From Joshua Ostroff, Natick:
The annual Natick Democratic Town Committee cookout is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the home of Erica and Jay Ball, 11 Russell Circle. The event raises funds for the committee's annual scholarship award to Natick High School graduates, and provides a setting to meet and hear from many candidates and office holders. This year's event will include candidates for the vacant 5th congressional district seat, and for the offices of Governor, Lt. Governor, Treasurer, District Attorney and legislative offices.