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Friday, March 6

Soup and the Wildest Places: noon to 1:30 p.m., North River Wildlife Sanctuary, 2000 Main St., Marshfield. Enjoy a bowl of hot soup and join Christine Whitebread of the South Shore Bird Club as she recounts a three-week Peruvian adventure she took in August of 2017. Led by expert guide Sean Williams, she and six other birders traveled from Lima to Cusco in the Peruvian Andes. Preregister. $18/$15 member adult (per session). For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

Chowder suppers: 4:45-6:45 p.m., Fridays in March, and April 3, United Church of Christ, 10 Bedford St., Abington. Choice of New England style clam, fish or corn chowder, cafeteria style. Complete meal (chowder, beverage, sandwich and dessert), $8. Mini meal, $6. Bowl of chowder only, $5. Reservations not necessary. Take-out meals available. For information: 781-878-0199, abingtonunited@gmail.com.

First Friday reception: 6-8 p.m., Front Street Art Gallery, 124 Front St., Scituate. The annual Scituate High School art exhibit will run March 5-29, hosted by the Scituate Arts Association. Tonight’s reception is for the students, families and friends. Public welcome. Come and vote for your favorite piece. For information: 781-545-6150, frontstartgallery.com.

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”: Feb. 29, March 1 and 6-8, Massasoit Community College, Fine Arts Building, 1 Massasoit Blvd., Brockton. Shows at 8 p.m. Feb. 29; 2 p.m. March 1; 8 p.m. March 6; 2 and 8 p.m. March 7; and 2 p.m. March 8. Tickets $18/$20. For information: 508-427-1234. massasoit.edu/boxoffice.

Tom Baker & the Troublemakers: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. $5 cover charge on Friday and Saturday nights unless otherwise noted. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Saturday, March 7

Community pancake breakfast: 8-10 a.m., First Church in Pembroke, 105 Center St., Pembroke. Pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Short stack (two pancakes and two sausages) $3; and super stack (four pancakes and four sausages) $5. Tickets at the door. Held first Saturday from September to June.

Spring show and open house: March 7 and 8, South Shore Model Railway Club, 52 Bare Cove Park Drive, Hingham. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8. In addition to the club’s operating layout and guest layouts, there will be dealer tables, a “white elephant” table and demonstrations of model railroad construction. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 seniors (65+) and children (5-12, with an adult). For information: 781-740-2000, ssmrc.org.

Art Auction and Global Market: 4-8 p.m., Hingham Community Center, 70 South St., Hingham. Art and homemade crafts, live entertainment by singer/songwriter Les Sampou, light bites, silent and live auction, cash bar. Admission $50. For information: thekerryfund.org.

SSFMC concert: 7 p.m., South Shore Folk Music Club at First Parish Duxbury, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. Featuring Ari Hest. Tickets $22 per member, $24 per non-member. Tickets online or at the door. For information: ssfmc.org.

The Love Dogs: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. $5 cover charge on Friday and Saturday nights unless otherwise noted. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Sunday, March 8

Spring show and open house: March 7 and 8, South Shore Model Railway Club, 52 Bare Cove Park Drive, Hingham. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8. In addition to the club’s operating layout and guest layouts, there will be dealer tables, a “white elephant” table and demonstrations of model railroad construction. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 seniors (65+) and children (5-12, with an adult). For information: 781-740-2000, ssmrc.org.

Sunday Salon Series: 2 p.m., Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury. The North and South Rivers Watershed Association will present a program about the natural beauty, rich history, and fragile ecology of the North and South Rivers. Registration is required. For information: 781-934-2721, duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Banjo innovator Michael Nix: 3 p.m., Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham. Nix is the designer of the Banjar, a modern seven-string banjo combining elements of the five-string banjo and classical guitar. He has recorded for the PBS series “American Experience,” independent documentaries, and numerous other projects, and will speak about his projects as he performs various pieces. For information: 781-741-1405, hinghamlibrary.org.

