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  1. American Girl Doll Tea Party

    September 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library

    Bring your American Girl Doll or other doll with you, make crafts for your doll, and meet other American Girl Doll enthusiasts! Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 or drop by the McAuliffe Branch Children’s Desk to register before the program. Ages 5-12 with an adult

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  2. School’s Out Open LEGO

    September 17, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library

    Drop in and make something creative with our supplied LEGOs. Look through our LEGO idea books to make something super exciting or design your own structure! Leave your name with the creation, and we’ll display it on top of our shelves for a month! Grades K+.

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  3. Social Services Assistance from SMOC at Framingham Public Library

    September 17, 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.

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  4. Jazz Jam & Show

    September 17, 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

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  5. Eastleigh Farm Ice Cream Bus at 214 Concord St.

    September 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ 214 Concord St

    Get your ice cream! Eastleigh Farm Ice Cream Bus is downtown every Wednesday, parked at 215 Concord Street! You can still enjoy Sofá Café coffee toppings on 25 varieties of Eastleigh Farms ice cream with now a whopping 15 toppings! The ice cream bus will be parked near the south-bound side of Concord Street near the MetroWest Community Federal Credit Union (200 Concord Street). Short-term, off-street parking: off Frederick Street in the Arcade Parking lot (rear of Sofa Cafe).

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  6. McAuliffe Matinee: Three Identical Strangers

    September 18, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library

    In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery. (2018) 96 mins. Rated PG-13.

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  7. Dinner with the Doctor: AFib & Cryroblations

    September 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ MetroWest Medical Center

    Join Patrick Blomberg, MD for a free, in-depth discussion about atrial fibrillation (Afib) and our newest treatment option, cryoblations, available here at MetroWest Medical Center. A light dinner will be provided. Dinner with the Doctor AFib & Cryroblations: Caring for your Heart from Diagnosis to Treatment Wednesday, September 18 6 pm – 7 pm MetroWest Medical Center Framingham Union Campus – Perini Auditorium 115 Lincoln Street, Framingham, MA 01702 The event is free to attend but registration is required. RSVP today at mwmc.com/afib or call 844-367-0409.

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  8. Framingham Makerspace Tours & 3D Printing Demos

    September 18, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Framingham Makerspace

    Come and see our Makerspace. See recent cool projects and join us for new adventures.

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  9. MetroWest Conference For Women 2019

    September 19, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM @ Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center

    Join hundreds of local MetroWest women for a day of learning & connecting at the conference. Your incredibly affordable Conference Day ticket includes a full breakfast, coffee and snacks through-out the day, a delicious plated lunch with dessert, and complementary wine and hor d'oeuvres during our Women's Networking Session celebrating the culmination of an inspiring day, 3:45PM - 5:00PM. We've got an inspiring line-up of speakers for you! Come hear two incredible local keynotes, Susan Duffy & Jen Groover and support and learn from over 30 MetroWest panelists and moderators featured in 10 breakout sessions, as they share their stories and insights. Take away valuable, actionable advice that will inspire and move you with topics including Personal Prosperity, Professional Success, Entrepreneurship & Leadership, Health & Wellbeing, and Family.

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  10. Heart Age Screening

    September 19, 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. Framingham Union Hospital 115 Lincoln Street, Framingham, MA 01702 Leonard Morse Hospital 67 Union Street, Natick, Ma 01760 Attendance is free, but we ask that you register in advance here: https://www.mwmc.com/about-us/classes-events/Detail/2881

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  11. McAuliffe Book Discussion: Belgravia, by Julian Fellowes

    September 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ McAuliffe Branch Library

    Julian Fellowes created Downton Abbey and now his novel Belgravia is in the process of being filmed for a mini-series set to come out some time next year. The story begins in 1815 Belgravia, London. On the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, events occur at the famous ball given by the Duchess of Richmond that will follow the characters with their secrets to unfold twenty-five years later. Led by Lisa Taranto.

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  12. Pies on the Common

    September 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ First Parish in Framingham Unitarian Universalist Church

    "Pies", hosted by First Parish Framingham sells over 400 homemade pies, candy and baked goods at this annual fundraiser and Craft Show. People comes for the Pies and stay to shop at this annual Fall outdoor event. We have music, a food vendor and family fun.

