May 31, 2015
Shrewsbury – Mount Olivet Lutheran Church will hold “The Fellowship Table,” a monthly community potluck dinner, at Dean Park’s North Pavilion in Shrewsbury Sunday, May 31, at 11:30 a.m. The children’s choir from Concordia Lutheran Worcester will be performing.
Dinner is provided by members of the church, and there is no charge. Transportation may be available if requested in advance by calling 508-842-2731 or emailing email@example.com.
Newbury – Join the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society (MRFRS) for its 20th annual Strut for Strays 5K Run and Walk, to take place Sunday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at the upper green on High Road in Newbury. The run starts at 10:45 a.m. and the walk at 12:30 p.m. The day will also include food, games, and raffles.
To register or for more information, visit the MRFRS site at http://mrfrs.org/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hopkinton – The 4th Annual Touch-a-Truck and Food Festival will take place Sunday, May 31, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the parking lot of Hopkinton High School, 90 Hayden Rowe St. Your little ones can touch and climb on trucks, and you can enjoy some great eats!
Roaming Railroad will be there for the whole family to take a ride on a train or have the kids get their face painted by Joelle Crosby, and see what else is going on at the event. The first hour is horn-free for sensitive ears. Bathrooms are available.
Tickets – $8 per adult and $5 per child – may be purchased at the event or ahead of time at the Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St., or at www.hopkintonpubliclibraryfoundation.org/event/touch-a-truck2015/. For more information, visit www.HPLFinc.org or www.facebook.com/HPLFpage.
Westborough – From the woods to the meadows to our gardens, wild edibles are all around us. On Sunday, May 31, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., walk with Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS) at the Westborough Wildlife Management Area for an introduction to the wild plants that can feed us. He will also address questions on sustainability and conservation of rare edible species.
Meet at Mass Fish & Wildlife headquarters parking lot, 1 Rabbit Hill Road (at end of North Drive off Milk St./Rte.135). For more information, contact email@example.com. Sponsored by the Westborough Community Land Trust.
June 1, 2015
Westborough – Did you know? The first state reform school for boys in the country was established in Westborough in 1849. Westborough was founded when it split off from the bordering town of Marlborough. Attend the Westborough Historical Society’s Open House and learn what the town will be celebrating in 2017. The event will take place Sunday, June 7, from 2-4 p.m., at Sibley House, 13 Parkman St. It is free and open to the public.
On Monday, June 1, at 1 p.m. the society will present “And Now…Mark Twain!” at The Willows, 1 Lyman St. Enjoy a visit with one of America’s best-loved humorists as Richard Clark performs a one-man play featuring Mark Twain’s life and works.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Westborough Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
“Like” the Westborough Historical Society on Facebook or visit www.westboroughhistory.org.
June 2, 2015
Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) announced its 41st Premier Golf Open (PGO) will be held Tuesday, June 2 at the Marlborough Country Club. The PGO is an annual event featuring golf as well as after-event networking, a social hour and dinner. This year, there will be a special silent auction featuring sports and celebrity memorabilia as well as fantastic raffle prizes. The event is open to the public and non-golfers are invited to attend dinner and post-golf activities.
“This year’s PGO is unlike any other we’ve held. It’s a much bigger day with a broader audience. The day offers something for everyone, golf pro or not, with an opportunity to play with special guests from the Boston Bruins alumni,” explained Susanne Morreale Leeber, MRCC president and CEO.
The day begins with a continental breakfast sponsored by Main Street Café and Honey Dew Donuts at 8 a.m. Players may take advantage of a free short game clinic by Skip Guss of GolfRite. A golf shotgun start follows at 9 a.m., with a boxed lunch at 11 a.m. and dinner beginning at 3 p.m. For the golfers, there will be a chance to win a 2015 Nissan Altima on the Hole in One challenge.
MRCC still has green, tee and cart sponsorships available. Current Executive sponsors include Boston Scientific and Hologic; major sponsors are Quest Diagnostics, St. Mary’s Credit Union, Boyd Coatings, DTZ and Boston Biomedical. Lunch sponsorship provided by Doctors Express.
The cost per golfer is $185. For more information on registration and sponsorships, contact Jackie at 508-485-7746 or Jsmith@marlboroughchamber.org or register online at www.marlboroughchamber.org.
Boylston – Golf and Dinner for AVM, a fundraiser for the Assabet Valley Mastersingers, will take place Tuesday, June 2 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club, 284 E Temple St., with a 1 p.m. tee time and a scramble format. The day includes prizes, putting contest, and a hole-in-one $10,000 prize.
Participation is open to all, and the cost per golfer is $140 or $540 per foursome. The cost includes cart, dinner, and return round of golf. The cost for extra dinner guests is $35 per person. For further information or to register, visit www.AVMsingers.org.
Northborough – Color Me a Story at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., will be held Tuesdays, June 2 (“A Trio of Triceratops” by Bernard Most), June 16 (“Dinosaur Parade” by Shari Halpern) and June 23 (“What is Your Dog Doing?” by Marilyn Singer), at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Children up to age 5 are invited to participate.
No registration is required. For more information, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
June 3, 2015
Marlborough – Christopher Heights senior residence, 99 Pleasant St., will hold a free seminar designed to help seniors and families manage the difficult task of downsizing and moving. The seminar, “Easy Transitions: How to Downsize, Prepare & Sell Your Home,” will be presented by Sell Mom’s House’s Founder and President David J. Dowd Wednesday, June 3, at 12:30 p.m. At the seminar, attendees will receive a package of valuable information including the Downsizing Guide and Room by Room Organizer.
Lunch is provided. Space is limited. Reservations can be made by calling Stephanie Nordstrom at Christopher Heights, 508-281-8001, or David Dowd at Sell Mom’s House, 508-691-0080.
Southborough – The Trottier Middle School Big Band will be performing at the Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd., Wednesday, June 3, at 4 p.m. The performance is free. A light dinner will be provided at 3:30 p.m. For more information or to register, stop by the senior center or call 508-229-4453.