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September 27, 2014

Westborough: Annual walking tour in Westborough’s downtown area

Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society will hold its second annual Architectural Walking Tour Saturday, Sept. 27, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Historic preservationist R. Christopher Noonan, accompanied by troubadour singer/songwriter Luanne Crosby, will lead an engaging, fun and educational walk in Westborough’s Parkman Parsonage/High Street area. Learn about the many architectural features of the buildings and homes that represent approximately 200 years of history, and find out about development patterns along the spine of High Street in the northeast quadrant of downtown.

 

Participants should meet at the flagpole on the green at Bay State Commons, West Main Street. Rain date will be Saturday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

Start: September 27, 2014 2:30 pm
End: September 27, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Parkman Parsonage/High Street Area
Address:
Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Hudson: Registration for free ASE classes in Hudson

Hudson – In Massachusetts, you must now take the HiSet Test to earn your High School Equivalency Certificate. The Hudson Maynard Adult Learning Center offers a free ASE (formerly GED) preparation program in Hudson, including 2 levels of ASE classes leading to a high school equivalency certificate: Basic ASE and a pre-HiSet class (formerly pre-GED). Students are placed in an individualized program of instruction and work at their own pace. Instruction is provided by qualified teachers. These classes will prepare students to take the third level, a HiSet prep class.

 

Classes start in September and are held at the Hudson High School on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. Registration for the classes will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6-8:30 p.m., in the Hudson High School cafeteria, 69 Brigham St. For more information, visit www.HMALC-learn.org or call 978-567-6250 ext. 0137.

 

 

Start: September 27, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 27, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Hudson High School
Phone: 978 567 6250 x0137
Address:
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69 Brigham St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749
Cost: Free

September 28, 2014

Worcester: 16th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk

Worcester – The 16th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 28, with run registration at 7 a.m., followed by the run start at 8 a.m. Walk registration starts at 8 a.m., followed by the state program and run awards ceremony at 9 a.m. and the walk start and survivor's lap at 10 a.m.

 

Registration for all activities will take place at the UMass Memorial Medical Center, located at 55 Lake Avenue North in Worcester.

 

More than 12,000 individuals, business leaders, employees, community organizations and teams from Central Mass are raising funds that will go directly to the UMass Cancer Center of Excellence to support cancer research and clinical trials.

 

Anyone can sign up to participate in the Cancer Walk and 5K Run.? More details available at www.umassmed.edu/cancerwalk.

 

 

Start: September 28, 2014
End: September 28, 2014
Venue: UMass Memorial Medical Center
Address:
55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester, 01655

Marlborough: Forrest Memorial 5K Walk-Run to benefit Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc.

Marlborough – The 30th Annual Jim Forrest Memorial 5K Walk-Run will be held Sunday, Sept. 28 to benefit Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc. Registration is from 9:30-11 a.m., with the race starting at 11 a.m. at the Wayside Racquet & Swim Club, 80 Broadmeadow Rd.

 

The entry fee (non-refundable) is $20 in advance or $25 the day of the race. To find out more, visit the Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc. website at www.gmpinc.org.

 

 

Start: September 28, 2014
End: September 28, 2014
Venue: Wayside Racquet & Swim Club
Address:
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80 Broadmeadow St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 the day of the race.

Hudson: UCMH to hold screening of ‘Things We Don’t Talk About: Women’s Stories from the Red Tent’

Hudson – The public is welcome to attend a screening of “Things We Don’t Talk About: Women’s Stories from the Red Tent” Sunday, Sept. 28, from 4-8 p.m., at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson. The Red Tent movement is a growing social phenomenon that supports today’s woman in reclaiming the gift of community when women gather together in an intimate, women-centered space. This event will feature a screening of the documentary hosted by the movie’s filmmaker Dr. Isadora Leidenfrost. A Red Tent experience will follow.

 

There is a $15 fee. For more information or to register, call 978-562-9180 or visit www.ucmh.org. The church is located at 80 Main St. in Hudson.