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  13. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Indian Head Water Storage Tank Replacement Project

    September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM

    Join the Framingham Department of Public Works to celebrate the completion of the Indian Head Water Storage Tank Replacement Project. Please join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, September 19, 2019, 20 Indian Head Heights, at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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  14. Learn to Climb Class at REI

    September 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ REI

    Join REI to learn the fundamentals of rock climbing in the hands-on, indoor experience. We'll focus on building the skills you need to continue your climbing journey, including proper belay techniques to keep your fellow climbers protected while they're off the ground. We'll cover necessary knots and give you the chance to practice basic climbing techniques, with some personalized instruction along the way. REI will provide all of the necessary climbing equipment for this great first-time experience. Learn to belay other climbers while they're off the ground Learn to tie basic climbing knots Learn the basics of climbing movement and technique Practice your new skills on an indoor climbing wall Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult

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  15. Dinner with the Doctor: Common Knee Injuries & Joint Replacement

    September 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ MetroWest Medical Center

    Join Neil Herman, MD for a FREE in-depth seminar about knee replacements, answering questions about common knee injuries and joint replacements. Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Framingham Union Hospital, Perini Auditorium 115 Lincoln Street, Framingham, MA 01702 Please call 833-780-6066 or visit mwmc.com/knee to register for FREE today.

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  16. Milestones Book Launch

    September 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham History Center

    Come hear Framingham teacher and author, James L. Parr, read from his delightful new collection of poems inspired by the Framingham History Center collections. Jim reveals the essence of specially chosen artifacts with wit and wisdom and they will delight young and old readers alike. This is a perfect way to introduce your children, grandchildren, and others to the fun of history and poetry. Each poem is accompanied by historical notes on topics such as Shoppers World, Sarah Clayes, Harmony Grove and more. Book signing and refreshments will follow the reading. Books are priced at $16.95.

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  17. Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    September 19, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Springdale Barrel Room

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  18. Contemporary Literature Book Group at Barnes & Noble

    September 19, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Barnes & Noble

    Please join us as the Contemporary Literature Book Group discusses To the Bridge Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey.

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  19. Folk Open Mic Night at Amazing Things

    September 19, 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

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  20. Open Blues Jam - Live Music at The 4's Sports Pub

    September 19, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub

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  21. Ladies Meetup - Framingham

    September 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Rock Framingham

    Come climb and meetup with other ladies at Central Rock Gym Framingham.

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  22. Live Jazz Music at Pho Dakao

    September 20, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Pho Dakao

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  23. Live Music with Corey Laitman Trio

    September 20, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center

    WBUR Tiny Desk finalist and 2018 Passim Iguana Fund recipient Corey Laitman has released Seafoam, their lush and lyrical sophomore album, ushered into the world with a sold-out show at The Parlor Room in Northampton, MA. Produced by Mark Miller and Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist Anand Nayak, Seafoam boasts 13 expertly crafted alternative folk-pop ballads with hushed, spiritual undertones. Laitman’s music is set apart by its layered, poetically conceived narratives that surprise and disarm. The complexity of the songs on Seafoam inspire repeated listening: They are protective of their vital mystery, present in their comfort. Nayak colors the album with electric guitar, banjo and mandolin arrangements as generous and soaring as the songs themselves.

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  24. Live DJ Music at Taqueria Mexico

    September 20, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico

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  25. Downtown Common Saturday Yoga

    September 21, 2019, All Day

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  26. Voices Against Violence 2019 Purple Passion 5K Run/Walk

    September 21, 2019, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Voices Against Violence

    Join us for a Saturday morning walk or run on September 21st to support Voices Against Violence and the work we do to end sexual and domestic violence in our community and help survivors rebuild their lives! All the money we raise at the Purple Passion Walk/Run goes directly to supporting victims and helping them stay safe. Whether they need housing, emergency shelter, counseling, a restraining order, or help for their children, Voices is here for them 24/7. At Voices, we also work towards a day when our community can be free of this violence. We work with schools and community centers promoting healthy relationships, educating around bullying and media literacy, and training on bystander intervention. Because the best way to help a victim is to prevent the violence in the first place. That’s our goal.

