Events this week: Town Tech tips, nature for kids, Gap-Year talk, sign for babies, beavers and so much more (Updated)

by beth on March 28, 2016

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Above: Town and state officials are holding several forums this week to answer residents’ questions on using “Town Technology”, Green Communities, watershed, and Main Street easements.

It’s a very busy week. Here are highlights of what’s happening around town. (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.]
Monday, March 28, 2016

  • Parenting talk: Self Esteem (7:00 pm) @ Fay’s Root Meeting Room: Ideas&Insights at Fay School Presents Dr. Michael Thompson “Self-Esteem: What It Really Is; What Parents Can—and Can’t—Do to Help It” For details, see dedicated post.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

  • Town Technology Tips flyer

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    Town Technology Tips (3:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Forum with Town officials and staff to provide a tutorial of the new Town website as well as an overview of Annual Town Meeting and what taxpayers will be asked to consider this year. For details, see flyer to the right.

  • Hands On Nature (3:45 – 4:45 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Children can learn all about bats and other night creatures by being a part of this Hands On Nature program. This program is for children ages 5-9 years old. Registration is required. Please sign up in the Children’s Room.
  • Green Communities (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: The Green Committee is hosting an informational session for the public in preparation for a Town Meeting Warrant Article vote on adopting new Energy Stretch Building Codes. For details, see dedicated post.
  • DCR Presentation (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ 9 Cordaville Road: DCR and the Office of Energy and Environmental affairs will hold: A Presentation and Q&A on Issues Affecting DCR Watersheds and Properties in Southborough. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

  • Public forum on Main Street (6:30 pm) @ Southborough Library main level: The Main Street Design Working Group is holding this community forum in preparation for upcoming Town Meeting. For details, see dedicated post.
  • The Gap Year: a Critical Consideration (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: This presentation is for secondary school students and their families. It provides insights about the influence of a gap year on your student’s college aspirations, career goals, and personal development. Light refreshments provided. Drop-in, no registration required.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

  • R-Word.org awareness presentation (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School auditorium: As part of the annual R-Word.org awareness campaign, the school will host motivational comedian and professional speaker Kevin Wanzer. The program is open to the public with for a suggested ticket price of $5. For details, see dedicated post.

Friday, April 1, 2016

  • Chair Volleyball (8:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center, Cordaville Road: Seniors are invited to join the fun No experience necessary—your body has to stay in the chair (which makes it so much more fun) — great to move (as much as possible Or come watch the fun if that works best for you!
  • Sign Language Stories and Songs flyer

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    Sign Language Stories and Songs (11:00 am) @ Southborough Library, Children’s Room: Sheryl White will hold a special session of sign language stories and songs. This program is geared towards infants through preschool age children. No registration is required. For details, see flyer to the right.

  • SSC- Cooking demo and safety tips (12:00 pm) @ The Southborough Senior Center: Freedemonstration for Southborough seniors. Southborough Firefighters will demonstrate how to make Pin Wheel Lasagna and share kitchen safety tips. Space is limited. Click here for details.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

  • Fay Festival (noon-3:00 pm) @ Fay School’s Harlow Gym and Harris Theater: A free spring celebration open to families with children. Activities will include inflatable bounce houses, slides, and obstacle courses as well as carnival games and prizes. There will also be a magic show performed by Bonaparté at 1:00 pm. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Beavers program for kids flyer

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    SL- SOLF: What Do You Know About Beavers? (2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Join members of the Southborough Open Land Foundation as they host a program for children on beavers. Activities include show & tell, games, and crafts. This program is for children ages 5-9 years old. Space is limited. Please register in the Children’s Room.

  • Rabies Clinic for Cats (2:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Behind the DPW Office Building, 147 Cordaville Road: Sponsored by the Southborough Board Of Health Dr. Sharon Westphal And Dr. Joan Ogden of Southborough Veterinary Hospital will administer rabies vaccines. Cats must be brought in their carriers. Cost is $15 per cat.
Rabies Clinics flyer

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  • Rabies Clinic for Dogs (3:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Behind the DPW Office Building, 147 Cordaville Road: Sponsored by the Southborough Board Of Health Dr. Sharon Westphal And Dr. Joan Ogden of Southborough Veterinary Hospital will administer rabies vaccines. Dogs must be on leashes. Cost is $15 per dog.

Updated (4/2/16 9:40 am): A typo had the Fay festival starting at it’s end time. The fun kicks off at noon.

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