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New England Patriots Football Training Camp 2017 in Foxboro MA

For Patriots fans who want to get closer to the action or are looking for an inexpensive way to entertain the kids,   Patriots Training Camp offers just the ticket.
Ninety Patriots players report to training camp at Gillette Stadium for daily practice sessions under the watchful eye and often vociferous instruction of their coaches.
Join thousands of other Patriots fans for an opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of football in Foxborough at Patriots Training Camp.New England Patriots Football Training Camp 2017 in Foxboro MA
All public training camp practice sessions and parking are FREE.

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July 27 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
July 28 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
July 29 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
July 29 – Patriots Hall of Fame Induction (12 o’clock hour)
July 30 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)

August 1 – Morning Practice (9:15AM)
August 2 – Morning Practice (9:15AM)
August 3 – Morning Practice (9:15AM)

August 7 – Joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars (9:30AM).

 

August 8 – Joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars (9:30AM). 
Please note that the practice schedule throughout training camp is subject to change at any time.

Besides watching the team practice, we hope you explore all the fun-filled activities, games and photo opportunities along the Fan Walk and Play Football area. Be sure to keep an eye out for appearances by Pat Patriot, the Patriots Cheerleaders and Patriots Alumni.

Please note all activities will stay open after practice for one (1) hour.

All fans participating in physical, interactive activities at training camp are required to sign a waiver form. You can print, fill out and bring the form with you to camp, or, while attending camp, visit either the Guest Assistance tent on the Fan Walk or the Waiver tent in the Play Football area.

Fans, look for this sign at various photo opportunities and share your #PATSCAMP photos online @Patriots.

FOOD TRUCKS

New this year! Check out various local food trucks that will be visiting training camp:

  • July 27 – Papi’s Sopapillas, Cookie Monstah, Kona Ice, Zinnekens Waffles, Cappriotti’s
  • July 28 – Papi’s Sopapillas, Cookie Monstah, Kona Ice
  • July 29 – Papi’s Sopapillas, Cookie Monstah, Kona Ice, Amigos Locos
  • July 30 – Papi’s Sopapillas, Cookie Monstah, Kona Ice, Amigos Locos
  • August 7 – Kona Ice, Zinnekens Waffles
  • August 8 – Papi’s Sopapillas, Kona Ice, Zinnekens Waffles

HALL OF FAME CEREMONY

Raymond Clayborn will become the 26th player to be inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 29. The ceremony will take place at approximately 12:30PM in the NRG plaza immediately following training camp. Clayborn played a vital role in bringing the Patriots to respectability in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. During his 13 seasons in New England, he helped lead the Patriots to 10 winning seasons, including four postseason berths. He also set a franchise record by playing in 161 consecutive games. Be sure to get your seats early in the NRG plaza to watch Robert Kraft and other Patriots Alumni present Clayborn with his Patriots Hall of Fame jacket.

Hopewell Park Splash Pad in Taunton MA

The 3200 feet splash pad at Hopewell park it’s refreshing place to cool off in the heat if you choose motion and pushed running activated Jets and water shooting in different directions it’s family-friendly splash pad is the perfect place to cool off.  Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and morehopewellsplash

Summer 2017 hours

open daily 10am to dusk thru labor day

Hopewell Park

Hopewell & Hamilton Streets

 

Imagination Station Splash Pad in Randolph MA

Imagination Station in Randolph   refreshes hot kids with splash and play. Six button activated ground level sprinklers and a large flower spray provide just the cooling off they need. Bring a towel and the sunblock and it’s as good as a day at the beach – without sand! Imagination Station offers no changing facilities or restrooms; please plan accordingly.

The Randolph Splash Pad is opened for the 2016 season

Imagination Station Splash Pad in Randolph MA

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Imagination Station is located on Pleasant Street near the Williams Gazebo and Randolph Recreation. Parking is available in the lot shared with the Zapustas Ice Arena.

Randolph Recreation Office: 6 Carlino Way Randolph Ma

Make sure you grab  CaliCase Floating Waterproof Case Dry Bag  smart phone Pouch for when you head  to the splash pad or the beach. You can take pictures of the kids while the phone is  in the case!!  

