WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Westborough's first full weekend of fall brings with it a busy Saturday, highlighted by the fourth annual Arts In Common.
The Westborough Rangers will also face off against Milford in their first game under the lights, and a blessing of pets at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church will wrap up the Autumn weekend.
See below for the full list of the weekend's events.
Friday, Sept. 28
September Birthday Lunch: Noon: Seniors celebrating a birthday in September are eligible to have their birthday lunch paid for by the Friends of the Senior Center. All are welcome to help celebrate. Birthday cake and ice cream will be provided by Avidia Bank. Transportation is available.
Field Hockey: 3:30 p.m.: Westborough High School (2-4) will travel to Hudson High School to take on the Hawks in a conference match.
Volleyball: 6 p.m.: The undefeated Westborough High School Rangers (7-0) will make the long drive to take on Notre Dame of Hingham.
Football: 7 p.m.: Westborough High School looks to right the ship after an 0-3 start. The team will travel to Milford High School for the Rangers' first Friday game under the lights.
Saturday, Sept. 29
ReFoamIt: 7:30 a.m. to noon: Westborough's second PS 6 Styrofoam collection will be held in conjunction with the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day at the Department of Public Works on Oak Street. This collection is for Westborough residents only. Bring all your egg cartons, packing blocks/peanuts, take-out containers, produce trays, coffee cups and anything else with "PS 6" on it.
Cross Country: 9:30 a.m.: Westborough High School boys and girls cross country will compete in the Wrentham Invitational at 131, Emerald St. in Wrentham.
Arts In Common: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Westborough's fourth annual Arts In Common festival is put on by Westborough's Cultural Council. The event will feature performers, artists, crafters and food at Bay State Commons.
Tot Shabbat: 10:15 a.m.: Join a clergy-led Shabbat morning service in the Sanctuary of Congregation B'Nai Shalom (117 E. Main St.) for children ages 6 and under. The service will be immediately followed by a child-friendly, peanut-free Oneg Shabbat in the Sukkah.
Concert: 2 to 3 p.m.: Do you enjoy opera, operettas and musicals? Sopranos Leslie Leedberg and Julia Chalfin, along with pianist David Collins will perform session of handpicked songs from all three genres in a one-hour concert called “Opera Jewels.” The concert will take place on at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 3 John Street. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or by contacting Leedberg at 508-485-3965.
New England Clambake: 6 p.m.: The clambake, sponsored by the Westborough Women's Club, will be held at Westborough's Knights of Columbus. The dinner will also be accompanied by raffles.
Sunday, Sept. 29
Fascinating Fungi: 1 to 4 p.m.: A mushroom talk and walk with mycologist Larry Millman, author of Fascinating Fungi of New England, will be held starting at the Mill Pond Elememtary parking lot. Millman will focus on mushroom ecology and identification rather than edibility.
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