Spring 2014 WHS Gala Concert and Exhibition
Annual 2014 Spring Fine Arts Gala Concert and Exhibition
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Performance and showcase of students enrolled in programs throughout the Westborough High School Fine Arts Department.
Exhibitions will feature visual arts such as painting, drawing, and digital photography. The concert will feature dance and theater groups, along with multiple choral, band, and orchestral ensembles.
This is a great showcase event, and is the single fundraising show of the year for the Westborough Fine Arts Education Association.
5 - 9 PM Silent Auction featuring gifts, goods, and services from local area merchants. Complimentary appetizers and desserts.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Visual Art display in lower auditorium lobby; Small ensembles performing in the upper and lower auditorium lobbies
6 - 7 PM Small Ensembles play in uppper and lower auditorium lobbies
7:30 PM Concert in the auditorium featuring all performing ensembles
Due to the limited and assigned seating, and anticipated demand for tickets, we recommend 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, as it is a WFAEA event.)
[4/30 UPDATE: included time and location for small ensembles. -webmaster]
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Easter Egg Hunt, Fun Day, and Food Drive on April 12, 2014
Easter Egg Hunt, Fun Day, and Food Drive Planned for April 12 in Westborough
Free Community Easter Egg Hunt, Hot Dogs, Moonwalk, and Food Drive to Benefit Local Food Pantries
- What: Community Easter Egg Hunt and Fun Day
- When: Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 11 a.m.—1 p.m.
- Where: Chapel of the Cross, 160 Flanders Road, Westboro, MA
- Who: Anyone in Westboro and surrounding communities
- Why: To benefit local food banks
Westboro, MA, April 2, 2014--Chapel of the Cross is hosting a community Easter Egg Hunt and Fun day on Saturday April 12th at 160 Flanders Road in Westboro. The event is open to everyone in Westboro and surrounding communities. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt with thousands of eggs, free hot dogs and snacks, a moon walk, face painting, crafts, games, and much more.
The capstone of the event is a Food Drive. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishables for donation to local food banks, with the goal of collecting 2,000 pounds of food. There is no charge for the events or for any of the activities. Anyone in need and unable to bring food is encouraged to come to the event and enjoy a great time.
The day’s events will start at 11:00 a.m. In the event of rain, most activities will be held indoors.
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Westborough Shuttle Info
Courtesy copy of the latest Westborough Shuttle info.
For UP-TO-DATE schedules, visit the official WRTA site.
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State Legislators Support Purchase of State Hospital Property
Westborough’s Delegation supports Town’s Legislation to Re-Use Westborough State Hospital Property
BOSTON— Representatives Carolyn Dykema, Danielle Gregoire and Matthew Beaton and Senator James Eldridge joined together with the town of Westborough to support legislation filed on behalf of the town to enter into an agreement to purchase a parcel of the Westborough State Hospital property.
“The re-use of the grounds has been years in the making and, while there is still more work to be done, the hearing today moves us one step closer towards achieving the community’s vision,” said Representative Dykema. “I am particularly pleased that we are dedicating a portion of the funds to mental health programs recognizing the legacy of the facility.”
“After a long and thorough process that involved local and state officials as well as input from the town, I am very pleased to be able to join my colleagues in the House and Senate to advance Westborough’s interests forward with this bill,” said Representative Beaton. “Working with the rest of the Westborough legislative delegation, I am confident that we will pass this bill into law before the end of the current legislative session so the town of Westborough can begin to reap the benefits of this landmark deal between them and the Commonwealth.”
“I know the Town of Westborough has been looking to acquire this land for some time,” said Representative Gregoire. “While dealing with such a complex issue, I am happy that our state and local delegation has been able to work with the Division of Capital Asset Management to get the town to its end goal as quickly as possible.”
"I am pleased that the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight held a hearing so quickly on H3979, An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey certain parcels of land in the town of Westborough,” said Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton). “The Westborough legislative delegation is committed to passing this important legislation for the town this session."
"Today's hearing was an important step in moving forward the acquisition of the Westborough State Hospital property by the Town,” said Westborough Selectman Ian Johnson. “It continues to be gratifying to the Town to witness the tremendous collaboration exhibited again today between the Town, our legislative delegation, and the Department of Capital and Asset Management. We feel confident that the results of today's hearing will propel the process towards a successful completion.
The bill (H.3979) was favorably reported from the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight following a hearing held last week. This legislation builds on the Westborough State Hospital Reuse Commission established by the legislature in 2010. The town of Westborough authorized the delegation to file this bill on their behalf during their fall 2013 Town Meeting.
[Press release received 30-Mar-2014 10:52 AM from office of Representative Carolyn Dykema -- webmaster]Add a comment
Bye Bye Birdie Gibbons School Musical
Gibbons Middle School presents
Bye Bye Birdie
Young Performers Edition
To quote from a description of a 2005 production at Arlington Children's Theatre, director Colleen Rua said,
... that although Bye Bye Birdie is a comedy, "the characters struggle with the complexity of parent-child relationships, war, love, and rapidly changing times. On the surface, it's all sweetness and light, but there's much more to it underneath."
- Saturday, March 29th at 7:00 pm
- Sunday, March 30th at 2:00 pm
Location Gibbons Middle School, Westborough, MA
All Proceeds go towards the Gibbons Theater
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- Final and PUBLIC Superintendent Interviews for Westborough, Wednesday 26-Mar-2014 5:30 PM
- Boston-based ROOT NINE band releases Boston Marathon tribute song
- Planning Workshop on State Hospital Property Development on Sat. April 12, 2014
- Having troubles with Verizon FiOS Internet in Westborough?
- 2014 Annual Town Meeting - Today, 15-Mar-2014
- Officials hope more companies will utilize new commuter shuttle
- 2013 Red Sox World Series Trophy at Hastings!
- Job opening for Economic Coordinator (Westborough resident preferred)
- UPDATE: Westborough Shuttle schedule starting 27-Jan-2014
- Town Election Calendar for Tuesday March 4, 2014
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DETOUR - Spring Road - closure Wed Jul 16 (maybe Thur too)
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Community Band at Bay State Green - Sunday July 13, 2014 5:30 PM
Notes from the interview - Amber Bock