In just about any dresser drawer, one can find a pair of eyeglasses that are no longer being used. That same pair of eyeglasses can change another person's life. It's a priceless gift you give to a child, an adult, a senior and a community. We also accept hearing aids in the same boxes! Locations are...
Each year in early October the Easton Lions host the Tom Hedrick Memorial Senior Cookout & BBQ at the Council on Aging on Barrows Street. Because of Tom's years of entertaining seniors, The Easton Lions named our annual Senior Cookout & BBQ in the memory of Tom in 2013.
In mid-December, Santa and the Lions visit the Seniors living in SE Regional Rehab & Skilled Nursing Center on Lincoln St., to brighten up their holidays. Lion Elves are on hand to assist Santa in bringing gifts to all residents on the three floors and special unit at the Center.
Lion Ken Wood and the the Easton Lions Club worked for many years to keep the Yardley-Wood Rink open for skating each winter and other family events like scarecrow days and summer concerts. With warmer winters (< 14 skating days) and better concert venues in town, the Lions returned maintenance of the site to the Town in March 2017.
Last weekend in April - This is a FREE Lions event for kids 12 and under Bring your own gear or borrow ours. Prizes for All: Special prizes for most fish and longest fish! FREE hot dogs, chips, water, soda and coffee!! It all takes place at the Shovel Shop Pond on the Governor Ames Estate
The Easton Lions sponsor the local Peace Poster contest in the Middle School. Young people – ages 11, 12 and 13 years old – are encouraged to express their visions of peace through art in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the contest in local schools and youth groups. The theme for 2017-18 is "The Future of Peace".
The Massachusetts Youth Speech Competition provides an opportunity for students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 to speak publicly and freely on a designated topic of general interest. Competition starts at the local club and proceeds through several levels ending with a state wide competition. Winners of each level receive recognition with later levels giving monetary awards.