Events this week: Parent orientations, public health benefits, legos and music at the library, and Charlotte’s Web (Updated)

by Beth Melo on May 4, 2015

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Above: This week, kids can build with Legos in the library and attend a kid-friendly school play.

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

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

  • Second Grade Parent Orientation (6:00 pm) @ Woodward School: Hosted by Assistant Principal Clayton Ryan. This is a general overview of the Woodward School, so parents that have already had children go through the school are not required to attend, but are always welcome. (This is a night reserved for parents. We look forward to meeting our new second grade students on Step Up Day to be scheduled in June.)

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

  • NSPAC’s “Coffee and Connect” (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) @ Northborough Library: Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council monthly session. These are an opportunity for attendees to connect with others in the special education community. Special topic this month: “Public Benefits: Mass Health, CommonHealth and other potential assistance for families”, presented by Gail Havelick from the Department of Public Health. The presentation will help guide you through the decision-making processes when applying for benefits for your child, and will increase the understanding about Mass Health/CommonHealth, Secondary Masshealth and child disability supplement. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and other public benefits for children will be discussed as well. RSVP here
  • 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.
  • Democratic Caucus (7:00 pm) @ Southborough Public Library: The Southborough Democratic Town Committee will be holding its annual caucus. The purpose is to elect delegates to attend the Democratic State Convention to be held on September 19, 2015 at the DCU Center in Worcester. That convention has the purpose of endorsing statewide candidates and ammending the Party charter. The meeting is open to all but only currently registered Democrats can run for election and vote. Questions should be addressed to Susan E. Ruane, Chair at 508-460-0830 or at sruane2@verizon.net.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

  • Neary Incoming 4th Grade Parent Orientation (6:30 pm) @ Neary School: Opportunity for parents to tour the school and speak to members of the staff and SOS.

Friday, May 8, 2015

  • David Garden (11:00 am) @ Southborough Library, Children’s room: David Garden from Music Together will be at the Library with music that’s just right for toddlers and preschoolers. All are welcome to dance and sing along! Drop-in, no registration required.
  • Trottier Drama’s Charlotte’s Web (7:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: Middle school production of beloved children’s classic Charlotte’s Web. Tickets are $8 ea.
  • Broadway Nights (7:30 pm) @St. Mark’s School, Putnam Family Arts Center in the Class of ’51 Lobby: St. Mark’s students will perform Broadway songs.  The event is free and open to the community. Donations will be accepted to support teacher salaries, school programming, and community initiatives in Latournelle, Haiti.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

  • Stamp Out Hunger: Southborough postal carriers are once again taking part in the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Items collected in Southborough as part of the National Association of Letter Carriers’ 23rd Annual Stamp Out Hunger event will go directly to the Southborough Food Pantry. You can help by leaving a bag containing non-perishable foods next to your mailbox prior to your normal mail delivery today.
  • Southborough Gardener’s Annual Plant Sale (8:00 am – 2:00 pm) @ the Community House – intersection of Route 30 & 85: A beautiful selection of locally grown annuals, perennials, hanging planters and Mother’s Day gifts. Proceeds benefit their scholarship fund, town beautification and education
  • Trottier Drama’s Charlotte’s Web (3:00 pm) @ Trottier Middle School: Middle school production of beloved children’s classic Charlotte’s Web. Tickets are $8 ea.
  • Broadway Nights (7:30 pm) @St. Mark’s School, Putnam Family Arts Center in the Class of ’51 Lobby: St. Mark’s students will perform Broadway songs.  The event is free and open to the community. Donations will be accepted to support teacher salaries, school programming, and community initiatives in Latournelle, Haiti.

Updated (5/4/15 9:11 am): Added two more events – the plant sale and Broadway nights

Updated (5/4/15 10:21 am): Added Democratic Caucus.

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