The Boston Museum of Science generously presents its "Animal Invaders" show to the Holmes Public Library community on Monday, August 3 at 6:30pm. Best for families with older children, ages 6 and up.
The Halifax Genealogy Club will meet at the Holmes Public Library on Wednesday, August 5 from 1pm to 2pm. This is a cooperative group for beginning, intermediate and advanced family historians. This month's topic will be the Plymouth County Genealogists, Inc. Shirley Shindler, the group's secretary, giving a brief overview of the benefits of membership and the group's collection of genealogical materials stored in the East Bridgewater Public Library's Historical Room. Please feel free to bring up additional topics for discussion with the group, as well!
Annual summertime puppet show presented by the Holmes Public Library's teen puppet troupe, Company H will be held on Thursday, August 6 at 11am in the Great Hall of the Halifax Town Hall. The puppet troupe was funded and supported by the Sandra LaCivita Children's Arts Fund.
TRIAD will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 11 at 10am with guest speakers Kimberly King and Harry Town presenting important information on wood ticks and the potential problems that can occur if we don't avoid the pests with vigilance.
The Holmes Public Library will hold a Touch a Truck event with police, fire, highway department trucks and a First Student school bus on Wednesday, August 12 from 6pm to 7pm at the Library. Free, fun, family event. Don't forget to bring a camera! Rain date August 19.
Kickoff the 2015 Football Season with the 2nd Annual Gridiron Kickoff 5K on Saturday, August 15. The race begins at 9:00 am with a start and finish line of Silver Lake Regional High School, 260 Pembroke Street, Kingston, MA.
The 4th Annual Silver Lake Hockey Booster/Silver Lake Alumni Golf Tournament will be held at Indian Pond Country Club on Monday, August 17th with a 1pm Shotgun Start and 12 pm Check in. Cost is $150.00 per golfer includes cart & dinner. $600 foursome. All money must be received by July 1st. Dinner only $40.00. Raffles prizes and silent auction items - and above all a great time! Please make checks payable to: Silver Lake Alumni Hockey, c/o Christine McNeilly, 43 Round Hill Road, Kingston, MA 02364. Visit silverlakehockey.com to register.
TOWN OF HALIFAX - PUBLIC HEARING: The Board of Selectmen will hold a Public Classification Hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7:45 p.m. in the Selectmen's Meeting Room, 499 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA for the purpose of allocating the local property tax levy among the five property classes for the Fiscal Year 2016 - Board of Selectmen: Kim R. Roy, Troy E. Garron, Thomas Millias.
The Halifax Council on Aging hosts its annual cookout at noon on Wednesday, August 19 on the Town Hall Green. Reserve your spot by calling the Council on Aging (781-293-7313) by Tuesday, August 11. Everyone wear Hawaiian.
Back by popular demand, the Senior Singers return to the Holmes Public Library for another performance on Tuesday, August 25 at 2pm.
All nomination papers for the vacant State Senate seat previous held by State Senator Tom Kennedy before his death must be submitted to the Town Clerk's Office no later than Tuesday, August 25 at 5pm.
The Halifax Highway Department at 60 Hemlock Lane will accept brush at this location from 8am to noon on Saturday, August 29 from Halifax residents. No bags/piles of leaves or grass clippings. No large trees.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 is the first day of school for the 2015-2016 school year at Halifax Elementary School, Silver Lake Middle School and Silver Lake High School.