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Season of Asking & Giving in Wellesley

Christmas cards are outnumbering requests for donations at our house so far this holiday season, but it’s a pretty close race. Local organizations have also hit up The Swellesley Report to pass along requests to people to consider making charitable donations before year-end: * Wellesley Friendly Aid is pleased to announce that its annual fundraising campaign is underway. […]

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Clock ticking on scholarship opportunity for business-minded students

UPDATE: The scholarship deadline has been extended to Jan. 1, 2015. A Wellesley resident and nominator for the National Federation of Independent Business’s Young Entrepreneur Foundation scholarship program has given us a heads up that the deadline for high school seniors to apply for the 2015 scholarship is Dec. 18. The scholarships are for students […]

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Santa sure likes Wellesley: He’s back for breakfast on Saturday at College Club

Last weekend Santa had breakfast with kids at The Cottage in Linden Square. This Saturday, Dec. 13, he’s chowing down on a hot breakfast buffet from 10am-noon with kids and adults at the Wellesley College Club. Activities will include decorating cookies and making ornaments, plus balloon creations and more. Bring a camera and skip the […]

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Thrills & Chills: Wellesley High Winter Choral Concert Thursday night

The annual Wellesley High School Winter Choral Concert on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7pm will feature 240 student singers in a variety of ensembles, accompanied by pianist Chad Weirick and members of the Honors Chamber Orchestra. The concert, featuring Wellesley High’s Keynote and Rice Street Singers, Song Sisters, Brooks Brothers, and Concert Choir, will pay tribute to […]

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Wellesley Symphony Orchestra holiday pops concert on Dec. 14

The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra performs its annual holiday pops concert on Dec. 14 at MassBay Community College, with the pre-concert talk at 2:15pm and the main event at 3pm. The line-up: Soprano Anya Olsen sings Christmas and Holiday Favorites.Featuring the winner of the WSO “Two Front Teeth” contest Blake The Snowman Leslie Holmes narrator our […]

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Shop, sip, and stroll in Wellesley’s Linden Square

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Wellesley Historical Society presents Winter Wednesdays

The Wellesley Historical Society is partnering with the Wellesley Community Center to offer a new series of children’s programs called “Winter Wednesdays” beginning in December. The programs are geared toward children aged five to ten and will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, every Wednesday from […]

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The Wellesley Players holding auditions for My Fair Lady

The Wellesley Players announces Auditions for My Fair Lady Based upon George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion With Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and Music by Frederick Loewe Directed by Celia Couture Music Direction by Art Finstein Choreography by Kelly Murphy Artistic Director Celia Couture intends to present this beloved Broadway musical in a manner […]

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