Plop! for HOPS (Halifax Open Play Space) will take place on Saturday, April 11 from noon to 3pm on the Town Hall Green.
Join South Shore Martials Arts as they hold a [Link]Break-a-Thon at their studio at 420 Plymouth Street in Halifax on Saturday, April 11 at 3pm to support fundraising for the HOPS playground.
The Zoning Board of Appeal's public hearing on the proposed comprehensive permit (Chapter 40B) for the Blackledge Farms development (52 single family homes) off Franklin Street will continue on Monday, April 13 at 7:30pm in the Great Hall.
TRIAD will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 14 at 10am with guest speaker Susan Playfair, who has just written a book entitled "America's Founding Fruit: The Cranberry in a New Environment". This is her second book, and she will discuss the problems of growing berries and what must be done for their survival and future.
The Monponsett Watershed Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 14 at 7pm in the Great Hall of the Halifax Town Hall.
The Norwell Visiting Nurses Association will provide a free, walk-in, adult blood pressure and blood sugar screening clinic on Wednesday, April 15 at the Our Lady of the Lake Church from 10:00am to 11:00am. They will also answer questions about medications. Please call the Board of Health at 781-293-6768 for more information.
The Holmes Public Library hosts this monthly meeting of this Writers' Group for adults and facilitated by participants on April 16 at 3pm. Monthly meetings are held at the library. Bring a piece of work to share, and try a writer's prompt to get the creative juices flowing. Or just come to hear what others are currently working on.
Most Town buildings and services are closed on Patriots' Day, Monday, April 20, 2015.
You are invited to attend the annual Interfaith Service on Tuesday, April 21 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Halifax Town Hal. This event provides a time to meet others who are facing the day-to-day challenges of loss, grief and demands of the week. There will be a special service of restoration, healing and new beginnings led by Rev. Joseph Wadsworth of the Congregational Church and Father Hobson of Lady of the Lake Church. Please bring family members, a friend or neighbor to share in this event. There is an elevator to the Great Hall on the second floor, and there will be a light lunch following the service. Call the Halifax Council on Aging if you plan to attend so that the CoAging can plan accordingly.
The Recycling Center accepts only checks for payment of fees, bags, etc.
The Town of Halifax’s Recycling Center has announced that the one day curbside collection of Bulky Waste items will take place on Thursday, April 30, 2015.
This curbside collection is intended to help residents dispose of large items such as mattresses, refrigerators, stoves, televisions, computers, couches, gas grills, sinks and carpeting.
Residents will continue to be able to drop-off different Bulky Waste items at the Town’s Recycling Center located at 917 Plymouth Street on Mondays (5:00PM – 8:00PM), Wednesdays (10:00AM – 1:00PM) and Saturdays (7:30AM - 12:30PM). There is a minimum $5.00 fee charged to have items picked up curbside, all items picked up curbside will be charged the same fee structure for Bulky Waste disposal at the Recycling Center.
Residents will need to pre-register by Thursday, April 23rd, in order for items to be collected at the curb on April 30th. Payments must be made by check by 1:00 PM on April 23rd.
Residents can pre-register by calling the Recycling Center (tel. # 781 293-1732) or by visiting the Recycling Center Office.
For a complete list of the types of Bulky Waste items, to pre-pay, or to seek other information, contact the Recycling Center at tel.# 781 293-1732.
The Halifax Highway Department at 60 Hemlock Lane will accept brush at this location from 8am to noon on Saturday, April 25 from Halifax residents. No bags/piles of leaves or grass clippings. No large trees.
Our Lady of the Lake Church, 580 Monponsett Street, will hold a ham and bean supper on Saturday, April 25 (approximately 5pm, after the 4pm Mass) at the Parish Center. Cost is $5.
Opening Day for Halifax Youth Baseball and Halifax Youth Softball will be Sunday, April 26. Check the Halifax Youth Baseball site for more information (times, etc.)
The Norwell Visiting Nurses Association will provide a free, walk-in, adult blood pressure and blood sugar screening clinic on Monday, April 27 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 Halifax Youth and Recreation Committee will hold a craft fair to benefit the HOPS playground on Saturday, May 2 from 9am to 3pm at the Halifax Elementary School gym. Admission is free and there will more than 20 crafters and vendors. All crafter/vendor fees and raffle proceeds will be donated to the Friends of HOPS group to rebuild the HOPS playground in Halifax. Family friendly event! Concession stand, raffle and more! Please visit the Youth and
Recreation Committee web site for more information.
The Silver Lake High School PTO will meet on May 4, 2015 at 4pm at the school library.
The Silver Lake Middle School Parents Teachers Organization will meet on Wednesday, May 6 at 7pm in the Middle School Library. All are welcome to attend.
The Halifax Congregational Church will be hosting a Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 9, from 9:00 to 1:00 pm. There will be men's, women's, and children's clothing, kitchen and housewares, jewelry, small appliances, small furniture, ceramics, glassware, knick knacks, books, toys, games and much more! At noon there will be a Bag Sale where you will have the opportunity to buy a small bag for $1 or a large bag (trash bag) for $5 to put as many remaining non-sold items as possible into your bag. We will be serving hot muffins made from scratch and baked in the church kitchen the morning of the sale along with coffee or tea. If you have gently used items you would like to donate to the Rummage Sale, they can be dropped off at the church on Friday, May 8 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. If you need to have items picked up,
please contact Susan Mahan at 781-293-0422 to make arrangements. Please come and enjoy getting a great bargain or two!
The John and Son's Barber Shop Golf Tournament to benefit Halifax in Lights (Halifax Fireworks) will be held on Monday, May 11 starting at 7am at the Halifax Country Club. Cost is $125 per person or $500 per team. Registration is at 7am and there will be a shotgun start at 7:30am. Dinner, awards, and prizes to follow the tournament. Scramble format (all hit, play best ball). Contests include longest drive, closest to pin, and closest to line. To participate or sponsor a hole ($100), contact John and Son's Barber Shop.
The 2015 Halifax Annual Town Meeting will begin on Monday, May 11 at 7:30pm at the Halifax Elementary School.
A Halifax Special Town Meeting will begin on Monday, May 11 at 8:000pm at the Halifax Elementary School.