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Westwood kids stretch their creative muscles

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff These days, when television and iPads are so prevalent in our society, it can be hard to get children excited about reading. Westwood’s Creative Kids group does just that. The organized group has been meeting since September. The kids come to each session, ready for activities and excited to...
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Westwood Artists to hold December Marketplace

Westwood Artists will hold their second December Marketplace on December 8 and 9 at the Historical Society’s charming Fisher School. The Fisher School is at 830 High Street across from St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church and next to the Thurston Middle School. Participating artists include ceramicists Lisa W B Walker and Jane Wojick, jewelry makers Marilyn...
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Westwood Library hosts Halloween morning fun

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Last week, the Westwood Public Library invited children of all ages to join them for a Halloween morning celebration. With sing-alongs, a story time, a parade, and party, the youngest trick-or-treaters and their caregivers flocked to the library to join in on the fun. [caption id="attachment_22699" align="alignright" width="400"] Read more

Creative Kids offers spin on storytime

By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Storytimes are ubiquitous in libraries, but it rare to find a library storytime with a new twist. Creative Kids, held at the Westwood Public Library, is just that. Karen Cagan created the program, which is now in its third year, from scratch. In each session, kids in kindergarten and first grade...
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