January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Drop in to play with the additional, rotating stations in our Play Space.
January 24, 2020, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ atac
Gallery160 presents Bagged & Bordered #drawthisway a juried illustration exhibit. The show is on display from January 17th - February 15th, 2020
Free and open to the public!
Gallery Hours Tuesday - Friday 12pm-6pm. Firehouse galleries are also open to ticket holders during performances.
January 24, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Steven Chagnon live at Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company!
January 24, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico
January 25, 2020, 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 (email@example.com) or Mark Goldschmidt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Captiva Home
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!
January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Framingham Public Library
Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library! Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.
Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.
January 25, 2020, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM @ Springdale Beer
Barrel Room Yoga provides an opportunity to use mindful movement and breathing to reduce stress, invigorate the body, and create a clarity of mind. Drawn back to the present moment, can enhance the beer tasting experience allowing you to notice and appreciate the subtle nuances of our barrel-aged beer.
Erica Tharp of Common Ground Yoga will guide students through a harmonious flow with graceful and deliberate movements paired with breath for an embodied yoga experience. Appropriate for all-levels of yoga experience.
Class is $15 per person and includes a pint of beer following practice; cash or credit at the door.
Please bring your own yoga mat (and props if your personal practice requires, I.e. blocks/straps/blankets).
We can't wait to see you there!
January 25, 2020, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ REI
Join REI to learn the fundamentals of rock climbing in the hands-on, women focused 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.
January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ REI
Make the most of your trip to the trails this winter with well waxed cross country skis! Classic (diagonal stride style) skis, even "waxless," should be glide waxed in zones for the best performance before hitting the trails. In this hands-on workshop you'll learn about the kick and glide zones, how to choose the best wax for the conditions, and how to quickly wax your skis to make the most of your day on the snow. Bring your own set of classic cross country skis, and leave with a freshly waxed base so you're all set to get back out onto the snow. No prior experience needed.
January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble
Celebrate Lunar New Year with this fun Storytime! The wily dragon will have to avoid trap after trap as the kids run through paper lanterns, red envelopes, fireworks, and more! Join us and color your own paper lantern to take home.
January 25, 2020, 12:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble
Local author Jim Fini will share his book, Locally Grown: The Art of Sustainable Government.
January 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ REI
Camping in the winter gives you year-round access to natural spaces, and the beautiful calm that comes with the coldest nights. In this hands-on workshop you'll get experience managing the freezing temperatures and staying comfortable outside in the cold. You'll get tips and tricks for setting up camp in the winter and sleeping warm, even on the chilliest of nights. All gear is provided. No experiences necessary.
January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Explore your artistic nature, problem solve and engage in play with the deceptively simple KEVA planks and our new Q-Ba-Maze marble run set. Come amaze us with your creations!
January 25, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Framingham Elks Lodge
This will be a fun night out to celebrate and help support the students in the Resiliency for Life Program.
We will have raffles, a silent auction, and a live auction. Tickets are $25. The ticket price includes a buffet dinner from TJ’s in Ashland.
Please don’t miss this great event! Help us raise funds to provide programming, transportation, therapy co-pays, and field trips for challenged students who receive social, emotional, and academic support through the Resiliency for Life program at Framingham High School. We enable students to persevere, thrive and lead productive lives.
January 25, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
January 25, 2020, 7:15 PM - 9:45 PM @ Metrowest YMCA
Grades 5-8, Saturdays 7-9:45pm Saturday Nights throughout the School year the MetroWest YMCA hosts Y-Night! Come hangout with old friends and make new friends! Play a game of basketball, or swim in our heated swimming pool! This program is available to all students in grades 5 through 8 and runs from 7:00pm through 9:45pm. The program is free for members of the Framingham YMCA and is $7 for non-members.
January 25, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ atac
Philippe Crettien, born in the South of France, son of French diplomats grew up primarily in North Africa, The United States and England. Raised in a musical family was exposed at a young age to an eclectic array of music. Studied piano and the alto saxophone in High School while attending the French Lycee in London. After listening to John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter and Sonny Rollins switched to the tenor saxophone. Attended Berklee College of Music and earned a BA in Professional music. Studied with Andy MGee, Joe Allard, Joe Viola, Charles Banacos, Jerry Bergonzi, Kenny Werner and Hal Crook.
After graduating Berklee College of music performed and recorded with Blues Singer Jelly Belly, Trudy Silver, Bill Lowe, John Medeski, Andy Jaffe, Mario Pavone, Bob Gullotti, Andre Jaume, Rick Pekham, and Dave Zinno, among others. Recorded three CD’s as a leader. Artistic director of the Toulon International jazz festival and director of the Toulon Jazz festival workshops 1991-2000.
January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
La Bek is a terrific performer, a singer of songs ranging from the Great American Songbook to deep-down blues to original songs written by her husband, Jack Perricone, as well as their daughter, Sonya Rae Taylor. La Bek (Rebecca Perricone) is also a skilled actress and is a Professor at Berklee College of Music; Jack was Chair of Berklee’s innovative Songwriting Department for 27 years and is the author of two books on songwriting.
La Bek has released four CDs. Her latest is With You, For You. It contains a diverse collection of styles that include a tango-based/Astor Piazzolla-influenced treatment of songs from the Great American Songbook, blues based songs and originals from Sonya Rae Taylor and Jack Perricone.
January 26, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Mystic Fitness Yoga Studio
Spectacular Sunday Night Series-- January 26th-- Restorative Yoga with Marybeth Croci. Please bring a pillow and a blanket with you to this highly restorative and relaxing practice.
