Events this week: Guided Poetry Walk, Bay Circuit hike for Seniors, Kids’ Crafts, and Summer Concert

by beth on July 9, 2018

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Above: The Library will be breaking out the crayons for Drop-in Craft Day this week (image posted to flickr by woodleywonderworks)

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

[Note: The highlights don’t include ongoing weekly programs. For those listings and more, check the Event Calendar.]

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

  • Guided Poetry Walk (9:30 am) @ Beals Preserve: The first of five walks this month guided by Art on the Trails’ Poetry Juror Maura Snell. It’s a chance to learn about the submission process for the chapbook for this summer’s exhibit: Unexpected Gestures. RSVP requested. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Poetry Workshop (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Level: The group meets every 2-3 weeks. At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don’t have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

  • Pajama Storytime (7:00 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, July 12, 2018

  • Bay Circuit Trail (Senior Center program) (9:30 am) @ meet at the Southborough Senior Center: A free program of the Trailblazers for active seniors. Please register for the event by calling 508-229-4453. Carpool to the next section of trail. (This is one of a series of hikes on the trail for the group.) Carl Guyer will lead the hike. See Trailblazers’ summer events flyer.
  • Drop in Crafts (10:30 am – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Public Library, Children’s Room: Children are invited to stop by and make some crafts to take home.
  • Southborough Summer Concert Series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Neary School grounds: Free family friendly concert series. This week’s headliner: The Unholy Mackerels playing rock & roll, blues, country, and folk. For more details, see dedicated post. (Note: Uhlmann’s Ice Cream won’t be there as originally advertised. Dessert vendor is TBD at this point.)

Updated (7/11/18 7:53 am): Updated info for Summer Concert Series above.

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