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Upcoming Events at the Hopkinton Public Library 7/19/17

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Coloring for Grownups returns on Wednesday, July 26! Drop in any time after 6:30 pm. We'll provide materials or you can bring your own.
Reminder: American Poodles At Work, Inc., which provides hypoallergenic assistance dogs to help people with disabilities, will be here TONIGHT, Wednesday July 19, at 7 pm at the Senior Center! You may attend even if you did not RSVP.

Hopkinton Public Library temporary location: 65 South St., Hopkinton, MA 01748

Kick off the Summer at the HCA with two outdoor concerts this week

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Summer Kick Off Concert
Featuring JP & Friends
Friday, June 23 from 7 - 9pm

Bring a picnic and blanket or chair and enjoy the music of JP & Friends. This is the same rocking band that performed at this years gala. We are told the ice cream truck may also stop by! This is a great fun, family event sponsored every year by the Barbara Corbett Dobson and Dave Dobson Memorial Fund.

In case of rain concert will move indoors.

Sunset Jazz - Opening Concert
Featuring Richard Hale Shaw
Saturday, June 24 at 7 - 8pm

Video: First Annual Hopkinton Multicultural Festival

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The Hopkinton Youth Commission in partnership with the Hopkinton Culture and Diversity alliance hosted the 1st annual Hopkinton Multicultural Festival. The festival brought together a few of the many different cultures that make up the Hopkinton community. Attendees got to view native dances, artwork, history and try food from several different countries. View the festivities below!

Video: Boy Scout Troop 1 Hosts Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

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Hopkinton Boys Scout Troop 1 hosted their annual pasta dinner fundraiser at the faith community church, the event was a success and a good time was had by all. The event also featured a wide array on raffle items and the proceeds go towards scouting activities. View more in the HCAM news segment below.

Video: Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Roseann Sdoia speaks at Hopkinton Historical Society

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The Hopkinton Historical Society and Hopkinton Public Library hosted a presnetation by Boston Marathon Bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia.

Roseann talked about the struggles of overcoming losing one of her legs from the bombing and talked about her life previously and currently. She also read passsages from her book "Perfect Strangers: Friendship, Strength and recovery after Boston's Worst Day".

View the full presentation below.

Video: 14th Annual Sharon Timlin 5K and Family Day

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The 14th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial Event to cure ALS took place at the Hopkinton High School Middle School fields. The event has raised over $1.5 million in research towards finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrigs disease.

Free Outdoor Concert Kicks-Off the Summer in Hopkinton

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Listen to the music of JP & Friends at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts

Video: Hopkinton Senior Center Annual Art Show 2017

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As part of their annual Art Show, on display at the Hopkinton Senior Center is work from some of there available art classes. The work on display includes pottery, quilting, paintings and drawings. The display can be seen in the lobby and also heading down the hallway to the left of the lobby. The senior center also has various works of art for sale as well as other items made by local residents.

New Exhibit of Small Works by New England Monotype Artists Goes on Display at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts

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The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) will host the Monotype Guild
of New England’s juried exhibition of small works, “Small Wonders,” July 1 through August 24. The
exhibit will feature 34 monotypes and monoprints and will be juried by artist and art educator Lynn
Peterfreund. The opening reception for “Small Wonders” will be held at the HCA, 98 Hayden Rowe St.,
Hopkinton, MA, on Friday, July 7 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All are welcome. Gallery hours for “Small
Wonders” are Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To

Video: Hopkinton Public Library Foundation Annual Touch A Truck & Food Festival 2017

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The Hopkinton High School parking lot was packed on Sunday (June 4th) for the 6th annual Hopkinton Public Library Foundation "Touch A Truck and Food Festival". HPLF Board Member, Katie Principe stated that close to 3,000 people attended the event this year and each year continues to have increased interest. She also stated that fundraising towards the renovation of the Public Library is going very well and 900,000 towards the 1 million dollar goal has been raised.

View scenes from another very successful year of the event below.

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