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 10 Fun Activities Around the Corner ...

1. 7th Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction
Friends of Whitman Park present the 7th Annual Wine Tasting & Silent Auction at Whitman Town Hall, 54 South Avenue on November 6th from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 each or 2 for $25 in advanced or $20 at the door. There will be wine and beer distributors as well as food and music. Tickets can be purchased in advanced at at Duval's, Regal Marketplace and Curves of Whitman.

2. Holiday Shopping Event
St. Joseph Manor will hold its 3rd Annual Holiday Shopping Event on Sunday, November 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be various vendors selling gifts for the holidays. Some vendors include; Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, Tupperware and more! There will be will a gift wrapping station available as well as a kid's table. Please come by for one stop shopping, great raffle prizes and to help support St. Joseph Manor, 215 Thatcher Street, Brockton. For more information please call, 508-583-5834 or visit

3. Adult Scavenger Hunt
McGuiggan's Irish Pub will host an Adult Scavenger Hunt on Sunday, November 14th from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Rules will be distributed at 12:30. The scavenger hunt will be limited to 30 teams of 4. Prizes will be awarded. The cost is $ 50 to enter. Stop by or call to sign up your scavenger hunt team today at McGuiggan's, 546 Washington Street, Whitman. For more information, contact Rory at (781) 447-7333 or vis

4. A Tasting of Wine, Beer & Sweets

Enjoy an evening socializing with food, friends and drink sponsored by: Brockton Rotary Club Friday, November 12, 2010 5-8 pm at the Shaw's Center, Brockton. All proceeds to benefit the Brockton Community * Raffle Items Donated by Local Businesses $25/Ticket. Tickets available by contacting Tina White at (508) 821-1845 or by e-mail at

5. Show Your Community Spirit

 Help Brockton kick-off the holiday season and break the world record for the most people wearing Santa hats in one place! Don your hat and help us take back the record from the elves of Mullingar, Ireland! This community spirit event is the precursor to our spectacular Downtown Brockton Holiday Parade on November 27th.Show your Brockton Pride and honor Brockton's own James Edgar, the country's first Department Store Santa! Participants will have the chance to win a Kindle. 


6. Greater Brockton Holiday Parade

Downtown Brockton Association, Montello Business Association, Campello Business Association and Mayor Linda M. Balzotti and the City of Brockton Present the Greater Brockton Holiday Parade with Grand Marshall - Senator Scott Brown on Saturday, November 27 at 1 p.m.. Free pictures with Santa at will be available at 10 a.m. at 141-143 Main Street and will be sponsored sponsored by Independence Associates & Tuxedos by Merian. City Hall Activities including the Holiday Bazaar will take place from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


7. Support Our Troops Dance

Please join us for a dance in support of support of our troops on November 5th from 7 pm - 12 am. 100% of the proceeds will go towards sending packages to our troops. The dance will be held at East Bridgewater Commercial Club, 1 Neilson Ave, East Bridgewater. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. CASH BAR!!! DJ - Raffles - 50/50 - Door prize. There is no entrance fee but we are requesting a donation upon entrance to help us continue sending packages to our troops. For more information please contact, EBSUPPORTOURTROOPS@GMAIL.COM


8. "Come Together, Right Now"

What was the Beatles first #1 hit in America? What was the original title of the film "Help!?" Why did the Beatles stop touring? The East Bridgewater Public Library is supporting a FREE presentation by local actor, Mark Cartier. This program is designed for anyone interested in the music of the Beatles. This program is supported in part by a grant from the East Bridgewater Arts Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Location: Community Room, East Bridgewater Public Library, 32 Union Street East Bridgewater. For more information, please contact Manny Leite at (508) 378-1616 x 101 or by emailing


9. Brockton High Jazz Ensemble Pays Tribute to Dick Johnson

The Brockton High School Jazz Ensemble and Friends, under the direction of Vincent Macrina, will present a tribute to Dick Johnson on Sunday, November 7th from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the Brockton High School Auditorium, Brockton High School Music Dept., 470 Forest Ave. Brockton.  All proceeds will be donated to the BHS Band Uniform Fund.


10. Veteran's Day Parade

A Veterans Day Parade will be held on Thursday, November 11th. We will form up at the Brockton Fairgrounds at 9:00 a.m. at the Belmont Street entrance and the parade will start at 10:00 AM. The parade route will proceed down Belmont Street and will then take a left onto Main Street. There will be a brief pause on Main Street at School Street, for the Brockton Fire Fighters Pipe & Drum Band Strand Theater Tribute. It will then proceed down Main Street and take a left on Legion Parkway for a brief ceremony at the Monument to Honor All Veterans. For further information, please contact Brockton Veterans Services at (508) 580-7850.


* For a listing of additional Veteran's Day Parades throughout the region please visit,

Veteran's Day Parades by Community


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Metro South Chamber of Commerce
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Brockton, Massachusetts 02301