Six things to do this weekend


Six things to do this weekend
Jack Finocchario, a freshman at Marlborough High School, cannonballs his way into Bear Force One, the mobile plunge tank, during the annual Polar Plunge on Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Special Olympics of Massachusetts headquarters in Marlborough. (Photo/Maureen Sullivan)

This is the weekend when we “spring ahead” and turn our clocks one hour forward.

Eyes on Owls: Who’s Watching You?

Saturday, March 9, 9 and 11 a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St., Westborough. Bring the family and join the Westborough Community Land Trust for its always-popular spring free live animal show. Meet some fascinating owls you may see or hear while out walking in Westborough, as well as some impressive specimens from around the world. Learn to identify, respect and protect these beautiful creatures. Presented by “Eyes on Owls.” No reservation required. Free; donations to WCLT accepted at the door. For questions, contact [email protected]

Beekeeping 101

Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m., Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. With John Hedley of the Worcester County Beekeepers Association. Come see what it takes to be a beekeeper, the equipment you’ll need to set up your first hive, how to add bees to your hive, the roles each bee plays in the hive, and how to extract honey.


Mobile Plunge

Saturday, March 9, Cold Harbor Brewing Co., 66 Otis St., Westborough. Registration at 1 p.m., event at 2 p.m. Take the plunge and raise funds for Special Olympics of Massachusetts.

Information: [email protected].

From Ireland to America: Saturday, March 9, 2 to 3 p.m., Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St., Shrewsbury. With Roger Tincknell. A festive music program celebrating traditional Irish music and culture. The concert includes a variety of traditional Irish and Irish-American songs and instrumentals. Introductory Irish step dancing and spoon playing instruction included. Spoons are provided.

Information: [email protected]

Mega Meat Raffle

Sunday, March 10, 1 to 3 p.m., Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234, 402 West Main St., Northborough. Open to the public. Tickets on sale the day of the event.

Sundae Sunday

Sunday, March 10, Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St. Have sundae (while supplies last); at 2 p.m., there will be a presentation of the library repair project.

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