Abington - Colonial Road Runner FUN RUN Sundays until Jan 28, 12-1p, Abington Police Dept, 215 Central St. Get ready for an exciting FUN RUN! Sign up at the Abington Police Dept Community Room from 11:30 am. Choose between a 2 or 4-mile route for just $2 per week. Be part of your community and stay active!

Bridgewater - Extreme Skating Sat, Dec 23, 9:20p-10:45p, Bridgewater Ice Arena, 20 Bedford Park. Bring your friends and get on the ice for a skating party with music! $10 admission. $5 rental.

Brockton - Hop on over to Fuller Craft Museum to celebrate our Lagomorphs: Rabbits and Hares in Contemporary Craft exhibition, through Jan 28. Stop in at Holiday Handmade, Fuller Craft's Iconic Artist Gift Shop.

Brockton - Downtown Shopping Fri, Dec 22, 2p-7p. Join your community for a fun shopping event! They will begin at Elvera's Cafe, 132 Main St. Coffee will be at 2p. Then, they'll shop Downtown Brockton, ending up at the Brockton Beer Company, 121 Main St.
Brockton - Mad Science Fire and Ice Show Sat, Dec 23, 11a-12p, Brockton Public Library, Lingos Multi-Purpose Room, 304 Main St. Children will experience unique STEM experiences, including foggy dry ice storms, fire’s use of oxygen, giant floating beach balls, and more! For classroom ages (k-6th).

Canton - The Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St, has some great events planned on Fri, Dec 22!

  • Story Time, 10:30a-11a, Community Room. Books, flannel boards, and dancing!
  • Toy Tot Play Time, 11a-11:30a, Community Room. Chat with staff and let your kids play!
  • Half Day Activities, 1p-4p, Community Room Space, games, and activities for middle and high school students! This month's activities: holiday music and book swap!
  • Friday Teen Time, 4p-5:30p, Aldrich Room Drop in after school to play tabletop games or PS5 and XBOX games.
East Bridgewater - Play Cafe Sat, Dec 23, 7a-1:30p, We "R" Bananas, 125 Highland St. Saturdays, enjoy gourmet coffees, smoothies, delicious breakfast and lunch! Kids have fun in the play cafe.

East Bridgewater - Holiday Farm Nights Fri, Dec 22 & Sat, Dec 23, 5p-8p, Pony Town Parties, 1194 Plymouth St. Pony Town is decorated for families to enjoy a magical holiday experience. There will be "reindeer" pony rides, hot cocoa, and treats! You'll also be able to shop artisan gifts made by local crafters. Free entry.

Easton - Parent's Night Out Sat, Dec 23, 6:30-8:30p, Hammer & Stain South Shore, 594 Washington St, Unit 4/5 South Easton. Drop off your kids for a fun Glow in the Dark Canvas and Pizza Night with Let's Paint Club! Register on the Hammer & Stain website before seats sell out!
Fall River - Teen / Young Adult Art Tutorial Class Sat, Dec 23, 2:30p-4:30p, 28 Anawan St. Embrace your creativity with Ms. Arlene, who helps with current projects or new ones.

Fall River - Reading of the Polar Express Fri, Dec 22, 5p-7p, The Children's Museum of Greater Fall River, 441 N Main St. Lots of holiday fun is planned for this event! Along with the reading, enjoy hot cocoa, treats, a visit from Santa, and trains run by the Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum.

Fall River - Elks Christmas Party Sat, Dec 23, 5p, Fall River Lodge of Elks #118, 4500 North Main St. Spend time with family and friends for a potluck dinner! Bring your favorite dish and listen to some amazing music from John Saurette. There will also be a raffle for a picture frame full of $200 in scratch tickets. Cost is $5 a ticket.
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Halifax - Storytime Fri, Dec 22, 11a, Holmes Public Library, 470 Plymouth St. Visit the library for the perfect activity to engage children ages 3 & 4!

Hanover - Autism Identity Teen Night Fri, Dec 22, 6p-8p, Raising Hearts Hub, 1130 Washington St. Neurodivergent teens are invited to a welcoming, supportive space where they can share experiences, ask questions, and offer solutions to problems. This event is hosted by Morgan Foley. Be sure to get your tickets!

Hanover - Clydesdale Sleigh Rides Fri, Dec 22, 4p-7p, Starland Sportsplex & Fun Park, 637 Washington St. Join up to 10 of your family members and friends for a magical, horse-drawn carriage ride. You'll be picked up in front of the Rec Room for a 10-minute ride through their decorated park with Santa & The Grinch riding around on go-karts! After, enjoy a buffet dinner.

Hanover - Rec Room Saturday Night Live Music Sat, Dec 23, 7p, Starland Sportsplex & Fun Park Join us upstairs at The Rec Room for awesome live music from Five Even.

