March 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ MetroWest Medical Center
Join us the third Thursday of each month, starting in February 2019, for complimentary heart age screenings! This includes complimentary testing for Lipids & glucose. Additional brochures and information about heart health will be available.
Heart Age Screens will alternate between the two MetroWest Medical Center campuses, following the schedule below, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.
Thurs, March 21 – Leonard Morse Hospital, Main Lobby
Thurs, April 18 – Framingham Union Hospital, Main Lobby
Attendance is free, but we ask that you register in advance here:
March 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
One night in 1917 Beatrice Haven sneaks out of her uncle’s house on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, leaves her newborn baby at the foot of a pear tree, and watches as another woman claims the infant as her own. When she returns to her uncle’s house ten years later, seeking a refuge from her unhappy life, she is inadvertently reunited with the woman who has been raising her abandoned child, Lucy Pear—a bright, bold girl with secrets of her own. This novel questions class, freedom, and the meaning of family.
March 21, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Framingham Public Library
Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.
For Ages 3-5.
March 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Make a magnet, keychain, backpack tag, or anything else you can think up with Perler beads.
March 21, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center
Please join us to celebrate the many people who make us proud to be part of the Framingham community. We will recognize those who served the youth of Framingham for many years, teachers who dedicate themselves to teach our youth and FHS Seniors who embody the spirit of being a Framingham student.
March 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Drop in to play with the additional, rotating stations in our the library's Play Space. Check out their Facebook page to discover which rotating station they will showcase each week.
March 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Performing Arts Center of MetroWest
March 21, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Stop by the library for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! The library will provide colored pencils and coloring pages. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.
Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.
March 21, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Our March Brewkulele event focuses on a current pop artist! You'll learn the song "Snapshot". What is Brewkulele? It is an event unlike any other. It is an opportunity to go out with friends or meet new friends, learn how to play a song on the ukulele, enjoy the delicious offerings from the venue, and have an awesome time doing it! Your Brewkulele guide will lead you through everything you need to know how to play the featured song on ukulele . Each Brewkulele event has a different theme or song to learn. No musical experience is needed!We provide everything you will need for Brewkulele. When you arrive, you will have a seat and a ukulele all tuned up and ready for you. We recommend using the ukuleles we provide as they are set up to go hand in hand with our instructional methods. Food and drinks are not included in ticket price for event. This event is ages 21 and up.Your Brewkulele guide, Richard, is looking forward to seeing you there!
March 21, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Springdale Barrel Room
March 21, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
GUEST SPEAKER: Jeffrey S. Cramer, Curator of Collections at Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods
Jeffrey S. Cramer will discuss his new book, Solid Seasons: The Friendship of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Cramer is considered the leading authority on Thoreau’s life and writings.
March 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub
March 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
The Amazing Things Folk Open Mic offers a friendly supportive venue for developing singer-songwriters and folks who “just like to play”. It is a great way to get to know the music community, and to share ideas and techniques. All types of music are welcome. Fans come to see fantastic local artists, and never go away disappointed. See and be seen – heck build a fan base! Always a feature, always fun. Our host, singer-songwriter Dan Cloutier takes excellent care of the performers and listeners alike. A beautiful grand piano is available too.
Tickets sold at door only
March 21, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub
March 21, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
Option 3 $100 Sound Check, Pre-Show Meet & Greet & Concert
Option 2 $60 Pre-Show Meet & Greet & Concert
Option 1 $35 General Admission Concert Tickets
Irish singer-songwriter-actor Damian McGinty will be debuting his brand new full-length album, Young Forever, in early 2019 followed by a tour of the same name. The Young Forever tour is his largest to date and kicks off in Philadelphia, PA on 3/19 & will feature vibrant, joyful, pop-infused music that will take you back to a time of living in the moment & yearning for the open road.
The 26-yr old Derry, Northern Ireland native is best known for his work with the Irish supergroup Celtic Thunder since the age of 13 & his time acting as Rory Flanagan on the Fox hit television series, Glee. Damian’s first EP of original music, No More Time, was released in the Spring of 2018 and reached #9 on the US iTunes Pop chart while garnering more than 750,000 streams online.
