Saturday, December 8, 2012
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Things You Need to 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. Santa to visit Wetherells Santa is coming to Wetherells Lawn and Garden 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a camera, pets and/or kids and they’ll do the rest. 2. Roche Bros. holiday tasting Roche Bros. in Norton invites you to join a holiday tasting. in store Dec. 8 and 9 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be beautiful centerpieces, ham and sweet and savory desserts. You can also sample select holiday items like Sea Gold Seafood Crab Dip, Savory Strudels, Winter Wonderland Cakes and more. 3. E-Waste collection Miller Recycling Corporation …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Letters to Santa being accepted.
The holidays wouldn’t be the same without the annual Festival of Lights on the Norton Town Common to take place this Sunday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. Like last year, the Norton Singers and Tim Brown will be singing carols to get visitors in the holiday spirit. There will also be hot cocoa, cookies. The highlight of the evening will be the arrival of Santa Claus by fire truck and the lighting of the Town Common. Afterward, children are encouraged to have their photos taken with Santa and Mrs. Clause in Santa’s house for $3 per family. Kids can also let Santa know what they’d like for Christmas in a letter and receive a personalized letter from him in return. No child will be denied a letter, but a $3 donation is requested to support the …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Chance for children to meet Santa.
The Norton Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for the annual Festival of Lights, which will be held 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The holiday celebration will take place in the Town Common. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by fire truck and meet the children in Santa’s house for pictures. There will also be Christmas carols, hot chocolate and cookies. New this year is a craft station. Children will also be able to leave their letters to Santa in a mailbox and then will receive a personalized letter back. Memorial Lights purchased from the Norton Community Lions Club will also be lit on the Common Christmas tree in memory of loved ones. In addition to each name being posted next to the tree, they will also be read aloud during the …
Monday, December 13, 2010
Winslow Farm's bake sale event drew special guest, Kris Kringle.
Winslow Farm was decorated in holiday splendor Saturday and hosted a very special guest. Santa Claus greeted children that afternoon and evening. Children got to have their pictures taken with him and told him their Christmas wish list. Visitors were also given tours of the farm and enjoyed a cozy campfire. The event was held to raise money for the care of the animals at the farm. For more information on upcoming events at Winslow Farm visit www.winslowfarm.com.
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; …
Sunday, December 5, 2010
Santa was delivered by fire truck to plug in the lights on the town green and visit with the town's children.
Norton celebrated the annual Festival of Lights tonight. Aside from many children waiting for one guest in particular, Fire Chief Richard Gomes, musician Terri G., Selectman Timothy Giblin and Norton Tricentennial Committee members were in attendance. The most notable guest of all, however, was Santa Claus himself who hitched a ride on a fire truck. Children were able to give letters to Santa as part of the event with the help of Norton Parks and Recreation Commission. And through Dec. 20, they may continue to drop off a letter at the Santa House. In order for Santa to respond to the letters, it is asked that a form is filled out with the child's name, gender and address. The commission is also asking for donations of $3 per family to …