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The Square Scoop
September 2017
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Super Saturday - Head to the Square on Sat. 9/23 for some great offers during our September 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. It's a great excuse to stroll around the Square, grab a bite and support local businesses!

Fresh and Local - The Dedham Farmers Market
continues on Wednesdays from 3-7 pm through the end of October. Featuring fresh produce, grass-fed beef, and fresh eggs from 4 Massachusetts' farms, baked goods, wine, jams and preserves, handmade pasta, organic dog treats, fresh seafood, potted plants from the Endicott Community Greenhouse, and much more. The market is held on the green at First Church at 670 High St. Click here for a list of our vendors.
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.   

Hop on In - Author visits are planned at The Blue Bunny this month including a book signing for "I Am Peace" with Peter H. Reynolds and Susan Verde on Sat. 9/9.  International Dot Day celebration is on 9/15. Click here for a list of their events.

Dance Fever - Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Dedham Square is hosting a Dance Party open to the public on Sat. 9/9.

Music to My Ears - Discover Music & Art will host a free demo Music Together class at Emily & Addie on Mon. 9/18 from 11:30 am-12 pm. All attendees will receive 10% off a store item and a 10% coupon for a group class.

Turn Back Time - The Dedham Historical Society & Museum will host a guest lecture on Paul Revere on Thurs. 9/28 at 7:30 pm.

DCH summer Dedham Community House Happenings
Fall program registration at DCH is open! You'll find many old favorites for kids (Yoga, Preschool Sports, Babysitting Course, Home Alone Safety, and more )and adults (Zumba, Pilates), Don't wait - limited spots!

Date Night - DCH is hosting a Saturday Night Kids Club For kids from K-grade 6 on Sat. 9/23 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.

music notes
Dedham School of Music Notes - Has your clarinet been collecting dust in the closet? Have you wished you could play your trumpet again, but don't know where to go? Are you looking to be a part of your community, share an experience with a loved one, or meet new people? Then you need to join Dedham Community Band! Open to all ages 13+ and all skill levels welcome!
  • DSM's Fall Semester begins 9/18. Private lesson offerings: bass, cello, clarinet, drums, flute, guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, viola, violin, voice
  • Music, Mommy, and Me (ages 0-4) and Intro to Piano (ages 4-7) return this semester and are filling up quickly! Space is limited.
Square Biz
Unique Boutique - Emily & Addie is having a sale from 9/11-9/15. Receive 10% off any clothing item. Includes already marked down items and new arrivals. If you haven't yet had a chance to check out this terrific new children's clothing shop this is a great reason to go!

Lunch Break - Eggs & Thai Cafe is now offering a Japanese style lunch box special including chicken teriyaki, sesame beef and chicken katsu for just $8.95.

Beary Fun - The folks at Big Bear Cafe & Espresso Bar are asking for your help to choose their new "Bear Wear".  The design that gets the most votes will be printed, and you could win prizes along the way. Vote every time you visit now through 9/24.

help wanted Sweet OpportunityLa Luce Pastry Shop is looking for part-time counter help. Stop in to inquire or call 781-326-0041.

Cool Threads - Next month Boston General Store is bringing in men's clothing brands Filson, Woolrich and Upstate Stock
In the Works - Buildouts of the 3 new eateries in the Square continue. Blue Ribbon BBQ and El Centro, which will be located at 350 Washington St., will open this fall. Horse Thieves Tavern, which will be at 585 High St., is shooting to open by the end of the year. Stay tuned - we'll share updates again soon!

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. 20% off picture frames through 9/16.

Extreme Makeover - Have you seen the major new changes at The Blue Bunny and Mocha Java? Hop in sometime to check them out. They include a new expanded coffee bar, pastries and other goodies, and additional seating.
Cheers! It's been 8 weeks since Oscar's opened and the place is full every night. Word is spreading about what a gem the Square's newest restaurant is! Over 20 craft beers on tap and daily menu specials. Open 3 pm -1am every day. 

Like to Bike? The fall is a great time of year to grab a new bike and enjoy the awesome fall weather. It's also a good time for a tune up after a summer of hard riding and exposure to salt air/water from the beach, etc. Stop into Dedham Bike. No one knows bikes like they do!
Elsewhere Around Town

Run to Remember - The Massachusetts Run/Walk for the Fallen will begin at Barnes Memorial Field the morning of Sat. 9/16.  For registration and event info. click here

Cow Flappin'  - Dedham Day, also known as "Cow Day" will be on Sun.9/24 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 9/24 the Fairbanks House will house their Fall Festival. Historical crafts and games for kids, costumed reenactors, raffles, tag sale and more!

Fun Run - The Dedham Educational Foundation's Annual Bernie's Run will be Sun. 10/1 at 11:30 am.  

Save the Date
The Annual Dedham Square College Fair & Block Party will be on Sun. 10/22. Dozens of colleges from New England and beyond will flock to the Square. Raffles, prizes, live music and some fun surprises in store.
Fantastic Feast -Taste Dedham returns to Moseley's on the Charles, Thurs. 10/26. Hosted by The Dedham Rotary Club, the event will feature more than two dozen restaurants, gourmet shops and the newcomers to Dedham! 

Spooktacular Fun - The Annual Dedham Square Trunk or Treat event will be held on Sat. 10/28 from 3-5 pm.   
Fall Fun - Annual Fall Fair and Pumpkinfest at Dedham Community House on Sun. 10/15.  
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