Fairhaven-Acushnet Baseball Opening Day Parade
Join Fairhaven-Acushnet Youth Baseball (FAYB) this Sat., 4/27, for our Annual Opening Day at 11 a.m. and join us for the dedication of the Acushnet Tee Ball Field. The field will now be known as the CJ Crooks Field. Charles “CJ” Crooks Jr. was an AYAA All-Star until his life was cut way too short after a courageous battle with Leukemia on May 14th, 2004 at the age of 14. For those who knew CJ, he could always brighten your day with his larger than life smile.
Players should be at St. Francis Xavier School on Main St. in Acushnet at 10:30 a.m. to assemble with their teams. The parade kicks off at 11, and heads over to Pope Park.
There will be FAYB apparel on display, and some great specials at our concession stand. Games will begin at 12:30 p.m.
Limerick Contest Party
Limerick Contest Party! All are welcome! Sat., 4/27, 1 p.m., Millicent Library Community Auditorium, 45 Center St., Fairhaven. The winners will read their limericks, and refreshments will be served!
Success comes in multiple guises,
And winners, in multiple sizes,
So come celebrate
On the following date,
The best poets will take home the prizes!
The winners will read their limericks, and refreshments will be served!
Prizes have been generously donated by Cleary’s Pub, the Euro Store, Kenny’s Garden Center, Mac’s Soda Bar, Oxford Creamery, Pasta House, and Wah May.
Presented by the Friends of the Millicent Library
West Island 5K
Join us on Sun., 4/28, at 9 a.m. for the eighth annual run/walk and kids mile run to benefit the Fairhaven High School Cross Country program, the 501(c)3 non-profit, Strive and Achieve, Corp and the West Island Improvement Association. To date, the race has provided scholarships to 50 graduating seniors and other support to the FHS Cross Country program. After seven years, the race has raised $70,000.
$25/adults; $15 K-12 students; $5 Kids Mile Run. Step off at 10 a.m. for kids run, 11 a.m. for 5K. Cash prizes for top three; prizes in other categories/age groups. Start/finish at West Island Improvement Association community house, 41 Causeway Road, West Island, Fairhaven. Free parking at Hoppy’s Landing. Number pickup Sat., 4/27, WIIA, 6 p.m., free clam chowder for runners at number pickup.
Bike Path Cleanup
Join us on Sun., 4/28, 9 a.m. to noon, for our sixth annual volunteer clean-up of the Fairhaven Bike path. It’s great fun for the entire family! Meet behind the Fairhaven Recreation Center, 229 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven. We will have gloves, pickers and bags. Please bring your own gloves if you have them.
All participants will be entered into a raffle to win a Stop and Shop gift card. Coffee and donuts provided by the Clean Out Crew.
Event is rain or shine, but hopefully shine. You can show up anytime after nine. Hand tools and pickers provided by operation clean sweep
Sponsored by: Clean Out Crew, Rocky’s Ace Hardware, Stop and Shop, RE/MAX Vantage
Thank you for your support, together we can help keep our town clean and presentable for our residents and visitors.
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