There are so many wonderful events happening in our local area over the summer. Music in the park, movies in the park, festivals and carnivals, etc. Keep checking back to this page for updates on happenings in your area! Read more.
50 plus parade entries decked out in their best “Americana” will be traveling through Milford, MA on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 kicking off at 10:00AM. Stilt walkers, floats towing decorated boats, Patriots cheerleaders, floats throwing beach balls and floats playing live... Read more.
The FYBO Bill Capen Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament fundraiser will be held at The New England Country Club, Bellingham, MA on SUNDAY AUGUST 19, 2018. The Dinner & Award Ceremony will take place, immediately following the golf, under the on‐site tent. The golf... Read more.
TODDLER JAM Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. IT’S STORY TIME! SUMMER SCHEDULE... Read more.
Come join Milford Performing Arts Center's adult improv troupe under their new name, Friday Night Live, for a night of jokes, innuendo, and great memories Friday April 27th at 7pm at the theatre at 150 Main Street in Milford! Read more.
HMEA's 17th Annual incredABLE 5K, is an all-inclusive event, taking place on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Dell EMC in Franklin, MA. Fox25 news anchor, Gene Lavanchy, will be returning to his co-hosting duties, along with former New England Patriots "ALL PRO" Linebacker, Steve... Read more.
Uxbridge Parents for Safe Graduation proudly presents a Murder Mystery Dinner called "Golf can be Murder” performed by the Comical Mystery Tour. Come join us for a delightful and fun evening which includes pasta, meatballs, salad, Italian bread, dessert and coffee... Read more.
The Brookside Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO) is hosting BROOKSIDE’S GOT TALENT a Hollywood theme talent showcase featuring students attending Brookside Elementary School. This event will be on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1:00PM held at Stacy Middle School Auditorium... Read more.
Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer.
Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. Read more.
The Bellingham Women of Today will welcome Santa for their annual Muffins with Santa on Saturday, December 2nd from 9:00 – 11:30 at St. Blaise Church Hall, 1158, S. Main St., Bellingham. Join them for muffins, bagels, juice, milk and coffee. Children can meet Santa... Read more.
Friends of the Medway Library will hold its annual Gingerbread Festival on Saturday, December 16th in the library’s Cole Room. Children of all ages are invited to show off their creativity by decorating their very own mini gingerbread houses. Admission is one bag of candy... Read more.
FRANKLIN - Celebrate the best of fall and Franklin with friends and neighbors at the 15th annual Franklin Downtown Partnership Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s Harvest Festival features a day of great local entertainment... Read more.
Victor Rosenbaum, an internationally recognized pianist will open LiveARTS’ 2017-2018 season with an all-Beethoven concert on September 17, 2019. Rosenbaum has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the world and has achieved particular acclaim for his... Read more.
Milford Public Schools Music Department is offering Jazz Camp this summer to be held July 17-21, 2017 from 9am-11am at Memorial Hall! It is open to students who have completed grades 6-11. This is a one-week "Big Band" rehearsal that will be arranged for easy to medium... Read more.
Milford Public Schools Music Department is offering Brass Camp this summer to be held July 31-August 4, 2017 from 9am-11am at Memorial Hall! It is open to brass students that recently completed grades 4 – 11 as of June 2017. Students need to have completed at least one... Read more.
Milford Public Schools Music Department is offering Marching Band Camp this summer to be held August 14-18, 2017 from 9am-3pm at Milford High School! It is open to band members that recently completed grades 8 – 11 as of June 2017. This camp will teach marching technique... Read more.
Fireworks and the red, white and blue! Celebrate your independence this weekend right through July 4th at these local celebrations. Franklin has a whole weekend celebration planned while Uxbridge is giving you the chance to keep on celebrating next weekend! Read more.
Kick off the summer with this exciting show! A program for families celebrating reading and the cultural heritage of the United States. Award winning performers Roger Tincknell and Davis Bates share participatory stories and songs. The program includes trickster stories... Read more.
Community Science Fair - The summer reading finale on the evening of Thursday, August 17th at 6 pm, will include a Community Science Fair! Kids, groups of kids, families or pairs of families are invited to participate. Select a topic from the suggested list (on the... Read more.
The Town of Bellingham has scheduled two “Family Outdoor Movie Nights,’’ which will be held on July 13 and July 20 at the Memorial Middle School baseball field. The movies, which will begin at dusk (approximately at 8:30 pm) will be shown on the town’s 20-foot screen... Read more.
