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Snow Sisters visit Sherborn kids

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It is every girl’s dream to meet her favorite fairy-tale princess. On Saturday, January 11, some of those dreams came true as dozens of kids visited to the Sherborn Library to meet the Snow Sisters. The princesses came with stories, songs, and more for the kids in attendance. Children arrived...
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Hudgins entertains kids with Thanksgiving concert

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Last Friday morning, Deb Hudgins performed a Thanksgiving themed concert on the top floor of the Sherborn Community Center. With many children having been walked over from a local school, the crowd was treated to a nonstop collection of songs, stories and interactive games - all based around...
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Spooky sing-along raises Halloween spirits

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff As the leaves fall from the trees and temperatures get colder, kids are more than ready to celebrate Halloween with a few festivities. And what better way to celebrate than with a witch and some seasonal tunes? On Thursday, October 17, Elaine Kessler came to the Sherborn Community Center ready, dressed...
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Sherborn, meet Toto

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Thursday, September 19, eager children ran up the stairs to the top floor of the Sherborn Community Center to see a special guest. “Do you think he’s cute?” one child asked his mom. His mom chuckled. “I’m sure he will be,” she answered. “Do you think I can pet...
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Sherborn forest improvements

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Since 2013, The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has celebrated its Forest Appreciation Day with an annual gathering to celebrate town forests. Held in a different community each year, this year’s event was held in Sherborn on Saturday, September 14, and allowed the town to show...
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Murder mystery dinner theatre in Sherborn

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The Sherborn Community Center has been a place for many Sherborn events, and has been used for multiple purposes throughout the years. From temporarily housing the library to being the location for the annual Town Caucus and Friday Night at the Movies, the building has always lived up to its title by bringing...
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‘The Maids’ production upcoming

A production of Jean Genet's classic absurdist play "The Maids" will be performed at the Sherborn Community Center this month. The production is run entirely by a team of Dover-Sherborn students and alumni, who previously presented Jean-Paul Sartre's "No Exit" last June. The play tells the story of two maids, Solange and Claire, and follows...
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Jay Mankita teaches engineering through play

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With schools increasingly trying to lead children to STEM careers, there is a huge need to make engineering seem as fun as long-beloved subjects like art and music. Looking to fill that gap, Jay Mankita brought his Rube Goldberg machine building event, Playful Engineers, to the Sherborn Community...
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A whale of a time in Sherborn

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It's not every day that one can find a whale in Sherborn. IMG_2619But on Thursday, June 27, parents and kids walked up the steps of the Sherborn Community Center to see Nile the whale and learn all about these giant...
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Jack Craig teaches American musical theatre

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday afternoon in the Sherborn Community Center, Jack Craig presented the first part of his “story, accompanied by music, wrapped in a production” titled “American Musical Theatre: The Early Beginnings.” Throughout the day, Craig would first explain the history that led up to the creation of the...
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Ken Gloss gives talk in Sherborn

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Thursday, March 21, members of the community made a pilgrimage to the Sherborn Community Center. Many of them carried books, some in their arms, others in bags. Some brought books wrapped in protective coverings, worried that transporting them could damage them in some way. In itself, the profusion...
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Sherborn Library finds refuge at home

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter Since the Sherborn Library closed for extensive renovations in December 2016, the library’s collection and staff have found a welcoming temporary home in the Sherborn Community Center. “The Community Center has been very kind to us, letting us integrate ourselves into their space,” Said Liz Rowland, the library’s Assistant Director. [caption...
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Sherbornites make pumpkin centerpieces

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, November 13, members of the Sherborn Garden Club and other residents of the community visited the Sherborn Community Center to learn how to make succulent pumpkin centerpieces. [caption id="attachment_30046" align="alignright" width="300"]Owner of The Captured Garden Deborah Trickett shows members of the Garden Club how to... 			
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Garden clubs hosting Tovah Martin

"The Indestructible Houseplant" is the title of Tovah Martin’s talk to be presented jointly by the Boggestow Garden Club of Sherborn, the Charles River Valley Garden Club of Dover and the Amelia Garden Club also of Dover. The presentation will take place on November 6 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sherborn Community Center, 2 Sanger...
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Sherborn students organize ‘Vote & Donate’

The Sherborn Town Clerk, together with the student directors of the Sherborn Community Center Foundation, will again run their Election Day Food Drive to benefit A Place to Turn in Natick. Collection of non-perishable food items will take place during the Midterm Election, October 22 – November 6, at Sherborn Town Hall. Student Director...
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Sherborn Library hosts Friendly Witch

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter In the spirit of Halloween, the Sherborn Library hosted a fun performance for the kids by bringing in performer and musician Elaine Kessler. As the Sherborn Library is still under construction, the program was hosted in the nearby Sherborn Community Center. Kessler, also known as the Friendly Witch, has...
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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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Starcatching in Sherborn

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By Maria Makredes Hometown Weekly Correspondent Dover-Sherborn Summer Drama presented “Peter and the Starcatcher” from August 22-25 at the Sherborn Community Center. If they endeavored to catch stars and present them, then they did so in fine form, via a nearly two-hour production. Students from rising seventh graders to rising seniors participated in the program,...
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‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ this week

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Dover-Sherborn Drama Program is set to perform "Peter and the Starcatcher" - an escapade involving a motley crew of orphans, pirates, mermaids, bloodthirsty islanders, a shipwreck, and magical “starstuff.” With charming silliness and delightful heart, the story follows a parade of slapstick, songs and crazy theatrics. The all-ages play, performed by middle and...
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Jungle Jim brings fun to Sherborn

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter At the Sherborn Community Center, young kids and parents alike were laughing at a comedy routine involving balloons, dancing, and a 1980s twist. Children on the second floor of the Community Center watched Jungle Jim entertain with a wide array of different activities, including magic tricks and a massive, six-foot balloon. Jim...
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