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Lakeville Arts & Music Fest 2014 by Richard Baird on October 2nd, 2012

On the grounds surrounding the Lakeville Public Library, vendor tents and the entertainment stage created a beautiful setting for the many people that enjoyed this small festival. Although it had a very local feel, the artisans displaying their crafts traveled distances to be there and…

Bridgewater AutumnFest 2014 by Richard Baird on October 2nd, 2012

In the midst of a stormy couple days and the threat of rain on Saturday the 29th, Nick P. and the board decided to keep the AutumnFest outside and the people agreed. A large turnout enjoyed the cool but dry day with lots of vendors,…

Rodman Ride for Kids by Richard Baird on October 2nd, 2012

The Rodman Ride for Kids raised over $5.9 million under cloudy, and sometimes rainy skies Saturday, Sep. 29. But the enthusiasm and desire to make a difference was still evident in those riding. These are photos of the 50-mile ride through Bridgewater around the 33…

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Upcoming events...

September 28 (Sunday)Dartmouth

Women's Full Moon Canoe Trip

Lloyd Center for the Environment

430 Potomska Road • (508) 990-0505

Ladies only. Canoe scenic Slocum River on moonlit night. Certified guides, transportation & equipment provided. Registration & Fee.

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

www.lloydcenter.org

November 4 (Tuesday)Duxbury

Sunday Afternoon Concerts

Art Complex Museum

189 Alden Street • (781) 934-6634

A popular tradition. The Zefira Trio, violin, cello and piano. Free. Limited seating.

4:00 PM

www.artcomplex.org

November 30 - December 2 (Sunday - Sunday)Quincy

Quincy Christmas Parade and Festival

Quincy Recreation Dept • (617) 376-1394

www.quincyma.gov
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Letterboxing: Solving a Mystery by Richard Baird

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Find new places for Beaches: State!

Ellisville Harbor State ParkPlymouth

Route 3A • (508) 866-2580

Beachfront, salt marsh, rolling meadows, & red pine forest. One of most scenic spots on South Shore coastline. In the winter, harbor seals are often seen offshore.

www.mass.gov/dcr/parks

Quincy Shores ReservationQuincy

Quincy Shore Drive • (617) 727-5118

2.3 mile beach. Open year round, dawn to dusk.

www.mass.gov/dcr/parks

Fort Phoenix State ReservationFairhaven

Green Street • (508) 992-4524

Half-mile of Buzzards Bay beach front. 23 acres, adjacent to Fort Phoenix, national landmark which gives park its name. Restrooms, hike, picnic, historic site.

www.mass.gov/dcr/parks

Demarest Lloyd State ParkDartmouth

Barney’s Joy Road • (508) 636-3298

Ideal for families with children. Surf is calm and shallow. 1800 ft. saltwater beach.

www.mass.gov/dcr

Scusset Beach State ReservationPlymouth

Scusset Beach Road • (508) 888-0859

Popular fish pier, a 3000ft breakwater & 1.5 sandy beach along canal. Popular spot for watching ships passing through canal.

www.mass.gov/dcr/parks
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