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April 5
Community Farms Spring Fling Fundraiser

Community Farms Outreach, Inc. 4th annual Spring Fling Fundraiser: Join us for an alcohol-free evening of Contra Dancing, hors d'oeurvres, and a silent auction. Music provided by caller, Dan Pear, David Langford, fiddle, and Peter Barnes, Piano and Guitar. Arts, crafts, and board games will be available for children. Saturday April 5th, 6:30 pm, dancing begins at 7:30 pm. $20.00 adults; children free. At Umass Field Station, Waltham Fields Community Farm, 240 Beaver Street, Waltham, MA 02452. All proceeds benefit Community Farms Outreach, Inc (CFO). Questions call 781-899-2403 or visit www.communityfarms.org.

April 26
MusicFest Benefit for Mary Eagan Garden at Waltham Hospital

On Saturday night, April 26th, Patio Records will be sponsoring the MusicFest Benefit concert at the Regent Theatre in Arlington. All ticket proceeds will go to the care of the Mary Eagan Garden that is alongside the cancer treatment centre at Waltham Hospital. The concert will feature award-winning folk performers from the U.S. and Canada, including Bill Bourne (Edmonton, Alberta), James Gordon & Sandy Horne (Guelph, Ontario), Annie Gallup (Michigan), Louise Taylor (Vermont), and the Boston Globe's own Scott Alarik. Tickets are $15 in advance, and $17 at the door. More info either at http://www.patiorecords.com/events.html or http://regenttheatre.com/events/musicfest.htm (including directions).


All concerts start at 7:30pm at the Dorothy Slamin Hill Bandstand, 610 Main Street (Route 20). In case of rain most of the concerts will be made-up on Thursday. Please call for rain date information. For further information please call 781-891-3740 or 781-893-ARTS. You can email us at: common_concerts@hotmail.com. The program can change without notice.

