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Brockton Fair Summer 2017

The 143rd  running of the Brockton Fair takes place from Thursday June 29th 2017  to Sunday July 9th  2017  at the Brockton Fairgrounds, Belmont St., Brockton MA. There is something for  everyone in the family to see and enjoy.

Daily Shows:

Thrilling rides with Reithoffer Shows
​​​Sea Lion Splash
​Emerson Farm Exotic Petting Zoo​
A Grizzly Experience
​Scott’s Future of Magic Show
​Woodcarving Show​

Fireworks on July 1st, 3rd, 4th and 8th

Check out the daily calendar and hours for the fair

Free Sunday night Summer Concerts 2017 in Holbrook MA

The Holbrook Cultural Council  will host be hosting the  free family summer concerts  on Sunday evenings  Performances will be from 6-730pm .

Check out our Free and cheap guide to summer fun for the kids over the south shoreFree Sunday night Summer Concerts 2017 in Holbrook  MA

Bring a chair and the family!

June 25th ~ Hot Brown

July 9th ~ 4Ever Fab

July 23rd ~ Colm O’Brien

August 6th ~ Bak-to-Bak

August 20th ~ Knock on Wood

Holbrook Gazebo (Castle Canyon Playground)
97 South Franklin St Holbrook, MA 02351

Stoughton Day Family Fun 2017

The 3rd  annual Stoughton Day is from 11 am to 3pm on . Saturday, June 24, at the West Elementary Complex.    It is a free event but they are asking everyone bring a can food donation for the food pantry.

Meet Pat Patriot!
Fresh from the SUPER BOWL win! Meet Pat Patriot from 12p-2pm at the Eastern Bank Booth! Proudly Brought to you by Eastern Bank!
Bouncy Houses
Bouncy Houses will be open throughout day. There will be a 4 and under, a 5 and over and an obstacle course!

KnuckleBones Play Space
NEW for 2017! We are excited to bring the KnuckleBones Play Space! Play all your favorite outdoor games like cornhole, ladderball, bocce, volleyball, slacklines, badminton and more! Games perfect for all ages.

Petting Zoo
The Petting Zoo will be open throughout the whole day. Meet baby goats, bunnies, a piglet, Silkie chickens, ducks, chicks and ducklings, from Animal Affair!

Spin Art
Grab a piece of paper, select your colors and create your work of art! Check out the Spin Art station next to the Kiddie Academy Booth and take home a souvenir– made by you!

Face Painting
​Proudly Sponsored by the Village Shoppes of Canton!

Sticky Soccer!
Sticky Soccer is the latest sports craze this year! Score big points using soccer balls that stick to the goalie on the inflatable net. See how many points you can score using our inflatable soccer net!

Roaming Railroad Train Rides
Take a ride on the Roaming Railroad– the Trackless Train! The train will take you on a ride around the field!

Fun Bus of the South Shore
The South Shore Mass FUN BUS comes equipped with a tumbling wedge, slides, a vaulting mat, parallel bar, basketball net, trampoline, giant donut, rock wall, balance beam, a punching bag, rope ladder and more. While on board for the 60 minutes, the children’s activities consist of tumbling, sliding, hanging, flipping, jumping, crawling, climbing, balancing, rolling-you name it, they can do it!

Pony Rides
Pony Rides will be available throughout the day! Ponies are from Animal Affair

Hula Hoop, Sack Racing and More!
Stop by the National Phyiscal Therapy Booth to enter one of our contests– are you the best Hula Hooper? How are your Sack Racing Skills?

Bass Pro Shops Free Family Summer Camp 2017 in Foxboro MA

Bass Pro Shops is putting on a FREE Family Summer Camp at participating locations every  Thursday, Saturday and Sunday June 24 through July 23rd 12-5pm. Check with your local store to find out exactly what’s going on, but most stores plan these activities:  Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more

During the Family Summer Camp event, free workshops, which are conducted by store experts, will be held from 12 noon to 3 p.m. every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday June 24-July 23. The entire family will enjoy learning the basics of camping, fishing, shooting and archery. Other workshops include hiking and backpacking, water safety for boating and kayaking, and learning about animals in the wild. All workshops are approximately 20 minutes in length and kids will get a free lanyard and then earn a free, collectible pin for every workshop completed. When kids have finished all six workshops they will receive a completion pin (while supplies last).

Families can participate in the following workshops:


  • Noon – Fishing—freshwater/saltwater
  • 1 p.m. – Animals in the Wild—identifying animals
  • 2 p.m. – Water Safety—boating/kayaking
  • 3 p.m. – Trek and Prep—shelter, maps, tools


  • Noon – Fishing—freshwater/saltwater
  • 1 p.m. – Shooting/Archery—hunting and recreational
  • 2 p.m. – Camping/Hiking—fire safety, supplies
  • 3 p.m. – Animals in the Wild—identifying animals


  • Noon – Shooting/Archery—hunting and recreational
  • 1 p.m. – Water Safety—boating/kayaking
  • 2 p.m. – Trek and Prep—shelter, maps, tools
  • 3 p.m. – Camping/Hiking—fire safety, supplies

In addition, kids can try free craft activities such as coloring a camp bag, creating a wooden camp photo frame, planting grass seeds in a decorative pot, and painting a duck track magnet and a wiggle fish. A different craft activity will be featured each week on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from noon – 2 p.m. (while supplies last).

At the stores, kids can enjoy several free hands-on activities including:

• Casting buckets challenge
• Archery shooting arcade
• Daisy BB gun ranges
• Souvenir photo download
• Catch and Release Pond* opportunity is available at select stores only, Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2 only, from noon-5 p.m.

Porchfest Quincy Musical Festival 2017

PorchFest Quincy is 1 to 8 p.m.  on Saturday June 24th  in throughout the Wollaston Hill, Beechwood Knoll/Beach Street, Squantum, and Merrymount neighborhoods. Porchfest Quincy Musical Festival 2017

PorchFest music festivals began as a means for neighbors and local community members to highlight their music on front porches. Bands, singers, and instrumentalists participate in the festival for no other reason than to showcase their talents and engage the community. Music is diverse and can range from country to pop, classical, reggae, blues, rock, jazz, Latino, R&B, and many others. Musicians voluntarily take to the “stage” on porches at their designated times and perform for the public. Performers, host locations and volunteers are needed.

Where is PorchFest Quincy? PorchFest Quincy will feature the neighborhoods of Merrymount, Squantum, and Wollaston, near the Wollaston Elementary School and the newly renovated Safford Park, both situated on Beale Street and Wollaston Beach  Get the whole schedule here