Category Archives: Holidays

Wellesley RDF closed on Columbus Day

Wellesley town offices, libraries and schools — as well as the dump — are closed on Monday, Oct. 12, in honor of Columbus Day.

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Wellesley Turkey Trot registration is open

The heat of August may be upon us, but that hasn’t stopped the planners in town among us from looking ahead to fall. Registration has opened for what has become the traditional Wellesley Turkey Trot, slated for Thanksgiving morning and this year being supported by Bank of America. The Wellesley Turkey Trot Foundation says the following […]

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Wellesley sorority sisters unite

Happy Sorority International Badge Day, Wellesley. Yesterday was that special day in town when all the sisterhood trots out their badges and wears them on their hearts in nostalgic memory of all things goofy and sacred about life in a college Greek organization. If you live in town, there’s hardly a doubt that you either […]

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A bunch of Easter bunnies & 1 Easter egg pose in Wellesley Square

Bunnies on the run stopped for a photo shoot in front of Wasik’s Cheese Shop in Wellesley Square this week. The runners have gotten into the habit of traversing the Turkey Trot loop that goes from Linden Square to Wellesley Square to Wellesley College around holidays other than just Thanksgiving, in part to celebrate each others’ birthdays. […]

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Here’s your reminder: What Wellesley gives for Valentine’s Day

I love the gift-giving ethos of Valentine’s Day because it’s so old-fashioned and simple. Give tokens of love to your love, on the appointed day, no back-talk from anybody about it being a Hallmark holiday, and nobody gets hurt. Back in the day, a young man with a proper upbringing who had been carefully coached […]

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Wellesley to celebrate Groundhog Day with Ms. G, new book

You did know that Massachusetts has an official State groundhog, didn’t you? It’s true, thanks to a campaign by Hunnewell Elementary School students and Emmy-award winning broadcast meteorologist and Hunnewell mom Mish Michaels. They’ve seen to it that Ms. G, the Bay State’s first and only groundhog-by-law, will count Monday, February 2 as her first official […]

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Kids’ program in Wellesley focuses on history of food

The Wellesley Historical Society, in partnership with the Wellesley Community Center, will be offering the next “Winter Wednesday” children’s program on Wednesday, January 28, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. This is a drop-in program, so families can come and go as their schedules allow. The topic for January 28 will be “Food: the Old Ways.” […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Wellesley

Wellesley town offices, libraries and schools — as well as the dump — are closed on Monday, Jan. 19, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. One way you can celebrate MLK’s birthday is by attending an event at the Wellesley Community Center on Monday from 11:30am to 1:30pm that will feature interactive activities, […]

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