Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The display will remain open until Jan. 29.
The Weston Public Library has taken a step back in time ... WAY back in time to the founding of the Town of Weston. The Weston Historical Society, as part of the town's tercentennial celebration this year, is hosting an exhibit from Jan. 5-29, titled "The Farmers' Precinct: Three Centuries of Weston's History." The massive exhibit in the library's community room and gallery shows Weston's progression from the "Farming Precinct" of Watertown to the town it is today. The exhibit features everything from photographs to furniture to farming implements and took quite a crew to gather and construct. The exhibit committee was chaired by Pam Fox and includes Mary Gregory, Mary Marder, Tania Deary, Rebekah Gardiner, and Robin Reisman. Additionally…
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Cookbook to capture the flavor of Weston as part of the Weston 300th birthday celebration.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The following information was provided by The Friends of the Weston Public Library: The Friends of the Weston Public Library (FWPL/”The Friends”) will participate in the Weston 300th birthday celebration by sponsoring a cookbook containing family-friendly recipes shared by residents. Interwoven into the cookbook will be history, anecdotes, and personal narratives of the Weston community. The committee is circulating forms for submitting recipes so anyone wishing to secure their place on the pages of Weston’s culinary history should obtain theirs from any of the following locations: the Library, the Council on Aging or online. Cookbook Committee Chair and FWPL Vice-President Dee Freiberg encourages residents to, “dig into the family …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Framingham-based musician Ian Ethan offers unusual performance with uncommon instruments.
As it turns out, not everyone was watching television at 3 p.m. on Sunday. To be sure, a good portion of New England watched with bated breath as the Patriots secured a berth in the Super Bowl. But for some 67 people gathered in the reading room at the Weston Public Library, the afternoon wasn’t about football. The crowd gathered to watch Ian Ethan, a Framingham-based musician who plays a unique style of music on a double-neck guitar. Sponsored by the Music Committee of the Friends of the Weston Library, the hour-long performance was the first of its kind for many in attendance, who had not seen Ethan’s array of unusual instruments, which also included a fretless guitar and a kalimba, a small thumb piano. Ethan described his path to …