Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. D.E.A.R. Reading Day: Today from 2 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. it's time to “Dive into a Good Book” at Elmwood Elementary School . Students are encouraged to bring a towel and sunglasses because some classes may choose to read outside. As a reminder to parents students will not be dismissed during D.E.A.R. reading time. Please plan accordingly. 2. Join Hopkinton Cub Scouts: There are currently openings in all three Hopkinton Cub Scout Packs for boys entering First Grade in 2012 , and varied openings in each Pack for boys entering Second through Fifth Grades. You will have an opportunity to speak with leadership from each Pack, to learn about Scouting, when and where the different Packs meet, and for boys entering grades 2-5, which Pack has …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Troop 73 conducted the third annual CAMPING ON THE GREEN.
The calendar said November, but the green tents that sprouted on the town common last weekend were more reminiscent of flowers on a warm spring day. And though the tents filled with young men for a planned overnight vigil, this was no “occupy” movement imposing itself on a quiet community. These were the scouts of Holliston’s Troop 73, and they were here to celebrate their third annual CAMPING ON THE GREEN. Scoutmaster Mike Tyman led the scouts in a number of activities, indicating that “We started this three years ago as a celebration of the 100th anniversary of scouting. Each year it has become more popular with over fifty cub scouts and their families joining us for a full day of activities. This year’s pirate theme was used to …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Sign-up for Halloween cookie decorating and more on tap today.
Our weekday column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. The HPTA presents a Yoko Watkins Presentation at the Hopkinton Middle School, 88 Hayden Rowe St., at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The event is free and will leave you wanting to come back to hear more. 2. Absolute Yoga, 77 W. Main St., will hold a basic yoga class at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $15 and all are welcome. 3. Support Scouting. Beginning this week the Cub Scouts will be going door to door selling holiday wreaths. They will be delivered beginning Thanksgiving week. Support the scouts and purchase a wreath. They will also be selling wreaths on the common at various times. Check the calendar …
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Friends of the Library book sale is the place to start your day.
1.The Friends of the Hopkinton Library Book Sale is today from 10 to 4 BUT if you become a Friend of the Library for a very manageable fee of $10, or $5 for seniors and students, or $20 max for your whole family - and you can do it right while you're there - you get into the sale at 9, just like going to the front of the line at a swanky nightclub. The Book Sale is also Sunday from 11 to 2. 2. Hopkinton Cub Scout Pack 26 also has a geo-caching event and family picnic starting at 10 and going until 1 at Hopkinton State Park. I have a friend who geocaches and he has a blast! The particulars differ but all geocaching involves a kind of high-tech hide-and-seek with objects instead of people. Boys are invited to bring their parents to meet Pack…
Monday, April 11, 2011
The 2011 Tri River District Pinewood Derby Championship was Saturday at Milford Youth Center
Monday, April 11, 2011
The Tri River District Pinewood Derby Championship Races were held Saturday morning , April 9, at the Milford Youth Center. Cub Scouts from throughout the district, which includes Hopkinton, competed in the annual derby, racing their hand-built cars on a 40-foot aluminum track, with laser start and finish. Trophies were awarded for the Cub Scouts that finished in the top positions. Certificates were handed out for great-looking cars, and patches for all who participated. The overall winner was Ryan Foerster of Pack 33 in Westborough. His number 65 car had the best time, with a speed of 203.8 mph.