Veterans Day Celebration
The town of Acushnet will be conducting its 12th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Monday, 11/11, at 9:45 a.m. at the Acushnet Veterans Memorial Park, on Main Street in front of Pope Park. Features guests, flight of doves, pipers, honor guard, and SCG helicopter flyover. Refreshments to follow at 10:30 conclusion.
The public is strongly encouraged to attend to show support for our veeterans.
The Acushnet Public Library welcomes author Diane L. Finn on Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30 pm to discuss her new book “The Secrets of Plymouth Rock.”
Listen and learn the delightful story of the pilgrims’ arrival at Plymouth Rock as told by the rock. Patrons of all ages will enjoy learning some new facts about the famous rock. This program will include a PowerPoint presentation, songs and activities including a chance to make your own rock.
Diane L. Finn is a retired teacher with thirty years of experience. She and her husband founded Colonial Lantern Tours of Plymouth which provides history and ghost tours to thousands of students, groups and families. She is the author of Witches’ Brew and Mother Crewe.
This free event will be held in the Library Community Room at 232 Middle Road, Acushnet, MA 02743.
Books and music cds will be available for sale and signing.
Christmas Craft Fair
The Acushnet PTO cordially invites you to our second annual Christmas Craft/Vendor Fair on Sat., 11/16, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., at Ford Middle School, 708 Middle Rd., Acushnet. Admission free.
We will have more than 70 local crafters and vendors. Featuring DJ Hankster playing all your Christmas favorites, face painting, kids activity table, sand art table, coloring table, bake sale table and WildCat gear.
Raffle table includes items from our vendors and local food establishments. Do your Christmas shopping while helping local small businesses! Win, Win!!! Hope to see you there!
Our Centennial Committee Needs Your Help
The Marie S. Howard School building, now the Acushnet Public Library, turns 100 this year. A key to the success of this celebration will be pictures and memories of the building throughout its history as a school, a community center, and now, a library. If you have class pictures or any memories you’d like to share, the Committee can be reached at acupl@ sailsinc.org or acushnetfriends@ gmail.com or call the library at 508-998-0270
Bike Run/Toy & Food Drive
The Acushnet Lions Club along with the Rivers’ End Cafe, proudly sponsor their annual Toy & Food Drive/Motorcycle Run on Sun., 12/1. $10 unwrapped toy donation (no stuffed animals please), or non-perishable food donation gets you in. Now accepting food and toys at the Rivers End, 7 Tarkiln Hil Road, Acushnet.
Starts at 10 a.m. at the River’s End Cafe. Kickstands up at noon for ride to the Shepherd’s Pantry in Acushnet. Then back to the Rivers End.
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