Wenzel: Woman’s Club marks National Wear Red Day; Police mourn passing of former chief

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Wenzel: Woman’s Club marks National Wear Red Day; Police mourn passing of former chiefMARLBOROUGH – Members of the GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club were wearing red for the “GO RED FOR WOMEN” challenge at their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 1, in recognition of “National Wear Red Day” on Feb. 4.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

The American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally.

Heart disease is the number one killer of women—killing more than all forms of cancer combined.

Wenzel: Woman’s Club marks National Wear Red Day; Police mourn passing of former chief
Members of the GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club wore red at their Feb. 1 meeting in awareness of the “Go Red For Women” challenge in recognition of National Wear Red Day. (Photo/submitted)

The City of Marlborough is sad to announce the passing of JOSEPH M. BARRY, former Chief of Police in Marlborough. We are grateful for his service to our community and extend our condolences to his family. 

For service information or to share a condolence message, please visit https://tinyurl.com/mvt2whn7.

THE SPAGHETTI SUPPER sponsored by the Men’s Fellowship of the First Church in Marlborough, Congregational will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. 

The menu is spaghetti and meatballs in addition to salad, a beverage and dessert for $6 per person or a maximum of $18 for a family of four or more. 

The public is invited to attend. First Church is located at the corner of High and Bolton (Rte. 85) streets, above Union Common in Marlborough. 

The Marlborough Recreation Department will be offering “PROJECT WINTER ADVENTURE 2022,” a February School Vacation Program that will include fun winter activities from Feb. 22 to Feb. 25. The programming runs from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is open for children, ages 6 to 12.

Children 12 years of age at the time of program must have proof of one vaccination against COVID-19 in order to participate in Boston-based field trips. This is due to the vaccine requirements set forth by the City of Boston. 

Project Winter Adventure will take place at the Jericho Hill Recreation

Facility at 496 Brigham St. in Marlborough. 

The Activities Schedule includes trips to the Children’s Museum, Roller Kingdom, Fun World and the Science Museum. Trips are subject to change.

The cost is $200 per child. Please register online at http://mrd.recdesk.com.

For more information, please call the Recreation Department at 508-624-6925.

THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF METROWEST provide social, educational, physical and cultural programming for youth and teens in Marlborough, Hudson and Framingham. For more information on the programs, please visit the website www.bgcmetrowest.org

Learn, play and explore at the MARLBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY at its temporary location at 255 Main St. in Marlborough.

Contact the library by phone at 508-624-6900 or by email at [email protected]

The Library is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday hours run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library is closed on Sundays.

From the science of snowflakes to the magic of shadows, the Discovery Museum in Acton has February family fun on the schedule. Check the Marlborough Public Library for information on the many discounted passes you can reserve with your library membership.

February is Black History Month. Whether you’re interested in learning more about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Selma Marches, or the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., visit the Marlborough Public Library in person, or browse the online catalog, and discover a world of information that will bring this history to life. 

The Children’s Room at Marlborough Public Library serves children from birth through fifth grade. The room is also open to children’s caregivers and teachers. 

The Teen Department serves teens in grades 6 through 12. Regular programs, special events, and group volunteering opportunities are offered.

Please note that the library will be closed Monday, Feb 21, in observance of Presidents’ Day. 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Feb. 14 – Ben Sinacole

Feb. 15 – Dick Vanzini

Feb. 16 – Robin Bastien

Feb. 17 – Denise Ryan

Feb. 18 – Gail Cappadona

Feb. 21 – President’s Day

March 2 – Nilsa Roman 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

Feb. 14 – Jan Keith and Dan Verrico

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