Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Norton Parks and Recreation to host Recycle Shoe Drive.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Thinking about Spring Cleaning? Join Norton Parks and Recreation in their Recycle Shoe Drive. They are not just recycling old shoes, but allowing those in underserved communities around the globe find their “solemate.” Write a note on the sole of old shoes, drop them in the designated boxes and watch them as they travel the globe…and help the globe in the process - No more shoes piled high in landfills. According to Norton Parks and Recreation,footwear is the first step to helping people in impoverished and unsophisticated areas live healthy, productive lives. Footwear can help eliminate the spreading of diseases through the foot, as well as help children get an education—since many schools have footwear requirements to attend. Norton …
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Rink on Wheaton campus for college community while Slattery property open to the public.
The men and women’s ice hockey teams at Wheaton College have joined together to provide the campus community with an opportunity to enjoy the winter weather by installing an outdoor skating rink. The rink is only open for the college community and guests from dawn to dusk with several events such as open skate night, intramural hockey, open recreation hockey and group skates. Ice skate rentals will not be provided unless it is a special event. Helmets are required for all skaters younger than 18. While ice skating on the rink is not open to the public, the Slattery property located at 166 John Scott Blvd. is. The weather must cooperate first, as the shallow pond must freeze over. "If there is ice and gate to the property is open than that …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Meeting to take place 6 p.m. on the second floor meeting room of Town Hall.
Summer Programs ELP Roof Golf Tournament Fields Halloween Parade 10. Adjourn
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Children chase after EB, who was hopping down the bunny trail.
Norton Parks and Recreation's annual Spring Egg Hunt was held Saturday, April 16 in the Town Forest. Kids ages 2 through 8 brought their baskets to collect some treats the Easter Bunny left behind. Also lending a few animals to the event was Colby Farm.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Five Things You Should Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1.) Norton couple Kim and Vin Greene are running in the Boston Marathon April 18. Read about their journey here at 5:55 a.m. 2.) Want to wish Norton a Happy Birthday? Do you have an opinion on the upcoming election or Town Meeting? What do you think of Fire Chief Richard Gomes, Head Librarian Elaine Jackson and Superintendent Dr. Patricia Ansay all retiring this year? Send your letters to the editor to Kelly.Mello@Patch.com. 3.) Norton Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a meeting 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 70 E Main St., in…
Friday, January 14, 2011
To take place on Slattery property.
Norton Parks and Recreation will be sponsoring a Community Skating Party Saturday, Jan. 29, 2 to 4 p.m. at 166 John Scott Blvd., weather pending. The area has been flooded for about a month now, but with the recent snowstorm, the bog needs to be plowed. Parks and Recreation are asking for help to clear off the bog. “The Water Superintendent has been working hard all by himself to try to get the bog ready but with this last snow it has been very hard,” they said on their Facebook page. People with shovels and snowblowers will be allowed through the gate to help. The skating entrance will be near the fishing derby shed. There will be cookies from Roche Bros. supermarket and beverages from Dunkin Donuts. And to keep people warm, there will be…
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Program offerings for January and February 2011.
The Martial Arts Connection classes: Beginner martial arts (for all ages), boxing and conditioning classes (for all ages) and kids karate. Learn self defense and workout. Programs are running for the month of February. Driver’s education: A class will be offered by Teachers Driving Academy during February vacation, Feb. 21 to 25. Archery Camp: Ace Archers in Foxboro will hold a camp during February vacation, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This program is for ages 8 and older. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required. Beginner blues workshops for guitar players: Chris Carter will offer this class at the new recreational facility located at 237 Mansfield Ave. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Hannah Montana Musical Theatre class…
Sunday, December 12, 2010
Sheri Cohen of Norton Parks and Rec gives a shout out to those involved with Festival of Lights.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
On behalf of the Norton Parks and Recreation Department, we would like to thank the community for coming out and enjoying a fun family night this past Sunday at our Festival of Lights. The turnout was tremendous despite the cold temperatures. We would also like to thank our sponsors: North Easton Savings Bank, Honey Dew Donuts and Roche Bros. Supermarkets. Without their support this event would not be possible. Also a big thank you to: Santa and Mrs. Claus; Bob Kimball, Master of Ceremonies; Terri Gary, Singer; Rev. Bernie Hinkley, Trinitarian Church; Rabbi Yossi Kivman, Chabad Jewish Center; The Martial Arts Connection for volunteering to help set up/clean up and to hand out the hot cocoa and cookies; Jesserie Leavitt Photography; …