Friday, April 12, 2002
Bereavement workshop for children and families
The Pediatric Intervention Team and the Hospice Program of Emerson Hospital will present a workshop entitled "Helping Children Cope with the Death of a Parent." The workshop, offered annually for the past thirteen years, is for families in which a child age 4 to 15 has experienced the death of a parent(s).
This three-part program will be held at Emerson Hospital on Monday, April 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. (parents/guardians only), Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (families) and Monday, May 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. (parents/guardians only).
Registration by Monday, April 22, is necessary, and may be made by calling 1-978-287-3422. Attendance at all three sessions is advised. The registration fee is $35 per family (sliding scale available).
You may also call 1-978-287-3422 for resources designed to help children grieving the death of a parent by suicide or by homicide
Choral Evensong at Good Shepherd
A service of choral evensong will be offered at the Church of the Good Shepherd on Saturday, April 20, at 7:30 pm. This traditional evening service of Anglican churches worldwide features choral music, prayers and readings from the Bible. The music will be offered by the Cambridge Renaissance choir Vox Lucens, led by Good Shepherd's music minister Jay Lane. Anthems will include works by Clemens, Guerrero, Lassus, and Palestrina. Visitors and parishioners are invited to attend.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal church located at 164 Newtown Road, Acton, corner of Arlington Street. For more information, call the church at 1-978-263-5782.
Come one, come all to the Patriot's Ball
Once again the patriotic month of April is here. The month is filled with ceremonies and traditions. One of the events that should not be missed is the Patriot's Ball. This year the ball will be held on Saturday, April 13, 7:30 p.m. to midnight, at the Concord Armory on Everett Street. The night's entertainment will range from live music by the ten-piece band "The Knights" to fife and drum music by the Concord Minutemen, Middlesex County Volunteers, and the First Michigan Fife & Drum Corps.
There will be light refreshments, door prizes and a cash bar. The festivities will conclude with a reenactment of Dr. Samuel Prescott's ride into Concord Center. (We suggest you bring comfortable shoes and a warm coat for this walk.) Tickets are $25 per person and are non-refundable. You may purchase tickets at the Carr's Sporting Goods Store, Concord Town House, The Colonial Inn, the West Concord 5 & 10 and the West Concord Pharmacy. For more information or to purchase tickets through the mail, you may call Pam D'Ambrosio at 1-978-371-0292.
Suggested dress is ceremonial or military uniforms, semi-formal (suit and tie, nice tea length dress) or 18th-century costume. No one under 21 years of age may be admitted. We hope to see you there.
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