Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, 8th Grade Parents Night, and Halloween parades & parties

by beth on October 18, 2021 Above: This week’s highlights include an Alternative Medicine presentation…

Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, 8th Grade Parents Night, and Halloween parades & parties

by beth on October 18, 2021

Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, 8th Grade Parents Night, and Halloween parades & parties

Above: This week’s highlights include an Alternative Medicine presentation this afternoon and Halloween fun for families this weekend. (images L-R cropped from pic posted to Unsplash by Katherine Hanlon and photo by Beth Melo)

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

Monday, October 18, 2021

  • Outdoor Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ 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. No registration required.
  • QiGong for seniors (11:15 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Alternative Medicine: Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ Cordaville Hall, 9 Cordaville Road: Open to all ages (and towns). This free Alternative Medicine session focuses on Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine. Julie Dalbec owner of Marlborough Wellness Center asks “Have you been wondering what acupuncture and herbal medicine is about and how it works? Come join us as Julie Dalbec explains the basics, answers questions, and does a hands – on experience. To sign up, call the Southborough Senior Center at 508 -229 -4453. (As of this morning, there was still room.) For details, see dedicated post.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (8:30 am) @ zoom: Pre-registration required. 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 8 years old to adult. Join us to build a special home for some magical woodland creatures. We’ll go on a hike to collect natural materials then each child can create their own fairy or gnome home. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Outdoor Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ 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. No registration required.
  • Bridge (1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group, welcoming new participants. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Knitting Club (1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Knitters, welcoming new members. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Tuesday Tech Time (4:00 – 5:00 pm and 7:00 – 8:00 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, October 20, 2021

  • Outdoor Preschool Story Time (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Library’s back lawn: Join Miss Amy on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration required.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (8:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • 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.
  • Outdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime (11:00 – 11:45 am) @ Southborough Library’s back lawn: This 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.
  • Seated Chair Yoga for seniors (1:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on weekly class, see newsletter.
  • ARHS – 8th Grade Parent Night (6:30 – 7:45 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School’s Small Performance (“Black Box”) Theater (Room H125): This is an informational program for parents of 8th graders considering attending Algonquin Regional High School next year. Through the program, attendees will learn about our educational and extra-curricular offerings, meet the ARHS administrative team, and tour the school. Typically, the presentation takes roughly 45 minutes, and the tour takes 25-30 minutes.
  • Write Now! (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ zoom: A creative writing club for , ages 18+, no experience required. Hosted by the Southborough Library. For details see dedicated post. To learn about joining, email [email protected]

Friday, October 22, 2021

  • Canasta (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: A weekly card group. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • Billiards & Card Games (10:00 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Weekly drop-in play. 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.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

  • Fay School Farmer’s Market (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Fay School, parking at Brackett House, 31 Main St: The school is featuring a farmer’s market with vendors selling a variety of foods and goods. This week, the market is hosting the Southborough Library’s Halloween party. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Southborough Library’s Halloween Party for Kids (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Fay School, parking at Brackett House, 31 Main St: Fay School will host the Southborough Library’s annual Halloween party at their Farmer’s Market. This is open to all ages, no registration. The event will include Halloween games and crafts, plus: a Halloween story time with Miss Kim at 10 am, a Halloween costume parade at 10:30 am, and Spooky music with Stacey Peasley at 11 am. For details, see dedicated post.
  • SFA Halloween Parade (3:30 – 4:30 pm) @ Woodward School to the Public Safety Building: Southborough Firefighters Association is happy to announce they are bringing back their annual Halloween Parade and party with costume contest. Marchers are asked to line up at Woodward School. From there they’ll march to the Public Safety Building. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Trunk or Treat (4:30 – 6:00 pm) @ Woodward School parking lot: Southborough Recreation is hosting a “Trunk or Treat”. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Outdoor Movie Night – Monster’s Inc (6:00 – 7:40 pm) @ Choate Field – in front of Woodward School: Southborough Recreation is putting on an outdoor movie night, screening Monster’s Inc. The movie is rated G. For details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, October 24, 2021

  • Fall Fun on the Farm (12:00 – 4:30 pm in 90 minute windows) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Enjoy a classic New England fall day featuring apple cider, hayrides, a climbing haystack, live music, scenic walking trails, a Storywalk, and a visit to see the goats, chickens and sheep. Indulge in yummy food, apple cider, and other seasonal treats available for purchase. Pre-registration (and fee) required. For details, see dedicated post.