Opening Doors to Friendship 
Nashoba Valley Neighbors, formerly Acton-Boxborough Newcomers & Neighbors, is a nonprofit, adult social organization that welcomes both new and established people from Acton, Boxborough, Harvard, Littleton, Maynard, and Westford. 

Nashoba Valley Neighbors is a great way to meet neighbors in the area, build lasting friendships and create special memories. There are a variety of activities throughout the year including book group, dinner outings, wine tasting, lunch bunch, movies and other fun events (see Interest Groups and 
Calendar for details).  Members may get involved in NVN as much or as little as they desire or as their time allows. There is definitely something for everyone. Please browse our website to find out more and learn what fun it is to be a NV Neighbor!  

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  Address: PO Box 2484, Acton MA 01720


Group Outings Events

  • Wine Tasting - Saturday May 19, 2018 at 7:30pm We're looking forward to seeing you all at the semi-annual NVN wine-tasting soiree. We'll gather on Saturday, May 19th at 7:30 PM to partake of a variety of grapes and nibbles. This is a potluck event and to ensure a balance of savory and sweet please indicate whether you're bringing an appetizer or dessert when you RSVP to the Evite.Questions?  Email
    Posted May 3, 2018, 6:58 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Billiards - Saturday May 5, 2018 at 8pm It's pool time, get ready to rack 'em and crack 'em!  We've got two tables in a private area at The Billiards Cafe on Main Street, Ayer at 8pm. Join us for a fun night of of calling the shots and sinking the balls. Some of us will be at dinner at Lucias before hand. If you want to join us for dinner, please respond to the seperate evite. Happy Cinco De Mayo!See evite for details or email
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 8:02 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Storytelling @ VillageWorks - Sunday April 29, 2018 at 6pm You're invited to join up with Nashoba Valley Neighbors at their next group outing - Fugitive Stories "Bad Timing" on Sunday April 29th at 6pm.The tickets are $10/online or $12/door for this event. From Fugitive Productions website: Each month, we bring Moth and Massmoth winners, along with others from the local community, to share their stories. Do you want to tell your story on our theme? Fill out our formonline. We’ll get back to you to let you know if you're in. We also invite audience members who are interested in telling a four- to five-minute story on our theme to drop their name in a hat. If chosen, they’ll tell their ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 7:04 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Music with Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish - Saturday April 7, 2018 at 7:30pm This concert will appeal to members who enjoy bluesy, toe-thumping, hip-swaying music. On this night you only have to travel to West Acton to find it! Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish are a Martha's Vineyard based band with a strong local following since their days playing the old Acton Jazz cafe. Check them out... Interested? We recommend buying tickets at your earliest convenience and prepare for a night of rocking blues. Purchase tickets here: Questions?  Email
    Posted Mar 19, 2018, 2:24 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Dinner Group

  • Masala Bay (Littleton) - Saturday June 2, 2018 at 6:30pm We'll be gathering for dinner to sample some Indian delights this month at Masala Bay (501 Constitution Avenue, Littleton). Please plan to join us and share your spring accomplishments and summer plans. So we can provide an accurate headcount please RSVP whether you can join us by Thursday June 1st.For more information, email
    Posted May 14, 2018, 3:07 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Lucias Travola (Ayer) - Saturday May 5, 2018 at 6pm Its time for a spring (finally) gathering to enjoy some delicious food and good company. Please RSVPs by Wednesday May 2nd so we can give the restaurant a final head count in advance. Anyone interested in extending the night, after dinner we're planning to go to The Billards Cafe, down the street from the restuarant. Watch for a seperate evite for that event.Email for more info.
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 7:32 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • True West Brewing Co. - Saturday April 7, 2018 at 6pm We're headed to True West (525 Main Street, Acton) for dinner in April, in part as a primer for an evening of music at The Gallery at Villageworks. But please free to join us for dinner only if you like, no dancing required! Please RSVP by Friday April 6th so we can give the restaurant a final head count in advance.If you're interested in the music after dinner, please see the separate Evite with details including how to order tickets in advance (highly recommended!)Email or contact Bonnie T. for more details about the evening's events
    Posted Mar 19, 2018, 2:12 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Lunch Bunch

  • Kimball Farm (Westford) - Thursday June 21, 2018 at 12:30pm Join us for our last lunch gathering of the season. Kimball's (400 Littleton Road, Westford) has lots of options, including fish and chips, fried clams, chowder, salads, burgers and hot dog. And, or course, ICE CREAM ! Something for everyone!Look for us under the tent. We'll grab a table or 2, depending on how many RSVP.For more info, wave your semaphores (or email) in the direction of
    Posted Jun 12, 2018, 6:05 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Fruitlands Museum Cafe (Harvard) - Thursday May 17, 2018 at 12:30pm Spring has finally sprung! Join us for a fresh air lunch at Fruitlands Museum Cafe (102 Prospect Hill Rd, Harvard, MA 01451). They do take reservations for more than 6, so please RSVP by Wednesday, 5/16 by 2PM. Hope you can make it!Email Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors for more info.
    Posted May 7, 2018, 7:10 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Saltbox Kitchen (W. Concord) - Thursday April 19, 2018 at 12:30pm Hope you can join us at Saltbox Kitchen ( 84 Commonwealth Avenue Concord, MA 01742 ). Come early or stay late to check out the shops in West Concord!More info is available at
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 7:21 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Movie Night

