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Classic movie night in Wellesley: Seven Samurai

Fans of the western The Magnificent Seven might enjoy catching a showing at Wellesley Free Library on Wednesday night of the movie it was based on: Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai. (Not to be confused with the more recent Seven Psychopaths. The action starts at 6:45pm. This epic tale concerns honor and duty during a time when […]

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Wellesley Society of Artists Presents Fall Library Art Exhibit and Demonstration

The Wellesley Society of Artists (WSA) is a community of artists founded in 1933 for the purpose of encouraging and supporting local artists. Member Artists works will be on display in the lobby and Wakelin Room at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley, from November 1 through November 28. On Thursday, November 6, […]

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Dana Hall exhibit features student art from South Africa

The Dana Hall School Art Gallery presents Ubuntu: Art from Students at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls through November 21 with an opening reception Tuesday, October 28 from 5-7:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Over the past six years, Dana Hall has developed a relationship with the Oprah […]

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Filming on Rice Street

Here’s a peek at the film shoot set-up on Rice Street Friday near Wellesley High School. The Wellesley Police were on hand, along with lots of orange cones as well. As we reported earlier this week, neighbors were given a heads up that an all-day film shoot would be taking place for a local company’s […]

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Wellesley United Soccer sign-ups open

Registration is now open for Wellesley United Soccer Club Winter Academy Programs The Winter Academy Training Programs provide opportunities for dedicated and driven players within WUSC to experience high level coaching in a challenging and positive development environment. Now in our 2nd year, we will be using a Futsal curriculum to further enhance the skill […]

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Wellesley Council on Aging & Friends of Wellesley Council on Aging present “Reinvest in You”

The Wellesley Council on Aging and the Friends of Wellesley Council on Aging present “Reinvest in You,” a conference and expo bringing together experts who will provide helpful direction and options for healthy, vibrant and successful aging for people approaching new chapters in their life. It will be held at Wellesley High School from 11:00 […]

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Peter Pan flies into Wellesley this week

Wellesley Upstage presents: Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up A Play by J.M. Barrie Directed by Carrington OBrion ’15 October 23- 26 Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley College Evening: Thursday, Friday, Saturday @7pm Matinee: Saturday, Sunday @2pm Free for Wellesley, MIT, Babson and Olin students with ID; $5 general admission Email […]

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Wellesley Scholarship Foundation accepting applications until Feb. 1, 2015

The Wellesley Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  The deadline is February 1, 2015. WSF provides college scholarships, some based on financial need and two based on academic merit, to residents of Wellesley who attend undergraduate programs. A four-member sub-committee of Trustees oversees the annual review and selection of scholarship recipients.  All […]

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Lecture at Wellesley Library: History of Eyewear

The Wellesley Historical Society‘s first lecture of the 2014-2015 season will be on Thursday, October 23 at 7pm in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library. Dr. David Fleishman, a retired eye surgeon, will discuss the history of eyewear since the invention of the first pair of eyeglasses 700 years ago. Dr. Fleishman has done extensive research on […]

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Wellesley “Pick” of the week: Monkey Boogers

Here’s your chance to get in on a play during the formative stage: Wellesley Theatre Project will present a workshop of the musical Monkey Boogers on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7PM, Friday, Oct. 25 at 2PM and 7PM. All workshop performances will take place at the Wellesley Theatre Project Studio, 98 R Central Street, Wellesley.  Tickets are priced $5 for […]

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