 

 

Start: September 28, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 28, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson
Phone: 978 562 9180
Address:
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80 Main St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749
Cost: $15 fee

Westborough: “Ten Minutes to Park Street” author Mike Ryan at Tatnuck Bookseller

Westborough – Mike Ryan, author of “Ten Minutes to Park Street,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, Sept. 28, from 1-3 p.m. When his Green Line trolley breaks down on the way to a meeting at the State House, Dan Pulaski meets a beautiful stranger and feels a connection. Unfortunately, service resumes 30 minutes later and when Dan gets off at Park Street Station, he's unable to hear her name above the commotion. Did you ever feel you had a connection with a stranger? Would you dismiss it as a fluke, or would you not stop trying to find that person until you had exhausted every possible avenue?

 

All are welcome to meet the author. Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.

 

 

Start: September 28, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 28, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
Address:
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Westborough: ‘Ten Minutes to Park Street’ author Mike Ryan at Tatnuck Bookseller

Westborough – Mike Ryan, author of “Ten Minutes to Park Street,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, Sept. 28, from 1-3 p.m. When his Green Line trolley breaks down on the way to a meeting at the State House, Dan Pulaski meets a beautiful stranger and feels a connection. Unfortunately, service resumes 30 minutes later and when Dan gets off at Park Street Station, he’s unable to hear her name above the commotion. Did you ever feel you had a connection with a stranger? Would you dismiss it as a fluke, or would you not stop trying to find that person until you had exhausted every possible avenue?

 

All are welcome to meet the author. Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.

 

 

Start: September 28, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 28, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
Address:
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Marlborough: River's Edge Arts Alliance holds wine tasting fundraiser

Marlborough – The River's Edge Arts Alliance will be holding a wine tasting fundraiser Sunday, Sept. 28, from 6-8 p.m., at the Vin Bin in Marlborough. Experience delicious wines and cheeses while listening to beautiful music. All purchases from the Vin Bin will benefit the River's Edge Arts Alliance.

 

Tickets are $5 for ages 21 and up. Raffles tickets will be available for purchase at the event for prizes. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.upwitharts.org or call 978-562-1646. The Vin Bin is located at 91 Main St., Marlborough.

 

 

Start: September 28, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 28, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: The Vin Bin
Phone: 978 562 1646
Address:
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91 Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: $5 for ages 21 and up.

September 29, 2014

Westborough: Westborough Girl Scout registration

Westborough – Westborough Girl Scouts will hold open registration Monday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m.? The meeting for parents and guardians only will be held in the cafeteria at the Fales Elementary School, 50 Eli Whitney St. Membership fees for girls and adults may be paid by cash, check or credit card. Placement of girls in troops is dependent on openings and volunteers.

 

All troops must have two trained, registered adults. If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities, email Westboroughgirlscouts@gmail.com or call 508-870-1895. Training is provided in town.

 

 

Start: September 29, 2014
End: September 29, 2014
Venue: Fales Elementary School
Phone: 508 870 1895
Address:
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50 Eli Whitney St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Region: SALMON VNA & Hospice to hold open house for hospice volunteers

Region – SALMON VNA & Hospice is hosting an open house Monday, Sept. 29, from 3-4 p.m., in the hospice office at 42 Beaumont Dr., Northbridge, for those who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers. The session will provide an overview of the hospice volunteer program and will give attendees the opportunity to ask questions and meet members of the hospice team.

 

Volunteers are especially needed in the towns of Milford, Upton, Worcester, Westborough, and Northborough.

 

No registration is required. Contact SALMON's Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Mike Metcalf at 508-266-6402 or mmetcalf@salmonhealth.com with questions or if you are interested in becoming a volunteer but cannot attend the open house.

 

 

Start: September 29, 2014 3:00 pm
End: September 29, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: SALMON VNA & Hospice Office
Phone: 508 266 6402
Address:
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42 Beaumont Dr., Northbridge, MA, United States, 01534