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2015 WHS Fine Arts Gala Concert & Exhibition (and SILENT AUCTION!)

The 2015 Westborough High School Fine Arts Gala Concert and Exhibition

This event, sponsored by the Westborough Fine Arts Education Association, serves as a fundraiser to help fund district-wide programs and provide scholarships to graduating seniors.

This year’s Gala will be held on Thursday, April 30th at Westborough High School from 5:00 pm until approximately 9:30 pm.   The event will showcase the talents of over 500 students in Music, Theater, and Visual Arts.  Among the honors earned by Westboro ensembles this year are Gold and Silver ratings at the 2015 MICCA Festival and a Gold Key in the Scholastic Art Competition.

5:00-9:00 pm: Silent Auction! (ongoing). This year’s auction will also be available online beginning on April 23rd at the following link:

http://bit.ly/wfaea2015gala

The live auction will end after intermission of the concert.

Complimentary appetizers and desserts will be served.

5:30-7:30 pm: Visual Arts display in the upper auditorium lobby with small ensembles performing in the upper and lower auditorium lobbies.

7:30 pm: Concert in the auditorium featuring all performing ensembles, including bands, orchestras, choruses and small groups.

The WHS Choirs will be performing as the Choral Union presenting a piece titled Everyone Sang. This piece was commissioned by the WHS Choirs with a grant from the Westborough Cultural Council. The piece was written just for WHS Choirs by Boston-based composer, Dr. William Cutter, and the world premiere of the piece will happen during the Gala Concert. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for our students. I hope you come and support your student and hear the world premiere of Everyone Sang.

Due to assigned seating in the auditorium, as well as high demand for tickets, it is recommend that you reserve your seats in advance of this performance.  Please note that this event is not included as part of the Family Concert Pass series.

For further information, contact Mr. Martin at martinc@westboroughk12.org.

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Shred Day 2015 - Apr 25 @ Library

The Westborough Public Library is holding a Shred Day, on Saturday, April 25 from 12pm – 2pm in the parking lot between the library and the Congregational Church of Westborough.

The event is being sponsored by Harvey Waste Removal and Recycling and Central One Federal Credit Union.

You can safely get rid of your unwanted personal paperworkold tax statements, bank/investment records, etc.

A mobile shred truck will be on site to shred your documents. They will not take phone books, catalogs, binders, or magazines.

There will be a limit of 3 paper shopping bags per person.

This event is free. Please call the library at 508-366-3050 for more information.

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Girl Scout Yard Sale - Sat Apr 11 @ Tufts Machine Lot

(from Westborough Patch,  "Girl Scouts Plan Their Annual (Huge) Yard Sale".  See the Patch article for a nice picture.)

Time for the Girl Scout Troop 30633 annual yard sale!

Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tufts Machine Lot, 55 East Main St., Westborough.

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Rabies Clinic - Sat Apr 11, 2015

RABIES CLINIC

Rabies Vaccinations will be given at

The Department of Public Works Garage

131 Oak Street

Westborough, MA

ON

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Dogs : 9:00 am – 10:00 am (on a leash)

Cats: 10:00 am – 11:00 am (in carrier)

Cost: $15.00 per animal

Dog licenses will be available for sale. Dogs new to town or less than 6 months old will not be charged a late fee. However, all other dogs not licensed by March 31, 2015, will be charged the late fee of $3.00.

Dog License Fees:

Spayed/Neutered - $15.00 each

Unaltered - $20.00 each

Sponsored by the Westborough Women’s Club


from: http://www.town.westborough.ma.us/Public_Documents/WestboroughMA_BBoard/04FB5D7B-000F8513

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WESTBOROUGH PLANNING FOR 300TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2017

The Town of Westborough, founded on November 18, 1717, will celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2017. Selectmen have appointed a 300th Committee to plan and coordinate events throughout 2017. The celebration will focus on the happenings and people that have shaped the Westborough community. Events for all ages are being discussed including a parade, fireworks, a field day, a ball and a store for Westborough-themed arts, crafts and memorabilia.

The committee is looking for creative ideas, suggestions and volunteers for organizational subcommittees for each of these events as well as graphic design and interactive and social media. Interested residents including students, as well as business owners should contact the 300th Committee’s co-chairs Deb Schradieck (deb.schradieck@gmail.com), or Ed Newton Jr. (ejnjen@msn.com) or via mail to 34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581.

Westborough’s 300th will be an exciting and fun celebration with something for everyone. You're encouraged to be a part of it!

About Westborough

Since its incorporation in 1717 as the 100th town in Massachusetts, Westborough has grown from a settlement of orchards and dairies into a dynamic community with a healthy mix of residences, wooded trails, and industry. Located 12 miles east of Worcester and 29 miles west of Boston, at the intersection of the Mass Pike, Route 495 and Route 9, Westborough's population of a little more than 18,000 residents enjoy extensive public services for all ages, and active recreation programs on its lakes, woodlands, and playing fields. Westborough High School was ranked 35th in Newsweek Magazine’s “America’s Top High Schools 2014” list, and the town has been cited by Money Magazine and CNNmoney.com as one of the “Best Places to Live” in the U.S.

Spurred by the advent of the train in 1834, and now with commuter rail service to both Boston and Worcester, Westborough has been home to diversified manufacturing, ranging from sleighs, straw hats, and boots in the past to computer and telecommunications equipment today. Westborough has also emerged as an important regional center for office development, with 35 percent of its employment devoted to the service sector.


Town of Westborough Massachusetts, s.v. "Press Release 300th Anniversary Committee," accessed April 4, 2015, http://www.town.westborough.ma.us/Public_Documents/WestboroughMA_BBoard/04FADD21-000F8513

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