Guidelines for Submission of Narrative or Flyers

All narrative and flyers must meet the District’s guidelines for inclusion. The guidelines provide that items must be directly related to school- or Town-based community events. The Wellesley Public Schools is not responsible for any misprints and/or misinformation contained within a flyer, or any flyer(s) that do not get posted to the webpage. The Wellesley Public Schools will do its best to accommodate all posting requests in a timely manner. and will typically post items on Fridays. No new flyers will be posted during the summer, the first week of school, school vacations or the last full week of school. Narrative and/or flyers should be submitted for approval to Addie Doherty at dohertya@wellesleyps.org.


WHS Presents Peter and the Starcatcher May 3 – 5

POPS invites you to attend the Wellesley High School Drama Society small cast spring musical Peter and the Starcatcher.  A Broadway and Tony Award winning hit in 2012, Peter and the Starcatcher is an enchanting take on the story of how an orphan boy becomes Peter Pan.  This show is a blend of fantasy and magic appropriate for 2nd graders and above.  It is a heartfelt story of growing up, what it means to be a hero, and the power of wishes.

*Performances:

Thursday, May 3 @ 4:30 pm
Friday, May 4 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 5 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm

Tickets available late April:  https://wellesleyps.org/performingarts/

*Performance in WHS Little Theater.  Seating is limited.

Plastic Water Bottle Free Weekend – April 27-29, 2018

The 5th Grade Girl Scout Troop at Hunnewell School challenges the community to a plastic water bottle free weekend, April 27-29, 2018.  This weekend is chosen in honor of Earth Day, a celebration of nature.  On this weekend, we ask you to plan ahead and bring a reusable water bottle to school, sports and activities.  Will your group accept the challenge?

For more information you can contact us at gstroop78199@gmail.com.

WHS Performing Arts Department Presents The Moving Company in “Footnotes” – April 12, 2018 @ 7 pm

WHS Performing Arts Department presents:  The Moving Company in “Footnotes”

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7 pm   –   Katherine L. Babson Jr. Auditorium

“Footnotes” is a collaborative dance performance bringing together dancers from local schools and professional dance companies in a sharing and informative setting.  Student and faculty choreographies will be showcased.  A variety of dance styles will be featured including a modern jazz piece choreographed by guest choreographer, Hannah Petrarca.  This year “Footnotes” welcomes Always Be Dancing: Flamenco for Every/Body to the stage under the direction of Eve Costarelli.  Members of the Wellesley High School Moving Company will perform dance pieces choreographed by student choreographers and by company director Janet Sozio.  The focus of Moving Company is to expose both dancers and audience to a variety of dance styles.  Those included in this year’s performance are Contemporary Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, and African.  Student works include pieces choreographed by seniors Destiny Edwards, Nicole Franklin, Paloma Okunbor, Kayla Reid, and Alana Womack.  Junior Shyann Chalmus is also making her choreographic debut.

Admission:  $10 Adults, $5 Children, WPS Faculty/Staff and Senior Citizens are Free. 

For tickets, please contact the WHS Performing Arts Department 781-446-6250, ext. 5720  

Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries 2018 Spring Book Sale

We are pleased to announce the Friends of the Wellesley Free Library’s Spring Book Sale, April 26th-29th, 2018.  As usual, the sale is open to members on Thursday evening, followed by three days of a public sale, of which the last day is a $7 per bag sale.  We hope to see you there!

Wellesley Free Library- Wakelin Room, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA   781-235-1610   www.wellesleyfreelibrary.org

 

 

Rockin’ the Firehouse! April 27th, 7:30 pm – WEF Fundraiser

APRIL 27th… 2 BANDS… 1 ROCKIN’ PARTY!

Dust off your dancing shoes, grab your friends, and get ready to have some fun, as Umami Blues, Funk & Soul and The Meanees take the stage at TCAN for an evening of high-energy rock, pop, blues, funk and soul. Rockin’ the Firehouse promises to be an unforgettable live music experience you won’t want to miss!

Buy Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rockin-the-firehouse-tickets-42879172760

Ticket prices are $35 and ALL PROCEEDS support the Wellesley Education Foundation! 

TCAN (The Center for Arts in Natick), 14 Summer Street