Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The new year is almost here - what do you plan on changing in 2013?
Happy New Year, Canton! Now that 2013 is here, it's time to make those New Year's resolutions. According to Time magazine, the top ten most commonly broken resolutions are: So Canton, what are your resolutions for the new year? Tell us in the comments!
Monday, December 31, 2012
Family fun, ice sculptures, musical performances and more.
From the Waterfront to Fenway; Shakespeare to Indie rock; family celebrations to fireworks on the Common, Boston's 2013 First Night celebration has it all...and then some. The city's 37th annual festival features world class performances of art, music, film and dance, and showcases more than 1,000 artists and 200 exhibitions. Events will take place Monday from noon to midnight all over Boston. All First Night outdoor events are free, but buy an $18 button (children under 4 are free) for access to all indoor events, and be sure to check out the whole schedule online. Organizers strongly encourage using the online interactive planner to sign up for activities. Highlights:
Sunday, December 30, 2012
All commuter rail trains will operate on a modified weekday schedule with additional service New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, and a Sunday schedule Jan. 1.
The MBTA has announced its New Year's Eve schedule. Some highlights include:
Five easy steps to throw an easy and inexpensive New Year's Eve party at home.
Want to avoid the hectic crowds this New Years? Invite a few close friends over and throw your own party at home. Here are five simple steps to having your own New Year's Eve party: 1. Food. Start your party at 7 p.m. or later so your guests will eat dinner before they come over. That way, all you have to provide is snacks. Pick up a vegetable platter and some sweet treats for dessert. Want to make something yourself? Here is a quick an easy recipe for a snack everyone will love: Ingredients you'll need for salsa dip: Spread the whole package of cream cheese on the bottom of a deep plate. Pour a little more than half of the jar of salsa over the top and spread. Sprinkle a layer of shredded cheese on top of the salsa. Heat in the microwave …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
What are your plans for ringing in 2012?
Today is the last day of 2011. As folks create their New Year's Resolutions, and prepare to ring in 2012, have you decided how you will celebrate? If you need a last-minute idea for parties, food, dancing, fireworks or celebrations, click on the Canton Patch New Year's Eve Guide here. Also, be sure to vote in our poll! Have a safe and happy holiday, Canton!
Friday, December 30, 2011
Free MTBA service New Year’s Eve after 8 p.m., free coffee at service plazas in the Bay State.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Friday, December 30, 2011
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) asks travelers during the upcoming New Year's holiday weekend to plan ahead, drive safely, and use public transportation where possible. To encourage safe travel, the MBTA will offer free service after 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, and free coffee will be served overnight on New Year’s Eve at service plazas along major roadways. “We ask all travelers visiting family and friends or celebrating the New Year at First Night in Boston or other activities to enjoy the holiday weekend safely by choosing a designated driver if necessary or taking advantage of public transportation,” said MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey. Courtesy of McDonald's, Burger King, and Gulf, and to …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
A few ideas to help you plan your NYE in and around Canton.
Champagne toasts, a glittery dress, Chinese take-out, First Night. New Year's Eve is quickly approaching. As we bid farewell to 2011, and usher in 2012, where will you be watching the ball drop? Do you plan to stay local and wine and dine in Canton, attend a house party with friends, order in Chinese and drink your sparkling wine at home, or venture out to celebrate? Below are a few options for ringing in the New Year. Have a fun, safe and healthy New Year, Canton! 1. For the kid-friendly crew, the Discovery Museums Host a New Year's Eve PJ Dance Party starting at 10:00 a.m. Bring the little ones out for some NYE fun. Admission is $10. 2. For the grown ups, head over to the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton to usher in 2012. Starting at 7:00…
Friday, December 31, 2010
Here is what is happening in and around Canton.
1. It's the last day of vacation camp for the kids at Blue Hills Ski Area. Bring your little slope-lover to Blue Hills for some snowy fun from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 2. Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton at 7:00 p.m. 3. There is shabbat service at 6:00 p.m. at Temple Beth David and a Chinese food dinner will follow. 4. The American Legion is hosting a New Year's Eve Party starting at 8:00 p.m. with music, dancing and food. 5. You can ring in the New Year tonight at Center Field's, Finbarr's, or Halfway Cafe--all three are having special New Year's Eve events. Happy New Year!
Thursday, December 30, 2010
A snowy sunset at the farm in Canton.
Brookwood Farm on Blue Hill River Road in Canton was a snowy scene at sunset this afternoon. Today's sunny temperatures helped to melt away more of the snow the Blizzard of 2010 dumped on the area. Tomorrow, temperatures are expected to hit a high of 46 degrees, according to the National Weather Service, making for a fairly warm New Year's Eve day. No need to worry about NYE plans. Friday night is expected to be snow-free. Friday night's temperatures will be 34 degrees with partly cloudy skies, according to the National Weather Service. Enjoy your New Year's Eve festivities!
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Celebrate and welcome 2011 at local establishments.
The end of 2010 has finally come. This final week, for some, will be spent regaining a proper sense of appetite after last weekend's Christmas feasting; for others, it will entail thorough strategizing regarding just how to displace the drifts of snow surrounding porches and driveways; and many Canton children will spend this week free from the burdens of backpacks and homework, focusing instead on zooming down hills on sleds and building snow forts. The bustle of December is fading and daily life is slipping back into normalcy, but there is no reason that the holiday season should lose momentum as January approaches and the end of school break looms. By the time Friday night rolls around, town residents will want to be prepared for more …