THIS WEEKEND: Cash Mob, Girl Scouts, Bottles and Cans and Open House

What is happening around Easton this weekend.

It’s Friday and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new events to explore. We'll feature events from Easton and things to do within driving distance.

Where/When: / Saturday All Day

Why Go?:

If you’ve seen the movie “Friends with Benefits” or any of dozens of YouTube videos, you know that flash mobs bring dancers and artists to a location for a spontaneous-looking artistic presentation. Cash mobs, on the other hand, bring regular everyday people to a locally-owned business to support it and the local community and economy. It’s not a crowd of 250 rushing into a small store with cash in hand, like some scene from the floor of the stock market. It is just friends and neighbors stopping in a local store on a predetermined day or time to make a purchase.

Easton joins the Cash Mob bandwagon with a mob at the Village Toy Shop, 285 Washington Street (in the Easton Village Shoppes, Route 138 across from Hilliards) on Saturday, May 5. The shop is open 9 to 7. The store is filled with gifts for kids and families, carrying classic toys as well as the hot toy trends. Their mission is to promote healthy play and create lasting memories of “those afternoon trips to the local toy store.”

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Where/When: 63 Elm Street/Saturday 8 a.m.

Why Go?

Swing by and hunt for treasures from mulitple Girl Scout Family's! Proceeds support Girl Scouts from Easton Troop 1221 traveling to Washington DC for the 100th Anniversary Celebration!


Where/When: 196 Washington Street/ Saturday 9 a.m.

Why Go?:

The Easton Lions Grange Charitable Thrift Shop is open every Wednesday from 10-2 and Saturdays from 9 to 3. We are located at the intersection of Rt.138 & Elm St, next to the Union Villa. Your donations are tax deductible.

New used inventory coming in all the time. We are loaded for bear. Dining sets, end tables, couches, chairs, patio sets, glassware, prints, paintings, tools, collectibles, jewelry, nick-knacks, books, toys, bikes, records, clothing, baby things, household items, and an endless count of usable items by the many hundreds. Everything is priced to move and everyone can dicker. No reasonable offers refused.

Where/When: Saturday 9 a.m.

Why Go?

The Easton Historical Society is holding its spring bottle and can drive on Saturday, May 5th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  All Massachusetts returnable bottles and cans are welcomed.  The drive will be held at the Society's museum, the former Old Colony Railroad Station, rain or shine.  This event is held in memory of Ken Martin who ran this fundraiser for 24 years.

Please call 508-238-7774 for more information!


Where/When?:/ 6:30 p.m. Saturday

Why Go?:

For more information, check out the Website, here

Where/When?: 10 a.m. Sunday

Why Go?:

, located at 150 Foundry Street in South Easton, Mass., will host a free open house on Sunday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is the last in a series of open houses this season for parents
who are looking to place their children in a summer program.


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