Matching Challenge                              The Children's Trust
Jun
3
to Jun 30

Matching Challenge The Children's Trust

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We only have until June 30th, 2018 to meet a very generous matching challenge. Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $30,000.

The Children's Trust gives parents the tools and resources to gain lifelong skills and the self-confidence to ensure children grow up safe and healthy. Our programs are proven to make a difference.
There is still time to double your gift to stop child abuse.
About the Children's Trust
The Children’s Trust is leading the movement to stop child abuse in Massachusetts. 
We give parents the tools and resources to build lifelong skills and gain self-confidence to ensure children grow up safe and healthy. Our programs reflect a fierce commitment to empowering families at the earliest stages and prove the vicious cycle of reoccurring abuse can be stopped.

 

 

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Ribbon Cutting                                       Center of Hope
Jun
20
4:00 PM16:00

Ribbon Cutting Center of Hope

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The Center of Hope Foundation, Inc.
cordially invites you to our
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY
23 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA
Join us as we introduce our new
Sturbridge Day Habilitation and Kitchen,
and enjoy coffee, candy, and samples prepared in our kitchen
and in presenting
appreciation awards to our generous sponsors,
The George W. Wells Foundation,
The Hoyt Foundation

and the Herman F. Becker Foundation.
Meet our honored guest,
Secretary of Health and Human Services,
Marylou Sudders.
No RSVP necessary! We hope to see you there.

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Icons of the Hellenic World                     The Museum of Russian Icons
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Icons of the Hellenic World The Museum of Russian Icons

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Save the Date!

Exhibition Opening Reception

Icons of the Hellenic World:

The Argie and Emmanuel Tiliakos Collection of Greek Icons
Thursday, June 21, 6:00-8:00pm
Members free, Nonmembers $15. Call 978.598.5000 X 121 by June 19 to register.
Opening remarks by His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston, followed by exhibition tours and refreshments.
Learn about the exhibition here.

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Make Music Day                                   Hitchcock Free Academy
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Make Music Day Hitchcock Free Academy

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Thursday, June 21st  6-8 PM Rain or Shine!

International Make Music Day

 www.makemusic.org was created to celebrate music and the arrival of summer! Rain or Shine. Outside if possible, inside in case of rain.
 

Summer Fun Registration Night! Meet some of our music instructors, register for summer programs, including musical instruction, and/or just enjoy.

  • Bring a chair or blanket, and a picnic to enjoy with great music.
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Annual All American Picnic on Commons   Brimfield Senior Center
Jun
29
11:00 AM11:00

Annual All American Picnic on Commons Brimfield Senior Center

Join us for a down home, All American Picnic on the town common as we celebrate the American art of picnicking.  Enjoy burgers and hot dogs hot off the grill with all the fixings, creamy coleslaw with pineapple and craisens, pasta salad supreme, juicy watermelon, cold drinks and of course, something Red, White, and Blue for desert.  Reserve your space early as seating is limited.  A $5.00 donation is requested.  Call 413.254.7253 to reserve before June 26th.  (Will be held in Senior Center if weather doesn't cooperate)

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Sip & Stars Tasting & Star Gazing           Hitchcock Free Academy
Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Sip & Stars Tasting & Star Gazing Hitchcock Free Academy

Sip & Stars: Beer/Wine Tasting and Star Gazing

Wednesday, August 8th (Overcast date August 9th)

This stellar fourth annual fundraiser is moving to a new location-and it's right in Brimfield at Brimfield Winery! Also new this year, the event will start at 6:00 PM to allow more time to pick out your ideal viewing spot and get your beer or wine samples at a more relaxed pace! 

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Falmouth Road Race Team                    Special Olympics 2018
Aug
19
9:00 AM09:00

Falmouth Road Race Team Special Olympics 2018

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Falmouth Road Race

August 19th, 2018
Be a part of the 2018 Xtra Mile Falmouth Road Race team!
Members of the Xtra Mile team will receive:

  • FREE Entry into race
  • Xtra Mile Shaker/Water Bottle
  • Limited Edition Xtra Mile Sunglasses
  • Official Xtra Mile training gear
  • An official team singlet to wear on race day

Run 7 miles along the scenic Cape Cod coastline while supporting the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts!
Apply today through our online application!!

