Friday, November 25, 2011
Donate your toys to less fortunate children this holiday season.
The Weston Police and town government are once again collecting donations for Toys for Tots. Sgt. David Tinglof, who is coordinating the effort, said there are collection boxes in the lobbies of the police station and Town Hall. Toys should be unwrapped, and monetary donations are also accepted, said Tinglof. Checks can be made out to Toys for Tots. Collection will continue through mid-December.
Looking for things to do with the relatives who are in town? We have some nearby ideas.
Music Man When/Where: Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. at Weston Town Hall, 11 Townhouse Rd, Weston Why Go: The Weston Friendly Society of the Performing Arts, Inc., is the second oldest theater group in the United States, and has a rich history of putting on quality musicals for audiences from all over the state. Price: $18-24. Tickets are often available at the door but reservations are strongly encouraged. Santa Arrives on a Tractor When/Where: Friday at 10 a.m. at Russell's Garden Center, 397 Boston Post Rd, Wayland. Why Go: Santa ... on a tractor. OK, if that isn't enough, stick around and browse the many holiday displays at Russell's. It's more than enough to put you in a festive mood. Price: Free. Holiday Market - …
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Family and friends were honored at a recent Weston High School football game.
Family and friends of Weston High School seniors gathered at the Nov. 4 football game to give recognition to the seniors and their families.
Friday, November 11, 2011
A small crowd gathered at the Community Center to remember those who have served in the past.
A small crowd gathered at the Weston Community Center on Friday morning to remember those from Weston who have defended the United States from military threats over the years. The ceremony was led by Don Bumpus, a Weston veteran who served in the Air Force in the early 1960s. The veterans agent, Stanley Spear, works out of Wellesley and covers the West Suburban Veterans Services District. He is in Weston at the Council on Aging on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon, and is available afternoons by appointment.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
With Thanksgiving around the corner, food banks are in need of donations more than ever.
Sudbury Community Food Pantry Meeting Schedule: Open for food distribution Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: Noon-2:30 pm Meeting Location: Basement of Our Lady of Fatima Church Telephone 978-443-9705 There are approximately 75 active volunteers in the Food Pantry. Pierce's Pantry — A Gluten-Free Food Bank Email: email@example.com Mail: PO Box 182, Wayland MA 01778 Anyone who has celiac disease or a medically diagnosed celiac intolerance is eligible for gluten-free emergency assistance. Acton Community Supper The Food Pantry is located in Building #1, Lower Level in the Boxborough Office Park at 235 Summer Road in Boxborough. Registration and distribution hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Wednesday. The Pantry is closed the fourth week of …
Monday, November 7, 2011
The high school band and orchestra performed in full costume recently to celebrate Halloween.
On Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Weston High School auditorium, members of the orchestra, band and wind ensemble played to a full audience. All of the musicians dressed for the evening in Halloween attire to further add to the evening of fun. Special thanks to all of the participatns who helped make the evening a huge success including the Weston Education Enrichment Fund Committee (WEEFC), Weston Friends of Music (WFOM) as well as the school administration.
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Send us your pictures of your little trick-or-treaters.
Trick or treating in Weston was Friday night, delayed by the October snowstorm. We'd love to see the pictures of your little witches, ghouls and goblins. Simply hit "submit your photos" or send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. The above photo was submitted by dad Lawrence Gennari of Louisa, 7, as the bride of Frankenstein and Henry, 9, as Poseidon the sea god, in front of their house on Pine Street.
Friday, November 4, 2011
A book and bake sale, Christmas in the air and so much more for your weekend.
Friends of the Wayland Library Book and Bake Sale When/Where: Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. at Wayland Public Library, 41 Cochituate Rd, Wayland. Why Go: Twice a year the Friends of the Wayland Public Library hosts a book and bake sale to raise money for the library. This is your chance to support your local library and stock up on "new" books you can devour during the cold winter months ahead. Price: Cost of the books or baked goods purchased. 25th Annual Boston Christmas Festival When/Where: Friday from noon-7 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Boston World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston. Why Go: Christmas is just six weeks away. It isn't too early to get …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Weston Boy Scouts are seeking food donations.
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Thursday, November 3, 2011
Editor's note: This article was submitted by Craig Tanny. The Weston Scouts will have their annual food drive November 5th 2011 – rain or shine. The Cub Scouts will be dropping off donation bags during the week prior to the collection. The non-perishable food and other donations will be brought to A Place To Turn in Natick. Last year the Scouting for Food drive donated 1375 bags of donated food and non-perishables - over 5 tons of donations. The donated food goes primarily to our neighbors in Natick, Marlborough, and Framingham. The need for these donations has never been greater. This summer the food pantry was nearly out of food. The Scouts donations will stock the food pantry for several months. There will be a drop box at Omni …
Monday, October 31, 2011
The Weston Community Children's Association held its annual Halloween parade on Saturday morning on the Weston town green.
Getting in before the snow, the WCCA held its annual Halloween parade around the Weston Town Green on Saturday morning.