Category Archives: Holidays

Wellesley to observe Martin Luther King Jr. day

Wellesley town offices, libraries and schools, and the RDF are closed on Monday, Jan. 18, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. You can start your day at the World of Wellesley’s MLK Annual Community Breakfast Celebration, which takes place at Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall at 8:30-10am. Keynote address will be by Dr. Yves […]

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Holiday leftover: Wellesley Brownies sing carols at Alzheimer’s center

Brownie Troop #66063 from Sprague Elementary School last month visited the Newton-Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care to sing holiday carols. This is the 3rd year in a row that they have done this.  Their accompanist, Joanne Cook, is the aunt of one of the Brownies, Thea Fischmann. MORE: Wellesley sports and social clubs

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Wellesley honors best & brightest holiday houses

  The Wellesley Recreation Department has recognized the spirited, creative and silly at 5 addresses across town in its annual Holiday House Decorating Contest, which attracted about 20 entries. The Holly Jolly judges visited the residents a few nights before Christmas Eve to dole out the awards and take photos.     RELATED: Rec Dept’s […]

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Hey, you’d be exhausted too

Meanwhile, back at our house, no snow outside didn’t stop us from making a snowman.

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Santa Claus and special lights in Wellesley

#WPD @wellesleychief : We can confirm that Santa is in Wellesley. How? We have photos. — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) December 25, 2015 and a very #Wellesley #Christmas to all. — Andreas Harsch (@AndreasHarsch) December 25, 2015

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Santa swamped at Wellesley Square post office

Santa’s beard isn’t quite as white as I recall it being, but you’d go gray too if you were working as hard as ol’ Kris Kringle is today at the Wellesley Square post office. (Thanks to a Swellesley reader for sharing this photo.) MORE: Christmas-time doings around Wellesley

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Beyond Wellesley…The Concord Museum and a few places in Concord center

Our family loves books, and our family loves Christmas. During the years when picture books and story time ruled our house, we never missed a December visit out to the Concord Museum in historic Concord, MA to see how volunteers had filled the museum’s galleries with over 35 trees as tremendous as a towering specimen […]

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Wellesley’s Linden Square boutiques are stylin’ for the Holidays

SPONSORED POST: It’s the holiday season, and everywhere you look, shops and homes are beautifully decorated. Why not decorate yourself or the fashionista on your holiday list with some up-to-the minute styles from Linden Square’s boutiques? They have all the on-trend looks you need whether you want something with a little sparkle and fun for […]

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