By Dedham Square Circle
Sponsored by Needham Bank
Posted Sep 09, 2010 @ 07:00 AM
Welcome Back, Scoop Fans!
It’s hard to believe Labor Day has come and gone, marking the unofficial end to summer! Now that folks are back from their summer excursions and the kids are back in school, people are getting back into their old routines. It’s been great to see so many familiar faces back in the Square! There’s lots in store for fun events and activities in the Square this fall. Read on!
Fall Back – Head to the Square on Friday, Sept. 24, for our “Fall Back into the Square” night. Dedham Square merchants will stay open late to offer special sales, promotions, raffles and treats. Enjoy live music and treat yourself to one of the specials at a Square eatery all the while helping to support our local businesses. Stay tuned for more details!
Weekly Harvest - Whether you’re craving freshly caught seafood, locally grown produce, fresh baked bread, homemade pasta, jams and jellies, or locally made cheeses and spreads, head on over to the Dedham Square Circle’s Dedham Farmers Market to get your fix! Just picked produce includes loads of apples, melons, peppers, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, potatoes and so much more!
Save the Date! - The annual Dedham Square Circle fall gala will be held on the evening of Saturday, Nov. 6. A guaranteed good time for a great cause! More information to come in the next Scoop.
Nuptials News – Congratulations and best wishes to chairwoman of the Board of Selectmen, Sarah MacDonald and Sean Browne who recently tied the knot, as well as to “Creative Adventures” founder and director, Marianne Ryan and her longtime partner, Fred Bowen, on their recent nuptials! Congrats are also in order to Deli After Dark proprietor Matt Cawley who was recently engaged to Oakdale School teacher Stacey Scanlon!
Welcome Wagon – Hats off to Dedhamites Jennifer Barsamian and Monika Wilkinson for spearheading a new “Welcome Wagon” effort in town. The dynamic duo have been busy making personal visits to the homes of new residents to offer them a warm welcome, share information about all that Dedham has to offer and leave them with fresh cut flowers from Dedham Flower Shoppe, a basket full of menus from local eateries and special coupons and samples from local businesses. Their efforts are being sponsored by Donahue Real Estate and Needham Bank.
Turning Two - Stop in to Uniquely Global to celebrate their 2 year anniversary and check out the new Fair Trade items from across the world including new baking pottery and new Eco jewelry from the Trish Waldron line.
Sign Me Up! - The Dedham Community House is now accepting registrations for its fall programs. Offerings include past favorites such as Zumba, Pilates, preschool sports, babysitting, dance and music, and new programs such as chess! The DCH Martial Arts Program will hold an Open House on Friday, Sept, 10 from 6 to 7:30p.m. For more information: 781-329-5740 or www.dedhamcommunityhouse.org
Sunday School Signups - Allin Congregational Church will have sign-ups for Sunday School on Sunday, Sept. 12. For more information: 781-326-5050 or www.allinchurch.org.
She’s Baaack! - Myotech Combined Therapies announces the return of Kate Oesterheld, one of its original massage therapists. With 25 years experience in relaxation and deep tissue therapy, Kate has been voted Number 1 for Day Spa/Massage in Westwood in the Community Newspaper Company’s Reader’s Choice awards since 2006. For appointments, call 781-461-0390, ext.5.
Super Stylist - Anthony Fredrick Salon is welcoming to their team Michele Massarelli, formerly of Kenneth Wilds Ltd. of Westwood. Michele brings with her 19 plus years of experience in advanced hair cutting.
Calling All Creative Kids - Discover Music & Art has posted its fall schedule featuring a wide range of creative classes including Musical Theatre, Music Together, Advanced Acting, piano and singing lessons, and a family-focused Social Communication Program for Children on the Autism Spectrum. For more information: www.discovermusicandart.com.
Book Launch Party - Hop on down to The Blue Bunny on Saturday, Sept. 11, between 11 to 1 p.m. for a book launch party for “Judy Moody: Girl Detective.” Join the book’s illustrator, Peter H. Reynolds, and the Blue Bunny staff as they celebrate the ninth installment of the NY Times bestselling series for kids. While you’re there, pay a visit to “Wombat" the real bunny that Blue Bunny is fostering for the Animal Rescue League!
Como Esta? - Thinking about introducing your toddler or preschooler to Spanish? Check out the FREE demo class of “ABC Spanish in Motion” on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. at The Blue Bunny. Classes include stories and music with simple instruction in Spanish.
Just Breathe - On Saturday, Sept. 11, Yoga Energy will offer a Mantra and Meditation Workshop with Dr. Indu Arora for all yoga enthusiasts from 2 to 5 p.m. Cost: $40. There is still a few spaces left! Visit www.myyogaenergy.com to register. On Sunday, Sept. 12, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. owner/instructor Bianca Grace will host a charity yoga class. All proceeds will go to Boston Children's Hospital. Minimum $10 donation to attend.
Trace Your Roots - The Dedham Historical Society will host a lecture with David Allen Lambert, a Genealogist at the New England Historical Genealogical Society, on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. titled “Researching Your Civil War Ancestors: A Roll Call of Resources.” Free for DHS members; $5 for non-members. Held at Dedham Historical Society,Auditorium, 612 High Street.
Dedham Square Trivia – Just how well do you think you know the Square? 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 business!
This week’s Trivia Question: Which Square business has a flag on its storefront sign? Submit your answers by Friday, Sept. 17, to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the address below.
Are You a Member? - Please support our revitalization efforts in the Square by joining/renewing as a member today. Receive special discounts at participating Square merchants. Visit www.dedhamsquarecircle.org to donate by credit card or send $35 for an individual or $50 for a family membership to DSC, P.O. Box 593, Dedham, MA 02027.
Thanks for your support, see you in the Square!
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