Events this week: Small lawns, crafting, storytime, Veteran volunteers, church bazaar and more

by beth on June 19, 2017

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Above: The library isn’t waiting for the big kids to get out of school to kick off this summer’s Pajama Storytime. (photo 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, June 20, 2017

  • Boating for Seniors (10:00 am) @ Hopkinton State Park: Up to 8 seniors can utilize the Senior Center’s boating pass to use Kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, rowboats, and/or pedal boats. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Small Lawns (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, main floor: An expert will explain how yards can be converted to “Small Lawns”: Learn how yards and gardens play a critical role in keeping many species from becoming extinct. Also discover how to design and grow native and edible plants – for beautiful, functional, and sustainable landscapes in Northeastern Massachusetts. Open to the public – no registration required. For details, see dedicated post

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

  • Crafternoon: Decoupage Mason Jars (3:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: This month’s free craft session is for teens and adults. Participants will decorate mason jars under guidance of popular crafter Mandy Roberge. Registration is not required. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Pajama Storytime (6:30 – 7:15 pm) @ Southborough Library: Bring a blanket and listen to stories outside on the lawn – weather permitting. (In the case of inclement weather, story time will be held in the Children’s Room).

Thursday, June 22, 2017

  • Last day of school: Early release for Southborough public schools (and Algonquin)
  • We Honor Veterans: Vet-to-Vet (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Part of a 3-month library series honoring veterans. This month’s topic is “Vet2Vet: Veteran as Hospice Volunteers for Other Veterans.” All are welcome to attend, no registration required. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

  • Large Spring Bazaar (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) @ St. Anne’s Parish, 20 Boston Road: Come and Enjoy the Fun at St Anne’s Parish. We will hold our first annual Spring Bazaar, where there will be many wonderful gently used items for sale. There will be food, snacks and drinks available at their concession stand throughout the day. For details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

  • Large Spring Bazaar (8:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ St. Anne’s Parish, 20 Boston Road: Come and Enjoy the Fun at St Anne’s Parish. We will hold our first annual Spring Bazaar, where there will be many wonderful gently used items for sale. There will be food, snacks and drinks available at their concession stand throughout the day. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Conservation Options & Planning: A Workshop for Landowners (1:00 – 2:30 pm) @ Community House, 28 Main St: SOLF, with support from OSPC and Sudbury Valley Trustees, invites you to a complimentary workshop to explore options for conserving family land. Register by Wednesday June 21st by contacting Chelsea Polevy at cpolevy@svtweb.org or 978-443-5588 ext. 138. For details, see dedicated post.

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