1. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. “Summer Shorts: A Collection of Life’s Angles on Love” will be performed at the North River Theatre with the proceeds going toward The American Parkinson’s Disease Association – MA Chapter. The night will feature nine short comedies/stories depicting many different levels of laughter, angst and love in relationships. The plays are held on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7:10 p.m. Tickets are $25 and shows often sell out, so to reserve tickets, call 781-826-4878. The theater is located at 513 River St., Norwell.

2. Who said that? The South Shore Music Circus presents ventriloquist/singer Darci Lynne, a 13-year-old performer who has been seen on “America’s Got Talent,” NBC’s “Little Big Shots,” “Ellen” and the “Today Show.” Tickets are $33 and the show will be held on Sunday, June 17 at 3 p.m. For information: 781-383-9850 themusiccircus.org/events/darci-lynne-farmer. The South Shore Music Circus is located at 130 Sohier St., Cohasset.

3. Just relax. The Norwell Public Library will present tai chi classes as the instructor, Maria Sestina, is a registered nurse with a holistic health focus. She is a vitalist, believing in the wisdom of the body & our innate ability to maximize our own health. Class fees are $25 per month, which includes $5 donation to the Friends of the Norwell Public Library. The classes begin on Tuesday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to noon. The library is located at 64 South St., Norwell.

4. You better run. Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will hit you with their best shots at the Plymouth Memorial Hall on Wednesday, June 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets $59-$99 with VIP packages at $175-$325. For information call 508-830-4087 or log on to www.memorialhall.com. The Memorial Hall is located at 83 Court St., Plymouth.

5. Alaskan literary circle. The Norwell Public Library will host the book discussion of “Jimmy Bluefeather” by Kim Heacox. Part quest, part rebirth, Heacox’s debut novel spins a story of Alaska’s Tlingit people and the land, an old man dying, and a young man learning to live. The event is held on Thursday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m. For information: 781-659-2015 or norwellpubliclibrary.org. The library is located at 64 South St., Norwell.