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Sat, Apr 21st
Community Safety Day (at First United Methodist Church)
Framingham, MA, April 21: First United Methodist Church, 360 Water St, Framingham MA will sponsor a Safety Day event for the community from 11am to 1pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Admission is FREE. Highlights include Bicycle Helmet Check by Police (free helmet while supply lasts), Fire Safety and Truck by Fire Department, Emergency Medical with Ambulance. Also Moonwalk, Balloon Animals, Hotdogs, Drinks, etc.
Sat, Apr 21st
Framingham Library Book Sale (at Main Library)
Spring is here and gardening books are Buy One, Get One for $1. In the lobby you'll see a large selection of beautiful art books for just $2 each. Throughout the sale rooms you'll find thousands of items; most books are $1, children's books start at 25 cents. *** Please note that there is NO BAG ROOM this month. *** Framingham Library, 49 Lexington Street, Framingham MA
Sat, Apr 21st
Framingham Rotary Club Craft Fair (at Keefe Tech)
Rotary Club of Framingham Annual Fundraising Craft Fair *** 100+ crafters displaying their goods, indoors at Keefe Technical High School, 750 Winter Street, Saturday, April 21st, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Hallway, first floor. *** Cost: No charge. Get a head start on your spring shopping. Find that special gift for Mother's day, graduations, birthdays, First Communion, Bat and Baz Mitzvahs. See alpaca fleece items, mosaics, blown glass, original art, handmade pottery, dyed silk scarves, clocks, silver bangles and other handmade jewelry, original photography, leather goods, handmade shoes and wallets, wooden boxes, and much, much more. The Fair will have a 50-50 raffle and will feature a food concession. All of the money that Rotary receives provides grants to community organizations that deliver vital services, including: The Boys and Girls Club, air conditioners for seniors in public housing, student leadership programs, the Special Olympics, and many more. For more info use link below.
Sat, Apr 28th
8th Annual Framingham Earth Day Festival (on Centre Common)
With more than 100 vendors, exhibitors, and attractions, the 8th annual Framingham Earth Day Festival will be a great chance to celebrate the Earth in a wonderful community based way. *** The Festival will be held on the Framingham Centre Common, (Edgell Rd. at Vernon St), on Saturday, April 28th 2018 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. *** The theme of this year's festival is "LOCAL" featuring Framingham and MetroWest based businesses, organizations, and groups actively involved in our local community. Kids can enjoy nature-based games, art projects, and activities. We will have lots of local, vegetarian food options from Taqueria Mexico, Nzuko, Papa Gino's, Velma's Kettle Corn, Dulce D Leche, Joni's Cannolis and When Life Gives You Lemons. Festival-goers can enjoy live local music from Johnny Fireseed, the New Sound Assembly Chorus, Sweet Wednesday, and The ZoŽ Krohne & Willie Sordillo Duo and the Natick Drum Circle. **** We will also be hosting free kids and adult yoga and fitness classes during the Festival. *** The Festival will also provide an opportunity to recycle many hard to recycle items. For a full list please check our website: http://www.framinghamearthday.org/recycling-info/ *** Full details about the Festival can be found on website using link below.
Sun, Apr 29th
Camarim do Artista with Ari Mendes (at Amazing Things)
The ABR Network/WSRO Brasil Radio is venturing into another pioneering initiative. To bring our diversified, culturally rich Brazilian American heritage closer together through Music, Poetry, Comedy and the Arts in general. Camarim do Artista, or Artist's Dressing Room!Leading this project is Ari Mendes, a musician, studio engineer, arranger and producer with over 40 years of experience in the business who moved to Massachusetts in 1989 to run a recording studio and various music projects. We're honored to have him aboard on the ABR team, as an ambassador of the Brazilian music and culture in the USA.Our goal is to discover, develop and promote artistic and cultural talent amongst our community. Musicians, singers, poets and comedians have been performing in the Brasilian American scene for decades, and they long for a place where their talent can be groomed to its full potential, artistically and business wise. Our music, our art, the spices of our culture.We'll tell the story of this beautiful people using music and the arts. There's an inherent cultural value ready to blossom, waiting to achieve the recognition it deserves. The Brasilian artists who left their native country to look for a better life have already become strong trailblazers, cooperating and partnering with North American artists and creating a unique, powerful cultural environment full of business opportunities.Tickets: Regular $15 ~ Member $12 Guest artists include Eric Lee Brumley, Alex Nunes, Sandra Ferreira, and Casa do Galo, a Portuguese band (Mario Brum, Ari Mendes, Luis Silva and Tania DaSilva). More guests TBA! Happy Hour (7:00-8:00pm) : Come have a glass of wine or cup of beer and mingle with our musical guests! *** Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis St. Framingham, MA 01702 *** (508) 405-2787