Share the Birthday

A Chair City of Gardner MA Awesome Birthday Celebration!

Share the Birthday during the Gardner MA Celebration June 25, 2022

What does Sharing the Birthday mean?   It means sharing for yourself and your family what the Chair City has to offer from retail stores, restaurants, and recreation, and more. And what a great day to do it with so many events on June 25, 2022. Complete listing, CLICK HERE. For more about businesses in the Chair City including reviews, ,CLICK HERE.

Jump to Retail Stores – RestaurantsRecreation June 25, 2022 EventsShopping Elsewhere in City —- See Keri the Wonder Dog —- Pleasant Plaza Ribbon Cutting —- WGAW Live —- Kids Safety Day —- Downtown Dunk Tank —- Gardner Museum Craft Fair —- Monument Park —- Whiskey Johnson Concert —- Fireworks at PACC —-

Complete Events page.

Greenwood Swim Meet

The Greenwood Swim Club is having a swim meet at Greenwood Pool this weekend. This is the first one since the passing of Don LeMieux

Saturday, June 25, 2022 : 1. Morning session begins at 9:15.  Swimmers and parents will be rolling in around 8:30.  It will end at 12:45.  2.  Afternoon session begins at 1:15.  Swimmers and parents will be rolling in around 12:45.  It will end at 4:15. There are also meets at Greenwood Pool on Sunday.

Retail Shopping in Downtown Gardner and the entire Chair City

Popular John’s Sport Shop with nearly 60 years in business. Anne Leblanc says John’s will have “racks of licensed goods, running shoes, and various shirts including the Grateful Dead.”  There will be various racks and tables.  Save up to 25 to 50% off. Website

With nearly 200 5 star reviews on Google, Last Minute Gifts and Flowers has a popular variety of gifts, and of course, beautiful plants and flowers. Website

The Gardner Thrift Store has favorable reviews including this one from Rachael, “This is a very good thrift store. With many options for collectors. They have anywhere from clothes, household items, furniture and collectibles. Highly recommend”

O’Neil’s Bicycle Shop is a long-time Downtown Gardner business with plenty of wheels for those desiring a great bike to pedal around town or around the neighborhood. Jordan says this about them, “Very kind, polite, and knowledgeable! Good service for any bike related work you need.”

On Saturday June 25, 2022 Gardner will also have some exciting outdoor vendors selling interesting merchandise in Downtown Gardner MA.

Shopping Elsewhere in the Chair City on Saturday June 25, 2022

Other stores in Gardner having a draw for shoppers this Saturday include: Ocean State Job Lot will be open from 8am to 8pm and feature plenty of air conditioners, beach chairs and towels, patio furniture, and shock for pools.  Shoppers are also welcome to sign up for insider exclusive deals. Staples is open Saturday from 10am to 7pm and will be having a FREE PC Tuneup event featuring a free scan.  Total $30 value FREE.  Just need a computer with windows 7 or later. Big Lots will be open Saturday from 9am to 9pm and is featuring a 4th of July flyer.  Get copy online.   A paper copy is available in store. Walmart  is open Saturday 6am to 11pm and will still be doing grocery deliveries on Saturday. Dollar Tree  will be open Saturday from 8am to 10pm and has a flyer you can see online. Tractor Supply will be open Saturday from 8am to 9pm.   Dog wash open until about 8pm.  It’s $9.99 shampoo, conditioner,  and towels are provided. Family Dollar  is open Saturday from 8am to 10pm. So shop Downtown Gardner MA, eat at one of over 30 Restaurants (see below), and then do some more shopping. Scroll down for more activities.

