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November 30, 2014

Westborough: ‘War is Not a Game’ author Nan Levinson at Tatnuck Bookseller

War Is Not A GameWestborough – Nan Levinson, author of “War is Not a Game, the New Antiwar Soldiers and the Movement They Built,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, Nov. 30, from 1-3 p.m. War is Not a Game tells the story of the new soldiers’ antiwar movement, showing why it was born, how it quickly grew, where it has struggled, and what it has already accomplished.

 

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

 

 

Start: November 30, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 30, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

December 1, 2014

Northborough: Art Smarts program at Northborough Library

Northborough – Children ages 8-11 are invited to register for Art Smarts – Still Life Drawing, which will be held Monday, Dec. 1, from 3:30-5 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Learn how to draw a realistic still life of everyday kitchen objects.

 

Registration begins Nov. 22. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for more information.

 

 

Start: December 1, 2014 3:30 pm
End: December 1, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
Address:
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Registration is required.

December 2, 2014

Northborough: Garden Club meeting to include Williamsburg centerpiece demo, lecture

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club will meet Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m., at the Northborough Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Rd. Club member Lorraine Lee will present a demonstration on the making of a Historic Williamsburg holiday centerpiece, as well as a lecture on the art of decorating in colonial times. The public is invited.

 

 

Start: December 2, 2014
End: December 2, 2014
Venue: Northborough Senior Center
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119 Bearfoot Rd., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Public is invited

Ashland: Ashland Business Association holds holiday party

Ashland – The Ashland Business Association (ABA) will hold its holiday party for members and their guests Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Burnam’s Pub House, 366 Pleasant St. The cost is $25 per person ($20 if paid by Nov. 29). Cocktails (cash bar) will be served from 6-7 p.m., with a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. Bring a wrapped gift valued between $5 and $10 for the Yankee swap and food donations for the Ashland Food Pantry.

 

Mail checks to the ABA, PO Box 510, Ashland, MA 01721. Checks must be received by Nov. 29.

 

The next regular ABA meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3. The featured speaker will be Alex Carleton, from SHIFT Coaching,” on “How to Give (and Receive) Constructive Criticism.” ABA meetings are held at the Ashland Library, Community Room, 66 Front St. Early networking is 6:30-7 p.m., with the meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information or to join the ABA, email info@ashlandbusinessassociation.com, call 508-380-0555, or visit www.ashlandfirst.com.

 

 

Start: December 2, 2014
End: December 2, 2014
Venue: Burnam's Pub House
Phone: 508 380 0555
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366 Pleasant St., Ashland, MA, United States, 01721
Cost: $25 per person ($20 if paid by Nov. 29).

Northborough: Color Me a Story at Northborough Library

Northborough – Children up to age 5 are invited to take part in Color Me a Story, to be held Tuesdays, Dec. 2, 9, 16, and 23, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Join the library for a fun story or two and some coloring at either morning session. This month’s stories will be “Look Book” by Tara Hoban, “Snow” by Manya Stojlic, “Spot’s First Christmas” by Eric Hill, and “Christmas parade’ by Sandra Boynton.

 

No registration is necessary. For more information, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.

 

 

Start: December 2, 2014
End: December 2, 2014
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
Address:
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

December 3, 2014

Region: Sunshine Club announces upcoming trips

Region – The Sunshine Club will be sponsoring the following trips this winter:

 

  • Wednesday, Dec. 3, “Meet Me in St. Louis” at Stoneham Theatre with lunch at Polcari’s in Woburn. Cost is $79.
  • Friday, Dec. 12, Coppelia Ballet with lunch at Fire and Ice, Providence, R.I. Also some free time at the Providence Place mall just in time for more Christmas shopping! Cost is $58.

 

Call Sue at 508-372-9266 with any questions or to sign up. Locally, the pick-up site is the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd.

 

 

Start: December 3, 2014
End: December 3, 2014
Venue: Stoneham Theater
Phone: 508 372 9266
Address:
Stoneham, MA, United States
Cost: $79 per person

Worcester: Storytime at Bancroft School

Region – The Bancroft School is holding “Storytime Wednesdays” in the school’s library, 110 Shore Drive, Worcester, Dec. 3, 10, and 17, from 9-10 a.m. Parents are invited to bring their preschoolers and enjoy stories, snacks and fun activities. The story time is free and open to the public.

 

For more information, call 508-854-9227 or visit www.bancroftschool.org/storytime.

 

 

Start: December 3, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 3, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: Bancroft School
Phone: 508 854 9227
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110 Shore Dr., Worcester, MA, United States, 01605
Cost: Free and open to the public.

Southborough: ‘Living with Alzheimer’s’ seminar hosted by Southborough Senior Center

Southborough – Attorney Arthur Bergeron of Mirick O’Connell and representatives from the Alzheimer’s Association and BayPath Elder Services will be at the Southborough Senior Center Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 1-2 p.m., to present “Living with Alzheimer’s, Staying Home and Staying Safe.” The seminar will run from 1-2 p.m.

 

Bergeron and the representatives will discuss strategies and programs to help you stay home and stay safe if you and your loved one are suffering from mild to moderate dementia.

 

There is no charge and refreshments will be served. To find out more, call 508-229-4453. The Southborough Senior Center is located at 9 Cordaville Rd.

 

 

Start: December 3, 2014 1:00 pm
End: December 3, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Southborough Senior Center
Phone: 508 229 4453
Address:
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9 Cordaville Rd., Southborough, MA, United States, 01772

Marlborough: ‘Business after Hours’ and Holiday Shopping Galleria

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding its “Business after Hours” and Holiday Shopping Galleria Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Stephen Anthony’s Restaurant, 999 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough.

 

Vendors selling their products and services include Art by Susan Alatalo, Mary Kay, Stella & Dot, Thirty-One Gifts, Forever Slender, Countryside Florist, That’s A Wrap, Hop N Jump, Engraveables, and Breathe Wellness. Chocolates by Lynn and Cheesecakes by MaryAnn will be handing out samples and the Plum Tomato, a new restaurant and pizzeria in Marlborough, will present a food tasting of items from their hand-tossed pizza and pasta menu.

 

A special feature will be East Coast Gold Parties. Visitors can bring unwanted gold and silver jewelry as well as silver forks, spoons, tea sets, platters, candlesticks to sell for cash. A driver’s license or proof of identification is required.

 

In addition, there will be a cash bar of wine, beer and soda and complimentary refreshments. A raffle will be held that evening featuring items generously donated by participating vendors.

 

Admission is free and open to the public. Guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food product to be donated to the Marlborough Community Cupboard. Free parking is available in the adjacent covered lot.

 

Gift certificates will be available for purchase from the vendors.

 

For more information, please contact the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce at 508-485-7746.

 

 

Start: December 3, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 3, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Stephen Anthony's Restaurant
Phone: 508 485 7746
Address:
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999 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Admission is free and open to the public.

December 4, 2014

Marlborough: Senior Center trip to Wright’s Farm and La Salette Lights

Region – The Marlborough Senior Center will be offering a trip to Wright’s Farm and La Salette Lights Thursday, Dec. 4. The holiday tour will combine a full-course luncheon at Wright’s Chicken Farm Restaurant and then travel on to the LaSalette Shrine to view the magnificent Christmas lights display. The cost is $59 per person.

 

The trip will leave the Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St., at 10 a.m. and return by 7 p.m. Call 508-485-6492 to register or for more information.

 

 

Start: December 4, 2014
End: December 4, 2014
Venue: Marlborough Senior Center
Phone: 508 485 6492
Address:
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250 Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: $59