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MLK Day quiltathon warms hearts

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Unitarian Universalist Area Church in Sherborn held a five hour “quiltathon,” during which attendees created quilts to be donated to cancer patients. The quiltathon was one of what will be several quilt=making sessions this year; the church aims to create around sixty quilts per...
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Sherborn demonstrates the power of quilt

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff After a rough day, most people come home, get into their pajamas, and wrap themselves in their favorite blanket. That is not always the case for people receiving cancer treatment. As a way to make the fight against cancer a little more comfortable, volunteers at the Unitarian Universalist...
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Quilters provide comfort, warmth to neighbors

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter   On Saturday, November 10, the Unitarian Universalist Area Church held a Quilt-A-Thon for quilters in the community.   The Quilt-A-Thon is part of the Power of the Quilt Project, which focuses on donating comfort quilts to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment. [caption id="attachment_30029" align="alignleft" width="300"]A member of the Power... 			
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Sherborn residents quilt for a cause

Sixteen women, including Cris Crawford, Barbie Breer and Sally Demler of Sherborn, gathered together to work on and create handmade quilts at The Power of the Quilt Project's annual MLK Day community service quilt-a-thon at the Unitarian Universalist Area Church, First Parish of Sherborn. All three are members of the church and believe in putting...
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Blizzard leaves Dover-Sherborn snowed over

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The weather outside was certainly frightful as a bomb cyclone brought fourteen inches of snow and frigid temperatures to Dover and Sherborn. Even knowing that there would be much cleanup to be done after the storm, residents still enjoyed the first snowfall of year. Despite the caroling season...
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PQP up to sew good

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter A handmade quilt can bring comfort, joy, and coziness to anyone. The Power of the Quilt Project (PQP) aims to create and deliver original blankets to not just anyone, but to those undergoing chemotherapy, those in hospice care, and children facing hardships. The Sherborn-based group recently held a...
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Genealogy Club turns back time

By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Everyone has a history. It’s just that some pasts are easier to uncover than others. Each month, the Genealogy Club based out of the Sherborn Community Center meets to reveal findings and discoveries about their family’s history and help one another push past the brick walls in their research. Although the group...
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Something old, blue, and good as new

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter A steady stream of people walked out of the Unitarian Universalist Area Church with armfuls of goods. Some juggled vases, picture frames, and trinkets as they walked down steps, while others carried out bags of clothes. As it turns out, every Wednesday is like this at Sherborn’s UUAC as...
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Sherborn’s open mic night strikes a chord

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By Mary Kate Nolan Hometown Weekly Intern [caption id="attachment_20153" align="alignright" width="225"]Don Gage shares his lengthy spoken word poem with a captivated audience. Photos by Mary Kate Nolan Don Gage shares his lengthy spoken word poem with a captivated audience. Photos by Mary Kate Nolan[/caption] Tucked away in...
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MLK Day quilt-a-thon in Sherborn

Fifteen volunteers, including Sally Demler of Sherborn, gathered together to create and work on handmade quilts at The Power of the Quilt Project’s annual MLK Day community service quilt-a-thon last month at the Unitarian Universalist Area Church, First Parish, of Sherborn. Demler, a UUAC member, helped hand-sew labels to 14 finished quilts. She will deliver...
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Westwood’s Beaupre quilts for charity

Westwood resident Joanne Beaupre busily trims fabric squares to finish a quilt top at the recent Power of the Quilt Project quilt-a-thon, part of the Service and Justice Ministries of the Unitarian Universalist Area Church, First Parish in Sherborn. Beaupre is a member of the Rhododendron Needlers Quilt Guild, a joint project partner, who enjoys...
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