Events this week: Family school nights, Stress reduction, fun fundraisers and more

by beth on November 13, 2018

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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, November 13, 2018

  • Family Math Night (6:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Woodward School Cafeteria: Open to all families with kids in grades K-5. Featuring Greg Tang, Jr of For details, see dedicated post.
  • Poetry Workshop (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Level: Bring in five copies of your original poetry for supportive feedback. If you don’t have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • Senior Center Veteran’s Luncheon (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: The annual senior luncheon and concertto honor Veterans Day. Pre-registration is required. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Southboro Wellness: Stress Management (6:30 pm) @ Southborough Wellness, 205 Turnpike Rd: Part of the store’s free monthly workshop series. Registration is not required. For details, see Facebook event.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • Neary and Trottier Early Release (11:20 am): Half day for parent – teacher conferences
  • Focus group for Superintendent search (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Trottier Middle School, 49 Parkerville Rd: Running up to the search for a new Superintendent, school committees are holding focus groups. This is one of two that is for parents and community members. (And don’t forget to complete the survey.) For details, see dedicated post.

Friday, November 16, 2018

  • Neary and Trottier Early Release (11:20 am): Half day for parent – teacher conferences
  • Woodward Extravaganza (5:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Woodward School: Woodward SOS fundraiser Includes Basket Raffle, Book Fair, Art Gallery Walk, Fun & Games, Pizza, and Ice Cream. All proceeds directly benefit Woodward School students. For details, see flyer

Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • 9th annual Dodgeball Tournament (9:00 am – 6:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School Gym, 79 Bartlett St, Northborough: Co-Ed Dodgeball competition for Grades 1-8 – split by age group Fundraiser organized by Algonquin Regional High School Boys Hockey Team. For details, see dedicated post
  • Holiday Gifts on the Common (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) @ Community House, 28 Main Street: Booths and tables of local artisans selling their handcrafted wares: handmade gifts, baskets, jewelry, pottery, quilts and more. (Entrance to the Community House is free) For details see dedicated post.
  • Senior Center Autumn Fair (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Road: Fundraiser for Friends of the Council on Aging. Stop by and enjoy refreshments, browse our unique table offerings and participate in our large raffle of local restaurants, goods and services. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Meditation for Stress Free Living (10:30 am) @ Southborough Library, main level: The library welcomes back Dr. Allan Hughes, a long time meditator, to provide his popular program again to the Southborough community. Lecture will be followed by a short meditation sitting. For more details, see flyer
  • Benefit Concert for Library Children’s Room (2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Fay School, Primary School building (parking in lot on Middle Road): A family-friendly concert for all ages to benefit the Southborough Library’s Children’s room. Buy advance tickets at the Library through Thursday for ($5/child, $10/adult, $30/family). For details, including door price, see dedicated post.
  • Chess tournament at Library (2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: First tournament of the Library’s Saturday Chess program for players ages 12+. For details, see dedicated post.

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