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1. Framingham will travel to Natick today for the 17th Annual Wheeler Cup. The U14 girls will play at 3 p.m. The U14 boys at 4 p.m. The Flyers girls soccer team will battle Natick High at 6 p.m. and the boys varsity teams will play ay 8 p.m.
2.The Framingham Youth Cheerleaders, A-team, are holding a fundraising car wash today at Herb Connolly Chevrolet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 per car. The 8th grade cheer squad is raising money to pay for choreography for their team competition. The cheerleaders already held a bake sale. Stop by & tell them Framingham Patch sent you.
3. The U.S.S. Constitution Museum will run a special program Let’s Set Sail for a Seafaring Adventure at the main Framingham Library at 2 p.m. The museum will promote its new activity book, and teach kids ages 5 and older how become a young sailor for the day. Attendees can see if they have what it takes to set sail aboard the USS Constitution during the War of 1812. This year is the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
4. Congrats to the Framingham Flyers football who defeated the Red Raiders of Wellesley 40-15, after a delayed start. Our sister publication Wellesley Patch took photos and Framingham Patch will post them by the end of the weekend.
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5. Sweet Spot Frozen Yogurt in Trolley Square opened this week. The new froyo place had a few, what they described as "speed bumps along their journey.Framingham Patch reported a froyo place was coming to Trolley Square in April and Selectmen approved the license in July. Inspections took place in August. They opened officially on Wednesday.
We stopped yesterday (Friday, Sept. 7) about 4 p.m. and there wasn't a seat available. We took our watermelon sorbet to go. It was very yummy. Also on the menu Friday were Cake Batter, Strawberry, Wild Berry, Red Velvet Cake, Cappuccino, Chocolate, Cookies n' Cream, and Orange Sorbet (non-dairy). Most flavors are gluten-free. Cake Batter, Red Velvet Cake and Cookie n' Cream are not. You pay per ounce. Check it out and posted your thoughts in the comments below.