Community Events 


Fall “Double the Stuff” Clothing and Equipment Sale - North Suburban Parents of Multiples
Date and location to be determined.
Visit their Facebook page for more info:

The NSPOM Double the stuff sale is the one you do not want to miss. Many Sellers - awesome deals on gently used children's clothing, toys, and equipment.

Annual Fall Twins Sale! -
Massachusetts Mothers of Twins Association – Founding Chapter
Saturday October 14     8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   $1 Admission              
New Location:   Sons of Italy Hall, 117 Swanton Street, Winchester

Shop our bi-annual consignment sale for great deals on gently used baby and children's clothing, toys, equipment, sports gear and more! Credit cards are now accepted. You can “like” our Facebook sale page!

Fifth Annual Melrose Swap Day
Saturday, September 30 from 8 a.m. – Noon
Melrose City Hall parking lot, 590 Main Street

Swap Day is a community reuse event that provides an opportunity to save reusable items from the trash and give them a new life and a new home. You do not have to bring something to take something! All items not swapped will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters and other charitable organizations. All items dropped off at Swap Day will be inspected before they are eligible to be swapped.  All items must be clean, gently used, working, complete, and able to be carried by one person.  For a list of acceptable and unacceptable items to be dropped off at the Swap Day, go to  This year the event will be run by the Melrose DPW and the Recycling Committee, in collaboration with Birth to Five, the Pedestrian & Bicycle Committee and other partners.

Local Community Fairs

Melrose Victorian Fair
Sunday, Sept. 10, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Location: Main Street, Melrose

Something for everyone with over 200 booths filled with food, games and fun, rides for all ages, local entertainers, and artists.

Reading Fall Street Faire
Sunday, September 10, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Main Street, Reading

An annual community event brings together local restaurants, retail businesses and community groups for a fun-filled, family-friendly day.

Stoneham Town Day
Saturday, September 16, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Stoneham Town Common, Main Street

Town Day showcases businesses, schools and non-profit organizations, local entertainers, a variety of area food retailers, and numerous fun activities.

Melrose Home for the Holidays
Friday-Saturday, December 1 - 2

Free trolleys run Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

On Friday night, the holiday lights are turned on around 6:15 and Santa arrives in Melrose. On Saturday, the city is full of fairs, performances, sales, specials and tastings that last throughout the weekend.

Wakefield Holiday Stroll
Saturday, December 2, 3 – 7 p.m.
Location: Main Street, Wakefield

Children’s events at 1:30 followed by the Holiday Hat Parade which is the kickoff event and starts at the Americal Civic Center at 3 p.m. After strolling to the center of Wakefield, participants are greeted by local merchants, as well as entertainment, featured events, and festive foods.

News & Events

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Not to be missed...

Melrose-Wakefield Hospital
Wednesday, September 13
Hallmark Health Medical Center
Wednesdays, September 20-October 25
Melrose Church of the Nazarene
Tuesday, September 26

5K Walk and Run
Saturday, September 30
Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Wednesday, October 11
North Suburban (Malden) 
WIC Program
Saturday, October 14
Winchester Country Club
Monday, October  23
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