QUINCY | briefs

Chocolate making

Houghs Neck MOTHERS (Members Organized to Help, Educate, Reach out and Socialize) club will work their way into the Valentine’s Day spirit with a free presentation on chocolates and the art of chocolate making at Houghs Neck Congregational Church on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. All women are welcome to attend. The evening’s speaker will be Christina Bartkus, who will discuss how she founded her Purefections chocolate business. Chocolate samples will also be available. For more information, visit or call 617-429-3080. - Jessica Bartlett