“Let’s Celebrate Westford’s Culture, History and Spirit of Community Together” 2014

Come join the residents of Westford  in celebrating

“Westford’s Culture, History and Spirit of Community Together”  2014

from April 1st – June 30 2014

“Let’s Celebrate Westford’s Culture, History and Spirit of Community”

Join in on all the fun and many different activities together as individuals, families and residents of Westford !

Several Westford organizations and groups will be presenting different programs to celebrate Westford’s Culture, History and Spirit of Community for 8 weeks starting about April 1st to June 15, 2014.

Come join in the many different events and activities…. Check back often and see the different events and activities that will be added each week……

Below are some of the events already scheduled. Check out the Rt column on this page and the April and May events pages under the Westford picture above for lots more fun events.

April &  May  Events….. Spring has Sprung…..

Spring Events by the Westford Historical Society and Musuem during April and May …..

Tuesday 1 April 7 p.m. – Forge Village History Presentation - Join local native Geoff Hall at the Cameron Senior Center for a multimedia presentation on Forge Village. This talk is open to everyone, not just seniors, and is free of charge.

The presentation will reprise on 16 April for residents of the Abbot Mill and on Thursday 8 May at the Cameron Women’s Breakfast.

Saturday 12 April 7 p.m. – Westford’s Historical Tastes - Are you a historic foodie? Purchase tickets now for Westford’s Historic Tasting at the Westford Regency Inn. Executive Chef James Glen for the Westford Regency will create a 5 course meal based on historical Westford recipes, paired with wine and special drinks. Proceeds benefit the Westford Museum. Tickets can be purchased at www.westford.com/museum.

Forge Village Theme for 2013-14 – Photo Contest – see below 

Forge Village Historic DistrictThe Westford Museum’s theme for 2013-14 is “Forge Village: Its People & Places; Farms, Forges, Fiber & Families”! New additions to the exhibit include artifacts from the old post office on loan from Robin Connell. If anyone has things they’d like to loan to the museum, pleasecontact us. Anyone who wants to be involved is welcome!

News about the 2014 Photo contest: The theme will be (of course) FORGE VILLAGE. Photos should be taken within the Forge Village Historic District. We’re adding an adult category to the contest. There will be a $10 entry fee/adult photo, but student entries will remain free. Complete rules andentry form can be found here.

Entries will be due at the Museum office by noon onMonday 28 April 2014, and awards will be announced on Sunday 4 May at 1:00. Note the change of time, due to the Westford Road Race. Roads in the Center will be closed at 2:00. Special Museum hours 4 May only: 12:30-2:00.

Franco LogoMany thanks to the Franco-American Club in Forge Village for sponsoring the photo contest this year!

 

 

Easter Bunny Breakfast

Saturday, April 12 – 9:00am – 11:30 am – Breakfast with Easter Bunny and Children’s Activity Area

The Westford Family FunFest and the Westford Regency will be having Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 12 from 9-11:30am.  You will be able to take pictures with the Easter bunny; enjoy breakfast and purchase tickets at the breakfast to enter the Children’s Activity area in the Hildreth Room room that will be run and benefit the Westford Girl Scouts. Circle Health will have a craft that will benefit the Girl Scouts too.  A % of the Breakfast with Easter Bunny will go back to the Westford Family FunFest to support the following charities   – Westford Westford Museum & Historical Society, WASA – Westford Against Substance Abuse,  Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell and The Roudenbush Community Center, Inc..    Call 978 692-8200 for reservations for the breakfast and support local charities too.

Saturday, April 26 Annual Spring Town Wide Roudenbush Yard Sale held at the Abbot Elementary School Flag Area and around town at homes from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. visit www.roudenbush.org for more details and how to join in on the fun!  

  • The Cameron Senior Center will be having a Yard Sale – watch for time
  • Westford Riders for the Pan MASS Challenge Yard Sale will be held at 39 Main St in the Barn. 

.Music notes 2 Westford Public Schools Annual “Fame” Dinner Dance and Music at the Westford Regency Inn Saturday,  May 3 – see calendar on Rt. for details and tickets.

  

Westford Road Race…..

Mark your calendar for Sunday, May 4, The Westford Charitable Foundation 15th Annual Westford Road Race , click on calendar date on the Rt side for more details and registration.

Westford Kiwanis 45th Annual Apple Bloom Festival

from May 14-18 at different locations and many different

organizations involved (Details on page under Logo – updated soon)

Many different Apple Blossom Activities will be offered between May 14- 18 click on website for more details http://westford.com/kiwanis/

Westford Against Substance Abuse  presents

1st Annual Apple Blossom Ice Cream Social  and Westford’s Got Talent Show – Thursday, May 15 starts at the Abbot Cafe from 5:00 – 6:30pm for Ice Cream  and Westford’s Got Talent Show – Gym starts 7 pm. 

( Check out details above under WASA ) .WGT

    


First Parish Church Offers Pancake Breakfast & More before Parade

Apple Blossom Pancake Breakfast & More – First Parish Church United  Held at 48 Main St. Saturday, May 17 8:00 a.m. -10:00 am http://www.firstparishwestford.com/events.shtml

Roudenbush Community Center offering activities for the Young Children at the Frost School

Apple Blossom Festival Day Activities at Roudenbush at Frost for young children and families. Activities include  games, family fun on May 17th from 9:00am – 2:00pm. Have Fun and get on Board at Roudenbush at Frost May 17th. Watch for more details soon. 

Celebrate Westford “Spirit” Weekend  May 30, 31 and June 1 click on Spirit Weekend above….. Watch for more details soon – Decorate your yard or house with Westford Spirit …….

Mark your calendar for Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May30, 31 and June 1  celebrate “Westford Spirit” Weekend – click under picture at top of this page for more details about Spirit Weekend. Learn how to purchase one of the different sizes of Westford Spirit flags, Westford Mug or WA Graduation Balloons to celebrate Westford and the WA 2012 Graduation Class.

June, 2014 Events, Programs and More…..

Westford Academy Graduation – Friday, June 6 starts at 5pm on WA Trustees Field  at WA

 WA Last Night Celebration for Graduates starts at 10pm at WA.

Got a graduating senior at WA? Congratulate them in style with a balloon! The Westford Education Foundation is again offering printed mylar ballons for $5 each. We even deliver them for you, the day before graduation! I remember seeing all the balloons all over town last year, when Audrey graduated. Fun! Go to http://wefweb.org/ for your order form.

Other Celebration Events – check below and list of events under Logo

Many different programs offered by the Parish Center for the Arts in both April -June visit www.westford.com/pca for more details.

Several Nature walks by the Westford Conservation Trust will be offered during April & June – visit www.westfordconservationtrust.org for more details.

Church picture from CommonStrawberry eating at Strawberry & Art Festival  FPCUAnnual First Parish Church Strawberry Festival – Saturday, June 14th from 10am – 4 pm.  Strawberry Shortcake starts at 12:30pm. – Watch for more details soon.

AND MUCH, MUCH MORE….. See details on all the events offered for April and May with the calendar section on the Rt of this page or on the April and May event pages above.

All the events have been brought together to “Celebrate Westford” by the Westford FunFest Committee and many other Westford organizations & groups.

Have fun and Celebrate the great community of Westford together!