Weekend at a Glance: Outdoors celebrations; school festival; Jedi training; concert; and more

by beth on October 4, 2019

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Above: There’s a whole lot going on in and around Southborough this weekend. (for image credits, see associated dedicated posts, linked below)

It’s a busy fall weekend. Here is a reminder of what’s happening around town.

Friday, October 4, 2019

  • Finn Fall Festival (5:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Finn School: Finn SOS annual fundraiser – includes carnival games, pizza, raffles, bake sale, book sale and more. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

  • Boroughs Loop Trail Kickoff Celebration (8:45 am) @ Trailhead from Upper Parking Lot at Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough: Family friendly event with hikes led by trail volunteers. Choose between a 3 mile or 4 mile round trip hike. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Fay School Farmers Market (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Harlow Circle in front of Fay’s Primary School, 25 Middle Rd: Each market will feature local produce, prepared food, and handmade goods by local vendors, as well as crafts for children, games, and musical performances by Fay students and faculty members. Star Wars themed fun for kids includes Jedi Training. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Entrepreneurship Workshop (2:30 – 3:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Room: Presentation from Algonquin student Joseph Zhang will cover: How to start a publication/blog with WordPress, finding your niche, and lessons about entrepreneurship from personal interviews with Quizlet, Fiverr, and Mark Cuban. Check out Joseph’s blog.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

  • Native Plant Seed Collection Workshop (12:00 pm) @ Breakneck Hill Conservation Land: Learn when seeds are ready to harvest and best collection methods while adhering. Participants will be able to go home with some of seeds. Be prepared to walk uneven trails, bring water, gloves and clippers. Dress for tick and mosquito prevention. Hosted by Southborough Open Space Preservation Commission. For details, see dedicated post.
  • A Day Out with Girl Scouts (1:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Beals Preserve: Fun activities to encourage outdoor scouting. Geared especially toward Daises and Brownies, and new troop leaders, however all GS are welcome. Event is drop-in not drop-off. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Southborough Sounds: pianist Ilya Kazantsev (3:30 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Putnam Family Arts Center, Class of ’45 Hall: Pianist Ilya Kazantsev will perform Romantic Masterworks. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Blessing of the Animals (5:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s Episcopal Church: Bring your pets to receive the annual blessing from Father Phil LaBelle. For details, see dedicated post.

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