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!  

  Check us out on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/NashobaValleyNeighbors/



Join Us!
Thinking about joining? Visit the membership page or contact us:

  Email:    info@nashobavalleyneighbors.org
  Address: PO Box 2484, Acton MA 01720


Activities

Group Outings Events

  • Annual Lowell Spinners Baseball Game! - Sunday August 19, 2018 at 5pm Plan to join the Nashoba Valley Neighbors annual night out to see the Lowell Spinners whomp the opposing team.  This year, it is the Tri-City Valley Cats (based in Troy, NY).  Premium Box Seats with hot dogs, soda and ice cream will be purchased at Group Rates. Please let us know of your interest so that tickets may be reserved together. Edward A. LeLacheur Park450 Aiken StreetLowell, MA 01854For more info, email Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org.
    Posted by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Year End Picnic - Sunday June 24, 2018 at 4pm Come join "The Neighbors" for our annual end of year picnic during the first weekend of the long-awaited summer!  Music, food and fun!  The main dish, beer, wine, soda and water will be provided.  Members and guests are asked to bring appetizers and desserts.   Have a favorite summer-time game?  Feel free to bring it along! Please RSVP to the Evite by Thursday, June 21st and let us know what you would like to bring.  See you at the Patio Tent!For more info, email Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    Posted Jun 21, 2018, 3:22 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • 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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 8:02 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Dinner Group

  • Food Truck Fridays - Friday June 29, 2018 at 4pm (ish) Let’s meet at Nashoba Valley Winery (100 Wattaquadock Hill Road Bolton, MA 01740) and enjoy the lovely veranda, spectacular views and local cuisine from mobile food vendors. We listed this as a 4:00 start but realize people may arrive at different times. Let us know when you expect to arrive so we can determine best seating options. If we know we have enough people in advance there is also an option to "reserve" a table on the veranda too. The featured truck on 6/29 will be “Say Cheese”. Another food option is the Orchard Grill Shack  open from 4pm – 7pm for additional food concessions, cash or credit on Food Truck Fridays.  Click here to view current  Orchard ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2018, 3:19 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • 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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org for more info.
    Posted Apr 30, 2018, 7:32 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Lunch Bunch

  • Kimball Farm (Westford) - Thursday June 21, 2018 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.Email Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org if you have any questions.
    Posted Jun 21, 2018, 3:08 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • 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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    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
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Movie Night

  • Movie Trivia Night - Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 6:30pm How well do you know your movie trivia?  Put your knowledge to the test at our special Movie Trivia Night with The Original Movie Game, in the Backstage Lounge @ O'Neil Cinemas 1208 Constitution Avenue Littleton, MA 01460 Prizes, food, drinks, and more! NVNers can arrive in advance to get settled in, Trivia game starts at 7:00.For more info, email Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    Posted Jun 21, 2018, 3:12 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • 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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////April 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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    Posted Mar 5, 2018, 6:51 PM 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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    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 (https://www.mindtrekvr.com/) 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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    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 Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org
    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 (https://www.apexentertainmentcenter.com) 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 info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org 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 (Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.org) 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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