t-day + you + fun run = the Turkey Trot!

Turkey TrotGrab your family and friends and get ready for the big feast with a fun run to support the Squantum July Fourth Parade!

14th Annual Turkey Trot 3 mile Fun Run/Walk
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 26, 2015, 9:00 am
Nickerson Post, 20 Moon Island Road, Squantum MA

Entrance fee:
$20 fee includes long sleeved T-shirt (first 100 entrants) and refreshments.
$10 fee for ages 15 and under
Please make checks payable to: Squantum 4th of July
All proceeds benefit the Squantum Fourth of July Parade.
(Note: chip timing not provided at this fun run. Just a fun run with friends and family.)

How to enter:
Mail a filled out entry form and check to:
Judi Smith, 289 Bellevue Road, Squantum, MA 02171
or
Sign up Thanksgiving morning at the Post starting at 8 am

Questions? Email Judi

Head out for June 27 race and support the July 4th parade

Squantum Road Race supports July 4th paradeStrap on those running shoes and head to the community center tomorrow morning, Squantumites!

Saturday, June 27, 10am
Meet at the Squantum Community Center
50 Huckins Avenue, Squantum, MA

Registration
begins at 9:30am
Entry fee to support the parade: $20/adult, kids age 10 and under free
All proceeds benefit  the Squantum 4th of July Parade.

Run starts 10am
Trophies and T-shirts provided

Information
Contact race sponsor Representative Bruce Ayers 617-472-9877

Squantum Road Race

Calling all marchers…get your July Fourth on!

Squantum Fourth picnic (photo by M Lee)Another glorious weekend to remind us why we love Squantum and our seaside view on summer. The pinnacle of Squantum’s year is just over a month away. As Squantmites prepare their gardens and hang their flags we know what’s on your mind…will the armchair brigade march again this year? What kiddie creatures might march through town on July fourth? That’s the spirit folks… Paula and the July Fourth Parade Committee are calling out for floats, marchers, bands, and Grand Marshall nominations for the big day!

Mark your calendars…the 106th marching of the parade is 
Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 10 a.m. 

Upcoming events

Saturday, June 27, 10 a.m.: Squantum Road Race (stay tuned for details)

Saturday, July Fourth:

  • 9 a.m.: Flag raising at the cannon by members of the Robert I. Nickerson Post
  • 10 a.m.: the Parade steps off
  • Awards and fun behind the Squantum School following the parade

Floats: register by June 19
Get the neighbors and kids together and start dreaming up your float ideas for a chance to win a cash prize! Kids and adult floats are welcome. The winning float will have a sign posted on their street for a week announcing the coveted victory. Good luck!

Register your float by June 19 by emailing Squantumparade@yahoo.com or
call Doreen Douglas at 617-360-1975. Provide a Squantum address with your registration.

Marchers: register by June 26
Marchers of all kinds are welcome to join the parade! Little groups, big groups, individuals, marchers in costumes, as well as Local Youth Sports are welcome to march. Decorate your baby carriages and wagons and join the festivities!
Register marchers by June 26 by emailing Squantumparade@yahoo.com.

Grand Marshall
The committee is accepting nominations for the Parade Grand Marshall.
Please nominate a Squantum resident who has shown great involvement with the community over the years.
Email nominations to Squantumparade@yahoo.com or call Paula Glynn 617-834-9996.

Support the parade…give a donation
Your donations are welcome by the July 4th Committee. Marchers and float registrations are free, so donations keep this fabulous tradition going. Suggested donation per family is $20, but any donation is very much appreciated.
Checks can be made payable to: Squantum July 4th Committee
Mail or drop off to:  Judi Smith, 289 Bellevue Road, Squantum, MA 02171

Join the Parade! Sign up…
Simply email SquantumParade@yahoo.com to sign up your float, group, band, and marchers, and to nominate the Grand Marshall.

Visit the July 4th Parade page to keep up to date.

Feeling nostalgic? Check out photos from the 2014 parade in the Scoop photo gallery.

 

Youth Sports registration today…forget the snow mounds and head for the T-Ball mound!

Those last bits of snow are finally melting away Squantumites, and here in Boston we know what that means…time to head out to the ball park! And time to sign the kids up for Squantum Youth Sports. Squantum Youth Sports provides
t-ball, instructional baseball, and softball to the children of Squantum and North Quincy.

This is a non-profit, all volunteer organization, and they are looking for a few good Squantumites to join their team!

Register the kids
The season begins April 27, 2015 and runs through Field Day, which is currently scheduled for Saturday, June 27.
Walk in registration will take place at the Community Center (at the corner of Huckins Ave and Standish Rd, on the Standish Rd side of the Fire House) on the following dates:

  • Saturday, April 4, 11am-1pm (note time change)
  • Saturday, April 11, 11am-1pm
  • Saturday, April 18, 11am-1pm

Or register online at the Squantum Youth Sports page.
Download and fill out the Squantum Youth Sports Registration form.

Fees

Softball and Baseball: $75 per player, $50 for each additional family member
T-ball: $50 per player, $25 for each additional family member

Registration fees cover the cost of equipment (bats, balls, shirts) and Field Day events. Players provide their own gloves. While the league does provide batting helmets, it is recommended that players obtain their own batting helmets for sanitary reasons.

Seeking coaches and sponsors
Please consider coaching, assistant coaching, or sponsoring a team. Sign up online.

For more information
Email Squantum Youth Sports or visit the website.

On 11/7 eat, drink, and raise money for the Squantum Elementary School

PizzaEnjoy lunch or dinner at the Pizzeria Uno’s Dough Raiser in Braintree (dine-in or take-out) and UNO’s will donate 15-20% of your check to the Squantum Elementary School.

Friday, November 7, 2014
From open until closing, 11 AM – 12:30 AM

Download and bring this Dough Raiser ticket with you, and be sure to present it to your server.

Uno Pizzeria & Grill (at South Shore Plaza)
250 Granite Street
Braintree, MA 02184
781-849-8667

Includes dine-in, take-out, and lounge sales.

About the Squantum PTO
The Squantum Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) supports the students of the Squantum Elementary School through focused outreach to parents and the community. The PTO organizes a series of events throughout the year to support Squantum School students. Learn more on the PTO website.

Take me out to the ball game…sign up for Squantum Youth Sports!

Those last bits of snow are finally melting away Squantumites, and here in Boston we know what that means…time to head out to the ball park! And time to sign the kids up for Squantum Youth Sports! Squantum Youth Sports provides t-ball, instructional baseball, and softball to the children of Squantum and North Quincy.

This is a non-profit, all volunteer organization, and they are looking for a few good Squantumites to join their team!

Register the kids
The season begins April 28 and runs through Field Day which is currently scheduled for Saturday, June 28.
Walk in registration will take place Saturday, April 5 from 9am-12pm
at the Community Center.
Or register online at the Squantum Youth Sports page.

Fees

Softball and Baseball: $75 per player, $50 for each additional family member
T-ball: $50 per player, $25 for each additional family member

Registration fees cover the cost of equipment (bats, balls, shirts) and Field Day events. Players provide their own gloves. While the league does provide batting helmets, it is recommended that players obtain their own batting helmets for sanitary reasons.

Seeking coaches and sponsors
Please consider coaching, assistant coaching, or sponsoring a team. Sign up online.

For more information
Contact Jim or Maura Mayo at 617-770-0783, or email Jim and Maura.