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Video: Boston Marathon Director, Dave McGillivray Introduces New Book

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Prior to this years Marathon, Boston Marathon Director, Dave McGillivray spoke at the Hopkinton Public Library about his new book "Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination". "In Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination, his nonfiction picture book for readers ages 6 to 10, Dave shares his unique, true story about reaching deep and showing extreme determination in the face of doubt, disappointment, and loss." View more about the book here!

Hopkinton Marathon Spectacular Event

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Join the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce on Marathon Monday, April 16th from 7am-4pm at Weston Nurseries for the Hopkinton Marathon Spectacular Event.

The event is being put on by Weston Nurseries, Start Line Brewing, and Marty's Fine Wines and we will have a Chamber Booth set up for the duration of the event, so drop by and visit us!

In the morning there will be music, coffee, breakfast trucks, and pastries.

Video: Hopkinton Middle School Lip Dub

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This years Hopkinton Middle School Lip Dub is completed. You can check it out below. This year they chose "Best Day of My Life" by American Authors as the song.

Video: Patrick Kennedy presents book about "Bricklayer Bill" at Historical Society

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Patrick Kennedy presented his new book "Bricklayer Bill & the Untold Story of the Workingman's Boston Marathon" at the Hopkinton Historical Society. You can view more or purchase the book here!

Video: Girl Scout Troop #65040 Hosts Annual Edible Book Festival

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On Friday April 6th, Girl Scout Troop #65040 hosted the annual edible book festival. Participants had the chance to try to earn a top 3 spot in three different categories: Family, Children and Adult. View scenes of the great work and the winners announcement below.

Heart, Courage, and Sweat: The Kids’ Marathon Show: April 16 – May 3 at HCA

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You’re eight years old. How do you imagine the experience of running a marathon?

Welcome to Heart, Courage, and Sweat the Hopkinton Center for the Arts’s annual exploration of how elementary school artists imagine and depict the marathon experience.

In the drawing of Clara Vanguri, age 7, the race route whips and swerves through hills, churches, traffic cones, and road signs from start to finish in just 14 horizontal inches, under a bright sun and a hovering helicopter.

Video: 2nd Graders Explore Science & Technology at Elmwood School "Steam Night"

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Elmwood Students explored Science and Technology at the Annual Steam Night event. Volunteer Teachers and Hopkinton High School students helped run the event and showed off fun activities involving science and technology. View some scenes from the highly attended Steam night below.

Video: Peter Mezitt of Weston Nurseries Talks "Marathon Spectacular"

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On Marathon Monday, Weston Nurseries will be hosting an event called "Hopkinton Marathon Spectacular" to benefit the 26.2 Foundation. The event will take place 7am - 4pm and feature food vendors, entertainment for all ages and musical acts. You can view more details in the video below and further details regarding parking and ticket purchase by clicking here!

Enter Stage Left Theater Presents: "The Prince is Having a Ball"

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Princes, princesses, crowns, a glass slipper, a royal pumpkin carriage, dancing, music, a red carpet, and a castle.

It's everything any fairy tale-loving kid (and their parents) could ask for, and it's all coming here, to the Delbridge Family Performance Center, on Sunday, April 29th, 11:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M.

Children are invited to dress up in their best royal outfit and dancing shoes, bring their favorite adult guest(s), and enter the enchanted world of Cinderella.

Video: Hopkinton Easter Festivities 2018

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The Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Commission along with Hopkinton Drug hosted the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the town common. The Easter Bunny stopped by to say hello and some relay for life participants provided face painting. View scenes from the festivities below!


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