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October 25, 2014

Marlborough: First city-wide flu clinic of the season

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant, the Marlborough Board of Health, and the Marlborough Medical Reserve Corps have announced that the city will be holdings its annual city-wide flu clinic Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Whitcomb Middle School. The flu clinic will provide flu shots for ages 2 years old and above. Spanish and Portuguese translators will be available for those who need assistance.

 

The clinic will operate by appointment only from 9 a.m. until noon. Reservations can be made by going to www.MyLocalClinic.com. Look for the information for the Marlborough Clinic. Follow the instructions to make an appointment and fill out the screening form, print it, and bring it to the appointment. Residents are asked to bring health insurance information. All residents are eligible to receive a flu shot regardless of their ability to pay.

 

Registration for flu shots will begin Wednesday, Oct. 15 and will close Thursday, Oct.  23 or when the clinic appointments are full, whichever comes first. Further information is available on the Marlborough City webpage and Marlborough City’s Facebook page, or by contacting the Marlborough Health Department at 508-460-3751.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014
End: October 25, 2014
Venue: Whitcomb Middle School
Phone: 508 460 3751
Address:
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25 Union St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752
Cost: Registration deadline Oct. 23 or when the clinic appointments are full, whichever comes first.

Shrewsbury: Trinity Episcopal Church annual Fall Thrift Sale

Shrewsbury – An indoor Thrift Sale and Bake Sale will take place Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 440 Main St. There will be a large selection of items at thrifty prices, including household items, attic treasures, furniture, linens, games, toys, books, gently used clothing, and shoes for all ages.

 

All are welcome. Visit www.trinityshrewsbury.org for more information.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Church
Address:
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440 Main St., Shrewsbury, MA, United States, 01545

Westborough: Willows at Westborough to host financial seminar

Westborough – The Willows at Westborough, 1 Lyman St., will hold a free program on meeting college costs Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tim Higgins, a certified financial planner, will educate participants about paying for college.

 

Space is limited. Reserve your spot by calling Sherry or Susan at 508-898-3490 ext. 2023.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: The Willows at Westborough
Phone: 508 898 3490 x2023
Address:
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1 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Marlborough: Friends of Marlborough Library fall book and bake sale

Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library will host the Fall One Day Book and Bake Sale Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the library’s Bigelow Auditorium and the lower level outer lobby at 35 W. Main St. Adult hardcover books will be $1; paperbacks and young adult and children hardcover books, $.50; and children’s soft cover books, $.25.

 

Lunch at The Friends Cafe includes sandwiches, chili, coffee, soda and water, along with delicious baked goods. Call Bake Sale Chair Teresa Stefanski at 508-485-4204 or 508-485-4334 to donate baked goods.

 

To volunteer or for further information regarding any of the Friends programs, call 413-648-9663, email rajohnson736@gmail.com or visit www.mpl-friends.org.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Marlborough Public Library
Phone: 508 485 4204
Address:
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35 West Main St., Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Westborough: Girl Scout Troop 30633 hold yard sale

Westborough – Westborough Girl Scout Troop 30633 will be holding a yard sale Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Tufts Machine Lot, 55 East Main St. To donate items, call 508-870-1895 or email girlscouttroop30633@gmail.com.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Tufts Machine Lot
Phone: 508 870 1895
Address:
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55 East Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Westborough: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church hosts American Red Cross blood drive

Westborough – An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 183 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 30 pints of blood at this blood drive. Donors will receive free T-shirts (while supplies last).

 

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: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Phone: 800 733 2767
Address:
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183 West Main St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Hudson: Harvest Craft Fair

Hudson – The Harvest Craft Fair in Hudson will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson, 80 Main St., Hudson.

 

Visit www.ucmh.org to find out more.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson
Address:
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80 Main St., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749

Northborough: LSS Fun Day Spooktacular

Northborough – An LSS Fun Day Spooktacular will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Lincoln Street School, 76 Lincoln St. There will be lots of spooky – but not too scary! – fun for the whole family. Try your luck at the Haunted Cake Walk and Candy Corn Relay, go crazy in the bounce house, take part in the silent auction,  or relax at the Creative Claws Salon. Also enjoy many more games and prizes with special guest, actor and MC John Barmon (Caddyshack).

 

Tickets will be available at the door.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Street School
Address:
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76 Lincoln St., Northboorugh, MA, United States, 01532

Westborough: Story time with ‘Monster Needs a Costume’ author Paul Czajak at Tatnuck Bookseller

Monster Needs A CostumeCostumeWestborough – Paul Czajak, author of “Monster Needs a Costume” and “Monster Needs His Sleep,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Oct. 25, from 12-2 p.m., for a story time and craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and are invited to wear a Halloween costume.

 

Monster Needs a Costume (1st book series) – It’s almost Halloween and Monster needs to decide what he’s going to be. With so many options – a fireman, a ballerina, a cowboy, a ninja – how will he ever decide? In the playful, rhyming story, Monster shows young readers that sometimes being creative and daring to try something new are the best solutions.

 

Monster Needs His Sleep (2nd books in series) – It’s time for bed and Monster needs to go to sleep, but he just keeps finding more things to stay awake for! It isn’t until Monster admits he is afraid of the dark that he finds a glowing solution to his nighttime problem. Young readers will learn that with a little help from a friend, the dark isn’t so scary after all.

 

Tatnuck Bookseller is located at 18 Lyman St., the Westborough Shopping Center.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Tatnuck Bookseller
Address:
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18 Lyman St., Westborough, MA, United States, 01581

Hudson: 17th annual Pumpkin Fest celebration in Hudson

Hudson – The Hudson Park Commission has announced that the 17th annual Pumpkin Fest, the town’s premier fall community event, will be taking place Saturday, Oct. 25, from 3:30-8:30 p.m., at the Morgan Bowl on Chapin Road.

 

Events will include magician Fran Flynn, moon bounces, trackless train rides, pony rides, games, clowns, live music by Mr. Vic, master chainsaw sculptor Jesse Green, and a fireworks display to end the night. Also, local non-profits will be on hand to offer food and beverages for sale, as well as a variety of activities for everyone.

 

Admission is $5 for adults age 18-59 and $1 for children and seniors (please note that canned food donations for the Hudson Food Pantry WILL NOT be accepted this year; instead, a portion of the funds raised by Pumpkin Fest will be donated to the food pantry).For more information, visit www.hudsonrecreation.org.

 

 

Start: October 25, 2014 3:30 pm
End: October 25, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: The Morgan Bowl
Address:
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120 Chapin Rd., Hudson, MA, United States, 01749
Cost: $5 for adults age 18-59 and $1 for children and seniors