Weekend at a Glance: Beavers program for kids, Fay Festival, Rabies Clinic, theology of Star Wars, and Maple Syrup (Updated again)

Above: This weekend kids can play at Fay Festival and learn about beavers at the library. And cat and dog owners can take advantage of the Town’s Rabies Clinic. (Image of beaver cropped from photo posted to flickr by Erin Kohlenberg and of cat cropped from photo posted to flickr by firepile)

Here are reminders of what’s happening around town this weekend.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

  • Fay Festival (noon – 3:00 pm) @ Fay School’s Harlow Gym and Harris Theater: A free spring celebration open to families with children. Activities will include inflatable bounce houses, slides, and obstacle courses as well as carnival games and prizes. There will also be a magic show performed by Bonaparté at 1:00 pm. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Maple Syrup Day (noon – 3:00 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Tap, taste, boil, and sip. Maple syrup tastings, demos, hikes and activities for the whole family await. For admission cost and details, see dedicated post.
  • Beavers program for kids flyer
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    SOLF: What Do You Know About Beavers? (2:00 – 4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Southborough Open Land Foundation is hosting a Mass Audubon program for 5-9 year children on beavers. Activities include show & tell, games, and crafts – including building your own dam. Space is limited. Please register in the Children’s Room.

  • Rabies Clinic @ 147 Cordaville Road (Behind the DPW Office Building): Sponsored by the Southborough Board Of Health. Dr. Sharon Westphal And Dr. Joan Ogden of Southborough Veterinary Hospital will administer rabies vaccines for $15 per animal.
    • Cats (2:00 – 3:00 pm) Cats must be brought in their carriers.
    • Dogs (3:00 – 4:00 pm) Dogs must be on leashes.
  • The Theology of Star Wars (5:00 – 7:00 pm) @ Pilgrim Congregational Church, 15 Common Street: Ever Feel the Force? Ever wonder how this science-fantasy pop-culture energy field relates to the ancient faiths of Judaism & Christianity, Buddhism & Daoism? Can The Force navigate the zones between “religious” and “spiritual” in today’s secular world? Free popcorn and childcare provided. Lots of Star Wars toys to play with. (Bring a few dollars if you want to go in on pizza.)

Updated (4/1/16 12:50 pm): I just learned about the Star Wars talk.

Updated (4/1/16 2:58 pm): I forgot to include Maple Syrup Day!

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