 

Monday, March 9

Seaside Gardeners of Marshfield meeting: 9 a.m., North Community Church Parish Hall, 72 Old Main St., Marshfield. Suzanne Mahler, a garden lecturer for 30 years, will present “Get Ready for Spring,” a lecture with photographs of theme gardens and public gardens, instructions on transplanting trees and shrubs, dividing perennials, and tools of the trade plus a live demonstration of spring pruning. Refreshments at 9 a.m., followed by business meeting and then the program at 10:30 a.m. Guests and new members are always welcome for a $5 fee. For information call Marcia Joyce: 781-934-5509.

Birding by Van: 9-11:30 a.m., meet at North River Wildlife Sanctuary, 2000 Main St., Marshfield. Join Sue MacCallum, sanctuary director, to visit local hot spots by van. Step outside at times for short walks on level ground, but no need for hiking boots. Preregister. $15/$12 member per session. For information: 781-837-9400, massaudubon.org/northriverprograms.

Weekend Navigator Class: Monday evenings, March 9-May 4, Jacob’s School, 18 Harborview Road, Hull. Presented by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-3. Instructor: David E. Clinton. For information: 781-925-8012.

South Shore Lyme Support meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham. Attendance is open to all. Meetings usually held second Monday of the month. For information: 508-332-9743, jeanwhart@gmail.com.

SShAGLY meeting: 7 p.m., First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., Duxbury. The 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: on Facebook at SSHAGLY, or email sshagly@gmail.com, or go to bagly.org.

 

Tuesday, March 10

Spring Poem Accordion Book workshop: 1-3 p.m., Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St., Duxbury. Duxbury Art Association’s Mandy Fariello will lead participants in making the accordion books featuring a poem that celebrates spring. This workshop is tailored to all skill levels, and costs $10 for instruction and supplies. To register call: 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Lenten Suppers: 6:30 p.m., Morcone Center, 20 Hull St., Hingham. Weekly simple suppers of soup and bread, followed by a spiritual reflection given by community members. Lenten supper discussions focus on "The Life of Christ." This week’s reflection is given by Fr. Nicholas Morcone, OSB, “The Infancy Narratives (Matthew and Luke 1-2).” No reservations required. Donations gratefully accepted.

Film and discussion: 7 p.m., Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St., Duxbury. Duxbury FACTS will present the event, “Teens & Screens: Life Skills for the Digital Age.” After the 45-minute film, “Screenagers - Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience,” Dr. James Mehegan, clinical psychologist and author of “Adrift in the Digital Age, A Brief Look at Parenting in the New Millennium,” will offer brief insights and then will take questions. Copies of his book will be available. Admission for this event is free. RSVP at info@duxburyFACTS.org or at EventCombo.com to be entered to win a hat from Duxbury’s own White Marlie shop. For information: screenagersmovie.com/nc-trailer.

 

Wednesday, March 11

Coffee Break Concert: 11 a.m., Laura’s Center for the Arts, 97 Mill St., Hanover. Part of South Shore Conservatory’s Coffee Break Concert Series. Today: Music of Franz Schubert; featuring pianist Mark Goodman. Arrive early and enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and breakfast treats. For information: 781-421-6162, ext. 204, sscmusic.org.

Learn to play Mahjong: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington St., Braintree. The library has the game and a teacher as well. All are welcome. For information: 781-848-0405, thayerpubliclibrary.org.

Energy Medicine presentation: 6:30 p.m., Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury. Nancy Denman, certified Energy Medicine practitioner (and former Duxbury children’s librarian) will give a presentation about using energy to improve your immune system, reduce stress, and increase joy and wellness. For information: 781-934-2721, duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Supper with the Authors: 6:30 p.m., Buttonwood Books and Toys, 747 CJC Highway, Cohasset. Featured authors are Kerri Maher, “The Girl in White Gloves: A Novel of Grace Kelly” and Laura Zigman, “Separation Anxiety.” Reservations and tickets ($20 each) are required. For information: 781-383-2665, buttonwoodbooksandtoys.com.

