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Idle away an hour at Wellesley movie night

Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 pm Whole Foods Market’s Community Room Does the irritating exhaust from idling cars drive you crazy? Idling has a serious impact on our health—and it has legal and financial consequences too. Come watch “IDLE THREAT: Man on Emission,” the story of one man in New York City who has decided to […]

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Wellesley Artists’ Studio Tour set for May 10

On Saturday, May 10, from 10am–5pm, five Wellesley artists will host the first annual Wellesley Studio Tour. The event is free and open to the public. Showing are: Julia Blake, painting (juliablakeart.com); Elizabeth Cohen, porcelain ceramics (elizabethcohenpottery.com); Deborah Friedman, colored pencil original drawings and prints (dlfriedman.com); Carolyn Mackin, painting ([email protected]); Jenny Schneider, art and illustration […]

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Ruby Bridges visits Wellesley to share story of her historic role in racial integration

Ruby Bridges, an American activist known for being the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South, visited Tenacre Country Day School in Wellesley last week to speak with 4th, 5th and 6th graders. Bridges spoke to the students for about 2 hours, recalling that historic day in New Orleans in […]

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Living With Coyotes program coming to Wellesley Free Library

The Wellesley Conservation Council (WCC) is hosting a program called “Living with Coyotes: The most misunderstood and remarkable animal in North America” at Wellesley Free Library on Wednesday, April 16 at 7pm. . John Maguranis, the Massachusetts representative for Project Coyote as well as the Belmont Animal Control Officer, will discuss identification and tracking, behavior and habitat, myths and […]

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Wall Street bigwig Susan Wagner tapped as Wellesley College commencement speaker

Wellesley College alum Susan Wagner, co-founder and director of Wall Street giant BlackRock, has been named as the school’s commencement speaker for ceremonies slated to take place on Friday, May 30 at 10:30am. Wagner retired as vice chairman of BlackRock in 2012. “Sue’s career at BlackRock exemplifies the important role that the liberal arts play […]

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Wellesley Players to perform “Next Fall” this Spring

The Wellesley Players are getting ready to perform Next Fall, May 2-11 at Watertown’s Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre. The play features both new faces and seasoned Wellesley Players in this Tony Award-nominated play. Geoffrey Nauffts’ NEXT FALL takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment and unconditional love. The play’s […]

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Wellesley High juniors organize cleats drive

Do you have any used cleats your children have outgrown? If so, don’t throw them out. Instead, donate them to Play Ball!, a non-profit organization that funds school sports for the public middle schools in the City of Boston. A group of Wellesley High School juniors is conducting a service project to collect cleats for […]

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