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Christmas Holiday Events at South Shore Plaza in Braintree MA 2016

The Christmas Holiday spirit will be alive at the South Shore Plaza shopping mall in 2016 The Christmas Holiday Events at South Shore Plaza in Braintree MA 2016South shore plaza is located in Braintree MA. If you love shopping in a climate controlled mall, South Shore Plaza is the mall for you! Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Sears, Nordstrom, and Target serve as anchor stores in this upscale center.The Plaza’s dual level design allows for over 180 specialty shops including, Apple, Forever XXI, Coach, Banana Republic, Love Culture, Vera Bradley, A/X Exchange, Long’s Jewelers, and Sur La Table. After a long day of shopping, reward yourself at one of our fine seven dining establishments. We have many exciting dining options from sit down restaurants such as Rodizio Grill, Kobe Toyko Steakhouse, California Pizza Kitchen and The Cheesecake Factory, to grab-and-go choices such as Chipotle and Cheeseboy. With its many fine stores and beautiful surroundings, South Shore Plaza serves as one of Boston’s and the South Shore’s premiere shopping destinations. Conveniently located off I-93, Rte. 3 and 128 at Exit 6

Santa Claus Photo hours at South Shore Plaza

EVENT DATES: 11/2/2016 – 12/24/2016

It’s time for holiday photos with Santa!

Santa will be in the Nordstrom Wing from November 2 – December 24 to capture your memories this Holiday season


EVENT DATES: 12/4/2016 – 12/4/2016

Join us on December 4 from 8:30 – 10:30 AM for a private photo event with Caring Santa, designed to support kids with special needs. A subdued and welcoming environment will be provided.



EVENT DATES: 11/27/2016 – 12/11/2016

Capture memories of your furry friends with Santa by making a reservation for one our Pet Photo Nights

Sunday, November 27 5:30 – 7 PM

Sunday, December 11 5:30 -7 PM

All pets and their families are asked to use Mall Entrance 4, Lower Level near Nordstrom

11/24/2016: Closed (Thanksgiving)
11/25/2016: 12:01am – 10pm (Holiday Hours)
11/26/2016: 9am – 10pm (Holiday Hours)
11/27/2016: 10am – 7pm (Holiday Hours)
11/28 – 12/03/2016: 10am – 9pm (Holiday Hours)
12/04/2016: 10am – 7pm (Holiday Hours)
12/05 – 12/10/2016: 10am – 9pm (Holiday Hours)
12/11/2016: 10am – 7pm (Holiday Hours)
12/12 – 12/15/2016: 9am – 10pm (Holiday Hours)
12/16 – 12/23/2016: 8am – 11pm (Holiday Hours)
12/24/2016: 8am – 6pm (Christmas Eve)
12/25/2016: Closed (Christmas Day)
12/26/2016: 9am – 9pm (Holiday Hours)
12/27 – 12/30/2016: 10am – 9pm (Holiday Hours)
12/31/2016: 10am – 6pm (New Year’s Eve)
01/01/2017: 10am – 6pm (New Year’s Day

250 Granite St, Braintree, MA 02184-2807

Barnes & Noble Harry Potter Celebrations 2016 Braintree & Hingham MA

The South Shore   will get a lot more magical this weekend  Saturday July 30th and Sunday July  31st  with a “Harry Potter” party and countdown to the release of the popular franchise’s newest story, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two.”  Barnes & Noble Harry Potter Celebrations 2016 Braintree & Hingham MA

The two local  Barnes & Noble will host its “Harry Potter” Countdown to Midnight party starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 30, in Braintree and Hingham

J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two” will be available to purchase at midnight on July 31, and it’s available to preorder from Barnes & Noble.

During the event, Barnes & Noble will have stations where attendees can make their own owls and golden snitches, share their favorite “Harry Potter” memories on a “Muggle Wall” and have a chance to win several giveaways.


“Harry Potter” fans are invited back to the store starting at 9 a.m  Sunday. July 31 to “share their perspectives on the new book and to participate in additional fun activities,”

150 Granite St
Braintree, MA 02184

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96 Derby Street Suite 300 Hingham, MA 02043

Braintree FunFest Family Fun Day 2016

Postponed until Sunday July 17th 

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Braintree Fun Fest  & Craft Fair Fundraiser  will be held   on Sunday July 10th at French’s Common (next to Braintree Town Hall) to raise money for a wheelchair accessible van for Braintree resident, Crystal Evans.
Admission to Braintree Fun Fest & Craft Fair Fundraiser is $5/person and includes 5 game tickets! We will have over 20 carnival games, food, entertainment, raffles, a silent auction, as well as a craft fair!  They  will be selling hot dogs, pizza, popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and snacks.All proceeds from food sales will benefit the wheelchair fun.

