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Sep
17
Tue
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of South Central MA is a support group that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM at the Gladys E. Kelly Public Library, 2 Lake Street in Webster.  Grandparents and other relatives who are raising grandchildren are able to share their strengths, experiences, resources and questions with others. Speakers are welcome to share information about resources that may be available to families as well.  All are welcome.

Local Amnesty International Group Meeting @ Booklovers' Gourmet
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Local Amnesty International Group Meeting @ Booklovers' Gourmet

The Local Amnesty International Group will meet at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street in Webster.  New members are welcome. Write letters for human rights worldwide.

Call (508) 949-6232 for more information or visit amnestyusa.org or facebook.com/AI356.

Sep
18
Wed
Mystery Book Group Meeting @ Booklovers' Gourmet
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mystery Book Group Meeting @ Booklovers' Gourmet

Wednesday, September 18th, 11am-12pm – Mystery Book Group meets to discuss Last Bus to Woodstock by Colin Dexter at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster, MA. Free. To sign up call Deb at 508-949-6232.

Sep
20
Fri
Gary McKinstry, Psychic Medium @ Point Breeze Restaurant
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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The Webster Music Boosters invite you to an evening with psychic medium Gary McKinstry, Friday, September 20th at Point Breeze.  Doors open at 5:30 PM if you would like dinner before the show.  Readings begin at 7PM.  Tickets are $21 and can be purchased here.   Contact musicboosterswebster@gmail.com with any questions.

 

Sep
21
Sat
Meet The Author: Mal Duane @ Booklovers' Gourmet
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Meet The Author: Mal Duane @ Booklovers' Gourmet

Saturday, September 21st, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Broken Open author talk and signing with Mal Duane at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster, MA. Free, books available to purchase. To reserve a space call 508-949-6232 or email deb@bookloversgourmet.com Mal’s powerful and inspiring message guides women to release their limiting beliefs and to heal themselves so they can live and love as whole and authentic women.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:

HOW DO YOU HEAL FROM BETRAYAL?

UNDERSTANDING YOUR HALF OF THE RELATIONSHIP

WHAT IS YOUR LOVE STORY?

FINDING FREEDOM IN FORGIVENESS

LEARN-LISTEN-LOVE, A NEW STORY

HEARTBREAK HAS MEANING AND PURPOSE

MAL IS AN INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR AND SPIRITUAL LIFE COACH. SHE IS RECOGNIZED AS AN EXPERT ON RECLAIMING YOUR SELF WORTH AND SHOWING WOMEN HOW TO BRING FORWARD THE POTENTIAL THAT LIES BURIED BENEATH THEIR SCARS. SHE HAS TRIUMPHED OVER DEVASTATING LIFE CHALLENGES AND USES HER EXPERIENCES TO COACH OTHERS TO AWAKEN TO A LIFE OF PURPOSE AND REAL HAPPINESS. HER NEW BOOK “BROKEN OPEN” IS A CULMINATION OF LESSONS LEARNED THROUGH HER

OWN PAINFUL EXPERIENCE OF HEARTBREAK AND BETRAYAL.

Open Mic Poetry Share @ Booklovers' Gourmet
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open Mic Poetry Share @ Booklovers' Gourmet

Join Booklovers’ Gourmet, at 55 East Main Street in Webster for their Open Mic Poetry Share.  Bring your original or favorite poetry to share. Free and open to the public. To sign up to read call (508) 949-6232 or e-mail deb@bookloversgourmet.com for more information.

Sep
23
Mon
Fraud and Identity Theft Seminar @ Dudley Senior Center
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fraud and Identity Theft Seminar @ Dudley Senior Center

A Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft seminar will take place on Monday, September 23rd from 10 am to 11 am at the Dudley Senior Center, 71 West Main Street in Dudley.

The seminar is sponsored by The Webster Dudley Business Alliance.  The public is invited free of charge.

To RSVP your attendance, please call Deb at 508-949-6232 or email contact@thewdba.org.

Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. They steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. In this session, we will share an inside look at how scammers think, how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud, first-hand accounts from victims, and what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim.

About the presenter: Melody Beach has over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources professional. Most recently she started Melody L Beach Consulting Group which is a central Massachusetts based company that provides human resources services to small and medium size companies and transitional coaching for individuals either in transition or looking to make a change. She is a licensed group leader for three 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group program which provides transitional coaching, skills assessment and informational topics to the attendees. In addition, Melody is a board member of the nonprofit “One Child Foundation”, a Treasurer of the Woonsocket Elks, Lodge 850and volunteers for AARP as one of their speakers in the “Speakers Bureau”program and Worcester Volunteer Committee (WVC)

Sep
25
Wed
Monthly Book Discussion @ Booklovers' Gourmet
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Monthly Book Discussion @ Booklovers' Gourmet

Wednesday, September 25th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. – Monthly Book Group meets to discuss My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster, MA. Free. Space is limited so please call Deb at 508-949-6232 to register.

Slasher meets satire in this darkly comic novel set in Nigeria about a woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends.

Sep
26
Thu
Celebrate Webster Tasting Event @ Gladys E. Kelly Library
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Webster Tasting Event @ Gladys E. Kelly Library

Friends of the Gladys E. Kelly Public Library present Celebrate Webster – A Tasting Event on September 26th from 6 to 8pm featuring 11 local restaurants, live music and silent auction.
Each restaurant will prepare their best appetizer and be judged by the patrons for best dish.
In addition, local musician Bobby Gadoury will bring his trio to fill the lobby with music while guests can nosh and peruse over the silent auction baskets with incredible donations from many local businesses.
Have a fun night of cocktails, great food and music!  What better to Celebrate Webster than to join your favorite restaurants and local shop owners, dress up, enjoy a glass of vino and pitch in to make a difference and continue to provide the community a place to learn, gather and grow.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.gladyskellylibrary.org or in person at the library on 2 Lake Street in Webster.

