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Women in the World of Frederick Douglass

Event Date Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 2:00pm

“Rising Towards Unity ... when not all voices were equal” presents Women in the World of Frederick Douglass on Sunday, June 2nd at 2:00 p.m. at the Grafton Community Barn, 37 Wheeler Road, Grafton.

Most people know about Frederick Douglass, the former slave, abolitionist, and freedom-fighter whose autobiography remains a monument in nineteenth-century American literature. But, what about the women behind the man who made his life and legacy possible?

Leigh Fought, author of the award-winning Women in the World of Frederick Douglass and professor of history a...

Valley Chapel hosts self-defense forum

Event Date Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 2:00pm to Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 4:00pm

This June and July, Valley Chapel, 14 Hunter Road, Uxbridge, is hosting a variety of self-defense training with instructor Bob Hallam, who travels the United States to provide world-class training to equip individuals, communities, families, businesses, and places of worship.

Included is training to protect against home invasion, car-jacking, women’s and men’s self-defense as well training to safety teams, and a two-day Krav Maga boot camp.

An NRA Certified Instructor, Bob has extensive certifications in many self-defense disciplines including Personal Protection, Defensive...

Famous Turkey Buffet at the Publick House-2 seatings

Event Date Monday, June 10, 2019 - 4:30pm

The Black Tavern Historical Society of Dudley will participate in a fund raising dinner at the Publick House Restaurant, 295 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA on Monday, June 10.  The buffet style turkey dinner is a favorite.  Adult tickets are $14, children (under 12) are $5.  First seating is from 4:30pm to 6:15pm. Second seating is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by contacting any member of the Tavern Board. http://theblacktavern.com

 

Rhubarb Challenge in Douglas Saturday, June 15

Event Date Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

 

The Douglas Historical Society’s prestigious annual Rhubarb Challenge is scheduled for Saturday morning, June 15, 2019, and will be hosted at the E.N. Jenckes Store Museum at 283 Main Street at the corner of Depot Street in downtown Douglas.

 

Chefs of all ages and levels of experience are urged to participate to claim the bragging rights in three categories – sweet, savory and condiments. The Challenge is a wonderful opportunity to highlight the unique and versatile qualities of one of the region’s earliest fruits. Past...