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Send your event information by email to scalendar@wickedlocal.com. Listings information must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include the time, date, location, street address and town of the event. If possible, provide a contact phone number and website.

 

Friday, June 14

Marshfield Farmers’ Market: 1-5 p.m., each Friday in summer through Oct. 4, Marshfield Fairgrounds grandstand, 140 Main St., Marshfield. At least 30 vendors, organic and conventional local farm products, hot/cold prepared food, artisans, free kids’ activities, free parking/admission. Open rain or shine, grounds are stroller/wheelchair friendly. For information: 781-635-0889, marshfieldfarmersmarket.org.

Barbershop music concert: 7 p.m., Marshfield COA, 230 Webster St., Marshfield. Celebrate Flag Day in a big way with the South Shore Men of Harmony singing patriotic songs and oldies. Tea, lemonade and dessert will be served. Tickets available at the Senior Center or at the door for $15.

Satuit Concert Band: 7:30 p.m., Scituate High School, 606 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy., Scituate. The program will present a diverse collection of musical compositions including marches, show tunes and classical arrangements. The band, under the direction of conductor Charlie Shaffer, will perform free concerts June to September at various venues. For information: satuitband.com.

Break Away: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Saturday, June 15

Walk for Hospice: 7-10 a.m., Weymouth High School, 1 Wildcat Way, Weymouth. Enjoy an outdoor walk, vendors, and entertainment including a performance by Ayla Brown, country music singer and co-host of Country 102.5. There will also be a children's area with face-painting, cookie decorating, and a "touch-a-truck" complete with a fire truck, police cruiser and ambulance. For information: 781-624-8142, southshorehealth.org/walk.

Summer fair: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. Food, games, thousands of items at bargain prices. Highlights include a live auction (at 10 a.m.), books, jewelry boutique, antiques and collectibles, face painting, musical entertainment, Father's Day gifts, children's toys and games, crafts, plants, white elephants, snacks, baked goods, and strawberry shortcake. Admission and parking free. For information: 781-934-6532.

Historic home tours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1686 Quincy Homestead, 34 Butler Road, Quincy. The yellow Georgian mansion tells the story of the first five generations of Quincy family members. Additional tours 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 6 and 20, Aug. 3 and 17, and Sept. 7 and 21. No charge but donations welcome. For information: 617-742-3190, dames@nscdama.org.

Rockland Day: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Lower Memorial Field, Col. Brian Duffy Way, Rockland. Free children's activities, performances by the Hipshot Band and Darren Bessette Band, demonstrations, arts and crafts, food trucks, a wiffle ball tournament, and more. Fireworks show at 9 p.m. For information: facebook.com/events/303334223670161/?ti=cl.

Free Safari Matinee: 2-3 p.m., Saturdays, May 4-June 29, North River Wildlife Sanctuary, 2000 Main St., Marshfield. One-hour walk led by naturalist. For all ages. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

SSBT Gala: 2 p.m., Hale Theatre, Thayer Academy, 745 Washington St., Braintree. This year’s South Shore Ballet Theatre performance will honor one of the Boston area’s most legendary ballet teachers, SSBT’s own Nan Keating. Tickets $20. For information: 781-312-7224, tututickets.com.

Trivia Night: 7-8:30 p.m., Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington St., Braintree. Theme is “Summer Slide.” Geared towards adults, but family/teen teams welcome. Free. To register a team of two to five, or individually, call 781-848-0405, ext. 4430, or email lcavanaugh@ocln.org. Online registration also available. For information: http://thayerpubliclibrary.org/events.

The Dons: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Sunday, June 16

“Field of Flags” ceremony: 1 p.m., Paragon Carousel, 205 Nantasket Ave., Hull. To honor veterans and active service members of the U.S. Armed Forces, flags are installed during June on the green space surrounding the carousel. The names of each flag honoree will be read aloud during the ceremony and listed in a commemorative event program. Flags may be purchased for $20 each online or in person. The 1928 antique carousel will be open seven days a week starting June 17. For information: paragoncarousel.com.

Blackwater: 5-8 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Tuesday, June 18

Summer reading program kickoff: 2-4 p.m., Abington Public Library, 600 Gliniewicz Way, Abington. This year, the theme for children, teens and adults is “A Universe of Stories.” Register, pick up the summer reading goodies, participate in a few special activities, visit the photo booth, and more. For information: abingtonpl.org.

Summer reading kickoff: 4-6 p.m., Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield. Games, crafts, and more. Drop in anytime to register for the summer reading program. No registration required for this program, which is for ages 0-12. Caregivers should accompany those under the age of 10. For information: 781-834-5535, ksocha@ocln.org.

NAMI caregivers support group: 6-7:30 p.m., Aspire Health Alliance, 460 Quincy Ave., Quincy, presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness. A caregivers support group for those who have loved ones living with mental illness. Facilitators guide the group offering advice and support. Group meets the first and third Tuesday each month. For information: namisouthshore@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday, June 19

LGBTQ Pride Celebration: noon, Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St., Duxbury. Free to the public and includes lunch and music with a DJ and line dancing. This event is organized by Old Colony Elder Services, Duxbury Senior Center, Hanover Council on Aging, and Middleboro Council on Aging.RSVP by June 14 to Kerry Zingaro at 508-584-1561, ext. 437.

Network Voice Toastmasters meeting: 6:45-8:45 p.m., Fogg Library, 1 Columbian St., South Weymouth. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The NVT club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. For information: networkvoice.toastmastersclubs.org.

 

Thursday, June 20

NAMI caregivers support group: 6-7:30 p.m., The Community Room, 215 Central St., Abington presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness. A caregivers support group for those who have loved ones living with mental illness. Facilitators guide the group offering advice and support. Group meets the first and third Thursday each month. For information: namisouthshore@gmail.com.

Sam Gentile hosts the jam: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. Jammers invited and welcome. Free pizza. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Friday, June 21

Soy-Wax Batik T-Shirt Workshop: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. All materials will be provided. Register two weeks prior to the course in order to order the T-shirts. Cost is $60. For information: 781-934-6634, sally@artcomplex.org.

Marshfield Farmers’ Market: 1-5 p.m., each Friday in summer through Oct. 4, Marshfield Fairgrounds grandstand, 140 Main St., Marshfield. At least 30 vendors, organic and conventional local farm products, hot/cold prepared food, artisans, free kids’ activities, free parking/admission. Open rain or shine, grounds are stroller/wheelchair friendly. For information: 781-635-0889, marshfieldfarmersmarket.org.

Summer Solstice Hayride: 6:30-8 p.m., Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Winslow Cemetery Road, Marshfield. Join Doug Lowry, teacher-naturalist, for campfire stories followed by a hayride to celebrate the arrival of summer. Take your own box dinner to eat around the fire. Preregistration required. $10/$8 member adult; $7/$5 member child. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

Pilgrim Festival Singers concert: 7:30 p.m., Mayflower Church, 207 Main St., Kingston. “America Sings!” includes love songs, songs of war, spirituals and gospel songs, selections from Broadway musicals, and a patriotic finale. Additional performances June 22 at First Trinitarian Congregational Church, 381 Country Way, Scituate; June 29 at St. Bonaventure Parish, 801 State Road, Plymouth; and June 30 at First Congregational Church, 254 Main St., Plympton. Tickets $15, online or at the door. For information: pilgrimfestivalchorus.org.

Crowes Pasture: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Church Hill Coffeehouse, Church Hill United Methodist Church, 11 Church St., Norwell. Crowes Pasture, the acoustic duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin, perform classic and contemporary folk music in a style that draws from old-time and bluegrass traditions. Admission $10. Desserts and coffee available for purchase. For information: 781-826-4763 or 781-582-7784.

Michelle Rockwell Band: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com. 

 

Saturday, June 22

Free Safari Matinee: 2-3 p.m., Saturdays, May 4-June 29, North River Wildlife Sanctuary, 2000 Main St., Marshfield. One-hour walk led by naturalist. For all ages. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

Boston Trivia: 3 p.m., Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham. Travel writer Kim MacKinnon, author of “100 Things to Do in Boston Before You Die,” will quiz the audience on Boston trivia knowledge. For information: 781-741-1405, hinghamlibrary.org.

