July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Scott Hall
Young local magician will perform an astounding show for ages 1 to 12. This performance will amaze you!
July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Village Green
The Framingham Farmers Market is open for the 2018 season from Thursday, June 14 through mid October, every Thursday from 12-5:30PM.
July 19, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Framingham Main Library, Costin Room
Improve your balance and flexibility, and reduce pain through Feldenkrais® lessons. These lessons revisit the way that you learned to move as a young child through gentle movements and guided awareness that help awaken your brain to new possibilities.
July 19, 2018, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ China Gourmet
Downtown Framingham, Inc. will be in full force at the China Gourmet on Thursday, July 19, spreading the good word about downtown's vast offerings.
A few lucky attendees will win gift cards to downtown venues including Sofa Cafe, Jack's Abby, and Depot 417.
Learn more about:
- arts & entertainment venues
- 10 active/green spaces
- events and family fun
- DFI swag
Learn how downtown business leaders have opened businesses that now thrive in our walkable, urban core. Understand how enjoyment of downtown's active spaces has created memorable, sensory experiences for our community.
July 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Framingham McAuliffe Branch Library
It’s DIY bath bomb time! Make your mix, pick your color and scent, and mold it in a re-used K-Cup pod. After it hardens overnight, cut it out of the K-Cup, and you’re good to go
Registration isn't required, but please do so by visiting the Framingham Library website.
July 19, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
Our 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.
July 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Framingham Centre Common, off Edgell Road
Families and residents are encouraged to bring chairs and picnics.
Hosted by Framingham Parks & Recreation.
July 21, 2018, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sofá Café
Dr. Yvonne M. Spicer will also kick off Saturday morning chats with the Mayor on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Sofa Café, located on 181 Concord Street all are welcome to attend.
July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Framingham, Inc. is proud to announce a summer-long yoga series! Each Saturday morning from 10-11 a.m. a yoga class will be held on the Downtown Common (2 Park Street). Each week a different local instructor will lead the group through poses and breathing exercises to help you feel calm for the whole weekend. Join us! Tickets or season passes can be purchased on Eventbrite.
If the weather is not suitable for classes to be held outside, they will be relocated to the upstairs gallery at Amazing Things Arts Center at 160 Hollis Street.
July 21, 2018, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM @ Springdale Barrel Room
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.
July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company
This is an all-day music fest in our back parking lot featuring: young punk rockers Dead Trains and The Dazies, funk instrumentalists Le Prestige, alt-country indie rock bands Matt Charette & The Truer Sound and The Big Lonesome, and local R&B favorites The Squires of Soul. Headlining the show are Boston rock legends Trinary System (featuring Roger Miller of Mission of Burma), Thalia Zedek Band and The Figgs. In between sets, DJ J-Wall will be spinning sick beats.
The event kicks off with a performance by School of Rock Natick House Band at 11:30am!
Proceeds from the event go to sending a foster kid in need to a semester at School of Rock!
Exhibit ‘A’ will be pouring 3 new Demo Tapes, which is our test batch series, alongside core beers Goody Two Shoes Kölsch, The Cat’s Meow IPA, Hair Raiser DIPA, Briefcase Porter and several other limited release beers.
July 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Garden in the Woods
Join Anna Fialkoff in using plant materials gathered from Garden in the Woods to create a beautiful arrangement for your home. First we will hike into the Garden to learn best practices for collecting plant materials, and then we’ll head back to the classroom to create a unique display piece. Bring pruners and a container or vase for your arrangement.
July 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham McAuliffe Branch Library, Community Room
Everyone can sing! Come share your traditional folk songs. Grab your guitar, ukulele, drum or tambourine, and bring the family—this program is for all ages! Refreshments will be provided.
July 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Garden in the Woods
Create a fairy garden with your favorite little gardener. While you plant your miniature fairy world, learn about the parts of a plant and what plants need to live. Take a walk and discover the whimsical and natural fairy garden at Garden in the Woods. You provide the creativity, we'll provide all the materials needed for the project, and together we'll make a fairy habitat for you to take home. Recommended for children ages six and up.
July 22, 2018, 3:00 PM - July 23, 2018, 1:00 AM @ Tropical Cafe
July 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Garden in the Woods
“I think that I shall never see/A poem lovely as a tree.” The trees of New England are both beautiful and an essential part of our flora. This course will introduce you to 25- 30 common New England trees, emphasizing tree identification as well as natural history. Bring a hand lens and a bag lunch. The first class will be held at Garden in the Woods; the second at an off-site location.
