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Photo courtesy of Pam Donner.

 

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Attorneys Bero & Peterson OPEN HOUSE tonight

 

Open House this evening 5 – 8 PM

Stop by the law offices shared by attorneys Deborah Bero and Osler Peterson at 66 North Street (to the right of the Post Office) this evening while on your Holiday Stroll.

  • refreshments!
  • legal discussions!
  • town discussions!
  • all welcome – fun times!

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Angel Run Update: Race Details for Sunday

Important information for Sunday’s Angel Run
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The MFi Angel Run is this Sunday

Thank you to everyone who has already registered for the 2017 MFi Angel Run and for your support of the Medfield Foundation.

This Sunday will mark the 12th anniversary of the Angel Run! Over 1,275 runners and walkers have already registered and will be lacing up their shoes and heading out on the course for Medfield’s most cherished holiday event.

Here are a few details to help make sure you are ready for the big event.

  • Race shirts and bibs will be delivered to Medfield residents on Wednesday (and possibly Thursday) this week. If you don’t receive your package by end of day Thursday, please email us at angelrun@medfieldfoundation.org. Be sure to look at your front door, side door or even in your mailbox before contacting us 🙂
  • If you live outside of Medfield, you can pick up your shirt and bib at the Registration desk starting at 11am on Sunday in the Medfield High School Cafeteria. The high school is located at 88 South St, Medfield, MA 02052 or get directions here.
  • If you haven’t yet registered or have a friend who would like to participate, you can download the registration form and bring it with you on Sunday or fill one out in the Medfield High School Cafeteria. Registration opens at 11am. The cost per runner is $30 (but no shirt is included). We take cash, checks (made out to Medfield Foundation) or credit cards if necessary.
  • A limited number of Angel Run shirts will be available for purchase for $15.00 in the cafeteria beginning at 11am.
  • The race starts at Medfield High School at 12:30 (note this is different than in years past)
  • Due to bridge construction we will again use the revised course followed last year. We hope to return to our certified course in 2018. You can check out a map of the new course on the Angel Run page of the MFi website.
  • The race ends at Blake Middle School around the back from the high school. There is a post-race party in the middle school cafeteria with tons of snacks and the awards ceremony which begins at 1:30pm. Be sure to stop in.
  • If you registered as a Competitive Runner, you will have special mark on your bib. Your group will be in the first corral and start the race a few minutes before everyone else. Be sure to be at the starting line before 12:30. Only those with the Competitive Runner marking will be allowed in this first group.
  • Parking is available at both Medfield High School and Blake Middle School. There will be parking attendants on hand and please follow any parking directions. Overflow parking is available at Metacomet Park. We suggest arriving early to avoid the crowds.
Come Greet Santa

Santa will be arriving at approximately Noon courtesy of the Medfield Fire Department. Be sure to bring the kids and welcome Santa to the Angel Run.

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We are still in need of volunteers willing to help out for the event. Do you have family that are planning to watch instead of participate? Their assistance could be very helpful. Open positions are listed on our Sign-up Genius site. And even if you are participating, we are looking for Bakers to provide some treats for the after party. Use the Sign-up Genius site to register as a Baker or donate other party items.

 

 

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Another special treat at this year’s race is the opportunity for sleigh rides on a vintage sleigh kindly loaned by Medfield resident Dick Judge.  For a small donation, attendees will travel a scenic loop around the high school campus in the beautiful sleigh. What better way to enjoy the starting line festivities? Proceeds will support the Angel Run cause of helping Medfield residents in need

 

National Anthem

 

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Be sure to catch all the pre-race festivities including the singing of the National Anthem. Congratulations to Zoey Pollard who won the contest to sing the National Anthem. Pollard, a Medfield high school sophomore and member of the chorus, jazz, and acapella singing groups, was chosen by members of the Angel Run committee and Medfield Foundation board from among several talented entries. Zoey will sing shortly before the race starts at 12:30pm.

