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The weekend in Wellesley

Friday, 11/21, 2pm – 3:30 Dana Hall Middle School Waldo Auditorium Free   Wellesley Middle School One-Act Plays Thursday 11/20 at 4:30pm & Friday 11/21 at 7:00pm at the WMS Auditorium. These are 3 comic plays performed by 7th and 8th graders in the auditorium. Admission is free, and we ask for donations at the […]

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$25 tickets available to public for Carly Simon concert at Wellesley College

General admission tickets for a Nov. 22 performance at Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall featuring Carly Simon, her children Sally Taylor and Ben Taylor, and others are now available to the public. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at: Information on the show lineup is available here. The concert is being held to benefit Consenses, […]

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Wellesley College’s Tupelos a cappella group crowdfunding its next album

If you’d like to chip in to help the Wellesley College Tupelos a cappella group produce its new CD, “Sweeter than Tupelo Honey,” then head over the Kickstarter crowdfunding site. The group, which has roots going back to 1948, is well on its way to hitting its $2,800 goal. Contributors will be rewarded with various musical […]

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Wellesley North 40 supporters don’t skip a beat on Halloween

Those urging Wellesley College not to sell its North 40 property — the home to community gardens, hiking trails and open space — used Halloween to emphasize their points.   .@HKBottomly Scariest decoration I saw in #Wellesley #WellesleyCollege #North40 — Michael Tobin (@MichaelRTobin) November 1, 2014 .@wellesleyprobz @Sustainable_WC 2nd most scary decoration based on […]

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Wellesley Sleepwalker gets Halloween tribute

The remains of the Wellesley College “Sleepwalker” sculpture — the one of the guy in his undies that stirred up campus earlier this year and then was removed after being vandalized — has been given a fitting Halloween tribute at the spot where he once resided on campus. Thanks to reader CC for passing along the photo. RELATED: Wellesley Sleepwalker lives […]

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Wellesley College Theatre to present “Mary Shelley”

MARY  SHELLEY  By Helen Edmundson Directed by Nora Hussey Opens Weds. November 12 @ 7pm at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre This new drama explores a crucial episode in the early life of “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley: her meeting and scandalous elopement with Percy Bysshe Shelley and its consequences for those who loved her. PERFORMANCE DATES […]

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Happy Halloween, from Wellesley College Whitin Observatory

Via Isabellamcd on Instagram Via Wellesley College on Instagram MORE: Wellesley College Whitin Observatory public nights

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Firefighters extinguish Wellesley College Science Center fire

A transformer fire at the Wellesley College Science Center on Thursday afternoon spurred the Wellesley Fire Department into action, with mutual aid provided by the Newton Fire Department. The fire was was snuffed out quickly using dry chemical extinguishers, according to Wellesley Assistant Fire Chief Jeffrey Peterson.  The building was ventilated of smoke and was closed […]

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