REGISTRATION FEE: $75 per space (non-refundable). Please include check with completed application and agreement form. Vendors letters and the applications are available on our website www.hollistonhistoricalsociety.org embedded in the “Vendors Welcomed” article. We look... Read more.
Grab a blanket or some chairs, pack a dinner for the family and meet us at Milford Town Park every Tuesday night this summer for Claflin Hill Presents MyFM's Family Night at the Bandstand. Family Night at the Bandstand has been a tradition here at the station and our... Read more.
Finding your zen is not just for adults anymore. Now kids can have fun learning about how their body and mind can connect with Yoga for Kids. Cindi Scrimgeour from Ahimsa Yoga Studio in Milford will show you how to relax and unwind and teach you some cool poses and... Read more.
After a 1-year hiatus, local Hopedale residents Robert Jackson and Adam Fumia are pleased to announce that HopedaleMovieNight, which screens free movies in the Hopedale town park, is returning for 2017 and is set to launch a full Summer season of movies. Residents of... Read more.
By J.D. O’Gara (Local Town Pages) - Summer in Millis is set to start with a bang when Millis hosts its Fourth Annual Millis Carnival on June 22nd, 23rd and 24th, thanks to the Millis Recreation Department and sponsored by Roche Bros, Imperial Cars and the Millis Cultural... Read more.
Bruce Creditor, clarinet, Donald Krishnaswami, viola, and Lorena Tecu, piano, are members of the Clarinet Trio that will play the final concert of LiveARTS 2016-2017 concert season. The concert will be held on Sunday, April 23 at 3:30 p.m. at the meetinghouse of the First... Read more.
The Bellingham Library is located at 100 Blackstone Street. Hours of operation are Monday –Thursday, 10 am to 8 pm; Friday and Saturday 10 am to 5 pm. Closed on Sundays. Closed Monday, May 29th for the Memorial Day Holiday. Read more.
On March 31st, 2017, local musicians in The Greater Milford Area Local Music Scene come together, once again, to raise much needed money for the Franklin Food Pantry at The Black Box located right next door to the pantry. Co-organizer Bill Donovan explains why he and... Read more.
Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, Arthur Miller’s drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society. Set in 1962, the story focuses upon a young farmer, his wife, and a... Read more.
The Brookside Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO) is hosting BROOKSIDE’S GOT TALENT! a Hollywood theme talent showcase featuring students attending Brookside Elementary School. This event will be on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00PM held at Stacy Middle School Auditorium... Read more.
In October 1998 in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old student at the University of Wyoming, was tied to a fence post, severely beaten, robbed, , tortured and left, alone, to die. His body -- battered, bloody, barely clinging... Read more.
Join Milford Performing Arts Center for fun vacation week workshops at their theatre on Main Street in Milford. Full or half day programs are available. The week offers programs in art, drama and music and productions of The Cat in the Hat and Toy Story. Read more.
Come down to HCAM in Hopkinton for Wake up and Smell the Poetry in the midst of February to celebrate award-winning poetry, story and song. On Saturday morning, February 18th guest features include tanka poet Ken Slaughter, storyteller Jo Radner and singer-songwriter... Read more.
Soprano Sari Gruber and pianist Cameron Stowe will present a recital of songs at the third LiveARTS concert of the 2016–2017 season. The concert will be held on Sunday, January 29 at 3:30 p.m. at the meetinghouse of the First Universalist Society, 262 Chestnut Street... Read more.
On Tuesday, January 24 at 6:30 the Bellingham Senior Center is holding a free concert by Jeremy Ronkin. Jeremy is adjunct faculty at Brown University. Currently he performs with the Clafflin Hill Orchestra, the Lexington Symphony and the New Bedford Symphony. He has... Read more.
American Idiot is a sung-through stage adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot. The story, expanded from that of the concept album, centers on three disaffected young men, Johnny, Will, and Tunny. Johnny and Tunny flee a stifling suburban... Read more.
Who needs a Valentine heart when you can have braaaaains? The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) New England Climb 2 Cure Team in Training is holding a Zombie Prom on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 7:30 PM at Jalapeno’s Grill, 15 North Main Street, in Bellingham. Six... Read more.
By WMRC's Ray Auger - There’s a new playground in Ashland! Dr. Greens Indoor Golf offers simulated golf, pool, shuffleboard and a full pub for your entertainment and dining pleasures. There seems to be something for everything at Dr. Greens and yet very unique to the... Read more.
