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ABOUT TOWN: Fighting Bullies Through Art; Stoughton Life Teen Fundraiser (And More...)

Welcome to "About Town with Mark Snyder," a column that will keep you up to the minute with what's what, who's who and what's going on around town. If you see or hear something we could use here, let us know by sending an e-mail to pmpco@aol.com.

FIGHTING BULLIES THROUGH ART:  Karen O'Connell, an art teacher at the , set up an anti-bully art show, which is currently on display at the upstairs gallery.

A competition was held, and here are the winners:

  • First Place were Alyssa Allen, Nia Brewster and Meghan Eosco.
  • Second Place went to Kayla Andrade, Colleen LeBlanc, Stephanie Roberts, and Samantha Beaudette
  • Third Place winners were Kayla Oliveira, Zaria Durant, and Tesla Kalinowski
  • Honorable Mention went to Maria Yaitanes, Megan Reid, Nyesha Johnson, Nick Corrigan, Alex Barrosh, Megan Connor, Lauren Sears, Hannah Araujo, and Stephanie Ortiz. 
  • Other participants included Megan Doherty, Amanda Gallant, Caitlin Jung, Matison Kramer, Thayna Oliveira, Shayla Shedin, and Jimmy Tarchara.

Take a look at a few of the posters in the media gallery, and check out the rest at the Stoughton Public Library!

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STOUGHTON LIFE TEEN FUNDRAISER! in Stoughton is providing a community outlet to local non-profit groups for fundraising. This is a great way to raise money for important community organizations, like Stoughton Life Teen, that are often not financially supported to the extent of what is needed to succeed.

For lunch and dinner on Thursday, August 9, bring the fundraiser ticket found in our gallery and dine-in or order take-out (781-341-2503) from The Chateau. When paying your check, give the wait person your ticket. The ticket will be attached to your check and The Chateau will contribute 20% of the total bill to Stoughton Life Teen!  Please print out ticket on colored paper!

With your help (and big appetites) we can raise a great deal of money to support the Life Teen ministry! 

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THEATRE UNDER THE BIG TOP: The Little Theatre of Stoughton is doing something a little different this summer. As part of their 55th season, the production of "Snow White: The Musical" will take place in the great outdoors on August 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26th at the on Park St. under the Big Top!

The play features songs from your favorite Broadway musicals, including Aida, The Little Mermaid, Footloose and many more. It's an adult show that you can bring your children to, as well. It's adapted from the original Grimm Fairytale by Sarah Flanagan, Kellie McGrath, and Jeanette Champagne.

Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Admission is $15, with discount tickets for students, and seniors priced at $12.

Get your tickets at www.littletheatreofstoughton.org. For more information, call 781-834-6209.

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FREE GOLF FOR SPECIAL NEEDS INDIVIDUALS: Cedar Hill Golf Course in Stoughton is offering free golf instruction for people with special needs. Individuals of all ages are welcome. 

Instructor is Bob Beach, PGA Golf Professional. Classes will take place at the at 1137 Park Street,  on Route 27 in Stoughton. Classes are Friday, August 10, and August 24, from 10-11 a.m.  For more information, call 781-341-8564.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: to Sharon Fradkin, one of the town's most active residents.  In addition to her work as an executive of the Wizard of Adz in Canton, Sharon is also among the leaders of the Sharon/Stoughton League of Women Voters, and the Kids Vote program. She also served on the Cable Advisory Committee.   
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