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|Fri, May 19th||Date Night|
Join us for a night of hand-building with clay! Come with ideas or get inspiration from teacher Cheska Komissar. Make ceramic bowls, mugs, or containers with your friends, date, or girl-squad, all while enjoying conversation and laughs. Works will be decorated with carving or stamping, painted with underglaze, and fired in the kilns. We will contact everyone when works are ready to pick up. Cost per person: $45 Community Kiln At Brick Stack Art Center 46 Park Street, Framingham, MA 01702
|Sat, May 20th||Fine Wines Strong Bones Gala for Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation|
Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), or brittle bone disease, affects about 1 in 50,000 people in the U.S. Those with OI can fracture from the most common activities: sneezing, rolling over -- some even by lying totally still. Depending on the severity/type of OI, the condition can be fatal in infancy.Join us for a night out with friends and family all while raising money to support the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. The Strong Bones Boston Gala is an evening reception on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the Sheraton Framingham in Framingham, Massachusetts.Your ticket includes all you care to eat and drink, access to nearly one hundred auction items and a chance to help the OI Foundation respond to more than 7,000 inquiries each year for medically verified information and support; produce new information resources and fund research!
|Sat, May 20th||Patron's Party|
This house is made for parties!This spectacular mansion built between 1832-1850 is perfect for the Framingham History Center's Patronís Party with its elegant first floor rooms and large flagstone terrace. This is the home of a former owner of the Boston Braves and many of the ballplayers dined at lavish parties overlooking the reservoir. Donít miss a chance to experience yet another rollicking event at this Framingham landmark.Cocktails and hor d'oeuvres at 6:00pm followed by dinner at 7pm. House Tour tickets are included with purchase of Patron's Party tickets. This event and the House Tour are the Framingham History Centerís largest fundraiser and all proceeds benefit our operations in support of our FHCís mission. We are a non-profit 501c3 organization. We are not funded by the Town of Framingham and we are dependent on your participation in events like this, membership dues, donations and bequests. Thank you.
|Sat, May 20th||Spring Flower Pots|
Come make flower pots to start your summer planting or make a whimsical ceramic cactus of flower to put in your pot. Add decoration, color, and design to your planter, which will be fired in the kilns! 9am-12pm $45 per projects Community Kiln at Brick Stack Art Center 46 Park Street, Framingham MA, 10702
|Sun, May 21st||15th Framingham House Tour|
Join the Framingham History Center for a tour of the following sites:--A 1749 gambrel fashioned after the Wayside Inn and owned by Henry Ford from 1932-1947--An artfully restored shingle-style bungalow in the Salem End Rd. neighborhood--A stately stone Italianate mansion built by an iron dealer who was one of Massachusettsí richest men in 1851--A mid-century modern ranch refurbished by its master craftsman owner in a country setting--A charming cape-style cottage, that was once a stable for a nearby mansion, infused with the ownerís art--Donít miss refreshments at a stunning new office space in a former Saxonville Mill warehouse with cutting-edge design incorporating the millís history.How a House Tour works: This is a self-guided tour. The ticket holder receives the House Tour Booklet at the Framingham High School parking lot (115 A St, Framingham), which acts as your ticket, and it lists the homes on the tour with historical descriptions. Once the ticket holder has the booklet, he/she is free to visit the homes at their own pace between 12 and 5pm. Ticket holders must use their own mode of transportation to reach the designated homes. Parking instructions will be included in each home description Ė read carefully! Restrooms will be available at the refreshment stop, which will be highlighted in the booklet as well.This tour is the Framingham History Centerís largest fundraiser and all proceeds benefit our operations in support of our FHCís mission. We are a non-profit 501c3 organization. We are not funded by the Town of Framingham and we are dependent on your participation in events like this, membership dues, donations and bequests. Thank you.
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