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Sun, Jan 1st Meditative Mandala Workshop
Please join us for a Meditative Mandala Workshop with local Framingham artist Samela Aguirre. Participants will leave the workshop with a mandala design of their own creation and the resources to continue the practice on their own. The act of repetitive mark making can bring one to a peaceful and calm meditative state. The benefits of this include increasing creativity, reducing stress and calming the mind; not to mention many fun and beautiful artworks to fill your home with and gift to friends. The cost is $15. Please register on the link provided.
<http://www.openspiritcenter.org/events/dharana-meditative-mandala-workshop/>


Tue, Jan 3rd Main Library Book Club
7:00pm – Bettyville: A Memoir by George Hodgman.George Hodgman’s debut is both an indelible portrait of a family and an exquisitely told tale of a prodigal son’s return. Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, and finds himself the unlikely caretaker of his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. As these two unforgettable characters try to bring their different worlds together, Hodgman reveals the challenges of Betty’s life and his own struggle for self-respect. Led by Nancy Coville-Wallace. Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street, Trustees Room.
<http://www.framinghamlibrary.org>


Wed, Jan 4th Game Night!
7:00pm - Back by popular demand! Ever play Settlers of Catan? How about Balderdash? Join our own game aficionado Thomas Samblanet and play old favs like Scrabble and Monopoly or try something new! Bring friends and family. All ages are welcome. Refreshments. Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street, Costin Room.
<http://www.framinghamlibrary.org>


Thu, Jan 5th Introducing Adult Coloring Night!
6:30-7:30pm - Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea and music. Coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required. Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street, J Program Room.
<http://www.framinghamlibrary.org>


Fri, Jan 6th Friday Night Film: Sully (2016) 96 min PG-13
7:00pm - A stirring tribute to an everyday hero, Clint Eastwood’s latest directorial effort is Sully, starring Tom Hanks as Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who managed a successful emergency landing on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew. Refreshments. Doors open at 6:30pm. Please use the Lexington St. entrance. Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street, Costin Room.
<http://www.framinghamlibrary.org>


Sat, Jan 7th Taste of Compassion for the New Year
A “TASTE OF COMPASSION” FOR THE NEW YEARWith the growing awareness of the value of plant-based eating, perhaps your new year’s resolution will include changes to your diet.Come taste an exciting array of creative and delicious vegan dishes. Talk to the chefs and get some new recipes to add to your repertoire. Gluten-free options available.Saturday, January 7, 1:00 – 2:00 pmSusan P Dickerman HallEdwards Church 39 Edwards St. in Saxonville(Next to Stapleton School)Suggested donation: $5 Sponsored by:Transition Framinghamand Open Spirit (www.openspirit.org)For more information email transitionframingham@yahoo.comFor inclement weather re-scheduling check our website http://transitionframingham.orgFor directions to Edwards Church see http://www.edwardschurch.org/directions/
<http://transitionframingham.org>


Sat, Jan 7th Throwback - Live Classic Rock - Deluxe Depot Diner
Throwback is coming back to the Deluxe Depot Diner on Saturday night January 7th. New Years to crazy so hit the town with this great local band. No ticket, no cover, awesome music and fantastic food. Unique and classic breakfast dishes all day and a fabulous bar. Join us for dinner and dancing and check Groupon for a great food discount.
<https://www.facebook.com/Throwbackband/?fref=ts>


Sat, Jan 7th Veterans Acupuncture Care Metrowest
A local group of volunteer acupuncturists is offering free community acupuncture for veterans, active military, first responders and their families. The program addresses issues related to post combat stress such as sleep, anxiety, panic or other mood changes. VAC is located at St. Andrew's Church 3 Maple St. Framingham MA. The ongoing clinic will be open the hours of 10 a.m.-12 noon every Saturday. Last sitting is 11:30 am. Walk in. No appointment needed. Winter snow cancellation made by 8 a.m., please check facebook page or call info line 508 626 0896 for a message.
<http://vacmetrowest.com>


Sun, Jan 8th A Season of Healing: Healing through Music and Poetry
In this season when there is fear, worry, anger and distress, we seek wisdom from our spiritual traditions, ancient and modern. Join us for a sacred circle of healing. We will share wisdom, to find strength and courage in being together, and to hope, pray and dream together.Led by Rev. Dr. Debbie Clark and Rabbi Katy Allen
<http://www.openspiritcenter.org/events/a-season-of-healing-healing-through-music-and-poetry/>


