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Video: Marathon Quilters Guild Quilt Show at Hopkinton Center for the Arts

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During the Hopkinton Family Day festivities, the Marathon Quilters Guild hosted a Quilt show at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. The proceeds raised go towards various charitable causes. View scenes from the Quilt show below.

You can find more information about the Marathon Quilters Guild at their website:

Video: Baypath Humane Society Pets of the Week, Stanley & Preacher

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This week, Beth Watson introduces us to 2 lovable cats named Stanley & Preacher available for adoption at the Baypath Humane Society.

"Preacher: - 2 year 1 month old male domestic shorthair / mix
Preacher is a fun loving sweet guy. He lives for attention. He enjoys a good head scratch and to be petted. Preacher loves to play as well but can get a little frisky and mouthy at times. He would do well in home with other cats and older children. He has a real chill type of personality."

First Friday Open Mic Returns to Hopkinton Center for the Arts with Folksinger Rachel Marie and Host Jack Byrne.

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) announces the return of its First Friday Open Mic. Singer-songwriter Jack Byrne will take over as host of the series this fall. The first Open Mic will take place Friday, October 5 with guest feature, folksinger Rachel Marie. First Friday Open Mic provides an opportunity for singers and songwriters of all levels to perform before a live audience. Performers can now sign-up online at The event takes place at the HCA, 98 Hayden Rowe St., with music starting at 7:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Fall Rummage Sale October 13, 2018

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Bargain hunters won’t want to miss the St. Paul’s Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be some great deals on adult and children’s apparel and accessories, books, and other household items! St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 61 Wood Street (Rte. 135) in Hopkinton.

Anyone wishing to donate items to the Rummage Sale is welcomed to drop off items (with the exception of computers, TVs, microwaves or air conditioners) at the church on Thursday, October 11, 2pm to 7pm and on Friday, October 12, 12 noon to 7pm.

Video: Weston Nurseries Hosts 2nd Annual Blooms, Brews & BBQ to Benefit Jimmy Fund

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Weston Nurseries hosted their 2nd annual Blooms, Brews and BBQ event this past Saturday. The proceeds will be donated toward the annual Jimmy Fund Walk. Leading up to the event, Weston Nurseries had raised over $90,000 for the Jimmy Fund. Below is a look at the fun filled afternoon.

Live4Evan 5k Run+Fun Oktoberfest

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This year's Live4Evan 5k will see a lot of changes including a certified course that ends at EMC park. Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to participate in this annual fundraiser for the organization, which provides temporary housing for families of children with congenital heart disease. Food trucks, an animal show for kids and a beer garden for adults will join perennial favorites like the Cornhole Tourney and LiveTough, the obstacle course for kids after the race. The Boston Naturals will provide live music as part of the festivities.

Register soon for Fall Classes at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts

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As schools start up this week, a reminder that only weeks remain until the start of Fall classes at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. Now is a great time to register for new classes. Daytime, after school, and weekend options for every schedule.

This Fall session, the HCA will host a wide variety of creative classes in sewing, ceramics, dance, music, theater, and the visual arts.

Classes are available for children starting at age 18 mos., pre-teens, teens, and adults! Take a look at all of the program options and discover what's new at the HCA.

Video: Rebel the Therapy Dog Stops by the Library

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This past Tuesday, Rebel the Therapy Dog made her weekly visit to the Hopkinton Public Library. Rebel is a Swiss Mountain Dog who enjoys meeting people and you can find her in the Young Adult Room every Tuesday from 2:30 until 3:30pm.

Knights of Columbus – Bishop Rice Council 4822 (Ashland/Hopkinton) To Sponsor Youth Soccer Challenge Competition

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All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2018 Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge. The local competition will be held September 15th from 3 pm to 6 pm at the ball fields behind Hopkinton Middle School, 88 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton MA 01748.

Sewn Together: Selections from the Marathon Quilters Guild

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September 4 – 30, 2018
Reception: Friday, September 14, 7 - 8:30pm


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