Africa Night at Fatima Shrine

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The Xaverian Missionaries are offering the third annual Africa Night at Fatima Shrine in Holliston on Saturday, April 11 beginning at 7:00 PM.

This year the focus will be on the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. Come and hear the backstories to this terrible challenge to the people of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

The speaker will be Sr. Rosanne Rustemeyer, SSND, who served many years in Sierra Leone, West Africa and has recently returned to the USA. For more information, call 508-429-2144.

Mission Retreats at Fatima Shrine

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The Xaverian Missionaries at Fatima Shrine in Holliston are offering day retreats each month on themes for the celebration of Consecrated Life, called by Pope Francis, as well as celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mission Document from Vatican II Ad Gentes. These retreats will take place at the Shrine on the Second Sunday of each Month (except May 3rd) giving those who come an opportunity to celebrate the many ways that Mission can be expressed and lived. Come to share the many Mission Stories of Faith and Service.

Veterans Breakfast on April 3

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Dear Vets and Friends:

It's "Chipped Beef Friday!" Muster will be on 3 April 2015, at the Senior Center mess hall at 0900 hours. Get there early for tasty muffins to go along with that first cup of Joe, and of course, prime seat selection. If there are transportation difficulties, call Amy Beck by 1 April 2015, 508 497-9730.

Limited edition marathon prints to benefit Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary now available

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The 26.2 Foundation in conjunction with the Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee announces the sale of 300 signed, limited edition prints featuring iconic symbols of Hopkinton’s “Marathon Footprint” including the Team Hoyt sculpture, the “Spirit of the Marathon” sculpture, the “Starter” sculpture and the gazebo on the Town Common.

“These prints capture and express the respect, love and admiration the town of Hopkinton has for the Boston Marathon,” said 26.2 Foundation president Michael Neece.

New Hours for Hopkinton Elementary Schools 2015-2016

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Elementary Schools in Hopkinton released their new hours for the 2015-2016 School year. Hopkins School will start at 8:15am and end at 2:30pm, Elmwood and Center School will start at 9:00am and end at 3:15pm.

Currently Hopkins and Center School starts their day at 8:55am and releases at 3:10pm while Elmwood starts at 8:15am and releases at 2:30pm.

"The NEW Elementary School Start times effective in the 2015-2016 School Year are listed below:

Teachers vs. Students Basketball Game

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Come join us for the Teachers vs. Students Basketball Game!! It will take place on April 8 at 6:30PM and will be in the Hopkinton High School’s Athletic Center. This event is brought to you by the Relay for Life foundation.

Hopkinton ranks within Top 15 Public High Schools in State.

tom's picture, a website that ranks High Schools, Colleges and neighborhoods throughout the country ranked Hopkinton as the 12th best Public High School in Massachusetts. Overall the site ranked 14,431 high schools throughout the country based on key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. 110 reviews of Hopkinton High School were sent to Niche and based on the reviews and statistics Hopkinton received an exceptional overall ranking.

2015 Boston Marathon Hopkinton Police Public Service Announcement

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The 119 th running of the Boston Marathon will take place on Monday April 20, 2015. The roads in Hopkinton will be closing at 7 a.m. Monday morning. Approximately 30,000 runners will be running in four different groups or Waves. The timeline for the race is as follows:
The Mobility Impaired will start at 8:50 a.m. The Wheelchairs will start at 9:17 a.m.
The Handcycles will start at 9:22 a.m.
The Elite Women runners will start at 9:32 a.m.
Wave 1 of the runners (7500) will start at 10:00 a.m.
Wave 2 of the runners (7500) will start at 10:25 a.m.

Legal Education Seminar: Keeping Control as You Get Older

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On April 1 from 6:00-7:00 PM at the Hopkinton Senior Center, Attorney Arthur Bergeron will review the important documents you need to have in place to ensure that you keep control as you age: Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy. He will also discuss the importance of wills, trusts, and joint ownerships. In addition, he will explore whether or not you should consider purchasing long-term care insurance (while you still can).

Kindly register by contacting the Senior Center at (508) 497-9730. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sharon Timlin 5K Training Program

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Ladies, do you want to run or walk a 5K race? Join the Sharon Timlin 5K training program, starting on May 7 and lasting for seven weeks. A class will be held at Vineyard Church on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM or Thursdays at 9:30 AM (they are the same class) with the purpose of participating in the Sharon Timlin 5K race on June 20. Run together on Saturdays at the Milford bike trail, rain or shine. The program is free; just pay for race registration. For race information, click here.


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