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  27. Weekly Group Runs with Greater Framingham Running Club

    September 21, 2019, 8:00 AM @ Cushing Memorial Park

    Meet friends for FREE clinics and weekly meet-ups! Anyone interested in completing their first 5K, runners who want to improve speed or increase distance, runners interested in building a regular routine, anyone new to running who could benefit from a group setting, runners who would like to learn technique/skills, previous couch to 5K participants - all are welcome! Questions? Email Coach Kendra Howard (clubkcoaching@gmail.com) or Mark Goldschmidt (mag2170@aol.com)

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  28. 13th Annual MetroWest Humane Society Craft Fair

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Common

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  29. Friends' Monthly Book Sale

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library

    9:30am-3:00pm: Open to Friends Members 10:00am-3:00pm: Open to the Public Most Books $1.00 or less, Children’s $.50 or less, single DVDs $2.00. We Have Something for Everyone!! 3 rooms + the lobby chock full of books We have been restocking a great selection of books all summer for our Big September Sale!! We have a vast children’s section, books of all genres, and a selection of foreign books. This month we have an assortment of interesting and diverse books at $2.00 each in our lobby. Book donations are needed & gratefully accepted during the sale or at the Library during the week. Because of your continued support of the Friends, we are able to provide free movies, concerts, programs, museum passes, audio books, CDs, Children’s Room apps, and many other services to patrons and the Framingham community.

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  30. Yoga Shred in the Brewery at Exhibit 'A' Brewing

    September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing

    Get your heart racing and muscles working hard, then relax with this yoga fusion blend class. Free beer afterwards is included. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) will get your heart racing and your muscles working hard; but relief will come in the form of a yoga fusion blend, designed to stretch and relax the muscles you worked hardest. This class aims to enhance core, strength, balance, and cardiovascular endurance. All skill levels are welcome! Participants must bring a water bottle and their own mat to class. Your first beer after the class is included!

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  31. Refresh Your Run at REI

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ REI

    So, you want to be a runner? Whether you are just starting or are getting 'back on track,' this class will help you get in the groove and provide training and technique insights to get you back in shape and/or prepare for your upcoming 5-10K or more. Join our Running Specialists to review and learn about training tips, injury prevention, secondary training strategies, and qualities of a runner. Additionally, we will spend some time working on running form and exercises to help build your strength, flexibility, and endurance. Depending on store location, these may be conducted outside. If you wish to participate, please dress accordingly for light activities, drills, and exercises.

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  32. Storytime and Activities Featuring Batman 5-Minute Stories

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble

    Celebrate Batman Day with this special Storytime! Kids of all ages will love this collection of tales featuring Batman and the other DC superheroes in action. Activities to follow, plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only).

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  33. Meet author Douglas Gardham at Barnes & Noble

    September 21, 2019, 12:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble

    Join us as we welcome author Douglas Gardham! Doug's book, The Actor, is a gripping tale of a young man's unforgettable journey of self-discovery in overcoming the trauma of a personal tragedy. It is a story of love, hardship, persistence and overwhelming joy where The Actor learns he can portray anything he can imagine.

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  34. Spark Lab Makerspace: Opening Celebration and Open House

    September 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library

    Join us as we open our all-ages makerspace, Spark Lab, where you can imagine, design, create projects, collaborate, and develop new skills! You’ll be able to check out the wide range of materials we have, including a 3D printer, large format printer, cutting edge design software, sewing machines, art supplies, engravers, video and photography materials, circuitry and electronics, and much more.

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  35. Trailside Bike Repair Workshop

    September 21, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ REI

    Don't let a surprise on the trail cancel your ride! Before you hit a snag on your next ride, learn to basics of trailside repair so you're not left out and unprepared. Join REI's expert bike techs for this hands-on workshop addressing the most common trailside issues. Busted chains, noisy drivetrains, and broken spokes are all on the agenda with plenty of get-your-hands-dirty chances to practice along the way. Bring your own bike or practice on one of ours.

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  36. Batman Day Event at Barnes & Noble

    September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble

    It's Batman Day! Join us to celebrate 80 years of Gotham City's greatest defender with a photo standee, memory game, and activities. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a $4 Flatbread with any Café purchase (Café stores only).

