Sports Registration, Volunteer Opportunities In Roxbury

Roxbury is seeking volunteers for up to to three hours to do yard work at the homes of Roxbury senior citizens, work at a food drive at two Roxbury locations, and perform clean-ups at several Roxbury parks. The day of the event is Saturday, Sept. 15, from 8 a.m. to noon. Email Linda at or call 973-584-7349. Registration form and additional information are available at
Registration is now open for Roxbury Youth Ice Hockey. To enroll, visit
Registration is also open for Roxbury Gaels Football for boys in third through eighth grade. Practice begins in August, Mondays through Thursdays. A helmet, shoulder pads and uniform are included with the registration fee of $125. More information is available at
An NFL Instructional Flag Football event for children ages 5 through 8 will be held Sept. 10 and Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. on the Roxbury High School turf field. The $50 fee includes an NFL jersey. Coaches are needed, too.
Register online at
The Roxbury Food Pantry is currently in need of the following items: paper towels, tissues, napkins, toilet paper, dish detergent, and laundry detergent. Roxbury Social Services will be open on Aug. 25 and Sept. 22 to accept donations from 9 a.m. to noon.
On Aug. 28, the Roxbury Public Library will hold a Messy Game Night at 6 p.m., featuring really sloppy outdoor games and activities. Participants should wear old clothes and bring a towel and some friends … and be prepared to get really messy! The event is for those in eighth to twelfth grade.
To register, go to or call the library at 973-584-2400 x503.
The Roxbury Area Model Airplane Club Meeting will be held on Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Horseshoe Lake Recreation Center. Everyone is welcome to come by and learn about the hobby.  Contact Bruce McCutcheon
at 201-317-2154 with questions.

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