Friday, May 3, 2013
The event is in honor of Dick Beaulieu, an Attleboro motorcyclist who was killed during a gas explosion in February.
Attleboro motorcyclist Dick Beaulieu will be remembered Saturday afternoon with a memorial motorcycle ride from La Salette Shrine (947 Park St.) to the Moose Lodge. The ride will be followed by a dinner, live music and a raffle at the lodge. The event is sponsored by the Oakhill Community Residents Association. Beaulieu died of an aparrent heart attack in February shortly after his Oakhill home exploded due to an aparrent gas leak. He was 80. The party will include food donated Boneyard Barbecue and Briggs Corner Pizzeria. It will include nearly 20 raffle items donated by local businesses and a a 50/50 cash raffle. People can sign in for the bike ride at 11 a.m. It will begin at 12 p.m. For $20, people can register for the ride and party. …
Friday, April 22, 2011
Take a look at what's going on in the 'Boro this weekend.
It's Earth Day and Capron Park and Zoo is hosting "Earth Day at the Zoo" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, complete with crafts, exhibit talks and more. Tonight at 7 p.m. is the monthly meeting of the Attelboro Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Lenten Friday Fish Fry at La Salette is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. City officials are looking for help to clean up the river, banks and parking lots on Saturday, April 23, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., rain or shine. The Attleboro Area Council of Churches is hosting its Easter Ecumenical Service on Sunday, April 24, at Capron Park.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Lots going on in the 'Boro today.
Don't forget your umbrella today. The high for today will be 50 and there is an 80 percent chance of rain and possibly a thunderstorm, according to the National Weather Service. Join Master Gardener Kathi Gareipy on a butterfly gardening lecture at Oak Knoll at 7 p.m. tonight. St. Theresa's Women's Guild is opening its St. Vincent de Paul pantry doors to all today between 9:30 and 11 a.m. to provide food for the community. The Attleboro Area Council of Churches is hosting its Ecumenical Holy Week services this week beginning at noon today. Attleboro Rotary Club is hosting its weekly lunch at Highland Country Club beginning at noon today.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Here's what's on the agenda for Attleboro today.
Tonight is the regular meeting of the Attleboro Municipal Council taking place at City Hall at 7 p.m. From noon to 4 p.m. today through Thursday, you can stop by the Cafe in Balfour-Hood at Wheaton College to take the pledge against using the R-word and make a donation to the ARC Rec Support program. Dress for Success clothing drive is still being held. The Bristol Community College is looking for gently used business attire. The Attleboro YMCA on North Main Street is hosting its Youth Group Strength Training class at 3:30 p.m. today. If prayer is part of your day, La Salette Shrine is hosting its Lenten Program, Praying for Unity, today and tonight.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Here are five things going on in the 'Boro today.
If you haven't already done so, today is the day to RSVP to Sturdy Memorial Hospital's spring breakfast being held on Friday. The VFW wants to hear from you at tonight's monthly meeting at the VFW Hall on Park Street. There will be outside exploration for homeschoolers today during Basic Botany 101 at the Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary. If the world is too hectic for you and you need a break, consider praying for unity during La Salette Shrine's Lenten Program. There is a SAILS circulation round-table discussion at the Attleboro Public Library at 10 a.m. today.
Sunday, January 2, 2011
La Salette Shrine turns off the lights until November.
If you are not one of the thousands of visitors who took in the festive scenery at Our Lady of La Salette Shrine, Sunday is your last chance. Organizers at La Salette will uplug the 57th Annual Christmas Festival of Lights on Jan. 2 after they first flipped the switch on the 350,000 lights on Thanksgiving Day. Since its opening, the shrine has hosted the daily illuminations each night following the 4 p.m. mass. Father Pat sang at more than 25 concerts and children had the chance to visit Clopper the Donkey, ride the carousel and visit the Shrine's new bistro and gift shop. While Brother Taylor welcomes the thousands of visitors who come by the busloads to see the lights, he also encourages those who visit the Shrine totake a moment to …
Thursday, October 21, 2010
The 57th annual Festival of Lights at the Our Lady of La Salette Shrine has added new features to this year's program.
The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette will soon be a very busy place once the organizers flip the switch on the Shrine's 57th annual Festival of Lights. La Salette Shrine's Festival of Lights has become a yearly tradition for many families throughout Attleboro and the region. Visitors, who come by the bus load to see the popular light display, which includes over 400,000 lights, will be treated to more than what they have seen in previous years. Unlike years before, the Festival of Lights this year will include hayrides, which will run Tuesday through Sunday, and a carousal for children, which will run Friday through Sunday. The festival will also welcome back Clopper the donkey, a live Jerusalem burro who represents the donkey …