Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend schedule posted: Parade, fireworks & a few new twists

wellesley navy band parade may 2011The Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend schedule has been posted and it features a lot of the usual things, plus a few new ones, including a car show, an historical walk and an art show:

Friday, May 17

3:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.

 Annual Hunnewell Fun Fair* — Hunnewell School PTO

Hunnewell Elementary School, 28 Cameron Street, Rides, games, crafts

 

Saturday – May 18th

7:00a.m.—2:30p.m. Pancake Festival* at the Wellesley Middle School — Rotary Club of Wellesley

7:00a.m.—2:30p.m. Free Eye Exams at the Needham Lions Club Eye Mobile at the Wellesley Middle School — Needham Lions Club

 

Saturday—Sunday

(decamp after parade)

18th Century Military Encampment at Town Hall Grounds

The Royal Irish Artillery, Tours all day, Cannon Firing on the half hour on Saturday

 

9:00a.m.—10:00a.m.

 Town Forest Walk — Wellesley Trails Committee

Longfellow Pond parking lot (left side of Oakland Street 0.9 miles south of Rt. 9)

 

9:00a.m.—10:30a.m.

 Guided Walk “How Transportation Shaped Wellesley” — Wellesley Historical Society

Dadmun/McNamara House, 229 Washington Street (East corner of Route 9)

 

9:00a.m.—3:00p.m.

Wellesley Community Center’s Wheels of Wellesley

219 Washington Street

Exotic and Antique Cars and Motorcycles; magicians; a country singer and more.

 

9:00a.m.—3:00p.m.

 Art in the Park — Wellesley Community Art Project & Wellesley Women Artisans

Simon’s Park (Corner of Washington & Brook Street, left of the Library)

 

10:00a.m.—11:30a.m.

 Dog Contest*

Wellesley Board of Health, & Wellesley Animal Control

Warren School Field, 90 Washington Street (Route 16)

Prizes awarded in various categories including “shaggiest”, “best grooomed”, “best tricks”, “wiggliest”, and many more!

10am – 1:30pm

Wellesley High School Lacrosse Team’s Car Wash  In front of ACE Wellesley on Linden Street.

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m.

Open House at Wellesley Police Station — 485 Washington Street

 

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m.

Open House at Wellesley Main Fire Station #2 — 457 Worcester Street (Route 9)

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m. Open House at Wellesley Municipal Light Plant — 2 Municipal Way (455 Worcester Street, Route 9)

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m. Open House at Wellesley Department of Public Works — 20 Municipal Way (455 Worcester Street, Route 9)

 

1:00p.m. — 3:00p.m.

 Build Your Own Woodland Troll & Fairy House — Wellesley Conservation Council

Cochituate Aqueduct, Russell Road / Kendall Road (for elementary school kids)

 

4:00p.m.

Veterans’ Ecumenical Memorial Mass at Saint Paul Church

Wellesley Veterans’ Council

502 Washington Street

 

 Sunday – May 19th

9:00a.m.—3:30p.m. Gardeners’ Fair at Elm Bank — Mass Horticultural Society

Elm Bank Horticulture Center, 900 Washington Street

 

1:00p.m.—3:00p.m.

45th Annual Wellesley Veterans’ Parade

2013 Theme: 60th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War

Wellesley Celebrations’ Committee

 

4:00p.m.—5:30p.m. Grace Knight Babson Fund for Religious Education — 54rd Annual Program

Knight Auditorium, Babson College Campus, Wellesley Avenue

 

5:00p.m. — DUSK

 Picnic in the Park at Hunnewell Field

Food*, drinks*,kid’s rides*, crafts, games & other fun

Food by Charles River Rotary and others

 

6:30p.m. Main Attraction

 Concert for Wellesley at Hunnewell Field

Featuring the Reminisants

 

DUSK

Fireworks —the Biggest Ever! at Hunnewell Field

*Please note, asterisk indicates a small fee may be charged.

 

 

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