Wollaston Beach Family Fun at the Beach Day 2015 in Quincy MA

The seventh annual “Family Fun at the Beach” event at Quincy’s Wollaston Beach will be held on Saturday, August  8th  12 noon to 8 p.m. The  kid friendly event  organized by the Life Community Church in Quincy, is free and open to the public. More than 1,000 local families have attended in past years.
Carnival games, face-painting, inflatable jumpers, crafts and balloon-making are just some of the activities planned for the event. Food can be purchased from vendors and local restaurants.
There will be a outdoor movie  on the beach of Disney’s “Big Hero 6” at sunset. Families are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for the screening.
Also at the event, registration will be held for the Life Community Church’s “Super Summer Kids Week,” a free camp for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade. The camp will be held during the week of Aug. 10.
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Wollaston Beach is owned by the state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation.
For more information, visit.

If you’re planning to attend Family Fun at the Beach, you should also check out Super Summer Kids Week! SSKW is a FREE evening camp for kids entering Kindergarten through Sixth Grade, taking place August 10-14 at Sterling Middle School in Quincy.

Visit http://www.lifecommunitynow.org/sskw/ for all the details and registration!

Pembroke Arts Festival 2015

The 48th  Pembroke Arts Festival will be held on Saturday August 8th and Sunday August 9th on the Pembroke Town Green.   In keeping with tradition, you will see the iconic tent on our verdant Town Green, Which, luckily seems to actually be green this year! Under the tent you will find the “Young Artists Gallery” and the Artist-in-Action. Around the large tent, please find an array of crafters offering their wares for purchase. The Harry Woods bandstand shall be the home to  exciting live performers who shall entertain you all with wild abandon all weekend long! Inside the Community Center, you will find the centerpiece of the Festival, the juried exhibit. Having the juried show inside the Community Center has proven to work out wonderfully over the last few years and we are pleased to continue this latest tradition.

 

pembrokeSaturday, August 8, 2015
In the Rec Center
10 am – 6 pm Juried Art & Photography
Under the Tent
10 am – 8 pm Young Artists’ Gallery
10 am – 12 pm Artist-in-Action – Gayle Loik – charcoal drawing
12 – 3 pm Artist-in-Action – Melissa Curran – Visual Arts Scholarship winner
1 – 3 pm Artist-in-Action – Bruce Nickerson – watercolor
10 am – 2 pm  Children’s Activities – sponsored by Bright Horizons Family Solutions www.brighthorizons.com
Outdoor Entertainment
10 am – 5 pm Invitational Crafts
10 am – 9 pm First Church of Pembroke refreshment stand open
12 – 4 pm Car Show – on Curve Street and in First Church parking lot
12 noon Gotta Dance – formerly Center Stage Dance
1 pm The Acousticats – classic folk / rock and more
2 pm Pembroke School of Performing Arts – dance
3 pm The Rusty Skippers – 25-pc concert band
4 pm Highway’s End – original folk rock – highwaysend.com
5 pm The Earth Tones – classic pop / folk
6 pm Lobster Supper at the First Church of Pembroke
7 – 9 pm FREE CONCERT
East Coast A’capella
In the Library Meeting Room
10 am – 5 pm Rob Franco – oil paintings www.robfranco.com
Sunday, August 9, 2015
In the Rec Center
10 am – 4 pm Juried Art & Photography
Under the Tent
10 am – 4pm Young Artists’ Gallery
10 am – 12 pm Artist-in-Action – Kelley Macdonald – oil painting
12 – 3 pm Artist-in-Action – Melissa Curran – Visual Arts Scholarship winner
1 – 3 pm Artist-in-Action – Heather Kundzicz – spinning
10 am – 1 pm Children’s Activities – sponsored by Bright Horizons Family Solutions
www.brighthorizons.com
3:50 pm Art & Photo Raffle Drawings, Popular Prize Awards
4 pm Festival Closes – Artists pick up work
Outdoor Entertainment
10 am – 4 pm Invitational Crafts
10 am – 3 pm First Church of Pembroke refreshment stand open
12 noon Gotta Dance – formerly Center Stage Dance
1 pm Bailey Andrews – singer / songwriter
2 pm Pembroke School of Performing Arts – dance
3 pm The Wilbas – Original rock
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Pembroke Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural council, a state agency.

National Night Out Events 2015 South of Boston

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods a safer, better place to live. Together, we are making that happen.

National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

Neighborhoods across the nation host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and other various community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel and exhibits.

It is primarily celebrated the first week of August

Here who is celebrating it

Braintree Police Department 

Tuesday August 4th 4-7pm

Sponsored by local establishments, there will be food and fun for all ages. The Braintree Fire Department, Brewster Ambulance and ourselves will be there in force, so be sure to stop by and say hello. The Braintree Police will be on hand to install/inspect a car seat, there will be a K9 Demo, and you may even see a few of us in the dunk tank.

