Events this week (11/5/13-11/10/13): Info nights to learn about ARHS, boys lacrosse, and celeb-author

Above: Kids can come together at the library this week to inspire eachother’s lego creations.
(Photo posted to Flickr by bdesham)

A lot of “Nights” scheduled this week. Here are highlights of this week’s happenings around town. For more details and the full list, check the Event Calendar.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013:

  • NSPAC’s Coffee and Connect (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Northborough Library: Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council’s monthly session. These are an opportunity for attendees to connect with others in the special education community. For any updates/cancellations or to join the NSPAC email list, please go to our website,
  • Legos at the Library (3:45 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Children are welcome to come build with Legos, and display their creations in the Children’s Room. Legos will be provided, but all materials need to remain at the library. (Parents or caregivers must stay with children.
  • Teen Advisory Group (6:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: Southborough ‘tweens and teens ages 11-18, come and provide valuable input into the purchasing of young adult books and materials as well as help plan teen programs. Pizza and soda are donated by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Call 508-485-5031 for more information.
  • Pay for College Without Sacrificing Your Retirement (6:30 – 9:00 pm) @ Senior Center: Tim Higgins, author of Pay for College Without Sacrificing Your Retirement, will address the most efficient ways to address the high cost of college. Register through Southborough Recreation Department. $20 admission fee.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013:

  • 1st Wednesday Book Group (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Southborough Library: The group will discuss The Way Men Act by Elinor Lipman.
  • ARHS’ 8th Grade Parents Night (6:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School: Event to help parents of current 8th grade students learn more about the high school. Information will be available about academic and extra-curricular offerings. Department chairs will be on hand to answer questions. All those on hand receive a complimentary ticket to that evening’s instrumental concert. If you have questions, please call Assistant Principal Paul DiDomenico at 508-351-7010 ext 1009.
  • Boy’s Youth Lacrosse Information Night (6:30 – 8:00 pm)@ Northborough Library: New and returning parents and players are invited to come for a brief presentation. Hear about the program, the sport of lacrosse, equipment, uniforms, the league and its’ philosophy. Presentation will be followed by question and answer session.
  • Fall Instrumental Concert (7:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School: All of the school’s instrumental ensembles will perform in their annual fall concert. $5 per adult or $3 per student/senior. Northborough Southborough Music Association members are free (and membership can be purchased at concert).

Thursday, November 7, 2013:

  • Neary School Early Release for Parent Conferences
  • Young Adult Book Group (6:30 – 7:30 pm): The group will discuss Gone by Michael Grant and Saturday Boy by David Fleming. Pizza and soda are donated by the Southborough Domino’s Pizza on Route 9.
  • Hank Phillippi Ryan, Author Night (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Author presentation by writer and newswoman Hank Phillippi Ryan, who has recently published a mystery entitled, The Wrong Girl.

Friday, November 8, 2013:

  • Breakfast Club – Learning about Wildlife (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Over breakfast, Pam Landry, Educational Coordinator from Mass Wildlife will conduct a presentation about local wildlife by exploring skulls, pelts, feathers, scat, tracks, and more. Work in small groups to challenge yourself to identify local wildlife using your keen observation skills. Suggested Donation: $6 for Friends of the Council of the Aging members, $10 for non-members.
  • Neary School Early Release for Parent Conferences

Sunday, November 10, 2013:

  • Assabet Valley Mastersingers concert (3:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School: Performance of Johannes Brahms’ German Requiem with orchestra and soloists. The AVM Mastersingers begin their 36th season with one of the best loved and most popular of all choral works. Tickets are $25 or $20 for students/seniors. There are discounts available for advance purchase. For information or to purchase online, visit their website.

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