Weekend at a Glance: Spelling Bee, kids’ art, caucus, pancakes, orchestra, and Girl Scout service

by beth on March 4, 2016

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Above: Weekend festivities include tonight’s Spelling Bee and Sunday’s breakfast (photo left contributed, right by Andy Weigl)

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

Friday, March 4, 2016

  • SEF Spelling Bee (6:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: The bee is held by Southborough Education Foundation as an annual fundraiser. Doors open at 6:00 pm for the raffle and silent auction. The actual bee begins at 7:00 pm with the end time depending on how long the spellers last. Teams from schools participate. For more details, see the dedicated post.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

  • Southborough’s Democratic caucus (10:30 am) @ Southborough Library: Registered Democrats in Southborough will be holding a caucus to elect five delegates and three alternates to the 2016 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. For more details, see the dedicated post.
  • Saturday Art Workshops for Children (10:30 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Children ages 5-10 and siblings are invited to drop in to create some art. The workshop is led by Southborough’s Lanting Huang-Truong. This month, kids will learn to make cards with pop-up flowers. Registration is not required

Sunday, March 6, 2016

  • Troop 1’s Pancake Breakfast (8:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Neary School cafeteria: Boy Scouts will be serving up pancakes, sausages, ham and beverages for $6/adult, $3/seniors/kids 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. Proceeds from the event support Troop 1 activities like camping, hiking, and community service projects.
  • Girl Scout Sunday service (3:00 pm) @ Pilgrim Church: 1st annual Girl Scout Sunday service. The ecumenical service welcomes all faiths and is being held in memory of Elma Kunz, who passed away in August. She was an 86-year Girl Scout.
  • St. Mark’s Winter Concert (6:30 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Putnam Family Arts Center, Class of ’45 Hall: St. Mark’s School Orchestra will perform a free concert for the public.

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