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Ham and Bean Supper-Mendon

Event Date Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The annual “Ham and Bean Supper” will be held this year on October 15, at the Unitarian Church at 13 Maple St. in Mendon. Dinner will be served from 5 -7 pm and includes ham, HOMEMADE baked beans, salad, bread, dessert and drinks. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children.

 

Shred It Event

Event Date Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Uxbridge Lions Club continues serving the community through its efforts to help people securely dispose of documents and hard drives and  recycle those materials, while raising funds to aid those in need.  The Shred It Event will be held on Saturday, October 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at the VFW parking lot on Route 16 W in Uxbridge.  The service will be provided for $5.00 per copy paper sized box or per hard drive.  The new goal is 15 tons, having reached 12 in May!

Once again the Lions will employ the services of P Pelligrino Trucking for securely shredding and recycling paper...

Open Farm(s) Sunday

Event Date Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

October 9
The farm families from across New York and New England who own the Cabot Creamery Cooperative are hosting an  "Open Farm" day October 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Among them are Whittier Farms at 90 Douglas Road in Sutton and Fort Hill Farms at 260 Quaddick Road in Thompson. This is a great opportunity for the community to learn about the work that goes into bringing farm fresh dairy to our tables. Whittier Farms will have farm tours, homemade soups, burgers, pulled pork, and, of course, cheese samples. The Sutton Lions will provide the fried dough. 
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Crop Hunger Walk

Event Date Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:00am

The Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk will be Saturday, October 15 at 9:00 am.The three-mile Walk will begin at Trinity Episcopal Church, next to the Whitinsville Town Common, and will end at the Uxbridge Town Common. There will be

refreshments at the Community House in Uxbridge located behind the town common following the Walk.
 
Registration begins at 8:30 am at Trinity Church, 33 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville. Walkers are to bring all donations they have collected for the Crop Hunger Walk with them when they register. 
 
The Crop Hunger...

Meet, greet author Gail Ward Olmsted

Event Date Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Gail will be reading and talking about her contemporary women's fiction novels Jeep Tour, Driving on the Left and Guessing at Normal.
About the author:
Gail's first visit to Sedona, AZ prompted her to start writing JEEP TOUR, her first novel. She fell in love with the red rocks and blue skies. Her second novel is Guessing at Normal, a rock and roll love story. She recently released Driving on the Left, a romantic sequel of sorts to JEEP TOUR, based in Ireland.

She is a professor in the School of Business & Information Technology at Springfield Technical Community...

Meet author Lisa Shea

Event Date Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet Medieval Romance Author
Lisa Shea
Saturday, October 22nd, 2-4 p.m.

Wearing a Mask is book fourteen in the Sword of Glastonbury series. Each novel ends in a happily ever after, which then leads into the next book in the series. Each of these full-length romances features its own flavor, atmosphere, and main characters, is set in a different part of medieval England and showcases the natural beauty of its region. Wearing a Mask is set on the road from Dover to London. Wearing a Mask...

Children's author Tamra Wight

Event Date Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Saturday, October 29th
11 AM-1 PM
Children's Author Tamra Wight

reads from her "Cooper & Packrat" adventure series for middle grade readers

A JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION

The stakes have never been higher for Cooper Wilder. When an accident puts Cooper’s dad in the hospital, Cooper must shoulder new responsibilities at the campground. But he’s distracted. First, he finds a fox caught in an illegal trap on the campground’s land. Then kits start to go missing from the fox den. Who would want to steal the...