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Papa's Hardware Store in Shrewsbury

Papa's Hardware is your family owned & operated neighborhood hardware store located on Route 9 in Shrewsbury. A local home improvement store with an impressive selection with a knowledgeable staff and the willingness to help. Open 7 days a week. Delivery available.
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About Shrewsbury
The Town of Shrewsbury was founded in 1727 and is located in the Worcester County.
Shrewsbury leather industry was began in 1786 following was the gunsmith operations in 1797 which produced shotguns and pistols and later cutlery.

Recreational activities at Dean Park in Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for baseball, tennis and soft ball, and the kids playgrounds are well maintained. Winter snow skiing comes alive every winter at Ward Hill on the Northborough town line.

Shrewsbury community events include a large 4th of July celebration and spectacular summer concerts.

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Julia Fordham

When: Nov 25, 2014 7 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19 )
Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp
With over 25 years of experience, Challenger Sports have developed one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US. Our international coaches study the game at all levels and we have identified the key techniques and skills that players of all ages need to work on and master to reach their true potential. Add this to one of the most fun and up beat camp programs possible and you have a week of soccer that your child will never forget! This summer Challengers team of over 1,000 British Soccer coaches will teach your child soccer with a truly unique twist! The British Soccer camp combines the latest and greatest foot-skills, feints, moves, juggling, core techniques and game tactics, with a variety of cultural and educational experiences for the players. The highlight of the week is the camp World Cup. Coaches use this daily tournament to teach the players about history, customs and traditions of other countries. Challenger also weaves lessons on Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Leadership and Sportsmanship into the campers daily routine. Each camper will receive a FREE British Soccer Camp T-Shirt and Soccer Ball, a FREE Giant Soccer Poster and a personalized Skills Performance Evaluation. In addition, any child who signs up online at least 45 days prior to camp will receive a genuine British Soccer Replica Jersey (value $39) Details Programs for all ages and abilities. All camps run Monday through Friday. First Kicks 1 hour each day, ages 2-4 MiniKickers 2 hours each day, ages 4-6 Half Day Camps 3 hour each day, ages 6-16 Full Day Camps 6 hour each day, ages 8-18 Team Camps 3 or 6 hours each day, all ages.

When: Jul 21, 2014 9 AM to Jul 25, 2014 9 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Various camps - See Website (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09 )
2014 REAL Summer Training Program (Shrewsbury)
REAL Fútbol Training has teamed up with your local soccer organization to provide a summer long training program for soccer players in surrounding town.  Our program aims to provide a fun and active environment. Our goal is to develop soccer players by imparting our foot skills, love and passion for the game. Mistakes are a part of learning. Players will gain confidence with the ball and begin to develop as an attacking player.

The primary focus of all of our sessions is to build each student's personal skills at the earliest age possible. Our programs are designed for each player to have a ball at their feet at all times, maximizing touches on the ball, and developing confidence with the ball.


No Training week of July 28 through August 1!  REAL Futbol has partnered with Zalgiris Soccer to run a week long (9-3pm) camp

Summer Special! On vacation? Missing a day? Sick? Or just want more training?  Pay for one location and you can attend all locations in the summer. 

Tournament of Locations! The last week (week of August 20th).  There is no training at your location.  Everyone will participate at the tournament of locations on Wednesday, August 20 at Klingele Field (Across Anna Maria College), 330 Grove St, Paxton, MA. Times of the tournament will be the same as normal training times.

Group Times and Durations

Keeper Group: Sessions are based on the training group below.  Keepers who have signed up may swap back and forth for footskills training with their groups.

Training Group

When: Jul 9, 2014 6 PM to Aug 20, 2014 8 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18 )
united minds meditation for World Peace
Spend time in service of humanity. Through meditation, spread the energy of peace, love and hope to our world. We have the potential to guide the world towards becoming a more loving and peaceful place. It begins with our way of thinking, as our outer world is a reflection of what lies within our inner world. World Meditation Hour began in 1978 and invites people from all over the world to collectively meditate for world peace.  This practice has become a very popular one and has spread to over 137 countries around the world, attracting over a million people. All faiths and religious backgrounds are welcome. This event is free as community service. Live guided commentary Video, music and silence all enhanced through the power of collective meditation.

