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The Town of Sharon was founded in 1765 and is located in Norfolk County about 17 miles from Boston.

Those who are in town should visit the Sharon Historical Society for a little history about the town and should also take in the Borderland State Park.

Residents feel that Sharon's deepest beauty and strength comes from the community spirit of its diverse population. Sharon is a nice place to live because it's naturally beautiful¯.

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Father Bullock 5k Road Race


When: Jun 14, 2015 12 AM in Sharon, Massachusetts (Sun, 14 Jun 2015 00 )
10th Annual LCpl. Shayne M. Cabino Memorial Run
Event Name: 10th Annual LCpl. Shayne M. Cabino Memorial Run

City: Sharon

State: Massachusetts

Dates: Sep/19 - Sep/20/2015

Location: 752 South Main St

Details:

Memorial run in memory of LCpl Shayne Cabino, killed by an IED while on combat operations near Karmah, Iraq.

Registration 11am - 1pm, kickstands up at 1pm.

Police-escorted 50 mile run, returning to the Post.

Huge cookout, raffles, music. $20/rider w/cookout, $15/passenger w/cookout, $10 cookout only.

Proceeds benefit the Shayne M. Cabino Scholarship Fund.

On Faceboook; 10th Annual Shayne's Run.

Contact Info: Email Us
508-850-9515
Dave Magraw


Website: http://www.shaynesrun.com/



When: Sep 19, 2015 12 AM to Sep 20, 2015 12 AMin Sharon, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 00 )
“POPS” Concert with Sharon Concert Band and Roy Scott Big Band
When: May 30, 2015 7 PM in Sharon, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 19 )
Sharon Community Chorus presents Lights, Camera, Music: Songs of the Cinema!
Sharon Community Chorus 2015 Pops Concert Friday June 12th @ 8:00pm and Saturday June 13th @ 7:30pm FAQ Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? More information is on the SCC website: http://home.comcast.net/~sharon_community_chorus/2015_pops_concert.htm or email: Sharon_Community_Chorus@comcast.net If you still have questions, call 781-784-3043 How do I get my tickets? Pickup tickets at the door the night of the concert Doors open 30 minutes before the concert     Will tickets be sold at the door? Tickets will be sold at the door for $17, based on availability     How do I request seating accommodations? email: Sharon_Community_Chorus@comcast.net        

When: Jun 12, 2015 8 PM in Sharon, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20 )
Lisa Yves Student Voice Recital
Please join us as Lisa's young vocalists take the stage and WOW you with their beautiful voices! Dessert reception to follow.....yum! Lisa's new CD, ICONic wil be avalable for sale at the show.

When: Jun 3, 2015 7 PM in Sharon, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19 )
HikeMF

Thank you for visiting the registration page for HikeMF. HikeMF is an organization that will sponsor a yearly hike to raise awareness and funds for Myelofibrosis(MF) Research. MF belongs to a group of closely related blood cancers called Myeloproliferative Neoplasms(MPNs). Myeloproliferative Neoplasms are progressive blood cancers that can strike anyone at any age.

On August 19, 2014, I was diagnosed with Myelofibrosis. MF is a chronic leukemia in which scarring (fibrosis) of the bone marrow disrupts the normal production of blood cells. This disease affects approximately 16,500-18,000 people in the United States. The only cure is a Stem Cell Transplant (SCT), an option only used when a patient’s disease is in danger of converting to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).  Less than ten percent of patients qualify for an SCT. The survival rate for those who have an SCT is 50-70 percent.Fortunately, I was diagnosed early and am currently doing well. There are, however, others with MF for whom time is of the essence. It is because of this urgency that my family and I decided to form HikeMF. We felt compelled to create this fundraiser to help further research for a Myelofibrosis cure. After much consideration, we decided that our hike should benefit the MPN Research Foundation, who we felt best represented our mission.

 From the MPN Research Foundation: 

"Our primary mission is to promote, fund and support the most innovative and effective research into the causes, treatments, and potentially the cure for Essential Thrombocythemia, Polycythemia Vera and Myelofibrosis. Founded by patients, for patients, we work to promote collaboration across the scientific community and engage patients and the best minds in MPN research in the process of grant selection and evaluation."

Our hike at beautiful Moose Hill Wildlife Santuary will be about 90 minutes. We will have refreshments, raffles and a silent auction in the main building after the hike. This trail is good for all ages, so lace up your boots, bring your family and friends and join the fun for a great cause!

I would like to thank each of you for supporting HikeMF in its mission to fund research to find a cure for  Myelofibrosis. Your donation is greatly appreciated.

With Research There is Hope!

Love and good health from our family to yours,

Julie and Bob, Dan, Alyssa, Megan and Mike

Watch for updates on our FB page HikeMF and our webpage HikeMF.org.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail!



When: May 30, 2015 10:15:00 AM to May 30, 2015 2 PMin Sharon, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 10:15:00 )
Think Differently: A New Approach for Parenting, Teaching and Treating Children with Behavioral Challenges

       

Think Differently: A New Approach for Parenting, Teaching and Treating Children with Behavioral Challenges

Sponsored by the Sharon Middle School

Temple Sinai ?-? 25 Canton Street ?-? Sharon, MA 02067

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 ?-? 8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Think:Kids, a program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), has partnered with the Sharon Middle School  to offer a one-day training program featuring Dr. Tai Katzenstein and Dr. Larry Epstein. This one-day introductory training provides a foundation for professionals and parents interested in learning the evidence-based approach to understanding and helping children and adolescents with behavioral challenges called Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS). This training serves as the prerequisite for our professional intensive training seminars (Tier 1 and Tier 2). 

