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2014 Framingham Concerts on the Green Schedule

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 7:21 pm on June 2, 2014

FREE Summer Concert Series


Friday Evenings - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Framingham Village Green

Framingham Centre, Massachusetts


June 20th Chris Anders, (country)
June 27th Three of a Kind, (pop)


July 4th The Tom Nutile Band, (Big Band / Swing)
July 11th Hot Acoustics, (Classic Rock)
July 18th The Reminisants, (Oldies & Rock n' Roll)
July 25th JC & Enfusion, (R&B / Soul)


August 1st Metro, (Classic Rock)
August 8th Playing Dead, (Grateful Dead Tribute Band)

~ Bring a blanket or chair. ~

• Restrooms • Food • Concession Stand •

Directions: The "Village Green", (also known as the "Framingham Centre Common"), is located just north of Rt. 9 on Edgell Road. From Rt.9 (East or West), take the Framingham State College / Main St., Framingham Centre exit and proceed north on Edgell Rd. - Village Green is located approximately 1/10 mile from exit. From Sudbury, (Rt. 20), take Edgell Road exit (near Friendly's) and follow south to Framingham Centre. From Downtown Framingham, take Union Ave. / Main Street heading north, cross Rt. 9 and continue approximately 1/10 mile.

Parking: FREE parking is available on-street and off-street, (in church parking lots which surround the Village Green). Please park only where instructed by signs or traffic officers.

Please watch for pedestrians in and around concert and parking areas.

Arrive early for best parking.

For Concert Cancellations & Additional Info

Call: (508)532-5962


Learn About Your Community Media Center

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 9:11 pm on May 28, 2014
Access Framingham (logo)

Access Framingham / AF-TV, is Framingham public access television and community media center, MA

Framingham, MA - Access Framingham, the nonprofit public access corporation for the Town of Framingham, is holding an Orientation Session on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 7:00pm.

Access Framingham is a membership based organization which provides training with video recording and editing equipment as well as access to our cable television channel to show locally recorded programming. Learn to be a citizen journalist, help document the many interesting events in Framingham, or volunteer your talents to help others with their productions. AF-TV’s local production studio is located in the back of the Fuller Middle School, at 31 Flagg Drive.

Membership is open to anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Framingham, or who is affiliated with a Framingham-based organization. All are welcome at this upcoming Orientation session. Please call to register at 508-875-5434.

AF-TV can be seen in the Town of Framingham on Comcast Channel 9, RCN Channel 3, and Verizon Channel 43. For more information about Access Framingham programming, training, and services, you can also visit us online at


World YoYo Champion to Perform at Library April 27th

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 9:24 pm on April 9, 2014
John Higby, World Yo-Yo Champion

John Higby, World Yo-Yo Champion

Framingham, MA - World YoYo Champion John Higby will presenting his YoYo Show at the Framingham Public Library on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 starting at 1:30pm.

When John was 10 years old, his Grandfather gave him a yo-yo he found in the attic, showed John a few tricks -- and the rest was history!

John now holds 4 Guinness World Records and is a World YoYo Champion!  He regularly per performs at "Busker Festivals" in the U.S.A., Canada, Japan and other countries, has been seen on the David Letterman show, performed many times for U.S. troops stationed in Europe and the Mid-East -- he even ran a National Yo-Yo contest in Malaysia.  John now performs with his wife Rebecca who at metin 2000 at a Yo-Yo event in his home town,  Denver, Colorado.

Skilled precision, deft timing, swingin’ music and humor make the YoYo Guy a favorite for people of all ages as he performs old favorite yo-yo tricks and amazing new ones.

Show will be held in the Costin Room of the Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street,  Framingham, MA. There is no charge for admission. Refreshments will be served.

For more info about John, Rebecca and the YoYo Show, visit:


Summer Recreation Program Signup

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 11:24 am on April 9, 2014
2014 Framingham Park and Rec programs

Click image to download complete 2014 Spring & Summer programs listing, (in PDF format).

Framingham, MA - The Town of Framingham Parks & Recreation Department has published its list of 2014 SPRING & SUMMER PROGRAMS.

Registration for the popular Summer Recreation Centers, (for children Ages 5 - 13 yrs), begins Thursday, April 10th at the Academy Building in Cushing Memorial Park from 5:30-6:30pm, (then at the Parks & Recreation Office, during normal business hours, until all spots are filled).

Recreation Centers for the 2014 Summer Sessions will be located at Wilson Elementary School and Walsh Middle School.  The program runs from 9:00am – 3:30pm and costs $240 per child per session, (Session I:  July 7th –  18th,  Session II: July 21st – Aug. 1st,  Session III: Aug. 4th – 15th). Parents are responsible for transportation to an from program

For a complete list of all 2014 Spring &  Summer programs, click here, (download is a .PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print).


20th Fountain Street Open Studios Weekend April 4th - 6th

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 9:07 am on March 28, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Artists from Fountain Street Studios will hold their 20th Open Studios Weekend, April 4th - 6th, 2014 with open hours on Friday from 5:30pm - 9:00pm and on Saturday & Sunday from 11:00am - 5:00pm.

The art loving public is invited to visit artists in their workspaces as they open their doors for this event. Varied media will be on display including painting, photography, sculpture, prints, watercolor, digital images, hand crafted jewelry, textile arts, and mixed media. Learn more about the art making process. From greeting cards to major pieces of art, there is ...[read more]

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