MARLBOROUGH – Danae Bucci of WCVB-TV News recently joined the Jaworek School “Girls On The Run” practice. The girls and coaches were interviewed for Channel 5’s “Better By The Mile” segment to speak about the power of the program and what it means to be a part of the GOTR team. Jaworek’s head coach and School Adjustment Counselor, Christine Hilditch, will be running the Boston Marathon as a part of the GOTR team on Marathon Monday.
THE SPRING RUMMAGE SALE, sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship of First Church in Marlborough, Congregational, will be held on Friday, April 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday April 29, from 9 a.m. to noon. Five dollar bags (pay $5 for everything you can put in a brown paper grocery bag provided for you) will be available on Saturday morning. The public is invited to attend. First Church is located at 37 High St., at the corner of High and Bolton streets (Rte. 85), just above Union Common.
THE MARLBOROUGH FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL is coming to Ward Park on Sunday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for a fun-filled day collaborated by five local service organizations: the Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club, the Marlboro Lions Club, the Rotary Club of Marlborough, the Eagles Marlboro Aerie #3565 and the Masons. This free event will feature music, children’s activities, games, food, artisans and more.
THE MARLBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present, “No Irish Need Apply” and its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 25, at 7 p.m., at the Peter Rice Homestead, 377 Elm St.
THE ADDICTION REFERRAL CENTER marked its 50th anniversary celebration at the 12th Annual Comedy Night Benefit held recently at the Hudson Portuguese Club, Hudson.
The ARC of Marlborough has been serving the local community for a half century and ranks as one of the most respected and active recovery services resources in Middlesex County. As a nonprofit organization, the ARC provides individualized referral services, Recovery Coach appointments and daily peer-support meetings at no cost to those seeking recovery from substance use disorder.
To donate to ARC, please call 508-485-4357.
THE FIRST Inaugural Marlborough Rotary Mini Golf Tournament to Fight Polio will be held Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m., at Trombetta’s Farm, 655 Farm Road, Marlborough. The $25 per person fee ($100 for a foursome) includes putter, ball and pizza as well as a small cup of ice cream. For more information, call 508-509-6643.
MAYOR ARTHUR VIGEANT has announced that applications for the Public Service College Internship Program are being accepted. This program is designed for area college students (preference given to Marlborough residents) who may have an interest in pursuing a career in the public sector. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 26.
The application and requirements can be found here:
For questions, applicants can call the Mayor’s Office at 508-460-3770.
RECYCLE your junk on Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Navin Rink, 451 Bolton St.
Sponsored by the Marlborough Rotary Club and the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, you pay $40 per car or pick-up load for electronics, electrical equipment, metals, large appliances, lawn equipment and more.
April 17 – State Rep. Danielle Gregoire
April 18 – John Sahagian and Gigi Chamberlain
April 21 – Cathy Mischenko
April 22 – Elaine Waldron and Tom Pope
April 23 – Betsy Landers
April 24 – J J Lynch
April 25 – Rachel LaBrache
April 26 – Bobby Butler, Jake Blomquist and George Duquette
April 27 – Tricia Pope, Joe Dzigas and Marilyn Perry
April 15 – Norman and Karoline Wheeler 69 years
April 16 – Joan and Bob Gregoire
April 17 – Jenn and Casey-Lee Bastien
Send items for “Marlborough at a Glance” to Mary Wenzel at [email protected]. Put GLANCE in the subject line.