AUBURN, Mass. – A visit from the Wreaths Across America convoy, a toy drive and a lights contest highlight the events in Auburn this week. For more of what’s happening in the region, see our Events page.
Monday, Dec. 10
Wreaths Across America Convoy Stops In Auburn: 4 p.m. The convoy will honor the town with a return appearance and stopover. This group of veterans and their Gold Star Mothers, friends and supporters honored Auburn last year with a stopover on their way to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. The public is invited to a ceremony/dinner scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the ziti and meatballs feast are $5 and are available at the lodge. Auburn/Webster Lodge of Elks, 754 Southbridge St.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Meet The Coaches Night: 7 p.m. Auburn High School will be having its “Meet The Coaches Night” for the winter sports season. Auburn High School, 99 Auburn St.
Wednesday, Dec. 12
Chamber of Commerce Holiday Celebration: 5:30 p.m. The Auburn Chamber of Commerce will be partnering again with the Webster/Dudley/Oxford Chamber of Commerce for a “Holiday Celebration Business After Hours” event. The chamber is asking attendees to bring an unwrapped toy to the December event. The toys will be donated to the Auburn Youth and Family Services for distribution to needy children in the area. The Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester will be putting on a mini-concert performance, and food and cocktails will be available. Pakachoag Church, 203 Pakachoag St.
Thursday, Dec. 13
Chiropractor Toy Drive: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Francis DeFalco of DeFalco Family Chiropractic will be donating his time to collect toys for families in need. The toy drive will benefit the local community and be delivered to Auburn Youth and Family Services. All new patients and existing patients will get a free visit in exchange for a toy donation. These visits will include consultations, orthopedic and neurological exams, adjustments, therapy and report of findings. To make an appointment, call 508-407-8809. DeFalco Family Chiropractic, 1 Saint Mark St.
Holiday Lights Contest: 6 to 8 p.m. Judges drive around town to see the light displays of the residents and business owners who have registered for the “Light Up Auburn” contest. There will be free hot cocoa, coffee and homemade baked goods at the fun-filled holiday event at the Senior Center. The event also will include music and crafts for children. Auburn Senior Center, 4 Goddard Drive.
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