Community Events Around The South Shore

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Family Fun Weekend on Duxbury Harbor

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Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow at the Marshfield Fairgrounds

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 Olde Home Days Fair, June 1st – 3rd in Pembroke

Mark your calendars for three days of family fun, church connections and community. June 1st through June 3rd will mark the opening of the summer season for the Town of Pembroke and the annual Olde Home Days Fair. There will be carnival rides, food, games and fun for all.

First Church in Pembroke has been sponsoring the Olde Home Days Fair for 65 years. The Fair has provided First Church the opportunity to build fellowship, share with the community and support for our budget.

Thursday & Friday from 6 -10 PM and Saturday from noon – 10 PM, the Pembroke Olde Home Days Fair will be at the First Church in Pembroke. Cushing Amusements will provide the rides and First Church will add the rest. We will be hosting a Snack Bar with hamburgers, hot dogs pizza, grilled cheese sandwiches, pulled pork sandwiches, macaroni & cheese and chili, a Country Market Place with penny candy, timeless treasures, books and plants, Kids Games, Lobster Supper, Pancake Breakfast, Strawberry Shortcake, and lots more. Questions or if you’d like to volunteer call Gail at 781-293-9355 or click here. This event is partially sponsored by Sandbaggers Golf Range.

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First Annual Rockland Day Community Celebration, Saturday, June 10th

The Town of Rockland and the Rockland Youth Commission, in partnership with Macaroni Kid South Shore Boston, are excitedly planning for the first Annual Rockland Day, which will be held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in the Town Center on Saturday, June 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  The Rain Date is Saturday, June 17.  This complimentary activity-filled afternoon will be a celebration of the Rockland community, residents of all ages, and families.  All are welcome.  The event will include a family-friendly Kindness Rocks Project painting party sponsored by Macaroni Kid South Shore Boston.  Other activities to be featured are live entertainment, many Rockland business and civic groups hosting tables, Rockland Fire and Police vehicle displays, public safety demonstrations, art displays presented by the Fourth Floor Artists who have studios in two of Rockland’s former mill buildings, crafts to purchase and much more. Sponsorship and vendor opportunities are still available for anyone interested in participating. Contact the Rockland Youth Commission by email at youth@rockland-ma.gov or by telephone at 781-871-1730.

 

Families First 5K, Sunday, June 11th in Duxbury

Miramar Retreat Center invites runners and walkers of all ages to participate in the inaugural Families First 5K along picturesque Duxbury Bay on Sunday, June 11 at 8 a.m. Online registration is open until June 9 at www.SouthShoreRace.com. T-shirts and goodie bags will be provided for all who register before May 30. Parking, on site registration, and bib pickup will available on race day beginning at 7 a.m at the Miramar Retreat Center, 121 Parks Street, Duxbury. Families and extended families are invited, and walkers and running strollers are welcome, but no dogs please. Prizes, including Kingsbury Club Membership, luxury car rentals, ice time at The Bog and more will be awarded at various levels. The 5K supports the work of the Miramar Retreat Center. For more information see the website at www.miramarretreat.org. or call 781-585-2460.

 

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