Events this week (updated)

$10 Golf, Movies for seniors and young families, Open Lab for teens, Face Painting, Kids Jam, and Yoga in the Park

Above: The coming week kicks off summer fun that includes discounted golf, outdoor movies, and face painting at the playground (images cropped from Southborough Golf Club website and Facebook)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around (or related to) our town through next weekend.

(Scroll to the bottom for more on daily events/opportunities this summer.* For summer camps, click here.)

No special events are promoted in town over the long weekend. (And this is the start of the Library being closed on Saturdays through August.) But next week kicks off Rec’s celebration of Parks & Rec month.

Tuesday, July 4, 2022 – Independence Day

  • As always, Southborough Town offices, the Library,  the Senior Center, and Town/school camps are all closed for the federal holiday.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

  • $10 Rounds of Golf @ Southborough Golf Club: Southborough Rec is sponsoring a discounted greens fee for the public every Monday in July. For details, see related post.
  • Strength Training (8:30 am) @ where: The first class in the summer session of the exercise class for seniors. Pre-registration is required. For details, see related post.
  • Bridge (12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group, welcoming new participants. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Tuesday Tech Time (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library Teen Room: Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

  • Walking Group for Seniors (8:30 am) @ Southborough cemetery, 11 Cordaville Road: Free walking group organized by the Southborough Senior Center, see related post.
  • Senior Matinee – West Side Story (12:30 – 3:00 pm) @ where: Free movie screening for seniors organized by the Southborough Senior Center. Pre-registration is required and attendance limited. (You can also enjoy a social meal at noon before the movie.) For details, see related post.
  • Outdoor Story Times (4:00 – 4:30 pm) @ Southborough Library Lawn: description. Join the Library for story time outside on the Library Lawn. (Please bring blankets/chairs.) For all ages, no registration necessary.
  • Open Lab for Ideas (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Teen Room: Program for 12-18 yr olds to explore how they can use Library equipment to take creative project ideas and make them a reality.. For details, see related post.
  • Southborough Rotary Club (7:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Regular meeting of the community service organization. New and prospective members are always welcome.
  • Movie Night (8:00 pm) @ Depietri Field, 53 Parkerville Road: Southborough Rec’s Free bi-weekly family friendly summer movie series. These are screened at the field in front of Neary School’s parking lot. There will be an ice cream truck on site. This week’s feature is: Encanto

Thursday, July 7, 2022

  • Advanced Tai Chi (10:15 -11:45 am) @ Southborough Library: Participants from the Southborough Senior Center’s class will be meeting weekly at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out. Drop-in, no registration.
  • Mah Jongg (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: The weekly program would love new players to join. Feel free to stop by to watch or talk to one of the players to see if you would be interested. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Face painting (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Fayville Playground, Central St: Southborough Rec is sponsoring free face painting on the playground by Skyrise Theater. For details, see related post.
  • Drop-in Crafts (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library Children’s Room: Stop by anytime during the day to make a variety of fun crafts for free. All ages, no registration required.

Friday, July 8, 2022

  • Canasta (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Dull Men’s Club (10:00 am) @ zoom: Casual social club for senior men. New members are always welcome to drop in. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Kids Jam (11:00 – 11:30 am) @ Southborough Library lawn: Traditional and popular children’s songs suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. For details, see related post. (Will be canceled in the event of rai.)

Saturday, July 9, 2022

  • Free Yoga in the Park (7:30 – 8:20 am) @ Neary Field, 53 Parkerville Rd: Southborough Rec is sponsoring Outdoor Yoga with the Core Connection for 4 Saturdays in July. Registration is required. For details, see related post.

*Some other opportunities that aren’t special/weekly events (like Art on the Trails or Summer Reading program activities) can be found under my posts on Summer Fun for Adults and What to Do with Kids this Summer. (I’ll be adding to this tagged list throughout the summer.)

Updated (7/5/22 7:30 pm): The Kids Jams Will now be held outside on the library lawn. (They will be canceled on days that it rains.)

Updated (7/6/22 9:46 am): I had the wrong time listed for Tai Chi on Thursday morning (15 minutes before the Library opens!)

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