Events this week: St. Patty’s, healthy cooking, Algonquin Idol, kids’ science, and Putt Putt Palooza

Above: Algonquin Students will be holding their annual lip sync contest. (Photo of “AP Economics – Friday” from 2011 performance on You Tube.)

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

Tuesday, March 17, 2015:

  • St. Patrick’s Day Party (12:30 – 1:30 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Annual party with lunch and entertainment. For details, see dedicated post.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Dinner (5:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School: By reservation only.  For details, see dedicated post.
  • United Parishes’ Lenten series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ St. Mark’s Church: The United Parishes of Southborough are inviting the community to their 13th annual Lenten series. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

  • Make Soups that are Healthy and Tasty! (11:30 am – 12:30 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Free demonstration by the Senior Center’s dietitian Karen White. Karen will demonstrate how to make 2 soups that are quick, easy, not many ingredients and healthy. You will also get the recipes and be able to taste the finished soups.
  • 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 all of your questions about cellphones, iPads, Laptops, e-readers and more. Please write your questions down ahead of time so that everything can be answered.

Thursday, March 19, 2015:

  • Divorce seminar (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Route 9 Legal Center, 304 Turnpike Road: The Massachusetts Family Law Group is offering free Divorce Seminar. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Algonquin Idol (7:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Algonquin regional high school, auditorium: School lip sync contest. Tickets – $1 for seniors, $5 for all others. [Editor’s Note: I found quite a few fun performances from past years posted to You Tube under an Algonquin Idol search. Check them out here.]

Friday, March 20, 2015:

  • Forces Around You – Science Around You (10:30 am – 10:30 am) @ Southborough Library, lower level, Eaton Room: This is a fun science program for little scientists ages 3-6. In this session, children will learn about gravity and magnetic force. Registration is required. Supported by the Southborough Community Fund, a Fund of the Foundation for MetroWest
  • Putt Putt Palooza (5:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Finn School, Richards Road, Southborough, MA, United States: Annual SOS fundraiser for Finn School Indoor mini-golf, carnival games, pizza and bake sale Fun activities for a range of young children (not just Finn students) Entry is $10 at the door or $30 per family. Finn families can pay in advance: $7 per person or $25 per family. The event organizers are looking for volunteers to bake or help out at the event. (If you have questions, you can contact See dedicated post.

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