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  37. Life Music with Rock & Roll All Night Long

    September 21, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Braza Grill Union House

    Biggest multicultural RocknRoll party of the year! Special perfomances by Boston's own Vspyshka Band (Blaze) and Otretsaloff Orchestra (NY) Join us for a unique, one of a kind multicultural RocknRoll party to celebrate music, love, life and wave good bye to another awesome summer! Boston's renown Vspyshka Band (Blaze) will once again unite with New York's celebrated Otretsaloff Orchestra to knock your dancing shoes right off! Bring your high energy, dancing shoes, party vibes and good friends while Braza Grill Union House will provide two full bars, authentic food and a true Rock Club atmosphere to make this experience unforgettable!Doors open 8pm, 21+ Tickets: General Admission (Dance Floor) $20, VIP Zone ( Seating area, Table service, Royal treatment) $40

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  38. Live Music with Brazilian Choro Jazz Quartet

    September 21, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center

    Violinist Julia Bomfim, who hails from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, begun her music studies at the age of 7. Born into a family of artists, the violin became the focal point of her early childhood. Julia graduated from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) in 2013, with a Bachelor of Music degree. Striving to continue her musical studies she moved to the U.S. in 2014 and received her Masters degree in Violin Performance from Longy School of Music of Bard College two years later. During this period living in Massachusetts, Julia has also studied Jazz and improvisation. She is currently finishing a Jazz certificate program at New England Conservatory continuing education department. Her main focus is now Brazilian music. She has been actively performing Choro music among other styles from Brazil. Her unique playing incorporates a variety of influences, from classical, tango, choro and jazz.

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  39. Devin's Dash 5K

    September 22, 2019, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Jack's Abby

    Please join us on September 22, 2019 at Jack's Abby for our 3rd Annual Devin's Dash. Lots of raffles, silent auctions, and fun to benefit a great cause. Start and finish will be at our favorite brewery- Jack’s Abby!! All registered runners 21+ can enjoy a free House Lager! All proceeds to benefit the WhyNotDevin Foundation to End DIPG. The WhyNotDevin foundation supports families with a child fighting DIPG, a terminal pediatric brain cancer. 300-400 children a year are diagnosed with this "rare" cancer. There is currently no treatment, no cure, and no funding for families going through this very aggressive pediatric cancer. Please enjoy a great day for a great cause! Please register at devinsdashjacksabby.racewire.com

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  40. How to Ride a Bike for Kids at REI

    September 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ REI

    Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Through step by step, engaging activities we'll help them with their cycling. Our kid-friendly instructors will provide a combination of personalized and group instruction to help overcome fears, teach important skills such as starting and stopping, and help them understand how to maneuver their bike around obstacles. This may be the only lesson they will need! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. A properly fitted bike is essential for your child's comfort and safety. Students should arrive with their own bike with the training wheels removed. They should be able to sit on the seat with their feet flat on the ground. This class is for children 5 - 11 years old.

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  41. Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Silly Lullaby at Barnes & Noble

    September 22, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble

    Baby & Me Storytime continues for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a free Starbucks tall, hot or iced coffee (Café stores only).

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  42. Meet author Douglas Gardham at Barnes & Noble

    September 22, 2019, 12:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble

    Please join us as we welcome author Douglas Gardham! Doug's book, The Musician, is the much-awaited sequel to The Actor. The Musician continues the compelling tale of a young man's journey as he emerges from a delusion to pursue his love of music and confront unfinished business from his past.

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  43. How to Ride a Bike for Kids at REI

    September 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ REI

    Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Through step by step, engaging activities we'll help them with their cycling. Our kid-friendly instructors will provide a combination of personalized and group instruction to help overcome fears, teach important skills such as starting and stopping, and help them understand how to maneuver their bike around obstacles. This may be the only lesson they will need! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. A properly fitted bike is essential for your child's comfort and safety. Students should arrive with their own bike with the training wheels removed. They should be able to sit on the seat with their feet flat on the ground. This class is for children 5 - 11 years old.

