Events this week: Beaver solutions, hiking, wildlife tracking and more (Updated)

by beth on February 22, 2016

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Above: Is he a cute, furry creature? Or is he a rascally menace? Your point of view might greatly depend on how close your home is to the dam he’s building! Learn all about Beavers at the library Tuesday night. (Image posted to flick by Roger Daigle)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week. (For more, check the Event Calendar.)

[Note: The highlights don’t include ongoing weekly programs. For the Southborough Library’s regular storytime programs, click here for their events page. For the Southborough Senior Center’s ongoing classes, click here for their calendar.]

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  • Winter Hike (10:00 am) @ TBA: Active seniors are invited to take part in a winter hike. The event is organized by the Senior Center’s Trailblazers, but you don’t have to be a member to join them. To sign up or for more information stop by the Senior Center front desk or call (508) 229‐4453. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Knitting/Crocheting Club (1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center, Cordaville Road: Come join a group of ladies working on their own creations and discussing possible community projects. Stop by for a cup of coffee and visit with the group or join right in.
  • United Parishes’ Lenten series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ St. Anne Church: The United Parishes of Southborough are inviting the community to their 14th annual Lenten series This year’s theme is A Theology of Food. Worship begins at 6:00 pm followed by dinner. Reflections and conversations begin at 7:00 pm. The series takes place at a different church each of the four Tuesdays. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • SOLF: All About Beavers! (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: The Beaver population in MA is growing rapidly and there are now numerous colonies here in Southborough! If they begin to flood our property, what can we do? Presented in collaboration with the library, the Southborough Open Land Foundation, and the Southborough Community Fund. For more details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

  • Peter Pan, Jr. (7:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: Performed by Neary 4th-5th grade students from the after school drama program. This performance is by cast “Pan”. (To check cast list, click here.) To purchase tickets for this specific performance, click here.  For more details, see dedicated post.

Friday, February 26, 2016

  • Library Legislative Breakfast (8:00 am – 9:00 am) @ Southborough Library: Join several elected officials as well as members of the Southborough community in an effort to support libraries across Massachusetts. Pre-registration is encouraged, by clicking here.
  • Peter Pan, Jr. (7:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: Performed by Neary 4th-5th grade students from the after school drama program. This performance is by cast “Hook”. (To check cast list, click here.) To purchase tickets for this specific performance, click here. For more details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

  • Hidden Suburban Wildlife Tracking (1:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Breakneck Hill Conservation Land: Join members of the Open Space Preservation Commission to find, identify and interpret the tracks, trails and sign of wild animals that live close to us but conceal themselves in foliage and the night. The program is for adults and teens 13 and up. Meet at the Trail head at the parking lot on Breakneck Hill Road. (Carpooling is encouraged since parking is limited.) For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Peter Pan, Jr. (2:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: Performed by Neary 4th-5th grade students from the after school drama program. This performance is by cast “Pan”. (To check cast list, click here.) To purchase tickets for this specific performance, click here. For more details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

  • Peter Pan, Jr. (2:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: Performed by Neary 4th-5th grade students from the after school drama program. This performance is by cast “Hook”. (To check cast list, click here.) To purchase tickets for this specific performance, click here. For more details, see dedicated post.

Updated (2/22/16 10:00 am): The Beaver program is Tuesday night.

1 Hal Kiess February 22, 2016 at 10:01 AM

All About Beavers, presented by SOLF, is Tuesday, February 23, &PM at the Library, not Monday.

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