Brockton News: Local

Intergenerational Grandparents Day

Celebrate grandparent’s day early with the young people in your life. Please bring your grandchildren, great grandchildren or great nieces and nephews to this special event at the Brockton Council on Aging. Meet Officer Al Gazerro of the Brockton Police Department and Lt. Don Gazerro of the Brockton Fire Department as they share what it’s…Read More

Honoring Choices with Donna Marie Forand

Do Your Choices Matter? Yes! It’s your health care and it’s your choice. So create a health care plan and put your plan into action.  Learn about Health Care Proxies, Personal Directives and Living wills. This presentation is sponsored by OCES. Be sure to register today by calling 508-580-7811.Read More

Ice Cream Social with West Acres

Summertime and the livings easy! Please join Brenda Sansone and Katie Taylor for a delicious ice cream social with all the toppings at the Brockton Council on Aging. This event is sponsored by Alliance at West Acres. Please sign up today at the front desk of the COA or by calling 508-580-7811 to attend. Brockton…Read More

Brockton Area Annual Overdose Vigil by Candlelight

The Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative will be hosting their annual overdose vigil by candlelight at Massasoit Community College in the "quad" on Thursday August 8. Resources will be available at 6:30pm and the program will begin at 7pm. There will be speakers, musical performances and a candle lighting ceremony during the memorial slideshow. To those…Read More

Life’s Little Lesson’s”: #8 Lighthouses

Anyone that’s ever lived by or driven the New England coastline has probably stopped to admire as least one lighthouse along the way. Did you know that August 7th is National Lighthouse Day?  It was on this day in 1789, that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons buoys and…Read More

Shop, Sip & Strut

Pop up Shop at the Brockton Public Library, Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM.  Enjoy Food, Hand Crafted Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Spoken Word, Craft/Activities, Fashion Show.Read More

50 Anniversary Moon Landing

The Brockton Public Library, 304 Main St presents, Pat Monteith NASA Solar System Ambassador, on Saturday, July 27, 2019 beginning at 2:00 p.m. this program includes, videos, hands-on activities for kids nine and up, photos and a presentation of the next "moon shot" with refreshments.  Join us for this free event and learn about more…Read More

BHS Alumni Gathering

Join us on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a gathering at Prova a beer garden in downtown Brockton, this is a free admission event with Shovel Town Brewery, music, games, and a variety of food to purchase.  For more information call Bob Saltzman at 508-894-4563 or Plenty of…Read More

Pro Wrestling Supershow

Pro Wrestling Supershow ft. WWE/ECW Stars Tommy Dreamer and Spike Dudley Friday February 8th 2018 VFW Post 1046 283 N Quincy Street Brockton, MARead More

Midday Music: Winter Wonders

Weekday and midday - enjoy beautiful pipe organ music in a beautiful, peaceful setting. Sylvia Berry, organist. Free, donations accepted for The Organ Fund. At Christ Congregational Church, 1350 Pleasant Street, Brockton. Handicapped accessible building. For info, email to or call the church office at 508-586-3022Read More