Events this week: Story times, Food Truck Festival, Yoga, Crafternoon, and more (Updated)

by beth on September 13, 2021

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Above: Fingers crossed that weather cooperates for outdoor fun on Wednesday – like the Food Truck Festival and Library Crafternoon (images cropped from Facebook L-R by Rotary and Wicked Good Henna)

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

Monday, September 13, 2021

  • Stretch Break Class for seniors (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: For details on weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Outdoor Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 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. No registration required.
  • QiGong for seniors (11:15 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on weekly class, see newsletter.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (8:30 am) @ zoom: Pre-registration required. For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Outdoor Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 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. No registration required.
  • Bridge (1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group, welcoming new participants. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Knitting Club (1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Knitters, welcoming new members. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Tuesday Tech Time (4:00 – 5:00 pm and 7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library Teen Room: Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour. 
  • Yoga on the Farm (6:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm:  Join Ruth for a 60 minute Slow Flow Yoga practice where guests will coordinate movement with breath to flow from one pose to the next, ending with restorative poses. Pre-Register for $20, with proceeds going to providing yoga to underserved populations in the greater Worcester area.
  • Selectmen’s Office Hours (6:00 – 7:00 pm) @ zoom: Selectmen are bringing back their virtual office hours on a monthly basis. This session will be hosted by Chair Lisa Braccio and Vice Chair Chelsea Malinowski. For details, click here and see dedicated post on sessions earlier this year.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • Neary School Parent Volunteer and Room Parent Principal’s Coffee (10:00 – 11:00 am)
  • Outdoor Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Library’s back lawn: Join Miss Amy on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration required.
  • Food Truck Festival (3:30 – 6:30 pm) @ St. Mark’s meadow (corner of Rte 85 and Rte 30): 1st of the 4 part series organized by the Southborough Rotary Club this fall. This session features trucks from: Travelin Bones, DogFather, Anzio Pizza, Pangea Cuisine, and Trombetta’s Farm Ice Cream. For details, see dedicated posts.
  • Afternoon Adventures (3:30 – 5:30 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Students will participate in confidence building team activities, age-appropriate farm chores, animal care, multi-day farm art projects, and more! All activities will connect to the farm, outdoor space, and ecosystems. Pre-registration (and fee) required. For details, see dedicated posts.
  • Crafternoon: Clipboard Makeover (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library lawn: A cross between scrapbooking and  journaling, the project is a fun way for kids to personalize a clipboard based on their personal and academic needs and goals. Recommended for ages 8 & up, registration required. (As of this morning there was still room to sign up!) For details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • No School: No public school in Southborough and Northborough in observance of the religious holiday Yom Kippur.
  • Strength Training Class for seniors (8:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Mah Jongg (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: The weekly program would love new players to join. Feel free to stop by to watch or talk to one of the players to see if you would be interested. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Outdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime (11:00 – 11:45 am) @ Southborough Library’s back lawn: This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. No registration required.
  • Seated Chair Yoga for seniors (1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on weekly class, see newsletter.

Friday, September 17, 2021

  • Preschool Farm Explorer Fridays (9:30 – 10:30 am) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: For ages 2 years 9 months to 5 years old (and siblings). Your little farm explorers will become fully immersed in what life is like here at Chestnut Hill. Activities may include brushing goats, planting seeds, and other age-appropriate hands-on farm “chores,” as well as art projects and stories. Pre-registration (and fee) required. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Canasta (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Billiards & Card Games (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Weekly drop-in play. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Dull Men’s Club (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Weekly, casual social club for senior men. New members are always welcome to drop in. For details, see dedicated post
  • Outdoor Preschool Yoga (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Library’s back lawn: Join Certified Kids’ Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Yoga mats will be provided. Ages 3-6. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Registration required.

Updated (9/13/21 10:19 am): I added the BOS Office Hour on Tuesday night.

Updated (9/13/21 12:11 pm): I added the Neary Principal’s Coffee on Wednesday morning.

Updated (9/13/21 12:26 pm): I added Tuesday Tech Time.

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