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  44. Thriving Through Time Manufacturing Bus Tour

    September 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Board the shuttle to discover impressive history and dynamic current events at 7 stops along this fast-paced tour, which includes a full brewery tour at Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company and Jack's Abby Craft Lagers. Participate in the photo scavenger hunt and quiz to earn a chance to win gift cards to Exhibit 'A' and Jack's Abby. Board: 1 pm at 89 Clark Street (north side of Jack's Abby parking lot). Learn more and get tickets here: https://downtownframinghaminc.org/manufacturingtour

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  45. SCORE: Free Small Business Consulting

    September 23, 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.

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  46. Monday Matinee: Late Night

    September 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library

    A late night talk show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show. Starring Emma Thompson. Late Night (2019) 1 hr. 42 min. Rated R for language and some sexual references.

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  47. World Tavern Poker

    September 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Beacon Street Bar and Grill

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  48. Social Services Assistance from SMOC at Framingham Public Library

    September 24, 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.

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  49. Great Shipwrecks of the American Revolution - Presented by John Horrigan

    September 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Callahan Center

    For ages 55+ -- The British reigned supreme in their domination of the Atlantic Ocean during the American Revolution. Their fledgling colonies could barely maintain a small fleet to counter the aggression. But due to the unpredictable weather along the eastern seaboard and in the Caribbean, the British Navy suffered catastrophic losses. Join five-time Boston/New England Emmy Award-winning historian John Horrigan as he discusses the great shipwrecks of the American Revolution. Please call to register in advance: 508-532-5980. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Framingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and in part by the Rosanne Bergman Trust.

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  50. Hiking the Appalachian Trail - Trip Planning at REI

    September 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ REI

    This class is designed to give the prospective Appalachian Trail (AT) hiker and backpacker a solid foundation for planning a trip on the trail. We'll teach you the logistics behind a hiking or backpacking trip. We'll focus on trip planning skills for: day hikes, section hikes, and thru hikers. Learn some basic resources and tips to get you started on your trip planning.

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  51. Make It! - Halloween Masks

    September 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library

    Unleash the creatures of the night with Eric Bornstein from Behind the Mask Studio! He’ll be teaching attendees how to use simple materials and found objects to make their own terrifying Halloween masks. This is the fourth of our Make It! program series focusing on art and creativity. REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS REQUIRED. If you would like to register, fill out the form at the bottom of the page. When doing so, please put the grade of the person/people attending in the "Message" box, as well as the names of any additional registrants. "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." Grades 6-12

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  52. Jazz Jam & Show

    September 24, 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

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  53. Eastleigh Farm Ice Cream Bus at 214 Concord St.

    September 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ 214 Concord St

    Get your ice cream! Eastleigh Farm Ice Cream Bus is downtown every Wednesday, parked at 215 Concord Street! You can still enjoy Sofá Café coffee toppings on 25 varieties of Eastleigh Farms ice cream with now a whopping 15 toppings! The ice cream bus will be parked near the south-bound side of Concord Street near the MetroWest Community Federal Credit Union (200 Concord Street). Short-term, off-street parking: off Frederick Street in the Arcade Parking lot (rear of Sofa Cafe).

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  54. Learn to Climb for Kids

    September 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ REI

    Learn the basics of the dynamic sport of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. In this class you'll get an overview of basic rock climbing gear and learn how to put on a climbing harness. You'll then get individualized instruction in belaying and climbing on an indoor climbing wall. We'll also discuss the differences between indoor and outdoor climbing. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided. Responsible adult must accompany the child. This class is for kids ages 5-12 years old.

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  55. Open Tours at Framingham Makerspace

    September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Framingham Makerspace

    Come and see our Makerspace. See recent cool projects and join us for new adventures.

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  56. Community Conversation: Mental Healthcare in Framingham

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Nevins Hall

    Community Conversation: Mental Healthcare in Framingham Join us for a Community Conversation on Mental Healthcare in Framingham Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer invites you to participate in a Community Conversation to discuss Mental Healthcare in Framingham. Together we will assess how mental health problems affect the Framingham community, explore opportunities for improvement, and learn about the many resources available in the Metrowest region. Spanish and Portuguese translation services will be available.

