Friday, May 17, 2013
Westborough High School Student Council members played games with seniors today.
A fun afternoon was in the cards for Westborough seniors and high school students today. Westborough High School Student Council members played Monopoly, Scrabble and other board games with seniors at the Westborough Senior Center.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Janet Parnes portrayed former First Lady Dolley Madison.
Westborough seniors on Thursday learned about early American history over tea. Janet Parnes portrayed former First Lady Dolley Madison during the Friends of the Westborough Senior Center's Spring Tea Party.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Westborough Senior Center hosts crowd for Boston Red Sox home opener.
Take me out to the Westborough Senior Center? Peanuts, popcorn, hot dogs and cold soda were enjoyed by rows of guests at the Rogers Road center during the Boston Red Sox home opener Monday. The crowd rose -- and doffed its hats -- as the National Anthem played before the game at Fenway Park, on a large TV in the room. And Westborough High School junior Sean Corcoran asked baseball trivia questions between some innings. Correct answers earned prizes.
Friday, March 22, 2013
They decorated Easter eggs Thursday.
Easter eggs arrived at the Westborough Senior Center on Thursday, two days ahead of the Easter Bunny. Seniors decorated white, hardboiled eggs with instruction from Joan Pavolis. She demonstrated decorating Easter eggs with beeswax and dyes, according to the senior center newsletter. For a list of fun Easter activities in Westborough, go here.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Westborough seniors celebrated St. Patrick's Day on Monday.
There was a lot of smilin' at the Westborough Senior Center on Monday afternoon. Dozens attended the St. Patrick's Party and Luncheon, which featured corned beef and cabbage. Kevin Farley, the Irish Music Guy, told stories and sung during the gathering.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The senior center hosted Saturday's event.
Tables of jewelry, candles and baked goods awaited visitors to the Westborough Senior Center on Saturday. As did teddy bears clad in Christmas red and white. The Friends of the Westbrough Senior Center's fall fair drew holiday shoppers six days before Black Friday. Explore these photos from the event. Upload more, too.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The annual Honor Our Veterans luncheon was held Friday.
Although the nation will have its soldiers in its thoughts this Monday, people had reason to do so this past Tuesday as well, Westborough Council on Aging Executive Director Alma DeManche says. “This past week, we were able to go do something that we take for granted. We were all able to go to the polls, cast a vote, didn’t have to tell anybody who we voted for unless we wanted to. There were no soldiers with guns standing outside the polls. And we were able to elect the president who will lead our country,” DeManche said Friday during the annual Honor Our Veterans luncheon at the Westborough Senior Center. “No matter which side of that you’re on, that’s something that we need to actually not take for granted. And by virtue of the fact …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Wednesday's Halloween party at the Westborough Senior Center also featured a performance by Mr. Magic.
Westborough seniors celebrated Halloween on Wednesday with a butterfly, Michael Jackson, a clown and Mr. Magic. Members of Westborough Girl Scout Troop 30510 continued working toward their Bronze Award by spending part of their Halloween at the Westborough Senior Center's holiday party. Mr. Magic performed for the group.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Classes are running every 30 minutes, with the last one starting at 2 p.m.
Wear comfortable footwear to today's Westborough Senior Center and Council on Aging annual open house. Classes running every 30 minutes (until 2 p.m.) are among the many activities offered at the session, which ends at 3 p.m. The class schedule kicked off with chair yoga at 10 a.m., followed by line dancing, Qigong tai chi and tap dancing. The balance of the schedule is: Visitors also are invited to vote their choice to start the senior center's new book club; sign up for such activities as the Thursday Paint Party; and view work by the center's photo club.
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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. The Rotary Club of Westborough meets at noon at The Chateau. 2. Support WHS athletics: the golf team plays Wachusett at 3:30 p.m. at Holden Hills Country Club. The JV and varsity field hockey teams play Leominster at Doyle Field. The varsity plays at 4 p.m. and the JV at 5:30 p.m. Go Rangers! 3. The Westborough Senior Center and Council on Aging holds an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4. The Westborough Hundredth Town Chorus rehearses at 9:30 a.m. at Congregation B'nai Shalom. 5. And the Westborough Community Chorus meets at 7:30 p.m…