The CPS approach provides a new way of understanding and helping kids who struggle with behavioral challenges. Challenging behavior has traditionally been thought of as willful and goal oriented which has led to approaches that focus on motivating better behavior using reward and punishment programs. If you’ve tried these strategies and they haven’t worked, this workshop is for you! At Think:Kids we have some very different ideas about why these kids struggle. Research over the past 30 years demonstrates that for the majority of these kids their challenges result from a lack of crucial thinking skills when it comes to things like problem solving, frustration tolerance and flexibility. The CPS approach, therefore, focuses on helping adults teach the skills these children lack while resolving the chronic problems that tend to precipitate challenging behavior. Through lecture, videos, case examples and role plays this one-day training will help you shift your thinking and approach to foster positive relationships with these children and encourage growth in areas of self-regulation, communication and problem solving. 

WORKSHOP PRESENTERS

Tai Katzenstein, Ph.D. is Director of Clinical Training and Certification at Think:Kids. She is also a staff psychologist and Clinical Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Katzenstein began helping families using the Collaborative Problem Solving approach as part of her post-doctoral fellowship. Since then, Dr. Katzenstein has been on staff at Think:Kids working with families individually, running parent groups, developing our parent group curriculum, and co-leading national trainings. Dr. Katzenstein also helps families utilizing CPS through her private practice in Newton. Dr. Katzenstein received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She completed her Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Katzenstein thoroughly enjoys her work with Think:Kids. She believes deeply in the philosophy underlying CPS – that all kids and parents do well if they can. 


Dr. Larry Epstein is Director of School-Based Services at Think:Kids, Assistant in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Clinical Instructor in Psychology the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Epstein has extensive experience utilizing and teaching the Collaborative Problem Solving across a variety of settings including educational and clinical programs and outpatient practice. For 17 years before joining Think:Kids, Dr. Epstein worked for the Cherry Creek School District in Denver, Colorado during which time he helped develop the district’s intensive treatment program for students with significant behavioral challenges. He is also a nationally certified bullying prevention trainer and helped found the non-profit organization Creating Caring Communities.

 

Dr. Epstein received his Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver and completed his internship at The Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado.

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA

9:00-10:30



When: Jun 11, 2015 8 AM to Jun 11, 2015 4 PMin Sharon, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08 )
Shayne's Run
727 S. Main Street
Sharon, MA   02067

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Description 10th Annual Shayne's Run-September 19, 2015

Registration: 11am to 1pm
American Legion Post #106
727 S. Main Street
Sharon, MA

Ticket Information Riders: $20.00 (includes cookout)- Passengers: $15.00 (includes cookout)- Cookout only: $10.00
KSU 1:00 pm

Rain date: September 20, 2015

Host: Sharon American Legion Post 106
Phone: 508-850-9515
Email: dmagraw@cognex.com
Website: www.shaynesrun.com


When: Sep 19, 2015 12 AM to Sep 19, 2015 12 AMin Sharon, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 00 )
Sharon Community Chorus presents Lights, Camera, Music: Songs of the Cinema!
Sharon Community Chorus 2015 Pops Concert Friday June 12th @ 8:00pm and Saturday June 13th @ 7:30pm FAQ Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? More information is on the SCC website: http://home.comcast.net/~sharon_community_chorus/2015_pops_concert.htm or email: Sharon_Community_Chorus@comcast.net If you still have questions, call 781-784-3043 How do I get my tickets? Pickup tickets at the door the night of the concert Doors open 30 minutes before the concert     Will tickets be sold at the door? Tickets will be sold at the door for $17, based on availability     How do I request seating accommodations? email: Sharon_Community_Chorus@comcast.net        

When: Jun 13, 2015 7 PM in Sharon, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 19 )
Sharon PMC Kids Ride
PMC Kids Riders will be coming to Sharon for the fourth time at East Elementary School. Kids ages 9 to 16 are invited to ride either a 3 or 6 mile route to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund while their families cheer them on and enjoy the event. There will be a separate PMC Kids Jr. Ride for riders under the age of 9. To participate in the PMC Kids Jr. Ride, follow the same registration process. All registered riders will receive a PMC Kids t-shirt and water bottle. Over the past four years we raised over $100,000 and this year hope to raise more than $30,000. Registration: All registration must be done online by Friday, June 13th. To register just follow the link on the right side of the page. With your help, we look forward to making a significant contribution in 2015. Go to fundraising tips to learn more about what you can do to raise money for the fight against cancer. Throughout the day there will be music and activities including face painting, drawing, tattoos and field games. After the ride there will be a party with refreshments, music, and a rider fundraising recognition ceremony. Sponsorship opportunities are also encouraged at four levels: Cruiser ($100), Mountain ($250), Road ($500) and Racing ($1,000). All sponsors will be listed in the Sharon event program and sponsorships over $1,500 will be listed in the PMC yearbook. To sponsor the event, go to eGifts and enter the amount under general donation. Heavy Hitters: Each motivated rider who raises $250 or more will be honored as a PMC Kids Heavy Hitter. These PMC Kids Heavy Hitters will be recognized with a special PMC Kids Heavy Hitter baseball hat and other items to distinguish their achievement. Volunteers: Too old or can't ride? We could use as many volunteers as possible! Adults and teens 14+: to register to volunteer go to the right side of the page and click on register to volunteer. All Volunteers will receive a PMC t-shirt. Mission: The mission of PMC Sharon Kids Ride is to include young cyclists in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (PMC) mission of raising money for cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund. The program engages youth in philanthropy and teaches them the value of working for the benefit of others. The ride also promotes athletic fitness and physical activity among youth. The event will occur rain or shine - only a thunderstorm will cause a cancellation. See you there!

When: Jun 14, 2015 9 AM to Jun 14, 2015 12 PMin Sharon, Massachusetts
Cost: Registration fee: $15 Mandatory fundraising minimum: $25 (Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09 )

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