Paint night will benefit backpack drive

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Northborough – The Northborough Helping Hands Association will hold a paint night to support its ninth Backpack Drive Wednesday, March 30, at the American Legion, 402 W. Main St., Northborough, at 7 p.m. The cost is $35 per person. Preregister by Monday, March 23, by mailing the fee along with name, phone number and email address. Checks can be sent and made payable to NHHA, Attn: Paint Night, PO Box 383, Northborough, MA 01532). There are no refunds once registered.

To celebrate the end of winter, participants will be painting “Tropical Sunset.” Artist April Small of Odonata Art and Jewelry will guide participants step by step to create your very own masterpiece.

Questions can be directed to Liz at [email protected].

Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc., is a nonprofit, volunteer-run organization whose mission is to coordinate programs through the year to assist those in need in Northborough. Last year, 156 backpacks were donated to students in need in the Northborough public schools, Grades K-12. New, grade-appropriate supplies are included with the backpack. This year’s fundraising goal is $4,200. More information on NHHA can be found at www.northboroughhelpinghands.org.