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Mother-Daughter Princess Tea Raises Nearly $7,500!

Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, Hopkinton

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s 4th Mother-Daughter Princess Tea on March 12, from 1-3 p.m., at St. John’s Parish Hall in Hopkinton raised nearly $7,500 for the Library renovation and expansion! Thank you to all who attended, volunteered, and donated to make this a magical afternoon!

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Hoptoberfest – Friday, October 23, 2015

Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
Time: 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Location: St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, Hopkinton

Hoptoberfest raises over $30,000 for the Library! Thank You!

Congratulations to Christopher Benning, winner of the Home Brew Contest judged by Ken Onofrey of Crafted in Holliston.

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Pink Drink Night Raises $16,000!

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, Hopkinton

250 ladies celebrated the end of the school year and the start of summer with a fun Tasting and Shopping Night, raising $16,000 for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library!

Thank you to all who participated in the planning and partying, and to all the sponsors, restaurants, caterers, and pink drink providers who made this such a successful and fantastic event!

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Touch-a-Truck and Food Truck Festival Raises $11,000!

Date: Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Hopkinton High School Parking Lot

The weather did not put a damper on attendance at this weekend’s fun filled fundraiser! Well over 1000 children and their families braved the rain to attend Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s Fourth Annual Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival on Sunday, May 31, 2015. The event, held at Hopkinton High School, raised $11,000 for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library. Children climbed in the driver’s seats and honked the horns of over 50 trucks, cars, construction, military, emergency and other vehicles. Families enjoyed tasty treats from local food trucks. Many took a ride on the Roaming Railroad, got their faces painted by Joelle Crosby of Joelle’s Skincare and Makeup, made a craft with the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, and visited with Queen Elsa from Fairy Tale Parties.

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Mini Golf in the Library – March 13-14, 2015

Date: Friday, March 13, 2015
Time: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St., Hopkinton

Tee off for the Library! Play a round (or more) of indoor miniature golf in the Library on Friday, March 13, through Saturday, March 14!

Friday, March 13, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$5.00 per player at the door

Library will be open for normal business during course hours.

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120th Birthday Party – Saturday, January 24, 2015

Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St., Hopkinton

Library Birthday events are still ON!!

1:00 p.m.: Cupcake decoration for kids: What do you like on your cupcakes? M&Ms, chocolate chips, Skittles, Smarties, sprinkles?

3:15 p.m.: Magic show with Robert Olson

Members of 1000 Homes will be gratefully acknowledged on a commemorative poster unveiled at the birthday party. And the Heritage Quilt is hanging for the first time!!

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Hoptoberfest – Friday, October 24, 2014

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location: St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, Hopkinton

Hoptoberfest raises over $30,000 for the restoration, renovation and expansion of our Library! THANK YOU to all who came to this fun tasting night!

Congratulations to Brendan Hannigan, winner of the newly added Home Brew contest judged by a member of Jack’s Abby Brewing!

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Touch-a-Truck and Food Truck Festival

Date: Sunday, June 8, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Hopkinton High School Parking Lot - NEW LOCATION

Sunday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hopkinton High School parking lot

First hour is horn free for sensitive ears!
Admission is $5/child and $8/adult. Tickets available here, at the Library, and at the event.

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Pink Pint Night – Thursday, May 15, 7 p.m., St. John’s Parish Center

Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Location: St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, Hopkinton

Join us for a ladies’ night out to taste local microbrews and other beers. Savor delicious food from local restaurants and caterers, including Red Rock Grill & Bar, 3, Not Your Average Joe’s, Mexico City Taqueria, Zaftigs, Tomasso, Twist Bakery & Cafe, The Rail Trail Flatbread Co., Bill’s Pizza, and more! Shop from local vendors! Take pictures in a fun photo booth! Come support all things local, especially our Library prior to the May 19 Town Election to fund the renovation and expansion!

Tickets to this fun ladies’ night out will be on sale AT THE DOOR.

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New Resident Social – April 10, 2014

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St., Hopkinton

Come meet other newcomers to Hopkinton at a New Resident Social! If you moved to town this winter or spring, please let us know that you will be attending by April 7th at info@hopkintonpubliclibraryfoundation.org. If you know a family member, neighbor, or friend who is new to Hopkinton, please let them know about this fun evening for new residents. Thank you!

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Mini Golf in the Library!

