Seven things to do this weekend


Seven things to do this weekend
The Staysniak brothers – Tommy, 7, and Joey, 4 – get their photo taken in a rescue vehicle of the Hudson Fire Department. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Hudson Fest

Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., South Street, Hudson. Sponsored by Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce. Featuring dozens of vendors selling crafts, gifts and more; food trucks; live music; community nonprofits; and the Rotary’s annual Duck Race.

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Clothing Drive

Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Michael’s Parish, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Donate your gently used clothing and shoes.

Food Drive and Collection

Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Market 32, 240 East Main St., Marlborough. Sponsored by the Marlborough Lions Club and Market 32. Shop for a few extra items, such as meals in a box, children’s diapers or personal-care items; the Lions will be outside the store collecting donations. Gift cards will also be accepted.

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World Wide Knit in Public Day

Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., Westborough. Sponsored by Fishnet Crocheters of New England; in conjunction with the Friends of the Library book sale. Bring a project; some yarn and tools will be available for those wanting a quick demo or lesson.

Alumni, Friends and Family Event

Saturday, June 8, noon to 3 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Metrowest, 169 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Featuring a Jump House, food trucks, DJ, dodgeball tournament, games room tournament, tours, yard and games and more.


Fun Run for Kids

Sunday, June 9, 10 a.m. to noon, Marlborough Middle School track. Activities will include 50- and 100-meter sprints, hurdles, long jump, softball throws and more. For children ages 2 to 12. Light snacks and refreshments will be available. Free.

Sponsored by Marlborough Rotary. Information: [email protected].

‘Hearts in Harmony’ Concert

Shir Joy Chorus will present “Hearts in Harmony” on Sunday, June 9, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 East Main St.

The concert will feature selections in both Hebrew and English. Shir Joy will sing pieces by renowned medieval Jewish composer Salomone Rossi, contemporary Jewish composers including Beth Schafer, Judith Silver, Linda Hirschhorn, Craig Taubman, Batya Levine, Gerald Cohen, Julie Silver, Shefa Gold, as well as original compositions and arrangements by Shir Joy’s musical director Nan AK Gibbons, and more.

Tickets are $15 and will be on sale at the door; they are also available 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].


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