July 24, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Mayor Spicer's Office
Dr. Yvonne M. Spicer, Mayor of the City of Framingham, will host open office hours for the community beginning Tuesday, July 10, 2018 through Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Mayor’s Office.
July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Everyone loves Nerf guns, and everyone loves to hate impossible, yet addictive, carnival games. Check out this event where they combine them! They’ll have target shooting, Nerf ski-ball, and lots more. Compete to be the champion (and to maybe even to win a prize).
Registration isn't required, but please do by filling out the form online.
July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Main Library, Costin Room
Come to the library and explore a 43-foot replica of a whale! Our scientists will show us how ocean life is effected by humans and explore beautiful whale songs! For grades K+.
Sign up today by calling 508-532-5570 x5.
July 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Depot 417
The Xchange Depot is a platform for small businesses, entrepreneurs, farmers, and artisans from across New England to gather and exhibit their wares in the vibrant, busy setting of Depot 417, which is conveniently located next to the Framingham MBTA Station. In response to popular demand, Downtown Framingham, Inc. is excited to introduce new businesses to our downtown's business-ready infrastructure and people-ready amenities through this platform. The Xchange Depot will culminate with a Halloween Spectacular on Wednesday, October 31.
July 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Framingham Main Library, Costin Room
Libraries Rock! is the Summer Reading theme this year, so what better movie is there to show than this? Turn the amps to 11, watch out for the spontaneously combusting drummer, and enjoy this comedy classic.
July 25, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Memorial Building, Blumer Room
1. Call to Order
2. Chair's Report
3. Approval of Minutes-July 10, 2018
5. 7:30 pm, Public Hearing -Proposed Local Historic District, 613 Pleasant Street
6. New Business
July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Centre Common
Summer nature exploration around Framingham Common! Meet some birds, bugs and trees. Nature crafts, games, and activities for families with kids ages 0-13. Bring water and a hat!
July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Village Green
July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
A cave man, his sidekick, and the rest of their tribe face a threat to their existence.
Rated PG. All ages are welcome at parent's discretion.
July 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Framingham McAuliffe Branch Library
In collaboration with Amazing Things Arts Center, four local Jazz bands will perform on Thursday evenings at our Christa McAuliffe Branch. Swing by to enjoy an outdoor evening of jazz. Don’t forget your chair or blanket!
Coming in August:
August 9 – David Eure Band
August 23 – Michelle Hirsch Band
In case of rain, performances will be in the Community Room.
July 26, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewery
Amazing Things Arts Center has partnered with Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing Company and Depot 417, in association with John Sucich and SCAMPS Comedy, to produce Framingham’s First Comedy Weekend!
July 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Main Library, J Program Room
Come in from the hot sun and cool off by watching a movie!
July 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Framingham Centre Common, off Edgell Road
July 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ B Sister's Cafe
July 27, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Depot 417
Hosted by John Sucich with Framingham Native Pete Andrews. Featuring Jere Pilapil. Headliner: Kathe Farris
July 28, 2018, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sofá Café
July 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Come celebrate summer with the Friends of the Framingham Public Library! Browse the book sale and stock up on lots of great summer reading. Stop by the BBQ. Join in some fun children’s activities. Visit their Technology Petting Zoo where
you can ask questions and try out some of the latest tech items they have available for check out in our Library of Things. Rain or Shine
Proceeds benefit the Friends who support the Library.
July 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
July 28, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
July 31, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Mayor Spicer's Office
July 31, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Callahan Center
Immigration concerns surged into the very center of the 2016 presidential
campaign and has remained at the forefront of a raging political debate ever
since, not only in America but throughout Europe. In fact, the immigration issue
may well decide the future of the European Union as the world has known it, and
it will have repercussions in America for years to come.
July 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Main Library, Costin Room
Swearingen and Kelli recreate the music, memories and magic of the most famous folk-rock duo of our time, Simon and Garfunkel. AJ Swearingen has been performing this music for twenty years with mastery of Paul Simon’s intricate guitar playing. His deep baritone blends perfectly against Kelli’s angelic
vocals delivering a true tribute to the sound of the 1960s Greenwich Village, NY coffeehouse performances.