Historian Dishes on Impact of Friendly’s Ice Cream Friday at Langley-Adams Library

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A free lecture by a Friendly’s ice cream historian takes place Aug. 3 at Groveland’s Langley-Adams Library. (File photograph)

I scream, you scream—everybody screams for ice cream! A historian is set to dish up cool history on all things related to Friendly’s ice cream at a free lecture on Friday, Aug. 3 at the Langley-Adams Library in Groveland.

The 2 p.m. talk by Rose Slate highlights the cultural impact of Springfield-based brothers Pres and Curt Blake, who opened their first scoop shop in 1935, selling cones for just 5 cents.

To attend the talk at 185 Main St., in Groveland, register in advance by calling 978-372-1732.