Events this week (10/14-10/19/14): Meet John Adams, limited rebroadcast of Wi-Fi in the schools, and hazardous waste & electronics/bike collections

Above: The Southborough Historical Society is hosting a meet and greet with a former U.S. President (of sorts) to help raise funds for the museum. (Photo from the reenactor’s website)

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

Wednesday, October 15, 2014:

  • Osteoporosis Screening for seniors (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Screenings in the Nurses Office. No appointment is needed.
  • Tour of Christopher Heights (12:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Pickup and drop off at Southborough Senior Center: Learn about living options and specifics of the Marlborough located retirement community. Pickup by van at noon; lunch; tour; return before 5:00 pm. Space is limited, so pre-register by calling 508-229-4453.
  • The Friends of the Southborough Library (7:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Public Library: Anyone who wishes to help support the library is welcome to join the monthly meeting

Saturday, October 18, 2014:

  • Southborough Hazardous Waste Collection Day (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Transfer Station. See the town’s flyer for details.
  • Electronic, Appliance, and Bicycle Recycle Day (9:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ Saint Anne’s Church parking lot, 20 Boston Road: Electronic and Appliance Recycling for small fees. Bicycles dropped off to be re-used, or call to have collected. Questions can be directed to Dennis Wood at 508-277-7513 or denwaynewood@yahoo.com. (For details, see the post for similar event in May. The date is different but items and fees are the same.) 
  • Meet John Adams (6:00 pm) @ South Union Building, 21 Highland Street: The Southborough Historical Society is hosting a lively and revolutionary conversation with America’s second president featuring George Baker as John Adams. Admission is $25 pp with all proceeds benefiting the Historical Society and the Museum. Tickets are limited and can be purchased online. See dedicated post for details.
  • Wi-Fi in Schools broadcast (9:00 pm) @ public access channel: A limited broadcast of the presentation made at the Southborough Library on September 25th: A discussion of health risks & solutions for the safer use of technology in the schools. Southborough Access Media has been given the rights to broadcast this two times on Verizon-38 and Charter-191. (It will not be available online.)

Sunday, October 19, 2014:

  • Wi-Fi in Schools broadcast (3:00 pm) @ public access channel: A limited broadcast of the presentation made at the Southborough Library on September 25th: A discussion of health risks & solutions for the safer use of technology in the schools. Southborough Access Media has been given the rights to broadcast this two times on Verizon-38 and Charter-191. (It will not be available online.)

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