Encourage a Good Self-Image

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Experts say self-confident teens are better equipped to resist negative peer pressure. That can help them avoid behavior that can be risky or distract them from their efforts in school.

Teaching these things can help your teen’s self-image:

Video: 2016 Concerts on the Common Recap

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Concerts on the Common this year featured: 7/10 - Roy Scott Big Band, 7/17 - Hopkinton Summer Band, 7/24 - Evan Goodrow Band, 7/31 - Steve Spector, 8/7 - Times Square, and 8/14 - The Infractions. Check out highlights of another great summer of concerts on the common below.

Hopkinton Center for the Arts Open House Saturday 8/27 10-1

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This Saturday's Open House promises to be one of the largest ever. Attendees will have so much to see and do. We have a number of activities for our youngest fans lined up, including our Disney Princesses and fun crafts, plus workshops and demonstrations for older students. (Full schedule below).

Open Auditions for Let's Sing! Dance! Act!

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The Jodi Palmieri Dance Company is expanding!

Let's Sing! Dance! Act! is holding open auditions on Sunday, August 28 from 4:00-5:00 PM at 239 South Street. The audition is for dancers age 8-17.

Dancers should prepare 90 seconds of a routine in any style. Bring music on an iPod or a similar device. No experience is needed.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

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Learn to take control of your diabetes with this free workshop! The workshop meets on Monday, September 12, 19, and 26, and on October 3, 17, and 24. It takes place at the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew Street in Hopkinton, from 12:30-3:00 PM.

During these six courses, you will learn:

- Techniques to deal with diabetes symptoms, fatigue, pain, and hyper/hypoglycemia
- Better nutrition and exercise choices
- How to improve your patient/physician relationship
- Medications and Management
- Skills to manage symptoms

Video: Hopkinton Learning Center Hosted Bake Sale

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The Learning Center of Hopkinton had some delcious treats for sale including cookies and brownies to raise money for teacher, Melody Ring who is battaling pancreatic cancer. "We're trying to help raise money to help out with medical bills, take care of the house and keep her spirits up." View the segment below.

View photo slideshow below.

Networking Works! on August 25

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8/25/16 Agenda

8:45 am - 9:00 am: Registration/guidelines for new attendees, sign in for all

9 am - 9:15 am: Welcome/Overview Program Mission

9:15 am - 9:30 am: 30 Second Cruise Around the Room. Elevator Pitch

9:30 am -11:00 am: Partner Exercise - Elevator SpeechThe Regional Encore Career Seekers 50+ Networking meetings will be moderated by Dawn Quesnel, CPCC, PCC of, a Certified Career & Life Coach and creator of the B.R.I.D.G.E. Method for the Encore Career and Amy Beck, Co-Facilitator and Assistant Director of the Hopkinton Senior Center.

Bake Sale Part 2

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After Monday's success,the children and Staff of The Learning Center will hold their Lemonade and Bake Sale fundraiser again today, Tuesday, from 3:00 to 5:30 pm to help their teacher, Melody Ring, battle cancer. All donations and proceeds shall go to Melody's relief.

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s August 31

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The August Community Pasta Supper at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) will be held at 5:30 p.m. on August 31. 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.

Irvine-Todaro Properties Advisory Group Seeking Feedback

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The Irvine-Todaro Properties Advisory Group is conducting an online survey to seek feedback on what uses residents would like to see there. Click here to take the survey.


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