Hanover - Winter Solstice Event Fri, Dec 22, 7p-8:30p, Creative Energy Holistic, 93 Brook Cir. Join Astrologer Jill Jardine for a Winter Celebration with special astrology insights and a ceremony. To attend, please call 781-871-1740.
Hanson - The Hanson Public Library, 132 Maquan St, has some exciting activities planned for this weekend! Check them out below:

  • Hygge at Home: Bird Seed Ornaments Fri, Dec 22. Adults & teens: Pick up DIY kit at the library, take it home to make your very own bird seed ornament!
  • Parachute Preschool Playgroup Fri, Dec 22, 10:30-11:30a. Families and children are invited for free play. There will be circle time, music, stories, a simple art project, and more! To register, email ccarver@selfhelpinc.org.
  • Half Day Hangout: Cookie Decorating Fri, Dec 22, 12p-2p, Community Room. Students in grades 5-8 can come to the library to express their creativity and decorate delicious cookies!
Hanson - First Baptist Church of Hanson Thrift Store Sat, Dec 23, 10a-2p, 214 Main St. Come by for a wide selection of clothing, ceramics, glassware, toys, and more! Donations accepted during open hours.

Hingham - Muffins and Mimosas Walk Sat, Dec 23, 10a-11:30a, Weir River Farm, 140 Turkey Hill Ln. Join other hikers and stroll through English woodlands. Hike along the Orange Loop and walk through the pastures. Afterwards, enjoy muffins and mimosas. Don't forget to register!
Mansfield - Friday Movie Matinee - BARBIE Fri, Dec 22, 12p, Mansfield Public Library, Meeting Room, 255 Hope St. This is a free event for ages appropriate to the PG-13 rating. No registration necessary.

Plympton - Drum Circle Sat, Dec 23, 5p-6:30p, Shanti Shala Yoga & Wellness Center. Unite through rhythm with this fun, spiritual event. Enjoy dancing, clapping, singing, laughter and lots of smiles. No drums? We will provide.

Plymouth - Wonder Members' Show Fri, Dec 22 & Sat, Dec 23, 10a-4:00p. Sun, Dec 24, 1p-4p, Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St. Come see an exhibition of beautiful artwork! Visit Plymouth/americantowns for dates.

Randolph - Munchkin Tales Fri, Dec 22, 10:30a-11:15a, Turner Free Library, 24 N Main St. Program for children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver. Sing songs, learn sign language, read stories, and more! No registration necessary.

Randolph - Jamming in Your Jammies Sat, Dec 23, 10:30a-11:15a, Turner Free Library. Children and their families are invited to come to the library in their PJs for storytime with movement, songs, games, and more! No registration needed.
Stoughton - Posture and Balance Fri, Dec 22, 9a, Stoughton Senior Center. A new six-week class taught by Steve Avellino begins this Friday! Everyone is welcome. Cost is $42. For more information, call 781-344-8882.

Taunton - Music Lineup Sun, Dec 24, 12p-6p, Berkley Beer Company, 10 Ingell St. Enjoy live music and acoustic Sundays! Johnny Botelho will be there from 12:30p-4:30p!

West Bridgewater - Friday Morning Zumba Fri, Dec 22, 8:30a, Keeping Pace with Multiple Miracles, 389 West Center St. Start your weekend off with a fun exercise class! You can sign up on the the Mindbody app or website.

Whitman - Yoga Nidra Fri, Dec 22, 6:30p-8p, 629 Washington St. Take the time for some self care and come by the Whitman Wellness Center for guided meditation. This workshop can help you achieve relaxation to release anxiety and stress. No experience is necessary. Cost is $35.

Whitman - Grinch Skate with Cindy Lou Sat, Dec 23, 2p-4:30p, Carousel Family Fun Center, 1055 Auburn St. Come skate and meet the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who! Tickets will be sold at the door. Admission $13. Skate rentals & mates $5.
Upcoming Events:

Bridgewater - Community Dance Fri, Jan 5, 7-9p. Learn various dances like circle dances, mixers, international folk dances, New England squares, and contras. All dances taught, no experience required. Cost: $8 per person.

Bridgewater - Vision Board Workshop Fri, Dec 29, 10a-12p, Cedar Street Community Center, 15 Cedar St. Start the new year off with inspiration! This event is for children ages 8-12. They will work on developing skills to set meaningful goals and create their own vision boards. Don't forget to register!

Fall River - 18th Century Crafts Sat, Jan 6, 1p-5p, Lafayette Durfee House, 94 Cherry St. Celebrate Twelfth Night and learn about Colonial traditions. Naomi Wade is returning with friends to cook and chat about their lives. There will also be 18th century crafts, hearth cooking demonstrations, and holiday stories!

East Bridgewater - Jigsaw Puzzle Competition Sat, Jan 13, 11a, East Bridgewater Public Library, 32 Union St. Register yourself or a team for a friendly competition and see who can complete a 500 piece puzzle the fastest! This program is for ages 8+. Space is limited, so make sure to sign up on the library's form!

East Bridgewater - 9th Annual Mattress Fundraiser for the East Bridgewater Music Parents - Sat, Jan 27, 10a-4p, East Bridgewater Jr./Sr. High School, 228 Bedford St. Come view a beautiful showroom of over 25 mattress models and comfort levels. There will be savings up to 50% below retail to you, our school district, and our local community! Other products will be available as well, including adjustable bases, pillows, free sheets with any bed purchase, and more! All proceeds go to talented choir students. Take a sneak peak of what to expect on Custom Fundraising Solutions' Vimeo.
Randolph - Money Mindset For Moms! Invest in yourself and your future by joining our free 5-week program for single moms with kids 10 and under. Starts Jan 11, 2024. 5:30p. Discover the power of effective money management, credit improvement, home ownership preparation, and securing your child's financial future. Let's take the first step towards a better tomorrow! Email for more info.
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