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Saint Denis Holiday Fair

Event Date Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

DOUGLAS - The Saint Denis Catholic Women’s Council will host their annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, November 1st, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  

This year’s fair promises to be bigger and better than ever.  We have expanded our hall and will have more space to display our hand crafted holiday items.  The Tea Committee will be serving assorted soups, sandwiches, desserts and refreshments.  We have homemade baked goods for sale, a Fancy Work Table, a Raffle Table, a Lottery Scratch Ticket Raffle, and a Children’s Table with lots of activities.  We will also have vendors selling a variety...

WBDA Annual Meeting and Election

Event Date Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Webster Dudley Business Alliance will hold their Annual Meeting and Election of Officers & Executive Board Directors on Tuesday, October 28th from 6-8 PM at Point Breeze Restaurant in Webster. Guest speakers include Paul Dion, CPA who will talk about tax saving tips for small businesses and Christine McNally of Interise, Worcester County who will discuss how the organization can help businesses grow. Free to all local business and organization representatives. All attendees have a chance to win a $150 Visa gift card and a one year free membership to the WDBA ($50 value). Chowder,...

Movie: Home Run

Event Date Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 6:30pm

WHITINSVILLE – The movie Home Run will be shown at the Pleasant Street Church, 25 Cross Street, on Saturday, November 15, at 6:30 p.m. Home Run tells the story of baseball all-star Cory Brand, who knows what it takes to win in the big leagues, but off the field his life is spiraling out of control. With an unexpected second chance, Cory finds himself on a powerful journey of transformation and redemption.  

The movie runs for 113 minutes and is rated PG-13 because it contains some mature thematic material.  Childcare will be provided.  For more information call the church office at...

Albanian Kitchen & Bazaar

Event Date Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Daughters of St. Nicholas will hold its annual Albanian Kitchen & Bazaar on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Nicholas Albanian Orthodox Church, 126 Morris Street, Southbridge, MA.

The bake table will feature traditional Albanian spinach, leek, and squash pies; baklava, orange-date cookies, kurabias, and twist cookies along with many of your other favorites. An Albanian-style café will offer garden salad, egg-lemon soup, great northern bean soup, meatball and vegetable casserole, leek and cornmeal casserole, stuffed peppers, cabbage rolls, spinach...

Painting Party!

Event Date Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Come Paint with Us!!  No Experience Necessary!

Thursday, October 30th   7-9 pm

St. Roch Church Hall, 334 Main Street, Oxford

 

$30 per person  Seating Limited, Register Now! You may register after Masses on Sunday Morning

or call Sandy Curran at 508-987-1371 or the rectory office at 508-987-8987. (Payment required with reservation)

 

Price includes: Art Instructor, 16 x 20 canvas, Paints, Easel, Brushes.

Cash Bar & Hors d'oeuvres available to purchase at nominal fee.

Come have Fun and Take home a Masterpiece

St. Roch Church Annual Harvest Fair

Event Date Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

OXFORD -  St. Roch Church, 332 Main St. will be holding their Annual Harvest Fair on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 8 am-2 pm in the church hall. Giant raffle table, money raffle, crafts & gifts, used books, giant indoor garage sale, homemade baked goods. Lunch will be served.

 

Senior Breakfast

Event Date Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:00am

Senior Breakfast – St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3 Pleasant Street, Sutton.  Friday, November 7, 8-9:00 a.m.  scrambled eggs, sausage, toast, fresh fruit, juice, and coffee or tea.  $4 donation per person.  Handicapped accessible.  For more information, call 508-865-3103.

 

DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays

Event Date Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

"DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays" is a helpful, encouraging seminar
for people facing the holidays after a separation or divorce. The one-day
seminar will be held on two separate occasions: November 19 & December 3
from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The River Community Church [164 Davis Street
Douglas, MA 01516]. Child care provided through fifth grade. There's no
charge for this event.

The "Surviving the Holidays" seminar features practical suggestions,
guidance and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, experts
in divorce-related...

DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays

Event Date Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 6:30pm

"DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays" is a helpful, encouraging seminar
for people facing the holidays after a separation or divorce. The one-day
seminar will be held on two separate occasions: November 19 & December 3
from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The River Community Church [164 Davis Street
Douglas, MA 01516]. Child care provided through fifth grade. There's no
charge for this event.

The "Surviving the Holidays" seminar features practical suggestions,
guidance and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, experts
in divorce-related...

Harvest Home Festival & 5K

Event Date Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:30am to 4:00pm

Celebrate a Successful Season of Growing Fresh Produce for Local Hunger Relief

North Grafton, MA - On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014, Community Harvest Project will hold its annual celebration event, Harvest Home Festival & 5K. The 5K begins at 10:30am, with registration at 9:00am, and the festival is 12:00-4:00pm. The event will be held at the Brigham Hill Community Farm at 37 Wheeler Road in North Grafton, MA. All are welcome! The event will feature fun, family-friendly activities including:

  • 5K Trail Run and 1 Mile Walk
  • Farm Tour Hay Rides
  • ...

