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Auditions, 2 nights: The Savanna Sipping Society

Event Date Monday, March 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

Gateway Players Theatre, Inc. will hold auditions for “The Savanna Sipping society” by Wooten, Jones and Hope, March 25 and 26 at 6:30 pm in Fellowship Hall of Elm Street Congregational Church, 61 Elm St, Southbridge MA. Women are needed for this June production, directed by Mary Gahagan. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Dress comfortably and come to have fun with this delightfully funny play. For more information, call 508-764-2311.
 
THE STORY: In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the...

WCC Red Cross Blood Drive in honor of David & Debra Moore

Event Date Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

WHITINSVILLE – The Whitin Community Center (WCC) will host a community blood drive in honor of David & Debra Moore with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, March 26th from 2:00pm to 7:00pm in the WCC’s Gymnasium.

For more information or to make an appointment to donate, please sign up online at redcrossblood.org.

“Hosting a blood drive coincides with Whitin Community Center’s core values and mission of giving back to the community,” said Sarah Lawson, Director of Marketing & Events. “With a...

Annual Library Book Sale: Jacob Edwards Library

Event Date Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 12:00pm

The Friends of Jacob Edwards Library will hold its Annual Book Sale from Thursday, March 28 to Saturday March 30 at the Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main St., Southbridge. Hundreds of book will be available- all sorted by category. The sale will take place in the Pioppi Room, lower level in library. Sale hours are Thursday 1pm to closing at 8pm. Friday hours are 9am to 5pm. Saturday sale is 9am to 12 noon. Thursday prices are $1 for most books, with .50 for childrens books. On Friday and Saturday, all books will be $5 for a bag of books, CDs and DVDs. Proceeds from the sale will fund the...

400 student artists in Blackstone Valley exhibit: 2 days

Event Date Friday, April 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

BLACKSTONE, MA - The largest exhibition of student artwork in the Blackstone Valley will take place at F.W. Harnett Middle School in Blackstone, MA on Friday, April 5th, from 6pm-8pm and Saturday, April 6th, from 10am-12pm. Some 400 young artists in grades K-8, representing over 30 schools, will display a wide variety of art. Last year, well over 1,000 friends and family members attended the 2 day event. "Art in the Valley" is sponsored by Blackstone Valley Education Foundation and the public is invited to attend at no cost. Light refreshments will be provided by Goretti's...

FREE Kids Fair & Eggstravaganza!

Event Date Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

WHITINSVILLE - The Whitin Community Center (WCC) is pleased to announce our annual FREE Kids Fair & Eggstravaganza to be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10am-12pm in the WCC’s Gymnasium.

The FREE Kids Fair is brought to you by the WCC’s Blackstone Valley Children’s Place (BVCP) and Beginning Bridges CFCE. The FREE Kids Fair will be held inside the WCC’s Gymnasium from 10am-12pm with informational booths, healthy snacks, activities, Teddy Bear Clinic, giveaways, facepainting, StoryWalk & more!

The FREE Eggstravaganza is an egg...

Metacomet Land Trust Earth Day Walk at Hop Brook in Blackstone!

Event Date Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:00pm

Saturday, April 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm 

Bring your family for an outdoor experience on Earth Day weekend! Long-time Heritage Corridor Volunteer In Parks guide and Metacomet Board member Tom Bik will lead an interpretive walk through the land trust property at Hop Brook in Blackstone. Explore this wonderful forest parcel with wooded vernal pools and a 200-year-old sawmill site. Walking conditions are moderate and the walk will be paced for all who participate. 

Metacomet has recently constructed a driveway and parking lot to make this 129-acre landscape more...

Dudley Conservation Land Trust's (DCLT) Annual SPRING PLANT SALE

Event Date Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

Dudley Conservation Land Trust's (DCLT) Annual SPRING PLANT SALE is Coming Up! Two days, 9 am-3 pm. This year's theme "Pollinators Sustain Us" focuses on the importance of bees, butterflies and birds that pollinate our plants!  This two day event will be held in Marty's Liquors parking lot, Dudley.  Annuals, perennials, house plants, geraniums, cemetery planters, vegetables (Heirloom Tomatoes), herbs, trees, shrubs, ornamentals, etc. will be available for sale.  A garden shed area will sell gently used garden and yard items.  Master Gardeners will be...

Birds & Blooms at Daniels Farmstead

Event Date Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 11:00am

Located on the Mendon/Blackstone town line at 286 Mendon Street, Blackstone, MA, the Daniels Farmstead will open the season with a “Birds & Blooms” theme on Sunday, May 19, 2019.  At 11:00am, naturalist Kathy Barton will lead a wildlife walk through the trails at Daniels.  At 1:00pm, Landscaper and Naturalist, John Root with present a 90-minute presentation titled “Edible Perennial Gardening and Landscaping” in the 1850 barn.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Blackstone Cultural Council, supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Spring plants,...