January 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate storie and school readiness activities.
January 27, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Learn how to hand sew your own colorful bird bookmark with Svetlana. All materials provided. Registration required.*
*Call 508-532-5636 x5 or drop by the McAuliffe Children’s Desk to register before the program.
January 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
What to do with jigsaw puzzles you’ve completed? Swap them! Bring your puzzles to exchange with others. No puzzle to swap? Come anyway; there are always extras for you to take. All ages and levels welcome.
January 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Ages 0-2 with an adult.
Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at Baby Lapsit. 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.
January 28, 2020, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ atac
January 28, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ McAuliffe Branch Library
Brighten your windows with some translucent paper decorations! Make a star, or a snowflake, or whatever else you’d like, as long as it involves paper and glue.
January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Framingham State University, Mazmanian Gallery
Mazmanian Gallery presents a juried exhibition of Framingham State University student work. This year the works will be selected through an open call process by guest juror, Sam Toabe, curator from UMass Boston’s University Hall Gallery.
January 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Framingham Public Library
January 29, 2020, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ atac
January 29, 2020, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Springdale Beer Co.
Join us for Neighbor Night supporting Boys & Girls Club of Metrowest! More info on the organization can be found at: http://www.bgcmetrowest.org/
Neighbor Night at the Springdale Barrel Room is an opportunity for us to partner with local charitable organizations and provide a space for them to raise both awareness and money for their cause while enjoying a pint of local craft beer. In addition to the fundraising efforts by our partnering charitable organization, Springdale will donate $1 from each pint of a designated beer sold throughout the week to that week’s Neighbor Night cause.
January 29, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
Join us for an information session to learn about becoming an ESOL tutor! Training for new volunteers starts February 5. More information here: https://framinghamlibrary.org/literacy/our-program/become-a-tutor
Do you love Star Wars? Do you love engineering? Come and help us put together our brand new Lego Droid kit. You will be able to build various droids including R2-D2! Once the droids are built we will be able to use our iPads and go on exciting missions.
January 29, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ MetroWest Medical Center
We invite all expectant parents to join us for a tour of our beautiful birth center to prepare for the birth of their baby.
While this tour is free, we ask that you please register in advance by calling 844-319-4217!
January 29, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Framingham History Center - Edgell Memorial Library
When a new exhibit opens, visitors take in what the Curator has meticulously set before them, but what they don’t see are the hours of research and installation that went into it. Join FHC curator Stacen Goldman to learn about the process of exhibition development for Framingham’s Top 10. Take half an hour to tour the exhibit at your own pace before meeting with Stacen for an informal 30 minute conversation.
Free/FHC Members and children under 18, $5/adults, $2 for FSU students
January 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Framingham Makerspace
Hi , what is going on:
You know, the usual . Look at lots of cool machinery. CNC tormach, CNC Wood router, Laser cutter and more.
Hear and see what we members build, like dragon eggs, fire breathing dragons, embroidered bath room towels and more.
January 30, 2020, All Day @ 99 Restaurant
Play trivia every Thursday night @99restaurantandpubFramingham for a chance to win prizes!
January 30, 2020, 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 a thematic craft.
January 30, 2020, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ atac
January 30, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Garden in the Woods
For Natural Heritage Programs and partners, tracking rare plant populations is challenging due to lack of resources, personnel, and feasibility. Ecological Programs Coordinator, Bud Sechler, explains Native Plant Trust’s process of prioritizing management projects with Natural Heritage Programs in each New England state, and gives examples of on-going collaborations. We will discuss ways to improve the management of rare plant populations.
January 30, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
January 30, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ REI
Join REI staff to learn about the basics of hiking in the White Mountains. Well talk about our favorite destinations in the White Mountains and what you should bring. This session will review planning your next hike and what to bring with you to help make your adventure a success along with local tips.
January 30, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Springdale Barrel Room
January 30, 2020, 7:30 PM @ The 4's Sports Pub
January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Framingham Public Library
January 31, 2020, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ atac
January 31, 2020, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Motel Black and Chad Gosselin roll into Exhibit A Brewing in Framingham, MA for a special live performance. Come by for some excellent brews and a night of live music.
January 31, 2020, 6:30 PM @ Sofa Cafe
Join us on the last Friday of (almost) every month for a totally free, totally open musical event where anybody and everybody is welcome to perform.
No pressure, though! Plenty of people come to watch and enjoy the music...
...And the food! Sofá Café has a huge menu of delicious food and drinks.
So come on by, bring your family, your friends, and your music (if you're willing), and have some fun!
This is a "show-up and sign-up" event.
January 31, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Launch Framingham
IGNITE is coming to Launch Framingham! This event is three hours of live music, special effects, blackout lighting, glow paint and accessories, and more. ONLY for 6th-12th graders.
-Live music by DJ MAKBEATZ
-Free glow face painting
-Free glow necklaces/bracelets
-Unlimited laser tag
-All you can eat pizza
Get your tickets online early - WE WILL SELL OUT!
January 31, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ atac
Playing Dead is a Grateful Dead tribute featuring former members of Dark Star Orchestra, Slipknot!, and Uncle John's Band. Their marathon sets feature music and jams from the entire Grateful Dead catalog. Playing Dead faithfully recreates the experience of a live Grateful Dead concert. The music of The Grateful Dead is a complex stew of different styles of music including rock, blues, jazz, folk, bluegrass and more. Their improvisational style and large repertoire guaranteed that every musical performance would be unique. Every Playing Dead show is equally unique featuring different set lists each night and exciting improvisational jams.
January 31, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Tacqueria Mexico