 

 

Again This Year – Bib Tag Timing
Your time will be automatic as the clock will start when you cross the starting line and stop when you cross the finish line. No more worrying about jockeying for position.

We ask that competitive runners line up towards the front, casual runners behind that group, then walkers, families with strollers and or dogs.  If you are a runner pushing a stroller, you should line up behind the runners group but please be considerate of other runners around you. Be sure to look for the flags indicating where to line up for the start.

 

 

What about the Weather?

While the weather currently looks great for this weekend, though a bit cold, the Angel Run is a rain or shine event. If the weather is a bit unpleasant, we’ll still be doing the event. So dress appropriately and put on a smile.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please email us at angelrun@medfieldfoundation.org.
See you Sunday!
The Medfield Foundation Angel Run Team

 

 

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Volunteer at Angel Run next Sunday

Rose Colleran invites everyone to help with Medfield’s biggest family run event, either before or after you participate, the Medfield Foundation’s Angel Run –

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We are still in need of volunteers in key areas (see below).

  • Party set up Saturday
  • Bakers and donations of supplies
  • Cheering and course directing
  • Route decorating
  • Registration
  • Party set up and clean up Sunday
  • Parking assistance

Please sign up via the Sign Up Genius link.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084eadaa2da20-volunteer2

 

NOTE FOR SUNDAY: Please park at the Metacomet playground lot and walk over to MHS.

Thanks!

 

Rose Colleran

Nutrition & Fitness Counseling
Check out my blog: Healthy Food for Hectic Lives

617-947-4896

Holiday Stroll this Friday, 4-9 PM

 

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Medfield’s Third Annual Holiday Art and Craft Stroll: Friday, December 1, 2017

(Medfield, MA): The Cultural Alliance of Medfield (CAM) announces its third annual Holiday Stroll on Dec. 1, 2017 from 4:00–9:00 pm. This is a festive family event that takes place at 14 venues along Main Street (Route 109) and the Dwight Derby House on Frairy Street. The Holiday Stroll includes cookie decorating, an outdoor ice sculpture, 40 juried artisans, carolers and M.E.M.O.’s outdoor tree lighting ceremony. All events are within walking distance, free parking nearby and FREE admission. For complete details and a list of artisans, visit www.MedfieldCulture.org

 

ARTIST’S SITES
United Church of Christ: 496 Main Street

  • 4:00–9:00 pm. Artisan’s work for sale
  • 7:30 pm. Community carol sing
  • 4:00–9:00. Kids craft station

Medfield Library: 468 Main Street

  • 4:00–9:00 pm. Artisan’s work for sale
  • 4:30 pm, Children’s performer Sarah Gardner; Warm Winter Sing-a-longs
  • 4:00–9:00 pm. Kids craft station hosted by MAP (Medfield Afterschool Program)
  • Visit the new Friends Bookstore for books, CDs, DVDs and audiobooks

 

Zullo Gallery: 456 Main Street

  • 4:00–9:00 pm. Artisan’s work for sale

 

FOOD AND DRINK:

The Hot Dog Wagon: 478 Main Street (Bank of America Lot)

  • 5:00–9:00 pm. Nathan’s All Beef Hot Dogs with condiments; chips and drinks also available

Blazing Hearth Pizza: 503 Main Street. (Just Ervin’s Barber Salon Lot)

  • 5:00–9:00 pm fresh gourmet pizza from their wood-fired oven

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Baxter Park: Corner of Main and Spring Street

  • 6:30–8:00 pm. MEMO Holiday Tree Lighting and Joy to the World Singing

Dwight Derby House: 7 Frairy Street

  • 6:30–9:30 pm. FREE PHOTOSwith Santa by photographers Theresa Knapp
  • 6:30–9:30 pm.  Hand-crafted items and paintings available for purchase.

