Mayor broadcasts workplace hours
Mayor Shaunna O’Connell can be holding workplace hours on Thursday, July 15, from 4 to five p.m. within the Silver Metropolis Convention Room at Metropolis Corridor, 15 Summer time St.
Guests might enter the riverside (rear) entrance and proceed to the second ground. Residents are welcome to schedule a phone appointment or a digital assembly by way of Zoom.
Anybody wishing to satisfy with the mayor in-person, just about or by way of phone might name 508-821-1000 or e mail [email protected] to order a time. Scheduling an appointment is required to keep away from ready time.
Free films at Patriot Place
Patriot Place can be internet hosting a free, family-friendly out of doors film sequence on the Enel Plaza outdoors of Patriots ProShop and the Patriots Corridor of Fame offered by Raytheon Applied sciences on Wednesday nights all through the summer season.
The sequence begins July 14 with a exhibiting of “Raya and the Final Dragon,” adopted by “The Croods: A New Age” on July 28 and “Trolls World Tour” on Aug. 11, earlier than wrapping up with “Moana” on Aug. 25. Company can reserve their seats starting at 6 p.m. and every exhibiting will start at sundown. These screenings are free to the general public, and anybody concerned with attending is inspired to carry a chair or blanket. Meals and non-alcoholic drinks can be bought from all Patriot Place eating locations to be loved whereas watching the film. For extra info, go to https://www.patriot-place.com/summerflicks.
BBQ to profit firefighters
The Rehoboth Station 2 Firefighters Affiliation is holding a drive-thru rooster BBQ at American Legion Put up 302, 84 Bay State Highway in Rehoboth, on Sunday, Aug. 15, from midday to 2 p.m. There can be a $15 donation per ticket. See any Station 2 firefighter for tickets or name 508-226-2914 or 508-252-3132.
July occasions at OCHM
Be part of the Outdated Colony Historical past Museum for family-friendly occasions, each in individual and just about this month. To see all the things they’ve to supply and register for these occasions that happen on Zoom, go to the museum’s Occasion Calendar at www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/events.
July Occasions on the OCHM:
Tuesday, July 13 via Saturday, July 17
Feed your creativity with a brand new craft every month! For July we’re crafting: Mason Bee Homes. Drop in any time this week between 1 and three p.m. for a enjoyable, simple craft. The museum offers directions and all of the supplies. Crafternoons are free with common museum admission.
Info & Household: An Introduction to Family tree Analysis Session 2: The Fundamentals
Thursday, July 15, midday to 1 p.m.
Be part of Dr. Cynthia Ricciardi and start the journey into your loved ones’s historical past. Six classes will lead you from first steps to basic questions and engaging finds, so join one or all relying in your talent stage. On this session, discover approaches to researching on the Web in addition to extra (and fewer) standard analysis sources. We may also talk about utilizing interviews as means to collect specialised information, and look at strategies for organizing the outcomes of your new obsession. Every session is $5 for OCHM Members or $10 for non-members.
Liberty & Union Strolling Tour
Saturday, July 17, 11 a.m. to midday
Come stroll the Liberty and Union Downtown Strolling Tour. Be part of a free, one-hour guided tour of Historic Downtown Taunton. This one-mile strolling tour highlights a number of the necessary architectural, cultural, and industrial websites between Church Inexperienced and Taunton Inexperienced. An effective way to be taught in regards to the metropolis, from its earliest days via the current, these excursions are the third Saturday of each month, Could via October, rain or shine.
A Style of Outdated Colony Historical past: Jordan Marsh blueberry muffins
Thursday, July 22, 6:30 to eight p.m.
Cook dinner up some historical past … from residence! Be part of the OCHM employees from their residence kitchens as they fight their hand at historic recipes and native favorites. Register via the museum’s web site and also you’ll be emailed the recipe of the month and ingredient listing so you possibly can cook dinner alongside, step-by-step, or simply sit again and watch!
Cemetery Tour: Mount Nice
Saturday, July 24, 11 a.m.
Meet up at Potters Subject at Mayflower Hill!
Particular Summer time Packages:
Passport to Historical past
Passport to Historical past is a joint effort of native museums to share and discover the various historical past of southeastern Massachusetts. This yr there are 16 websites the place you possibly can go to to get your passport, which serves as admission for one free go to, and begin exploring the distinctive and provoking historical past of the “Outdated Colony.” This system runs via Sept. 1. See all of the websites and begin planning your exploration at https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/explore/passport-to-history.
Blue Star Museums
The Outdated Colony Historical past Museum joins museums nationwide within the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that gives free admission to currently-serving U.S. army personnel and their households this summer season. The 2021 program will run via Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Discover the listing of taking part museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
Concerning the Outdated Colony Historical past Museum
The Outdated Colony Historical past Museum is situated on historic Church Inexperienced in Taunton. Common Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the museum is $5 and free for museum members.
Foxwoods journey for seniors
A seniors journey to Foxwoods Resort On line casino in Connecticut is deliberate for Wednesday, July 14. The bus can be leaving from the Silver Metropolis Galleria Park & Experience at 7:30 a.m. (arrive earlier than 7:15 for boarding), and the bus will go away Foxwoods at 4 p.m. The price is $35 per individual, and consists of the motive force’s tip. Right now, Foxwoods is just not giving out any bonus (this may increasingly change). Snacks can be distributed on the return journey to Taunton. Name Jane at 508-822-5437 (residence cellphone) to order a seat. Fee is required prematurely. Masks can be required on the bus journey.
Free downtown summer season occasions
Downtown Taunton Basis and Trescott Road Gallery invite the general public to free occasions in downtown Taunton this summer season:
Music within the Plaza
This free music sequence options native music acts from quite a lot of genres, hosted at Liberty & Union Plaza at 82-86 Essential St. The sequence will happen on Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. in July and August. Restricted bistro seating can be obtainable. Attendees may additionally carry their very own chairs, takeout meals, and non-alcoholic drinks. The Downtown Taunton Basis snack cart can be on web site for and meals vans could also be at some dates. For particulars about every performer and meals vans, go to the DTF’s Fb occasions web page.
July 15: Dennis Cook dinner Quartet, that includes Judy DeRossi
July 22: Sinner’s Pie
July 29: So So
Aug. 5: Invoice O’Connor Trio
Aug. 12: Professor Harp
Aug. 19: Fran Fenton
Aug. 26: Timmy Brown (rescheduled from July 1)
Films within the Plaza
Downtown Taunton Basis can be exhibiting one free, out of doors film per thirty days via September.
The films can be at Liberty & Union Plaza on Friday evenings at sundown, and movies can be from quite a lot of genres. Most can be family-friendly, however verify the scores earlier than attending. Attendees ought to carry their very own chairs & blankets, bug spray, and takeout meals/non-alcoholic drinks. Meals carts and/or vans could also be onsite for some occasion dates (see Fb web page for particulars).
July 23: “Raya and the Final Dragon”
Aug. 20: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”
Sept. TBD: “Aladdin” (2018)
Downtown Taunton Basis packages are supported partially by grants from Mass Cultural Council, Taunton Cultural Council, and by members and sponsorships. Particular thanks to sponsors Bristol County Financial savings Financial institution, Morton Hospital, and Blount Soup Firm.
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