Events this week: Poet Tea, NECC Art Show, and Earth Day Clean Up

by beth on April 22, 2019

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Above: It’s Earth Day today – but the annual celebration is on Saturday, with the community invited to help clean up our Town. (image from flyer)

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, April 23, 2019

  • Knitting Club (Senior Center Program) (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ The Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd: Bi-weekly gathering of knitters working on their own creations and discussing community projects. Stop by for a cup of coffee/tea and visit with the group or join right in! For details, see flyer
  • Poetry Workshop (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Level: At the semi-monthly sessions, Everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry for supportive feedback. If you don’t have a poem, come and share your insights. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  • Poet Tea (3:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Join the Southborough Library for its annual Poet Tea: Tea & Poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. Refreshments will be provided by volunteers. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Tales & Tails (6:15 – 7:15 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Children are welcome to come in and read to a dog. The kids must have some reading ability. Registration is required. Please contact the Children’s Room staff for more information. (Monthly on Wednesday and Thursday of the 4th week of each month.)

Thursday, April 25, 2019

  • Tales & Tails (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Children are welcome to come in and read to a dog. The kids must have some reading ability. Registration is required. Please contact the Children’s Room staff for more information. (Monthly on Wednesday and Thursday of the 4th week of each month.)
  • Audiobook Club (Sci-Fi/Fantasy books) (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main floor: A monthly club focusing on Science Fiction / Fantasy books. The club will be listening to and/or reading Vengeful by V. E. Schwab. The program is led by library associate Christopher McGinn.

Friday, April 26, 2019

  • 3rd Annual ART Show by NECC (7:00 – 9:00 pm) @ Community House, 28 Main St: A benefit for The New England Center for Children Inc. Attendance is free. Funds will be raised through the silent auction. Enjoy an evening of good conversation, good food, and good art as we thank you for your contribution to NECC and share your impact. For details see Facebook event.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

  • Earth Day Cleanup (8:30 am – 11:30 am): 29th Annual Earth Day Cleanup! Spring has sprung and that means the 2019 Earth Day Cleanup day is getting close. Plan to join other volunteers at this fun annual cleanup around town! Volunteers gather at 8:00 am at the Southborough Department of Public Works (DPW) Transfer station to pickup trash bags and adopt a favorite part of town to clean. For details, see dedicated post.

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