Boylston – Celebrate Arbor Day Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April, 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. Activities will include tree plantings, pruning demonstrations, and walking tours. Arbor Day Weekend offers a great opportunity to get into the spirit of the holiday and learn the latest techniques for planting trees to ensure they thrive. The first 25 first-time visitors to pass through the gate on each day (Friday through Sunday) will receive a free tree sapling. Free with regular admission to Tower Hill. To find out more about the Arbor Day activities, visit www.towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111.
Wayside Racquet and Swim Club hosts Zumba for Life April 29
Marlborough – The Wayside Racquet and Swim Club, 80 Broadmeadow St., Marlborough, will host the 2nd Annual Zumba for Life Sunday, April 29, as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Marlborough Hudson. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dancing kicks off at 6 p.m. The Zumba for Life event is a two-hour Zumba extravaganza, set to Latin inspired music. Tickets for Zumba for Life are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Purchase tickets from any of the Wayside Racquet instructors or by contacting Kristen Cappello at 508-259-7661 or [email protected].
Charlotte Klein announces marriage of granddaughter Alisan Porter
Westborough – Congratulations to Charlotte and Ben Klein, owners of the Charlotte Klein Dance studios in Westborough and Worcester, on the recent marriage of their former child-star granddaughter, Alisan Porter. The Kleins returned this month from the wedding in California, where Alisan Porter, the 30-year-old former actress and star of the 1991 movie Curly Sue, wed her boyfriend of 13 years, Brian Authenrieth. One hundred guests attended the wedding at Diablo Dormido, a historic ranch in Santa Monica. Porter is better known now in the entertainment industry as a singer song-writer.
Mother's Day bracelets to benefit Camp Sunshine, Young Neighbors In Action
Northborough – Come to Lowe's Market in Northborough center Sunday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to purchase a beautiful crystal bracelet in support of Camp Sunshine and Young Neighbors In Action. The bracelets were made by teen members of St. Rose of Lima's YNIA group. The proceeds will go to Camp Sunshine's “Brick Walkway” and YNIA's 2012 summer mission trips.
Reliant Medical Group's Westborough adult primary care office among distinguished sites
Westborough – Worcester-based Reliant Medical Group recently received Tier 3 Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), making the organization the only health care provider in the Worcester area to receive such a distinction. Each of Reliant's 13 free-standing adult primary care practices has achieved this status, including the practice on East Main Street in Westborough. The standards for this NCQA recognition require high levels of performance in six critical areas, including access to care; use of electronic data to manage high risk patients; proper planning and management of care processes; providing proper resources for self-care when chronically ill; tracking and coordinating care among various healthcare providers and measuring and continuously improving performance.