Braintree After School program will be holding the 5th annual fun filled Touch-A-Truck event sponsored by on Saturday June 17th from 10-1 at the Bay shore athletic /RMV parking lot.
Entrance fee of $5.00 per person or $20 per family.
There will be a helicopter, face painting, movable rock wall, bungee trampoline, Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, and Cold Play concert tickets to raffle off, characters and much much more! Come on out and support Braintree After School Enrichment program while enjoying the day with your family and friends!
Abingtonians will be gathering at Island Grove and other places on Flag Day Weekend to kick off the summer with a Town wide celebration June 9th to June 11th.
This unforgettable weekend is one you and your family will not want to miss. The “Abington Celebrates” committee has planned a number of events to celebrate Flag Day/Founder’s Day weekend. June 10th will mark the town’s 305th anniversary so included in this year’s events will be several that were popular during the Tricentennial Celebration back in 2012.
Kicking off the festivities on Friday evening, June 9th will be a “Kick-Off Cook Out” sponsored by the United Church of Christ in Abington located at 10 Bedford St. Families will enjoy DJ music, face painting, raffles, history exhibit and free food (donations suggested).
On Saturday, June 10th, the morning kicks off with a free 5K Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. starting at Beaver Brook Elementary School. The run is open to all ages and no preregistration required. Commemorative T-shirts available for a $10 donation.
Following the Fun Run will be a Kids’ Fishing Derby starting at 9:00 a.m. on Central Street (across the Town Barn). Open to all children ages 5-14 (must be accompanied by an adult). Bait, hooks, bobbers supplied. Prizes for longest fish per age group.
By Saturday afternoon, Island Grove will be the place to be. The Civil War Encampment is back by popular demand and the re-enactors will be conducting Civil War exercises and demonstrations throughout the day. The Cub Scouts will have scouting demonstrations and Joe’s Craz-zy Critters will be there from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
As suppertime approaches, folks will want to stop by the Polish Club at 55 Wales Street from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. to enjoy “Pizza Pandemonium” sponsored by the HUG Foundation.
Later Saturday evening, everyone will want to return to Island Grove as the sun begins to set to watch the enchanted sight as Memorial Bridge becomes illuminated with over two hundred luminaries. The Civil War campsites will be also be aglow with lanterns for a magical candlelight tour while the strains of toe-tapping music can be heard from “Shades of Gray”.
On Sunday, June 11th, folks can start their day at 8:30 a.m. at the American Legion on Washington St. with a “Pancake Breakfast” sponsored by the Abington Lions Club. There will also be a “Firefighter Memorial Service” at 10:00 a.m. at the flagpoint on the point at Island Grove Park with a “Sunday Morning Church Service” immediately following by the United Church of Christ in Abington.
Beginning at noon at the Police Station on Central Street, the Abington Police Department, Abington Fire Department and Department of Public Works will be sponsoring a “Touch a Truck / See a Car” activity with music by The Corvairs! There will also be “Open House” at the Abington Police Station.
Mark your calendars for this fun-filled weekend!
The Joshua Kaye Foundation will be hosting a family fun day and touch a truck on Sunday May 21st from 11am-3pm in the parking lot of former Cardi Furniture Food, Music & Fun for the Whole Family!!
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*Meet and interact with police officers & firefighters
*Free carnival games*, live music & performances
2pm- Red Sox World Series Trophy visit!!!
11:30am- Big Joe the Storyteller
***1000 Rubber Dolphin Drop – win $1000!!!***
Vendors, Food Trucks Admission: $3 per person/$15 per family
180 Pearl St, Braintree- formerly Cardi’s Furniture
The East Bridgewater branch of the Old Colony YMCA will be hosting it annual Truck a Truck event at Compass Medical on Route 18th on Sunday May 21st from 1pm-4pm. Rain or Shine event.
Kids can climb on their favorite cars and trucks, police cars, fire trucks, school bus, race cars, and more. At Touch-A-Truck, kids will be able to get up close to the large vehicles they may frequently see on the streets Children will have opportunity to climb into and/or on vehicles and to talk with the drivers. They will learn about the vehicles and pedestrian safety around large vehicles. Touch-A-Truck provides children with a hands-on educational experience about their community There will also be moon bounce and sand art table
Admission is $20 per carload.
Join us rain or shine! Net proceeds benefit Old Colony YMCA – East Bridgewater’s Annual Campaign
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Compass Medical, P.C.
One Compass Way, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02333
The South Shore Children’s Museum and Hanover women’s club will be hosting a fun Touch a Truck event on Sunday May 21st 10am-1pm at the Hanover Mall. .
Parents/Aunts/Uncles/Grandparents plan a fun-filled Sunday and see the wide eyes and smiles of the children as they pretend to drive their favorite truck or explore a tire that’s taller than they are!
PLUS we have an animal touch center, balloon animals, the Bubble Man DJ and face painting all included in the price of admission!
Admission is $5 per person. This is one of two big fundraisers for the museum that allows us to raise money for museum operations and expanding and improving the exhibits that our South Shore children love to explore.
The South Shore Children’s Museum is where play and learning come together! The museum provides an opportunity for children to discover our nation’s rich past through hands-on experiences — without ever having to leave the South Shore! Each exhibit teaches them about a different aspect of American history through exciting interactive play. From creating crafts to sharing stories, children will learn about America and have fun doing it!