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Footlighters to present ‘Other Desert Cities’

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The Walpole Footlighters are set to present “Other Desert Cities” this February. Successful writer Brooke Wyeth returns to her family’s home in Palm Springs to celebrate Christmas 2004 for the first time in six years. She brings with her the manuscript for her next book and her liberal politics. Brooke’s politics are an old...
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Eric Jackson to deliver jazz lectures

The Friends of the Needham Public Library are inviting the community to attend a three-part lecture series led by Eric Jackson, the celebrated host of WGBH’s “Eric in the Evening” radio program and the “Dean of Boston Jazz Radio.” Lectures are planned for Sundays, February 2 (Duke Ellington), February 9 (Miles Davis) and February 23...
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Library, CRS collaborating on STEM program

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Dover Library and Charles River School are set to co-host a STEM program for children ages 7-9 on Wednesday, February 27, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Dover Library. In this project – inspired by the book “And The Robot Went…” – participants will learn about using simple machines and the laws of physics, and will use...
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Challenge Success hosting Dr. Steiner-Adair

DS Challenge Success is set to host Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ed.D., presenting on “The Impact Technology and Social Media have on Youth & Families.” The program is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Dover-Sherborn High School’s Mudge Auditorium. Author of the award-winning book “The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships...
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Bird Park quietly thrives in winter

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter With the deep cold of winter, a stillness and a solitude falls over Bird Park. The great lawn, which stretches green and sings with laughter in the summer, falls brown and crunches underfoot in February. The basketball courts, wet and chained off, hold a pack of colorful Fisher-Price...
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Junghann family art exhibition opens

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter On the evening of Friday, January 25, Medfield TV hosted a reception for the opening of the Junghann family art exhibition. With Junghann sisters Julia and Diane in attendance, visitors enjoyed some light snacks and four walls filled with three generations of one local...
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Needham native Orenstein to discuss book

The Needham Free Public Library will host author and Needham native Hannah Orenstein, who will be discussing her new book, "Playing with Matches," and the evolution of dating in the age of online matchmaking services, on Sunday, February 10, at 2:00 p.m., in the Community Room. The presentation will be moderated by Meredith Goldstein, a...
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Reinstein to present on general stores

The Sherborn Council on Aging is set to host Ted Reinstein, who will present a program on general stores, on Thursday, February 7, from 12-1:30 p.m. The program will be held at Pilgrim Church (25 South Main Street, Sherborn). Admission is $3 per person, and includes lunch and the talk. The general store, as old as...
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Bonsai Creation Workshop coming soon

The Wellesley Garden Study Group is offering a Bonsai Creation Workshop on Tuesday, February 5. 
New England Bonsai Gardens will be coming to Wellesley to give a talk and demonstration. Containers, plants and materials will all be provided with the payment of a materials fee of $35. New England Bonsai Gardens will present the history...
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