Entries due by Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 5:00pm.
FRAMINGHAM, MA - Calling all middle and high school students! Tell us what you love about our town by writing a 500 word essay.
Include three or more features of Framingham that you love. Possible topics; your school, Framingham Public Library, Framingham sports, our history, multicultural community, or something you love about the town.
All essays will be awarded a thank you gift. One winning essay from each middle & high school will be chosen and read by the author at the Deluxe Depot Diner, Thursday February 26th, 2015 at 6:00pm.
20% of proceeds to be donated to the Framingham Public Library Foundation.
Essays due by Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 5:00pm. Please pass in to the Homework Center at the Framingham Public Library. For more information, contact Judy Gatlin at email@example.com
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.
October 24, 2013 (1:44 am EST)
Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff
Silent era film classic, ''The Kid'' (1921), will be featured at Framingham Library's Friday Night Films, November 8th, 2013.
FRAMINGHAM, MA - In the USA in 1920's, on any given Friday night there's a good chance you would have gone out to see a silent movie.
But, the theater would be anything but silent. A pianist played "mood music" along with the films.
On Friday, November 8th, 2013, slip into the past at the Framingham Main Library.
The library's Friday Night Film will be a Silent Movie Show featuring Richard Hughes, Silent Movies Pianist who will set the mood as black & white films flicker on the screen.
Richard Hughes, Silent Movies Pianist
Hughes, who began classical piano training at age 7, spent over a decade researching and scoring "mood music" pieces to recreate the original period sound of the 1920's "silent movie" houses.
He writes on his website, "Every time I screen another old silent film and prepare a musical score for it, I feel like a geologist who has just discovered a rare find hidden deep in ancient layers of rock. Many of these films are gems and my mission is to reacquaint, introduce, educate, and entertain audiences of all ages to the silent ...[read more]