Public Service Announcements (PSA)

Visit the Great Island Artisans’ Guild “Arts in Bloom”  Craft Fair in the Overlook Clubhouse at the Pinehills on Saturday, May 11th from 10am-4pm. Come shop for gifts for the home, family or treat yourself! The organization is sure that you will be able to find a treasured gem from the 30+ vendors in attendance. Members of the Guild will be selling their wares, as well as outside Crafters. Plus, every half hour during the day, there will be a free drawing for a $10 gift card to be used at the fair. And if you show a copy of the flyer on your phone, you’ll receive an extra entry in the raffle for gift cards!

This holiday season, the Tuesday Club of Assonet is hosting a Christmas Stockings for Veterans Drive and collecting items for local Veterans at the Veteran’s Hospital in Brockton and the VTH in New Bedford. For a complete list of supplies and projects visit Veteran’s page or on Facebook at Tuesday Club of Assonet . You can also email [email protected] or contact Cathy 508-642-1617, Grace 508-644-2266 or Barbara 508-644-5741.

There will be collection bins at:

  1. Town of Freetown Town Hall
    1. 3 North Main Street, Assonet, MA 02702
    2. Monday-Thursday 8AM-4PM, Friday 8AM-NOON
      1. Town hall will be closed Thursday at 1PM on Dec 14th
  2. United Church of Assonet
    1. 9 North Main Street Assonet MA Sunday before service starts at 10AM.
      1. Door is open at 9:30am. Door reopens at 11-11:30AM after services.
      2. Drops welcome before and after service. Center front door.
      3. Drop in the Tuesday Club box labeled inside.
        1. Other times by appointment
  3. Earth’s Hidden Treasures
    1. 63 So. Main St. Assonet, MA
    2. Tuesday-Friday 10AM-6PM / Saturday 10AM-5PM / Sunday 10AM-2PM
  4. American Legion Hall Post 121
    1. 80 Myricks Road, Berkley, MA
    2. Open Daily 11AM-10PM
  5. Freetown Council on Aging 227
    1. Chase Road, East Freetown, MA 02717
    2. Monday-Thursday 8AM-4PM / Friday 7:30AM-10:30AM

The Great Island Artisans Guild @ The Pinehills is hosting an INDOOR Holiday Craft Fair. There will be over 30 talented artisans from the Pinehills community and Beyond.  Every 1/2 hour $10.00 gift certificates will be raffled off to attendees to be used at the fair. Come and shop for that special Holiday gift at the Fair on Saturday, November 4, 2023, 10 am to 4 pm. Overlook Clubhouse, 149 Great Island Road, Plymouth, MA 02360

First Baptist Church of Hanson is having a Christmas Holiday Bake Sale on December 17th from 10am – 2pm in their Foyer.

Whether you have parties to attend, need a hostess gift, or you’re entertaining yourself, relax and let First Baptist Church bake for you!

You can pick up homemade goodies, cookies, and bars to build your own party platters. You can also purchase homemade seasonal candies and pies.

Questions? Please call the church at 781-293-3502 or e-mail  [email protected].

Office hours: 10am – 1pm Tuesdays – Fridays.

The church is located at 214 Main Street (Route 27), Hanson, MA 02341.

On Saturday, October 15th, join South Meadow Village for their Annual Holly Fair, located off of Ward Street in Carver. The fair will be held from 9am – 2pm and will feature a wide selection of homemade goods, preserves, gift baskets, and much more.

The Holly Fair has been held for more than 40 years and draws attendees from Carver and all the neighboring towns – don’t miss the opportunity to support this wonderful cause. South Meadow Village is a 55+ mobile home community.

On Saturday, June 18th, The Jimmy Fund will be hosting The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl at Patriot Place in Foxborough. This is the nation’s largest all-you-can-eat ice cream festival and there will be music, entertainment, and games at the event as well. Best of all, proceeds from the event go to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to support cancer care and research. Since 1983, the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl has raised more than $7.1 million that has gone toward cancer research. You can purchase your tickets for the event here.

2022 Summer Concert Series

Every Thursday this summer, Pilgrim Memorial State Park DCR in Plymouth, MA will be hosting a concert at 7pm. If a concert is postponed, it will be held on the following Tuesday. This Summer Concert Series is brought to you by Plymouth Cultural Council and L. Knife and Son.

Here is the concert schedule:

May 26th – Legion Bud Band

June 2nd – Moonlight Serenaders

June 9th – Legion Bud Band

June 16th – Moonlight Serenaders

June 23rd – Lenny Vaz German Band

June 30th – South Shore Bay Band

July 7th – Moonlight Serenaders

July 14th – Don Besegai Tribute Band

July 21st – Legion Bud Band

July 28th – Legion Bud Band

August 4th – Moonlight Serenaders

August 11th – Legion Bud Band

August 18th – Moonlight Serenaders

August 25th – Moonlight Serenaders

September 1st – Legion Bud Band has helped more than one million adults earn their high school equivalency since 2010. They connect adults with free education classes, celebrating the impact that finishing high school can have on you, your family, and your community.

Visit for more information. 

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