Southborough Recreation Dept. announces fall schedule

southboroSouthborough – The Southborough Recreation Department has released information on the town's fall activities including this weekend's Heritage Day Celebration. For further details go to www.southboroughrecreation.com.

Heritage Day Celebration – Sunday, October 7, 2012

Historical Society Open House – 2-6pm

Light-up Southborough, Pumpkin drop off in front of Library – 4:30-6:30pm

Pumpkin lighting and viewing on Common St. – 7-8:30pm

Heritage Day Celebration – Monday, October 8, 2012

Friends of the Library Book Sale – 9-1pm

Vendors open for business on St. Mark's field – 9:30-3:30pm

Heritage Day Parade – Start time 10am

Open House at the Fire Department – 11-2pm

Luncheon at the Community House – 11:30-2, $7/meal $6/senior meal

Children's Performance by Lucky Bob – 1-1:45 on St. Mark's Athletic Field

6th Annual Gobble Wobble – Thursday, November 22, 2012

5K Road Race, 2 Mile Family Walk and Free Kids Fun Run

Pre-registration is Wednesday, 11/21/12, 10am-7pm at the Rec. Dept.

Day of Registration begins at 7am, Race Begins at 8:30am, Fun Run at 9:30am

Place:? Trottier School, 49 Parkerville Road, Southborough

Register:? www.eventbrite.com or walk in registration at Rec. Dept. $25 fee

Childcare by Seeking Sitters:? $5 fee per family/pre-registration necessary

Cash prizes to top 3 male and female runners, Timing chips will be used

T-shirts to all pre-registered athletes, first come, first served

Donations accepted for the Southborough Food Pantry and US Troops Overseas


Day Trip to NYC – Saturday, 12/1/12 – Cost:? $65/pp

Travel aboard a deluxe motor coach with DVD and restroom

6am departure from Ashland Community Center, 11pm approximate return time


Open Gym at Trottier during Winter Break – $2/pp

Dates:? Thursday, 12/27/12 and Friday, 12/28/12

Time:? 9am-noon

Participants under 10 years old must be supervised by an adult.? Please wear sneakers only, bring your own basketball and the fee will be collected at the door.? No food or drink in the gym please.


Art Workshops during School Breaks with Lanting Truong – Grades 2-5

Winter Wonderland Crafts – Monday, 11/26/12 – $35/pp

Time:? 1-4pm?????????????? ????? Location:? South Union Building

New Year Noisemaker – Saturday, 12/29/12 – $20/pp

Time:? 10am-noon???????????? Location:? South Union Building

Science Workshops during School Breaks – $140/pp/class

Location:? South Union Building, Time:? 9am-4pm

Follow Me Robot ?- Ages 7 to 12

Thursday and Friday, 12/27/12 & 12/28/12

Learn about gears and sensors as you build a robot.

Engino Building – Engineer, Architect – Creativity Workshop – Ages 7-12

Thursday and Friday, 2/21/13 & 2/22/13

This class features hands on science activities including building vehicles, robots, buildings and more.


PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS (Ages 3-7) – see website for details

Toddler Time – FREE for Southborough Residents!

Fridays 10am-noon (except for holidays and school vacations).

Children ages 1-5 with adult caregivers can meet friends in our newly designed recreational space.? Energetic children will enjoy free play options including balls, hula hoops, ride on toys and an obstacle course on the third floor of the South Union Building.


Pee Wee Sports Clinic at Woodward with FAST Athletics

Saturdays, 11:30-12:30

Session 1 – November 3, 10, 17 & December 1, 8, 15

Session 2 – January 5, 12, 19, 26 & February 2, 9

Participants ages 3 to 6 will play a variety of sports each day, including T-ball, floor hockey, kickball and more.


Pre-K Basketball at Finn – Saturdays, 8:45-10am, $80/pp

Session 1 – November 3, 10, 17 & December 1, 8, 15

Session 2 – January 5, 12, 19, 26 & February 2, 9

Participants ages 4-7 will receive special skill instruction to improve confidence in dribbling, passing and shooting.? Children will also learn the proper techniques of playing defense and playing together as a team in a fun setting.


Indoor Soccer Tots Clinic at Woodward with FAST Athletics – $75/pp

Session 1 – November 3, 10, 17 & December 1, 8, 15

Session 2 – January 5, 12, 19, 26 & February 2, 9

Participants ages 3-6 will learn rules and fundamental skills such as dribbling, trapping and shooting.


