Events this week: SOLF Annual Meeting & Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail video journal, and Troop Drive

by beth on May 15, 2017

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Above: This week, join SOLF for a video tour of hiking the Bay Circuit Trail and help out at a care package drive to support the Troops (photo left from Facebook, right by Susan Fitzgerald)

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, May 16, 2017

  • Young Scientists (11:30 am – 12:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for kids age 3-5. Must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver (Siblings are welcome.) Registration is required. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Free Training on Narcan (5:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Trinity Church, 26 Main St., Northborough: Free Training on Narcan for reversing overdose and Hidden Signs of opioid abuse every 10-15 minutes. Participants will be trained to identify an opioid overdose and learn how to reverse it using Narcan. At the same event, they can learn how to identify signs of substance abuse before an overdose takes place. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

  • Nutrition Demo: Sweet Potatoes & More! (11:30 am – 11:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Free cooking demo. Karen White, a registered dietitian, teaches seniors how to eat better. Creative recipes with sweet potatoes (in soup and hummus, mashed with interesting flavors, and even black bean brownies) No Charge, but limited seating. So pre-register by calling 508-229-4453.
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    SOLF Annual Meeting & Bay Circuit Trail video journal (7:00 pm) @ Community House, 28 Main St: Join the Southborough Open Land Foundation’s Annual Meeting where Dan & Marilyn Brielmann of e-Awakening along with Alan French will be your virtual guides taking you along the Bay Circuit Trail by video journal. The meeting is free and open to the public, you need not be a member of SOLF to attend. For more details, see flyer right.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 

  • Southborough Genealogy Club (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your laptop and join in!

Friday, May 19, 2017

  • Worcester Art Museum Bus Trip (9:30 am – 2:30 pm) @ : (Note: requires pre-registration and may be full.) Friends of COA members only – suggested donation $10 Enjoy a 1 hour highlights tour of the museum’s permanent collection. Then you are free to view other exhibits and enjoy a lunch or snack at the cafe before the bus back to the center. Please sign up at the front desk of the Senior Center or call (508) 229-4453 For details, see dedicated post.
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Saturday, May 20, 2017

  • Troop care package drive (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Collecting and shipping donations to support the military overseas. Please consider volunteering or donating. For more information please call Lisa Braccio at Braccio Electric (508-481-9939) or Debbie Depp Wilson (508-769-9701). Stay tuned for dedicated post for more details. In the meantime, see flyer right.

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