Monday, October 31, 2011
Whether you play monopoly with your family by your pumpkin's candlelight or you stopped by local business to get warm, we want to see your photos of what you did while power was out in Natick.
Saturday's freak snowstorm left thousands in Natick and across the Northeast without power and some will not have it restored until Monday. Despite the inconveniences and the lack of heat, many across town are making the most of this Halloween weekend in the dark. Add your photos to this article or email them to Alissa.Letkowski@patch.com. If you don't have any photos to share, tell us what you did or are doing in the comments section below. Keep warm! And if you're still without power today and tonight, the Morse Institute Library will stay open overnight as a shelter.
Families squeezed in some fun at the Natick Spooktacular Halloween event before the rain forced many to go home.
The 14th annual Spooktacular took place on Saturday afternoon on Natick Common. Most kids and even some parents dressed up to show off their Halloween costumes. There were several booths set up with activities for everyone try, including a doughnut hanging stand where kids had to reach to eat a doughnut off a string. There was also a pumpkin decorating area where kids could decorate their own pumpkins. Hot chocolate and apple cider were the perfect treats to warm everybody on one of the coldest Halloween weekends in a while. The big draw to the Spooktacular was the pumpkin drop where Members of the Natick Fire Department climbed to the top of their fire truck ladder (at approximately 75ft) and aimed to shoot pumpkins into barrels and trash…
Monday, September 26, 2011
Natick Field Hockey plays Needham.
The girls of Natick field hockey took on Needham on their home field yesterday and despite a good game, the girls tied 0-0. Natick looked strong through out the whole game, but the Needham defense kept them from scoring. In the last two minutes of the game, Natick took the ball down field and took a shot on the Needham goal. It came close to making it in, but was stopped by the Needham defense.
Bethany Health Care Center has been nationally recognized. U.S. News and World Report ranked it as one of the top 18 nursing homes in the country for 2011, the only center in Massachusetts to receive the recognition. Residents from the area, including Nat
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- Sue Wambolt
Monday, September 26, 2011
Bethany Health Care Center of Framingham celebrated its 50th anniversary Thursday night at a gala event in Newton, with residents from the area, including Natick, in attendance. Emceed by Kelley Tuthill, the event also honored WCVB-TV's Susan Wornick and her philanthropic work. Bethany Health Care Center has been nationally recognized. U.S. News and World Report ranked it as one of the top 18 nursing homes in the country for 2011, the only center in Massachusetts to receive the recognition.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Catie Curtis performed at TCAN.
Catie Curtis performed at the Center for Arts in Natick over the weekend. Curtis performed with Jenna Lindbo, who accompanied her on the piano and banjo as well as sang on several of the songs, also performing with Curtis was Thomas Juliano on the electric guitar. This Boston based folk singer had fans singing along and swaying to the music, while also keeping them very entertained by personal anecdotes about her life int he music business. As she lead into her song “Stretch Limousine on Fire,” the title track to her album, she recalled “I remember waiting for a cab after a show one night and watching a limo pull up right in front of the venue, and as a small-town Mainer I was thinking to myself, ‘wow I’ve really made it big;’ no sooner …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Children stop by the Natick Community Organic Farm for the after school programs.
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- Meg Komarek
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Natick's Community Organic Farm holds programs for kids of all ages, not only through out the summer, but also during the school year. Kids on Wednesday kids got to learn about the farm and the wildlife that lives on the farm. The programs at the farm emphasize experiential learning and give the kids the freedom to look, touch and ask questions about the many attributes of the farm.
Monday, September 19, 2011
Natick wins their game against Framingham.
Natick High School took on Framingham yesterday at home. The girls played a tough game, blowing Framingham out of the water in the first match, and though the next match was much closer, the girls of Natick still held the lead for most of the match. The team was looking very strong out on the court. Ericka Foley blocked several shots from making it on to the Red and Blue court. Sabrina Riley also played a good game serving some great shots. The girls play their next game on Sunday Sept. 19 at home against Milton.
Girls varsity soccer teams from Framingham and Natick battled under the lights at Bowditch Field for the 16th Annual George Wheeler Cup.
Girls varsity soccer teams from Framingham and Natick battled under the lights at Bowditch Field for the 16th Annual George Wheeler Cup. Natick went up 1-0 in the first half on a goal by #11, Ali Berkman. It was the eventual game winner. *** The boys played afterwards, with Framingham winning 3-1.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Comedian Jimmy Tingle comes to Natick.
Comedian Jimmy Tingle came to TCAN on Friday night to entertain the large crowd with his newest routine "Jimmy Tingle for President." The routine is based on his hypothetical presidential campaign and included political humor everyone could enjoy. Barely a seat could be found as Tingle had the audience roaring with laughter.
Friday, August 19, 2011
A look at Natick Improv.
A very talented group of Improv artists gathered to practice their skills and keep eachother inspired. These comedians played games such as "Party Quirks" during which a performer had to guess what weird trait the other three were acting out.