September 19, 2014
Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center, 250 Main St., will be offering a trip to the Bourne Scallop Festival Friday, Sept. 19, departing at 8:30 a.m. on a Silver Fox Coach to Mashpee on Cape Cod. Enjoy a scallop dinner or herb roasted chicken, spend time at the Bourne Festival itself, and travel to Onset to enjoy a cruise on the Cape Cod Canal, before returning home by 5:30 p.m.
The cost is $75 per person. To register or for more information, call 508-485-6492.
Northborough – The 2014 Applefest in Northborough will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, 21. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.northboroughapplefest.com.
Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Rd., will be holding an Apple Harvest Dinner Friday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. An oven-roasted stuffed chicken dinner and homemade apple desserts will be served. Stereo views of historic Westborough from 1855 – 1880 will be presented by local historian Phil Kittredge, and there will also be door prizes.
Tickets are $7 and are available at the Senior Center (508-366-3000), the Recreation office (508-366-3066), or from any WSCS member. A chicken nugget meal for children under 10 will be available for $4. Limited tickets will be available at the door. Sponsored by the Westborough Senior Center Supporters.
Worcester – Friday, Sept. 19, from 2-5 p.m., and Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Wings of Freedom Tour will be at Worcester Regional Airport. To find out more, visit the Collings Foundation website at www.cfdn.org or call 800-568-8924.
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.
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.
September 20, 2014
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 email@example.com or 508-481-0056.
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.
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 a.m. to 3 p.m., 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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.