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Reformation Sunday: United Presbyterian Church of Whitinsville

Event Date Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 10:30am

On Sunday October 27 the United Presbyterian Church of Whitinsville will celebrate the 502nd anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation with a  special worship service.  We will remember that on October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 statements about much needed church reforms, giving birth to the Protestant tradition.  In addition to laying the theological foundation for the Lutheran denomination, his writings were used by John Calvin to lay the theological foundation for the Presbyterian denomination.  Scotsman John Knox then took Calvin’s teaching to...

First annual legislative breakfast set for November 1: Congressman McGovern to attend

Event Date Friday, November 1, 2019 - 8:00am

All local legislators are scheduled to attend the Webster Dudley Oxford Chamber of Commerce’s first annual legislative breakfast on Friday, November 1, at Point Breeze Restaurant in Webster.

Topics the legislators will address include “Education Reform and How it Relates to the Millionaire Tax” and “Family and...

Regional Drive-Through Recycling & Reuse Event Returns to Grafton on November 2

Event Date Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

North Grafton, MA -  A regional drive-through recycling and reuse event is returning to North Grafton, MA, on Saturday, November 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 200 Westboro Road. Items being collected include electronics, Styrofoam (white #6 only), textiles, books and more. All towns are welcome to participate. Fees (cash only) are as follows: small electronics (visit wecan-ma.org for list of items) $10 each; monitors and televisions $20 each.

Styrofoam is being collected at no charge (only #6 white – no food containers or packaging peanuts and free of stickers...

Archaeology Day at Upton State Forest

Event Date Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Saturday November 2, 2019

Upton- Saturday November 2, 2019, learn how to think like an archaeologist, excavate a test unit, screen for and identify artifacts, and document and record soil levels.  Other activities focus on the extensive and rich peopling of the area dating back thousands of years. 

Find out why this place was and is so special to the First People of Massachusetts. Learn how to use a bow-drill, grind corn with a mortar and pestle, use stone tools, weave a fish net, make a ceramic pot in the traditional indigenous way, and...

Jonathan Snellenberg speaks: “Washington in bronze: How the father of our country came to decorate a mantle clock”

Event Date Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Free to Members, Non-members - $10.00

The Willard House and Clock Museum is proud to present:

Around the turn of the 19th century, not long after the Willard family established their clock manufactory, there appeared in America a French bronze clock displaying the figure of George Washington.

Although the Washington clocks are unlike anything in the Anglo-American clock making tradition, they occupy a position similar to the Willard clocks in the evolution of clock manufacture.

Just as the Willards would have incorporated technical advances in English clock...

Auditions for "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Event Date Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, November 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Grafton, MA, Oct. 7, 2019.  . Apple Tree Arts welcomes adults and teens 16 years and older to participate in open auditions for the musical “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, 6:00-8:30 p.m. at One Grafton Common in Grafton. Interested actors are invited to email Matt Mariner, creative dramatics manager at [email protected] to schedule a time slot.

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” is a heart-warming, fun show to watch that’s easily adaptable to...

Small Stones Festival of the Arts presents “A Night in Bollywood”

Event Date Friday, November 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

                                                                                                                                                   

Grafton, MA. Enjoy an evening of music and dance featuring Din Check, New England’s premiere Bollywood band at “A Night in Bollywood” Friday, Nov. 15, 6:00-9:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, One Grafton Common in Grafton. Admission costs $30 and includes a Bollywood dance workshop, concert and light refreshments. Henna tattoos, beer, wine and soft drinks will be available to purchase. Tickets are available at...