Five things to do this weekend


Five things to do this weekend
Proceeds from the Main Street car show in Marlborough are donated annually to charity. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

REGION – It’s a big weekend for high school graduations.

Grafton, Shrewsbury and Saint John’s ceremonies have already taken place. Assabet Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, Hudson High School and Westborough High School ceremonies will take place June 3.

The ceremonies will continue with Algonquin Regional High School and Marlborough High School June 4 and AMSA on June 9.

Plant Sale

Sponsored by the Northborough Garden Club, the plant sale will be held Saturday, June 3, 8 am. to noon, Ellsworth McAfee Park, Northborough. The sale will offer locally grown perennials, shrubs and herbs from the gardens of club members and the community. This is a rain-or-shine event. All proceeds support an annual $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Northborough student, town beautification and Northborough schools horticultural projects.

“Ruckus” author to visit

On Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 3 p.m., Tatnuck Bookseller, Lyman Street, Westborough. Aaron Richard Golub, known and renowned for his background as an attorney to the elite (Bob Dylan, Martin Scorsese, Ken Russell, Brooke Shields, Christie Brinkley, Sharon Stone, Donald Trump and Golub’s former wife, the actress Marisa Berenson, among other plaintiffs and defendants), Golub now shares his beginnings as wild and enigmatic young man in this riotous and affecting memoir set in Worcester.

For information on events and programs, as well as what’s available on the shelves, visit

Car Show

The annual Main Street Car Show will take place on Sunday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Marlborough. Sponsored by United Brethren Lodge of Freemasons in partnership with the Push Rods Car Club. Check out the variety of classic and muscle cars, hot rods, antique vehicles and more. Free admission. Car owners are asked to donate $10; proceeds to benefit local charities. Information:

Shir Joy concert

Sunday, June 4, 7 p.m., Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 East Main St., Westborough. The theme — “Songs of Hope & Healing” — reflects the group’s love of music and hopes for a brighter future. The concert will feature selections in both Hebrew and English. Shir Joy will sing pieces by Baroque composer Salamon Rossi, singer-songwriter Debbie Friedman, contemporary composers Judith Silver, Lisa Levine, Mark Miller, Judith Clurman, Shir Joy’s own director and composer, Nan AK Gibbons, and more.

Tickets are $15 and will be on sale at the door; they are also available on the Shir Joy website at

For more information about the concert, please contact Shir Joy President Karen Rothman at [email protected], or Shir Joy PR Director Laura Logan at [email protected].

Arts Around the Armory

The Hudson Armory project will be hosting its Arts Around the Armory series on June 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Park Street. Visitors will have a chance to see an array of artistic performances from Tom Yates, Shell Theory and PJ and Lorenzo. There will be food for purchase by Kith and Kin. More dates will be announced.

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