Stress Reduction & Mindfulness, Democratic Caucus, Elder Law Advice, Drop-in Valentines at the Library (Updated)

by beth on February 7, 2022 Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this…

by beth on February 7, 2022

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

Monday, February 7, 2022

  • Stretch Break Class for seniors (10:15 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: For details on weekly class, see newsletter.
  • 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. No registration required.
  • Youth Writing Club (3:30 -4:30 pm) @ zoom: The Southborough Library is hosting this virtual creative writing club for ages 10-18. The zoom sessions are a fun and supportive space to get creative and build skills with peers. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Wellness Series: Stress Reduction & Mindfulness (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ zoom: The free Wellness Series for ages 12+ is offered by the Southborough Library and Jill Vroman Fitness & Wellness. This session, learn how to get stress out of your body through proven mindfulness techniques. For details, see dedicated post.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (8:30 am) @ zoom: Pre-registration required. For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Advanced Tai Chi for seniors (9:45 am) @ zoom: Pre-registration required. For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • 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. No registration required.
  • Bridge (12:00 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.
  • Art with Photography for Kids (4:00 – 5:30 pm) @ Apothecary Artists, 1 Boston Rd: Apothecary Artists is offering classes for kids (fee and registration required). This week’s session is for 5th to 8th graders. Using a camera, phone, or any device that takes photos, students will learn to play with will play with lighting, angles, shadows and much more. For details see dedicated post.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

  • Elder Law Advice (10:00 – 10:45 am) @ phone or zoom: An Elder Law attorney who has given many seminars at the Senior Center will offer Southborough seniors free individualized legal advice during scheduled remote sessions. To sign up, call the senior center at (508) 229-4453 to book a 15 minute ime slot during the window. For details, see the Senior Center’s newsletter.
  • Drop in Valentines Activities flyerDrop-in Valentines Activities ( 10:00 am – 9:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Stop by the Children’s Room with the whole family to make Valentine cards and other fun activities to celebrate the holiday! All ages, no registration.
  • What’s Color is Your Palette? class (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Apothecary Artists, 1 Boston Rd: Apothecary Artists is offering classes (fee and registration required). This session: Participants ages 13+ can join Instructor Patrick Steele to discuss color with an emphasis on oil painting. Palettes, canvas boards, and brushes will be supplied. For details see dedicated post.
  • Southborough Democratic Caucus (6:30 pm) @ virtual: Registered Democrats in Southborough will hold a Zoom virtual caucus to elect delegates to the state nominating convention in June. Some candidates running for office will speak briefly prior to the vote. For details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, February 10, 2022 

  • Strength Training Class for seniors (8:30 am) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on semi-weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Advanced Tai Chi for seniors (9:45 am) @ zoom: 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.
  • Drop-in Valentines Activities ( 10:00 am – 9:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Stop by the Children’s Room with the whole family to make Valentine cards and other fun activities to celebrate the holiday! All ages, no registration.
  • Baby/Toddler Storytime (11:00 – 11:45 am) @ Southborough Library Children’s Room: 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.
  • Chair Yoga for seniors (12:30 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Pre-registration required. For details on weekly class, see newsletter.
  • Let’s Get Creative for Kids (4:00 – 5:30 pm) @ Apothecary Artists, 1 Boston Rd: Apothecary Artists is offering classes for kids (fee and registration required). This week’s session is for 5th to 8th graders Have fun using a variety of materials to make a piece of art. For details see dedicated post.

Friday, February 11, 2022

  • Billiards (8:30 am – 3:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Weekly drop-in play. For details, contact the Senior Center at 508-229-4453.
  • 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.
  • Drop-in Valentines Activities ( 10:00 am – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Stop by the Children’s Room with the whole family to make Valentine cards and other fun activities to celebrate the holiday! All ages, no registration.
  • Young Scientists STEM Beginnings (10:30 – 11:15 am) @ zoom: A free virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. The program through the Southborough Library is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership.

Saturday, February 12, 2022

  • Drop-in Valentines Activities ( 10:00 am – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: Stop by the Children’s Room with the whole family to make Valentine cards and other fun activities to celebrate the holiday! All ages, no registration.
  • Fire Pit Saturdays ( 12:00 – 2:00 pm or 3:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Chestnut Hill Farm: Pre-registration (and fee) required. Your ticket includes two hours at a private fire (we’ll light your fire for you), private picnic table seating, wood for burning, roasting sticks, and a kit for making six s’mores. Additional kits are available for purchase. For details, see dedicated post.

Updated (2/8/22 11/22 am): I had listed the Tuesday Tech time program at the Library, but that isn’t being offered this week.