Thursday, February 24, 2011
Here is what is happening and and around Canton today.
Five Things You Need to Know Today is a new Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. 1. The Canton Council on Aging offers pool lessons at 9:00 a.m. 2. Game lovers can also head to the Senior Center at 12:30 p.m. today for bingo and cribbage games. 3. Best-selling author and activist Mark Steyn is speaking at Ahavath Torah Congregation tonight in Stoughton at 7:30 p.m. The topic will be: "Relighting the Lamps of Liberty: Standing Up For Freedom in a Darkening World." 4. Have a young Oscar-worthy performer in your house? Bring the kids, ages 6-8, to Canton Public Library today for "Let's Put on a …
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Chuck Hogan, author and Canton native, spoke to the Senior Men's Club at the Canton Public Library.
Chuck Hogan grew up in Canton, graduated from Canton High School, and then from Boston College in 1989. In 1995, a mere six years later, his first novel, "The Standoff," was published. Almost sounds like pure luck, but Hogan worked hard for his reward. "I was busy. This was the third novel I had completed, but the first one published," Hogan told the Canton Senior Men's Club at the Canton Public Library on Tuesday. "I was in a writing group, learning the ropes, making contacts and writing, and when the time came, I was in a position to get lucky," the author said. That novel, "Prince of Thieves," was an award-winning piece of work and the basis for the wildly popular film, "The Town," produced by Ben Affleck and set in Charlestown. That …
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Here is what is happening in and around Canton.
1. Don't forget to donate! It is not too late to donate to Toys for Tots! Three local businesses are still counting on Canton residents to boost their donations for Toys for Tots. Drop off new, unwrapped toys to Bertucci's at 95 Washington Street, Dolan Flooring at 605 Washington Street or Wuotila Chiropractic at 575 Washington Street. 2. Bring your little one to Toddler Tuesday at the Mass Audubon Visual Arts Center at 10:00 a.m. for storytelling and arts and crafts. 3. Listen to some holiday tunes at Canton High School's Winter Concert at 7:00 p.m. tonight. 4. The Senior Center has a men's club meeting at 10:00 a.m. with a special guest speaker, author and Canton native Chuck Hogan. 5. It's Bulldogs vs. Foxborough today in girls …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Here's what's happening in and around Canton.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a new Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. Here are five reminders about ongoing events in Canton: