News and Events

April 2014

Money, Money, Money: Making a Living in the 19th Century at Northborough Historical Society
Friday, 4/25/2014 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Northborough Historical Society, 50 Main St., Northborough, MA - Free
Northborough Historical Society members Ellen Racine, Cynthia Atwood and Kathleen Pierce will present the program. They will don period costumes and portray a number of 19th-century Northborough residents including Farmer Lewis Fay, Dr. Henry Jewett, millworker Nettie Johnson and Sarah Flagg Bailey, who taught school in one of Northboroughs one-room school houses.
Meetings are held at the Historical Society building, 50 Main St. There is no charge to attend. All are welcome.
For more information, e-mail or call 508-393-6298.

African Women's Health Summit
Sunday, 4/27/2014 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
YWCA of Central Massachusetts, 1 Salem Square, Worcester, MA - Free
For more information, e-mail or call 508-736-5325.

Girls Inc. of Worcester's 2014 Girls Celebration
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Manor Restaurant Lounge & Banquet Facility, 42 West Boylston St, West Boylston, MA - $50
Girls Incorporated of Worcester has long been committed to providing under-served youth with the opportunity to attend our enriching and fun school year and summer camp programs offered at Winthrop House, our in-town facility located at 125 Providence Street, and at Camp Kinneywood, our beautiful outdoor camp located near the Holden Reservoir.

To make our school year and summer programs possible for some of the neediest girls in our community, Girls Inc. will hold its 14th Annual Girls Celebration to raise funds for our School Year and Summer Camp Scholarship Fund and to honor local community leaders that truly exemplify Girls Inc.’s mission of inspiring all girls to be strong (healthy), smart (educated), and bold (independent).

The event will feature keynote speaker Victoria Budson, the founding Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Ms. Budson is an example of leadership excellence and will discuss and inspire our girls and guests to believe in their potential and value their strengths.

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Purchase online at our website or contact Anne Sadick at 508.755.6455 x21 or All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No tickets will be mailed; your reservations will be held at the door.
Sponsored by: Bay State Savings Bank;
For more information, e-mail or call 508-755-6455x41.

Spring-Tacular (for Abby's House)
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Acacia at Indian Meadows Country Club, 275 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA - $65 per person; $600 for Table of Ten
Spring-Tacular is a Food and Wine Tasting Event and Silent Auction with all proceeds to benefit Abby's House (Worcester, MA). The featured guest speaker is Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong. Featured restaurants for the gourmet food tasting are Acacia at Indian Meadows, Eller's Restaurant, EVO Dining, Not Your Average Joes, Pepper's Fine Catering, Sweet Bakery & Bar, The Twisted Fork, and Volturno Pizza Napoletana. Julio's Liquors is the sponsor of the select wine tasting.
Tickets are $65 each or $600 for a Table for Ten
Enjoy a delightful evening while supporting Abby's House, now in their 38th year! Please respond by Wednesday, April 23.

Sponsored by: Abby Kelley Foster House, Inc.
For more information, e-mail or call 508-756-5486x14.

May 2014

Biz Gives Back Expo
Sunday, 5/4/2014 - Monday, 5/5/2014 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Union Station, Union Station, 2 Washington Square, Worcester, MA - Free
Come support local businesses and local charities (worcester animal rescue leagues and Why Me Sherry's House)
Over 85 local vendors will come together to showcase their products and services while giving away free samples, giveaways and we will be having a huge raffle of Red Sox tickets, flatscreen TV and tons of other amazing items donated by all of our vendors.
Proceeds will go to our local charities, this is family-friendly and free to the public!
For more information, e-mail or call 508-277-0063.

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