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FCA Scholarship 2022

Foxboro Cable Access continues to encourage higher education in the Communications Field by offering a $1000 scholarship annually. Any Foxboro resident is eligible to apply if they are pursuing a college degree in this field.

Applications are available at the FCA Studio at 28 Central Street, Foxborough High School Guidance Office, The Boyden Library, Town Hall and can also be downloaded from the link below.

Completed applications must be returned to the FCA studio by the deadline of Friday, May 13, 2022 If you have any other questions, please call Foxboro Cable Access at 543-4757.

Irish Festival March 12th at Patriot Place

After two-year hiatus, the popular St. Patrick’s Day celebration featuring live Irish music, step dancing, and free Irish-themed activities returns to Patriot Place for the 11th time

The Festival will go from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and take place rain or shine

After a two-year hiatus, Patriot Place will once again celebrate the joys of Irish culture with the 11th annual Irish Festival, taking place Saturday, March 12 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The daylong celebration will feature live performances by Irish musicians and step dancers, as well as a full slate of free Irish-themed activities for the whole family to enjoy. This popular Patriot Place tradition is free and open to the public.

The fun includes musical performances from Slainte, Devri and Joshua Tree Band on the Dean College Stage, as well as Irish step dancing performances from several talented groups hosted by Six String Grill & Stage. Throughout the festival, families can also enjoy activities including airbrush tattoos, caricature artists, a balloon artist, petting zoo and more.

Additionally, Patriot Place will host a number of special appearances throughout the day, including the Providence Hurling Club and Old Colony Highland Pipe Band. The Patriot Place North Marketplace will also be lined with several authentic Irish merchants, including the Irish Import Shop, Eire’s Irish Imports, JAT Creations and more. The Irish Festival will take place rain or shine.

“After a two-year hiatus, we are thrilled to once again have the opportunity to celebrate Irish Festival at Patriot Place,” said Brian Earley, Vice President and General Manager of Patriot Place. “Irish Festival is one of our favorite events of the year, bringing together families from across New England to enjoy Irish step dancing, musical performances, traditional Irish demonstrations and family-friendly activities. We can’t wait to see everyone back at Patriot Place on March 12 for what promises to be another great celebration.”

2022 IRISH FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.SlainteDean College Stage*
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Stanley & GrimStage Two**
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Harney School of Irish DanceSix String Grill & Stage
12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.Sullivan School of Dance Six String Grill & Stage
12 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.Harney School of Irish DanceDean College Stage*
12:15 to 12:30 p.m.Old Colony Highlanders Pipe BandDean College Stage*
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.DevriDean College Stage*
1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.Dunleavy Boyle Academy of Irish DanceSix String Grill & Stage
2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Sullivan-Stewart School of Irish DanceSix String Grill & Stage
2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.Dunleavy Boyle Academy of Irish DanceDean College Stage*
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.Keohane & KennealyStage Two**
2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Old Colony Highlanders Pipe BandDean College Stage*
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.Joshua Tree BandDean College Stage* 
3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Greene O’Leary School of Irish DanceSix String Grill & Stage

*- The Dean College Stage is located outside of Citizen Crust, Skipjack’s and Bar Louie

** – Stage Two is located outside of Walpole Outdoors

Fireworks at Patriot Place 7/2

Patriot Place announced today that they will be hosting a patriotic fireworks display on Friday, July 2.

The annual tradition returns after a year hiatus due to COVID-19. Patriot Place’s Summer Stage will feature live entertainment before the evening culminates in a fireworks spectacular beginning at approximately 9:15 p.m. For a full schedule and additional details, visit https://www.patriot-place.com/fireworks/

“We look forward to kicking off the Fourth of July holiday weekend with a fun-filled day of family activities and culminating in a spectacular fireworks show,” said Brian Earley, Vice President and General Manager of Patriot Place. “As we make the much-anticipated return to normal, we can’t wait to celebrate this patriotic occasion with our guests at Patriot Place.”

Ep. 63 What’s Next? Living Life After COVID

Andy, Kris, and Willy discuss life after COVID. We have all developed new routines and shift things back will be a challenge. Will working from home continue?

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Ep. 62 People Who Are Stepping Up!

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