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Below you will find a list of events that will be taking place in our community. To make a request to post a charitable event, fundraiser or bulletin, please click here and fill out the form for the webmaster at the bottom of the page with your event info.

11th Annual Bullfinchs Duck Race to benefit the Child Life Program at UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center

11th Annual Bullfinchs Duck Race to benefit the Child Life Program at UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center

  • Mon, 09/01/2014 - Mon, 09/01/2014
  • 12:00pm
  • Grist Mill, Sudbury, MA

More than 3000 rubber ducks will be splishing and splashing at the Grist Mill at the Wayside Inn on Monday, September 1st - Labor Day. Bullfinchs Restaurant sponsors this annual Rubber Duck Race. Proceeds from the duck race will benefit the Child Life Services Program at UMass Memorial Medical Center.


Adopt a duck

lone duck....$5

six quack...$25

flock (13)...$50



first prize..................... $300

second prize................. $100

third prize......... ..dinner for two at Bullfinchs


Visit Bullfinchs in Sudbury to purchase ducks!


2nd Annual Nagog Seasons Half Marathon & 5k Sunday, September 7th at Nagog Seasons

2nd Annual Nagog Seasons Half Marathon & 5k Sunday, September 7th at Nagog Seasons

  • Sun, 09/07/2014 - Sun, 09/07/2014
  • 9:00am
  • Nagog Seasons, Acton, MA

The race features a scenic and gently-rolling course that runs by apple orchards and farmland. There is plently of parking at Nagog Mall and the atmosphere is fun and community oriented. There will be post race refreshments, finishers medals, age group awards, and prize money to the top finishers.


For 2014, race proceeds will go to UMass Memorial Medical Center for thyroid cancer research.


17th Annual HOPE Golf Classic sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Cooley, LLP Law Firm.

  • Mon, 09/08/2014 - Mon, 09/08/2014
  • 8:00am
  • Red Tail Golf Course, 15 Bulge Road, Devens, MA 01434

 The Tournament is to benefit Saturday Academy Inner City Tutoring Program and Mass DCF Foster Teens.


When: Monday September 8th, 2014

Registration closes September 5th.


Where: Red Tail Golf Club

Devens, Massachusetts.


Time: 8:00am


For more information, click here

Cycle the High Hills, the 7th Annual Ride to Benefit Wediko

  • Sat, 09/13/2014 - Sat, 09/13/2014
  • 7:30am
  • The Wediko School, Windsor, NH

Cycle the High Hills is truly a ‘ride like no other’ and we hope you'll join us! Choose the athletic and fundraising challenge that's right for you. There is something for everyone! Each route offers a tour of the high hills surrounding Windsor, NH. Riders and volunteers are invited on Friday evening for dinner and to spend the night on the campus of the Wediko School and Wediko Summer Program.

The ride benefits Wediko Children's Services, a not-for-profit that has been transforming young lives for nearly 80 years. Participation in one of Wediko's programs - our residential school, therapeutic summer program, home-based and school-based services builds skills and restores hope.
Date: September 13th at 7:30am-7:00pm
Where: The Wediko School, Windsor, NH
Fundraise cost: Riders can select either the 25, 50, or 100 mile route. Fundraising requirements coincide with the route distance (participants riding 25 miles commit to raise $250, 50 mile participants must raise a minimum of $500, and if you're up for a challenge, the 100 mile/$1,000 challenge will be a lot of fun!

5th Annual TDD Triathlon

5th Annual TDD Triathlon

  • Sat, 09/13/2014 - Sat, 09/13/2014
  • 9:00am
  • Douglas State Forest, Wallum Lake Rd, Douglas, MA

 Described by a number of participants as their favorite triathlon! The TDD Triathlon is a memorial race for Tyrus, Dante, and Daniel Vescio, triplet sons of local racers, Don and Elaine Vescio.


The race is a fundraiser for the UMass Memorial Newborn Intensive Care Unit in Worcester, MA. Proceeds help other babies get the chance to live long, healthy lives.




A FAB Night For Charity

A FAB Night For Charity

  • Sun, 09/14/2014 - Sun, 09/14/2014
  • 2:00pm-7:00pm
  • Whitman VFW, Whitman, MA

What: Live auction, raffles, DJ, face painting, food with all proceeds benefiting the Looking and Feeling FAB Inc. This provides prevention methods and treatments to people with skin side effects from chemo, radiation, and surgery.