Sound Check: 5:00pm
Meet & Greet: 5:45pm
General Admission: 7:15
March 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Nominated for 8 Oscars. Starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.
(2018). 2hr.16min. Rated R.
March 22, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ken's Steakhouse
March 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Prateek is a singer-songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts. He first picked up the guitar in middle school, and began writing songs in college influenced both by classic folk artists such as Simon and Garfunkel and contemporary artists such as Jason Isbell and Ryan Adams. In 2016, he released his debut EP, “Walking in My Sleep.” Since then, Prateek has played on stages and at festivals across the United States, including the Kerrville Folk Festival, the Lizard Lounge, and Club Passim. His most recent single “Emma,” has been described as “stripped-down, honest heartbreak” (Vanyaland), and is available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.
March 22, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Pho Dakao
March 22, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico
March 22, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tropical Cafe
March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Keefe Tech High School
As it has in the past, the 2019 Heritage Fair will offer a wonderful variety of hand-crafted items, featuring such treats as glassware, clothing, toys, jewelry, woodworking, leather goods, quilts, metalwork, paintings, photography, delicious fudge, jams, and specialty oils and vinegars. Each year there's a more impressive variety of exceptional items than ever before. Plus, visitors can bring home something sweet and delicious from the Bake Sale and enjoy lunch at the Food Court, where there are subs by the inch, hot dogs, snacks, muffins, donuts, coffee, tea, and soft drinks throughout the day.
All craft booths are indoors at ground level for easy access regardless of weather. Admission to the displays of more than 100 crafters is designed to be affordable for visitors to the Fair, while also providing support for the mission of the Heritage Chorale, whose members are committed to enriching the lives of singers and audiences in the Metrowest area.
March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Garden in the Woods
Through a power point presentation and herbarium specimens, this class investigates many of the buttercup species, native and non-native, that bloom in spring and early summer. We focus on the characteristics that distinguish each species of this large and sometimes confusing group, and discuss their typical habitats.
March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Avenue C
Grab your friends, gather your fam and come out to see us on Eastleigh Farm for a refreshing spin on Spring!
Enjoy our Spring Collection
• Farmhouse Chic
• Vintage Finds
• Repurposed Furniture
• Handcrafted Wares
Our Vendor Shops will be overflowing with beautiful spring displays! Be sure to visit ~
House on Hampshire
New England Barnwood
Pillows & Things
Rusty Dreams Vintage
The English Cupboard
Light refreshments will be served!
Avenue C Design
1062 Edmands Road
Framingham, MA 01701
(where farmhouse meets creativity)
March 23, 2019, 10:15 AM - 1:15 PM @ Springdale Beer
Barrel Room Yoga provides an opportunity to use mindful movement and breathing to reduce stress, invigorate the body and create a clarity of mind. Drawn back to the present moment, can enhance the beer tasting experience allowing you to notice and appreciate the subtle nuances of our barrel-aged beer.
Appropriate for all-levels of yoga experience our instructor will guide students through a harmonious flow with graceful and deliberate movements paired with breath for an embodied yoga experience. Set at an unrushed pace, the class balances opening and releasing stretches with strength building poses.
Class is $15 per person and includes a pint of beer following practice; cash or credit at the door.
Please bring your own yoga mat (and props if your personal practice requires, I.e. blocks/straps/blankets).
We can't wait to see you there!
March 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ REI
March 23, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble
Celebrate the beauty of springtime with Little Blue Truck! Young fans will love finding all sorts of baby animals beneath the flaps in this delightful novelty board book. Join us for Storytime and a cookie coloring activity, while supplies last. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4!
March 23, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble
Join us as we explore the exciting new Escape This Book! Series. Decide your destiny by solving puzzles and riddles to pass each challenge and get to the next adventure!