Kerri the Wonder Dog at Anthony’s Liquor Mart, Gardner MA

Chance to see Keri The Wonder Dog in Gardner MA

Keri the Wonder Dog will be at Anthony’s Liquor Mart on Saturday June 25, 2022 from 1pm to 6pm. Anthony’s also will be featuring displays of some of the world’s most noted and appreciated wines and spirits. If you would like to see an $1,800 bottle of Pappy Van Winkle Rye, Anthony’s will have one on display. The store states, “We have the largest selection of Microbrews, Seltzers, Hard Teas, and Hard Cider of any store from Leominster to Springfield. And, Anthony’s is a lucky lottery location, having a $1.5 million dollar ticket last year.

Restaurants in Downtown Gardner and The Chair City

The Chair City of Gardner has an abundance of almost 3 dozen restaurants to welcome you on any day including Saturday , June 25, 2022. We have a previous article on Gardner MA Restaurants, including reviews. CLICK HERE.

Recreation in the Chair City of Gardner MA

Monument Park

Gardner Massachusetts offers some great places to enjoy the Great Outdoors featuring hiking trails, scenic picnic areas and more. Here’s a link to the Parks, Open Space, and Trails map with complete information. — – Gardner offers playgrounds and recreation sites and even a map to all of them. CLICK HERE.

Gardner MA June 25, 2022 Public Events

Small Business Saturday in Downtown Gardner MA from 10am to 4pm with terrific sales, demonstrations, performances, giveaways, games and activities. FREE Birthday cupcakes! Complete schedule from Gardner Square Two, CLICK HERE.

Formal Grand Opening of Pleasant Plaza – It’s open now for outdoor dining with an official ribbon cutting on Saturday June 25th. Enjoy food from local restaurants or visiting food trucks!

WGAW Live Remote Broadcast
AM 1340 – 98.1 FM – Live Online

Man on the Street with Steve Wendell

The popular host of Gardner’s hit radio show, Hotline Radio, Steve Wendell, will be in Downtown Gardner starting sometime mid-morning and continuing through mid-afternoon. Steve will be stopping by various booths, talking to people, and letting listeners know about the fun going on. WGAW is heard 24/7 on AM 1340, 98.1FM, and live online at this link to Listen Live.

Kids Safety Day Gardner Elks

Kids Safety Day at the Gardner Elks Lodge from 11am to 12:30pm featuring FREE Hot dogs, ice cream, chips and water. With door prizes, FREE bicycle helmets and various demonstrations including a live K9 demonstration. Printable flyer pdf click here.

The Downtown Dunk Tank will be set up by the Gardner PD on Parker Street from noon to 3pm. Proceeds benefit the Gardner CAC Food Pantry. Here’s the line-up of dunkees: 12:00 – Von Smith, 12:30 – Mayor Michael Nicholson, 1:00 – Officer Willis, 1:30- Lt. Maroni, 2:00 – John Lawrence, 2:30pm – Lt. Maroni. Come and support the Gardner CAC and DUNK your favorite!

Gardner Museum

Gardner Museum Craft Fair from 10am to 4pm. Craft vendors, raffles, refreshments,and a food truck in the museum parking lot. FREE ADMISSION. The Gift Shop will also be open. Website

Boothill Express

Monument Park Concert at 6pm – A FREE performance by the Country band “Boothill Express” will grace the stage at Monument Park. Boothill Express Website.Complete Monument Park 2022 Schedule, CLICK HERE

Whiskey Johnson Concert at Lithuanian Club from 7pm to 11pm. NO COVER CHARGE. Whiskey Johnson on Facebook

Fireworks Kendall Pond

Fireworks at Kendall Pond -The Fireworks at dusk is in observance of Independence Day and Gardner’s 237th birthday and will take place at the Polish American Citizens Club. FREE ADMISSION.

With exciting outdoor dining opportunities in Downtown Gardner MA, fantastic Sidewalk Sales by Downtown Retail Stores, offerings by service providers, and superb food from Downtown Gardner restaurants, it is sure to be a hugely popular event. Gardner is a great place to Live, Work, Play,and Visit.   Make it a date, June 25, 2022 Downtown Gardner MA. Happy 237th Birthday, Gardner Massachusetts! Complete Events page.