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Punkin Chunkin Is Coming to Quincy

Nov 1, 2017

Bring you leftover Halloween pumpkins (if the squirrels haven’t devoured them yet) down to Pageant Field in Quincy this Saturday for their Punkin Chunkin event! For $5 each, you can launch your pumpkin into the air courtesy of Troop 6’s trebuchet and giant sling shot.

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Candy Buy Back Programs for 2017

Nov 1, 2017

Overloaded with sweets after Halloween? You can sell your candy back for prizes, coupons and money! The candy is sent to troops overseas so they can have a treat and a taste of home. These offers have a short window, most end by November 4th, but a few go a little longer. So save your favorites and give the rest to the troops!

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Best Places to Get a Custom Cake on the South Shore

Oct 10, 2017

Whether you’re planning a party to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, graduation or holiday, the cake is so important! But where to get that perfect cake? We’ve rounded up a list of super talented local bakers that can whip up the creation you need!

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Haunted Houses on the South Shore & Beyond

Oct 10, 2017

If you’re looking to get scared this Halloween we’ve rounded up some of the creepiest, scariest Haunted House experiences on the South Shore (as well as a couple of drive worthy locations a bit outside the area)!

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5 Local Face Painters for Your Next Party

Oct 10, 2017

Face painters add a little extra pizazz to any party, and can compliment any theme! Check out these local artists you can hire for your next birthday party or event.

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Mama Beasts Has Arrived on the South Shore!

Oct 5, 2017

Mama Beasts has arrived on the South Shore! Come down for a great workout WITH your baby, toddler or preschooler. Plus time to socialize after!

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2017 Fall Festivals and Celebrations on the South Shore

Sep 29, 2017

Come out and celebrate all things fall with these festivals and celebrations! There will be tons of family fun, including pony rides, crafts, hay rides, games, music and more.

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2017 Family Friendly Halloween Events

Sep 28, 2017

The Halloween events are starting to roll in and we’re gathering them all up for you! Zoo events, story times, museum parties trunk-or-treats and more. Fun for all!

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Mamasteph Performances Around the South Shore – Fall 2017

Sep 25, 2017

Mamasteph travels to schools and libraries across the South Shore to entertain her audiences. Her shows are generally free, but may require reservations depending on the venue. Here’s where you can find her from October through December!

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Kids Events at Maplewood Center in Easton

Sep 25, 2017

Maplewood Center in Easton is holding special kids events this Fall. Sign up for Pirate Day, Hawaii Day, Finding Waldo and more!

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Quincy Touch-a-Truck Fundraiser

Sep 23, 2017

Atherton Hough School in Quincy is hosting a touch-a-truck fundraiser event on Saturday, September 30th from 10am-2pm.  The cost is $3 per person.  

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Big Joe the Storyteller – Where to Find Him this Fall!

Sep 18, 2017

Big Joe the Storyteller puts on a great show for kids of all ages! A former preschool teacher, he has a huge collection of stories, puppets and props to keep his audience smiling and laughing. In addition to performing at private parties and events, he visits local libraries and other venues with his special brand of entertainment. Here’s where you can find Big Joe this fall!

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Touch-a-Truck at Hingham Bathing Beach

Sep 18, 2017

The Hingham Nursery School is hosting a touch-a-truck event on Saturday, September 23rd from 10am-1pm a the Hingham Bathing Beach on Route 3A. There will be over a dozen different trucks to explore!

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10 Places to Get Lost in a Corn Maze this Fall!

Sep 14, 2017

One of our favorite ways to spend a family fun-day together is to take the kids to get lost (and eventually found) in a local corn maze! Many farms incorporate fun activities and games into their mazes, and also have loads of other activities on site to keep everyone busy for hours. Kids can shoot corn cannons, ride pedal karts, jump on giant bounce pillows, race rubber ducks, go on a hay ride and much more. Check out our list of local farms!

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Home Depot FREE Kids Worshop

Sep 12, 2017

The first Saturday of each month, Home Depot stores host a FREE Kids Workshop from 9am-12pm. On October 7th, kids can build a cute coin bank with a fire station design. Once the bank is built, they can decorate it with paint and stickers!

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