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Today is May 24, 2016 - Medway, MA 02053  

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 1:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, adults, creative, senior, watercolor, painting, art, nature, explore, fun, class
    - Let nature inspire you! Bring your own painting wish list! We will explore the wonders of nature in spring and summer. As warmer weather approaches we will begin to explore the outdoor world at Broadmoor as weather allows. All levels welcome. Relax, enjoy and create!

    This is an ongoing series. Students may join at any time during the year.

    Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

    Instructions and Directions:
    Additional information, including a supply list and new student questionnaire are included in a link in the confirmation email.
    Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    280 Eliot St. Natick MA 01760
    Broadmoor Education Coordinator 508.655.2296 broadmoorprograms@massaudubon.org
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - May 24-29. The 2016 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid will be played at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Guarantee your place in history when the legends of the game and the newest members of senior professional golf compete in the most prestigious Major Championship in senior golf. For more information visit PGA.com.
     
           

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - 23rd annual event to promote the value of fitness and exercise for older adults. Seniors across the country are involved in health-promotion activities.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Missing Children’s Day is dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority. It serves as a reminder to continue our efforts to reunite missing children with their families and an occasion to honor those dedicated to this noble cause.
     
           

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

  • | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Local Events
    - This May some of the region’s most beloved local distillers are coming to Chestnut Hill Square, (http://www.chestnuthillsquare.com) as Seasons 52, (http://www.seasons52.com/locations/ma/chestnut-hill/chestnut-hill/4538) hosts a series of exclusive spirits tastings. A different distiller will be onsite to lead each tasting and attendees will enjoy small plates while they taste and experience a range of premium, artisanal spirits.
    SONS of LIBERTY, a Rhode Island based distillery of premium, malt whiskies born from distinctly flavorful beers. Aged in charred American Oak Barrels, taste SONS of LIBERTY’S legendary Battle Cry and UPRISING single malt whiskies that are leading the craft revolution, as well as the brewed stout beer that is used to make them.
    $10 per person, with proceeds benefitting the Boston Food Bank and Massachusetts Fallen Heroes. RSVP required at distilleryseries@seasons52.com. Guests can also experience local spirits from the artisanal spirit tower any time they visit Seasons 52 Chestnut Hill. Leary PR for Chestnut Hill Square.
    Seasons 52
    200 Boylston Street Chestnut Hill Square Chestnut Hill MA 02467
    Seasons 52 617.558.1152 distilleryseries@seasons52.com
  • - To encourage the public to adopt a healthier diet and lifestyle, this day celebrates the health, taste and convenience benefits of fruits & vegetables.
     
           

Friday, May 27th, 2016

  • | 8:00pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Jazz
    - The personalities and skills within this quartet facilitate the perfect collaboration to create and execute original music featured on their newest CD (released Fall 2015) November Dusk.. Philippe’s writing skills have evolved as well, composing personal and interesting tunes for this CD. There is a very beautiful unison between the tenor saxophone and the upright bass on “November Dusk,” which has solos flowing into each other against the countermelodies of the bass. The quartet has a mixture of ages which brings a fresh sound to their music. "The personalities and skills within this quartet facilitate the perfect collaboration to create and execute this original music." Serge Baudot. Opening for the Quartet is the Rivers School Jazz Band.
    Amazing Things Arts Center
    160 Hollis St Framingham MA 01702
    Ellen Sturgis 508.405.2787 ellen.sturgis@amazingthings.org
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On the opening day in 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
     
           

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1961, this Nobel Prize- winning human rights organization was founded by London lawyer Peter Benenson after he read about two Portuguese students arrested for drinking a toast to freedom.
    A global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally and are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. For information go to http://www.amnesty.org.
     
           

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
     
           

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 1:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, adults, creative, senior, watercolor, painting, art, nature, explore, fun, class
    - Let nature inspire you! Bring your own painting wish list! We will explore the wonders of nature in spring and summer. As warmer weather approaches we will begin to explore the outdoor world at Broadmoor as weather allows. All levels welcome. Relax, enjoy and create!

    This is an ongoing series. Students may join at any time during the year.

    Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

    Instructions and Directions:
    Additional information, including a supply list and new student questionnaire are included in a link in the confirmation email.
    Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    280 Eliot St. Natick MA 01760
    Broadmoor Education Coordinator 508.655.2296 broadmoorprograms@massaudubon.org

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | 6:30pm - 8:45pm | Local Events
    - Shrubs vary widely in size, shape, color, bark, flower, and fruit. This course will introduce you to almost fifty species of native New England shrubs, emphasizing plant identification, family characteristics, and historical plant uses. Bring a hand lens. Weekend sessions are held in off-site locations; directions will be provided during the first class.

    Fee: $200 (Member) / $250 (Nonmember)
    Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road Framingham MA 01701
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit http://www.spca.org
     
           

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 12:30pm | Local Events
    - Do you feel inspired when you visit the Garden or when you see plants in the field? This course will allow you to capture those experiences. Whether you’re interested in observational plant portraits or looser landscape impressions, this course offers several techniques for achieving your desired style. We will start with several short exercises and paint both indoors and outdoors in the Garden. Under the guidance of this talented teacher, beginners will master the basics and experienced students will advance their skills.

    Fee: $240 (Member) / $260 (Nonmember)
    Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road Framingham MA 01701
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org
  • | 5:00pm - 8:30pm | Local Events
    - Interested in establishing a meadow or caring for an existing one? Kathy Connolly will explain what a meadow is and teach you about the role of native species in a meadow, the basics of meadow ecology, site selection, low-impact site preparation techniques, and steps you can take right now to get started. After the lecture, you can purchase books and native plants grown by the Society’s Nasami Farm Nursery.

    Fee: $40 (Member) / $48 (Nonmember)
    Nasami Farm
    128 North Street Whately MA 01373
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
     
           

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
     
           

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

  • | 7:30am - 9:30am | Sports and Recreation, adult, birding, animals, wildlife, watching, spring, bird, class, outdoors,
    - What are those huge nests weighing down tall tree tops? It’s a great blue heron rookery! Most of the time, these beautiful birds are well camouflaged as they wade through wetlands fishing with their long beaks. The rookery gives a different view of as they perch majestically and take flight with their 6-foot wingspans. Come learn more about these amazing birds and others that share these wetlands.
    Pre-registration required. Online registration available.
    Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    280 Eliot St. Natick MA 01760
    Broadmoor Education Coordinator 508.655.2296 broadmoorprograms@massaudubon.org
  • | 10:00am - 3:00pm | Local Events
    - Join Dan Jaffe to learn about the best native plant materials available today for use in the design and landscape trades. Covering everything from plants for tough spots to specialty plants for specific habitats, this class will add a host of less familiar native species to your plant palette.

    Sundays, June 5, 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Location: Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
    Program Code: HOR1200
    Instructor: Dan Jaffe
    Fee: $162 (Member) / $190 (Nonmember)
    Limit: 20
    Certificate: Core: Adv.HD; Elective: HD
    CEU: MCLP, 4 AOLCP; .5 MCH
    Cosponsor: Ecological Landscape Alliance
    Online Registration: https://46858.blackbaudhosting.com/46858/fw15-hor1200-Native-Plants-for-Professionals
    Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road Framingham MA 01701
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Millis, senior Center, COA, Jumpin' Juba, blues music, rock & roll, June 6, 2016
    - Jumpin' Juba plays a special noontime concert at the Millis Senior Center, 900 Main St. Sponsored by the Millis Cultural Council. Jumpin' Juba mixes blues and roots-y rock styles from Memphis, Chicago, and New Orleans. Great piano and guitar! Originals and covers. More at http://www.stevehurl.com and
    http:// reverbnation.com/jumpinjuba
    Millis Senior Center
    900 Main St. Millis MA 02054
    Zippo G. 617.416.7039 zippogodukah@verizon.net
  • | 12:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Millis, senior Center, COA, Jumpin' Juba, blues music, rock & roll, June 6, 2016
    - Jumpin' Juba plays a special noontime concert at the Millis Senior Center, 900 Main St. Sponsored by the Millis Cultural Council. Jumpin' Juba mixes blues and roots-y rock styles from Memphis, Chicago, and New Orleans. Great piano and guitar! Originals and covers. More at http://www.stevehurl.com and
    http:// reverbnation.com/jumpinjuba
    Millis Senior Center
    900 Main St. Millis MA 02054
    Zippo G. 617.416.7039 zippogodukah@verizon.net
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
     
           

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