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Play Gym at Ellis School of Gymnastics Braintree MA

Play Gym is a parent-supervised ‘playtime’ at the Ellis Gym  Braintree . Offered 4 times per week and lasting 45 minutes, the children are allowed to play on the equipment, jump on the trampoline, and enjoy various climbing activities. This is a “drop in” program, with no weekly committment required.Play Gym at Ellis School of Gymnastics Braintree MA

AGES: Kindergarten and younger
COST: $5 for 1 child, $3 for each additional sibling
DATES: September 8th – May 30th, excluding Holidays and Public School vacations
Mondays, 10-10:45 AM
Tuesdays, 11:30 AM -12:15 PM
Wednesdays, 10-10:45 AM
Fridays, 12-12:45 PM

15 Columbian St, Braintree


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



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.