North’s Chocolate Stroll returns on Saturday
Downtown Associates of North Attleboro’s annual Chocolate Walk returns Saturday with a new name: the Spring Fling Chocolate Walk. It is scheduled to take place from noon to 2 p.m. in the city center, with the participation of 36 vendors. Only 200 tickets will be sold, and they go on sale at 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Masonic Lodge, 46 South Washington St. The Stroll has been postponed this year from its usual date around Valentine’s Day.
History, bakery come together in the North
Want to learn a bit more about local history and try some delicious pastries at the same time? Then head to the Woodcock Garrison House at 362 North Washington St. in North Attleboro on Sunday. Guides will be on hand to walk visitors through the home’s colonial-era history during the North Attleboro Historical Society’s Bake Sale and Open House. The event runs from 10 a.m. to noon. The bake sale will take place in the former one-room schoolhouse in Adamsdale, next to Woodcock Garrison House. The company gardens will also be open for strolling. For more information, contact James Hale at 508-431-5137 or [email protected]
Walk to fight hunger
Project Bread, an organization providing food aid to residents of Massachusetts, is hosting its 54th annual Hunger Walk on Sunday. The event will be held virtually this year for the third consecutive year. Entrants will be featured on Project Bread’s social media pages. The organization plans to raise more than $1 million to support its work and that of similar organizations to eradicate hunger in Massachusetts. Walkers from across Massachusetts will all join a live stream on the day of the event. The livestream will be accessible via the Project Bread Facebook page. More information: www.projectbread.org.
Norton Library will hold a book sale
The Friends of Norton Public Library are hosting their annual Spring Book Sale next week at the library’s Community Hall, 68 East Main St. The sale begins with a special Friends-Only Night from 4-7:30 p.m. May 3. It will then be open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 4 and 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on May 5, and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 7. The sale will gently feature used books for all ages as well as movies, music, puzzles and games. Proceeds will benefit library programs.
CME Raffle Fundraiser
The Children’s Museum of Easton is holding a raffle with chances to win gift cards and goods from more than 40 companies, including Boston Duck Tours and the Easton Historical Society, worth more than $4,600. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the museum, 9 Sullivan Ave., North Easton during regular hours, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets can also be purchased online at 508-230-3789 or [email protected] The winner will be drawn at the museum’s 26th annual Father’s Day Road Race, taking place June 19. For more information on the race, visit cmeaston.org/race.
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