 – 3 p.m.

Peter Swanson’s terrific debut novel is an atmospheric tale already optioned for film, a romantic noir with shades of Hitchcock in which a man is swept into a vortex of irresistible passion and murder when an old love reappears.

All are welcome to stop in at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St. (Westborough Shopping Center), to meet the author.

Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, 01581, United States

Marlborough: Earth Day Fair at Ghiloni Park

Marlborough Earth Day Festival at Ghiloni ParkMarlborough – The seventh annual Marlborough Earth Day Fair hosted by Green Marlborough and Marlborough Girl Scouts will be held at Ghiloni Park, 239 Concord Road, Saturday, April 26, from 11a.m. – 3 p.m. The fair is fun, educational and free to the public and exhibitors. The event will include solar energy installations and options; displays and demonstrations on energy and water conservation, bike paths in Massachusetts, local food, gardening; exhibitors from schools, Girl Scouts, local organizations and businesses; live music, food and a walk in the park; and electronics recycling and used bike collection.

Local individuals, organizations and business interested in exhibiting can contact Bonny Goldberg, Marlborough Girl Scouts, at 508-740-1156, beep20@hotmail.com, or Jen Boudrie, at 508-481-0569, jen@greenmarlborough.org. Information and updates will be posted at www.greenmarlborough.org.

Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Ghiloni Park
239 Concord Rd., Marlborough, MA, 01752, United States

Shrewsbury: SELCO holds Arbor Day celebration

Shrewsbury -Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations’ (SELCO) annual Arbor Day celebration will be Saturday, April 26, from 8:30 – 11 a.m., at the Shrewsbury Town Common.

As part of the event, SELCO will be giving away 750 free trees to Shrewsbury residents. All selected varieties are resistant to Asian Longhorn Beetle infestation, and are not classified as host trees. Seedling quantities are limited and will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Trees will not be distributed before 8:30 a.m., and are available to SELCO customers only. Please bring a SELCO bill or other ID proving Shrewsbury residency.

Also, at 10 a.m. an Animal Adventures Live Animal Show will be held in the main meeting room on the top floor at the Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St. Learn how wild animals from around the world depend on trees for survival. In keeping with their high standards none of the animals are wild caught. Animal Adventures rescues abandoned, orphaned and neglected animals and provide them with a high-quality life while using them to inspire and educate you. For more information about Animal Adventures, please visit www.animaladventures.net.

SELCO will offer eco-friendly program information and giveaways, and local environmental and community groups will also be on hand at the Town Common. For more information on SELCO, visit www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/selco.

Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Shrewsbury Town Common
Shrewsbury, MA, 01545, United States

Westborough: Town-wide Earth Day clean-up

Westborough – Show your community spirit and help make Westborough cleaner and greener! Rally your family and friends Saturday, April 26 to join the annual town-wide Earth Day Litter Clean-up, sponsored by the Westborough Community Land Trust. Early birds can meet at Bellows Road or West Meadow Plaza at 6:30 a.m. Families and groups are invited at 9:30 a.m. to the Lake Chauncy parking lot to be assigned a site to clean up. Come with enthusiasm, long sleeves, sturdy shoes, and gloves. Trash bags will be provided.

Neighbors are also encouraged to clean up along neighborhood sidewalks and streets during the month of April. If you have any questions, or would like to sign up for an independent clean-up and receive trash bags, contact Townwide Clean-up Chairman Bruce Tretter at earthday@westboroughlandtrust.org.

Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Town of Westborough
Westborough, MA, 01581, United States

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