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November 8, 2014

Marlborough: Scouts hold food drive

Marlborough – The Marlborough Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts annual Food Drive will be held Saturday, Nov. 8. Scouts will fan out throughout the city to deliver the “Scouting for Food” flyer and door hanger Saturday, Nov. 1. Scouts will return Nov. 8 to pick up all donated items rain or shine. All donations directly benefit the Marlborough Food Pantry. Needed items include cereals, dry goods, canned goods, baby items, toiletries, powdered drinks, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. No homemade or canned items or expired food.

 

If you do not receive a door hanger, call Coordinator Jim Watson at 508-662-1617.

 

 

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Phone: 508 662 1617
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Marlborough, MA, United States

Hudson: Annual Scouting for Food Drive

Hudson – Saturday, Nov. 8 is the Annual Scouting for Food Drive and Hudson Scouts of Troops 2, 77, Venture Crew 21 and Hudson Girls Scouts will be out picking up donated food left out for the drive. Please place non-perishable food items in a bag or box, attach the door hanger and place in view of street by 9 a.m.

 

The weekend before the drive, the local Cub Scouts and Girls Scouts will be delivering the scouting for food door hangers to residents of Hudson. If you do not receive a door hanger, you may use any bag to donate food. Please mark the bag “Food Drive.”

 

The food donated Nov. 8 will be given to the Hudson Food Pantry, 28 Houghton St. The Hudson Food Pantry is in need of the following items: canned soups, canned meats, canned vegetables, canned pasta, peanut butter, jelly, rice, stew, baked beans, Jell-O products, canned fruit, baby food, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, paper products and personal care products. The Food Pantry is unable to accept homemade food and expired foods.

 

If you have any questions concerning the Scouting for Food Drive, call Joan Wordell, Hudson Scouting for Food coordinator, at 508-283-0412. For more information on how the Boy Scouts help the hungry, visit www.scoutingforfood.info. To learn more about Scouting in your area, visit www.beascout.org.

 

 

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Phone: 508 283 0412
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Hudson, MA, United States

Hudson: Learn to make no-knead bread at Hudson Library

Hudson – The Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St., will hold a demonstration “Miracle No-Knead Bread” presented by Denali Delmar Saturday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. Learn to make easy and delicious bread, try some samples, and leave with great tips and recipes to bake at home.

 

Sign-up is required by calling the library at 978-568-9644.

 

 

Start: November 8, 2014
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Venue: Hudson Public Library
Phone: 978 568 9644
Address:
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3 Washington St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

Marlborough: Friends of The Marlborough Seniors hold craft fair

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.

 

 

Start: November 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 8, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Marlborough Senior Center
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250 Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Admission is free

Stow: Young Eagles hold flight rally at Minute Man Airfield

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 youngeagles@eaa196.org.

 

Start: November 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 8, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Minute Man Airfield
Phone: 978 212 9196
Address:
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302 Boxboro Rd., Stow, MA, United States, 01775

Westborough: St. Stephen’s Parish holds Fall Festival

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.

 

 

Start: November 8, 2014 9:00 am
End: November 8, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
Phone: 508 366 4134
Address:
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3 John St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Westborough: American Red Cross blood drive

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.

 

 

Start: November 8, 2014 9:00 am
End: November 8, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Phone: 800 733 2767
Address:
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120 West Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Hudson: Opening reception for River’s Edge Photography Exhibit

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.

 

 

Start: November 8, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 8, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Citizens Bank
Phone: 978 562 1646
Address:
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17 Pope St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

Westborough: ‘Adolessons’ author Shaun Keyes-McClements at Tatnuck Bookseller

AdoLessons  jpgWestborough – 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.

 

 

Start: November 8, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 8, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Marlborough: First United Methodist Church of Marlborough host Faithlift Auction

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.

 

 

Start: November 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Moose Family Center
Address:
Fitchburg Street, Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: $10