Weekend at a Glance: Fundraiser for Children’s Room, Holiday Gifts by Artisans, Autumn Sale, Dodgeball, WW Extravaganza and more

by beth on November 16, 2018

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Above: A concert fundraiser to raise funds for the Library joins the busy weekend before Thanksgiving, including annual events like local artisan’s Holiday Gifts on the Common sale and the Senior Center’s Autumn Fair fundraiser. (scroll down for photo credits)*

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

Friday, November 16, 2018

Woodward Extravaganza

(5:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Woodward School: Woodward SOS fundraiser Includes Basket Raffle, Book Fair, Art Gallery Walk, Fun & Games, Pizza, and Ice Cream. All proceeds directly benefit Woodward School students. For details, see flyer.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

9th annual Dodgeball Tournament

(9:00 am – 6:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School Gym, 79 Bartlett St, Northborough: Co-Ed Dodgeball competition for Grades 1-8. Fundraiser organized by Algonquin Boys Hockey Team. Pre-registration was required to play. For details, see dedicated post

Holiday Gifts on the Common

Gifts on common thumb(9:00 am – 3:00 pm) @ Community House, 28 Main Street: Booths and tables of local artisans selling their handcrafted wares: handmade gifts, baskets, jewelry, pottery, quilts and more. Entrance to the Community House is free. For details see dedicated post.

Senior Center Autumn Fair

(9:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Road: Fundraiser for Friends of the Council on Aging. Stop by and enjoy refreshments, browse our unique table offerings and participate in our large raffle of local restaurants, goods and services. For details, see dedicated post.

Meditation for Stress Free Living

meditation flyer thumb(10:30 am) @ Southborough Library, main level: The library welcomes back Dr. Allan Hughes, a long time meditator, to provide his popular program again to the Southborough community. Lecture will be followed by a short meditation sitting. For more details, see flyer

Benefit Concert for Library Children’s Room

(2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Fay School, Primary School building (parking in lot on Middle Road): A family-friendly concert for all ages to benefit the Southborough Library’s Children’s room. Tickets are still being sold at the Library today and at the Door tomorrow. For details, see dedicated post.

Chess tournament at Library

(2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: First tournament of the Library’s Saturday Chess program for players ages 12+. For details, see dedicated post.*

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Interfaith Thanksgiving service and celebration

Neighbors for Peace thumb(7:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s Episcopal Church: This event is co-hosted by Neighbors for Peace and the United Parishes of Southborough. It will include readings and prayers from a variety of faiths, hymns, expressions of gratitude from Cub Scouts, and collections for the Fuel Assistance Program. A potluck dessert gathering will follow. For details, see dedicated post

*(image for Chess Tournament is thumbnail of pic posted to flickr by Jo; for other image credits, see dedicated posts.)

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