Curious Creatures at the Museum: Kick off the weekend at the Children's Museum in Easton, Friday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with a fun and interactive learning experience with exotic animals. You can meet a lizard, turtle, baby alligator, snakes and more during this hands on program! During the presentations, the kids learn about the animals and, if appropriate, they can touch and hold them too! Kids will also be taught respect and appreciation for all animals. At noon., kids can come into the museum and enjoy a fun book and related activity. This program is generously sponsored by All Season Tree Service. The Children's Museum of Easton is located in the Old Fire Station, on Sullivan Avenue., North Easton Village. Admission is $7.50 per person, members and children under 1 are free. For more information, call (508) 230-3789 or visit www.childrensmuseumineaston.org.
CPR Certification: Students studying the health care field can get a jump on life support requirements with this initial Basic Life Support initial certification course offered by Healthcare Educational Resources (H.E.R.), on Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. It is also a great resource for anyone who needs to sustain this training if they currently work in the medical or possibly service industries. These courses are essential – and likely required – for doctors, dentists, nurses and nursing students, EMS personnel, physicians’ assistants, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, dental hygienists, occupational therapists and police or security officers. The four-hour Initial Certification course includes all of the components of the Heartsaver CPR & AED course, plus, barrier devices, bag valve mask ventilation, two-rescuer scenarios, written exam, and AED skills testing. The BLS Initial Certification course fee is $50 and the BLS Renewal course is $40. For more information or to register for H.E.R. BLS courses, visit www.her-cpr.com or call 508-697-5800. HER is located at 5 Wally Krueger Way, Suite 6, Bridgewater.New England Revolution Hosts Saer Sene Bobblehead Giveaway: Fans who arrive early to the Sunday, August 25, 7:30 p.m., New England Revolution game vs. Philadelphia will receive a miniature statue of Revs star Saer Sene. Sene will be the third and final Revs player to be immortalized in a team- produced bobblehead this season. Sene's bobblehead will feature his signature dyed-blonde Mohawk and unique patterns shaved into the sides of his head. Already known for his flashy and dramatic goals, the Sene bobblehead is a realistic likeness of one of the Rev's most exciting players. A limited number of the Saer Sene bobbleheads will be distributed at the entry gates so fans are encouraged to enter the stadium early. For more information, visit the team's official website at RevolutionSoccer.net/tickets.
50% off American Lung Association Golf Privilege Card at Pine Oaks Golf Club: When you purchase the Golf Privilege Card®, you get all this and more...
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A great gift for yourself, family, friends, and colleagues.
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The American Lung Association of the Northeast has a gift for golfers of all ages, the Southern New England Golf Privilege Card. The Golf Privilege Card gives members golf discounts at some of the best golf courses that the Northeast has to offer. Use the discount code FINAL at checkout for 50% off the purchase price.
The Golf Privilege Card is excellent for golfers of all skill levels. Cardholders receive discounts all season long at numerous golf courses, driving ranges and indoor golf centers. Purchasing the card for yourself or a loved one is a great way to ensure plenty of time on the course while supporting the Lung Association’s mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
Proceeds from the Golf Privilege Card support the American Lung Association in the fight for air. A portion also funds two high school scholarships for seniors who excel on and off the golf course. Seventy-eight cents of every dollar supports valuable research, advocacy and education.
To purchase or find more information about the American Lung Association’s Golf Privilege Card and a list of all participating golf locations, visit LungNE.org/golf.Calling all cheerleaders-Cheer for Dana-Farber: Organize your cheerleading squad this weekend and register your team for 'Cheer for Dana-Farber,' a new fundraiser that will help support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. All New England cheerleading teams, including Pop Warner, middle and high school, and all-star teams, are invited to participate. The fundraiser officially kicks off on Sept. 2 and will conclude on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. Participants will receive official T-shirts, banners, cash collection canisters and posters. To participate in Cheer for Dana-Farber, cheerleading teams can fundraise in their local communities through initiatives such as car washes, bake sales, and canister collections. There is no minimum fundraising requirement, but teams are required to register. All teams that raise $1,000 or more will be entered into a drawing for the grand prize—a chance to perform a cheerleading routine during the pre-game show for the Dec. 29 New England Patriots game against the Buffalo Bills. Each additional $1,000 raised earns teams an additional ticket entered into the drawing. The top five fundraising teams will be invited to a master cheer class run by the New England Patriots cheerleaders at the Dana-Farber Field House at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. To learn more about Cheer for Dana-Farber—including all prizes and official rules—or to register your team, visit: www.cheerfordanafarber.org.