Events this week (Updated)

Special Person Dance, ARHS play, Mike the Bubble Man, Outdoor Seed Exchange, Celtic Chocolate, Vigil for Peace & Unity, Cupcake Decorating, Munchies, Town Meeting Info Session, and Yoga for Grieving Mothers

Above: This weekend is also the annual candlelight Peace Vigil. On a lighter note, Library programs this week include a presentation on Irish culture and chocolates and a craft session for kids to decorate tea towels. (images clockwise by Beth Melo and cropped from Southborough Access Media video and Wicked Good Henna website)

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

(The gray font below is for previously established events that take place regularly – at least 2x per month or more frequently.)

Friday, March 10, 2023

  • Special Person Dance Woodward March 10 flyerWoodward Special Person Dance (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Woodward School: SOS fundraising event for families with WW students. For details, see flyer right and click here.
  • Tartuffe (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Black Box Theater: The high school’s winter small drama production – a comedy by Molière. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

  • Saturdays at Fay – Mike the Bubble Man (9:00 – 10:00 am) @ Fay’s Primary School, 23 Middle Road: Free event for young children and their parents. Pre-registration required. For details, click here.
  • Outdoor Seed Exchange event (11:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Southborough Library lawn: Choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets to plant in your home garden. There will be a new Story Walk title on exhibit and children activities.
  • Celtic Chocolate (1:00 – 2:30 pm) @Southborough Library, main floor: Learn the history of chocolate in Ireland, Irish chocolate pioneers, Irish lore, famous Irish foods, & Irish poetry. Includes samplings of Irish tea, Irish break, and Celtic chocolates. No registration required.
  • All About Sheep and Wool (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Program for children ages 4+. Pre-registration (and fee) required. Learn about the journey from sheep to sweater. Touch wool at various stages of processing, and try your hand at the carding brush and drop spindle. For details, see related post.
  • Vigil for Peace & Unity (5:30 pm) @ St. Mark’s field, corner of Main St and Route 85: The Community is invited to join a Candlelight Vigil hosted by Southborough Neighbors for Peace and Hate Has No Home. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Tartuffe (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Black Box Theater: The high school’s winter small drama production – a comedy by Molière. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Southborough Safe Spaces – Collage Art Night (7:00 – 9:00 pm) @ Pilgrim Church, 15 Common St: Event for grades 6-12 hosted by Southborough Safe Spaces for LBGTQ+ youth of all faiths and their allies. Get crafty and make a board of artistic creation, visions, pleasing aesthetics, whatever you want! Dinner included, donations welcome. For details, see their website (and look for updates on Facebook).

Sunday, March 12, 2023 — Daylight Savings

  • Don’t forget to spring ahead your clocks by one hour
  • AVM Chambersingers Concert (3:30 – 4:30 pm) @ Fay School, Harris Auditorium: “Turn the World Around: Songs of Hope & Laughter” concert by a small ensemble selected from the Assabet Valley Mastersingers. The concert is “Pay-What-You-Wish” at the door.

Monday, March 13, 2023

  • Walking Group for Seniors (8:30 am) @ Trottier Middle School’s outdoor track: Free weekly walking group organized by the Southborough Senior Center. 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.
  • Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Library Children’s Room: Join Miss Kim for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. (Mondays & Tuesdays through most of the school year.)
  • Youth Writing Club (3:30 – 4:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Teen Room: Weekly Library program for youth ages 11-18. Participants are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

  • Book Bugs: Farm Fun for Little Ones (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Pre-registration (and fee) required. For ages 2 to 5 years old, adult supervision required (siblings under 2 yrs 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. (Biweekly program.) For details, see related post.
  • Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Library Children’s Room: Join Miss Kim for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. (Mondays & Tuesdays through most of the school year.)
  • Bridge (12:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group, welcoming new participants. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Teen Book Club (5:00 – 6:00 pm) @ Southborough Library Teen Room: This monthly book club run by the Southborough Library for high schoolers requires pre-registration. For details, see related post.
  • Poetry Workshop (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, main level: Bring in five copies of original poetry to share. The group will provide supportive feedback. If you don’t have a poem, come anyway and share your insights. (Meets twice monthly.)
  • Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night (8:00 – 10:00 pm) @ Owen O’Leary’s, 50 Turnpike Rd: Weekly Trivia game night with prizes. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