Liz Boston Art Studio in Weymouth MA

Liz Boston Art Studio is place for  getting your creative outlet in North Weymouth.   Walk in and paint a pre-drawn canvas right here in the studio! Birthday parties,  Classes for Kids, Teens, and Adults as well. !Liz Boston Art Studio in Weymouth MA

 

Walk in time

Walk In Hours:
SUMMER HOURS 1-6PM  Mon-Fri

Walk – In – and – PAINT
Just $10. each!

Included is:
Everything you need to paint!
Choose a pre-drawn canvas
Use the studios paint brushes
We provide the paint
Use our art smocks
There is a large color mixing chart on the wall!
Staff is present to help you mix colors, fix mistakes and more if you need.

Family Friendly Paint Nights ages 6 and up:
Most Fridays and Saturdays at 6:30pm see website for schedule

 

Birthday Parties:

Pick Your Painting Party
Minimum 10, Max 20 people
$15/person
Choose from over 30 pre-drawn designs to color in with paint on 9″ x 12″ canvas panels!

1 painting per guest. Panels come with a ribbon hanger.
Includes paper plates, cups, napkins, plastic utensils, tablecloths and cups.
Handprint banner of guests for birthday child to take home.

Paint Night Party
Minimum 10, Max 20 people
$25/person
Paint a large 16″ x 20″ stretched canvas. Follow along step by step as an instructor leads the way. Everyone goes home with the same
painting.
Includes paper plates, cups, napkins, plastic utensils, tablecloths and cups.
Party is held in the dark with a disco ball, and dance music!

Classes:
Childrens classes
Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3:45-5:15
Fridays 4:30-6pm

Adult Classes
Wednesdays 10am-12pm, 6pm-8pm

Teen Classes
Sat. 10am-12pm

Liz Boston Art Studio 
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/LizBostonArtist/

Twitter:
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Instagram:
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(781) 789-8063
66 Sea Street
N. Weymouth, MA 02191

Edaville Family Theme Park Carver MA

Edaville Family Theme Park   is a fun family amusement park in South Carver  MA and it is blast for the younger kids.  They have some rides and usually there is cartoon or storybook character entertaining each weekend.

Edaville is open weekend 10-5pm in April and May including the long Memorial Day weekend.  Dinolands open on May 20th

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Flying Turtles
A gentle ride for the youngest of children. Like most turtles, they move slowly and surely and always arrive back safely.

For children under 36″ tall.
The Caterpillar
This smiling creature takes small children for a spin while moving safely up and down – like a real live caterpillar!!

Children under 30″ tall must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
A.J.’s Express
While not as big as the Edaville train, this ride is just as much fun for the younger set. Even the youngest among us can play engineer!

 

Children between 42″ and 48″ must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No one under 42″ permitted on ride.
Samba Balloon
Get above the park and start spinning on this high thrill!

Children between 42″ and 48″ must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No one under 42″ permitted on ride.

Pirate Ship
Coming Soon! Be sure to check back in for the updates on this new ride!

Children between 42″ and 48″ must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No one under 42″ permitted on ride.

Kersplash
Coming Soon! Be sure to check back in for the updates on this new ride!

Children between 42″ and 48″ must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No one under 42″ permitted on ride.
Bumper Cars
Zoom, Bump, and have fun on one of Edaville’s Newest Rides!

Children between 42″ and 48″ must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No one under 42″ permitted on ride

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Dinoland  

Step Back in time to the prehistoric age of the Dinosaur. Take a walk past the Triceratop’s nest, but keep an eye out for the 70 foot tall Tyrannosaurus Rex!

Thomas Land

Thomas Land brings to life everyone’s favorite No. 1 Engine, along with his friends and favorite destinations from the Island of Sodor! Enjoy a 20-minute scenic train ride on a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine™ and take in all of the sights and sounds at Edaville USA.

