August 7, 2015
Framingham – Enjoy the blue grass/country music of SLO Grass Friday, Aug. 7, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., during the finale of the 2015 Framingham Concerts on the Green, 2 Oak St. Aug 14 will be used as rain date, if needed. For more information, call the Framingham Parks & Recreation Department at 508-532-5962.
August 8, 2015
South Grafton – The Grafton Public Library will present its next Summer Stories in the Park Friday, Aug. 8, at 11:30 a.m., at Mill Villages Park, 61 Main St. Bring a picnic lunch and join the library for stories, songs and summer fun. If the weather is inclement, meet at the Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common.
For more information, call the library at 508-839-4649.
Worcester – The 8th Annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary. Festival activities include naturalist-led walks and workshops, nature-themed art and art exhibits, face painting, children’s crafts, butterfly gardening information, hummingbird station, butterfly plant sales, food, butterfly photo booth (bring your camera), and much more.
Admission is $5 per person (ages 3 and above), $4 per person for Mass Audubon members, or $20 maximum per family. The Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 414 Massasoit Dr., Worcester. For more information, call 508-753-6087.
Northborough – A Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Sale at Northborough Crossing, 9012 Shops Way, will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. participating stores includes AT&T, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Carter’s, Eastern Mountain Sports, Golfsmith, Jos. A Bank, The paper Store, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Supercuts, Yankee Candle, and Toys R Us/Babies R Us.
For more information of Northborough Crossing, visit www.NorthboroughCrossing.com.
Northborough – Join the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., for a Saturday family flick Saturday, Aug. 8, from 1-3 p.m., about six dogs that are given superpowers. A small snack and water will be provided. Give the Children’s Room a call for the movie title.
Registration is required. Call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4 to sign up or for more information.
Grafton – The Grafton Recreation Department will be holding a Build a Sand Castle Day Saturday, Aug. 8, from 1-5 p.m., at Silver Lake Beach. Bring supplies to build your masterpiece! Prizes will be awarded for the most creative and original sand castle. A beach pass is required.
To find out more, call the Grafton Recreation Department at 508-839-5335 ext. 1156.
August 9, 2015
Hopkinton – The Hopkinton Summer Concert Series continues Sunday, Aug. 9, from 5-7 p.m., with a performance by the Glamour Girls on the Hopkinton Common. The free concert series runs through mid-August. Performances are from 5-7 p.m., with children’s entertainment from 4-5 p.m. The final concert of the series will feature the Missy Maxfield Project Aug. 16.
Audiences are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and picnics with them on the common. Food and beverages will be available for sale from the Uxbridge First Night Food Truck. Visit www.hopartscenter.org/summerseries. The Hopkinton Summer Concert Series is sponsored by The Barbara Corbett-Dobson and Dave Dobson Memorial Fund, Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Department, and the Hopkinton Center for the Arts.
August 10, 2015
Westborough – Westborough Memorial VFW Post 9013 will hold its Annual Golf Classic Monday, Aug. 10 at Cyprian Keys Golf Course, 284 East Temple St., Boylston. Check-in is at noon, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.
Cost is $100 per golfer and includes 18 holes, cart, a buffet dinner following golf, gifts, raffle, auction, and more. Proceeds will go to the VFW building fund.
Applications can be picked up at VFW Post 9013, 9A Milk St., Westborough, or call 508-366-5196 or 508-688-7637 for more information.
Westborough – Westborough Youth & Family Services will hold the session 2 of its Red Cross Certified Babysitting course Aug. 10, 11 & 12 (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday), from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Room 23, second floor of the Forbes Municipal Building, 45 West Main St.
Participants must be at least 11 years old, with preference given to Westborough residents. The cost of the course is $65 and scholarships are available (call 508-366-3090). Both the photo release form and the registration form can be downloaded at http://town.westborough.ma.us/Public_Documents/WestboroughMA_Youth/Babysitting. The forms, along with a check made out for $65 (no cash, please) to the Town of Westborough, can be delivered to the WYFS office, Room 21 (second floor above Police Station), Forbes Municipal Building, 45 West Main St. If the office is closed, you may slip registration forms plus check in an envelope under the door. Forms may also be mailed to Westborough Youth and Family Services, 45 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.
No registrations will be taken by phone or email, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Classes are limited to 12 participants. If your child cannot attend this session, but would like to be notified of upcoming sessions, email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-366-3090 to be put on the notification list.
Northborough – Families are welcome to Monday Movie Madness Aug. 10, from 6-8 p.m., at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Every hero has a story, and we’re watching their stories on the big screen every Monday night through the end of summer. Call the Children’s Room for a list of films.
No registration is necessary. To find out more, call the library at 508-393-5025 ext. 4.