FRAMINGHAM, MA — A new free outdoor program, the Community Corner, will offer field games, books, reading corner, arts and crafts, music and more for families on five different days during the summer in a variety of public parks. Beginning on July 8 and ending August 26, this two-hour, drop-in program is organized by the Framingham Parks… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — The MetroWest Visitors Bureau announced that their annual mini grant program is now accepting applications, (starting January 21, 2022). Designed for marketing projects that will promote tourism in MetroWest, mini grants are available for funds up to $5,000 each. The MWVB will consider applications for projects devoted to marketing a MetroWest event, attraction, business,… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham History Center (FHC) has completed a new project to increase the accessibility of collections relating to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) stories from 1600-1800. The FHC contracted Mary McNeil, a PhD Candidate at Harvard University, as a Scholar-in-Residence to create a finding aid of collections relating to Framingham’s People of… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA – Promoters of the New England Shake-Up and it’s host venue, the Framingham Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center have announced that “unfortunately, due to ongoing health and logistical concerns, there will NOT be a New England Shake-Up in September 2021” The event, which would have been the 7th annual was scheduled for the weekend of… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — *** UPDATED *** The Framingham Parks & Recreation Department has rescheduled the return of its Family Fun & Movie Night featuring “The Boss Baby”. The free event will be held at Bowditch Field Athletic & Cultural Complex (475 Union Ave) on Tuesday, August 24th, 2021. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and Family Fun… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — Framingham’s three beaches will be open beginning Thursday, June 17th, 2021 through Thursday, August 12th, 2021, 10:00am to 7:00pm as staffing allows. The beaches are located at Learned Pond on Shawmut Terrace, Saxonville Beach on Lake Road, and Lake Waushakum on Nipmuc Terrace…. [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA and PHILADELPHIA, PA – The United States Mint has begun taking orders for a 2021 Silver Dollar to commemorate Christa McAuliffe, who grew up in the and went on the become the First Teacher in Space and was tragically killed in the 1986 NASA Challenger Space Shuttle explosion. Christa McAuliffe, who was born Sharon Christa… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA – A collaboration with Friends of Saxonville and the Framingham Cultural Council, will fund the creation of two murals on the Sudbury River Floodgates between 1545 and 1555 Concord Street in Framingham. The theme for these murals is an artistic interpretation of the Sudbury River’s importance to Saxonville’s founding and emergence as an industrial mill… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA – Now in its fifth year, Mass Audubon’s annual photography contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, has evolved into a “must” for hundreds of photographers eager to express a love of nature through their images. And with more than 2,000 photos submitted since the contest began April 1, judging so many top-quality entries was especially… [read more].
Framingham, MA – Yes it’s true; Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Access Framingham television studio on Sunday December 14th. Tune in from 6:00-7:00pm on Sunday December 14th 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… [read more].