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Boston SouthCoast Comic Con Summer 2017 at Hanover Mall

The   Boston SouthCoast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza will be held at the Hanover Mall on Saturday  July  22nd  10-6 and Sunday July 23rd  10-5. This is a family friendly entertainment event featuring all things that appeal to fans of Comics, Collectibles, Movies, Television, Video Games, Cosplay, Personal Experiences, Nerd, Geek and Pop Culture.

Special guest include

Mickey Dolenz

James Tolkan
Billy West

Mike Pete Maronna

Buy Tickets online Adults – $15-20 ; Children under 10 – FREE with paid adult admission.

Free Parking and Guaranteed Not Boring.

1775 Washington St, Hanover, MA 02339



Food Service – There are many restaurants and fast food services available around the Mall and parking lots on Route 53
The Event Center is in the Former JC Penney Store

Family Movie Night at Forge Pond Park 2017 in Hanover MA

Hanover Builds the Boards will be hosting a movie night on Friday June 30th at Forge Pond Park.Family Movie Night at Forge Pond Park 2017 in Hanover MA

Join us for Family Movie Night at Forge Pond Park where we’ll be showing The Goonies on a GIANT 30′ Screen! Gates open at 7 and the movie starts at 8:30. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and coolers to this great summer event!

The cost is $20 per car to be paid at the gate. Proceeds to benefit Hanover Build the Boards and the Hanover Multi Use Recreational Facilities to assist in building Hanover’s new street hockey and multi sport rinks at B. Everett Hall Field.
Forge Pond Park
181 King St, Hanover, Massachusetts 02339

Hanover Day Fireworks & Carnival 2017

The 12th  annual Hanover Day will be held on Saturday June 24th from 10 am. to 10 pm. at Sylvester Field on Route 139. The full day of activities including the carnival & fireworks is a growing tradition among families of the South Shore .Proceeds from the will be given as grants to the Hanover Senior Center, John Curtis Free Library, Hanover Schools, and individual artists, musicians, and performers. The carnival is also opened on Friday night from 6pm-10pm.

Hanover Day Fireworks & Carnival 2017

Friday June 23rd 

6:00pm – 10:00 pm East Coast Amusements Carnival
Sylvester Field
***Friday Only***Wristbands $20 in advance and $25 at gate. Wristbands allow for unlimited rides on Friday evening only. Individual ride tickets will also be sold.
Click HERE for more information. Food will be served from various local vendors. Cash only (ATM on site)

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Daytime Events

9:00 am Hanover Chamber of Commerce  5K Road Race  

Registration at Town Hall until 8:30am 

Race begins at St. Mary’s Church & ends at Hanover Town Hall.

Kid’s Fun Run, Vendors, Giveaways & DJ at end of the race.

Runners should park at Briggs Stables at 623 Hanover St.

10am – 4pm  Events for All Ages

B. Everett Hall/Sylvester Field 445 Hanover Street

East Coast Amusements Carnival

Vendor/Artisan Craft Fair   –  Over 140 Artisan Crafters & Vendors

Civic Group Booths- look to buy your Hanover gear here!

Park & Recreation Kids’ Area/Office of Family and Community Engagement – Activities for ages 0-100 including tie-dye t-shirts

Community Art Project -art project for all ages.

Artful Anchors – Vote for your favorite design!

South Shore Joeys Clown Unit – Face painting & Balloon Twisting

John Logan -Team Magician to the New England Patriots!

Hoof & Whiskers 4-H Animal Demonstrations

Fairy Houses -Create A Fairy House sponsored by Hanover Garden Club – at the Stetson House

Stetson House Artisan Demonstrations

South Shore Science Center- reptiles & anphibians

Monkey Bridge & other activities – Stetson House

Photo Booth sponsored by Hanover Cable TV  FREE

Raffle Tent- all proceeds to benefit the Hanover Cultural Council

Big Bay Farm- pony rides

T-Mobile Unit w/charging stations

Main Stage Daytime

10:00am National Anthem Ashley Stracco

10:05am-11:50am  Hanover’s Got Talent

12:05pm-12:45pm  Vox, Chorus & Corporation Men’s Chorus

12:50pm-1:05pm Recognition of Hanover School student & team awards & teacher retirements

1:10pm-1:50pm Kelsey Gilbert & Paul Doolittle: an acoustic duo playing classic songs from all decades.

2:00pm-2:45pm HHS Jazz Ensemble

2:55-3:35pm John Doney: a singer-songwriter with Western MA roots who has settled down in the South Shore.  His music has been influenced by folk, rock, blues and country

4:00pm-5:30pm Battle of the Bands

Children’s Entertainment Stage

10:00 -11:00   Hanover Performing Arts

11:00 -12:00   The Bubble Man

12:00 -12:30   Kenny Academy of Irish Dance

12:30 –  1:00   Thurston Martial Arts

1:00 –   2:00   Big Ryan’s Tall Tales

 2:00 –   3:00   Mad Science

3:00 –   4:00   Vanessa & The Jumping Monkey’s

Main Stage Night Time 

4:00pm-5:30pm Battle of the Bands

6:30pm-6:40pm Recognize Sponsors, Town Leaders, Battle of the Band winners

6:40pm-6:55pm  Battle of the Bands winner

7:05pm-7:45pm Tyler Cheo Band

8:00pm-8:50pm  Entrain

9:05pm National Anthem Emily Sweeney

9:15pm FIREWORKS sponsored by McGee Toyota

9:40pm-10:45pm Entrain

Free Sunday Night Concerts in Hanover MA 2017

Hanover Parks & Recreation Proudly Presents the 2017  Free Summer Concert Series at the Pavilion at Forge Pond Park!  Sundays, July 9th-August 13th  5pm-7pm

Please bring a chair and blanket and join us for an evening of family, friends and great entertainment at Forge Pond Park (245 King Street)!  Extreme Tailgators Barbeque will be there with food and drinks to purchase!

