On Saturday, October 1, the 8th Annual Fitchburg Forge-In will showcase blacksmiths of all skills competing against one-another to determine the region’s best blacksmith. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Riverfront Park, located off Boulder Drive in Fitchburg. Come out for this exciting event and experience the old world thrill [...]
Summertime isn’t complete without one last barbecue! Join Leominster residents on Saturday, September 17 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. to enjoy delicious grilled food and help support one of the city’s oldest buildings, the No. 6 School House, which sits at the corner of Pleasant and Wachusett Streets.
The meal will include a half chicken, salad, [...]
With the summer heat continuing to climb, one group is bringing a little bit of holiday spirit to a crowd who could really use it. The Leominster Veterans Center will be hosting a special “Christmas in July” event on Thursday, July 21. Located at 100 West Street in Leominster, the Leominster Veterans Center [...]
Apparel retailer Old Navy is hosting its third annual “Operation Troop Donation” program from Friday, July 1 through Monday, July 4. Partnering with Operation Care and Comfort, one of the country’s leading troops donation programs, Old Navy customers will have the opportunity to give back to their countrymen and women by donating suggested Old Navy [...]
The Johnsonia Building Fundraiser committee has already scheduled its first benefit! During the Leominster Summer Stroll, which was held on June 25 and 26, the Modern Edge Center for the Arts hosted a community painting event. All afternoon children could stop by and add their touch to what is now being called “The Pink Flamingo [...]
School is finally out and it’s time to stock up on summer reading! Grab the kids and head down to the Thayer Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 29 from 1 to 6 p.m. Located at 717 Main Street in Lancaster, the Thayer Memorial Library will offer an exciting afternoon of animals and imagination.
The Friends of [...]
On June 13, a devastating fire swept through downtown Fitchburg’s historic Johnsonia building. With more than 60 men and women now without residence, one local man is taking it upon himself to organize a charity benefit on their behalf. Darin Boisvert of Fitchburg will be holding a committee meeting on June 27 at Destaré to [...]
Are you a Fitchburg artist inspired by cathedral architecture that would like to have your work showcased at the Johnsonia Art Gallery? The fifth annual Fitchburg Paint-In is accepting artist applications, but only for one more week. This year’s theme is “House of Worship in Fitchburg.”
Selected participants will receive a stipend and the opportunity to [...]
On June 8, Our Father’s House will host its 25th Annual Dinner Meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mass Development, located at 33 Andrews Parkway in Devens. Our Father’s House is a non-profit homeless shelter located in Fitchburg.
Guest speaker Jay Levy, MSW and LICSW, has been invited to share his experiences and thoughts on [...]