Events this week: Music, art, drama, religion, science and talent

by beth on March 2, 2015

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Above: The annual Rotary Club production allows 5th graders and older a chance to share their talents with the rest of us. (Photo from 2009 Talent Show by Chris Wraight, thawkspix.com)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week. Events include student music, art, theater, and an all-around Talent Show.

For the full list of events, check the Event Calendar.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015:

  • United Parishes’ Lenten series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ St. Anne Church: The first of a four week series held by the town’s christian churches, featuring prayer, presentations, supper, conversations, and reflections. Led this week by: Rev. Barbara Talcott, Head Chaplain, St. Mark’s School & Ben Keyes, L’Abri Fellowship Staff Member. For more details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015:

  • NSPAC’s “Coffee and Connect” (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Northborough Library: Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council monthly session. These are an opportunity for attendees to connect with others in the special education community. A specific topic of discussion is chosen by the participants of that session and time is also allocated for sharing and brainstorming on challenges and unmet needs. For any updates/cancellations or to join the NSPAC email list, visit www.nspac.org
  • Glass Jewelry (11:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Early pre-registration was requested for this class. Crafts for seniors led by Claytime staff, but held at the Senor Center. Pick from different sizes and types to create. The instructor will take the items to be fired, then return them to the Senior Center. Suggested donation: $10 for Friends of Council of the Aging, $20 for non-members. For more details, see dedicated post.

  • Trottier Early Release (11:20 am): For parent conferences
  • Neary Art Show (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Margaret a Neary School: Neary students’ families are encouraged to come view the students’ artwork. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • ARHS Jazz Night (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School auditorium: This year’s musical guest is Jerry Secco, a trumpet player and Berklee professor. Secco will perform with the jazz bands and jazz choir from ARHS and the middle schools. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and free to NSMA members.
  • Ecumenical Lenten Taize Service (7:30 – 8:00 pm) @ St. Matthew’s Parish: “Keep watch” this Lenten Season by joining us for an evening of Scripture, meditative prayer and simple chants with accompaniment.

Friday, March 6, 2015:

  • What? I Hear You – Science Around You (10:30 am) @ Southborough Library, lower level, Eaton Room: This is a fun science program for little scientists ages 3-6. In this session, children will discover how sound travels. Registration is required. Supported by the Southborough Community Fund, a Fund of the Foundation for MetroWest
  • ARHS Random Acts of Theatre (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School’s Black Box: Algonquin Regional High School’s theater group, the Dramahawks, will perform a collection of five One Act plays. One was written by two ARHS seniors. $7 students / $10 adults. Tix sold at door. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • 15th Annual Talent Show (7:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: Produced by the Southborough Rotary Club, the event features talented residents 5th grade & up. Tickets are $10 each. They can be purchased at the door, or reserved in advance by emailing: talentshowtix@gmail.com. Mail check payable to Southborough Rotary Club, P.O. Box 391, Southborough, MA 01772.

Saturday, March 7, 2015:

  • ARHS Random Acts of Theatre (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School’s Black Box: Algonquin Regional High School’s theater group, the Dramahawks, will perform a collection of five One Act plays. One was written by two ARHS seniors. $7 students / $10 adults. Tix sold at door. For more details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, March 8, 2015:

  • Anneleis – The Back Story (3:00 – 3:45 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlboro Road: A pre-chorus presentation as part of the Assabet Valley Mastersingers’ concert Dr. Joshua Jacobson will provide a virtual tour of the Frank family’s secret hiding place. He will discuss memorializing victims of the Holocaust through music, and preview the musical themes and context for Annelies. For more details, visit www.avmsingers.org. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Annelis by AVM (3:45 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlboro Road: Assabet Valley Mastersingers’ choral performance Annelies is a choral dramatic work with a libretto by Melanie Challenger based on “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”. The performance is a choral setting of Anne Frank’s remarkable and perceptive observations during her family’s fearful hiding in wartime Amsterdam. This is a Full Orchestra Version with Shir Joy Chorus diirected by Wendy Damoulakis and Soprano soloist – Susan Consoli For more details, visit www.avmsingers.org. For more details, see dedicated post.

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