Sunday, June 2, 2013
The Hall at Patriot Place receives prestigious award for second consecutive year
Editor's note: The following release is courtesy of Patriots Media Relations. The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon has been recognized by Newton-based TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, with a 2013 Certificate of Excellence. The esteemed award places The Hall in the top-performing 10 percent of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor over the past year. A Certificate of Excellence is given annually to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers. In 2012, The Hall received the Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for consistently ranking among the best attractions with a rating of 4.5 out of five. TripAdvisor travelers are impressed with the Hall’s extensive library of …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The Boston-based organization interacted with nearly 300 children in Foxborough last week as part of National Engineers Week.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this (and more!), follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. Since its inception in 2002, Science from Scientists has brought science and technology to life for thousands of students in the Greater Boston area, including Foxobrough. Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, CEO and Founder of Science from Scientists, says the organization’s goal is to give “all students the chance to experience the joy of doing real experiments, make real discoveries and appreciate how amazing our world is.” Nearly 300 students gathered at The Hall at Patriot Place Presented by Raytheon in Foxborough last Thursday to interact with scientists and participate in engaging …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
As part of National Engineers Week, Raytheon, with the help Science from Scientists, brought science to life for hundreds of children Thursday at The Hall at Patriot Place.
Science came to life in Foxborough Thursday as a group of scientists entertained hundreds of children with demonstrations like Rainbows of Fire, Elephant Toothpaste and a bed of nails inside the Raytheon Theater of the Hall at Patriot Place Presented by Raytheon. The event, hosted by Raytheon, celebrated National Engineers Week - Feb. 17-23 - with Engineering Day at the Hall. Scientists from the organization, Science From Scientists, led the hour-long demonstration inside the Raytheon Theater, introducing children to the fascinating world of math and science. "We really enjoy this because it allows us to get kids up on the stage and participate in the exercises," said Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, CEO and Founder of Science from Scientists. "The …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Children are invited to participate in Raytheon's free event at the Patriots Hall of Fame Thursday.
On Thursday, Feb. 21, The Hall at Patriot Place and partner Raytheon will celebrate National Engineers Week with an Engineering Day at The Hall featuring Science from Scientists. The Hall will host a pair of free two-hour programs appropriate for children at least 10 years old. Both sessions will feature an hour-long interactive show, with an additional hour to tour The Hall and enjoy light refreshments. Kids will experience up-close experiments like Chemiluminescence (or how chemicals can glow in the dark), Elephant Toothpaste (or how catalysts speed up reactions), Rainbows of Fire (or how fireworks become different colors) and then cheer on a scientist as he lies on a bed of nails. The morning session begins at 10 a.m. and the afternoon …
Friday, January 18, 2013
A nomination form is available for download at www.thehallatpatriotplace.com.
Friday, January 18
Editor's note: The following release is courtesy of the Patriots Media Relations Department. One month remains to nominate a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) teacher for The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon’s Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year. Robert Kraft, Chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group, which owns and operates The Hall at Patriot Place, announced the plan to honor a STEM teacher at the Massachusetts STEM Summit at Gillette Stadium last October. “No one knows better than our friends at Raytheon how important STEM education is to the future of this region and the country,” said Kraft. “We want to do our part to foster a new generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.” The STEM Teacher of …
Friday, December 14, 2012
The New England Patriots and The Hall at Patriot Place is recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Pro Football Hall of Fame through a series of activities leading up to Sunday's Patriots game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Friday, December 14, 2012
The New England Patriots and The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon will recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Pro Football Hall of Fame through a series of activities leading up to the Dec. 16 Patriots-49ers game on Sunday Night Football at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. This week, the famed bronze busts depicting the five Patriots players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame is on display at The Hall at Patriot Place on loan from the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Patriots fans can view the busts of John Hannah, Andre Tippett, Nick Buoniconti, Mike Haynes and Curtis Martin during this special occasion without traveling to Canton. Hannah (1973-1985) and Tippett (1982-1993) are the two members of the Pro Football Hall …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Patriots running back Kevin Faulk announced his retirement Tuesday morning in Foxborough at The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Longtime New England Patriots running back Kevin Faulk announced his retirement Tuesday, closing his 13-year career as one of the most productive Patriots players in the team’s history. “Kevin Faulk helped define the way an entire generation of Patriots fans have come to view and appreciate our brand of football,” said Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft. “He worked so hard to get better every year. He was always one of the first to arrive in the building and among the last to leave. His work ethic, enthusiasm for the game and clutch performances, especially on third down, earned him the respect of his coaches, teammates and fans alike. He retires a Patriot whose career will always be celebrated for helping deliver three Super Bowl …
Friday, September 14, 2012
The Patriots great will be honored outside of The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon at 5 p.m. Saturday in a ceremony open and free to the public.
Many in New England consider Troy Brown to be one of the all-time great Patriots and the epitome of what the organization stands for today. On Saturday, the Patriots will induct Brown into the organization’s Hall of Fame and has invited the public to celebrate the momentous occasion. The ceremony is free and begins at 5 p.m. in the Patriot Place Plaza adjacent to The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon. Brown will be the 19th member (18th player) inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame and just the second elected on his first year of eligibility – quarterback Drew Bledsoe was inducted last year on his first try. “On behalf of the team and personally, congratulations [to] Troy [Brown] on his selection into the Patriots Hall of Fame…
Friday, August 17, 2012
NASA Commander Chris Cassidy, a Salem, Mass. native who has logged more than 375 hours in space, interacted with kids participating in the "Train Like an Astronaut" fitness program Thursday at The Hall at Patriot Place.
NASA Commander and astronaut Chris Cassidy has logged more than 375 hours in space but on Thursday he took some time on Planet Earth to share his unique experience with children in Foxborough. Cassidy, along with members of the Train Like an Astronaut fitness team, visited The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon for nearly three hours for children to participate in the unique fitness program. According to NASA's website, "Train Like an Astronaut" was "developed in cooperation with NASA scientists and fitness professionals working directly with astronauts. The 'Train Like an Astronaut' activities are a physical and inquiry-based approach to human health and fitness on Earth and in space. Students can participate in physical …