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Round-up of musical events around Wellesley

Wellesley College has posted its Fall 2015 concert series, and all events are free and open to the public. Organist and harpsichordist Jacob Street is opening the series at Houghton Chapel on Sept. 9 at 8pm. If you’ve never been in Houghton Chapel before, the stained glass and general holy hush of the 1899 building […]

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Wellesley Books September author line-up to include best-seller Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, the Heroes of Olympus, and the forthcoming Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, will be at Wellesley Books on Sunday, September 13, at 2:30pm. Joined by authors Jonathan Stroud and Eoin Colfer, Riordan will serve as […]

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Annual July Jubilation coming to Wellesley Square

Wellesley Square is revving up to host its annual July Jubilation celebration on Saturday, July 18, 9:30am – 4:30pm. The shopping and family fun extravaganza traditionally offers great bargains for shoppers and plenty of activities for kids. Over sixty merchants will join in with sidewalk sales, and also on hand will be a dunk tank, […]

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BaHa Brothers bring a little flair to Wellesley Town Hall lawn

Here are a couple of pics of last night’s doings at Town Hall.  The BaHa Brothers, a Jimmy Buffet/Beach Boys summertime-style band, played to a crowd willing to brave a few drops of rain to enjoy their energy and showmanship. Check out the Recreation Department’s full line-up of summer concerts here.

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Here are your 2015 Wellesley High Film Festival winners

Wellesley High School this past week held a film festival at the Katherine L. Babson, Jr., Auditorium that highlighted the work of students in film and animation. The festival was a senior project done by student Luke Ehrlichman, with assistance by WHS teachers Julie Spilka and Doug Johnson. Here are the winners: Best Animation: Tie […]

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Wellesley Summer Theatre to present Three Sisters, by Chekhov

The Wellesley Summer Theatre Company is gearing up to present Three Sisters, Chekhov’s classic 1901 portrait of Russia’s disappearing aristocratic class and its quest for meaning and fulfillment in the ever-changing modern world. The play is translated by Paul Schmidt and directed by Marta Rainer. May 21 — June 21, 2015 Thursday and Friday at 7pm, […]

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Wellesley Teen Center’s Wonderful 5th Grade Moving-Up Celebration

The Wellesley Teen Center’s annual 5th grade-only event with dancing, ping pong, dodgeball, Wii, games and snacks falls during Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend, Saturday May 16, 7-9pm at Wellesley Middle School. The Wellesley Teen Center holds 4 to 5 events for middle school students each year, featuring a DJ, themed games and activities. The 5th grade-only event […]

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Wellesley High Drama to spell it all out in Spring play

  The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Music & Lyrics by William Finn Book by Rachel Sheinkin Conceived by Rebecca Feldman 3 Performances Only in the Little Theater, Wellesley High School May 6-9 Wednesday, May 6 – 4:30 PM Thursday, May 7 – 7:30 PM Saturday, May 9 – 7:30 PM Limited Tickets Available! Tickets […]

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