Smoke and Mirrors: A Square One Panel Presentation on Vaping and E-Cigarettes
Oct
3
6:30 PM18:30

Smoke and Mirrors: A Square One Panel Presentation on Vaping and E-Cigarettes

As follow-up to our spring 2019 Square One presentations - Community Conversation and Dr. Ruth Potee, this is the third in a series of informational meetings co-hosted by Rotary Club of Westborough, Westborough Public Schools, Westborough Youth & Family Services and Westborough Connects.

This panel presentation is responding to public sentiment about the urgency of addressing the issue of vaping/e-cigarette use in our communities, through awareness and education. Panelists Mr. Jason Verhoosky and Dr. Safdar Medina will address these issues, as well as options for helping adolescents who are already using these products.

The event is open to all (recommended for ages 12 and up). Free on-site childcare is available with advance registration, as is language interpretation.

For more details and to register, click HERE.

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Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

Aging Enjoyably in a Connected Westborough

Westborough has a rich history and a dynamic present life, with a lot to offer its residents of all ages. On November 3rd, Westborough Connects, Westborough Council on Aging and Westborough Youth & Family Services will host, "Aging Enjoyably in Westborough". This event will give opportunities to create social connections, share Westborough’s vibrant resources and be welcomed by Westborough Connects' vision of creating a connected and resilient community. The event features guest speakers, a community resource fair, light refreshments and time to socialize and make new connections. Whether you've lived here your entire life or you are new to the community - this event is for you!

Check back soon for further details and registration information

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Westborough Unplugs
Apr
29
to May 5

Westborough Unplugs

In partnership with Westborough Recreation and Westborough Education Technology Fund, Inc., Westborough Unplugs is a week-long program during National Screen-Free Week with FREE activities and events designed to encourage people to take a break from screens and explore what our community has to offer.

For more information and a full schedule of events for the week, click HERE.

May 2nd update: PLEASE NOTE - Due to Friday's forecast, we will be moving the Unplugs Community Picnic on Bay State Commons to Saturday, May 4th from 5:00-7:30pm

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Westborough Connects Kindness Week
Apr
7
to Apr 13

Westborough Connects Kindness Week

Kindness Week is a celebration of the kindness in our community. It is a time to shine a spotlight on the good, and inspire people to spread kindness through their own actions. In partnership with other Westborough organizations and businesses, we seek to create small events and initiatives throughout the week that will promote community bonding around kindness and have a lasting impact.

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Square One: A community conversation on Substance Use Awareness and Prevention
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Square One: A community conversation on Substance Use Awareness and Prevention

Starting the conversation in Westborough around substance use disorder and addiction. In partnership with Rotary Club of Westborough, Westborough Youth & Family Services and Westborough Public schools.

Attendees may arrive at 5:30pm for a meet and greet with neighbors. The “community conversation” will take place from 6-7:30pm, followed by a Q&A session from 7:30-8pm.

Click HERE to register for this event or to be added to our mailing list for future information on events related to this topic.

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MLK Jr. Community Celebration
Jan
21
9:30 AM09:30

MLK Jr. Community Celebration

Central MA Connections in Faith (CMACIF), in partnership with Westborough Interfaith Association, Westborough Connects and Westborough Public Schools, is pleased to announce the first annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration in Westborough, MA. The event is free and open to all ages. It will be held from 9:30am-12:30pm on January 21st at Westborough High School.

The Celebration is grant-funded by the Lilly Endowment and by Islamic Relief.

Click HERE for more details.

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Gabriel Bol Deng: Hope, Resilience & the Power to Move Mountains
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

Gabriel Bol Deng: Hope, Resilience & the Power to Move Mountains

Lost Boy and educational leader Gabriel Bol Deng speaks about the keys to resiliency and success in adults and young people. He is the Founder and Director of the Ariang School, which teaches over 600 girls and boys in South Sudan, Africa.

This event was supported in part by a grant from the Westborough Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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