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Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend - Boston Events INSIDER

Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend at Boston Events INSIDER Johnny's Summary
Fireworks and a parade on Sunday, with events all weekend including a a military encampment of re-enactors, tours, a scavenger hunt, building troll/fairy houses, and kids rides. - . Washington Street, Wellesley, MA . Here's another world record set by Johnny Monsarrat
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Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend

Parade, Fireworks, & Events

Turn On the Lights Celebration

May 18th through 20th, 2012

2012 Schedule

Saturday - May 5th

11:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Wellesley Kitchen Tour 2012* — Wellesley Hills Junior Woman's Club

Tickets sold @ Wellesley Roche Bros or online at www.whjwc.org

Friday - May 18th

3:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Annual Hunnewell Fun Fair* — Hunnewell School PTO

Hunnewell Elementary School, 28 Cameron Street, Rides, games, crafts

7:00p.m.

Masterworks Concert featuring WHS Performing Arts Department at Wellesley High School Katherine L Babson, Jr. Auditorium

— 50 Rice Street

Saturday - May 19th

All day Wellesley Square Scavenger Hunt — Wellesley Square Merchants

7:00a.m.—2:30p.m. Pancake Festival* at the Wellesley Middle School — Rotary Club of Wellesley

7:00a.m.—2:30p.m. Free Eye Exams at the Needham Lions Club Eye Mobile at the Wellesley Middle School — Needham Lions Club

Saturday—Sunday

(decamp after parade)

18th Century Military Encampment at Town Hall Grounds

The Royal Irish Artillery, Tours all day, Cannon Firing on the hour on Saturday

9:00a.m.—Noon

Tours of Wellesley High School — 50 Rice Street

Including green tours showing off the new green features of the building

9:00a.m.—10:00a.m.

Guided Walk of Morses Pond — Wellesley Trails Committee

Meet at gate to Town Beach at end of Turner Road

10:00a.m.—11:30a.m.

Dog Contest*

Natural Resources Comm. , Board of Health, & Wellesley Animal Control

Warren School Field, 90 Washington Street (Route 16)

Prizes awarded in various categories including ""shaggiest"", ""best grooomed"", ""best tricks"", ""wiggliest"", and many more!

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m.

Open House at Wellesley Police Station — 485 Washington Street

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m.

Open House at Wellesley Main Fire Station #2 — 457 Worcester Street (Route 9)

1:00p.m. — 3:00p.m.

Build Your Own Woodland Troll & Fairy House — Wellesley Conservation Council

Cochituate Aqueduct, Russell Road / Kendall Road (for elementary school kids)

2:00p.m. — 3:00p.m. Ricardo Frota's Ecology of Sound — World of Wellesley & the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries

Wakelin Room, Main Library, 530 Washington Street

4:00p.m. Wellesley High School Dedication at Wellesley High School Katherine L Babson, Jr. Auditorium — 50 Rice Street

Refreshments will be served in the Commons immediately following the Dedication. There will also be additional public tours of the building

4:00p.m.

Veterans’ Ecumenical Memorial Mass at Saint Paul Church

Wellesley Veterans’ Council

6:30p.m. Kids' Movie Night at Wellesley High School Gym — 50 Rice Street

Featuring a screening of The Goonies in the new WHS Gym

Sunday - May 20th

9:00a.m.—3:30p.m. Gardeners' Fair at Elm Bank — Mass Horticultural Society

Elm Bank Horticulture Center, 900 Washington Street

1:00p.m.—3:00p.m.

44th Annual Wellesley Veterans’ Parade

Wellesley Celebrations’ Committee

4:00p.m.—5:30p.m. Grace Knight Babson Fund for Religious Education — 53rd Annual Program

Knight Auditorium, Babson College Campus, Wellesley Avenue

5:00p.m. — DUSK

Picnic in the Park at Hunnewell Field

Food*, drinks*,kid’s rides*, crafts, games & other fun

Food by Charles River Rotary and others

6:30p.m. Main Attraction

Concert for Wellesley at Hunnewell Field

Featuring the Reminisants

DUSK

Fireworks —the Biggest Ever! at Hunnewell Field

Sponsors: Roche Brothers/Sudbury Farms and The Family of G. Drew Conway

*Please note, asterisk indicates a small fee may be charged.


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