Westborough Connects offers October programs


Westborough Connects offers October programs

WESTBOROUGH – Later this month, Westborough Connects is offering several programs.

Diwali Celebration in Westborough – Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m. at BORO Sugar Shack, Co-hosted by India Society of Worcester, BORO Sugar Shack and Westborough Connects.

People of all ages, backgrounds, religions and cultural traditions are invited to this special evening. Whether this is your first or 50th celebration, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this community-connecting event. All are welcome. 

Cultural programming begins at 5 p.m. Puppet show, traditional storytelling, a sweet-making demonstration, arts and crafts, photo booth, dancing, singing and henna all will be available.

Visit westboroughconnects.org/programs for a full schedule.

Screenagers 1 – Oct. 25, 7 to 9 p.m., in the Charlotte C. Spinney Auditorium at Westborough High School. Pre-registration is requested at westboroughconnects.org/programs. Following the film, attendees are welcome to stay for light refreshments and informal conversation with fellow parents, teens and youth. 

The film is appropriate for adults and teens/youth in grades 6 or older. It will be shown with Spanish subtitles.

Free on-site childcare will be provided by Westborough High School Honor Society students for preschool and older children with preregistration. 

Square One will host two opportunities for parent conversation at Connect Over Coffee events at the Westborough Public Library on Nov. 1 from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. and Nov. 2 from 10 to 11 a.m. 

Connect Over Coffee information will be available on the evening of Oct. 25. 

This event is hosted by Square One, a collaborative partnership between Westborough Public Schools, Westborough Youth and Family Services, the Rotary Club of Westborough, Westborough Public Library and Westborough Connects. It offers free programming and resources designed to support community education and resilience around substance use and mental health.

Let’s Celebrate Dia de los Muertos – Oct. 27, 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. at Fales Elementary School. This is an all-ages, family-friendly event co-hosted by Westborough Youth & Family Services, Westborough Public Schools and Westborough Connects. All are invited to come learn about traditional celebrations and watch Disney PIXAR’s “Coco” in English with Spanish subtitles. Attendees are encouraged to bring a photo of a lost loved one to make a paper ofrenda. Light refreshments will be served.

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