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Upcoming Events

Gallery Openings & Exhibits

Performances & Plays

Free Summer Concert Series

Thursdays, June 30 - August 31, 6PM - 8PM

Worcester Shakespeare Festival 2017

Thursday, Friday & Saturdays at 8PM; Sunday at 2 PM / July 14 - August 20

Classes & Workshops

SAORI Weaving Workshop

Monday, July 24 from 6 - 8 PM

Zentangle Workshops

June 13 & 27 at 6:30 pm

General Events

The 2nd Annual Art & Music Makers Festival

Saturday, September 9, 10AM - 3PM

Valley Bag Toss

Saturday, September 23

Free Summer Concert Series

Thursdays, June 30 - August 31, 6PM - 8PM

The 32nd Annual Valley Friendship Tour

June 3, 2017

The Milford Fall Family Fun Day

Saturday, October 14 from 11 am - 3 pm

Take Down the Wall Cafe

3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Recent News

Worcester Shakespeare Co. to stage ‘Antony and Cleopatra’
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - July 2017
After agreeing to take on the role of Cleopatra in the Worcester Shakespeare Company production of “Antony and Cleopatra” opening this week, Emmeline Prior acknowledged that she did have some preconceived ideas about the character. Read more

Family Fun Fishing Day sees record numbers of anglers and fun for all
Alternatives - June 2017
Fishing for fun and for prizes along the Blackstone River and Canal. Read more

QCC enters Blackstone Valley
Worcester Business Journal - June 2017
After a 20-year wait, Quinsigamond Community College is expanding into the Blackstone Valley with two initiatives. Read more

What a day! Valley Friendship Tour 2017
The Blackstone Valley XPress - June 2017
“A perfect day for running, walking,” could be heard all morning during Saturday’s Annual Valley Friendship Tour at Alternatives in Whitinsville. Read more

Mental health awareness event not dampened by weather
Winchendon Courier - May 2017
Rain forced the event indoors but the weather did not dampen the spirits of those who showed up for Alternatives' annual party hosted by Gardner-based Crystal House Clubhouse. Read more

ValleyCAST Celebrates Mason Award Winners
The Blackstone Valley Tribune - May 2017
In the spirit of their mission to build a creative, inclusive and prosperous community of culture in the Blackstone Valley, ValleyCast, a subsidiary of Aletrnatives, held an award ceremony to honor recipients of the sixth annual Priscilla B. Mason Arts & Culture award. Read more

Calling anglers of all ages and abilities!
Alternatives - April 2017
Family Fun Fishing Day returns to River Bend Farm State Park in Uxbridge Saturday, May 20 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (rain date May 21). Free to attend, this inclusive catch- and-release event welcomes young and old, experienced anglers and first-time fishers alike. Read more

Pair from Leominster, Clinton spreading random rocks of kindness
Sentinel & Enterprise - April 2017
Over the last few months small, brightly colored rocks have been discreetly positioned all over Leominster, creating something of a citywide Easter egg hunt. Read more

FOUR STARS! Good people makes for excellent comedy/drama in Northbridge
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - May 2017
“Good People” is about the nature of fate, the perilous divide between poverty and comfort, whether we have the capacity to make choices, or if they’re beyond our reach. It’s a topic that seems as timely as ever in this remarkable production. Read more

We Have a Great Neighbor
Alternatives - April 2017
The staff at our Leominster Mental Health Services Office was delighted when six racks of new clothing appeared in their conference room. Read more