July 8, 2015
Hudson – The Wood Park 2015 Summer Concerts continue Wednesday, July 8, at 6:30 p.m., with the River’s Edge Arts Alliance’s Arts in the Park Summer Fun Celebration Concert. Wood Park is located on Park Street. The rain location is Hudson High School auditorium, 69 Brigham St.
The concert schedule includes the New England Banjo Orchestra July 15, the Paul Rodriguez band July 22, the Workingman’s Band July 29, and Flashback Aug. 5. In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be cancelled unless otherwise noted.
Southborough – The Southborough Senior Center will be holding a trip to Twin River Casino Wednesday, July 8, with the bus leaving the senior center at 9:45 a.m. and returning at approximately 4:30 p.m. Those who sign up for the trip will receive a $17 package ($10 in free bonus play and $7 toward a restaurant meal). A TR Rewards Club Membership is required, so make sure to have your ID with you that day.
Suggested donation is $10 for Friends members and $20 for non-Friends members. For more information or to sign up, stop by the Southborough Senior Center’s front desk at 9 Cordaville Rd. or call 508-229-4453.
Framingham – The grand opening of the Children’s Grove at Cushing Memorial Park, Dudley Road (use Keefe Technical High School’s entrance parking lot), will be held rain or shine Wednesday, July 8, from 12-2 p.m. There will be music and refreshments following the opening.
For more information, call the Framingham Parks & Recreation Department at 508-532-5960.
Northborough – Are you a super-builder? Children ages 4 and up are invited to a Lego Challenge Wednesday, July 8 and 29, from 1-4 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Show off your skills and complete the building challenge of the day! Then, present your creation to the librarian for an extra raffle ticket that can be used for a chance to win cool summer reading program prizes.
No registration is necessary. To find out more, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Marlborough – Summer jam sessions for kids in grades 1-6 will be held Wednesday, July 8, from 6:30-8 p.m., for free at ConncetingPoint Church. The sessions will be held on Wednesdays through Aug. 19. Kids will learn Bible stories, do crafts, and play games, such as water balloon toss, ping pong ball competitions, root beer relay races, and more.
ConnectingPoint Church is located at 72 Jefferson St., Suite 202, Marlborough. Register at www.connectingpointchurch.org/summer-jam or by calling 508-596-1121 (ask for Melanie).
July 9, 2015
Shrewsbury – Embroiderers, learn new stitching skills and techniques or just enjoy some time to stitch with new friends as the Celestial Stitchers Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America meets Thursday, July 9, at 6:30 p.m., at the Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St.
Visitors and stitchers at all levels are welcome. For more information, call Donna at 508-560-9425 or visit www.newenglandregionega.org.
Marlborough – The Mayor’s 2015 Summer Concert Series will feature Childhood/Huck Thursday, July 9, from 7-9 p.m., on Union Common (the corner of Main Street and Route 85). The schedule is as follows: Usual Suspects July 16, the Nomad Stories Experience July 23, Billy D and the Rockits July 30, Flashback Aug. 6, Silver City Aug. 13, the Missy Maxfield Project Aug. 20, and Dom V & the Swing Out Big Band Aug. 27.
Admission is free. There are no rain dates.
Northborough – A Sensory Storytime for children ages 3-6 will be held Thursday, July 9, 10:30-11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. This inclusive storytime designed for children with sensory integration challenges combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning.
Registration is required and begins June 25. To register or for more information, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Marlborough – A Matter of Balance, an eight-week program designed to help manage falls and increase activity levels, begins Thursday, July 9, from 1-3 p.m., at the Marlborough Senior Center, 40 New St. Subsequent dates are July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug. 6, Aug. 13, Aug. 20, and Aug. 27.
Sessions include discussion and exercises to improve balance, strength and flexibility. You will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, exercise to increase strength and balance concerns.
To register, call Kristen Luna at 508-870-1320 ext. 241.
Northborough – A Hero Animal Soap Carving activity for children ages 8-10 will be held Thursday, July 9, from 2:30-3:30 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Using soft soap, carve an animal that is a hero to you! NOTE: slightly sharp carving tools will be used for this activity.
Registration is required and begins June 25. To find out more or to sign up, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.