Foxborough and South Walpole residents are invited to watch the New England Patriots practice inside Gillette Stadium on Friday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m.

The New England Patriots are hosting a free evening of football on Friday, Aug. 1, with two special events for fans and local residents to enjoy as the team returns to the field for the 2014 season.

Prior to the annual in-stadium practice for Patriots season ticket members and Foxborough and South Walpole residents, fans are invited to attend the 2014 Patriots Hall of Fame induction ceremony for former cornerback and three-time Super Bowl champion Ty Law on the NRG Plaza outside The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon. The ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Later in the evening, the Patriots will show their appreciation for their local communities and loyal fan base when they host the eighth annual in-stadium practice under the lights at Gillette Stadium. The team will again be thanking the residents of Foxborough and South Walpole for their continued support with complimentary tickets to the exclusive event, which is closed to the general public. Stadium gates open at 5 p.m. with practice scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Patriots’ season ticket members can find their complimentary tickets in their season ticket booklets while Foxborough residents can pick up tickets at one of the following locations:

· Public Safety Building

· Senior Center

· Boyden Library
Proof of residency is required to obtain complimentary tickets. Please note, tickets will not be available at the Gillette Stadium ticket office.

In addition to the exclusive in-stadium practice and Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Patriots training camp opens Thursday, July 24, with practices open to the public on the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium. Fans attending are asked to call the fan information line at (508) 549-0001 or visit to verify daily practice times.



Radio Disney coming to 5 Wits Patriot Place for Rockin’ Road Show on Friday, July 25; Revs Girls visit on Thursday, July 31.

Feeling adventurous? Then stop by 5 Wits Patriot Place for some fun and live-action entertainment as the one-of-a-kind venue has planned several exciting events, including a Rockin’ Road Show event with Radio Disney, onFriday, July 25.

The adventure begins Wednesday, July 23, with Patriot Place’s outdoor movie series, “Summer Flicks,” on NRG Plaza. 5 Wits is sponsoring the free showing of the film, “The Goonies,” and will be giving away fun prizes on the NRG Plaza beginning at6 p.m. Prior to the film, which begins at sunset, families are encouraged to stop by the 5W!ts tent for free tattoos and a chance to win VIP passes to the live-action entertainment venue by playing the popular Squid Toss game.

On Friday, July 25, Radio Disney is coming to 5 Wits Patriot Place for a Rockin’ Road Show event from 12:30-2 p.m. The Radio Disney crew and Fan Van will be onsite to deliver a 90-minute family fun performance featuring music from your favorite Radio Disney artists. The event will also feature themed games and all kinds of cool prizes as part of Radio Disney’s Summer Adventure Tour.

Then on Thursday, July 31, the New England Revolution’s Revs Girls will be at 5W!ts from 5:30-9 p.m. as part of its Adults Adventure Night program, which runs every ThursdayFriday and Saturday night for select shows after 6 p.m. Guests can have their photos taken with the Revs Girls during the visit.

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ABOUT 5 Wits

5 Wits Patriot Place is cutting-edge, live-action entertainment that “immerses” you in realistic, hands-on adventures. Computer-controlled special effects and physical interaction put you in the center of the action, making you feel as if you’re in a movie or video game. Our Adventures are Espionage and 20,000 Leagues. Tickets are $14 for kids, $18 for adults. Call 855-955-WITS for reservations. For more information, visit


Patriot Place is a shopping, dining and entertainment destination located adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Patriot Place features large and boutique retailers, 17 casual to high-end restaurants and other nightlife venues. Among the highlights of Patriot Place are New England’s first Bass Pro Shops, a state-of-the-art, 14-screen Showcase Cinema de Lux, the 16,000-square-foot CBS Scene Restaurant & Bar, the award-winning Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon and the four-star Renaissance Hotel & Spa at Patriot Place. For more information, visit, follow Patriot Place on Twitter ( or like Patriot Place on Facebook (

Caregiver 101 HESSCO Workshop

HESSCO Logo“Caregiver 101” provides information on community resources, support and respite services for elders and their family caregivers. Participants will receive materials to create a caregiver notebook and will learn successful strategies for managing elder care planning and family decision making. This training is not for professionals.

Presented by the HESSCO Elder Services’
Family Caregiver Support Program on

Thursday, August 14th


The session will be held at HESSCO Elder Services.

HESSCO’s offices are located on One Merchant Street in Sharon about 2 miles north of Gillette Stadium on the corner of US Route 1 North.

To register call Kristin Heuwold, Family Caregiver Specialist, at 781-784-4944 Ext. 238 or email

This program is funded by a Title IIIE grant of the Older Americans Act through HESSCO Elder Services. The educational offering is free although donations are greatly appreciated.

The HESSCO Elder Services’ Family Caregiver Support Program is an initiative of the National Family Caregiver Support Program with support from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

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