Events this week Updated

Family Concert, Wellness, Library programs for Teens, Movie Night

Above: This coming week’s fun includes a family concert and movie night (image left from Facebook)

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

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

Friday, July 29, 2022

  • Southborough Safe Spaces – Summer Fun (7:00 – 9:00 pm) @ Pilgrim Church, 15 Common St: Drop in night for for rising 6th-12th graders in a space that is welcoming to LBGTQ+ youth of all faiths. This event is dinner and a movie (pajamas welcome). For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, July 30, 2022

  • Free Yoga in the Park (7:30 – 8:20 am) @ Neary Field, 53 Parkerville Rd: The final event sponsored by Southborough Rec for Parks & Rec month. Enjoy Outdoor Yoga with the Core Connection. Registration is required. For details, see related post.

Monday, August 1, 2022

  • Walking Group for Seniors (8:30 am) @ Trottier Middle School’s outdoor track: Free walking group organized by the Southborough Senior Center, see newsletter. Walkers generally go for an hour, but continue for as long as you wish. The location is a loop, so feel free to join late.
  • Teen Summer Art Club (2:30 – 3:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Teen Room: For Ages 12 to 18. Work on a variety of creative projects like drawing, collage, coloring, or button making. For details, see related post.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

  • Bridge (12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group, welcoming new participants. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Family Concert with Hit the Bus! (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library Lawn (or Main Floor if inclement weather): Join David and Eric with a family concert on the library lawn. Everyone is invited to dance and sing along! All ages, no registration necessary. (Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library.) For details, see dedicated post.
  • 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.
  • Wellness Series: Gut Health 101 (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ virtual: The Southborough Library and Jill Vroman Fitness & Wellness are offering free, virtual Wellness workshops. Learn healthy eating and lifestyle habits that will not only help your gut feel better, but also help you increase your energy, reduce brain fog, lose weight, and improve sleep. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

  • Walking Group for Seniors (8:30 am) @ Southborough cemetery, 11 Cordaville Road: Free walking group organized by the Southborough Senior Center, see newsletter. Walkers generally go for an hour, but continue for as long as you wish. The location is a loop, so feel free to join late.
  • 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.
  • Postponed – Comics Academy Reception (time) @ Southborough Library, main floor: Students who took part in the academy run by Graphic novelist Jonathan Todd will get a chance to share copies of their completed graphic novels.. For details, see dedicated post. This event was rescheduled for August 10th.**
  • Southborough Rotary Club (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main floor: Regular meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. New and prospective members are always welcome.
  • 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.
  • Movie Night (8:00 pm) @ Depietri Field, 53 Parkerville Road: Southborough Recreation’s Free family friendly movie series. These are screened at the field in front of Neary School’s parking lot. This week’s feature is: Honey I Shrunk the Kids

Thursday, August 4, 2022

  • Advanced Tai Chi (10:15 – 11:45 am) @ Southborough Library: Participants from the Southborough Senior Center’s class will be meeting 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.
  • Teen Spine Label Poetry (time) @ Southborough Library, Teen Room: For Ages 12and up. Create some “found” poetry by choosing YA fiction titles and arranging the titles on the spines in a poetic fashion. For details, see related post.

Friday, August 5, 2022

  • Senior Center closed for cleaning
  • 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. (The outdoor event will be cancelled if it rains.) 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 (8/1/22 10:43 am): The Comics Academy reception is taking place on August 10th.

Updated (8/2/22 7:59 am): I initally included the regular Friday programs at the Senior Center, but the newsletter calendar shows the center will be closed for cleaning on August 5th.

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