  • FSYC’s March Munchie Madness @ Southborough House of Pizza: A portion of today’ssales from Southborough House of Pizza dine in and takeout (but not delivery) orders will be donated to Friends of Southborough Youth Commission (raising funds for their annual Camp Scholarships and the annual Winter Wishes programs). For details, see dedicated post.
  • Walking Group for Seniors (8:30 am) @ Southborough cemetery, 11 Cordaville Road: Free weekly walking group organized by the Southborough Senior Center. 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.
  • Young Scientists STEM Beginnings (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Library Children’s Room: 1st class in a free 6 week series for kids ages 3-6 to learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Crafternoon: Decorating Dish Towels (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main floor: Free craft program for ages 8+. Pre-registration is required and attendance limited. This session: Add a personal touch to your home kitchen with a hand decorated tea towel, using embroidery techniques, fabric markers/paints and stencils and iron-on designs. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Read to a Dog (6:30 – 7:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Children’s Room: Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to Perla, a certified therapy dog. Please register in the Children’s Room (or email kivers@southboroughma.com /call 508-485-5031).
  • Metrowest Women’s Fund at Southborough Rotary Club (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main floor: A guest speaker from Metrowest Women’s Fund will discuss their Needs Assessment Report for Middle School Girls in Metrowest. The public is invited to hear their findings and how they can help. For details, see dedicated post
  • Town Meeting Info Session flyer with QR code for zoomTown Meeting Info Session (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Public Safety Building Meeting Room, 32 Cordaville Rd and zoom; Join Town Moderator Paul Cimino to learn about Town Meeting. For details, see flyer right.

Thursday, March 16, 2023

  • 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.
  • Baby/Toddler Storytime (11:00 – 11:45 am) @ Southborough Library Children’s Room: This weekly story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. No registration required.
  • Preschool Farm Explorers (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: 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. (Offered twice per month.) Pre-registration (and fee) required. For details, see related post.
  • Postponed – Cupcake Decorating (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Room: Decorate a fancy cupcake and enjoy your delicious result. For ages 12-18. No registration necessary. For details, see dedicated post. This event is postponed to Wednesday, March 22nd.
  • Genealogy Club (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Monthly informal group meeting to learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Free and open to the public. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com and join in.

Friday, March 17, 2023

  • Dull Men’s Club (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Casual social club for senior men. New members are always welcome to drop in. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Canasta (11:15 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • NSPAC Mini Golf Fundraiser (4:30 – 6:30 pm) @ Trombetta’s Farm, 655 Farm Road, Marlborough: The fundraiser for Northborough Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council includes indoor mini golf, food, a raffle and more. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, March 18, 2023

  • Read to a Dog (11:00 – 11:45 am) @ Southborough Library: Program preferably for kids ages 5 and up with some reading ability. Each month, children can sign up to read a short book to a certified therapy dog. Register at the Children’s Room desk or by contacting kivers@southboroughma.com or 508-485-5031.
  • Town Meeting Info Session flyer with QR code for zoomTown Meeting Info Session (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ Public Safety Building Meeting Room, 32 Cordaville Rd and zoom; Join Town Moderator Paul Cimino to learn about Town Meeting. For details, see flyer right.
  • Sit & Knit (2:00 – 4:00pm) @ Southborough Library: Biweekly program for ages 18+ to drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. All levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given.

Sunday, March 19, 2023

  • Yoga for grieving mothers (4:00 -5:30 pm) @ Theracopia Therapeautic Wellness Center: 54 Central Street: Free yoga, deep meditation and Reiki healing offered to mothers who have lost a child and their families For details, see dedicated post.

Updated (3/13/23 5:05 pm): The NSPAC Mini Golf event is rescheduled to this Friday.

Updated (3/15/23 9:51 am): I replaced the Town Info Session flyers and added a link for the zoom option now that it is available.

Updated (3/16/23 5:45 pm): The Library’s cupcake event had to be postponed to March 22nd.

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