Your Week Ahead

5 things to do in and around Boston

The Boston Flower & Garden Show, the Boston Derby Dames, a master shipwright’s handiwork, and more things to do and see the week of March 10.

Boston Flower & Garden Show
Boston Flower & Garden Show

March 10


Time to spring forward, folks. Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour today, as daylight saving time begins.

March 11


Starting Monday, eight international films — from Argentina, France, Hungary, and other countries — will screen over several weeks as part of this year’s Belmont World Film series. Post-film discussions and culturally related performances and food are part of the festivities, too. Tickets cost $11. 617-484-3980;

March 13-17


Get prepped for planting season at the Boston Flower & Garden Show, where you can wander through more than 20 landscaped gardens, check out lectures and demos, and shop a well-stocked marketplace, at the Seaport World Trade Center. Tickets cost $20. 781-237-5533;

Boston Derby Dames

March 16



The Boston Derby Dames get the season rolling Saturday at Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, when the Boston B Party face off against the Montreal Sexpos (5 p.m.) and the Boston Massacre take on Montreal’s New Skids on the Block (7 p.m.). A $16 ticket gets you into both bouts.


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He’s worked on everything from the replica that appeared in the 2003 movie Master and Commander to the USS Constitution, and on Saturday at 4 p.m., master shipwright Leon Poindexter will regale audiences with tales from his trade. Tickets to the talk, at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (Poindexter worked on its ships, too), cost $35. 617-338-1773;

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