Category Archives: Kids

Wellesley Jr. Raiders football team’s epic run ends in Florida

The Wellesley Jr., Raiders‘ bid to win a second straight national title (last year as fifth graders, this year as six graders) came to a halt Friday in Florida at the hands of a big, strong and talented team from Marlboro, Md. The banged-up Wellesley team kept it close at the half, but fell 33-6. The boys […]

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Santa sure likes Wellesley: He’s back for breakfast on Saturday at College Club

Last weekend Santa had breakfast with kids at The Cottage in Linden Square. This Saturday, Dec. 13, he’s chowing down on a hot breakfast buffet from 10am-noon with kids and adults at the Wellesley College Club. Activities will include decorating cookies and making ornaments, plus balloon creations and more. Bring a camera and skip the […]

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LEGO Winter Village coming to Wellesley Free Library

Nick Tatar returns  to the Main Library Children’s Room  for two days only, Dec. 12 and 13, with his LEGO Winter Village. Although it may be viewed anytime during those days, it will be in full operation on Friday from 1 PM to 5 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM. RELATED: Rebuilding Wellesley […]

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Presto! Young magician to appear at Wellesley Community Center

Teenage magician Ryan Lally, who has been wowing audiences with plenty of tricks in the book from card tricks on up to more complicated amazements, will be the next special guest on Wellesley Media Corp.‘s Gil Stubbs’ World of Magic show, to be taped at the Wellesley Community Center on December 3 at 4 pm. […]

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Wellesley Historical Society presents Winter Wednesdays

The Wellesley Historical Society is partnering with the Wellesley Community Center to offer a new series of children’s programs called “Winter Wednesdays” beginning in December. The programs are geared toward children aged five to ten and will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, every Wednesday from […]

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Media darlings Wellesley Jr. Raiders have eyes on national title again

Post by Michail Bletsas. UPDATE: The Raiders won 33-6, scoring 33 straight points after falling behind at the start of the game. They’re New England Regional Champs. On to Florida… The undefeated 6th grade Wellesley Jr. Raiders football has received plenty of love in Wellesley in recent years (including road signs), especially after winning the […]

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Kids invited to take part in Wellesley Turkey Bowl flag football game

Before Wellesley and Needham high school athletes square off in their annual football game on Thanksgiving Day, younger kids in Wellesley will have a chance to strut their stuff in a Turkey Bowl flag football game. This Kids’ Time event will take place at Bates Elementary School/Kelly Field on Wednesday afternoon for children in grades K-5. […]

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Wellesley High senior earns highest Girl Scouts honor

Congrats to Wellesley High School senior Julia Wall, who on Sunday, Nov. 16, will be honored as only the 20th Girl Scout in Wellesley‘s history to earn the organization’s highest honor: The Gold Award. The Gold Award can only be completed by high school girl scouts, called Ambassadors, in their junior and senior years. After completing two […]

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