Westborough Historical Society presents “Pretty Powerful: The History of Our Clothes”

Westborough Historical Society presents “Pretty Powerful: The History of Our Clothes”

The Westborough Historical Society and Dr. Charlotte Haller of Worcester State University gave a presentation titled, “Pretty Powerful: The History of Our Clothes” on Monday, April 1, 2024. Everything you wear, from a T-shirt to a power suit, hijab, or uniform, has societal and personal significance. Professor Haller shed light on how women’s fashion has […]

The Softer Side of Celtic with Jeff Snow | Westborough Cultural Council & Westborough Public Library

The Softer Side of Celtic with Jeff Snow | Westborough Cultural Council & Westborough Public Library

On March 21 musician Jeff Snow performed his concert, ‘The Softer Side of Celtic,’ at the Forbes Building here in Westborough. ‘Celtic Culture is woven deeply throughout the fabric of America, especially so in the Northeast. Jeff combines the music, stories, and a wee bit of history from Scotland, Ireland, and England into a program […]

Classical Ballet and Music from Southern India | Westborough Historical Society

Classical Ballet and Music from Southern India | Westborough Historical Society

Watch this terrific bharathanatyam performance by students of the Natayamani School of Dance under the direction of Sridevi Ajai Thirumalai. Bharathanatyam originated over 2,000 years ago in the Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu. The technique and beauty of this dance form consists of intricate footwork, meaningful hand gestures and facial expressions. The event was sponsored […]

The Underground Railroad in Central Massachusetts and the Blackstone River Valley | Westborough Historical Society

The Underground Railroad in Central Massachusetts and the Blackstone River Valley | Westborough Historical Society

On Monday, February 5, 2024, in honor of Black History Month, the Westborough Historical Society presented “The Underground Railroad in Central Massachusetts and the Blackstone River Valley” by Professor Susan Franz of the WISE program at Assumption College. Explore key local sites and learn about the experience of finding freedom.  Discover the role of northern […]

Walking the Path to Dr. King’s ‘Beloved Community’ | 6th Annual MLK Jr. Day Celebration

Walking the Path to Dr. King’s ‘Beloved Community’ | 6th Annual MLK Jr. Day Celebration

People of all ages from around the region were invited to to the 6th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration, a free event taking place on Monday, January 15th. This year’s theme was “Walking the Path to Dr. King’s Beloved Community” and featured an interview with principal and founder of Brick and Story, […]

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