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10 Fun Activities Around the Corner ...   

1.    Purchase Locally Grown Fresh Fruits and Veggies

Visit the Bridgewater Farmer's Market Tuesdays from 3:00-6:30 through October 27.  Sponsored by Bridgewater State University's Center for Sustainability, the market takes place at the corner of Spring and Broad Street in Bridgewater (on Rt. 18 next to the railroad tracks). For more information email,
2.    Experience Irish Pride at the 20th Annual Irish Festival
Celebrate the 20th Annual Irish Festival September 17th-19th with the best of Irish music, food, dance and Irish Cultural Exhibits. Featured Artists include: Andy Cooney, Andy Healey Band, Curragh's Fancy, Erin's Melody and more. The festival will also feature bands, story tellers, authors, and genealogy. General admission is $15, $10 for Centre members, and children under 12 are free. The Irish Cultural Centre is located at 200 New Boston Drive, Canton, MA. Tickets are available in advance by calling 1-888-GO-IRISH.
3.    Fun with the Kids for a Dollar per Week!
Bring your child to participate in the Kid's Road Races held at D.W. Field in Brockton on Saturdays, Sept.11 - Oct 30.Ribbons will be awarded each week to the top 5 runners in each division. Boys and Girls who participate in 5 or more races will receive a T-shirt and a trophy. There are 10 divisions for kids ages 14 and under. An Award Ceremony (Pizza Party) will be held at the end of the series where the highest point performer in each division will be awarded a pair of New Balance running shoes. Registration is from 9:30 - 9:45 a.m. at the pentangle parking lot at D.W. Field. Races begin at 10 a.m. sharp. Donation: $1.00 per week. For more information visit,
4.    Enjoy Friday Night Flicks for Free
Join Prisco's Market and Deli for family movies on the big screen every Friday night in September. Prisco's Market & Deli is located at, 8 Romney Road, rte. 18, Bridgewater. For more information please visit, or call 508-697-2273
5.    Sample Delicious Greek Cuisine 
The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Brockton is hosting their annual Greek Food Festival September 16th - 19th. This festival will feature world famous Greek cuisine, pastries and wines. Lunch and dinner dishes include lamb and chicken shish-kebab, gyros, Greek salad, stuffed grape leaves and more. Live Greek music on Friday and Saturday, Bazaar, marketplace and distinctive Greek shopping, children's activities and church tours. Rain or shine under the big white tent. The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church is located at 457 Oak Street, Brockton. For more information, visit or call 508-559-0910.
6.    Combine Learning with Fun
Located in the old fire station in North Easton, MA., the Children's Museum in Easton is an educational, cultural, and social learning center for children and families, with a primary focus on children ages 1-8. The museum will re-open on September 14th after their annual Fall Spruce-upwith a wide variety of classes and programs. The Children's Museum is located at 9 Sullivan Avenue, North Easton, MA. For more information please call 508-230-3789 or visit
7.    Rock and Roll with Vintage Cars
Wheels of Time presents, the annual "Fun with Cars" Car Show being held September 19th from 9-4 pm at the Brockton fairgrounds with a rain date of September 26th. There will be approximately 250 classic cars and hot rods on display, plus food, music and a 50-50 raffle. Walk-in general admission is $5 and show car admission is $15. Money raised will be donated to local charities and scholarships.The Brockton Fair grounds are located at 500 Belmont Street, Brockton. For more information, visit
8.    "Let the Art Touch You"
The Fuller Craft Museum is constructed on 22 acres of woodland on the shores of Upper Porter's Pond.  The museum offers unique craft exhibits, workshops, classes, lectures and special events.Through the support of Bank of America,the Fuller Craft Museum is offering free admission to Brocktonians through the end of the year.  Enjoy free admission to Fuller Craft Museum every Wednesday night from 5-9. Always free for members and children under the age of 12. For more information visit,
9.    Mix Business with Pleasure
Join the East Bridgewater Business Association for their 12th Annual Business Expo and Family Fun Day on Saturday, Sept 18 from 10-2 at the East Bridgewater Town Common, rain or shine. The EBBA is excited to present an Old Fashioned Country Fair this year. All are welcome to this FREE event. There will be music by Dale and the Duds, train rides for all ages, a jump house, barn babies, children's theatre and games, hat decorating contest and more. Enjoy burgers and hot dogs on the grill, popcorn and old-fashioned strawberry shortcakes. For more information, please visit

10.  Dance with the Champions
The Charity Guild presents the third annual Harvest Gala featuring "Dancing with the Champions". On September 15 and September 22 at 7:15 p.m., 10 couples will compete in the first of two preliminaries. On September 30, all 10 couples will dance at the Gala being held at the Shaw's Center, where the audience will vote for their favorite couple. Contact the Charity Guild if you would like to attend. This popular event was a sellout last year! For more information please call (508) 583-5280 or visit



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