Public Service Announcements (PSA)


The American Red Cross of Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts announces the following blood drives for the month of SEPTEMBER:

  • SEP. 19 at Umass Dartmouth in North Dartmouth from 1-6p

  • SEP. 19 at the Somerset Council on Aging from 1-6p

  • SEP. 21 at the Tri-Town Masonic Temple in East Bridgewater from 7a-12noon

  • SEP. 25 at Southcoast Health – St. Luke’s in New Bedford from 7a-12p

  • SEP. 26 at Somerset Amvets from 2-7p

  • SEP. 27 at Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate from 12-5p

  • SEP. 28 at Second Parish in Hingham from 10a-3p

  • SEP. 29 at Old Colony Lodge A.F. and A.M. in Hingham from 8:30a-1:30p

  • SEP. 30 at Southcoast Health-SouthCoast Business Center in Fairhaven from 9a-2p



  • SEP. 19:  Plimoth Plantation invites you to a brilliant evening of cocktails (from 6-7 p.m.) and premiere screening of Downton Abbey (the Movie!) from 7-9 p.m.  Participate in the Downton Abbey trivia quiz and costume contest for prizes!  Your ticket includes premium seating at the premiere, one signature cocktail and delicious hors d’oeuvres.

  • SEP. 21:  The Scituate Historical Society and the Scituate Garden Club will host a Family Farm Day at the Mann House and Gardens from 10-3.  Home and Wildflower Garden Tours, hayrides, live music, demonstration, artisans, baby animals, fresh produce antique tractors, goat yoga and more.

  • SEP. 22:  The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River is hosting a Motorcycle Run ” “A Run for Fun” — beginning at 9 a.m. with registration, kickstands up at 11 a.m.  There will be a police escort, free lunch at the museum for riders only.  Call 508-672-0033 for tickets or info.

  • SEP. 26:  Encompass Health Rehab Hospital of Braintree presents a free lecture series, “Keeping Your Brain Healthy”.  The first lecture in this 3-part series is “Staying Healthy and Preventing Stroke, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.  781-348-3827.

  • SEP. 26:  The Moving Wall — a half-scale replica of the national Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC — is coming to Attleboro for a 5-day exhibit.  The Moving Wall travels across the U.S. allowing veterans, their families and others to share in the experience of seeing the 58,000+ names of American soldiers killed or missing in action in the Vietnam War.

  • SEP. 27:  To the Moon and Back presents Adult Prom Night — a fundraiser to support the needs of children born substance-exposed and their caregivers — 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Alden Park Bar and Grill in Plymouth.  Silent auction and sponsorships are available.

  • SEP. 28:  House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Hingham is having their annual Oktoberfest from 11-5, rain or shine.  Admission is a non-perishable food item for donation to local food pantries.  Free parking, with King Ludwig’s Bavarian Band providing music.  Authentic German food and beverages available.

  • SEP. 28:  Plymouth Public Library’s Consumer Health Initiative will host a Health & Wellness Fair from 10:30-2, rain or shine.  Over a dozen health and human service providers will offer info, screenings and free flu shots.  There will be healthy food and beverages, activities for kids and a movement story-time.

  • SEP. 28:  Alden House Historic Site in Duxbury celebrates all things “wooly” and explores historic foodways at a Sheep and Shawl Day from 12-4.  From spinning, weaving, sampler-making and sheep to a 17th century cheese-making demo by Plimoth Plantation.

  • SEP. 29:  The Historic Winslow House in Marshfield invites you to a Turkey Supper to remember.  Family Crest Catering will prepare an autumnal feast including appetizers, turkey, accompanying side dishes, dessert and coffee.  Reservations required.  Tickets may be purchased online.



  • The FINDING YOUR ANCESTORS genealogy lecture series happens on the third Thursday of every month through October at 6:30 p.m. at the Mayflower Society House in Plymouth.  It’s free and open to the public.  Your answers are waiting to be discovered!

  • Plymouth 400 is sponsoring a Postal Artwork Contest where artists and aspiring artists alike will have the opportunity to develop the official 2020 commemorative Cachets (a design or inscription on an envelope to commemorate an historic event).  Click here to view info and rules.  Deadline for submission Oct. 1.

  • Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich opens its 50th season with a special exhibit, “50 for 50:  Fifty Years, Fifty Favorites”.  Scattered throughout the buildings and grounds are 50 treasures that tell the collective story of the museum’s first 50 years.  Running now through Oct.14.

  • The Wright Museum of Wolfeboro NH will join more than 2,000 other Blue Star Museums to provide free admission for those currently serving in the U.S. Military.  The region’s leading resource for educators and learners of all ages on World War II, the Wright Museum is open daily through Oct. 31.



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