December 13, 2014
Westborough – Children of all ages are invited to join in the holiday spirit with the annual Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 13, from 8:30-11 a.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. This event, sponsored by The Friends of Westborough, Inc., will also feature a craft table for the children.
Tickets are $5 per person age 3 and over, and free for children under 3. Tickets may be purchased by calling Judy Wilchynski at 508-870-1895 or Barbara Barnes at 508-366-2773. For information, email TheFriendsofWestborough@gmail.com..
Sudbury – Layer up and hit the road! The Greg Hill Foundation is proud to present the unique Jingle All the Way 5K Saturday, Dec. 13, celebrating all that is special about the season. The race will start and end at the Ephraim Curtis Middle School, 22 Pratts Mill Rd., Sudbury. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., followed by the 10 a.m. race start and 10:30 a.m. post-race celebration.
The runner and walker friendly course comes with surprises and treats along the way. After the race you can warm up at the 29 Sudbury Restaurant with food, drinks and entertainment.
The registration is $30 and includes race entry, winter hat, finisher medal, and post-race food and beverage. To register or for more information, visit www.active.com/sudbury-ma/running/races/jingle-all-the-way-5k-2014.
December 12, 2014
Northborough – Children ages 3 – 5 are invited to participate in Yoga for Kids Friday, Dec. 12, from 10-10:30 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. This class for little ones is a great way for your child to give yoga a try. Join Linda Davis for this relaxing program.
Registration is required and begins Dec. 1. To find out more or to register, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.
Northborough – “The Good Earth” by Pearl S. Buck will be the selection as the book discussion group at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., meets Friday, Dec. 12, from 10-11:30 a.m. The group will also meet Wednesday, Dec. 17, from 7-8:30 p.m., for “Blanche on the Lam” by Barbara Neely.
New members always welcome at any session. Copies of the books are available for loan at the Circulation Desk. For more information, call 508-393-5025.
Region – Friday, Dec. 12, the Sunshine Club will be sponsoring a trip to see the Coppelia Ballet, with lunch at Fire and Ice, Providence, R.I. There will also be some free time at the Providence Place mall just in time for more Christmas shopping! Cost is $58.
Call Sue at 508-372-9266 with any questions or to sign up. Locally, the pick-up site is the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd.
Marlborough – The MetroWest Festival of Trees will be taking place Friday, Dec. 12, from 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center on Route 20 West in Marlborough. View over 100 decorated artificial Christmas trees, and also peruse and choose from an aisle of wreaths, centerpieces, Gingerbread Village, Candyland, Santa’s Workshop, artisans and crafters, and much more.
To find out more, visit www.metrowestfot.org. Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center is located at 181 Boston Post Road West.
Marlborough – The annual Gold Ribbon Holiday Reception will be held Friday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., at Embassy Suites Hotel in Marlborough. This year’s event, in honor of 18-month-old Anthony who is currently at Children’s Hospital, is a semi-formal night with an extravagant delicious buffet, speakers, entertainment, dancing, silent auction, balloon pops, bone marrow drive, and much more.
Andrew’s Helpful Hands raises funds and directly pays the mortgage payment for a Massachusetts family that has a child going through the bone marrow transplant process.
Tickets are $50 per person in advance or $65 day of the event. To find out more, visit www.AndrewsHelpfulHands.com, or call Zee at 978-375-3704 or John at 508-380-1797.
Princeton – The Princeton Arts Society’s Annual Holiday Small Works Exhibit and Sale will take place Friday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Princeton Center Building, first floor, 18 Boylston Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
Hundreds of original, handmade, affordable gifts and works of art will be available just in time for the gift giving season. Free gift wrapping will be available. For more information, email email@example.com.
Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St, will be hosting a utility presentation Friday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m. Come shine some light on the upcoming increases to your utility bill and changes in buying electricity, and get your questions answered. The President of Colonial Power, Brian Murphy, will discuss what to expect regarding the increase in your upcoming utility bills.
To register or for more information, call 508-485-6492 or stop by the senior center’s front desk. Light refreshments will be served.
December 11, 2014
Westborough – A Holiday Bazaar will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, from 7-9 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus in Westborough, 17 Willow St. The bazaar includes raffles, gift baskets, food, a cash bar, and vendors offering crafts, food items, children and adult wear, jewelry, homemade knits, books, health and beauty, wine, and Westborough wear. Gift wrapping will also be offered on premises.
The bazaar will be benefitting the Social Thinking curriculum. The Westborough Education Parent Initiative (WEPI) is a parent-based group working in collaboration with school administrators to bring the Social Thinking curriculum to the general education student body within the Westborough school system. To find out more, look for Westborough Education Parent Initiative on Facebook.