Thursday, November 1, 2012
Drop off your excess candy on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 to be donated to soldiers and local community programs.
Are you looking at this year's Halloween candy, thinking, "What will we do with all this candy?" The Medfield Angels/Neighbor Brigade network has the answer: Donate it to community programs and soldier cheer boxes. The Angels will be collecting leftover Halloween candy again this year on Thursday and Friday. All candy -- loose or bagged -- is welcome. "We will be giving the unopened bags to Medfield Youth Outreach. They will use this candy for their different programs," said Laurie Nealon who, along with Kathleen Cahill, coordinates the program. "We will be giving the rest to the United Church of Christ for making cheer boxes for soldiers and also Operation American Soldier. Both of these organizations will be sending the candy to …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
You can still buy tickets on-line or at the door for the Oct. 24th event.
The Medfield Parks and Recreation Department's annual Halloween party will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pfaff Center. The cost is $10 per family, and pre-registration is suggested to guarantee a pumpkin for your little ghost or goblin. The event is recommended for ages 3 to 12 years old. Organizers say this is not a drop-off event. "Attendees get a pumpkin to decorate, can play the games we'll have (like pumpkin bowling, candy corn relay race and haunted musical chairs) as well as arts and crafts," said Program Coordinator Kevin Ryder. "Plus all kids get a goodie bag on the way out." For more information or to pre-purchase tickets, visit www.medfieldrec.com.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Looking for Halloween and autumn events this weekend? Check out this roundup of things to do across Massachusetts this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
This is Halloween! 'Tis the season when happy haunts begin to materialize and grim grinning ghosts come out to socialize. Of course, there's plenty to do in Salem, the Halloween Capital of the World, but there are lots of local events happening, too. Here's a roundup of Halloween and autumnal events taking place in and around Needham this Friday, Oct. 12, Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14. NEEDHAM Family Fun at Carter Pumpkin Patch—Saturday, Oct. 13, 1-3 p.m. Free. Bring the kids over to Carter Memorial United Methodist Church's Pumpkin Patch on Saturday afternoons throughout October to pick out a pumpkin from their wide selection and enjoy fun activities. On Oct. 13, the church will offer a trackless train ride around the church …