The Square Scoop
March 2017
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Preserve Dedham
Welcome Back, Scoop Fans!  
As we eagerly await the arrival of spring so much is happening in Dedham Square. Read on! 
News Circling the Square

Here's the Scoop!

Ron's Gourmet Ice Cream is open for the season! It's a sure sign that spring is right around the corner when the lights in the shop are on and the Ron's team is serving up scoops of their irresistible ice cream. Go ahead, treat yourself. You deserve it!

Market News - There's lots going on behind-the-scenes as we line up vendors for the 10th season (yes, 10th!) of the Dedham Farmers Market. Many of your favorites have already confirmed and some exciting new ones will be added, too. We are seeking a new market manager this season. A great opportunity to be part of a growing community market! Click here for the job listing.

Help Bring Dollars Back to Dedham!
Dedham Square Circle supports the Community Preservation Act (CPA) which will be on the ballot in the April 8th town election.  Click here to learn more about how CPA funds can benefit Dedham!
Square Biz
¬°Feliz Aniversario! On Tues. March 14, Pancho's Taqueria will celebrate its first anniversary with a mariachi playing from 6-8 pm. It will be quite a festive celebration! Head to Pancho's, order some of the best Mexican food around, enjoy a margarita, and toast our friends at Pancho's for a spectacular first year!

Around the World - Did you ever stop to think about all of the choices for authentic ethnic fare the Square has to offer? Go to Kouzina for Greek, to Cathay Kitchen for Chinese, Egg & Thai for Thai, Pancho's for Mexican, Dedham House of Pizza, Caffe Tremezzo, Salem Food Market, Vincenzo's and High Street Pizza for Italian.

Take the Cake - La Luce Pastry Shop makes custom cakes to order for every occasion. First communions, bridal showers, christenings, graduations, birthdays and everything in between.  These cakes are out-of-this-world delicious and a work of art.  Owner Elias Saade continues to outdo himself.

Twice as Nice - New merchandise is arriving daily at non-profit gift shop The Dedham Exchange. Stop in and receive 25% off one commercial item now through 3/11. You'll find a collection of unique gift items for baby, bridal showers and weddings, Mother's Day, Father's Day, graduations, and everything in between. Every purchase directly benefits the community.

Cause to Celebrate - Mocha Java has been operating 21 years and The Blue Bunny has 14 years under its belt. That's 35 years of history at 577 High Street! Stay tuned for details on the 35th Anniversary Party this spring!

Smooth Moves - Students at Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Dedham Square won big at the 10th Annual Eastern U.S. Dancesport Championships held in Boston last month. Congrats to instructor Kemar Bennett, students Linda Ayoub, Maria Fuentes, Linda Kickham, and Jennifer Santos, who took first place in a variety of events! 
Square Happenings
Visit the Dedham Square Circle website for more info. on the events and happenings in the Square.
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It's Showtime
- Now playing at the
Dedham Community Theatre:

A United Kingdom

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Music Notes - Boston City Singers host a special fundraising event at Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Sun. 3/5.

Art Beat - The Dedham Square Artist Guild's artist of the Month for March is ceramic artist, Jane Wojick, the newest member of the Guild. Meet Jane and see her stunning creations at her opening reception on Thurs. 3/9.

The Parish Players, the local multigenerational theatre company affiliated with First Church of Dedham, will perform their rendition of Once Upon a Mattress in four shows the weekend of 3/31.

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

live music Live Tunes - The Dedham Square Coffeehouse has another fantastic lineup of live music this month featuring some of Greater Boston's best local talent. Shows every Friday and Saturday night starting at 8:30. No cover! Click here for show schedule.

Hop On In
- The Blue Bunny has another chock full calendar this month with author visits, book signings, story times, a book club for adults and special events. Click here for a link to their event calendar.

Community House Happenings

summer camp Happy Campers - registration for DCH's hugely popular summer camp and pre-school summer program begins Mon. 3/6. Don't wait, spots go fast!

Date Night - This month DCH is offering its fun Saturday Night Kids Club again. A great babysitting option for parents who want a kid-free night on the town. Sat. 3/18.
Around Town
Right Up Your Alley - Bowl for a Cure Kickoff for Dedham/Needham/Wellesley Relay for Life.  Sun. 3/12 from 4-7 pm at Kings (Legacy Place).

Smarty Pants - The Dedham Education Foundation will host its Annual Spelling Bee on Fri. 3/10 and a 25th Anniversary Gala on Fri. 3/31.

Save The Date

ramble Clean Team - Earth Day cleanup on Saturday, 4/29 from 9am -12pm sponsored by the Charles River Watershed Association and the Town of Dedham Environmental Department. Earth Day cleanups are great for families, friends, organizations, schools and businesses. Click here to sign up.

Egg-citing -
The Annual Dedham Community House Easter Egg Hunt will be on Sat. 4/17.

A Dedham Tradition
- The Annual James Joyce Ramble, the most fun road race around, will be held on Sun. 4/30.
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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