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Ferrell, Wahlberg film in Wellesley

Last week, sharp-eyed Wellesley residents could have been forgiven for mistaking their home for Tinseltown. A crew for Paramount Pictures descended upon the town from Monday through Wednesday to film segments of “Daddy’s Home 2,” a comedy starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, leaving parts of Washington Street occupied by production staffers and equipment. A source told...
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Walpole Dance Company has annual show

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter On March 31, The Walpole Dance Company had opening night of its annual show. While the performers gave their all in two performances for the public, the hard work and dedication behind these incredible performances was going strong in the week prior, during their rehearsal. The dancers committed to...
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Author panel offers writing advice

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Publishing is an incredibly difficult market to get into. Even for those in the know, the industry is cutthroat. Often, the possibility of getting something published seems far beyond reach. The Westwood Public Library hosted a Middle Grade Author Panel consisting of four published authors, providing a fantastic opportunity...
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Fun Run/Fun Fair coming in April

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The Wellesley Community Children’s Center’s 37th annual Fun Run/Fun Fair will take place on Saturday, April 1, from 8:30-12:00 p.m. in the Dorothy Towne Field House of Wellesley College’s Keohane Sports Center. There will be races for children 3-12 years old from 9 a.m. to noon. Race entry fee is $7, $3 for...
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United Church packages 14,200 meals

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In conjunction with its youth group’s 30-hour “Fast For Food,” United Church in Walpole hosted a meal packaging event on Saturday, February 4 for the benefit of Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), an organization that has perfected a dried-meal package that can be shipped anywhere in the world to alleviate hunger...
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Chambers Players to give Dana Hall concert

The Wellesley Chamber Players will present its third concert of this season on Sunday, March 5, at 3 p.m., at the Dana Hall School in Wellesley. This concert is one of four performed this year at Beveridge Hall for the Wellesley community and its neighbors. The program will feature Beethoven’s Piano Trio in D major, “Ghost,”...
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Quigley to address Woman’s Club

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The Wellesley Hills Woman’s Club is privileged to have Patti Quigley as its March speaker. After her husband’s tragic death on 9/11, Patti co-founded “Beyond the 11th” to help widowed counterparts in Afghanistan. In 2005, Patti joined Razia Jan and shifted her focus to Afghan girls. She is now the Executive Director of...
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Sherborn Dollars for Scholars Fall Appeal

Sherborn Dollars for Scholars (SDFS) is proud to celebrate 51 years of acknowledging and supporting Sherborn high school’s seniors and college students. With over $500,000 dollars in awards granted since SDFS’s inception in 1965, hundreds of scholarship recipients have achieved their dreams and created careers they love, thanks to the help SDFS provided. Last June...
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Blue Moon to celebrate 20 years

Blue Moon Bagel Cafe will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary this Sunday, September 25. More than a bakery, Blue Moon is a Medfield fixture, and is looking forward to welcoming the community on its special day. There will be face painting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., live music from noon to 2 p.m., special blue...
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Needham parents/teachers tip off for sixth straight year

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff On Friday, March 4, parents and teachers from Hillside and Eliot Elementary Schools will take to the basketball court at Needham High for the sixth annual fundraiser game that benefits each school’s PTC. Doors will open for the game at 6:30 and the opening tip will be at 7...
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