March 23, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Edgell Memorial Library
How did Framingham manage to avoid the catastrophic death rates from the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic? Join us as two public health experts review the measures put in place by the Framingham Health and Tuberculosis Demonstration Project (1916-1923) and how these drastically reduced the incidence of death from the flu locally. Kathy Hursen, former Framingham Public Health Nurse, and Dr. Alfred DeMaria Jr., retired Medical Director and State Epidemiologist at the Mass. Bureau of Infectious Disease, will present Framingham’s public health legacy during WWI and during a pandemic that took 50 million lives worldwide. Dr. DeMaria will speak to the large scale pandemic and Kathy will bring the discussion home to Framingham with the demonstration project, the impact of the flu, troops stationed at the Musterfield, and the eventual creation of the Framingham Heart Study.
March 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
N+1 cyclery, Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company, and Bianchi Bicycles have teamed up for an indoor cycling event like no other.
Join us on Saturday, March 23, from 3 to 4 p.m. as we take over the brew room.
Spin instruction will take place alongside the brew tanks. The hour-long class will be led by both Heather Mason, cyclist and Bianchi Dama Team member, and
Francisco Cornelio, cyclist and manager/lead mechanic at n + 1 cyclery. Changing rooms will be available.
Red's Street Kitchen will be doing a pop-up in the brewery that day. They feature steak & cheese. Stay after for food and beer!
Ticket price secures your spot in the brew room and a pint of beer or non beer beverage to celebrate!
Riders must bring their own bike and indoor trainer and are encouraged to arrive at 2:30 p.m. to set up. Spinning will begin promptly at 3 p.m.
Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company
81 Morton Street, Framingham, MA 01702
March 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Come celebrate the start of spring by creating a Rain Globe! We will be making snow globes but instead of snow scenes we will fill our globes with the colors of spring
March 23, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ken's Steakhouse
March 23, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
Called everything from ‘hillbilly-Pink Floyd’ to ‘folk-pop’ to ‘surreal americana’, New York’s Slambovian Circus of Dreams “is a riveting, mesmerizing, crazy, amazing machine of music.” – Chronogram Magazine. A rootsy psychedelica that MAVERICK MAGAZINE calls “Mightily impressive and hugely original rock from the cool end of Americana,” their melodic avant-folk conjures with an exotic instrumental arsenal and palette of styles ranging from dusty Americana ballads to huge Pink Floydesque cinematic anthems. The Slambovians charm from the first note with “Great songs and a whole lotta heart!” – DJ Meg Griffin, SiriusXM.
March 23, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tropical Cafe
March 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Avenue C
March 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Springdale Beer
Join us Barre Class with Jordan from Pure Barre MA.
March 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Pure Barre
March 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Performing Arts Center of Metrowest
March 24, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tropical Cafe
March 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Starting or running a small business? You can get free and confidential business advice from SCORE of Boston! Make an appointment to meet with a SCORE volunteer at Framingham Public Library.
Runs every Monday, except Memorial Day.
March 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!
Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.
March 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Beacon Street Bar and Grill
March 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ McAuliffe Branch
Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.
Ages 0-2 with an adult.
March 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Expert help with resumes, cover letters, job-search strategies, and more. Every Tuesday. Drop-In - Free & Confidential. For details call 508-532-5570, extension 4361.
March 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
If you need help with health insurance, finding shelter or housing, and other basic services, you can talk to SMOC staff in private every Tuesday at the Main Library. All conversations are free and confidential.
March 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Mandy Roberge will be joining us to teach an intro to sewing. Learn how to thread/operate a sewing machine; how to sew a button, and how to hem clothing! This is the first in our new Make It! program series focusing on art and creativity. Space is limited, and registration is required. Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page to sign up.
"This program is supported in part by a grant from the Framingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency."
March 26, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
The first hour of our Jazz Show & Jam is a concert featuring a host band which varies each week. It includes some of the finest musicians from the area and often featuring great players from NYC and beyond. After the first hour, we open it up to the jammers who get the opportunity to sit in and hone their skills, trading licks with some of the finest players in the area. Some of the best jazz can be heard here any Tuesday night! Come watch or play!!
About the Jam:
The jam balances high level playing with a spirit of welcome and community. Five host bands take turns making your visit to the jam a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Each week a different group and each week a different feel. Here you can hone your skills and trade lick’s with some of the finest players in the area. Whether you’re a pro or a student, you’ll have a great time.
