Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style with this roundup of what's happening in and around Sharon!
St. Patrick's Day
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Here are some recipes to make your St. Patrick's Day a tasty one.
This Sunday is St. Patrick's Day, a day to mark the 1,553rd anniversary of the death of Ireland's patron saint. What began as a religious occasion (and still is for many people) has become a festive day of parades, parties and good food. Here are some recipes you can use to make your St. Patrick's Day a tasty one. Corned Beef and Cabbage (East Windsor Patch) Ingredients Directions 1. Place corned beef fat side up in a large pot and cover with water. 2. Bring water to a boil and add the contents of the spice package. 3. Reduce heat and simmer, covered; one hour per pound. 4. While the corned beef is cooking, cut the cabbage into six pieces, quarter the onion and peel/quarter the potatoes. 5. Remove the corned beef from the pot. Skim the fat…
Friday, March 15, 2013
If you're looking to stay nearby this holiday weekend, here's a roundup of how to take advantage.
St. Patrick's Day weekend is upon us, and if you're looking for ways to celebrate in the Sharon area, we've got you covered. First, be sure to check out Mick Morgan's Annual St. Patrick's Day 5K Road Race to benefit HESSCO Elder Services. The event runs from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. Cost is $25 for pre-registration $30 the day of the race. All proceeds from the race will be used to support HESSCO's programs for local seniors and those who care for them. Also nearby, in Walpole, be sure to stop by Finnegan's Wake, which will be hosting the following events this weekend: It's hard to mention St. Patrick's Day without bringing the Irish Cultural Centre into the discussion. The ICC, located in Canton, will be brimming with activity…
Show us your lucky charm -- upload a photo in time for St. Patrick's Day!
This St. Patrick's Day, we're celebrating everything that brings you good fortune. If you have a special or unusual lucky charm, we want to see it! Upload a photo of anything—your beloved pet or spouse, a family heirloom, your lucky hat, or even something so wild and wacky we can't even imagine it (just make sure you've taken the photo yourself). In the caption, please share the story of why this charm brings you luck! Our Lucky Charm Photo project will run until through this weekend! Simply click the "Upload Photos & Videos" button and add your best pictures, clips and captions! (Note: Only uploaded photos or videos will be included. Please do not email attachments.)
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Here's an easy recipe for Irish soda biscuits.
This recipe for Irish soda biscuits comes from Food Network, it's easy and tasty. Ingredients Directions Mix flour, sugar, baking soda and kosher salt in a bowl. Work in butter by hand. Add raisins and caraway seeds. Mix in buttermilk. Pat out the dough until 1 inch thick; cut into four to six 2 1/2-inch rounds. Bake at 375 degrees F, 15 to 20 minutes. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free daily newsletter
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Sharon will take on Rockport on Sunday, March 17.
Students from Sharon High School will take on opponents from Rockport on St. Patrick's Day - Sunday, March 17 - as part of this year's WGBH High School Quiz Show competition. WGBH released the official 2013 tournament bracket for the competition on Monday, highlighting the 16 qualifying teams with corresponding broadcast dates. Each episode will premiere on Sundays at 6:30 p.m., and will repeat on Saturdays at 6 p.m. on WGBH 2. Below is the full schedule: Students from Sharon also competed on the program in 2012, but lost in the first-round match to Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. The tournament bracket for 2013 features the season-four qualifying match-ups and television broadcast dates will be announced in the coming weeks, …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
The race is on St. Patrick's Day.
A new St. Patrick's Day 5K will bring good things to Sharon seniors. Sharon's HESSCO Elder Services and Mick Morgan's Restaurant and Irish Pub are partnering for the first Mick Morgan's St. Patrick's 5K Road Race, at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 17, HESSCO announced Friday. The registration fee is $25 if submitted online or mailed, and $30 for walk-ups. The mail-in registration deadline is March 1. Race-day registration starts at 8 a.m. The proceeds will benefit HESSCO's programs for seniors and their caregivers, HESSCO said in a press release. Registration forms are available at http://www.hessco.org/st-patricks-5k . HESSCO serves Canton, Dedham, Foxboro, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Norwood, Plainville, Sharon, Walpole, Westwood and Wrentham.