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  57. Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Springdale Barrel Room

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  58. More Than “Just Uhura”: Understanding Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura, Civil Rights, and Space History

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ McCarthy Center Forum, Framingham State University

    Introduced in 1966, Lt. Uhura is arguably the most historically significant character of the Star Trek franchise. She was a woman of color depicted in popular culture during a period of tremendous change for African Americans and women. Dr. Margaret Weitekamp from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum invites us to explore the impact of Lt. Uhura on American culture and society!

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  59. Open Blues Jam - Live Music at The 4's Sports Pub

    September 26, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub

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  60. First Annual Jack's Abby Octoberfest Celebration!

    September 27, 2019, 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM @ Jack's Abby

    Join us for our first annual Octoberfest celebration! We'll be transforming our Framingham Beer Hall for the weekend and featuring stein hoisting competitions, seasonal food specials, and plenty of pints of Copper Legend. Admission is free, with VIP packages available for purchase at: https://jacksabby.co/octoberfest Friday and Saturday will have a live band and VIP tours available. Sunday will be devoted to a family day, with face-painting and games for kids (no VIP options available). Wear your finest lederhosen or dirndl and come raise a stein with us!

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  61. Asters after Hours at Garden in the Woods

    September 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Garden in the Woods

    Enjoy harvest libations while listening to music on a beautiful autumn evening in the Garden. Stroll the Garden after hours to observe the season’s stunning asters, goldenrods, and cardinal flowers in the evening glow. Learn about the plants used to create the event's featured beverages. Included with this event are garden access, entertainment, learning opportunities, and light food.

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  62. Not That Tantra: Lecture & Learn at Common Ground Yoga

    September 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Common Ground Yoga

    Carrie often jokes in class that she studies “Tantra, but not that Tantra.” Modern yoga practice is derived from this Indian school of philosophy that reached its pinnacle in the Middle Ages. It’s revolutionary breakthroughs included “householders” and women practicing yoga, some of the yoga postures, and accessible meditation practices. Learn a little more about these teachings through meditation, yogic chanting, and a brief interactive chat on yoga philosophy.

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  63. Open Mic with Centre Music

    September 27, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Sofa Cafe

    The wildly popular "Open Mic Night Presented by Centre Music House" is an open opportunity for musicians of all abilities to gain valuable eprformance experience in a relaxed, supportive, and friendly environment. A backline is provided for performers which includes a P.A. system, microphones, drum set, amplifiers, and a keyboard. You may bring your own personal instruments (guitars, woodwinds, brass, violins, etc.) and effects. We look forward to seeing you all there!

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  64. Live Jazz Music at Pho Dakao

    September 27, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Pho Dakao

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  65. Live Music with #BANDS2GTHR

    September 27, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center

    Musical artists Aaron Shadwell and Erica Leigh are pushing the boundaries of one stage in the unique joint performance. Learn more at www.Aaronshadwell.com and www.ericaleigh.com

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  66. Live DJ Music at Taqueria Mexico

    September 27, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico

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  67. Weekly Group Runs with Greater Framingham Running Club

    September 28, 2019, 8:00 AM @ Cushing Memorial Park

    Meet friends for FREE clinics and weekly meet-ups! Anyone interested in completing their first 5K, runners who want to improve speed or increase distance, runners interested in building a regular routine, anyone new to running who could benefit from a group setting, runners who would like to learn technique/skills, previous couch to 5K participants - all are welcome! Questions? Email Coach Kendra Howard (clubkcoaching@gmail.com) or Mark Goldschmidt (mag2170@aol.com)

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  68. Decorative Furniture Painting

    September 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Captiva Home - Furniture Painting

    Curious about how to approach a furniture painting project? Want to learn some new finishes to create gorgeous pieces? This workshop is all about giving you an opportunity to explore the Dixie Belle paint, try new products & build some confidence to transform your home! We'll work with sample boards to allow you to try a few products & techniques... You'll learn the basics of: -Painting a basic, one color finish -How to Top Coat -How to Glaze -How to Wax -How to use Guilding Wax Have a project in mind? Be sure to bring photos so I can help you plan for success & create the masterpiece you're envisioning! .......... Workshop materials included & available for purchase. IN PERSON CLASS will take place at Avenue C Design at 1062 Edmands Rd, Framingham MA and should last approximately 3 hours.

