The How-To Festival 2015 at Weymouth Public Library

The first annual  How-To Festival to Weymouth will be  held on  on Saturday April 25. It’s an all-day, all-ages, skill share, learn, create, make, have fun festival! at the Weymouth Public library.  Learn 25+ things in 5 hours.  The festival runs from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, with sessions starting throughout the day. Concessions to be sold by Olympic Catering. The How-To Festival 2015 at Weymouth Public Library

Learn 25+ things in 5 hours:

How to Raise Bees with Natalie Peterson

How to Fix Your Home with Peter Hotton, Ask A Handyman, Boston Globe
How to Reduce your Sugar Sweetened Beverages with Barbara Brooks, Community Coordinator, Quincy WIC Nutrition Program
How to Play Chess with Michael Yezukevich, Weymouth Kids Chess Club at Tufts Library
How to Get Started Homeschooling with Jamie Collins
How to Get Your Dog Certified as a Therapy Dog with Suzanne Fox, Therapy Dogs International
How to Use Binoculars with Christine Whitebread, South Shore Bird Watching Club
How to identify 5 – 10 Backyard Birds with Christine Whitebread, South Shore Bird Watching Club
How to Learn 5 Karate Kicks with Suzanne DiGiammo, Dynamic Martial Arts
How to Get Rich Slowly with Michelle Morris, Financial Planner
How to Meditate with Julie Sullivan
How to do Yoga with Julie Sullivan
How to Sew a Button On with Stacy, Heart In Hand Quilts
How to Make a Fabric Flower with Stacy, Heart In Hand Quilts
How to Fix a Flat Bike Tire with Bicycle Link
How to Start a Small Business with Massachusetts Small Business Administration
How to Zumba with Loren De La Salle, Fuego Fitness
How to use Hoopla with Library Staff, Weymouth Public Libraries
How to Take a Great Picture of your Toddler with Kerry Railey, Irish Eyes Photo
How to Do a Cheer with Weymouth High School Cheerleaders and Lori McConnell
How to Make Blinking Origami Eyes with Lisa Walker and Janell Scannell, Big Mess
How to Fly a Drone with Peter Miles, MultiRotor 360
How to make Colorful 3D Snowflakes
How To Get Ready For Kindergarten with Maggie Murphy, Weymouth Public Schools
How To Create a Thoughtful, Engaging Instagram Account with Pete Marotta, @petemarotta
How To Swing Dance with John and Anne Marie Paul of DanceSport Boston
How to Salsa Dance with John and Ann Marie Paul of DanceSport Boston
How to Walk Mindfully with John Galluzzo, Local Author
How to do the Uptown Funk with Ginny Johnson Country Line Dance Instructor and Head of Technical Services at Weymouth Public Libraries
How to Stay Alive in a Fire Emergency with Weymouth Fire Department
How to Avoid Scams with Weymouth Police Department
How to Safely Ride a Bike with Weymouth Police Department
How to do a DrumrollWeymouth Tufts Library

46 Broad Street

Weymouth, MA 02188

South Shore Weekend Events Saturday April 18th and Sunday April 19th

Happy Patriot’s Day weekend.  I am so happy the weather is looking better as we head into April  school vacation week. My kids are so excited for vacation! We plan on checking out the new Home movie, visiting , the Buttonwood zoo  and getting lots of outdoor time. What are your plans for the week?   Make sure you check out the April vacation week guide here 


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Go bowling this weekend!!  Timberlanes in Abington  $24 for Two Hours of Candlepin Bowling for Six with Shoe Rental

Paint ball in Bridgewater  

Big Apple circus discount tickets 

Disney Princess Live show 

Boston Duck tour discount tickets 

Great Wolf Lodge -discount rates available 

Toby Keith concert tickets at xfinity center  starting at $20

Going to the movies this weekend check out the what is in the theaters 

Saturday April 18, 2015 things to do

open Play gym  Stardust Gym indoor playspace in East Bridgewater (9:00 am)

South Shore Natural Science Center Norwell MA  Open Hours 9-5pm

Open Studio time at OWL-ways Creative Studio in Carver MA (10:00 am)

Rockland Animal League Craft Fair 2015 (10:00 am)

South Shore Children Museum in Hanover Mall  Open play time 10-5pm

Michaels Kids Club 10am

 Marshfield Fair Farmer’s market 10-2pm

Knight & Princess Ball 2015 at Colony Place Plymouth MA (10:30 am) registration required

Kidsport Stoughton  Open Play 1030-6pm

 South shore Restaurant coupons and deals 

 Art Barn Preschool in Weymouth Open House 12-4pm

Blackstone Valley Carnival 2015 at Mendon Twin Drive-in (1:00 pm)

The Phantom Tollbooth Play at Whitman Hanson High School (2:00 pm & 7:00pm shows )

Paint Night party at Tiki Kye in Carver MA 2pm 

Carousel  Roller Skating in Whitman Open skate 2-4:30pm

Kids Zone Norwell open play  2:30-6pm

Shrek the Musical 3pm

Saving 2nd base fundraiser for Breast Cancer Dancing & more Quincy 

Sunday April 19, 2015 things to do

Healthy Living Magazine Expo 2015 in Plymouth MA (10:00 am)

South Shore Children Museum in Hanover Mall  Open play time 10-5pm

 South Shore Natural Science Center Norwell MA  Open Hours 11-4pm

Kids Zone Norwell open play  12-6pm

 South shore Restaurant coupons and deals 

Blackstone Valley Carnival 2015 at Mendon Twin Drive-in (1:00 pm)

