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Hopkinton Middle School Drama Club presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic Cinderella

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The Hopkinton Middle School Drama Club presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella! Performances are on Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th at 7:00 PM, and Sunday, May 1st at 2:00 PM in the HMS Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students. There will be a $2 discount per ticket with any NEW, unused educational supply donations for the Project Just Because education program. Tickets may be purchased in the lobby during rehearsals the week of the show or at the door.

Author Night: Michael de la Pena

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The Friends of the Hopkinton Library present Michael C. de la Pena, Special Agent of the FBI and author on Wednesday, May 11, 7:00 PM at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (98 Hayden Rowe Street).

Assigned as a Special Agent to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Mr. de la Pena is a certified polygraph examiner and an FBI certified undercover agent and hostage negotiator. He is also the author of "The Coyote Wars", an FBI suspense novel featuring a family of domestic terrorists and the search for the truth to unravel a terrorist plot.

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Video: Pre-Marathon Festivities in Hopkinton

Last week was Marathon Madness in Hopkinton as numerous events occurred prior to the 120th running of the Boston Marathon. The first Woman to ever complete the Marathon, Bobbi Gibb was in Hopkinton as one of the many celebrations of the 50th anniversary since she became the first female to ever cross the Boston Marathon finish line. She talked about her story to a packed house at the Hopkinton Country Club.

Five runners from China were welcomed at Hopkinton High School. Hopkinton Mandarin and Chinese students performed dances and music to welcome the runners. 26.2 Foundation Chair, Michael Neece stated that a whole bunch of organizations came together for the welcoming celebration; "It was a spark of an idea that was given to the School Superintendent... then a whole bunch of organizations came together that included; Golden Pond, Dynasty Restaurant, the entire Chinese community in Hopkinton and a whole bunch of other organizations came together including the 26.2 foundation to put on this event."

Also last week, Hopkinton Middle School hosted their annual desire to inspire 2.62 mile run or walk in which the students completed the annual course around the school.

View Highlights of all 3 events below and be on the lookout for much more from the Boston Marathon festivities!

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Video: HCAM News 4-15-2016

On this edition of HCAM News, we have highlights from the Hopkinton High School annual Spring talent show, we preview the 2016 Hillers Softball team and Courtney will get you up to date with the latest programming coming up on the HCAM channels but first HCAM news recently caught up with Fire Chief Stephen Slaman to talk about his transition into the role and what the Fire Departments doing to prepare for the Boston Marathon.

KeepSmilin4Abbie's Day at the Derby Fundraiser

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The KeepSmilin4Abbie Foundation is hosting their second annual "Day at the Derby" Fundraiser. Head to the Warren Conference Center in Ashland, MA, on Saturday, May 7th from 12:00-4:00 PM. Dress in your Derby best: big hats for the ladies and bowties for the gents. There will be Derby-inspired food and signature cocktails, live music, a silent auction, a new "Spin to Win" game, lawn games, and fun! Click here for details and tickets today!

New Musical Revue in Hopkinton Showcases the Songs of Female Writers of the Stage

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Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents Brought to Light: A Millennium of Women as Storytellers of the Stage, May 12-14, at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA). Written and directed by Mark DiCampo, this spring musical showcases some familiar songs and others that are rarely performed from shows such as Once Upon a Mattress, Little Women, Ragtime, and others. Performances are Thursday though Saturday at 7:30 PM at the Delbridge Family Performance Space at the HCA (98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA). Tickets are $20 general admission and $15 for students and seniors (60+).

Enter Stage Left Theater Brings Charlotte’s Web to the Stage for Young Audiences

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Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents a children’s performances of Charlotte’s Web this May at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. Based on the book by E.B. White, and adapted by Joseph Robinette, young audiences will delight in this beloved children’s classic about a clever spider and a pig named Wilbur, directed by Kirsten Raymond. Performances are Friday, May 20 at 7:00 PM, Saturday, May 21 at 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM, and Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 PM at the Delbridge Family Performance Space at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA).

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Video: Scholars and Stripes Day 2016, Elite Kenyan Runners Visit Elmwood

Students enjoyed meeting some of the elite Kenyan Runners in this years Boston Marathon in their annual visit to Elmwood School. This years visiting runners included: Sammy Kitwara, Wilson Chebet, Stephen Chebogut, Wesley Korir (2012 Boston Marathon Men's Champion), Michael Kipyego, Paul Lonyangata, Flomena Cheyech Daniel, Valentine Kipketer, Caroline Rotich (2015 Boston Marathon Women's Champion) and Joyce Chepkirui.

View the entire scholars and stars day below and find a ton of photos, free to download, HERE!.

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Video: Girl Scout Troop 65040 Edible Book Festival

At St Johns Parish Hall, Girl Scout Troop 65040 hosted an edible book fair to raise funds for the Serenity House and to help families purchase books. Girl Scout Troop Kyra Torogeison mentioned one of the goals of the festival was to help "raise awareness for reading".

A great turnout was on hand to view the very creative and tasty designs that were created by a lot of hard work by the book designers. The contest featured 3 categories family, children and adult.

View highlights of the event below as well as interviews with Girl Scout Troop members; Mia Kelley-Lanser, Madeleine Ritterbusch, Kyra Torogeison, Erin Belger, Ally Barry and Kat Niss.

See many pictures of the event and incredible book designs here!

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Video: HCAM News 4-1-2016

On this edition of HCAM News, we have a preview of this springs Hopkinton Hillers Boys Tennis team, Congressman Joseph Kennedy visited Hopkinton Middle School, we’ll tell you what Volley against Violence is all about and we have the Greyhound Friends pet of the month, but first some happenings in Hopkinton you should know about.


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