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  69. Northeast Classic: Vic Yerardi Memorial Car Show

    September 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ ADESA Boston

    A great event if you love classic cars!!!

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  70. Framingham Repair Cafe

    September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ First Parish in Framingham Unitarian Universalist

    Enjoy a free drink and a snack, have fun, and work with a volunteer to repair your broken household item! Bring your items that need repair, and knowledgeable volunteers will help you try to fix them for free. The volunteers can work on items such as clean mendable clothing, knitted and crocheted items, lamps, small appliances, computers and other electronics, bikes, outdoor power equipment, toys, jewelry, wheelchairs, and sewing machines. They can also sharpen knives, scissors, and garden tools. You only pay for needed parts. If you know what parts are needed, please get them ahead of time and bring them to the Repair Café to save time. For more information, see our website: TransitionFramingham.org/repair-cafe/ An all-volunteer project of the Framingham Rotary Club with support from Transition Framingham and First Parish Climate Action Team

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  71. Plymouth Church Fall Fair

    September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ The Plymouth Church

    On Saturday, September 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., The Plymouth Church in Framingham is excited to invite the entire community to its annual Fall Fair, a beloved autumn tradition in MetroWest. This event boasts something for everyone: a huge “White Elephant” tag sale, an Old-Fashioned Country Store with homemade jams, fudge and candies, themed gift baskets, handmade gifts, crafts shop, costume shop, books for all ages, Christmas crafts and decorations, and a variety of fun activities for kids, including a FREE Slide and Bounce House, plus balloon art and a free magic show featuring local talent JoJo the Magician. And there’s plenty to eat including a cookie walk, bake sale, luncheonette, hot dog stand, and popcorn booth. You won’t want to miss out on this fun-for-all-ages community event! Admission is free, and all areas of the Fair are handicapped-accessible, except the tag sale (down one flight of stairs).

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  72. The Market at Barn 3

    September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Eastleigh Farm

    Join us for our curated vintage-inspired market at Eastleigh Farm called “The Market at Barn 3”. This event is an outdoor vintage and artisan monthly market, from May-September on the 4th weekend (Saturday & Sunday), 10-4pm. Our final market is on October 19-20 with the Rock the Farm Music Festival. Eastleigh Farm is a historical farm located in North Framingham, MA. It is a scenic property filled with character. Eastleigh appears to have a European setting with incredible concrete barns and silos with over 100 acres of pastures and beautiful jersey cows. During the season there are several festivals and community events held at the farm. Avenue C Design is our flagship store on the property.

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  73. Sally Sue in the Wacky World Storytime at Barnes & Noble

    September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble

    Local author Danny Cavazza will read her book for Storytime! Right from Sally Sue's chair she explores a Wacky World that reminds her of herself, different and bold. She finds strength to stay true to herself even when the kids in her world have tried to change her.

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  74. Storytime and Activities Featuring How I Met My Monster at Barnes & Noble

    September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble

    Ethan is sure his parents are playing a prank on him when he finds a note under his bed calling for a monster meeting. Soon, five colorful monsters are competing to become his favorite, but which one can win his affection by making him fall asleep the fastest? Activities to follow, plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only).

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  75. First Annual Jack's Abby Octoberfest Celebration!

    September 28, 2019, 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM @ Jack's Abby

    Join us for our first annual Octoberfest celebration! We'll be transforming our Framingham Beer Hall for the weekend and featuring stein hoisting competitions, seasonal food specials, and plenty of pints of Copper Legend. Admission is free, with VIP packages available for purchase at: https://jacksabby.co/octoberfest Friday and Saturday will have a live band and VIP tours available. Sunday will be devoted to a family day, with face-painting and games for kids (no VIP options available). Wear your finest lederhosen or dirndl and come raise a stein with us!

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  76. Meet author Michael Fine at Barnes & Noble

    September 28, 2019, 1:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble

    Julia is a doctor fleeing her own privileged background to deliver health care to remote African communities. Carl is also an American, whose experiences as a black man in the United States have led him to volunteer in Africa. The two come together as Liberia is gripped in a brutal civil war. Michael Fine's book is an unforgettable thriller grounded in real events.

