Weymouth Food Pantry

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Wellness Wednesdays: August Edition
Aug
23
3:30pm 3:30pm

Wellness Wednesdays: August Edition

Developed with the input of the residents at Calnan and Harrington Circles (a public housing neighborhood for seniors and people with disabilities), Wellness Wednesdays is an outdoor summer event with a healthy twist. Residents can try recipe samples, enjoy the sunshine with their neighbors, listen to oldies music by a local DJ, shop at the onsite farmers market and more. This is a private event for neighborhood residents only. 

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Annual Volunteer BBQ
Sep
30
12:00pm12:00pm

Annual Volunteer BBQ

  • Old South Union Church Courtyard (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come at high noon to enjoy some delicious food provided by Tennessee BBQ with all your friends in the Food Pantry volunteer community. They'll be games, door prizes, a photo booth, great tunes, and possibly some line dancing. Bonus points for costumes! Be sure to RSVP to info(at)weymouthfoodpantry.org by September 17 to let us know you'll be there. Yeehaw!

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Wellness Wednesday: July Edition
Jul
26
3:30pm 3:30pm

Wellness Wednesday: July Edition

Developed for and with the input of the residents at Calnan and Harrington Circles (a public housing neighborhood for seniors and people with disabilities), Wellness Wednesdays is an outdoor summer event with a healthy twist. Residents can try recipe samples, enjoy the sunshine with their neighbors, listen to oldies music by a local DJ, shop at the onsite farmers market and more. This is a private event for neighborhood residents only. 

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Wellness Wednesdays: June Edition
Jun
28
3:30pm 3:30pm

Wellness Wednesdays: June Edition

Developed for and with the input of the residents at Calnan and Harrington Circles (a public housing neighborhood for seniors and people with disabilities), Wellness Wednesdays is an outdoor summer event with a healthy twist. Residents can try recipe samples, enjoy the sunshine with their neighbors, listen to oldies music by a local DJ, shop at the onsite farmers market and more. This is a private event for neighborhood residents only. 

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FRESH BITE 5k 2017
Jun
17
9:30am 9:30am

FRESH BITE 5k 2017

  • DCR Wompatuck State Park Visitor's Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ensuring nobody goes hungry is a necessity. Ensuring everyone has nutritious food to eat is our goal. Join the Weymouth Food Pantry on Saturday, June 17, at DCR Wompatuck State Park to walk or run the FRESH BITE 5k. The trail is USATF certified and the race is professionally timed. We'll begin at 9:30am. All ages are welcome and there is even a short, 1-mile Strawberry Stroll for those who would prefer the shorter distance. See you on the trail!

Get all the details on the event website: www.freshbite5k.org.

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FREE Tomato Container Gardening Class
Jun
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

FREE Tomato Container Gardening Class

Join organic farmer, Jon Belber of Holly Hill Farm in Cohasset, in a FREE workshop designed to give you all the tools you need to make your own free-standing tomato container garden. You'll walk away with your own container garden and the knowledge to grow your tomatoes at home this summer. Once the tomatoes begin to ripen, we hope you'll consider donating a portion of your harvest to the Food Pantry, if you're able. Follow #plantgrowshare and #tonoftomatoes on Facebook for growing tips all season long!

Reservations required: call 781-337-1402 to do so. Last year, this class filled very quickly, so reserve your spot as soon as you can!

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FREE Tomato Container Gardening Class
May
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

FREE Tomato Container Gardening Class

Join organic farmer, Jon Belber of Holly Hill Farm in Cohasset, in a FREE workshop designed to give you all the tools you need to make your own free-standing tomato container garden. You'll walk away with your own container garden and the knowledge to grow your tomatoes at home this summer. Once the tomatoes begin to ripen, we hope you'll consider donating a portion of your harvest to the Food Pantry, if you're able. Follow #plantgrowshare and #tonoftomatoes on Facebook for growing tips all season long!

We're grateful to our friends at Keohane Funeral Home for sponsoring this event. 

Reservations required: get your spot online here or call 781-337-1402. Last year, this class filled very quickly, so reserve your spot as soon as you can!

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South Shore Showcase
Feb
26
12:00pm12:00pm

South Shore Showcase

An annual community karaoke event, the South Shore Showcase isn't just great fun for all ages, but an extraordinary fundraiser for local nonprofits– including the Weymouth Food Pantry. Your $20 entry fee gets you hours of entertainment as well as a buffet lunch. Sign up in advance to sing or just come to watch and even dance!

Get your tickets here!

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Community Soup Supper
Feb
23
5:00pm 5:00pm

Community Soup Supper

  • Old South Union Church's Fellowship Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In these divided times, how can we weave the caring community we all want to live in if we don't know our neighbors? Bring a spoon and a bowl, bring your family, bring a friend, bring an open heart, and drop in for a warm bowl of soup and lively conversations with friends new and old. 

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#neighborlove 2017
Feb
1
to Feb 14

#neighborlove 2017

The #neighborlove project is an invitation to engage our neighbors with kindness in order to get to know them better because: how can we know a neighbor needs our help if we don't know them in the first place? Leading up to Valentine's Day, we'll offer daily inspirations for cultivating more kindness and connection on your block. Check our Facebook page for the posts. And-- Check out our News page for more background on this project. 

