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May 17 Around Foxborough | Fun w/ S.T.E.M., Knitters, Colorist Club, Mixology Competition, Art Show, Bible Study, Sports, Mindfulness Meetup, Scouts, TRIAD, Meetings, And More!

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  • May 17 – MCAS Grade 7 MATH at #AhernMiddle.

  • May 17 – MCAS Math Testing at Foxborough High School.

  • May 17 – #FoxboroughPS Grade 3 MCAS Math Testing.

  • May 17 – Strength Training at Foxborough Senior Center 8:30 a.m.

  • May 17 – Veterans’ CafĂ© at Foxborough Senior Center 9:00 a.m.

  • May 17 – #Route140_Foxborough in South Cross Street area will be closed 9:00 a.m.*

  • May 17 – Mock Motor Vehicle Crash by #FoxboroughPD & #FoxboroughFire at Foxborough High School 9:00 a.m.*

  • May 17 – Wacky Wednesday at #Taylor_foxboro today.

  • May 17 – FRD’s Fun Learning With Renee 9:00 a.m.

  • May 17 – Boyden Library Staff Association Meeting at #BoydenLibrary 9:30 a.m.

  • May 17 – #NewTradingPost open 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Chorus at Foxborough Senior Center 10:00 a.m.

  • May 17 – Al Truax Bridge Club at St. Mark’s 11:00 a.m.*

  • May 17 – Fun w/ S.T.E.M. w/ #CMEaston at PPAC 11:00 a.m.*

  • May 17 – Foxborough Senior Center’s Computer Class 11:30 a.m.

  • May 17 – FRD’s Lunch Bunch Wednesdays 11:45 a.m.

  • May 17 – $4.99 Burger Wednesday at JakenJoes Foxborough.*

  • May 17 – 15 Minute Hibachi Lunch at Saga Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar ends 3:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Half price pizza at CBS Scene.*

  • May 17 – TRIAD at Foxborough Senior Center 1:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Knitters at Bethany 1:00 p.m.

  • May 17 – Story Time for Ages 3-6 at Boyden 1:30 p.m.

  • May 17 – Colorist Club at Foxborough Senior Center 2:00 p.m.

  • May 17 – #Foxborough_MA Commission on Disability Meeting at #BoydenLibrary 3:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – FRD’s Tennis For Children 3:30 p.m.

  • May 17 – Dining Deals at #Daviosfox, #AsianGingerMA, #TobyKeithboston, #CBSScene, #Waxysfoxboro, #JakeNJoes, and more in Foxborough today.*

  • May 17 – 1/2 off selected appetizers at Bar Louie 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • May 17 – “Touring Germany” by Dana Zaiser at Foxborough Senior Center 4:30 p.m.

  • May 17 – Maki Madness Wednesdays at Skipjack’s 5:00 p.m. – close at the bar.*

  • May 17 – Skeet and Trap at ISC 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Renaissance Boston Patriot Place – Global Day of Discovery 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – 4th Annual Patriot Place Mixology Competition at #RenaissancePP 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – “Big Book Workshop” Meeting at Bethany 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – FRD’s Volleyball 6:00 p.m.

  • May 17 – Archery Classes at Ace Archers 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • May 17 – Foxborough New Comers.*

  • May 17 – #Igo_Elementary Art Show 6:00 p.m.

  • May 17 – #FoxboroughPS Kindergarten Meet and Greet 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

  • May 17 – Mindfulness Meetup at @UUFoxborough 6:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – FRD’s Yoga For Adults at Chapel Meetinghouse 6:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – FRD’s Grillin’ & Chillin’ 6:30 p.m.

  • May 17 – #TheSageSchool Leaders Meeting 6:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Junior Chamber Trivia Game 6:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Pack 70 at Bethany 6:30 p.m.**

  • May 17 – Bible study at Foxboro Seventh-Day Adventist/FSDA 7:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Prayer And Bible Study at Union 7:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – 9 Ball APA Pool League at VFW 7:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – A.A. at Bethany 7:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – “Our Community & the Opioid Crisis” presentation 7:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – Our Community and the Opioid Crisis 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.*

  • May 17 – FMF Board of Directors Meeting at #AhernMiddle 7:00 p.m.*

  • May 17 – #Foxborough_MA Economic Development Committee Meeting at Town Hall 7:00 p.m.(#Downtown_Foxborough Updates: Sewer Project, Dowtown Bus, Fire Station/Market Analysis, Recent Developments, & Next Steps; #Route1_Foxborough: Zoning, #MBTA_CR, Sewer, Recent Developments, Other)*

  • May 17 – FRD’s Tennis For Adults 7:30 p.m.

  • May 17 – #Celtics vs. Cavaliers 8:30 p.m.

  • May 17 – #RedSox at Athletics 10:05 p.m.

  • May 17 – Dining Deals at #CBSScene, #ChickieFlynns, #JakeNJoes, #Waxysfoxboro, #DaviosFox, #AsianGingerMA, and more in Foxborough today.*

  • May 17 – Classes at #MPCourts, #brighamwomens, #Answer_Fitness2, #EPS_Strength, #FoxboroSC, #shannonbarbato, #bcpaa, #AceArchers, and more in Foxborough.

Fun Stuff & Interesting Information

  • May 17 – Today is National Cherry Cobbler Day.

  • May 17 – Same-gender marriage became legal in Massachusetts on May 17, 2004.*

  • May 17 – United States Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Board of Education on May 17, 1954.*

  • May 17 – On May 17, 1970, Thor Heyerdahl began his journey across the Atlantic on Ra II, a reed raft.*

  • May 17 – On May 17, 1756, Britain declared war on France.*

  • May 17 – John Hawkins and Richard French patented a Reaping Machine on May 17, 1803.*

  • May 17 – Twenty-four merchants formed New York Stock Exchange outside 68 Wall Street under a Buttonwood tree on May 17, 1792.*

  • May 17 – Antoine Joseph Sax patented the Saxophone on May 17, 1846.*

  • May 17 – On May 17, 1845, rubber band was patented in London by Stephen Perry.*

  • May 17 – First Kentucky Derby was held on May 17, 1875.*

  • May 17 – Bohemian Club was incorporated on May 17, 1872, in San Francisco, CA.*

  • May 17 – Alaska became a U.S. territory on May 17, 1884.*

  • May 17 – Buffalo Bill Cody’s wild west show premiered on May 17, 1883, in Omaha, Nebraska.*

  • May 17 – Siege of Mafeking ended on May 17, 1900.*

  • May 17 – National Baptist Convention was chartered on May 17, 1915.*