Events this week: Christmas sales and celebrations

by beth on November 28, 2016

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Right: Not everything this week is about Christmas. Algonquin’s FIRST robotics team is putting on another Build Your Own Robot event for kids (image of last year’s event tweeted by Team 1100)

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.]

Monday, November 28, 2016

  • No School – Professional Development
  • Free Skate at St. Mark’s (1:00 – 1:50 pm) @ Gardener Rink, Michel Faculty Athletic Center, St. Mark’s School: St. Mark’s School rink will be open to Southborough residents for skating. No skate rentals – so bring your own equipment. For full schedule, click here.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

  • Historical presentation series: Pearl Harbor “The Rest of the Story” (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Part 2 of a 3 part free historical presentation to Southborough seniors. (light lunch will be served) Please sign up at (508) 229-4453. For more details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

  • Gulbankian’s Holiday Open House (4:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Gulbankian Florist, Mount Vickery Road: Annual open house. Enjoy live holiday music by Julia James and free refreshments while doing your holiday shopping for gifts and clothing. Customers will receive 20% off one item. Centerpieces and plants will also be on display.

Friday, December 2, 2016

  • Senior Matinee – Elf (12:00 – 1:40 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Free movie screening for Southborough seniors. Holiday comedy starring Will Farrell. Movie is rated PG and is 1 hour 37 minutes long. Before the show, the center will serve lunch in the “cafe” beginning at 11:15 (shepherd’s pie, holiday dessert and drink); but please pre-register. (Suggested donation of $3).
  • Girl Scout Holiday Sing-a-long (6:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Community House Lawn: Event for all families in town with Girl Scouts (siblings included). Bring your singing voices and an unwrapped toy or gift to donate for a child aged infant to teen (encouraged but not required for attendance)!

Saturday, December 3, 2016

  • Cub Scout Wreath & Candle Sales (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) @ Transfer Station: Cub Scouts will be selling Christmas wreaths and Hanukkah candles as part of their annual fundraiser. Cash or check only – $12 per wreath or pack of 48 candles.
  • Annual Kids Shop (9:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ Woodward School, cafeteria: An annual Southborough tradition. Cub Scout Troop 92 provides a safe haven for kids to do their own holiday shopping for family members without parents’ prying eyes. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Chrismas Bazaar (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 27 Main St: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar Admission is free. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Christmas Tree Decorating Party (10:30 am – 1:00 pm) @: Be a part of the Library’s annual Christmas Tree Decorating Party. You can make ornaments, decorate the Library Christmas tree, and enjoy refreshments! For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Library’s Holiday Festivities (10:30 am – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: The annual holiday open house. Enjoy refreshments, holiday music and watching families trim the Library Christmas tree. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Friends of the Library Holiday Book & Bag Sale (11:00 am – 3:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Annual fundraiser for the Friends of the Southborough Library. Selling book and tote bags.
  • Santa Day (12:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Community House: Weather permitting, Santa flies into Southborough on helicopter. At noon, he lands on the field at the corner of Rte 85 and Rte 30. Afterwards, he crosses over to the Southborough Community House for Southborough Kindergroup’s annual event. The fee per photo will be $10. (And feel free to snap some pics of your own.) For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Build Your Own Robot (1:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Robotics Rooms: Algonquin Robotics/FIRST® Team 1100 is hosting its annual “Build Your Own Robot” program for students in Grades 3 through 6. For more details, see dedicated post.

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