Business briefs, Dec. 13 edition
Northborough – The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough will once again join with Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture to collect toys as part of The Home for Little Wanderers’ Big Wishes Gift Drive. Big Wishes is one of the Boston area’s oldest and largest toy drives, supporting children and families who are living in at-risk circumstances and are served by The Home’s programs across Boston and Eastern Massachusetts.
Neighbors throughout the community are encouraged to drop off new, unwrapped toys or gift cards for youth from birth to 22 years at the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office, 18 Main St., and any Bernie & Phyl’s store in Massachusetts. The Coldwell Banker offices are accepting donations through Monday, Dec. 16.
To learn more about ways to help The Home this holiday season, visit www.thehome.org/bigwishes.
Worcester Academy to host open house
Region – Worcester Academy will hold an admissions open house for middle and upper school students Sunday, Jan. 12, from 1 – 4 p.m. at its campus, 81 Providence St., Worcester. The academy offers small class sizes, award-winning math programs, extensive science and technology resources, a diverse community, and a variety of co-curricular activities.
Register by calling 508-934-7289 or by visiting www.worcesteracademy.org/openhouse.
Boroughs YMCA to hold craft fair and children’s festival
Westborough – The Boroughs Family Branch YMCA, 4 Valente Drive, will host its annual Children’s Festival of Holidays and Craft Fair Saturday, Dec. 14. The craft fair will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and the children’s festival from 3 to 5 p.m.
During the festival, the Y will be transformed into a winter wonderland of holidays from around the globe. Learn the Hora and more about traditions in Thailand, Persia, India, Central and South America, Poland, Italy, and Ireland. The event will also include snow games, the Top of the World Norwegian Glacial Climb, and Christmas carols by George Mattingly.
Free and open to all.
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