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Access Framingham to Host Santa & Mrs. Claus Dec. 9th

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 9:55 pm on December 3, 2012
Santa and Mrs. Claus on Access Framingham TV December 9, 2012

Santa & Mrs. Claus live "ON-AIR" taking calls from Framingham children Dec. 9th, from 7pm 'til 8pm

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Yes it is true! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Access Framingham television studio on Sunday December 9th, 2012.

Tune in from 7:00-8:00pm on Sunday December 9th when Old Saint Nick will pay us a special visit on the air-LIVE. He and Mrs. Claus will be taking phone calls from all the good boys and girls in Framingham.

Do you have a special question for Santa? How do his Reindeer fly? How many toys do the elves make every year? How does Santa know who has been naughty or nice?  ...or just call in to wish Santa a Merry Christmas!

Now is your chance to talk to Santa, live on television!

The number to call is 508-875-5403.

Access Framingham can be seen in the Town of Framingham on Comcast Ch. 9, RCN Ch. 3, and Verizon Ch. 43.

For more information about Access Framingham programming, training, and services, you can also visit us online at www.accessfram.tv

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2012 Framingham Rotary Club Internet Auction Online Now!

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:37 am on November 20, 2012
41st Annual Framingham Rotary Auction - Nov. 19th through Dec. 5th, 2012.

The 41st Annual Framingham Rotary Auction will be held Nov. 19th - Dec. 5th, 2012. All items will be auctioned on the internet. See website for details.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham Rotary Club is holding it's 41st Annual Auction now, (Nov. 19th), through 10:00pm December 5th 2012.

Unlike past auctions, the Framingham Rotary Auction is now held entirely online. You can bid on holiday gifts and help raise money for local charities at www.rotaryauction.com

Hundreds of items will be auctioned off including  sporting event tickets, electronics, jewelry, restaurant and store gift certificates, furniture & accessories, professional family photo portraits, and much more.

On December 4th and 5th at 7:30pm the Rotary Auction Promotion TV show airs on local public access t.v., (NOTE: this is not a "call in" bidding show, but you can bid on ...[read more]


Discover Saxonville / Jingle Bell Day

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 12:24 am on November 11, 2012
Jingle Bell Days at Robinsons Hardware

Jingle Bell Days are here again!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - This year The Friends of Saxonville are partnering with Robinsons Hardware to create an expanded Discover Saxonville / Jingle Bell Day event on December 1st, 2012 from noon to 5:00pm.

Many of the businesses in the Saxonville Village Center, from the Pinefield Shopping Center on Nicholas Road to the Walgreen Shopping Center on School Street will participate. Plus, organizations who call Saxonville their home -- schools, churches, VFW Post 929, Studio Artists' in the Mill, and the Scouts -- will make a distinct contribution to this unique community experience.

Begin your experience by signing in at the Pinefield Shopping Center. At that time you will receive a detailed program of the day's events and your own Jingle Bell. Between Noon and 2 PM, the entire family is welcome to take a free Horse ...[read more]


2012 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Filed under: Uncategorized by News Staff at 8:37 pm on July 21, 2012
Framingham Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday, August 11, 2012

Framingham Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham, Department of Public Works, solid Waste Division is holding its popular Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the parking lot of the McCarthy Elementary School, 8 Flagg Drive, Framingham, MA.

There is no cost to dispose of hazardous waste materials.

Event is open to Framingham Residents Only - drivers license with Framingham address must be shown as proof of ...[read more]


Framingham Earth Day Festival, Saturday April 28th

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:34 am on April 22, 2012

Earth Day graphicFRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham will celebrate Earth Day 2012, on Saturday, April 28th. Events are scheduled throughout out the day.

The day starts with Framingham's 12th annual Greenup Day. From 9:00am to 12:00 noon, join friends, neighbors and other volunteers at various locations throughout Framingham to help remove trash and debris from ponds, rivers and streams, parks and roadways to improve Framingham's environment. For complete information about Greenup Day and details of meetup locations, visit:  www.greenupday.org

From 10:00am to 12:00 noon Framingham will participate in World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day on the Centre Common (rain or shine). Tai Chi & Qi Gong are "Chinese healing techniques and exercises have been used to treat certain conditions, stimulate the immune system and harmonize and balance the body's energy."  All are welcome! For more info World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day, visit: www.tqhi.org

From 11:00am 'til 3:00pm the 2012 Framingham Earth Day Festival will be held on the Village Green, (Framingham Centre Common).  Educational, environmental and fun events for families, kids and people of all ages including on-site recycling, sustainable living demonstrations and over 80 vendor booths showcasing green and eco friendly products, local foods and art and craft items by area artisans. There will be games, crafts, face painting, a magic show  and other activities just for kids.  Live performances by "The Elderly Brothers",  "Something With Digby" and "Adam & Eve" will fill the Common with music for the afternoon.

In case of Rain, the Festival will be held indoors at Framingham High School, (on "A" Street).

For detailed schedules of  events, and other info, visit the following websites:

 

For more information, contact: Donna Kramer Merritt, Chair, Earth Day Festival Committee by email at: FraminghamEarthDay@gmail.com, or by calling (508) 788-7300.

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