Events this week (11/18/13 – 11/23/13): Concussions, “Exciting Women”, technology help, gift sales and dodgeball (Updated)

Above: The next free “Saturdays at Fay School” event is a puppet show (Contributed photo)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week. For more details and the full list, check the Event Calendar.

Monday, November 18, 2013:

  • Smarter, Safer Concussion Management for the Student Athlete (7:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School Auditorium: Learn vital information regarding the safety of young athletes. Presented by Dr. Alexandra Jackson, Psy.D. from Sports Concussion New England and sponsored by Southborough Recreation Department. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013:

  • Divorce Basics – What You Need to Know (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Hear an overview of Massachusetts divorce laws, child custody issues and financial considerations. Learn whether and when to separate, and how to prepare emotionally, legally and financially. This program is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013:

  • Exciting Women’s Circle (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: A new social circle for senior ladies in town. This week, please bring a picture of yourself or anything else you’d like to share. This will be an initial meeting to discuss how the group will run our meetings, make decisions and much more.
  • Technology Days (2:15 – 3:30 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Please join a group of Algonquin students for an hour of technology assistance. Students will answer questions about cellphones, iPads, Laptops, E-readers and more. Please write your questions down ahead of time so that everything can be answered.
  • Test Drive to Benefit Furly’s Kids (5:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Long Cadillac: 2014 Cadillac CTS Premiere and Reception. The dealership is holding a fundraising reception in their showroom. The reception will feature Artuo’s Ristorante appetizers and wine tasting. A donation will be made to Furly’s Kids for every test drive. There are a limited number of test drives available.  Please reserve your test-drive slot in advance.

Thursday, November 21, 2013:

  • Fundraiser for PJ Phaneuf (7:00 pm) @ Waxy O’Connors on 121 Main Street, Foxborough: Foxborough firefighters are holding a fundraiser to help Southborough resident PJ Phaneuf with expenses related to his recovery from an ATV accident last May.
  • Geneology Club (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: How to Write Your Family History presented by Seema-Jayne Kenney, of MassResearchers, Inc., and President of the Worcester Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists. Genealogy Club meetings are free and open to the public and appropriate for all ages and all skill levels.
  • The Search for Wild Brook Trout and Protecting Small Streams (7:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Hearing Room, Southborough Town House: The Southborough Conservation Commission will sponsor this presentation about the importance of small tributaries to communities. The Town of Sudbury and their partnership with OARS, Trout Unlimited and Sudbury Valley Trustees will be used as an example for ways to take action at the municipal level. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 23, 2013:

  • 4th Annual Dodgeball Tournament (9:00 am – 6:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School gym: Tournament for 1st-8th graders. Fundraiser for ARHS Hockey – please see post for more information. Email questions to
  • Holiday Gifts on the Common (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) @ Community House: Booths and tables of local artisans selling their handcrafted wares: baskets, knits, glass, jewelry, quilts and more. Artists include painters, quilters, jewelry makers, knitters and even a glassblower. Entrance is free.
  • Senior Center Autumn Fair (9:00 – 2:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Fundraising sale for the Friends of the Council on Aging. Bake sale, raffle and sale of donated goods like jewelry and hand knitted hats, mittens, & scarves
  • Sir George and the Dragon Puppet Show (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Fay’s Primary School, 25 Middle Road: Children can join an adventurous princess as she journeys to Mystery Mountain to visit the Great Green Dragon. (Complimentary snack to follow.) The event is free, but space is limited, so please register online (

Updated (11/18/13 10:16 am): I just learned about the 11/21 fundraiser for resident and injured firefighter PJ Phaneuf.

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