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May 27, 2015

Westborough: Garden Club presents ‘Gardening Trends of 2015’

Westborough – Join the Westborough Garden Club Wednesday, May 27, at 7 p.m., at Harvey’s Farm for “Gardening Trends of 2015″ with manager Emily Harvey. She will introduce a variety of new plants, such as colorful annuals, popular perennials and shrubs and products, as well as discuss current trends in gardening. Enjoy being surrounded by colorful spring plants in the greenhouse.

 

 

Start: May 27, 2015
End: May 27, 2015
Venue: Harvey's Farm
Address:
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7 Maple Ave., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Marlborough: Library to host Plant Propagation Workshop

Marlborough – The Marlborough Public Library will be hosting a Plant Propagation Workshop Thursday, May 27, from 6-7:30 p.m. Garden centers are bursting with beautiful annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees, but filling your garden from these nurseries costs more than most people can afford. Learn how to garden for less with seedlings, divisions, cuttings, etc. from your friends and neighbors and your own garden.

 

Gretel Anspach is a Trustee of Mass Hort, a Lifetime Master Gardener, past-president of the Massachusetts Master Gardener Association, and a systems engineer for Raytheon. She is also a member of the Garden to Table committee at Mass Hort and helped to establish and maintain a food production garden at Raytheon that has provided fresh produce to the Marlborough Food Pantry for five years.

 

The Marlborough Public Library is located at 35 West Main St., and parking is in the back on Witherbee Street. For more information, call 508-624-6900.

 

 

Start: May 27, 2015 6:00 pm
End: May 27, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Marlborough Public Library
Phone: 508 624 6900
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35 West Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Northborough: Fantasy Baseball Club meets at Northborough Library

Northborough – Children in the Fantasy Baseball Club at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., will meet Wednesday, May 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This month’s read is “Super-Sized Slugger” by Cal Ripken Jr., which combines baseball and mystery. A small snack will be provided and participants will engage in a brief activity related to the book.

 

To register or for more information, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.

 

 

Start: May 27, 2015 6:30 pm
End: May 27, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Registration is required.

Shrewsbury: Networking workshop at Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury – The next Work Initiative Network (WIN) meeting will be held Wednesday, May 27, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Ellen Goodman, financial adviser with Prudential Financials, will present a workshop on networking. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. This is a networking opportunity for people in career transitions. To register, visit www.shrewsbury-ma.gov, under “Departments” click on “Library,” then “Calendar.”

 

 

 

 

 

Start: May 27, 2015 6:30 pm
End: May 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Shrewsbury Public Library
Phone: 508 841 8531
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214 Lake St., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545
Cost: Registration is required.

May 28, 2015

Northborough: Donations wanted for Northborough Garden Club plant sale

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club is now accepting donations of perennials from community members’ gardens through Thursday, May 28. If you have plants to donate, fill out the form at www.NorthboroughGardenClub.com or call 508-351-9373.

 

The annual plant sale will be held Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee Park on Route 135 in Northborough. The sale will feature hundreds of sun and shade plants, including perennials, herbs, vegetables, wildflowers, ornamental grasses and daylilies. Club members will be on hand to answer questions and help customers.

 

Proceeds from the plant sale are used for civic beautification, scholarships and grants for horticulture-related school projects.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Phone: 508 351 9373
Address:
Northborough, MA, United States
Cost: Plant donations accepted through May 28. The plant sale will be held June 6.

Southborough: Teen Crafternoon begins at Southborough Library

Southborough – Teen Crafternoons begin Thursday, May 28, at 6 p.m., at the Soutborugh Library, 25 Main St. The first craft is Mosaic Mirrors with Terry Monteith. The program is limited to the first 12 teenage participants.

 

For more information, contact Terry Monteith at monteithtl@yahoo.com. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a local agency which is supported the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Venue: Southborough Library
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25 Main St., Southborough, MA, United States, 01772
Cost: Space is limited.

Westborough: Literary Arts Open Mic hosts international speaker Barbara Joy Hanson

Westborough – International speaker, author, advocate of the Coalition of Prison Evangelists Chaplain Barbara Joy Hanson will perform Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m., as the featured artist at the Literary Arts Open Mic at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough Shopping Center.

 

Hansen is an international speaker, author of Listen to the Cry of the Child, facilitator of Beauty of Ashes support group, and an advocate of the Coalition of Prison Evangelists Chaplain. She is a domestic violence survivor of childhood incest, preteen crime, and infidelity. Her story has been featured on various television and radio talk shows including the Boston Globe, Metro West News, Milford News and Hopkinton Crier. Hanson has received attention from Montel Williams, Dr. Phil, Steve Harvey and Oprah Winfrey producers.

 

The first half hour of this event, which will be televised by Westborough Television, will include an open mic session for artist to participate.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Hudson: Initial public meeting to form HudDog committee

Hudson – The initial public meeting to form a committee to start a dog park in Hudson will be held Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m., in the Tavares Meeting Room at the Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St. A dog park is for dogs to exercise and play off-leash in a controlled environment under the supervision of their owners. An added benefit is that they provide a community setting in which people can gather and socialize. Those interested in finding out more are invited to attend the meeting.

 

 

Start: May 28, 2015
End: May 28, 2015
Venue: Hudson Public Library
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3 Washington St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

May 30, 2015

Marlborough/Hudson: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Marlborough/Hudson – The city of Marlborough and town of Hudson will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 400-402 Hudson St., Marlborough.

 

Items that will be accepted include: acids/bases, aerosols, antifreeze, auto batteries, brake fluid, corrosives, drain openers, flammables, computers, furniture stains, household cleaners, household polishes, household batteries, kerosene, lighter fluid, paints (oil based), propane tanks, monitors, pesticides, photo chemical, poisons, pool chemicals, thinners, used motor oils, weed killers, wood preservative, and TVs/VCRs.

 

Items that will not be accepted include: asbestos, explosives, drums, latex paint, medical waste, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), radioactives, reactive or unstable materials, tires, or unknown or unlabeled materials.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015
End: May 30, 2015
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400 - 402 Hudson St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Boylston: Tower Hill holds annual Plant Sale

Boylston – The 30th Annual Plant and Garden Accessory Sale at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., is Saturday, May 30. The public is invited to attend one of the region’s largest plant sales from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors will find a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants, including annuals, perennials, small trees, shrubs, roses, herbs, vegetable seedlings, cacti, daylilies, hostas, ferns, conifers, hanging plants and more. Vendors and plant societies will also have plants and items for sale.

 

Visitors can take advantage of the annual Shop Mega-Clearance Sale offering deeply discounted items from the Shop at Tower Hill as well as the Library Book Swap. There will be several food vendors on site and Twigs Cafe will be open too.

 

Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for seniors, $7 for youth 6 to 18, and free for children 5 and under. The entry fee includes the sale as well as full access to Tower Hill’s 132 acres from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111.

 

 

Start: May 30, 2015
End: May 30, 2015
Venue: Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Phone: 508 869 6111
Address:
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11 French Dr., Boylston, MA, United States, 01505