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Santa with a side of pancakes

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, December 14, The Dover Mother Association hosted its annual holiday pancake breakfast at the Dover Church, giving the community a healthy dose of Santa, sweets and holiday magic. Families took seats at tables, many finding spots with friends. One of the volunteering waitresses or waiters came over...
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Bird Park lights holiday tree

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each December, traditional holiday carols can be heard everywhere, from school concerts to the radio to local celebrations. On Friday, December 6, the hum of carols could be heard in the middle of Walpole’s Bird Park. Despite the frigid weather and the snow-covered ground, visitors were bundled up...
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Santa Claus comes to town

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The appearance of Medfield around the holidays has been compared to a town in a Hallmark Christmas movie - it’s decked out in lights and festive holiday decor from end to end. The annual Holiday Stroll brings residents into this winter wonderland to find some great Christmas gifts...
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Santa signals start of holiday season

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The first day of December is typically considered the first day of the Christmas season. Parents hand their kids Advent calendars. People rush to farms to get their Christmas trees and decorate them with lights and ornaments. Children begin to write their letters to Santa Claus. On the last...
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Angel Run announces bib pick-up locales

The 2019 Medfield Foundation Angel Run is taking place this Sunday, December 8, at 12:30 p.m. at Medfield High School. For those participants that pre-registered, the Angel Run is sharing some information on picking-up bib(s) and shirt(s). Due to the large number of Angel Runners and the goal to reduce waste, Angel Run commemorative shirts will...
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Festival of Trees heralds holiday season

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Last week, The Gardens at Elm Bank opened their doors for the annual Festival of Trees Christmas celebration. But if you went last year and assumed you’d see the same things once again, you’d be surprised at how many changes the garden has made. The most prominent feature...
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Broadmoor Chamber Singers delight community

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday afternoon, the basement of the Needham Public Library was filled with an eclectic mix of music ranging from traditional spirituals to 60s folk hits, with just enough holiday music to remind the audience what season is fast approaching. Led by artistic director June Ambush, The Broadmoor Chamber...
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NEF announces Gift for Education Cards

Members of the community are invited to honor a special teacher or VIP in their child’s life by making a donation in his or her name to the Needham Education Foundation (NEF). Gift for Education Cards make it simple to show gratitude, while providing vital support for the funding of NEF grants which allow both...
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Needham Lights announces art contest winners

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The organizers of Needham Lights have announced the two winners of the art contest. Evelyn Duhamel, a kindergartner at Hillside School, is the winner in her age group. Her wonderful mixed media work is entitled “Merry Christmas.” She tells Needham Lights that her favorite thing about the holidays is saying hello to Santa. [caption id="attachment_30229"...
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‘All Seasons Shade Gardens’ upcoming

Popular horticulturalist and speaker Betty Sanders will present a program on “All Seasons Shade Gardens” on Tuesday, December 11, at the Dover Town Library, Lower Level, at 9:30 a.m. Doors will open for refreshments at 9:00 a.m. Shade is a fact of life in New England. Many gardeners spend countless hours trying to brighten those spaces...
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NWC announces Holiday House Tour

The Needham Women's Club (NWC) has announced that tickets for the 21st annual Holiday House Tour are now on sale online at www.needhamwomensclub.org and at Needham's Roche Bros. and Sudbury Farms. This year, the NWC will have up to six houses on the tour and will once again feature the Holiday Marketplace, “Gifts that Give...
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Garden Club hosting Holiday Home Sale

The annual Medfield Garden Club Holiday Home Sale, "Deck the Halls," is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, at the First Parish Unitarian Church in Medfield, 26 North Street, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Visitors will choose from a wide range of fashion-forward table-top displays, festive arrangements, porch and doorway decorations, gift ideas, specialty wreaths and...
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Holiday Art and Craft Stroll upcoming

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The Cultural Alliance of Medfield (CAM) has announced its fourth annual Holiday Stroll on December 7 from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. This is a festive family event that takes place at 17 venues along Main Street and North Streets, North Meadows Road (Route 27), and at the Dwight Derby House on Frairy...
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‘High School Musical’ coming to DSMS

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"High School Musical" is set to be performed at Mudge Auditorium on Thursday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m., Friday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, December 8, at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Sherborn resident and director Claire Mackay is recreating "High School Musical" – eleven years later and in a different...
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Sherborn library construction continues

Many of us remember the first library we visited during our childhood. We can picture the sidewalk leading to the entrance, recall whether the building was brick, stone or clapboard and recollect that special “book” smell inside. And many of us remember waiting for that near-magical rite of passage: our own library card. The waiting...
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