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The Square Scoop
Late Summer 2019
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News Circling the Square
Fresh and Local - The Dedham Farmers Market
continues on Wednesdays from 2-6 pm through  October 30. Featuring fresh produce, eggs, baked goods, fresh seafood, health and wellness items, local honey, potted plants from the Endicott Community Greenhouse, handcrafted items and lots more. The market is held on the green at First Church at 670 High St. Click here for a list of our vendors.

Halloween Happenings!  We are busy planning our 8th Annual Dedham Square Trunk or Treat event for Sat. 10/26. Kids come dressed in costumes and enjoy trick-or-treating at over 20 cars decorated by local organizations and businesses!  Family-friendly and not scary!
This year we are adding a cool new event to our Halloween happenings! On the night of 10/26 we're hosting a zombie parade in the Square.  More details on this soon but start planning your costume now!
Square Events & Happenings
Want more info. on the events listed below? Simply click on the link in the Marquee Party listing!    Visit our website for the most up-to-date calendar of events.

  It's Showt
ime - Here's what's playing at the Dedham Community Theatre. Click on the name of the film below to watch the trailer.     

Music Notes - Every Friday and Saturday night Dedham Square Coffeehouse showcases some of best local musicians in the Boston area. No cover charge. DSCH also hosts Stump Team Trivia every Wednesday night.  Click here for their event calendar.  
Connect the Dots - International Dot Day celebration is on Sun.  9/15.  Dot author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds will be on hand at The Blue Bunny for festivities throughout the weekend. Click here for more info.!  BB is also hosting fun author visits and more this month and next.  Get more info.

Get it Checked - Dedham Fire Department is hosting a free Skin Cancer Screening & Sun Safety Education Event sponsored by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham & Women's Hospital on Mon. 9/16.

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Live Tunes - Horse Thieves Tavern will host the band Bigfoot starting at 8 pm on Wed. 9/18. 

Sounds Crafty - The Dedham Historical Society & Museum will host a Tavern Night on Friday, 9/20.  Enjoy craft beer and cider tastings, folk music and more.  

DCH summer Dedham Community House Happenings
Registration is open for DCH's full lineup of new and favorite fall programs for ages 2 to adult. New classes include Watch Me Play, Lacrosse, Digital Game Design and Web Design. Visit
Visit www.dedhamcommunityhouse.org.

Date Night - DCH is hosting a Saturday Night Kids Club For kids from K-grade 6 tomorrow (9/14), 10/5, 10/19 and 11/16  from 6-10 pm. A fun and inexpensive alternative to hiring a babysitter. Activities include sports & games, arts & crafts, a pizza dinner and a movie.
Square Biz
Phantom in the Square - Did you hear that the Phantom Gourmet was recently in the Square filming for an upcoming show at Horse Thieves Tavern? We'll be sure to share the air date so you can tune in! HTT is now serving heirloom tomatoes and produce grown by local farms including peaches for their irresistibly good homemade cobbler shortcake.

New Biz
- The Jam Zone will open its doors later this month at 597 High Street next to Sergi's Barber Shop. They'll offer music and band lessons to kids and adults, and DJ lessons, too! They'll be at the Dedham Farmers Market all month where visitors have the chance to give some instruments a test drive.

Best Dressed
- Did you know that Emily & Addie Children's Boutique owner Jodi Tormey can help dress your kids for your family photos? For baby to 7 years old , boys and girls, you'll find adorable gift sets, the softest fabrics, and the cutest styles. Stop in to see what's new, and shop past season sale up to 65% off.

Lovely Locks - Back to School special with stylist Brooke McCann at Hair with Flair. $140 for partial foil, cut and blow-dry. Message her at @hairwithflair1 or call the salon at (781) 326-3191.
Happy Anniversary - It's been three ears since Bob and Amanda Jackson bought Courtyard Florist. What a wonderful addition they have been to the Square! People continue to rave about their friendly service and their stunning bouquets and arrangements.
They're Back - The Dedham Exchange is back open after a short summer hiatus and is stocked with loads of new merchandise and local handcrafted items. A great place to find unique gifts for a wedding, new baby or special occasion. Mon-Sat.10-5.

Show Off Your Pearly Whites
- Schedule a free consultation at Smile Design Dental Team with Dr. Granovsky, mention you saw this in the Scoop and get $50 off your first Botox or fillers treatment. Smile Design is a member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE). Get more info. at www.smiledesignteam.com

Elsewhere Around Town

Run to Remember - The Massachusetts Run/Walk for the Fallen will begin at Barnes Memorial Field tomorrow morning, Sat. 9/14.  For registration and event info. click here.   
Cow Flappin'  - Dedham Day, also known as "Cow Day" will be on Sun.9/29 from 12-5 pm at Barnes Memorial Field. Games, rides, food, fun and the famous cow flap event.  

Fall Festivities - Across the street from the Dedham Day festivities on 9/29 the Fairbanks House will house their Fall Festival.  Celebrate Dedham's rich history with family friendly activities & demonstrations: colonial and pirate reenactors; weaving; tin-smithing; candle-dipping; petting zoo; colonial cooking; hard cider tastings; free tours of the Fairbanks House c 1637, and much more!

Save the Date
Fun Run - The Dedham Education Foundation will host the DEF Dash 5k on Sun. 10/6. This is a new race that replaces "Bernie's Run" which ran for 10 years through 2018.          
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Fall Fun - Annual Fall Fair and Pumpkinfest at Dedham Community House on Sun. 10/6 from 11-2.   
Try a Sip - Dedham Civic Pride will host their Annual Beer & Wine Tasting event at the Endicott Estate on Fri. 11/1.  
Ho, Ho, Ho - The Annual Dedham Square Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting will be on Fri. 12/6.  Mark your calendars!
About Us
dsc logo new The Dedham Square Circle is a non-profit organization committed to invigorating Dedham Square by increasing its economic prosperity, promoting its rich history, arts and culture, and aesthetically enhancing the Square's physical environment to benefit the entire community.  We are a community-driven volunteer organization that is 100% privately funded.   Your voice and participation are important to us!  Visit www.dedhamsquarecircle.org.