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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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Library fosters music appreciation

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Music can be one of the best things for children. It helps develop vocal coordination, provides them with a creative outlet, and is a consistent source of fun. On Monday, November 25, kids and their parents came to the Medfield Library to get their own fill of music,...
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Broadmeadow kids slice, dice and donate

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While getting kids to eat vegetables may be difficult, apparently (when it’s for a good cause, at least) getting kids to cut them is not. That was the case on Saturday morning, when kids and parents from Broadmeadow School gathered for Pare and Share, a vegetable-cutting event sponsored...
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Halloween happens on Main Street

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, 41 million kids from all around the U.S. go trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Many places tack on additional celebrations as a way to ensure that everyone gets the perfect amount of candy, costume, and fun for the holiday. On Saturday, October 26, the children of Walpole gathered to trick...
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Haunted house readies Medfielders for Halloween

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, October 19, brave Medfield residents of all ages traveled to the Medfield Library to try their hand at the haunted house. Residents came in droves, forming a line that stretched out the doors of the library a mere five minutes after the haunted house opened. As they entered, they were...
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Medfielders figure out football

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Today, there are few parents and students who have not heard the warnings and worried about CTE and brain injuries. For those playing football, those warnings are of particular concern. Many football programs have seen players leave because of injuries, some never to return due to concussions they sustained while playing....
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Peasley gets kids moving at the library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The world is in no short supply of children’s music. From nursery rhymes to Disney showtunes, parents have myriad different titles to choose from when it comes to kids’ ditties. But a children’s performer who can provide some good song and encourage kids to let out their energy?...
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Needham’s Lamenzo publishes children’s book

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Having a picky eater can be a struggle for many parents - and for kids, as well, for whom the pressure to try new foods that they may not like can feel overwhelming. In her new book, “Addy Wants to Fit In,” Jacky Lamenzo explores the relationship between children and...
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Hale to #OptOutside on November 23

On Friday, November 23, Hale is taking part in the movement to #OptOutside with a free scavenger hunt. This self-guided adventure encourages kids, parents, friends, and neighbors to spend time together exploring nature rather than spending time and money at a shopping mall. “It’s our way of reminding people that no matter what season we’re in,...
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Full Circle comes to Needham

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In spite of the rain, 150 people assembled on Needham Town Common on Saturday to volunteer at Circle of Hope’s third annual event, Full Circle. Throughout the morning, children and their parents visited six stations, where they completed activities meant to help homeless individuals in Greater Boston. Full Circle’s creator, Clair Windsor, designed...
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Needham youngsters find their groove

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Kids, parents and librarians were showing off dance moves at the Needham Library on Tuesday, August 7. With arms flailing, bodies wiggling, and faces smiling, for a brief moment, the Needham Library could have been mistaken for a dance studio. Brett Outchcunis, who encouraged his kiddie participants to...
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