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, 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

  • Big Red Wine Tasting - Saturday December 2, 2017 at 4pm It’s that time of year. Get ready for Colonial Spirits Annual Big Red Wine Tasting which is becoming an annual tradition of Nashoba Valley Neighbors as well! We'll be joining a store wide wine tasting event, they'll be multiple tables with multiple red wines to sample along with finger foods as well. Given the popularity of this event expect a robust crowd of neighbors, friends and yet to be made acquaintances.Contact Bonnie or email for more info.
    Posted Dec 11, 2017, 7:22 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Casino Night! - Saturday Nov 14, 2017 @ 7pm Join us for a fun Las Vegas Themed Event!  Games will begin at 8pm...Please indicate in the Evite section "What to Bring" your contribution of an appetizer, salad, main dish or dessert to share.  BYOB.Final RSVP by Saturday November 11Email if you didn't get the Evite or have questions.
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:44 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Trivia Night @ True West Brewery - Monday Oct 23, 2017 at 6:30pm Join the NVN Titans of Trivia at True West Brewery on Monday, October 23th at 6:30pm.  525 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton, MA 01720Details in the Evite or email for more info.
    Posted Oct 22, 2017, 9:40 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Wine Tasting - Saturday Oct 28, 2017 at 7pm Christine and Bob will host on Saturday, October 28th. Fun details to follow!!Inquiries to Christine, Bob, or email
    Posted Oct 6, 2017, 9:29 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Dinner Group

  • Atlantic Sea Grill - Saturday December 2, 2017 at 5:30pm We're looking forward to celebrating the coming of winter (really?). Well maybe everyone isn't excited about winter but how about gathering for good food and friends. That's something to celebrate! Please RSVP by December 1st so we can give a head count to the restaurant in advance. We hope to see you there We'll be gathering for an earlier dinner as some neighbors and friends will be attending the wine-tasting at nearby Colonial Spirits. If you're interested and did not receive a seperate evite for that event please contact Patty or Christine at
    Posted Dec 11, 2017, 7:31 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Burtons Grill - Saturday Nov 4, 2017 at 6:30pm This month's dinner group travels to Westford for good company and good food. We'll be welcoming new NVN members as well as familiar friends.Burton's boasts of a scratch kitchen and strive to delight their customers.We'll meet up in the bar area around 6:00ish and plan for seating around 6:30pm. Please RSVP by Friday November 3rd.Questions? Contact Bonnie T. or email
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 7:33 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Hibachi @ Asian Gourmet - Saturday Oct 7, 2017 at 6:30pm Join Patty & Kevin at Asian Gourmet, 794 Elm St, in Concord for hibachi show and dinner on Saturday,October 7th. Missed the eVite? Send an email to and let us know you're coming!
    Posted Oct 4, 2017, 9:43 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Lunch Bunch

  • Seoul Kitchen - Thursday Nov 16, 2017 @ 12:30pm Meet Grace, Bob and the Bunch of us at Seoul Kitchen Restaurant, 142 Littleton Rd, Westford at 12:30 p.m. on November 16th.Contact Grace, Bob or email for details.
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:35 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Atlantic Sea Grill - Thursday Oct 19, 2017 at 12:30pm Grace and Bob aim to please on Thursday, October 19th at Atlantic Sea Grill located at 77 Great Rd Acton, MA 01720For more details contact Grace, Bob, or email
    Posted Oct 6, 2017, 7:52 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza - Thursday Sept 21, 2017 at 12:30pm Meet Grace, Bob and the Bunch of us at Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza at The Pointe in Littleton at 12:30p.m. on September 21st.  Evite coming soon to an Inbox near you!Contact Grace, Bob or email for more details.
    Posted Oct 6, 2017, 7:51 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Movie Night