Where: The Whitman VFW, 95 Essex St, Whitman, MA


When: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 from 2-7pm


Cost: $10/person, kids 12 and under are free.

LOVE LETTERS: Special one-night-only benefit performance for the PCA

LOVE LETTERS: Special one-night-only benefit performance for the PCA

  • Sat, 09/20/2014 - Sat, 09/20/2014
  • 8:00pm
  • Hanover Theater, Worcester

Starring Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross. LOVE LETTERS, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, charts the love affair of a star-crossed couple through their notes, letters and cards in which they reveal their hopes and dreams, victories and defeats over 50 years as they lead separate lives.


This special one-night-only benefit performance for the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance is only the second time that Sam and Katharine have appeared together on stage for what will surely be a magical night to remember.


Full price tickets are $45 and $55, with limited VIP seats available for $85.  

VIP tickets include a photo opportunity with the performers and a post-show champagne and dessert reception. Please call the box office at 877.571.SHOW

(7469) for more information.


If this is not going to the correct person, please forward it so it can be posted as a community event.


6th Annual Run For The Roses

  • Sun, 09/21/2014 - Sun, 09/21/2014
  • 8:30am
  • Whitman VFW, Whitman, MA

Hundreds of Motorcycles, Corvettes and Classic Cars are coming together on Sunday September 21st for the 6th annual Run for the Roses to benefit the fight against family violence.


The event is in memory of Rachel and Lillian Rose Entwistle who fell victims of family violence when their husband, Neil Entwistle took their lives while they lay innocently in bed at their home in Hopkinton in January, 2006.  Neil, who had fled to England, was returned to the US where he was later convicted and is currently serving two consecutive life sentences.


While past years events have been unbelievable successful, the sheer number of vehicles has forced us to modify this year's event in the interest of safety to a Motorcycle Run and a Car SHOW to include Corvettes, Hot Rods and Classic Cars. 


We also will have on hand, representatives from several of the family violence service providers present that can provide contact information for anyone that might need to reach out for assistance for yourselves or someone you know.


Please join this year’s exciting Run for the Roses and have a great time while perhaps helping to save other families from going through the grief that too many have already gone through.


There will be T-Shirts for every entrant, cookout/pig roast, raffle, and live music!


When: September 21st, 2014


Where: Starting and ending at the Whiteman VFW 95 Essex Street, Whitman, MA.


Time: Registration starts at 8:30am, Leaving at 11:00am sharp.


Donation: $25


UMass Medicine Cancer Walk and Run

  • Sun, 09/28/2014 - Sun, 09/28/2014
  • 7:00am

The 16th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk will happen this year on Sunday, September 28th, 2014! For the first time in the history of the event, a 5K run will take place prior to the start of the Walk! Come be a part of one of the largest fundraising events in Central Massachusetts that attracts over 12,000 people. %100 of the money you raise goes directly back to the UMass Cancer Center of Excellence to support clinical trials and cancer research.




Registration: 7:00AM

Timed Race to begin: 8:00AM

Awards Ceremony immediately following


Register at:  


$30.00 Registration Fee until midnight on September 26th / $40.00 Day of Registration. T-Shirt included in registration fee guaranteed only until September 12th.

3.5 / 1 mile WALK
Registration 8:00AM
Walk 10:00AM
$10.00 registration fee

Run Like an Antelope: The 3rd Annual Memorial 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk in Memory of Megan

Run Like an Antelope: The 3rd Annual Memorial 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk in Memory of Megan

  • Sat, 10/04/2014 - Sat, 10/04/2014
  • 11:00am
  • Hibernian Cultural Center, Worcester

 We hope you’ll join us again this year on Saturday October 4, 2014, with even more fun, more friends, and more fundraising! After the event join us for local beer, food, music, raffles, silent auctions, and more!


Last year our partnership with Fiddler's Green and the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Centre was a huge success, and we are continuing again this year with race start/end and post-party at 19 Temple St. in Worcester. The outside area is perfect for post race fun including local beer, supplied by a generous sponsor, food, music, raffles, silent auctions, and more! We’ll also have a larger room this year in case of inclement weather, but we know it will be a beautiful day; we can just feel it!


All net proceeds go to Metastatic Breast Cancer Research conducted at UMASS Medical School.


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