Events this week: Crafts, Art reception, concerts for kids and families, Dancing, and a Farm Dinner

by beth on August 6, 2018

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Above: Two of several events at the Library this week are an exhibit reception for a Southborough artist and a children’s concert with Steve Blunt. (images from Library’s Facebook events)

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, August 7, 2018

  • Drop in Crafts (10:30 am – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Public Library, Children’s Room: Children are invited stop by and make some crafts to take home.
  • Star Wars crafts (3:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: This limited space, by-registration only, event (which may already be full) celebrates all things Star Wars through crafts. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

  • Laurie Blanchard Art Reception (4:00 – 6:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Southborough Artist Laurie Blanchard’s works are on display in the Library’s Eaton Meeting Room. The community is invited to a reception to celebrate the summer exhibit. For details, stay tuned for a new post.
  • Algonquin Cross Country Summer Series (6:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School athletic fields: Algonquin Cross Country is inviting runners of all ages and abilities to come together and share a love of running. The 5-part weekly series will feature prizes, and changing challenges each week. This week features an age graded 5K race. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Fay School’s Sunset Playdates (6:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Fay’s Primary School playground: Enjoy live music by Alissa Coates and an after-dinner popsicle. The event is geared to children 8 and under. It is free to attend, but registration in required. For details, stay tuned for a new post. (In the meantime, you can read more about the series here.)
  • 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, August 9, 2018

  • Musician Steve Blunt (3:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Level: “Rockin’ Sing Along!” for children with musician Steve Blunt
  • Southborough Summer Concert Series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Neary School grounds: The final, free family friendly concert features the Midtown Horns. For details, stay tuned for a new post. (In the meantime, you can read more about the series here.)
  • Ballroom Dancing (7:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Level:  This introductory session will focus on Waltz-style dancing. The program is sponsored by the Southborough Rotary. For details, stay tuned for a new post.

Friday, August 10, 2018

  • Friday Farm Dinner (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Enjoy a lovely al fresco dinner on the farm. A unique farm-to-table experience complete with a menu full of fresh vegetables, fruits, pasture raised meats and more. CHF partners will prepare a delicious dinner using the best ingredients from its own and other local farms. For details, see last month’s dedicated post. To register for this week’s dinner, click here.

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