Events this week: Senior hike, talent auditions, casino trip, music & art for kids, bingo & a cappella

by beth on January 23, 2017

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Above: Young kids will be encouraged to sing and play at making music at the library this week. And older kids will rely on their voices to make music at St. Mark’s a cappella festival this weekend. (photo left by Beth Melo right from St. Mark’s School’s smugmug site)

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, January 23, 2017

  • Snowshoe or hike (9:45 am) @ carpool from Southborough Senior Center: Event organized by the Trailblazers. This week’s hike is at Upton State Forest. Don’t forget to dress in layers and boots. Please sign up for these outdoor activities by calling (508) 229-4453. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Trottier Rotary Club Talent Show auditions (6:30 – 6:30 pm) @ Trottier Middle School auditorium.: The Southborough Rotary Club is looking for talented performers Grades 5-Adults to participate in the 17th Annual Talent Show, to be held Friday, March 10, 2017. For more information or to schedule an audition, please contact either Ms. Bartolomei (rbartolomei@nsboro.k12.ma.us) or Ms. Dimitrov (jdimitrov@nsboro.k12.ma.us). For more details, see dedicated post: http://www.mysouthborough.com/2017/01/05/got-talent-audition-for-the-17th-annual-rotary-talent-show/

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

  • Twin River Casino bus trip for seniors (8:45 am – 4:00 pm) @ Bus from and back to the Southborough Senior Center: The trip is organized by the Southborough Senior Center. The cost is a suggested donation of $10 per Friend of Council of Aging and $20 per non-member. Included in the price is a $7 food credit for certain restaurants and $10 in “Bonus Play”. To join in the fun, you need to either bring a Twin River card from a past visit, or a license in order to get a card. To sign up, call the Senior Center at 508-229-4453 or stop by the front desk. (Return time is approximate) For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Scholarship fundraiser @ Chipotle (5:00 – 10:00 pm) @ Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1 Oak Street, Westborough: Fundraiser for the Town’s Scholarship fund. That night, customers can have 50% of the proceeds from their order donated to the fund. Simply tell the cashier you are supporting the Southborough Town Scholarship or show them the flyer. (You can even show them the image right on your smartphone.) For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Tales & Tails (6:15 – 7:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Therapy Dogs International will be providing wonderful dogs that your child can read to. Registration is required. Please sign up for a 15 minute slot in the Children’s Room. Children should already have some reading ability. To register, call 508-485-5031 or email kivers@southboroughma.com.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

  • Music with David Garden (11:00 am) @ Southborough Library, Children’s Room: David Garden from Music Together will be at the library with music that’s just right for toddlers and preschoolers. All are welcome to dance and sing along! Drop-in, no registration required.
  • Public Safety Building Info Session (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Public Library: Held by the Public Safety Building Committee. The purpose of this session will be to provide the latest information to residents in advance of Town Meeting, but also provide a forum for discussion and answer any questions. For more details, see dedicated post.

Friday, January 27, 2017

  • Bingo (12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Come join Lena and Michael Gagliardi from “Around the Clock”for an afternoon of Bingo, fun, prizes and of course, jokes. Bingo will start promptly at noon. You can purchase a pre-Bingo lunch for $3 (please sign up if you plan to use that option.) That begins at 11:15 am. Or join them with your own lunch. Lunch will be hot dogs and beans. Please sign up through the Senior Center at (508) 229‐4453.
  • Wick Choral Festival (7:00 – 9:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Class of ’45 Hall, Putnam Family Arts Center: The Wick Festival is an annual two day celebration of music that features the talents of local high school a cappella ensembles. Each night is capped off with a performance from a collegiate group. The event is free and open to the public. For more details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

  • Fantastical Creatures (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: The Museum of Fine Arts is bringing this great program to the library! Children will learn about and create dragons, monsters and more! The program consists of a story, a lesson and an art project. This program is for children ages 6-10 years old. Registration is required and space is limited. Please contact the Children’s Room for more information. Sponsored by the Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation for Metrowest For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Wick Choral Festival (7:00 – 9:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Class of ’45 Hall, Putnam Family Arts Center: The Wick Festival is an annual two day celebration of music that features the talents of local high school a cappella ensembles. Each night is capped off with a performance from a collegiate group. The event is free and open to the public. For more details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

  • St. Mark’s Baseball Clinic (semi-free) (4:00 – 5:30 pm) @ The Armour Cage at St. Mark’s School: The St. Mark’s Baseball program will be holding clinics for Southborough Little Leaguers in the Armour Cage. Each clinic will be structured as a high-repetition session. St. Mark’s baseball coaches and players will provide instruction in base running, hitting, fielding and throwing/catching. There will be no charge for participants; rather, the team asks that each player bring gently used baseball equipment or new school supplies to donate. (For more details, stay tuned for a detailed post later today.)

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