Tiny Trotters at Lil Folk Farm in Holliston – $245/pp

Session 2:? Wednesdays, October 17, 24, 31 & November 7, 14

Thursdays, October 18, 25 & November 1, 8, 15

Times available:? 9:30-11:30am or 1 to 3pm

Participants ages 4-6 will explore farm life, pony riding and care at Lil Folk Farm.? The program includes a private riding lesson at each session.? Children must have their own riding boots and helmet.? This is a drop off program.


Preschool Age Swim Lessons at Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club

Age appropriate lessons begin in October and run through December.

YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMS (K – 12) – see website for details

  • School Age Swim Lessons at Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club

Age appropriate lessons begin in October and run through December.

  • Youth Tennis at Westboro Swim & Tennis (Ages 6-16) – Beginning October 28, 6 week sessions, tennis for all skill levels.? $125/pp
  • Introduction to Gaelic Games (Grades 3-7) – Learn the fundamentals of hurling and football in a fun and active environment.? $30/child
  • Skating Lessons at St. Mark's (Ages 5 and up) Sundays 5-6:30pm? $130/pp

Participants will have 30 minutes of lesson time and an hour of free skate.

  • Learn to Skate at Navin Arena (Ages3-6 & 6-12) Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday – 8 weeks for $109/pp & 7 weeks for $96/pp See website for details.
  • One Day Intro to Riding and Horsemanship at Lil Folk Farm – $75/pp

(Ages 6-16) 12 to 3pm.? Select one date:? 11/6/12, 11/26/12, 1/22/13


YOUTH ACTIVITY PROGRAMS at South Union/Recreation Building

  • LEGO Engineering Workshops – $40/pp

Tuesday, 11/6/12 ??????? Grades K-2, 9-noon, Airplanes and Airports

Grades 3-5, 1-4pm, Gear cars, Skid steering cars

Monday, 11/26/12?????? Grades K-2, 9-noon, Angry Birds with LEGO

Grades 3-5, 1-4pm, Conveyor belts, elevators, factories

Monday, 1/21/13 ??????? Grades K-2, 9-noon, Houses and skyscrapers

Grades 3-5, 1-4pm, Walking robots, motion and gears

  • 2 Day LEGO Workshop – $70/pp

Thursday and Friday, 12/27 & 12/28

Grades K-2, 9-noon

Grades 3-5, 1-4pm

  • Home Alone Safety – FREE!? Friday, 10/26/12, 6-6:45

Officer Landry will present a class at the Senior Center for students Grades 6-8.

Registration is required.

  • Interboro Community Band ? High school level players are welcome to join the band on Monday evenings from 7:30-9:15pm at Trottier Middle School.? $55/pp
  • American Red Cross Babysitting at the South Union/Recreation Building

Participants will receive a Babysitter's Training Handbook, Babysitter's Training

Emergency Reference Guide and CD-ROM.? This class is designed for ages 12 and up and is scheduled for Monday, 11/26, 9-3:30pm.? Please pack a lunch for a 30 minute lunch break.? $95/pp



  • Co-Ed Volleyball ? This unstructured, non-competitive, fun atmosphere is for all volleyball enthusiasts.? All skill levels are invited to play.? Come join the fun!? This is a drop-in program on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8pm at the Woodward School.? Appropriate for High School students and adults. $3/pp
  • Adult Tennis at Westboro Swim & Tennis ? For all skill levels.? $125/pp
  • Boot Camp at Trottier ? M, W, F, 6-7am.? All levels welcome. $240/pp
  • Intro to Floral Design – Wednesdays, 10/17-11/14, 6:30-8:30pm? $360/pp
  • Intermediate Floral Design ? Thursdays, 10/18-11/15, 6:30-8:30pm, $425/pp
  • Tai Chi ? An ancient Chinese exercise for maintaining health and disease prevention. Saturdays, 11/3-12/15, 10-11am at the South Union/Recreation Building.? $50/pp
  • Men's Basketball ? Sundays, 6:45-7:45 at Fay School and Wednesdays, 7-9:15 at the Finn School.? September – June $125/pp
  • Men's Ice Hockey ? Sundays, 7-8pm or 8-9pm, November – February at St. Mark's Skating Rink, $195/pp
  • How to Pay for College without Sacrificing your Retirement ? Tuesday, 11/27

6:30-9:30 at the Senior Center.? $15/pp







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