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Project Just Because Christmas in July Fundraiser

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The 4th Annual Christmas in July Fundraiser and Silent Auction will take place on Thursday, July 23 from 7:00-10:00 PM at the Upper Town Hall at 703 Washington Street in Holliston, MA. There will be Beer and wine, hors d'oeuvres, entertainment and a chance to get on Santa's good side early.

90% of monetary donations for Project Just Because come in November and December, yet they are here 12 months a year with 20 programs throughout. They need funding now!

Dance for our Aging Population

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Join the DAPpers Movement
A Golden Pond Assisted Living & Hopkinton Center for the Arts Collaboration with Brown University
Golden Pond Assisted Living Lodge Dining Room
50 West Main St. Hopkinton, MA 01748
Monday, July 20th at 10:00 am

Class is open to our aging population and designed for people with movement challenges. Instruction by Rachel Balaban, Regional Coordinator for Dance for PD & assisted by Brown University students

Boston Cannons Lacrosse Clinic

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On Saturday June 28th, the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse will host a free skills clinic at Gillette stadium, to benefit athletes in need throughout low income communities in greater Boston. While the Cannons have always been involved in charitable initiatives, this clinic will be the first of its kind, and is designed to immerse over 100 young athletes from urban communities in the sport of lacrosse. The clinic will feature members of the 2015 team’s coaching staff and active roster. This experience will come to these children at no cost, and will feature:

4th Annual Spinal Muscular Atrophy Fundraiser for Aubriana Navarro

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On July 18 at the Star Drive-In in East Taunton, a fundraiser will be held from 11:00 AM-7:00 PM to benefit Aubriana Navarro, a girl with type 1 spinal muscular atrophy. Spinal muscular atrophy is the #1 genetic killer of infants and young children. There is no treatment and no cure for this disease. 1 in 40 people carry the gene and they don't even know it. It affects the ability to walk, stand, eat, speak, breathe and swallow own their own. Twenty percent of the total sales on this day will go right back to the fundraiser.

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Video: HCAM News 6-12-2015

On this edition of HCAM News, Hopkinton police received training on working with the autistic community, NBC Channel 7 Investigative reporter and book writer Hank Phillippi Ryan gave a presentation at the Hopkinton Library, Head Coach of the Hillers softball team Dennis Baker J.r. talks playoffs and the Girl Scouts of Troop #65040 talk about the African Water crisis but first after a fire at Carbone’s last month forced the restaurant to close to renovate and repair, about 4 weeks later the restaurant reopened for business.

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Video: Hopkinton Senior Center Artwork on Display

The Hopkinton Senior Center has Artwork on display they created throughout the year. The artwork features paintings, sculptures, quilts, blankets, pottery and more. The work comes from various art classes that are hosted at the Senior Center. Volunteer Sally Almy mentioned that the knitting and painting groups will go on in the summer, while others will be suspended until the fall. Sally mentioned that anyone interested can sign up at the Senior Center front desk; "it's all happening here, a lot of creativity, a lot of beautiful work." She also mentioned that some of the knitted blankets and quilting have been donated to Hospitals or the Military.

To see some of the terrific artwork and to hear more about the program, watch the video below.

6th Annual Hopkinton Golf Team Fundraising Tournament

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Please support the 2013/2014 Tri Valley League champion (38-0) Hopkinton High School Golf Team at their annual Florida Style Scramble golf fundraising tournament on Monday, August 10th, 1:00 PM at the Hopkinton Country Club.

$150 per player includes 18 holes of golf, cart, dinner, gifts, and raffle drawings. Register as an individual, pair or foursome, or be a Hole Sponsor for $100. Please send attached form and payment to: Richard Bliss, 134 East Main Street, Westborough, MA, 01581. Make checks payable to Hopkinton School Athletics.

12th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial Event taking place this Saturday, June 20!

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Parking/Traffic Alert

Reminder: Saturday, June 20, 2015, Hopkinton High School at 8:30 AM
The 12th Annual Sharon Memorial 5K Race/Walk and Family Fun Day to Cure ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Please help us raise money for a cure! Visit www.sharontimlinrace.org.

Shakespeare Under the Stars on Hopkinton Common Enter Stage Left Theater presents The Taming of the Shrew

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Shakespeare Under the Stars presents a gender reversed version of William Shakespeare’s comic battle of the sexes The Taming of the Shrew this summer. In this production, Petruchia is the driven career woman who’s used to having her orders followed yesterday, and Kent's the smart-aleck man-child living in his parents basement. An Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) production. Directed by Thomas Kee. Performances are Thursday, July 30 - Sunday, Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. on the Hopkinton Common. Attendees of this free production are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and a picnic.

Annie Jr. Hits the Stage this Summer in Hopkinton

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Enter Stage Left Theater’s (ESL) summer youth theater workshop presents Annie Jr. in two performances Friday, July 24 at 2 and 7 p.m. Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie was the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical and is now adapted for young performers in Annie Jr. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Martin Charnin. Book by Thomas Meehan. Based on Little Orphan Annie. Directed by Mary Scarlata-Rowe. The 60-minute production will take place at Hopkinton High School (90 Hayden Rowe St.) and features local actors in grades one through eight.

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