Free Sunday Night Concerts in Hanover MA 2017

July 9th– Divas with a Twist

Diva with a Twist is a unique musical group that 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, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Maroon Five, Lady Gaga, Adele and MORE!

July 16th– Kelsey Gilbert and Paul Doolittle

Kelsey Gilbert and Paul Doolittle are an acoustic duo playing classic songs from all decades of the modern era of American Popular Music.

July 23rd– John Doney

John Doney is a singer-songwriter with Western MA roots who has settled down in the South Shore.  His music has been influenced by folk, rock, blues and country.  He pulls from the likes of the Beatles and Paul Simon, with a nod towards rock n’ roll’s country and blues foundation.  He has been writing and performing music across the state for the past 10 years.

July 30th– Lonesome Jukebox

Lonesome Jukebox mixes musical genres from every corner of the melting pot of “Americana”. Composed of relatives and long-time friends the band’s live shows are known for the celebratory and inclusive nature for their love of music and respect for their audience. Their infectious camaraderie often pulls musician friends to join in at shows and expand their good natured mission to keep things fun.

August 6th– Heather Nash 5:00pm-6pm and Magician John Logan 6:00pm-7:00pm

Heather Nash is a passionate aspiring songwriter and musician from Hanover, MA.

By the age of 23, John Logan published two books, was on America’s Got Talent, and consulted a national Toyota commercial. You may recognize John’s name from the news where he captured national headlines when Tom Brady talked about him in his press conference. As the New England Patriots Team Magician and host of his own web series with the players, John was also the Opening Act for the Malcolm Mitchell Tour (Super Bowl 51 Champion). A recent graduate from Bryant University, John is currently presenting keynotes on creativity, helping to develop two television shows, and being the Associate Producer for an upcoming movie.

August 13th– Heather Nash 5:00pm-5:30pm and Rick Goldin 5:30pm-7:00pm

Heather Nash is a passionate aspiring songwriter and musician from Hanover, MA.

Rick Goldin’s lively, interactive and humorous children’s songs have made him one of the most popular children’s entertainers in New England.  Children love his live performances because they get to sing, dance and jump along with Rick and his singing animal puppets Henry The Horse, Quackleberry Duck, and others. His latest recording “I Like to Read” received a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award, and features songs about books, libraries and learning to read.  Rick has worked as a full-time children’s entertainer and recording artist for over twenty years. He performs at schools, libraries, parks and recreation concerts, festivals and fairs and at all kinds of community and family events.

Michael’s Craft Store Camp Creativity Summer 2017

This Summer Michael’s Camp creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a theme each week.Michael's Craft Store Camp Creativity Summer 2017

Ages: 3 & Up
Dates: Mon, Wed, & Friday- June 12 – July 28, 2017
Times: 10am – Noon
Fees: $5/session or $12/3 sessions

Local Michael’s stores include  Local Michael stores include Stoughton, Braintree, Westwood,Hanover, Mansfield,Weymouth,Taunton,
North Attleboro,Plymouth

Michaels Camp Creativity 2017 Schedule

Week 1: Classic Characters – Kids will love making Mickey and Minnie themed crafts.

June 12 – Mickey and Minnie Perler Beads and Mouse Ears
June 14 – Mickey and Minnie frames and Pom Pom craft
June 16 – Mickey and Minnie Flower Pots and Play-Doh Creations
Week 2: Ocean Adventure – Kids will go under the sea with Nemo and friends.

June 19 – Nemo and Dory Perler Beads and masks
June 21 – Octopus pencil holder and Dory craft
June 23 – Under the Sea character pictures
Week 3: Outdoor Fun – Kids will have fun making outdoor games with a Disney twist.

June 26 – Lion Guard craft and Disney character jumbo dice
June 28 – Airplanes
June 30 – Bird feeder and frisbees
Week 4: Winter Wonderland – Enjoy winter in summer with Olaf and friends.

July 3 – Perler Beads snowflakes and Olaf craft
July 5 – Olaf mask and snowflake
July 7 – Snowflake wands and Frozen diorama
Week 5: Princess and Friends – Crafts will bring your favorite characters to life.

July 10 – Perler Beads crowns and photo props
July 12 – Beauty and the Beast and princess crafts
July 14 – Octopus and Seven Dwarfs crafts
Week 6: Safari Creations – Go on an adventure with the Lion Guard and friends.

July 17 – Perler Beads paw print and binoculars
July 19 – Lion Guard painting and lion ears
July 21 – Animal puppets and paintings
Week 7: All About Me – Kids will create projects that tell their unique story.

July 24 – Home and Person crafts
July 26 – Make a pet and painting crafts
July 28 – Favorite food craft and toilet paper roll superheroes