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Families enjoy supporting a great cause

Owen St. Angelo, 7, volunteers to handle a toad during the Rainforest Reptile Show. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Owen St. Angelo, 7, volunteers to handle a toad during the Rainforest Reptile Show.
(Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Marlborough – The second annual Family Fall Festival to benefit Employment Options was held Sept.14 at the Hudson-Concord Elks Pavilion and field. Among the many activities for family fun were inflatable amusements, kids’ games, a vehicle display, tethered hot-air balloon rides, live entertainment and a barbecue. Proceeds go to Employment Options, a Marlborough-based nonprofit agency providing services to people in the Metrowest area looking to improve and manage their mental health and wellness including individuals who have experienced economic disadvantages. For more information, visit employmentoptions.org.

3- year-old twin brothers Andre (l) and Jayson ( r) enjoy the festivities.  (Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

3- year-old twin brothers Andre (l) and Jayson ( r) enjoy the festivities.
(Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Eric, 10, enjoys meeting six-month-old police dog Gizmo.

Eric, 10, enjoys meeting six-month-old police dog Gizmo. .
(Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Aidan, 7, from Hudson, makes two new friends at the petting zoo. (Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Aidan, 7, from Hudson, makes two new friends at the petting zoo.
(Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Austin, 18-months-old,  from Marlborough,  enjoys the petting zoo. (Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Austin, 18-months-old, from Marlborough, enjoys the petting zoo. (Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Taking a tethered hot-air balloon ride are (l to r) Tina Baia, her daughter, Arianna, 7, and her aunt, Rosemarie Castoldi. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Taking a tethered hot-air balloon ride are (l to r) Tina Baia, her daughter, Arianna, 7, and her aunt, Rosemarie Castoldi.
(Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Owen Pike, 4, from Marlborough, enjoys getting to sit in the driver's seat of the Hudson Fire Truck.   (Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Owen Pike,4, from Marlborough, enjoys getting to sit in the driver’s seat of the Hudson Fire Truck.
(Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Luke Walsh, 3, peers from a Hudson Fire Department truck. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Luke Walsh, 3, peers from a Hudson Fire Department truck.
(Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Dylan Benker, 4, and Connor Ostiguy, 5, are entertained by a live animal program. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Dylan Benker, 4, and Connor Ostiguy, 5, are entertained by a live animal program.
(Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

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