Tuesday, March 28, 2017

March 30, April 1, 2, 2017

Gail Allo, of the Laurelwood Garden Club, with her award winning interpretation of the Egyptian artwork "Mew-Si-Ankh and Hetep-heres" during the 18th Annual Art in Bloom exhibition at the Fitchburg Art Musem

“What’s Happening”

March 30, April 1, 2,

30-2, Thursday-Sunday, Art in Bloom at Fitchburg Art Museum - The Fitchburg Art Museum and Laurelwood Garden Club are pleased to present the 19th Annual Art in Bloom from Thursday, March 30th through Sunday, April 2nd. For these four days, the Museum galleries will feature flower arrangements crafted by local florists, garden clubs, and individuals interpreting the art in our collection. Art in Bloom attracts visitors from throughout the region, with programs and events that appeal to art lovers and floral enthusiasts of all ages. Live music, guest speakers, farmer’s market, and much more. 185 Elm St. Fitchburg MA, visit fitchburgartmuseum.org for details.

30-2, Thursday - Sunday, Pippin at the Hanover Theatre, Worcester, - Pippin is a high-flying, death defying hit Broadway musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling. This unforgettable new production is the winner of four 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival. Hailed as "an eye-popping, jaw-dropping extravaganza" (NY1), it's unlike anything you have ever seen! Come experience Pippin, one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Tickets are $39, $54, $64 and $74 depending on seat location. Discounts are available for members and groups of 10+. Please contact the box office at 877-571-SHOW (7469) for more information or visit thehanovertheatre.org

31-2, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Annual Keene NH Home Show at Cheshire Fair Grounds, 247 Monadnock Hwy, Swanzey, NH – Come experience the beautiful exhibitor displays for builders, remodelers, landscapers, hot tubs, custom closets, kitchens and baths, septic systems, window treatments, painters, mortgagers, and all types of home solutions. Providers will be there for you to get ideas for your own home projects. Produced by the Southwestern NH Home Builders Association. 12:00-2:00:  Antique Appraisals at The Colony Mill will be at the Show for Antique Appraisals: One item that can be carried in per person.
Saturday 2:00-4:00 and Sunday 11:00-1:00 Bring your Camera and Come Take Pictures With The Easter Bunny, Sponsored by Cheshire County Electric. The Easter Bunny will be walking around handing out candy, ready for pictures! Visit keenehomeshow.com for details.      

1, Saturday – Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser featuring, “Dueling Pianos” at the Bull Run - Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. And to help raise money for that honorable goal, they are presenting a show where everyone has the opportunity to have fun. The evening starts with a 3-course dinner, including salad, choice of entrée and dessert. The salad course will be served promptly at 6 p.m., so we ask all dinner and show ticket-holders to arrive by 6. Visit bullrunrestaurant.com for prices and details

1, 2 Saturday and Sunday – Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Cardborard Box Race on Saturday- It's simple, just create a 'vehicle' in which at least one person can successfully make it to the bottom of a short downhill course using ONLY cardboard, duct tape, paint and decorations and you could win some really cool prizes. Race starts promptly at 11:45 a.m. and awards will be presented on the back deck.  Pond Skim on Sunday. Pull out your favorite costume, find your widest skis and test your balance as you cascade across our man-made pond to cheers from eager on-lookers. Registration will take place in the lobby before the event. (weather dependent, date may change) visit wachusett.com for details.

1, Saturday – Comedy Show presented by the Stratton Players at the Leominster Elks Club. 7:00-10:00 p.m., Tickets $20.00. 134 North Main St. Leominster. Visit strattonplayers.com for details.

1, 2 Saturday and Sunday – Garden Inspired Table décor at Tower Hill Botanic Garden,  2:00-4:00 p.m. Create and take home a simple arrangement to enhance your table and watch while we style garden-inspired everyday and wedding tablescapes. From the colors and textures to arrangements and place settings, we will teach you how to entertain with fresh, organic items that will make your guests swoon and bring a lush garden feel to any event. Materials included. 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Spring concert series, Arny Spielbert playing selections from the Great American Songbook.  
April 2, Taking better Pictures with your digital camera – 10:00-3:00 p.m. Are you still getting to know your digital camera and its features? Bring your camera and learn when and how to use special features, such as program mode, manual mode, aperture priority and shutter priority. We’ll also cover basic composition and best use of light for different situations. Students are encouraged to bring one or two samples of their previous efforts to share with other students. Visit towerhillbg.org for registration, pricing, and details.

1, Saturday – Saturday Morning Bird Walk for Adults at Broad Meadow Brook Conservation and Wildlife Sanctuary, 414 Massasoit Rd., Worceter. – 7:00-9:30 a.m. - Explore the sanctuary grounds in search of birds during this program for casual and novice birders alike. Come discover the immense variety of birdlife that exists at this large urban sanctuary. We'll teach you the basics of birding and bird identification during an easy-to-moderate walk along the trails. Bring binoculars and a field guide, or borrow them. Dress in layers for changeable weather. Wear sturdy shoes for the trails. For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087
Cost: Free for Mass Audubon Adult Members, $5 Adult Non-members. Visit www.massaudobon.org for details.