The Norwell Visiting Nurses Association will provide a free, walk-in, adult blood pressure and blood sugar screening clinic on Monday, June 22 at the Halifax Town Hall from 11:00am to noon. They will also answer questions about medications. Please call the Board of Health at 781-293-6768 for more information.
The Holmes Public Library will host a local authors night on Monday, June 22 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Eugene Coghill of Halifax will read from his first novel, Love Is a Fishnet, which he wrote about a journey of the heart. Brett Crehan of West Bridgewater will read from his newly released Ji Eun’s Gift: A Novel of Southeastern Massachusetts. Rosalind Cuschera of Quincy will read from Journey from San Rocco, a nonfiction book based on her family history. Members of the library's Halifax Writes Writers Group will also share excerpts from their works in progress. We hope you will come to be in the audience and support our local literati — already-published and soon-to-be-published! Authors will have books available for purchase, but no purchase is necessary to attend! Light refreshments served.
Summer reading fun kicks off at the Holmes Public Library on Friday, June 26, at 11:30 am with an all-ages family show, MAGICpalooza with Lon Cerel. Come have some cake and enjoy the fun! Sign up for summer programs and pick up your reading bag with a complete calendar of events & activities! If you can't make the kick-off, you can sign up for summer programs any time after that!
The Halifax Highway Department at 60 Hemlock Lane will accept brush at this location from 8am to noon on Saturday, June 27 from Halifax residents. No bags/piles of leaves or grass clippings. No large trees.
The 2015 edition of Halifax in Lights will be on Saturday, June 27 with a light slate of activities at the Halifax Elementary School from 6pm to 9pm and fireworks at 9:15pm. Volunteers are needed to assist in planning for the day's activities and for working during the day of the event.
Monday Night Madness begins Monday, June 29 at 6:30 pm at the Holmes Public Library with Marvelous Marvin’s show “The Magic of Science”. A professional performer since 1984, Marvelous Marvin incorporates dance, theater, magic, and circus arts with his love of research and science. This show is best for ages 5 & up. Reservations are not required, but seating is limited in the Community Room.
The Halifax Recycling Center will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. It will re-open on Monday, July 6 with its normal evening hours from 5pm to 8pm.
Monday Night Madness at the Holmes Public Library on Monday, July 6 at 6:30pm will include stories, songs, puppets, and lots of laughs with Big Ryan.
The Halifax Recycling Center will hold its monthly hazardous waste collection day on Saturday, July 11 from 7:30am to 12:30pm at the Recycling Center, 917 Plymouth Street. All household hazardous waste must be in the original labeled sealed container; container cannot be leaking or rusted. No Exceptions.
Sciencetellers combine science and story in the Monday Night Madness show, Superheroes on Monday, July 13 at 6:30pm at the Holmes Public Library. This show is not suitable for very young children, so please bring only children aged 5 and up, for everyone to get the most enjoyment.
TRIAD will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 14 at 10am with guest speaker Jim Keegan who will speak about the Town's recycling programs and how they help the citizens and the Town of Halifax.