Public Service Announcements (PSA)
The American Red Cross of the Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts announces their blood drives for February, 2019: (To make an appointment call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org: Feb. 16 at the Phoenix Masonic Lodge in Hanover from 7:30-12:30; Feb. 16 at Fisher College in North Attleboro from 8:30-1:30; Feb. 17 at LaSalette Shrine in Attleboro from 9-2; Feb. 18 at the Kingston Collection from 2-7; Feb. 19 at St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River from 12-5; Feb. 20 at the Social Harmony Lodge AF & AM in Wareham from 1-6; Feb. 22 at Murray Unitarian Universalist Church in Attleboro from 1-6; Feb. 22 at the Swansea Mall from 1-6.
Christ Church Thrift Shoppe in Plymouth is having a sale Feb. 15, which is Senior Citizens Day, where more “mature” shoppers get 50% off all purchases!
Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston is hosting Movie Nights over School Vacation Week, Feb. 18-21. There will be 4 free movies starting at 6:30 in the Lower Rotunda of the Quincy Market Building, all rated PG: “Incredibles 2”, “Hotel Transylvania 3”, “Coco” and “Paddington 2”. Click here for info and schedule.
The Alden House Historic Site in Duxbury is hosting “Colonial Camp for Kids at Alden House”, Feb. 19 from 10-2. Explore life long ago through the games, chores and fun of Colonial Days during a half day vacation camp for kids 8-13, including spinning, cooking, candle-making, games and more.
Express Yourself with 3-D Art (with Jennifer Stratton) at the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis during School Vacation Week (Feb. 19-22) from 9:30-12 p.m. In this 4-day workshop, kids aged 6-12 will be given the chance to explore several different ways to create 3-D art.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s: Feb. 20 at the Currier Museum in Manchester, NH and Feb. 21 at the National Black Doll Museum in Mansfield, MA, it’s “Alz Meet Ups”, a unique and enjoyable opportunity to meet others living with mild memory loss. They are also offering “Effective Communication Strategies” at the following locations on Feb. 20: Shillman House, Framingham, MA; Alzheimer’s Association in Waltham, MA; Loomis Village in South Hadley, MA; Alzheimer’s Association in Bedford, NH. 800-272-3900 for info.
The Plymouth County Kickoff Meeting for the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life” is Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion in Plymouth. Learn more about this year’s Relay for Life as organizers will announce plans and help teams prepare for this fundraising walk. For more info about this event click here.
Plymouth Center for the Arts is offering Children’s Art Exploration Fun for kids and teens during February Vacation Week. Click here for schedule of classes and online registration.
The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce is putting 15 Lobsters up for auction! Yes, they have to leave, to make way for the Scallops, but here’s your chance to own one of these memorable beauties! Auction Feb. 21 at the 1620 Winery at Cordage Park from 5-8 p.m.
The New Bedford Festival Theatre will hold auditions for world-wide musical theater sensation, “Mama Mia”. on Feb. 24 at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center (684 Purchase St., New Bedford). Registration begins at 10:30 with auditions at 11:00 a.m. Must be 16 or older. Click here for complete casting information or call 508-990-5212.