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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

Alternatives Turns 40!

November 18 - December 30

Tapestry Art Show

November 11 - December 23

Performances & Plays

Whitinsville Christian School Holiday Concert with Friends

Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00PM

Helen’s Most Favorite Day

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

New Kids on the CHSO Block!

Friday, January 13 at 7:30 PM

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

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

Art & Music Makers Festival
Blackstone Valley XPress - September 2016
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Valley Bag Toss in third year
Blackstone Valley XPress - September 2016
Looking for something a little different, want to laugh and just have a good time, looking for something to do with a date and prove you know how to play sports? Here’s your chance! Read more

Uxbridge Lions in Growing Mode, Partnering with Alternatives
Blackstone Valley Tribune - August 2016
The Uxbridge Lions Club is enjoying a growth spurt adding five new members since its Charter Celebration last September. And that is not all that’s growing. Read more

Valley Friendship Tour 2016 a great day for fun and friendship
The Blackstone Valley XPress - June 2016
Bikers and walkers for the Valley Friendship Tour in Whitinsville on Saturday, June 4, were greeted by a perfect day for being outdoors and taking in the sights and sounds of summer. Read more

Keeping Families Intact, and In Home
The Winchendon Courier - April 2016
Adult Family Care may be based in Gardner, but the agency, which strives to help keep people at home and out of nursing homes and assisted living facilities, has clients throughout the region. Read more