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November 26, 2014

Hudson: Community blood drive at Elks Lodge

Hudson – A community blood drive will be held Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959, 91 Park St.



Start: November 26, 2014
End: November 26, 2014
Venue: Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959
Phone: 800 733 2767
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91 Park St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

November 27, 2014

Southborough: Gobble Wobble 5K steps off Nov. 27

Southborough – The Friends of Southborough Recreation will hold the annual Gobble Wobble Thursday, Nov. 27, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at Trottier Middle School, 49 Parkerville Rd. The event includes a 5K run, a two-mile walk and three kids’ races in age groups 3-4, 5-8 and 9-11 years. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female runners: $300 for first place; $200 for second place; and $100 for third place.


Registration fees are $25 for the 5K and two-mile walk and free for all kids races. Child care is available for $5 per family. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register and for course information, visit Southborough Recreation at



Start: November 27, 2014
End: November 27, 2014
Venue: Trottier Middle School
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49 Parkerville Rd., Southborough, MA, United States, 01772
Cost: $25 for the 5K and two-mile walk and free for all kids races. Space is limited and pre-registration required.

Westborough: Free Thanksgiving dinner for Westborough community

Westborough – The 44th annual Westborough Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday, Nov. 27, at 1 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. Once again, a free Thanksgiving Dinner of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce, cider, and pumpkin pie and assorted desserts will be served to all members of the community who might otherwise not enjoy this traditional meal with friends and family.


This year’s event is again sponsored by many Westborough civic and community organizations, businesses, and private citizens, including the Knights of Columbus, the Westborough Council on Aging, American Legion – Post #163, In Your Shoes, the Siloam Lodge – AF & AM, Lions Club of Westborough, the Westborough Athletic and Social Association (WASA), Westborough Civic Club, Westborough Girl Scouts-Girl Scouts of Central and Western Mass., the Westborough Rotary Club, the Westborough Professional Firefighter’s Association, and the Westborough Superior (Police) Officer’s Association. The Women’s Club of Westborough will again be providing dessert.


Volunteers are needed to help with the event. For information or to sign up to help, contact Joe or Anne Pucciarelli at 508-366-2852.


Because seating is limited, reservations are required. Call 508-366-3000 to make a reservation and schedule transportation.


Start: November 27, 2014
End: November 27, 2014
Venue: Knights of Columbus Hall
Phone: 508 366 3000
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17 Willow St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: Reservations are required

Shrewsbury: Annual Turkey Trot at Shrewsbury Town Common

Racers at last year’s Turkey Trot for the Memory. Photo/submitted

Racers at last year’s Turkey Trot for the Memory. Photo/submitted

Shrewsbury – The fourth annual Turkey Trot for the Memory will be held Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 27, at 8 a.m. in Shrewsbury at the Town Common. Last year, approximately 1,000 walkers and runners of all ages participated in the 5-mile and 2-mile event. Over the course of the past three years, significant funds have been raised for the Alzheimer Association’s MA/NH Chapter. This year’s goal is to raise $25,000.


Interested participants may register online at Registration will also take place the day before the event, Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 3 – 6 p.m. in Gifford Hall at the First Congregational Church, 19 Church Rd. in Shrewsbury Center. Registration will continue Nov. 27, beginning at 6:45 a.m. and ending by race time. Pre-registered runners may pick up their bib numbers during the Wednesday and Thursday times stated above.


Long-sleeve T-shirts will be given to all pre-registered racers who also donate $20 to the cause. Additional shirts will be available on race day. First come, first served.


Pies made exclusively for the Turkey Trot will be given to winners of the different gender and age groups.


The Turkey Trot for the Memory Board of Directors includes Jane and David Lizotte, Jim Heald, Glen Lucchese, Dana Canzano, Amy Kotsopolous, Liam Davidson, and Leigh O’Connor.



Start: November 27, 2014
End: November 27, 2014
Venue: Shrewsbury Town Common
Church Road, Shrewsbury, MA, United States

Northborough: Thanksgiving Day 5k Turkey Trot at Zeh School

Northborough – The seventh annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot will be held Thursday, Nov. 27 at the Marion E. Zeh Elementary School, 33 Howard St. Pre-register at


Registration is $5 for ages 6 to 12, $10 for ages 13 to 18, and $20 for adults. Registration by cash or check will be accepted that morning beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Zeh School, with the event starting at 8 a.m.


Start: November 27, 2014
End: November 27, 2014
Venue: Marion E. Zeh Elementary School
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33 Howard St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: $5 for ages 6 to 12, $10 for ages 13 to 18, and $20 for adults.

Westborough: Annual Thanksgiving Day breakfast at Siloam Lodge

Westborough – On Thursday, Nov. 27, from 8-10:30 a.m., Siloam Lodge of Masons will be holding its all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet at 12 Church St. This annual tradition is a fundraiser for the Masonic Angel Fund, which provides financial assistance to local school children to meet specific needs identified by local school officials. The assistance is discreet and free from the delays of red tape often associated with relief agencies. Cost is $5 per person.



Start: November 27, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 27, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Siloam Lodge
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12 Church St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: $5 per person

November 28, 2014

Worcester: Serenity Coffeehouse presents ‘Masters Singers to Go’

Worcester – Serenity Coffeehouse will meet Friday, Nov. 28, with worship at 7:15 p.m., at Salem Covenant Church, 215 East Mountain St. (go in the back door), Worcester. At 8 p.m., Christmas music will be presented by “Master Singers to Go.” For more information, visit



Start: November 28, 2014
End: November 28, 2014
Venue: Salem Covenant Church
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215 East Mountain St., Worcester, MA, United States, 01606

November 29, 2014

Grafton: Operation Friendship annual Ski Swap

Region – The annual Operation Friendship Ski Swap will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Congregational Church of Grafton, 30 Grafton Common, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New England’s Strands & White ski shops will be on hand with new and used equipment. In addition, drop off your lightly used ski equipment to sell on consignment beginning at 8:30 a.m.


This year, Visa and MasterCard will be accepted along with cash payment for all sales. For more information, go to or call Vicki Triola at 508-783-0310.



Start: November 29, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 29, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Congregational Church
Phone: 508 783 0310
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30 Grafton Common, Grafton, MA, United States, 01519

Princeton: Princeton Arts Society wine tasting & meet the artists

Princeton – The Princeton Arts Society’s latest group show is on display at the Mountainside Market, 23 Hubbardston Rd., Princeton. The exhibit, “Artist’s Choice: A Variety Show,” features the work of 24 PAS artists. Stop by Saturday, Nov. 29, from 3-5 p.m., for a wine tasting and an opportunity to meet the artists. The show will be on display through Jan. 13, 2015.


For more information, email



Start: November 29, 2014 3:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Mountainside Market
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23 Hubbardston Rd., Princeton, MA, United States, 01541

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