Weymouth Eagles Craft Fair 1pm

Prime Infiniti Pet Adoption Day 2015 in Hanover MA (1:00 pm)

 Kids Paint Party at Weymouth Elks 2-4pm 

Carousel  Roller Skating in Whitman Open skate 2-4:30pm



Monday April 20, 2015 Patriots Day things to do

Open Play at Jungle Jakes’ Pembroke   9-5pm

South Shore Natural Science center  Norwell  open hours  9-5pm

Kidzone Norwell  10-6pm

Spring Snack Plate & Glass Suncatcher at Claychick  Plymouth  10:30  advanced registration required

Dolphin Canvas South Shore Pottery  Abington  at 11 am

Bath Salts and Foot Soaks  craft at South Shore pottery Abington  1pm

Elsa & Anna Ice Cream Social at The Frosty Dog Carver MA 2-4pm

Carousel Family Fun Center  roller skating in Whitman and Fairhaven  2:00PM – 4:30PM 

Muse Paint bar Paint your own owl Patriot Place Foxboro 2;45pm 

Boston Strong Plate at  South Shore pottery Abington   3pm

 Blue Man Group  4:30 pm

Weymouth April Vacation Spring Carnival 2015

The Weymouth carnival is back over April vacation week!! ! The carnival will be from Wednesday  April 22 to  Sunday  April 26 2015  at Weymouth High School, 1 Wildcat Way, South Weymouth 02190. The carnival will feature rides, games and food. There will also be a petting zoo daily.

Ride unlimited rides for $20 with a discount coupon, $25 without during our discount ride promotion days. Those are scheduled for:
• Wednesday 2pm-6pm OR 6pm-close
• Thursday 1pm-6pm OR 6pm-close
• Friday 2pm-5pm
• Sunday 1pm-5pm
Coupons can be found at

The carnival will open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 2pm, Saturday and Sunday will open at 1pm. Sponsored by the City of Weymouth.

Healthy Living Magazine Expo 2015 in Plymouth MA

The 10th Annual Healthy Living Magazine Expo will be held on Sunday   April 19th 10-6pm  at the Radisson Plymouth Harbor . The day will including  Health & Wellness , Fitness & Sports Performance as well as  Green Living • Organic & Natural Products.


Banner AD Healthy living expoEXPO HIGHLIGHTS:
• Health & Wellness
• Fitness & Sports Performance
• Green Living • Organic & Natural Products.
• 5k Road Race Along the Waterfront
• Farmers Market – 11a-3p
• American Red Cross Blood Drive
• LunaFest Film Festival
• Children’s Activities.

MAYFLOWER, Lower lever, 200 Seats,
OPENS, 10:30 am
11am – 11:50, Past Life Regression, Katie Ramaci, $12,
12:00 – 12:50, The Gift of Empathy , Lisa Campion FREE
1:00- 2:00, Breakthrough Healing, Mark Mincolla, $12,
2:15 – 3:15, Hello From Heaven, Liam Galvin & Lori Sheridan, $20
3:30 – 4:30, Messages of Hope , and Love , Roland Comtois, $12
OPENS, 10:00 am
10:30 – 11:15 Astrology 2015 Jill Jardine, Cost $10
11:30 – 12:30 Exceptional Women Candy O’Terry FREE
12:30 – 1:00 The Truth About Nutrition David O’Brien FREE
1:15 – 1:45 Healing Through Chanting Shanthi FREE
2:00- 2:45 Integrative Therapy, Ian Rubenstein FREE
3:00 – 3:45 Penny Horvitz Spellberg, Foods From the Earth FREE
4:00 – 4:45 Connecting with Your Inner Child – A Guided Meditation Beth O’Connor FREE
$10 all day pass for the following workshops or $5 for two.
OPENS, 10:30 75 Participants
10:30-11:30 am, Shamanic Journey Healing Circle. Jodi Redhawk
11:45-12:15 Yoga: Chill gentle flow Emma Boyle
12:30-1pm Body Matrix Flow™, Victoria Haffer
1:15- 1:50 Acu-Yoga , Beatrice Whalin
2 – 2:30 Tai Chi for Life, Ed Williamson
2:45 – 3:20 pm, Freestyle rhythm jam , Drumsinger A. Michelle
3:30-4pm Katharine Gilpin, Uplifting Breathing
4:15-5:15 Yoga Nidra to , Build Shakti , Paulette Gloria Harwood


Admission To Exhibit Hall is Free if you Friend us on facebook. $5 at the door otherwise.


The Phantom Tollbooth Play at Whitman Hanson High School

The Whitman Hanson Drama Club will be performing the children’s musical  The Phantom Tollboth on Friday April 17th and Saturday April 18th  at the high school.


Here are Milo’s adventures in the Land of Wisdom where he’s forced to think about many new things. Milo learns of the argument between King Azaz and his brother, the Mathemagician whose disagreement over words and numbers has led to the banishment of Princesses Sweet Rhyme and Pure Reason. Milo is dispatched to rescue the Princesses from the Land of Ignorance. The knowledge and skills Milo picks up on his journey help him to save the Princesses. When he must return home, Milo’s sorry to leave his friends– but enriched by his experience, he realizes his attitude towards learning will never be the same

tickets = $10.00 Reserved = $7.00 General, Tickets can be purchased online  $5 for WH students in general seating with school ID (at door)

Friday, 04/17/2015 at 07:00pm

Saturday, 04/18/2015 at 02:00pm

Saturday, 04/18/2015 at 07:00pm
Whitman Hanson Regional High School 600 Franklin St. Whitman, MA 02382