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ARHS thespians to present Journey to Absurdity

May 27th, 2015

The cast of Journey to Absurdity
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Northborough – For their final production this year, the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Dramahawks will be presenting “Journey to Absurdity.” The show is a collection of short plays beginning with the simplicity of a Thorton Wilder play (where no props are used) and gradually become more abstract and absurd. The production ends with a play written by master playwright Eugene Ionesco where, according to teacher Tom Alera, who is directing the show, nothing is as it seems. Works from other playwrights included in the production include Anton Chekhov, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Christopher Durang.

Shrewsbury: ‘Let’s Develop It’ computer programming club meetings

May 27th, 2015

Shrewsbury – The “Let’s Develop It” computer programming club for teens aged 16 and up and adults will meet Saturdays, June 13 , June 27, July 18, July 25, Aug. 8, and Aug. 22, from 2-4 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Public Library, 214 Lake St. The multi-part course on computer programming, taught by Kiran Adapa, [...]

Shrewsbury: ‘Let’s Develop It’ computer programming club holds first meeting

May 27th, 2015

Shrewsbury – The “Let’s Develop It” computer programming club for teens aged 16 and up and adults will meet Saturdays, June 13 , June 27, July 18, July 25, Aug. 8, and Aug. 22, from 2-4 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Public Library, 214 Lake St.   The multi-part course on computer programming, taught by Kiran [...]

Region: Sunshine Club holds four-day trip to Lake George and Lake Placid

May 27th, 2015

Region – The Sunshine Club of the Douglas Senior Center will be taking a 4-day trip Oct. 12-15 to Lake George and Lake Placid. There will be three Adirondack buffet breakfasts and three dinners, including a dinner show. The trip also includes guided tours of Saratoga Springs, Lake Placid, and Lake George, plus a cruise [...]

Region: Sunshine Club announces fall trips

May 27th, 2015

Region – It’s not too early to plan for the fall! The Sunshine Club of the Douglas Senior Center will be taking a 3-day trip to Long Island from Sept. 17 – 19. The trip is dubbed “The Great Gatsby’s Gold Coast” tour. That area of Long Island was given its name for the lavish [...]

Marlborough Senior Center hosts discussion with Hannaford pharmacists

May 27th, 2015

Marlborough – Lunch and Learn with the Pharmacists of Hannaford at the Marlborough Senior Tuesday, June 9, starting at 12 p.m. The pharmacy staff from Hannaford Pharmacy will discuss unique programs that can offer discounted medications and access to an on-site dietician. Topics will include common medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. [...]

Marlborough: Senior Center hosts Harmonica Club

May 27th, 2015

Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center, 40 New St., will welcome the Northborough Senior Center Harmonica Club Monday, June 15, from 5:30-9 p.m. Join in for some light refreshments and a fun time. Information will be available for anyone interested in joining the club and/or starting one up here in Marlborough.   Sign up at [...]

Memorial Day parade honors veterans, active duty military

May 27th, 2015

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Marlborough – The annual Memorial Day parade, honoring veterans, active duty military men and women, and those who have given their lives while in service to our country, took place May 25 as city residents gathered along the parade route. City officials, members of the Veterans Council, the Marlborough High School band, several Boy Scout troops and other participants assembled at the American Legion Home on John Street and proceeded up Main Street, stopping at war memorials along the way and concluded at Monument Square.

Marlborough: Senior Center trip to Martha’s Vineyard

May 27th, 2015

Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center will be holding a trip to Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday, July 14. The cost is $84 per person, and the bus will depart from the senior center at 7 a.m. Seniors will travel to Falmouth to board the Island Queen to the Vineyard. A native guide will provide an onboard [...]

Shrewsbury commemorates Memorial Day

May 27th, 2015

The Kapustas, the Healds and their puppy Buddy, the O’Connors, the Gangars and the Samaras gather to watch the parade.

Shrewsbury – Residents of all ages gathered to watch the annual Memorial Day commemoration, which included a parade, May 25.

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