At Thomas Land, visitors can stroll through Knapford Station, explore at Tidmouth Sheds, and have trainloads of fun on 11 themed rides. It’s full steam ahead for an unforgettable Thomas &
Bertie’s Bus Tours

Hop aboard Bertie’s Bus Tours and buckle up! Enjoy a whirl-around up to 28 feet high and feel like you can touch the sky.
Cranky’s Crane Drop

Strap in tight for a truly Cranky experience. The ride up might be smooth, but as you near the ground, get ready to bounce up and down!
Diesel Derby

Hop on board these Diesel trains and enjoy a ride with the entire family. Venture around a 400-foot long track and never look back!

Firefighting Flynn

Calling all junior firefighters! Jump into Flynn’s basket and help him put out the fire by shooting water to extinguish the flames in this fun interactive ride.
Harold’s Lift-Off

Have you ever wanted to pilot a helicopter? Here’s your chance! Kids can take control by lifting the handles in each car up and down while spinning round and round.
Rockin’ Bulstrode

This tug boat is like no other. When Bulstrode sails back and forth, watch out: he’ll whirl you around in circles, without a doubt!
Sodor’s Cranberry Carousel

Here’s your chance to ride in a cargo train! Strap yourself in for this fun carousel-style train ride.

Sodor Windmill

Jump into one of the baskets and enjoy a Ferris Wheel ride on this whimsical Windmill!

Toby’s Tilting Tracks

Jump in, buckle up, and hold on tight! Join Toby for one wild ride as he rocks you around with a unique spinning and tilting motion.
Troublesome Trucks Runaway Coaster

All aboard for thrills! Jump on the Troublesome Trucks for a speedy roller coaster ride and hold on tight… there are lots of slopes and turns!

Winston’s Skyline Express

Hop on Winston and view the park from a whole new perspective with this monorail inspired ride.

2017  Ticket prices

Online

Daily admission age 4 and over
$37
Ages 2,3 and seniors 60 plus
$32 Date Specific tickets online Save $3.00

 

Elite Members (Season pass pages

age 4 and over $132  Ages 2,3 and seniors 60 plus

 

Upcoming  Special  events at Edaville USA  Railroad

 

 
 
August Operating Days are: 1st-31st; Time: 10 AM- 6 PM.
1. SUPERHEROES AND PRINCESSES Weekend
Event Date:August 11, 12 & 13
Event Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Event Description: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No it’s a SUPERHERO! & a PRINCESS! Meet and Greets will occur throughout the day.  Last meet and Greet will be one half hour prior to park closing.  Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.
“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
 
Upgrade Available.
VIP Upgrade: POWER BREAKFAST
Upgrade Date: August 12 & 13
Upgrade Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Have YOUR little Superheroes & Princesses dress up & join OUR Superheroes & Princesses for a costume breakfast. This breakfast buffet includes a powerful omelet station, bacon, home fries, juices and coffee. Reservations Required.
Elites receive 20% off.
Please note: General Park Admission is required with all upgrades & must be purchased separately. Discounts not accepted.
 
 
2. 50% OFF SURROUNDING TOWNS
Event Date:August 14, 15 & 16
Event Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Event Description:  It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood! All Residents of Plymouth, Kingston, Carver, Middleboro, Wareham & Plympton receive 50% off full priced gate admission at the gate only. Valid ID required.  Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate. Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.
“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
 
 
3. SUMMER READING REWARD
Event Date: August 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25
Event Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Event Description:  10:00AM – 6:00PM
Bring in your completed summer reading reports, charts and/or essays & receive one FREE Admission with a full priced adult admission ticket at the gate only. Kindergarten thru 6th grade only. Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate.
 
 
4. BACK TO SCHOOL LUAU PARTY
Event Date:August 26
Event Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Event Description: Aloha! Aloha! Grab your lei’s and Come party with DJ Mixxmaster Mike before you head back to school. First 100 guests receive a free lei! Check in for a Hula Hoop competition, some fabulous fresh island fruit and lots of dancing! Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.    “
Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
September Operating Days are: 1st-4th, 8th-10th, 15th-17th, 22nd-24th & 29th – 30th. Time: 10 AM- 5 PM.
1. MILITARY APPRECIATION
Event Date: September 1, 2, 3 & 4
Event Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Event Description:  It’s that time again. Summer is winding down and fall is in the air. As a salute to our America’s bravest, all military members receive FREE Admission, immediate family members receive 50% off full priced admission with a valid ID and at the gate only. Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate.  Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.
Edaville Tid Bit: MA Resident Rate $27. MA Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.
 