By WMRC’s Ray Auger - Is ice skating an activity of the past? Have we evolved (or devolved depending on your age) beyond the simple practice of circling a body of frozen water for hours on end? I sure hope... Read more.
Milford and it's surrounding neighbors is full of talented and promising artists. Now, you can spend your day parusing Facebook pages and event sites to discover these artist on your own OR you could tune in to Milford Performs once a month on Milford TV and save... Read more.
Be it a local bar, restaurant, pub or tavern, chances are you frequent one of these culinary and/or spirit-oriented establishes from time to time And chances are you have a favorite bartender there. Someone who is quick with a smile, story and, of course, a tasty drink... Read more.
The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra (CHSO) recently opened its Seventeenth Season on November 5, 2016 to an enthusiastic audience, and is now in the final stages of preparation for its annual Holiday Pops concert on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:30 PM in the Milford... Read more.
Repairs have begun to the Community Room and Community Room Kitchen and have an estimated 8-12 week time frame. The earliest the room will be available is early to mid-January. We will update the library website each month with details about the progress of the... Read more.
Medway Public Library December Youth Events. TODDLER JAM. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer. Children must be accompanied by... Read more.
Upcoming events at Brookside in Milford... Adult Comedy Night on November 4th featuring two comedians, tons of raffles and lots of fun. Brookside Movie Night featuring the movie The Secret Life of Pets on November 10th... Read more.
Seafoam Green’s front man, Dave O’Grady, has honed his musical craft through many years of writing, recording, gigging, navigating through questionable record deals and releasing a few singles. This November Seafoam Green is finally ready to serve up their offerings to... Read more.
The Milford High School Theater Workshop will be holding its annual fall production the weekend of November 18-20th. This year's production is "Our Town" by playwright Thornton Wilder. It tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between... Read more.
Charles River Bank is proud to once again be a corporate sponsor Mendon Lions Country Fair that is being held this year on Saturday, October 8th from 10am to 5pm at the fields of the Blessing Barn, 5 Hastings Street. The Bank’s booth on the fairgrounds will offer free... Read more.
LAST CALL FOR TICKETS! - Funny 4 Funds has been hired by the Brookside PTO to assist with our fundraising efforts to support technology for Brookside! This is a very important part of learning and development for our children. This is a way for the Parent and... Read more.
Brookside Elementary School in Milford offers so many great activities throughout the school year for families, kids and adults. Brookside PTO's Comedy Night is coming up on November 4th and promises to be a hilariously fun and entertaining night out for the parents. Read more.
On Saturday night, The Uber Cafe and Music House in the Hood Plaza in Mendon, presents a special, intimate show with local singer and pianist Chelsea Daniels. The Uber Cafe and Music House offers a wide variety of coffee, tea, esspresso and more plus a full menu of wraps... Read more.
For most of us who have been vacationing on the Cape since childhood, the sight of either bridge breaking through the treelines or appearing from around a highway bend has always meant that a long period of fun and sun was about to commence. There would be ample supplies... Read more.
The Feast of Saint Rocco is held on the second full weekend in August. It is in honor of Saint Rocco, the patron saint of the sick. The opening Mass is at 10:30 a.m., the Sunday prior to the feast. On Saturday on the field, during the feast, at 10:00 a.m., there is a Mass... Read more.
Indian Ranch, in Webster, MA, will once again host their annual Summer Brewfest at their lakeside venue on July 30, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. Tickets are on-sale now at www.indianranch.com. At the festival, beer aficionados and novices alike will have the opportunity to sample... Read more.
Music, food and fun will fill the air this Saturday, July 23rd when the Evergreen Center, a non-profit educational organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities, presents a free Multicultural Festival on the school’s campus at 345 Fortune Boulevard... Read more.
The Franklin Cultural District Committee is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 2nd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival from Wednesday, July 27 to Saturday, July 30, 2016. The Franklin Cultural Festival Committee will supervise and facilitate the performances... Read more.
Plans are underway for the Day in the Park for Saturday, September 17 (rain date- Sunday, September 18). There will be live music, a juried art show, children's games and entertainment, craft booths, and food vendors. Applications to participate can be found on the... Read more.
Every Tuesday evening, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., throughout the summer, Claflin Hill presents The WMRC Family Night at the Bandstand at Milford Musicians Pavilion in Milford Town Park on the corner of Congress & Walnut Streets. Read more.
There's plenty to do in the local area this summer (and year round). You just need to know where to look! Town websites are a good place to start but not all are updated regularly. Googling "things to do" can get you started on the right path but it can be very time... Read more.