DateNameTypeRain date/locationSponsorComment
July 8Reminisants50's & 60's MusicJuly 10Chart BankSpecial children's performance at 6:45 with Spunky the Clown sponsored by Mary's Make a Wish Foundation in Memory of Mary Brasco
July 15Watch City Band with Alan ArenaBluesJuly 17
July 22Waltham Philharmonic OrchestraPops ConcertGov't Ctr.Watertown Savings Bank
July 29John Penny Band with Jilly MartinCountryJuly 31RCN Cable
August 5Waltham American Legion BandPatrioticAugust 7The Chateau RestaurantAlso Waltham Police Department Night Out Against Crime
August 12ContinentalsShow BandAugust 14Citizens Bank
August 19The Suburbanaires with Ray LeachBig Band & SwingAugust 21
August 26Middlesex Concert BandPops ConcertAugust 28Soverign Bank
September 6
Metalwerx, a metalworking school and community metals studio, re-located to 50 Guinan Street, is celebrating with a Grand Open House.Take a tour; sign up for classes and workshops; enter a raffle for free studio time. The first ten people through the door will receive a free gift! Time: 12-6 pm
September 14
Bikers' BBQ benefit Join us for BIKES, BLUES, BEER and BBQ on Sunday September 14th, 2003 in Waltham. The Bikers' BBQ is a benefit motorcycle ride followed by an all you can eat barbeque at Jake's Dixie Roadhouse in Waltham, MA. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline program in Massachusetts. Riders are asked to get sponsored with a minumum sponsorship of $40. Additional riders must also collect $40. The ride starts at the Roller Kingdom in Hudson, MA and ends at Jakes Dixie roadhouse in Waltham. Rider registration (with breakfast) starts at 9am and ride starts at 10am. All riders are invited to join us at the BBQ immediately following the ride. For those who don't ride, the BBQ is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Price includes all you can eat BBQ and drinks. It starts at 12:30pm. For more information please visit: www.strength.org/ma_events.htm or contact Erica Vogelei at 617/267-5828.
September 14
Society Row Plant Sale 10 am to 3 pm, UMass Waltham Field Station, 240 Beaver St. Rain or shine. Admission is free. See directions below. Society Row is an organization of more than 30 of New England's specialty plant societies and horticultural interest groups. Grower members of the following plant societies will be participating: African Violet, Bamboo, Begonia, Bromeliad, Cactus & Succulent, Chestnut, Conifer, Daffodil, Daylily, Epimedium, Gardeners and Florists, Gloxinia and Gesneriad, Hosta, Indoor Gardeners - Hobby Greenhouse, Holly, Hosta, Iris, JCC Horticultural Therapy, Lilac, Magnolia, Miniature Plants, Orchid, Peony, Primrose, Rhododendron, Rock Garden, Rose and Wildflower. In addition, HortResources and Community Outreach Group for Landscape Design will be presenting informational exhibits. Thousands of rare and unusual plants will be available for sale by the expert growers themselves, so avid buyers can expect to get first-hand growing advice from enthusiastic experienced salespeople. Directions: From Rte. 128, take exit 26, Rte. 20 and follow Rt. 20 east about 2 miles; left on Lyman St. (KFC on corner). Follow Lyman St. to Rotary. Bear right onto Beaver St. Waltham Field Station is about ˛ mile on right, just past Bentley College. Info: 781-944-5959 or e-mail SocietyRow@aol.com.
September 19
7:30 pm
Jazz & Bluegrass Spectacular with Michael Wright Jazz Harpist (Chromatic Harmonica) and the Bluegrass Rhythm & Blues Band Opening night for the new season. Choirs Of Angels Coffeehouse @ St. Mary's (entry on pond St off Lexington St Waltham, Mass). Tickets $10 adults $5 kids. Info & reservations: (617) 553-0377 or (617) 558-1275. Email angels@marestreetpeople.com.
October 17
7:30 pm
Folk/Rock/Reggae/Party with Ken Selcer, Jill Stein & Friends Band and Gypsy Flamenco guitarist Augusto Garces Choirs Of Angels Coffeehouse @ St. Mary's (entry on pond St off Lexington St Waltham, Mass). Tickets $10 adults $5 kids. Info & reservations: (617) 553-0377 or (617) 558-1275. Email angels@marestreetpeople.com.
October 28
7:00 to 8:00 pm
The Globe West 2003 Waltham Mayoral Debate The Boston Globe's GLOBE WEST Edition sponsors The 2003 Waltham Mayoral Debate. Adam Jaffe, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University, will moderate this yearŐs debate featuring Waltham Mayoral Candidates Jeannette McCarthy and Thomas Stanley. Both McCarthy and Stanley serve on the Waltham City Council as Councilors at Large. The debate will last for one hour. Each candidate will answer questions from a panel of Boston Globe reporters and have an opportunity to comment on his/her opponent's response. In addition, each candidate will make a ninety-second opening and closing statement. Brandeis University, Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts, 781-736-2000.
Saturday & Sunday
November 1 & 2
12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
Waltham Mills Artists Association 27th Annual Open Studios More than 70 artists will open their doors to exhibit and sell work at 144 Moody St., Waltham, MA. This event offers visitors a special opportunity to meet the artists in the environment where they create works in a wide variety of media. This year we are proud to announce the support of The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park as one of our major sponsors. INFO line: 781-899 7502 Website: http://www.wmaastudios.org/ Admission FREE. Wheelchair accessible. Nearby parking & restaurants on Moody Street. On the MBTA commuter rail and bus lines.
November 16
12:00 noon to 3:00 pm
Cornucopia: A Bounty of Holiday Entertaining Stonehurst, The Robert Treat Paine Estate, Waltham, Mass.
Gear up for the season with a fun-filled day of holiday entertaining workshops, antiques, food tasting, raffles, gift boutique, and much more at Stonehurst! "Cornucopia: A Bounty of Holiday Entertaining" is a fundraising event to benefit the Robert Treat Paine Historical Trust, a nonprofit organization affiliated with Stonehurst, The Robert Treat Paine Estate. This event will also honor the Thanksgiving celebrations of the Paine family in their unique home, which was collaboratively designed in the 19th century by H.H. Richardson and Frederick Law Olmsted.
Tickets $30, $25 for Friends of Stonehurst, seniors and students. For reservations, call (781) 314-3293. For more information call, or visit www.stonehurstwaltham.org. Stonehurst is located off Beaver Street, between the rotary and Bentley College, at 100 Robert Treat Paine Drive in Waltham.

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