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HCA Fall 2016 Classes and Workshops

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Start planning! Fall classes and workshops at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts are now online and open for registration. Classes are available for ages 3 to adult in music, dance, art, and more!

New this session are Art Meditations for adults, Hip Hop classes for teens and kids, Audition Workshops for kids, Group Guitar for adults and teens, and a new Performance Choir for teens, among other wonderful options.

Video: HCAM News 7-15-2016

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On this edition of HCAM news, a longtime Officer for the Hopkinton Police Department is retiring after 38 years of service, Ashland Legion baseball picked up a few wins in the final week of the season and we have highlights of the 10th annual Lake Maspenock Preservation Association July 4th boat parade plus much more but first here are some happenings in Hopkinton you should know about.

Project Just Because Hosts Christmas in July

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HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS...

Have you scheduled your time to sit on his lap??

Christmas in July
(fun for the whole family!)

- Hearty Appetizers - Entertainment - Yummy Desserts - Pictures with Santa and a Fabulous Auction!

(Sports Tickets, Jewelry, Certificates and So Much More!)

Bring your friends to this fantastic event!

WHEN: Wednesday, July 27th 6-10 P.M.

WHERE: Faith Community Church, 146 E. Main Street, Hopkinton

$25.00 per adult, $10 for kids ($5 more for adults at the door)

Happiness is a Daily Practice

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Inspired by this summer’s book pick, The Happiness Project, and backed by her own experience as well as science-based trainings, Mary Starr Green will share some simple ways to boost contentment and joy in everyday life. The program takes place at the Hopkinton Senior Center on Wednesday, August 3 at 7:00 PM, and is sponsored by the Hopkinton Public Library. The evening will include some “hands-on” practice and a bonus take-home gift to all who attend!

Video: Ten Students Complete Camp Bailout

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Ten students graduated this years Ashland Fire Department's Camp Bailout. The program allows teenage girls between 12 and 19 to explore what it's like to work in the fire and emergency medical service professions. Participants in the program had the opportunity to learn and use equipment and also talk to industry professionals. Sara Jordan of the Hopkinton Fire Department was one of the instructors of Camp Bailout; "The students were great they all worked very well together, they worked with us, they were very receptive, asked lots of questions and I think they learned a lot."

Video: Lake Maspenock 10th Annual Boat Parade Highlights

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For the 10th year, the Lake Maspenock Preservation Association hosted the July 4th Boat Parade. Hopkinton native and HCAM contributor Andrew Hayes took one of our cameras to the middle of the action. Below are some sights and sounds of the parade with background music featuring the Hopkinton High School band.

Hopkinton Library Upcoming Events

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Love fencing? A fan of The Princess Bride? Learn about swordfighting in the movies at "I See You Know Your Agrippa", presented by the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship at 7 pm on Monday, July 18 at St. John the Evangelist Church.

ESL Theater Presents 3 Shows this Summer

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Join us as Enter Stage Left kicks off
another season of summer entertainment!

School House Rock Live, JR.
Friday, July 22, 3 pm and 7 pm

Do you remember Schoolhouse Rock from the 70s? You know, the Saturday morning cartoon that mixed in a whole bunch of educational things when you weren't looking.

Well, it's back ... as a fun musical, right here at Hopkinton High School. With an early show for the little ones (3 pm) and an evening performance that same night, this one is a toe-tapping crowd pleaser.

Piano Teacher Shirin Hunold joines HCA

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Shirin Hunold joines HCA!

Teaching Approach: My teaching philosophy focuses on creating a relationship between the student and the piano that is a lifelong source of joy and discovery. I continually look for music that inspires the student at any skill level and I set small, easily achievable goals that allow the student to feel motivated by his or her own success. My goal is to guide the student on a path toward self-expression, having fun while learning, and overcoming challenges through organization and consistency.

Video: HCAM News 6-24-2016

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On this edition of HCAM News, in an effort to further beautify Hopkinton, the Gateway green project officially launched, a brand new restaurant officially opened in town, the Sharon Timlin 5K had another successful year of raising funds to fight ALS and the Hopkinton Library foundation hosted their annual Touch a truck event, but first, at the Board of Selectmen meeting, a public forum was held to discuss town trash and recycling options going forward.

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