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September 19, 2014

Northborough: Scarecrow fun at Northborough Library

Northborough – Children ages 3-5 are invited to the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Friday, Sept. 19, from 10:30-11:15 a.m., for a scarecrow story and a fun scarecrow craft.

 

Registration is required and begins Sept. 2. To find out more or to register, call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.

 

 

Start: September 19, 2014 10:30 am
End: September 19, 2014 11:15 am
Venue: Northborough Free Library
Phone: 508 393 5025 x4
Address:
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34 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: Registration is required.

Upton: St. Gabriel the Archangel Church hosts blood drive

Upton – An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Friday, Sept. 19, from 2-7 p.m., at St. Gabriel the Archangel, 151 Mendon St. The 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 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.

 

 

Start: September 19, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 19, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: St. Gabriel the Archangel Church
Phone: 800 733 2767
Address:
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151 Mendon St., Upton, MA, United States, 01568

September 20, 2014

Marlborough: Dollars for Scholars motorcycle ride in Marlborough

Marlborough – The Citizens Scholarship Foundation (CSF) of Marlborough, Inc., a chapter of Dollars for Scholars, will hold its eighth annual CSF Motorcycle Ride Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning and ending at the Moose Lodge, 67 Fitchburg St., Marlborough.

 

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.; kickstands up at 11 a.m. Pre-registration by Saturday, Sept. 13, is $20 per rider; day of event, $25 per rider. Passengers cost $10. Cost includes ride, entertainment by Flashback, and dinner. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 21. Non-riders may join the festivities beginning at 12:30 p.m. with a $10 donation.

 

For more information, registration forms, or to purchase tickets, contact Deb Giroux at dag1973@aol.com or 508-481-0056.

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: The Moose Lodge
Phone: 508 481 0056
Address:
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67 Fitchburg St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: See calendar listing for fees.

Northborough: 21st Annual Applefest 5K Road Race

Northborough – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 21st Annual Applefest 5K Road Race is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, starting at 10 a.m. The start/finish is at Zeh School, 33 Howard St. To register or for more information, visit www.corridornine.org/race.php.

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: Zeh School
Phone: 508 836 4444
Address:
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33 Howard St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532
Cost: $25 by Sept. 12; $27 after Sept. 12.

Northborough: Trinity Church participates in Applefest

Northborough – Come visit Trinity Church’s two booths at Northborough’s annual Fall Applefest Saturday, Sept. 20. A craft fair at the church, 23 Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will offer a variety of crafters selling unique crafted items, such as table runners, tote bags, and other items. At the Street Fair, located at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St., from 10 am – 3 pm, take a ride on the Roaming Railroad Train, enjoy homemade cookies, and shop for craft items.

 

For more information, visit www.northboroughapplefest.com or contact Dave or Sharon Chin at slchin79@yahoo.com.

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: Trinity Church
Address:
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23 Main St., Northborough, MA, United States, 01532

Boylston: Begonia and Gesneriad Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Boylston – Presented by the Buxton Branch of the American Begonia Society and the New England Chapter of the Gesneriad Society, a Begonia and Gesneriad Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21 at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr. Show hours are 12-5 p.m. Sept. 20 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21.

 

See splendid examples of a huge variety of begonias and gesneriads sporting a range of color, leaf texture, and patterns in this judged show. Discover a rare find or new variety.  Enter your own plants for exhibition. Lectures and programs will run throughout the weekend. Get tips for growing these favorite houseplants, and select from a wide variety of plants for sale.

 

The show is free with regular admission. For more information, visit www.towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111. Tower Hill is located at 11 French Dr., Boylston.

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
Venue: Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Phone: 508 869 6111
Address:
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11 French Dr., Boylston, MA, United States, 01505
Cost: Free with regular admission

Westborough: Free community breakfast buffet at Siloam Lodge

Westborough – Siloam Lodge and Benjamin Franklin DeMolay will be holding an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8-11 a.m., at Siloam Lodge of Masons, 12 Church St., Westborough. The monthly event is offered as a community service and is an opportunity for those interested to learn about DeMolay & Masonry.

 

The breakfast buffet is offered for free, however donations from anyone wishing to help support DeMolay and Masonic charities will be accepted. Donations of non-perishable food items for the Westborough Food Pantry will also be collected.

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Siloam Loadge
Address:
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12 Church St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581
Cost: Free, with donations accepted.

Ashland: ABA participates in Ashland Day at Stone Park

Ashland – The Ashland Business Association (ABA) will once again participate in Ashland Day at Stone Park, to be held Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities will include face painting, mini golf, and a Playdough table. A free Playdough recipe will be available for pick up at the ABA booth.

 

For more information on the ABA, contact info@ashlandbusinessassociation.com, call 508-380-0555, or visit www.ashlandfirst.com.

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Stone Park
Phone: 508 380 0555
Address:
Ashland, MA, United States

Westborough: Good Shepherd youth to hold yard sale

Westborough – Teens at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 183 W. Main St., Westborough, will hold a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Individuals are invited to rent a space for $15 to display and sell their own yard sale items. Tables are available on a first come basis. Residents may also donate items for the youth to sell. Donations may be placed in the Fellowship Hall beginning Sunday, Sept. 14.

 

This is an annual fundraising event for youth ministries at Good Shepherd. Reserve a table by contacting the church office at 508-366-7095 or office@goodshepherdcares.org.

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Phone: 508 366 7095
Address:
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183 West Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Region: OARS holds 28th Annual River Cleanup

Region – OARS will hold its 28th Annual River Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. OAR volunteers will wade into the Assabet, Sudbury, and Concord rivers and tributaries to continue the effort to restore the beautiful rivers. Trash, tires, bottles, car parts, bicycles – whatever is found that shouldn’t be there – will be collected for more appropriate disposal.

 

OARS will be working this year in Westborough, Northborough, Framingham, Wayland, Sudbury, Marlborough, Hudson, Stow, Maynard, Acton, Concord, and Billerica. The cleanup will be followed by a pizza lunch and celebration along the rivers.

 

For more information and to volunteer, contact the OARS office at 978-369-3956 or office@oars3rivers.org.

 

Start: September 20, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers
Phone: 978 369 3956
Address:
MA, United States