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Video: Hopkinton Library Hosts Dog Day

The Hopkinton Library invited the public down to meet some dogs. The afternoon kicked off with a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog and then Baypath Humane Society and Greyhound Friends dropped by with some canine guests looking for a home. Gracie, a service dog also dropped by the children's room to accompany parents and children while they read some books.

Check out video highlights from the fun day below.

Laughter Ensues in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

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Tony Award Winning Musical at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts this March (February 4, 2016 - HOPKINTON, MA) — Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for two weekends of performances this March in Hopkinton. The show centers on a fictional spelling bee taking place in the geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School, where six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally quirky grown-ups. Directed by Denise Laumeister. Music Direction by Henry Buck. Performances are March 11-13 and 18-20, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.

Coloring for Grown-Ups

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You're never too old to break out the art supplies! Whether you're an experienced colorist or just interested in seeing what's so popular about the new big thing, join us at the Hopkinton Public Library at 65 South Street for a drop-in evening of relaxing coloring! Colored pencils, markers, and pictures to color will be provided - or bring your own materials if you prefer. The event takes place on Wednesday, February 24 with drop-in starting at 6:30 PM. Open to high schoolers and adults.

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Video: HCAM News 1-29-2016

On this edition of HCAM News, we have more from the Hopkinton Youth Commission Martin Luther King activities, HCAM news went over to crossfit resilience to check out the lose it for the library program, we will get you up to date with Hillers sports and we have part 2 of our interview with Town Manager Norman Khumalo but first Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito was in town as Hopkinton became the 115th community to join the Community Compact Agreement.

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Video: HCAM News 1-22-2016

On this edition of HCAM News, we have highlights from some of the Martin Luther King day festivities in town, the Hopkinton Police department had a couple promotions and welcomed a new officer to the team and Selectmen Chair, Ben Palleiko made an announcement about his future with the board, but first HCAM news recently caught up with Town Manager Norman Khumalo to talk about some of the happenings in town.

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition

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The Ashland/Hopkinton council of the Knights of Columbus is holding its annual free throw competition on Saturday February 6th at Keefe Tech HS in Framingham. Competition registration begins at 1:30 PM and the competition starts at 2:00 PM. The competition is FREE and is open to all Hopkinton/Ashland boys and girls between ages 9-14. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and certificate of participation. Trophies and medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each age group for both boys and girls.

Hopkinton Public Library is Going to the Dogs!

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Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day and check out our new space at 65 South Street with dog-related fun for all ages on Saturday, February 6!

11:00 AM - Meet Clifford, the Big Red Dog

12:30-2:30 PM - While we're waiting for our "Forever Home," you can give one to a new pet! Representatives from Baypath Humane Society and Greyhound Friends will be at the library to talk with anyone who drops in.

1:00 PM - Meet and read to Gracie, everyone's favorite service dog.

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation to Host 4th Mother-Daughter Princess Tea

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In support of the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library, the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation, Inc. (HPLF), will hold its 4th Mother-Daughter Princess Tea on Saturday, March 12, 2016, from 1:00-3:00 pm at St. John the Evangelist Parish Center in Hopkinton. The event will include live performances by Disney®’s Elsa, Anna and Rapunzel, photo opportunities with the princesses, face painting, a sundae bar, delicious treats and light refreshments.

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Video: HCAM News 1-15-2016

On this edition of HCAM News, the retiring town treasurer Maureen Dwinnell was honored and congratulated by many former co-workers, we will take you inside the new temporary Hopkinton Public Library and Hillers hockey continued a winning stretch but first is some happenings in Hopkinton you should know about.

Middlesex Grant Funds Support HCA Music Programming

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A Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation grant of $10,000 to the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) partially funded the hire of a part-time Music Program Director. In March, Erin LaPrad of Milford, MA, was hired to oversee music programming at the HCA. Since her hire, the HCA has seen an increase in the number of private music students, ages 6 to 65, by more than 30 percent to 150 participants in 2016.

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