Weekend at a Glance: Firefighters booting it, Finn Fall Festival, Kids’ art, Carwash and more

Above: You may want to carry some cash during your evening commute. Firefighters are holding their annual boot collection at the downtown traffic lights this afternoon. (image left from Facebook)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this weekend.

Friday, September 23, 2016

  • Firefighter MDA drive (going on now) @ intersection of 85 & 30: Firefighters are out in the Main Street intersection holding out their boots. They are collecting donations for the Muscular Distrophy Association.
  • Finn Fall Festival and Book Fair (5:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Mary Finn School, 60 Richards Rd: A night of fun for young kids and the whole family. (You don’t need to attend Finn to join the fun.) The Finn SOS fundraiser includes Carnival Games, pizza, & dancing! There is also a Bake Sale. And the big raffle (with prizes valued at $25-$1,500) Entry costs $7 per person (max = $25 per family) and covers entertainment, 1 slice of pizza and a drink.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 

  • Electronic, Appliance, and Bicycle Recycle Day (9:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ Saint Anne’s Church parking lot, 20 Boston Road: Bring electronic items to the parking lot to be recycled for a fee. (No fee for some small items like cables and cell phones) They will also collect unwanted bicycles. Questions: Please contact Dennis Wood 508 277 7513. A portion of the event proceeds will be paid to St. Anne’s Church.
  • Service Academy Fair (10:00 am – 11:30 am) @ Winchester High School, 80 Skillings Road: Free informational fair for high school students. Military representatives will speak about their academies and be available to answer questions from prospective cadets. See dedicated post for details.
  • Saturday Art Workshop for Children (10:30 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: The art workshop is open to children ages 5-9 and siblings. Drop in to create some art! Registration is not required. This month, join Bigelow Center for the Arts to sculpt Clay dragons.
  • ARHS Cheer Carwash (11:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ Transfer Station

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