Events this week: Senior programs, Story Times, Young Scientists, and National Day of Unplugging (Updated)

by beth on March 1, 2021

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Above: STEM Beginnings’ Young Scientist program for 3-6 year olds through the Southborough Library launches this week.

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see dedicated post.
  • Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:00 am) @ Facebook Live: Children’s Librarian “Miss Kim” will hold a story time for ages 2-6 (siblings welcome). Each week will feature themed stories on Facebook Live with Ms. Kim! No registration necessary (Note: You don’t have to have a Facebook account to watch the Library’s videos, which are still viewable after the live event is over.)
  • QiGong for seniors (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ zoom: For details on weekly class, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

  • Stretch Break Class for seniors (10:15 – 11:00 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see dedicated post.
  • Young Scientists STEM Beginnings (10:00 – 10:45 am) @ zoom: A free virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. The program through the Southborough Library is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership. For details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see dedicated post.
  • Preschool Story Time over zoom (10:30 – 11:00 am) @ zoom: Southborough Library story time for ages 2-6 years old. Pre-register to join Miss Kim for stories based on a weekly theme along with songs and finger plays. For details see dedicated post.
  • Seated Chair Yoga for seniors (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ zoom: For details on weekly class, see dedicated post.

Friday, March 5, 2021

  • Professional Development Day : No public school in Southborough and Northborough
  • Dull Men's Club is zoomin' (from Senior Center newsletter)Dull Men’s Club (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ zoom: Weekly social club for senior men hosted by Southborough Senior Center. For details, click on blurb right from the Senior Center’s newsletter. To register, email banjobillo@verizon.net.
  • National Day of Unplugging (starting at sundown): Southborough Youth and Family Services invites the community to take part in the national day. The call is to “unplug” from individual devices for 24 hours. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

  • National Day of Unplugging (running until sundown): Southborough Youth and Family Services invites the community to take part in the national day. The call is to “unplug” from individual devices for 24 hours. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Read to a Dog (11:00 – 11:40 am) @ zoom: Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to a certified therapy dog. The event is limited and requires pre-registration. For details on this bi-weekly program, see dedicated post.

Updated (3/5/21 8:10 am): I had forgotten to include the information on the National Day of Unplugging (and had somehow repeated Professional Development Day on Saturday!)

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