WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — The leaves are changing faster than ever, and another busy weekend is highlighted by a benefit concert Saturday night at the First Congregational Church in downtown Westborough.
Residents can also help the Westborough High School Student Council contribute to the Boston Children's Hospital by participating in a video game event called "Extra Life." In addition, the first annual Spooktacular 5K will be held Saturday.
For a full listing of the weekend's events, see below:
Friday, Oct. 19
Girls Soccer: 4 p.m. Westborough High hosts one of the state's top teams at Joseph R. Mewhiney field.
Field Hockey: 4 p.m. Westborough High hits the road for a league match against Hudson.
Saturday, Oct. 20
YMCA Spooktacular 5K Run/Walk: 9 a.m. This will be the first annual YMCA Spooktacular 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run. All proceeds are donated to the Annual Fund. The race will be held rain or shine, and Halloween costumes are encouraged! The race begins and ends behind Boroughs YMCA Building (hilly course).
Tot Shabbat: 10:15 a.m. The clergy-led shabbat service at congregation B'Nai Shalom is for children up to age 6 and is followed by a peanut-free Oneg Shabbat in the Social Hall.
Community Breakfast Buffet: 8 to 11 a.m. Benjamin Franklin DeMolay will again be holding its all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet at Siloam Lodge of Masons, 12 Church St. This free monthly event is offered as a community service and is also an opportunity to learn more about DeMolay and Masonry.
WHS Class of 1977 Reunion: noon. Westborough's Knights of Columbus hall.
Extra Life: 1 to 4 p.m. The Westborough High School Student Council is hosting Extra Life, a community service event to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Pay $4 at the door to come and play the games, or sign up online.
Football: 2 p.m. Top-rated Nashoba faces Westborough (0-5) at Joseph R. Mewhiney field.
Boys Soccer: 2 p.m. Westborough High plays its second straight Saturday game as it faces Nipmuc at the Gibbons Middle School field.
David Wilcox and Nance Pettit Concert: 8 p.m. Wilcox and Pettit perform their "Out Beyond Ideas" album in its entirety. The LP takes mystic poems by Rumi, St. John of the Cross and others puts them to music. Tickets are $20.
Sunday, Oct. 21
Beth Tikvah Tots: 10:30 a.m. to noon. A jewish program for tots and toddlers will be held at Beth Tikvah synagogue.
"We Love Lizzi" Service: 10 a.m. Westborough's Evengelical Congregational Church will hold a service for murder victim Lizzi Marriott.
Crop Walk: 12:30 p.m., A crop walk will be held at Westborough Evengelical Congregational Church. Donations will go to the fight against world hunger.
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