NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. – It’s a short week for town and school employees with the celebration Monday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Despite that, the week is crowded with sporting events and municipal meetings, capped with an open mic Saturday at Village Congregational Church.
Monday, Jan. 21
Schools and municipal buildings closed: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Northbridge girls’ varsity basketball: 7 p.m., vs. Auburn High School at Northbridge High School, 427 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
Senior Center entertainment: 12:45 p.m. The Worcester Trinity Symphonette, under the direction of Lee Bartlet,t will perform at the Senior Center. Lunch is available at 11:45 a.m.
Northbridge Board of Health: 7 p.m., Town Hall Annex, 14 Hill St., Whitinsville.
Northbridge School Committee: 7 p.m. Northbridge High School media center, 427 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville.
Northbridge boys’ varsity basketball: 7 p.m., vs. Auburn High School at Northbridge High School, 427 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville.
Coffee Break Bible Study: 9:30 a.m. Participants do not have to know anything about the Bible to participate. Programs and child care provided for pre-school children. Call 508-234-4902 or visit www.pscrc.org. Pleasant Street Church, 25 Cross St., Whitinsville.
Divorce recovery support group: 6:30 p.m. For men and women who are separated or divorced and living single again. A complementary program for children ages 5-12, called DivorceCare for Kids, happens concurrently with the adult program. Free and open to all at Pleasant Street Church, 25 Cross St., Whitinsville.
Wednesday, Jan. 23
Northbridge boys’ and girls’ varsity indoor track: 5:30 p.m., vs. Millbury Junior/Senior High School at Northbridge High School, 427 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville.
Knitting and Needlework: 6 p.m. New and experienced knitters are invited to join the group at Whitinsville Social Library, 17 Church St.
Thursday, Jan. 24
Healthy Living Committee of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Whitin Community Center conference room, 60 Main St. The event is free.
Tour kindergarten classroom: 9 a.m., Whitinsville Christian School, 279 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville. To register call 508-234-8211 ext. 11 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Search Workshop: 6:30 p.m., Pleasant Street Church, 25 Cross St., Whitinsville. To register, send an email with name and telephone number to Judy at email@example.com or call 508-234-5268.
Story and Craft Time: 10 a.m. Whitinsville Social Library, 17 Church St. Toddlers ages 2 and older. The event is free.
Friday, Jan. 25
Northbridge boys’ varsity basketball: 7 p.m., vs. Uxbridge High School, Northbridge High School, 427 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville.
Saturday, Jan. 26
Northbridge co-ed varsity swim team: 4:30 p.m., vs. Shrewsbury at Whitin Community Center, 60 Main St., Whitinsville.
Winter hike at Purgatory Chasm: 1 p.m., hosted by the Blackstone River Watershed Association. This free event will be a moderate 1.5-mile hike.
Coffee House Open Mic: 6:30 p.m., Village Congregational Church, Church St., Whitinsville. The public is welcome and musicians are encouraged to share their talent. Refreshments will be served.
For a full listing of events, visit The Daily Voice events page.