Events

Coverage of Southborough events. Focus on events taking place in town. Includes features about events related to residents or local organizations. Also includes information on town government’s open meetings.

Virtual Reading Circle for adults – Thursday evenings in June

May 29, 2020 09:30:50 AM
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Book lovers are invited to take part in a weekly zoom call this June.

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Enjoy Scavenging the Town forest

May 28, 2020 03:30:00 PM
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The Southborough Stewardship Committee is again encouraging the public to walk the Town Forest Trails. This time, they’re adding a little fun to the walk, especially for kids.

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Virtual Crafternoons: Free Library craft programs for kids and teens

May 27, 2020 04:00:59 PM
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The Southborough Library tooled its Crafternoon series this spring. Consider it version 2.0.

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Southborough planning for climate change resilience – June 4th Listening session

May 27, 2020 11:43:41 AM
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The community is invited to join a special “Public Listening Session” a week from tomorrow. The topic is Southborough’s efforts to prepare for potential hazards related to climate change.

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The week in government: Advisory on FY21 budget (Updated)

May 26, 2020 02:00:00 PM
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Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Algonquin hopes to hold July 30th Graduation gathering

May 26, 2020 11:01:57 AM
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Over the weekend, Algonquin Regional High School’s administration announced that they are making plans to gather graduates for a ceremony this summer.

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Events this week: “Living on the Edge of a Black Hole”, restorative sleep, storytimes and more

May 26, 2020 09:42:32 AM
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While playing fields and other areas of life have started physically “opening” up, organized events in town continue to take place online. Here are highlights of what’s happening this week.

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Remote Memorial Day Observances in Southborough: Closed ceremony, Church Bell salute, and officials’ remarks (Updated)

May 25, 2020 09:30:19 AM
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As I noted last week, Southborough won’t be holding a public ceremony today for Memorial Day.

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Reopening of fields and courts (but not playgrounds): What’s opening & when, plus rules and prohibitions (Updated)

May 23, 2020 11:44:07 AM
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Last night, Southborough Recreation announced the timeline and rules for reopening most of the Town’s outdoor facilities.

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How ARHS is (and isn’t) honoring the Class of 2020

May 22, 2020 11:38:15 AM

The details for Algonquin Regional High School’s graduation have been released. It’s not the celebration petitioners are asking for, but graduates will be able to cross a stage, get diplomas, and turn tassels in front of relatives.

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Fundraiser for ARHS Facemasks for graduating seniors

May 21, 2020 03:45:12 PM
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A group of community members are seeking to fund face masks for the close to 350 member graduating Algonquin seniors. The initiative is part of an effort to allow seniors to hold some kind of Graduation celebration.

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Vehicle Parade on Friday morning for Memorial Day (Updated)

May 21, 2020 10:52:56 AM
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Some “Dull Men” are looking to the Friday leading into Memorial Day weekend not so dull.

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Memorial Day Observences in Southborough: Closed ceremony and a Church Bell salute

May 21, 2020 07:30:11 AM
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This won’t be our usual Memorial Day weekend. This year, most of us are asked to stay away from the Town’s ceremonies.

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Youth and Addiction from the perspective of a young adult in recovery – May 28th

May 20, 2020 11:30:00 AM
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Next week, parents and teens are encouraged to hear from a young man in recovery for an opioid addiction. The online event is clearly meant to help other families avoid the “black hole”.

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