September 26, 2014
Westborough – The First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., will host its fall rummage sale Friday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., and Saturday, Sep. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. Items include anything from electronics to clothing.
Donations can be left in the church hallway from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday, Sept. 22. The proceeds will go to charitable organizations such the Appalachia Service Project.
Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center will host Dr. Hylander Friday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m., as he presents “Presidential Elections: Sixties Style.” This is the second part of a series on the politics, personalities, and issues of the presidential elections of the 1960s. In the 1964 election, Lyndon Johnson crushed Barry Goldwater as his supporters roared “all the way with LBJ!”
For more information or to sign up, stop the Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St., or call 508-485-6492.
Northborough – Children of all ages are invited to stop by the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Friday, Sept. 26, from 3-4:30 p.m., for drop-in Legos. The library has lots of Legos to use, including Duplos for younger children.
No registration is necessary. To find out more, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Shrewsbury – The Gallery at Shrewsbury Crossings will host the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury's annual juried exhibition to kick off the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. The public is welcome to come to 311 Main St. in Shrewsbury Friday, Sept. 26, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., to meet the artists and enjoy live music and libations.
For more information on the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury, visit www.artistguildshrewsbury.com.
Northborough – The Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) will be holding a “Welcome Back Dessert/Coffee” Friday, Sept. 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at in the Algonquin Regional High School cafeteria/patio at 79 Bartlett St., Northborough.? Please enter through the main entrance (rotunda).
Visit www.nspac.org for updates/changes or to join the NSPCA email list.
September 27, 2014
Marlborough – The third annual “Olivia's Ride” in memory of Olivia McGowan will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning and ending at Moose Lodge 1129, 67 Fitchburg St., and featuring food, a DJ, raffles, and a cash bar.
Olivia, a Berlin resident, died in 2011 at age 8 from Fryns Syndrome, a multiple congenital anomaly syndrome. To honor her memory, her parents, Rich and Sharon, have organized the ride as a fundraiser for Boston Children's Hospital.
Registration for the event will begin at 9 a.m., with kickstands up at 11 a.m. There will be no pre-registration. The cost for riders is $20; passengers, $10. The public is welcome to attend the event for a $10 entry fee. Children under 12 are free.
Donations are gratefully accepted through the website www.oliviasride.com or by mail to St. Mary's Credit Union, 439 Main St., Hudson, MA 01749. Checks should be made payable to “Olivia's Ride.”
For more information, contact Sharon McGowan at 508-561-6954.
Northborough – Children ages 4-6 are invited to the Northborough Free Library Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m., for a Seasons of a Tree storytime and craft.?Registration is required by stopping in at the library, 34 Main St., or calling 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Westborough – Westborough Girl Scout Troop 30555 will be holding its next PS 6 foam (Styrofoam™) recycling event Saturday, Sept. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Westborough DPW Facility, 133 Oak St., as part of the town's Hazardous Waste Day. This event is open to residents from Westborough only.
Accepted foam items will have the PS 6 triangle symbol stamped into the foam. All labels, paper, cardboard, and tape must be removed from each piece of foam. All food related containers and cups must be rinsed or washed before bringing. Clean packing peanuts will be accepted and given to a local UPS Packing Store for reuse.
For more information, find R3: Reduce, Reuse, ReFoamIt on Facebook. For questions, contact Julie Baldwin at email@example.com.
Westborough – Westborough Girl Scout troop 30633, led by Brenda Lord and Judy Wilchynski, will hold two yard sales Saturday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Tufts lot on East Main Street. The 16 members in grades 8-11 are raising money for a trip in June 2016.
For information or donate items, contact 508-870-1895 or GirlScouttroop30633@gmail.com.
Maynard – The 22nd annual Maynard Fest is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in downtown Maynard. Enjoy a day of community spirit, entertainment, delicious food, and shopping finds.
For more information, call 978-568-0360 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.