Business briefs, June 7 edition
Jack's Guitar Garage to hold recital June 16
Shrewsbury – Jack's Guitar Garage of Northborough will hold its annual recital Sunday, June 16 at the Oak Middle School, 45 Oak St., Shrewsbury. Shows will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 per show for adults and free for children under the age of 18. To find out more about Jack's Guitar Garage, visit www.jacksguitargarage.com.
Dancers go for the gold!
Westborough – Dancers from Laurene Aldorisio's Academy of Dance Expressions in Westborough, 45 East Main St., recently competed in Nexstar and the Spirit of Dance Awards. The dance company earned High Gold awards for lyrical and jazz, and earned the coveted Ultimate Award for hip hop, earning them fifth place overall. The Dance Team earned High Gold in modern and jazz. Sisters Adrianna and Katerina Loulourgas won High Gold at Nexstar. At Spirit of Dance, they won an Ultimate for jazz, as well as a special Judges Award for synchronicity. Alice Reh earned a High Gold for jazz in both competitions. Brittany Terra earned a Platinum and an Ultimate Award for jazz. She also scored 4th place overall in the Junior Jazz category.
WPI announces Launch program
Worcester – Applications are now being accepted for Launch, a summer program for students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The program, which runs Aug. 5 to 9, is geared for students entering their freshman and sophomore years of high school in the fall. Participants will attend workshops and perform lab work in Computer Science, Interactive Media and Game Development, and Robotics. Registrations are being accepted through Monday, July 1. Visit www.wpi.edu/+launch for more information.
Tower Hill Botanic Garden summer concert series begins June 20
Boylston – Tower Hill Botanic Garden has announced it will be holding three summer concerts this year. The schedule includes: singer Mieka Pauley, Thursday, June 20; Blues Barbecue: Roomful of Blues, Sunday, July 28, with opening act Bruce Bears and threadbearfynn; and Livingston Taylor, Friday, Aug. 9. Visitors who purchase series tickets to attend all three concerts will be entitled to attend two bonus concerts, the Atwater-Donnelly Duo, Tuesday, Aug. 20 and Lynn Jolicoeur & The Pulse, Wednesday, Sept. 4. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111.
Home downsizing seminar for seniors
Hopkinton – Golden Pond Assisted Living, 50 W. Main St., Hopkinton, will host an informative seminar on the decisions involved in downsizing to a smaller home Saturday, June 15, at 9:30 a.m. A complimentary breakfast will be available starting at 9 a.m. Topics will include how to prepare financially, planning for the “what ifs”, as well as options on where to move. This educational workshop will take place in the Golden Pond activity room. For more information and to register, call 508-435-1250. All are welcome.
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