Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend
Parade, Fireworks, & Events
May 16th and 17th, 2020

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21st Annual Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend
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Friday - May 17th
  All Weekend D-Day Historical Displays
Main Wellesley Library, 530 Washington Street
Saturday - May 18th
  8:00a.m.—1:00p.m. Pancake Festival* at the Wellesley High School Wellesley Kiwanis Club and Wellesley High School Key Club
50 Rice Street
 
  8:00a.m.—1:00p.m. Free Eye Exams at the Wellesley Lions Club Eye Mobile at the Wellesley High School Wellesley Lions Club
50 Rice Street
 

 

9:00a.m.—10:00a.m.

Lower Falls Walk— Wellesley Trails Committee
Meet at 9:00am at the River Street parking lot off of Washington Street

 
  10:00a.m.—4:00p.m.

"Price of Freedom" D-Day Film Festival
Main Wellesley Library, 530 Washington Street
Films running continously: Eagles of Mercy, D-Day: Over Normandy, and D-Day at Pointe-du-Hoc

 

 

10:00a.m.—11:30a.m.

Dog Contest — Fun and Health for Pets and Their 'People' *
Wellesley Health Department, Wellesley Animal Control, Stray Pets in Need, and Unleashed by Petco
Warren School Playground, 90 Washington Street (Route 16)

Prizes awarded in various categories including "shaggiest", "best grooomed", "best tricks", "wiggliest", and many more!

 
  10:00a.m.—1:00p.m

Open House at the Tollhouse Shop -- Wellesley Historical Society
229 Washington Street

 
  10:00a.m.—2:00p.m

Wheels of Wellesley VII @ Wellesley Community Center
219 Washington Street

 
  10:00a.m.—2:00p.m

Plant Sale -- Garden Clubs
Includes Displays, Crafts, and Presentations
Simon's Park, Corner of Washington and Brook Street, left of library

 
  10:00a.m.—3:00p.m

Spring Carnival at Unitarian Universalist Church (UU Wellesley)*
309 Washington Street, Sprague Tower Park

 
  11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m. Open House at "Re-imagined" Fells Branch Early Learning for Children — 308 Weston Road  
  11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m. "Touch a Truck" - Open House at Wellesley Department of Public Works — 20 Municipal Way (off 455 Worcester Street, Route 9)  
 

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m.

Open House at Wellesley Municipal Light Plant — 4 Municipal Way (off 455 Worcester Street, Route 9)

 

 

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m.

Open House at Wellesley Police Station
485 Washington Street

 

 

11:00a.m.— 3:00p.m.

Open House at Wellesley Main Fire Station #2
457 Worcester Street (Route 9)

 

 

1:00p.m. — 3:00p.m.

Build Your Own Woodland Troll & Fairy House — Wellesley Conservation Council
Cochituate Aqueduct, Russell Road / Kendall Road (for elementary school kids)

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  1:00p.m.—4:00p.m. Art in the ParkWellesley Community Art Project & Wellesley Women Artisans
Simon’s  Park (Corner of Washington & Brook Street, left of the Library)
 
  3:30p.m.— 6:00p.m.

Magic Show in Support of Cure Alzheimer's Fund* @ Wellesley Community Center Young Magicians of Boston
219 Washington Street

Enyour a fun-filled afternoon of Family Entertainment featuring a select group of close-up and stage magicians who will amaze and astound you. In support of Cure Alzheimer's Fund, $10 individual, $25 family available at the door.


 

 

4:00p.m.

Veterans’ Ecumenical Memorial Mass at Saint Paul Church
Wellesley Veterans’ Council
502 Washington Street

 
Sunday - May 19th
  8:00a.m.—10:00a.m. Bird Walk Locally, with Natalie Starr — Wellesley Conservation Council
Meet at the Cameron St. Parking lot at the Main Library
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8:30a.m.-5K Run
9:30a.m.-Kids 1K Run

6th Annual Wonder Run 5K and Kids Fun Run 1K* —Wellesley Hills Junior Women's Club
Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street
Click for registration.
 

 

1:00p.m.—3:00p.m.

51st Annual Wellesley Veterans’ Parade
2019 Theme: 75th Anniversary of D-Day
Wellesley Celebrations’ Committee

The parade starts at the intersection of Route 16 (Washington Street) and Route 9 and continues westbound along Route 16 to Wellesley Square. The reviewing stand is in Wellesley Square.

 

 

5:00p.m. — DUSK

Picnic in the Park at Hunnewell Field
Food*, drinks*,kid’s rides*, crafts, games, pony rides & other fun
Food by Charles River Rotary, Captain Mardens, and others

 

 

6:00p.m. — DUSK

Concert for Wellesley at Hunnewell Field
Featuring the Reminisants and WHS Jazz Combo

 

 

DUSK (around 9:00p.m.)

Fireworks —the Biggest Ever! at Hunnewell Field
Sponsors: Roche Brothers/Sudbury Farms and Wellesley Dental Group, Drs Ali and Ali

 

 

 

*Please note, asterisk indicates a small fee may be charged.

 

 
Sunday - May 31st
  3:05p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Annual Hunnewell Fun Fair*  Hunnewell School PTO
Hunnewell Elementary School, 28 Cameron Street, Rides, games, crafts

 
Last Updated on 17-May-2019
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