 
2. PETE THE CAT
Event Date:September 8, 9 & 10
Event Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Event Description: Come get groovy with Pete the Cat. Do you have magic sun glasses or groovy buttons? Make sure to wear them! Meet and Greets available throughout the day. The last Meet and Greet is a half hour before the park closes.
“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
Upgrade Available.
VIP Upgrade: BREAKAST WITH PETE THE CAT
Upgrade Date: September 9 & 10
Upgrade Time:  10:00AM-11:00AM
 
Join Pete the Cat for a super GROOVY breakfast buffet. This event includes: Edaville’s famous Omelet Station,bacon, home fries, juices, and coffee. Reservations Required.
 
Elites receive 20% off.
 
Please Note: General Park Admission is required with all upgrades & must be purchased separately Discounts not accepted.
 
 
3. MADELINE
Event Date: September 15, 16 & 17
Event Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Event Description:  Even better, Madeline is visiting from France to meet you and your friends! Meet and Greets will be scheduled throughout the day. The last meet and greet is a half hour prior to closing. Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.
“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
Upgrade Available.
VIP Upgrade: TEA TIME WITH MADELINE
Upgrade Date: September 16 & 17
Upgrade Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
 
Oui Oui! Madeline will be hosting her very own story & tea time including kid friendly crumpets, tea sandwiches & drinks! Make sure you “Dress to the Nines” arriving in your fanciest outfit!
 
Price: $15 per person. 
 
Elites receive 20% off. Reservations Required.
 
General Park Admission Ticket and Upgrade Ticket Required. Discounts not accepted. Please Note: General Park Admission is required with all upgrades & must be purchased separately.
 
 
4. HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
Event Date: September 22, 23 & 24
Event Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Event Description:  Meet the Hungry Caterpillar this weekend at Edaville!  Meet and Greets will occur throughout the day. The last Meet and Greet is a half hour prior to park closing. Donate a gently used book and get 50% off a Full Priced 4 & over Admission, at the gate only. Not valid with any other offers or MA Resident Rate. Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.
“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
 
 
5. PETE THE CAT
Event Date: September 29 & 30; October 1
Event Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Event Description:  Come get groovy with Pete the Cat. Do you have magic sun glasses or groovy buttons? Make sure to wear them! Meet and greets available throughout the day. The last meet and greet is a half hour before the park closes.
“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
Upgrade Availble.
VIP Upgrade: BREAKAST WITH PETE THE CAT
Upgrade Date: September 30 & October 1
Upgrade Time:  10:00AM – 11:00AM
Join Pete the Cat for a Super Groovy Breakfast! This event includes: Edaville’s famous Omelet Station,bacon, home fries, juices, and coffee.
Price: $20 per person.
Elites receive 20% off. Reservations Required.
General Park Admission Ticket and Upgrade Ticket Required. Discounts not accepted. Please Note: General Park Admission is required with all upgrades & must be purchased separately.
 
 
October Operating Days are: 1st, 6th-9th, 13th-15th, 20th-22nd, 27th-29th.  Time: 10 AM- 8 PM.
1. PETE THE CAT
Event Date: October 1
Event Time: 10 AM – 8 PM
Event Description:  Come get groovy with Pete the Cat. Do you have magic sun glasses or groovy buttons? Make sure to wear them! Meet and greets available throughout the day. The last meet and greet is a half hour before the park closes.
“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
VIP Upgrade: BREAKAST WITH PETE THE CAT
Upgrade Date:  October 1
Upgrade Time:  10:00AM – 11:00AM
Join Pete the Cat for a Super Groovy Breakfast! This event includes: Edaville’s famous Omelet Station,bacon, home fries, juices, and coffee.
Price: $20 per person.
Elites receive 20% off. Reservations Required.
General Park Admission Ticket and Upgrade Ticket Required. Discounts not accepted. Please Note: General Park Admission is required with all upgrades & must be purchased separately.
 
