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Winter Wonderland at Southwick's Zoo

Event Date Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 8:00pm

See days, hours through January 6. Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Massachusetts is excited to announce their new Winter Wonderland event and community outreach program. We are eager to give back to our communities by offering visitors to our Winter Wonderland event a $5.00 discount on admission for bringing an unwrapped toy, canned good or non-perishable item. Your donations will be distributed to Toys for Tots and local food pantries. We are an approved Drop off for the Toys for Tots program, so you may drop off a toy item at any time. Won’t you help us reach thousands of...

Trivia Night At Grafton Historical Society

Event Date Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

Join in the fun on Saturday, November 17th at our Open House & Trivia Night at the Grafton Historical Society, 71 Main Street, South Grafton. Three rounds of questions of all levels regarding Grafton’s past history will begin at 6 pm and go through 8 pm with a chance in between rounds for you to stump us with your own trivia question. Refreshments will be served. You could be one of the lucky prize winners if you brush up with “The Images of Grafton” or “A Grafton Chronicle”. This program is free of charge but reservations are required. Call 508-839-0000 or email...

Young Pianists and Organists Classical Concert

Event Date Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:00pm

A Young Pianists and Organists Classical Concert will be held at the Millbury First Congregational Church, at 148 West Main Street, Millbury, MA. on Sunday November 18th at 4 pm. The concert will feature the students of Olga Rogach. A Reception will follow at 5:30pm. All are welcome and a Free Will Offering will be appreciated.

Sen. Moore to Host Annual ‘Turkey Dinner’ in Northbridge

Event Date Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

WHO: Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury), Jeannie Hebert, President & CEO, Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce

WHAT: Stop by for the annual ‘Turkey Dinner’ for area seniors, sponsored by Senator Moore and the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce. The event is free and open to local senior residents. Interested attendees are requested to RSVP to the local Senior Center no later than one week prior to the event.

WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

WHERE: Northbridge Senior Center

20 Highland Street


Uxbridge Quaker Meetinghouse to host Service of Thanksgiving

Event Date Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 9:30am

There are few places better suited to quiet contemplation than the historic Quaker meetinghouse in Uxbridge.  It is the perfect spot to come together with family and friends on Thanksgiving morning to celebrate the real meaning of the holiday.  Join your neighbors at the traditional non-denominational service sponsored annually by the Quaker Meeting House Association.  It will be held this year on November 22 at 9:30 A.M. in the meetinghouse, which is located at the corner of Aldrich Street and Quaker Highway in Uxbridge.  A fellowship gathering in the carriage shed will follow the service...

20th Annual Millbury Chain of Lights

Event Date Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm

MILLBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, NOVEMBER 5, 2018— It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Join in a festive, day-long celebration of holiday entertainment, unique gifts, and mouth-watering food, as the businesses and organizations of Millbury welcome you to the 20th annual Millbury Chain of Lights on Sunday, December 2, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Bigger than ever for our 20th anniversary, more than 30 Chain of Lights stops will offer a wide variety of holiday shopping, music and entertainment, activities, crafts, raffles, food and refreshments,...

Garden Club hosts designer Henry Schmidt for holiday decorating ideas

Event Date Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Henry Schmidt, Senior Horticultural Designer at Weston Nurseries, will be giving us ideas and making items for Holiday Decorating. Although Henryhas many decades of experience, he enjoys keeping up with modern trends in decorating with natural plant materials and loves sharing his expertise.  His creations will be raffled off at the end of the presentation.   This meeting willbe held at the Blackstone Valley United Methodist Church,...

Santa’s coming to Whitin Community Center!

Event Date Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

WHITINSVILLE - The Whitin Community Center (WCC) is pleased to announce our Annual FREE Santa’ s Coming  event provided by the Blackstone Valley Children’s Place Staff. Santa’s Coming will be held in the WCC Gymnasium from 10:00am-1:00pm on Saturday, December 8, 2018 for all children and their families FREE of charge. Children will be able to enjoy a wide variety of activities in the gymnasium, including: games, crafts, cheek art while waiting for a visit with Santa. Santa will also have a surprise for every child! Don’t forget to bring your camera!

The Whitin...