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Christmas Fair at Church Dec. 1

November 14, 2018

TEWKSBURY -- The St. William’s 2018 Christmas Fair is Sunday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The St. William’s Catholic Church is located at 1351 Main St. in Tewksbury. There will be refreshments and children’s games. Attendees can also try their luck at winning raffles. Moneyfundraised at the event supports the parish.

-- KORI TUITT

Holiday fair at Holy Cross Parish

TEMPLETON -- The Holy Cross Parish Holiday Fair will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church hall at 25 Lake Avenue. There will be an auction, theme baskets, woodenware, gift table, bake sale, handmade items, Thanksgiving basket, and a children’s only gift room. Lunch will be served in the tea room and Santa will be visiting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Call 978-632-2121 for more information.

-- SUN STAFF

Milestone celebration in Billerica

BILLERICA -- Parishioners at St. Andrew Catholic Church will mark its 150th anniversary this month with a celebration on Nov. 18. A Mass at 10 a.m. at the parish at 45 Talbot Ave. will start the celebration followed by a reception at Lenzi’s in Dracut at 810 Merrimack Ave. In 1868, Rev. Andre Garin came to Lowell and started three Catholic churches in the same year.

-- ELIZABETH DOBBINS

A cappella chorus in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY -- The Merrimack Valley Chorus will host an afternoon a cappella performance later this month featuring a variety of contemporary and patriotic songs. The group will perform 17 songs in four-part “barbershop harmony,” it announced in a press release. The performance is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Winn Middle School. Also performing at the event will be The Eight Tracks, a semi-professional Boston a cappella group. Tickets are available at www.merrimackvalleyacapella.com for $18 each.

-- CHRIS LISINSKI

Builders Blueprint banquet set

TEWKSBURY -- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is hosting its Builders Blueprint Banquet on Monday, Dec. 10. The event will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Tewksbury Country Club, located at 1880 Main St.

The event will support current projects in Lowell and Westford. Tickets for the event are $30 per person and $50 for VIP, which includes two raffle tickets and a drink coupon.

Those interested in attending should RSVP by Monday, Dec. 3. Tickets purchased at the door are $40 per person.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/blueprintbbq18 or contact 978-692-0927 or htierney@lowellhabitat.org .

-- KORI TUITT

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