Wellesley Theatre Project Events This Summer

-Enrollment Options for Summer Production Camps-

Space is limited and registration is based upon the order in which applications are received. Applications are not complete without payment in full or a deposit. Contact the WTP (781-235-1550) about sibling or multiple camp discounts and need-based scholarships.

Students will explore their creativity and expand their acting, singing and dancing skills. From audition preparation to Opening Night, all students will explore what it takes to produce a stage show.

A typical day will include:

-Theatre arts classes in acting, character development, dance, voice and improvisation.

-Production rehearsals will include group and individual coaching sessions with the director, musical director and choreographer.

Each camp will conclude with three performances of a fully realized production professionally produced and ticketed for the public.

Tuition includes: camp T-shirt, folder with official script, practice CD and two tickets to the production.

All Production Camps Meet Monday - Friday from 9 am - 4 pm.

Upcoming Camps include:

-Disney's 101 Dalmatians, Kids! (June 29 - July 11)

-Oklahoma (July 13 - August 1)

-The Addams Family (August 3 - August 22)

For more information, please visit the Wellesley Theatre Project at: http://www.wellesleytheatreproject.org

Wellesley Community Center Collaborates with Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club

The Wellesley Community Center (WCC) is delighted to announce that the Wellesley Hills Women’s Junior Club will be conducting their business this coming school year in Henderson Hall.  The WHWJC has brought Wellesley the famous Wellesley Phone Book for over 45 years, not to mention the Kitchen Tour, Marketplace festival, Luminary Night and the new Wonder Run and Kids Fun Run.   The Club has generously supported many worthy groups and causes, with $130,000 donated to Scholarship and Grant recipients in 2014-15. The WHJWC has been a consistent source of support for the Wellesley Council on Aging, the Wellesley Food Pantry and the Wellesley Community Center!

The Wellesley Community Center and the WHWJC, under the leadership of Christina Ely Loftus looks forward in teaming up together in order to better serve the Wellesley community.  Please welcome the WHJWC to the Community Center.  

You can learn more about the Wellesley Hills Women’s Junior Club at: http://wellesleyjuniors.org

Wheels of Wellesley Raffle Success!

This past month, on May 16th, the Wellesley Community Center hosted the third annual Wheels of Wellesley in conjunction with the Wonderful World of Wellesley weekend. The event was a huge success, with over 700 attendees and exceptional cars on display, including an original Model T Flivver and a DeLorean modeled precisely after the Back to the Future II from 1989.  In addition to the event, which also featured Cindy Lane Adams and Double Dee, the annual raffle was conducted featuring attractive prizes from our business community. With well over 80 prize winners, we featured items and gift certificates from our loyal sponsors, including;

Alfredos , Beauty and Main,  Bertucci’s,  Boloco, Café Mangal, California Pizza Kitchen, Dellaria Salon, The Cottage, Deprisco Jewelers, Express Gourmet, Get In Shape For Women, Green’s Hardware, Hair Cuts Ltd, Haskins, Ideal Barber, Juniper, La Riviera Gourmet, Larry Ng Auto, Lemon Thai, Little Bits Toys, Manipedi, Mark’s Pizza, Marathon Sports, Wellesley Toy Shop, Maugus Restaurant, Nicks House of Pizza, North River Outfitter, One to One Bodyscapes, Paparazzi, PETCO, Peter’s Pizza, Pine Straw, Pure Barre, Richard’s of Wellesley, Roosters, Salon Danilo,  Sarapaan Beads, Scrub-a-Dub, Starbucks, Subway, The Local, Takara, Tutto Italiano, Wasik’s, Yama and Your French Gift. 

Cooks in Town and Gil Stubbs' World of Magic:

Cooks in Town with guest Joanne Clark

World of Magic with guest Scott Martell

Wheels of Wellesley ‘WOWS’ audiences again during Wellesley Wonderful Weekend

The Wellesley Community Center would like to thank The Celebrations Committee for sponsoring the Back-to-the-Future car and the Florida Highway Patrol Mustang at this year’s third annual Wheels of Wellesley.  The campus welcomed over 700 visitors during the course of the event. The Shea family of Hubbardston MA, who own the Delorean Motor Car, received generous donations to the MichaelJFox.org foundation for Parkinsons research throughout the show from visitors amazed with the authenticity of the display. 

We would also like to thank the Wellesley High School Key Club, led by Emily Buff, a graduating WHS Senior and Matt Hornung, a rising Senior and next year’s Key Club President.  Without the staffing of Key Club members, the Wheels of Wellesley would not be able to offer the level of service and entertainment visitors have come to enjoy in the past.

Furthermore, we want to recognize Katie Chapman, host of the Cooks in Town television show on Wellesley Media, for managing the excellent food concession which was supplied by one of our key corporate sponsors; Whole Foods Market of Wellesley. The equipment and cooking gear were served up, once again, by our own Taylor Rental of Wellesley. We also thank Ken Wax for hosting on short notice Gil Stubbs’ World of Magic performance Saturday afternoon in the Hoffman Room, where Ken dazzled a standing-room-only audience with sophisticated humor and fabulous sleight of hand techniques.

The Modifiers Hot Rod Club of Wellesley also provided equipment, material and labor to make Wheels of Wellesley III a success.  Thanks to Bob Gobiel, the president of the Modifiers, we were able to proudly represent the town’s oldest car club with some fabulous examples of automotive engineering, including one of the biggest hits of the show, the DIVCO milk truck. You can count on seeing these members at next year’s WOW IV on May 14, 2016.  Corcoran and Havlin Insurance, in conjunction with The Modifiers, played an important role as a sponsor for their second year in a row.  Also Dunkin Donuts/Donovan Services were represented by one of their very own employees, Cindy Lane Adams, whose band Double Dee impressed the audience with their country and rhythm and blues classics for a two hour set. Look for more exciting events to come this year and we look forward to WOW IV!


The Wellesley Community Center (WCC) invites you to visit our facility to explore all that we have to offer. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, we serve our community in many ways. If you have a idea you would like to share to improve our mission, let us know what is on your mind.

Our primary mission is to provide meeting space for all kinds of groups, including Scouting, academic, athletic and other civic organizations. We are a meeting destination for groups that are valued partners which provide long-term benefits for our community.

Our mission is supported by renting event halls and meeting spaces to private groups for business meetings, educational seminars, wedding receptions, birthday parties and lots more. We also rely on the generous donations from our community, which we support, in order to bolster the quality and scope of our work in 2014. Thank you for supporting such a worthwhile cause and please let us know what we can do for you!

A Message from the Executive Director

2015 is stacking up to be an exciting year.  Olin College sponsored a software programming course for middle-schoolers for the first time, called Junior Code Academy and we had another thoroughly successful Girl Scout Fashion Show in March. We just hosted our third Wheels of Wellesley during the Wonderful Wellesley Weekend. The Wellesley Theatre Project annexed space here at our campus with an exciting line up of performances.  We will be hosting the next annual World of Wellesley Conference this September and plans are in the works for the first Great Wellesley Train Show in November, to kick off the holiday season. Our partnerships with Scouts and other civic organizations continue to grow.  We look forward to sharing continued updates to share with you.

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