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  77. Demigod Day Event at Barnes & Noble

    September 28, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble

    Calling all Rick Riordan fans! Celebrate your favorite book series with activities featuring a scavenger hunt, a secret code postcard, and more! Plus, get a giveaway poster (while supplies last), and a coupon from our Café for a $4 Flatbread with any Café purchase (Café stores only).

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  78. Saxonville Mills Movie Night

    September 28, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Saxonville Mills

    Join us for our second annual movie night in the courtyard on September 28th! Trolley Dogs and Jack's Abby will be joining us again this year and we added Cheerful Reasons Ice Cream to the event, but we are looking for one food vendor.If anyone has any ideas or knows a food truck that you think would be a great fit, feel free share! 5-7pm artisan vendors 5-9pm food vendors 7:15-9:30pm movie (The Greatest Showman) Bring lawn chairs.

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  79. Exhibit Yourself Open Mic Music Night

    September 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing

    School of Rock Natick has partnered with Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company to host a bi-monthly open mic, called Exhibit Yourself. Held on the last Saturday of every-other month (unless otherwise noted), our open mics are open to solo performers and bands of all ages. Each performer or band can sign up for one 10-minute/ 2-song slot. Will post a sign up form soon - stay tuned.

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  80. Live Music with Kimberly Townsend

    September 28, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center

    NYC based singer/songwriter Kimberly Townsend’s lyric-driven, emotive songs captivate, inspire, and console. A blend of folk, soul, and indie pop, Townsend’s sound is often compared to Brandi Carlile and Sara Bareilles. Through a powerful songwriting lens and strong, expansive vocals, she offers an earthy, visceral, intimate spin on telling a story through song. Townsend’s songs explore vulnerability, pain, and how this life feels. She writes to heal and ground herself, and she shares them to make you feel things. Her most recent work explores the weight of getting lost and feeling stuck, and the empowering release that comes from finding one’s way again. Townsend’s debut album, The History and the Heart of It, released on January 18, 2019.

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  81. The Market at Barn 3

    September 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Eastleigh Farm

    Join us for our curated vintage-inspired market at Eastleigh Farm called “The Market at Barn 3”. This event is an outdoor vintage and artisan monthly market, from May-September on the 4th weekend (Saturday & Sunday), 10-4pm. Our final market is on October 19-20 with the Rock the Farm Music Festival. Eastleigh Farm is a historical farm located in North Framingham, MA. It is a scenic property filled with character. Eastleigh appears to have a European setting with incredible concrete barns and silos with over 100 acres of pastures and beautiful jersey cows. During the season there are several festivals and community events held at the farm. Avenue C Design is our flagship store on the property.

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  82. Brewhouse Boogie at Springdale Beer

    September 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Springdale Beer

    Join us for an aerobics class that combines Latin moves and dance into an hour of workout fun! $15 includes class and a post-class beer.

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  83. Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Dinosaur Dance! at Barnes & Noble

    September 29, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble

    Baby & Me Storytime continues for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a free Starbucks tall, hot or iced coffee (Café stores only).

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  84. Flutie 5K

    September 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ MetroWest Medical Natick

    The Flutie 5K is entering its 20th year as one of Greater Boston’s premier road race/walks to raise awareness of autism! Each year, more than 1,500 people tie up the laces of their running shoes and come out to raise awareness and acceptance of those affected by autism. This fun, family event has become a fixture in the Metrowest community and beyond. Like Doug Flutie, you can be a hometown hero through your participation!

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  85. First Annual Jack's Abby Octoberfest Celebration!

    September 29, 2019, 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM @ Jack's Abby

    Join us for our first annual Octoberfest celebration! We'll be transforming our Framingham Beer Hall for the weekend and featuring stein hoisting competitions, seasonal food specials, and plenty of pints of Copper Legend. Admission is free, with VIP packages available for purchase at: https://jacksabby.co/octoberfest Friday and Saturday will have a live band and VIP tours available. Sunday will be devoted to a family day, with face-painting and games for kids (no VIP options available). Wear your finest lederhosen or dirndl and come raise a stein with us!

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  86. SCORE: Free Small Business Consulting

    September 30, 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.

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  87. World Tavern Poker

    September 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Beacon Street Bar and Grill

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