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HPTA Holiday Home Tour and Boutique

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Fast Facts:
What: The HPTA Holiday Home Tour and Boutique
When: Saturday, December 3, 11am-5pm & Sunday, December 4, 12pm-4pm
Where: Tour begins at Bee’s Knees Design, 1 Main Street, Hopkinton
Highlights: Guests spend the day viewing 6 beautiful, private residences decorated in the holiday spirit. Each home visit enhanced by wine or food tastings as well as unique shopping opportunities.
Beneficiary: Hopkinton PTA in support of the Hopkinton Public Schools
Contact: Erin Graziano: [email protected]

HPLF's 4th Hoptoberfest Raises $30,000

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On Friday, October 28, over 300 “Hoptoberfest” partygoers filled St. John’s Parish Hall, raising over $30,000 for the Library renovation and expansion project set to open its doors in the Summer of 2017. Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s Fourth Annual Hoptoberfest, a fun night out to celebrate the fall and enjoy all things local, helped Library fundraising top $800,000.

Hopkinton Boy Scout Troop 1 Christmas Tree Sale

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Hopkinton Boy Scout Troop 1 is selling fresh cut Christmas trees again this year. The tree lot behind CVS opens after Thanksgiving, on Friday, November 25 at 12:00pm. The trees are the fragrant traditional New England Balsam Fir (4-11 ft.) and the dark green, low-shedding, sturdy-branched Fraser Fir (5-12 ft.). The scouts will be selling trees until they are gone. Hours are Wed 4-7pm, Thurs 4-7pm, Fri 4-9pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 9am-6pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Each year Troop 1 makes a special order to their vendor for the largest tree they can find to donate to the town.

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First Look: A New Episode of Wake Up and Smell the Poetry

Airing tonight, November 14 at 7:00 PM on HCAM-TV, Wake Up and Smell the Poetry airs with Linda Hoffman reading two of her memoirs. In the first, she reflects on being a sculptor. In the second, she tells of purchasing a farmhouse and an apple orchard.

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Hopkins Principal Tells Of Small Fire In School

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Dear Hopkins Families,

At approximately 9:10 this morning, our fire alarm system was unexpectedly activated and Hopkins School evacuated to our fields. All students and staff were immediately accounted for, per our evacuation procedures. The fire department was on scene and after an investigation determined that there had been a small, contained fire in a bathroom that activated the sprinkler system in the area.

Holiday Caroling on the Common

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Holiday Caroling on the Common will take place at the Town Common on December 3. Caroling will begin at 4:00 PM, followed by the tree lighting and visits with Santa. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided by Hopkinton Parks & Recreation.

Please bring a safe, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, and new cold weather items (hats, mittens & gloves, coats, blankets, etc.) to donate to Project Just Because.

All are invited to kick off the holiday season!

This event is brought to you by the Hopkinton Girl Scouts and Hopkinton Parks & Recreation.

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HCAM Insider for the Week of November 14

Check out this sneak preview of all of the new HCAM shows airing during the week of November 14.

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s November 30

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The November Community Pasta Supper at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30. All are welcome to this event, which is being supported by the churches of the Hopkinton Christian Service Connection. This pasta supper is held for the community on the last Wednesday of every month.

The meal will feature pasta (gluten free available), vegetarian tomato sauce, meatballs on the side, green salad, bread, beverages, and dessert. The pasta supper is free, although donations will be accepted.

Video: Hopkinton Center for the Arts Fall 2016 Open House Highlights

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts hosted their annual gala to celebrate the HCA's 1st anniversary in their new home. Supporters of the Center, donors and community members bought about 150 tickets to the event. The theme of the event was color and light and many objects from light flashing Ice cubes in drinks, light up necklaces and various other items were distributed to guests. The event featured a performance by some past and present HCA students. View the performance below.

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First Look: A New Episode of Character Matters

Airing tonight, November 10 at 6:30 PM on HCAM-TV, Character Matters: Kind has Margie Wiggin talking to students, Elmwood school staff, and principals about the importance of being kind.

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