Friday, October 5, 2012
Looking for Halloween and autumn events this weekend? Check out this roundup of things to do across Massachusetts this Friday through Sunday.
This is Halloween! Tis the season when happy haunts begin to materialize and grim grinning ghosts come out to socialize. Of course there's plenty to do in Salem, the Halloween Capital of the World, but there's plenty of local events happening, too. Here's a roundup of local Halloween and autumnal events taking place this Friday, Oct. 5, Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7. Be sure to check out Stoneham Patch's Halloween Guide for everything Halloween-related in town. SALEM 1st Annual Pickering Wharf Pet Costume Contest: Grand prizes include a $25 gift certificate to The Hungry Whale and an Entire Day at the spa located at Living With Pets. All pets and pet owners that participate will receive a fun pumpkin ornament/decoration that will be …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
A roundup of what's happening in town and surrounding areas.
It's Thursday, and you say you've got no plans this weekend? No problem, we're here to help. Below is a roundup of what's happening in and around town this weekend, Friday through Sunday. 1. Live Music at the Halfway Cafe Where/When: Halfway Cafe; Saturday, Sept. 8: 9 p.m. Why Go: Check out live music with the Bill McGoldrick Duo and try a great selection of craft beer. Price: Free to attend. 2. Kereoke at American Legion Post 24 Where/When: American Legion Post 24, Canton; Friday, Sept. 7: 8 p.m. Why Go: Tune up those vocal cords and take part in this week's Karaoke Night, which runs at the American Legion Post 24 on Friday nights from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Price: Free. 3. South Shore Hospital “Stroll for the Goal” Fun Day Where/When: 75 …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
A roundup of events and activities in and around town.
It's Thursday, and you say you've got no plans this weekend? No problem, we're here to help. Below is a roundup of what's happening in and around town this weekend, Friday through Sunday. 1. Legion Pizza Where/When: American Legion Post 24, 950 Washington St, Canton; Friday, Aug. 24: 5 p.m. Why Go: American Legion Post #24 has pizza for take out or eat in on Thursday and Friday evenings from 5-10 p.m. Price: Free. 2. Sunset Shabbat Where/When: Pequitside Farms, Canton; Friday, Aug. 24: 6 p.m. Why Go: Temple Beth Abraham will hold a Sunset Shabbat from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 24 at Pequitside Farm in Canton. At 6 p.m., there will be a BBQ and summer games until 7:15 p.m., when the group will usher in Shabbat. The rabbi will lead the group in …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Wanna take a short trip this weekend? Check out what's happening on the Rhode Island and New Hampshire seacoasts, the Cape and Martha's Vineyard.
Looking for a fast and fun getaway from Canton this weekend? Summer in New England is filled with options. Check out what's happening this weekend in a few favorite summer spots: Weather: Showers and thunderstorms likely on Saturday; some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 78 and low around 67 at night. A chance of showers and partly sunny on Sunday with a high near 81, low at night around 64. You're going to need a bigger boat: It's JAWSFEST all this weekend on Martha's Vineyard. There's a slew of events, including an outdoor screening of Jaws—that you can kayak to and get VIP seating—a "Behind The Screams" collection of private photos and memorabilia from the film, and more. For more events and summer news, …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
A roundup of what's taking place in the area for you this weekend.
Friday's right around the corner, and if you're wondering about what to do this weekend, we're here to help. Here's around up of what's taking place nearby: 1. Blue Hills Brewery Tours Where/When: Blue Hills Brewery, 1020 Turnpike St, Canton; Friday, Aug. 10: 3:30-6:30 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 11, from 2-6 p.m. Why Go: Stop by the brewery for a complimentary tour and tasting, held every Friday and Saturday! Price: Free. 2. Line Dancing Where/When: St. Gerard Majella Church, 1860 Washington St.; Friday, Aug. 10: 1:30 p.m. Why Go: All are welcome to attend this afternoon of fun-filled dancing right at the St. Gerard Majella Church in Canton. Price: $4 3. Karaoke Night at the American Legion Post #24 Where/When: American Legion Post 24, 950 …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Twin River Casino Trip!
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
1. On this day in history in 1969 - 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died. 2. Diabetes and glucose screening with Terri Khoury, Public Helath nurse for the Town of Canton at the Canton Council on Aging from 9am to 11:30am. 3. Twin River Casino Trip sponsored by the Canton Council on the Aging. Park your cars over at St. Gerard's. We will be returning by 4pm. Trip leaves at 9am. 4. Strength Training Class at St. John's Church with teacher Sherry Boulanger at 10:30 aam. Class is free. 5. Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 50 degrees, with winds at 5 - 10 mph, 40 percent chance of showers, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Belly Dance Class, Yoga and the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List
Five Things you Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Sunny skies with a high near 61 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. 2. In 1950, the FBI developed its Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List. 3. Hot Yoga at the Ten X Club at 4:30pm, 95 Washington St., Canton. 4. Storytime and Fun at the Village Toy Shop from 10:30am to 11:15am, 95 Washington St. 5. Free Belly Dance Class, 7pm to 8:15 pm at Danceworks, 130 Jackson St., Canton.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Harvard University, We Beat Cancer Tulip Drive and Yoga for Seniors
Five Things you Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Slight chance of rain early this morning, with a high near 66, according to the National Weather Service. No sign of any March winds. 2. In 1639, Cambridge College was renamed Harvard University. 3. We Beat Cancer Tulip Drive at Floral Scents, 515 Washingon St., Canton, $12. 4. Business Network International Meeting today from 7 am to 8:30 am at the American Legion Canton (Post 24), 950 Rear Washington St., Canton. 5. Yoga at the Canton Council on Aging today at 10:30 a.m.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Sunscreen, Fireside Chat, and an art show.
Five Things you Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Get out your suntan lotion and zinc oxide. The temperature could be 68 degrees today, with a warm South wind whispering between 6 and 9 mph, according to the National Weather Service. 2. On this day in 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first Fireside Chat. 3. Tot Time at St. John the Evangelist Church. Every Monday morning from 9:30 am to 11 a.m. Free. 4. View the exhibit "Capturing the Past - Preserving the Future" at Mass Audubon's Moose Hill Wildlife Gallery. The exhibit features the work of Robert W. Lesieur (1918-2008). From 10 am - 4 pm at 293 Moose Hill St., Sharon, MA 02067. 5. Traditional Irish …
Monday, October 10, 2011
Ah, Columbus, Porgy and Bess, Goodbye Spiro.
1. Keep the sunscreen at hand. The National Weather service predicts bright sun and a high temperature of 81 degrees. A slight breeze will flutter from Metro West. Expect a low of 53 degrees overnight. 2. Celebrate Columbus' finding the western route from Europe to Asia. Christopher Colombus never doubted he had. Although preceded to the Americas by hundreds of years by the Norse explorer Leif Ericson, Italian Columbus established Spanish colonies that took root. He had previously sailed to Portugal, the West African coast, England, Ireland and Iceland. He learned Latin, Portuguese and Castilian and read widely. The idea of a round earth was generally accepted years before his first voyage west. He crossed the Atlantic four times between …