Category Archives: kids

Young Wellesley runners get taste of Boston Marathon finish

Some of the fastest Wellesley Middle School and High School runners earned the honor of competing in Saturday’s Invitational Mile events, which involve 4 male and 4 female athletes from each of the 8 towns and cities along the Boston Marathon course. The mile race for high school students and the 1 kilometer race for […]

Also posted in sports | Tagged | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in charity, sports, volunteering, Wellesley High School | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Learn softball from Wellesley High players

Also posted in Wellesley High School | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Easter Bunny visits, egg hunts galore in Wellesley this spring

That rascally rabbit and plenty of Easter eggs will be found in Wellesley this spring. Among the opportunities: *Saturday, April 12: Wellesley Hills Congregational Church will have a light breakfast and Easter egg hunt starting at 9am. RSVP at [email protected] or call 781 235 4424 by April 8. Suggested donation: $5.         […]

Also posted in animals, charity, religion | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Save the date: Sports-related concussion talk at Wellesley Middle School on April 2

Wellesley United Soccer Club presents a presentation on sports-related concussions by Dr. William Meehan, director of the Micheli Center and Sports Medicine at Children’s Hospital. The talk will take place on April 2 at 7:00pm at the Wellesley Middle School Auditorium. Parents and coaches involved in all youth and high school sports are welcome. Sports-related head […]

Also posted in health, Wellesley Middle School | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Wellesley Girl Scouts readying for Olympian fashion show

Tickets are still available for this mother-daughter event that includes a silent auction, a buy-it-now auction with handmade items by the scouts, lunch and a fashion show featuring spring wear for parties, everyday and fitness. This year’s show features 12 local stores for a total of 28 outfits on runway.  Every aspect of the event […]

Also posted in charity, fashion | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wellesley 5th grade national football champs get their day at State House

The team of Wellesley 5th graders who won the national youth football championship this past December joined State Rep. Alice Peisch at the Massachusetts State House in recognition of their achievement. The boys and coaches were looking considerably spiffed up and not nearly as sweaty as during their epic tournament run in Florida. (Thanks to […]

Also posted in sports | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment