Category Archives: Sports

Old Colony YMCA Columbus Day Open House 2017

The Old Colony YMCA will be hosting fall festival at their locations on  Columbus Day Monday October 9th .    Bring along your family and friends and join them  for an Open House Celebration of all things fun and fall!  ALL DAY – Membership Savings  Join and you’ll receive the rest of October FREE and we’ll waive the joiner’s fee), Raffles and Giveaways
and so much more!

Old Colony YMCA Columbus Day Open House 2017


  • Joe’s Crazy Critters
  • Face Painting
  • Bouncy House
  • Raffles
  • Craft Fair
  • Refreshments
  • Games & More!



  • Joe’s Crazy Critters Exhibit: (10:30-12:30)
  • Story Time: “The Great Pumpkin” Charlie Brown (10am)
  • Pumpkin Painting Activity: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tours, Fall II Info Session, and Bounce House (10am-1pm)


East Bridgewater:

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  • Pumpkin hunt
  • Open gymnastics
  • Face painting
  • Pool activities
  • Fall crafts
  • Local vendors
  • Light refreshments!



  • ARTS & CRAFTS 12:30-1
  • Pre-School Tours
  • Open Basketball Court
  • Family Play Unit
  • We will also be holding a Flu Clinic 10-1



  • Pony Rides
  • Pictures with Peppa Pig (10:30am-12:30pm)
  • Face Painting
  • Carnival games
  • Crafts
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • And More!



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E & T Ceramics Shop Quincy Holiday Gift Ideas

E & T Ceramics  in Quincy  is a 40 year old wholesale and retail ceramic studio offering a full line of supplies for all your ceramic needs.   E & T Ceramics Shop Quincy Holiday Gift Ideas
We carry a large selection of greenware and bisque ware. We stock acrylic paints and glazes, electrical supplies, tree lights, we provide firing and lamp repairs. Check out our greenware catalog at, all pieces can be fired and shipped or picked up, greenware can be ordered from our catalog.
Our year round classes are fun and relaxing and are taught by certified instructors. Our friendly staff can assist you with all your ceramic projects. We sell finished pieces including wedding favors, Christmas trees, lawn ornaments and pieces for all occasions. Class space is limited, both day and evening classes offered, please contact us for availability.
Upcoming  Craft Fairs:   
Nov. 18th A Fair for all Seasons, St. Thomas Aquinas Hall Darrow St. Quincy, MA 10-3
Discover Quincy Christmas Expo, Dec 6 – 18 at 1534 Hancock St. Quincy, MA
Location and hours
E & T Ceramics, 367 Billings Rd, Quincy, MA 02170 Hours: Mon. – Fri 9-2, Mon & Wed nights 7 – 9 pm and Sat. thru Christmas 10 – 1 617-479-4107,
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 Check out the 2017 South Shore Christmas Holiday Gift Guide for all your gift giving ideas!!  Shop local

Starland Sportsplex & Fun Park in Hanover MA

Starland Sportsplex & Fun Park is located on Route 53 in Hanover, just south of the Hanover Mall.  It’s a great place to hang with the kids and family – offering both indoor and outdoor entertainment – for fun all year long!

Starland’s new Indoor Sports Complex is the LARGEST in New England, offering:


–          Eight wooden courts

–          Two 132 x 40-yard indoor turf fields

–          Adult and youth sports leagues, drop-ins, lessons and more!


Plus, Starland’s indoor and outdoor Fun Park offers:


–          Arcade

–          Laser Tag

–          Go Karts

–          Bumper Cars

–          Mini Golf

–          Rock Wall

–          Batting Cages

–          Inflatables

–          Eurobungie


Click here for attraction pricing, and learn about Starland Value Cards! Perfect for gift Giving

Starland Cards

Buy Value $20 Starland Card and Receive $3 Bonus 15% savings
Buy Value $30 Starland Card and Receive $5 Bonus 16.5% savings
Buy Value $50 Starland Card and Receive $10 Bonus 20% savings
Buy Value $100 Starland Card and Receive $30 Bonus 30% savings
Buy Value $200 Starland Card an Receive $75 Bonus$38% Savings


Toddler Time

Bounce on our inflatables, take a ride on our hot wheels course, play with toys and more!

