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Discover Saxonville on Sat., June 11th

Filed under: Arts / Culture,General Interest by Deb Cleveland at 10:23 pm on May 27, 2005

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Friends of Saxonville invite you to Discover the Pinefield Shopping Center in Saxonville during a day of family fun on Saturday, June 11th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The program includes a morning "round-up" of Town trucks and vehicles for youngsters to explore as part of the Framingham Library's "Going Places" Summer Reading program Kick-Off. A classic car cruise-in will complement the town vehicles.

The Pinefield Shopping Center restaurants will offer specials and Robinsons Ace Hardware will present Weber Grill day with specials and 15 percent off all grill accessories when purchasing a grill. The merchants will participate in a flower beautification competition while sidewalk artists compete for "Chalk It Up" prizes.

There will be a huge yard sale to benefit the Friends of Saxonville projects. Donations are welcome! Please call Jim Barry at 508-877-1832.

Amazing Things Arts Center will host Jazz musicians and storytelling.

There will also be raffles, balloons, and surprises. Come have fun with your neighbors!

Discover Saxonville 2005 is organized by the Friends of Saxonville and made possible through generous donations by Framingham Cooperative Bank, Patterson & Gerry CPA's, Middlesex Savings Bank, Kathy Foran, ReMax Associates, and framingham.com

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Filed under: General Interest by Deb Cleveland at 10:44 pm on May 14, 2005

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Saxonville offers lots to see and do in the first part of June!

On National Trails Day, on June 4th, tour the Cochituate Rail Trail from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and learn about its natural and historic features. Park at 500 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham. Check in across the street at the Cochituate Brook Reservation, (the grassy cleared area between Crispus Attucks bridge and Suburban Shell Gas Station).

From 4 - 5:30 p.m. view a slide presentation at Eastern Mountain Sports, Rt. 9 E, Natick. Visit www.crtrail.org for details.

On June 7th (rain date June 9th) Art conservator Rika Smith McNally will be professionally restoring our WWII Memorial located in front of the Athenaeum Hall on Concord St. Her work is sponsored by the Framingham Historical Society & Museum, Perini Corp., and MetroWest Homes. For information, contact Charlene Frary at 508-877-3556 or CFraryRltr@aol.com

On June 8th at 7 p.m., Cable station Channel 9 will re-broadcast Framingham Trivia - The Saxonville Edition as taped at the Friends of Saxonville's annual meeting.

On June 11th, Discover Saxonville - A Day in Pinefield, from 10 - 3 at Pinefield Shopping Center. See framingham.com calendar for details and www.saxonville.org.

Also on June 11th, take part in Riverfest Activities: a 7 a.m. Birdwalk on the Carol Getchell Nature Trail, a 10 a.m. Canoe ride from Central St. to Saxonville, and a 1 p.m. Kayak ride along the Oxbow section of the Sudbury River. For details, go to: www.sudbury-assabet-concord.org.

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Amazing Things Relocating to Saxonville

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 5:34 pm on February 6, 2005

Arts Center finds new home in Pinefield Shopping Center

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Amazing Things, the new art center in MetroWest, has announced that it will open a 90 seat venue next to Famous Pizza in Pinefield Shopping Center in Saxonville.

Amazing Things hopes to open its new location in April. Larger events will be scheduled in the Framingham Civic League or in Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building, Downtown Framingham. Events organized by Amazing Things will be part of the START Partnership Spring into Arts! calendar.

Visit www.amazingthings.org for details.

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