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Weekend in Easton: Softball Tourney, Vintage Baseball and Soccer Carwash

A look at what is happening around town 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. 1st Annual Lady Tigers Softball Tournament

Where/When: Parkview School/ Saturday 8 a.m.

Why Go?:

Join us for the 1st Annual Lady Tigers Slow Pitch Softball
Tournament! This is a great chance to have lots of fun while raising money for the Oliver Ames Softball program.  Some of the proceeds for this event will go towards refurbishing the batting cages and improving the condition of the fields.

How to form a team?
You’ll need 10-15 players. Games will be played with 10 players on the field, 3 of whom must be female. Games will be 4 innings, or 1 hour.  The tournament will be double elimination format.  Anyone high school age or older
can play. The donation for each team to participate is $150. All proceeds will be donated to the Oliver Ames Softball Boosters.

Don’t have a full team roster?
We may be able to match you up with another group to form a complete team. Please email Kathy Cosgrove at Kathy_Cosgrove@comcast.net to let her know you’re looking for players.

Tournament date is Saturday, September 22nd, 8am start (forms need to be returned by Sept. 16th).  The Tournament will be held at the Mitchell and Walsh Fields at Parkview Elementary School, North Easton.  Tournament application can be picked up at The Bank of Easton, 275 Washington St, North Easton or at their 12 Robert Dr. South Easton location.

Questions? Email us at asoftballboosters@gmail.com

2. Grange Thrift Shop

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. Easton Farmer's Market at the Depot Street 'S' Curve

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.

4. Vintage Baseball at Borderland State Park

Where/When: Borderland State Park/ Saturday 10 a.m.

Why Go?

Don’t forget your peanuts and Cracker Jacks as the Friends welcome back to the park the Providence Grays and the New Hampshire Granite! Have you ever watched a Civil or Revolutionary War Reenactment? Well, this is a baseball reenactment, featuring authentic uniforms, equipment, and rules from the early days of the sport! For all ages. Rain cancels.

5. OA Soccer Car Wash

Where/When: Center School/ Sunday 9 a.m.

Why Go?:

The OA Boys and Girls Soccer Teams will be hosting a car wash this Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Center School on Depot Street. 

Donations will help support the OA Soccer Boosters fund. 

Thanks for your support!

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