Events this week: Outdoor Story Time, Movie Night, Farm and Goat fun, and more (Updated)

Above: This week’s highlights include the summer’s first outdoor movie and Chestnut Hill Farm programs. (images L-R and Facebook)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Book Bugs: Farm Fun for Little Ones (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Pre-registration (and fee) required. For ages 2 to 6 years old, adult supervision required (siblings under 1 yr old can attend for free). Bring your little bug. . . to the farm for an interactive children’s story time. We’ll read a farm story, make a craft, and explore the farm! Each day will have a different theme such as “Goats and Sheep,” “What is a Seed,” or “How Veggies Grow.” For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

  • Stretch Break Class for seniors (10:15 – 11:00 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Outdoor Story Time (4:00 – 4:45 pm) @ Southborough Library’s back lawn: Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair.
  • Southborough Summer Movie Series (dusk) @ Depietri Field, 53 Parkerville Road: Free family friendly movies on the field in front of Neary School’s parking lot. Movies begin at dusk. Tonight’s feature: Lion King (2019 live action version). Sponsored by the Southborough Community Fund and Friends of Southborough Recreation. For details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ zoom: For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Mah Jongg (9:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: The weekly program of the Southborough Senior Center is back. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Seated Chair Yoga for seniors (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ zoom: For details on weekly class, see newsletter.

Friday, July 9, 2021 

  • Preschool Farm Explorer Fridays (9:30 – 10:30 am) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Pre-registration (and fee) required. For ages 2 years 9 months to 5 years old, Adult supervision required (discount for younger siblings and siblings under 1 yr old can attend for free) Your little farm explorers will become fully immersed in what life is like here at Chestnut Hill. Each session will have a different theme. Activities may include brushing goats, planting seeds, and other age-appropriate hands-on farm “chores,” as well as art projects and stories. Little explorers are welcome to attend each week for new experiences! For details, see dedicated post.
  • Canasta (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: The weekly program of the Southborough Senior Center is back. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Dull Men’s Club (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Weekly, casual social club for senior men. New members are always welcome to drop in. For details, see dedicated post.
  • All About Goats (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Pre-registration (and fee) required. Get up close and personal with the goats of Chestnut Hill Farm! We will have a hands-on learning experience with our goats including fun goat facts, what goats eat, how to care for them, and more. Children will be able to brush and/or feed the goats – grownups, don’t forget your cameras! Closed-toe shoes are recommended. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, July 10, 2021

  • Newton Baroque Concert (7:30 pm) @ Pilgrim Church: “Serenata: A Whole Orchestra in One Violin”. The public is invited to attend with an optional donation suggested of $30. For details, see dedicated post

Updated (7/7/21 11:19 am): This week’s Read to a Dog event was cancelled. A concert was announced at Pilgrim Church this Saturday.

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