Mon, Jan 9th Pregnancy Yoga: Free Introductory Class
Pregnancy yoga is yoga specifically for mothers in any stage of pregnancy. We work on increasing your comfort, decreasing your stress level, and helping you to feel more at home in your changing body. Yoga postures encourage strength, stability and flexibility. Research demonstrates that mothers who practice prenatal yoga regularly not only have better birth outcomes, but feel better about their births! Led by Carrie Ganz
<http://www.openspiritcenter.org/events/pregnancy-yoga-free-introductory-class/>


Tue, Jan 10th Free Session: Lovingkindness Meditation
Please Join us on January 10 at 7pm for a free introductory session of our new Community Lovingkindness Meditation offering led by Katherine McClean. Katherine describes lovingkindness meditation as “a heart practice that helps us open to deeper states of love” in order “to relax those artificial walls we hold up between ourselves and others.” Lovingkindness meditation is an ancient Buddhist practice; it is easy because it is structured, guided, and you feel the energy and support of the group. After this free introductory session, this class will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.
<http://www.openspiritcenter.org/events/community-loving-kindness-meditation-2017-01-10/>


Wed, Jan 11th Nobscot Neighborhood / Shopping Center Meeting
7:00pm -- meeting for all neighborhood residents to consider and discuss the latest revisions to a development concept prepared by the owner of the Nobscot Shopping Center has been scheduled for January 11th, 2017 at 7:00pm the Heritage Assisted Living Facility by the Town of Framingham Community and Economic Development Department. The revisions reflect ongoing input from Town staff and members of an informal working group. The latest concept includes a free-standing CVS retail store, as well as a 165-unit multifamily residential development with 8,000 square feet of retail provided at street level, facing Water Street. These revisions demonstrate the property owner's responsiveness to local feedback and are ready for a neighborhood discussion. *** Meeting Location: The Heritage Framingham, 747 Water Street, Framingham, MA 01701

Tue, Jan 17th Veterans Acupuncture Care Metrowest
A local group of volunteer acupuncturists is offering free community acupuncture for veterans, active military, first responders and their families. The program addresses issues related to post combat stress such as sleep, anxiety, panic or other mood changes. VAC is located at St. Andrew's Church 3 Maple St. Framingham MA. The ongoing clinic will be open the hours of 10 a.m.-12 noon every Saturday. Last sitting is 11:30 am. Walk in. No appointment needed. Winter snow cancellation made by 8 a.m., please check facebook page or call info line 508 626 0896 for a message.
<http://vacmetrowest.com>


Fri, Jan 20th 100 Days of Loving-Kindness Shabbat Celebration
Open Spirit will kick-off 100 Days of Loving-Kindness on with a Jewish Shabbat dinner and celebration that will include the Buddhist Loving-Kindness Meditation, a potluck dinner, and facilitated discussions on loving-kindness. During the first 100 days after the inauguration, Open Spirit will be sending messages of loving-kindness out to the community. Experience and explore tools for maintaining and growing loving-kindness, and add your wisdom to the conversation. Bring a friend and a vegetarian dish to share. Led by Rabbi Katy Allen and Neela de Zoysa, with support from other community leaders.Please RSVP by emailing info@openspiritcenter.org.Suggested donation of $5-20This program is generously funded by a Combined Jewish Philanthropies Metrowest Community Grant.
<http://www.openspiritcenter.org/events/100-days-of-loving-kindness-shabbat-celebration/>


Sat, Jan 21st Framingham Library Book Sale
It's a new year but the Friends continue to hold their huge monthly book sale! Thousands of items are bargain priced and many are in top-notch condition. Shop for books, CDs, DVDs, and more. Doors open at 10 am but Friends members may enter at 9:30 for a first look. Proceeds support adult and children’s programs, movies, museum passes, and much more.
<http://framinghamlibrary.org/support-the-library/friends-of-the-library/>


Sun, Jan 29th Reconstruction of the “Singing Bridge” or Main St. Bridge
Presented by the Framingham History Center: Whether you’re an engineer, a river watcher, historian or generally interested in goings on about town, you will want to join us for a presentation of photographs documenting the reconstruction of the Main St. bridge over the Sudbury River. What took 8 months to build in 1878 took 4 years in modern times – 2005-2009. Cliff Henrickson lived in the historic house on the Sudbury River next to the bridge and had a perfect vantage point to document the tearing down and reconstructing of the old bow string pony truss. Town Historian Fred Wallace will provide a brief history on the original construction (General George Gordon oversaw the project) followed by Cliff’s photographs. Refreshments served. Suggested donation $5.00 Sunday, January 29, 20172:00 P.M.Edgell Memorial Library3 Oak St, Framingham
<http://www.framinghamhistory.org/reconstruction-of-the-singing-bridge-or-main-st-bridge>


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