October 26, 2014
Marlborough – The Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s Annual Ski and Snowboard Sale will take place Sunday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the school’s cafeteria at 215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough. If you’re in the market to purchase or upgrade skiing or snowboarding equipment and clothing before the season begins, this is the perfect opportunity.
There will be two sports equipment dealers participating this year as well. Both new and used clothing and equipment for downhill, cross country, and snowboarding will be on display and reasonably priced.
To register to sell your own equipment and clothing, please arrive between 8:30-9:30 a.m. and speak with Wayne Coulson. You set your own price and you will only pay commission on the items that sell.
This event is sponsored by the AV Sliders club at Assabet Valley, and all proceeds go to the club’s transportation fund. Cash or checks only, no credit cards accepted. For more information or directions to the school, call Wayne Coulson at 508-485-9430 ext. 1449.
Westborough – Mark Flanagan, author along with his daughter Caroline of “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Sing Song Rhymes for Kids,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1-3 p.m.
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Sing Song Rhymes for Kids informs children of many different occupations – not your typical 9 to 5 jobs – as the jobs are pretty unique. The book is great for kids just learning to read to fourth-grade readers. It has a discussion and question and answer page at the end of the book which helps parents and kids with their reading comprehension. Jobs, Jobs, Jobs is also good for older children with disabilities and reluctant readers.
All are welcome. Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.
Marlborough – Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementia? Create A Better Day Café encourages socialization with other caregivers and loved ones where you can just be yourself. This is a wonderful opportunity to get out with your loved one and have an enjoyable afternoon. It’s a time to step out of the daily routine, leave the disease at the door, and enjoy a positive experience in a supportive environment. The next Café will be Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1-3 p.m., Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services, 195 Reservoir St.
The afternoon will consist of conversation, music, arts, games, refreshments, and most importantly, laughter. There is no cost, and it is open to anyone at any stage of the disease process accompanied by friends, family, and loved ones.
Call Tammy for more information at 508-481-0809. Due to possible cancellation from inclement weather or illness, please call prior to attending and listen to voice message.
Southborough – A mushroom walk for adults will take place Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the Town Forest on Walnut Drive. Join the Stewardship Committee and Open Space Preservation Committee as they host the walk led by author-mycologist Lawrence Millman. Learn how to identify mushrooms, how mushrooms relate to their particular habitats, and why they are essential for almost every habitat. The walk will be held rain or shine. Please note: the focus will be ecological, not culinary.
Those interested in participating should meet at the Town Forest trailhead at the end of Walnut Drive, off Oak Hill Road. There may be some off-trail travel, so dress appropriately and bring bug spray for tick and poison ivy prevention. The walk will continue until 4:30 p.m. for the more interested participants. Also, bring cameras and magnifying loupes if you have them. Autographed copies of Fascinating Fungi New England will be available for purchase at $17 (cash or checks only).
Arlington – Sunday, Oct. 26, from 3-5 p.m., Music to Cure MS will be presented at Park Avenue Congregational Church, 50 Paul Revere Rd. Enjoy opera, songs, and chamber music to support the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis. Also, at 2:45 p.m., there will be a special early bird treat: a pre-program cantata, Vivaldi’s “in furore iustissimae irae,” performed by Seele Musicale.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and $10 for students, seniors, and those with MS. To find out more, visit www.singtocurems.org or email email@example.com.
October 27, 2014
Hopkinton – From Monday, Oct. 27 to Monday, Nov. 17, a free zentangle class for adults will be held at Water Fresh Farm in Hopkinton. The classes take place on Mondays, from 6-7:30 p.m. All are welcome, and no experience required. Zentangle is a mindful drawing that reduces stress, increases focus, and is a lot of fun.
To find out more, visit www.jackirose.com or www.meetup.com/rejuventangle.
Hudson – State Representative Kate Hogan will be holding a Coffee & Conversation with Seniors Monday, Oct. 27, 3-4 p.m., at Ariba Coffee, 246 Main St., Hudson. Rep. Hogan represents the Third Middlesex District, which includes the towns of Hudson, Bolton, Maynard, and Stow. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the House Committee on Rules, and on both the Joint Committee on Revenue and the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Legislature’s Elder Caucus and Chair of the Library Caucus.
RSVP by calling 617-722-2692 or emailing Jordan.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marlborough – Yoga for Preschoolers begins Monday, Oct. 27, from 10-11 a.m., at Marlborough Public Library, 35 West Main St. Join Mandy Roberge in the first of three fun classes for children ages 3-6 with a caregiver.
Call 508-624-6902 to register starting Oct. 1.
Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society will hold an evening of appraising antiques and collectibles Monday, Oct. 27, from 7-8:30 p.m., at the Sibley House, 13 Parkman St. Appraiser Ron d’Autiel of Old Thyme Stuff in Worcester, an experienced appraiser/auctioneer and graduate of the Yankee School of Auctioneering, will lend his expertise.
One item per person will be appraised on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Limited seating.
October 28, 2014
Framingham – Gateway Camera Club will hostRobert Moll as its special guest speaker for Tuesday, Oct. 28. He will present his “Flor-Illusions” images and describe the techniques he uses to achieve his unique artistic results, which have been shown in exhibitions nationwide. Free to the public, the presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 3 Maple St., Framingham.
A graduate of UCLA and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., Moll worked as a Madison Avenue photographer for more than 25 years, and another 15 years in Concord, Mass. doing advertising and catalog photography. He teaches photography at Chelmsford High School’s Community Education division, Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, and at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts.
Founded in 1962, Gateway Camera Club serves the greater MetroWest area and welcomes everyone interested in photography, regardless of experience. The club organizes numerous photographic field trips, holds evenings of hands-on shooting with instruction, hosts internationally known photographers as guest speakers, holds monthly competitions, and competes nationally, winning numerous awards.