2. NOT SO SPOOKY HALLOWEEN
Event Date: October 1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29.
Event Time: 10 AM – 8 PM
Event Description: Edaville Family Theme Park’s first annual “Not So Spooky Halloween.” Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes and head on over for a full day of kid friendly, parent approved trick or treating at every ride!  FEATURING big kid rides, little kid rides, family rides, COME HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIVES! Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions.
 “Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”
 
 
November Operating Days are: 17th-22nd & 24th-30th.  Time: Hours vary by date.
1. CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Event Date: November 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30.
Event Time: HOURS VARY; PLEASE CHECK http://www.edaville.com/opening-hours?date=2017-11#page-title PRIOR TO ARRIVAL AT THE PARK.
Event Description: New England’s most memorable holiday tradition, The Christmas Festival of Lights is bigger, brighter, and better than ever – now with over 18 million lights, unlimited Christmas train rides, unlimited use of all rides and attractions and priceless memories! Admission includes Thomas Land, Christmas Festival of Lights, all rides & attractions.

Check out our Upgrades Tab to learn more about our Santa VIP Train Ride & Edaville Express: Where’s Santa Train ride!

“Edaville Tid Bit: MA and RI Resident Rate $27. MA/RI Resident Rate eligible to customers who present a valid Massachusetts ID during ticket sales at the Front Gate only. MA?RI Resident Rate may not be applied to online sales or combined with any other promotional offers.”

Please note: Dino Land is closed from 10/30/2017 – 1/1/18.

2. SANTA VIP TRAIN RIDE UPGRADE
Upgrade Date:  November 19, 25 & 26
Upgrade Time: 1 PM – 2 PM
Enter the whimsical world of Edaville Theme Park an hour early with our Santa VIP Package Upgrade, this package includes admission to the entire park including Festival of Lights. Join Santa Claus on the Santa VIP train for a fun and festive journey around Edaville. Each VIP package includes admission to the park and a name badge so that Santa will know each and every person! Every child will receive one on one time with Santa, along with a special wrapped gift. As the train arrives back at the station, select rides will be open!
The Santa VIP Package is $44, under 2 years old that want a gift are $15. For guests who do not wish to receive a gift, tickets are $40.
Elites receive 20% off.
Please note: All tickets for the Santa VIP Train must be purchased through the Santa VIP ticket page to ensure your seat is reserved. Edaville requests that all Santa VIP Package holders are in line for the train at the train depot by 1:05PM, as the train departs promptly at 1:15PM. Discounts not accepted.
 
 
3. EDAVILLE EXPRESS: WHERE’S SANTA? TRAIN RIDE UPGRADE
Upgrade Date:  November 22, 29 & 30
Upgrade Time:  5:00PM – 5:45AM or 6:00PM – 6:45PM
Edaville Family Theme Park is changing up our Where’s Santa Train ride, twist and turns await our guests!
Join Mrs. Claus, Santa Claus & Santa’s elves at the Edaville boarding station as they embark on a 45 minute interactive train ride adventure to find Mrs. Claus or Santa? Which character is missing this year? You won’t know until your reach the boarding station! Don’t worry, each guest will have a blast, while enjoying chocolate milk and a yummy cookie. Fueled by Christmas cheer including sing along to your favorite Christmas songs, dancing elves that give out shiny bells and lots of bright lights that twinkle in the night! Each guest receives a special present! Additionally, this admission ticket includes access to Theme Park including Christmas Festival of Lights & Thomas Land! This upgrade package includes a gift, a bell, chocolate milk, and a cookie. The Edaville Express: Where’s Santa? Package is $47 for every guest ages 2 and up. Guests under the age of 2 that would like to receive a gift are $18.

 

 

If you are traveling and need overnight hotel Hilton Garden Inn Plymouth,  TownePlace Suites Wareham Buzzards Bay, Hampton Inn & Suites Plymouth

You can get directions http://www.edaville.com

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