Public Service Announcements (PSA)
The American Red Cross of Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts is holding for following blood drives in February (1-800-REDCROSS): Feb. 23 at the Cape Abilities Thrift Shop in West Yarmouth from 10-3; Sep. 23 at the Swansea Mall from 1-6; Feb. 24 at Phoenix Masonic Lodge in Hanover from 7:30-12:30; Feb. 24 at American Legion Post 312 in South Attleboro from 8-1; Feb. 25 at LaSalette Shrine in Attleboro from 9-2; Feb. 26 at Murray Unitarian Universalist Church in Attleboro from 1-6; Feb. 28 at Southcoast-St. Luke's in New Bedford from 2-7.
Benchmark Senior LIving in Plymouth offers a Caregiver Support Group the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 2:30-4:00 p.m. The group provides an opportunity to learn more about the different stages of Alzheimer's disease and offers tips on ways to cope. Light lunch served. RSVP to 508-830-4744.
The Plymouth Center for the Arts on North Street will hold a Members Art Show (open theme, all media) now open and running through Mar. 4. For more information click here.
Green Briar Nature Center in East Sandwich offers weekly drop-in family programs on Friday and Saturday mornings in February at 10:30 a.m. Fridays is "Critter Capers" -- a half-hour with one of the resident animals at the nature center; and Saturday mornings for "Live Animal Story Time".
The Kingston Public Library will feature the paintings of Kingston resident Susan Lee Traft in an exhibit "Art by Susan Lee". Her love of color will delight you in the portraits, flowers, the butterfly and much more. Available for viewing throughout February. Click here for more information.
The New Testament Church in Plymouth will host the internationally acclaimed African Children's Choir, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. They melt the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. Free and open to all. Donations accepted to support African Children's Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.
Friends in Song presents "Till All the Seas Gang Dry: Sea Shanties and Celtic Songs" in a one-hour program of light concert repertoire. Tunes originate from the British Isles and Celtic tradition. Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at The James Library & Center for the Arts in Norwell, and Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Plymouth Center for the Arts.
Do you "LOVE YOUR LIFE?" Join in for a FREE Love Your Life event at the Hanover Apartments Business Center in Plymouth, where you'll get tips on making the most of your life including meditation, health, skincare, nutrition and more. Attend one event or all! Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m.
The Boston Nature Center in Mattapan presents "Introduction to Beekeeping" on Feb. 24 from 9:30-12:30. Discussion includes what it takes to keep a productive hive of bees happy, where to get bees, how to set up and maintain a hive, time commitment and more. 617-983-8500
The First Baptist Church of Hanson is having a "Cabin Fever" show Feb. 24 from 10-2. Spring Cleaners & Crafters are needed so rent your table/space NOW! First Come, Best Placement! Payment due Feb. 16; snow date Apr. 14. 781-293-3502 email@example.com
Friends of the New Bedford Public Library will host "Winter Warmings" featuring folk/soul singer Cedric Josey at the Tryworks, Unitarian Church in New Bedford Feb. 25 from 2-4 p.m. The Friends of the New Bedford library helps support childrens events that encourage reading.
Plymouth 400 will hold a Rare License Plate online Auction Feb. 26-Mar. 31. This is the last opportunity to bid on rare plates with desirable historic numbers such as 2020 and low numbers like 4 and 7. Bids can be placed via a special online auction link to be published on the Plymouth 400 website beginning Feb. 26. Click here for more info. This auction will help fund the upcoming 400th Commemoration.
The Americana Theatre Company presents "Cocktails & Cabaret" at the Pavilion at Pinehills Golf Club, Plymouth, Mar. 2 at 7 p.m. Enjoy a glamourous night with live entertainment, gourmet desserts, silent auction and cash bar. Proceeds benefit their 2018 theatre season.