Sep
27
Fri
September Art Exhibit @ Booklovers' Gourmet
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
September Art Exhibit @ Booklovers' Gourmet

A Retrospective: Drawings & Photographs by Debra Horan will be on display September 10th-28th at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster, MA. A meet the artist reception will take place on Friday, September 27th from 5-6:30 p.m.

For more information call 508-949-6232.

About the artist: A Webster native, Debra is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration. From 1994 through 2004 she was an active member of the women’s artist group ARTXII, based out of Worcester, MA, who organized and participated in collaborative regional and national gallery, university and museum shows.
Since 1995, she has owned and managed Booklovers’ Gourmet, a bookstore, cafe and art gallery, in Webster, MA. This career enables her to combine her artistic and literary interests as well as help support local artists, authors, poets and musicians in the community by creating a welcoming place for them to gather and draw inspiration from one another.
Debra is currently working in photography, drawing and collage with mixed media elements. Her main inspiration comes from the beauty and serenity of nature, especially trees, and the importance of connecting to our natural environment and open space, leading to a deeper sense of respect, well-being, self-discovery and interconnectedness to every living being.

Sep
28
Sat
Cameron Sutphin Acoustic Performance @ Booklovers' Gourmet
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday, September 28th, 2-4 p.m. – Acoustic musician Cameron Sutphin performs at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster, MA. Donations accepted. Call 508-949-6232 for more information.

Like Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger before him, Cameron Sutphin has been traveling around the United States performing classic country and folk music wherever he stops, as a solo acoustic artist. With his newly released album, Reason to Believe, Cameron takes his songwriting to a whole new level, as each one of the ten songs on the album all have a tangible personal touch. Since releasing his debut CD My Guitar and Me in 2011 it has gone on to sell well over 1,000 units and have radio play in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Transcending the genre of folk Americana, Cameron’s music echoes inspiration from singer/songwriters like Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Neil Young – combining simple melodies and a lyrical intensity, while establishing a unique sound of his own.

Oct
2
Wed
Cheese, Wine & Small Bites Pairing & Tasting @ Rose Room Cafe
Oct 2 @ 12:07 pm – 1:07 pm
Cheese, Wine & Small Bites Pairing & Tasting @ Rose Room Cafe

The Webster Dudley Business Alliance is hosting a Cheese, Wine & Small Bites Pairing & Tasting on Wednesday, October 2nd, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Rose Room Cafe, 4 East Main Street, Webster. Couet Farm & Fromagerie, 236 Ramshorn Road, Dudley will provide local, hand-crafted cheeses to pair with wines provided by Marty’s Liquors, 119 West Main Street, Dudley. The Rose Room will provide small bites to complement the cheeses and wine. This will be a sit down affair with each host providing information about their products as they are tasted. There will be 5 pairings with a printed menu. Limit of 30 tickets will be sold. No tickets at the door. Cost is $20 for WDBA members, $25 all others. For tickets please email contact@thewdba.org.

Oct
9
Wed
Music Therapy Drum Circle @ Generations
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join PinkHippy on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm for the Music Therapy With Laughing Drum Circle at Generations in the East Main Plaza in Webster.  Music can help to reduce pain and relieve chemotherapy induced nausea.  It may also relieve stress and provide an overall sense of well-being by lowering heart rate.  Drum up good energy with music from around the world.  If you have a drum, rattle or flute feel free to bring it.  Free for cancer patients and their family or caregiver.  For more information call (508) 304-3463.

Oct
15
Tue
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of South Central MA is a support group that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM at the Gladys E. Kelly Public Library, 2 Lake Street in Webster.  Grandparents and other relatives who are raising grandchildren are able to share their strengths, experiences, resources and questions with others. Speakers are welcome to share information about resources that may be available to families as well.  All are welcome.

Nov
6
Wed
Music Therapy Drum Circle @ Generations
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join PinkHippy on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm for the Music Therapy With Laughing Drum Circle at Generations in the East Main Plaza in Webster.  Music can help to reduce pain and relieve chemotherapy induced nausea.  It may also relieve stress and provide an overall sense of well-being by lowering heart rate.  Drum up good energy with music from around the world.  If you have a drum, rattle or flute feel free to bring it.  Free for cancer patients and their family or caregiver.  For more information call (508) 304-3463.

Nov
19
Tue
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of South Central MA is a support group that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM at the Gladys E. Kelly Public Library, 2 Lake Street in Webster.  Grandparents and other relatives who are raising grandchildren are able to share their strengths, experiences, resources and questions with others. Speakers are welcome to share information about resources that may be available to families as well.  All are welcome.

Dec
4
Wed
Music Therapy Drum Circle @ Generations
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join PinkHippy on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm for the Music Therapy With Laughing Drum Circle at Generations in the East Main Plaza in Webster.  Music can help to reduce pain and relieve chemotherapy induced nausea.  It may also relieve stress and provide an overall sense of well-being by lowering heart rate.  Drum up good energy with music from around the world.  If you have a drum, rattle or flute feel free to bring it.  Free for cancer patients and their family or caregiver.  For more information call (508) 304-3463.

Dec
17
Tue
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren @ Webster Police Dept Community Room

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of South Central MA is a support group that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM at the Gladys E. Kelly Public Library, 2 Lake Street in Webster.  Grandparents and other relatives who are raising grandchildren are able to share their strengths, experiences, resources and questions with others. Speakers are welcome to share information about resources that may be available to families as well.  All are welcome.