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Free screenings, flu shots at Shrewsbury Senior Center

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Lions Club is sponsoring a free vision and hearing screening Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. Optometrists from Reliant Medical and Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Services will be performing screenings. In addition, Walmart of West Boylston will be on site providing flu immunizations Children and adults of all ages are welcome.

Corridor Nine to host networking skills workshop

September 14th, 2017

Region  – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop on “Networking: How to maximize your connections,” Tuesday, Sept. 19. The event will be presented by Mark Altman, the founder of MindsetGo.

Annual Friends of the Poor walk Sept. 30

September 14th, 2017

Marlborough – Immaculate Conception and St. Matthias parishes will hold their annual St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk Saturday, Sept. 30, starting at Immaculate Conception School, 25 Washington Court, Marlborough. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The three-mile walk on the Assabet River Rail Trail begins at 10 a.m.

Boat Parade features sound of music on Lake Quinsigamond

September 12th, 2017

Region – With this year’s theme of music, melodic sounds of various genres accompanied the traditionally creative sights Sept. 9 when the annual Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade began and ended at Regatta Point in Worcester.

Spirit of Shrewsbury to offer mix of events for all ages 

September 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury –This year’s Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival, the 21st in its history, will culminate with a number of events the weekend of Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24.

Here are details on a few of the events taking place. Check next week’s issue of the Community Advocate for details on other events including the Town Expo Craft Fair, parade and more.

Lakeway Commons Grand Opening postponed until Saturday, Oct. 21

September 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Due to unforeseen construction delays, the Lakeway Commons Grand Opening, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23 has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. 21.

Marlborough hero leads 66th Labor Day Parade

September 5th, 2017

Marlborough – With this year’s mission to honor an unsung hero as grand marshal, the 66th annual Marlborough Labor Day Parade was led through the city’s downtown Sept. 4 by Marlborough resident and Sudbury firefighter-paramedic Mike Matros. Patriotically dressed in a suit emblazoned with stars and stripes, he rode the 1.7-mile parade route in a convertible with his wife Caitlin and their children Teaghan, 5, and Jake, 6.

Ciance to discuss new mystery novel at Tatnuck Bookseller event

September 5th, 2017

Westborough – Judi Ciance, author of “A Black Rose,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1-3 p.m.

Applefest Farmers Market to be held on future town common site

September 4th, 2017

Northborough – The future site of the Northborough Town Common located at 45 W. Main St. may look deserted now, but on Saturday, Sept. 16, it will be transformed to host the Applefest Farmer’s Market. The event will feature local farmers, vendors, music and raffles and will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine.

Westborough to hold 300th anniversary ‘Grande’ Parade Sept. 10

September 2nd, 2017

Westborough – The town of Westborough will celebrate its 300th anniversary with a “grande’ parade on Sunday, Sept. 10.

The 2017 parade will feature 140 units representing veterans, community leaders, local organizations, businesses, community groups, civic organizations, antique vehicles, municipal vehicles, and 58 floats. It will also feature the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band, who will use the event as a warm-up of sorts for their appearance in the 2018 Rose Bowl parade.

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