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Adaptive Kayaking Series, Wallum Lake begins August 27

Event Date Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:00am

Whitinsville, MA (July 15, 2019) - Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) is partnering with All Out Adventures to bring a series of four free, adaptive kayaking events to Wallum Lake at Douglas State Forest, Douglas, MA, on Tuesday, August 27, Tuesday, September 10, Saturday, September 14 and Tuesday, September 17.

With funding provided by a grant BHC received from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, this program expands BHC’s recreational programming to those with disabilities. Earlier this year, BHC and All Out Adventures presented...

Starlit Night Hike West Hill Dam

Event Date Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 7:00pm

Things Do Go Bump Or Call Out In the Night, Join Us !

Astrology lends a starlit night and West Hill Park Rangers want to trek in the night along the pristine West River.  Join Park Ranger Viola Bramel at West Hill Dam on Saturday August 31, 2019, from 7:00-9:00pm.   Meet at the office located at 518 East Hartford Avenue, Uxbridge, MA.   Cancelled for heavy rain.  Light rain let’s trek around to enjoy nature at night.  Flashlights, dress for the weather, water bottle, walking sticks insect repellant and sturdy shoes encouraged.  Plan to walk at least a mile.

Hopefully the...

Larry Spotted Crow Mann to speak at the Gladys E. Kelly Library

Event Date Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

“They say that, we Nipmuc started as Sky Beings, without form, living with Manitoo in the Great Darkness.” So begins the Creation Story as told by Larry Spotted Crow Mann in his book Drumming and Dreaming. Reminding the reader that “As long as, We, the descendants of the First Peoples of North America are here, the Stories never die. They live in us and through us.”

And so Mann goes on to share the rich culture of the Nipmucs, the original inhabitants of our area. Infused in his words is the sacredness of the environment—the lake, the trout, the trees, the...

Grieving with Great Hope 5-week workshop begins

Event Date Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:30pm

“Grieving with Great HOPE” will be offered by St. Mary Parish, Uxbridge, MA beginning in September.  Grieving with Great HOPE is a five-week grief support workshop from Good Mourning Ministry, a Catholic Apostolate, to assist those who are mourning the loss of a loved one. This workshop is for anyone who is grieving the death of a loved one be it a spouse, child (including pregnancy loss), grandparent, sibling, cousin, or friend no matter when the loss occurred. Everyone mourns their loss in their own time and in their own way. This workshop will give those grieving the tools they need to...

Fall Festival at St. Patrick's Church

Event Date Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday, September 21st

Fall Festival at St. Patrick's Church, 7 East St, Whitinsville

on Saturday, September 21st from 11:00am - 4:00pm.

The festival will include vendor tables, bake sale, toy table, raffles, food, music and much more!

Vendor spaces are available to rent for $30.  Save $5 with early registration prior to Sept 1st.  If interested in renting a vendor table, please email

[email protected] or call the rectory...