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Upcoming Events

Gallery Openings & Exhibits

Call for Artists! – 5th Annual Art Palette Contest

Pick up your palette now through February 24!

Anything Goes

January 13 - February 24

Passion Play

January 6 - February 24

Performances & Plays

Helen’s Most Favorite Day

February 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 7:30PM, February 12 at 2:00PM

Classes & Workshops

Sunshine Yoga Collaborative

Sundays at 7:30 AM beginning September 18

General Events

Call for Artists! – 5th Annual Art Palette Contest

Pick up your palette now through February 24!

Call for Actors! – One Act Play Festival on the Mumford Returns

March 17 - 19

Finding Dory

Friday, January 27 at 6:30PM

The 32nd Annual Valley Friendship Tour

June 3, 2017

Take Down the Wall Cafe

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

Community Conversation Series with Alternatives

October 23 & 30, November 6 & 13

Recent News

Passion Play Works
The New Uxbridge Times - January 2017
Most artists are passionate about their work, so what makes these three special? Their passion starts with the hunt for materials. From scrap metal to found objects, they are avid collectors and sometimes live for decades with objects that eventually evolve into magnificent, artistic creations. Read more

Milford Advisory Council presents donation to Milford Public Schools
Milford Town Crier - December 2016
Members of Alternatives’ Greater Milford Advisory Council recently presented a donation to the Milford Public Schools thanks to proceeds raised at the Council’s 4th Annual Milford Fall Family Fun Day. Read more

Local Artist Donates Sculpture to Alternatives
Blackstone Valley Tribune - December 2016
This fall, visitors to Alternatives’ Heritage Gallery at the Whitin Mill enjoyed an art exhibit that was uniquely hands-on. Read more

Alternatives honors WCC with Community Building Award
Blackstone Valley Tribune - December 2016
Each year, at the organization’s annual Thank You Reception, Alternatives recognizes an individual or organization that has used their talents and resources to strengthen the community with the UniBank Community Building Award. Read more

Alternatives and Dennis Rice flying high at 40
Yankee XPress - December 2016
It is quite obvious what Alternatives, a certain spectacular winged creature that is seen regularly in the Blackstone Valley and Dennis H. Rice have in common. They all soar. Read more

Alternatives Colleagues Help Put Out Garage Fire
Milford Town Crier - November 2016
What seemed like a typical work day for Jen Rosati and Alexis Morin was anything but on the morning of November 15. And thanks to the two colleagues’ quick thinking, a local resident still has a home to live in. Read more

Living, working and learning together: Rice celebrates four decades at Alternatives
Blackstone Valley Tribune - November 2016
Forty years ago, Dennis Rice began a crusade to provide critical skills and support to individuals with developmental and psychiatric disabilities. Read more

Profile: Dennis Rice, Executive Director of Alternatives
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - November 2016
Alternatives Unlimited Inc., with headquarters in Whitinsville, is celebrating its 40th year of helping people with developmental and psychiatric disabilities integrate into communities and lead more satisfying lives. Read more

Crowds enjoy fall fun in Milford
Milford Daily News - October 2016
Locals gathered Saturday at Milford Town Park for an event designed to raise awareness of and money for Alternatives. Read more

Wanted: Historic Whitin Images!
Alternatives - October 2016
Lend us your historical photos, drawing, etchings and engravings of local mill life! Read more