Brockton Police Department 

Tuesday August 4th 4pm

Head at The Brockton Rox stadium

Dedham Police Department 

Multiple Events to celebrate the police department

MONDAY, August 3, 2015 – Open House at Dedham Police Station
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 600 High Street, Dedham, MA

MONDAY August 3, 2015 and TUESDAY, August 4, 2015 – Children’s story time (public safety theme)
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Blue Bunny Books and Toys, 577 High Street, Dedham, MA

TUESDAY, August 4, 2015 – Movie Night: “The Iron Giant” (PG) feature film
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (hot dogs and popcorn) and feature film from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Condon Park, 184 Bussey Street, Dedham, MA

Middleboro Police Department 

Tuesday August 4th 5:30-8pm

Join the police department in the town hall parking lot to check police cars, fire trucks and a K-9 demostration.  Children are encouraged to attend.

Milton Police department 

Wednesday August 5th 6-9pm

Featuring kids’ games, hot dogs, ice cream, music, moon walks, rides, police emergency equipment displays and much more

 

 

Pizza Palooza 2015 in Weymouth MA

On Wednesday   August 5th 2015 5-8pm   at the Weymouth High School, the Weymouth Chamber of Commerce will be holding  the 2nd annual  PizzaPalooza  -Town wide Pizza contest. There will be special judges determining who has the best pizza in town.

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It’s a pizza competition and night full of fun for the whole community– all to benefit the Food Pantry. Come alone for $10 or bring your entire family for $25 and sample up to 18 different restaurants’ pizza. Fun for the whole family!

Weymouth High School

1 Wildcat Way, South Weymouth

South Shore Weekend Events Saturday August 1st and Sunday August 2nd 2015

Happy first weekend of August! There is a ton of fun on the weekend calendar

Check out the Guide to Free and Cheap South of Boston Summer lots of outdoor movies, concerts, bowling and much more!!

Make sure you subscribe to our updates to keep up to date on family events on the South Shore 

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Boston Duck tour discount tickets 

Water country discount tickets for  Summer 2015

Marvel Universe LIVE! Superhero Action Spectacular discount tickets available end of August

$45 Tickets for Patriot Pre season game on Sept 3rd 

Disney on Ice Tickets coming up in November 

Whole Foods  Win $500 gift card 

Get Amazon gift cards  & more from Swagbucks 

Summer concerts in Xfinity Center  Mansfield -Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, 5 seconds of Summer, Dave Matthews and many more

South Shore Music Circus  has announced their summer concerts  

 MaGoo’s Ice Cream Company – 18 Holes of Mini Golf with a Medium Ice Cream Cone, or a Kids’ Party Package

KidZone Norwell  – 5 Drop-In Open Play Bounce Passes  for $30 over 50% off

F1 Outdoors – Spend a Day Kart Racing in East Bridgewater 

Huntersbrook Stable – Saddle Up: One-Hour Horseback Riding Lesson in Norwell — Perfect for Adults and Children Alike

Saturday August 1, 2015:

Home Depot Kids Workshop South of Boston (9:00 am)

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

New England Patriots Football Training Camp 2015 in Foxboro MA (9:15 am)

Bank of America Museums on US Free Museums days in Boston MA (10:00 am)

Watson Park Splash Pad in Braintree MA (10:00 am)

KidZone – Norwell Open Play 10-6pm 

Edaville Railroad USA Carver MA (10:00 am) Grandparents FREE with full priced admission,

1st Saturdays Plymouth 11am 

New Bedford Portuguese Feast & Blessed Sacrament 2015 (12:00 pm)

Free outdoor movie Big Hero Six  in Taunton MA  6pm

Free outdoor movie  The Lego Movie Randolph 6pm

Sunday August 2, 2015:

New England Patriots Football Training Camp 2015 in Foxboro MA (9:15 am)

Bank of America Museums on US Free Museums days in Boston MA (10:00 am)

Watson Park Splash Pad in Braintree MA (10:00 am)

Hanover Mall Touch a Truck 2015 (10:00 am)

KidZone – Norwell Open Play 10-6pm 

Edaville Railroad USA Carver MA (10:00 am) Grandparents FREE with full priced admission,

 

New Bedford Portuguese Feast & Blessed Sacrament 2015 (12:00 pm)

Fall River Coalition for Animal Awareness Bark in Park 2015 (11:00 am)

 

Brockton Rox Touch a Truck Game day 3pm

Free Sunday night Summer concerts 2015 in Abington MA (6:00 pm)