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Melrose Egg Hunt 2014Melrose Egg Hunt 2013

WHEN - Saturday April 19th, 10AM (SHARP!)
WHERE - Fred Green Field - Melrose High School
WHO - Kids 3-8 and the Easter Bunny!
WHAT - Prizes, Face Painting and FUN!
It's that time of year again to watch the fun filled spectacle of (count them) TEN THOUSAND colorful eggs spread as far as the eye can see get scooped up by the cutest little kids from Melrose and beyond! This year for 2014 we will be offering face painting, and for a lucky few families, GRAND PRIZE TICKETS to WIN TICKETS TO SEE ELMO! Disney on Ice at the DCU in Worcester in late April! WOWEE!!!

Want to VOLUNTEER? Know someone who would be a great one? We would be honored to have you on board!

Made possible with the help of many:

Presented By:
Beansprouts - Children's Clothing, Books, Gifts, Christening Apparel
Beanstalk Toy Shop - Toys, Games, & Fun

Sponsored in Part By:
Music 101- Private Music Lessons in Piano, Voice, Guitar, Bass, & Violin
City of Melrose & Mayor Robert J. Dolan
Melrose Chamber of Commerce

Prize Donations By:
Disney On Ice : Princesses and Heroes
Expertees Stoneham

 

LEGO lands in Melrose

LEGOIf you build it... they will come...

Beanstalk Toy Shop is a proud member of the Lego Family. No more long drives to Burlington for the newest Star Wars / LegoStalkCars 2 or standard Lego / Duplo needs. We have a great selection in stock for all the dedicated designers of Melrose. If you haven't already heard, there's a great LEGO CLUB at the public library. So in-between books, you can build to your heart's content. We will be working closely with the library to help bring exactly what Melrose wants... the very best of LEGO.

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Breyer Fun Day

Breyer

June 11, 2011 - Breyer Fun Day was a HUGE success during the Celebrate Melrose promotion. Pal-O-Mine the horse was on the scene in downtown Melrose for some fun photo ops. All the kiddies who played our games and made our crafts went home with fun prizes, and the Limited Edition Breyer up for raffle is safe and sound with "Isabelle" at her home. It was a true pleasure to see the generations of Breyer Fans participate in our first Breyer Event. Thanks to all who helped!

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Melrose Egg Hunt 2011

Melrose Egg Hunt Presented By Beanstalk Toy Shop

On Saturday April 23rd at 10AM, Beanstalk Toy Shop hosted the first ever Melrose Egg Hunt at the Melrose Common. Sponsored in part by Mayor Robert J. Dolan, Melrose Chamber of Commerce, Music 101, Hunt's Photo, Signarama, and Expertees, this was an event not to be missed!

Everyone at Beanstalk Toy Shop wants to say THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to everyone who braved the cold and slightly rainy morning to watch the spectacle of 5,000 toy-filled eggs covering the Melrose Common being hunted by eager little kiddies. A great job was done by all!

Melrose Egg Hunt

A most special THANK YOU to Emcee Mayor Robert J. Dolan and our dedicated volunteers who made this successful event a reality! HIP-HIP-HOORAY!!!Melrose Egg Hunt Staff

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

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Little Erasers are a Big Help

Erasers Help Japan

Apr. 2011 - With your help, all profits from sales of Japanese manufactured Iwako Products, maker of the incredibly popular "Japanese Eraser" (an eraser, toy, and puzzle all-in-one) stickers, and pencils, were donated directly to the American Red Cross to support the Japanese Tsunami Relief Effort. Thanks to all the little ones who saved up their pennies to help out another little one!

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Toy Drive

Dec. 2010 - CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE for making our first TOY DRIVE a wonderful success! In less than 3 weeks we were fortunate enough to collect donations of new unwrapped toys, games, puzzles, books, and crafts from over 100 families resulting in well over 200 gifts for the brave children who spent the Holidays at Children's Hospital Boston.

driveEvery donation was hand delivered early Dec 23rd making sure Santa's helpers at the Hospital had plenty of time to get them ready for the kids. We hope this can be a wonderful tradition for Melrose and neighboring towns to share with others in need over the Holidays. A big thank you to all who participated! May the New Year bring everyone health and happiness.

Hospital

 

Beanstalk Toy Drive Press Coverage:
Melrose Free Press
Melrose Patch.com

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Melrose Free Press

Photo by: Nicole Goodhue Boyd

You can read all about The Beanstalk Toy Shop in this fun article from the Melrose Free Press. READ ALL ABOUT IT! photo by: Nicole Goodhue Boyd

 

Gift Cards

Our very own Beanstalk Toy Shop GIFT CARDS have ARRIVED! If you are having a tough time picking out the perfect gift, don't worry, just pick up a gift card. They'll love getting it just as much as picking out their gift!

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Beanstalk Toy Shop Featured on Melrose Patch

We have been long fans of Melrose Patch to stay up to date with the local buzz. Now we are thankful to be part of that buzz. Simply click on the Melrose Patch logo above to follow our story.

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