June 6, 2015
Hudson – the 29th Annual Hudson Community Fest has been scheduled for Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., on South Street in the downtown area. Vendors interested in participating can visit www.assabetvalleychamber.org/hudsonfest.shtm for registration forms. More information can also be found on the website as the date approaches.
Hudson – First United Methodist Church of Hudson, in conjunction with Hudson Fest, invites everyone to its annual yard sale, to be held Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the church parking lot, 34 Felton St. (inside if it rains).
Vendors/dealers: There is unlimited space for dealers, and the church can provide 14 tables and chairs to the first responders. There is no table rental fee; the church asks only that you agree to voluntarily donate a minimum of 10% of your total sales for the day to the church. Call 978-562-2932 to reserve a table or visit www.hudsonfumc.org.
Shrewsbury – All towns are welcome to participate in a clothing drive Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Floral Street School, 57 Floral St. The Floral Street School PTO & Student Council are sponsoring the event. For more information, contact Missy Hollenback at firstname.lastname@example.org or view a flyer at www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/egov/docs/1431952988_24871.pdf.
Southborough – A yard sale will be held Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at First Community Church, 137 Southville Rd. The event includes baked goods, kitchen items, clothing, toys, books, etc. for purchase.
Southborough – Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Friends of the Southborough Library will be holding their tri-annual book sale fundraiser at the library, 25 Main St. Books will include adult fiction and non-fiction as well as books for children of all ages. There will also be DVDs and CDs for sale.
For more information, call 508-485-5031. The Friends of the Southborough Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the services of the library. Funds from the book sale will go to support library programs and museum passes.
Grafton – Save the date of Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., as the Grafton Public Library invites the community to come help with the planting of seeds and seedlings. Lunch will be provided. Also, volunteers are needed June 6 through Oct. 3 to help weed and water. Sign up for a week, and stop in on every non-rainy day (preferably in the evening) to weed, water and harvest the garden beds.
The Grafton Public Library is located at 35 Grafton Common. For more information, stop by or call 508-839-4649.
Marlborough – Safe Summer Fun Day, the 17th annual health and safety fair for kids, will be held Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Marlborough Hospital, 157 Union St. The day includes music, games, child bike helmets (while supplies last), face painting, activities, and giveaways.
Shrewsbury – The first annual Cornhole Classic to support the Shrewsbury firefighters of Local 4613 will be taking place Saturday, June 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at SAC Park, 438 Lake St. The cost is $50 per team, and there will be prizes for the top three teams. Food and drinks will be available, as well as a 50/50 raffle and other raffles. To sign up, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 7, 2015
Marlborough – The 7th annual Main Street Classic Car Show will take place Sunday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain date is June 14). This year’s record-smashing winter has car owners champing at the bit to dust off their Dodges, Fords, and Chevys and hit the show circuit, and Marlborough’s is one of the first of the season. Also, a beautiful replica of the 1966 TV Batmobile will be stationed in front of City Hall in case any villains dare show their faces. A certain caped crime-fighter is also expected to be greeting the crowd.
Hosted by United Brethren Masonic Lodge of Marlborough and the Push Rods Car Club, this free event for the entire family features food, music by DJ Dr. Dom, and more than 200 classic, muscle cars and hot rods.
Car owners may register onsite starting at 8 a.m. at Main and Newton streets for a $10 suggested donation. Proceeds benefit Wounded Warriors, Shriners Hospitals and local Marlborough charities. For more information, visit www.marlborocarshow.com or call Bob at 508-328-2875.
Westborough – Did you know? The first state reform school for boys in the country was established in Westborough in 1849. Westborough was founded when it split off from the bordering town of Marlborough. Attend the Westborough Historical Society’s next open house Sunday, June 7, from 2-4 p.m., and learn what the town will be celebrating in 2017.
The open house is free and open to the public at Sibley House, 13 Parkman St. For more information on the Westborough Historical Society, visit www.westboroughhistory.org.