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Upcoming Events In and Around the Neighborhood

Reminder: The District 2 events calendar is at http://www.district2framingham.com/events/ and my curated Framingham-wide events of interest listing is at http://www.framinghamevents.com. Framingham Events is also available as an Alexa skill if you have an Alexa-enabled device.

Today, Sunday, Oct. 13

Fire Prevention Week Open House at the new Saxonville fire station, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 75 A St. Learn about fire prevention, meet the firefighters, sit on a truck.

National Coming Out Celebration, 3 to 5 p.m., Open Spirit, 39 Edwards St. Just Peace Players will perform true stories of courageous LGBTQ people of spirit and lead a conversation afterwards.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Stretch and Meditate with Laila Vehvilainen, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m., McAuliffe Library. Free 45-minute class for adults.

Particles of Light Energy Infusion and Meditation at Open Spirit, 7 to 9 p.m., Susan Dickerman Hall at the campus of Edwards Church, 39 Edwards St. A 45-minute guided meditation will including infusing ‘Particles of Light’ into the energy body of each person. This will be followed by a brief time for sharing. Suggested donation of $15 to $20, pre-registration not required.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Nobscot Community Meeting with Framingham Police, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Blumer room in the Memorial Building (City Hall) downtown. Framingham police will hold a community meeting with Nobscot residents following several automobile break-ins and stolen bicycles, according to Framingham Source.

The Future of Space Exploration: An Ethical Perspective, 7 to 8:30 p.m., McCarthy Center, Framingham State University. Dr. Martin Collins will discuss how we might choices as individuals, communities, and nations about issues such as colonialism and climate change. 7 to 8:30 P.M. Free and open to the public, but registration is required at https://space_ethics.eventbrite.com.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Annual Pies on the Common, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Framingham Centre Common, Edgell Road. Annual outdoor fear features crafts, food, and of course pies! Sponsored by First Parish Unitarian Universalist church.

Rock the Farm Music Festival and the Barn Vintage Market, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eastleigh Farm. Local musical favorites include the Splinters, eclipse, the Dwayne Haggins Band and more. Food trucks, Eastleigh ice cream, and Distinctive Brews. $20 admission per carload.

New Black Eagle Jazz Band, 8:00 p.m., at the Amazing Things Arts Center downtown, 160 Hollis St. Tickets $25, $22 for members, $12 for students, $24 for seniors.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Rock the Farm Fall Festival 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eastleigh Farm. Edmands Road. Food trucks, music by area students, and the Eastleigh Farm ice cream Moo Bus. $5 per carload admission. Local music schools scheduled to perform include School of Rock Natick and Centre Music House.