Pilgrim Festival Singers concert: 7:30 p.m., First Trinitarian Congregational Church, 381 Country Way, Scituate. “America Sings!” includes love songs, songs of war, spirituals and gospel songs, selections from Broadway musicals, and a patriotic finale. Additional performances June 29 at St. Bonaventure Parish, 801 State Road, Plymouth; and June 30 at First Congregational Church, 254 Main St., Plympton. Tickets $15, online or at the door. For information: pilgrimfestivalchorus.org.

The Coinz: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com. 

 

Sunday, June 23

Hull Secret Gardens tour: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pick up a map today at Paragon Carousel, 205 Nantasket Ave., Hull. Tickets $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the tour. All proceeds benefit the restoration and operations of the Paragon Carousel. For information: paragoncarousel.com/hull-secret-gardens-tour.

Lake Shore Drive: 5-8 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Monday, June 24

Summer reading program kickoff: 2-5 p.m., Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington St., Braintree. Play carnival games including spacebug races and black hole toss in the library and get an ice cream sandwich or fried dough from the Fasano’s Mobile Food Truck. Tickets for food will be available at the volunteer table a half hour before the event starts (limited to one per person). For information: 781-848-0405, ext. 4420, thayerpubliclibrary.org.

PFLAG meeting: 7 p.m., First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. The South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG will hold its monthly support group meeting for parents and friends of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning) people. For more information, go to gbpflag.org or find on Facebook at South Shore PFLAG Support Group or email duxburypflag@gmail.com.

SShAGLY meeting: 7 p.m., First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning Youth is a meeting and support group exclusively for youth ages 13-22. For information, go to bagly.org or on Facebook at SSHAGLY or email sshagly@gmail.com.

Fireflies Out on the Town: 7:30-9 p.m., various locations. Jacqui Shuster, teacher-naturalist, will lead an exploration of local “lightning bugs.” June 24: Willow Brook Farm, Pembroke. June 26: Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield. June 27: Triphammer Pond, Hingham. July 1: Driftway Conservation Park, Scituate. July 2: Island Creek Pond, Duxbury. Free; preregister. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

 

Wednesday, June 26

Fireflies Out on the Town: 7:30-9 p.m., various locations. Jacqui Shuster, teacher-naturalist, will lead an exploration of local “lightning bugs.” June 26: Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield. June 27: Triphammer Pond, Hingham. July 1: Driftway Conservation Park, Scituate. July 2: Island Creek Pond, Duxbury. Free; preregister. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

 

Thursday, June 27

Quarterly breakfast: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Bridges by Epoch at Pembroke, 49 Cross St., Pembroke. Hosted by the South Shore Women’s Business Network. Members $10, non-members $18. For information: sswbn.org.

“Rebecca” performance: 7 p.m., Talking Information Center studios, 130 Enterprise Drive, Marshfield. To be presented before a live audience and broadcast live over the radio. All who wish to attend the performance should RSVP to Lorraine Bottelli at 781-834-4400 or email lbottelli@ticnetwork.org. Listen online at ticnetwork.org.

Lecture, book signing, and reception: 7 p.m., Ames Chapel, 12 South St., Hingham. Abigail Adams Historical Society and the Hingham Historical Society present historian and biographer Edith Gelles, “Frozen in Time: Portraits of Abigail Adams and Mercy Otis Warren.” The talk will be followed by a book signing and wine and cheese reception. Books will be available for sale. Tickets $35 each, or $60 for two. Pre-purchasing tickets is recommended. For information: 781-749-7721, ext. 101, or abigailadamsbirthplace.org.

Fireflies Out on the Town: 7:30-9 p.m., various locations. Jacqui Shuster, teacher-naturalist, will lead an exploration of local “lightning bugs.” June 27: Triphammer Pond, Hingham. July 1: Driftway Conservation Park, Scituate. July 2: Island Creek Pond, Duxbury. Free; preregister. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

TNG hosts the jam: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. Jammers invited and welcome. Free pizza. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Friday, June 28

Marshfield Farmers’ Market: 1-5 p.m., each Friday in summer through Oct. 4, Marshfield Fairgrounds grandstand, 140 Main St., Marshfield. At least 30 vendors, organic and conventional local farm products, hot/cold prepared food, artisans, free kids’ activities, free parking/admission. Open rain or shine, grounds are stroller/wheelchair friendly. For information: 781-635-0889, marshfieldfarmersmarket.org.

