Calendar: July 13, 2022

Published: 7/13/2022 3:03:27 PM
Modified: 7/13/2022 3:03:13 PM
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Today: Evening of Seafarin’ Songs

WINCHENDON — On Wednesday, July 13, at 6 p.m., the Beals Memorial Library will present the Gloucester Hornpipe and Clog Society for an evening of seafarin’ songs. Enjoy traditional songs of New England maritime history, Free.

The Beals Memorial Library is located at 50 Pleasant St. in Winchendon. For more information, contact the library at 978-297-0300 or visit their website at

Friday: Orange Community Band performs

ORANGE — The Orange Community Band, under the direction of Stephanie Parker, will present a free band concert on the Bandstand in Butterfield Park on Friday, July 15. Concerts will continue on Friday evenings through July 29.

July 16: Accordian concert and all-day bazaar

PHILLIPSTON — A free accordian concert, sponsored by the Phillipston Cultural Council, will begin on the common at 4:30 p.m., following the all-day bazaar event which begins at 10 a.m.. on the common with games, loads of jewelry, hundreds of books including many vintage ones, a coffee can auction, good food, and a huge flea market just down the road at the Transfer Station. The church’s traditional chicken barbeque will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. Call Peter Haley at 978-697-0891 if you’d like tickets for it.

July 16: Floral arranging class at Petersham Art Center

PETERSHAM — Lynn Hartman will offer a Floral Arranging Class at Petersham Art Center on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will bring a vase from home and Hartman will bring the flowers, to show the techniques and skills that professionals use to create stunning floral displays. Please call 978-724-3415 for more information and to register for class. There is a fee for the Floral Arranging Class.

July 16: Phillipston Village Bazaar

PHILLIPSTON — The Phillipston Village Bazaar will be on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Phillipston Common and also at the Phillipston Transfer Station. There will be games on the common for children, toys for children, a coffee can auction, a chuck wagon with hot dogs and hamburgers, books for sale and baked goods. There will also be an incredible amount of jewelry from an estate sale.

At the transfer station there will be all of the attic treasures that previously had been sold in the school gymnasium.

The night will conclude with a chicken barbecue with entertainment provided by an accordian band, including Jane French of Phillipston. There will be an opportunity to dance. The concert will be supported by the local Phillipston Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Tickets are available for the chicken barbecue from Peter Haley at 978-697-0891.

July 16: Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club

WINCHESTER, N.H. — The Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club will hold a dance Saturday, July 16, 7 to 10:30 p.m., at the ELMM Community Center, 21 Durkee St., Winchester, N.H. Live music by: “NH Visitors.” Nonalcoholic drinks available; 50/50 raffle. Everyone welcome, $10 Members / $12 Nonmembers

For further info: call Tom: 978-249-6917 / 978-790-9322 or Barbara: 802-722-9205 / 802-376-0317

July 17: QCB to perform on Barre Common

BARRE — The Quabbin Community Band, under the direction of Margaret Reidy, will perform at the very cozy Normay Park. It is unclear whether the band will be playing on the newly renovated bandstand or in front of it July 17, but the concert will start at 6 p.m. sharp, as usual.

Captain T’s and Pie Town, both generous sponsors of the Quabbin Community Band, will be open on the 17th. Captain T’s will have a full ice cream window and a limited dinner menu. Pie Town will have a full menu of dinners and desserts.

The concert season runs through Sunday, Aug. 14, and rehearsals, for anyone interested in joining the group for one week or the entire season, take place at the Barre Town Hall, corner of Mechanic and Exchange on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Be sure to bring a music stand.

July 17: Open House at Millers River Environmental Center

ATHOL — This summer The Athol Bird and Nature Club will be having open houses at the Millers River Environmental Center. The Center will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. On July 17, Max MacPhee will be hosting. Topic: Caves, Chasms and Talus landscapes in Mass.

July 21: Jumptown skydiving drop-in

ORANGE — Jumptown skydivers will be dropping in to Third Thursday Fair, July 21, at Butterfield Park, which runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Jumpers will land anywhere from 6:30 to 6:45 p.m. You can view the landing from the bleachers.

July 24: Free concert, Salute to Disney

WORCESTER — The Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra continues its Summer Concert Series on Sunday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m., at the Levenson Concert Stage at Institute Park on Salisbury Street. Under the direction of Principal Conductor Myron Romanul, the orchestra will present a Salute to Disney. Free.

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