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  1. Resume Help and Job Searching Strategies: One-on-One Sessions

    April 15, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Virtual via Zoom

    Make an appointment for a remote, one-on-one resume help and job search strategies session with local career coach, Ed Lawrence.?? Appointments are 90-minutes long and available on Thursdays from 9am-1:30pm online via Zoom.?? Please email elawrence@minlib.net to schedule your appointment. If you need access to a computer, please email the Framingham Public Library at fplmail6@minlib.net or call 508-532-5570.

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  2. Weekly Zoom Storytimes with Jillian and Dana

    April 15, 2021, 10:15 AM

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  3. "Nuclear Waste Management and its Impact on Energy, Security, and Safety" by Dr. Katlyn Turner

    April 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Virtual event on Zoom.

    The state of long-term management of nuclear waste in the United States has been at a stalemate for several years. While technical options exist for long-term isolation of toxic radioactive waste, these are irrelevant in the face of the socio-political complications of siting and operating a nuclear waste repository. This lecture will situate the struggle to effectively manage nuclear waste within the realm of nuclear energy issues, nuclear security, and nuclear non-proliferation issues.

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  4. The Middle East of Today: Geopolitical Analysis

    April 15, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual via Zoom

    Join Dr. Yaser Najjar, Dean of Graduate Studies at Framingham State University, for this Lifelong Learning Lecture. In it, he will review and analyze the political events since 2011, which became known as the Arab Spring. Special focus will be on the outcomes of these events and the roles of international involvement, including the U.S., that have been shaping the new Middle East geopolitical mosaic.?? Register at bit.ly/FPL-Lifelong-Learning-Lectures by 5pm on April 15.

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  5. Weekly Zoom Baby Lapsits with Joanne and Lucy

    April 16, 2021, 10:30 AM

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  6. Bees in our Backyard: an Introduction to Local Wild Pollinators

    April 16, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Virtual event on Zoom.

    When people hear the word "bee", they often think only of the European honey bee, a domesticated, introduced species, or perhaps a time they were stung, often by a yellowjacket wasp rather than a bee! This event will introduce you to the wide variety of local wild bee species and the habitats on which they depend, and help you learn how to identify the often-overlooked bees in your neighborhoods. Hosted by Framingham State University.

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  7. AstroNights LIVE: No Planet B: Exoplanets and Earth Appreciation

    April 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual event on Zoom or YouTube.

    There’s no place like Earth in our solar system - but what about in the rest of the galaxy? Join us to learn what astronomers know about the planets outside our solar system. View live on YouTube or join the Zoom Webinar for extra interactive features!

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  8. Weekly Zoom Storytimes with Jillian and Dana

    April 19, 2021, 10:00 AM

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  9. Climate Change, Resilience and the Healing Power of Nature.

    April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the Framingham Public Library and Deb Markowitz, the Director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Nature Conservancy for a talk about Climate Change, Resilience and the Healing Power of Nature. Deb will share the many ways that nature can help us address the climate crisis, and can contribute to healthy and safe communities. She will tell us about some of the ways that TNC has been leading in this effort and how you can get involved. To register and receive an invitation to the Zoom session, please go to http://bit.ly/FPL-Events by 9am on April 19.

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  10. Online Baby Lapsit with Joanne - Framingham Public Library

    April 20, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Framingham Public Library - Virtual Event

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  11. April Vacation Week at the Danforth

    April 20, 2021, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Danforth Art Museum

    Visit the Danforth Art Museum during April Vacation Week! Why is dirt important for sculptures? How can biology inspire a painting? Learn about how art and science connect as you explore the Danforth Art Museum permanent and temporary exhibitions! All visitors are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day and vacation week with a special family packet. These packets will guide and expand in-gallery learning opportunities with exhibition highlights, family friendly questions, gallery activities, and recommendations for more to do at home! Packets will be available at the Museum upon arrival, or you can download, print out at home, and bring the packet with you! Family guides are free with admission (all children under 13 are free!). Due to safety protocols, timed ticket purchases are required to enable physical distancing. Learn more about visiting during Covid-19 here. To purchase tickets through Eventbrite, please click here.

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  12. "Fragile Planet" Screening with Dr. Vandana Singh

    April 20, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Virtual event on Zoom.

    Suggested audience: children and families, suitable for all ages. The Earth has just the right conditions for life, unless we tip the balance. So it might be wise for us to expand our search for life. Fly through the solar system out into our galaxy and beyond. Explore the possibility of life on other planets. Discover why it's important we protect this fragile protector of life we call Earth.

