Events this week: Poetry, robotics, author, SOLF & turkeys, teen craft, and Pops Concert (Updated)

Above: St. Mark’s School’s robotics team (just returned from the world competitions) will hold an event at the library this week. The school is also hosting Heritage Chorale’s pops concert this weekend.

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

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

  • Poetry Workshop (6:30 PM – 8:30 PM) @ Southborough Library: Hosted by the Worcester County Poetry Association. For more information contact Heather J. Macpherson at heathermacph@gmail.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  • Do You Want To Build A Robot? (4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library Meeting Room: Join FIRST Team 3566 from St. Mark’s School for a chance to learn about building FIRST robots. Suitable for everyone. No registration required.
  • Author Ron McAdow (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM) @ Southborough Library: Ron McAdow will talk about Ike, his recently released first novel. Ron will introduce us to Ike Martin, a suburban guy who finds himself married to a big city woman- and in charge of her high-tech adolescent sons. Ike’s wife is lovely buy elusive, and her artistic friends make the strangest house-sitters. Pick up a copy of Ike and meet this entertaining crowd of characters.
  • SOLF Annual Meeting (7:00 PM – 7:00 PM) @ Southborough Community House, 28 Main St: The Southborough Open Land Foundation. Featuring presentation: “Turkeys in Suburbia and Other Changes in Massachusetts Bird Life”. The Elaine Beals Conservation Award will be presented to State Representative Carolyn Dykema. This meeting is free and open to the public. For  more details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • Teen Crafternoon (6:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Join us for an evening with Terry Monteith who will teach us about Mosaic Mirrors.You will get a chance to make your own. She will also be available to answer questions about her craft process. Limited to the first 12 teenage participants. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a local agency which is supported the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
  • Journey to Absurdity (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin’s Small Performance Theater: Dramahawks production. Tickets $10 each.  For  more details, see dedicated post.

Friday, May 29, 2015

  • Journey to Absurdity (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin’s Small Performance Theater: Dramahawks production. Tickets $10 each.  For  more details, see dedicated post.
  • Country Capers (12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: The Southborough Senior Songsters performance featuring 30 singer, country music, and comedy. For senior residents, the program is offered over lunch, but reservations are required – call 508-229-4453. For  more details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

  • Journey to Absurdity (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin’s Small Performance Theater: Dramahawks production. Tickets $10 each.  For  more details, see dedicated post.
  • Country Capers (2:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: The Southborough Senior Songsters performance featuring 30 singer, country music, and comedy. For all ages at $5 per person. For  more details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

  • Pops Concert by Heritage Chorale (4:00 pm) @ St Mark’s School: “And the Winner Is…!” Heritage Chorale is pleased to offer 50 free senior citizen tickets and 50 free child tickets (with purchase of an adult ticket). The concert features songs and shows that have won Tony, Oscar and Grammy awards from eight decades. For  more details, see dedicated post.

Updated (5/28/15 11:05 am): I had somehow missed including the ARHS theater performances. While I was updating this, I also added in new information I had on Country Capers.

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