  • The Last Jedi - Tuesday December 19, 2017 at 7pm Let's gather at the new theater on Tuesday Dec 19th  in Littleton to see the latest Star Wars movie - "The Last Jedi".  Just like Lowell, this theater has assigned seats, and tickets can be purchased on-line at the following website: There are many different showings, but let's plan on going to the 7:00pm show, so be sure to get tickets for that particular show on Tues 12/19. For those interested in meeting for dinner first, plan to gather around 530-545pm at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza in Littleton.  In your RSVP to this eVite please let me know if you'd like to meet for dinner.For more ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2017, 5:06 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Justice League - Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 7:15pm (dinner 5:45pm) The latest DC superhero action movie "Justice League" opens on Nov 17th, and we're planning an NVN event to go see it on Tuesday Nov 21st at 7:15pm.  From IMDB: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.Showcase Cinemas Lowell has reserved seating only.  Tickets can be purchased online at Showcase Cinemas Lowell Showtimes for Nov 21, 2017Typically, we get seats in Row F near the center.For those interested in attending a pre-movie dinner, we'll plan to meet at Outback around 530-545pm.For more info, see Evite, contact Dave ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2017, 8:53 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Blade Runner 2049 - Tuesday Oct 17, 2017 at 7:35pm (dinner @ 6pm) See the latest Sci-Fi thriller, Blade Runner 2049, at Lowell Showcase Cinema on Tuesday Oct 17, 2017 at 7:35pm.Optionally join folks for dinner at Outback Steakhouse at 6pm before the show.  Details to follow in an evite.  Questions?  Didn't get the evite?  Send an email to Info@NashobaValleyNeighbors.orgOverview:Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
    Posted Oct 26, 2017, 8:32 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Book Group

  • Potluck & Yankee Swap - Thursday December 7, 2017 @ 7pm We are continuing our annual book club's tradition of having a November/December gathering in early December between the two big holidays, this year on Thursday, December 7th at 7:00, hosted by Susan P.   Her book selection is The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware.In keeping with tradition, we will also have a holiday Yankee Swap.  Please bring a wrapped, unmarked gift (under $20) to swap!  New this year is that this will be a potluck.  Susan suggests that guests bring their favorite holiday appetizer, entree or dessert to share!  When you RSVP, please let us know what you plan to bring.Need more info?  Contact Susan or email
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:28 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • The Beekeeper's Apprentice - Thursday Oct 26, 2017 Join the book group for our discussion of The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King on Thursday, Oct 26th at 7pm hosted by Laura.For more details, contact Laura or email
    Posted Oct 6, 2017, 7:46 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Ladies Night Out

  • Holiday Crafting @ Red Raven Tuesday December 5, 2017 at 6pm A fun night of holiday crafting (everything supplied by Magda of CraftNites).  Plan to arrive at the Red Raven, 3 Nagog Park in Acton, at 6:00pm to share some ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2017, 7:35 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Beadles - Thursday November 9, 2017 at 6:30pm Back by popular demand!! Beadles at 18 Central Sq in Chelmsford on November 9th at 6:30pm.Got questions?  Didn't get an evite?  Email
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:50 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Baby Shower - Sunday Oct 22, 2017 at 2pm Our new members, Bridgitte and Leonardo, are expecting a baby girl to arrive very soon.  We want to welcome the whole family to our 'neighborhood' with a baby shower at ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2017, 11:32 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Men's Night Out

  • Fall Whiskey Tasting on Friday-the-13th (Oct. 13, 2017 at 6:30pm) Fear not, the legend of Camp Crystal Lake is NOT the host of the fall whiskey tasting!Join Dave W and host Tom T for an adventure with spirits of the distilled kind -- featuring a variety of single malt scotch, craft bourbon, and pre-prohibition rye along with some finger food and sweets.Designated drivers are mandatory for all participants enjoying the drinks!  If you need a ride or didn't get the evite, email
    Posted Oct 4, 2017, 10:29 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Battle Road Brew House - Thursday Sept 14, 2017 Join the guys at Battle Road Brew House in Maynard for dinner & a flagon or flight of beer on Thursday, September 14th.Contact Dave T. or email if you didn't get the Evite which was sent out on Aug 28th.
    Posted Aug 28, 2017, 9:06 PM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
  • Whiskey Tasting - Friday, May 26 Gentlemen: Come one, come all, to the annual Whiskey Tasting night at 6:30pm on May 26! We had such a great time last fall that we've decided to hold another one in the spring at Dave S's house. There will be plenty of food and drink to enjoy, and cigars if you are so inclined. We have some bottles from the previous tasting, so to provide some variety feel free to bring a bottle of your favorite spirit if you like (this is optional; believe me, we'll have plenty to drink!).  Remember that all attendees are not allowed to drive home; please arrange transportation for the evening.As of now, we are estimating it will cost ...
    Posted May 7, 2017, 9:06 AM by Nashoba Valley Neighbors Webmaster
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Archive Announcements

Whole Group Events

  • Planning Meeting - Thurs Aug 17 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 Aug 10, 2017, 10:59 AM 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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