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  13. April Vacation Week at the Danforth

    April 21, 2021, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Danforth Art Museum

    Visit the Danforth Art Museum during April Vacation Week! Why is dirt important for sculptures? How can biology inspire a painting? Learn about how art and science connect as you explore the Danforth Art Museum permanent and temporary exhibitions! All visitors are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day and vacation week with a special family packet. These packets will guide and expand in-gallery learning opportunities with exhibition highlights, family friendly questions, gallery activities, and recommendations for more to do at home! Packets will be available at the Museum upon arrival, or you can download, print out at home, and bring the packet with you! Family guides are free with admission (all children under 13 are free!). Due to safety protocols, timed ticket purchases are required to enable physical distancing. Learn more about visiting during Covid-19 here. To purchase tickets through Eventbrite, please click here.

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  14. Stretch and Relax

    April 21, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Virtual via Zoom

    Join Framingham Public Library for a free 45-minute stretch and relax class to maintain body flexibility, improve balance and reduce stress. Classes held every Wednesday at 2pm. Register at bit.ly/FPL-Exercise-Classes.

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  15. Meet Massachusetts' Official State Dinosaur

    April 21, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Virtual event on Zoom.

    Framingham’s State Representative, Jack Lewis, and Barnas Monteith discuss Podokesaurus, our new Massachusetts state dinosaur! The initiative will soon release educational outreach materials for children and adults to have some fun while learning about science and civic engagement. We will share some of the latest dinosaur discovery data and how it relates to space science and climate change. An exciting event, 100 million years in the making, you won’t want to miss!

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  16. Climate Change, Resilience and the Healing Power of Nature.

    April 21, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the Framingham Public Library and Deb Markowitz, the Director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Nature Conservancy for a talk about Climate Change, Resilience and the Healing Power of Nature. Deb will share the many ways that nature can help us address the climate crisis, and can contribute to healthy and safe communities. She will tell us about some of the ways that TNC has been leading in this effort and how you can get involved. To register and receive an invitation to the Zoom session, please go to http://bit.ly/FPL-Events by 9am on April 21.

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  17. Resume Help and Job Searching Strategies: One-on-One Sessions

    April 22, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Virtual via Zoom

    Make an appointment for a remote, one-on-one resume help and job search strategies session with local career coach, Ed Lawrence.?? Appointments are 90-minutes long and available on Thursdays from 9am-1:30pm online via Zoom.?? Please email elawrence@minlib.net to schedule your appointment. If you need access to a computer, please email the Framingham Public Library at fplmail6@minlib.net or call 508-532-5570.

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  18. Weekly Zoom Storytimes with Jillian and Dana

    April 22, 2021, 10:15 AM

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  19. April Vacation Week at the Danforth

    April 22, 2021, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Danforth Art Museum

    Visit the Danforth Art Museum during April Vacation Week! Why is dirt important for sculptures? How can biology inspire a painting? Learn about how art and science connect as you explore the Danforth Art Museum permanent and temporary exhibitions! All visitors are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day and vacation week with a special family packet. These packets will guide and expand in-gallery learning opportunities with exhibition highlights, family friendly questions, gallery activities, and recommendations for more to do at home! Packets will be available at the Museum upon arrival, or you can download, print out at home, and bring the packet with you! Family guides are free with admission (all children under 13 are free!). Due to safety protocols, timed ticket purchases are required to enable physical distancing. Learn more about visiting during Covid-19 here. To purchase tickets through Eventbrite, please click here.

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  20. Global Warming Demystified: The Science, The Consequences, And The Solutions

    April 22, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Virtual event on Zoom.

    In this keynote presentation for the McAuliffe Center's 2021 science festival, Science on State Street: Planet Earth Edition, noted educator Dr. Jeffrey Bennett will give you the foundation you need to speak intelligently about the science behind global warming, and show you why the solutions to this important problem are ones that people of all political persuasions can agree on. Although the talk is targeted at high-school-age students and adults, younger people are invited to attend.

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  21. Earth Day : Grow Your Meal Plan with Safiyat Hamiss Of Tasty Harvests

    April 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual via Zoom

    Let’s get started planning your garden with the ingredients you love eating by creating a meal plan and kitchen garden planner with your favorite recipes. We will discuss and visualize your garden setup, planning, Framingham growing seasons, plant size, and tending & harvesting your garden.  Register at bit.ly/FPL-Events before 5pm on April 22. 

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  22. Virtual Installation Tour: Some Evidence of My Nest

    April 22, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual

    Join us for a virtual tour of Yve Holtzclaw's installation, "Some Evidence of My Nest." While this installation will be built inside atac's physical location, we’ll be streaming tours virtually on multiple dates via ATAC160.ORG! This event will be streamed simultaneously through Facebook Live, Youtube, Twitch & ATAC160.org! While admission is free, donations are encouraged during the show as all proceeds are split between the artist and atac. Donation Link: https://atac160.org/donate https://www.yveholtzclaw.com/

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  23. Weekly Zoom Baby Lapsits with Joanne and Lucy

    April 23, 2021, 10:30 AM

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  24. April Vacation Week at the Danforth

    April 23, 2021, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Danforth Art Museum

    Visit the Danforth Art Museum during April Vacation Week! Why is dirt important for sculptures? How can biology inspire a painting? Learn about how art and science connect as you explore the Danforth Art Museum permanent and temporary exhibitions! All visitors are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day and vacation week with a special family packet. These packets will guide and expand in-gallery learning opportunities with exhibition highlights, family friendly questions, gallery activities, and recommendations for more to do at home! Packets will be available at the Museum upon arrival, or you can download, print out at home, and bring the packet with you! Family guides are free with admission (all children under 13 are free!). Due to safety protocols, timed ticket purchases are required to enable physical distancing. Learn more about visiting during Covid-19 here. To purchase tickets through Eventbrite, please click here.