  • Avengers Infinity War - Tuesday May 8, 2018 at 7pm(ish) Hello fellow NVN movie goers, who's up for some Marvel superhero action?NVN group is heading to O'Neil Cinemas on Tues 5/8 to see "Avengers Infinity War".  The tickets are discounted on Tuesdays, only $6/each.  I'm not sure of the exact movie time yet, but we're targeting a movie that has a start time of 7-730pm. See evite for the latest details or email 26th Update: It looks like you can make on-line ticket purchases for shows up to a week in advance.  So, I will check again on Tues May 1st to confirm the availability of buying Tues May 8th tickets, and let everyone know when they ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 8:26 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • TBD at O'Neil Cinemas on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 7pm NVN Movie Buffs, Let's plan our next movie night on Tues March 13th at O'Neil Cinema. Tickets are discounted on Tuesdays, $6 per person.Save The Date!See Evite updates for movie selection or email
    Posted Mar 5, 2018, 6:51 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • The Post @ O'neil Cinemas - Tuesday February 13, 2018 Hello NVN movie goers, Let's plan to get together and catch a movie at O'Neil Cinemas next Tues - Feb 13th.  It's discount night with tickets at $6/each.////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////Feb 9th update: Let's meet up next Tues 2/13 to see "The Post" at 7:35pm in Littleton. Tickets for this movie can be purchased on-line, and seats are reserved. Everyone is responsible to buy their own tickets.Website for O'Neil Cinema is: For those interested, we will meet up for dinner around 6pm in The Point somewhere, location TBD.////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////Feb 7th update - the list of movies that will be playing next Tues ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2018, 9:20 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Book Group

  • The Language of Flowers - Tuesday June 26, 2018 at 7pm Hello Readers! Please join Laura on Tuesday, June 26th at 7:00 pm for our final book club gathering of the season.  Her book choice is The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.  Hope you are all able to make it, regardless of whether you've read the whole book or not!For more info, email
    Posted Jun 12, 2018, 6:44 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • The Power - Thursday May 24, 2018 at 7pm Let's join Patty on Thursday, May 24th at 7:00 p.m. for drinks, noshes, meeting up with friends again and discussing The Power by Naomi Alderman.  Please RSVP to the evite as soon as possible so Patty knows how many of us to expect. By the way, while it's nice when lots of us have read the book, if you haven't finished it or had a chance to read it, still plan to join us and we'll bring you all up to date! Hope to see you on the 24th.   Welcome Spring!For more info, contact Patty or email
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 8:07 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Ladies Night Out

  • Pamper Yourself With Friends - Tuesday June 5, 2018 at 6:30pm Join LNO on Tuesday, June 5th at 6:30 p.m. at Acton Nail Design (167 Great Road Acton) for an evening of self-indulgence, time with friends and, of ...
    Posted May 31, 2018, 9:24 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Paint Night (Lexington) - Tuesday May 1, 2018 at 7:30pm Ladies NIght Event for May is Paint Night at Pinot's Palette (7A Meriam St, Lexington) from 7:30 to 9:30 on Tuesday May 1st.  They provide the canvas ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 8:11 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Periwinkle Glassworks on Thursday March 29, 2018 at 6pm Join us for a crafty Ladies Night Out making  stained glass hodgepodge collage or fused glass project at Periwinkle Glassworks (586 Massachusetts Avenue, West Acton) A table will be provided ...
    Posted Mar 5, 2018, 6:48 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Men's Night Out

  • MindTrek Virtual Reality - Saturday April 21, 2018 at 5pm Join us for Virtual Reality Fun at MindTrek VR in the Apex Entertainment Center in Marlboro at 5pm on Saturday April 21st.MindTrek VR ( is a virtual reality gaming arena, in which our group will be outfitted with VR glasses, microphones, headphones, and virtual guns.  We'll be fighting against the evil zombies and/or other nasty creatures.According to the website, two other limitations: 1) *Guests must be 13 years of age or older. 2) **Glasses cannot be worn in this experience.  Contacts are encouraged. Every player will need to complete a waiver before playing.For more details, send email to
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 7:08 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Whiskey Tasting & Poker Night - Friday March 9, 2018 at 6:30pm Guys, We're planning to have another Men's Night Out (MNO) Whiskey Tasting & Poker Night on Friday March 9th.We will have several selections of scotch and whiskey.  Food and non-alcholic drinks will also be provided.As always, a designated driver is MANDATORY for anyone partaking alcohol.See Evite for details or send questions via email to
    Posted Feb 28, 2018, 7:19 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Dinner & Games Night - Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 6pm Guys, It's time for an NVN MNO get together.  Let's gather at the 110 Grill in Marlborough for dinner around 6pm, then we can head over to the Apex Entertainment Center ( in the nearby plaza for bowling, sports simulators, and arcade games.  Eventually Apex will have go-karts and bumper cars! 110 Grill and Apex are part of a new plaza that is on Route 20 West, just minutes west of Route 495.Contact Dave T or email if you didn't get the evite or want more info.
    Posted Jan 10, 2018, 9:29 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Archive Announcements

Whole Group Events

  • Planning Meeting - Thursday August 17, 2017 at 7pm We plan to have a BLAST! during the 2017-18 membership year!!  Come join the Nashoba Valley Neighbors Club Board members at Patty's home to help plan our Annual Open House AND our Fall activity list.  We're looking for suggestions and volunteers to lead current and NEW groups!  As always, refreshments will be served!  Please RSVP to Patty via the NVN email ( or via phone/text.  We looking forward to seeing you and hearing your ideas!Thursday, August 17 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    Posted Jan 10, 2018, 9:38 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Nashoba Valley Neighbors, was founded in 1965 as Acton/Boxborough Newcomers, the group has helped thousands of newcomers and established residents feel at home and make new friends.  In 2014, the club became known as Nashoba Valley Neighbors, recognizing that many established people in our wider range of communities were also looking for new interests — we welcome you all!
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