Wenzel: Meeting House Fair at the First Church, Marlborough High classes reunite

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Wenzel: Meeting House Fair at the First Church, Marlborough High classes reuniteMARLBOROUGH – “While the date may change, the day never will, it’s the Saturday before Thanksgiving at the church on the hill,” when the Women’s Fellowship holds the traditional Meeting House Fair, at the First Church in Marlborough, Congregational. 

This year the old-fashioned fair is on Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Homemade baked goods will include apple pies made from scratch ready for you to pop in the oven. There will also be home baked cookies, a Christmas table, handmade crafts including wreaths and hand knitted and crocheted ponchos. Jewelry will be featured along with scarfs and pocketbooks. A Basket Raffle with a variety of themes will be held with the drawing at 1:30 p.m. A Recovered Treasures Room will feature books as well as other handy items you may be looking for. 

At lunch time you can choose a tasty snack such as corn chowder, hot dogs and sandwiches as well as donuts, brownies and more including coffee, soda and water. There is something for everyone and everyone is invited to attend. The church is located at the corner of High and Bolton (Rte. 85) streets, above Union Common.

Wenzel: Meeting House Fair at the First Church, Marlborough High classes reunite
Deb Marino is busy peeling apples for one of the apple pies made from scratch ready for the Meeting House Fair on Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the First Church in Marlborough, Congregational, located at 37 High St. at the corner of High and Bolton (Rte. 85).

THE MARLBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1962 recently held its 60th reunion at the Portuguese Club in Hudson. This class was the last to attend classes at the Walker Building on Main Street and those attending the reunion toured the Walker building as part of the fun. Those attending included 42 classmates as well as some spouses. 

Wenzel: Meeting House Fair at the First Church, Marlborough High classes reunite
The Marlborough High School Class of 1962 recently held its 60th reunion at the Portuguese Club in Hudson.

THE MARLBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S Peter Rice Homestead, 377 Elm St., will be hosting a display of World War I pictures, artifacts, uniforms, etc., on Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The display is free and there will be refreshments. 

A 40TH REUNION for the Marlborough High School Class of 1981 will be held at the Marlborough Country Club, 200 Concord Road, on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m.  The reunion will feature dinner and entertainment. For more information go to the Marlboro High School class of 1981 Facebook Page or Mary Cappadona – [email protected].

THE MARLBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL Class of ’82 will hold a 40th Reunion on Friday, Nov. 22, 7 – 12 p.m., at the Marlborough Country Club. For more information, go to the 

Marlboro, Massachusetts High School Class of 1982 Facebook page or [email protected].

THE MARLBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY will be hosting “The Evolution of the American Diner” featuring Larry Cultrera, a longtime member of Society for Commercial Archelogy. 

To give this presentation a “diner feel,” this event will take place on Nov. 15, at 6 p.m., at the Main Street Café, 182 Main St. Admission is free and donuts and coffee will be served. Cultera wrote Classic Diners of Massachusetts in 2011 which includes Marlborough’s own DiAntonio Diner. Joanne DiAntonio Rumsey also has provided some additional photographs for this presentation. 

“PERFORMANCE AT ST. STEPHEN” takes place on Sunday, Nov. 13, with music and more at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 537 Bolton St., with a concert by Pastor Ed and Ruth Voosen. A pre-concert activity begins at 3 p.m. with an Ice Cream Buffet.
There is no fee for the concert, but donations are welcome. 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Nov. 11 – Frank Marino, Roberta Collins, Karen Kraft and Dave Flynn
Nov. 12 – Jean Peters and Diane Wenzel
Nov. 13 – Nia Benoit
Nov. 15 – Barbara McElman
Nov. 17 – Marge Nelson and KJ Haddad
Nov. 19 – Karen Seekamp, Brenda Costa and Gaye Rowe
Nov. 20 – Samantha Dalbec, Michael Lombardi, Marcia Fitzgerald and Nancy Dalbec
Nov. 21 – Dr. Bill Castelli and Rick Robinson
Nov. 22 – Joan Gregoire and Dave Williams
Nov. 24 – Happy Thanksgiving

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