By Dedham Square Circle
Sponsored by Needham Bank
Posted Feb 03, 2011 @ 06:30 AM
Welcome Back Scoop Fans!
As this has been one of the snowiest winters on record, it seems that “cabin fever” is running rampant these days. Bundle up, shovel out and head down to Dedham Square where there are plenty of spots to warm your bones. Grab a bite at one of the many eateries and then head over to the Dedham Community Theatre to catch “The King’s Speech”, nominated for 12 Oscars, and new arrival, “Another Year,” which is getting great reviews.
Hey Love Birds, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Looking for something for that special someone? Read on!
Flowers! Enough said. Get them at Dedham Flower Shoppe and Courtyard Florist.
Art from the Heart - Original hand-painted heart pendants by Diana Gaikazova. Find them at “Heart of the Square” Gallery. A jeweled treasure!
Love Nest: Find warmth and treasures at Nest. a feast for the eyes and for the soul - jewelry, pearls, nightgowns, books, scented candles and creams, dreamy watercolor landscapes, cards and chocolate.
Twice as Nice: Shop to Your Heart’s Content at The Dedham Exchange non-profit gift shop. Find the perfect Valentine's card, present, or sweet for your sweetie! Scarves, belts, jewelry, lotions, candles, or gourmet treats for your special someone!
Is Bling Her Thing? Maribu has lots of jewelry and accessories. How about a new pair of chic winter gloves, a scarf or a hat? Let’s face it folks, winter is going to be here for a while!
Elite Repeat: Stroll on into Trendz for a wide selection of designer jewelry, clothes and accessories.
Yarn Lover? Stop in to SheepSkate. Loads of yarn, felted wall hangings, bags, jewelry and more.
Gift certificates: Let your loved ones pamper themselves! Lots of options: Salon 561, Armando Cassano Salon, Terra Spa, Anthony Fredrick Salon & Day Spa, Star Nails, American Skin Care, The Cut Shop, Design Associates, Paul's Hair,Total Image Day Spa and Myotech Combined Therapies.
Books, toys and more: hop on into The Blue Bunny. Head next door to Wardle’s for more cards, stuffed animals and gift items.
Bon Voyage: what could be more romantic than a surprise getaway? Let Terry at Dedham Travel plan a perfect vacation just for two!
Table for Two: Cozy up at a table at Isabella, Kikuyama or Deli After Dark then catch a show at the Dedham Community Theatre. Take out more your style? Try Dedham House of Pizza, Cathay Kitchen, Kouzina and Salem Food Market. How about breakfast with your betrothed? Choices galore! Courtside Café, High Street Café, Mocha Java, Café Bagel and Paradise Café.
New Skate Date – The skating party at Memorial Field was rescheduled to tomorrow night, Friday, Feb. 4, from 6-8 p.m. Head down for some free and fun outdoor skating where Needham Bank will hand out hot cocoa with whipped cream, munchkins and other great giveaways! Don’t forget to bring your skates!
Songs of Love - Warm your heart with at a special Valentine’s event hosted by Voicewize & Discover Music and Art to raise awareness for the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation (ACCRF). Performance by voice students and valentine card making for kids and their parents. Catch a preview of “Hearts from Amy” a unique heart pendant specially designed by Diana Gaikazova in memory of Dedham resident, Amy Counihan, with a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to ACCRF. Saturday, Feb. 12, at 5:15 p.m. at Paradise Café, 565 High Street. Free admission.
Winter Escape - Grab some friends and escape the winter doldrums at the Dedham Community House Mardi Gras Masquerade Party on Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. The forecast calls for fun with masks, beads, Creole cuisine provided by Whole Foods Market, cash bar, silent auction and more! Visit www.dedhamcommunityhouse.org for more information.
Staying Put! - Great news, Dedham House of Pizza has decided to stay in their current space at 376 Washington St. and is not moving out of the Square! Hooray!
Going, Going, Gone! - Grogan & Co. will host an auction on Sunday, Feb. 13 at noon. Featuring American and European paintings, prints and sculpture, 18th, 19th and 20th century furniture, silver, jewelry, Oriental rugs and more. Exhibition on Thurs.- Sat. Feb. 10-12 from 10-6 and Sunday from 10-12. To view the online catalogue visit www.grogranco.com.
Happy Campers - Although there’s snow on the ground, the staff at the Dedham Community House is busy planning for another fun summer camp season. Stop in to the DCH Day Camp Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. Meet the camp director and staff members and learn more about the array of activities.
Climbing the Walls? - Stuck in the house with little ones and looking for things to do? Check out Dedham Parent Time, the family network organization for parents and children (birth to age 6). To learn more about DPT's indoor playtimes, year-round events and activities visit www.dedhamcommunityhouse.org.
Dedham Square Trivia – Answer a fun trivia question or solve a riddle about our historic downtown, get it right and you’ll be entered into our quarterly drawing to win a gift certificate to a Square merchant! The answer to our last Trivia Question: Deli After Dark is the Square eatery with a menu item named “The Dedham Square Circle”. It’s a pizza with mozzarella and red sauce. Haven’t tried one? What are you waiting for?! Congratulations to Jane Weiss and Tania Rooney who answered correctly!
This week’s question: In 1989, five episodes of what popular TV show were filmed in the Norfolk County courthouse, in the same courtroom where the Sacco and Vanzetti case was tried? Submit your answers by Friday, Feb. 11 to firstname.lastname@example.org or to our P.O. Box listed below.
Thanks for continuing to support the small businesses in town. They are the lifeblood of our community and your patronage is what keeps them in business. See you in the Square!
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