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Fri, May 17th
Testing Einstein with Lasers and the Moon: The APOLLO Project
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Dr. James Battat, Wellesley College Dr. Battat will share updates on the precision tests of gravity with the Apache Point Observatory Lunar Laser-ranging Operation (APOLLO) project that uses Apollo-era mirrors left on the lunar surface. The talk is introduced and complemented by a full dome planetarium presentation by Mary MacDonald of the McAuliffe Center. Sponsored by: McAuliffe Center and the MetroWest STEM Education Network *** Location: Framingham State University Planetarium, 100 State St, Framingham, MA 01702
Sat, May 18th
Huge Library Book Sale!
Thousands of books, music CDs, DVDs, books on CD in stock. This month hardcover fiction discards are 2 for $1. Most Books are $1.00 or less, Childrenâ€™s $.50 or less. Join the Friends now and your name will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Visa gift card, generously donated by TD Bank. Click here for more information: https://framinghamlibrary.org/support-the-library/friends-of-the-library/membership/
Sun, May 19th
Framingham History Center House Tour
The 17th Framingham History Center House Tour will be held on May 19th, 2019. Join us for this rare opportunity to visit six beautiful homes throughout Framingham and enjoy delicious treats at our surprise refreshment stop. We'll be featuring three antique homes built by Hemenways, Wheelers and Belknaps, a remodeled homestead, a former gentleman's farm and family estate, and a contemporary farmhouse. Come for the remarkable history, the chance to inspire your own decorating, or the fun of seeing old friends along the tour.
Sun, May 19th
Transition Framingham Open House (at Open Spirit)
Join us for a chance to meet some like-minded neighbors who enjoy building community! Refreshments will be provided. Transition Framingham's mission is to support our cities' transition from fossil fuel dependence to local resilience through community solutions. We are hosting our third annual Open House to share how our active group of volunteers works together with the community to achieve this mission. *** Agenda for Open House: 1). Presentation - A brief history of Transition Framingham, 2). Introductions, 3). Updates from working groups, 4). Upcoming events: Repair Cafe, Locavore Potluck Picnic, Garden Tour, 5). New ideas from the group. *** Location: Open Spirit, 39 Edwards St, Framingham, MA.