Hiking events

Good Week for Hiking in Westborough: Monday Handbook

WESTBOROUGH, MA – Welcome to the Independence Day edition of the Monday Handbook, where we highlight important events coming up during the week in the Patch communities between Wayland and Worcester.

Here’s what you need to know for the week of July 4:


It will be a good week to participate in the Westborough hiking challenge. What is that? It is a celebration of the Westborough Community Land Trust.


Famous jazz musician Wynton Marsalis will perform Friday at the Hanover Theater with his band. He will be accompanied by his septet of world-class musicians. Find tickets at Music Worcester.


The Wayland Free Public Library will be hosting a big bubble-making event on Thursday. Children over 4 can participate in the event outside the library, which includes giant bubbles and kits to make bubble wands.


The City’s summer concert series at Union Common continues Thursday night with Southbound train, a seven-piece country band. Tackle Box Brewing in Marlborough will be serving beer.


Monday is the day. The Milford 4th of July Parade returns in full for the first time since 2019. The parade begins at 10 a.m. near Veterans Memorial Drive and will move west along Main Street. Find the details here.


Should Sudbury have a special municipal meeting this fall? Residents have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to tell the Sudbury Select Board what — if anything — should be on the warrant.


The nonprofit LUK will host an information session on Wednesday about summer programs for young people with or at risk of substance use disorders. During the sessions, parents and children can learn about the outdoor programs available this summer through LUK aimed at enabling young people to “experience themselves and others in new contexts so that they can appreciate the aspects of nature, adventure and connectedness that strengthen the foundations of relationships.”

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