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Valentine’s Day ice cream social delights

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While chocolate is the classic treat of Valentine’s Day, the Tolles Parsons Center opted for a different sweet for their holiday celebration this year. While there were many traditional elements to the celebration, from the showing of a romantic comedy to candy heart centerpieces and construction paper Valentines created...
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Crafters etch glass at Medfield library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, men and women struggle with the age old question: what do I get my loved ones for Valentine’s Day? This year, the Medfield Library had the perfect answer: glass etching. Prior to the start of the February 13 class, Adult Services/Programming Librarian Bri Ozanne gathered each attendee’s requests...
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Westwood COA celebrates Valentine’s Day

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Every year, it’s the same: Valentine's Day comes around and couples wrangle with the best way to celebrate. For visitors at the Westwood Council on Aging, though, there was an easy option: the annual Valentine’s Day party. The Patricia Carty-Larkin Senior Center has become famous for its festive holiday...
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Teens cook up brownies from scratch

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Because sweets are an integral part of Valentine’s Day, this year, the Dover Town Library (DTL) decided that they would let their teens bake brownies and decorate them for the holiday on Friday afternoon. But while plenty of places will let you frost a pre-made sugar cookie with pink...
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Needham kids eat their feelings

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Like millions of lonely, dateless singles around the country, on Valentine’s Day, the kids of Needham were eating their feelings. But there were no pints of ice cream, bottles of wine or tissues filled with tears at the Needham Library’s “Eat Your Feelings” event, just kids, sugar cookies, frosting,...
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Chocolate tasting party lets seniors sample

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31909" align="alignright" width="300"]After looking over the entire spread, a senior opts for a brownie… After looking over the entire spread, a senior opts for a brownie…[/caption] Supposedly, the connection between chocolate and Valentine’s Day began when Richard Cadbury, desperate for...
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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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Needham Library hosts Valentine’s Day crafts

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter There’s nothing more special than receiving a handmade card on Valentine’s Day. It’s so special, in fact, that it became the inspiration for the Needham Free Public Library’s Valentine’s Day craft activity. From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on February 14, children were invited to celebrate the holiday with...
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