 

Thursday, March 12

Blues Jam with Jack Arpano & Soulshine: 7:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Friday, March 13

Spring Juried Exhibition reception: 6-8 p.m., James Library & Center for the Arts, 24 West St., Norwell. Show runs to April 18. For information: 781-659-7100, jameslibrary.org.

Open Mic: 7 p.m., South Shore Conservatory, 1 Conservatory Drive, Hingham. Students are welcome to perform, or just hang out and watch. Poetry, rock bands, musicians experimenting on new instruments, solos/duos, a student emcee, and more. Free for SSC students, $10 for non-SSC performers. Audience attendance is free, and open to the public. For information: 781-749-7565, sscmusic.org.

“The Music Man” performances: March 13-15 and 20-22, Cohasset Town Hall, 41 Highland Ave., Cohasset. Cohasset Dramatic Club presents the Meredith Willson musical comedy. Shows at 7:30 p.m. March 13-14 and 20-21; shows at 2 p.m. March 15 and 22. Tickets $26 adults and $22 students/seniors, online or at the door. Discount tickets for groups of eight or more can be arranged by calling 617-922-0280. For information: cohassetdramaticclub.org/tickets.

“Fun Home” performances: March 13-15, 19-22, 26-29, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; shows at 2 p.m. Sundays. The funny and at times heartbreaking coming-of-age story is based on Alison Bechdel’s novel and memoir. Tickets are $44. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com, boxoffice@companytheatre.com.

Irish Comedy Tour: 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 83 Court St., Plymouth. Presented by Spectacle Management. Tickets $36 and can be purchased at http://memorialhall.com or by calling 800-657-8774.

The Mumblers: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. $5 cover charge on Friday and Saturday nights unless otherwise noted. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Saturday, March 14

Cohasset Sailing Club registration: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., CSC Clubhouse, 19 Lighthouse Lane, Cohasset. Register for the 2020 summer sailing season. Please fill out the forms from the website before coming to registration, as doing so will speed the process. For information: cohassetsailingclub.org.

St. Patrick's Day 5K road race: 10 a.m., Brant Rock Esplanade, Marshfield. This is the largest annual fundraising event for the Marshfield Education Foundation. For information: http://marshfieldstpatricksday5k.com.

South Shore Genealogical Society meeting: 1:30 p.m., John Curtis Free Library, 534 Hanover St., Hanover. The program is a presentation designed for those just starting their Scottish research and for the veteran researcher. Learn about some of the best free resources and subscription services. Program will be presented by Richard Reid, director of Friends of Irish Research based in Brockton. Public invited; no charge to attend. Light refreshments provided.

Blue Boat Coffeehouse: 6-9 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 330 First Parish Road, Scituate. Highlighting the talent of local adults and youth while raising funds for a local nonprofit organization. Donations tonight are to benefit South Shore Peer Recovery. Suggested donation is $5. Irish bread, baked goods and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Visit the Blue Boat Coffeehouse page on Facebook. For information: 781-545-3324, firstparishscituate.org.

ASO Masterworks Classical: 7:30 p.m., Thayer Academy Center for the Arts, 745 Washington St., Braintree. The Atlantic Symphony Orchestra will perform works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn. Violinist Luosha Fang will perform Tchaikovsky’s well-loved Violin Concerto. Tickets: $50 adult, $45 senior, $20 student under 22. For information: 781-331-3600, atlanticsymphony.org.

“The Music Man” performances: March 13-15 and 20-22, Cohasset Town Hall, 41 Highland Ave., Cohasset. Cohasset Dramatic Club presents the Meredith Willson musical comedy. Shows at 7:30 p.m. March 13-14 and 20-21; shows at 2 p.m. March 15 and 22. Tickets $26 adults and $22 students/seniors, online or at the door. Discount tickets for groups of eight or more can be arranged by calling 617-922-0280. For information: cohassetdramaticclub.org/tickets.

“Fun Home” performances: March 13-15, 19-22, 26-29, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; shows at 2 p.m. Sundays. The funny and at times heartbreaking coming-of-age story is based on Alison Bechdel’s novel and memoir. Tickets are $44. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com, boxoffice@companytheatre.com.