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Holiday Meal Pick-Up
Dec
17
11:30am11:30am

Holiday Meal Pick-Up

  • Immaculate Conception Parish gymnasium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For those who have signed up by 2pm on Friday, December 16, you can pick up a holiday meal for your family that includes a ham, loads of fixings (stuffing, cranberry sauce, etc.), fresh vegetables (potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, butternut squash), and a couple of sweet treats such as cupcakes or cookies from Cupcake Mojo. This distribution will happen RAIN OR SHINE. We'll have cabs available to take those who have come on foot home. See you there!

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Thanksgiving Meal Pick-Up: Families of 1 or 2
Nov
23
9:00am 9:00am

Thanksgiving Meal Pick-Up: Families of 1 or 2

  • Immaculate Conception Parish Gymnasium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you've signed up to receive a Thanksgiving meal this year and your family includes 3 or more people, please come by to pick up your meal on this day. If you have a smaller family, your pick-up day is on Saturday, November 19, between 11:30am and 1:00pm. If you haven't signed up for a meal yet and could use some help this holiday, please call 781-331-7682 right away and leave a message if you don't reach someone. We will return your call ASAP!

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Thanksgiving Meal Pick-ups: Families of 3 or More
Nov
19
11:30am11:30am

Thanksgiving Meal Pick-ups: Families of 3 or More

If you've signed up to receive a Thanksgiving meal this year and your family includes 3 or more people, please come by to pick up your meal on this day. If you have a smaller family, your pick-up day is on Wednesday, November 23, between 9am and 10:30am. If you haven't signed up for a meal yet and could use some help this holiday, please call 781-331-7682 right away and leave a message if you don't reach someone. We will return your call.

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FREE Class: Learn to grow your own salad greens!
Sep
24
11:00am11:00am

FREE Class: Learn to grow your own salad greens!

Join Jon Belber of Holly Hill Farm, an organic teaching farm in Cohasset to learn how to easily grow your own salad greens in a pot. All materials provided. Participants can expect to go home with their own little garden in hand. RSVP for the program by calling 781.331.7682 and leave a message. Alternatively, you can RSVP via email to: info[at]weymouthfoodpantry.org. See you there!

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Brady Memorial Charity Golf Outing
Sep
9
7:00am 7:00am

Brady Memorial Charity Golf Outing

Brady Enterprises is reviving a 40-year tradition of hosting the Brady Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, September 9, 2016. We are also excited to announce that this special event will now be a fundraiser in support of 2 local and worthy charities: Weymouth Food Pantry and Good Sports. We hope you will join us for what is sure to be a memorable day as we give back to the community and enjoy some quality time with good friends and colleagues. Submit your completed registration no later than August 18.

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Weymouth PizzaPalooza!
Aug
17
5:00pm 5:00pm

Weymouth PizzaPalooza!

Don't miss this fun, family-friendly event brought to you each year by the Weymouth Chamber of Commerce. Sample pizza from all over town and vote on your favorite slice. Tickets purchased at the door: $10 per person or $25 per family. Proceeds benefit the Weymouth Food Pantry.

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2016 Fresh Bite 5k
Jun
18
9:00am 9:00am

2016 Fresh Bite 5k

  • Wompatuck State Park Visitor's Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our annual 5k run/walk event where we raise money to ensure that every family in Weymouth can have healthy, fresh food options as a part of their diet. In addition to the run/walk festivities, there'll also be food, face-painting, a stretch clinic, yoga, a raffle and more!

Get all the details at our event website: www.freshbite5k.org.

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Farm to Family Program Launch
Jun
4
9:00am 9:00am

Farm to Family Program Launch

  • Weymouth Farmer's Market at Legion Field (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We invite all families who use the Food Pantry to come to the Farmer's Market at Legion Field where we will double your money (up to $20 per day) toward the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as dairy, meat, and honey. The program will run through October 15 and the grand opening day at the Market will have live music, a petting zoo, a fitness demonstration and more. 

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Grand Opening: South Weymouth Pop-Up Pantry
Mar
19
10:00am10:00am

Grand Opening: South Weymouth Pop-Up Pantry

Old South Union Church of South Weymouth proudly hosts a new pop-up pantry site on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month beginning March 19. This is the Food Pantry's first pop-up pantry taking place on a weekend as well as the first in South Weymouth. All Weymouth residents in need food assistance are welcome. 

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South Shore Showcase Karaoke Fundraiser
Feb
28
12:00pm12:00pm

South Shore Showcase Karaoke Fundraiser

An annual community karaoke event, the South Shore Showcase isn't just great fun for all ages, but an extraordinary fundraiser for local nonprofits-- including the Weymouth Food Pantry. Your $20 entry fee gets you hours of entertainment as well as a buffet lunch. Sign up in advance to sing or just come to watch and even dance!

Purchase advance tickets at the Food Pantry's pop-up pantry on Tuesday or Thursday morning at the Immaculate Conception Parish gymnasium. Ask for Annmarie.

Get all the details at www.southshoreshowcase.com!

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Southfield Winter Farmers Market *Fresh* Food Drive
Feb
6
to Mar 19

Southfield Winter Farmers Market *Fresh* Food Drive

  • SouthField Winter Farmer's Market (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Shop local this season at SouthField's Winter Farmers Market and help us with our very first Fresh Food Drive! Pick up groceries for yourself and toss a few extra items in your basket for the Food Pantry. Market begins Saturday, February 6th from 11-2 and runs every Saturday through March 19th. Market will be held indooors at SouthField's gymnasium, located at 495 Shea Memorial Drive. 

#thenewsouthfield #shopsouthfield

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