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THIS WEEKEND: School on Wheels Car Wash, Earth Oven and AAU Tryouts

A look at 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.

1.

Where/When?: / 8 a.m. Saturday

Why Go?:

School on Wheels is a non-profit organization that works to provide all children with an equal opportunity to receive an education. Through school supply collections, and tutoring they are able to branch out to many children in the surrounding communities. School supply donations that they receive go towards the creation of backpacks to donate to children in the area. This organization runs off funds and school supply donations.

On August 18th School on Wheels will be hosting a car wash/ school supply drive at Center School in Easton. So please if you can, come by and bring your cars and/or some school supplies! Every little thing counts! We hope you can all attend and support this great cause.

2.

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.

3.

Where/When: / Saturday 9 a.m.

Why Go?:

The Foodie Group Presents "Earth Oven Workshop".  This workshop will be run by Stu Silverstein and Marty Pearson.

Stu is an artist who bakes a lot of bread, builds earth ovens and writes about the process.His latest book is "Bread, Earth and Fire". Marty Pearson is a mason who has built ovens across the country and in Winter travels to Guatemala with Stu to build stoves for Mayans.

Participation is limited to 24 individuals 18 and over. Registration and a $20 fee is required. You may register and pay the fee online www.amesfreelibrary.org or call the library if you have trouble registering 508 238 2000.

Be sure to pack a lunch, bring a water container, hat and work gloves.

Some lucky participants will go home with a mini-oven.

4.

Where/When: Depot Street "S" Curve/ Saturday 10 a.m.

Why Go?

Area vendors will be selling the freshest foods at a new location.

Easton Farmers Market starts this Saturday 10-2 and then Tuesdays 2-6. It is now located at the old "S" curve on Depot St just North of the Five Corners.

5.

Where/When?: Campanelli Stadium/ 8 a.m. Saturday

Why Go?:

Attention all local baseball players and parents: The Shoveltown AAU Baseball Club will hold try-outs on Sunday August 19, 2012 at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton Ma starting at 8am. The schedule is 8-9:30am (13 and under)  9 -10:30am (14 and under) 10-11:30am (15 and under). Registration prior to arrival is recommended, and registration fees are $25 per player. 

Registration forms and other information about the program can be found at the Shoveltown Baseball Club website: shoveltownbaseball.

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