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Antique Appraisal

Event Date Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

April 11th 9am to noon an Antique Appraisal will be held at the 1st
 Congregational Church in Douglas.  Gray Ghost Auctions and Appraisals
 with Paul Joseph GPPA will give appraisals of coins, currency, stamps,
 antiques, postcards, and other ephemera (paper pieces).  The event
 will benefit DAR Good Citizen scholarships of the Captain Job Knapp
 Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  For more information
call 508-943-6570.

Right Plant, Right Place

Event Date Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

April 11, 2015. Charlton Garden Club speaker, Don Post, will speak on Right Plant, Right Place. 7 pm at the Charlton Federated Church, Charlton, MA. $5 donation suggested for non-members. For more information, contact Ginny Charette (508) 248-7300, Marcia Liedigk at (508) 434-0507 or Michele DeMauro at (508) 729-3614.

 

 

Good Friday Service

Event Date Friday, April 3, 2015 - 12:00pm

Trinity Episcopal Church will host the Northbridge Association of Churches' Good Friday Service on Friday, April 3rd at 12 noon. The church is located at 33 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville.

Speaker:

The Rev. Laura E. Everett serves at the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches, the state ecumenical network of 17 Orthodox and Protestant denominations, congregations and individual Christians working together for a vibrant, hopeful witness of our oneness in Christ in our local churches, on Beacon Hill and with our neighbors of other faiths.  A graduate of Brown...

Church Rummage Sale

Event Date Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

Church Rummage Sale

Dudley – The Ladies Benevolent Society of the First Congregational Church is holding a benefit rummage sale on Saturday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church located on 135 Center Road on Dudley Hill.  Sale items are gently used clothing, hats, and accessories for men, women, and children, baby clothes and toys.  Baked goods and coffee are for sale.   Everything is reasonably priced.  There should be something for everyone!

Organic Gardening for Everyone

Event Date Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 11:00am

“Organic Gardening for Everyone”, a 90 minute power point presentation featuring the cultivation of vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers using natural methods to promote soil and plant health, will be offered by naturalist and landscaper John Root at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 4 at the Oxford Public Library, 339 Main St. in Oxford. Free. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Oxford Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

 

NHS: Baseball in the Valley

Event Date Monday, April 6, 2015 - 7:00pm

Northbridge Historical Society will meet Monday, April 6th, 2015 at the Whitinsville Social Library at 7:00 p.m.

Following a short business meeting lead by President John W. Walker, Jr.,

Honorary Member and Ranger at the John H. Chaffee Blackstone River Valley Heritage Corridor, Chuck Arning will update his 1994 presentation  of Baseball in the Valley.  Next to politics, baseball is one of America's...

Motorcycle Poker Run

Event Date Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

American Legion Riders Chapter 58 Oxford, MA-5th Annual Poker Run

The Poker run is in its 5th Year for collecting funds to be donated to Veterans Inc., In Worcester, Massachusetts. The American Legion Riders Chapter 58, Oxford is holding a Motorcycle Poker Run on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9:00 A.M. until 6 P.M. Tickets are $15.00 per person. You do not have to join us for the ride. We are encouraging people to attend for the Pig Roast and Entertainment. There will be 50/50 Raffle, Raffles and a  .  Registration is from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at 227 Main Street...

Living Waters Coffeehouse Ministry

Event Date Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish

PRESENTS
Living Waters Coffeehouse Ministry

We invite you to experience an evening of uplifting Spirit-filled music, light refreshments, and casual fellowship. People of all ages are welcome to this free event. Join us on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 7-9 pm at the parish hall, 11 Day Street, Webster, Ma 01570.

 

Become a museum guide

Event Date Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 3:00pm

Discover Grafton’s Rich History – Become a Museum Guide

Looking for an interesting and educational activity rolled into one? Consider becoming a museum guide for the Grafton Historical Society. Volunteers who work with the public at the museum enjoy sharing our wonderful collection with visitors.  An introduction to guide training will be held on Sunday, April 12that at 3p.m. at the museum in the lower level of One Grafton Common. We are recruiting adults and young people 14 years and older.   This experience will broaden your knowledge of history and prepare you...

Student Art Exhibit

Event Date Friday, May 8, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Dudley-Charlton Regional School District is pleased to announce the third annual, district-wide, student art exhibition; Art Through the Ages:  Live In Living Color!  The gala event will feature over 3000 pieces of artwork from district students in grades kindergarten through 12.  The exhibition is Friday, May 8, 5-8pm at Shepherd Hill Regional High School and includes performances by the Shepherd Hill Jazz Band and Women’s Choir ‘Mystique’, light refreshments, and is free to all.  Again, this year will feature a...

Create a Fairy Garden

Event Date Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:00pm

GRAFTON GARDEN CLUB WORKSHOP

Workshop will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 starting at 7 PM at Perreault’s Nursery, 4 Carrol Rd., Grafton, MA.  Mary from Perreault’s Nursery will provide instruction as each participant creates an individual fairy garden - a tiny world complete with miniature furnishings, plants, and imagination!  Cost is $20 for members; $30 for non-members.  Container, plants, and furniture will be provided.  Additional decorative accessories for the fairy garden may be purchased.  Workshop space is limited.  To reserve a space, send a check...

Blood Drive

Event Date Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

A blood drive to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital and in honor of Laura Baum, Kenny Laferriere and Krystina Leary has been scheduled for Saturday April 25, 2015 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at The First Congregational Church of Dudley, 135 Center Rd. To make an appointment please log onto halfpints.childrenshospital.org. The sponsor code for this drive is FIRSTCONDU or call Erika at (508)873-6204. Each donation can help up to four young patients. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred. Positive ID is required. All donors will also be entered into a raffle to win gift certificates...

Flea Market-Oxford

Event Date Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

The Oxford  Woman's Club will be having a Flea Market on Saturday, April 25 from 8:00-2:00 at the St. Roch's lot on the corner of Water St. and Main St. The rain date will be Saturday May 2. Set-up time is 7:00.  Anyone interested in buying a space to sell their items will have the opportunity to have 2, 8' tables for $20.00.  You must supply your own tables and chairs.  Flyers will go out shortly with more details on how to register.

Earth Day volunteers

Event Date Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

The Webster Dudley Business Alliance is looking for groups or individuals who would like to participate in its successful annual Earth Day Cleanup. This year the cleanup will take place on May 2, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Webster Town Hall. For more information, email [email protected] or call Deb Rousseau at 774-272-1949.  

The Charlton Villages-history

Event Date Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:30pm

The Auburn Historical Society's monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30pm at the Auburn Senior Center, 4 Goddard Drive.

Ever wonder how long there has been a Charlton City or how the section of Dodge got it's name?  Do you know where Morseville and Lelandville were located? Find out the answer to these and more when the Auburn Historical Society's featured program will be "The Charlton Villages" presented by Cindy Cooper of the Charlton Historical Society.  The meetings are are free and open to the public....

Book reading/signing

Event Date Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

WEBSTER, MA - Author C.W. Farley brings a thriller that will get under your skin. She will read from and sign copies of "What the Town Knew" on Saturday, April 18th from 2-4 PM at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster, MA. Free. For more information call 508-949-6232.

Lizzie was unlike any woman the Borden men ever met. Defiant and unwilling to bend, she refused to take her husband’s name when they married. At first, Dale thought it was endearing. Until the rest of the Bordens whispered in his ear, telling him he had no control.

Dale Borden was once a loving...