Events this week: Friends of Library HOLA fundraiser, Gardening Workshop, Elder Law, Little League Movie Night & Home Run Derby and more

by beth on June 7, 2021

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Above: Events this week include a fundraiser to support programs and services through the Library and a Derby Night and free Outdoor Movie offered by Southborough Little League. (images cropped from flyers)

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

Monday, June 7, 2021

  • Friends of the Library – HOLA fundraiser (lunch and dinner) @ HOLA Restaurante & Tequila Bar: A portion from each pickup order for takeout to The Friends of the Southborough Library – no code needed. [Note: The offer doesn’t apply to in-person dining or to orders through delivery services.] Offer good this Mon – Thurs. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Growing A Summer Salad Workshop (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ zoom: This workshop is part of the Southborough Library’s “Dig In! Garden Information Series”. Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens will hold a special zoom session on gardening topics twice monthly. Anyone 12 or older can pre-register through Southborough Recreation. This session’s topic is: Growing A Summer Salad Is there anything more refreshing in the summer than a homegrown salad? We’ll give you the basics on lettuce, tomato, and cucumber growing. For details, see dedicated post.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • 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 newsletter.
  • Friends of the Library – HOLA fundraiser (lunch and dinner) @ HOLA Restaurante & Tequila Bar: A portion from each pickup order for takeout to The Friends of the Southborough Library – no code needed. [Note: The offer doesn’t apply to in-person dining or to orders through delivery services.] Offer good this Mon – Thurs. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

  • Elder Law advice (10:00 – 10:45 am) @ phone or zoom: An Elder Law attorney who has given many seminars at the Senior Center will offer Southborough seniors free individualized legal advice during scheduled remote sessions.  To sign up, call the senior center at (508) 229-4453 to book a time slot during the window. Offer good this Mon – Thurs. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Stretch Break Class for seniors (10:15 – 11:00 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Friends of the Library – HOLA fundraiser (lunch and dinner) @ HOLA Restaurante & Tequila Bar: A portion from each pickup order for takeout to The Friends of the Southborough Library – no code needed. [Note: The offer doesn’t apply to in-person dining or to orders through delivery services.] Offer good this Mon – Thurs. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Luncheon Drive Thru (12:00 – 12:30 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center parking lot, 9 Cordaville Road: This Senior Center program is limited to current members of the Friends of Council on Aging. Pre-registration is required (and it could have filled up quickly.)Suggested Donation: $5 Drive through the parking lot and wear a mask to pick up your items. For details, see newsletter.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Outdoor Story Time (10:30 – 11:00 am) @ Southborough Library’s back lawn: Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. (Registration no longer needed.)
  • Friends of the Library – HOLA fundraiser (lunch and dinner) @ HOLA Restaurante & Tequila Bar: A portion from each pickup order for takeout to The Friends of the Southborough Library – no code needed. [Note: The offer doesn’t apply to in-person dining or to orders through delivery services.] Offer good this Mon – Thurs. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Seated Chair Yoga for seniors (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ zoom: For details on weekly class, see newsletter.

Friday, June 11, 2021 

  • Dull Men’s Club (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Weekly, casual social club for senior men, always open to new members. They will resume meeting in-person this Friday. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Creative Writing Club for Teens & Tweens (3:00 – 4:00 pm) @ zoom: Tweens and teens interested in meeting other writers and looking for ways to foster their own writing are welcome to the Southborough Library’s virtual writing club! Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, June 12, 2021

  • Art on the Trails Installation Weekend (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) @ Beals Preserve: Visit Beals Preserve to watch the artists install their work for the annual outdoor art exhibit along the Southborough Open Land Foundation’s trails. The event will also be live streamed on Facebook. For the list of artists and a map, see announcement.
  • Derby & Movie Night flyerMovie Night & Home Run Derby (4:00 pm) @ Eric Green Field (Mooney Park at Finn School): Southborough Little League is hosting its annual fun community event. All are welcome. AAA Home Run Derby, followed by Majors Home Run Derby. (No pre-registration needed for AAA and Majors players to participate in Derby.) Outdoor screening of the movie The Goonies at dusk. Look for updated details on Facebook.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

  • Beecology Research Garden Tour (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Breakneck Hill Conservation Land: Tour of the beecology Garden at Breakneck Hill. Dr. Robert Gegear, professor of biology at UMass Dartmouth, will give updates on his projects at Breakneck Hill and discuss his two newest research projects. A joint project of Southborough’s Open Space Preservation Commission and the Stewardship Committee. (Stay tuned for more info.)
  • Art on the Trails Installation Weekend (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) @ Beals Preserve: Visit Beals Preserve to watch the artists install their work for the annual outdoor art exhibit along the Southborough Open Land Foundation’s trails. The event will also be live streamed on Facebook. For the list of artists and a map, see announcement.

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