Events this week: Clifford, art workshop for kids, pet blessing, and mini-golf (Updated again)

Above: Fun this week includes a Big Red Dog, blessing of pets at a town farm, and Putting for Purple (Photos from images posted by MEFA’s on Facebook, Friends of Chestnut Hill Farm on Facebook, and joe.oconnell on flickr)

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

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

  • Finn school picture day (9:00 am)
  • Knitting/Crocheting Club (1:00 – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center, Cordaville Road: Come join a group of ladies working on their own creations and discussing possible community projects. Stop by for a cup of coffee and visit with the group or join right in.

Friday, October 2, 2015

  • Chair Volleyball (8:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center, Cordaville Road: Seniors are invited to join the fun No experience necessary—your body has to stay in the chair (which makes it so much more fun) — great to move (as much as possible Or come watch the fun if that works best for you!
  • Clifford at the Library (11:00 am) @ Southborough Library: Clifford the Big Red Dog will be visiting for a special story time with activities. All participants will have an opportunity to meet Clifford, have their photo taken, and receive a goody bag to bring home while supplies last. Pre-registration is required, call 508-485-5031. Event sponsored byThe MEFA U.Fund Start U.Reading 
  • The Dull Men’s Club (11:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Any man who enjoys a good cup of coffee, a donut and lively conversation is welcome to come and hang-out with this very friendly group of ordinary guys at any of the weekly gatherings. The Dull Men’s Club is a place where dull men share thoughts and experiences, free from gliz and glam, free from pressures to be in and trendy — free instead to enjoy simple, ordinary things.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

  • Saturday Art Workshops for Children (10:30 am – 12:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Children ages 5-10 are invited to be a part of monthly Saturday Art Workshops. Drop in to create some art! Registration is not required.
  • Blessing of the Animals (2:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Pilgrim Church’s Blessing of the Animals Bring your pet for a special blessing! Enjoy the colorful chaos of animals and kids! Appreciate all of God’s creation!
  • Postponed until June – Steeple Cofeehouse (7:30 pm) @ Pilgrim Church, 15 Common Street: Headlining: Blackstone Valley Bluegrass with special guest Walter Crockett Doors open at 7pm for 7:30 show Please bring a donation for the Southborough Food Pantry. Proceeds from our coffee and dessert purchases go towards local charities.  Tickets are $15 in advance ($12 for students/seniors through Brown Paper Tickets) or $18 at the door ($15 for students/seniors). More details, check or call 508-281-9995

Sunday, October 4, 2015

  • Putting for Purple (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) @ Green Thumb, Westborough: The 2nd annual fundraiser is in honor of (and partially organized by) Southborough 3rd grader Emily Harmon, who suffers from Absence Epilepsy. Donations of $10 per person will be collected to raise funds for FACES (Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures). It is a foundation dedicated to improving the lives for those dealing with Epilepsy. To register or learn more, visit

Updated (9/29/15 8:35 pm): Steeple Coffeehouse announced that their original ticket price listing was incorrect. The prices have been lowered.

Updated (10/115 9:30 pm): Steeple Coffeehouse announced the concert is postponed until June 11.

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