Tickets: $3.00 for Students • $5.00 for Amazing Members • $6 for non-members
March 26, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Beacon Street Bar and Grill
March 27, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Framingham Public Library
Stop by every Wednesday for stories, songs, and puppets at the Framingham Public Library weekly story-time! Parents and child can both enjoy a variety of picture books, classic nursery rhymes and meeting new people!
For Ages 0-3 years old. No registration required.
March 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ REI
March 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Featuring women composers, Women In World Jazz bring together women of different nationalities with extensive experience in performance and education. All members of the group are accomplished musicians playing a variety of music ranging from Jazz to World/Ethnic. The group highlights music from the US, Cuba, Brazil, Cape Verde, Japan, and the Middle East.
March 28, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Framingham Public Library
March 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
March 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Framingham Makerspace
March 28, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble
Please join us as author's Michael Delman, M.Ed, and Dr. Daniel Franklin share their expertise about executive function challenges and language-based learning disabilities. Hosted in partnership with Reed Academy.
March 28, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Springdale Barrel Room
March 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Helen Heineman, President Emerita, Framingham State University
Winner of several prizes in poetry, Alan has been writing for more than 40 years chronicling subjects like traveling on land and sea, home, workplaces, parents and children, marriage, friendship and love. This lecture will cover selections from The Happy Genius through his most recent work, The Golden Coin.
Please Note: This lecture will be at the Christa McAuliffe Branch Library.
March 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Framingham State University, McCarthy Center Forum
Dr. Michael Neufeld, Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
Wernher von Braun, who led both the V-2 ballistic missile and Saturn V moon rocket projects, has often been reduced to a stereotype: either as the great pioneer of space or a Nazi villain. From Dr. Neufeld’s research, a much more ambiguous and complex figure emerges, instead.
March 28, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub
March 28, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub
March 29, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ken's Steakhouse
March 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Springdale Beer
At Paints and Pints, have fun, sip a beer and take home your masterpiece. All materials will be provided in this special Winter Edition! Grab your loved one, or your friend posse for this fun night of arts and drafts!
Tickets are $40 and include instructions, all materials for your masterpiece and one Springdale beer. Link posted to reserve your spot!
Sorin Bica is a contemporary artist based in the Boston area, frequently sought for his unique large scale abstract and figurative paintings. The use of intense color and expressive figures could be seen through-out his work.
Bica's work can be found in many public, private and corporate collections both in the United States and abroad. Sorin Bica is an artist resident at SOWA artist Studios in Boston and Fountain Street Studios in Framingham, MA.
March 29, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Pho Dakao
March 29, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico
March 29, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tropical Cafe
March 30, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble
From Joanna Gaines, this new children's book chronicles the adventures of starting a family garden. Trying something new isn't always easy, but the hardest work often yields the greatest reward. Join us for Storytime, and get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4!
March 30, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center
Tickets on sale now!!!
Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton invites you to join us for our 007th Annual Fur Ball Gala!
This year's Master of Ceremonies is WCVB NewsCenter 5's Doug Meehan, co-anchor of the station's weekday morning EyeOpener newscasts.
Your mission? Wear your best secret agent suit or gown while bidding on silent and live auction items. A seated dinner, complimentary cocktail, dancing, and photos are all part of the festivities. Let's all come together for an evening of spy-worthy fun to raise money for dogs and cats in need.
To contact the Fur Ball committee, please email us at email@example.com.
March 30, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Ken's Steakhouse
March 30, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
Ram Jam – Aries Birthdays Jazz Celebration
Featuring Semenya McCord (vocals) and Frank Wilkins (piano). With Jeffery Lockhart (guitar), Alvin Terry (drums), Bobby Tynes (reeds) & Dave Zinno (bass).
Semenya McCord has been performing throughout New England since 1975, developing programs and residencies featuring spirituals, blues, traditional and contemporary jazz for audiences of all ages through Young Audiences of Massachusetts, Inc. the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the New England Foundation for the Arts.
March 30, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tropical Cafe
March 31, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tropical Cafe