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Wanted: Artists, Community Organizations To Paint Downtown, Decorate Trees

Framingham Downtown Renaissance is inviting artists, organizations and community groups to paint downtown windows and decorate trees, as part of its 2-day holiday festival Dec. 9-10.

Have artistic talent? Want to make Framingham a better place?

Community organizations, are you in need of a service project?

The Framingham Downtown Renaissance is inviting Framingham organizations, community groups, school groups, Scouts, and artists to paint downtown windows in a holiday/winter theme.

Painting will take place between Nov. 28 and Dec. 3.

Interested parties should email Elsa.Hornfischer@rcn.com by Friday, Nov.18.

The decorated "winter wonderland" themed windows will be showcased on Saturday, Dec. 10, as part of the Renaissance group's new holiday festival.

Also on Dec. 10, community and school groups, Scouts and Framingham organizations are invited to make decorations and decorate Christmas trees between 10 a.m. and noon. There will be judging from noon to 2 p.m. and then trees will be auctioned off at 3 p.m.

Those interested in decorating a tree should e-mail elsa.hornfischer@rcn.com no later than Friday, Nov. 18.

The Framingham Downtown Renaissance is purchasing trees from the Boy Scouts and local merchants and stores are sponsoring the trees.

Kim Poness November 16, 2011 at 07:49 PM
I'm excited to participate - I've just sent off my email to Ms. Hornfischer! It's nice to see something positive happening in the downtown area. Sounds like fun. I only wish I was still a girl scout leader!
Susan Petroni (Editor) November 16, 2011 at 10:01 PM
Kim: The Framingham Girl Scouts plan to decorate 3 trees and paint several downtown windows. And the girls scouts are always looking for new leaders ... we'd love to have you again!
Kim Poness November 16, 2011 at 10:14 PM
I had SUCH fun as a girl scout leader! I remember taking them to sing carols on the steps of Town Hall - yikes, that must have been almost 20 years ago. I'm so happy they're taking part in the festivities downtown - now that I've said how much I miss it, I should look into it again. Thanks for the encouragement :)

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