South Shore Dancers Social Ballroom Dance: 7:30 -10:45 p.m., Cushing Memorial Hall, 673 Main St., Norwell. Leprechaun Hop/St. Patrick’s Day theme. Suggested dress: casual/green. Foxtrot lesson at 7:30 by Kelly Madenjian and Paul Russell; ballroom dancing to music by DJ Tom Osterland from 8 to closing. Line dance reviews at 7 p.m. $14pp includes coffee, tea, water, light refreshments. Reservations requested: call 781-659-4703 or email tickets@southshoredancers.org. SSD/USA members receive $2 discount w/reservations (before 5p.m. on 3/13). For information: http://southshoredancers.org.

B-Sides: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. $5 cover charge on Friday and Saturday nights unless otherwise noted. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Sunday, March 15

Sunday Salon Series: 2 p.m., Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury. Come tap your toes and clap along with Robert Uvello, a folk singer-songwriter from Milton. Much of his work is based on contemporary social issues, which he combines with storytelling and classic folk songs. Registration is required. For information: 781-934-2721, duxburyfreelibrary.org.

“The Music Man” performances: March 13-15 and 20-22, Cohasset Town Hall, 41 Highland Ave., Cohasset. Cohasset Dramatic Club presents the Meredith Willson musical comedy. Shows at 7:30 p.m. March 13-14 and 20-21; shows at 2 p.m. March 15 and 22. Tickets $26 adults and $22 students/seniors, online or at the door. Discount tickets for groups of eight or more can be arranged by calling 617-922-0280. For information: cohassetdramaticclub.org/tickets.

“Fun Home” performances: March 13-15, 19-22, 26-29, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; shows at 2 p.m. Sundays. The funny and at times heartbreaking coming-of-age story is based on Alison Bechdel’s novel and memoir. Tickets are $44. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com, boxoffice@companytheatre.com.

St. Patrick's Day celebration: 4-7 p.m., Scituate Country Club, 91 Driftway, Scituate. South Shore Republicans GOP8 will host elected officials and candidates. Sen. Pat O'Connor of Weymouth will emcee. Traditional Irish dinner of corned beef and cabbage, dancing by local Irish step dancers and entertainment by the Armstrong Brothers. Admission $50 per person and includes dinner, entertainment, and a cash bar. RSVP. Contact Janet Fogarty: 617-347-2001 or janetfogarty11@gmail.com.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers: 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, 83 Court St., Plymouth. Presented by Spectacle Management. The Pipers (not to be confused with Peppers) is a nine-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards and drummers. Tickets $29-$49 and can be bought at http://memorialhall.com or by calling 800-657-8774.

 

Monday, March 16

Abington Garden Club meeting: noon, Parish Hall, United Church of Christ, 10 Bedford St., Abington. The meeting begins at noon with a luncheon followed by a presentation on "Basic Gardening" by Vicki Hurcombe of Seoane's Garden Center. The public is welcome (cost $5 per person). Advance reservation required. Call Carol Najarian by March 11 to reserve your place: 781-871-0114.

Sojourner Truth re-enactment: 12:30 to 2 p.m., Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury. Actor Katheryn Woods will portray Sojourner Truth, a freed slave who became an abolitionist and a women’s rights activist starting before the Civil War. She is famous for the speech, “Ain’t I a Woman?” The reenactment is free and open to all. To register, go to: duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Mondays at the James: 7 p.m., James Library & Center for the Arts, 24 West St., Norwell. Join local architect Jim Kelliher of Axiom Architects as he talks about the history of Italianate architecture, and its popularity across the United States, particularly in New England, from the 1840s to 1890. For information: 781-659-7100, jameslibrary.org.

