Category Archives: Kids

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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Think Spring: Wellesley baseball/softball registration open

It’s time to register for the 2015 Wellesley Spring Baseball and Softball seasons. Games begin in late April and run through mid-June. WLL BASEBALL Kindergarten League • 1st Grade League • 2nd Grade League • 3rd Grade League National League [some 3rd graders, 4 – 6th grade] American League [Tryout league for 4 – 6th […]

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MassHort Festival of Trees springs to life on Nov. 28

Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Festival of Trees will showcase over 75 beautifully decorated trees and features a new Snow Village exhibit for children and adults to enjoy. Snow Village features model trains, holiday villages, Fenway Park, Beacon Hill, and more. Horse-drawn hay rides, Santa visits, ornament workshops, music events are also on tap this season. The sixth annual […]

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Wellesley producer intros kids and parents to Ruff ideas about social media, tech

Wellesley’s Bill Shribman, who runs the kids digital team at WGBH, has launched a new interactive web series for PBS Kids that explores the ever-changing world of media and technology (including the sorts of tech safety issues that have been the subject of presentations to students and parents in Wellesley this week). Starring a pear-shaped dog, […]

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Wellesley Hoops for High Schoolers opens registration

From Wellesley Youth Basketball Association: Registration is open for Wellesley Hoops Senior Division (High School-aged participants): Please go to to sign up any high school-aged student for the Wellesley Hoops Senior Division (HS Rec League).  This league is available to students grades 9 through 12 either from Wellesley and/or attending school in Wellesley who are […]

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Wellesley United Soccer sign-ups open

Registration is now open for Wellesley United Soccer Club Winter Academy Programs The Winter Academy Training Programs provide opportunities for dedicated and driven players within WUSC to experience high level coaching in a challenging and positive development environment. Now in our 2nd year, we will be using a Futsal curriculum to further enhance the skill […]

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Peter Pan flies into Wellesley this week

Wellesley Upstage presents: Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up A Play by J.M. Barrie Directed by Carrington OBrion ’15 October 23- 26 Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley College Evening: Thursday, Friday, Saturday @7pm Matinee: Saturday, Sunday @2pm Free for Wellesley, MIT, Babson and Olin students with ID; $5 general admission Email […]

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Kids take to the Wellesley trails

The Wellesley Trails Committee‘s annual Kids’ Trails Day drew 129 participants to the trails around Morses Pond on Sunday afternoon for a big treasure hunt topped with donut holes and cider. The annual event, which which previously had been held at Longfellow Pond, sent kids and their adults seeking little treasure boxes containing ink stamps […]

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