In the Gazebo next to the library: 468 Main Street

  • 7:15 pm. Ice sculpture carving demonstration outside the Town Hall by Eyes4Ice

Brothers Marketplace: 446 Main Street

  • 4:00–5:30 pm. Caroling by Middle and High School chorus members
    4:00–9:00 Holiday cookie decorating

LOCAL TALENT

Be Charmed: 70 North Street

  • 4:00–9:00 pm. Locally-made jewelry, custom-sewn “ditty bags” using specialty fabrics.

Butterfly Tree  Boutique: 505 Main Street

  • 4:00–9:00 pm. FREE holiday-themed temporary tattoos.

Capsule Lifestyles, Inc: 70 North Street

  • 4:00–9:00 pm. Pearl jewelry and designer purses, organizers and accessories.

 Juice on Main: 479 Main Street

  • 4:00–9:00 pm. FREE tastings of organic, raw, cold-pressed juices and special holiday drink.

Larkin’s Wine & Spirits:  20 North Street

  • 6:00–8:00 pm. Sample beer from Medfield’s own 7th Wave Brewing and sip award-winning concoctions from Medfield’s AstraLuna Brands

 

FREE PARKING behind the Medfield Town Hall at 459 Main Street and at the Montrose School lot at 29 North Street (enter on Brook Street).

 

 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the MEDFIELD CULTURAL COUNCIL, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Thank you to our sponsors: 7TH WAVE BREWING; A & D APPLIANCE; ACMEWARE INC.; ASTRALUNA BRANDS; ALISON BROWN/COLDWELL BANKER; DOHERTY, CIECHANOWSKI, DUGAN & CANNON; LARKIN’S WINE & SPIRITS; MASS CULTURAL COUNCIL; MEDFIELD ORTHOPEDIC & SPORTS THERAPY, LLC; NEEDHAM BANK; NOSH & GROG PROVISIONS; MAP (Medfield Afterschool Program); M.E.M.O. (Medfield Employers & Merchants Organization); PARK STREET BOOKS; and STIRLING TECHNOLOGIES.

 

The Cultural Alliance of Medfield is a 501-c-3 organization established in 2015 to nurture, support and promote culture in Medfield.

 

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Medfield Garden Club Holiday Home Sale

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Hello friends and neighbors.

 

The Medfield Garden Club would like to invite you to the 2017 Holiday Home Sale, “Deck the Halls,” on Saturday, December 2 at the Unitarian Church, 26 North Street in Medfield from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The Holiday Home Sale is our biggest fundraiser and this year we’ve created a new fashion forward look for any home decor, inside or out. We’ll still have traditional tabletop and boxwood favorites, but we invite you to experience our beautiful custom wreaths, our welcoming porch and entryway designs and our imaginative arrangements in unusual containers and materials sure to please any decorating taste. 

 

Included in this email is a poster to share. Please tell everyone you know about our sale and please bring family and friends to our event. We want this “new” holiday sale to be a success so the Medfield Garden Club can continue to support its mission of conservation, community beautification and education. 

 

The Medfield Garden Club has an eight-five year history in Medfield. Community support has been the cornerstone of our viability as a non-profit and we thank you for that generous support.

 

In appreciation from the Medfield Garden Club and wishing you the best this holiday season,

 

Michele Feinsilver Hoye

President, Medfield Garden Club

Angel Run 12/3 – can still register online

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MFi Angel Run

Registration is still open for the 12th MFi Angel Run which will take place on Sunday, December 3, 2017 starting at 12:30pm at Medfield High School. Please note this is a new start time.

Registration is available for $30.00 per person. Online registration closes on November 26, 2017 at Midnight. If you miss the online registration, you can register at the race on December 3 beginning at 11:00am in the Medfield High School cafeteria.

If you prefer to print and mail in your registration, you can download our registration form. Please be kind and print clearly. Mail-in forms must be received by November 25, 2017.