Come out and find the finest local purveyors and producers of local goods. You'll feel good about being part of something bigger. Nothing's sweeter than a fresh red apple or crisp cabbage from your own backyard. The Franklin Farmer' Market is the next best thing. You're... Read more.
Franklin Art Center offers individualized fine art instruction to students ages 4 - Adult. With the passing of the Goals 2000: Educate America Act, the arts were written into Federal law as a core academic subject in K–12 public schools. Franklin Art Center is focused... Read more.
Bellingham’s annual Independence Day Celebration will once again be held on July 4th with a concert at 5:30. Matt Zajac will be taking the stage at 5:30. Matt was recently awarded the Highest Honor at this years WMRC's Local Music Awards in May 2016 winning the coveted... Read more.
The Indian Princess, a modern day replica of the passenger riverboats that traveled the Mississippi River in the late 19th century, kicks off its second season on Webster Lake May 14, 2016. Leaving from the concert venue Indian Ranch in Webster, MA, the boat will offer... Read more.
Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer.
Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver... Read more.
FSPA's Annual Disney Showcase Features the Performing Sets Our Troupes and Dance Company Will Present at Walt Disney World! Come enjoy Broadway Light, Broadway Bound and CenterStage, along with Lite Brites, BLT2 and Next Step! Your ticket for the evening includes a... Read more.
The Hopedale Drama Club will perform the musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors at 7 pm on Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19th at 1pm and 7pm. The production is about a very unfortunate florist shop worker, the girl of his dreams and one voracious plant will be... Read more.
The Brookside Parent/Teacher Organization is hosting BROOKSIDE’S GOT TALENT! A Hollywood theme talent show featuring students attending Brookside Elementary School. The show will be on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 1:00PM held at Stacy Middle School Auditorium. This is the... Read more.
Milford High School students enrolled in the Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) Program have partnered with Atlas Travel to bring area residents a free travel trade show to be held Wednesday, March 30th at the Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain St... Read more.
CraftRoots Brewing is branching out with some new beers! First up is a double IPA that's packed full of bright citrusy flavors. Featuring the signature abundance of locally-grown hops and the solid backbone of Maine-grown malt, this brew also takes on a that... Read more.
The Brookside Parent Teacher Organization is hosting BROOKSIDE’S GOT TALENT! A Hollywood theme talent show featuring students attending Brookside Elementary School. The show will be on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 1:00PM held at Stacy Middle School Auditorium. This is the... Read more.
Do you want the joy of raising your own local food, but don’t have space for a garden of your own? Join the Upton Community Garden! The Community Garden is located on Mechanic St. Most plots are 4’ by 16’ raised beds for growing organic vegetables, flowers and herbs... Read more.
The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra (CHSO) will present “The Irish & Italian Summit” – an concert featuring the vocal and orchestral music of both nationalities, on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Milford Town Hall. New York based tenors Matthew Surapine and Jim... Read more.
Your favorite playground sport is making a comeback at Celebrate Milford on Saturday May 14, 2016! A red ball, a baseball diamond and a swift kick of the foot will take you right back to your childhood when you sign up for Celebrate Milford’s Co-Ed Adult Kickball... Read more.
If you haven't experienced Depot Street Tavern in Milford yet then you are doing yourself a major disservice. Ray Auger asked Chef and Owner Adam Hicks about his recent People Choice win at Worcester's Best Chef Competition and what he thinks makes Depot Street so special. Read more.
The toe-tappingest, foot-stompingest group ever to grace the Cole Room will be back at the Medway Public Library Sunday March 20, 3-5 PM. Southern Rail's performances are high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo... Read more.
As the local music community continues to grow and evolve, many bands have made an effort to think outside of the performance box by offering new ways to entertain their fans while collecting new ones. One valuable tool has been Milford TV and their continued support... Read more.
Julio’s Liquors is excited to once again celebrate its annual “Go Whisk(e)y” Weekend. A mecca for whiskey lovers, the conference will take place from Wednesday, February 24th – Sunday, February 28th. For the past decade, the action packed five day event has attracted... Read more.
Toddler Jam, Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m., Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver... Read more.
On Saturday May 14, 2016, the Town of Milford will be celebrating its rich culture, history and community diversity at the first ever CELEBRATE MILFORD event. The celebration will take place in and around the Milford Town Park, including Memorial Hall, Stacey Middle... Read more.
Franklin Recreation has partnered with the Tri County High School culinary program to offer an exciting new cooking class for middle schoolers. This class will give kids the necessary tools to prepare delicious meals for themselves and their families. Read more.
