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FREE Apple Camp Workshops 2015 for Kids Hingham Dedham & Braintree MA

Apple Camp: Free Workshop for Kids this Summer!

If you have kids ages 8-12, then visit this offer sign them up for a free 3-day  90 minutes  workshop at your local Apple Store. At Apple Camp, kids will learn the ins and outs of iMovie and how to make their own films.  This free workshop starts in mid-July. Space is limited so sign up fast.us-camp-hero-1024x323

Derby Street Shoppes Hingham

South Shore Plaza Braintree

Legacy Place Dedham 


Braintree 4th of July annual fireworks, parade carnival celebration 2015

The 41st  annual Braintree 4th of July celebration will be held on Saturday June 27th! It is a fun filled day for the whole family including a parade, a carnival and fireworks. (check out the whole fireworks schedule)  Braintree 4th of July annual fireworks, parade carnival celebration 2015



The parade begins at the Hollis School, 482 Washington St, continues south down Washington St, turns right onto Washington St at South Braintree Square, turns right onto Franklin St, turns left onto the Braintree High School access road and ends.

Best views for performances for the various acts will be in front of Braintree Town Hall and The Thayer Public Library located on Washington St.

2:00 PM Games and Rides begin by North American Amusements www.northamericanamusements.com. Food vendors from local groups will be available to satisfy your taste with various delicious fair.

Monster trucks are returning to this year’s celebration! Starting at 2 pm till 9 pm at Braintree High! Tickets are available to purchase for rides.

Check this out! A Back To The Future Part I DeLorean Time Machine will be in the parade and then on display at Braintree High from 2:30-4:30 PM! Here’s your chance to go back to the future! Photos available for between $5-$10 with proceeds going to the Michael J Fox


New! 3:15 to 3:45 PM Irish Step Dancers! Irish step dancers from the Brady, Kenny, O’Brien Academy of Irish Dance will be performing a special July 4th program for the crowd’s delight. The Brady, Kenny and O’Brien Academy of Irish Dance has been performing all over the South Shore and have received numerous awards. In their 9 short years, our dancers have achieved great success in the competitive arena. Some of their accomplishments include: New England Regional Titles, Traditional Set Titles, top placements at the North American Championships, and dancers who have medaled internationally at the All Irelands and the World Irish Dance Championships. For more information log onto www.bradykennyobrien.com.
3:45 to 4:45 PM The Memphis Rackabilly Band! Playing songs that range from rockabilly, surf instrumentals, rock & roll, hillbilly to rhythm and blues, Memphis Rockabilly Band is a great dance band and a favorite of swing dancers.
MEMBERS: Billy Coover on lead guitar, sax and vocals, Roy Sludge on keyboards, guitar and lead vocals, PJ Justice on bass and vocals, Judd Williams on drums. As in the past, the band’s repertoire includes original and cover songs drawn from rockabilly, surf instrumentals, rock & roll, hillbilly and rhythm and blues. Memphis Rockabilly Band has always been known as a great dance band and a favorite of swing dancers, and that tradition continues. www.memphisrockabillyband.com
New! 5:00 to 6:30 PM The Ward Eights! Another new edition to this year’s program, The Ward Eights will kick off our evening entertainment program. They are a group of 9 friends joined together in a common purpose: to make our celebration the most hip, most fun and most memorable event of the season. Hailing from Boston, The Ward Eights have played all over New England and play Funk, soul, rock, hip-hop, pop, jazz and nearly anything else you can think of. With a three-piece horn section, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and both male and female lead vocalists, they cover a LOT of musical ground. For more info log onto www.thewardeights.com
7 PM to 9:30 PM Closing out the evening is The Reminisants www.reminisants.com – The Reminisants have been entertaining audiences of all ages throughout New England since 1973 and feature dance music that appeals to a variety of musical tastes across several generations and have appeared in Braintree in the past and will rock the night away with your favorite music from the 50’s to today. For more info log onto www.reminisants.com.
9:30 PM Salute to our soldiers program will honor our returning soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan.
9:45 PM Raffle prize drawings
10:00 PM Fireworks display Sponsored by Liberty Bay Credit Union! New to our fireworks display is RS Fireworks. This will be the largest fireworks display in the 42 year history of the Braintree July 4th Celebration Committee in honor of Braintree’s 375th anniversary. www.rsfireworks.net.

