Events this week: Flu Clinic, Gardener’s Guest Day, Mamma Mia!, Autumn Fair, SciStories exhibit, and Heritage Chorale (Updated – Again)

by beth on November 18, 2019

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Above: Fundraisers this weekend include ARHS Girls Hockey’s electonics recycling event and the Senior Center’s annual Autumn Fair. (The APTO Alcohol Awareness forum is being postponed.)

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 19, 2019

  • 4th & 5th Grade Book Group (4:15 – 5:15 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Book club members read a book selected each month and then meet for discussion & activities. Registration is required. Refreshments provided by Wegmans and Friends of Southborough Library. For information about joining, contact Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com
  • Postponed to date TBD* Alcohol Awareness Forum (6:30 – 8:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School Library: APTO & Northborough-Southborough Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition are hosting a forum on Alcohol Awareness and Social Host laws. Presenters include local law enforcement, school administrators and District Physician Dr. Safdar Medina.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  • Board of Health’s Flu Clinic – Southborough seniors and employees (10:00 am – 12:30 pm) @ Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Road: Flu Clinic run by the Board of Health. During this time session, vaccines are available for Town employees and Southborough seniors. Seniors ages 65+ are eligible to receive a High Dose Flue Vaccine. Please bring your insurance cards and wear short sleeves.
  • Board of Health’s Flu Clinic (2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Road: Flu Clinic run by the Board of Health. During this time session, vaccines are available for any Southborough residents aged 12+ and Town employees. Please bring your insurance cards and wear short sleeves. Seniors ages 65+ are eligible to receive a High Dose Flue Vaccine.
  • 2nd & 3rd Grade Book Group (4:15 – 5:15 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Book club members read a book selected each month and then meet for discussion & activities. Registration is required. Refreshments provided by Wegmans and Friends of Southborough Library. For information about joining, contact Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com
  • Open Meeting Law Training session (5:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Cordaville Hall/Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd: The session will be conducted by the state Attorney General’s Office. The Town is hosting the training session for board/committee volunteers and any interested members of the public. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Tales & Tails (6:15 – 7:15 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Children can read with a certified therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International. Contact the library to sign up for a 15 minutes time slot. Children should have some reading ability. Children can bring books or pick some from the library. (This event runs monthly on Wednesday and Thursday, usually the 4th week of the month.)

Thursday, November 21, 2019

  • Tales & Tails (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Children can read with a certified therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International. Contact the library to sign up for a 15 minutes time slot. Children should have some reading ability. Children can bring books or pick some from the library. (This event runs monthly on Wednesday and Thursday, usually the 4th week of the month.)
     
  • Southborough Gardeners Guest Day (6:30 pm) @ Trottier Middle School, 49 Parkerville Rd: SG invites you to attend their annual November Guest Day! This year’s program is entitled “Holiday Transitions” by Senior Associates from the Museum of Fine Arts. For details and pricing see dedicated post.
  • Mamma Mia! Musical (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School auditorium: ARHS fall musical. Tickets available here Student Admission $10.00 ($11.49 w/service fee) Adult Admission $15.00 ($16.74 w/service fee)
  • Southborough Genealogy Club (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. This monthly event is free and open to the public. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com, and join in! If you have questions, contact carol.colaianni@comcast.net.

Friday, November 22, 2019

  • Mamma Mia! Musical (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School auditorium: ARHS fall musical. Tickets available here Student Admission $10.00 ($11.49 w/service fee) Adult Admission $15.00 ($16.74 w/service fee)

Saturday, November 23, 2019

  • ARHS recycling flyerARHS Girls Hockey’s Electronics and Appliance Recycling Fundraiser (8:00 am – 12: 00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School parking lot, 79 Bartlett St, Northborough: Proceeds will help support the team which includes players from Algonquin, Marlboro, Hudson and Nashoba High Schools. Those with larger items that require assistance should contact Tracy at Tray.ferro@gmail.com. For information, contact Lisa Hodge at lisabhodge@yahoo.com. See flyer right.
     
  • Senior Center Autumn Fair (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Road: Fundraiser for Friends of the Council on Aging. Annual fundraiser to benefit the Friends of the Council on Aging. Raffles, attic treasures for sale, baked goods, knitted goods, and lunch.
  • Exhibition: SciStories Medicine Illustrated (2:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Floor & Eaton Room: Opening Reception for the new exhibit featuring Scientific illustration by Southborough resident Sigrid Knemeyer. There will also be a display on the history of medical illustration and traditional tools of the trade.
  • Mamma Mia! Musical (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School auditorium: ARHS fall musical. Tickets available here Student Admission $10.00 ($11.49 w/service fee) Adult Admission $15.00 ($16.74 w/service fee)

Sunday, November 24, 2019

  • Heritage Chorale Fall Concert (4:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Putnam Family Arts Center, 25 Marlboro Rd: Heritage Chorale Fall Concert “Midnight to Sunrise” For details, see dedicated post.

Updated (11/18/19 1:45 pm): I found out about ARHS Girls Hockey’s Electronics and Appliance recycling event on Saturday.

*Updated (11/18/19 2:01 pm): Due to the timing of the Girls Soccer’s State Semi-Finals, the Alcohol Awareness Forum is being postponed. The APTO emailed:
The Alcohol Awareness Forum (11/19/19) is being scheduled another day to make it easier for more caregivers & educators to attend without having to choose between the ARHS Girl’s Soccer game tomorrow in Western MA & this important forum. New date TBD.
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Updated (11/18/19 3:02 pm): Southborough Gardeners’ Thursday night Guest Day was missing from my calendar.
Updated (11/19/19 8:49 am): As I noted above, the Guest Day is at night. Sorry about the error in the hours previously listed above.

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