Date: Friday, April 4, 2014
Time: 11 am - 8 pm
Location: Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St., Hopkinton

“Tee off for the Library” Hosts 200 Mini Golfers, Raising $1,250 for the Renovation and Expansion of the Library

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3rd Annual Mother-Daughter Princess Tea – January 26, 2014

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Westborough DoubleTree

The Third Annual Mother-Daughter Princess Tea was our biggest event yet!  Thank you to the 350 princesses, big and small, who attended and to our generous sponsors! Thank you to our Lead Sponsor, Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library. Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor, Hopkinton Pediatric Dental Associates. Thank …

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Historic Heritage Quilt

Date: Friday, November 1, 2013

The Heritage Quilt Project raises $6,000 for the renovation and expansion of our Library!!

The Marathon Quilters are creating this beautiful and unique quilt for the Hopkinton Public Library and our community. It will look just like a shelf of books, except each book spine will display the names of the 80 businesses, community groups, families and individuals who gave to this historic project.

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HOPtoberfest – October 25, 2013

Date: Friday, October 25, 2013
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location: St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, Hopkinton

HOPTOBERFEST IS SOLD OUT! Thank You!

If you would still like to attend Hoptoberfest, but didn’t get tickets, we would love for you to join us as a volunteer at the event. Please email events@hopkintonpubliclibraryfoundation.org for more information.

Our first annual HOPtoberfest on Friday, October 25th, 2013, from 7:30-10:30 p.m., at St. John the Evangelist Parish Center in Hopkinton is SOLD OUT. This fun tasting night will feature numerous local microbrews, name brand beers, and food from numerous local restaurants and caterers. Local vendors and traditional oompah music will add to the festivities! For an additional fee, taste various whiskeys in your own whiskey glass or smoke a cigar in a 57-foot mobile humidor!

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Polyarts Festival – September 28, 2013

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Hopkinton Common

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation will be at Polyarts this Saturday. Come by to say hello and check out our Halloween cups!

The Friends of Hopkinton Public Library will be selling their yummy Apple Crisp at Polyarts. Stop for a bite! The Friends will be peeling apples all day Friday, September 27, at St. Paul’s Church kitchen. Join them for an hour, or all day, to help peel the apples needed to make the 80 pans of Apple Crisp. Visit the Friends website for more details about volunteering!

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New Resident Social – September 26, 2013

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St., Hopkinton

Come and meet other newcomers to Hopkinton at a New Resident Social on Thursday, September 26th, at 7 p.m. at Hopkinton Public Library!

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2nd Annual Touch-A-Truck – May 19, 2013

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2013
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: Colella's Parking Lot, Hopkinton

Pretend to drive tons of trucks and vehicles, take a train ride, enjoy free samples, and maybe even win a Power Wheels! First hour is Horn Free!

Tickets on sale at the door to the event.

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Pink Pint Night – May 9, 2013 – SOLD OUT!

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time: 7pm - 10pm
Location: St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Center, Hopkinton

Join us for a ladies’ night out to taste local microbrews and other beers. Savor delicious food from local restaurants and caterers, while supporting all things local, especially the library!

Tickets are SOLD OUT!!

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Treavor and Jamie Weeden – Running for Hopkinton Public Library Foundation

Date: Monday, April 15, 2013
Time: 9am - 12 pm
Location: Hopkinton Common

Thank you Treavor and Jamie for running the Boston Marathon and raising money for the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library. Together they raised almost $6,000 for our new library! While the tragic events of the day prevented them from crossing the finish line, they returned safely to Hopkinton, their family, and all of you who supported them in their training and fundraising.

Our hearts and prayers go out to all those impacted by Monday’s vicious attack and its aftermath.

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2013 Mother Daughter Princess Tea

Date: Sunday, January 27, 2013

2013 Mother Daughter Princess Tea a Success! On Sunday, January 27, 2013, 300 guests raised $7,500 for the renovation, restoration and expansion of the Hopkinton Public Library while drinking tea and enjoying delicious treats with four princesses. Congratulations to Meghan Grady, who won American Girl Doll “Saige,” and to Isabella …

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2012 Touch-a-Truck Event

Date: Sunday, June 24, 2012

2012 Touch-a-Truck Event a Success! On June 24, at Colella’s parking lot about 150 children, as well as their parents and grandparents, had a chance to see up close trucks, construction vehicles and machines, police and fire vehicles, and a few hot rods. Hopkinton dad, Dan Higgins, was the lucky …

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2012 Mother-Daughter Princess Tea

Date: Sunday, January 22, 2012

HPLF held its first fundraiser to benefit Hopkinton Public Library on Sunday, January 22, 2012. The Mother Daughter Princess Tea, which attracted 250 participants and raised approximately $6,000, was a huge success! Hopkinton Public Library Foundation would like to thank the Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library and Hallmark Sotheby’s …

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