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Poetry for the People

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Join local poet Cheryl Perreault and your friends and neighbors at the Hopkinton Public Library on Saturday, April 25 at 1:30 PM to share great poems! Bring a favorite poem by a poet you admire to share with the group, or come just to listen. Please note: You don't have to have participated in the library's poetry marathon to attend.

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Video Segment: Hopkinton H.S. Honors Artwork on Display at Hopkinton Center for the Arts

Currently on display at the Hopkinton Center for the arts is the artwork of 11 student artists from Hopkinton High School who were chosen by instructors and peers to have their work displayed as part of the Hopkinton High School Honors art exhibit. The display will be open to the public at the Center for the Arts until April 25th.The exhibit features paintings, sculpture, drawings and more. Kelly Grill, Executive Director of the Hopkinton Center for the Arts is always amazed about the quality of the artwork; "we marvel at the work every year, these artists are exceptionally talented.. it's definitely one of the biggest shows, we can't say enough about the talent, we're just so amazed these are just high school kids.. the talent is exceptional and we love having them here."

Featured Student Artists:
Annie Dumas
Victoria Feng
Lauren Hazzard
Chryssanthi Barris
Max Charteris
Mia Coutinho
Maggie Siegfried
Emily Joyce
Maddie Juffras
Sara Freedman
Graham Kulig

Video 1: Meet some of the artists and get a look at the exhibit

Video 2: Visual Art instructor Colleen Gianino and HCA executive director Kelly Grill talk about the exhibit.

Arts in Bloom Exhibit Returns to Hopkinton Center for the Arts

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Juried exhibition presented in collaboration with the Hopkinton Garden Club

Local Entertainment Needed to Light up the Night!

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Do you sing, dance, play in a band, walk on stilts, perform magic tricks or have a unique talent? If so, the Hopkinton 300th Celebration Committee is looking for you!

The Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee has multiple stages and venues to showcase a variety of entertainment at its "Light up the Night” Community Celebration & Fireworks event planned for Saturday, September, 12th, 2015.

Urbanity Dance Seeks Regional Talent for Summer Intensive

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Urbanity Dance, Boston’s leading contemporary dance company, is hosting auditions for dancers aged 11-24 for its Summer Intensive program, running July 27-August 14 in Boston’s historic South End. Upcoming auditions take place at Urbanity Dance headquarters (1180 Washington St., #100, Boston) on April 19, 2015 from 1:30-3:00 pm.

Join the Boy Scouts for Breakfast!

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On Saturday, April 11, the Boy Scouts from Troop 4 will hold their 6th Annual Pancake Breakfast. Breakfast will be served by the scouts from 7:30 AM until 11:30 AM inside the Church Hall at St. John the Evangelist, located at 20 Church Street in Hopkinton. The boys will cook original, chocolate chip and gluten/nut/dairy free pancakes. They will also serve sausages, juice, coffee and more. After a successful first five years they are planning to serve around 500 people!

Parks and Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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The Easter Bunny makes his annual visit to Hopkinton on Saturday, April 4 for the Parks and Recreation’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event, which is sponsored by Hopkinton Drug, will be held at 11:00 AM sharp on the Town Common. The Easter Egg Hunt is for Hopkinton preschool to 2nd grade children. Please bring your own basket or bag to collect the candy and Special Prize Eggs. There is no registration or fee for this event. The Easter Bunny will be available on the common for picture taking.

Hopkinton Center for the Arts’ Boston Marathon Charity Runners

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L.A. actor Kevin Ryan joins local team members to raise funds for the HCA

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) announces its 2015 Boston Marathon charity runners: Andy Sonnenburg (Ashland, MA), Meaghan O’Neil (MetroWest, MA), Sean O’Neil (Putnam County, NY), and Kevin Ryan (Los Angeles, CA). Each runner has committed to raising a minimum of $5,000 for the HCA. Race will take place Monday, April 20. Donations can be made to

Egg Hunt Fundraiser

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The Woodville Trailbusters and Crafty Cats 4H Clubs are hosting an Egg Hunt Fundraiser on Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM at 25 Winter Street in Hopkinton. The cost is $3 per child under the age of 12. There will be a petting zoo, hay rides, popcorn and crafts. No drop-offs, please. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Treblemakers To Hold Trivia Night Fundraiser in Hopkinton

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Enter Stage Left Theater’s (ESL) adult chorus group, the Treblemakers, is hosting a Trivia Night Contest at Cornell’s Irish Pub (229 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton). The fundraiser will take place Tuesday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. The cost to participate is $10 per person, with a max of five players per team. Cash prizes for top three finishers. 50/50 raffle tickets will be available at the event. To pre-register contact ESL at (508) 435-2114 or


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