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Lakeville Fall Family Festival 2017

The Lakeville Lions Club will be hosting their 2nd  annual  Fall  Family  Festival on Saturday September 9th  from 2pm to 6pm.   Bring your own lawn for an afternoon of fun, games,  music and more.  Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more  Lakeville Fall Family Festival 2017

The music tent will feature several local acts, as well as some energized playlists brought to you.
Activities include: R bouncy houses, a dunk tank, face painting, body art, balloon animals, traditional field games, beanbag toss, volleyball, as well as equipment on site for pick-up games of your choice: softball, whiffle-ball, blooper ball, you name it. Guests are encouraged to bring their own games or equipment, as well.

Food is also available for purchase.

170 Main St, Lakeville, MA 02347-1614,

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties South Shore Boston August 21 2017

On Monday  August  21,   the South Shore and Boston    will get a unique opportunity here in to see a partial solar eclipse, an off-angle view of the total solar eclipse that will be visible over many parts of the United States for the first time since 1979.  Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties South Shore Boston August 21 2017

If you are viewing at  home make sure you get some solar eclipse glasses  that are recommended by NASA.

Boston Children’s Museum in Boston: Go out onto the boardwalk to watch the solar eclipse. Bring your eclipse-viewing glasses. For ages 3 and up. Monday Aug. 21, 1:30-4 p.m.

Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center in Bridgewater: Go to the center to view the sun with eclipse glasses or with solar telescopes. BSU Observatory staff and students will be there to share their expertise. Monday Aug. 21st, 1 p.m. Free entry.

Middleboro Public Library  Solar Eclipse Viewing Party and Viewing   1:30-2:30- Solar Eclipse Program: Kids can come to the library to learn about the Sun, how a solar eclipse occurs, and create a sun cookie to eat! We will focus on safe viewing behavior before handing out special glasses and going out to see the eclipse during its peak. 2:30-3:00- Solar Eclipse Viewing: Not interested in the program but would like to join us for the Viewing party? Meet us in the Large Meeting Room at 2:30pm for special instructions on safe viewing and grab a pair of special glasses made for this occasion. We will all go outside to view the solar eclipse during its peak. Light refreshments will be provided.

Kingston Pubic Library  Here comes the Sun. Join us in viewing the Solar Eclipse Event! We’ll live stream NASA’s coverage and then head outside to view the eclipse together.

Quincy Public Library    Stop by the Main Library Lawn to join us for space science stories and activities during the solar eclipse. Bring along an empty cereal or cracker box and we will show you how to make a pinhole viewer to safely observe the eclipse. Maximum eclipse coverage in the Boston area will be at 2:46.

Randolph Public Library Please join us on Monday August 21st 130-4pm  to view the solar eclipse as a community at the library. FREE eclipse glasses will be provided by a grant from the Space Science Institute. Event will be streamed live indoors if weather dictates.

Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory in Milton: Head to the observatory and pick between two different tour options. The first tour allows visitors access to the rooftop, where they can see the Boston skyline and the eclipse. The second tour allows visitors to see the eclipse and learn about the eclipse. Entrance fee is $5 for adults and $3 for children. For the more advanced tour, the fee is $10 for adults and $7 for children. Call 617-696-0562.

Scituate Public Library 1-330pm  Join experts from South Shore Astronomical Society at the library to view the solar eclipse!Join us for a special viewing of the solar eclipse through solar telescopes provided by South Shore Astonomical Society.  The viewing of the solar eclipse takes place on the patio.  Activities for families available in the Community Room.

West Bridgewater Library  Monday, August 21st from 1:30 – 4 p.m.  Swing by the West Bridgewater Public Library is avail yourselves of the solar-filtered telescopes which will be set up by the South Shore Astronomical Society on the front lawn of the library.


Plymouth Blake Planetarium  Come celebrate the Great American Eclipse of 2017 at the W. Russell Blake Planetarium, located at the Plymouth Community Intermediate School, with its new 4K Definiti digital theater! Join us for a free open house and enjoy our presentations of “Eclipses and Phases of the Moon” and “Totality”. The shows runs 20-25 minutes and will be played on the half hour. We will also be viewing a live stream of the total solar eclipse from a location of its path of totality. Free pairs of solar glasses will be given out at the door for safe viewing of the eclipse to the first 500 visitors.

TOPIC POW WOW at Borden Colony Gazebo 2017 in Raynham MA

TOPIC will hold its 41th annual POW WOW Saturday June 24th and Sunday June 25th at Borden Colony Gazebo in Raynham. The family friendly event will feature traditional Native American ceremonies, dancing, drum and song, numerous crafts and vendors, and education on the customs and life of Native American culture.  Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more  

Come join us for a fun filled weekend for the whole family. Native Dancing, Singing, Drumming and More. Founded By Chief One Bear and in Honor of Chief One Bear!! Our Emcee will be Shane Long followed by our Host Drum: Black Hawk Singers. Also Turtle Moon Drum and Living Earth Singers, Bring a blanket and enjoy the day!!

Admission Adults-16 and older  $5.00
New Location: The Borden Colony Gazebo
2254 King Philip St. Raynham,Ma 02767


Free Sunday night Summer Concerts 2017 in Pembroke MA

The Pembroke Recreation Commission will host be hosting the 2017Entertainment on the Green, free summer concerts beginning at 6 p.m. July 2  at the Town Green, 128 Center St.
Performances will be from 6-8pm .   check out our Free and cheap guide to summer fun for the kids over the south shore

The first 8 weeks will be from 6-8PM, the final 2 performances will be from 3-7PM

July 2nd- Mike & Joe’s 16 piece Jazz Band  

July 9th – Jillian James

July 23rd – Sean McLaughlin

July 30th – The John Sage Band

August 6th – New City Cowboys

August 13th – The Infractions

August 20th – TBA

August 27 3D Guitar Students (3-7PM)

September 3rd – 3D Guitar Students (3-7PM)

Grab your blanket or lawn chair and gather with friends and neighbors to enjoy a free concert every Sunday beginning the 2nd of July until the 3rd of September

South Shore Science Festival 2017 in Quincy MA

The 3rd Annual South Shore Science Festival will be Saturday April 22nd  offers a day of STEAM fun. Activities will engage kids in a student science showcase and innovative science workshops.  South Shore Science Festival 2017 in Quincy MA

The student showcase will demonstrate hands-on and innovative approaches to science by kids and for kids.

The STEAM workshops include many activities from the first U.S. commercial railway to robots, including biotechnology games, writing interactive stories, programming Minecraft, science of sports and games, Lego activities, learn how your toys are made, nature studies, gemstones, climate change, movies, talks, and more!

The festival will be held in the morning and in the afternoon from 10 to 3, so please select the ticket that fits best your schedule (morning or afternoon). However, if you come in the morning, you may stay all day if there is enough room. Please only reserve either Morning or Afternoon to give the opportunity to others to attend.
To expedite your arrival on the day of the festival, please print the waiver form, review it, fill it out and sign it, then bring it on the day of the event. Alternatively, you can fill out the form on-site when you arrive.

Quincy Center for Innovation
180 Old Colony Avenue
Quincy, MA 02170