The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra launches into 2016 with a series of January concert presentations in venues throughout Metrowest and Blackstone Valley. The Claflin Hill Alternatives Chamber Music Series resumes on Friday evening, January 22, 2016 at 7:30 PM in... Read more.
Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of the Moorish warrior Othello, his beloved Desdemona, and the insidious villain Iago is a gripping masterpiece that ranks among his greatest works. The edge-of-your-seat thriller is a passionate and powerful drama full of jealousy... Read more.
The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) will stage three productions this holiday season, featuring Tchaikovsky’s timeless ballet The Nutcracker and the original FPAC musicals, Snow White and the Seven Elves and ’Tis the Season! Read more.
WMRC's Ray Auger spoke with Milford Performing Arts Center Director Carol Devendorf about their fall production of Fiddler on the Roof which will be presented at the Stacy Middle School in Milford November 20th, 21st and 22nd. Read more.
A spooky good time will be had by all this weekend as Milford Performing Arts Center presents their annual family-friendly Halloween show at their downtown Milford theatre. “The Halloween shows were started about 10 years ago with the hope that we would provide some... Read more.
Now is the time to start thinking about renewing your membership for 2015. Our year runs from January through December. If your membership is due for renewal, a form is included with this newsletter. The Milford Town Library truly benefits from your continued support. Read more.
Join the WMRC & Asphalt Engineering Hometown Hope Street Team at the new McDonald's on Medway Road in Milford for a live broadcast with the Sports Buzz. We'll be playing games and giving away prizes. AND, McDonald's will be giving away their grand opening prizes that... Read more.
King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Faire, announces its 2015 season, to run September 5 through October 25, 2015 on weekends and Monday holidays (Labor Day, Columbus Day). Tucked away on 80 acres of enchanted forest off Rt. 58 in... Read more.
WMRC and Asphalt Engineering have teamed up to bing you the Hometown Hope Street Team! Throughtout the year we'll be setting up our street team tent at different events and locations in the local area. We'll play some games, give away some prizes and sometimes broadcast... Read more.
The Franklin Cultural District Committee is kicking off its first Franklin Cultural Festival this week! The festival will run from Wednesday, July 29 to Sunday, August 2, 2015. The Celebration will take place in various locations in downtown Franklin including: THE... Read more.
FPAC presents the 2015 Whatever Theater Festival, running from Wednesday, July 29 to Saturday, August 1. The 8th annual festival features Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1 and a presentation of One Acts, an eclectic series of one-act plays. All performances are free of... Read more.
Can’t find anyone to play Scrabble with you? The Friends of the Medway Library will continue sponsoring a monthly evening of casual Scrabble.This is for all Scrabble enthusiasts and the focus is on fun. Make new friends, exercise your brain, and just enjoy playing... Read more.
It's time again for another season of Upton's 2015 Summer Concerts at Kiwanis Beach. Each concert begins at 6pm. Hot dogs, burgers, sausage and drinks will be available for purchase at each show. Read more.
Claflin Hill presents the WMRC Family Night at the Bandstand. Tuesday evenings throoughout the summer at Milford Town Park from 6:30 to 8:30. Rain date is the following Thursday. Join Claflin Hill and WMRC for a great night of entertainment and family fun! Read more.
So many great things to do in the local area over the summer and one of those refreshing activities is relaxing and/or playing on the beach. Mendon is home to one of the best local beaches in the area. Check out all the great events coming up this summer! Read more.
The Indian Princess, a modern day replica of the passenger riverboats that traveled the Mississippi River in the late 19th century, was launched this morning on Webster Lake. The boat, owned by Webster Ventures, will undergo standard inspections and then be ready to take... Read more.
The Hopkinton Summer Concert Series opens this Friday, June 19 with acoustic rock band Lower Level. Playing a selection of favorite songs from country, hip-hop, rock n' roll, country, and folk. Audiences are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and picnics with them. Read more.
Indian Ranch in Webster, MA will host a night of dinner and laughter with the Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, May 9. Featuring Chris Pennie, Larry Norton and Rob Steen, the dinner show will be held in the Indian Ranch Banquet Hall. Dinner will begin at 6:30 P.M... Read more.
The hugely successful yearly event in Hopedale known as Hopedale Oktoberfest is calling it a day after 6 years in existence. Over the years the event has grown to include a beirgarten, VW show, the best in local music and family fun. Organizer and founder Tom McGovern... Read more.