When: Aug 17, 2014 6 PM to Aug 17, 2014 7 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18 )
Malarky- Vinny Cirigliano

When: Jul 25, 2014 9 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21 )
Malarky- Vinny Cirigliano

When: Sep 19, 2014 9 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21 )
Malarky- Vinny Cirigliano
Featuring special guests TBA

When: Aug 29, 2014 9 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21 )
Marathon Sports Shrewsbury Pub Run - 8/21

One of the best things about summer running is that singlets and splits fill up a laundry basket much more slowly than tights, half zips, hats, mittens, and baselayers.  Winter running requires MUCH more time doing laundry!  Hooray for less laundry!

Another reason to celebrate summer is the kick off of the inaugural Marathon Sports Pub Run Series!

What’s a Pub Run? A Pub Run is when a group of runners get together, goes for a run, and goes to a pub after the run.  Pretty simple.  It’s also pretty enjoyable. 

So what makes a Marathon Sports Pub Run different?

-       Social and Fun

  • Meet new people - run with friends – call a babysitter and make it a date night!

-       Cool New Stuff

  • We will be partnering with our vendors for many of the runs and there will be opportunities to test out shoes, accessories, and other cool stuff

-       Giveaways

  • All participants will enjoy a Pub Run souvenir
  • There will be fun giveaways for runners who test out product

-       Rewards

  • Attend 6 or more Pub Runs and receive a personalized pint glass during our Oktoberfest Pub Runs, as well as a Pub Run T-shirt

-       Eat, Drink and Be Merry

  • We’ll buy a drink for any runner who tests out product on the run
  • All runners will enjoy snacks and good company

Our Pub Run Series officially kicks off on Thursday, July 10th at our Boston and Yarmouth stores.  It will run through the end of October and travel across ALL of our 11 Massachusetts locations.  All runs will be approximately 3 miles, and ALL abilities are welcome to join us.

 Each runner will receive a punch card at the first run they attend.  6 punches = your own personalized pint glass AND a fun T-shirt.

All are invited to join us after the run for food and refreshments. 

When: Aug 21, 2014 6 PM to Aug 21, 2014 8 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 1, 2014 10 AM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10 )
The Rockin' Robin

When: Jul 30, 2014 6 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18 )
Developing ProportionalThinking with Connections to Linear Aglebra - Shrewsbury

This course is sponsored by the MA DESE and is designed for teachers grades 6-8 with a focus on the overall development of proportional reasoning. Specific topics include a study of rational numbers including the division of fractions with an understanding of the traditional algorithm; rate, ratio, scale and percent problems; and linear functions. This course balances content and pedagogy, including elements and strategies of effective instruction and application of the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Teachers will engage with learning activities that strengthen their own conceptual knowledge. This course is aligned to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Mathematics: 2011.


Note: Teachers from Level 3 districts will be given priority in seating.

Course Format:

4 consecutive summer days and 1 Saturday in the fall / 4 summer on-line sessions following classroom days / 1 on-line session in the fall


Dates: July 21-24, October 25


Hours: 8:00 - 3:30


Targeted Audience and Grade Level:Teachers grades 6-8


Products Teachers Will Generate:Reflective journal, student assessment data with intervention strategies, and an implementation plan to share knowledge back with the district (i.e. workshop, website, power point presentation, resource guides, etc).


Cost: FREE


Graduate Credit and PDPs:67.5 PDPs for course completion / 3 Graduate Credits available through Endicott College for $180. Payment can be made by check on the first day of the course.


When: Jul 21, 2014 8 AM to Jul 24, 2014 3 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 0.00 false DPT Shrewsbury 0.00

(Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08 )
St Mary Fall Festival 5K & Fitness Walk

When: Sep 13, 2014 12 AM to Sep 13, 2014 12 AMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 25, 2014 9 AM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09 )
Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade ~ Labor Day Weekend

Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade

Saturday, Aug 30th, 2014 @2pm
rain or shine
It’s back by popular demand....... Let’s celebrate the end of the summer with some splash!!
Top 3 motor boats win honors and bragging rights. Prizes will be given to Best in Show, Most Spirited and Most Orginal.

Meet  at the north end of the lake near 290 bridge at 1:30pm in your best dressed boat.  This Year’s Theme is Favorite Movie

Photos from the 2012 Boat Parade


Doug Russell Marine

Shore Side Docks

Madulka's Ice Cream

Worcester Search and Rescue Team

Email Questions to the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association @


All boats must comply with the rules and regulations of Lake Q.  Please supply a life vest for every person on the boat.  Please follow Lake Quinsigamond Safe Boating Rules

By registering for this event, you agree for yourself, heirs any assigns and anyone on your boat or in the water assisting the boat to assume all risks of injuries or loss arising out of your participation in the activities related to August 30, 2014 Boat Parade in Lake Quinsigamond  and waive and release and hold harmless the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association, its officers and representatives and the City of Worcester and Town of Shrewsbury from all rights of claims or damages. You agree  to abide by all city codes and water safety rules as they apply to boating!

