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Alyssa E. Correira Memorial 5K Road Race/Walk
When: Sep 11, 2016 12am to Sep 12, 2016 12am in Dighton, MA

5k Halloween Fun Run

Join us for this fun 5k where everyone wears a costume!  You can walk, jog, or run.  Course will parade participants through the center of the town and along the Taunton River so all can see your amazing get up. Children under 15 welcome with the accompanyment of a guardian.  Event will be followed by food and fun.  Fresh Caramel Apples, Apple Squares, Pumpkin Pie, Popcorn, and Cotton Candy along with other fall favorites.  Don't miss this event!.   FAQs   Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Yes, Please bring your ID with you on race day.   What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? There is parking on site and in adjacent parking lots.   What can/can't I bring to the event? You CAN bring a costume (mandatory) You CAN'T bring any accessories for you costume that could fall off or hurt someone.  If accessories are worn you may be asked to remove them.   Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Registration is Non-Transferrable.  We are helping a good cause so you monies will go to help that cause.  

When: Oct 8, 2016 10am in Dighton, MA

Dr. Temple Grandin: Different Kinds of Minds Contribute to Society

“A brainy, straight-speaking, cowboy-shirt-wearing animal scientist and slaughterhouse designer who is perhaps the world’s most famous autistic person.” The New York TimesPerhaps the world’s most accomplished adult with autism, Temple Grandin, Ph.D., has been named one of Timemagazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and is the subject of a multi-award-winning HBO biopic. Through her unique abilities, Grandin revolutionized the design of livestock-handling equipment and is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University with more than 400 scholarly articles to her name. An outspoken proponent of autism awareness, her best-selling books include Emergence: Labeled Autistic, The Way I See It and Animals Make Us Human.Books will be available for purchase and signing

When: Oct 23, 2016 6pm in Dighton, MA

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About Dighton, MA
The Town of Dighton was founded in 1712 and is located in the center of Bristol County in Southeastern Massachusetts.

Dighton is a mixture of suburbaban and rural settings and also includes a strong industrial presence. Dighton entertains its youth with a variety of activities which include little league baseball and soccer, basketball and softball as well as tennis.

Dighton was named in honor of a woman by the name of Frances Dighton Williams.

The town is very proud to have an excellent education system.