Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week.
School sponsored events dominate the end of the week. For more details and the full list, check the Event Calendar.
Note: the Senior Center renovations are scheduled to keep doors closed Monday and Tuesday. They should open back up on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.
Monday, January 6, 2014 – Wednesday, January 8, 2014:
- Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Preschool Storytimes (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Public Library: Storytimes start back up for the season. This is for children age 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Each week will feature stories and a craft based on a theme. Drop-in, no registration required.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
- Baby and Toddler Story Time (11:00 – 11:30 am) @ Southborough Public Library: This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
- Legos at the Library (3:45 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Public 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 during this event.
- Special Education workshop – Turning 14 (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett Street, Northborough (Black Box Theater, Use Main Rotunda Entrance and follow signs): The Special Education PACS of Northborough/Southborough, Hudson, and Westborough invite you to an introduction to the transition planning process workshop for parents and professionals. MA special education law requires transition planning begin at age 14 (Click here for post with more detail.) RSVP through www.nspac.org.
- College Planning Night for ARHS Juniors (7:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St. Northborough
Friday, January 10, 2014
- Celebration of Haiti (5:30 – 8:30 PM) @ St. Mark’s School’s Center for Learning, 25 Marlboro Rd: A night of fun, games, food, music and learning about Haitian culture, society and history. Hosted by the St. Mark’s Haiti Partnership Committee. (Click here for post with more detail.)
- Trottier’s musical – Once on This Island (7:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School auditorium: Tickets $5. Snow date Sunday, January 12 at 3:00 pm. (Click here for flyer.)
Saturday, January 11, 2014
- Winter Arts and Crafts at Fay School (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Fay’s Primary School, 25 Middle Road: Children will create a mouse from walnut shells, then construct a new home for it to “live in” during winter. This is a collaborative, hands-on workshop for children and their parents. This event is free to attend but space is limited so please visit www.fayschool.org/saturdays to register. Questions? Contact Nicole Casey at 508.490.8204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Trottier’s musical – Once on This Island (3:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School auditorium: Tickets $5. Snow date Sunday, January 12 at 3:00 pm. (Click here for flyer.)
- Steeple Coffeehouse (Doors open at 7:00 for 7:30 pm show) @ Pilgrim Church, 15 Common Street: Headlining: Blackstone Valley Bluegrass. In advance: $15 General/$12 Students & Seniors (Brown Paper Tickets – www.brownpapertickets.com) At the door: $17 General/$15 Students & Seniors. More details, check www.steeplecoffeehouse.org or call 508- 281-9995.
Updated (1/7/14 9:55 am): Trottier’s Once on This Island added a snow date, January 12th. I don’t see snow in forecast, but we’re in New England. I guess it make sense to have a backup plan.