Friday, December 14, 2012
Donations to the Snowy Owl Fund at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum are needed to repair the badly damaged cage
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Friday, December 14, 2012
Today is the sixth day of Chanukah. Happy Chanukah! 1. The Village Toy Shop has a Vera Bradley Shopping Event Dec. 14 - 16. Vera Bradley wristlets at crazy prices. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. 2. How about sampling some new beer flavors of the season? Blue Hills Brewery offers free tastings from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Blue Hills Brewery, 1020 Turnpike Street, #3B or contact (781)821-2337. 3. The Blue Hills Trailside Museum needs our help to get the snowy owl exhibit back up and running. Hurricane Sandy made her way across the east coast and many areas were affected by this massive storm. Sandy left her mark on Blue Hills Trailside Museum by knocking a tree down on top of the snowy owl enclosure. The male and the female snowy owls were …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
The Village Toy Shop is sponsoring a Lego window display contest this week.
Dinosaurs, spaceships, hotels and animal houses are all making an appearance at The Village Toy Shop in Canton. Thanks to a group of little designers, these Lego creations are on display at the Cobb's Corner toy store through Saturday. From as far away as Rehoboth, the kid creators entered the Lego Window Display Contest and are hoping their Lego design wins big on Saturday. The youngsters, ages three to 14, will win a Lego set for first place and a gift card for second place. The groups are divided by age and by Lego category: Realistic Creation or Fantasy Creation. Village Toy Shop Owner Kathy Mabry said 25 children submitted entries to the contest. "They are so creative," Mabry said of the children's entries, which range from cranes to …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Some Valentine's Day activities for your little ones.
This weekly Wednesday column is set up to give you an assortment of things-to-do for families and we appreciate your feedback on these suggestions. If you would like to add your own events, just enter them into our Patch calendar of events or place them in the comments box. It is February and many of us are looking for a cure for the winter doldrums; here are five kid-friendly activities to get you out of the house and into the fresh air. Have fun! Valentine’s Day Party The Village Toy Shop is hosting a party in honor of Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. You will be able to create your own holiday cards, play games and decorate festive cookies. Please RSVP to 781-821-9374 or firstname.lastname@example.org New …
Friday, November 26, 2010
A utility mishap cuts electricity to Cobbs Corner Shopping Center around 7:30am on Black Friday.
Black Friday indeed. The Cobb Corner Shopping Center went black this morning when they lost lights around 7:30 a.m. "We had a little bit of a panic because the lights went out for about four minutes; it felt like forever," said Kathy Mabry, owner of The Village Toy Shop. "We had a huge line and it just went black." Mabry said she heard that NStar had been doing some work in the area. But it didn't affect business for too long. "We had a huge turnout, it was really good," said Mabry, estimating she had about 200 transactions during the stores special sale hours of 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. "Everyone was in a great mood." Carol Margraf of Long Island was shopping for her grandchildren and others at the toy store. "We come to this store every year…