Friday, June 8, 2007

Scout Day in West Boylston & Dragon Boat Festival in Pittsfield on Saturday June 9th

Scout Day on the Common and Race for Safety in West Boylston
Everyone is welcome to participate in a 5K "Race for Safety" Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. in leaving from the Middle School/High School on Rte. 140 in West Boylston.
There is also a fun-filled Scout Day planned for all to enjoy at the West Boylston Bandstand Common at the intersection of Routes 12 & 140 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Events and activities include Revolutionary Fife & Drum Corps, Knights & Ladies of the
Society of Creative Anachronis, Worcester Kiltie Pipe Band, White Thunder & friends Native American Drumming & Dancing, West Boylston Food Pantry & US Troop Care packages (Please bring items to donate!), Frontiersman camp 15th Massachusetts infantry
Civil War Soldiers, Races & Games, Live Reptiles & Amphibians, National Wild Turkey Federation, YoYo Mama & the Spinheads, NEADS "Canines for Vets" &"Canines for Kids," Silent Auction , Cake Walk, and much more!

Dragon Boat Festival-Pittsfield
The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield is holding an afternoon of family fun celebrating Asian arts and culture from 1 - 4 p.m.
Make a dragon boat and race it in the Gutter Regatta
Design a Peking Opera Mask, make a carp kite, and try origami.
Have your face painted with Asian designs.
At 2 p.m. experience traditional Japanese taiko drumming with Okaido New England (ONE).
The Dragon Boat Festival is free with Berkshire Museum admission.
Tickets to the performance are available first-come, first-served, beginning at 10 a.m. Activities are first-come, first served, while supplies last.
The Berkshire Museum is located at 39 South Street in Pittsfield.
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