Events this week: Forum on STM Articles & Earth Day Cleanup (Updated)

by beth on April 18, 2017

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Above: This week, the Library is entertaining this spring break week with Henna tattoos for tweens & teens, and rainforest animals for kids. (image left from Mandy Roberge’s website, right posted to flickr by S. Rohrlach)

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, April 18, 2017

  • Chestnut Hill’s Farmer for a Day (9:30 am – 12:30 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Morning camp allows 6-11 year olds to become a farmer for a day (or 3)! This drop-off program is requires preregistration. See dedicated post for details
  • Teen Crafternoon – Henna (3:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, upstairs: Teenage patrons ages 12-19 can create their own hand designs to pencil onto their skin. Artist Mandy Roberge will lead this activity for young adults. No advanced registration is required.
  • Poetry Workshop Series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Public Library, main floor: Join several Southborough poets as they review and discuss the work of a featured author and discuss & create poetry of their own. This week’s focus is Eileen Myles. The series is through a partnership between the Southborough Public Library & the Worcester County Poetry Association.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • Chestnut Hill’s Farmer for a Day (9:30 am – 12:30 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Morning camp allows 6-11 year olds to become a farmer for a day (or 3)! This drop-off program is requires preregistration. See dedicated post for details
  • Charlie Card Transportation and Informational Session (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Do you have questions about the MWRTA bus schedules, fixed routes, shuttles, or how to get from point A to point B using the MWRTA fixed route bus system? Representatives will give a short presentation about the MWRTA fixed route system followed by a Q & A session. Senior/Disabled Charlie Cards will be available to those with a completed application and valid form of ID. Please sign up by calling (508) 229‐4453.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

  • Chestnut Hill’s Farmer for a Day (9:30 am – 12:30 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Morning camp allows 6-11 year olds to become a farmer for a day (or 3)! This drop-off program is requires preregistration. See dedicated post for details
  • Rainforest Reptiles (3:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Level: Children can come to the library to meet some animals of the rainforest. Open to the public, no registration required. Sponsored by Fay School.
  • Public Forum on STM Articles 6-8 (7:00 pm) @ Community House, 28 Main St: The STM warrant will be re-opened during Annual Town Meeting which opens on April 25th. This forum with Q&A will focus on Articles 6-8: Removal Bylaw for Elected Officials; Removal of Appointed Board/Committee/Commission Members; Independent Counsel for Elected Boards and Officers. See dedicated post for details.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

  • Earth Day Clean Up (8:30 – 11:30 am): Annual event where volunteers of all ages help clean up streets in town. Sponsored by the Southborough Rotary. See dedicated post for details.
  • Exploding Color Bubbles (10:30 am) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Let’s Gogh Art! will be at the library with Exploding Color Bubbles! This program is for children ages 5-10 years old. This workshop includes a lesson about colors and a t-shirt project. Children must be registered to participate. (Program may already be full.) Please contact the Children’s Room at 508-485-5031. Sponsored by the Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation for Metrowest.

Updated (4/19/17 8:23 pm): I forgot to include Earth Day event.

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