Art show: The Milton Art Museum will hold an opening reception for “Juried Competition Winter Group Show” Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. On display through Feb. 28. 781-821-2222, ext. 2124; www.miltonartmuseum.org.
Art show: Six South Shore Art Center Gallery artists will showcase their work in the Dillon Gallery, and an opening reception will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition, “Visual Poetry,” aims to blur the lines between text and image, narrative, and pure formal composition. The exhibition will continue through Feb. 17. 781-383-2787; www.ssac.org.
Children’s theater classes: The Marion Art Center will hold Little People’s Theater classes for ages 5-9 starting Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. with instructor Nancy Sparklin. The six-week session is $75 for members and $90 for nonmembers. Register at www.marionartcenter.org/classes/LPT. 508-748-1266
Movie screening: Temple Shalom will be screening “The Color of Paradise” on Saturday at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:45, as part of this season’s Winter Movie Series. The film is part of the series’ “Insight into Iran” theme and will be screened in Huntington Hall of the First Congregational Church. The movie is rated PG and is in Farsi with English subtitles. Admission is $3 per person, or two for $5. Advance reservations get a free popcorn or bottle of water. 617-698-3394.
Children’s literacy program: Join Gina McGarrigle of Self Help Inc. Coordinated Family and Community Engagement on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for Play & Learn, a fun, literacy-based program for children ages 2¾ - 6 years. Stories, songs, parent hand-outs, and lots of different activities for little ones. Register at the library. 508-286-2696.
Farmers market: Gather with more than 40 farmers, food-makers and artisans for “True to Our Roots,” a special winter market highlighting the 40th anniversary of the Wampanoag Indigenous Program at Plimoth Plantation and the 10th year anniversary of the Plymouth Farmers Market. Native Wampanoag food-ways, fine indigenous crafts, and the humble root crop brought out of cold storage for local winter meals will be featured in the Museum’s Visitor Center on Thursday from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. www.plymouthfarmersmarket.org.
Zumba classes: Beginning Thursday, a month-long series of Zumba classes will be held at Hough’s Neck Congregational Church. Zumba sessions taught by instructor Aimee Bates will be held Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in the lower level of the church hall on Jan. 10, 17, 24, and 31. Classes are $5 per session. 617-479-2311.
Book group: The Turner Free Library Book Group will meet Saturday at 2 p.m. to discuss “March” by Geraldine Brooks. The group is open to all ages. 781-961-0932.