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Cohasset: Coffee with the Authors features a continental breakfast and three contemporary authors discussing their latest work, including Amy Brill, who wrote “The Movement of Stars,” a love story set in 1845 Nantucket. Tuesday, 9:45 to 11:30 a.m., Atlantica Restaurant, 44 Border St. $16. 781-383-0900, www.buttonwoodbooks.com.
Hingham: “Around the Hub: Movalli’s Boston” by Gloucester painter Charles Movalli is on view at South Street Gallery. Visitors will have two opportunities to meet the artist: at the preview opening on May 31, 6 to 9 p.m., and on June 15, 2 to 4 p.m., at a gallery talk. The exhibit runs through June. South Street Gallery, 149 South St., 781-749-0430, www.southstreetgallery.com.
Plymouth: “A Different Vision” is a tactile show for the blind and visually impaired. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St. Free. 508-746-7222, plymouthguild.org
Plymouth: The fourth annual Old Sandwich Road Race consists of a half-marathon, 5K, and 10K. A substantial portion of the half-marathon takes place on the dirt section of Old Sandwich Road. Sunday, 10 a.m. Plymouth South High School, 490 Long Pond Road. $24 to 60.