Thursday, March 7, 2013
The fundraiser is back on.
It is March, and that means the Friendship Brickway fundraiser is back on to raise money for the Northborough Senior Center. According to the Friends of the Northborough Senior Center website, the fundraiser starts in March and ends on June 1. Money is raised when supporters buy a brick, which ultimately is added to The Friendship Brickway at the center. Said bricks can be engraved and commemorate a variety of special occasions and people. "To date, 120 messages have been 'bricked' in front of the Senior Center," says the website, "and the annual Northborough High School alumni reunion last fall generated orders for six more to be installed this year. The bricks commemorate occasions and places, pay tribute to special people, or honor the…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
This week's entree features spaghetti, salad and dessert.
Every Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m., the Bistro at the Northborough Senior Center serves up a full dinner, including dessert, as well as sandwiches and soups from its daily lunch menu. For a low price of $8, this week, enjoy spaghetti and meatballs, caesar salad, bread and dessert. Check out the town's Senior Center site for the weekly menu, and more information.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Help showcase people who are doing great things in your community with our new feature, Count Us In.
Your neighbor who volunteers at the library, your child’s bus driver, and the Little League coach in your community may not seem to have much in common at first glance. But Patch’s new initiative, Count Us In, aspires to bring together all Good Samaritans by highlighting residents who are exemplary at making your community a more positive place. Northborough is an exceptionally giving community, as is evident by the many dedicated volunteers in town, as well as the charitible groups, organizations and centers that can be found here. Northborough's Helping Hands, The Northborough Food Pantry, the American Legion, Birthday Wishes, The Neighbor Brigade, the Northborough Woman's Club, the Friends of Northbrough Recreation, Friends of the …
Sunday, February 19, 2012
It's all about wine, chocolate treats galore and a silent auction.
The Eighth Annual Chocolate Spectacular was held last weekend at Whitney Place. Proceeds from the event are used to support the Senior Center of Northborough.
Friday, January 13, 2012
Thanks to some fundraising by the Northborough Rotary Club, the Senior Center now owns a defibrillator.
Now, thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Northborough Rotary Club, the Northborough Senior Center owns something it hopes it won't have to use: a defibrillator. Skip Doyle, chairman of the Foundation Committee for the Rotary, and Ken Golden, president of the Rotary Club, informed the Board of Selectmen of their donation at a meeting last week. The Rotary club raised $1,000 toward the purchase of the defibrillator, which was matched by a grant, which raised the $2,000 needed. "We’re very happy to be able to do this for the Senior Center, and we’re hoping the occasion doesn’t come up where it has to be used," said Doyle. Jeff Amberson, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, added, "We're lucky that we have such a dedicated Rotary Club. …
Monday, August 22, 2011
It's all about jewelry making, court cases and the fact that President Roosevelt was the first president to ride in a car.
1.Make your own jewelry at a workshop at the Senior Center today at 10 a.m. Instructor Lori Burton helps you work with sterling silver, gemstones and more. 2. Northborough Chiropractic Center is offering a High Powered Immunity Workshop today at 6:15 p.m. 3. On this day in history in 1846, the U.S. annexed New Mexico and in 1902 President Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. president to ride in an automobile. 4.Northborough Patch runs a list of the Northborough-related court cases every Friday. Here's a link in case you missed them this week. 5.Are you ready to add a pet to your family? Be sure about it by reading this informative article in Patch.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Northborough Patch is always here to help you with your day, and always offers you five things about that day.
1. According to brownielocks.net, it's "National Resurrect Romance Week." Do with that what you will. 2. Did you know Patch has published more than a million articles? Yes, it's true, and it's a major milestone. 3. School's almost starting again, but it's still vacation. Take the kids out for kids karaoke tonight at JJ's Sports Bar and Grille, where they've got a large variety of kids choices as well. 4. Meet and play pool at the Northborough Senior Center, at 9 a.m. 5. Also at the Senior Center, meet with the book club at 1:30 p.m. to discuss Coal Run by O'Dell.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Chili — on a hot dog and as "soup of the day" — tops the menu today for the Senior Center.
The Northborough Senior Center's Bistro 119 is open to everyone, and no reservations are needed, from noon to 1 p.m. every day. Menu for Monday, July 11 TODAY'S SPECIALS: Quiche Lorraine $3 Grilled hot dog with roll $1.50 Chili dog $2 Sandwiches Choice of white, rye, pumpernickel, wheat, spinach wrap Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad $ 3.50 Grilled Cheese, BLT, Tuna Salad, Turkey Breast, Ham - All $3 Add 50 cents for American or provolone cheese SALAD Tossed Green Salad $2 w/scoop tuna or chicken salad or turkey/ham $3 SOUP Chili $2 SIDES Potato Salad $.50 Coleslaw $.50 Warm Breadstick $.50 Fruit Cup $2 Cookie $.60 Bottled Water $.50 Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Sprite Zero $1 Klondike Ice Cream Bars $.60 Before placing your order, …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
BBQ chicken, strawberry shortcake and Jug O' Punch were on the menu.
The Rotary Club of Northborough grilled up a feast for folks at the Senior Center on Tuesday. The menu consisted of barbecued chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, potato chips, strawberry shortcake, gourmet cookies, coffee, tea and cold drinks. Entertainment was provided by Jug O' Punch.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Happy Tuesday. Here are five things from Northborough Patch to read about and ponder.
1. According to on-this-day.com, on this day in 1939 Lou Gehrig quit baseball due to illness, in 1954 The American Cancer Society reported significantly higher death rates among cigarette smokers than among non-smokers, and in 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark opened. 2.The Rotary Club grills up burgers, dogs and more for the Annual Senior Picnic at the Northborough Senior Center tonight at 5 p.m. 3.The Planning Board meets tonight in Conference Room B in the town hall offices. 4.There is a health clinic being held at the Northborough Senior Center today at 12:30 p.m. 5.It's the last full day of school, and again, the Splash Pad is open!