 

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 Boarding with the Bixbys                       Old Sturbridge Village
Sep
8
to Sep 22

Boarding with the Bixbys Old Sturbridge Village

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$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

Register by clicking on the above which will take you to the OSV site where you can chose an available days for September 2018 for your stay and the menu.

Take a journey into the past. Experience first-hand what life was like in 19th-century rural New England’s countryside by spending a night in the Emerson Bixby House, home of a Blacksmith/Farmer and his family. After you are appropriately dressed to toil, your real labor begins. Working alongside costumed historians, your work will include: cooking a 19th-century dinner and breakfast, learning a...

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The Rick Hoyt Sturbridge Half Marathon
Sep
9
10:00 AM10:00

The Rick Hoyt Sturbridge Half Marathon

Sturbridge Presents a Half-Marathon Honoring Rick Hoyt!

The Rick Hoyt Sturbridge Half Marathon

Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

The Town of Sturbidge is proud to be presenting a half-marathon road race to honor Sturbridge resident and ESPN's ESPY Award Winner, Rick Hoyt!

Click here for On Line registration

 The event will be held on  Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery of historic Sturbridge on this first ever half-marathon to honor Rick Hoyt.  This event was recommended by the Sturbridge Special Events Subcommittee as a way of bringing new and exciting events to the Town of Sturbridge.

This should be a great time for all.  If you have questions about the event or wish to participate, please contact Kathy at Team Hoyt   - email TeamHoyt73@gmail.com

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Dog Days @                                           Old Sturbridge Village
Nov
3
to Nov 25

Dog Days @ Old Sturbridge Village

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MEMBERS ONLY EVENT
This Event is on the following weekends:  11/3 - 11/4, 11/10 - 11/11, 11/17 - 11/18, 11/24 - 11/25

Museum Hours Daily Open 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Old Sturbridge Village extends to OSV members the privilege of bringing their dog to Old Sturbridge Village on select weekends throughout the year.

CLICK HERE for details and Dog Policy for the Museum

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Boarding with the Bixbys                        Old Sturbridge Village
Nov
3
to Nov 17

Boarding with the Bixbys Old Sturbridge Village

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$325 per person ($275 for OSV Members)

Register by clicking on the above which will take you to the OSV site where you can chose an available days for November 2018 for your stay and the menu.

Take a journey into the past. Experience first-hand what life was like in 19th-century rural New England’s countryside by spending a night in the Emerson Bixby House, home of a Blacksmith/Farmer and his family. After you are appropriately dressed to toil, your real labor begins. Working alongside costumed historians, your work will include: cooking a 19th-century dinner and breakfast, learning a...

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14Th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting         Venture Community Services
Nov
8
5:30 PM17:30

14Th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting Venture Community Services

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14TH ANNUAL WINE & BEER TASTING

Thursday, November 8th
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Oliver Wight Tavern @ OSV

Co-hosted with Ted's Package Store

 

We are proud to be in our 14th year hosting this exciting event with Ted's of Charlton.  Join us and sample a variety of beer, wine, vodka, cider, whiskey and more while enjoying games, raffles, and our extensive silent auction. Enjoy a night out while supporting our mission - SIP, SAMPLE & SUPPORT!

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Historic Drover's Roast                                            Salem Cross Inn
Jun
17
1:00 PM13:00

Historic Drover's Roast Salem Cross Inn

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Join us for our popular Drover's Roast outdoor dining event, where we prepare a 1700's American trailside feast recalling the days of John Pynchon, the colonies' first cattle drover.  Experience our version of the Drover's Roast as we prepare the feast as you watch; hand rubbed prime ribs of beef with an age old recipe of spices are slowly roasted for hours over a huge fire pit; fritters are made by hand and cooked; chowder of the sea is slow-cooked in cast iron cauldrons over open fires.

These are just the beginning of an endless feast (eight tables long!) including other seasonal entrées and a large variety of hot and cold vegetable dishes. After your feast it's time to enjoy an assortment of delightful baked goods and fresh. home baked shortcake or pies topped with real whipped cream.

As if the feasting weren't enough, there are festivities you can enjoy throughout the day; enjoy horse drawn wagon rides, music and other live entertainment, demonstrations by period crafts people, a Cow Puncher Drink, and more! 

FESTIVITIES begin at 1:00 pm.

