Recreation

Coverage of recreational activities for Southborough. Focus on events in town. Additional features on events related to residents or local organizations.

Co-Ed Recreation for adults: Ceramics/Pottery, Basketball, Volleyball and Ice Hockey

October 17, 2019 01:25:00 PM
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Rec is offering a bunch of co-ed sports for adults this fall, along with a special weekend arts class.

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Guided BLT Hikes in Southborough – Oct 19 & 26

October 16, 2019 02:25:28 PM
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I’m happy to share that for the next two Saturdays guided Boroughs Loop Trail hikes will be in Southborough.

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Events this week: NSPAC Autism & Insurance, Friends of Library fundraiser, Hazardous Waste Day and more

October 15, 2019 11:53:41 AM

Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Heritage Day Weekend at a glance: Golf for ALS One; Pumpkin Stroll and After Party; and Heritage Day parade, sales and activities (Updated with activity map)

October 11, 2019 05:05:35 PM
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The weekend is off to a dreary start. Fortunately, the forecast is looking up for a beautiful Pumpkin Stroll and Heritage Day. I’m rounding up all you need to know. But first, there are two unrelated happenings this Saturday. So, here’s the full slate of weekend activities.

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Heritage Day fun on the field: Inflatables, food trucks, and booths worth checking out

October 10, 2019 09:30:00 AM
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On Monday, St. Mark’s field at the corner of Routes 85& 30 will serve as the hub of Heritage Day activities. This year it will be lined with about 80 tents/booths. While many of them will be selling food or wares, there will also be plenty of free fun.

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Events this week: Book talks, Blood Drive, Heritage Day Weekend and more

October 7, 2019 11:56:07 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Weekend at a Glance: Outdoors celebrations; school festival; Jedi training; concert; and more

October 4, 2019 04:30:00 PM
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It’s a busy fall weekend in Southborough. Here is a reminder of what’s happening around town.

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Native Plant Seed Collection Workshop – Sunday at Breakneck Hill

October 2, 2019 02:20:16 PM
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Are you looking to support native plants (and therefore the pollinators)? If so, you’ll want to learn how to harvest seeds when the time is right.

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13th annual Gobble Wobble: Start trotting and get ready to support Friends of Southborough Recreation

October 2, 2019 11:13:12 AM
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Since the event always takes place on Thanksgiving, it would be silly to tell you to “save the date”. But, for those of you who like to get in shape for the 5K, this is a friendly reminder that it’s coming upon us.

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Girl Scouts invited to enjoy “A Day Outside” – Sunday

October 1, 2019 02:24:13 PM
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A special event for young Southborough Girl Scouts is being held this Sunday afternoon. The goal is to encourage girls to embrace scouting outdoors.

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Events this week: Senior bike/walk trip, Legos, College Fair, Library Costume Making, Closing the Garden, Outside with Girl Scouts, and more (Updated)

September 30, 2019 09:20:11 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Library accepting books, baked goods, and volunteers for annual Heritage Day sale

September 26, 2019 04:30:00 PM
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The Friends of the Southborough Library will hold their annual book sale on Heritage Day, Monday, October 14, and they’re accepting donations of gently-used books.

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Boroughs Loop Trail opening celebrations – Oct 4-5 (Updated)

September 24, 2019 01:43:26 PM
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This summer, I shared the news that the Boroughs Loop Trail would be opening this fall. Now, organizers are promoting an opening weekend in a few weeks.

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Events this week: Book Bugs, Slime, APTO nights, senior aerial adventures, independent living advice, and much more (Updated)

September 23, 2019 10:53:28 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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