Monday, March 25, 2013
Hundreds of area children participated.
When volunteers said "go," hundreds of children charged out onto a field of Easter eggs and plucked them from the snow. In total, the Chapel of the Cross filled 15,000 plastic easter eggs with candy. Associate Pastor David Pranga said the event creates awareness for the church and is an opportunity to give back to the community. "We really like having here and it is a chance to do something nice for everyone," Pranga said. Also at the event were settings of various religious scenes, free popcorn, hot dogs and face painting. This is the fourth year the Chapel of the Cross has hosted this event.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Westborough's Chapel of the Cross will offer a 'Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage' seminar on Saturday.
Chapel of the Cross visitors on Saturday will laugh their hearts out, many of them next to the person who stole their heart. The “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage” seminar will cover four main topics, Associate Pastor David Pranga says: “The Tale of Two Brains”, “Why Does He/She Do That?”, “The Number One Key to Incredible Sex” and “How to Stay Married and Not Kill Anybody.” Featuring facilitators and a DVD, the session runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch will be provided by the church, which is hosting the program for the first time. “We just really believe that marriage is really important, and we all want a better marriage,” Pranga says. “This is just a seminar on helping people better communicate with each other and to understand each …
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Andy Needham Band has an album release event here Sunday.
Andy Needham and his three bandmates release their first Christian music CD in Westborough on Sunday. That's the latest sign that music no longer is a hobby for them, Needham says. "Last year and starting this year, this is something that we've put all of our chips in," he says. "We were getting to the point where we were doing four or five events a month. That's when a hobby gets a little dangerous. Last year, we did 50 events. This year, we did 150 events." The Andy Needham Band will hold a worship night and album release event for "Lifted High" at 6 p.m. Sunday at Westborough's Chapel of the Cross. Grammy Award-winner Mitch Dane produced the CD. Nate Parks from Camp Berea, "the leading youth organization in New England right now," will …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
There is a free clothing giveaway in Westborough today.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. What will you be doing today? 1. There is a free clothing giveaway at Chapel of the Cross, 160 Flanders Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. 2. The Tree Canopy Walkway at the EcoTarium will open for the summer daily from June 26 to Aug. 19. Guided tree canopy walkway sessions start on the half hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturday and from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. The EcoTarium is closed on Mondays. The cost is $10 per person, $8 for members. For more information, visit www.ecotarium.org. 3. Papa Gino’s will host a community fundraiser to benefit …
Friday, June 15, 2012
An afternoon of dance at a Westborough church will help a family in need.
If you can move your body, you can Zumba. So says Martha Convers, a Zumba instructor who is inviting the public to join in a community-wide Zumba-thon on Saturday, June 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Chapel of the Cross, 160 Flanders Rd. The event is a fundraiser for a group of local teens that will head to Mexico this summer to build a home for a family in need. “It’s an exhilarating workout, a fun workout,” Convers told Westborough Patch. “I lost 50 pounds doing [Zumba]…we workout, have fun and make a party of each class.” Convers is one of seven Zumba instructors who will lead the dance on Saturday. Money raised will be used to help fund 31 people from the student ministries program at Chapel of the Cross. The group, led by Director …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The state has traffic cameras set up. Be sure to wave and smile when you drive by!
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. What will you be doing today? 1. Now that vacation season is getting underway, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation reminds motorists to check the department’s live traffic cameras web page to view current traffic. 2. Residents interested in holding a yard sale must first get a permit from the Board of Selectmen’s office on the bottom floor of Town Hall. According to the permit application, any residence used for a yard sale more than two days in a twelve month period will be considered a home occupation and governed by the regulations in the town bylaws. …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
The famous rabbit was spotted Saturday morning at the Westborough Senior Center.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Westborough photographer Mike Kelly stopped into the Westborough Senior Center today, where the Easter Bunny was busy eating breakfast, doing crafts and posing for pictures with Westborough families. The annual Breakfast with the Bunny took place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The bunny was then seen hopping over to the Chapel of the Cross on Flanders Road for the annual Easter egg hunt and family fun day. Can you help us to identify some of these bunny fans? Do you have a photo from Breakfast with the Bunny? Share your photos and comments!
Friday, March 30, 2012
Chapel of the Cross will be home to thousands of eggs on Saturday.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. Chapel of the Cross, 160 Flanders Rd., invites Westborough and surrounding commnities to join in the Community Easter Egg Hunt and Fun Day taking place on Saturday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be thousands of eggs, free hot dogs and snacks, a moon walk, face painting, crafts, games and more. The event is free, but attendees are asked to bring nonperishable food to donate to local food banks. Organizers hope to collect 2,000 pounds of food. For information, call 508-870-0001, ext. 102. 2. According to Mass.gov, the commonwealth collected more than…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Frolic with the bunny, enjoy an egg hunt, visit the library or donate candy.
Westborough is buzzing for the bunny this week. Here are five Easter activities that we found in town this week. Do you know of more? Tell us in the comments below! 1. Among the new arrivals at the Westborough Public Library is Here Comes Peter Cottontail! by Steve Nelson, from Candy Cane Press. According to Wowbrary.com, “Illustrations tell the story of Peter Cottontail's preparations as he rises on Easter morning, loads his cart, and hides his treats for the children. Joy abounds when the children go outside to discover that Peter had been there.” 2. Breakfast with the Bunny takes place at the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd., on March 31 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $3 for ages 3 and up. Tickets are available at the …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Today is the first day of Spring, not Summer. Just sayin'...
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. Spring arrived today at 1:14 a.m. 2. A meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous will take place at Chapel of the Cross, 160 Flanders Rd.,, beginning at 7:30 p.m. 3. Gas prices are up two cents this week, according to the weekly survey of AAA Southern New England. The March 19 survey found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.739 per gallon, two cents more than a week ago and 13 cents higher than a month ago. The current price is 11 cents below the national average for self serve unleaded of $3.84. A year ago at this time the Massachusetts average price was $3.47. 4. …