1. Grab a cup of Joe with Safe Harbor. Safe Harbor’s Monthly Parent Coffee is back this Tuesday, March 10, at Second Congregational Church, 43 Highland Ave. Beginning at 9:15 a.m., Cohasset parents are invited to join Safe Harbor to ask questions, exchange parenting ideas, and share your experiences. The event, facilitated by Alison Bryan, LMHC, is free to attend, thanks to the generous coffee donation by Seabird Coffee. More information can be found on the Events page at www.safeharborcohasset.org.

2. Join Elder Affairs for a piano concert. Cohasset Elder Affairs is organizing a trip on Wednesday, March 11, to Laura’s Center for the Arts in Hanover, 97 Mill St., Hanover. There, pianist Mark Goodman will be playing in a concert of the music of Franz Schubert. This South Shore Conservatory event will begin at 11 a.m. and run until noon. Elder Affairs will provide transportation for interested parties, with a van departing from Willcutt Commons, 91 Sohier St., at 10 a.m. Seats on the van are limited, so please RSVP by Monday, March 9 to secure your spot. To RSVP, call Cohasset Elder Affairs at 781-383-9112. The cost of transportation is $3. The program is free. Elder Affairs welcomes attendees to secure their own transportation and join them on site.

3. Dine with the writers at Buttonwood. On Wednesday, March 11, Buttonwood Books and Toys, 747 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, will be hosting “Supper with the Authors.” The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and features authors Kerri Maher and Laura Zigman. In “The Girl in White Gloves: A novel of Grace Kelly," Maher captures the behind-the-scenes reality of Grace Kelly’s fairy-tale life. Zigman’s novel, “Separation Anxiety” is a story about a wife and mother whose life is unraveling and the steps she takes to course-correct her relationships, her career and her belief in herself. Reservations and tickets ($20 each) are required.  For questions and/or to make reservations, call Buttonwood at 781-383-2665 or visit www.buttonwoodbooksandtoys.com.

4. Learn about “Great Decisions” in foreign policy. The Paul Pratt Library, 35 Ripley Road, will host the second edition of “Great Decisions” on Wednesday, March 11. Great Decisions is a nation-wide, foreign policy discussion group offered by the Foreign Policy Assocation, a non-profit, non-partisan organization, the aim of which is to better inform members of the community about world issues, engage people in informative discussions, and to inspire others to become involved citizens. This program’s topic is India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In 2019, Modi rode a wave of Hindu nationalism to a historic reelection. His first order of business was to revoke the special status granted to the Kashmir region, inflaming the rivalry between India and Pakistan. Great Decisions will examine how the Kashmir situation will affect the region, both economically and politically. The program runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening. Registered participants will receive a complimentary copy of the Great Decisions Briefing book as long as supplies last. Discussions will be lead by informed scholars on a variety of topics found in the Briefing book. This program is free to the public. Participants may attend one, several, or all of the eight weekly sessions. Seating and availability of books are limited. Secure your seat by registering online on the Paul Pratt website at www.cohassetlibrary.org.

5. Gear up for St. Paddy’s with song and dance. On Thursday, March 12, Cohasset Elder Affairs will host award-winning performer Davis Bates at Willcutt Commons, 91 Sohier St. Bates will perform a number of Celtic songs and stories to get you into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. The program will involve the audience in a variety of cultural traditions, sea songs and chanteys, ghost stories and family tale, including traditional songs and tales from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. There will also be plenty of sing-alongs, a short lesson in how to play music with spoons from a kitchen drawer, and an appearance by an Irish dancing wooden dog named Bingo. This program is funded by a grant from the Cohasset Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free to attend. Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 10, by calling Cohasset Elder Affairs at 781-383-9112.