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1. Play Ball! Baseball returns to Fenway Park - 100 year old Fenway - today. It is the Red Sox home opener today.
3. Four authors from 3 countries will visit 12 cities in 1 bus, and tour will stop in Framingham tonight at 7 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Shoppers World. In a grassroots effort to support local booksellers, bring attention to books and connect some of its bestselling authors with their readers, Atria’s Great Mystery Bus Tour with New York Times bestselling author John Connolly (The Burning Soul), critically acclaimed writer William Kent Krueger (Northwest Angle), Scandinavia’s most successful female crime writer, Liza Marklund (Last Will) and internationally bestselling author, M.J. Rose (The Book of Lost Fragrances).
5. See HUGO, the film that won 5 Oscars tonight at the main Framingham Library at 7. Hugo is about an orphaned boy secretly lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station and looks after the clocks. He gets caught up in a mystery adventure when he attempts to repair a mechanical man. By the way, this is National Library Week.