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Boston Marathon Charity Runners Join Kids for Art Exhibit in Hopkinton

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) current children’s exhibit, inspired by the Boston Marathon, will host a reception on Saturday, April 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. Heart, Courage, Sweat​ features 27 artworks by local students, ages 6 to 13. At the reception students will have the opportunity to meet two members of the HCA Boston Marathon running team. Girish Cherkady and Joy Donohue, who together raised more than $15,000 for the HCA. Cherkady and Donohue, both of Hopkinton, MA, will be on hand to talk about their marathon experience and to display their medals and other memorabilia.

Jewlery Fundraiser to Benefit Enter Stage Left Theater

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On Saturday April 28th from 9am-2:30pm there will be a jewelry fundraiser to benefit Enter Stage Left Theater. View details below.

3rd Annual CELEBRATE MILFORD Planned For May 19th at Milford Town Park

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3rd Annual CELEBRATE MILFORD Planned For May 19th at Milford Town Park!

On Saturday, May 19th 2018, the Town of Milford will be celebrating its rich culture, history and community diversity at the Third Annual CELEBRATE MILFORD. The celebration will take place in and around the Milford Town Park. Kicking off the celebration will be the Parade of Local Youth Organizations celebrating the local youth in our community and the organizations that make Milford unique, special and community spirit rich.

Calling All Non-Profit and Community Groups Interested in Participating in Hopkinton Family Day

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Any community group or town non-profit group interested in participating in the 2018 Hopkinton Family Day please contact Dale Danahy at [email protected] or Colette Cronin at [email protected] . Plans are in motion to have another day of fun for families of all ages on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
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Video: Boston Marathon Director, Dave McGillivray Introduces New Book

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Prior to this years Marathon, Boston Marathon Director, Dave McGillivray spoke at the Hopkinton Public Library about his new book "Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination". "In Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination, his nonfiction picture book for readers ages 6 to 10, Dave shares his unique, true story about reaching deep and showing extreme determination in the face of doubt, disappointment, and loss." View more about the book here!

Hopkinton Marathon Spectacular Event

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Join the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce on Marathon Monday, April 16th from 7am-4pm at Weston Nurseries for the Hopkinton Marathon Spectacular Event.

The event is being put on by Weston Nurseries, Start Line Brewing, and Marty's Fine Wines and we will have a Chamber Booth set up for the duration of the event, so drop by and visit us!

In the morning there will be music, coffee, breakfast trucks, and pastries.

Video: Hopkinton Middle School Lip Dub

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This years Hopkinton Middle School Lip Dub is completed. You can check it out below. This year they chose "Best Day of My Life" by American Authors as the song.

Video: Patrick Kennedy presents book about "Bricklayer Bill" at Historical Society

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Patrick Kennedy presented his new book "Bricklayer Bill & the Untold Story of the Workingman's Boston Marathon" at the Hopkinton Historical Society. You can view more or purchase the book here!

Video: Girl Scout Troop #65040 Hosts Annual Edible Book Festival

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On Friday April 6th, Girl Scout Troop #65040 hosted the annual edible book festival. Participants had the chance to try to earn a top 3 spot in three different categories: Family, Children and Adult. View scenes of the great work and the winners announcement below.

Heart, Courage, and Sweat: The Kids’ Marathon Show: April 16 – May 3 at HCA

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You’re eight years old. How do you imagine the experience of running a marathon?

Welcome to Heart, Courage, and Sweat the Hopkinton Center for the Arts’s annual exploration of how elementary school artists imagine and depict the marathon experience.

In the drawing of Clara Vanguri, age 7, the race route whips and swerves through hills, churches, traffic cones, and road signs from start to finish in just 14 horizontal inches, under a bright sun and a hovering helicopter.

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