Events this week: Creatures at the Library, Free Skate, Selectmen’s hours, and Crafternoon and Button Making for teens

by beth on February 18, 2020

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Above: The Library has some fun planned for kids and teens this vacation week. (photos left &  center from Library Facebook page, right from Custom Button Co.)

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, February 18, 2020

  • Creature Teachers (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Floor: Get ready for some fun animal adventures together with Creature Teachers! Children can meet and learn about animals from around the world. No registration required. Open to all ages. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Free Skate at St. Mark’s (11:00 – 11:50 am) @ Gardener Rink, Michel Faculty Athletic Center, St. Mark’s School, : St. Mark’s School rink will be open to Southborough residents for skating. No skate rentals – so bring your own equipment. This session is for “Free Skate” (no sticks and pucks). For details, see dedicated post.
  • Sticks & Pucks at St. Mark’s (12:00 – 12:50 pm) @ Gardener Rink, Michel Faculty Athletic Center, St. Mark’s School: St. Mark’s School rink will be open for free use at this time to Southborough residents for “Sticks and Pucks” play. (Helmets & gloves are required) For details, see dedicated post.
  • Knitting Club (Senior Center Program) (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ The Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd: Come join a wonderful group of ladies 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, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453
  • 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! Selectmen Marty Healey and Sam Stivers will be hosting this session. Stop in to chat about your interests in an informal setting.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • Cookbook Club (6:30 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, : Join the Library for its monthly cookbook group. Participants will each cook a different dish from the selected cook book of the month. This month’s cookbook is is Antoni in the Kitchen by Antoni Porowski. Click here for printable flier. To avoid overlap, email Marianna (at msorensen@southboroughma.com) with your selection.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Free Skate at St. Mark’s (11:00 – 11:50 am) @ Gardener Rink, Michel Faculty Athletic Center, St. Mark’s School, : St. Mark’s School rink will be open to Southborough residents for skating. No skate rentals – so bring your own equipment. This session is for “Free Skate” (no sticks and pucks). For details, see dedicated post.
  • Sticks & Pucks at St. Mark’s (12:00 – 12:50 pm) @ Gardener Rink, Michel Faculty Athletic Center, St. Mark’s School: St. Mark’s School rink will be open for free use at this time to Southborough residents for “Sticks and Pucks” play. (Helmets & gloves are required) For details, see dedicated post.
  • Crafternoon: Macrame Keychains (4:00 – 6:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Room: Make your own keychains using rope knotting techniques. Recommended for ages 13 & up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft16. For details, see dedicated post.
  • 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, February 21, 2020

  • Free Skate at St. Mark’s (11:00 – 11:50 am) @ Gardener Rink, Michel Faculty Athletic Center, St. Mark’s School, : St. Mark’s School rink will be open to Southborough residents for skating. No skate rentals – so bring your own equipment. This session is for “Free Skate” (no sticks and pucks). For details, see dedicated post.
  • Sticks & Pucks at St. Mark’s (12:00 – 12:50 pm) @ Gardener Rink, Michel Faculty Athletic Center, St. Mark’s School: St. Mark’s School rink will be open for free use at this time to Southborough residents for “Sticks and Pucks” play. (Helmets & gloves are required) For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

  • Button Making Saturdays (2:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Teen Room: Ages 13 & Up – Join us in the new Teen Room Idea Lab for an hour of button making fun. Bring in clip art from an old magazine or design your own image at the “Creation Station” and turn it into wearable art! For details, see dedicated post. http://wp.me/ppljI-upX

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