The C.A. six tips of the day for Oct. 9
By Bonnie Adams, Government Editor
Region – Today is Tuesday, Oct. 9, the 283rd day of 2012.
On this day in 1635 the religious dissident Roger Williams, was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony by the General Court of Massachusetts. Williams then settled in what is now Providence, RI, establishing a community that was open to all, who like Williams, were seeking the removal of church from civil matters.
On this day in 1967, socialist revolutionary and guerrilla leader Che Guevara, age 39, was killed by the U.S. military-backed Bolivian army.
And on this day in 1986, the hit musical “The Phantom of the Opera” opened in London. The musical, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, holds the distinction of being the longest running show on Broadway.
Born on this day, a man who could arguably be considered one of the most gifted and profound musicians of the 20th century, the late John Lennon (1940). Also born on this day, two other noted musicians, the late bassist for The Who, John Entwistle (1944) and country rock star/songwriter Jackson Browne (1948).
Here are six tips for the day -
1. Westborough Youth and Family Services will be offering residents the change to participate in a free depression screening on Thursday, Oct. 11.
2. WIN – Work Initiative Network, a network for job seekers, will be meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., for “My Red Carpet Moment: How Do I Best Describe What I Do.” The program will be led by employment expert Julie Bernardin at the Shrewsbury Public Library.
3. The Community Advocate has an extensive calendar that includes all sorts of regional events and meetings but we also have a column dedicated to ongoing events. Be sure to check it out by clicking out the link underneath the “calendar” button in the top bar on our website's front page.
The Northborough Woman's Club is one group listed there-
4. The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in Marlborough Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Masonic Hall, Main and Newton streets.
5. Do you want to discover a new writer of mysteries? Or are you interested in self-publishing your own book? Come to the Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St., Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., for a talk about these two fascinating subjects. Local author Mary M. Silva will read from her new mystery novel, “Two Out of Three,” and speak about her own writing process.
6. Congratulations to the Marlborough Moose who just celebrated their 100th anniversary! If you have never heard of this group, be sure to check out this article to learn more about this impressive community-minded organization.
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