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Junior Trooper Program--A Day in the Life of a Trooper on Patrol-ages 6-9

Event Date Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 9:30am

Junior Trooper Program: A Day in the Life of a Trooper on Patrol, at the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center in South Grafton, for ages 6-9 from 9:30-11:30am.  Come meet a member of the Massachusetts State Police to learn about all of the different duties a trooper performs during the day.  Learn about the equipment they use.  Then, create a magnet powered car to test your driving skills on tracks you build!  Pre-registration required at ...

Annual Potluck Dinner: Sutton Historical Society

Event Date Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:30pm

The Sutton Historical Society has several events planned for December.  Events are open to all members and the general public.  On Tuesday, December 3 at 6:30 pm, in the First Congregational Church, we will hold our Annual Potluck Dinner.  Bring your favorite main dish, dessert, or beverage, and plan on spending time with fellow history buffs.

Community Chorus presents “Holiday Favorites”

Event Date Friday, December 6, 2019 - 7:00pm

’Tis the season to be jolly! Join us for our “Holiday Favorites” concert Friday, Dec. 6, 7:00 p.m. featuring Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus singing festive, upbeat music at the Great Hall, One Grafton Common. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets are available from Chorus members, at Apple Tree Arts’ office or at the door.

 “This year the chorus is performing popular holiday songs we all love but don’t get the chance to hear enough,” said Maria Pidacks music director. A graduate of the University of Maine with a music degree in choral conducting and...

Sutton Historical Society: Sutton Chain of Lights

Event Date Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

On Saturday, December 7, 10 am - 4 pm, the Society will be participating in the town-wide annual Chain of Lights Event (SuttonChainofLights.weebly.com).  Society members will be hosting visitors at the Eight Lots School House, 54 Eight Lots Road; The General Rufus Putnam Museum, 4 Uxbridge Road; and the M. M. Sherman Blacksmith Shop (10 am -2 pm), 6 Singletary Avenue.  The trolleys will not be stopping at these locations so plan to drive your own vehicle.

St. Mary Parish offers 40 Hours Devotion in Advent. All are invited

Event Date Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 11:00am

St. Mary Parish announces they will be holding 40 Hours Devotion in Advent beginning Sunday, December 8, 2019 through Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Forty Hours is a special forty-hour period of prayer and devotion made before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition. The practice of forty-hours of devotion nurtures the love of the faithful for our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. While Mass is the main worship for Catholics where people participate in the eternal reality of our Lord’s passion, death and resurrection, people are also encouraged to adore the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass...

Crime Scene Investigation "Episode 2"--ages 10-14

Event Date Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 9:30am

Crime Scene Investigation "Episode 2": Hairs and Fibers, at the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center in South Grafton, for ages 10-14 from 9:30-11:30am.  How are hair and fiber evidence collected and processed? Why is this type of evidence so important? Learn the answers to these questions and then try some hands on activities in collecting and processing hairs and fibers!  Pre-registration required at ...

Last Night Cannon Firing Celebration: Sutton HIstorical Society

Event Date Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 12:00am

Finally, December 31 at midnight will be the Last Night Cannon Firing Celebration at the M. M. Sherman Blacksmith Shop.  Our Cannon Club will fire off "Big Ben," our Civil War cannon, to usher in 2020.  These events and more information about the Society can be found at suttonhistoricalsocietyinc.org.  Consider becoming a member in 2020 and be a steward of local history.

Crime Scene Investigation "Episode 3": Ballistics, Ages 10-14

Event Date Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 9:30am

Crime Scene Investigation "Episode 3": Ballistics, at the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center in South Grafton, for ages 10-14 from 9:30-11:30am.  Come learn the science behind Ballistics evidence from crime collection to processing. Learn the techniques used to compare and match ballistics evidence to firearms. Then, using comparison microscopes, match evidence samples. (Participants will NOT be handling firearms).  Pre-registration required at ...

Junior Trooper Program--A Day in the Life of a K-9 Trooper -Ages 6-9

Event Date Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 9:30am

Junior Trooper Program: A Day in the Life of a K-9 Trooper, at the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center in South Grafton, for ages 6-9 from 9:30-11:30am.  Come meet a member of the Massachusetts State Police to learn about the role of the K9 Unit. Learn about how the K9’s are trained and cared for. Watch as they demonstrate their keen sense of hearing and smell. Then, experiment with the senses of smell and sound yourself. Test your own sense of hearing and smell in hands on STEM activities.  Pre-registration required at...