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Polyarts and Apple Crisp on Saturday

Saturday September 15th is the annual Polyarts Festival. The festival began in 1974 as a way for local artists to show off their talents to the community. The daylong event features live music, crafts, and a longstanding Hopkinton tradition,the apple crisp made by the Friends of the Library.

The friends will be making the crisp the day before the festival at St. Paul's Episcopal Church starting at 8:30am and encourage all members of the community to help out with the process. Especially considering how many servings they plan on selling.

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Water Fresh Farms Hosts Family Fun Day

On Saturday, September 8, Water Fresh Farm hosted a Family Fun Day for area residents to mark the beginning of another year of learning for school age children. A part of the day long event fun filled activities were combined with information about healthy eating, a great combination to kick off the back to school season.

Photos: Family Fun Day at Water Fresh Farm

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Water Fresh Farm held its Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 8, complete with a petting zoo, a scavenger hunt and ice cream. To see photos from the event, Click Here.

Space & Place - An Exhibit by Carolyn Latourelle at HCA

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Artist Carolyn Latourelle will exhibit her collection Space & Place in the HCA Gallery during the month of September. A reception with Ms. Latourelle will take place on Friday, September 7 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. The exhibit runs September 4 - 27, 2012.

Gallery Hours are Monday through Friday from 1PM to 6PM. Appointments outside of gallery showing hours can be made by calling 508-435-9222 or by email at [email protected].

Hopkinton Center for the Arts Fall Classes

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that it will be offering 24 classes during the fall term, including a new Musical Theater Dance class as well as offerings in art, music, theater, and crafts. The fall classes begin the week of September 17 and are for age groups ranging from pre-kindergarten up to adulthood. More information is available their website.

Local Business Welcomes Kids Back to School - Water Fresh Farm Hosts Family Fun Day

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On Saturday, September 8 from (11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.), families looking for a fun and healthy local event are in luck. Water Fresh Farm, is hosting a Family Fun Day that includes, a spectacular petting zoo, treasure hunt, colorful balloons, wonderful prizes and yummy ice cream. The event is free.

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Freading: A New E-Book Lending Service at the Hopkinton Public Library

Earlier in August, the library introduced a new e-book lending service called Freading to patrons. The library plans to use the new system in conjunction with the C/W Mars lending service that they started using in 2011. Freading features over 22,000 titles and is compatible with the iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and phone, Kindle Fire, Nook, and Kobo.

According to Library Director Rownak Hussain, Freading offers several advantages over the C/W Mars system, one of which is allowing simultaneous check outs of the same book.

Space and Place, an HCA Photography Exhibit by Carolyn Latourelle September 4-24

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The photography of Carolyn Latourelle will be featured in the Space and Place exhibit at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe in Hopkinton from September 4 -24. Latourelle was the second place winner of the HCA’s recent On the Edge exhibit, and works at the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University as Assistant Program Manager to Academic Affairs. A special reception, open to the public, will be held Friday, September 7 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Gallery hours are weekdays from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Cub Scout Pack 26 Family Drive-In Movie Night

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Interested in joining Cub Scouts? Join the families of Cub Scout Pack 26 Hopkinton for a Family Movie Night! We currently have many openings for boys going into Grade 1, as well as limited openings for boys entering grades 2-5 this fall.

Thursday, August 30 at 6:30pm
Mendon Drive-In, 35 Milford Street, Mendon MA 01756

New and prospective scout families are welcome!

RSVP via Punchbowl at

ESL's Legally Blonde - 2 Shows Left This Weekend

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Enter Stage Left Theater’s Summer Stock will be presenting the musical comedy Legally Blonde at the Hopedale High School (25 Adin Street) on August 10, 11 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and on August 12 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $17 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and Stage Door Members, and are available at The show is funded in part by a Peer’s Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.


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