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  25. "Habitat Earth" Screening for Lifelong Learners with Dr. Margaret Carroll

    April 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual event on Zoom.

    Suggested audience: adults and older youth, ages 14+. Plunge below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in deep ocean ecosystems; dig beneath the forest floor to see how Earth’s tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive; and soar to new heights to witness the intricate intersection between human and ecological networks.

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  26. Shred Fest

    April 24, 2021, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Recycling Drop-Off Center

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  27. April Vacation Week at the Danforth

    April 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Danforth Art Museum

    Visit the Danforth Art Museum during April Vacation Week! Why is dirt important for sculptures? How can biology inspire a painting? Learn about how art and science connect as you explore the Danforth Art Museum permanent and temporary exhibitions! All visitors are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day and vacation week with a special family packet. These packets will guide and expand in-gallery learning opportunities with exhibition highlights, family friendly questions, gallery activities, and recommendations for more to do at home! Packets will be available at the Museum upon arrival, or you can download, print out at home, and bring the packet with you! Family guides are free with admission (all children under 13 are free!). Due to safety protocols, timed ticket purchases are required to enable physical distancing. Learn more about visiting during Covid-19 here. To purchase tickets through Eventbrite, please click here.

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  28. April Vacation Week at the Danforth

    April 25, 2021, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Danforth Art Museum

    Visit the Danforth Art Museum during April Vacation Week! Why is dirt important for sculptures? How can biology inspire a painting? Learn about how art and science connect as you explore the Danforth Art Museum permanent and temporary exhibitions! All visitors are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day and vacation week with a special family packet. These packets will guide and expand in-gallery learning opportunities with exhibition highlights, family friendly questions, gallery activities, and recommendations for more to do at home! Packets will be available at the Museum upon arrival, or you can download, print out at home, and bring the packet with you! Family guides are free with admission (all children under 13 are free!). Due to safety protocols, timed ticket purchases are required to enable physical distancing. Learn more about visiting during Covid-19 here. To purchase tickets through Eventbrite, please click here.

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  29. Sunday Concert: Matthew Graybil and Rhiannon Banerdt

    April 25, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Facebook Live

    Join the Framingham Public Library on Sunday, April 25 at 3pm on Facebook Live at facebook.com/framinghamlibrary. Or watch us on YouTube Live at youtube.com/framinghampubliclibrary. No registration required.  Pianist Matthew Graybil and violinist Rhiannon Banerdt will perform works by Brahms, Gershwin, and Mozart.

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  30. Weekly Zoom Storytimes with Jillian and Dana

    April 26, 2021, 10:00 AM

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  31. Public Meeting: City’s Transportation Master Plan, Phase II

    April 26, 2021, 6:00 PM

    Framingham Public Works and their consultant, VHB, will host the first of four virtual public meetings via Zoom to discuss the City’s Transportation Master Plan, Phase II. The first meeting will provide an introduction to the master plan and discuss the projection of future conditions. Phase II will provide a long-term “road map” for transportation enhancements and improvements. The public will have the opportunity to provide oral and written feedback about transportation concerns and recommended improvements. Zoom meeting information: https://www.framinghamma.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=38759 Additional information about the remaining public meeting dates is forthcoming. Full Release: https://www.framinghamma.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2374

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  32. Online Baby Lapsit with Joanne - Framingham Public Library

    April 27, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Framingham Public Library - Virtual Event

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  33. Stretch and Relax

    April 28, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Virtual via Zoom

    Join Framingham Public Library for a free 45-minute stretch and relax class to maintain body flexibility, improve balance and reduce stress. Classes held every Wednesday at 2pm. Register at bit.ly/FPL-Exercise-Classes.

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  34. Resume Help and Job Searching Strategies: One-on-One Sessions

    April 29, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Virtual via Zoom

    Make an appointment for a remote, one-on-one resume help and job search strategies session with local career coach, Ed Lawrence.?? Appointments are 90-minutes long and available on Thursdays from 9am-1:30pm online via Zoom.?? Please email elawrence@minlib.net to schedule your appointment. If you need access to a computer, please email the Framingham Public Library at fplmail6@minlib.net or call 508-532-5570.

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  35. Weekly Zoom Storytimes with Jillian and Dana

    April 29, 2021, 10:15 AM

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  36. Weekly Zoom Baby Lapsits with Joanne and Lucy

    April 30, 2021, 10:30 AM

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