For anyone who hasn’t done the Angel Run in the past, this is usually a certified* 5K (see caveat below) with chip timing for the serious runner but it is also a fun-run and walk for anyone looking to enjoy the kick-off to the holiday season. From decorations all along the course to musicians and carolers to an amazing after-party, there’s something for everyone.

For up-to-date information, please Like Medfield Foundation on Facebook or Follow Medfield Foundation on Twitter. We look forward to seeing you in December at the Angel Run!

The Course

The Angel Run course is a USATF certified* 5K. Once again this year we will be offering chip timing to ensure accurate results for all participants. The race begins and ends at Medfield High School.

*Due to continued road construction on the Philip Street bridge, the 2017 course has been modified and is not USATF certified this year. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If the bridge construction is completed prior to the race, we will revert back to the original certified course. The modified route is posted below.

5K Training Plan

Are you getting ready to do your first 5K or trying to improve your overall performance? Download this 5K training plan and you’ll be ready to go in time for the 2017 Angel Run.

5K Training Plan

Jingle All the Way!

Enjoy this great kick-off to the holiday season that is sure to get you in the spirit. Over 1,300 enthusiastic runners, walkers, and volunteers – many with sleigh bells on their sneakers and holiday costumes – descend on the festively decorated race course while enjoying entertainment by carolers, and each other as they jingle their way to the finish line!

The Angel Run is open to the public with all ages encouraged to participate. Run, walk, push your stroller, bring your leashed dog, or volunteer…and feel free to costume up for this festive family event!

Upon finishing the route you will receive your race times and are invited to join us at the finish line for a Post Race Party.

Be a Volunteer!

In order to be race day ready we need your help. More than 1,300 runners will descend on the course at noon on December 3rd and there is much to do to be prepared. Please consider signing up for a small task many of which do not conflict with participating in the event.

Want to get involved? Visit our Sign-Up Genius page to pick the volunteer role that’s perfect for you. All volunteers welcome!

Do You Love to Sing?

Then the Angel Run is looking for you!

We are looking for a Medfield middle school or high school student to sing the National Anthem at the beginning of our race on Sunday, 12/3 at 12:30pm. To be considered for this honor, please enter our Sing the National Anthem contest!

    • When:  Accepting entries now through 11/1
    • What: Videotape yourself singing the National Anthem a cappella. Entries will be accepted as a solo, duet or group.
    • How: Submissions are no longer being accepted. Thank you to everyone who entered. We will be notifying the winner shortly. Good luck to everyone.

ntries will be reviewed and a winner will be selected by the Angel Run Planning Committee. Winner will be notified by 11/27 and also announced on Facebook and Twitter. Download the Official Rules for more information.

History

In 2006 family and friends of Natasha Domeshek organized the Angel Run as an MFI Initiative in remembrance of their beloved third grader. Once the initial goals of the Angel Run were reached in 2012, the Medfield Foundation Board decided to continue the holiday tradition. Since then, the majority of the proceeds support town residents in need.

 

Thank you to our corporate sponsors to date!

Official Presenting Sponsor

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Platinum Sponsor

Hometown Weekly logo

Gold Sponsors

Dunkin’ Donuts of Medfield and Westwood


Silver Sponsors

Acres of GreenMAP logo

L & MK Smith Foundation logo

Medfield Orthodontics

Friends of Medfield Foundation

  • SEPAC
  • Beginning Years
  • J&L Musto Construction Inc.
  • Thomas Family Dental
  • Dedham Savings
  • Marcus Partners
  • Michele Grondin Graphic Design
  • A&D Appliance Center
  • Wills Hardware
  • Noon Hill Grill
  • Starr and Glick Orthodontics
  • Medfield Veterinary Clinic
  • Blue Moon Bagel Café
  • Starbucks Coffee

Thank You Sponsors!

Be a part of the season of giving through the Medfield Foundation by participating as a corporate sponsor. Your business will receive great exposure on the backs of over 1,000 runner shirts. Thank you to those already sponsoring the 2017 event. To join as a sponsor contact us.