 

Tuesday, March 17

Lenten Suppers: 6:30 p.m., Morcone Center, 20 Hull St., Hingham. Weekly simple suppers of soup and bread, followed by a spiritual reflection given by community members. Lenten supper discussions focus on "The Life of Christ." This week’s reflection is given by Fr. Albrecht Nyce, OSB, “Public Ministry of Jesus: The Kingdom of God.” No reservations required. Donations gratefully accepted.

 

Wednesday, March 18

Norwell Cares Intergenerational Book Discussion and Luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Norwell High School, 18 South St., Norwell. All are welcome to read and discuss “The Day the World Came to Town” by Jim DeFede. Lunch will be served. For information: 781-659-2015, norwellpubliclibrary.org.

Extreme Travel Adventures: 6:30 p.m., Norwell Public Library, 1207 Washington St., Hanover (temporary address while new library is under construction). Presentation by journalist/photographer Peter Mandel featuring a slide show of his wildest travel experiences. For information: 781-659-2015, norwellpubliclibrary.org.

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, March 19

Gallery Talk: 10:30 a.m., Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. Coffee followed by the talk at 11 a.m. Meet the artists from the Duxbury Art Associations Winter Juried Show. For information: 781-934-6634, artcomplex.org.

Literary Circle: 10:30 a.m., Norwell Public Library, 1207 Washington St., Hanover (temporary address while new library is under construction). Meet and discuss “The Helpline” by Katherine Collette. For information: 781-659-2015, norwellpubliclibrary.org.

“Listening to Other Voices”: 7:15 p.m., Morcone Center, 20 Hull St., Hingham. Glastonbury Abbey’s Interfaith Lecture Series presents Rosalie Will, with the topic, “Jewish Liturgical Music: is it Music or is it Prayer?” Lectures are free and all are welcome. For information: 781-749-2155, ext. 300.

“Fun Home” performances: March 13-15, 19-22, 26-29, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; shows at 2 p.m. Sundays. The funny and at times heartbreaking coming-of-age story is based on Alison Bechdel’s novel and memoir. Tickets are $44. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com, boxoffice@companytheatre.com.

Blues Jam with Jack Arpano & Soulshine: 7:30 p.m. Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.

 

Friday, March 20

“The Music Man” performances: March 13-15 and 20-22, Cohasset Town Hall, 41 Highland Ave., Cohasset. Cohasset Dramatic Club presents the Meredith Willson musical comedy. Shows at 7:30 p.m. March 13-14 and 20-21; shows at 2 p.m. March 15 and 22. Tickets $26 adults and $22 students/seniors, online or at the door. Discount tickets for groups of eight or more can be arranged by calling 617-922-0280. For information: cohassetdramaticclub.org/tickets.

“Fun Home” performances: March 13-15, 19-22, 26-29, Company Theatre, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; shows at 2 p.m. Sundays. The funny and at times heartbreaking coming-of-age story is based on Alison Bechdel’s novel and memoir. Tickets are $44. For information: 781-871-2787, companytheatre.com, boxoffice@companytheatre.com.

“November” performances: March 20-22, 27-29, Alley Theatre, 133 Center St., Middleborough. David Mamet’s political satire, directed by Peg Holzemer and performed by Theatre One actors. Shows 7:30 p.m. March 20-21 and 27-28; shows 2 p.m. March 22 and 29. For mature audiences. Tickets at the door, cash only, $20 general admission and $18 seniors. Food donations collected for the Middleborough COA Senior Pantry. For information: Theatre One on Facebook.

Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Rusted Root: 8 p.m., River Club Music Hall, 78 Border St., Scituate. Stripped down duo set with new material as well as songs from the Rusted Root catalog. Tickets $30/$45. For information: 339-236-6786, theriverclubmusichall.com.

Classic Albums Live: 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 83 Court St., Plymouth. Presented by Spectacle Management. Recreation of “The Dark Side of the Moon.” Tickets cost $29-$49. For information, call 800-657-8774 or visit memorialhall.com.

Soul Box: 8:30 p.m., Next Page Cafe, 550 Broad St., Weymouth. $5 cover charge on Friday and Saturday nights unless otherwise noted. For information: 781-340-1300, thenextpagecafe.com.