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Hop into a new job: CMS Chamber and partners to offer Spring Job Fair in two parts

Event Date Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Part 1, from 1:00-2:30 is for high school juniors and seniors (see below)

Part 2, from 3-6 p.m. is a full-on job fair open to all adult job seekers throughout the region.

The Chamber of Central Mass South will partner with Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in Charlton to present a spring Job Fair at the school on Wednesday, April 25. Sponsored by some of the largest manufacturing employers in the region, Karl Storz Endovision of Charlton, Schott North America of Southbridge, and OFS of Sturbridge, the job fair will be held in...

Charlton Earth Day events for April 28

Event Date Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

Road Clean-UP – Sign up begins April 1. The annual town wide clean-up will run from 8 am – noon.  Residents are encouraged to pick up litter along town roads. Sign-up for a road online ( or in person at the Charlton Public Library or Charlton Senior Center.  Heavy duty trash bags will be available at the Charlton Senior Center beginning April 23rd for those who would like to get a head start on litter collection, or pick them up Saturday April 28th from...

Upton's 4th Annual Agricultural Day

Event Date Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Press Release on April 10, 2018
WHO: Upton Grange #125
WHAT: Will host The 4th Annual Agricultural Day
WHEN: 9:00 am. to 3:00 pm., Saturday, April 28, 2018
WHERE: The VFW Hall 15 Milford St. (Rte 140) Upton, MA 01568
Upton's 4th Annual Agricultural Day starts outside at 9:00 am, Saturday, April 28th with a ...

Uxbridge Clean Up Day, April 28

Event Date Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Plans for the Uxbridge Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 28 have been expanded to include a collection of hard-to-recycle items and distribution of free kitchen scrap compost buckets. The Uxbridge Recycling and Sustainability Committee has announced it will be setting up on Town Common where cleanup registration will be, and will collect specific hard-to-recycle items such as toothpaste tubes, dental floss containers, energy bar wrappers, air fresheners, cigarette butts and more. These hard-to-recycle items will be sent to Terracycle which has a special recycling program for these items and...

Apple Tree Arts hosts Roaring 20s Gala

Event Date Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm


Grafton, MA. March 26, 2018.  . . Join us as we celebrate the historic Great Hall at our “A Night at the Speakeasy” Gala fundraiser April 28, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. featuring live music, a DJ for dancing, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, cocktails (cash bar) and auction items. Admission is $50 for general and $75 for VIP (includes a 6:00 p.m. start time, a special performance, appetizer and a signature event cocktail.) Catering is by...

Sutton Historical Society speaker: Arthur L. Martin

Event Date Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Sutton Historical Society, Inc. will host several speakers at the First Congregational Church, Lower Level, in Sutton Center.Snacks will be served. All are welcome. Please join us at 7 pm for the following presentation

Arthur L. Martin, Author of the novel Summer of 1840, on the Shores of Singletary, will discuss his novel.

Local author, Arthur L. Martin, to speak at Sutton Historical Society

Event Date Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Local author, Arthur L. Martin, will speak at the Sutton Historical Society meeting on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 pm in the First Congregational Church in Sutton Center. The general public is invited and refreshments will be served.
Mr. Martin is the author of the self-published novel, Summer of 1840, On the Shores of Singletary. This work is an  historical romance with the meticulously researched history of the Millbury/Sutton region intertwined. A page-turning romance,  the Summer of 1840 evocatively reminds us that our distant past is not so distant at all. 

Hosta Farm in Mendon announces public day dates

Event Date Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

The Hosta Farm of Mendon will open its gardens and nursery to the public on six days this year to show its more than 300 varieties of Hosta plants ranging from small enough to use in a fairy garden to large enough to use as a one-piece suit.

The dates are: May 5, May 26, June 9, June 30, July 21 and September 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The location is 82 Bates Street in Mendon. You can find out more about the Hosta Farm of Mendon at

Uxbridge Library Book and Bake Sale

Event Date Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Spring is here and that means the Friends of the Uxbridge Library are now planning for their annual Book and Bake Sale, scheduled for Saturday, May 5, on the front lawn of the Library, weather permitting. Beginning at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., bargain hunters will find gently used books and movies available for unbelievably low prices as well as delicious homemade baked goods for sale. 

