Category Archives: kids

True story: Wellesley Players performing Pinocchio in April at WMS

Nice to see The Wellesley Players return to…Wellesley. They’ve been performing of late in Watertown, but their next play — the musical Pinocchio – will take place at Wellesley Middle School on April 5 and 6. Pinocchio is an original 90-minute musical performed by local teens and adults. Long-time Wellesley Players members and town residents, […]

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

Wellesley first responders among those paying big birthday visit to sick Rhode Island boy

The Wellesley Fire Department will be motoring to Rhode Island in its new Hummer — making its debut today — along with hundreds of other first responders to wish 7-year-old Tyler Seddon a happy birthday and to wish him good luck in his fight against a second case of leukemia. Wellesley Police sent cruisers down […]

Also posted in fire, health | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Save the date: Fun run/fun fair for kids on March 15

The Wellesley Community Children’s Center’s 34th annual Fun Run/Fun Fair will take place on SATURDAY, MARCH 15, from 8:30-12:00pm in the Dorothy Towne Field House of Wellesley College’s Keohane Sports Center.  (Please note the location and new event weekend!) Races for children 3-12 years old from 9am-noon.  Race entry fee:  $6 in advance; $7 on […]

Posted in kids | Leave a comment

Help wanted: Wellesley lifeguards for Summer 2014

The Wellesley Parks and Recreation Department has just posted job openings for Morses Pond lifeguards. Candidates must be at least 16 years old and currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR – FPR & First Aid. Candidates must also be able to commit to the entire summer work schedule (late May or early […]

Also posted in Morses Pond, Outdoors, Wellesley Recreation | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wellesley Snow Day fun

Thanks to reader AM for passing along this spectacular snowman photo:                            And here’s a snow monster sent from PM at Dana Hall:                           From around Wellesley College:

Posted in kids | Leave a comment

Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk coming to Wellesley

For the second summer in a row LINX has snagged a Boston Celtics player (or in last year’s case, an ex-one) to help coach its boys and girls basketball camp in Wellesley. This time around it’s rookie Kelly Olynyk, the 7-foot center/forward out of Gonzaga University. Last year, Brian Scalabrine taught kids a few moves. […]

Also posted in sports | Leave a comment

Wellesley Symphony instruments up close at the library

From Wellesley Symphony Orchestra: The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra and Wellesley Free Library present A Musical Show ‘N’ Tell Sunday Jan 19 at 2pm in the Wakelin Room at the main branch of the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St.   See the instruments up close!  Children (and their parents) will hear excerpts from Prokofiev’s timeless […]

Also posted in Music, Wellesley Free Library | Leave a comment