*The rain date is Sunday, June 28 6-10PM with DJ music and kids games starting at 6 PM with the fireworks at 10 PM. Check back for weather and postponement updates.

Braintree After School Program Touch a Truck 2015

Braintree After School program will be holding the 3rd  annual fun filled Touch-A-Truck event sponsored by on Saturday June 20th  from 10-1 at the front parking lot of Braintree High School.


Touch-A-Truck-LogoC6-b3Come on down for a fun filled interactive day of over 15 different vehicles, face painting, finger printing, car seat safety installations, different vendors and much more! Sponsored by Liberty Bay Credit Union
Dave and Busters
Whites Bakery
Rob Peters Entertainment
Toni and Guy
Roaming Railroad
Dr.’s Express
Bridget’s Dance

Entrance fee is a 100% direct donation to our non-profit daycare and after school program. Fee of $5.00 per person or $20 per car. Event is sponsored by Liberty Bay credit union.

B.A.S.E. is a well established child care program located in Braintree, Massachusetts. Since opening in 1985, we have become the largest after school program in Braintree and have developed a strong foundation within the community. We currently provide children in preschool through grade 7, with the opportunity to play and learn in a safe and caring environment.

Free Family Outdoor Movies 2015 at Braintree MA

The Town of Braintree will be hosting  3 outdoor family friednly  movies  during   the summer  at   French’s Common Park   adjacent to Town Hall at 8PM. Pre-movie entertainment provided by Crystal Entertainment Services at 6PM.    A BUCK-A-BUY concession stand selling hot dogs, soft drinks, snacks and candy will be on site!  Bring a lawn chair, a blanket and bug spray to enjoy the movie!  Kids will love watching some of their favorite movies from the past year outside. check out our Free and cheap guide to summer fun for the kids over the south shore

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Thursday July 16th 

Box Trolls

Thursday July 30th 

Disney’s Big Hero 6

Wednesday August 12th 



Free Tuesday night summer concerts at Sunset Lake 2015 in Braintree MA

The Sunset Lake Braintree Concert Series is back for 2015.  The free summer concerts will be  Tuesday evenings 6:00-8:00pm at  Sunset Lake’s gazebo bandstand. Bring your blanket or lawn chair. Arrive early and be entertained for two free hours. These concerts are sponsered by BELD BROADBAND of Braintree- your electric, cable, internet and phone supplier!!  check out our Free and cheap guide to summer fun for the kids over the south shoreTown Seal Color

Here are the 2015 summer concerts


June 23rd- “Curragh’s Fancy”

Curragh’s Fancy’s music is heavily influenced by many of the best-known Irish bands, including the Clancy Brothers, The Irish Rovers, the Dubliners, the Wolfe Tones, and Planxty, to name as few. Folk influences include the Kingston Trio, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Stan Rogers, and The Old Crow Medicine Show. Trio members Dave Leahy, Michael Kelley, and Bob Fowkes play several instruments: guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin, bouzouki, and tin whistle, and all three share in the singing. They perform a lively mix of old pub favorites and newer material.

June 30th-“4EVERFAB”

Beatles Tribute Band

July 7th-“The Infractions”

Funk and hip-hop to contemporary ska and swing, combined with 70s and 80s favorites.

July 14th-“The New City Cowboys”
The New City Cowboys are a group of country music lovin’ life long friends based, of all places, just south of Boston Massachusetts. We love the new music coming out of Nashville so much that we formed our new band to bring the “New Nashville Sound” to the Boston area. Our goal is to make sure that you have as good a time listening to our music as we do performing it for you!

July 21st-“Java Jive”

Great dance band one of the most popular South shore Wedding bands

July 28th-“Heritage House Blues Band”
Boston area Rock & Roll, Blues, Country

August 4th-“The Reminisants”

Boston’s top oldies band

August 11th-“Ronnie Lewis And The Expedition”

Fun wedding dance cover band will get you dancing