Public Service Announcements (PSA)
The American Red Cross (Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts) will hold the following blood drives during the month of October (to make an appointment call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org): Oct. 22 at Holy Cross Parish in Easton from 2-7; Oct. 23 at Lakeville Public Library from 1-6; Oct. 24 at Southcoast Health, St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford from 2-7; Oct. 24 at Bridgewater State University from 11-4; Oct. 25 at UMass Dartmouth from 1-6; Oct. 26 at the Swansea Mall from 1-6; Oct. 28 at Dartmouth High School from 10-3; Oct. 30 at Stonehill College in Easton from 11-4.
Pick up a Hannaford fresh Cookbook in-store and help childhood hunger relief. They have compiled the best fresh magazine recipes, plus brand-new tips, menu ideas and more. Plus, for every fresh Cookbook you buy, $5 will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Plymouth.
The Old Colony History Museum in Taunton presents the Liberty & Union downtown Walking Tour from 11-12 p.m. — a free, one-hour guided tour of historic downtown Taunton highlighting some of the important architectural, cultural and commercial sites between Church Green and Taunton Green. The third Saturday of every month through October.
The Old Colony YMCA presents a Night of Fright: Haunted Woods on Oct. 27 from 7-9 at Camp Clark in Plymouth. You may want to bring a flashlight!!! Pay at the door…
Boys & Girls Club Night at the 99 Restaurant in Plymouth is Oct. 23 on Home Depot Drive from 4-9 p.m. Order a Boys & Girls Club entrée, and the Plymouth 99 will donate $1 to the Boys & Girls Club of Plymouth!
School on Wheels Massachusetts is hosting a Free Seminar Oct. 24 from 6-7 p.m. at SOWMA on 100 Laurel Street in East Bridgewater to understand FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). RSVP required – to: firstname.lastname@example.org. There is limited seating, so pre-registration is required.
Plimoth Plantation will host “Meet the Candidates” night Oct. 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meet the candidates who are running for office and learn more about the ballot questions before you cast your vote! Each candidate will speak to the audience and inform you of their platform. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. $10 to attend. Register at PlymouthChamber.com.
The Cape Cod Community College Aviation Technician Training Program will host their first Open House to celebrate STEM week on Oct. 25 from 9 am to 7 p.m. at its Plymouth Airport education center (246 South Meadow Road). Tour the hangars and classrooms while learning how the next generation of aviation technicians are trained. Presentations every hour followed by tour.
The Greater Plymouth Council for Human Services Agencies is hosting a Legislative Breakfast Oct. 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Plymouth Public Library. Keynote speaker is Astrid Glynn, “Beyond the City Limits: Providing Transportation Options on the South Shore”. RSVP: 508-732-9292, ext. 134.
The A.L.S. Charitable Foundation “Spirits Beckon You” is Oct. 26 at Squirrel Run Golf Club in Plymouth for a fun night of glow golf to benefit college students of ALS families. Sign-in, golf contests and fundraising games begin at 4, buffet dinner at 5 and shotgun start golf at 6 p.m., wrapping up with prizes at 8.
The New Testament Church in Plymouth is sponsoring a Health Symposium Oct. 27 from 9-11:30 a.m. to improve the health of our communities by discussing challenges we face and offering some solutions. At the same time, from 10-2, the Plymouth PD is sponsoring a collection of unwanted prescription drugs. Take advantage of this free disposal. 508-888-1879
South Shore Model Railway Club is having an open house and show Oct. 27 & 28 at the Club House Building (52 Bare Cove Park) in Hingham. Saturday from 9-4; Sunday from 10-4. 781-740-2000
Jonathan Edwards will be at the Spire Center in Plymouth Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. His highly respected repertoire of music includes “Sunshine Go Away Today”, “Shanty”, and much more. To order tickets online go to www.spirecenter.org or call 508-746-4488.
Plymouth Rocks Events is throwing a Halloween “Monster Bash” Oct. 27 at Plymouth Memorial Hall, beginning in the afternoon for the kids with “Imagination Movers”, the Emmy-Award winning children’s band voted the #1 Touring Act for Famlies, and then featuring “The Great Escape” (Journey cover band) and “Power of Love” (Huey Lewis cover band) in the evening. Proceeds will fund school music programs across the region.
The Museum of Science in Boston is partnering with World Music/CRASHarts to present National Geographic Live talks to the stage of Sanders Theatre in Cambridge. On Oct. 28, audiences will have the opportunity to learn about the incredible experiences photographing in wartorn environments of prize-winning photojournalist and author Lynsey Addario.
Plymouth Center for the Arts will have a Haunted Gingerbread House Oct. 28 from 11-12 and then 1-2 p.m. This program includes materials, but reservations are required. They will also host a Halloween Trick or Treat on Oct. 31 from 3-6 p.m.
Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod will be held at the Hyannis Resort & Conference Center on Oct. 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is the ONLY full-day philanthropy conference and will include awards luncheon, expert panelists and speakers, exhibitor showcase and cocktail reception.
Christ Church Parish in Plymouth will hold a special sale Oct. 31-Nov. 3, where shoppers will receive a 20% discount on all purchases. Click here for shop hours.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will present a veterans information seminar Oct. 31 from 9-9:30 a.m. at the VFW Post #443 in North Attleboro. Free to all veterans and members of their families. Claims assistance will also be provided between 9:30-3 p.m. 617-303-5675.
“Halloween on Main Street” will be hosted by the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Oct. 31 from 2-6 p.m. It starts and ends at Memorial Hall, with fun activities. Free trick or treat bags, treating to over 60 downtown merchants, Halloween games and activities, pumpkin decorating, costume contest.