November 3, 2014
Northborough – Children ages 6 and up are invited to the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., for Chess & Checkers Monday, Nov. 3, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Game knowledge is required. A snack will be provided.
To register or for more information, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
November 4, 2014
Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 6:30 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. The program will be “Tulip Mania,” presented by Ila Cox, horticulturist and flower arranger. Husbands interested in hearing the program from a historical viewpoint are welcome to attend.
Framingham – Mike Milica will be speaking at the Gateway Camera Club meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. He will present a selection of his bird images along with commentary intended to inform, entertain, and inspire. Using example photos for illustration, he will discuss the many elements that need to come together to make a good bird photograph. The goal is to provide some insight into all of the different aspects that must be addressed to create compelling photographs of birds. There will also be a brief discussion and demonstration of his post-processing workflow.
Gateway meets at St. Andrew’s Church at 3 Maple St. in Framingham. The meeting is free and open to all. For more information, visit www.gatewaycameraclub.org.
Northborough – Children up to age 5 are invited to take part in Color Me a Story, to be held Tuesdays, Nov. 4 & 18, 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.
No registration is necessary. For more information, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Northborough – Children ages 8-11 are invited to register for Art Smarts – Learn Perspective, which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 2-4:30 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Participants will be working on a drawing that teaches “perspective” and what that means to an artist. A variety of medium will be available, and kids will get to choose how to personalize their piece.
Registration begins Oct. 20. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 for more information.
Marlborough – For those interested in a career in nursing, the next information session at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, 215 Fitchburg St., is Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to learn about the program, meet current students, and ask questions. All are welcome. To register, visit www.assabetvalleylpn.org.
The next entrance exam for the Assabet Valley Licensed Practical Nursing program is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 4-8 p.m. To register for the exam, visit the web site listed above and click on the work ATI in red, which will bring you directly to the registration site. There are only 45 seats per class. The next opportunities will be Jan. 13 for the Information Session and Jan. 24 for the entrance exam.
For more information, contact Ellen Santos at email@example.com.
November 5, 2014
Hopkinton – Hopkinton Drug’s 4th annual Free Health & Wellness Lecture Series will present Dr. Ken Blanchard Wednesday, Nov. 5 as he discusses the diagnosis and treatment options for hypothyroidism and its debilitating symptoms.
The lecture starts at 7 p.m. at the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew St. For more information or to RSVP, call 508-435-4441 ext. 111 or visit www.rxandhealth.com.
Westborough – A flu clinic for Westborough residents only, ages 3 and up, and town employees will be held by the Westborough Board of Health Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 1-4 p.m., at the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd. There is a limited amount of flu vaccine and residents and town employees should consider receiving their flu shots from the primary care physician or through other medical resources. Also, there is no “high dose’ vaccine or FluMist available.
To find out more, contact the Board of Health at 508-366-3045.
Northborough – Children ages 6-9 years old are invited to take part in a Legos: Balloon Powered Car Building Challenge, to be held Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Do you like Legos? Do you like to build cars? Join the library – and bring a friend! – to create a balloon powered car. At the end of the hour, the cars will be raced.
Registration begins Oct. 20. For more information, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
November 6, 2014
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library will host a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, Nov. 6, at 10 a.m., at 609 Main St., to mark commencement of the library’s renovation and expansion project. The library expansion project, which began in 1998, was approved by the Shrewsbury voters one year ago and will increase the size of the library to 38,600 square feet.
The Shrewsbury Public Library will be open to the public, starting Oct. 26, in a temporary location at 214 Lake St. until the new library opens in 2016.