FEASTING begins at 2:30 pm

$65.00 per Adult

CLICK HERE for more details and on line reservations

or Call 508-867-2345

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21st Annual Charity Golf Classic             Venture Community Services
Jun
15
8:00 AM08:00

21st Annual Charity Golf Classic Venture Community Services

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21st ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC

Friday, June 15th
Registration at 8:00 AM     Shot Gun Start at 9:00 AM

Blissful Meadows Golf Club, Uxbridge

Mark your calendar for one of the best golf events of the summer!

We hope you can join us at our 21st Annual Golf Event Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the programs and services offered at Venture.

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Annual Legislative Breakfast                   Center of Hope
Jun
12
8:30 AM08:30

Annual Legislative Breakfast Center of Hope

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Our 29th Annual Legislative Breakfast

"What is Your Vision?"
Featured Speaker:  DDS Commissioner Jane Ryder

Please join us on  Tuesday, June 12, 2018
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester
Hogan Campus Center
8:30 a.m. Registration: Complimentary Continental Breakfast
 9:00 a.m. - Program
Discussion around the needs of the disability community
Appreciation Awards for Members of Our Community
Your participation is welcome... please contact us for more information about issues and nominations for awards.
RSVP: 508-764-4085 - Pauline or topdavis@thecenterofhope.org

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National Get Outdoors Day                     Trek Sturbridge
Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

National Get Outdoors Day Trek Sturbridge

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Sturbridge to host a National Get Outdoors event

The Sturbridge Trail Committee, in partnership with the Friends of Sturbridge Trails (FrOST) and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) will host an Official National Get Outdoors Day event on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 9 am to 3 pm on the Leadmine Mt Conservation Lands as part of National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day), this eleventh annual event is to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. This family focused day will offer opportunities for families to experience traditional and non-traditional types of outdoor activities. Primary goals of the day are for reaching first-time visitors to our open space public lands and in reconnecting our youth to the great outdoors. This GO Day event will be held at 10 OSV Access Rd. and is free to the public. This GO Day event will offer a mix of information, active fun- help build a trail! Tour the recent dam removal project and learn about Leave No Trace environmental activities where participants, and especially kids, can learn how to minimize your impact on the environment. Activities will be offered in the morning and repeated in the afternoon to give everyone an opportunity to participate.  Event will be held rain or shine!

The pilot effort of National Get Outdoors Day was launched on June 14, 2008 and has grown every year. Building on the success of More Kids in the Woods and other important efforts to connect Americans and especially children with nature and active lifestyles, the USDA Forest Service (FS) and the American Recreation Coalition (ARC) led an inclusive, nationwide effort focusing on a single day when people would be inspired and motivated to get outdoors. Last year, over 171 official GO Day sites across the nation welcomed over 48,000 new faces to the joy and benefits of the great outdoors. GO Day is an outgrowth of the Get Outdoors USA! campaign, which encourages Americans, especially our youth, to seek out healthy, active outdoor lives and embrace our parks, forests, refuges and other public lands and waters.

The June 9th morning Get Outdoors day events are:

9 to 11:30 am:  Trail Building 101 – Join members of the SCA build a section of the Sand Hill trail.  Bring your work gloves and a water bottle, all tools provided.

9:30 to 10:30: Leave no Trace Hike – Join members of the SCA on a family friendly hike of about ½ mile, exploring the principles of leave no trace and environmental ethics in a friendly “kid” way.  Bring your water bottle and bug spray.

10:30 – 11:30 Hamant Brook Restoration – Dam Removal Hike – Join members of the Sturbridge Trail Comm and explore the dam removal project. Learn about the environmental benefits of the project.

The June 9th afternoon Get Outdoors day events are:

12:30 to 2:30:  Trail Building 101 – Join members of the SCA build a section of the Sand Hill trail.  Bring your work gloves and a water bottle, all tools provided.

1:00 to 2:00 Leave no Trace Hike – Join members of the SCA on a family friendly hike of about ½ mile, exploring the principles of leave no trace and environmental ethics in a friendly “kid” way.  Bring your water bottle and bug spray.

1:30 – 2:30 Hamant Brook Restoration – Dam Removal Hike – Join members of the Sturbridge Trail Comm and explore the dam removal project. Learn about the environmental benefits of the project.

All participants will be given their very own “Trek Sturbridge” water bottle.  Members of FrOST will be on hand with trail maps and information on all the open space properties thru the event. 

Come join us on this National Get Outdoors Day event! 

More information will be posted on the Sturbridge Trails website: www.sturbridgetrails.org

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