August 5, 2015
Grafton – The free 2015 Concerts on the Common in Grafton continue Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 7:05 p.m., with Pallet House. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. The rain location is the Grafton Municipal Center. The concert schedule includes the acoustic Americana of Slo Grass Aug. 12 and the youth orchestra Claflin Hill Wind Ensemble Aug. 19.
Hudson – The Wood Park 2015 Summer Concerts concludes Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 6:30 p.m., with Flashback. Wood Park is located on Park Street. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled.
Worcester – Greater Worcester Opera continues series of concerts this summer at the Briarwood Community, 65 Briarwood Cir. All concerts will be held Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the Birches Auditorium at Briarwood. Tickets are $10 each. The shows include Gilbert & Sullivan & More! Aug. 5 and the Opera Gala Aug 12.
There will also be two presentations of “Love Letters,” the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Broadway play, which chronicles the 50-year relationship of two friends through their letters. Those shows will be held Aug. 19 and 22, at 7:30 p.m.
Marlborough – Marlborough Senior Center summer golf clinics will be held at the Southborough Golf Learning and Practicing Center, 20 Turnpike Rd. (Route 9 East), Southborough. The clinics will run from 10-11:15 a.m., rain or shine, and take place as follows: Clinic #1 Short Game Wednesday, Aug. 5; Clinic #2 Putting Wednesday, Aug. 12; and Clinic #3 Bunker Play Wednesday, Aug. 19.
The cost is $30 per person per clinic or $75 for all three clinics (one payment). Bring your own clubs for each class. Pay on day of class. Classes are limited, so sign up at the Marlborough Senior Center, 40 New St., or call 508-485-6492 for more information.
August 6, 2015
Marlborough – Nutrition seminars with Lynn Faust will be held Thursday, Aug. 6 (Heart Healthy Foods); Saturday, Aug. 15 (Shop for Nutrition); and Thursday, Aug. 27 (Healthy Shopping on a Budget), at 2 p.m., each day, at the Marlborough Senior Center, 40 New St.
For more information or to sign up, stop by the senior center or call 508-485-6492.
Hudson – The Cellucci Park 2015 Summer Concerts, geared toward families with young children, conclude Thursday, Aug. 6, at 12 p.m., with Jeannie Mack Kid’s Music. Cellucci Park is located at 37 South St. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled.
Northborough – The Museum of Science will present Super Cold Science! Thursday, Aug. 6, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. The program is for kids in grades 1-5 with their grown-up. Amazing things happen when matter changes temperature! Experience the remarkable changes in size, form and behavior that occur when a variety of objects and substances are super-cooled.
Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to sign up or for more information. Sponsored by Jeanine Vitale of Prism Point Photography.
Westborough – The Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St., will hold book sales Thursdays, Aug. 6 and Aug. 20, from 12-6 p.m., during the Westborough Farmers Market. Also on sale will be DVDs and CDs. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Westborough Public Library.
In addition, there is an ongoing book sale in the library during business hours, with carts of books for sale outside the children’s room and on the main floor near the elevator. There are collection boxes for payment at the circulation desks.
For information on the book sales, membership to the organization or other comments, email FriendsOWPL@gmail.com or call 508-870-1895.
Northborough – Join the Friends of the Northborough Senior Center as they welcome the vintner of Cape Cod’s First Crush Winery, Dr. Frank Puzio, to tempt your taste buds with five varieties of wine. Bring your friends for an evening out Thursday, Aug. 6, from 5-7 p.m., and enjoy some light appetizers matched with wine samples. The wine tasting will be held at Whitney Place in Northborough.
Tickets are limited at only $20 and will not be available at the door, so buy your tickets in advance at the Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Rd., or at Whitney Place, 238 West Main St. For more information, call Anita Hagspiel at 508-414-8943. Sponsored by the Friends of the Northborough Senior Center
Northborough – The Northborough Community Affairs Committee announced the return of its free Summer Concert Series for 2015. All concerts will be held on Thursdays at Ellsworth-McAfee Park (Route 135) in Northborough from 6 – 8 p.m.
The schedule features:
Aug. 6: Throwback to the ‘60s (Rain date: Sunday, Aug. 9, 5 – 7 p.m.)
A professional ‘60s tribute band will play favorites from the decade. Northborough House of Pizza will be selling slices and subs, and Yummy Mummy Brownies will be selling baked goods.
Aug. 20 – Bad Reputation (Rain date: Sunday, Aug. 23, 5 – 7 p.m.)
Bad Reputation is a high energy rock band that plays everything from ‘80s rock to songs of today. Northborough House of Pizza will be selling slices and subs, and Yummy Mummy Brownies will be selling baked goods.
Sponsors for the event are Marlborough Savings Bank and Carvalho & Roth. For more information about the Northborough Community Affairs Committee, visit www.northboroughcac.weebly.com or find them on Facebook.