Funded in part by the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts, LUK's commUNITY is offering virtual and socially distant in-person programming within the North Central Massachusetts area.

Upcoming Events 

 Bowling, Mini Golf, and Ice Cream - Tuesday, July 20 at 3 pm

Enjoy bowling, mini golf, and ice cream on us at Mason Recreation Center in Leominster. 

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 18 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

 

Bowling, Mini Golf, and Ice Cream - Tuesday, August 3 at 5 pm

Enjoy bowling, mini golf, and ice cream on us at Mason Recreation Center in Leominster. 

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 18 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

 

National Night Out - Tuesday, August 3

Join us at Greater Gardner and Leominster's National Night Out (NNO)! NNO is a great way to gather resources on drug and crime prevention while also having family fun in your community! Consider attending either of these events or find one in your local community here. 

     - Greater Gardner National Night Out, 5:30-9 PM, Monument Park

     - Leominster National Night Out, 5:00-8:00 PM, Downtown Leominster

 

Climbing at Crow Hill Ledges - Friday, August 13 at 10 am

Join us for a fun afternoon of rock climbing at Crow Hill Ledges! This event is for everyone, regardless of skill level.  

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 15 participants, parent/guardian must be in attendance and sign additional waiver. 

 

Mini Golf and Ice Cream - Saturday, August 14 at 5 pm

Enjoy mini-golf and ice cream on us! Mini golf will be at Mulligan's Miniature Golf, each guest will receive a gift card to Rota Spring Farm for ice cream.  

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 23 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.


Kayaking & Fishing - Friday, August 20 at 3 pm

Join us for a few hours of kayaking and fishing at Tully Late in Royalston, MA! We will have gear for kids of all ages (up to 20). Children under the age of 15 do not require a license to fish, while ages 15-17 may register in advance to fish. Please be sure to bring a copy of your fishing license if you are over the age of 15. 

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 20 participants, parent/guardian must be in attendance.

 

Past Events

commUNITY Movie Nights

Join us for a free movie and snack during April vacation! Two options will be provided:

Wednesday, April 21st at 1:30 pm: Raya and the Last Dragon (PG)

Thursday, April 22nd at 3:00 pm: Tom and Jerry (PG)

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 22 viewers, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

 

Animal Adventures

Join us for a free Animal Adventures show during April vacation! 

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 25 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

Masks and social distancing will be enforced.

 

Kayaking

Join us on Thursday, May 6 for a fun afternoon of kayaking at Leominster State Forest! Please arrive between 3:00-3:30 pm.

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here.Space is limited to 15 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

Masks and social distancing will be enforced.

 

Challenge Course

Looking for a weekend activity with your family or friends? Join us on Saturday, May 22 at 1 pm for a fun Challenge Course!

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here.Space is limited to 15 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

Masks and social distancing will be enforced.

 

commUNITY Movie Nights 

Join us for a free movie and snack on May 27th! Two options will be provided:

Raya and the Last Dragon (PG) or The Croods | A New Age (PG)

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 23 viewers, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

 

Coping Groups

Marking one year since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, families, educators, and medical staff have navigated a tremendous amount of stress that flooded all aspects of daily life. We will be offering a few different coping groups for the following populations:

Family Pandemic Parenting Group with Children 9-12

Family Pandemic Parenting Group with Children 13-16

Educational Staff

Medical Staff

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. 

 

Suicide Prevention Training: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

We can all help prevent suicide. Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) is an hour-long training to help learn and recognize signs of a suicidal crisis. QPR is for everyone 18+. These sessions will be held virtually in Spanish and English.

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. 

 

Worcester Smiles Soccer Clinic & Games - Saturday, June 12 at 4:30 pm

Join us for a Worcester Smiles FC soccer clinic and game! Included with registration is a soccer ball, children's t-shirt, and one (1) youth and one (1) adult ticket to game following clinic. 

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. 

 

Worcester Smiles Soccer Clinic & Games - Saturday, June 19 at 4:30 pm

Join us for a Worcester Smiles FC soccer clinic and game! Included with registration is a soccer ball, children's t-shirt, and one (1) youth and one (1) adult ticket to game following clinic. 

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. 

 

Athol Library Summer Reading Kickoff - Friday, June 18 at 11 am-1 pm

Join us at the Athol Public Library for an activity box giveaway and their summer reading kickoff! These boxes feature activities for ages 4-6, 7-11, and 12-15. This outdoor, socially distanced event is self-paced—drop in whenever you like to sign up for summer reading, collect take-home crafts, check out our book giveaway, play games, take a picture with a dinosaur, and more!

Thanks to the Friends of the Athol Public Library, this event is entirely free and open to the public. 
 

Active Bystander Training - Tuesday, June 22 at 6 pm 

If you are a bystander witnessing a harmful situation, you have a choice to make. Do you do something? What do you do?

The active bystander training helps participants recognize when they are bystanders, analyze situations, and evaluate the consequences for everyone involved. It teaches how bystanders can interrupt harm doing and generate positive actions by others. This training is appropriate for anyone ages 12+.

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. 

 

Bigelow Library Amazing Alpacas - Thursday, June 24 at 10:30 am

Join us at the Bigelow Free Public Library for an Amazing Alpacas meet and greet and activity box giveaway. Meet a couple of alpacas from In the Meadow Farm -- learn some fun facts & alpaca awesomeness.

 

Picnic in the Park - Thursday, July 8 at 11 am- 2pm

Join us for a free picnic in the park at Coggshall Park! Participate in a scavenger hunt and Animal Adventures show. Each guest will receive a boxed Subway lunch. Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 48 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance. 

 

Mini Golf and Ice Cream - Thursday, July 15 at 5 pm

Enjoy mini-golf and ice cream on us! Mini golf will be at Mulligan's Miniature Golf, each guest will receive a gift card to Rota Spring Farm for ice cream.  

Registration is required ahead of time and can be completed here. Space is limited to 23 participants, each family member must be registered. Parent/guardian must be in attendance.

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