Events this week: Story times, Summer Concert, yoga on the farm, the Bubble Man, BBC Discussion series, and a Car Wash for a cause

by beth on June 24, 2019

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Above: Big bubbles at the Library and a free concert on the lawn are two of this week’s highlights (L-R photo by Beth Melo, image cropped from SAM video)

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.

Plus, for daily ongoing activities/resources and summer camps, check out my what-to-do-with-kids-this-summer series and my  summer-fun-for-adults posts.]

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

  • Book Bugs: Farm Fun for Little Ones (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Chestnut Hill Farm, Chestnut Hill Road: An interactive children’s story time or ages 1-5. We’ll read a farm story, make a craft, have a snack, and explore the farm! Registration $9/ child for TTOR members or $15/child for non-members. (Adults are free.) For details, see dedicated post.
  • 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, June 26, 2019

  • Outdoor Story Time (4:00 – 4:45 pm) @ Southborough Library back lawn: Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! No registration is required and open to all ages. (In cases of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors.)
  • Southborough Summer Concert Series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Neary School grounds: Hit the Bus will headline. The free family friendly concerts are scheduled bi-weekly with raindates the following week. Pack a picnic blanket/chairs. Vendors will be selling food. For details on the series, see dedicated post.
  • Sunset Yoga (7:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm, Chestnut Hill Road: Our yoga instructor will guide you through Vinyasa Flow Yoga, a flowing, dynamic style of yoga that emphasizes fluid transitions from pose to pose, seamlessly linking body, breath, and movement. $9 per TTOR member or $15 per non-member. For details and to register, click here.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

  • Mike the Bubble Man (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: The children’s entertainer will use music, choreography, and comedy, to make bubbles—in all different shapes and sizes—come alive, sparking imagination and wonder. This program is sponsored by Fay School.
  • Audiobook Club (Sci-Fi/Fantasy books) (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main floor: A monthly club focusing on Science Fiction / Fantasy books. In June, the club is listening to and/or reading The Passage by Justin Cronin.
  • BBC Discussion Series (7:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: The Southborough Library is organizing a bi-weekly discussion series that revolves around BBC television series. The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the ‘commoner’ to the crowned heads of each era. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

  • Car Wash for “A Dog for JayJay” (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ Transfer Station, 147 Cordaville Road: This fundraiser is to help a Southborough family seeking a service dog for their teenage son with autism. (Stay tuned for a dedicated post with more details about the fundraiser’s mission.)
  • Chess program at Library (2:00 – 3:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: The Southborough Library’s Saturday Chess program for players ages 12+ who are interested in learning beginner chess skills. (This is the last session for the summer, since the Library is closed on Saturdays in July and August.)

Updated (6/26/19 9:23 am): I replaced the link to the summer concert with the more recent post.

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