GRAFTON, Mass. – Grafton High School's mosquito-postponed first football game of the season and concerts sponsored by Apple Tree Arts and the Open Hearts and Minds Foundation highlight a busy weekend in Grafton.
Friday, Sept. 14
An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the Polish National Home, 7 Main St., South Grafton at 1 p.m.
Grafton High School will play field hockey at home against Oxford High School at 4 p.m.
Grafton Girl Scouts are holding an information night at the Millbury Street Elementary school at 6:30 p.m.
Cub Scout Pack 106 is holding a registration night at St. Mary's Church at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 15
Grafton High School will play Uxbridge High at 1 p.m. in its first football home game this season at Richard Egsegian Memorial Field.
Apple Tree Arts presents a concert, “Venezuelan Inspiration,” showcasing the renowned Venezuelan flutist, conductor and composer Nicolas Real at 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Congregational Church of Grafton, 30 Grafton Common. Admission is free and the public is welcome. A reception will follow at Apple Tree Arts, One Grafton Common.
The Open Hearts and Minds Foundation will be the beneficiary of a concert featuring Greg Trussell and The Referrals at Hartford Farm, 15 Hartford Ave., Upton. The foundation, founded by Grafton residents Sarah and Phil Boyer, is aiding in the mission to build and maintain a school in the small village of Kokoth Kateng, a poor community in western Kenya near Lake Victoria. Admission is $10 per person or $20 per family.
Sunday, Sept. 16
The Grafton Historical Society Museum is open to the public, 2 to 4 p.m. Admission is free.