Pre-Fourth celebration: 7 p.m., Rockland Memorial Library lawn, 20 Belmont St., Rockland. Featuring the Satuit Band. Attendees are welcome to take lawn chairs and snacks.

The New Band: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Saturday, June 29

Free Safari Matinee: 2-3 p.m., Saturdays, May 4-June 29, North River Wildlife Sanctuary, 2000 Main St., Marshfield. One-hour walk led by naturalist. For all ages. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

Pilgrim Festival Singers concert: 7:30 p.m., St. Bonaventure Parish, 801 State Road, Plymouth. “America Sings!” includes love songs, songs of war, spirituals and gospel songs, selections from Broadway musicals, and a patriotic finale. Additional performance June 30 at First Congregational Church, 254 Main St., Plympton. Tickets $15, online or at the door. For information: pilgrimfestivalchorus.org.

Fat City Band: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com. 

 

Sunday, June 30

Japanese Tea Ceremony: 2 p.m., Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. The program will be conducted on the museum grounds in one of the very few tea huts in New England, called Shofan, Wind-in-the-Pines Hut. Tea Master Glenn Sorei Pereira will explain the presentation and answer questions. Additional presentations: July 28 and Sept. 29. Free. For information: 781-934-6634, www.artcomplex.org.

Free Sunday Concert Series: 5-7 p.m., Pavilion at Forge Pond Park, 253 King St., Hanover. Presented by Hanover Parks & Recreation. Take a chair and blanket. Dinner, snacks and drinks available to purchase. For information: 781-826-5000 ext. 1057 or email recreation@hanover-ma.gov. Tonight: The 781 Band with top 40 hits from the last 30 years. Featuring Rob Short (lead vocals), Drew Contois (lead guitar, vocals), Ryan Calter (rhythm guitar, vocals), Todd Laporte (bass) and John Iacadoro (drums).

Silver Spears: 5-8 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

Abington Summer Concerts: 6 p.m. Sundays, Nisby Bandstand, Abington. Held at the town’s senior center or high school in the event of rain. Free. Dogs not permitted per town bylaws. For information: https://abingtonsummerconcerts.webs.com. Tonight: The Brass Kickin’ Horns, top 40 hits from yesterday and today.

Pilgrim Festival Singers concert: 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 254 Main St., Plympton. “America Sings!” includes love songs, songs of war, spirituals and gospel songs, selections from Broadway musicals, and a patriotic finale. Tickets $15, online or at the door. For information: pilgrimfestivalchorus.org.

 

Monday, July 1

Fireflies Out on the Town: 7:30-9 p.m., various locations. Jacqui Shuster, teacher-naturalist, will lead an exploration of local “lightning bugs.” June 24: Willow Brook Farm, Pembroke. June 26: Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield. July 1: Driftway Conservation Park, Scituate. July 2: Island Creek Pond, Duxbury. Free; preregister. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

 

Tuesday, July 2

Fireflies Out on the Town: 7:30-9 p.m., various locations. Jacqui Shuster, teacher-naturalist, will lead an exploration of local “lightning bugs.” June 24: Willow Brook Farm, Pembroke. June 26: Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield. June 27: Triphammer Pond, Hingham. July 2: Island Creek Pond, Duxbury. Free; preregister. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

 

Wednesday, July 3

Network Voice Toastmasters meeting: 6:45-8:45 p.m., Fogg Library, 1 Columbian St., South Weymouth. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The NVT club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. For information: networkvoice.toastmastersclubs.org.

 

Thursday, July 4

Braintree July 4th Celebration: 11:45 a.m., RMV/Bayshore Athletic Club parking lot, 10 Plain St., Braintree. Parade 11:45 from parking lot, food truck festival starting 4 p.m. at Braintree High School, artisans market, live music starting at 4:30 p.m. and more. Fireworks 9:30 p.m. at the high school. For details: braintrees4th.org.

 

Friday, July 5

Marshfield Farmers’ Market: 1-5 p.m., each Friday in summer through Oct. 4, Marshfield Fairgrounds grandstand, 140 Main St., Marshfield. At least 30 vendors, organic and conventional local farm products, hot/cold prepared food, artisans, free kids’ activities, free parking/admission. Open rain or shine, grounds are stroller/wheelchair friendly. For information: 781-635-0889, marshfieldfarmersmarket.org.