These are the highlights of what is happening in the city this week.
In addition to the specific events shown below, Southborough Youth & Family Services invites the public to enjoy a walk of hope and / or participate in the Neighborhood Happiness Project throughout the month.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
- Time in the history of early childhood education (10:30 – 11:00 am) @ Facebook Live: Children’s Librarian “Miss Kim” will be holding a story for ages 2-6 (welcome to siblings). Themed stories will be presented each week on Facebook Live with Ms. Kim. No registration required (Note: You do not need a Facebook account to view the videos in the library, which can still be viewed once the live event is over).
- QiGong for the elderly (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ zoom: For details on the weekly class, see the newsletter.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
- Stretch Break class for seniors (10:15 – 11:00 am) @ zoom: for details on the semester class0, see the newsletter.
- Outdoor preschool yoga (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ Southborough Library Lawn: Free program for children ages 3-6 (welcome siblings). A certified children’s yoga instructor will lead children through a series of yoga postures, through games, music and literacy activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Prior registration required. For more information, see the dedicated publication.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
- Strength training class for seniors (9:00 – 9:45 am) @ zoom: For details on the semester class, see the newsletter.
- Outdoor story time (10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) @ Southborough Library Lawn: Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and crafts based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. Please ask in advance. For more information, see the dedicated publication.
- Seated yoga chair for the elderly (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ zoom: For details on the weekly class, see the newsletter.
- Cannabis and the adolescent brain (7:30 – 9:00 pm): Parents and caregivers are invited to this free virtual workshop sponsored by the Northborough-Southborough Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. Dr. Safdar Medina shares a new perspective on current cannabis and its impacts on adolescent health and adolescent brain development. For more information, see the dedicated publication.
Friday, May 21, 2021
- Boring male club (10:00 – 11:00 am) @ zoom: weekly social club for older men organized by Southborough Senior Center. For more information, see the newsletter.
- Senior continental breakfast (10:30 am) @Southborough Senior Lawn Center, 9 Cordaville Road: This Center for the Elderly program is limited to current members of the Friends of the Aging Council. Pre-registration is required (and can be filled out quickly). Social breakfast on the lawn with social distance and masks. (Depending on the weather) Continental breakfasts of TJ’s Spirits of Ashland. Suggested Donation: $ 2 For more information, see the dedicated article.
- SYFS Story Time (10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.) on the back lawn of the Southborough Library: Join Southborough Youth & Family Services (SYFS) for story time at the Southborough Library. During this program, we will explore feelings through mindfulness. By silencing our minds and minds, we can discover different feelings through stories and activities. (Rainfall date May 28.) No registration required
Saturday, May 22, 2021
- Electronics, appliances and bicycles recycling day (9:00 am – 2:00 pm) St. Anne’s Church Parking, 20 Boston Road: Recycle electronics and appliances for a fee. (There is no charge for the car’s keyboards, batteries, cables, wires, and cell phones.) Bicycles are also collected at no cost. Any questions: Contact Dennis Wood at 508-277-7513 firstname.lastname@example.org. Part of the proceeds from the event will be paid for at Santa Anna Church. For more information, see the dedicated publication.
- The annual city meeting opens (10:00 am – 1:00 pm; 2:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Neary School camps, 53 Parkerville Road: opening session of the city’s annual meeting. Southborough voters act as the city legislature to appropriate money to fund city spending (for fiscal year July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) and act on other issues, such as now zoning statutes and articles on citizen petitions. For more information, see the dedicated publication and other related coverage.
Sunday, May 23, 2021
- Potential continuation of the annual city meeting (1:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Neary School camps, 53 Parkerville Road: If the business is not concluded on Saturday, this is the second default day of the meeting. For more information, see the dedicated publication and other related coverage. .