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WDBA & MAPFRE to host Disaster Preparedness seminar for local business community

Event Date Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:30am

All local businesses are invited to attend a free forum on "Preparing for Disasters: What we learned from the recent tornado and what we can do to be better prepared for future events" on Wednesday, September 26th, 7:30-9 a.m. The event is co-hosted by The Webster Dudley Business Alliance and MAPFRE Insurance and will take place at the MAPFRE main office on 11 Gore Road in Webster. Representatives from local insurance agencies will also be...

Build your own scarecrow contest

Event Date Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

On Sunday Sept. 30th. Grafton Recreation is hosting a build your own Scarecrow Contest on the Grafton Town Common from 11am-1pm. We provide the stakes, hay and twine. Participants bring clothing. This is a drop in event. The public will vote on facebook from Oct 1-14 for the best scarecrow.

The scarecrow contest will be happening during the Apple Pie Social on the common.

Apple Pie Social: Grafton Common

Event Date Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Apple Pie Social Sunday, September 30, 2018 from noon – 4pm on the Grafton Common! Put on by the Congregational Church of Grafton
The Fair offers a mix of activities for everyone in the community, including children’s games and crafts, a children’s toy sale area, attic treasures, a jewelry sale area, a large book sale, and live musical performances, including the always popular Kelly Clark Harvest Jazz Band.
And, of course, the Harvest Fair & Apple Pie Social will boast an assortment of homemade foods, including the region’s best baked...

A Walk Through Oxford's Huguenot History

Event Date Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 1:30pm

The Oxford Historical Commission and the Huguenot Memorial Society of Oxford are hosting A Walk Through Oxford's Huguenot History  at the Huguenot Fort, 87 Fort Hill Road, Oxford, MA on Sunday, September 30, 2018 beginning at 1:30pm, rain or shine.  Everyone is invited to this easy walk.  A Walk Through Oxford's Huguenot History is Walk #50 in the Walktober program describing the 200 walks which celebrate the beauty all...

Health Care & Your Retirement

Event Date Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:45pm

Medicare 2019 open enrollment begins October 15, 2018
Join us for our presentation where we will discuss:
Medicare coverage and traditional medical expenses
• Long-term medical care expenses
• Strategies for addressing...

Daniels Farmstead Apple Festival

Event Date Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Located at 286 Mendon Street, Blackstone, MA, the historic Daniels Farmstead is celebrating the arrival of fall in New England with its second annual Apple Festival on Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Rain or Shine).  Daniels Farmstead is known to have played a pivotal role in the growing of apples and the production of apple cider and vinegar at the largest surviving cider house in the Blackstone River Valley. 

Are you a baker who would want to show off your best apple pie recipe?  All are invited to participate in the apple pie contest which will be judged at...

WBDA Annual Meeting & Elections (with guest speakers) oint Breeze

Event Date Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Thursday, October 25th, 6:30-8 p.m. Annual Meeting & Elections at Point Breeze Restaurant in Webster. (Please note: There is incorrect information in an article in this week's Yankee Xpress.)
Officer positions up for election this year include President and Secretary (2 year terms) as well as up to 5 Board Directors including 1 alternate (1 year terms). If you would like to nominate someone, or yourself, please respond to this email so they can be included on the ballot by October 15,
All nominees must be members in good standing and be able to...

Steampunk and the Victorian Era Presentation and Costume Party

Event Date Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The mix of a Victorian past and a sci-fi future will take over Grafton as the Historical Societystepsout of the past to bring you an evening of fun events. The Citizens of Anitford will be at theSouth Grafton Community House, 25 Main Street, South Grafton, MA on Saturday, November 3rd from 6–9 pm.
This group fosters creativity through a shared fictional world of grand adventures.The Citizens of Antiford are a Steampunk collective of amateur cosplayers, artists,
and authors.
After a presentation on thehistorical and cultural...