Tag: Norton Park

Relay for Life: Walking for the cure

Scores of volunteers swarmed to Norton Park last Saturday and Sunday for Plainville’s annual Relay for Life event. At the time of the opening ceremony, volunteers had raised over $100,000 in pre-event fundraising to benefit the American Cancer Society. Proceeds…

A prom-posal at Norton Park

Prom season is officially underway. Emilie Dube got a surprise when she showed up at Norton Park to challenge her boyfriend, Warren Hamilton, to a game of tennis. Hamilton beat her to the courts, and met Dube, with a prom-posal…

Recreation Department brings day of fun on Aug. 12

The Plainville Recreation Department will host a Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs, according to a press release from the Plainville Recreation Department. Activities…

Friends of Norton Park reschedules concerts

Due to inclement weather The Friends of Norton Park Concerts have rescheduled two concerts that were cancelled. On Tuesday, Aug. 4, the Kenn Morr Band will perform original folk rock music. Kenn Morr’s smooth and resonate voice will sing his…

Dog obedience classes offered starting Sept. 20

The Plainville Recreation Department will be sponsoring Dog Obedience classes. The first class will be held without the dog on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 to 10 a.m. The remaining six classes with dog will be held on Saturdays at…

Balloons ready to rise over town

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER It’s that time of the year again when summer is beginning to wind down. But summer won’t come to an end before hot air balloons take over Norton Park for the 29th year. Next weekend,…

Another successful Relay for Life

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The ninth annual Plainville Relay For Life proved to be a success last weekend, co-chair of the event Lisa Levesque said. “It was a great success, the weather pulled through for us, everybody had a…

Timeline for Relay for Life

Relay 2013 Timeline “Under the Big Top” Saturday morning 10 a.m. – Set up & Registration (music playing during setup) Saturday afternoon 12 – 1 p.m. – Opening Ceremony Linden Street School Cub Scout Pack 49 Flag Presentation Army National…

Relay ready to roll for #9

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER For the ninth year, Plainville will be banding together this weekend to fight against cancer and show support for its victims and all who are affected. Last year, The Relay for Life of Plainville raised…

Norton Concert series schedule announced

The Norton Park summer concert series is underway performances are at 6:30 p.m. on the scheduled nights. The remainder of concerts are: Tuesday, June 4 Plainville Wind Ensemble Tuesday, June 11  Plainville Choral Society Tuesday, June 18  Amy Gallatin/Country Bluegrass Tuesday, June…