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Sat, Oct 14th 125th Anniversary Wine Tasting Fundraiser
The Framingham Union Aid Association was founded in 1892 with 25 volunteers, and we are now celebrating our 125th anniversary with several hundred members! We are located at the Metro West Medical Center and are involved in many hospital-based and community activities. The Aid has hosted educational events, participated in community services, and held events to subsidize our annual grant program and activities. Since 1998, we have awarded approximately 30 grants per year for healthcare-related programs, totaling over $1.4 million.On October 14, 2017, we are holding our 125th Anniversary Wine Tasting Fundraiser at the Plymouth Church Hall, Framingham Centre, from 7pm-10pm. All proceeds from this evening will directly support our upcoming community projects and the grants program. Join us to learn about our history and activities. Have fun tasting great wine, the raffles, and silent auction. TICKETS: $40.00 per person ( Tax Deductible)For tickets or questions: please contact us at mail@framunionaid.org or www.framunionaid.org Call: Melissa Ford at 508-733-2449 or office at 508 383-1299.
<http://www.framunionaid.org>


Sat, Oct 14th 2nd Annual United Way 5K
Join your neighbors, co-workers, friends, and family on Saturday, October 14, for the Second Annual United Way 5K Run/Walk. This event will begin and end at the United Way of Tri-County, 46 Park Street in Framingham, new home to the Pearl Street Cupboard and Café.The 3.1 mile chip timed course is fully supported with water stops and route support, and will take runners and walkers through downtown Framingham and past lovely Farm Pond. Participants of all levels are welcome to join this fun-filled event. The registration fee prior to September 1st is $25 for adults and $20 for runners and walkers 14 or younger. The fee increases $5 if you wait to register after September 1. All dollars raised will benefit three critical United Way services including Hunger Relief, Suicide Prevention/Mental Health, and Early Literacy. Participants choose what their donations will support.Runners and walkers who register before August 14th will receive a long-sleeve race shirt and goodie bag. Awards for top male and female overall, and top male and female in several age divisions will be given. Prizes will also be awarded to top fundraising team and individual.Sponsorships and vendor space are currently available. Contact race coordinator Sandy Baldi at Sandra.Baldi@uwotc.org to request more information.
<http://www.uwotc.org/5k>


Sat, Oct 14th 2nd Annual United Way 5K
Run with us on Saturday, October 14, for the 2nd Annual United Way 5KThe 3.1 mile chip-timed course is fully supported and will take you through downtown Framingham and lovely Farm Pond. All levels welcome to join this fun-filled event. Reg. fee is $25 15+ and $20 age 14 and under. All dollars raised will benefit four critical United Way services; you decide which one to support:Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe in FraminghamThe Marlborough Community CupboardCall2Talk Suicide Prevention Call LineReady to Read Early Literacy ProgramThe first 250 to register will receive a long-sleeve race shirt and goodie bag. Awards for top male and female overall, and top male and female in several age divisions. Prizes will also be awarded to top fundraising team and individual.Sponsorships and vendor space are still available. Contact race coordinator Sandra Baldi at Sandra.Baldi@uwotc.org for more information. To register, please click www.uwotc.org/5k - We hope to see you in October!
<https://www.uwotc.org/5K>


Fri, Oct 20th 2017 CWE Women Business Leaders Conference (at Sheraton Hotel)
New England’s premier educational and networking event for women business leaders and supplier diversity professionals. *** Friday, October 20, 2017 from 8:00AM TO 4:00PM at Sheraton Hotel, Framingham, MA *** EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION OPEN TILL SEPTEMBER 8! *** This year's event will feature: Keynote Speakers: Afternoon Keynote Speaker: Stefania Mallett, Co-Founder & CEO, ezCater, Expert speakers on a variety of educational and motivating topics related to Personal & Professional Growth and Building & Expanding Your Business * Awards Luncheon * Ample opportunities to network & make new connections For ticket pricing, registering, & more info: www.cweonline.org/wblc
<http://www.cweonline.org/wblc>


Sat, Oct 21st Framingham Library Book Sale
Shop from 10am to 3pmFramingham Public Library, 49 Lexington StreetWe offer 3 rooms with thousands of books, DVDs, and other materials in all genres. Shop our Book Room, arranged by category like a bookstore; browse the nicer quality selection in the lobby Book Sale room; or hunt for goodies in the Bag Room where you can fill a paper grocery bag for just $7. The lobby special this month is crafting. We have numerous books on various crafts, as well as knitting needles, crochet and Tunisian hooks, wool tapestry yarn, embroidery thread, and miscellaneous notions. Proceeds from the sale support library programming, museum passes, and more.
<http://framinghamlibrary.org/support-the-library/friends-of-the-library/book-sales/>


Sat, Oct 21st Wayside's 8th Annual 5K4Kids Run/Walk & Halloween Festival
8th Annual 5K4Kids Run/Walk & Halloween Festival, Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 10am-1pm at Walsh Middle School (301 Brook St., Framingham, MA 01701). *** The day begins with a professionally timed 5k run/walk and follows with a Halloween Festival featuring bounce houses, obstacle courses, pumpkin decorating, airbrush tattoos and community businesses and organizations. *** Last year's even raised over $100,000 and we're hoping to repeat that again this year! *** In addition to the 5K run/walk and Halloween Festival, we hold one grand prize raffle: a $5,000 voucher from Travel Concepts (Framingham) for a vacation to the destination(s) of your choice. *** If you are interested in becoming a sponsor (many benefits available), want to register to run or buy a raffle ticket, please visit our website or contact Tyler_Adams@waysideyouth.org (508) 270.1394
<http://wayside5k4kids2017.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1174792&lis=1&kntae1174792=5C26FB6B127B495EA400E1386817C2D8>


Sun, Oct 22nd Special Sunday Sale at the Framingham Library
Sunday from 1-4pm49 Lexington StreetWe offer 3 rooms with thousands of books, DVDs, and other materials in all genres. Shop our Book Room, arranged by category like a bookstore; browse the nicer quality selection in the lobby Book Sale room; or hunt for goodies in the Bag Room where you can fill a paper grocery bag for just $7. The lobby special this month is crafting. We have numerous books on various crafts, as well as knitting needles, crochet and Tunisian hooks, wool tapestry yarn, embroidery thread, and miscellaneous notions. Proceeds from the sale support library programming, museum passes, and more.
<http://framinghamlibrary.org/support-the-library/friends-of-the-library/book-sales/>


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