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Meredith Goldstein and Chemistry Lessons, a YA Novel

Event Date Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Wednesday, June 27, 6-8 PM

On Wednesday June  27, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester (65 James Street) welcomes advice columnist, features writer, and author Meredith Goldstein for a fun evening talking about what some people will do for love. Meredith will be reading, speaking, and signing her newest release, Chemistry Lessons, the story of how one MIT intern tries to use science to fix her love life.

Please RSVP to our Facebook page to find out more about Meredith and Chemistry Lessons!

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Who will be our next Rhubarb Champion?

Event Date Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 9:00am

The Douglas Farmers Market opens on June 30th with its annual RHUBARB CHALLENGE!!! The Rhubarb Challenge is an event that pays homage to this amazing indigenous plant. Rhubarb is found in many gardens but also woven into the memories and traditions of many New England family trees. This event encourages folks to come forth with their favorite Rhubarb recipes. We welcome traditional family recipes passed down for generations and also the most inventive contemporary inventions that feature this fascinating...

Reading Frederick Douglass Together: What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

Event Date Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This year, the nation celebrates the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass. Commemorate the life and legacy of this distinguished 19th century statesman, civil rights advocate and journalist, and especially his fierce determination to address the contradictions of American society. Celebrate Douglass's commitment to equal justice, particularly as they relate to race, gender and immigration. The Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton & Upton (UUSGU) is sponsoring and leading Reading Frederick Douglas Together: a public reading of his famous Fourth of July address, "...

Learn a New Skill in Two Hours or Less: New monthly series.

Event Date Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is pleased to present a new monthly series called Learn a New Skill in Two Hours or Less.  The topics will be different each month, and could be anything from How to do Loom Knitting, to How to Get a Garden Ready for Winter.  Any off the wall topic could be presented, as long as people are interested! If you have any ideas, or would like to present something, let us know, at (508)796-5613, and we will consider it.

Each program will run from 11:00 am – approximately 1:00 PM usually on the second Saturday of...

Welcome Wetland Exploration With A Ranger at West Hill Dam

Event Date Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Did you really see a bullfrog, snapping turtle or Great Blue Heron?  How many pairs of wings to dragonflies verses damselflies have?  Come explore the cleansing and valuable flood storage wetland areas of West Hill Dam.  Easily on these treks we watch beaver, otters, identify ten or more species of birds, several frog and toad species and yes even a few snakes.  Join a ranger on Saturday July 7, 2018 at 2:00pm.  Meet at the West Hill Park Bulletin Board, 25 West Hill Road, Northbridge MA 01534.  Scout Troops welcome, work on your merit badges.  This program is cancelled for heavy rain. ...

Fireworks in Uxbridge

Event Date Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

HOLLYWOOD: BLOCKBUSTER EDITION!  BRINGING THE SHOW ONTO THE FIELD!
 
The Uxbridge 4th of July Celebration Committee and Premeer Real Estate are excited to announce the return of fireworks to Uxbridge.  Hollywood: Blockbuster Edition is bringing the show onto the FIELD this year!  The event this year will be held on July 7th at the McCloskey Middle School Field from 5:00pm – 9:00pm  (Rain date July 8th).  Fireworks will begin at 9:00pm.  Bring a chair or a blanket and plan for an evening of fun, entertainment, food and fireworks!  The event is hosted by the...

Zerbini Family Circus coming to Mendon-2 shows

Event Date Monday, July 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Mendon Lions Club will sponsor The Zerbini Family Circus for two shows on Monday, July 9th.  The big top will be set up at the corner of Rte. 16 and North Avenue for shows at 5 and 7:30P.M.. The circus features trained camels, liberty horses and dog acts, along with aerialists, acrobats, jugglers and tradition circus clowns. Camel and pony rides will be available for one hour before show times.  Advance discount tickets are available at Mendon...

Corps of Engineer’s Lewis & Clark Discover Campfire at West Hill Park

Event Date Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join around the fire; come learn about our country’s history and the Corps of Discovery’s journey west through our Lewis & Clark discovery artifact trunk.   Have you ever tasted wild onions, acorns and fresh trout?  Join Rangers as we explore all they used to survive and how they spent their birthdays and holidays on this great journey.   Bring a lounge chair, benches will be provided and you may pack and bring marshmellows or hotdogs. Participants should meet at the large shelter in West Hill Park (GPS = 25 West Hill Road, Northbridge, MA 01534.). Gate fees will be waived for...

Annual Sand Castle Contest to be Held at West Hill Park

Event Date Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 10:00am

Come impress the Army Corps of Engineers with your engineering skills by building the world’s greatest engineering feat! Out of sand! On Sunday, July 22nd  2018, RAIN DATE  July 29, 2018.   Come begin your creative gritty work in the sand. The event begins at 10am and judging will take place at 1pm.  Certificates and ribbons will be awarded to the top 3 selected castles by our judges.  No vegetation may be picked for decorations.  Spray paint or colorants are not permitted. This contest has been going on for over 20 years and it’s a blast every time.  If...

Networking cruise, Webster Lake: Webster Dudley Business Alliance

Event Date Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

On Tuesday, July 24th come aboard the Indian Princess paddle boat for a delightful Sunset Cruise on beautiful Webster Lake hosted by The Webster Dudley Business Alliance. Enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar. There will be a fun activities plus multiple raffle prizes. Bring plenty of business cards for networking. Local business & town representatives, guests and anyone wishing to network or meet their local business community are invited to attend.
Boarding will begin from Indian Ranch,...

Annual Frogs and Turtles Hosted at West Hill Park

Event Date Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

What do turtles eat?  Where do frogs sleep?  Come spend time with a ranger around your park and wetlands to explore these great habitats. How do snakes eat and what do they eat?   Join a park ranger On Saturday July 28, 2018 at 2:00pm.  Meet at the West Hill Park Bulletin Board (25 West Hill Road, Northbridge, MA  01534).

Cancelled for heavy rain.  Youth under the age of 18 please bring an adult.  Junior Rangers Level 2 earn wildlife or resource credit.  Visitors will walk about a mile and need to wear sturdy shoes  (no open-toed shoes).  Water bottle, binoculars and field guides...

10th Annual Car and Motorcycle Show

Event Date Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Time to start your engines once again! The Harrington Auxiliary invites you to attend “Cruisin’ Into Healthcare,” its 10th Annual Car and Motorcycle Show on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Bogey’s Ice Cream Stand/Thompson Speedway in Thompson, Connecticut. Registration is only $10 and begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The first 100 cars will receive dash plaques.
There is no admission fee for spectators so come and bring the family for a day of fun.
Trophies will be awarded for First, Second and Third Place. Registrants also vote for the People’s Choice Award. One...