Six things to do this weekend

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Six things to do this weekend
The members of Westborough High School’s a cappella group perform with Ball in the House during the 2023 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration. (Photo/Maureen Sullivan)

‘Mean Girls’ Musical

Jan. 12 at 7 p.m., Jan. 13 at 7 p.m., Jan. 14 at 2 p.m., Hudson High School auditorium, 69 Brigham St. Based on the movie written by Tina Fey, the story follows a teenage girl as she navigates the social hierarchy of high school after years of homeschooling. The girl is a hit with “The Plastics,” the popular clique, until she makes the mistake of falling for the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Tickets will be $15 for adults and $12 for seniors/students at the door.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, Jan. 13, all day, Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St. The group is holding its first sale of the new year. Most items are $1 or less. Proceeds will benefit programs and events at the library.

Conversation Circles

Saturday, Jan. 13, 9 a.m. to noon, Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St. The Conversation Circles program is for people who want to practice speaking English. Saturday sessions meet on the second Saturday of the month. No topic is assigned; you can practice however you like. Join at any time. No registration required.

Meat Raffle

Saturday, 4 to 5 p.m., Vincent F. Picard Post 234, Northborough. The Post holds weekly meat raffles on Saturdays. The raffle is open to the public. Tickets are on sale the day of the event.

Family Walk and Learn

Sunday, Jan. 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Chestnut Hill Farm, Chestnut Hill Road, Southborough. Get back to nature and back to basics with this series of essential wilderness skill workshops. Cost is $15. Information: [email protected], [email protected], 617-542-7696, 978-921-1944.

Sixth annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration

This all ages, free event takes place on Monday, Jan. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Westborough High School. This year’s theme is “Walking the Path to Dr. King’s Beloved Community,” and will feature an interview with the principal and founder of Brick and Story, LaToya Thomas. Thomas will then lead small group community conversations centered around this year’s theme.

Children are invited to participate in a dedicated children’s program led by Westborough resident and children’s author Wednesday Boateng in collaboration with WHS Black Student Union. Complimentary, light refreshments will be offered to all.

More information can be found at www.westboroughconnects.org/programs, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/westboroughconnects.

The event is co-hosted by Central MA Connections in Faith, Westborough Interfaith Clergy, Westborough Public Schools and Westborough Connects.

For more local events, visit https://www.communityadvocate.com/local-events/#/.

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