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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

Creative Circles - Art for All Presents Talk, Demonstration and Art Exhibit, Thursday September 20th at 6:30pm

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Creative Circles –Art for All!, in partnership with HCA, presents:

Artist Talk, Demonstration, and Art Exhibit with

Alex Dunn and Brandon Rhoads

on Thursday, September 20, 6:30-8:30 PM

at Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA), 98 Hayden Rowe St.

Artists Alex Dunn and Brandon Rhoads will present an artist talk and demonstration Street Dreams. A body of Alex and Brandon’s latest work, Street Dreams, will be on display at the HCA (Barn Loft Gallery) between 9/20/2018 – 10/16/2018.

The Exhibit Street Dreams

Brown Box Theatre As You Like It Saturday, August 25 at 7:30pm

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The Forest of Arden comes alive in Brown Box Theatre Project’s 8th Annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare tour, As You Like It. When a motley cast of characters finds themselves banished from the court, misdirection, desire, and serendipity unite to form a tangled web of identity and love that could only be possible in this pastoral haven, where gender roles, politics, and expectations are turned upside-down.

Free Pasta Dinner at St. Paul’s August 29

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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 Wednesday, August 29. 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: Weston Nurseries Hosts Trucks,Tractors and Games

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On a rainy Saturday afternoon, Weston Nurseries hosted "Trucks, Tractors & Games". The event featured some activities for the kids and a number of indoor & outdoor train displays. Although the bad weather kept Snappy Dogs closed, a few made the trip over to enjoy the cool displays around the facility. HCAM's Alex Walton was at Weston Nurseries to capture some scenes from the event.

Video: MOVE Camp 2018

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This past week, a week long empowerment camp for Girls called Move took place. The camp was started by Ashley Olafsen and Lexi Phipps and features a number of activities to promote self confidence and positive body image for Girls in 6th through 12th grade. View more details in video below and by checking out their website: https://www.moveofficial.com/.

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