Northbridge Historical Society Program

Event Date Monday, November 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Northbridge Historical Society will meet Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.at the Whitinsville Social Library. Following a short business meeting with plans for the Christmas party, led by President John W. Walker, Jr., Northbridge native and resident Cary VandenAkker will present a program on the Douglas State Forest. 

Cary is Supervisor of the Douglas State Forest and Wallum Lake Park with its rich history of ice harvests, the CCC camp of the thirties and the Grand Trunk Railroad

Afternoon music at Booklovers'

Event Date Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

For over a decade, Webster based Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards have resonated with the lover of Americana, old country, and harmony
singing, commanding crafted melodies and poignant, introspective lyrics, backing them with delicate arrangements on ukulele, clarinet, guitar and banjo. They began in the basements, coffee shops and art spaces of New England, and have since tested the stages of more traditional folk music venues, colleges, living rooms and bar rooms from Boston to Austin, Denver to Nashville, Asheville to Portland, and back 'round again. Hundreds of...

Library program serves those with print disabilities

Event Date Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:30am

The Perkins Library’s Debby King will be at the Westborough Public Library Wednesday, November 5th at 10:30 a.m. to talk about services for the blind and visually impaired. The Perkins Library in Watertown serves over 25,000 people with print disabilities throughout Massachusetts.  In addition to serving people who are blind or visually impaired, the library serves anyone with a physical disability making it difficult to hold a book or turn pages (e.g., arthritis, stroke, MS, Parkinson’s disease). The Perkins Library offers a wide variety of services including: Large Print books, Talking...

Emergence: Lyme disease documentary

Event Date Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am

FREE program coming to the Oxford Public Library. Seating is limited.

The organization S.L.A.M. (Sturbridge Lyme Awareness of MA) and the Oxford Public Library join forces to bring you the upcoming community outreach event and screening of "Under Our Skin 2: EMERGENCE". "EMERGENCE" is a newly released documentary about the Lyme disease epidemic; and is a production of OPEN EYE PICTURES directed by Andy Abrahams.

Join us at the Oxford Public Library on place Saturday, November8th at 10:00am for this FREE event. Screening of...

Author event at Annie's: G. Michael Dobbs

Event Date Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 2:00pm

Did you ever wonder what it was like to interview celebrities? Come and meet G. Michael Dobbs as he releases his book on just that.

G. Michael Dobbs of Springfield, MA has spoken with hundreds of celebrities from television to music to theatre, and he’s bringing that experience to everyone with his latest book Fifteen Minutes With: Forty Years of Interviews. On Saturday, November 15th, Dobbs will be stopping at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester on 65 James Street from 2-4 PM for a signing and speaking engagement. Dobbs will discuss the work and experience that went into this...

Author Howard Odentz at Annie's

Event Date Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Coming of Age is scary—and funny. Author Howard Odentz shows how it’s both with his latest book, Bloody, Bloody Apple

 Author Howard Odentz sees the horror and humor in coming of age and being a young adult. And he’s bringing his insight and humor to Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester on 65 James Street on Saturday, November 22, from 3-5 PM.  His first novel, Dead (A lot!) from Belle Bridge Books, reached #1 on three different Amazon lists: Teen & Young Adult Horror for the Kindle, Teen & Horror in books, and Horror and Comedy for ebooks.

His latest book...

“Bait & Switch” fundraising theater

Event Date Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

“Bait & Switch”

Written by: Ed Humphries

A Mystery Dinner Theater Fundraising Event

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Fins & Tales Restaurant

858 Main St. Southbridge MA 01550

Join us for an evening of delicious food and spine-tingling entertainment

  1. Four course meal
  2. Interactive Show performed by The Lost & Found Theater
  3. Raffles and Prize Give-a ways

Tickets are $49.00

For information or to purchase tickets call Jane at 774-230-0123

All...

Children's author event

Event Date Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm

What would you do if giant marshmallows fell from the sky?

Uxbridge author Donna Mae will be at the Grafton Country Store for a story telling and   book signing November 9th, Sunday   from 1-3.   The  "sweet"  childrens book, Marshmallows Galore is appropriate for ages 2-6 and tells a whimsicle story of a young boy and his reaction when the  fluffy white treasure  falls from the sky. He will amaze you with his compassion and delight you with his need to share with those around him.   A badge will be given to all the children after they take the marshmallow pledge.  Hot cocoa with...

Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band

Event Date Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Bradley Playhouse, 30 Front St. Putnam, CT presents the Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band.

Back by popular demand.. Featuring Dave Dick, Bob Dick, Dan Nowlan and Ken Taylor. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014,

at 7:30 PM.