This popular event is one of the main fundraisers sponsored by the Friends group and helps to finance programs and projects for our town library. Biographies to fiction to romance novels as well as DVD’s...

Free Family Fun Fishing Day returns May 5!

Event Date Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

For the past three years, people of all ages and abilities have gathered for a day of fishing for fun and prizes at River Bend Farm, 287 Oak Street in Uxbridge. This year’s Family Fun Fishing Day, scheduled for Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (rain date May 19) promises to be another popular event. This event is FREE but registration is required at

The Family Fun Fishing Day is sponsored by the Blackstone River Watershed Association and Alternatives in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of...

Dog Orphans Inc. 20th Annual Walk for Paws

Event Date Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

Dog Orphans Inc. 20th  Annual Walk for Paws

Douglas, MA.  April 2, 2018 – Dog Orphans Inc. will hold its 20th Annual Walk for Paws on Sunday, May 6, 2018 beginning at 12:00 Noon at River Bend Farm in Uxbridge, MA.  This anxiously anticipated spring event serves as a key fundraiser for the non-profit, no-kill shelter which relies on donations for its day-to-day operations.  This event is being sponsored by 146 Supply Center, Sutton Animal Hospital, TLC Pet Haven, PawSteps Veterinary Center, Animal Arts, VCA Blackstone Valley, Sturbridge Veterinary...

Blackstone Valley Gardeners-Making a Willow Trellis with Kim Miczek

Event Date Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

On May 10, 2018 at 7pm the monthly meeting features Making a Willow Trellis with Kim Miczek.  Kim, owner of Breezy Gardens in Leicester, is visiting us once again.  This time she will demonstrate how to make a whimsical trellis out of braided willow twigs for our climbing plants. New members are welcome! Come as a guest for $5.  The meeting takes place at the B...

NEW LOCATION! Blackstone Valley Gardeners Annual Plant Sale

Event Date Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 9:00am

On Sat. May 12th the annual plant sale will take place at the VFW Upton on Route 140 from 9am until sold out.  Whether you are filling in spaces in your established garden or have a new yard to design, we have plants for you!   Funds raised from this sale provide Tower Hill Passes at libraries to the...

Announcing the Annual DCLT Plant Sale--2 days

Event Date Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:00pm

10 Years of Inspiring Gardeners!
Plans for the 10th Annual Dudley Conservation Land Trust (DCLT) Plant Sale to be held at Marty’s Liquors, 119 West Main Street, on May 19-20, 2018, 9 am to 3 pm, are well under way. Annuals, perennials (sun and shade), house plants, geraniums, hanging baskets, cemetery planters, herbs, vegetables (including the quintessential Heirloom Tomato) small trees and shrubs will be available for sale. Again this year, the "...

Daniels Farmstead plant sale

Event Date Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

The Daniels Farmstead, located at 286 Mendon Street, Blackstone, will again host a plant sale on Sunday, May 20, 2018. This event will run from 11 a.m. to 3p.m.

There will be many plants for sale including geraniums, petunias, impatiens, hanging baskets, perennials, hosta, and more.  A limited number of heirloom tomato plants of several varieties, such as will be grown in the fields for the upcoming farmer's market season, which opens on Sunday, July 8, 2018 and...

Concert: New England Ringers, Slatersville RI

Event Date Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

The Slatersville Congregational Church, 25 Green St., Slatersville, RI  is hosting a concert of the New England Ringers on May 20, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Under the direction of Music Director, Brian Seemann, the New England Ringers will present Color Wheel, a performance of a colorful array of pieces from composers like William Payn, Philip Glass, Jason Krug, Claude Debussy, and more! New England Ringers is the largest bell choir in New England with 14 bell ringers playing 6 octaves of bells and chimes. The concert is open to the public. No tickets are...

33rd Annual Valley Friendship Tour at Alternatives

Event Date Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm


Alternatives’ signature fundraiser, the Valley Friendship Tour, will be held on June 2 from
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 50 Douglas Road in Whitinsville. Since it began over three decades ago, the Valley Friendship Tour has raised over 3 Million in support of Alternatives’ services for individuals with disabilities in Central Massachusetts. With an outpouring of community support, last year’s event raised more than $250,000.


The Tour is an opportunity to gather friends, family and co-workers for a day of fun and exercise in the beautiful...