Silver Lake High School Spring Concert

On May 16, 2024, Silver Lake High School held its Spring Concert. Directed by Ms. Kelley DePasqua and Mr. Gregory Dube, the event featured student performances that highlighted their musical skills and efforts. It was a great opportunity to appreciate the hard work and talent of our young musicians. Thank you to everyone who attended and supported them!

Video courtesy of Laker TV
Historical Tidbit:
Back in the early 1900's, going to the store was not a very common practice. Twice a week the grocery man would travel around town in the morning with his horse and wagon, visiting every home, and take orders for the dry goods that were needed. It would have been an item that the homeowner could not grow or raise themselves such as flour, coffee, tea, etc. That afternoon he would return to each home with their delivery.
 
There was also a gentleman from Middleboro who would come around with his wagon selling meat. This butcher usually came once a week. He would have a large drawer on the back of the wagon where the meat was kept and would cut what you wanted from the meat he carried that day. He would also take an order if he didn't have what you wanted.
 
Respectfully Submitted: Sue Basile
Photo Courtesy Of: Wikipedia Commons: David and Harry Silverman, Typical Fruit Peddlers, circa 1920s·  
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Holmes Public Library
 781-293-2271

Council on Aging
506 Plymouth Street
781-293-7313
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Halifax Congregational Church
503 Plymouth St. (Rt 106)
781-293-6393
Tuesdays 2:30 - 4p
St Vincent De Paul
Holy Apostles (Our Lady of the Lake )
580 Monponsett St, Halifax
(781) 293- 7971
2nd & 4th Saturday 9a
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Andrea Bedard
won a $15 gift certificate to Pinches & Pounds
Candy Store Rt 18, Whitman


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Spring for the Arts
Wed, June 5
6p
Halifax Elementary School

Celebrating at end of the year Spring for the Arts Night! The night will include a Spring Concert featuring our chorus and band, as well as a school wide Art Show.
If you have any questions, please contact the teachers directly:
Mrs. Lessard - Music/Chorus (blessard@slrsd.org)
Ms. Maresco - Band (margaretmaresco@slrsd.org)
Mrs. Bigham - Art (kimberlibigham@slrsd.org)
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Rabies Clinic

Sat, June 8
9-11a
Halifax Highway Barn

Saturday, June 8th, from 9am to 11am, the Halifax Board of Health is hosting a Rabies Clinic with help from the VCA Hanson Animal Hospital. The fee per vaccine administered is $15, and prior to vaccination - proof of valid rabies certificate is needed.

Halifax Conservation Commission -
May 28, 2024
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Halifax Town Meeting
May 13, 2024
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Halifax Farmer's Market

Sat, June 8
10am-3pm
Halifax Town Hall

Stop by the Halifax Farmer's Market June 8th from 10am-3pm, there will be live music, Great Food From Teddy's Dawgs, baked goods, many other vendors selling seasonal veggies, flowers, soaps, cards, and other great items.

Holmes Public Library Book Sale
Daily through Sat June 8
10a-1p

The Holmes Public Library are hosting their annual Friends of the Library book sale! The book sale will run for the entire first week of June, from the 1st to the 8th, during regular library hours.

For more information on book guidelines, please visit the Holmes Public Library Facebook
Juneteenth Celebration
Family-Friendly Juneteenth Event in Bridgewater! Entertainment, food, vendors, and speakers.
Bring your chairs & enjoy the day!

Sat, June 22 (Rain date: June 23)
University Park at BSU, 1 to 6 PM
Free Parking: For GPS, use
351 Great Hill Drive


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Halifax Congregational Church Dinner
Sat, June 8
5p
503 Plymouth St

Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for children. The meal includes an appetizer, salad, chicken parmesan with pasta, rolls & butter, dessert and a beverage. 

In order to get a proper headcount, we ask that you reserve your tickets no later than Wednesday, June 5. There will be a very minimal amount of tickets available at the door. To reserve tickets, or arrange a ride to the dinner, please call Susan Mahan at 781-293-0422. 

Please come and join us for a delicious home cooked meal! 
Boston Children’s Hospital
Blood Drive 
Wed, June 12 
9a-3p
Halifax Town Hall 

Boston Children’s Hospital is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday June 12. The blood drive will run from 9am - 3 pm on Wednesday, located at the Halifax Town Hall (499 Plymouth St. Halifax, MA). This event is sponsored by Jessica Page Real Estate of Boston Connect Real Estate.

The blood drive is a great way to give back and donate for the Boston Children’s Hospital, and all donors will receive a free shirt! Appointments are currently being accepted and can be booked through www.bostonchildrens.org/halfpints

Climate Can Do:
How Can I Help?

For those readers who would like to be actively involved in keeping our environment livable for future generations, here are a few suggestions:

350Mass.org join or create a local working group for a just, equitable and clean energy economy in Massachusetts


Creation Care United Methodist Church or other initiative in your faith community

Mothers Out Front showing up to protect our children

Extinction Rebellion/ (XR) and / or the Boston Red Rebel Brigade: international nonviolent mobilization including civil disobedience and performance art to raise awareness and demand action.

As always, check in with your community's Trails, Open Space, Outdoor or Conservation Commissions or the Taunton River Watershed Alliance to have impact locally.
  We are all in this together, we've only got one planet! Thank you for all you are doing. Keep up the good work!

Written by J. Rose
Together, we can make a difference by taking action to live sustainably. Let's empower ourselves to create a better future for our planet, one step at a time.
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Halifax Pride Day
Sat, June 15
11a-4p
Town Hall Green

Halifax Pride is back this year. There will be a mix of vendors at the event, from merchandise to informational booths.

The event supports the LGBTQ+ community in Halifax and promotes positivity.

Come & have fun Saturday June 15 (rain date the 16th). Town Hall Green, 499 Plymouth St Halifax.

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Historical Tidbit Question:
How often would the grocery wagon drive through town?

Email us your answer at:  Prizes@buzzaround.info Please include your name and phone number with your answer.
By entering, you give us permission to print your name in next week's Buzz Around.
On June 5, 2024, before 2p, we will randomly pick a winner from the correct answers.
The Buzz Around is brought to you this week by: Jamie Puhi, Jacquelyn Rose & Greg Venezia.
Permission to Daydream

The human brain is highest functioning when it has varied stimulus. Sometimes it's problem solving, sometimes task driven; and sometimes creative. We each have our own personal balance of physical movement and brain work, and let's not forget those emotional and spiritual needs that keep us connected and help us envision and imagine... getting the right cocktail to keeps us healthy, joyful, fulfilled and finding solutions.

When summer calls with its warm days, sunshine, flowers, birds chirping and breeze. I swear I can smell ocean spray mixed with the sweet florals on that breeze.

So... about 2 pm each day, I give myself permission to daydream, to take a break and take a walk; to smell the flowers and the breeze.

Be kind to yourself.

Life is not a sprint, it is a marathon. Doing things well takes continuous effort. But we are not machines, and need to give ourselves grace.
Permission to daydream... granted.
~ Jacquie
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