They will   have over 20 games at FunFest including:

Ring Toss
Sling Shot
Nerf Shooting Range
Milk Bottle Smash

Braintree 4th of July annual fireworks, parade carnival celebration 2016

The 43rd  annual Braintree 4th of July celebration will be held on Saturday June 25th! 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 2016

NEW PARADE ROUTE THIS YEAR! The parade begins in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles/Bayshore Athletic Club (14 Plain Street), takes a right out of the parking lot onto Plain St and then a quick right onto Hancock St and proceeds north on Hancock St through South Braintree Square, continues straight as Hancock St becomes Washington St and ends at the Hollis School, 482 Washington St, Braintree.

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.

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

Monster Trucks!  New Jersey Monster Trucks will have their featured Truck Webslinger on display and tickets are available for rides! (ticket price and admittance separate from North American Amusements)



2:30 to 4 PM Memphis Rockabilly 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.

New! 4:15 to 5:15 PM Divas With A Twist! Divas with a Twist is a unique musical group which performs all different genres of music, based out of Boston, MA.  With five powerhouse female vocalists, backed by Grammy nominated musicians, Divas with a Twist is sure to captivate any audience.  The musicians and vocalists bring originality and a high powered sound, creating, and delivering unique and highly entertaining performances every time! You’ll hear songs by Queen, The Who, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Maroon Five, Lady Gaga Adele and MORE!

New! 5:30 to 7 PM The Groove Doctors!  ‘The Groove Doctors’ is a 7 piece Rock-Soul-Blues-Funk whirlwind comprised of Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keys, Trumpet, Sax and Trombone.  We infuse everyone in the crowd with our passion for cool Music.  A sample of what we do: Average White Band, Beatles, Bosstones, James Brown, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Earth Wind and Fire, Jimi Hendrix, Dave Matthews, John Mayer, Gary Moore, Van Morrison, Springsteen, Steely Dan, Sting, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Stevie Wonder, Tower of Power and Much More!!!

New! 7:15 PM to 9:30 PM Closing out the evening is the Fat City Band! ” For over 40 years now The Fat City Band has had the good fortune to be able to write, record, and perform our own unique style of Blues, Roadhouse Rock, Jazz, and New Orleans Style R&B for all our fans and friends alike from coast to coast and beyond. Although some of the faces have changed over the years, we remain committed to one idea…”Music Should Be Fun”. Now, with the addition of some “Young Talent”, we are excited to bring our 4+ decades of showmanship and entertainment experience to every show.

We Invite You To…Come And Join The Party!

9:30 PM Salute to our soldiers program will honor all of our soldiers and veterans especially those who have recently returned from Iraq and Afghanistan.

9:45 PM Raffle prize drawings

10:00 PM Fireworks display Sponsored by Liberty Bay Credit Union!  Producing our fireworks display is RS Fireworks.  This will be one of the best fireworks display in the 43 year history of the Braintree July 4th Celebration Committee in honor of the 240th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence!

*The rain date is Sunday, June 26 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 2016

Braintree After School program will be holding the  4th  annual fun filled Touch-A-Truck event sponsored by on Saturday June 18th from 10-1 at the front parking lot of Braintree High School.  Braintree After School Program Touch a Truck 2016

Enterance fee  of $5.00 per person or $20 per family

B.A.S.E. school bus
Car seat safety checks by Braintree Police
Fire Engine- Braintree Fire Dept.
Express Towing
Bogan Tree
Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office command center
East Coast Gaming
Roaming Railroad
Mobile Fitness
Brewster Ambulance
Jimmy Johns
Extreme Animals
Busy Bee’s Snowy Bus
AMP 103 Radio
Goldfish Swim School
Macaroni Kids
Doctors Express
Nielsen Eye Center
Liberty Bay Credit Union
Bridget’s Dance Studio
Body Benefit Massage
Tony&Guy Hair Salon
Buzz Cut Tent- $5 wiffles
Whites Bakery
Face Painting
Balloon Animals
Home Depot
New York Life Insurance- child fingerprinting and safety cards

And the fun just keeps on coming- we will have pony rides ($2 per ride) along with a jumpy house donated by Busy Bee, and don’t forget if your son or you need a hair cut come by our wiffle tent for $5!! Come meet and get your picture taken with these guys


Braintree High School  128 Town St, Braintree, MA 02184