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Framingham Farmers Market Open Thursdays 3-7pm

June 23rd, 2023

[photo] Framingham Farmers Market sign

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Farmers Market on the Framingham Centre Common is back in swing, with more vendors and booths lining the walkways that crisscross the grassy village green. The market is open from 3:00 PM ’til 7:00 PM on Thursdays throughout the summer and early fall, (the last Thursday of the 2023 season is scheduled for… [read more].

2023 Framingham Concerts on the Common

June 5th, 2023

Framingham Centre Common / Village Green

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham Park & Recreation Department invites all to the Framingham Centre Common for the FREE Friday Night Summer Concert series. Bring a blanket or chairs, a picnic dinner or snacks and enjoy the sounds of summer. Musical performances are scheduled for 6:00pm ’til 8:00pm — but come early to park, then find a… [read more].

Framingham Park & Rec Drop-In Summer Recreation for Framingham Families

May 13th, 2022

Framingham Park and Recreation Department

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].

Metrowest Visitors Bureau Announces Mini Grant Program

February 12th, 2022

[logo] Metrowest Visitors Bureau

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].

New People of Color Historical Resource at Framingham History Center

February 12th, 2022

Framingham History Center website, home page

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].

2021 New England Shake-Up Canceled

September 4th, 2021

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 Park & Rec Family Fun Movie Night Returns with "The Boss Baby" Aug. 24th

August 20th, 2021

movie - The Boss Baby

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 Beaches Open for 2021 Season

June 17th, 2021

Framingham Public Beaches

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].

U.S. Mint Issues Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar

June 5th, 2021

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].

Saxonville Floodgates Mural Project

June 3rd, 2021

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].