Monday – Fridays 9am-3pm

Ages: 1.5 – 6 years old

$8/Child: Unlimited Play, $4 for each additional child in same Family

Save BIG with our Toddler Time Monthly Pass for only $30 ($20 for additional children)

Birthday Parties and Celebrations 

Relax while we entertain your guests. Our staff takes care of everything!

45 minutes of fun in our HELIOS laser tag arena. Enjoy the full laser tag experience in this state of the art arena.

SHOOT AND BUMP PARTY PACKAGE: $325Birthday parties at Starland Hanover
25 minutes of indoor bumper car rides plus 25 minutes in our HELIOS laser tag arena.

50 minutes of our birthday guest and their friends becoming a princess for a day. Children decorate their own tiara, get their nails painted, receive temporary princess tattoos, and get dressed up like princesses. Children will get to take all of their princess fun home with them!

Each child enjoys play time in our arcade with a $25 arcade card.

50 minutes of fun on one of our wood finished Basketball courts.
Activities include: Floor Hockey, Futsal, Basketball, Dodgeball, and Kickball.

50 minutes of fun on our state of the art turf field.
Activities include: Soccer, Flag Football, Kickball, and Dodgeball

BUMP AND JUMP PARTY PACKAGE: (seasonal availability) $325
25 minutes of indoor bumper cars combined with 25 minutes of play in our inflatable fun park.

GO KART PARTY PACKAGE: (seasonal availability) $475
50 minute PRIVATE party on our outdoor Go-Kart track. Must be 10 years or older.

**Each party includes: Party room, 2 party hosts, 2 cheese pizzas, popcorn, Hoodsies, 2 pitchers of fountain drink, paper goods, and set-up/clean-up. All parties priced for 10 guests and the birthday party child. Additional guests for each party are $15 each. Excludes Go-Kart party where additional guests are $20. All Deposits are non refundable, however, they are transferable.

Hours of operation  

Monday – Thursday

Indoor Attractions and Mini Golf open 11a-8p


Indoor Attractions and Mini Golf open 11a-10p

Outdoor Attractions open 4pm-10pm


All Attractions open 10a-10p


All 10a-8p

Winter wonderland

Sunday December 3rd

10am – 3pm

$10 Entry

Holiday Fun for the whole family!

Including: Craft Fair with over 50

Vendor tables • Pony Rides • Visits with

Santa • Kids Crafts • Holiday Music

And More!

Starland Sportplex  & Fun Park

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645 Washington Street, Hanover, MA 02339

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.


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


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.

Monster Jam 2017 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro MA

Monster Jam will be returning to Gillette Stadium on Saturday June 10th!! Boys and Girls will love the show! Buy tickets here  

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$10 off orders of $100 SPRING10  only good Wed 4/26-Fri 4/28

Get ready to experience the awesome car-crushing excitement and one-of-a-kind racing of Monster Jam, the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour. Featuring some of the biggest truck names in the sport, Monster Jam brings you an all-star lineup of towering 12-foot-tall, 10,000-pound machines that soar through the air and tear up the custom-designed race course while smashing every obstacle in their path. Packed with adrenaline-pumping action, Monster Jam will have your whole family on their feet screaming for more.

Monster Jam trucks expected rave Digger driven by Adam Anderson, Max-D driven by Tom Meents, El Toro Loco driven by Chuck Werner, Team Hot Wheels driven by Scott Buetow, Great Clips Mohawk Warrior driven by Bryce Kenny, Lucas Oil Crusader driven by Linsey Weenk, Son-uva Digger driven by Ryan Anderson, Monster Mutt Dalmatian driven by Candice Jolly, VP Racing Fuels’ Mad Scientist driven by Lee O’Donnell, Razin Kane driven by Buddy Tompkins, Jester driven by Matt Pagliarulo, Trucks/drivers subject to change., Mutant driven by Todd LeDuc