May 25, 2013
The 13th annual concert of the Vivaldi Cello Festival Orchestra will take place May 25, at 7 p.m., in the auditorium at Gibbons Middle School, 20 Fisher St., Westborough.Works by Vivaldi, St. Saens, Haydn, Tchaikovsky and Lalo will be performed. The conductor is Paul Dulude, director of the Boston Virtuosi. The concert is free, with donations encouraged and gratefully received.
The Marlborough Historical Society will be having a Tea and Bake Sale May 25, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Peter Rice Homestead, 377 Elm St., Marlborough. Admission is $3 per person.
Marlborough Public Library, 35 West Main St., will present Russian Children’s Songs May 25, from 10 to 11 a.m., in the Story Hour Room. Drop in to join the fun with Tanya and Katya in singing Russian children’s songs! Contact Geralyn Schultz at 508-624-6994 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
May 27, 2013
May 27, veterans are welcome to join the Veterans of Southborough at the American Legion Headquarters – Community House, at the corner of Cordaville Road (Route 85) and Main Street (Route 30), at 8:15 a.m. to take part in the Memorial Day Parade, which begins at 9 a.m. at the Marlborough Savings Bank and visits the respective cemeteries to pay tribute and honor veterans.
May 27, the Shrewsbury Memorial Day Parade will start at 9:30 a.m., departing from the Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Building, 100 Maple Ave., and making stops at the following locations: Soldier’s Statue in front of Police Station on Maple Ave, War Memorial at the Town Center (Corner of Route 140 and Main Street) and at the Veteran’s Lots at Mountain View Cemetery. For more information, contact Angela Snell at email@example.com or Parade Marshall Walter Josti at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 27, the Northborough Memorial Day Parade &Ceremonies starts at 12 p.m., mustering on Monroe Street at 11:30 a.m. Best viewing of the parade is on Main, Church, and Howard streets. Parking is available at Assabet Park, the library parking lot, Zeh School, and local banks. Click here for more information.
May 28, 2013
Back to Basics, a group of school committee members and other members of the education community, is offering a forum titled “Can Common Core Standards make Massachusetts students more competitive?” May 28, at 6:30 p.m., at the Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St., Worcester. The forum will feature Sandra Stotsky, well known for her work in education standards and the development of Massachusetts standards, and Theodore Rebarber, CEO of Accountability Works.
The Marlborough Historical Society will welcome performer Stephen Collins May 28, at 7 p.m., at Christopher Heights of Marlborough, 99 Pleasant St. The performance piece, titled “The Search for Justice,” will examine issues of social, political, and religious justice. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.historicmarlborough.com.
May 29, 2013
May 29, the Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., presents author Peter Spiers, who will be discussing his new book, “Master Class: Living Longer, Stronger, and Happier,” at 7 p.m. Come and learn the secret to happy and healthy aging! The program is free and open to the public. Copies of the book will be available for autographing and purchasing. For more information, call the library at 508-366-3050.
Join Sudbury Valley Trustees on an evening walk May 29, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., to hear whip-poor-wills at Memorial Forest and the Desert Natural Area. These rare birds are more likely to be heard with the light of a full moon. You will also have the opportunity to learn about the habitat and ecology of pitch pine-scrub oak barrens. Another walk will be held June 25. Limited to 15 participants. Free for SVT members, $10 for non-members. Call 978-443-5588 or visit www.sudburyvalleytrustees.org to register, for more information.