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World of Wellesley to sponsor Diversity Summit

The Wellesley Community Diversity Summit will be held on Saturday, September 13 at Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington St. Everyone is welcome to attend this coming together of community leaders, neighbors, educators, students and parents to learn, converse about, and celebrate diversity. 8:00 – 8:30am: Registration and refreshments 8:30am: Welcoming Remarks – Michelle Chalmers World of Wellesley […]

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Special after-school program at Wellesley Free Library this Thursday

Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of an Education, Elizabeth Suneby’s book for children, relates the true story of a girl in Afghanistan who desperately wants an education and convinces the men in her family to allow her to attend school. Razia’s Ray of Hope is designed to engage young readers in global issues. […]

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Wellesley Choral Society welcomes new members

Wellesley Choral Society is beginning its 68th season and is looking for new voices. Open Rehearsals where interested singers can get to know the group take place on Monday, Sept 8, 15, and 22 in the Wakelin Room at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St., Wellesley (please use parking lot entrance). There are openings […]

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Wellesley College Davis Museum announces Fall exhibit line-up

                              The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents six new exhibitions this fall.  New View: 2014 Faculty Exhibition; Feast Your Eyes; Sigalit Landau: DeadSeeand Michael Craig-Martin: Art&Design will be on view September 17 – December 21.   Edged in Black: Selections from […]

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Wellesley youth baseball has sweet summer

WLL U11 North Summer Baseball team wins championship For a second year in a row the Wellesley Little League U11 North summer baseball team has won the Suburban Youth Baseball League (SYBL) championship, sealing the title with a 5-4 win over Dedham.  The championship crowned a successful summer season which included the team winning the […]

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Top 15 ways you know you are from Wellesley’s MoPo neighborhood

Special to The Swellesley Report from Carol Hildebrand This idea popped into my head while listening to my daughter and her friend discuss some quirky habits specific to our neighborhood. It got me thinking: Like Boston’s Beacon Hill, or Southie, Wellesley has it’s own neighborhoods, each with their own traditions and personality. I thought it […]

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Free plays/poetry coming to Wellesley College Sept. 6

Our Voices VIII, a gathering of Boston-area women playwrights and poets, is coming to Wellesley College on Saturday, Sept. 6, culminating with a free night of readings beginning at 6:30pm at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre on the college campus.

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Wellesley North 40 public workshops on tap

Wellesley’s North 40 Steering Committee in consultation with landscape and community planning outfits will be hosting a series of public workshops to create a vision for the potential use of the North 40 for municipal purposes. The following workshops are scheduled at the Wellesley High School Cafeteria: Neighborhood Workshop for Weston Road and Woodlands Neighbors: […]

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Recital to benefit Wellesley Choral Society on Sept. 7

On Sunday, Sept. 7, at 2 pm a recital to benefit the Wellesley Choral Society will take place at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 79 Denton Road, Wellesley, Mass. This intimate concert features Edward Whalen, tenor, and Trio Viscaria. The musicians in the Trio are Monica Pegis, violin; David Fisher, cello; Hisako Hiratsuka, piano. Whalen will […]

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Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk hits Wellesley Sept. 21

The annual Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk takes place on Sept. 21, and just like April’s Boston Marathon, will stream through Wellesley for 4-plus miles. Some walkers will hoof it across the entire 26.2-mile course, while others will start from the halfway point at Wellesley High School (check-in there is from 8:30am-10:30am) or from Boston […]

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