Weekend at a Glance: Poetry Open Mic, Scratch, Interfaith Dinner, and Junior Prom

by beth on May 18, 2018

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Above: This month, Neighbors for Peace is hosting another community dinner. (photo from 2nd annual Iftar dinner album on Facebook)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this weekend.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

  • Poetry Open Mic and Writing (2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Please join our regular Saturday poetry group for the last event of the season – the day will start with an “Open Mic” of interested poets reading work that they wish to present. After the reading, a regular session will focus on specific writing techniques accompanied by real-time writing prompts with the group. For more info, contact Heather J. MacPherson at heathermacph@gmail.com.
  • Scratch at the Library (2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Coding Club for 3rd – 5th graders. This is the 2nd of 3 sessions through June. Participants can register for 1-3 of them. Children new to Scratch will learn about the essentials using guided exercises while those more familiar with Scratch can work on suggested projects or experiment with their own projects. For details, see dedicated post.
  • 3rd Annual Southborough Interfaith Iftar Dinner (7:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s Church’s Parish Hall, 27 Main St: For the third year, an interfaith dinner will be held during Ramadan. They will be collecting items for the Southborough Food Pantry. For details, see dedicated post.
  • ARHS Junior Prom (7:00 – 11:00 pm) @ Union Station, Worcester: Algonquin’s Junior Prom

Sunday, May 20, 2018

  • ARHS Junior Post Prom Party (12:00 am – 5:00 am) @ New England Sports Center, Marlborough – via via bus to and from ARHS only: The annual overnight bash organized by the APTO to provide a safe venue for Algonquin students to party after the prom. This year’s party will include ice-skating, a mechanical bull, remote control racing, airbrush tattoo artists, hypnotist, caricaturists, photo souvenirs, pool tables, DJ, and more! Food and drinks will be plentiful throughout the night. Tickets are required. Click here for more details.

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