Public Service Announcements (PSA)

 

Mayflower II’s newly restored Shallop sets sail Jun. 10 from Amesbury to Gloucester.  The vessel is expected to make several port stops with public viewing and demonstrations as well as special activities for the Plymouth arrival on Jun. 19.  Visit www.maritimegloucester.org for a complete list of activities.

 

The First Baptist Church of Hanson (214 Main St.) is having their Annual Very Berry Festival outside on Jun. 12 from 12-3.  Enjoy the season’s freshest berries on shortcake or in an ice cream sundae, just $5 each (child’s portion, $3).  For more info call 781-293-3502.

 

Horizons for Homeless Children needs volunteer Playspace Activity Leaders to provide 2 hours of healing play each week to homeless children in Brockton, Stoughton or Kingston.  The next online training is Jun. 17 from 6-8 p.m.  For more information click here or call 774-260-2612.

 

The Lloyd Center for the Environment in Dartmouth will host a Salt Marsh Exploration Jun. 19 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  Click here to pre-register.  Also check out the Woman’s Full Moon Canoe Trip and the Slocum River Moonlight Kayak Tour on Jun. 24.

 

The Officer Brian McSharry Bike/Run is Aug. 1 at the Whitman VFW Post 697 (95 Essex St.).  Registration begins at 9:30, kickstands up at 11, walk/run at 11:30.  This is a family-fun event with activities and raffles.  All resources gained will go to furthering the education of a future law enforcement officer who holds similar principles and values as Brian McSharry (who passed away at age 24 in 2011).  For more info email brianmcsharrymemorialfund@yahoo.com.

 

Plymouth Memorial Hall will host “Leonid & Friends:  The Chicago Tribute”  Sep. 11 at 8 p.m.  (Tickets on sale Jun. 11).  Leonid & Friends is comprised of 11 Russian musicians who capture the spirit, musicality and fire of American supergroup Chicago.  For tickets and info click here.

 

The Abington Rotary Club presents “Links Fore Pink” — a golf tournament to benefit the Massachusetts General Hospital Breast Cancer Center and the Abington Rotary Club — Sept. 13, 2021 at the Country Club of Halifax.  Your $125 fee includes golf, cart and link.  Make checks payable to “Links Fore Pink” and mail to 1723 Thayer Street, Abington, MA  02351 or email linksforepink@gmail.com.

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