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Tag Archives: May

Searching for bunnies in Bird Park

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Currently, visitors of Bird Park can participate in an entertaining scavenger hunt. There are six almost-identical rabbits that can be found around the park, part of their seasonal Bunny Quest. I had been planning to come to Bird Park to try the Bunny Quest for weeks. However, the lovely spring...
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Deeper Than The Skin to play Needham

Deeper Than The Skin is set to play at the Homegrown Coffeehouse on Saturday, May 4, at 8:00 p.m. Richmond, Virginia, the James River, two friends - one Black, one White - one from the North, one from the South. Greg Greenway’s ancestors grew up beside the river; Reggie Harris’ ancestors were most likely brought up...
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Medfield Garden Club hosting Spring Plant Sale

The annual Medfield Garden Club Spring Plant Sale is set for Saturday, May 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, 26 North Street, Medfield. The sale features perennials from members’ gardens, including many varieties of flowering and foliage plants, edibles, succulents, small shrubs and gently used gardening articles. Massachusetts Master Gardeners...
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Maureen Obey art show at library

Maureen Obey will be holding a solo show called “Through My Eyes” at the Main Library during the month of May. Maureen is an active member of both the Westwood Artists and the Norwood Art Association. She has shown her work at the Norwood Fine Artist Gallery and Studio. She has been painting seriously for...
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Potters Place show/sale fighting hunger

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In keeping with its mission to share and teach the pottery experience to the public, the 23 members of Potters Place will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Franklin Food Pantry on the weekend of May 3-5. Proceeds from the sale of select, hand-made pottery at the cooperative’s 28th Annual Spring Show and...
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Great Bear Run planned for May 19

On Sunday, May 19, the Needham Youth Track Club is sponsoring the 29th running of the Great Bear Run, a road race for all ages. There is a 5K run (10:30 a.m.), 1 Mile Run and Prostate Walk (12:15 p.m.), events for children including 400 meter (age 7-14) – 2:15 p.m., 200 meter (age 6)...
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Kira Seamon readies Art in Bloom

There will be a shower of flowers in the Dover Public Library this April. Art in Bloom is coming the week of April 29-May 4, and the highlight will be the "Bloom Party" from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29. Artist Kira Seamon will host the event and is honored to have received a grant...
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Gerry Clifford exhibiting at Open Studios

Needham Open Studios is celebrating 21 years as a supportive, inclusive and vibrant, community. Neighbors and art enthusiasts are invited to take a self-guided tour from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the weekend of Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, and visit 35 new and returning award-winning artists while they demonstrate their skills in...
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Brentano String Quartet playing Great Hall

On Saturday night, May 4, the Great Hall Performance foundation will welcome the Brentano String Quartet. Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. “Passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding,”raved the London Independent; the New York Times extolled its “luxuriously warm sound [and] yearning lyricism.” Within a...
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Dover shows that it’s ‘got talent’

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_32582" align="alignright" width="300"]Dover’s Got Talent eventual champion Nick Mangiaratti performs an Otis Redding classic. Dover’s Got Talent eventual champion Nick Mangiaratti performs an Otis Redding classic.[/caption] On Friday night, St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church held its first ever “Dover’s Got Talent”...
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Wellesley ABC launches capital campaign

By Rama K. Ramaswamy Education is a gift that keeps on giving. Residents are invited to support forty-six years of success with Wellesley A Better Chance (ABC) and its capital campaign to purchase a permanent home for scholars in proximity to Wellesley High School. ABC believes that better educational opportunities lead to better lives and a...
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Medfield composer prepares MHS-commissioned work

By Chris McCue Potts Hometown Weekly Contributor Growing up in Agawam, Mass., with a musician for a father, and music a part of his everyday life, it’s no surprise that accomplished composer, music educator and performer Justin Casinghino, and his wife, Nicole, also a music educator, chose Medfield as a place to raise their family. “We...
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