Events this week: School fundraisers, presentations and matinee (with lunch) for seniors, a capella festival, Library Valentine’s party, and more

by beth on January 27, 2020

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Above: Events this week include an RMV presentation and Downton Abbey matinee for seniors, and the Library Valentine’s pary (image right from Facebook)

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.]

Monday, January 27, 2020

  • Arturos WW fundraiser flyerWW SOS Restaurant fundraiser (5:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Arturo’s Ristorante, 54 E Main St, Westborough: The restaurant is hosting the fundraiser for Woodward School’s SOS tonight. For every customer who shows the flyer, a % of the bill will be donated to the non-profit supporting the 2nd-3rd grade school. All who visit Arturo’s this evening can enter to win a “Southboro” hoodie or t-shirt. (To make a reservation, call 508-366-1881.) For details, see flyer.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

  • Selectmen’s Office Hours (5:00 – 6:30 pm) @ Hearing Room, Town House, 17 Common St: Come meet with members of your elected Board of Selectmen in an informal setting to discuss your questions, concerns or interests!
  • 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.

ArtQuest flyerWednesday, January 29, 2020

  • Art Quest – Senior spectator opportunity (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ Neary School: The educational art history and appreciation presentation for 4th grade Neary students is also open to six seats for Southborough seniors. If you are interested in attending this session (or the one on February 12th), please contact the Senior Center’s Peg Leonard at 508-229-4453 or pleonard@southboroughma.com. For details, see flyer.
  • RMV presentation for seniors flyerRMV Presentation for seniors (10:30 – 11:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Hear from a Registry of Motor Vehicles about the New Real ID process and requirements for driver’s license and ID card renewals. Please sign up at the front desk or call 508-229-4453. For details, see flyer.
  • Bowling for seniors (1:00 – 2:30 pm) @ Sawyer’s Bowladrome, 13 Blake Street, Northborough: Southborough Senior Center program put on by the Trailblazers Join other seniors to play a few Strings of candlepin bowling. Please let the front desk know which dates you will attend. Suggested Donation $5. For details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

  • APTO Restaurant fundraiser (4:00 – 10:00 pm) @ Casa Vallarta Mexican Restaurant, 45 Belmont St, Northborough: Invite your family & friends to enjoy a festive Mexican atmosphere. A live Mariachi band will play from 6-9. Show flyer/mention APTO when you dine-in or take-out and a portion of the bill will be donated to the Algonquin Parent Teacher Organization. For details, see dedicated post.
  • ARHS Junior College Planning Night (6:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Auditorium : Presentation for parents by the Guidance Department with opportunity to ask questions. (You can check out a video of last year’s event here.)

Friday, January 31, 2020

  • Downton Abbey flyerMovie matinee – Downton Abbey (12:00 – 2:30 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Program for seniors – a light lunch at noon followed by a free movie screening at 12:30 pm. The rated PG movie follows up on the popular PBS Masterpiece series. Please sign up at the front desk or call 508-229-4453. For details, see flyer.
  • Wick Choral Festival (7:30 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Class of ’45 Hall, Putnam Family Arts Center: The Wick Festival is an annual two day celebration of music that features the talents of local high school a cappella ensembles. Each night is capped off with a performance from a collegiate group. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

  • Southborough Library Valentine's partyValentine’s Day Party (10:30 am – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Public Library, Downstairs: The whole family can drop-in and join us for fun and festive crafts, games and refreshments. You won’t want to miss cookie decorating! This program is open for all ages. Registration is not required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library.
  • Wick Choral Festival (7:30 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Class of ’45 Hall, Putnam Family Arts Center: The Wick Festival is an annual two day celebration of music that features the talents of local high school a cappella ensembles. Each night is capped off with a performance from a collegiate group. For details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

  • Southborough Sounds: “What Love Tells Me” (3:30 pm) @ St. Mark’s School, Putnam Family Arts Center, Class of ’45 Hall: Symphony Pro Musica, conducted by Mark Churchill, will perform the third concert of the St. Mark’s public concert series. Program: Gustav Mahler–Symphony No. 3 Pre-concert talk – 2:45-3:15 pm Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more details, stay tuned for dedicated post. (In the meantime, you can read more about this year’s series here.)

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