November 8, 2014
Marlborough – The Board of Friends of the Marlborough Seniors invites the community to its annual craft fair, to be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Senior Center, 250 Main St. Attendance is free and lunch will be for sale in the craft room. There will also be a raffle and bake sale.
Stow – All those between ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., as EAA Chapter 196 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at Minute Man Airfield, 302 Boxboro Rd., Stow. Registration takes place next to Nancy’s Airfield Café.
Pilots at the event will also explain more about their airplanes, allowing young people to discover how airplanes work and how pilots ensure safety is the prime concern before every flight.
The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to interest young people in aviation. Since the program started in 1992, volunteer EAA pilots have flown more than 1.8 million young people in more than 90 countries. EAA Chapter 196 also offers scholarships to young people for flying lessons and to attend EAA summer camp events in Oshkosh, Wis.
For more information, visit www.eaa196.org/eagles.htm, call 978-212-9196, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westborough – All are invited to the Fall Festival at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3 John St., Westborough, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, Christmas items, used books, used jewelry, and fresh baked goods for sale. There will be a basket raffle with themed baskets from various ministries and parishioners, as well as a Giving Tree where parishioners are offering services and a silent auction with gift certificates from local merchants. Also, a luncheon will be offered by the Men’s Group.
St. Stephen’s will accept donations to the Fall Festival. Items can be dropped off at the church Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 508-366-4134 or visit www.ststeph.com for more information.
Westborough – An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St. This blood drive is open to the public, and residents from all surrounding towns are invited to participate. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are also welcome. The Red Cross is hoping to collect 25 pints of blood at this blood drive.
The Red Cross requires a positive ID before donating. You must be at least 17 years old (16 years with a signed parental consent form). You can donate blood every 56 days. Call 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment to donate.
Hudson – The River’s Edge Arts Alliances’ Photography Exhibit will hold its opening reception Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Citizens Bank, 17 Pope St., Hudson. For more information, visit www.upwitharts.org or call 978-562-1646.
Westborough – Shaun Keyes-McClements, author of “Adolessons,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1-3 p.m. Adolessons is a collection of amusing, sad, and even heartwarming stories about males in that stage of life where they’re too old to be called “boys,” but too young to be called “men.” All are welcome. Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.
Marlborough – The Trustees of the First United Methodist Church of Marlborough will host the 8th annual Faithlift Auction Saturday, Nov. 8, from 6-9 p.m., at the Moose Family Center on Fitchburg Street in Marlborough. Auction proceeds will help fund upkeep and preservation of the church, a historic landmark near the heart of downtown Marlborough. Festivities include dinner, dessert, cash bar, silent auction, and live auction with a trivia twist.
Tickets are $10, payable at the door. For more information, contact Karen Searles at 978-568-8054 or visit www.marlborofumc.org.
Marlborough – The Citizens Scholarship Foundation (CSF) of Marlborough will host a winetasting event Saturday, Nov. 8, from 7-9 p.m., at the Vin Bin, 91 Main St. For a $10 donation, owner Rick Lombardi will provide a sampling of different brands and vintages, along with delectable munchies. No tickets necessary.
For 25 years, the CSF has been raising money to help Marlborough residents further their education.
November 9, 2014
Region – Worcester Academy, 81 Providence St., in Worcester, will hold an open house for the upper and middle schools Sunday, Nov. 9. To register, call 508-459-5841 or visit www.worcesteracademy.org.
Northborough – The Assabet Valley Mastersingers will launch the 2014-15 concert season Sunday, Nov. 9, at 3:30 p.m., at St. Rose of Lima Parish, 244 West Main St. (Route 20), Northborough. The concert location is accessible to the physically challenged. Assistive listening systems, courtesy of Crossroads Community Foundation, are available at all concerts for use by hearing impaired audience members. Large print programs will be offered to those desiring enhanced readability.
Advance sale tickets will be discounted $3 from the general prices of $25 per adult and $20 per student and senior citizen. Tickets may be purchased at Robinson Music Company, Westborough; Shattuck’s Pharmacy, Northborough; Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union, Shrewsbury; The English Garden Florist, Southborough; Serendipity Jewelry, Art, & Whimsy in Hudson; and both Joy-Den Jewelers and Main Street Café in Marlborough.
For further information, call 978-562-9838 or visit www.avmsingers.org.