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Children read to therapy dog

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, September 29, the Medfield Public Library hosted its monthly “Read to A Dog” session. Almost every month, the children’s section of the library invites six kids read a book of their choice for 15 minutes to a therapy dog. Bernadette Foley, the Head of Children’s Services at...
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Otter Run scheduled for October 14

Charles River School will host the Otter Run on Sunday, October 14, at 9:00 a.m. This family event includes races for kids beginning at 9:00 a.m., a one-mile Fun Run at 9:30 a.m., and a 5K at 10:00 a.m. There will be fun for all ages post-race with refreshments, a bouncy house, and face painting....
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Westwood kids ready for school

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Young kids were out at the Martha Jones Elementary School to enjoy a cold popsicle and to meet some of their future classmates last Tuesday. To beat the heat, Principal Donna Tobin was handing out popsicles to the children on the hot August day. Principal Tobin personally wrote each of...
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Needham youngsters find their groove

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Kids, parents and librarians were showing off dance moves at the Needham Library on Tuesday, August 7. With arms flailing, bodies wiggling, and faces smiling, for a brief moment, the Needham Library could have been mistaken for a dance studio. Brett Outchcunis, who encouraged his kiddie participants to...
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Library hosts Australian-themed fun

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Last Monday evening, kids at the Needham Library learned about the different cultures, animals and environments of the beautiful “land down under,” Australia. Rob Thomas, an edutainer with Didgeridoo Down Under, taught the youths about the didgeridoo, an instrument that has been played by Aboriginal Australian communities for 1,500...
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