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June 2017
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Thank you for supporting the small businesses in the Square and around town. Your patronage keeps their doors open. #shoplocal #smallbiz  
Welcome Back, Scoop Fans!
Another chock-full month in the Square. Read on for more details! 
News Circling the Square
Super Saturday - Head to the Square today for some great offers during our Square Sidewalk Sale! Participating merchants include The Blue Bunny, Boston General Store, Dedham Bike, Dedham Exchange, Dedham Square Artist Guild, Emily & Addie, Heart of the Square Gallery, and nest. Look for the balloons outside their storefronts. It's a great excuse to stroll around the Square, grab a bite and support local businesses!

Countdown to Opening Day!  In just 11 days the Dedham Farmers Market will kick off its 10th season on June 14th. The weekly market, held on the green at First Church, will run 3-7 pm on Wednesdays. Click here for our vendor list.   The DFM was founded and is managed by Dedham Square Circle.

Grand Old Flag - One of the best spots to watch the Flag Day Parade is in the Square. It's at the beginning of the parade route so there's no risk of any parade participants running out of candy and goodies for the kids in the Square! Be on the lookout for our friends from Pancho's Taqueria who will be accompanied by a mariachi band and keep an eye out for our Farmers Market float with the dancing produce! Parade will kick off on Sat. June 17 at 5 pm.  Fireworks to follow at 9 pm at Memorial Field.  
Square Biz
Celebrate Dad - We've taken the liberty of putting together some gift ideas just in time for Father's Day. You'll find some unique options in the Square all the while you'll be supporting our local small businesses! Find our Father's Day Gift Guide here. 

Unique Boutique -
A warm welcome to Jodi Torney the owner of the  newly opened children's clothing and accessory boutique, Emily & Addie. Located at 570 High St. it's brimming with adorable stuff for babies to age 6. On Sat. June 10 from 10-2 the shop will host a summer celebration featuring a story time with Peter H. Reynolds, free raffles, and treats.

Extreme Makeover - Lots of changes happening at The Blue Bunny and Mocha Java. When renovations are complete they'll have a much larger coffee bar and additional seating. Cool beans! 

Music Notes - Discover Music And Art welcomes suzannemcneilSuzanne McNeil, Professional Singer/Songwriter and Music Educator, to teach at the studio in September! She is teaching Music Together (birth-5yrs) along with Glee Club, Voice lessons and Songwriting classes (6yrs - adults).

Muy Delicioso - El Centro, a Mexican restaurant with locations in Brookline and Boston's South End, will open a third location in the Square at 350 Washington St. next to Blue Ribbon BBQ.  Both restaurants will open this fall.
Square Happenings
Want more details? Visit the Dedham Square Circle website for more info. on the events and happenings in the Square.

Marquee Party   It's Showtime -   Now playing at the Dedham Community Theatre:

For show times click here .

Art Beat -  Meet the Dedham Square Artist Guild's Artist of the Month, Photographer Dennis Stein, at an opening reception Sat. June 3 from 2-5 p.m.  On Sun. June 4, nest will host a reception for their artist of the month, Jeanine Sobell Pastore.

Fun-Raiser -
The Bay State Learning Center is hosting a Food & Wine fundraiser at their Bullard Street center on Sat. June 3 at 7 pm.

yard sale
Clean Out Your Attic -
The Dedham School of Music is hosting a Town-Wide Yard Sale on the Dedham Community House Field on Sat. June 10. 

Major Feet -
Meet Dan O'Neil, author of "Big Dan Runs the Marathon" at a book signing on Sun. June 11.
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Let's Dance
- The Fred Astaire Dance Studio is hosting "Saturday Sessions" a dance party that's open to the public on Sat. June 17 .

Free Class
- Discover Music and Art is hosting a free trial Music Together class with new instructor, professional musician Suzanne McNeil on Thurs. June 22.

story time Time for a Story - Preschool Story Times are held at The Blue Bunny every Monday and Tuesday at 10:30 am with a few short stories followed by a simple craft.

Check It Out - The Dedham Public Library also hosts a drop-in story time for all ages at 10:30 am on Tuesdays at the Main Library and on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Endicott Branch. All are welcome. Free!

Sizzling Summer Programs
- the DPL has put together an awesome calendar of fun activities for all ages this summer including movies for different age groups, "Try It Tuesdays","Super Awesome Fun Time" on Mondays and Fridays, crafts for kids, Minecraft, marshmallow creations, movies every Wednesday, "cards & coffee" and lots more.
Live Tunes - Live Tunes - Dedham Square Coffeehouse has some of the Boston area's best up and coming musicians play in the Square every Friday and Saturday nights. A jazz brunch this Sun. June 4. No cover charge! Click here for show schedule.
  DCH summer
Community House Happenings: 

Parents, treat yourself to a night on the town while your kids have a blast at the Saturday Night Kids Club on Sat. June 10.

kids in pool The DCH pool is open for the season. For membership and daily pass info. click here.

Dedham Parent Time hosts playtimes and social events for parents and kids up to age 6. A great way to connect with other parents and young kids.
Elsewhere Around Town

Shop for a Cause
- On Thurs. June 22, Whole Foods Market Dedham will have a 5% Day to benefit the Dedham Farmers Market.  Again this season, WFM is the title sponsor of our weekly community market.

Fine Tunes - Acoustic guitarist and singer Harvey Reid is in concert on Sat. June 3 at 7:30 pm at the Mother Brook Arts & Community Center. 

Public Meeting - On Tues. June 13 the Town of Dedham will host a review of the recent feasibility study done for the proposed Dedham Heritage Rail Trail. 7 pm at Dedham Middle School.

Summer Tradition - The Arts at Endicott concert series, sponsored by the Dedham Junior Women's Club, kicks off on Wed. June 14 with children's musician Steve Songs
Save The Date

Fun Runs - The Annual Dedham "Four on the 4th" road race is will be held on Tues. July 4.

The Dedham Public Library is holding its 2nd annual Book It! 5k run/walk on Sat. August 19. Join the Library Running Club on Mon. & Wed. at 5:30 pm at the Main Library or Sat. at 10 am at the Endicott Branch. 
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.