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First Friday Open Mic Night

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The First Friday Open Mic is hosted by singer-songwriter Barbara Kessler, assisted by Peter Potthoff.

Each month features a special guest performer. 

Signups at 7:00, music from 7:30-10:00. PM. All ages are welcome.

Format is one song per round, and a feature does a 30 minute set mid-evening. A second round is possible, time permitting.

Come check out our performance space! The HCA is located at: 98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748.

The Open mic is located on the 2nd floor of the building closest to the street, and is ADA accessible.

Want to come listen? $5 admission. 

Tickets: $5 donation appreciated.

02 (Friday) 07:00 pm - 02 (Friday) 10:00 pm
2nd floor loft - HCA



Stacey Peasley Band - Children's Series

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The HCA welcomes this month's Children Series performer, Stacey Peasley! 

 Peasley is critically acclaimed for her debut CD Together as winner of the Creative Child Magazine 2012 Top CD of the Year  Award and the 2011 Parents' Choice Recommended Award. Her second popular album Lucky Day is acclaimed as one of the top 20 albums of 2014 by Musical Merry Go Round of KDHX radio St. Louis, awarded as the Creative Child Magazine 2014 Top CD of the Year and also received the 2014 Parents’ Choice Approved Award. Peasley is also the recipient of the 2010 Nickelodeon Parents Connect Parents’ Pick Award for Best Party Entertainer. Her music has been featured on radio programs nationwide, including Sirius XM's Kids Place Live.

Sponsored by the Foundation for Metrowest

Tickets: $10 General Admissions, $5 for Seniors/Students

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04 (Sunday) 03:30 pm - 04 (Sunday) 04:30 pm
Delbridge Family Performance Space



Jazz Jam Fridays with MetroWest Jazz Project

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Come listen to the MetroWest Jazz Project every 2nd Friday of the month from September through December at the HCA. Jazz Jam includes performances by the band followed by an open jam session for beginner to experienced musicians.

MetroWest Jazz Project is led by vibraphonist Tom Phelan, this group plays an exciting blend of post-bebop acoustic contemporary jazz. Their repertoire ranges from bebop and hard bop to Brazilian and Latin jazz. Band members include, Doug Sondak on reeds, Greg Maniero on bass, and Jack Morash on drums.

$5 donation at the door appreciated. Free for HCA members.

Tickets: $5 donation appreciated.

09 (Friday) 07:00 pm - 09 (Friday) 09:00 pm



February Vacation Theater Fun 101

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This three hour workshop is filled with theatre games for those kids that want to have fun performing and use their imaginations! For ages 5-9 year olds. Instructor: Alyssa Surrette

23 (Friday) 01:00 pm - 23 (Friday) 04:00 pm



Sgraffito Surface Decoration Workshop

Sgraffito Surface Decoration Workshop

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Ceramic Students will learn the Sgraffito Surface technique. Students should bring a leather hard piece or pieces to practice on 

25 (Sunday) 12:30 pm - 25 (Sunday) 02:00 pm

HCA members have access to the galleries, exhibits, programs, and events at discounted prices to keep them engaged throughout the year -- all the while supporting the center.