October 25, 2014
Northborough – Lincoln Street Elementary School, 76 Lincoln St., will hold a Fun Day “Spooktacular” Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature fun for the whole family, including a haunted cake walk, candy corn relay, bounce house and a “Creative Claws Salon.” New to the event is a silent auction. Special guest actor John Barmon of “Caddyshack” will be the emcee. Tickets are available at the door.
Westborough – Paul Czajak, author of “Monster Needs a Costume” and “Monster Needs His Sleep,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Oct. 25, from 12-2 p.m., for a story time and craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and are invited to wear a Halloween costume.
Monster Needs a Costume (1st book series) – It’s almost Halloween and Monster needs to decide what he’s going to be. With so many options – a fireman, a ballerina, a cowboy, a ninja – how will he ever decide? In the playful, rhyming story, Monster shows young readers that sometimes being creative and daring to try something new are the best solutions.
Monster Needs His Sleep (2nd books in series) – It’s time for bed and Monster needs to go to sleep, but he just keeps finding more things to stay awake for! It isn’t until Monster admits he is afraid of the dark that he finds a glowing solution to his nighttime problem. Young readers will learn that with a little help from a friend, the dark isn’t so scary after all.
Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.
Hudson – The Hudson Park Commission has announced that the 17th annual Pumpkin Fest, the town’s premier fall community event, will be taking place Saturday, Oct. 25, from 3:30-8:30 p.m., at the Morgan Bowl on Chapin Road.
Events will include magician Fran Flynn, moon bounces, trackless train rides, pony rides, games, clowns, live music by Mr. Vic, master chainsaw sculptor Jesse Green, and a fireworks display to end the night. Also, local non-profits will be on hand to offer food and beverages for sale, as well as a variety of activities for everyone.
Admission is $5 for adults age 18-59 and $1 for children and seniors (please note that canned food donations for the Hudson Food Pantry WILL NOT be accepted this year; instead, a portion of the funds raised by Pumpkin Fest will be donated to the food pantry).For more information, visit www.hudsonrecreation.org.
Marlborough – A Haunted House will be held Oct. 25, 26, 31 and Nov. 1, from 6-9 p.m. each day, to benefit the Marlborough Food Pantry. It will be held, weather permitting, at 111 Brimsmead St., and admission is the donation of non-perishable food items.
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Alumni Association invites all alumni of SHS and their guests to reunite Saturday, Oct. 25, from 7-11 p.m., at the Italian American Victory Club, 26 Dewey Rd. Join members of the class of 1969 for an all-class reunion celebration.
Admission is free, and donations will be accepted at the door to support the Shrewsbury High School Alumni Association’s mission. For more information, contact Christina Manos at email@example.com.
Natick – Natick Service Council and Whitney Place Assisted Living Residence are partnering to present the benefit performance “Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy about Health Care in America” Saturday, Oct. 25, from 7:30-9 p.m., at Whitney Place, 3 Vision Dr. The comedy focuses on issues of concern to everyone, ranging from the erosion of the doctor-patient relationship to “superbugs.”
For more information or to order tickets ($15 general admission), visit www.eventbrite.com/e/damaged-care-tickets-13055462239.
October 26, 2014
Region – Worcester Academy, 81 Providence St., in Worcester, will hold open houses for the upper and middle schools Sunday, Oct. 26, and Sunday, Nov. 9. To register, call 508-459-5841 or visit www.worcesteracademy.org.
Marlborough – All Immaculate Conception School alumni are invited to attend the 11 a.m. Mass, to be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at the IC Church, 25 Washington Crt. A reception will follow the Mass in Meehan Hall. Visit with your fellow alumni, catch up on what’s happening in their lives, and meet some of the students and their families.
For more information, contact the Advancement Office at Alumni@ICSchool.net.
Worcester – “Hell and Mr. Fudge,” a platinum award winning film is coming to the Showcase Cinemas Worcester North, 135 Brooks St., Sunday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m. The movie is a thoughtful and sometimes humorous story of the trials and tribulations of evangelical scholar Edward Fudge as he challenges ancient tradition and shakes up his own core beliefs.
Admission is free, with donations accepted. Sponsored by the Shrewsbury Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
Hopkinton – Join the Paws & Claws 5K Run/Walk, to be held Sunday, Oct. 26 in Hopkinton State Park in support of Baypath Humane Society. Youngsters can also join in the fun at the half-mile Small Paw Fun Run. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Be among the first 400 registrants to receive a racing T-shirt or a twill shopping bag. Unwind after the race with Baypath Humane alumni, a delicious post-race buffet, music by Singing Trooper Dan Clark, and prizes for people and dogs alike.
All money raised supports Baypath Humane Society in its mission to provide shelter, care, and loving homes for stray and unwanted companion animals. Register at www.baypathhumane.org/5K. The early registration fee is $25 per person (until Oct. 9) for the 5K and just $10 for the Small Paw Fun Run. In addition, there are many sponsorship opportunities available to local businesses. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
For information on the Baypath Humane Society, 5 Rafferty Rd., Hopkinton, visit www.baypathhumane.org or find them on facebook at Facebook.com/BaypathHumane.