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1. Listen to Pianist Mathew Graybil, who has performed as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada and France. Currently enrolled in the Masters program at Juilliard, the free concert at 3 p.m. at the main Framingham Library is sponsored by the Friends of the Framingham Library and the NMTW Community Credit Union. Refreshments will be served.
2. Everyone is invited to attend the Bay State Championship Youth Football games this afternoon at Bowditch Field. Admittance is free. Framingham has two teams in the championship event. The 6th graders - ranked #17 nationally - will play against Walpole at 1 p.m. The 8th graders - ranked #3 nationally - will play against Norwood at 5 p.m.
3.The Framingham Lions are collecting book and you can donating them to the These books will be delivered to the the Edward Kennedy Community Health Center and MetroWest Medical Center.
4.Stop by the Danforth Museum and participate in the First Sunday Drop Into Art program. held monthly, families can tour the Children's Gallery, along with some other exhibits, led by our adult and teen docents. At the end of the tour, visitors are invited to create their own works of art that reflects the style on display at the museum..
5. "If There Is Music There" Concert by Steven SanSoucie takes place tonight at 7 at Amazing Things Arts Center. His set reads like a who’s who of musicians past: Janis Joplin, Freddie Mercury, Whitney Houston, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, John Denver, Michael Jackson, John Lennon, Andy Gibb, Luther Vandross and Dan Fogelberg. Tickets are $18, $17 seniors and students and $15 members.