When: Aug 30, 2014 2 PM to Aug 30, 2014 3 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14 )
Spirit of Shrewsbury 5K Road Race 2014

Your favorite course of 2014 ! 

This year's Spirit of Shrewsbury 5K Road Race and Fun Walk promises to be the best in the 18-year history of the event! 

WHEN ?   The race begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 28th... rain or shine. 

Please arrive by 9:00am for bib pickup and shirt.

Proceeds to benefit Shrewsbury Special Needs Program and Scholarship Fund 

Knights of Columbus Council #4181 awarded almost $3,000.00 in Scholarships this year!


    ****** T-shirts to the first 150 entrants ******


If you have never run this course, you definitely want to experience it.  After getting to know High Street, you will see why runners of all ages come back year after year to run the Spirit of Shrewsbury 5K! 


When: Sep 27, 2014 10 AM to Sep 27, 2014 1 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10 )

Did you know that 8 out of 10 women wear the wrong size sports bra? There are many factors to take into consideration when choosing the correct sports bra!

Ladies, join us for a Ladies' Night at our Shrewsbury store. Enjoy cocktails, light snacks, and expert advice on all things sports bras. There will be special giveaways and some great deals on our extended color selections.

Our collection includes Moving Comfort and Swinn sports bra’s in a range of sizes from A-E.

When: Aug 7, 2014 6 PM to Aug 7, 2014 8 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 21, 2014 2 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14 )
Fall Marathon Series - Workshop 2: Nutrition and Hydration

In preparation for all of our customers who are training for a fall marathon, we will be offering a 4 part series of educational workshops designed to prepare you for race day.  The series will begin in June and end in September.


Workshop 2 will focus on Nutrition and Hydration.


General Nutrition:  What should I be eating during training to optimize my runs?


Perfomance Nutrition:  What are the differences between gels, sport drinks, chews, bars?  Why do I need these supplements on longer runs?  How does my body process it?


Recovery Nutrition:  Why is recovery nutrition important?  What are the best foods to eat for recovery?


Hydration:  How should I properly hydrate?


Breakfast refreshments will be provided and we will extend a generous 20% discount to all attendees, valid only on the day of the workshop.

When: Jul 26, 2014 8 AM to Jul 26, 2014 9 AMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Jul 24, 2014 2 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Sep 25, 2014 2 PM in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14 )
Jazz At Sunset



Jazz at Sunset is a return of the premier Summer concert series featuring the best in jazz and is meant to be the destination for your entire family. 

Join us for 6 weeks during the Summer on a property that spans over twenty acres in Shrewsbury, MA.


  • All Concerts Rain or Shine- if questionable, you'll be under a large pavilion (If moved indoors, max. capacity is 300)
  • Bring a picnic meal (due to insurance regs., no beverages/alcohol or hard-sided coolers, please)
  • Food and beverages also available for sale at the venue
  • Bring a chair and/or blanket
  • Free Parking
  • Handicap access
  • A massive stage area with full sound system
  • Restroom Facilities
  • Children of all ages welcome
  • No Pets (except service animals)

Here is the 2014 lineup:

June 20 The Jeff Holmes Big Band with a tribute to the great female big band vocalists (a bandleader, arranger, composer and soloist that honors Ella, Sarah and more)

June 27The Four Freshmen (entertaining audiences with their vocal talents for over 70 years)

July 4– Dan Gabel and The Abletones, featuring vocalist Elise Roth (traditional Big Band music of the 1930s and 40s) This is our special Independence Day concert in honor of our veterans.

July 11– A Tribute to Cab Calloway with Christopher Calloway Brooks (Cab's grandson honors his grandfgather's great legacy with the help of a swinging big band– Hi De Ho! )

July 18The BT-ALC Big Band (a modern, funk big band with incredible soloists and infectious rhythms)

July 25– The New England Jazz All-Stars (a celebration of our regional music talent featuring everything from seasoned veterans to our newest generation of musicians)

When: Jun 20, 2014 6 PM to Jul 25, 2014 8 PMin Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18 )

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