July 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
A 14-year-old boy has been murdered and suspicion falls upon the victim’s classmate, Jacob Barber. While Jacob’s father Andy, a prominent district attorney, is fiercely determined to prove his son’s innocence, Jacob’s mother is besieged by growing doubts. Evidence mounts against Jacob, and an old family secret comes to light, threatening to further unravel Andy’s defense of his son and the integrity of the Barber family. This is the book that inspired the TV series Defending Jacob, an episode of which was recently filmed in Framingham!
July 18, 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.
July 18, 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.
July 18, 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.
July 18, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Springdale Barrel Room
July 18, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Barnes & Noble
Please join us as the Contemporary Literature Book Group discusses The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante.
July 18, 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
July 18, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub
July 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Enjoy healthy bowls, wraps and sandwiches with fresh and local ingredients. Many vegan options are available
Enjoy great ice cream in fresh-made waffle cones or bowls. Can’t decide? Try the ice cream flight paired with our beer!
July 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Framingham Centre Common
July 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Hauntingly soulful, foot-stomping country!
“In short, I’m a foot-stomping Canadian Country Soul / Americana singer – songwriter.”
July 19, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Pho Dakao
July 19, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico
July 20, 2019, All Day
July 20, 2019, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Join us for Barre and Brews! Take class at 10:30 and stay after for a beer!
Don't forget the national $500 sweepstakes! Here's how to enter:
1. Attend this Pop Up Class
2. Snap a shot at the pop up
3. Follow @pure_barre and @purebarremetrowest on Instagram
4. Tag @pure_barre and @purebarremetrowest in your photo and use the hashtag #purebarrepopup
July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble
What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only).
July 20, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble
Celebrate graphic novels with activities including drawing, writing, and exploring your favorite graphic novel series. Plus, enjoy special offers on graphic novels!
July 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Authentic, fresh baked Jamaican Patties with JA Patty RI!
July 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Recently named 2019 "Musician of the Year" by Boston Magazine 'Best of Boston', Cliff Notez is a musician, filmmaker, and organizer whose art is a continuous exploration of self. Rooted in hip hop, his music tackles the political and the personal, exploring the intimate consequences of a society where black bodies are easily ignored, forgotten, or disregarded. His debut solo album "When the Sidewalk Ends" was released in 2017 and is available on Spotify and Apple Music. In 2018, Cliff Notez won the Boston Music Award for “New Artist of The Year.”
This is a performance not to be missed.
Up and coming hip-hop artist Stephon Joseph will open.
July 21, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime 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).
July 22, 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.
July 22, 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.
July 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Beacon Street Bar and Grill
July 23, 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.
July 23, 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.
July 23, 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.
July 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Southern Rail's performances are high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo, mandolin, and guitar solo work. Over the years, Southern Rail's recordings have graced Bluegrass Unlimited's Top Thirty Singles Chart for a combined total of 32 months, climbing to #11. Southern Rail has been selected by the New England Foundation for the Arts to be included in their prestigious Touring Roster and two band members have just been inducted into the RIBA Bluegrass Hall of Fame!
Sponsored in part by Impact Framingham.
July 23, 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
July 24, 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.
July 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Keith Michael Johnson enchants audiences of all ages with the art and science of soap bubbles. Keith reveals the science behind the magic, while building magnificent sculptures out of bubbles.
July 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bowditch Field
Registration 5:30-6:00; Fee $1.00 per week. The $1 registration fee entitles participants to compete in as many events as he or she desires that evening. A season pass may be purchased for $8.00 the first or second week. Parents of competitors under 18 years of age must sign the waiver of liability form that accompanies every registration.
The meets begin at 6 p.m
Order of events & Age Limits
1. 50 Meter- All ages
2. 100 Meter- All ages
3. 1 Mile - 8:00 minutes or faster only please
4. 200 Meter- All ages
5. 800 Meter- All ages
6. 400 Meter- All ages
7. Relay 4x 100 ( time permitting) – All ages
From 6:15- 7:00 (approx.): Softball Throw and Standing Broad Jump- Ages 4-13
(Age Groupings are 4 & 5, 6 & 7, 10 & 11 and 12 & 13)
July 25, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Framingham Public Library
July 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Follow a space traveler who makes a rocket ship to fly to the moon.
July 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
July 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
August 8 - James Merenda Trio
August 22 - Diana Mascari Quartet
Outdoor Summer Jazz Shows are in collaboration with Amazing Things Art Center and sponsored in part by the Framingham Cultural Council.
Outdoors rain or shine.
July 25, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble
Join us monthly this summer to meet other fans and discuss the acclaimed book and TV series The Handmaid's Tale. Plus, get a coupon for a $2 Grande Teavana Tea (Café stores only.)
July 25, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Springdale Barrel Room
July 25, 2019, 7:30 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub
July 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Centre Common
July 26, 2019, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Pho Dakao
July 26, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico
July 27, 2019, All Day
July 27, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Come celebrate summer with the Friends of the Framingham Library!
• Browse the book sale and stock up on lots of great summer reading.
• Stop by our BBQ for a $2.00 lunch!
• Join in some fun children’s activities and outdoor games.
• Go on board the new Framingham Public Library Bookmobile.
• Visit our Library of Things table where you can check out all the great things we have to borrow.
• Stop by our Spark Lab table and discover what our new makerspace will have to offer.
July 27, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble
Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only).
"Every change calls for a new adventure!" But are the children prepared for it? Do you see meltdowns with new classroom, new school, new home or new town? Then the pajama party is the book for you. It is an imaginary outlook to prepare children to step out in the world and embrace the change comfortably and happily.
July 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Farm Pond Park
This event will be held at Farm Pond Park. Please park in the U shaped parking lot located at 109 Dudley Road, Framingham. The picnic will be visible from the parking lot, located in the grove of trees between the playground and Farm Pond. See the parking / location map in the comments.
* Please bring an easy to share dish, made with at least one locally grown ingredient.
* There will be many other dishes from other folks to share.
* Please bring a lawn chair or blanket as well.
* We will provide tables for the food, plates, flatware, cups, water and ice tea.
A LOCAVORE is a person interested in eating food that is locally produced, not moved long distances to market
July 27, 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.
We will post an online sign up as the date gets closer, so stay tuned!
July 28, 2019, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble
July 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
July 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
July 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who works in an office during the day and spends her nights on the dance floor at clubs around Los Angeles. She finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance where both joys and complications ensue. Starring Julianne Moore.
(2018) 1hr.42min. Rated R for sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
July 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Beacon Street Bar and Grill
July 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ McAuliffe Branch
July 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Framingham Public Library
July 30, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
July 30, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Amazing Things Arts Center
July 31, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Framingham Public Library
July 31, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bowditch Field
July 31, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble
Join us to meet other fans and discuss the beloved Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.